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‘Town’ of illegal migrants found in Moscow


September 8th, 2012 - 8:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS) Law enforcers in the Russian capital have discovered "a whole town" of makeshift cabins in Moscow, where about 2,000 illegal migrant labourers live, RIA Novosti reported.The ... Read more...

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Only recycled water for construction in Gurgaon: Official


September 1st, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 1 (IANS) All construction activities in Gurgaon have been stalled till the builders start making homes and offices with recycled treated water from government sewage treatment plants, ... Read more...

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Indian, Bangladeshis held in Malaysia (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 25 (IANS) Eighty-one illegal migrants, including an Indian, two Pakistanis and 33 Bangladeshis, have been detained in Malaysia.In a joint operation by 12 Malaysian government agencies, 81 illegal ... Read more...

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Chinese mafia ring busted, 58 held


June 19th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) A total of 58 ex-convicts of a "mafia-style" gang have been detained following a massive police crackdown in southern China.The gang was busted in Conghua city ... Read more...

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Seven run over by truck in Jodhpur


May 29th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, May 28 (IANS) At least seven men were killed, while four others were seriously injured when a truck ran over the roadside pavement on which they were sleeping in ... Read more...

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Shanghai faces labour crisis


April 26th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) China's Shanghai city is facing a shortfall of migrant labour. The city's human resource watchdog says it is happening mainly due to the rising cost of ... Read more...

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Nine illegal Bangladeshi migrants held in Assam


March 10th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 10 (IANS) Nine illegal Bangladeshi migrants, including a woman and two children, were held here Saturday, police said.The nine Bangladeshis were detained by the Government Railway Police (GRP) ... Read more...

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Ronaldo defends Valcke’s criticism of Brazil


March 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 9 (IANS) Ronaldo defended FIFA's secretary general Jerome Valcke's recent harsh words for Brazil's delayed football World Cup 2014 preparations.Valcke declared last week that projects and ... Read more...

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Labourer killed at Jaipur Metro construction site


March 4th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 4 (IANS) In yet another accident at a Jaipur Metro construction site, a 24-year old labourer died after he fell off a beam here Sunday, police said.It is ... Read more...

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Russian first lady to lead rally of blondes


August 18th, 2011 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Svetlana Medvedev, wife of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, will head a rally of blondes in September.The event will be held in Sochi city Sep 23-25, ... Read more...

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Mumbai builders asked to curb mosquito menace


April 27th, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) In a welcome development for Mumbai residents, builders and developers in the metropolis have been urged to keep their construction sites free from the mosquitoe menace ... Read more...

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China won’t abandon n-programme after Japan crisis


March 16th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 16 (IANS) China "cannot simply abandon" its nuclear power programme due to Japan's nuclear crisis, a Chinese daily said in an editorial Wednesday.The editorial came as a fire ... Read more...

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Libyan “migration tsunami” as thousands pour into Tunisia to escape Gaddafi’s loyalists


February 28th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Tunis, Feb 28 (ANI): Aid workers in Tunisia are reportedly facing a "migration tsunami", with reports saying that thousands of people have poured across the border from Libya claiming that they had ... Read more...

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Agra alert for Mayawati’s surprise visit


February 1st, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 1 (IANS) Panic buttons have been pressed and government departments are suddenly in a tizzy as Chief Minister Mayawati will begin her surprise visits across the state this week, ... Read more...

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‘Dhobi Ghat’ displays Mumbai’s myriad colours (Movie Preview)


January 17th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Bollywood's Mr. Perfectionist is back. After taking the audiences by storm with the blockbuster "3 Idiots", Aamir Khan is returning to the screen with wife Kiran ... Read more...

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Scientists suggest ‘recycled Haitian concrete is safe, strong, cheaper’


January 5th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Concrete experts at the Georgia Tech have made new concrete, from recycled rubble and other indigenous raw materials using simple techniques."There are political and economic dilemmas as well, ... Read more...

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Mizoram governor wants census of Myanmarese migrants


January 1st, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Jan 1 (IANS) Mizoram Governor Lt. Gen. (Retd) M.M. Lakhera has suggested a census of Myanmarese nationals staying in the northeastern state, bordering Myanmar, officials said here Saturday.Several NGOs and societal ... Read more...

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Three crushed to death in Mumbai cement plant


December 26th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Three workers were Sunday crushed to death here when a 150-tonne cement-mixing tank fell on a tanker in which they were resting, police said.The incident took place at ... Read more...

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Unlocking the potential of rural unorganized sector


December 21st, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil Amar Lucknow, Dec 21 (ANI): When we talk of India's mammoth work force, be it in rural or urban scenarios, what comes to mind is the 'unorganised' sector. They form ... Read more...

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China to open activity centre for gay men


December 3rd, 2010 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 3 (IANS) China will soon open an activity centre for gay men, where the homosexuals will receive training on HIV prevention and will be given condoms free of cost.The Chongqing ... Read more...

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‘Bird hit likely cause for cargo plane crash in Karachi’


November 29th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 29(ANI): A bird strike is the likely cause of the crash of a Russian-made cargo plane in Karachi, the operator of the aircraft has said.The plane had crashed seconds after ... Read more...

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11 killed in Russian cargo plane crash in Karachi (Third Lead)


November 28th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 28 (IANS) At least 11 people, including eight crew members and three labourers, were killed when a Khartoum-bound Russian cargo plane crashed near the Dalmiya road in Karachi minutes after ... Read more...

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Karachi cargo plane crash: DNA samples taken from bodies


November 28th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 28 (ANI): DNA samples have been taken from the bodies recovered from the debris of the Russian-made cargo plane that crashed near residential apartments in Karachi on Sunday.Sindh Health Minister ... Read more...

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8 dead, 7 injured in cargo plane crash in Karachi residential area


November 28th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 28 (ANI): A Russian-made cargo plane crashed near residential apartments in Karachi, seconds after taking off from the city's airport today, killing all eight people on board and injuring seven ... Read more...

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JCB enters footwear business


October 28th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Earthmoving and construction equipment major JCB India Thursday entered the footwear market, launching safety and lifestyle shoes, priced between Rs.700 and Rs.3,995."We hope to sell to ... Read more...

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Labour of love for capital’s idol makers (Feature)


October 16th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Sugandha Pathak New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) They take long leaves from their jobs, set up shacks, at times travelling thousands of miles, passionate and devoted to what they do. Meet Delhi's ... Read more...

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2 Canadian archers pull out of Games


September 23rd, 2010 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Sep 23 (IANS) After Canada Wednesday told some of its athletes to delay proceeding to the Commonwealth Games because of "unliveable" conditions at the athletes' village, two Canadian ... Read more...

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Court raises relief for Games overbridge crash victims (Lead)


September 22nd, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Delhi government to pay a compensation of Rs.300,000 each to the critically injured and Rs.100,000 each to others injured ... Read more...

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CWG bridge collapse: High Court asks Delhi Govt. to pay compensation to injured


September 22nd, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 22 (ANI): The Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Government to pay Rs three lakh as compensation to those seriously injured and Rs one lakh to those who ... Read more...

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England shops for protective gear to battle dengue


September 16th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) The chef de mission of the England's Commonwealth squad, Craig Hunter is on a shopping spree in Delhi for 560 pairs of trousers and long-sleeved tops to protect ... Read more...

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Australia issues dengue warning to its CWG contingent


September 9th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 9 (ANI): Australia's High Commissioner to India Peter Varghese has said that Canberra has issued an advisory to its 2010 Commonwealth Games squad over the dengue outbreak in India.Varghese, ... Read more...

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Shanghai sets up 3,600 condom outlets for migrants to promote ’safe sex’


September 4th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Sept 4 (ANI): The Shanghai administration has set up over 3,600 condom outlets in areas having high concentrations of migrant workers for distributing free contraceptives in a bid to promote safe ... Read more...

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3,600 free condom outlets set up in Shanghai


September 4th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Sep 4 (IANS) The Shanghai administration has set up over 3,600 condom outlets in areas having high concentration of migrant workers for distributing free contraceptives in a bid to promote safe ... Read more...

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Azad meets Delhi Health Minister, reviews rise in dengue cases


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 3 (ANI): Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad held a meeting with Delhi Health Minister Kiran Walia on Friday to review the situation arising out of ... Read more...

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Over 100 workers killed during Delhi metro construction since 1998


September 3rd, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 3 (ANI): Over 100 workers have been killed during the construction of the metro railway in India's capital city, New Delhi, since 1998, according to a submission by the ... Read more...

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