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Delhi lawyers form new welfare council


July 30th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Delhi lawyers have formed a coordination council to deal with their fraternity's issues related to housing, insurance and creation of a welfare fund, a lawyer ... Read more...

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Fighting corruption - a poor farmer’s way


June 14th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 14 (IANS) Asked to pay a Rs.1,000 bribe, a landless Bihar farmer begged to differ. And he vented his ire by collecting alms and sending the amount to ... Read more...

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Court quashes case against two army officers


June 13th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday quashed a police complaint against two Army officers for causing injuries to two civilians last year and told them ... Read more...

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Help artists in distress: Pakistani daily


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 23 (IANS) A leading Pakistani daily has highlighted the plight of a Pakistani pop music pioneer and demanded that the government should disburse funds and lend support ... Read more...

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Tripura announces pension, housing schemes for journalists


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 22 (IANS) The Tripura government Tuesday announced pension and housing schemes for the journalists of the state.Speaking to reporters after a cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar told ... Read more...

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Sports minister gives ex-gratia aid to archer


May 17th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken has sanctioned an ex-gratia assistance of Rs.5 lakh to archer Rani Dutta from the National Welfare Fund for Sportspersons.The ministry came ... Read more...

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Tihar Idol, a talent hunt in jail premises for inmates


April 8th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Confined within the high walls of Tihar Jail, inmates of the largest prison complex in South Asia, will soon have a chance to sing or ... Read more...

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Convict denied fund money for daughter’s marriage


January 15th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, 15 Jan (IANS) A man serving a life term in Tihar Jail for the murder of a 10-year-old boy approached a Delhi court seeking permission to use his ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh youth to get Youth Commission


January 13th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 12 (IANS) On the occasion of Yuva Diwas, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced Thursday that a Youth Commission would be set up and a student ... Read more...

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Delhi to provide shelter to migrant workers


January 8th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The thousands of migrant workers engaged in various projects in the national capital would soon be provided temporary accommodation in dormitories being constructed in north ... Read more...

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Petitioners seeking quashing of FIR fined Rs.1.50 lakh


September 27th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Three men who approached the Delhi High Court seeking quashing of an FIR lodged two years ago as they wanted to settle the matter between ... Read more...

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Irregularities in foreign welfare fund in Chhattisgarh


September 8th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 8 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government Thursday admitted irregularities in the use of a welfare fund provided by the European Commission for purchase of school bags for tribal ... Read more...

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Court rejects Dawood sister’s plea


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday dismissed the plea of fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim's sister Haseena Ibrahim Parker challenging the central government's refusal to issue ... Read more...

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Jackpot worth $2.5 mn goes unclaimed in China


August 1st, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) A lottery jackpot worth over 16 million yuan (around $2.5 million) has gone unclaimed in China - making it one of the biggest unclaimed lottery wins ... Read more...

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Vocalist Girija Devi conferred Sangeet Natak Akademi fellowship


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Noted vocalist Girija Devi, renowned classical dancer Nataraja Ramakrishna, dhrupad maestro Rahimuddin Dagar and mridangam exponent T.K. Murthy were honoured with the prestigious Sangeet ... Read more...

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Fashion, grooming training for wives of Punjab cops


June 16th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 16 (IANS) While their husbands try their best to maintain law and order in the state, the wives of Punjab Police officials would now be busy gathering skills ... Read more...

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Canada announces 10-year visas for Indians (Lead)


June 10th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 10 (IANS) In a significant gesture, Canada Thursday announced a 10-year multiple entry visa for Indians.Making this announcement at a preliminary session of the fifth Parvasi Bharatiya ... Read more...

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India asks diaspora to become partners in progress


June 10th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 10 (IANS) Calling the Indian diaspora its bridge of friendship to the world, India Thursday invited the million-strong Indo-Canadian community to become a part of its success ... Read more...

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Art works of Border Security Force personnel to be sold


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Paintings and sculptures made by Border Security Force (BSF) personnel will be put up on display and for sale at the Lalit Kala Academy ... Read more...

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Ravi stresses on effective mechanism for benefit of migrant workers


April 20th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Apr 20 (ANI): Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi today called for setting up of an effective mechanism for the protection and welfare of Indian migrant workers. Addressing the Fourth Ministerial ... Read more...

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India wants UN anti-piracy resolution to mention hostage plight


April 8th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) India is lobbying for a reference to the sufferings of hostages in a proposed United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution against maritime piracy so ... Read more...

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I-cards, welfare fund proposed for lawyers’ clerks


April 7th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Lawyers' clerks in all district courts in the city may soon get identity cards and access to a welfare fund as the Delhi High Court ... Read more...

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Govt. provides legal assistance to Indians in foreign countries: Vayalar Ravi


March 9th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi today said that the government provides legal assistance to Indians in foreign countries through Indian Missions abroad.In a written ... Read more...

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Issac terms budget development-oriented, opposition says mockery (Roundup)


February 10th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 10 (IANS) Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Issac, who presented his sixth consecutive budget Thursday, termed it "development-oriented" and an attempt to do something for non-Keralites (NRKs) while the Congress-led opposition ... Read more...

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Kerala budgets didn’t do justice to NRIs, says Issac (Lead)


February 10th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 10 (IANS) State Finance Minister Thomas Issac, who presented his sixth consecutive budget Thursday, opined that his budgets have not been able to do full justice to the Non-Resident Keralites."Let ... Read more...

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Indian community in Australia building bridges of friendship


January 20th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 20 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M Krishna today said the Indian community in Australia is playing an important and constructive role in building bridges of friendship and understanding between ... Read more...

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Visit visas misused for illegal migration: Minister


November 29th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi Monday called for a check on the "misuse of visit visas", citing it as one of the main reasons for illegal ... Read more...

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Wives of ITBP jawans join relief work in Leh


August 13th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 13 (ANI): Himveer Wives Welfare Association (HWWA), the association of wives of ITBP personnel, donated one lakh for victims of cloudburst disaster in Leh, and are also helping jawans ... Read more...

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High tech, swanky media centre for Delhi journalists


August 3rd, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Inaugurating a swanky, high-tech media centre for journalists reporting on the Delhi government, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday said a welfare fund of Rs.5 crore was being ... Read more...

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MCD asked to meet demands of street cleaners


July 8th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Stepping in to resolve the problems faced by street cleaners, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday asked the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) to release their June salaries ... Read more...

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Gill inaugurates wrestling stadium for Commonwealth Games


July 6th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) A spanking new wrestling stadium, named after wrestling great Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav, who was independent India's first individual Olympic medallist, was inaugurated by Sports Minister M.S. ... Read more...

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‘BJP youth wing chief not insensitive to martyr’


July 3rd, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 3 (IANS) A senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Saturday dismissed allegations that the party's youth wing's new chief Anurag Thakur was insensitive towards a martyred paramilitary trooper, saying ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP youth wing chief insensitive: Congress


July 2nd, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) youth wing's new chief Anurag Thakur was insensitive towards a paramilitary trooper when he celebrated his appointment while the funeral of the ... Read more...

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UPA-II report card highlights Govt. initiatives for Overseas Indians


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): The UPA-II report card on Tuesday highlighted its initiatives undertaken for the Overseas Indians in the last one year.Mentioning about Govt.'s initiatives for Overseas Indians, the ... Read more...

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Fund for workers abroad among steps for disapora’s welfare: UPA


June 1st, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Setting up a fund for distressed Indian workers abroad and a global network of Indian origin people were among the important achievements of the United Progressive ... Read more...

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