civic sense

A showpiece city struggles to remain clean (Karnataka Newsletter)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 15 (IANS) One of India's showpiece cities for its salubrious climate and beautiful gardens, Karnataka's capital also came to be known in the last decade and ... Read more...

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Educating civic sense: Bangalore university to start course


January 4th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 4 (IANS) Alarmed by the increasing lack of civic sense in this garden city-turned-IT hub, Bangalore University plans to educate thousands of undergraduate students to be responsible citizens ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

One year on, Kerala’s Student Police Cadet already a success


August 1st, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 (IANS) Initiated a year back in government schools to instil responsibility and social commitment in young minds, the Student Police Cadet (SPC) programme is fast catching the ... Read more...

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Cleanliness drive initiated by singer Mansingh ahead of CWG


September 7th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 7 (ANI): Renowned classical singer Sonal Mansingh and students of several schools and colleges participated in a cleanliness drive here on Tuesday to keep the city clean and to ... Read more...

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Delhi prepared for CWG but needs discipline: Dikshit


September 5th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) With less than a month left for the Commonwealth Games, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Sunday said the capital is well-prepared to host the Games but needs ... Read more...

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No forced closure of shops during Games: Dikshit


August 31st, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday assured businessmen against forced closure of their establishments and the resultant financial loss during the Commonwealth Games and sought public cooperation ... Read more...

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For adventure, lifestyle, gay love, head for the bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


August 26th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) From lifestyle to business, summit catastrophes to gay love, the book case this weekend is a study in contrasts. 1. Book: "Broom Groom"; Written by ... Read more...

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Delhi needs leaders at the ground level: Kiran Bedi


August 26th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India's first woman Indian Police Service officer and social crusader Kiran Bedi, who is often described as a national role model, says the capital has fallen back ... Read more...

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CWG projects to be completed on time: Dikshit (Lead)


August 15th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Sunday said all Commonwealth Games projects will be completed in time and the country's image will get a boost after successfully hosting ... Read more...

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Cleanliness next to Godliness: Aamir Khan


April 28th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): India is not exactly renowned for being a clean nation. In fact, we to some extent also lack civic sense. Garbage strewn on roads, gutters overflowing ... Read more...

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Lets not pee, spit on roads for games’ sake, says MCD


January 1st, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) In yet another effort to instil civic sense among Delhi residents, civic authorities Friday announced launch of a new campaign asking people not to spit, pee on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Make Delhi a model city, urges new campaign


December 16th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Colourful and chirpy - a new campaign that urges Delhiites to have a sense of ownership for the city by keeping it clean and observing traffic rules, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Dirty Kumars’ to give sanitation lessons in Delhi


December 1st, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Mr. Thu-Thu Kumar (who spits), Mr. Su-Su Kumar (who pees in public) and Mr. Kuda Kumar (the litterbug) will soon be seen on bus kiosks, hoardings and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Kerala school asked to shut down due to swine flu


October 23rd, 2009 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (IANS) A private school in this Kerala capital was Friday asked to close down by the district administration after 16 students tested positive for swine flu. Thiruvananthapuram District Collector Sanjay ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

GPS enabled services to help Chandigarh become a hi-tech city


October 6th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil SharmaChandigarh, Oct 5(ANI): Chandigarh is undergoing a transformation with the up gradation of services and with the introduction of GPS navigation system in its police and local transport services, it ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Coming up: lessons in civic sense for Delhiites


September 26th, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Delhiites will be given lessons in civic sense and etiquettes ahead of the Commonwealth Games here next year. The Delhi government is preparing to act on ... Read more...

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Delhi to be slum free in next four years: Dikshit


August 15th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Delhi government is all set to allot around 10,000 low-cost houses to the poor and to make the national capital a slum-free city within the next ... Read more...

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Ashmit Patel is not proud to be an Indian


August 15th, 2009 - 9:40 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Ashmit Patel is awaiting his destiny to flip with his forthcoming films, but expresses the discontentment over the destiny of the country in the current scenario. "I don't take pride in being ... Read more...

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Bhopal civic authorities take police help for water distribution


May 20th, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, May 20 (ANI): To ensure a hassle-free water distribution in Bhopal, the civic authorities here are taking help of police personnel nowadays.Earlier, the residents used to quarrel while fetching water, ... Read more...

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HarperCollins launches business imprint


April 8th, 2009 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Publishing house HarperCollins Wednesday launched its business imprint "Collins Business" with its original title, "Making Breakthrough Innovation Happen - 11 Indians Who Pulled Off the Impossible" by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Volunteers check and counsel unruly Metro commuters


March 4th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Around 250 volunteers of a citizen's forum Wednesday travelled in the Delhi Metro counselling commuters to abide by rules and to maintain discipline during the journey. "In a ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh lauds role of Indian diaspora in Oman’s development


November 9th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, Nov 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday lauded the contribution of the large expatriate Indian community in Oman for its contribution to the development of this Gulf nation."You represent close ... Read more...

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I never wanted violence, says Rajnikant on Hogenekkal


April 7th, 2008 - 8:03 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, April 7 (IANS) Tamil film icon Rajnikant clarified Monday that he never meant to instigate violence through his anti-Karnataka remarks on the Hogenekkal drinking water project. In a television interview, the ... Read more...

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