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Parliamentary panel on food bill to meet Jan 23


January 18th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The path-breaking National Food Security Bill, which is facing opposition from several states as well as Congress ally Mamata Banerjee, will be taken up ... Read more...

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After Mamata, Pawar headache for Congress


January 9th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) After Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee's angry outbursts, more headaches from allies seem to be in store for the Congress with Nationalist Congress Party ... Read more...

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Ministers to brief state Congress chiefs on welfare schemes


December 6th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) As the Congress attempts to better project its welfare programmes in the run-up to elections in seven states next year, union ministers will brief ... Read more...

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‘Sense of house’ will of people: PM


August 28th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said Parliament adopting the "sense of the house" on the three key demands of fasting activist Anna Hazare on ... Read more...

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Renuka, Alvi appointed Congress spokespersons


August 5th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Congress Friday appointed party leaders Renuka Chowdhury and Rashid Alvi as spokespersons and former union minister Suresh Pachauri as convenor of its research ... Read more...

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Vidarbha shutdown called Jan 20, united front formed


January 7th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Jan 7 (IANS) Intensifying their efforts for a separate state, 68 political parties and other groups Thursday issued a call for "Vidarbha shutdown" Jan 20 and also formed a united ... Read more...

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Two-day stir for separate Vidarbha state begins


January 3rd, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Jan 3 (IANS) Several political groups and social organisations Sunday started a two-day sit-in agitation here to press the demand for a separate Vidarbha state. The initiative has been taken by ... Read more...

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Demand for a separate Vidharbha state begins in Nagpur


December 14th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, Dec 14 (ANI): Highly inspired by the success received to the Telangana region people, the virus of a separate state of Vidharbha has gained momentum.The activists supporting the cause have ... Read more...

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Telangana does not mean new states everywhere: Pranab


December 12th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) With the rising clamour of statehood demands from other parts of the country, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday that the nod for Telangana did not mean ... Read more...

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Muttemwar to meet PM, Sonia for Vidarbha


December 11th, 2009 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Congress MP from Nagpur and former central minister Vilas Muttemwar Friday said he would meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi to demand ... Read more...

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Farmer suicides a matter of concern: Speaker


December 8th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Speaker Meira Kumar Tuesday expressed concern in the Lok Sabha over suicides by farmers in the country, particularly in the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra. "Farmer suicide is ... Read more...

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11 Maharashtra MPs under-utilised development funds: CAG


June 12th, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) A government watchdog's report has named 11 sitting and former MPs from Maharashtra, including singer Lata Mangeshkar and actress Hema Malini, for under-utilising development funds, an official release ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh takes oath as PM along with 19 cabinet ministers


May 22nd, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil administered oath of office and secrecy to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh along with 19 Cabinet ministers.The 76-year-old, soft-spoken economist is the first Prime ... Read more...

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Maharashtra records 54 percent voter turnout (Lead)


April 16th, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Maharashtra witnessed 54 percent voter turnout in 13 Lok Sabha constituencies that went to polls in the first phase Thursday, an election commission official said. Voting, which started on ... Read more...

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Maharashtra recording low voter turnout, polling peaceful (Lead)


April 16th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Maharashtra's 13 Lok Sabha constituencies notched a low turnout of 17.14 percent till 11 a.m. Thursday, officials said. Polling has been peaceful barring a pre-dawn attack by ... Read more...

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Peaceful start to polling in Maharashtra


April 16th, 2009 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Polling began on a peaceful note in 13 parliamentary constituencies in Maharashtra Thursday morning, officials said. The 13 constituencies are in eastern Maharashtra's Vidarbha region and part of the ... Read more...

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In Maharashtra, 246 candidates in contest Thursday


April 14th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Over 18 million voters are eligible to vote Thursday in Maharashtra in the first of three phases of the Lok Sabha poll covering 13 of the state's ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi to hold a road show in Nagpur


April 6th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, Apr. 6 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi has decided to forgo a campaign rally and hold a road show in Nagpur.Vilas Muttemwar, the Union Minister of State for New and ... Read more...

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Few surprises, five new faces in Congress’ first Maharashtra list


March 24th, 2009 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) In a list bereft of major surprises, the Congress has renominated seven of its MPs from Maharashtra, including two union ministers, and has five new faces in ... Read more...

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1.2 mn Buddhists to attend Dhammachakra Pravartan Din in Nagpur Oct 9


October 8th, 2008 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Oct 8 (IANS) Over 1.2 million Buddhists from all over the country will attend the 52nd Dhammachakra Pravartan Din function here Thursday to commemorate the historic event when Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar ... Read more...

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Peace march to mark Gandhi Jayanti in Nagpur


October 1st, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Oct 1 (IANS) Over 150,000 people, including school and college students and freedom fighters, are expected to participate in a mammoth peace march here Thursday to mark the International Day of ... Read more...

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Sukhoi keen on aircraft plant at Nagpur


September 26th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Sep 26 (IANS) Russian plane maker Sukhoi and Malaysia-based SKS Ventures have offered to set up an aircraft manufacturing plant and a special economic zone for production of renewable energy equipment ... Read more...

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CYG youth baton relay arrives in Nagpur


September 23rd, 2008 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Sep 23 (IANS) The spectacular Youth Baton Relay in the run up to the Pune Commonwealth Youth Games 2008 that begins Oct 12 entered the city Tuesday evening after traversing six ... Read more...

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Kamal Nath to hold bilateral talks with French Minister of State for Foreign Trade today


September 16th, 2008 - 9:12 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 16 (ANI): A bilateral meeting between Minister of Commerce and Industry Kamal Nath and French Minister of State for Foreign Trade Anne Marie Idrac will be held here ... Read more...

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French Minister of State for Foreign Trade coming on a two-day to visit


September 15th, 2008 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 15 (ANI): French Minister of State for Foreign Trade Anne-Marie Idrac would be visiting India for two-days from Tuesday. This visit will be made in the perspective of ... Read more...

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TERI promises to bring light in villages


August 23rd, 2008 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 23 (ANI/Business Wire India): Pledging its commitment towards addressing the physical, economic and policy aspects of energy, environment and resources, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) along with ... Read more...

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India should promote renewable energy: minister


August 23rd, 2008 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) India should adopt solar energy to make the country self-reliant in the energy sector, Minister of State for New and Renewable Energy Vilas Muttemwar said here Saturday. ... Read more...

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Corporate sector urged to switch to renewable energy resources


August 21st, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Minister of State for New and Renewable Energy Vilas Muttemwar Thursday called on the private sector to switch to renewable energy resources, rather than depend on polluting ... Read more...

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Focus on renewable energy for self-reliance: minister


August 21st, 2008 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Aug 20 (IANS) India needs to focus on non-conventional energy sources to achieve self-reliance in the energy section, New and Renewable Energy Minister Vilas Muttemwar said here Saturday."Our dream of ... Read more...

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Centre announce financial incentives on Akshay Urja Diwas


August 20th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Haryana, Aug 20 (ANI): Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Vilas Muttemwar today said that government is to implement a scheme to give financial incentives to youth promoting solar energy ... Read more...

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Government targets 26,000 MW power from renewable sources


August 19th, 2008 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 19 (IANS) The central government has set a target of generating 14,000 MW additional power through renewable resources in the 11th Five-Year Plan, taking the total generation to more than ... Read more...

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Abhinav Bindra urged to promote renewable energy resources


August 19th, 2008 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 19 (IANS) Beijing Olympics gold medallist Abinav Bindra was Tuesday urged to become the national ambassador for the promotion of renewable energy resources by Vilas Muttemwar, union minister of state ... Read more...

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International fair on renewable energy to start Thursday


August 19th, 2008 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) More than 200 exhibitors will be taking part in an international conference and exhibition on alternate energy industry to be held here from Thursday.Minister of State for ... Read more...

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Deccan Cargo to set up hub at Nagpur


July 10th, 2008 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, July 10 (IANS) In a major step towards operationalisation of the multi-modal international hub airport at Nagpur (MIHAN), the Maharashtra Airport Development Co (MADC) Thursday signed a pact with Deccan Cargo ... Read more...

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Government pushes renewable energy, announces sops


June 27th, 2008 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Even as crude oil price reached unprecedented levels, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday convened a meeting of the Energy Coordination Committee to discuss proposals on development of ... Read more...

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