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Court restores transit corridor’s lane to buses


September 11th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday ordered that from Sep 15 traffic movement on the bus rapid transit (BRT) corridor would revert to the original ... Read more...

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Raman Singh slams Congress on coal block allocations


August 27th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 27 (IANS) Chief Minister Raman Singh Monday denied his role in the allocation of coal blocks in Chhattisgarh and accused the prime minister of having read only a ... Read more...

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BSP stages walk out over power crisis in Uttar Pradesh


June 20th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 20 (IANS) Angry at the incessant power cuts in Uttar Pradesh and dissatisfied with the government response to its concern on the issue, the opposition Bahujan Samaj ... Read more...

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Urban sanitation hopelessly inadequate: Parliament panel


April 30th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has expressed "distress" over an overwhelming number of sanitation and drainage projects remaining incomplete, noting that 4,861 cities in the country do ... Read more...

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Delhi civic polls: 32 counting centres set up


April 16th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Delhi State Election Commission has set up counting centres at 32 places across the city for counting of votes for the recently trifurcated ... Read more...

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No harassment of schools over right to education: Bihar


February 19th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 18 (IANS) Bihar Education Minister P.K. Shahi Saturday announced here that the government will not harass or force private schools to follow the rules of the right to ... Read more...

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Government to intensify immunisation drive


January 16th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The health ministry Monday declared 2012 as the year for intensification of routine immunisation, in order to take the ratio to 100 percent from the ... Read more...

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Three lakh take holy dip at Gangasagar, cold kills two (Second Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sagar Island (West Bengal), Jan 14 (IANS) With the mercury dipping below normal, two devotees died while 146 others were taken ill Saturday at the annual Gangasagar fair here ... Read more...

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Over two lakh devotees assemble for Gangasagar fair


January 14th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sagar Island (West Bengal), Jan 14 (IANS) Tens of thousands of devotees have assembled at the Sagar Island in West Bengal to take a dip in the Ganga where ... Read more...

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Kingfisher 1,000 percent safe: Mallya


January 7th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 7 (IANS) United Breweries Group chairman Vijay Mallya Saturday said its Kingfisher Airlines was "one thousand percent safe to fly" and that safety was the airline's top priority.His ... Read more...

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No airline faces closure, will ensure safety: Watchdog (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) India's aviation regulator Thursday said it is taking steps to ensure safety norms and ruled out forcing any airline into closure on that count. ... Read more...

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No airline faces closure, will ensure safety: Watchdog


January 5th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) India's aviation regulator Thursday said it is taking steps to ensure safety norms and ruled out forcing any airline into closure on that count."We have ... Read more...

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Indian languages fest ends


December 18th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The curtain came down on the three-day Samanvay IHC Indian Languages Festival here Sunday with a call to renew the literary fraternity's commitment to promoting ... Read more...

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Honda launches entry-level hatchback Brio


September 27th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Honda's Indian subsidiary Tuesday launched its entry-level hatchback Brio, priced in the range of Rs.3.95 lakh to Rs.5.10 lakh."We have been able ... Read more...

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Northeast reviews disaster preparedness after quake


September 20th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl/Guwahati, Sep 20 (IANS) In wake of Sunday's 6.8 magnitude earthquake that rocked large parts of north, east and northeastern India and neighbouring Bangladesh and Nepal, the northeastern states are ... Read more...

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Clashes again at Osmania University over Telangana (Second Lead)


July 6th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) The Osmania University here again turned into a battle zone Wednesday as students agitating for a separate Telangana state fought pitched battles with police, ... Read more...

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CAG picks holes in Himachal’s rural works


April 13th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 13 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has not allocated works properly under central government's Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA), the Comptroller Auditor General (CAG) has ... Read more...

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EC assures safe, free voting in West Bengal


April 12th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Assuring voters of adequate security for the coming West Bengal assembly polls, a top Election Commission official urged people to come out and exercise their franchise ... Read more...

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Security up in Hyderabad ahead of Telangana report


December 25th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Central paramilitary forces began arriving in Andhra Pradesh to tackle possible protests as the Srikrishna committee prepares to submit its report to the central government by Dec ... Read more...

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Delhi plenary fails to impress Congressmen


December 20th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Delegates at the Congress party's 83rd plenary here gave a big thumbs down to the arrangements by the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC), saying Delhi proved ... Read more...

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Insensitive, callous to demolish night shelters: Apex court (Lead)


December 16th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Pulling up the authorities, the Supreme Court Thursday said it was the responsibility of the central and state governments to ensure that no deaths occurred due to ... Read more...

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Razing night shelters in peak winter insensitive: Apex court


December 16th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said it was "insensitive and callous" on the part of the authorities to demolish night shelters meant for the homeless urban poor when ... Read more...

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Night shelters should stay till cold abates: Apex court (Lead)


December 15th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday directed state governments not to remove any night shelters for the homeless till the biting cold abates. The court said the night shelters ... Read more...

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Fate of blueline buses in Delhi to be decided today


October 25th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.25 (ANI): The Transport Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely is scheduled to meet the blueline bus owners today to decide the future of the bus services in the national capital.Over 1,600 ... Read more...

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Metro accident victim moves court, seeks Rs.50 lakh relief


October 21st, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Twentytwo-year-old Mehjabi who lost her legs in a freak accident at a Metro station in March moved the Delhi High Court Thursday seeking a compensation of Rs.50 ... Read more...

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Bulk of CWG tickets came late from Nasik, many wasted


October 10th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Of the 1.7 million Commonwealth Games (CWG) tickets, all designed to prevent couterfeiting, the bulk reached counters here a day after the opening ceremony -- some so ... Read more...

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Delhi hotels beef up security for Games


September 16th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) With the horror of 26/11 not far behind, big hotels in the capital are busy tightening security for the Commonwealth Games.Many are spending large amounts ... Read more...

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Bring diarrhoea patient to hospital in Orissa, get reward


September 10th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 10 (IANS) In a bid to check further spread of diarrhoea that killed 35 people since August in 79 village in Rayagada district, Orissa Friday announced an incentive for bringing ... Read more...

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Nitish, Lalu and Paswan welcome poll announcement


September 6th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 6 (IANS) Bihar politicians including the top three players, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad and Lok Janshakti Party head Ram Vilas Paswan Monday welcomed ... Read more...

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Bypoll for Bhatgaon assembly seat Oct 1: EC


September 3rd, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Election Commission Friday announced by-election to the Bhatgaon assembly seat in Chhattisgarh's Surguja district on Oct 1. Polls are being held following the death of Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Changes in AFSPA after consultations: Chidambaram


August 19th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday said changes proposed by his ministry in the special powers accorded to the armed forces in troubled areas could be effected ... Read more...

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Court rejects IFFCO’s plea for refund from railways


August 7th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court has rejected the Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative's (IFFCO) suit seeking refund from the railways in a dispute related to alleged delay in providing rakes ... Read more...

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Shortage of over twelve lakh teachers in the country: Sibal


August 6th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 6 (ANI): Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal on Friday said there is a there is a shortage of over twelve lakh teachers in the country ... Read more...

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Haryana’s grassroots democracy scores many firsts


July 28th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Kurukshetra (Haryana), July 28 (IANS) When nearly 68,000 elected representatives, including 24,800 women, from Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) stood up in this Haryana town to take their oath, it was ... Read more...

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Steps taken to combat Maoists yielding results: Pillai (Lead)


July 6th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 6 (IANS) Steps taken to combat Maoist insurgency have slowly started yielding results with ration shops opening and weekly markets being held in remote areas of Chhattisgarh due to ... Read more...

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