Raj blames Bangladeshis for violence, wants Patil out (Roundup)

August 21st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) MNS chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday demanded the resignation of Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil at a mass rally called to denounce the Aug 11 violence ... Read more...

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On Dussehra, kill evil within you: Bollywood to fans

October 6th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities like writer Javed Akhtar, singer Shreya Ghoshal and actors Riteish Deshmukh and Shilpa Shetty Thursday wished a 'Happy Dussehra' to their friends ... Read more...

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Durga Puja fervor grips Delhi

October 2nd, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Colourful 'pandals' (marquees), cultural shows and diverse gastronomic delights amid tight security -- the stage is set for festivities and gaiety in the capital as ... Read more...

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Delhi sanctuary to get 1 lakh saplings

August 18th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday inaugurated a plantation drive under which one lakh saplings will be grown at a sanctuary in south Delhi.The Asola ... Read more...

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Authorities in Uttarakhand resort to bio-fencing to prevent accidents

August 9th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Vipul GoelNainital, Aug 9 (ANI): Various authorities in Uttarakhand have come together to prevent accidents by taking up bio fencing along the state's accident-prone highways.The forest department, the department of ... Read more...

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Security men escape Maoist poster bomb (Lead)

July 7th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 7 (IANS) Security personnel had a narrow escape when Maoists used a poster bomb in Jharkhand on the first day of a two-day strike called by them to protest against ... Read more...

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Assam’s Kamprup District a heaven for Tiwa tribe

June 14th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Todd AlexGuwahati, June 14 (ANI): The Bherakuchi village in Assam's Central Kamprup District is a home to the Tiwa tribe and away from influence of modern cities.Here there is ... Read more...

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Assam farmer provides a home to over 12,000 egrets

May 15th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Dirong Kothalguri (Assam), May 15 (ANI): Kameshwar Rabha, a farmer in the Dirong Kothalguri Goalpara region of Assam, has proved himself to be a worthy ornithologist.He has endeavoured to provide an ... Read more...

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Elephant census conducted in Orissa

April 24th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar (Orissa), Apr 24 (ANI): Forest rangers and game wardens of the Wildlife Department conducted a comprehensive elephant census in Orissa.Around 10,000 personnel were deployed in this survey done in the reserve ... Read more...

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Tax-free, deficit Mizoram budget to boost agriculture

March 19th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, March 19 (IANS) Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla Friday presented a tax free Rs.3,577.92 crore budget for 2010-11 with a deficit of Rs.26.3 crore, which gives priority to the development of ... Read more...

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‘Jhum’ fire claims two more lives in Mizoram

March 12th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, March 12 (IANS) At least two young people were killed while burning their 'jhum' forest in Mizoram, officials said here Friday. The tribal people in the hilly terrain of northeastern states ... Read more...

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Bihar to plant 27 lakh bamboos in flood-prone districts

December 25th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 25 (IANS) The Bihar government will plant 27 lakh bamboo saplings in the flood-prone districts of the state by March next year to protect river embankments from erosion, an official ... Read more...

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Dell Laptops To Be Shipped In Bamboo Packaging

December 10th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Environment friendly products and accessories are the flavor of the time. Every company is coming up with eco friendly version of their products that offer reduced carbon ... Read more...

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Durga devotees practice austerity for nine days in Jharkhand

September 21st, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 21 (IANS) Two Durga devotees in Jharkhand have placed numerous pots on their bellies and will remain in this position for nine days sans food and water. Raktambar Baba ... Read more...

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Bamboo screens to hide Delhi slums during Commonwealth Games

August 16th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) What cannot be removed must be hidden, the city fathers believe. As Delhi readies to host the Commonwealth Games next year, it is looking to ... Read more...

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One dead as Punjab erupts over Vienna gurdwara killing (Roundup)

May 25th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar/New Delhi/Vienna, May 25 (IANS) One person was killed and eight people were injured as police fired at two places in Punjab during six hours of widespread violence by tens of ... Read more...

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38 die in Karachi slum fire (Lead)

January 9th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 9 (IANS) At least 38 people, including children and women, were burnt to death as fire engulfed a slum area in this Pakistani city, rescue and city administration officials said.A ... Read more...

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NREGA brings a new dawn for tribals in rural Tripura

December 23rd, 2008 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki Das Agartala, Dec.23 (ANI): The implementation of various schemes under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) has given a reason to smile to the people in Tripura, especially the ... Read more...

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Japanese foundation resumes funding food for pandas in China

May 11th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Chengdu (China), May 11 (Xinhua) A Japanese non-government foundation has resumed funding for bamboo plantation in China's southwestern province of Sichuan as part of an effort to protect the Giant pandas. Bamboo ... Read more...

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