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Chandy assures transparency in all projects


September 12th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 12 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said all the investment proposals emerging at the global investors meet being held here would be cleared in a transparent ... Read more...

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Cancelling coal blocks impossible: Congress


September 5th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Congress-led UPA government Wednesday kept up its offensive against BJP's charges of corruption in the allocation of coal blocks, saying cancelling the ... Read more...

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Essar denies wrongdoing in acquiring Navbharat power


September 5th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Energy major Essar Power Wednesday denied any impropriety in its acquisition of Navbharat Power, one of the five companies against whom the CBI has filed an ... Read more...

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Special UDF meet to clear doubts about investor meet


September 4th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 4 (IANS) The ruling Congress-led United Democratic Front in Kerala has called a special meeting Thursday to clear all doubts and allegations levelled by the opposition about ... Read more...

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Pakistan, US trying to find solution to drone strikes


July 5th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday said talks are continuing with the US on drone attacks in the country's northwest tribal region in an effort to reach a mutually ... Read more...

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Karnataka minister quits over land row, CM rejects (Lead)


June 23rd, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 23 (IANS) Karnataka Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Suresh Kumar Saturday resigned following a controversy over allotment of a housing site in the city in alleged violation ... Read more...

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Chandy rebuts Left claims of police torture in murder case


June 8th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 8 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Friday denied accusations by the Left that police were using third degree methods or torture against those held for the ... Read more...

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Probe Asma Jahangir’s death plot, say human rights groups


June 6th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Concerned over Pakistani human rights activist Asma Jahangir's revelations that her country's security establishment was planning to get her killed, Indian human rights groups Wednesday ... Read more...

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Striking Air India pilots meet civil aviation minister


May 25th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) In a bid to end the 18-day-old strike at national carrier Air India, some of the agitating pilots met Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh here ... Read more...

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Pilots want to meet minister for dialogue (Second Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The agitating pilots of Air India Thursday sought a meeting with Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh to end the 17-day-old strike that has crippled the ... Read more...

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Government gets Delhi High Court contempt notice


May 9th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued a contempt notice to the government on a petition filed by an RTI activist alleging failure to fill up ... Read more...

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Agra citizens demand firm action against encroachers


March 25th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 25 (IANS) Agra citizens Sunday demanded firm and drastic action against encroachers who were blocking traffic movement and threatening the survival of historical buildings.In a resolution, concerned citizens ... Read more...

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‘Largest’ immigration firm on police radar


February 21st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 21 (IANS) Claiming to be the "world's largest immigration group", the multi-billion rupee WorldWide Immigration Consultancy Services (WWICS) here is under the police scanner after it was found ... Read more...

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Hasten appointments in transparency panel: Court (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The government was Wednesday directed by the Delhi High Court to frame rules granting autonomy to the Central Information Commission (CIC) for filling up ... Read more...

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Why Supreme Court judgment on telecom a blow to government (Comment)


February 5th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
However much Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal may seek to defend the government, the verdict on telecom licences by the Supreme Court has dealt a severe blow to the ... Read more...

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Kerala varsity not to contest Lokayukta ruling on jobs


January 9th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 9 (IANS) The Kerala University's syndicate met here Monday and decided not to appeal against the Lokayukta's direction to cancel all appointments to assistant grade posts made in ... Read more...

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Taking steps to curb fake notes: Pranab


January 7th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 7 (IANS) The government is enhancing security features in notes to help curb counterfeit currency, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday."The reforms related to security features will ... Read more...

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Government gets notice on information panel vacancies (Lead)


December 14th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government and the Central Information Commission (CIC) on a petition seeking filling up of vacancies ... Read more...

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Why cap on SMSes, high court asks TRAI, government


December 7th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notices to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) and the central government on a petition challenging the regulator's ... Read more...

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Speed up public welfare work, Raman Singh tells collectors


November 21st, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 21 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh asked collectors of the state's 18 districts Monday to improve the government's image by speeding up public welfare and development ... Read more...

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CBI case in 2G is effort to save Chidambaram: BJP


November 19th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said the CBI's registering a case in the allocation of additional spectrum to private telecom firms during the ... Read more...

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3G roaming deals issue to affect investor confidence: Airtel


November 18th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Leading telecom operator Bharti Airtel Friday said that penalties on operators should be imposed transparently and that the ongoing confusion over the 3G roaming deals ... Read more...

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UN offers help during Bangladesh polls


November 16th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 16 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said that if Bangladesh's political leaders want, the UN was ready to provide technical and logistic support to help conduct ... Read more...

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India seeks global action defeat terrorism


November 15th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 15 (IANS) India has called for international cooperation and concerted action against terrorists and their sponsors, including the complete dismantling of terrorist safe havens. "The international community ... Read more...

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‘Gaddafi should have been alive for being prosecuted


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Libya's acting Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril wishes Muammar Gaddafi were alive so that he could have prosecuted the dictator for his actions during his 42-year rule. "To ... Read more...

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Bill to check corruption in procurement soon: Minister


September 26th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The government will soon introduce in parliament a bill to check corruption and bring transparency in the procurement of raw materials in the public sector, ... Read more...

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Avoid favouritism in awarding infrastructure projects: PM


September 12th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said award of infrastructure projects should be done in a fair and transparent manner so as to dispel any ... Read more...

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India to reduce tariffs under sensitive list: Sharma


September 8th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) India will reduce the tariff line under the sensitive list by 20 percent by next month as required under the South Asian Free Trade Agreement ... Read more...

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Sunil Bohra to launch online music studio


September 3rd, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Bollywood producer Sunil Bohra is set to launch an online music studio that will reveal to the producers the revenues earned from the music of ... Read more...

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Ramdev denies information on ED registering case


September 1st, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar, Sep 1 (IANS) Yoga guru Ramdev Thursday denied any information of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) registering a foreign exchange violation case against him. "There have been media reports ... Read more...

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India welcomes Colombo’s decision to lift emergency, backs probe


August 26th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Welcoming Colombo's decision to withdraw the emergency from the island nation, India Friday said it would want Sri Lanka to investigate human rights violations in ... Read more...

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Learn from Andhra on job scheme, Ramesh tells Orissa


August 14th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 (IANS) Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh Sunday told Orissa to learn from Andhra Pradesh on the implementation of a centrally sponsored rural job scheme.He said ... Read more...

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Government committed to eradicating poverty: President


August 14th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Sunday said that the government is committed to providing common people opportunities to progress and to eradicating poverty, hunger, disease and ... Read more...

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ICC appoints Woolf to head its review panel


August 4th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Thursday appointed Harry Woolf, a former chief justice of England and Wales, to chair its independent governance review panel which will ... Read more...

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Terrorism focus of talks with Pakistan, Headley revelations to figure: India (Lead)


June 20th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Terrorism will be the "central point" of New Delhi's agenda when the Indian and Pakistani foreign secretaries meet in Islamabad Thursday, External Affairs Minister ... Read more...

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