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New Delhi, Mar 9 (PTI) A proposal to enhance the funds given to MPs to carry out development works in their constituencies under the MPLADS is under the consideration of the Finance Ministry but no...
Mar 09, 2016
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Gurgaon, Mar 9 (PTI) Haryana is a leading state in terms of education and offers abundant opportunities in areas like healthcare and services, Union Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said...
Mar 09, 2016
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Jaipur, Mar 9 (PTI) The retirement age of government doctors in Rajasthan will be raised from the present 60 years to 62 from the new financial year. Announcing this in her budget speech today,...
Mar 09, 2016
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Lucknow, Mar 9 (PTI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today announced an increase in monthly pension of former MLAs and setting up of a committee for raising the salaries, allowances and...
Mar 09, 2016
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Mumbai, Mar 9 (PTI) Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said a Bill will be introduced during the budget session of the state Legislature beginning here tomorrow, to stop the dance...
Mar 09, 2016
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New Delhi, Mar 9 (PTI) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will share FDI-related information with country's intelligence agencies -- IB and RAW -- to check black money from entering the country. The...
Mar 09, 2016
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Itanagar, Mar 9 (PTI) Arunachal Pradesh Cabinet has decided to improve service delivery, adopt zero tolerance to corruption and endorse all decisions and initiatives taken by Governor J P Rajkhowa...
Mar 09, 2016
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New Delhi, Mar 9 (PTI) The Tourism Ministry expects to get the Cabinet approval for a draft policy which it says will help increase India's share in foreign tourist arrivals. "Draft is ready and it...
Mar 09, 2016
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New Delhi, Mar 9 (PTI) A parliamentary panel has called for restructuring the Medical Council of India (MCI), stating that its current composition is "biased" against larger public health goals and...
Mar 09, 2016
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Itanagar, Mar 8 (PTI) Arunachal Chief Minister Kalikho Pul today handed over a cheque of Rs 50 lakh to the general hospital at Pasighat in East Siang district which was conferred the 'Kayakalp award...
Mar 08, 2016
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Hyderabad, Mar 8 (PTI) The 'Swachh Bharat' campaign of the Centre needs to take science along as an important component for the ambitious nationwide cleanliness drive to achieve better results, a...
Mar 08, 2016
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New Delhi, Mar 8 (PTI) Seeking to promote entrepreneurship among the youths in the city, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia today launched an incubation policy and distributed seed money of...
Mar 08, 2016
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Panaji, Mar 8 (PTI) Goa government today clarified that they would not ask off shore casino vessels to move out of river Mandovi till an alternate site is provided to them. "While on one side we...
Mar 08, 2016
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Gurgaon, Mar 8 (PTI) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today promised entrepreneurs and investors to give all support to industrial ventures, and provide favourable conditions to promote...
Mar 08, 2016
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New Delhi, Mar 8 (PTI) Concerned over the rising cases of refund-related grievances of the tax-paying public, CBDT today issued fresh directions to the Income Tax Department asking it to process all...
Mar 08, 2016
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New Delhi, Mar 8 (PTI) A bill to amend the 48-year-old Enemy Property Act to allow the custodians to continue to hold sway over such properties was introduced in Lok Sabha today. Minister of State...
Mar 08, 2016
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New Delhi, Mar 8 (PTI) Facing all around attack, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today withdrew his Budget proposal to tax employees' provident fund (EPF) at withdrawal. Jaitley had in his Budget for...
Mar 08, 2016
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Hyderabad, Mar 7 (PTI) As part of the exercise to strengthen the police set up in state capital region, Andhra Pradesh government today posted Inspector General of Police-rank officer as...
Mar 07, 2016
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New Delhi, Mar 7 (PTI) Over 40 lakh new assessees have been brought within the tax net over the last year and their number is increasing every day, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) of India...
Mar 07, 2016
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Chandigarh, Mar 7 (PTI) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today launched an eco-friendly transport service, which will provide a sustainable and professional last mile connectivity service...
Mar 07, 2016
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Vijayawada, Mar 7 (PTI) The Centre has extended financial assistance of over Rs 1.72 lakh crore to Andhra Pradesh since June 2014 even though the N Chandrababu Naidu government has been complaining...
Mar 07, 2016
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New Delhi, Mar 7 (PTI) A parliamentary panel examining an anti-corruption amendment bill that seeks inclusion of a provision for prior sanction to be obtained by the CBI or police before initiating...
Mar 07, 2016
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New Delhi, Mar 7 (PTI) Bureaucrats from both the Centre and states will be conferred Prime Minister's award for excellence in implementing NDA government's priority programmes like 'Swachh Bharat...
Mar 07, 2016
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Chandigarh, Mar 4 (PTI) In the backdrop of some educational institutions being attacked during the Jat stir in Haryana, a 'Sankalp' programme would be organised at all government and private schools...
Mar 04, 2016
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New Delhi, Mar 3 (PTI) Government today admitted in Rajya Sabha that the number of jobs in the public sector have shrunk and grown in the private sector and said it was examining creating a...
Mar 03, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 24 (PTI) A bill to amend two electoral laws to allow a limited delimitation exercise in West Bengal for granting voting rights to people who became Indian citizens following the...
Feb 24, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 24 (PTI) The government has released over Rs 6,300 crore for slum development since 2012 and over 4 lakh houses have been constructed during this period, Lok Sabha was informed today...
Feb 24, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 24 (PTI) Polling for 2019 general elections will be conducted through paper trail-based electronic voting machines to "enhance transparency". Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Nasim...
Feb 24, 2016
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Mumbai, Feb 24 (PTI) Maharashtra Government today approved a proposal to invite Expression of Interest (EoI) for implementing the "Take Home Ration (THR)" scheme. The Cabinet approved the proposal...
Feb 24, 2016
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Vijayawada, Feb 24 (PTI) A first-of-its-kind Knowledge Economic Zone (KEZ) will be set up in Andhra Pradesh's new capital region Amaravati, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said today. The move...
Feb 24, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 23 (PTI) Obsolete legistations are being scrapped and some being amended to encourage the government's ease of doing business policy, President Pranab Mukherjee said today...
Feb 23, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 23 (PTI) Climate related projects worth more than Rs 100 crore which were submitted by five states including Jammu and Kashmir and Mizoram were approved by the Union Environment...
Feb 23, 2016
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Lucknow, Feb 23 (PTI) Expressing concern over the delay in implementation of projects related to investments, Assocham said it could adversely impact the 'Make in India' programme launched by Prime...
Feb 23, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 23 (PTI) President Pranab Mukherjee today said the government will focus on completing the constellation of Indian navigational satellites in 2016 to cater to indigenous navigation...
Feb 23, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 23 (PTI) Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti today asked officials to work on "mission mode" for successful completion of Centre's schemes including ambitious Namami Gange and...
Feb 23, 2016
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Tirupati, Feb 23 (PTI) With a view to provide enhanced services to its devotees across the country and abroad, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD), which manages the famous hill shrine of Lord...
Feb 23, 2016
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Puducherry, Feb 23 (PTI) India now ranks third in the world after China and the US in issuing passports with the number having doubled since 2010, a senior official of the External Affairs Ministry...
Feb 23, 2016
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Mumbai, Feb 19 (PTI) Maharashtra government has decided to formulate a comprehensive policy on 'Green Corridor' to ensure smooth passage of transportation of harvested organs within specified time,...
Feb 19, 2016
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Surajkund (Har), Feb 18 (PTI) The national flag will fly atop a 207-ft tall flag mast on the campuses of all 46 Central Universities "prominently and proudly" to signify a "strong India", a...
Feb 19, 2016
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Kolkata, Feb 17 (PTI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today urged the Centre to authorise the District Magistrates (DMs) to extend citizenship rights to the Bangladeshi migrants living in...
Feb 19, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 18 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today advised his Council of Ministers to ensure projects were completed within the timeframe and due publicity given to the achievements of the...
Feb 18, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 18 (PTI) A bill is set to be brought in the Budget session of Parliament to amend two electoral laws to allow the conduct of a limited delimitation exercise in West Bengal for...
Feb 18, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 18 (PTI) Days after the discovery of gravitational waves, the government today gave an "in-principle approval" for establishing a state-of-the-art LIGO (Laser Interferometer...
Feb 18, 2016
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Kolkata, Feb 18 (PTI) West Bengal Cabinet today approved group insurance scheme 'Swasthya Sathi', to cover the health requirements for a large section of volunteers and other workers engaged in...
Feb 18, 2016
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Vijayawada, Feb 18 (PTI) Information Technology company Dell today submitted a proposal to the Andhra Pradesh Government for initiating a technology-driven education system in the state from the...
Feb 18, 2016
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Vijayawada, Feb 18 (PTI) The micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector will get a major push as the Andhra Pradesh government has proposed to set up an exclusive model industrial township in...
Feb 18, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 17 (PTI) The Centre today eased norms to allow officers to stay on foreign posting and central deputation for a maximum period of seven years from the existing five years. It has...
Feb 17, 2016
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New Delhi, Feb 17 (PTI) Concerned over delay in projects, all central government secretaries have been asked to seek nod of Cabinet and Cabinet Committees for extension within the initially approved...
Feb 17, 2016
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Chandigarh, Feb 16 (PTI) Haryana government has decided to revised the norms for educational and health facilities in the licensed colonies and Change of Land Use (CLU) granted projects in the state...
Feb 17, 2016
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Lucknow, Feb 16 (PTI) Uttar Pradesh Cabinet today approved a proposal for new excise policy for financial years 2016-17 and 2017-18. In another important decision, the Cabinet approved a proposal...
Feb 17, 2016
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