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New Mayor for east Delhi civic agency


May 1st, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's Annapurna Mishra Tuesday took charge of the newly-created east Delhi municipal corporation as its first Mayor after she was elected unopposed ... Read more...

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Elections for three new Delhi mayors from April 30


April 24th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Elections for three mayors for the newly-trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) will be held from April 30, a statement from the civic agency said ... 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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For MCD officials, trifurcation costly, tiresome


April 20th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Officials of the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) are battling chaos and confusion as they go about dividing the civic body's infrastructure into ... Read more...

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MCD gets swanky, hi-tech meeting hall


October 18th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Delhi's corporators will now hold discussions in a swanky newly-constructed state-of-the-art meeting hall that was inaugurated by Lt. Governor Tejender Khanna Monday.The meeting hall is ... Read more...

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Delhi’s new civic centre has poor connectivity


December 30th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The 28-storey brand new headquarters of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) is virtually cut off from the rest of the world as it has poor mobile ... Read more...

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MCD shifting to new centre without full fire safety clearance?


November 30th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The city's civic authority is in the process of shifting to its spanking new highrise which was inaugurated seven months ago. But some parts ... Read more...

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Delhi corporation yet to shift to new block


November 12th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi is yet to start functioning from its new offices in the swanky 28-storey high-rise in the heart of the capital, seven ... Read more...

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Satanists & Atheists Provoke Christians In Oklahoma City


September 11th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 11, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Atheists residing in Oklahoma City have put up a billboard in the city seeking out their fellow brethrens. The Satanists, in the ... Read more...

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MCD’s contractors call off strike


August 5th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The 16-day strike by the contractors working for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) was called off Thursday, following an assurance made by the civic officials regarding ... Read more...

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MCD’s three-month old Civic Centre flooded


July 20th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), blamed by citizens for much of the capital's woes, is unable even to protect its own house from the elements. ... Read more...

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Tenure ‘too short’, says outgoing Delhi mayor


April 29th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The term of a mayor should be more than a year and the tenure should be uniform across the country, outgoing Delhi Mayor Kanwar Sain said Thursday. As ... Read more...

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MCD’s new building, tallest in Delhi (Sidebar)


April 22nd, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Municipal Corporation of Delhi's (MCD) swanky new headquarters, inaugurated by Home Minister P. Chidambaram here Thursday, is the tallest building in the city and gives a ... Read more...

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New civic centre lacks fire department clearance


April 22nd, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi's (MCD) new civic centre with state-of-the-art facilities was inaugurated Thursday without the 28-storey building having the fire department's clearance. MCD officials said ... Read more...

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‘New civic centre should make Delhi world class city’ (Lead)


April 22nd, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Delhi's tallest building, the new 28-storey state-of-the-art civic centre that will house the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) should pave way for the national capital to ... Read more...

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Delhi belongs to all of us: Chidambaram


April 22nd, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Shreeraj GudiNew Delhi, Apr 22 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday said that Delhi belongs to all Indians and the country takes pride in having a great national ... Read more...

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New civic centre should make Delhi world class city: Chidambaram


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The new 28-storey state-of-the-art civic centre that will house the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) should pave way for the national capital to become a world ... Read more...

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650 firemen to be deployed for Commonwealth Games


April 14th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Delhi Fire Services would be deploying 650 firemen for the safe conduct of the Commonwealth Games in October and purchasing GPS-enabled automatic vehicle tracking system to cut ... Read more...

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MCD to relocate offices by April end


April 5th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi will shift its headquarters from the Town Hall to the Civic Centre right in the heart of the national capital by the ... Read more...

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Delhi gets India’s first remote controlled street lights


March 9th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) In a major move towards energy conservation, the capital's main civic agency Tuesday launched the country's first remote-controlled street lights that can be switched on and off ... Read more...

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Los Angeles rocked by earthquake of low intensity


November 13th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Los Angeles was rocked by a low intensity earthquake in the wee hours of the morning. The quake struck about 78 km from the ... Read more...

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Four Indian sites in 2010 Watch Map Monuments Fund


October 8th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 8 (ANI): Four Indian monuments are among the sites listed in the 2010 Watch Map Monuments Fund.The first, Chiktan Castle, located within Kargil, a remote, mountainous region of northern India, ... Read more...

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It’s raining tadpoles in coastal region of Japan!


June 10th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 10 (ANI): In a bizarre incident, a coastal region of Japan reportedly had tadpoles raining on them from the sky.The incident, in central Japan's Ishikawa Prefecture, has left residents, officials ... Read more...

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Indian visa facility in Karachi soon


May 19th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 19 (ANI): An Indian Visa Office might be opened in Karachi to prevent citizens from the hassle of going to Islamabad and bear heavy expenditures for getting Indian Visa.A senior ... Read more...

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Titanic museum to open in Southampton


March 31st, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): A new museum charting the story of the Titanic could be built in Britain ahead of the 100th anniversary of the ill-fated liner's sinking.The 28 million pound museum ... Read more...

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Delhi’s colonial Town Hall to become a museum


January 27th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Tourists will soon be able to savour the old world charm when the 142-year-old Victorian style Town Hall that at present houses the municipal corporation's head office ... Read more...

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