unfinished agenda

Government proposing a new National Urban Health Mission: PM


June 30th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Puducherry, June 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the government is proposing a new National Urban Health Mission to focus on the health challenges of people in ... Read more...

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People disillusioned by MPs’ behaviour: PM


May 13th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday urged MPs to do some introspection because their conduct was creating a sense of "frustration and disillusionment" among the ... Read more...

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Scale up services for pregnant HIV-positive: UNAIDS


April 26th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) As India's AIDS control department is working on its next AIDS control mission (2012-17), a top UN official Thursday said the country must scale up ... Read more...

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Exposing corruption: Man who started it all (IANS Book Review)


October 18th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "Bhrastachar, Atankvad aur Hawala Karobar"; Author: Vineet Narain; Publisher: Kalchakra Samachar Trust; Pages: 340 pages; Price: Rs.200 Even as the whole country seems gripped by Anna Hazare's crusade against corruption, ... Read more...

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India faces climate change, hunger risks: Report


October 10th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) India has been placed seventh in the list of 21 developing countries for its vulnerability in being able to feed its people and grow food, ... Read more...

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No link between Al-Qaeda and militancy in Kashmir: Omar


May 9th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 9 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday said there was no credible evidence to show any link between the Al-Qaeda terror outfit and the militancy ... Read more...

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UPA has run out of ideas on Kashmir, says BJP


December 23rd, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) Thursday said the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has run out of ideas for solving the Kashmir problem and called for full ... Read more...

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BJP, Kashmir interlocutors trade hot words (Lead)


October 24th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Srinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday strongly criticised the interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir for "rationalising Pakistan's stand" on Kashmir, while the central government's representatives said ... Read more...

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We know what we are talking about, says Padgaonkar


October 24th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) Dilip Padgaonkar, one of the interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir, Sunday said that the criticism by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over their (interlocutors') comments on Pakistan ... Read more...

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BJP slams Kashmir interlocutors for Pakistan remark


October 24th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Describing the comments of the interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir "as if they are rationalising Pakistan's stand on its 'unfinished agenda' on Kashmir", the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi retirement announcement takes DMK by surprise


December 6th, 2009 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi took the state and his DMK party by surprise Saturday announcing his retirement post World Classical Tamil Conference to be held in ... Read more...

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Government targeting 9 percent growth in two years


November 8th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The government Sunday said it still had an unfinished agenda -- to put the country's economic growth back at 9 percent and more. "We have come down from ... Read more...

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India’s space programmes based on its needs: Outgoing chief


October 31st, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Oct 31 (IANS) India does not look at other Asian countries like Japan and China as competitors in the space sector as its programmes are based on its ... Read more...

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100 days later, miles to go and many promises to keep (100 days of UPA government - I)


August 28th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Murali Krishnan New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The performance of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government in the first 100 days of its second tryst with power following an electoral verdict that ... Read more...

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Patent regime poses new challenges for health: Minister


August 27th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Minister of State for Health Dinesh Trivedi Thursday called for taking "a serious look" at the intellectual property rights regime so that Indian patients are not adversely ... Read more...

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India still a threat for Pakistan: Nizami


August 16th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.16 (ANI): Threat from India still looms large over Pakistan, well known Pakistani journalist and Chairman Nazria Pakistan Trust Majid Nizami has said.Addressing the seventh ideological training workshop of teachers organised ... Read more...

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India’s communicable disease institute gets Rs.5 bn grant


July 30th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Thursday renamed the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) as National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and announced an investment of over ... Read more...

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UPA government to ensure food to poor, says Patil


June 4th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Congress-led coalition will guarantee 25 kg of rice or wheat each month to impoverished families, President Pratibha Patil said Thursday. Unveiling the new ... Read more...

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Brief parliament session begins Monday


May 31st, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) is readying for the first session of the 15th Lok Sabha from Monday with the formal swearing in of the ... Read more...

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President’s speech to focus on social sector, economy (Lead)


May 30th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's full cabinet met for the first time Saturday and finalised the president's address to parliament that is expected to focus on the ... Read more...

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Cabinet finalises president’s address to parliament


May 30th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The president's address to the joint session of parliament next week was finalised here Saturday at the first meeting of the cabinet after it was expanded ... Read more...

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Team Manmohan gets to work (Lead)


May 29th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) A day after all members of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's council of ministers got their portfolios, many attended office Friday to familiarise themselves with their ministries ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh begins his first day in office


May 23rd, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday began his first full working day in office in his second five-year term at the head of a Congress-led coalition government. He ... Read more...

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Economic stimulus to top Manmohan action plan


May 17th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Murali Krishnan New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who had promised a 100-day action plan for his government if returned to power, is expected to give emphasis to ... Read more...

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UN’s Nepal mission cannot be completed by Jan 23


November 11th, 2008 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 11 (IANS) Despite considerable political progress being made, the task assigned to the UN Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) cannot be completed before the end of its current mandate on ... Read more...

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India moving to promote legal empowerment, reforms: PM


September 11th, 2008 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday the government had taken several steps to promote legal empowerment and judicial reforms but a lot more needed to be done."In ... Read more...

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Equity infusion, soft loan likely for Air India


July 23rd, 2008 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The government may infuse equity and soft loans to support Air India's ambitious expansion plans, and believes this would bail the carrier out of its financial mess, ... Read more...

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Controversy over Class 7 textbook continues in Kerala


July 19th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 19 (IANS) The Catholic Church in Kerala and the two Left parties that are in the ruling coalition criticised each other Saturday over a controversial Class 7 social science textbook ... Read more...

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Economic reforms: The unfinished agenda


July 8th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Following are some of the key components of economic reforms, which the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government was unable to push ahead, primarily because of opposition from ... Read more...

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Ramadoss to open Fourth Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive Health


November 14th, 2007 - 3:00 am ICT by admin
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