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Delhi sets up task force for regularization of colonies


September 11th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday said it has set up a task force to deal with matters relating to regularization of 895 unauthorized colonies."The government is ... Read more...

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Dead rats from Jaipur’s flooded areas set off alarm


August 31st, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 30 (IANS) A large number of dead rats being recovered from water-inundated areas in the Rajasthan capital have alarmed the authorities, officials said Thursday.Some of the dead rodents ... Read more...

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Reshuffle to ease work of overburdened ministers: Dikshit


August 28th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) A day after reshuffling portfolios of her ministers, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday said the step was taken to ease the pressure of some ... Read more...

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Portfolio reshuffle in Delhi cabinet


August 28th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday reshuffled the portfolios of her ministers, sources in the government said.Health Minister A.K. Walia, who held several portfolios, has ... Read more...

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Six cops injured in mob attack in Rajasthan


August 8th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 8 (IANS) Two vehicles were set on fire and at least six policemen were injured in a mob attack in Rajasthan's Alwar town during an anti-encroachment drive Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Fake placement agency busted, three arrested


July 29th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, were arrested for running a fake placement agency for household helps and cheating several people, including Rajya Sabha Secretary V.K. ... Read more...

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Rajasthan school teacher beats kids, held


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 22 (IANS) A Rajasthan government school teacher was arrested Sunday for severely beating up a group of five children from nearby colonies for playing in the premises and ... Read more...

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Heavy rains kill nine in Hyderabad


July 21st, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 21 (IANS) Nine people, including two women and three children were killed in incidents of wall collapse in Hyderabad as heavy rains lashed the city since Friday night, ... Read more...

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Plot ownership rights for seven lakh Delhi families


July 17th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) With eyes to the 2013 assembly elections, the Congress-led Delhi government Monday decided to grant land ownership rights to over seven lakh families living in ... Read more...

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IIT to help prepare Delhi’s drainage master plan


June 25th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The prestigious Indian Institute of Technology - Delhi (IIT) will work with the Delhi government to prepare the Master Plan of Drainage for the capital."We ... Read more...

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Haryana increases licence fee on property


June 1st, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 1 (IANS) The licence fee for properties in Haryana has been increased, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said here Friday.Talking to the media after a cabinet meeting, Hooda ... Read more...

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Prince Andrew to visit destitute home in Kolkata


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) Prince Andrew, son of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, is Thursday scheduled to visit a home for rescued, trafficked and orphaned girls and children of AIDS victims ... Read more...

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Now, Goa’s site for National Games illegally mined


May 1st, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 1 (IANS) In a shocking incident, an illegal laterite stone mine was found on the site of an upcoming national and an international games events in Goa, prompting ... Read more...

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Reaching out through community policing in Kashmir


March 5th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 5 (IANS) A new concept of developing community policing to bridge the gap between the civilians and the police will be initiated by the Jammu and Kashmir police.The ... Read more...

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Agra residents turn up early to vote


February 28th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 28 (IANS) More than 10 percent polling was reported in Agra in the first few hours Tuesday as the city voted in the sixth phase of the Uttar ... Read more...

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Ants can smell out rivals


February 23rd, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 23 (IANS) Weaver ants share a collective memory of odour of ants in rival nests, similar to how sports fans know one another instantly by their unique colours, ... 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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Scientists say that “Toads ‘could be used to predict earthquakes’”


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of scientists have concluded that toads could be good warning system for earthquakes. The scientists say certain species of the animal have the capacity to ... Read more...

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Irrelevant Delhi master plan will be revised: Kamal Nath


November 10th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath Thursday said that the proliferation of illegal colonies in the capital is a result of the "irrelevant" Delhi Master ... Read more...

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Queen ants resort to mob tactics to reach top


October 3rd, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Getting to the top involves mean street level fighting, especially among queen ants, who resort to mob tactics to ensure their dominance, new research has found.Researchers ... Read more...

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Birds can smell kin, avoid inbreeding


September 23rd, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) Birds may have a more highly developed sense of smell than researchers suspected.For instance, penguins may be able to smell whether another penguin is a kin, ... Read more...

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Skill development programme for poor in Delhi


September 21st, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday launched a skill development and employment programme for over 3,000 people living below the poverty line.A total of 3,282 ... Read more...

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Anna supporters take out marches in Ghaziabad


August 17th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Braving incessant rains, hundreds of people of the Ghaziabad area took out marches Tuesday in support of the anti-corruption crusade of social activist Anna Hazare.The ... Read more...

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Indian diaspora’s beginnings to be recorded for posterity


July 3rd, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Indentured migration that took thousands of poor Indians across the seas to the new British plantation colonies to meet the shortage of labour after the ... Read more...

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Guard murdered for not opening gate promptly


July 2nd, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, July 1 (IANS) A security guard, who failed to immediately open the entrance gate of a residential area here, was brutally murdered by an local resident and his friend ... Read more...

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Residents to spruce up Ghaziabad


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 23 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Ghaziabad and the Federation of Ghaziabad Residents Welfare Associations (RWAs) Thursday said they will jointly conduct a beautification drive in the city.In ... Read more...

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Hema Malini to take up the cause of leopards


June 20th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Hema Malini was not at home when a leopard strayed into her bungalow at Dindoshi, Goregaon from the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) last month. Now ... Read more...

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Rivers above danger-mark, parts of Jharkhand flooded


June 20th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 20 (IANS) Many rivers are flowing above the danger-mark, low-lying areas have been flooded and some bridges have collapsed in Jharkhand following incessant rains since last week, an ... Read more...

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Photograph kids regularly for safety, police urges parents


May 31st, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) With around 700 cases of missing children in the capital this year so far, Delhi Police Tuesday urged parents to photograph their children regularly so ... Read more...

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Work on Delhi Metro third phase to commence soon


May 8th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The work on Delhi Metro's third phase will commence in the next few weeks, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Sunday.She also said that a ... Read more...

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Rs.300 crore package for Ghaziabad slum cluster


April 19th, 2011 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 19 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday announced a package of Rs.300 crore for the development of Khoda slum cluster in Ghaziabad district that has a population ... Read more...

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Tanker train to help water scarce areas of Jharkhand


April 10th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Jamshedpur, Apr 10 (ANI): The railway authorities in Jharkhand allotted a tanker train to supply water to the water scarce regions of city.With the temperature rising, people of Jamshedpur are undergoing severe ... Read more...

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1,300 illegal colonies seek regularization in Haryana


March 20th, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 20 (IANS) With the Haryana government announcing that all illegal slum colonies across the state will be regularized, the government has received nearly 1,300 applications for regularization.Minister of ... Read more...

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Swipe your mobile 3 times a day with saline wipes to keep it bacteria-free


March 17th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 17 (ANI): Swiping your pager or cell phone just three times with a simple tissue moistened with saline would help you get rid of most of the bacteria, according to ... Read more...

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Mobile phone snatcher arrested


March 13th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) A man who snatched mobile phones in crowded markets during the day and stole stereos from cars at night has been arrested, police said Sunday.Sunil ... Read more...

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