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Checking traffic violations in Srinagar the way Mahatma Gandhi would have (Letter from Srinagar) (With image)


September 10th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 10 (IANS) If you commit a traffic offence in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, don't be surprised if you are politely stopped, given a glass of water ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Viral fever grips Gurgaon


September 9th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 9 (IANS) The number of people afflicted with viral fever of 'mixed culture' is rapidly increasing in Gurgaon. Private hospitals are full of patients suffering from viral fevers. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Empowering villagers through turtle conservation (Feature) (With Images)


July 2nd, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), July 2 (IANS) Turtle conservation, mainly of the endangered Olive Ridley species, in Maharashtra's coastal regions has moved to a new level - of empowering village communities to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Peafowl in Hasanpur died of hunger and thirst: Experts


June 13th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 13 (IANS) The peafowl that died in Hasanpur village, near here, early this week succumbed to hunger and thirst, the post-mortem examinations of the birds revealed Wednesday.At least ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Make poultry farming in northeast more scientific: Aviation flu experts


April 22nd, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 22 (IANS) Timely vaccination of birds and animals, access to standard laboratories and maintaining bio-security are among the measures required to curb the sporadic outbreak of bird flu ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

TV show aims to curb domestic violence


March 8th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) "Saubhagyavati Bhava", a TV show which seeks to highlight the plight of women who face domestic abuse, has tied-up with an NGO to encourage men ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Strict enforcement of model code in Uttar Pradesh: Poll official


December 27th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 27 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Election Officer Umesh Sinha Tuesday asked all political parties to strictly follow the model code of conduct, with a view to ensuring ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Handloom weavers to get Rs.2,362 crore financial help


December 19th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The government is likely to give Rs.2,362.15 crore as financial help to nearly 15,000 cooperative societies and 3 lakh individuals involved in the handloom weaving ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit launches new round of campaign to eliminate polio


November 13th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.13 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit launched a fresh round of Pulse Polio campaign from her residence here on Saturday to wipe out polio disease by administering anti-polio drops ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Haryana power agency collects record revenue


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 2 (IANS) Power distribution agency Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (DHBVN) has collected a record revenue of over Rs.800 crore in just two months of July and August. The distributor has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Neutrino project to get clearances despite protests


July 30th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 30 (IANS) Despite opposition from local people, the Rs.960-crore neutrino observatory project in Theni district of Tamil Nadu will get necessary regulatory clearances, Department of Atomic Energy Secretary Srikumar Banerjee ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Government to launch investor awareness campaign


July 8th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The corporate affairs ministry Thursday said it will organise awareness camps across the country to attract investments into the corporate sector. "There is significant household savings available with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

President Patil warns against threat from diabetes


July 4th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 4 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Sunday said preventive steps should be undertaken to tackle the rising threat of lifestyle diseases, and stressed on the need to hold awareness ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Preventive measures should be taken to counter lifestyle diseases: President Patil


July 4th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 4 (ANI): The President, Pratibha Devisingh Patil, on Sunday said preventive steps should be taken to tackle the rising threat of lifestyle diseases, and asserted that preventive steps such as ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tribal voters in Jharkhand reckon with EVM technology


November 20th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Daltonganj (Jharkhand), Nov 20 (IANS) Fifty-year-old Hasulal Topno has never seen an electronic voting machine (EVM).The impoverished Oraon tribal, who gathers firewood from the forest outlying the Palamau Tiger Reserve, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Malaria spreads in Orissa’s Gajapati district


September 4th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by ANI
Gajapati (Orissa), Sep 4 (ANI): Malaria scare is on an all time high in Orissa's Gajapati district as at least 15 tribals have succumbed to the deadly disease in the past one-month ... Read more...

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Results of 40 suspected swine flu cases in Kerala awaited


August 12th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 12 (IANS) With the first swine flu death in the state taking place at a private hospital late Tuesday night here, results of 40 more suspected cases are awaited from ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

An Indian diabetic cure for Hollywood star Halle Berry


April 18th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 18 (ANI): With an Oscar statuette under her belt, Hollywood is at Halle Berry's feet. However, life has never been a bed of roses for this brilliant actress, as ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kiran Bedi calls on students to be agents of change in Indian legal system


March 23rd, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
NOIDA (UP), Mar.23 (ANI): Ramon Magsaysay Awardee and former Indian Police Service officer Dr. Kiran Bedi has expressed her concern over the status quo being perpetuated in the legal and judiciary ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Election Commission to say ‘Rock On!’ to woo voters


March 13th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) After its successful 'Pappu' campaign to attract voters during the Delhi assembly elections last year, the Election Commission is planning yet another catchy campaign to ensure a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Diabetes Care Foundation Of India launches charitable camps to promote diabetes awareness


November 29th, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.29 (ANI): There are virtually no epidemiological studies from India assessing the level of awareness of diabetes in the whole population. According to latest figures of the World Diabetes Foundation, ... Read more...

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Travelling? Pack that homeopathy first-aid kit


November 2nd, 2008 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) It looks like a geometry box but contains medicine for nine diseases that are common during a journey. The health ministry is now rolling out a unique ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chhattisgarh cautions families looking for NRI grooms


October 6th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 6 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has cautioned families opting to marry their girls with Non-Resident Indian grooms and asked them to collect details about family background and other vital aspects ... Read more...

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Directory on Environmental NGOs in India 2008 released


July 4th, 2008 - 8:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 4 (ANI): The 9th edition of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) -Indias Directory, titled Environmental NGOs in India - 2008 has been released.The directory, which ... Read more...

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Kashmir farmers in good spirits ahead of paddy transplantation season


June 5th, 2008 - 10:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez Butt Srinagar, June 5 (ANI): The transplantation of paddy shoots in the Kashmir Valley, has put farmers of the area in good spirits. Having already sown paddy seeds during April, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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