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Flushing public funds: now, the Goa toilet story


June 9th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 9 (IANS) The Planning Commission has drawn flak for spending Rs.35 lakh on two toilets in its Yojana Bhavan headquarters. But when it comes to the 'economics of ... Read more...

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Sangma asks people to help fight separatists


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 3 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday exhorted people in the three insurgency-hit districts of Garo Hills in the state to come forward and help the government ... Read more...

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Disabled rights group protests lag on schemes


May 27th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Hundreds of differently-abled people held a protest rally in the city against the "sluggish and careless implementation" of the 11th five year plan (2007-2011) that ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh’s Alirajpur district has lowest literacy rate


April 1st, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 1 (IANS) Alirajpur district in Madhya Pradesh has given the state a cause for embarrassment. The district carries the "worst" literacy tag in country - of 37.22 ... Read more...

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Nilekani starts work on unique identity for each Indian


July 23rd, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Nandan Nilekani took charge as the chairman of the Unique Identification Database Authority of India Thursday and started work on the government's ambitious project to provide ... Read more...

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Nilekani takes over as chief of identity project Thursday


July 22nd, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Infosys Technologies co-founder Nandan Mohan Nilekani formally takes over as the chairperson of the newly formed Unique Identity Authority at Yojana Bhavan, the headquarters of the Planning ... Read more...

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PM formally assumes charge of finance ministry (Lead)


December 1st, 2008 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday formally took charge of the finance portfolio by chairing a meeting with all the secretaries of the ministry, and asking them to ... Read more...

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Inflation will be tamed soon: new minister


April 7th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The spiralling prices in India will be tamed soon and the central government will work closely with the states to control inflation, newly-inducted Minister of State for ... Read more...

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