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Mumbai, Feb 9 (PTI) Maharashtra is targeting to bag Rs 4 trillion in investments during the maiden 'Make in India' (MII) week to be held in the country's financial capital from Saturday. "We are...
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New Delhi, Feb 9 (PTI) Backing Net neutrality, telecom watchdog Trai on Monday barred operators from charging different rates for Internet access based on content, dealing a blow to Facebook's...
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Shimla, Feb 9 (PTI) Chief Minister Vidarbha Singh today launched the Himachal Pradesh Skill Development Initiative aimed at increasing employment opportunities in the state. Besides, the state...
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New Delhi, Feb 9 (PTI) Delhi government has received over 11 lakh responses on the future of its car-rationing scheme, as the deadline for public to give their opinion on the issue ended today. The...
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Srinagar, Feb 9 (PTI) The authorities in Leh district of Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir today suspended 14 officials for remaining absent from duty. Deputy Commissioner of Leh Prasanna...
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New Delhi, Feb 9 (PTI) Railway passengers need not worry about carrying bedding as the public transporter has lined up a "personalised take-away bedrolls scheme" at New Delhi station. Passengers...
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New Delhi, Feb 9 (PTI) Involvement of retired teachers, adopting IIM-designed modules for educational administrators and a grading system for teacher training institutes are some initiatives that...
Feb 09, 2016
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Chandigarh, Feb 9 (PTI) Haryana Government today issued transfer and posting orders of eight IPS officers with immediate effect as part of a major reshuffle of top-ranking police officials in the...
Feb 09, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 9 (PTI) With an IAS-IPS couple unable to get transfer to the cadre of their spouse as it would mean being posted in their native state, a piquant situation has arisen exposing the "...
Feb 09, 2016
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Chandigarh, Feb 9 (PTI) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has given his nod to constitute the Wakf Board in the state under Wakf Act, 1995. It was cleared by the Chief Minister last evening...
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Lucknow, Feb 9 (PTI) Uttar Pradesh government today effected a major reshuffle in police department, transferring 50 IPS officials, including Superintendent of Police rank officers of over a dozen...
Feb 09, 2016
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Chennai, Feb 9 (PTI) The Madras High Court today directed the Joint Secretary, University Grants Commission, to be personally present in the court for briefing its stand with regard to appointment...
Feb 09, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 8 (PTI) Civil society members have raised questions over selection of New Delhi Municipal Council, which accounts for only 3 per cent of the area and population of the national...
Feb 08, 2016
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Chandigarh, Feb 8 (PTI) Punjab government has decided re-introduce examination system for the primary and middle school classes in the larger interest of the students. Different sections of the...
Feb 08, 2016
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Chandigarh, Feb 8 (PTI) The Haryana government has constituted a three-member committee to monitor implementation of the Enterprises Promotion Policy-2015. The Policy Monitoring Mechanism...
Feb 08, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 8 (PTI) The Delhi Police will soon start using space technology for live crime mapping and adopting a "predictive policing" mechanism being developed in partnership with the Indian...
Feb 08, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 8 (PTI) All six district courts in Delhi will have Wi-Fi facility in the next 3-4 months. Firefly, a joint venture firm of Airtel and Vodafone, has received the order to install Wi-...
Feb 08, 2016
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Raipur, Feb 8 (PTI) Chhattisgarh government will form a joint venture company with the Ministry of Railways for the expansion of railway tracks in the state. "The decision to form a joint venture...
Feb 08, 2016
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Boston, Feb 8 (PTI) With India placing high priority to cyber security, the government is in talks with a number of countries, including the US, for co-operation to check cyber espionage and other...
Feb 08, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 8 (PTI) Suspected Pakistan-based groups have hacked the official web portal of the Indian Revenue Service (IRS) belonging to the Income Tax department. Officials said the website--...
Feb 08, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 8 (PTI) Over 100 bureaucrats belonging to the central and state governments visited foreign countries including the US, Brazil and Malaysia in the past three years. The Personnel...
Feb 08, 2016
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Jammu, Feb 8 (PTI) Government offices in Jammu and Kashmir will have Aadhaar based biometric attendance system in position by March 31 this year. This was disclosed during the first meeting of...
Feb 08, 2016
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Mumbai, Jan 29 (PTI) The Maharashtra government has decided against amending the Rent Control Act (1999), which would have made certain commercial establishments and tenants in residential homes,...
Jan 29, 2016
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New Delhi, Jan 29 (PTI) Come February 15, passengers can book train tickets online only six times a month instead of existing 10 on Indian Railways' e-ticketing website. Under the existing system...
Jan 29, 2016
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Mumbai, Jan 29 (PTI) Mumbai Police Commissioner Ahmed Javed, who is due to retire on January 31, today took to Twitter to interact with citizens. Javed, a 1980-batch IPS officer, whose next...
Jan 29, 2016
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New Delhi, Jan 29 (PTI) All police stations in Delhi will have specialised cells in around two more weeks for investigating online fraud whose number is rising, Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi...
Jan 29, 2016
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Mumbai, Jan 29 (PTI) In a first-of-its-kind initiative in the country, Maharashtra's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has started issuing all sale licenses for medicines through online application...
Jan 29, 2016
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New Delhi, Jan 29 (PTI) The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) area, which is home to the high and mighty in the country, has been selected among the 20 cities of the Union Urban Development...
Jan 29, 2016
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Bhubaneswar, Jan 29 (PTI) In order to increase employment opportunities for the youth and align them to the vision of a 'Skilled India', a state-of-the-art model skill centre was launched here today...
Jan 29, 2016
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New Delhi, Jan 29 (PTI) 20 cities to be developed as Smart Cities across the country were today identified by the Central government, with Bhubaneswar topping the list that has been finalised after...
Jan 29, 2016
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New Delhi, Jan 28 (PTI) Soon, doctors will be freed from managerial responsibilities at Delhi government hospitals as there is a proposal for recruiting MBA degree holders to look after...
Jan 28, 2016
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Bhubaneswar, Jan 28 (PTI) The Odisha government today decided to spread fibre optics down to the level of gram panchayats. This was decided at a meeting between Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and...
Jan 28, 2016
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  Mumbai, Jan 28 (PTI) In order to upgrade the quality and standard of living in rural areas, Maharashtra government in collaboration with Tata Trusts, would conduct an extensive survey, collecting...
Jan 28, 2016
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New Delhi, Jan 28 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today laid thrust on quicker delivery of the government's developmental agenda as he embarked on a comprehensive review of the ongoing schemes in...
Jan 28, 2016
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Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 28 (PTI) The Kerala Cabinet today approved its ambitious 'house-to-all' project that envisages providing 1.72 lakh houses to the landless and others in the Below Povery line...
Jan 28, 2016
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Bhubaneswar, Jan 28 (PTI) In its bid to promote eco-tourism in the state, Odisha government today decided to develop 40 new spots besides starting online booking for accommodation at the existing...
Jan 28, 2016
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New Delhi, Jan 28 (PTI) The CBDT has developed a new easy to use software after taxpayers complained of problems in filing I-T returns with digital signatures. Taxpayers had recently reported that...
Jan 28, 2016
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Shimla, Jan 28 (PTI) In a major relief to traders, the Himachal Pradesh government has introduced "deemed assessment" system for traders with annual turnover up to Rs 1 crore. Besides, the...
Jan 28, 2016
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Jammu, Jan 28 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reviewed progress on solar parks and Aadhaar schemes in various states including Jammu and Kashmir through a video conference. Modi today...
Jan 28, 2016
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Mumbai, Jan 28 (PTI) The race to gain competitive advantage and improve efficiency through better use of information is leading to a sharp increase in number of Chief Data Officers (CDOs) and 90 per...
Jan 28, 2016
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Chandigarh, Jan 28 (PTI) Chandigarh will become an "ideal Smart City" with all-round improvements being planned in the Union Territory, including in the areas of transportation and e-governance,...
Jan 28, 2016
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New Delhi, Jan 28 (PTI) Aiming for faster delivery of passports, the government today said that police verification will take place after the travel document is issued, provided certain identity...
Jan 28, 2016
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Last week, Mayor of District of Columbia (DC), in the US appointed India-born Archana Vamulapalli as the Chief Technology Officer of the district. The announcement was accompanied by reiteration of...
Jan 20, 2016
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If you think IoT is just your top agenda item for this year, think again. The technology that is making the physical and digital world meet has contributed to shaping the theme of what is arguably...
Jan 19, 2016
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In what could serve as an example for regulators around the world, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has come out with a comprehensive report sensitizing the businesses to ensure that their use...
Jan 18, 2016
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  Why India has chosen to ignore global efforts in smart city standardization?   Indian Smart Cities: Reinventing the Wheel?   Smart Cities will account for one out of four connected things in...
Jan 18, 2016
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Smart cities is an idea that has become globally popular in recent years. Many cities the world over are trying to build intelligent cities with both citizen convenience and sustainability as goals....
Jan 12, 2016
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Jamshedpur, Jan 11 (PTI) The union government is working on issuing a unique identification number for the workforce engaged in unorganised sector to facilitate them to access social schemes and...
Jan 11, 2016
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Kolkata, Jan 11 (PTI) To get rid of touts and help citizens in its 144 wards across the city with hassle-free registration of births and deaths, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is all set to...
Jan 11, 2016
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New Delhi, Jan 11 (PTI) The CBDT will hold a high-level meeting with top officials of India's Income Tax department this week to review the on-ground implementation of some of the recent initiatives...
Jan 11, 2016
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