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TCS gets Rs.103 crore Bengal contract


September 7th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) The West Bengal government Friday awarded a Rs.103 crore contract to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) for designing and implementing ICT solutions for the rural employment guarantee ... Read more...

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Aadhaar used for first time in northeast


September 7th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 7 (IANS) Aadhaar was used for the first time in the northeastern region Friday with 194 elderly people in Tripura receiving pension on the basis of their new ... Read more...

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Hulk and Witsel cost 40 millon euros each: Zenit


September 7th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian champions Zenit St. Petersburg paid 40 million euros each for Brazil striker Hulk from Porto and Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel from Benfica, Zenit general ... Read more...

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Lufthansa to cancel 1,200 flights Friday


September 7th, 2012 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany's largest air carrier Lufthansa has cancelled 1,200 flights planned for Friday, when its flights attendants are staging a walkout, The Local news portal reported.The ... Read more...

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Lufthansa strike cancels 300 flights


September 5th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany's largest air carrier Lufthansa had to cancel about 300 flights Tuesday as its flight attendants went on strike in the country's major airports, the ... Read more...

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China mulls regulation over brokerage executives’ salaries


September 1st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 1 (IANS) China's top securities watchdog has said that it is considering a regulation on the salary of brokerage executives.In a set of draft rules released to seek ... Read more...

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West Bengal issued notice over hunger deaths


August 29th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday issued notice to the West Bengal government over three starvation deaths in a tea estate in Jalpaiguri district.Among those ... Read more...

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South Delhi to get skill training school for uneducated


August 28th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Taking additional charge of the Delhi transport ministry, Ramakant Goswami Tuesday said a training institute will be set up near Qutub Minar in south Delhi ... Read more...

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Aadhar to bring transparency in welfare schemes: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The government wanted to create a system through which money from central welfare schemes could be credited directly into bank accounts of beneficiaries and ... Read more...

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Job creation a priority for Brazilian president


August 11th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 11 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has pledged to put job creation as a priority for her government, especially ensuring jobs for the underprivileged.Rousseff Friday made ... Read more...

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Real Madrid, AC Milan chiefs meet to decide Kaka’s future


August 7th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 7 (IANS) The immediate future of Brazilian star Kaka will reportedly be decided at a meeting between Real Madrid president Florentino Perez and AC Milan ... Read more...

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‘Rural jobs, housing schemes not functioning optimally’


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Lack of monitoring and flaws in implementastion in the government's rural jobs and housing schemes have stymied their potential, a member of the National Human ... Read more...

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Andhra prisoners to grow herbs for Himalaya Drugs


July 24th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) Prisoners in Andhra Pradesh will grow herbs for the Himalaya Drug Company, India's leading herbal health and personal care company.The company will impart training to the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Daily rues Pakistan’s ghost schools


July 21st, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) Ghost schools "exist on paper and never operate", said a leading Pakistani daily that lamented the continuing emergency in the country's education system.An editorial in the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

33 Bangladeshi migrants held in Britain


July 5th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 4 (IANS) At least 33 illegal migrants, including a number of students, from Bangladesh have been arrested in police operations launched across Britain.The illegal migrants were arrested by ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Aadhaar to pilot pensions, wages in 50 districts, says Ramesh


July 1st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 1 (IANS) Aadhaar numbers, the unique 12-digit identification numbers given to residents of India, will soon be used to provide pensions, wages to workers and scholarships to students ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bihar to computerise jails


June 28th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 28 (IANS) Bihar has roped in the National Informatics Centre(NIC) to develop a software to computerise all prisons."NIC is developing a software for the computerization of prisons and ... Read more...

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Arsenal agree 12.8m pound deal for Giroud


June 19th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) English club Arsenal have reportedly agreed to sign highly rated French forward Olivier Giroud on a deal worth 12.8 million pounds from French champions Montpellier.Giroud, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sibling rivalry between Madonna’s kids!


June 12th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 12 (IANS) Pop star Madonna's kids Lourdes and Rocco, who are handling two different departments of their mom's MDNA tour, are trying to out-do each other ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Corinthians settle legal battle with Adriano


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 3 (IANS) Former Brazil striker Adriano has won a $900,000 payout from Brazilian club Corinthians, ending a bitter legal battle with his old employer.The 30-year-old had ... Read more...

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Bharat Bandh spells long working hours, loss for TV industry


May 31st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown called by opposition parties Thursday against rising prices and inflation forced the television industry here to take a day off spelling extra work ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kerala to pay pensions through banks


May 29th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 29 (IANS) Kerala Tuesday said all pensions payable in the social sector would be given only through banks from the next financial year and the state government ... Read more...

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Sharon Stone sued by former nanny


May 25th, 2012 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Sharon Stone has been sued by former nanny, who claims that the actress insulted her Filipino heritage and ordered her not to talk to her kids.Erlinda ... Read more...

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Manchester City third-highest payers in world sport


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) After Barcelona and Real Madrid, English giants Manchester City have emerged as the third highest payers in the world of sports even ahead of their famed ... Read more...

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BSNL borrowed Rs.1,320.47 crore for capital expenditure


April 25th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) borrowed Rs.1,320.47 crore ($25 million) from the market for capital expenditure in 2010-11, Minister of State for Communications and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

TCS shares surge 12 percent on robust earnings


April 24th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) The shares of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Tuesday surged more than 12 percent in the afternoon trade following a better than expected quarterly earning Monday.At ... Read more...

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TCS shares surge 12 percent on robust earnings


April 24th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) The shares of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Tuesday surged more than 12 percent in the afternoon trade following a better than expected quarterly earning Monday.At ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

British working women quitting for childcare


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) A rising number of working mothers in Britain are quitting their jobs for childcare since its cost is going through the roof.Latest figures have revealed these ... Read more...

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Growth will improve, but inflation will stay sticky: RBI


April 16th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) India's economic growth is likely to improve marginally in the current financial year from the projected growth of 6.9 percent in 2011-12, but inflation will ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China becomes world’s largest food market


April 9th, 2012 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 9 (IANS) China is now the world's largest food and grocery market, having overtaken the US in terms of sales in 2011, a market research firm said.British food ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

15 child workers rescued in Delhi (Lead)


April 5th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Fifteen minors who were being taken to Ludhiana in Punjab as child labour were rescued Thursday from the Old Delhi Railway Station and five people, ... Read more...

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TCS faces legal battle in US


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) India's largest IT outsourcer Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) faces a legal battle after a US court granted approval for a class action lawsuit alleging systematic violations ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tripura tops in average employment under rural jobs scheme


March 29th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 29 (IANS) Tripura continues to be the leading state in the country in terms of average employment under the rural jobs scheme, with the state providing 72.39 person-days ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka, Kuwait to sign MoU for migrant workers


March 29th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 29 (IANS) Sri Lanka will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kuwait to protect the rights of migrant workers in the country, an official said Thursday."There are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

MGNREGA wages raised, Bengal wants more (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) Unhappy with the central government hiking the wage for the 100-day rural job guarantee programme MGNREGA from Rs.130 to Rs.136 in the state, West Bengal's ... Read more...

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