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Cricket blends with nation, Kashmir and art (IANS Books This Week)


February 10th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The bookshelf this week combines a mix of facts and fiction. 1. Book: "Standing My Ground"; Written by Matthew Hayden; Published by Harper Collins; Priced at Rs.599. ... Read more...

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Blueline buses finally to go off Delhi roads


January 31st, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Delhi's privately owned Blueline buses, which earned the sobriquet of 'killer buses', will pass into history as the entire fleet goes off the road from Tuesday."Today (Monday) ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on phase-out of Blueline buses


January 20th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday reserved its judgment on the fate of privately-owned and run Blueline buses, blamed for hundreds of deaths on city roads and proposed ... Read more...

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Avoid Connaught Place for the next 8 months: Traffic police


January 4th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The Delhi Taffic Police (DTP) issued an advisory Monday asking Delhi residents to avoid Connaught Place in the heart of the city for the next eight months, ... Read more...

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Icy Roads Prevent Virginia Schools From Conducting Classes


December 17th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Freezing temperatures and extremely dangerous conditions of the roads have led to the shut down of many schools and colleges in Virginia. The area has been ... Read more...

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Freezing Weather Conditions Force Schools To Remain Closed In Georgia


December 16th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Extreme bad weather conditions in North Georgia and Atlanta have caused several schools to remain closed. School authorities have declared that they will not keep the ... Read more...

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Games leave many bus owners, staff fuming


September 28th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Thousands of drivers, conductors and others rendered workless are fuming over a government fiat to keep hundreds of private buses off Delhi's roads until the end of ... Read more...

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Games tourist information cafes get good response


September 28th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Tourist information cafes opened in the capital to provide details about the city to visitors during the Commonwealth Games are getting a good response, said a professional ... Read more...

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CWG: Delhi to get 40 info-cafes for tourists


September 2nd, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) About 40 info-cafes will be launched here Friday to provide information to the over 100,000 tourists who are expected to visit the capital during the Commonwealth Games. ... Read more...

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Mumbai campaign against taxis, autos flops


August 12th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) A campaign to boycott autorickshaws and taxis to protest arbitrary fares charged by their drivers virtually failed Thursday because many commuters said they were dependent on them. Although Mumbaikars ... Read more...

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Mumbaikars set to boycott autos, taxis Thursday


August 11th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Mumbaikars have decided to lend their full support to the "Meter Jam" campaign launched by three advertising professionals and boycott autorickshaws and taxis Thursday to protest against ... Read more...

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NGO backs public boycott of Mumbai taxis Aug 12


August 7th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Action for good Governance and Networking in India (AGNI), an NGO that works with government agencies for transparency, Saturday announced support to a public boycott of autorickshaws and ... Read more...

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Court okays curbs on buses in Kolkata


July 7th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court has upheld the West Bengal government's power to prevent stage carriage buses entering Kolkata in order to decongest roads and curb pollution. The apex court ... Read more...

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U.S. State Department issues travel warning for Thailand


May 15th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The United States on Saturday issued a travel warning for Thailand as violence continues to grip the country's capital.The U.S. State Department warned U.S. citizens against traveling ... Read more...

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10 more subway stations to open in Dubai


April 17th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai April 17 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Saturday announced the opening of seven new subway stations this month and three in the next month, expecting to revamp the public transport system in the country's ... Read more...

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Former NYC education inspector sentenced for extortion and bribery


February 12th, 2010 - 4:09 am ICT by BNO News
MANHATTAN, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – Former New York City Department of Education (DOE) inspector was sentenced for extortion and bribery, U.S. Attorney of New York said Thursday.Milton Smith, 56, of Tobyhanna, ... Read more...

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Shanghai metro hires people to shove commuters into trains!


February 4th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Feb 4(ANI): Shanghai Metro officials have started hiring people to solve the problem of overcrowding in its 37.5-km subway line, which was opened two years ago.The hired people have been given ... Read more...

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Delhi allows standard floor buses to battle delay in low-floor


February 3rd, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Even as the delivery of low floor buses could take some time, the Delhi cabinet Wednesday decided to allow private companies to buy standard floor buses to ... Read more...

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Chouhan urges PM to intervene in MPRTC issue


January 6th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 6 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asking him to intervene and resolve the matter regarding the shutting down of ... Read more...

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Heavy snowfall in Beijing disrupts traffic


January 3rd, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 3 (IANS) Heavy snow in Beijing Sunday led to closed expressways, delayed flights and disrupted bus services. About 120 outbound flights were delayed at the Beijing Capital International Airport and 86 ... Read more...

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Delhi cabinet starts corporatization of bus services


November 9th, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The Delhi cabinet Monday cleared the proposal for the start of corporatization of the city's private bus service in order to phase out the bluelines. "At present in ... Read more...

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Magnetic leaves can be powerful tools for monitoring air quality


October 16th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 16 (ANI): A new study has determined that magnetic leaves can be powerful tools for monitoring air quality and planning biking routes and walking paths.The study was carried out by ... Read more...

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Commuters struggle as auto-rickshaws remain off Delhi roads


August 17th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Thousands of people in Delhi Monday had a harrowing time reaching their destinations as over 55,000 auto-rickshaws went off the roads to protest the Delhi government's crackdown ... Read more...

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Meet the 9-year-old boy who can recite 100 Wuhan bus routes


June 27th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jun 27 (ANI): A 9-year-old Chinese boy with the ability to recite more than 100 bus routes in Wuhan, capital of Hubei province, has become quite a celebrity.Zhan Xingrui, a ... Read more...

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US presses destabilising Pakistan to shift focus from India to insurgency (Lead)


April 24th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 24 (IANS) Deeply concerned by the deepening insurgency destabilising Pakistan, the US is pressuring Islamabad to shift its focus from India to the existential threat posed by ... Read more...

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Reach out to India, US tells Pakistan


April 24th, 2009 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 24 (IANS) Worried about a "blow up" between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan over Kashmir, the US is encouraging Islamabad to reach out to the Indian government and continue ... Read more...

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Police battle anti-NATO protesters in Strasbourg


April 4th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Strasbourg (France), April 4 (DPA) Groups of anti-NATO protesters skirmished with police in central Strasbourg Saturday as the leaders of the 28-member alliance prepared to meet for a summit celebrating its 60th ... Read more...

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Republic Day parade rehearsals leave Delhi commuters stuck


January 23rd, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Trying to get into on one of the overcrowded, impatiently honking buses at one moment and waiting endlessly for transport and then finally giving in to the ... Read more...

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Security strict but not stifling at Olympics inaugural


August 8th, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
By V.Krishnaswamy Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) The security was omnipresent at the Beijing Olympics opening ceremony. Yet it was not stifling, to say the least. The organisers never left anything to chance, to ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh opens 465 bus routes for private players


July 29th, 2008 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 29 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Transport Department will soon invite requests for quotation (RFQ) from private companies for operating buses on 465 routes of the state, a top official said ... Read more...

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Karat hails breach of ‘caste wall’ in Tamil Nadu


May 7th, 2008 - 11:02 pm ICT by admin
Madurai (Tamil Nadu), May 7 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat Wednesday congratulated the Tamil Nadu government for demolishing part of a village wall that segregated residences of ... Read more...

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Tension in Tamil Nadu village over wall demolition (Lead)


May 7th, 2008 - 1:21 am ICT by admin
Madurai, May 6 (IANS) Tension erupted in a Tamil Nadu village Tuesday after the administration demolished part of a 20-year-old wall that segregated residences of Dalits and upper caste Hindus. A senior ... Read more...

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