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Norms for film shooting in Delhi to become easier


September 12th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Noting that a large number of filmmakers are choosing the capital to shoot their movies, the Delhi government Wednesday gave the green signal for simplifying ... Read more...

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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...

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“Mamatadidi MBBS” tackles dengue (West Bengal newsletter)


September 8th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) As dengue cases get more widely reported across West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has earned a fresh nickname - "Mamatadidi MBBS". She has taken ... Read more...

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Court notice on pre-primary classes in state-run schools


September 6th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has issued notice to the central government on a plea seeking directions to the state government and civic agencies to start ... 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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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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Rains lash Delhi, commuters face difficulties again (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) For a second consecutive day, commuters in Delhi had a harrowing time as heavy rains flooded roads Tuesday, causing traffic snarls, while water also entered ... Read more...

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Set up committee to prevent waterlogging, says high court


August 28th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday asked the state government to constitute a committee of senior officers from various authorities to evolve a mechanism to desilt ... Read more...

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Torrential downpour swamps Delhi, chaos on roads (Third Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A torrential downpour Monday evening turned several roads in the capital into virtual rivulets, causing massive traffic jams that affected tens of thousands."The whole of ... Read more...

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Torrential downpour swamps Delhi, chaos on roads (Second Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A torrential downpour Monday evening turned several roads in the capital into virtual rivulets, causing massive traffic jams that affected tens of thousands."The whole of ... 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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Court slams Delhi civic agencies for waterlogging (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday slammed the civic agencies of Delhi for not taking steps to desilt drains and prevent waterlogging during rains, and asked ... Read more...

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Court seeks report on water-logging in Delhi


August 7th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday asked civic agencies to file a report within a week about steps taken to de-silt drains and prevent water-logging during ... Read more...

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Court asks Delhi authorities to file ATR on water logging


August 1st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the city government and the civic agencies to file the action taken report on steps taken by them to ... Read more...

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Civic agencies get court notice on illegal hookah bars


August 1st, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to civic agencies on a plea seeking action against restaurants which are running hookah bars illegally.NGO World Lung ... Read more...

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Don’t turn mosque row into Babri Masjid-2 (Comment)


July 27th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
I am worried that unless the Akbarabadi Masjid row near Delhi's Jama Masjid is nipped in the bud, it might become Babri Masjid-2.Some smalltime politicians are trying to politicize the entire ... Read more...

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Court seeks report from civic agencies on water-logging


July 11th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the capital's civic agencies to file a status report about steps taken to desilt drains and prevent water-logging during ... Read more...

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Are Delhi agencies geared to tackle monsoon?


July 6th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) When the eagerly awaited monsoon showers, bringing respite from the sweltering summer heat, finally arrive in Delhi, the city will once again and as usual ... 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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Lack of safety gear killing Delhi’s sewer workers (Capital Focus)


June 24th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) He knows it may prove fatal, yet 55-year-old Uday Ram does not hesitate to enter the narrow manhole filled with fermented faeces, urine and other ... Read more...

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12,000 Delhi premises conducive for mosquito breeding: Walia


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) A total of 12,000 premises in the capital were found to be conducive for mosquitoes' breeding from February to June this year, said Delhi Health ... Read more...

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Dikshit alerts civic agencies before monsoon


June 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Weeks ahead of the arrival of the monsoon in the capital, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday asked Delhi's civic agencies, particularly the MCD, to put ... Read more...

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Trinamool shines in civic polls, loses near Nandigram (Roundup)


June 6th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress stole a march over its opponents, winning four civic bodies, while the Left Front and the Congress clinched one each ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear plea on Uttar Pradesh poll quota


June 5th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court will take up for hearing Thursday a petition challenging the Uttar Pradesh government's notification on reservations in 38 local agencies where elections ... Read more...

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50 percent voting in Bihar civic polls, 800 held


May 17th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 17 (IANS) Barring minor incidents of violence, the civic polls in Bihar Thursday were by and large peaceful with over 50 percent voting recorded, officials said. Over 800 ... Read more...

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Parking rates in Delhi to rise


May 9th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The newly-trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) announced Wednesday that it was likely to increase the parking charges.In the first interaction with the media, commissioners ... Read more...

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300 engineers to be trained to spot unsafe buildings


April 24th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) About 300 engineers of various civic agencies in the national capital will be trained by the National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) on spotting unsafe ... Read more...

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Delhi government will release Rs.1,831 crore for MCD


April 21st, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Delhi government will release Rs.1,831 crore for the upkeep of the newly-trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), an official said Saturday."To balance the ... Read more...

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All set for working of trifurcated MCD: Government


April 21st, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Delhi government Saturday said all arrangements had been made to ensure smooth functioning of the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD). "All ... Read more...

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Delhi votes for three new civic bodies Sunday


April 14th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Come Sunday, residents of the capital will cast their votes in elections to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) with a hope that ... Read more...

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Give licences to food vans, court tells MCD


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) to give licences, within two weeks, to food catering vans in Delhi after ... Read more...

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High Court’s nodal agency for food catering vans


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday appointed a nodal agency to draft a licensing policy for food catering vans in Delhi after civic agencies evicted them ... Read more...

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Replace tent classrooms with portable cabins: Court (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Taking a serious note of schools being run from tents, the Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the government to immediately replace the temporary structures with ... Read more...

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Situation still tense at south Delhi’s Jor Bagh area


January 17th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Traffic was thrown out of gear while the situation remained tense in south Delhi's Jor Bagh for the second consecutive day Monday as Shia Muslims ... Read more...

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Sulabh to launch toilets with health centres in Delhi


January 16th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) In a new model of providing affordable healthcare and sanitation facilities, Sulabh International will introduce toilet complexes with attached healthcare centres in the capital, the ... Read more...

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