civic services

Trifurcated MCD offers better civic services, says home ministry


August 21st, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has improved and provides better civic services after it has been trifurcated, parliament was told Tuesday."The civic amenities in ... Read more...

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Intellectuals protest Mamata regime’s ‘irrationality’


April 17th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) More than 50 intellectuals have expressed "dismay over the spiralling descent into irrationality" of the West Bengal government following Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's directives ... Read more...

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Dikshit justifies water tariff hike


September 17th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Justifying her government's decision to hike water tariff earlier this month, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday said prices were raised after a gap of ... Read more...

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Telangana remains paralysed for second day


September 14th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) The administration remained paralysed in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Wednesday as the indefinite strike by over 400,000 government employees continued for the second day.Delivery ... Read more...

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Plea questioning creation of NDMC dismissed


September 12th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday dismissed a petition challenging the constitutional validity of the composition of the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), the agency which ... Read more...

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Mumbai civic employees to lose jobs if they strike


June 7th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Employees of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) who participate in union strikes or agitations stand to lose their jobs and their official quarters, a top ... Read more...

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Delhi industry bodies attack mayor


May 15th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Delhi Mayor Rajini Abbi has come under attack from industry bodies for refusing to hand over to the Delhi government the city's industrial estates for ... Read more...

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Telangana protest threatens to paralyse administration


February 15th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 15 (IANS) The administration in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region may come to a standstill from Thursday as the struggle for a separate Telangana state enters a crucial phase ... Read more...

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Delhi government hits out at MCD over unauthorised colonies


November 29th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Congress-led Delhi government Monday hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party-run Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) for the delay in drafting of layout plans of ... Read more...

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Delhi government weakening MCD: Mayor


October 21st, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Delhi government's move to take over roads on Delhi's outskirts is aimed at making the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) powerless and weak, Mayor Prithvi ... Read more...

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Delhi is absolutely ready for Games: Chief Minister


September 20th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) With barely two weeks to go for the Commonwealth Games, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday reviewed the preparations and said the city was "now absolutely ready" ... Read more...

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Mobile phones, Internet essential in building democracies


September 5th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 5 (ANI): A study has found that digital media, such as mobile phones and the Internet, have become all but essential in building democracies.The research carried out by the ... Read more...

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Gurgaon residents to stop paying municipal taxes


August 28th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 28 (IANS) Protesting against collapse of civic services, Gurgaon residents launched a satyagraha (peaceful civil disobedience movement) Saturday and threatened to stop payment of municipal taxes and maintenance charges. "It ... Read more...

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Urban renewal mission to cover 28 more cities


June 16th, 2010 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) The central government plans to fund 28 more cities under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) during the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17) to improve civic ... Read more...

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CIC wants details of Delhi’s illegal constructions online


April 21st, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) to put up on its website a complete list of all existing and on-going ... Read more...

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Tata Motors to offer complete vehicles for civic bodies


February 8th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) After the Nano small car, Tata Motors has launched a complete range of ready-to-use municipal application vehicles catering to various civic services, the company announced here Monday. The fully-built ... Read more...

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Civic agency ropes in residents to maintain parks


January 12th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Tuesday launched a scheme to encourage residents to maintain public parks in their areas. As part of this public-private partnership, cheques totalling ... Read more...

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Uninterrupted power, water during Ramadan: Delhi minister


August 28th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Delhi Finance Minister A.K. Walia Friday asked the power distribution companies (discoms) and the civic agencies to ensure uninterrupted water and power supply during the fasting month ... Read more...

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With maximum RTI queries, MCD services stand in question


June 21st, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Shweta Srinivasan New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) receives the maximum number of Right to Information (RTI) queries among all Delhi government departments - a fact that ... Read more...

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Urban services are lax in major Indian cities: survey


March 31st, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The condition of urban infrastructure in India is abysmal and services to the urban poor are pathetic, according to a survey released Tuesday. The Society for Participatory Research ... Read more...

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Citizen facility centres to come up in Delhi’s 272 wards


January 13th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Tuesday announced it would set up citizen facility centres in each of the capital's 272 wards to receive complaints about civic ... Read more...

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Delhi to upgrade infrastructure in 13 industrial areas


December 23rd, 2008 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Civic infrastructure, including roads, storm water drains, street lighting, effluent treatment and parking facilities, in 13 industrial areas of the capital will be upgraded at a cost ... Read more...

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A digital classroom for students in Jamshedpur schools


May 25th, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by admin
By Girija Shankar Ojha Jamshedpur, May 25 (ANI): For many students and schoolteachers in Jharkhand's steel city Jamshedpur, learning and teaching in classrooms has evolved. An electronic digital display panel has replaced ... Read more...

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Gujarat body bags Stockholm Challenge Award


May 24th, 2008 - 9:09 pm ICT by admin
Gandhinagar, May 24 (IANS) The Jan Seva Kendra of the Gandhinagar collectorate has won the Stockholm Challenge Award for 2008 in the public administration category for enhancing accountability of public officials. The ... Read more...

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Kolkata flights unaffected by stir, civic services worsen


March 12th, 2008 - 9:34 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) More than 50 flights departed from the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International (NSCBI) Airport here till Wednesday evening but a strike called by the employees' union took a ... Read more...

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