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Kamat takes over as Minister of State for Home Affairs
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Gurudas Kamat Thursday assumed charge as Minister of State for Home Affairs.

Thursday, January 20, 2011 8:10:33 PM

Prove my links with Maoists, Mahasweta Devi tells Buddhadeb
Kolkata, Jan 20 (IANS) Countering West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee's allegations that the civil rights group she heads has Maoist links, Magsaysay Award winning writer Mahasweta Devi Thursday urged him to prove the allegations with evidence.

Thursday, January 20, 2011 8:09:30 PM

Cabinet approves Rs.322 crore for drug research institute
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Thursday approved a revised Rs.322.51 crore proposal of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) for its project of setting up a world-class drug research institute at Lucknow.

Thursday, January 20, 2011 8:05:49 PM

Parliament's budget session from Feb 21
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The budget session of parliament is slated to start Feb 21 with the national budget expected to be presented in the Lok Sabha on Feb 28.

Thursday, January 20, 2011 7:48:57 PM

Kashmir not to allow flag-hoisting by BJP
Jammu, Jan 20 (IANS) Ahead of Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) plan to hoist the national flag at the historic Lal Chowk in Srinagar on Republic Day Jan 26, the Jammu and Kashmir government said Thursday that it would not allow any 'programme which has the potential of vitiating the peaceful atmosphere in the state'.

Thursday, January 20, 2011 7:42:39 PM

Goa sets up emergency fund for its NRIs
Panaji, Jan 20 (IANS) The Goa government Thursday approved a special contingency fund for non-resident Indians (NRIs) of Goan origin facing financial hardships abroad.

Thursday, January 20, 2011 7:42:07 PM

Maken wants India to perform better at London Olympics
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Sports minister Ajay Maken Thursday said his top priority would be to see India better its performance in the 2012 London Olympics and has asked his officials to make a blueprint for the athletes' preparation.

Thursday, January 20, 2011 7:38:29 PM

No plans to raise diesel prices, roll back petrol rate: Jaipal
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) New Petroleum Minister S.Jaipal Reddy Thursday said the government has no plans to increase the price of diese, and indicated there would be no rollback of the recent hike in petrol price by oil companies.

Thursday, January 20, 2011 7:38:28 PM

CWG's unpaid bills: Australia complains, Kalmadi has different take
New Delhi/Melbourne, Jan 20 (IANS) After Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd raised the matter of unpaid bills of Australian firms for their work during the Delhi Commonwealth Games, India scrambled to save face, with the sports minister asking officials to sort out the issue within 10 days.

Thursday, January 20, 2011 7:38:26 PM

I would speak to BCCI over registration with ministry: Maken
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Sports minister Ajay Maken Thursday said he will talk to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) regarding it being registered as a national sports federation.

Thursday, January 20, 2011 7:33:12 PM

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