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US Congress panel approves bill making Pak aid conditional

A key United States Congressional Committee on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a bill that imposes conditions on Pakistan for receiving American economic and military aid which will depend on the......

Perturbed by Pak response to US aid: Ackerman

Congressman Gary Ackerman, New York Democrat, and a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, who last week slammed the Congressional passage of the massive economic and military......

Why US Senate will approve $7.5 bn aid to Pak

The massive $7.5 billion aid legislation to Pakistan, authored by United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman John F Kerry and Republican Richard Lugar, would be approved without any......

US slams attack on Lankan cricketers

US Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, the ranking Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, has said the attack on Sri Lanka cricketers in Lahore is a reminder of the threat of militancy......

Berman unapologetic about timing of release of doc

The office of Congressman Howard Berman, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee -- which released the secret -- but not classified -- correspondence between the US State Department and......

Railways performance good, says Mamata

The Lok Sabha on Monday approved the Rail budget for 2011-12 after Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee assured the House of effecting measures to ensure availability of adequate coaches and wagons in......

Await new faces in India Inc as 283 directors set to retire this year

Over the next five years, 1,456 (National Stock Exchange (NSE)-listed companies would need to fill up 3,000-odd independent directorship positions. Currently, of the 6,053 independent directorship......

FinMin disagrees with PAC's views on interest on tax refund

Disagreeing with the observations of Public Accounts Committee (PAC), the Finance Ministry on Saturday said it has followed standard practice and has not violated any Constitutional provision by......

Action on Walmart lobbying to depend on US probe: Pilot

The government will take necessary action on lobbying by Walmart to enter India if US authorities come out with "something tangible" on this matter, but a probe in India could not substantiate......

When cronies plunder scarce resources

Crony capitalism will of course generate investment and ensure profit for private capital, but it won’t give employment or income to the people. If you can make money by selling coal or......

US, European security officials worry about Sochi-related attacks

Intelligence agencies believe attacks by militants during the Sochi Winter Olympics are highly likely, but will probably be aimed at "softer" targets elsewhere in Russia, such as public......

Russia will be ready for 2014 Winter Olympics: Putin

President Vladimir Putin told Olympic chiefs on Wednesday that Russia would have its facilities ready in time to host the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, despite rising costs and concerns about......

IOA to re-constitute Ethics Committee

Apparently under pressure from the International Olympic Committee and amid a continuing tug of war among its own members, the IOA has re-constituted the Ethics Committee with a few additional......

WADA makes changes for better reporting of anti-doping stats

The World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) has effected changes to its International Standard for Testing (IST) for improving its annual reporting of anti-doping statistics in the future. "The changes,......

Legality of IPL auction questioned

While the recent auction of international players for the fourth season of the Indian Premier League left many players licking their lips, it has also raised a few questions. Notably, is one from......

  People speak for house appropriations committee

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Q. There was confusion at the end of the day-long debate in both the Houses as Parliament was expected to vote a resolution. Originally conceived as a resolution, Parliament converted its agreement on three issues raised by Hazare -- citizen's charter, lower bureaucracy under Lokpal through an appropriate mechanism and establishment of Lokayukta in the states -- and to remit them to the Parliamentary Standing Committee for giving its recommendations.Do you know what the standing committee explore ?
:  A. Govt realised that they could not muster the necessary support to pass the resolution. Had they failed, it would have been a backward step for the...... more

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venkatesaldevarajan
Q. Which political party is Professionally orgainised?
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A. The CPI (M) is definitely the most professionally organized political party in India, The organizational structutre of the Party from the PB down...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-political-party-is-professionally-orgainised/20592614/answers/15186511

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Q. An article " A fine example" What will happen to the children who have been rescued?? Is the Child Welfare Committee going to take up their responsibility?? Some familieis do take gud care of children who work as domestic helps. Why doesnt the committee stop children from acting in advertisements and films?? Isnt that child labour???
Hitler :  A. The given definitions in child labor act 61 of 1986 are as under:2. DEFINITIONS. - In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, - (i)...... more

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No Cong ticket to Mauvin for contesting future elections

Story Summary: PANAJI: Following a clear-cut direction from the Congress high command, the Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) ...... ...

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WCRI to Present Research on Florida Ban on Physician Dispensing of Opioids at National Rx Drug Abuse Summit

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Baba Ramdev not alone, Obama is a veteran of open mic gaffes

A day after yoga guru Baba Ramdev was caught discussing election funds with BJP's Alwar candidate Mahant Chandnath, here are a few more instances... ...

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