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Raj Thackeray asks people to stop paying toll tax


July 24th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) MNS chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday asked people to stop paying toll tax unless the government explained where the money went, prompting MNS workers to vandalize ... Read more...

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Drinking water for Delhi: Chief secretaries to meet


June 30th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 30 (IANS) Senior officials of Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Delhi are to meet next week over the construction of a multi-billion rupee hydro-power dam project in Himachal Pradesh ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray attacks Maharashtra government on toll tax


June 12th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday trained his guns on the toll collection policy of the Congress-led state government and alleged that there ... Read more...

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China not to loosen regulations on housing market


March 14th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Wednesday the country will not slacken it efforts in regulating the housing prices, which he considered still "far from falling back ... Read more...

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Don’t seek exclusive rights to Sri Lanka, India told


March 1st, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) India should not feel uncomfortable with Chinese presence in Sri Lanka as there is "plenty of room for both", said a Sri Lankan MP and ... Read more...

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US builder confidence edges up for fourth month


January 19th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) US builder confidence index in the market for newly built, single-family homes in January increased four points to 25, a leading industry report showed Wednesday.The fresh ... Read more...

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Maharashtra largesse for slum-dwellers, house-seekers


January 3rd, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 2 (IANS) Ahead of the forthcoming civic bodies polls, the Maharashtra government Monday announced two major decisions which would make affordable housing a reality and better amenities for ... Read more...

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Assam gas project cost rises to Rs.8,920 crore


November 16th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The government Wednesday revised upward the cost estimate of the Assam Gas Cracker project to Rs.8,920 crore from the earlier Rs.5,460.61 crore due to ... Read more...

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Himachal bans disposable plastic products


October 2nd, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 2 (IANS) After the success of ban on polythene bags, Himachal Pradesh Sunday imposed a ban on disposable plastic products. Packaged drinking water can, however, still be sold ... Read more...

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Himachal takes green road to plastic disposal


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 2 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh plans to surface 150 km of state roads this fiscal by adding shredded plastic waste to tar, a minister said Tuesday."Molten plastic with liquid ... Read more...

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Turkey to build canal through Istanbul to aid sea traffic


April 28th, 2011 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, April 28 (IANS) Turkey has announced a plan to build a 50-km canal through Istanbul that would connect the Black Sea and the Marmara Sea. The canal will be ... Read more...

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Single-window clearance for real estate projects urged


April 1st, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 1 (IANS) The Confederation of Real Estate Developers' Association of India (CREDAI) Friday urged the central government to introduce single window clearance and a uniform tax structure for ... Read more...

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New rail link to connect Agartala with Bangladesh town


March 10th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 10 (IANS) The construction work on a 10-kilometre railway track directly linking southeastern Akhaura town in Bangladesh with Agartala, the capital of Indian state of Tripura, is ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Only OC officials being targeted, says Kalmadi


February 24th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi/New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Former Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee (OC) Chairman Suresh Kalmadi, who is heading towards bigger trouble with the arrest of two of his close aides, on Thursday, ... Read more...

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Maoists kill villager, blast Chitrakot police post (Second Lead)


February 7th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 7 (IANS) Maoists killed a civilian in Chhattisgarh and blew up an under-construction police outpost at the tourist location of Chitrakot in separate incidents Monday. They also blocked a national ... Read more...

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Maoists blast Chitrakot police post, disrupt Bastar life (Lead)


February 7th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 7 (IANS) Maoists in Chhattisgarh blew up an under-construction police outpost at the tourist location of Chitrakot, blocked a national highway and disrupted life in the interiors of Bastar region ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to build seven barrages on Mahanadi


January 15th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 15 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government will construct a chain of seven barrages on Mahanadi river at an investment of about Rs.1,467 crore to provide water to dozens of industries, mainly ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to buy power from India


July 27th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 27 (IANS) In what is being seen as a landmark deal between once bickering neighbours, Bangladesh has signed a 35-year power transmission agreement with India to import 250 megawatt ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to do preliminary work for Kochi Metro Rail


March 17th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 17 (IANS) The Kerala government Wednesday asked the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to begin preliminary work on the Rs.3,048 crore Kochi Metro Rail (KMR) project for which the Centre ... Read more...

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Roy calls for planned low cost housing


February 16th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16(ANI): Minister of State for Urban Development Saugata Roy on Tuesday said a careful planning of urban cities is of utmost importance for evolving low cost housing.Addressing a ... Read more...

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Himachal promoting use of plastic waste to build roads


January 31st, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Jan 31 (IANS) Buoyed by the successful use of plastic waste to build three stretches of road, the Himachal Pradesh government will now use all the plastic waste it ... Read more...

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Dhaka’s Padma Bridge gets hefty international funding


December 22nd, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 22 (IANS) Buoyed by international donors that have committed almost cent percent funding, Bangladesh is to launch the construction of its $2.4 billion Padma Bridge by inviting tenders next ... Read more...

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Work begins on ADB-funded hydropower project in Himachal


November 27th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 27 (IANS) Work on the Asian Development Bank funded-Sainj hydropower project in Kullu district in Himachal Pradesh started Friday, an official said. "The chief minister (Prem Kumar Dhumal) ... Read more...

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Russia’s latest nuclear submarine to undergo more tests


August 3rd, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3 (RIA Novosti) Russia's latest Borey class nuclear submarine, the Yury Dolgoruky, will undergo at least six more sea trials before it is inducted into the Russian Navy, officials said ... Read more...

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Construction cost for Udhampur army hospital hiked


July 2nd, 2009 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday hiked the estimated construction cost for an ultra-modern 650-bed army hospital at Udhampur in Jammu and Kashmir to Rs.2.32 billion from Rs.1.26 billion. The ... Read more...

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From Commonwealth Games to hockey, M.S. Gill sets his priorities


May 29th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) For Sports Minister M.S. Gill, Thursday was not his first day in office but a continuation after a brief vacation. From the Commonwealth Games to forming ... Read more...

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‘Bulk of cess for construction workers welfare unutilized’


February 23rd, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) More than 75 percent of cess collected by state governments from developers in the past six years, meant for welfare measures for construction workers, remain unutilised, says ... Read more...

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Omaxe posts 100 percent increase in net profit


May 26th, 2008 - 7:14 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Realty firm Omaxe has reported a consolidated net profit of Rs.4.94 billion for the year ended March 31, 2008, an increase of 102.85 percent from the last ... Read more...

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Delhi University to have 500 seat hostel for tribal, North-East girl students


March 24th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): The Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs has signed an MoU with the University of Delhi and the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (MDONER) for ... Read more...

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US missile hits failed spy satellite over Pacific


February 21st, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Washington, Feb 21 (DPA) The US Navy has successfully hit a falling spy satellite with a missile fired late Wednesday from a warship in the Pacific Ocean, a Pentagon spokesman confirmed. The ... Read more...

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China seeks fusion power as shortcut to solve energy crisis


January 7th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by admin
Beijing, Jan 7 (ANI): China is all set to push forward for the development of fusion power with a project called ITER, that will see it collaborating with countries like India, to ... Read more...

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