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Peeved soldier refuses to end tower-top protest


August 19th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) An army soldier who climbed a 200-feet-high mobile phone signal tower here three days ago had not yet come down even Sunday, despite repeated appeals ... Read more...

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Long-time aide Omita Paul is President Mukherjee’s secretary


July 25th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The government Wednesday appointed Pranab Mukherjee's long-time aide Omita Paul as the secretary to the new president on the day when he took oath."The ... Read more...

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Air India’s staff strength to be right-sized: Ajit Singh


July 17th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Some wings of national carrier Air India would soon be hived off to right-size its staff strength and monetise its assets for an early turn-around, Civil ... Read more...

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Over 6,000 Maoists ‘retire’ in Nepal


April 20th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 20 (IANS) A total of 6,574 ex-Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), the (UCPN-M)'s People's Liberation Army (PLA) combatants, have opted for voluntary retirement, a report said.The step ... Read more...

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Malayalam thespian Jose Prakash dead


March 24th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 24 (IANS) The grand old man of Malayalam films Jose Prakash passed away Saturday afternoon at a private hospital here, family sources said.Thespian Prakash, 86, will be remembered ... Read more...

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UP abolishes Cabinet Secretary’s post


March 21st, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has done away with the Cabinet Secretary's post, put in place by erstwhile chief minister Mayawati.As per a new government order issued ... Read more...

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My son was thrown out of MV Prabhu Daya: Father


March 8th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 7 (IANS) The father of 24-year-old Prasobh Sugathan, second officer on MV Prabhu Daya, the merchant ship under investigation for ramming into a Kerala fishing boat, denied that ... Read more...

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‘Paan Singh Tomar’ a rare cinematic treat (IANS Hindi Film Review)


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Paan Singh Tomar"; Starring: Irrfan Khan, Mahie Gill; Directed by: Tigmanshu Dhulia; Rating: ****Some films are meant to run that extra mile to go beyond being a mere cinematic experience. ... Read more...

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Court rejects ex-law officer’s plea in bribe case


February 19th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) A former CBI law officer has been denied a breather by the the Delhi High Court, which rejected his plea for quashing the bribery charges ... Read more...

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BJP wrests Congress bastion in Himachal, loses another


December 4th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 4 (IANS) In the Himachal Pradesh bypolls for two assembly seats, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday won one seat that was the stronghold of opposition ... Read more...

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Air India board to meet Tuesday


November 29th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Cash-strapped national carrier Air India's board is to hold discussions Tuesday on the airlines' performance and a revival plan."The board is scheduled to meet ... Read more...

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Rebel Maruti union leaders resign, get hefty dues


November 5th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Manesar, Nov 4 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki (MSIL) has reached a settlement with the rebel worker leaders who had headed a three-phase labour agitation at the company's Manesar plant."The ... Read more...

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Four IRS officers’ resignations pending: RTI


October 30th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Apart from Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal, the resignations of three other Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officers have not been accepted by the government due ... Read more...

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Deve Gowda’s yet another son faces probe over assets


September 24th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 24 (IANS) Troubles mounted for former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda as a court Saturday ordered probe into his eldest son's assets while his another son and daughter-in-law ... Read more...

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Yoga to curb paramilitary voluntary retirements


September 6th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Yoga classes for better stress management. This is one of the measures introduced by the government to check voluntary retirement from paramilitary forces.Minister of State ... Read more...

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Pranab’s son made Bengal unit general secretary


August 4th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 4 (IANS) Union Finance Minister and Congress stalwart Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit Mukherjee Thursday was made the general secretary of the party's West Bengal unit besides becoming ... Read more...

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ITC shuts down two WIMCO plants


July 29th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) Multi-business conglomerate ITC Limited has shut down two of its safety match-box making Wimco plants at Chennai and Ambernath and would use the facilities for manufacturing ... Read more...

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New Chhattisgarh police chief to take over next week


July 16th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 16 (IANS) Anil Navaney, appointed the new Chhattisgarh director general of police, will take over charge next week even as some police officers here are puzzled over ... Read more...

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Congress gets court notice on sacked staffers’ plea


June 9th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) A Delhi court has issued notice to the All India Congress Committee (AICC) on a petition alleging that it unjustifiably terminated 44 of its ... Read more...

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Good that people have given ‘job’ to my son, quips Pranab


May 15th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Happy at his son Abhijit Mukherjee's victory in the West Bengal assembly polls, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said it was good that the ... Read more...

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Sidelined, former accountant general seeks CBI probe


May 8th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 8 (IANS) Armed with documents revealed through the Right to Information (RTI), former accountant general of Kerala James Joseph has sought a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ... Read more...

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Antony gags Army from commenting on Hazare


April 7th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony has reportedly ordered top army officials not to comment on veteran social activist Anna Hazare's fast-unto-death on the Lokpal issue.Top Army officers ... Read more...

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Pranab’s son, daughter-in-law own assets worth Rs.5 crore


April 6th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Nalhati (West Bengal), April 6 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's son Avijit, who has filed his papers as a Congress nominee for the West Bengal assembly polls, owns ... Read more...

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Gurkhas get axe as Britain reduces troops (Lead)


April 4th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 4 (IANS) Hundreds of Nepalese Gurkha soldiers serving in the British Army and fighting for equal pay, perks and pension received yet another stunning blow Monday as the ... Read more...

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Gurkhas axed as Britain reduces troops


April 4th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 4 (IANS) Hundreds of Gurkha soldiers from Nepal serving in the British Army and fighting for equal pay, perks and pension received yet another stunning blow Monday as ... Read more...

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Retirement sought on health grounds can be withdrawn: Court


March 25th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 25 (IANS) Voluntary retirement sought on medical grounds could be withdrawn if the doctor gives hope for early recovery, the Gujarat High Court has ruled.Justice J.B. Pardiwala gave the ... Read more...

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Poll panel receives complaints against Pranab’s son, Mamata


March 14th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday lodged a complaint with West Bengal Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sunil Gupta accusing union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's son ... Read more...

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Confiscate retired officer’s property: Court


March 7th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 7 (IANS) A special court in Orissa Monday ordered confiscation of the properties of a retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer in a 10-year-old graft case, an official ... Read more...

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At 64, ex-IAF man goes back to college


November 23rd, 2010 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Robertsganj (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 23 (IANS) He is a retired Indian Air Force (IAF) serviceman with two grown-up sons who are well settled. Yet, Meerut native Jaigopal Tiwari has gone ... Read more...

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Govt. reveals attrition in Central paramilitary forces


July 27th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): The Government on Tuesday revealed the details of attrition in the Central Para Military Forces while stating superannuation, retirement, removal from service on account of disciplinary proceedings, ... Read more...

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Over 9,000 paramilitary troopers quit this year


July 27th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) More than 9,000 paramilitary troopers have quit their jobs this year over a variety of reasons, including stress due to deployment in remote areas, parliament was told ... Read more...

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ITC may shut Wimco unit in Chennai


July 23rd, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) ITC may shut down its match box manufacturing unit in Chennai and has given voluntary retirement to all its employees, a top official said here Friday. "We are restructuring ... Read more...

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Railways explore quota for employees’ wards in jobs


July 16th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee has asked her ministry to explore the feasibility of according some priority or providing some reservation to the wards of lower-grade employees ... Read more...

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Why should we be banned, asks Kerala Muslim leader


July 14th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
By T.G. Biju New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A radical Muslim leader in Kerala dismisses charges of terrorism flung at his outfit and insists there is not even one reason for the ... Read more...

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UN mission in Nepal offers 60-week time plan for integration of UCPN-M combatants


July 9th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 9 (ANI): The United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) has prepared a "non-paper" proposing a 60-week time plan for the integration and rehabilitation of Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) ... Read more...

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