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Punjab dissolves all improvement trusts


July 11th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) The Punjab government Wednesday announced the dissolution of all improvement trusts in the state.A state government spokesman said here that all 28 improvement trusts have been ... Read more...

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Akhilesh against bringing chief minister’s post under Lokayukta


April 26th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 26 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Thursday ruled out bringing the chief minister's office within the ambit of the Lokayukta.Talking to reporters after inaugurating a photo ... Read more...

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Mayawati rules out CBI probe against trusted minister


February 27th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 27 (IANS) Rejecting the state Lok Ayukta's recommendation for a CBI probe against her most trusted minister Naseemuddin Siddiqui, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Monday contended that the ... Read more...

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Britain’s rich painted themselves in uncharitable way


February 20th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) A charity shop in Britain faced a strange situation when it witnessed rich families, looking for a bargain, thronging in response to its offer of tins ... Read more...

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Four new medical colleges for Maharashtra


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 2 (IANS) Maharashtra will soon have four new medical colleges with a total intake of 400 students, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said here Monday.The new medical colleges will ... 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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ED files foreign exchange case against Ramdev


September 1st, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Thursday registered a foreign exchange violation case against yoga guru Baba Ramdev, officials said.According to sources, the ED has found evidence ... Read more...

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Hazare accuses Congress of vendetta politics


August 15th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Accusing the Congress of resorting to vendetta politics, activist Anna Hazare said the party did not even check facts before making false allegations against him ... Read more...

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Prove graft allegations, Hazare dares government (Second Lead)


August 15th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Terming the government's allegations of corruption against him as "baseless and false", social activist Anna Hazare Sunday dared it to start a probe against him ... Read more...

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Corruption allegations against me baseless, says Anna


August 14th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Terming the government's allegations of corruption against him as "baseless and false", social activist Anna Hazare Sunday dared the government to start a probe against ... Read more...

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BJP flays Congress over Gurgaon land deal


August 2nd, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) A day after a court pulled up the Haryana government for unlawfully allocating land in Gurgaon to the Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust, opposition Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa can be tried for corruption, says Hegde (Lead)


July 27th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 27 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa can be prosecuted for corruption, Lokayukta N. Santosh Reddy said Wednesday after submitting his report on illegal mining in the state ... Read more...

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Congress takes potshots at Hazare


July 19th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) With Anna Hazare announcing he was going on an indefinite fast from Aug 16 over his demand for a strong Lokpal bill, the Congress Monday ... Read more...

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Government steps in to promote book reading (Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The government Wednesday unveiled a financial scheme to promote book reading.The culture ministry announced the pilot scheme to aid book fairs, exhibitions, participation in international ... Read more...

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Government announces grants for book fairs


June 15th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Concerned at the growing reduction in the numbers of book lovers, the government has taken up the challenge to revive the dying habit of book ... Read more...

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Baba Ramdev discloses his assets (Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar, June 9 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Thursday claimed that different trusts under his control were totally transparent in their financial dealings and there was nothing adverse in their ... Read more...

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Petition filed against Anna Hazare in court


April 20th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) A Pune-based NGO Wednesday filed a petition in the Delhi High Court against social activist Anna Hazare accusing him of corruption and demanding his removal ... Read more...

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Himachal temples have nearly Rs.1 bn in cash


April 8th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 8 (IANS) The temples of Himachal Pradesh are religiously making money. Twenty-eight prominent Hindu temples in the state have cash amounting to over Rs.98 crore (Rs.980 million), the ... Read more...

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CBI formally charges ex-MLA for receiving foreign funds


February 25th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has formally charged a former legislator from Punjab for allegedly accepting Rs.6.94 crore from foreign sources in his savings bank account. ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan Trusts Farhan Akhtar’s Sibling Zoya


December 20th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
But Aamir has worked with Zoya while she was on Dil Chahta Hai with Farhan. Reema Kagti’s also been a part of Aamir Khan’s career when she worked as assistant director ... Read more...

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England’s Football Association Chairman quits over 2018 World Cup bid row


December 6th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6(ANI): The acting Football Association (FA) Chairman Roger Burden has said that he will quit as he no longer trusts FIFA members after the failure of England's 2018 World ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway Has Learnt Lessons From Life


November 30th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Life was not rosy for Anne as her former boyfriend Raffaello Follieri was convicted for cheating in 2008. Anne emerged stronger as she came out of the unpleasant experience. In an ... Read more...

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Helena Bonham Carter portrays Queen Mother’s “steely wistfulness”


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 03 (ANI): English actress Helena Bonham Carter has been praised for capturing the Queen Mother's "steely wistfulness" perfectly in her new movie.Carter, 44, had sought the advice of Hugo Vickers, ... Read more...

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Imran Khan launches emergency fundraising appeal for Pak flood victims


August 18th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 18 (ANI): Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan is reportedly launching his own emergency fundraising appeal for flood victims in the country after alleging that the government has failed victims of the ... Read more...

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Edward Norton named as UN’s Goodwill Ambassador


July 11th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Edward Norton, who is the renowned American actor has been named by the United Nations Secretary General - Ban Ki-moon as the UN's goodwill ambassador ... Read more...

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Brit hospital hired ward for ‘big budget’ porn movie


July 6th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 6 (ANI): A London hospital hired out one of its wards to a film company, which shot a big budget" porn movie in the premises, revealed a Brit MP.The ... Read more...

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Desperate NHS imports medics from Kolkata


June 13th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): Britain's National Health Service (NHS) is frantically recruiting hundreds of doctors from India to fill a crippling shortage of British medics.NHS teams have been sent out to ... Read more...

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Nityananda Case: Karnataka HC adjourns hearing till June 10


June 8th, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, June 8 (ANI): The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday adjourned the bail application hearing of self-styled godman Nithyananda Swami, arrested on criminal charges, including rape, till June 10.High Court Justice ... Read more...

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Zardari hits jackpot after being handed back Bhutto trusts by Pak Shariat Court


May 14th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 14 (ANI): Pakistan's Federal Shariat Court has ordered the concerned agencies to give back the authority of two trusts, which were founded by late Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Online database of Madhya Pradesh temples soon


April 14th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 14 (IANS) Temples in Madhya Pradesh maintained by the state government will soon have computerised records and all information about them would be available online in an effort to prevent ... Read more...

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Mittal family to buy insolvent German fashion firm Escada


November 6th, 2009 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Munich, Nov 6 (DPA) The family of Indian steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal is to buy insolvent German fashion house Escada, the company said Thursday. Insolvency administrator Christian Gerloff signed a sale and transfer ... Read more...

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Donation to political trust proposal divides economists, parties


July 13th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Political scientists, politicians and economists are divided over Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's budget proposal of making political donations totally tax-free in a bid to bring ... Read more...

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Donations to electoral trusts to get tax exemption


July 6th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Donations to electoral trusts will be allowed a 100 percent deduction from the income of the donor for income tax purposes, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee announced ... Read more...

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Proud Queen praises son Charles charity efforts


November 13th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 13 (ANI): The Queen has commended son Charles for his public service following the setting up of his Princes Trust charity, adding that both she and Prince Philip were ... Read more...

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The Queen is mourning death of her favourite horse


October 9th, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 9 (ANI): The Queen is said to be mourning the death of her favourite horse, Monarch, that led the team which pulled her coach during the 2002 Golden Jubilee ... Read more...

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