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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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GDA to seal banks working from residential premises


June 12th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 12 (IANS) The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) has issued notice for sealing 59 bank branches which have been found operating from residential premises in the city.The banks have ... Read more...

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Rs.10-crore haul in Lokayukta raids on officials


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 22 (IANS) Even as a political storm is brewing over illegasl mining in Karnataka, the Lokayukta (ombudsman) Friday raided premises of eight officials across the state and seized ... Read more...

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New law to balance farmers’ interests, development: Moily


July 9th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 9 (IANS) The central government aims to secure a balance between farmers' interests and development through a new legislation, Union Law Minister Veerappa Moily said Saturday.The bill ... Read more...

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Deve Gowda family has amassed Rs.1,500 crore assets: BJP (Lead)


June 28th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 28 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday alleged that former prime minister H.D. Deve Gowda's family has amassed known assets of Rs.1,500 crore through corrupt ... Read more...

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Court pulls up Gujarat government on land sale


February 4th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 4 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Friday came down heavily on the state government and a civic body for allowing construction on a water body in Dhandhuka city of Ahmedabad ... Read more...

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Official booked for Rs.40 million in illegal assets


December 30th, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 29 (IANS) In a coordinated operation, Chhattisgarh Police Wednesday raided eight premises of a health official in four districts and unearthed assets of over Rs.40 million, a source said. A ... Read more...

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Temporary respite to Ahmedabad firms in anti-encroachment drive


November 23rd, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 23 (IANS) The Gujarat high Court Tuesday provided temporary respite to the business establishments of the posh CG road area in the city even as it upbraided the Ahmedabad Municipal ... Read more...

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Court refuses to interfere in Ahmedabad demolition drive


November 18th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Nov 18 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Thursday refused to interfere in a sealing and demolition drive by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation against illegal constructions but offered relief for some buildings ... 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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Bangalore building on fire, has no clearances (Second Lead)


April 12th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 12 (IANS) A fire broke out Monday afternoon on the terrace of the five-storey Gold Towers, housing offices and a popular night club, in the heart of Bangalore. No casualties ... Read more...

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Property tax rates in Delhi to go up


February 8th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Property tax rates in Delhi - both for residential and non-residential properties - are set to go up. For residential properties, they will go up one percent ... Read more...

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MCD proposes hike in property tax


January 18th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Monday finalised the budget estimates for 2010-11, proposing a hike in tax on both residential and non-residential properties. The Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Delhi mayor starts clean city drive during festivals


September 24th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Delhi Mayor Kanwar Sain Thursday launched a four-week drive asking Delhiites to ensure that the national capital stayed "clean and green" during the Durga Puja and Dussehra ... Read more...

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Street vendors to get space in Lucknow shopping centres


August 19th, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 19 (IANS) Vegetable and fruit sellers, barbers and cobblers, who set up make-shift stalls on roadsides, will soon get their own space in shopping centres in this Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Security agencies on alert in Bengal: Buddhadeb


July 9th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) The West Bengal government has alerted the police and intelligence department in the state's border districts which are being targeted by terrorists, Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacherjee said here ... Read more...

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Kerala to get eight new trains, two world class stations


July 3rd, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 3 (IANS) Kerala got a fair share of the budgetary proposals of Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee tabled in parliament Friday. The small southern state which had long complained of ... Read more...

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Banerjee silent on private players running tourist trains


July 3rd, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee's budget proposals presented in the Lok Sabha Friday did not include private sector participation in running of passenger trains on tourist routes, as ... Read more...

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Gujarat to get Rs.3,500-crore ‘Education City’


March 30th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 30 (IANS) New Delhi-based infrastructure developer Anant Raj Industries will set up an "Education City" at Mehsana, about 90 km from here, on an investment of Rs.3,500 crore, the company ... Read more...

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Leading firms eye railways’ $4 bn logistics parks


March 12th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Anuradha Shukla New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Indian Railways' ambitious $4 billion (Rs.20,000 crore) programme inviting the private sector to build and develop multi-modal logistics parks along the proposed eastern and western ... Read more...

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India approves three massive integrated petro-chemical hubs


February 23rd, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) India's cabinet Monday approved three major projects under its policy for petroleum, chemicals and petrochemical investment regions (PCPIR) - one each in West Bengal, Gujarat and Andhra ... Read more...

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Centre had warned Karnataka in advance about terrorist attacks


July 25th, 2008 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kanpur, July 25 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Sriprakash Jaiswal today said that the Centre had forewarned the Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh governments about Bangalore and Hyderabad being ... Read more...

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Home Minister condemns Bangalore blasts (Update-Home Minister)


July 25th, 2008 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , July 25 (ANI): Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil condemned todays seven serial Bangalore blasts, which killed three people and injured 20.He said: I strongly condemn todays blasts ... Read more...

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Three killed, 20 wounded in seven Bangalore blasts


July 25th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore , July 25 (ANI): At least three people were killed and 20 injured in seven serial blasts that hit Bangalore city this afternoon.The blasts took place between 2.30 p.m. ... Read more...

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Work begins on Rs.35 bn Andhra industrial park


May 8th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by admin
Hyderabad, May 8 (IANS) The work on a Rs.35 billion industrial park, including a luxury bus building unit of the Britain-based Caparo group of Lord Swraj Paul, began Thursday in Andhra Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Maharashtra auto-rickshaws on three-day strike


April 22nd, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Commuters had a harrowing time as auto-rikshaws across Maharashtra went off the roads Tuesday, commencing a three-day strike against a government proposal to install electronic meters. "We have ... Read more...

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Congress strike hits life in Chhattisgarh


March 8th, 2008 - 5:53 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)Raipur, March 8 (IANS) A daylong strike in Chhattisgarh Saturday called by the opposition Congress party to protest allegedly derogatory remarks against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and party president Sonia Gandhi hit ... Read more...

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