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K V Thomas: Politically engineering food for all

When KV Thomas took over as minister of state for food and consumer affairs (independent charge) on January 19, 2011, he was tasked with taking forward one single, important objective: expedite the......

Meet the Indian behind G8, G20 summits in Canada

Sanjeev Chowdhury, director general, department of foreign affairs in Canada, headed the team that organised the G8 and G20 summits in Huntsville and Toronto from June 25 to 27. When Sanjeev......

'Obama got off to a rough start on India'

Retired diplomat Dennix Kux, who dealt with India-Pakistan affairs for over two decades at the State Department, believes the Obama administration is attempting to "button down the relationship" by......

PM Modi asks secretaries to approach him directly

In a first, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met the secretaries of all the government departments collectively and asked them to directly get in touch with him to resolve issues and......

Modi clubs 17 ministries

The 17 related ministries have been combined into seven different groups, including some infrastructure departments, in a bid to ensure synergy and better results. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on......

Sebi-FMC merger talks back at North Block

Officials of the department of economic affairs, who are to meet Finance Minister Arun Jaitley shortly, are expected to make a case for merger of the Securities and Exchange Board of India and the......

FDI in retail: Food ministry wants new clause

The Union ministry of food and consumer affairs proposes to insert a new clause in the fresh discussion note for the Cabinet on allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail.The......

Ministry for 49% FDI in multi-brand retail

Amid a debate within the government on allowing foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail, the nodal consumer affairs ministry is insisting on a foreign direct investment cap of 49 per cent......

Regulator must before opening FDI to retail

Most states have urged the Union consumer affairs ministry to set up a retail regulatory authority before opening up the sector for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). These views form part of the......

RIM ready to solve BlackBerry issue

Even as India's external affairs ministry has reportedly assured Canada that the Department of Telecommunications is trying to resolve the issue of a potential threat to India's security posed by......

Melbourne ODI: Australia thrash India by 65 runs

Scorecard: A lacklustre India opened their tri-series campaign on a disappointing note as they slumped to a 65-run defeat against Australia, who yet again exposed the batting chinks of the......

Bouncy pitch awaits SA, Holland in Mohali

With the city receiving showers till Tuesday and the conditions overcast in the past few days, it was a sigh of relief for the local organisers when sun came out on Wednesday morning, ahead of the......

FIFA, police to clamp down on fake WC tickects

Football's governing body is working with police globally to crack down on internet sales of fake tickets for next year's World Cup in South Africa, FIFA said on Friday.The demand for tickets is......

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ANKIT
Q. NAME ALL THE CABINET MINISTER AND THEIR WORK
ANKIT:  A.  more

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ANKIT
Q. What is difference between Consultant and Placement Agencies, and how both work to provide jobs?
ANKIT:  A. In response to the question posted regarding the differences between a consulting firm and a Placement Agencies the answer might vary according to...... more

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Ravinesh Kumar
Q. i want to know the names of all the cabinate ministers
Ravinesh Kumar:  A. Cabinet Minister Responsible MinistriesDr. Manmohan Singh Prime Minister : 1. Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions; 2. Ministry...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/i-want-to-know-the-names-of-all-the-cabinate-ministers/19730577/answers/18493772

Goutam Ghosh
Q. Is AtalBehari Bajpai is responsible to runaway kuber Finance company
Goutam Ghosh:  A. I am not sure from where you got this preposterous idea of blaming Ataljee with the downfall of the Kuber Group. Apparantly you do believe more in...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-atalbehari-bajpai-is-responsible-to-runaway-kuber-finance/18493754/answers/90918

alpika srivastav
Q. The Inflation spiked in the first week of May 2008 to a two-year high of 8.5%, due in part to bottlenecks caused by the country's lousy transport network. Up to 40% of farm produce is lost because it rots in the fields or spoils en route to consumers, which contributes to rising prices for staples such as lentils and onions and other food items.If our infrastructure like transport and road gets delayed, our economic development and job creation gets delayed.In presence of these shortcomings, HOW CAN WE CHECK THE "PRICE RISE" ?
Alpika Srivastav:  A. Inflation is not due to transport network. Inflation is due to fall in the stock market.Our problems with infrastructure is endless. Due to lazy...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-inflation-spiked-in-the-first-week-of-may-2008-to-a-two-/90895/answers/8745298

  Web results for Consumer Affairs Department
Reporting Rape, and Wishing She Hadn't

Geneva, New York: She was 18 years old, a freshman, and had been on campus for just two weeks when one Saturday night in September her friends grew... ...

http://www.ndtv.com/article/world/reporting-rape-and-wishing-she-hadn-t-558067?pfrom=home-topstories
Punjab transfers 8 IAS, 20 PCS

unjab Government on Sunday transferred 28 officers, including eight IAS and 20 PCS, with immediate effect. Among the IAS, Dr Sirra Karuna Raju has... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/chandigarh/punjab-transfers-8-ias-20-pcs.html
A year in office, Hemant earns a mixed bag

Ranchi, July 13: Hemant Soren completed a year in office as chief minister today, leading a rocky JMM-Congress-RJD coalition whose honeymoon was... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140714/jsp/frontpage/story_18612041.jsp
Parched lands drive dairy farmers to vegetable markets

MADURAI: For V Muthupeyandi, a small farmer owning two milch cows, a visit to the Mattuthavani Central Market early in the mornings has become a... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/madurai/Parched-lands-drive-dairy-farmers-to-vegetable-markets/articleshow/38337623.cms
Dubai Police arrest two Asian men with 4.8kg heroin

Dubai: The Dubai Police recently foiled two separate attempts of smuggling and selling 4.8kg heroin in total with the arrest of two Asian men.... ...

http://www.sahilonline.org/english/newsDetails.php?cid=4&nid=26149

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