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  • India inducts new nuclear submarine

    India inducts new nuclear submarine

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    India is to return to the elite group of countries with a nuclear-powered submarine on Wednesday when it inducts a new vessel leased from Russia. Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony is to formally commission the INS Chakra II at its base in Visakhapatnam, a navy…

  • Defence Ministry Dismisses Troop Build Up Report

    Defence Ministry Dismisses Troop Build Up Report

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    The Defence Ministry was today dismissive about a media report that the Army moved two units towards Delhi in January without informing the government, saying such exercises are conducted from time to time. “The points raised in the report have already been clarified by the…

  • All Party Meet Decides To Take Up Lokpal Bill In Second Part Of Budget Session

    All Party Meet Decides To Take Up Lokpal Bill In Second Part Of Budget Session

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    The government today stepped up efforts to iron out differences on contentious aspects of the Lokpal Bill, with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meeting leaders of various parties during which it was decided that the legislation could be taken up during the second half of the…

  • US threatens sanctions against India over Iran oil

    US threatens sanctions against India over Iran oil

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    The Obama administration is threatening to impose sanctions on India over its continued economic ties with Iran amid disagreements between Washington and New Delhi over how much and how soon the latter is reducing oil imports from the (in US eyes) pariah nation. India has…

  • This Is A Coma Budget Of A Coma Govt, Says BJP's Anant Kumar

    This Is A Coma Budget Of A Coma Govt, Says BJP's Anant Kumar

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    The opposition including the Left today lashed out at Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee for his Budget proposals seeking to hike Service Tax and Central Excise, saying it would add unbearable burden on the aam aadmi (common man)."This is a coma budget from a coma…

  • Spread of diseases among animals feared in Sindh

    Spread of diseases among animals feared in Sindh

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    Director, Animal Husbandry Sindh Dr. Abdullah Mewati has informed the livestock owners & farmers about the possibilities of spreading of the contagious diseases in large animals (cattle & buffaloes) as well as small animal (sheep & goat) from April 2012 to June 2012 advising them…

  • PM Says UPA Has Requisite Numbers To Tackle Issues

    PM Says UPA Has Requisite Numbers To Tackle Issues

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    As the government prepares to face the opposition in Parliament, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today exuded confidence that the UPA has “all the numbers” that are needed to tackle issues. “I think pressure is part of parliamentary life. We are willing to discuss and debate…

  • Sindh Labour minister visits SESSI hospitals

    Sindh Labour minister visits SESSI hospitals

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    Sindh Minister for Labour Ameer Nawab visited the hospitals in Hyderabad and Jamshoro districts run by Sindh Employees Social Security Institution (SESSI) on Wednesday and expressed dismay over the lack of cleanliness and other facilities.The minister asked the concerned heads of the hospitals to…

  • Govt Clears Five-Fold Hike In Fines For Traffic Offences

    Govt Clears Five-Fold Hike In Fines For Traffic Offences

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    In a bid to tighten the noose around habitual traffic offenders, the government today approved five-fold increase in fines under the Motor Vehicle Act, and substantial hike in compensation to accident victims.Under one of the proposed amendments, the government has cleared four-fold increase in…

  • It Was A Two-Way Fight, Iqbal Passed Comments At Kareena, Punches Landed On Saif Too

    It Was A Two-Way Fight, Iqbal Passed Comments At Kareena, Punches Landed On Saif Too

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    A mobile clip taken of the Tuesday night fight at the restaurant in Taj clearly shows that it was not Saif Ali Khan alone who was the culprit by landing a punch on South African NRI businessman Iqbal Mir Sharma. It was the other way…

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