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Vinod Rai’s book “Not just an Accountant” puts UPA under scanner again

Former Comptroller and Auditor General of India Vinod Rai has given UPA enough food for thought and reflection as it stands to challenge the ethical standards of UPA government. Rai, talking to media on sidelines of the launch event of his new book, “ Not just an Accountant”, shared that some ministers from UPA government ..

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Vayalar Ravi becomes Union Minister for Science and Technology

Vayalar Ravi took the seat as Union Minister for Science and Technology. He was given the charge by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh after Vilasrao Deshmukh, who was holding the position passed away.

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PJ Kurien becomes Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha

Congress leader PJ Kurien has been elected as the Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh moved the motion for the election of Kurien. In case of leave or absence of Chairman of Rajya Sabha (the Vice-President of India), Deputy Chaiman of Rajya Sabha acts as  Presiding Officer of the House. 

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1.86 lakh crore is the loss to exchequer in Coal Blocks Allocation Scam: CAG

As per the audit report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, allocation of coal blocks without bidding has caused a huge loss of 1.86 lakh crore to the India’s exchequer. As per the report, 57 coal blocks that were allocated to private companies during 2004-2009, offered them a windfall gain of Rs ..

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India, China to enhance Defense, Security Dialogue, reach $100 Billion Trade Target

India and China are ready to enhance defense and security dialogue and work in the direction of achieving the bilateral trade target of 100 billion dollars. The agreement reached on the sidelines of the Rio+20 Environment Summit during a dialogue b/w Indian PM Manmohan Singh and his Chinese PM Wen Jiabo. India invited Chinese investment ..

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