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Government to cancel four coal blocks to private firms


September 13th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The inter-ministerial group (IMG) on coal block allocations Thursday recommended de-allocation of four coal blocks allotted to private companies since they have failed to set ... Read more...

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Ministerial group begins review of coal block companies


September 6th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The inter-ministerial group (IMG) on coal block allocations Thursday began its three-day review of the 58 coal blocks issued show-cause notices earlier for norms violations.The ... Read more...

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Man creates a record by eating 191 chicken wings in 12 mins


September 4th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wonders never cease to exist. One competitive eater by the name Joey Chestnut managed to eat 191 chicken in 12 minutes only hence becoming the new ... Read more...

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Coal India board okays new fuel supply agreement model


September 1st, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) The board of state-run Coal India Ltd (CIL) has cleared the cost plus model for fuel supply agreements (FSAs) with power firms but asked the coal ... Read more...

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Sahara not to aid sports federations for London Games failure


August 13th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Sahara India Parivar will withdraw support to some Indian sports' federations whose workings have cost the country medals in the just concluded London Olympics, Chairman ... Read more...

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Musical glove improves sensation in paralyzed people


July 18th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) A wireless, musical glove -- improving sensation and motor skills -- could be a boon for people with paralyzing spinal cord injury (SCI).The gadget was successfully ... Read more...

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Being overweight does not carry higher death risk


July 8th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) Those who are overweight need not worry - it does not necessarily carry a higher death risk, say researchers from the University of California-Davis.Compared to those ... Read more...

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India reminds world of cross-border terror faced by Kabul


July 8th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 8 (IANS) In a veiled reference to Pakistan, India Sunday told the international community of the "existential threat" Afghanistan faces from terrorism emanating from across its borders.It also ... Read more...

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Sundaram Mutual needs a partner for products distribution


June 26th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 26 (IANS) Sundaram Asset Management Company is looking for a partner to distribute its products. The city-based firm is planning to triple its assets under management (AUM), focusing ... Read more...

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Benefits to e-commerce platforms beyond Delhi, Mumbai


June 8th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) To boost overseas trade, the government is mulling extending to other areas the benefits that e-commerce platforms in Delhi and Mumbai get for delivering products outside ... Read more...

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Prime accused in Chandrasekharan murder case held


June 7th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, June 7 (IANS) More than a month after the murder of former CPI-M leader T.P. Chandrasekharan, Kerala Police Thursday said they have arrested prime accused T.K. Rajeesh from a ... Read more...

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Russian state oil firm to buy back shares worth $2 bn


June 1st, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's largest state-controlled oil company Rosneft will purchase 68.3 billion rubles ($2 billion) worth of shares from its minority shareholders.The buy-back involves Rosneft's minority shareholders ... Read more...

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TV show ‘CID’ could soon be a film


May 30th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Indian television's longest running detective show "CID" might soon be a film, says producer B.P. Singh, promising more action, a unique storyline and different styling with ... Read more...

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Russia to boost scientific research : Putin


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 23 (IANS) President Vladimir Putin has said that Russia will spend 2.5 percent of its GDP to boost scientific research, a plan which will see scientists contributing to ... Read more...

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Mahindra Satyam, Tech Mahindra merger likely in 8-9 months


April 24th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 24 (IANS) The merger of Mahindra Satyam and Tech Mahindra will take between eight and nine months to complete, said Mahindra Satyam CEO C.P. Gurnani here Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Apex court seeks time frame for deciding mercy pleas


April 19th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked the government to set a time frame for deciding death row convicts' mercy petitions pending before it."You give us the ... Read more...

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TRAI issues guidelines for mobile banking services


April 18th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Releasing its Mobile Banking Regulations 2012, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Tuesday said the service providers will have to facilitate banks to use ... Read more...

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Lily Collins’s idea of perfect man


April 16th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Actress Lily Collins knows exactly what she wants in her man! She wants him to look after her, and make her laugh all the time."I ... Read more...

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India welcomes Nepal’s Maoist integration pact


April 12th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) India Thursday welcomed the recent pact under which former Maoist rebels handed over control of their fighters and weapons to the Nepal Army and hoped ... Read more...

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India clocks $69.7 billion IT exports


April 5th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 5 (IANS) IT exports from India totalled about $69.7 billion during financial year 2011-12.J. Satyanarayana, secretary, department of electronics and IT, said this to reporters on the sidelines ... Read more...

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UP to promote IT sector


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday decided to give a fresh impetus to the IT sector and involve it in education, health, industry and governance.The move came ... Read more...

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Sri Lankans protest against Geneva resolution


March 20th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 20 (IANS) Some 2,000 Sri Lankans marched to the British High Commission here Tuesday to condemn Western countries for a resolution that accuses Colombo of committing "war crimes".The ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu power units to raise Rs.11,000 crore


March 12th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 12 (IANS) State-owned Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd (Tangedco) and Tamil Nadu Power Finance Corporation would together raise around Rs.11,000 crore through bonds and government guarantees, ... Read more...

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Delhi revenue courts’ ‘improper functioning’ slammed


February 18th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday slammed the city's revenue courts for their improper functioning and for not complying with its directions to decide cases within ... Read more...

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India, EU to expedite free trade talks


February 10th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) India and the European Union (EU) have agreed to expedite talks for a broad-based trade and investment agreement and hope to conclude the deal ... Read more...

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HRD ministry preparing citizen’s charter


January 24th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The human resource development ministry Monday announced it was preparing a citizen's charter to bring more transparency in its functioning.Under the charter, 25 working ... Read more...

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L&T;, Mitsubishi to sign shipbuilding pact


December 27th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Engineering major Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Tuesday said its ship-building arm - L&T; Shipbuilding Ltd (LTSB) - is set to sign an agreement with Mitsubishi Heavy ... Read more...

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Citizens’ charter bill tabled in parliament


December 20th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The citizens charter bill that spells out responsibilities of government departments towards citizens, their right to delivery of goods and services, and redressal of ... Read more...

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Only 19 legislators declare assets in Jharkhand


December 20th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 20 (IANS) Only 19 of the total 82 legislators in the Jharkhand assembly have so far declared their assets as asked by the speaker earlier this year. ... Read more...

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Child rights body seeks report on ragging in Sainik School


November 18th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Friday took cognizance of reports of ragging of children in a Sainik School in Jharkhand and ... Read more...

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IAEA to send high-level team to Iran


November 18th, 2011 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Nov 18 (IANS) The International Atomic Energy Agency(IAEA) will send its high-level team to Tehran to hold talks with the Iranian government over its controversial nuclear programme, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Lucknow’s school inspector introduces citizens’ charter


September 28th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) In a unique initiative, Lucknow's district inspector of schools has introduced a citizens' charter, laying down a deadline for completion of every major task in the ... Read more...

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No time-frame for return to India: Madhuri Dixit


September 21st, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit says her decision to return to India was taken a while ago and was based on a belief that they could do ... Read more...

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Bids not yet invited for Scooters India: Patel


September 6th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The government Tuesday said it has not yet initiated any procedure for inviting bids for the sick public sector enterprise Scooters India and is ... Read more...

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Delhi to deliver services in stipulated time frame


September 3rd, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The Delhi government will implement the act providing better and time bound services to the people, and laying penalties for delay by officials, from Sep ... Read more...

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