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Court notice to Delhi government, MCD over poor conditions in schools


September 19th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the city government and the MCD while taking cognizance of the postcards written by students narrating the ... Read more...

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Court fees hike: Delhi questions counsel’s appearance


September 11th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) How can a central government's senior law officer appear for a lawyers's body to oppose a legislation, the city government Monday asked in the Delhi ... Read more...

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Delhi sets up panel to check waterlogging


September 5th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The city government Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that it has constitute a 15-member co-ordination committee to find solutions to the problem of waterlogging ... Read more...

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School’s power supply cut: Court slams government


August 30th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has pulled up the city government for its failure to pay the Rs.22 lakh electricity bill of one of its schools, ... Read more...

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Seeking curbs on magical cure ads, Delhi tells court


August 30th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The city government Monday informed the Delhi High Court that a letter has been written to the information and broadcasting (I&B;) ministry and others to ... Read more...

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Illegal hookah bars to be raided, police tell Court


August 29th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) City restaurants running hookah bars illegally will be raided, police told the Delhi High Court Wednesday.A division bench of Acting Chief Justice A.K. Sikri and ... Read more...

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No rollback of court fee hike, Delhi tells court


August 28th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The state government Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that it would not roll back the 10-fold hike in court fees.Refusing to roll back the ... Read more...

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Court notice on Delhi’s illegal colonies


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central and Delhi governments, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and the civic agencies on a plea ... Read more...

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Philips to build LED manufacturing centre in China


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) Philips (China) Investment Co. Ltd. has started construction on an LED manufacturing centre in Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichuan province, authorities said.The new facility will ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit launches ‘Kerosene Free Delhi’ scheme


August 21st, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday launched its 'Kerosene Free Delhi' programme under which over 3.5 lakh below poverty line (BPL) and poor households will be provided ... Read more...

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China establishes new city


July 24th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) China Tuesday established a new city on an island that is in the disputed South China Sea.The city of Sansha on Yongxing island is in the ... Read more...

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Tibet tourism park to honour ancient princess


July 9th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) A tourism park to be built in Tibetan capital Lhasa will feature attractions themed around an ancient Chinese princess who married a Tibetan king when she ... Read more...

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Civic agency leader moves Delhi court on cleaning drains


June 25th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) With monsoon round the corner, Mahender Nagpal, Leader of House in the North Delhi Municipal Corporation, has appealed to the Delhi High Court to instruct ... Read more...

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Delhi government to allot plots to physically challenged


June 19th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday announced that industrial plots would be allotted to physically challenged people.Labour and Industry Minister Ramakant Goswami said the physically challenged would ... Read more...

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World War II torpedo found in Ukraine


June 14th, 2012 - 6:19 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A World War II-era torpedo - containing 600 kg of explosive - was found off Ukraine's Crimean port of Sevastopol, officials said.The weapon was found ... Read more...

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Dikshit lauds steps to regularise illegal colonies


June 9th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday thanked union Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath for amending the regulations and facilitating regularisation of unauthorised colonies in ... Read more...

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Helmets to be made mandatory for women in Delhi


April 25th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday disposed of a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking to make helmet wearing compulsory for pillion riders irrespective of their gender ... Read more...

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Illegal explosives caused China building collapse


April 16th, 2012 - 2:58 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 16 (IANS) As nine people were killed in eastern China Sunday after a building collapsed following an explosion, the authorities said it had been caused by explosives illegally ... Read more...

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Blast in garage kills nine in China


April 16th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Fuzhou, April 15 (IANS) An explosion that toppled a residential building and killed nine in east China's Fujian Province Sunday morning was caused by explosives illegally stored in a garage, ... Read more...

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Six dead in China landslide


April 14th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) At least six construction workers were killed Saturday when a part of a mountain came apart, causing a landslide and crushing a few work sheds where ... Read more...

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Chinese city to sell off 1,400 cars


April 14th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) The local government of a city in eastern China will auction 1,400 cars used by government officials as part of a reform measure. The plan was ... Read more...

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‘Conditions of MCD schools worst under BJP rule’


April 6th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The Congress' Delhi unit Thursday, expressing displeasure at the condition of MCD schools in the capital, blamed the BJP for not providing better infrastructure for ... Read more...

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Blast kills three varsity students in Colombia


March 26th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 26 (IANS/EFE) Three Colombian university students, including a woman, died Sunday when the explosives they were handling went off at a house in Bogota, officials said.A fourth student ... Read more...

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Russian opposition to stage ‘March of the Millions’


March 18th, 2012 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian opposition has decided to stage -- March of the millions -- protest May 6 before the inauguration of president-elect Vladimir Putin.Members of the opposition, ... Read more...

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Draft law ready to regulate Delhi placement agencies


March 7th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The government Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that it has prepared a draft legislation to regulate placement agencies in the city.The court was hearing ... Read more...

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Cash-strapped Spanish town authorises cannabis plantation


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rasquera (Spain), March 2 (IANS/EFE) Leaders of this northeastern town have given the green light to the establishment of a cannabis plantation to boost municipal revenues and create jobs as ... Read more...

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High court gives nod for Delhi gurdwara polls


March 1st, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday gave the go-ahead to the Delhi government to conduct the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) elections, directing it to ... Read more...

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Mexicans send 74 tonnes of campaign material to the dump


February 29th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 29 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican capital's city government said it has hauled away more than 74 tonnes of electoral campaign material after a civic group mobilized hundreds of ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court reserves order on gurdwara


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its order on a plea filed by the Delhi government against a single judge's order restraining it from issuing ... Read more...

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Delhi appeals single judge order on gurdwara election


February 17th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Delhi government Friday moved the Delhi High Court against a single judge's order restraining it from issuing a notification for next month's Delhi Sikh ... Read more...

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Court demands explanations about orpahange excesses


February 15th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued a notice to the central and Delhi governments following media reports of sexual assault and harassment of children at ... Read more...

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Will make Delhi slum-free, says Dikshit


February 10th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday said the city government will try to make the capital slum free at the earliest."The Delhi State Industrial and ... Read more...

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Land row: Shekhar Kapur favours Subhash Ghai


February 10th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has come out in support of director Subhash Ghai, who has been asked to return a plot allotted to his Whistling Woods International ... Read more...

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Top Chinese policeman’s ‘leave’ raises many eyebrows


February 8th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) A top Chinese policeman, who shot to national fame for leading a popular crackdown on organised crime, has gone on leave under mysterious circumstances amid rumours ... Read more...

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Two students hurt in China knife attack


February 8th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) A knife-wielding man broke into a school in China, stabbed two students and fled, authorities said Wednesday.The man entered the No.1 Middle School of Nanchang in ... Read more...

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