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Saving Mughal-era ponds in Agra


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 9 (IANS) With Agra losing its Mughal-era ponds to builders and a court issuing an order to save them, a citizen's group, using Google Maps and land records, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Citizens’ group opposes sub-panel on Tipaimukh dam


August 30th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 30 (IANS) A citizens' group Thursday opposed the formation of an India-Bangladesh joint sub-group on Manipur's Tipaimukh power project.The mega-power project, one of the largest in northeastern India, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Citizens group condemns arrest of Gujarat DIG


October 4th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 3 (IANS) A group of prominent citizens Monday condemned the arrest of Gujarat Police Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Sanjiv Bhatt, terming it as "a brazen attempt by ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Scores of arrests deal blow to Sicilian mafia


December 14th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Palermo (Italy), Dec 14 (IANS/AKI) Sixty three people were arrested in Palermo Monday in a massive pre-dawn sweep against the Sicilian mafia clan associated with notorious jailed mafia boss Salvatore Lo Piccolo ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russian police detain 100 during freedom-of-assembly protests


August 1st, 2010 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 1 (DPA) Russian security forces violently dispersed opposition rallies in Moscow and St Petersburg Saturday, taking into custody former deputy prime minister Boris Nemtsov and dozens of other protestors, the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Vaghela, Mehta warn Modi against disrupting convention


March 26th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 26 (IANS) Former Gujarat chief ministers Shankarsinh Vaghela and Suresh Mehta Friday warned the Narendra Modi government to desist from any attempt to disrupt the convention of their non-political ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Vaghela, Mehta to highlight Modi government ‘misdeeds’


March 18th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 18 (IANS) Prabuddha Nagrik Shakti Manch, a non-political citizens' group set up by former union textile minister Shankersinh Vaghela and former chief minister Suresh Mehta, is organising a convention ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Better coordination urged to prevent another 26/11


March 26th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) A citizens' group Thursday urged better emergency preparedness, sophisticated weapons, better coordination among different security agencies and effective communication to prevent incidents like the Mumbai terror attacks last ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘We want to know what does our legislator do’


November 18th, 2008 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Pushpa, a slum-dweller whose complaint about an overflowing open drain in her neighbourhood fell on deaf ears, was among the many who narrated their travails at a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gorakhpur has its own take on I-Day - puts its views on canvas


August 15th, 2008 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 15 (IANS) As Prime Minister Manmohan Singh reeled off his government's achievements and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati talked of her own deeds in their Independence Day speeches ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Moitree Express resumes service after over four decades


April 14th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, Apr 14 (ANI): A passenger train service between India and Bangladesh -- 'Moitree Express'-- which was suspended for over four decades, resumed its operations today. External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee ... Read more...

Posted in National |

CGEP says the situation in Pak is not conducive for fair elections


December 26th, 2007 - 5:06 pm ICT by admin
Peshawar, Dec 26 (ANI): The Citizens Group on Electoral Process (CGEP), formed by the Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (PILDAT), has observed that the situation is not favourable for conducting ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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