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Rajasthan’s targets 400,000 new jobs this year


August 13th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 13 (IANS) The Rajasthan government is executing a major social uplift scheme covering both rural and urban areas to create at least 400,000 new jobs this fiscal, with ... Read more...

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Sad that Pakistan didn’t win a single medal, says daily


August 13th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) That Pakistan, a country of over 180 million, did not win a single medal in the London Olympics was a sad reflection on the state of ... Read more...

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Moody’s downgrades 13 Italian banks


July 17th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 17 (IANS) Ratings agency Moody's Investors Service has slashed the ratings of 13 Italian banks, citing the weakened credit profile of the Italian government.The downgrades Monday came ... Read more...

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Mahesh Bhatt hails Mamata for minority welfare


July 15th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has hailed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for activating government programmes for the minorities in the state as per the suggestions ... Read more...

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Parliament resolves to uphold its supremacy


May 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Indian parliament Sunday marked its 60th anniversary with both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha resolving to "uphold and maintain" its "dignity, ... Read more...

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Abducted Sukma collector wanted to be journalist


April 25th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) Had he not been a bureaucrat, Chhattisgarh's Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon would have been a journalist, says an old friend, recalling how he switched ... Read more...

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Pakistani dailies upbeat on Kayani’s India statement


April 20th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's statements on cutting expenditures on defence and using them instead to uplift the people has been lauded by Pakistani dailies, with one ... Read more...

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Corruption will keep India in chaotic poverty trap: Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Recognising that self-interest drives a market economy, the Economic Survey for 2011-12 tabled Thursday also says India will stagnate and remain in the grips ... Read more...

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Be disciplined, do social work: Patil tells students


February 8th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kurukshetra (Haryana), Feb 8 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday urged students to be more disciplined and devote time for social work.She made the remark while addressing students and faculty ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on Milad-un-Nabi (Lead)


February 4th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday greeted the nation on the eve of Milad-un-Nabi, the birthday of Prophet Muhammad."On the joyous ... Read more...

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Rahul attacks BJP for not backing statutory status to Lokpal


December 30th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Saharanpur, Dec 30 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday launched a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for not supporting constitutional status to the Lokpal and ... Read more...

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Hot season triggers 100 bn tonnes Greenland ice loss


December 11th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) According to a latest finding, an unusually hot melting season in 2010 triggered ice loss of 100 billion tonsin southern Greenland.Large portions of the island's bedrock ... Read more...

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BJP minister complains to Sonia over Bhuria’s remarks


November 19th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 19 (IANS) A woman minister in Madhya Pradesh's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has written to Congress president Sonia Gandhi seeking action against the Congress' state chief for ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey chief says keen on bilateral ties with India


October 11th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 11 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF)says it is keen on reviving active hockey ties with India and it is working at all levels to see the two ... Read more...

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Punjabi industry lacks cinema knowledge, says comedian Ghuggi


October 6th, 2011 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Punjabi actor and comedian Gurpreet Ghuggi feels the Punjab film industry lacks proper knowledge of cinema and also falls short in terms of talent."The ... Read more...

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Racism still prevalent in South Africa: Minister


September 9th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Sep 9 (IANS) Racism still prevails in South Africa's private sector, with some companies in the country monopolising the infrastructure, a minister has revealed to state-run news agency BuaNews.Public ... Read more...

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Freebies important for a welfare government: Jayalalithaa


August 15th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) It is the duty of a welfare government to provide essential items free to the poor and these should not be considered as doles, Tamil Nadu ... Read more...

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Ban lifted, Punjab halls to screen ‘Aarakshan’


August 15th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 15 (IANS) Theatres in Punjab will Monday screen Prakash Jha's "Aarakshan", which deals with the issue of caste-based reservations, after the government announced it was lifting the ... Read more...

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Punjab lifts ban on ‘Aarakshan’


August 14th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 14 (IANS) Punjab Sunday lifted the ban on the screening of filmmaker Prakash Jha's controversial movie "Aarakshan" which deals with the issue of caste-based reservation.Chief Minister Parkash ... Read more...

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Punjab imposes conditions to lift ‘Aarakshan’ ban (Lead)


August 12th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) The Punjab government Friday indicated it is ready to lift the ban on screening of controversial movie "Aarakshan", which deals with reservation issue, if ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka asks Tamil diaspora to invest in Jaffna


July 14th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 14 (IANS) Sri Lanka has asked the Tamil diaspora to start investing in the northern region to uplift the living conditions of their community, a minister said Thursday."If ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to launch free cow-goat scheme Sep 15


July 9th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) To usher in a second 'white revolution' as well as to fulfil its poll promise, Tamil Nadu's AIADMK government will implement a free cow and goat ... Read more...

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Terrorism cannot be solved militarily: Mizoram chief minister


June 30th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, June 30 (IANS) Political problems or militancy cannot be solved militarily through the barrel of the gun and lasting solutions can only be reached through talks, Mizoram Chief Minister ... Read more...

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India calls for stronger media links with Africa


May 21st, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 21 (IANS) Days ahead of its second summit with the African continent, India Saturday made a strong pitch for greater media exchanges to bridge the knowledge ... Read more...

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12th Five Year Plan tells about China’s future development: Envoy


April 30th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, April 30 (ANI): Chinese Ambassador to Canada Zhang Junsai has said that China's 12th Five Year Plan tells people about the orientation of the country's future development.In an event held by ... Read more...

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Four-day mourning in Andhra


April 24th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 24 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Sunday announced a four-day state mourning till Wednesday as a mark of respect for spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba who died at ... Read more...

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New Miss India wants to uplift rural masses


April 19th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) She is a Haryana native, she studied in Mumbai and her mother lives in Delhi. As Kanishtha Dhankar sets out for the world to face ... Read more...

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Left did nothing for Bengal minorities, says BJP


April 8th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) Charging the ruling Left Front with doing nothing for the development of minorities in West Bengal, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday claimed that the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kinnaur — where improved literacy is leading to dismal sex ratio!


April 8th, 2011 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Kinnaur, April 8 (IANS) Kinnaur's sex ratio has registered a fall. Not because of obvious reasons of female foeticide or a patriarchal mindset, but surprisingly due to improved literacy rate ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

I don’t dream of becoming PM: Nitish Kumar


March 27th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Mar 27 (ANI): Reiterating that he does harbour the ambitions of holding the post of Prime Minister of the country, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said the people have thrust ... Read more...

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Inspired by Gandhi, Australian citizen organizes peace march in Guwahati


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, March.2 (ANI): Inspired by the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi, Australian citizen Gaivin Brown took out a peace procession to spread the message of non-violence in Guwahati.The rally was first organized three ... Read more...

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India can become world’s food basket in next two decades: Scindia


February 13th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): India can become the food basket of the world in the next two decades, said Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya Scindia.Addressing a function here ... Read more...

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Is Rihanna bisexual?


February 1st, 2011 - 7:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Singer Rihanna is being rumoured to be a bisexual after a Hollywood socialite made indirect claims in a book.Model Tajah Burton's book "Low Down Dirty Shame" is ... Read more...

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Secrets about Rihanna’s ‘lesbian love affair’ revealed


January 31st, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Pop star Rihanna was involved in a lesbian relationship rumours, according to a Hollywood socialite, who made the sensational claims in a book.Model Tajah Burton in her ... Read more...

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Yellowstone super-volcano eruption could happen


January 25th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) The super-volcano beneath the Yellowstone National Park in US would detonate with a force a thousand times more powerful than the Mount St Helens eruption in 1980.This ... Read more...

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