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Jam free traffic promised on Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway


September 19th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 19 (IANS) The concessionaire company of the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway Wednesday pledged jam free movement of traffic on the 32-lane Serhol toll plaza in Gurgaon, police said.The Delhi-Gurgaon Super ... Read more...

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UP appoints consultant for Ghaziabad road


September 19th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday selected Feedback Infrastructure & Services Private Limited as consultant for the building of a key link road in Ghaziabad.The 20-km long, ... Read more...

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NHAI, Gurgaon expressway operator settle dispute (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that it would withdraw a termination order issued to the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway's ... Read more...

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President to work on improving Indo-Bangla connectivity


September 11th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 11 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee has assured Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar that he will utilise his office to improve connectivity between India and Bangladesh, officials said ... Read more...

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Akhilesh Yadav to visit Agra


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will be in the Taj city Sep 10 with his wife Dimple to pray at the shrine of Sheikh Salim ... Read more...

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NHAI, Gurgaon expressway operator get time for talks


August 30th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday granted more time to the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway's concessionaire to settle their differences ... Read more...

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Rains block Jammu-Srinagar highway, many stranded


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 22 (IANS) Incessant rains and landslides for two days have left many stranded on the Jammu-Srinagar highway, considered the lifeline of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said Wednesday.Over 500 ... Read more...

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Mobiles fall silent in Kashmir


August 15th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) Cell phones across Kashmir Valley fell silent Wednesday morning as official functions to celebrate the country's 66th Independence Day started here.Mobile phones from various service ... Read more...

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Incessant rains hit life in parts of Rajasthan


August 14th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, August 14 (IANS) Incessant rains since the past three days have hit life in several districts of Rajasthan including Banswara, Chittorgarh, Kota and Baran, with some bridges being damaged ... Read more...

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Considering out-of-court solution on expressway: NHAI


August 6th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) Monday informed the Delhi High Court that its board would consider the proposals for out-of-court settlement with the ... Read more...

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Seven killed due to rains in Jammu


August 6th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 6 (IANS) At least seven people, including two women, have been killed and scores injured in heavy rains that led to many houses collapsing in the remote mountainous ... Read more...

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President’s website goes interactive


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee's official website has been redesigned to make it more interactive for the people, a Rashtrapati Bhavan release said Friday.The redesigned website ... Read more...

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E-governance can reduce corruption: Meghalaya governor


July 20th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 20 (IANS) Exhorting all stakeholders to use technology as agent of progress and embrace change, Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary Friday said e-governance can reduce corruption and improve accountability."IT ... Read more...

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Air links for smaller cities, towns on anvil: Ajit Singh


July 17th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Smaller cities and towns across India, including in the northeast region would have air connectivity and new airports, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Tuesday."A new ... Read more...

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NHAI, private firm settle Gurgaon toll plaza issue


July 5th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and Delhi-Gurgaon Super Connectivity Ltd's (DGSCL), which operates the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway, Thursday told the Delhi High Court that ... Read more...

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Myanmar president postpones Bangladesh visit


July 2nd, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) Myanmar President Thein Sein's visit to Bangladesh has been postponed due to ongoing ethnic tensions in that country.Dhaka made the announcement Sunday following foreign secretary level ... Read more...

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Cochin to host next annual Indian diaspora meet


June 19th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The 11th edition of the annual diaspora conclave -- Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2013 - will be held in Cochin, Kerala's commercial capital, Minister of Overseas ... Read more...

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I’m fine with losing my money: Kutcher


June 18th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Actor Ashton Kutcher, who has invested money in the portfolio of start up technology, says he is not concerned about loss."If I don't make money, but ... Read more...

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Himachal bus strike hits commuters hard (Second Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 5 (IANS) Employees of the state-run Himachal Road Transport Corp (HRTC), which has fleet of over 1,900 buses, Tuesday went on a day's strike, hitting commuters hard.They were ... Read more...

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PM hails Myanmar’s democratic transition


May 27th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday welcomed Myanmar's transition to democracy and steps taken by President Thein Sein's government towards an inclusive reconciliation process. In ... Read more...

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PM meets president, discusses Myanmar visit


May 26th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday met President Pratibha Patil and discussed the just-concluded parliament session and his visit to Myanmar, beginning Sunday.The meeting between ... Read more...

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Special screening of ‘Satyamev Jayate’ in villages


May 6th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The first episode of Aamir Khan's debut TV show "Sataymev Jayate" was Sunday screened in some villages in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh where ... Read more...

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Dubai Hotels post $1.4 bn revenue


May 1st, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 30 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai hotel industry has posted a 5.4 billion dirham (about $1.4 billion) revenue in the first quarter of 2012.The impressive January-March 2012 results caps the ... Read more...

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IndiGo to launch six new flights from April 20


April 18th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Low-cost carrier (LCC) IndiGo will start six new direct flights between Mumbai, Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam from April 20, its president Aditya Ghosh said Wednesday."IndiGo is ... Read more...

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‘Accidents rise on Delhi-Gurgaon expressway’


April 13th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) Thursday told the Delhi High Court that there has been marked increased in the number of accidents on ... Read more...

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Telecom links snapped in high-security Srinagar neighbourhood


March 30th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 30 (IANS) Landline and broadband connectivity to more than 1,200 Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) subscribers in the high security Gupkar Road area of Srinagar was snapped Friday ... Read more...

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Wi-Fi connectivity on Howrah Rajdhani from September


March 30th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Indian Railways plans to provide internet facility using Wi-Fi in three rakes of the Howrah Rajdhani Express by September this year, as a pilot project, ... Read more...

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India plans flights to Tanzania, Ethiopia


March 14th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) As economic ties grow with Africa, India will improve air connectivity with the continent, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said, adding that flights would be introduced ... Read more...

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Indian Railways to connect with Bangladesh


March 14th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Indian Railways will take up a project to connect Agartala in Tripura with Akhaura in Bangladesh."I propose to take up a project to connect Agartala ... Read more...

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Odisha seeks improvement of aviation infrastructure


March 9th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 9 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday met Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh in New Delhi and asked him to take necessary steps for improvement of the ... Read more...

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Agartala airport to be air hub


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 2 (IANS) The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has undertaken a plan to make the airport here an air hub to expand connectivity between India's northeast and neighbouring ... Read more...

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Court restrains NHAI on contract termination


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday extended the stay on the National Highways Authority of India's (NHAI) decision to terminate the Delhi-Gurgaon Super Connectivity Ltd's (DGSCL) ... Read more...

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Tata Communications signs technology deal with Formula One


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Tata Communications Thursday struck a deal with Formula One motor racing to be its technology partners for the 20-races of the 2012 season.Tata Communications has signed ... Read more...

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Railways to improve services in Chhattisgarh


February 8th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 8 (IANS) Rail connectivity will be improved in the interiors of Chhattisgarh, particularly in the Maoist-hit Bastar region, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi said Wednesday."Railway is determined to ... Read more...

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IAF airlifts 313 stranded passengers between Leh and Srinagar


February 7th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 7 (IANS) Over 300 stranded passengers were Tuesday airlifted between Leh town of Ladakh region and Srinagar by special Indian Air Force (IAF) sorties arranged by the Jammu ... Read more...

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