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Kashmiri migrants on hunger strike for hike in dole


August 31st, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 31 (IANS) Kashmiri Pandit (Hindu) migrants in Jammu Friday began a hunger strike demanding a hike in the cash relief they have been getting from the government.Kashmiri Pandits ... Read more...

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Panel slams rural health scheme implementation


March 24th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The implementation of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) came under sharp attack from a parliamentary committee Thursday, with the health ministry being asked ... Read more...

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Prime Minister inaugurates township for Kashmiri migrants in Jammu


March 4th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4(ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Friday formally inaugurated the Jagti township in the outskirts of Jammu, which has been built for Kashmiri migrants.The inauguration of ... Read more...

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Poll panel to keep hawk eye on all cash transactions


February 14th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) Withdrawing more than Rs.1 lakh from any bank after the notification of assembly poll dates by the Election Commission will be looked at suspiciously and all kinds of ... Read more...

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Jammu-Srinagar highway shut to prevent BJP march (Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 25 (IANS) The strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway was Tuesday shut to traffic to scuttle attempts by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists to sneak into the Kashmir Valley to go ahead ... Read more...

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Al-Muhajiroun terror group recruiting near Stockholm bomber’s home town


December 19th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
Stockholm, Dec 19 (ANI): The outlawed Islamist group al-Muhajiroun is openly recruiting near the home of the suicide bomber Taimur Abdulwahab al-Abdaly who blew himself up on a Stockholm street early this ... Read more...

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Rescue, relief intensified after Bihar river breach


September 17th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 17 (IANS) A day after the Gandak river breached its embankments in Bihar's Gopalganj district, the government intensified rescue and relief operations as the fear of floods led thousands to ... Read more...

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No weddings in 60 MCD community halls due to Games


August 14th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) To the shock of hosts of 400 wedding parties, scheduled between Aug 15 and Oct 15 in Municipal Corporation of Delhi's (MCD) community halls, the civic agency ... Read more...

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300-pound bomb left in front of police station in Northern Ireland


June 18th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by BNO News
BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND (BNO NEWS) – A 300-pound bomb was left inside a van outside a border police station in Northern Ireland, the Guardian reported on Friday.Hundreds of people living near the ... Read more...

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‘Teething troubles’ at new night shelters


January 23rd, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) may have managed to abide by the Supreme Court's order to set up more shelters for Delhi's homeless by creating 37 ... Read more...

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Finally, 37 more night shelters for Delhi’s homeless (Lead)


January 21st, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) At long last, 37 additional night shelters to put up 5,000 people have been arranged in the capital. The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) was swift to ... Read more...

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Finally, 35 places identified as night shelters in Delhi


January 21st, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) At least 35 places have been identified as night shelters and brisk work was on in some of them Thursday, a day after the Supreme Court rapped ... Read more...

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After court rap, Delhi scrambles to identify night shelters (Lead)


January 20th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) After the Supreme Court rapped the Delhi government for failing to provide shelter to the city's homeless, city authorities Wednesday convened a high-level meeting and decided to ... Read more...

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Bird fights, bonfire, feasting on Bhogali Bihu in Assam


January 14th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Hajo (Assam) Jan 14 (IANS) For a trophy and cash reward of Rs.2,001, up to 400 birds and their owners are locked in a bitter fight -- an ... Read more...

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Shriram Properties to build 7,300 flats in four cities


December 2nd, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 2 (IANS) Shriram Properties, a leading developer in South India, will build about 7,300 apartments in Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata and Visakhpatnam over the next 24-30 months. "Over 50 percent of the ... Read more...

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Some respite from rain in flood-hit north Karnataka, toll 170


October 4th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 4 (IANS) Flood-hit north Karnataka had some respite from heavy rains and further havoc Sunday even as the death toll mounted to 170, officials said here. The state has, meanwhile, ... Read more...

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Brinda Karat released after brief ‘detention’


September 12th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) Brinda Karat, a Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member, was Saturday stopped by police before they escorted her to a Tamil Nadu village. Ignoring police advice, Karat ... Read more...

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Kanteerava Studios ventures into infrastructure development


August 5th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The state-run Sri Kanteerava Studios in Bangalore has planned to come up with 150 theatres in "B' and "C' centers of Karnataka with a view to encourage Kannada cinema. The project is ... Read more...

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Australian court charges forest-fire arson suspect (Lead)


February 13th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 13 (DPA) An Australian court Friday charged a man suspected of lighting one of the forest fires that last weekend killed at least 181 people, destroyed 1,800 homes and made ... Read more...

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Australian forest fire arson suspect arrested


February 13th, 2009 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 13 (DPA) Australian police Friday arrested a 39-year-old man suspected of lighting one of the forest fires that last weekend killed at least 181 people, destroyed 1,800 homes and made ... Read more...

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Raman Singh launches infrastructure projects in Raipur


August 30th, 2008 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 30 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh staged a maiden road show Saturday evening in this state capital, launching a slew of infrastructure projects with an eye on assembly elections.The ... Read more...

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500,000 rental homes to check slum growth in Mumbai


August 30th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Around 500,000 inexpensive rental homes, targeted at low income groups, are to be built within three years in an effort to arrest the proliferation of shanties in Mumbai.This ... Read more...

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Testing time for Karnataka Congress chief in new frontier


May 21st, 2008 - 9:24 pm ICT by admin
By Fakir Balaji Chittapur (Karnataka), May 21 (IANS) Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president Mallikarjun Kharge is facing a litmus test in this newly reserved constituency as he seeks his ninth victory in ... Read more...

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Karnataka Congress woos minorities with Sachar report


May 1st, 2008 - 10:31 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 1 (IANS) The Congress party, which has already promised the poor families in Karnataka a colour TV each if voted to power in the elections to the state legislature in ... Read more...

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Mumbai gets ready for Navratri with Dandiya and Garba


November 14th, 2007 - 2:00 am ICT by admin
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