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NSE starts SME platform with first listing Thejo Engineering


September 18th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The National Stock Exchange (NSE) Tuesday began operating its SME platform, EMERGE, and Thejo Engineering became the first company to got listed in the segment.Finance ... Read more...

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Development of tribal areas top priority: Dhumal


September 9th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 9 (IANS) The development of tribal areas in Himachal Pradesh is one of the top priorities of the government, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Sunday."The government ... Read more...

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Non-life insurers need to be prudent in underwriting risks: GIC


August 18th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Indian non-life insurers should be careful while underwriting risks as the non-life insurance market is on a high growth path and needs additional capital to ... Read more...

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Amid concern in India, Zardari forms panel to talk to Hindus (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) With concerns rising in India over reported persecution of Hindus in Pakistan, President Asif Ali Zardari has formed a three-MPs' panel to meet and ... Read more...

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‘Education, skill development top priority of 12th Plan’


August 6th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Education and skill development would be the "overriding priority" of the 12th Five Year Plan even as India's current slow economic growth rate might affect total ... Read more...

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Keeping immigrant families together is critical: Michelle


July 17th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS/EFE) US first lady Michelle Obama has argued on television that a second term for President Barack Obama is vital for moving forward with comprehensive immigration ... Read more...

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Run trains on time, says Pakistan PM (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) Late running of trains has become so endemic in Pakistan that an exasperated Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has called for punctuality in long-distance train services.These ... Read more...

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Run trains on time, directs Pakistani PM


July 5th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has directed the railway authorities to ensure smooth and punctual operation of long distance trains.The long distance trains run between Karachi-Peshawar, ... Read more...

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Stress on safety, security, punctuality: Mukul Roy


March 26th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) New Railway Minister Mukul Roy, while parrying queries on whether the railways will roll back the freight fare hike, said Monday he hoped to improve ... Read more...

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100 arrests made ahead of Olympics


January 25th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British officials have announced that they have arrested nearly 100 people ahead of the Olympic Games this year. London will be hosting the event this summer and ... Read more...

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UN: Elections and security a top priority after Libya’s liberation


October 28th, 2011 - 3:45 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations (UN) has stressed that organizing an electoral process and establishing public security in war-torn Libya are the country's top prioritiesUN Special Representative for Libya, ... Read more...

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Don’t just focus on politics: Gilani to media


October 18th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has urged the country's media to focus on educational and health issues instead of chasing politicians.Gilani Monday told the ... Read more...

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India’s spending on green IT to double by 2015, says report


September 19th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) India's spending on green IT and sustainability initiatives will double from $35 billion currently to $70 billion in 2015 as the have found their way ... Read more...

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AI staff morale, financial health top priority: New chief


August 12th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The newly appointed Air India chairman-cum-managing director (CMD) Rohit Nandan Friday said his top priorities were to boost employee morale and the financial health of ... Read more...

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Ministers assume charge, list priorities (Roundup)


July 13th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh reshuffled his cabinet, the recast team got down to business with many of them flagging their priorities ... Read more...

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Will take up solicitor general issue with PM: Khurshid (Second Lead)


July 13th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Law Minister Salman Khurshid said Wednesday he would discuss the resignation of Solicitor General Gopal Subramanium with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and take a ... Read more...

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Decision on solicitor general’s resignation soon: Salman Khurshid (Lead)


July 13th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Law Minister Salman Khurshid said Wednesday that he would soon take a decision on the resignation of Solicitor General Gopal Subramaniam, who is upset ... Read more...

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Land acquisition, Lokpal bills are priority: Khursheed


July 13th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Salman Khursheed Wednesday assumed charge as India's new law minister and listed legislations on acquisition of farmers' lands and the anti-corruption Lokpal as his top ... Read more...

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Corporate governance, new companies act top priorities: Moily


July 13th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Corporate Affairs Minister M. Veerappa Moily took charge of his new portfolio here early Wednesday and said the passage of a new bill to ... Read more...

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Delhi’s elderly seek more security


June 15th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Elderly citizens of the city Tuesday demanded more security for themselves during an interaction with senior government officials and NGOs to mark the sixth edition ... Read more...

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New York to ban indoor tanning for kids


May 5th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lawmakers in New York are inching closer to ban indoor tanning for minors. Supporters of the legislation say many people will be saved from cancer if ... Read more...

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Obama says India-US ties anchor to Asia approach


April 29th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has reiterated his commitment to deepening India-US cooperation saying he views this relationship as an anchor to its approach in Asia ... Read more...

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Fergie to concentrate on hubby


April 9th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Pop singer Fergie says spending quality time with her husband is one of her top priorities for the year.The "Black Eyed Peas" singer, who married actor ... Read more...

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Tourism, horticulture top priorities: Himachal governor


February 28th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 28 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Urmila Singh Monday said promotion of tourism and horticulture, tapping of hydropower and protecting the environment were the priorities of the state government."The area under ... Read more...

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Tackling corruption, ushering reforms top priorities: President (Roundup)


February 21st, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Tackling corruption and inflation are high on the government's agenda, President Pratibha Patil said inaugurating the important budget session of parliament Monday. She also underlined that ... Read more...

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Tackling corruption, inflation priority, says President Patil (Third Lead)


February 21st, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Combating inflation and tackling corruption would be among the top priorities of the government, President Pratibha Patil said inaugurating the budget session of parliament Monday."My government's ... Read more...

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US working hard for India’s permanent seat in UNSC


January 28th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) Reaffirming its support for India's quest for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council, the US Friday said it is working very hard to ... Read more...

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Obama pays surprise Christmas visit to Marines in Hawaii


December 27th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 27 (ANI): Third year in a row, the US President Barack Obama paid a surprise visit to a Marine base to show gratitude to the troops for their ... Read more...

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Assam has a new helpline ‘Sarathi 104′


November 7th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Nov.7 (ANI): The Assam Chief Minister, Tarun Gogoi, on Sunday dedicated a health information helpline service, known as the 'Sarathi 104', to the people of the State.With this Assam became the ... Read more...

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John Boehner Gets Congratulatory Call From President Barack Obama


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Boehner the GOP Rep of Ohio is a happy man these days. He is going to be the Speaker of the House in near future ... Read more...

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‘Stem cells can be used to treat spine injuries’


October 29th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Road accidents account for maximum spinal injuries in the country and the possibility of treating such cases using stem cells is being examined, health experts said Friday.Spine ... Read more...

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Winning panchayat polls a priority: Himachal Congress chief


October 26th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Congress president Kaul Singh Thakur, who retained the post for the second time in state Congress chiefs' reshuffle Tuesday, said his top priorities would be ... Read more...

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Split was tearful, says Christina Aguilera


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Singer Christina Aguilera revealed that her separation from husband Jordan Bratman was painful."It's not easy, and there have been a lot of tears and sadness. It's ... Read more...

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Zack Snyder to direct new Superman movie


October 5th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 05 (ANI): Zack Snyder is set to direct the new Superman movie.The Warner Bros film, due for release next year, will be written by Christopher Nolan, the director of the ... Read more...

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US seeks to slow down military withdrawal from Afghanistan


August 12th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.12 (ANI): American military officials are building a case to minimize the planned withdrawal of some troops from Afghanistan starting next summer to counter growing pressure on President Obama from inside ... Read more...

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