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Calcutta High Court admits dengue PIL, asks state about measures


September 7th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday admitted a public interest litigation related to the current dengue outbreak in West Bengal, and asked the state government to file ... Read more...

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Blackout hits business activities


July 30th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The worst blackout in more than a decade following a breakdown of the Northern Power Grid in the early hours of Monday severely hit business ... Read more...

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Steps taken to tackle spread of fever in Kerala: Chandy


June 21st, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 21 (IANS) With Kerala assembly Speaker G. Karthikeyan too down with fever, which seems to be assuming gigantic proportions, the government has moved to ensure more than adequate ... Read more...

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Lift aluminium import duties, government urged


May 10th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Federation of Indian Micro and Small and Medium Enterprises (FISME) Thursday called for immediate lifting of import duties on electrical-grade aluminium for speeding up power ... Read more...

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H1N1 cases in Kerala touches dozen


April 24th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 24 (IANS) The number of H1N1 cases in Kerala has touched a dozen, a health official said Tuesday, adding that the authorities were fully prepared to deal with ... Read more...

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Will clear all pending cases in three years in UP: Congress


January 27th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) The Congress plans to bring to an end the rising pendency of cases before the courts in Uttar Pradesh in the next three years.Disclosing this while ... Read more...

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Soz asks Congress ministers to assist snow-hit valley


January 16th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir state Congress chief Saif-ud-din Soz Monday wrote to the party's ministers from Kashmir, asking them to visit the valley "to give a helping ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa-led delegation meets Jaiswal, demands more coal linkages for Karnataka


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 22 (ANI): Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa accompanied by Energy Minister Shoba Karandlaje called on Minister of State for Coal Sriprakash Jaiswal here on Tuesday demanding adequate supply of coal ... Read more...

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Chinese Government to build 10 million subsidized homes


March 10th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.10 (ANI): The Chinese Government plans to spend nearly 1.3 trillion yuan to build 10 million units of government-subsidized housing.According to a senior official, these efforts are to curb surging property ... Read more...

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Strengthen actuarial departments, says insurance regulator


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 23 (IANS) The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA), the industry watchdog, has asked the 24 non-life insurance companies to strengthen their actuarial department and have it manned by full-timers. ... Read more...

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Bangladesh wants ‘quota’ in Indian cotton export


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 22 (IANS) Bangladesh will demand a separate quota in India's export of raw cotton to ensure adequate supply for its garment sector, the prime foreign exchange earner of the country, ... Read more...

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High court summons MCD commissioner


October 6th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday summoned the commissioner of Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) to appear before it after officials skipped a meeting convened by Delhi's chief ... Read more...

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PMO seeks industry support for Leh rehabilitation


August 25th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Wednesday sought the industry's support for rebuilding the infrastructure and rehabilitating people affected by recent flash floods in Leh and Kargil ... Read more...

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Yamuna still above danger mark, Dikshit visits relief camps (Lead)


August 25th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The water level in the Yamuna river continued to rise Wednesday and Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit sought to ensure that the government was geared to tackle ... Read more...

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Biological agents could prevent Crohn’s disease recurrence


August 6th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 06 (ANI): Two new studies have found that biological agents may play an important role in maintaining remission in Crohn's disease.Doctors performed a prospective cohort study in 12 consecutive patients ... Read more...

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300,000 without water as floods damage pipelines in China city


August 2nd, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) Floods caused by torrential rains damaged pipelines leaving 300,000 people without water in Tonghua city in China's Jilin province, an official said Monday. Wang Ruimin, head of the public ... Read more...

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White button mushrooms ‘keep immune system healthy’


July 30th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): White button mushrooms enhance the activity of critical cells in the body's immune system, Agricultural Research Service (ARS)-funded scientists have found.The animal-model and cell-culture study was conducted at ... Read more...

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Boost for fertilizer transportation in Himachal


July 10th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 10 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Saturday that Indian Railways will open an office in the state to ensure quick transportation of fertilizers. "The union ministry ... Read more...

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Researchers advise wider use of control measures for diarrhoeal disease


July 5th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): Researchers have urged to maximize the use of modern methods for prevention and treatment of diarrhoea to reduce the deaths from the disease worldwide.Researchers from the Johns ... Read more...

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Walmart grants $2 billion to end hunger in U.S.


May 13th, 2010 - 12:52 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – Walmart and the Walmart Foundation announced Wednesday that a $2 billion were committed to support the efforts to help end hunger in America.The new five-year initiative, “Fighting ... Read more...

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UAE says it is committed to OPEC output quota


March 17th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 17 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is fully committed to its Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) production quota, UAE Minister of Energy Mohammed Bin Dhaen Al Hamili has ... Read more...

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Court asks civic agencies to free trees of concrete


March 3rd, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed civic agencies to speed up the process of removing concrete from around trees in the national capital to enable their better ... Read more...

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Sachin Tendulkar bats for conserving water


February 21st, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 21 (ANI): Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has stressed on the need to save water as a part of his campaign on social issues concerning commoners at Mumbai.As a part ... Read more...

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Gurgaon reports maximum swine flu cases in Haryana


November 18th, 2009 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 17 (IANS) Haryana has till Tuesday reported 657 positive cases of influenza A (H1N1) virus with a majority of them (466) in Gurgaon city, adjoining the national capital. Eight people ... Read more...

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Court asks civic agencies to remove concrete around trees


October 28th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed all civic agencies in the capital to expeditiously remove concrete tiles and slabs around trees, so that trees can "breathe" and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Act fast on saving trees, court tells Delhi government


October 14th, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Delhi high court has directed the city government to fast complete its work on saving trees that are dying due to concretisation of pavements in the ... Read more...

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Government gets court notice over weakening of Delhi trees


August 26th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday expressed concern at concretisation of pavements in the capital city making tree roots weak and causing them to fall during storms, and ... Read more...

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UAE merchants urged not to hike prices during Ramadan


August 16th, 2009 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 16 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government has urged merchants not to hike commodity prices during the holy month of Ramadan, the WAM news agency reported Sunday. The economy ... Read more...

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Three more swine flu cases in Uttar Pradesh, tally 19


August 13th, 2009 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) Three more cases of swine flu were reported in Uttar Pradesh Thursday, taking the total number of influenza A (H1N1) patients in the state to 19, an ... Read more...

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Swine flu cases in Uttar Pradesh rise to 16


August 13th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 13 (IANS) The number of people infected with influenza A (H1N1) in Uttar Pradesh has risen to 16 with a person in capital Lucknow testing positive for the viral disease, ... Read more...

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Bhakra authority to reduce water release from reservoirs (Lead)


June 25th, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 25 (IANS) The Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB), the authority that manages power projects in north India including the Bhakra and Pong dams, Thursday said it would reduce discharge of ... Read more...

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India’s inflation rate slips into negative zone (Lead)


June 18th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) For the first time since the new wholesale price index (WPI) series started in 1995, India's annual rate of inflation has turned negative, falling to minus 1.61 ... Read more...

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Testicular Torsion: A fatal disorder of the testicles


May 15th, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by GD
Testicular Torsion refers to the emergency surgical need for the person affected by the testicular disorder.This testicular disorder is one of the most fatal of health disorders and if not treated in ... Read more...

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Forest fire sends temperature above 40 degrees in Orissa (Lead)


February 26th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 26 (IANS) A major forest fire that broke out near the Orissa capital has increased maximum temperature to above 40 degrees in some parts of the coastal state, forcing the ... Read more...

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Alert in Orissa as temperature crosses 40 degrees


February 26th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 26 (IANS) Orissa Thursday asked district collectors to ensure adequate supply of drinking water and keep medical staff on alert as temperatures crossed 40 degrees Celsius in some parts of ... Read more...

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