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Punjab seeks Rs.717 crore compensation for farmers

” It contended that compensation under existing norms was too less and farmers would not be able to even sow the next crop, leave alone recover the cost of the standing crop damaged by the hailstorms, heavy rains and high velocity winds.” Chandigarh, March 26(IANS) – The Punjab government has …

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European Imams join forces against extremism

” We’re turning the tide — though we still have a way to go, we know that by taking efforts to support and mobilise the huge online Muslim population we will eventually drown out the violent voices, Warriach said.” By Anasudhin Azeez London, March 26(IANS) – Imams from Britain and …

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Dhoni calls for changes in ODI playing conditions

” You have to make sure that it’s still there present in the game, and I feel the rules are slightly harsh. Maybe slightly more harsh on the spinners who like to deceive the batsmen with their flight, like to challenge them.” Sydney, March 26(IANS) – Indian captain M.S. Dhoni …

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Idea says spectrum won for area fetching 73 percent of revenues

” The total spectrum bid made by Idea has been valued at approximately Rs.30,100 crore — the highest among the eight companies that participated in the auctions.” Mumbai, March 26(IANS) – Idea Cellular, which has emerged the top bidder for spectrum in the latest round of auction, Thursday said it …

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Anna Hazare wants open debate with PM Modi on Land Acquisition Bill

New Delhi(PTI): Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Thursday asked for “open debate” with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the controversial clauses of the Land Acquisition Bill. In response to a query about Union Minister Nitin Gadkari’s willingness to debate the bill with those opposed to it, Hazare said, “Gadkari’s homework …

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Supreme Court of India lifts stay on telecom spectrum auction

New Delhi(PTI): The Supreme Court today lifted its embargo and allowed the government to finalise the result of the just-concluded biggest and “fiercest” auction for telecom spectrum, fetching a whopping revenue of Rs 1.09 lakh crore. The apex court said the finalisation of the auction was subject to the outcome …

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