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UP allows Delhi to set up power towers in Noida


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government allowed has Delhi to install six power transmission towers in Noida to provide the capital's densely populated eastern part an alternate ... Read more...

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Will power keeping fasting Hazare in form: Doctors


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) He has not had food for a week, but Anna Hazare is apparently going strong despite weakening health. The 74-year-old anti-corruption campaigner seems to have ... Read more...

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Anna loses five kg as fast enters seventh day


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare had lost five kg of weight as he entered his seventh day of fast for a strong anti-corruption bill Monday, Team Anna ... Read more...

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Bhopal sets model for polythene waste management


March 22nd, 2011 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 22 (IANS) Despite the negative image about Bhopal created by the Union Carbide gas leak tragedy, the position is different when it comes to the city's concerns for ... Read more...

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India to finalise scheme for infrastructure funds


February 12th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 12 (IANS) The central government is expected to finalise in the next few months its framework to attract long term funds for the infrastructure sector, with an aim to garner ... Read more...

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India junks Vedanta’s mining bid on environment concerns


August 24th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Despite some forceful lobbying by Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, India's environment ministry Tuesday formally rejected a bauxite-mining project in the state proposed by the London-based ... Read more...

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Beware of Facebook’s ‘dislike button’ scam


August 17th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17 (ANI): Facebook's troubles seem never ending - now users are being targeted by a rogue application for access to their profiles - following which they are offered to ... Read more...

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General Budget lacks vision, direction and sensitivity: Sushma Swaraj


February 28th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27(ANI): Leader of the opposition in Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, on Saturday criticized the General Budget presented by Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee for the 2010-11, saying that ... Read more...

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Renewable energy sector earmarked Rs.380 crore more


February 26th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) India's renewable energy sector budget has been increased by 61 percent to Rs.1,000 crore from Rs.620 crore, signalling the government's commitment to popularising alternate source of ... Read more...

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Afghan apples headed for Indian markets


November 24th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul/New Delhi, Nov.24 (ANI): The first shipment of Afghan apples for sale in the Indian market - branded the 'the Silk Road Harvest' - left Kabul for New Delhi by an Air ... Read more...

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Villagers facing acute water shortage in Gujarat district


June 14th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Banaskantha (Gujarat), June 14 (ANI):Villagers in Limbuni and adjoining villages in Gujarat's Banaskantha district are in the grip of an acute water crisis.Almost 35 villages situated in the desert region of ... Read more...

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Water crisis in Gujarat in Rann of Kutch villages


June 13th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by ANI
Banaskantha (Gujarat), June 13 (ANI): About 35 villages situated in the desert region of the Rann of Kutch are suffering due to dearth of an effective water supply system.They are facing acute ... Read more...

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When sanitation workers walked the ramp in national capital


June 23rd, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Lavanya KumariNew Delhi , June 22 (ANI): About 30 women, who were long related to scavenging jobs, had an unusual cheer of pride on their faces on Saturday here when ... Read more...

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Centre may impose cess to bail out oil firms


May 27th, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): A cess or surcharge on income tax and corporate tax may be the next option with the Central Government to bail out oil firms reeling under ... Read more...

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Plachimada continues to protest against Coke plant


April 25th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by admin
Plachimada (Kerala), Apr 25 (ANI): Villagers in Kerala's Plachimada village continue to demand the closure of the Coca Cola plant, saying that it poses a threat to the environment. Claiming that thousands ... Read more...

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Rs.5bn recycled waste-paper plant to come up in Gujarat


April 23rd, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad April 23 (IANS) Pragati Papers Industries Ltd, a Delhi based firm, is putting up a Rs.5 billion recycled waste-paper plant in Gujarat. The plant, at Dahej in Bharuch district, is likely ... Read more...

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Fuel, power crisis may cripple hospitals


February 18th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Kathmandu, Feb 18 (Xinhua) Hospitals and nursing homes in Nepal's capital may have to stop functioning if the irregular power supply and fuel shortage persist for a couple of days more, media ... Read more...

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