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National Policy on IT approved


September 21st, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The National Policy on Information Technology 2012, which envisages the growth of the IT market to $300 billion and creation of another 10 million jobs ... Read more...

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TCS gets Rs.103 crore Bengal contract


September 7th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) The West Bengal government Friday awarded a Rs.103 crore contract to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) for designing and implementing ICT solutions for the rural employment guarantee ... Read more...

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Government amends procedures for construction around airports


September 7th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The government Friday amended the byelaws regulating building activities around airports, saying the changes simplified procedures for obtaining a no-objection certificates for construction."Changes will bring ... Read more...

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Chandy, Achuthanandan wrangle over investors meet


September 6th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 6 (IANS) Opposition leader V.S. Achuthanandan Thursday drew flak from Chief Minister Oommen Chandy for criticising projects which had been cleared by the former when he was ... Read more...

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Faced with criticism, Chandy goes slow on ‘Emerging Kerala’ website


September 5th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 5 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday decided to go slow on updating the 'Emerging Kerala' website after his attempts at transparency turned ... Read more...

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FIRs against five companies allocated coal blocks (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday filed cheating cases against five private companies allocated coal blocks, an official said. The agency also conducted searches ... Read more...

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Advance Pricing Agreement norms come into effect


August 31st, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Advance Pricing Agreement (APA) norms, introduced in this year's Budget, have come into effect from Aug 30, 2012, an official release said Friday. An APA ... Read more...

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BJP is maligning me: Subodh Kant Sahay


August 31st, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Union tourism minister Subodh Kant Sahay Friday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was maligning him over the coal blocks allocation."The BJP is ... Read more...

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21 executed in a day in Iraq


August 29th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 29 (IANS/AKI) Iraq Tuesday carried out 21 executions for terrorism-related crimes, the justice ministry said.There were three women among those executed. Iraq has executed 91 people so far ... Read more...

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Land acquisition bill referred to group of ministers


August 28th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The cabinet Tuesday referred the land acquisition bill to a group of ministers and approved amendments to two other bills and one act, official sources ... Read more...

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We never claimed ‘zero loss’ in coal block allocation: Chidambaram


August 27th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Three days after claiming that there was no question of gain or loss in coal block allocation as the coal has not been mined, ... Read more...

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Rs.1.85 lakh crore coal blocks loss is flawed, says minister


August 26th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Minister of State for Science and Technology Ashwani Kumar Saturday said that the CAG's calculation of Rs.1.85 lakh crore loss over allocation of coal blocks to ... Read more...

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Pass Lokpal, whistle blowers bills in monsoon session: Aruna Roy


August 24th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) National Advisory Council (NAC) member Aruna Roy Friday demanded passage of the Lokpal bill, the grievance redressal bill and the whistle blowers' protection bill ... Read more...

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No loss in coal block allocations: Government (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The government Friday rejected its auditor's report on allocation of coal blocks in which it has indicated a Rs.1.85 lakh crore ($37 billion) loss ... Read more...

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CAG report on coal block allocation flawed: Government


August 24th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The government Friday said its official auditor's report on the allocation of coal blocks in which it has indicated a Rs.1.85 lakh crore ($37 billion) ... Read more...

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Coal scam: parliament again adjourned


August 24th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted for the fourth consecutive day Friday as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) kept up its demand for Prime ... Read more...

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Kenya orders probe into poor performance at London Olympics


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 22 (IANS) Kenyan president Mwai Kibaki ordered the Ministry of Sports to move fast and establish the cause of the country's dismal performance at the recently concluded London ... Read more...

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US judge throws out whistleblower case against Infosys


August 21st, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) Indian information technology giant Infosys has won a lawsuit filed against it by a former employee who alleged that it illegally used foreign workers on client ... Read more...

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Highlights of CAG’s report on coal block allocations


August 17th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The following are the highlights of The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report on coal block allocations which was tabled in parliament Friday:-- ... Read more...

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Coal block allocations made by best screening committee: Jaiswal


August 17th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 17 (IANS) The union government Friday refused to agree wholly with the official auditor's report on coal block allocations and defended its screening committee as the best ... Read more...

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Undue benefit to Reliance Power on coal allocation


August 17th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 17 (IANS) The permission to Reliance Power to use excess coal from three blocks allocated to Sasan Ultra Mega Power Project resulted in an undue benefit to ... Read more...

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Lalu defends PM on CAG report


August 17th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad Friday defended Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the wake of CAG report on allocation of coal blocks, ... Read more...

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Aadhar to bring transparency in welfare schemes: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The government wanted to create a system through which money from central welfare schemes could be credited directly into bank accounts of beneficiaries and ... Read more...

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PM promises to battle corruption (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday promised further steps to reduce corruption and ensure transparency in governance."We will continue our efforts to bring more transparency ... Read more...

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PM promises to battle corruption


August 15th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday promised further steps to reduce corruption and ensure transparency in governance."We will continue our efforts to bring more transparency ... Read more...

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Insurance industry need to innovate, simplify products: Study


August 5th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) India's insurance industry needs to innovate, simplify products and build trust amongst the customers through effective distribution claims management in order to ensure growth in ... Read more...

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Hazare’s questions to the people on political alternative


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) While floating the proposal for a political alternative, Anna Hazare Thursday sought the opinion of people on a few crucial questions, including what if ... Read more...

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Uninor slams Unitech, says auction will ensure transparency


August 1st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Telecom service provider Uninor Wednesday slammed Unitech for opposing the proposed auction of its assets and said the move will in fact ensure full transparency ... Read more...

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World Bank opens office in Myanmar


August 1st, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 1 (IANS) The World Bank opened its first country office in Yangon's Inya Lake Hotel Wednesday while granting $85 million to support reforms in the country.Visiting World Bank ... Read more...

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Lokpal panel chief hints at delay in report


July 25th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Even as Team Anna started an indefinite fast here demanding a stringent anti-corruption law, the head of a panel on Lokpal Wednesday said it ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray asks people to stop paying toll tax


July 24th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) MNS chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday asked people to stop paying toll tax unless the government explained where the money went, prompting MNS workers to vandalize ... Read more...

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E-governance can reduce corruption: Meghalaya governor


July 20th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 20 (IANS) Exhorting all stakeholders to use technology as agent of progress and embrace change, Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary Friday said e-governance can reduce corruption and improve accountability."IT ... Read more...

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Court gives CBI papers linked to Abhishek Verma’s case


July 17th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Some documents which were purportedly sent to a special court here by an NGO over a corruption case related to Abhishek Verma, an accused in ... Read more...

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No disclosure of names of donors to PM’s relief fund: Court


July 6th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday set aside a Central Information Commission (CIC) order for disclosing the names of institutional donors to the Prime Minister's National ... Read more...

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Bihar jail to auction 500 mobile phones


June 11th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 11 (IANS) The Beur Central Jail here plans to auction more than 500 mobile telephones seized from inmates in recent months, officials Monday said."It is the first such ... Read more...

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