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Bharti Airtel launches navigation application


September 12th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel Wednesday launched a navigation application - SmartDrive - that enables users to view their location on a map and plan ... Read more...

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Centre shies from naming Rama Sethu a national monument


April 19th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The central government Thursday shied from taking any stand on the plea by Janta party president Subramanium Swamy that the mythological Rama Sethu in the ... Read more...

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Can Rama Sethu be made national monument, asks apex court


March 27th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the central government to unequivocally state whether mythological Rama Sethu could be declared a national monument.Asking the government to spell ... Read more...

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India, China hold maiden border mechanism talks


March 6th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing/New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) India and China Tuesday firmed up rules of the newly-minted border mechanism that could include emergency consultations through phone or video-conferencing on issues relating to ... Read more...

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Rahul charged with poll code violation, Congress in denial (Lead)


February 20th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur/New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi violated the model code of conduct during a road show in this Uttar Pradesh city and action will be ... Read more...

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Rahul violated model code of conduct: Kanpur administration


February 20th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Feb 20 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi violated the election model code of conduct during a road show in this Uttar Pradesh city and action will be ... Read more...

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Rescue work continues for 19 trapped miners in China


July 3rd, 2011 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 3 (IANS) The rescue work continued Sunday at a coalmine in southern China where 19 workers are trapped, Xinhua reported.Three workers were killed Saturday when the mine in ... Read more...

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Drainage work on airport road causes traffic jam in Kashmir


April 18th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr 18 (ANI): Drainage work on the only road leading to Srinagar International Airport in Hyderpora Square of Jammu and Kashmir is causing traffic jams.The diversion of the road has created ... Read more...

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Construction of NH 53 in Manipur in full swing


January 28th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Jan 28 (ANI): The National Highway (NH) 53, which has emerged as the lifeline of Manipur after Naga groups imposed an economic blockade on NH 39 last year, is one of ... Read more...

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Airtel sets up direct link between India, China


December 23rd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel Thursday said it has set up a direct underground terrestrial link between India and China in association with China Telecom to offer ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi to lay foundation stone for Rohtang tunnel


June 28th, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by ANI
Dhundi (Himachal Pradesh), June 28 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi will lay the foundation stone for the Rohtang tunnel project in Manali today.The Rs. 1493 crore tunnel has been designed to ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi to lay foundation stone for Rohtang tunnel on Monday


June 27th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
Dhundi (Himachal Pradesh), June 27(ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi will lay the foundation stone for the Rohtang tunnel project in Manali, Himachal Pradesh, on Monday.The Rs. 1493 crore tunnel has ... Read more...

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Sonia to lay Rohatng Tunnel foundation, making Manali-Leh road usable round the year


June 27th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravi ShankarDhundhi, (Himachal Pradesh), June 27 (ANI): United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi will lay foundation stone for the much awaited 8.8 kilometres long Rohtang tunnel in Himachal Pradesh's ... Read more...

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India to improve road links with Bangladesh, Myanmar


December 20th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 20 (IANS) India will invest Rs.1,666 crore (Rs.16.66 billion) to develop highways in Tripura and Mizoram to improve connectivity of the landlocked northeastern states with Bangladesh and Myanmar, an official ... Read more...

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Badal seeks four-laning of national highway


November 25th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 25 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Wednesday urged the central government to develop the national highway number 71 from Jalandhar to Bawal as a four-lane corridor on priority ... Read more...

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Rama Sethu: Apex court asks government about alternate route


November 3rd, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked for the union government's final stand on whether a shorter sea route around India's southern tip could be built along an ... Read more...

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How obesity increases diabetes risk


June 22nd, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have discovered how obesity makes a person more prone to diabetes, and why thin people can become insulin-resistant.Led by Dr. ... Read more...

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Route Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage through Himachal: Dhumal


June 11th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 11 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal has requested the central government to consider the option of routing the Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage in China through this hill state ... Read more...

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NATO supply tanker attacked in northwest Pakistan


February 21st, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 21 (Xinhua) A NATO supply tanker was attacked by militants in northwest Pakistan, a media report said Saturday. This is the latest attack on a NATO supply route in Pakistan. No ... Read more...

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J-K Police thwart anti-blockade march bid in the Valley (Update)


August 11th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Aug 11 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday fired in the air to thwart an attempt by fruit growers and traders to march towards Muzaffarabad in Pakistan occupied ... Read more...

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High alert in Valley as Hurriyat Conference calls for anti-blockade march


August 11th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar/Jammu, Aug 11 (ANI): Security forces have been put on high alert around fruit markets here in view of the Hurriyat Conferences call to march to Muzaffarabad in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir ... Read more...

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Government to examine shorter sea-route, sparing Ram Setu


July 30th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The central government Wednesday informed the Supreme Court that it has decided to appoint an expert committee to examine the feasibility of an alternate alignment for a ... Read more...

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Delhi’s BRT Corridor to stay; expansion put on hold


April 26th, 2008 - 8:10 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr.26 (ANI): The Delhi Government today ruled out the scrapping of the controversial Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project, but said that it has decided to put its expansion on ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar to go ahead with multi-modal transit transport facility soon


February 27th, 2008 - 6:27 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb.27 (ANI): In a written reply to a question raised in the Lok Sabha, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said that the Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Facility envisages connectivity between ... Read more...

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India’s commitment to Afghanistan unshaken: Mukherjee


February 15th, 2008 - 9:55 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) India Friday underlined its commitment to closer ties with its neighbours and reiterated its determination to continue with its help in rebuilding Afghanistan despite the deteriorating security ... Read more...

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India to invest Rs. 7.5 billion in Delaram-Zaranj road in Afghanistan


December 13th, 2007 - 5:06 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): The Union Cabinet toady gave its approval for up-gradation/construction of road from Zaranj to Delaram in Afghanistan at the cost of Rs.746.79 crores (Rs. 7.5 billion approximately). The ... Read more...

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