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Model colleges in backward districts approved
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved the setting up of a model college in each of the 374 districts identified as educationally backward.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 8:05:15 PM

Patnaik to attend meet on anti-Maoist operations
Bhubaneswar, Jan 21 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will attend the crucial meeting on anti-Maoist operations union Home Minister P. Chidambaram has called at Chhattisgarh capital Raipur Friday, officials said here Thursday.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 7:47:14 PM

Basu's place in CPI-M panels to remain unfilled
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Jyoti Basu's place in the party's politburo and the central committee will remain unfilled, senior party leaders said Thursday.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 7:26:26 PM

Menon is new NSA, different role awaits him
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Former foreign secretary Shivshankar Menon was named Thursday the new National Security Adviser (NSA), but unlike his predecessor M.K. Narayanan he would be looking at a leaner brief, government sources indicated.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 7:23:39 PM

Haryana BJP demands assembly winter session in 15 days
Ambala (Haryana) Jan 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Haryana Thursday threatened to conduct a mock session if the winter session of the legislative assembly is not held within 15 days.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 7:11:47 PM

Shivshankar Menon is new NSA
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Former foreign secretary Shivshankar Menon was Thursday named the new National Security Adviser (NSA), succeeding M.K. Narayanan.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 6:39:09 PM

JD-S gets a jolt as two members quit Karnataka upper house
Bangalore, Jan 21 (IANS) After its impressive show in last month's Karnataka legislative council polls, the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) Thursday suffered a setback as two of its members quit the upper house.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 6:15:24 PM

Jyoti Basu emerged as a legend in his lifetime: CPI-M mouthpiece
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Paying tributes to its founder editor Jyoti Basu, People's Democracy, the mouthpiece of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), Thursday termed as 'unprecedented' the 'spontaneous outpouring of grief and solidarity' on his death.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 5:58:03 PM

Enforcement Directorate grills Koda for four hours
Ranchi, Jan 21 (IANS) Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, who is at the centre of a Rs.2,500-crore money laundering scam, was Thursday interrogated by a team of enforcement directorate for nearly four hours in a Ranchi jail.

Thursday, January 21, 2010 5:03:18 PM

Government to harness NREGS to raise farm output
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister C.P. Joshi Thursday said that efforts are being made to increase agricultural productivity through the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS).

Thursday, January 21, 2010 5:02:43 PM

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