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Government takes steps to curb exports, hoarding of onions

Government takes steps to curb exports, hoarding of onions

🕔11:13, 3.Jul 2014

New Delhi, July 3  The government hiked the minimum export price of onions by 67 percent and brought it under the Essential Commodities Act to curb hoarding as prices soared in the domestic markets. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs

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Rs.25 lakh ex-gratia relief for GAIL blast victims

Rs.25 lakh ex-gratia relief for GAIL blast victims

🕔12:02, 28.Jun 2014

New Delhi June 28  The government Friday announced an ex-gratia payment of Rs.25 lakh to the next of kin of the deceased in Friday’s GAIL pipeline explosion in Andhra Pradesh. Compensation for the injured was also announced after Petroleum Minister

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Government moots single-window clearance for coal, steel, power

Government moots single-window clearance for coal, steel, power

🕔10:54, 25.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 25  The government is working to install a single-window mechanism for faster regulatory clearances for coal, steel and power production. “We all want single-window mechanism. We are working on that front. But it cannot happen overnight as

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Indians in captivity in Iraq safe: Government

Indians in captivity in Iraq safe: Government

🕔13:59, 24.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 24  Indians held captive by suspected Sunni militants in Mosul town of Iraq were unharmed, the government said even as efforts continued to secure their release from their abductors in the violence-hit Gulf country. External affairs ministry

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Third phase of radio licensing soon: Javadekar

Third phase of radio licensing soon: Javadekar

🕔10:37, 20.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 20  The government will soon start auction for new radio channels, as well as permitting private FM channels to broadcast news, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said. “The phase III licensing for radio channels will be

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In touch with Indians in Iraq: External affairs ministry

In touch with Indians in Iraq: External affairs ministry

🕔13:44, 17.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 17 The government is in “regular touch” with the Indian nationals in Iraq and the 46 nurses who were trapped are safe, the external affairs ministry said Tuesday. “The Indian ambassador has been in regular touch with

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Meghalaya opposition demand central rule, government defends record

Meghalaya opposition demand central rule, government defends record

🕔09:52, 7.Jun 2014

Shillong, June 7  The opposition Meghalaya People’s Front (MPF) Friday attacked the Congress government on the deteriorating law and order situation and demanded President’s rule in the state. Moving an adjournment motion in the assembly, MPF chief whip James Sangma,

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Ordinance on Polavaram project defended by government

Ordinance on Polavaram project defended by government

🕔10:20, 30.May 2014

New Delhi, May 30  The government defended its move to clear an ordinance concerning the Polavaram irrigation project, saying there had been broad political support on the issue when the process was expedited for creating a separate state of Telangana.

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Vodafone India expects government to make available idle spectrum

Vodafone India expects government to make available idle spectrum

🕔10:49, 21.May 2014

New Delhi, May 21  Vodafone India expects the new government at the Centre will make idle spectrum available to the industry, Marten Pieters, managing director and chief executive officer of the company said here Tuesday. “We want government to make

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