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Haryana approves land pooling scheme for farmers


July 20th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) The Haryana government Friday announced a new land pooling scheme intended to make the landowner-farmers partners in the process of planned development of residential and industrial ... Read more...

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CWG village: DDA says builder can allot flats


April 19th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that Emaar MGF, the construction company which built flats in the 2010 Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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Mamata offers Rs.10,000 for fire victims’ last rites


December 9th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday announced grant of Rs.10,000 for the last rites to each of the families of those killed in the ... Read more...

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It’s raining pre-poll bonanza for Punjab staff


November 3rd, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 3 (IANS) With a clear eye on the assembly elections likely in February-March next year, the Punjab government has announced a Rs.800 crore bonanza for government employees in ... Read more...

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11-year-old Australian charged with car theft


April 10th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 10 (IANS) An 11-year-old boy has been charged after a car was stolen in Sydney, a media report said Sunday.A green Hyundai Excel was allegedly stolen from the ... Read more...

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Central Government employees to get six percent dearness allowance hike


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 22 (ANI): The Union Cabinet is set to approve a six percent increase in dearness allowance for nearly 50 lakh central government employees and 38 lakh pensioners during its ... Read more...

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‘New transfer rules for housing societies to benefit millions’


November 28th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) A major problem faced by nearly 100,000 housing societies in getting the land and buildings tranfered to their names has been resolved and will benefit millions of Mumbaikars, ... Read more...

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‘The magic begins today’


October 3rd, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) With full-page newspaper advertisements, the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Sunday went full throttle to promote the Oct 3-14 event that kicks off with a spectacular opening ceremony ... Read more...

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How much an MP will now get


August 20th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The following is the summary of monetary benefits MPs are entitled to as salary and other perks which were Friday proposed to be hiked manifold. Each MP gets: ... Read more...

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Trinamool Congress organises Martyr’s day rally


July 21st, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, July 21 (ANI): The Trinamool Congress party organised a 'Shahid Diwas' or Martyr's day rally at Kolkata on Wednesday to pay tribute to 13 youth Congress workers, who were killed in ... Read more...

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Manipur blockade makes life miserable for local residents


May 27th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, May 27 (ANI): People in Manipur are suffering immensely due to the continuing economic blockade that started over a month ago even though it was temporarily lifted.Shortages of essential commodities ... Read more...

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Queens, NY couple charged for fleecing 12 people out of $16 million


March 6th, 2010 - 3:58 am ICT by BNO News
QUEENS, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – A Queens, New York couple were charged for stealing millions from 12 individuals, prosecutors said Friday.Matthew McEntee, 50, and Mariwa M. Mora, 45, both of Queens, ... Read more...

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Kansas Governor signs two new bills


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:20 am ICT by BNO News
TOPEKA, KANSAS (BNO NEWS) – Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson signed on Monday two new bills, one related to the Beloit Juvenile Correctional Facility and the other about maintenance and certification of electronic ... Read more...

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Railways urged to provide mobile van service to ferry elderly people


February 20th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.20 (ANI): Bharatiya Patita Uddhar Samiti (BPUS) President Kharati Lal Bhola has requested Indian Railways to ensure mobile van service to ferry senior citizens, as they have to confront a ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro services return to normal (Lead)


February 8th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Delhi Metro services were back to normal after a disruption of 45 minute following a technical snag in a train at Kirti Nagar Metro station Monday. The ... Read more...

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Metro passengers stranded as sparks cause technical snag


February 8th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Delhi Metro services along a route were hit Monday evening and thousands of passengers were stranded at stations as well as in trains for over 45 minutes ... Read more...

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BJP slams tax code proposals, bats for religious trusts


February 2nd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has slammed the provisions of the proposed Direct Tax Code as being inequitable towards small asessees and strongly objected to the ... Read more...

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Metro train stalls again, commuters stuck (Lead)


November 21st, 2009 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Delhi Metro's Dwarka to Noida line went haywire Saturday morning till noon. Hundreds of passengers where stuck when power supply failed. Consequently after long delays many commuters ... Read more...

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Want a golfing holiday? Go to Chandigarh


August 16th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Aug 16 (IANS) If you want to play golf without making a big hole in your pocket, Chandigarh is the right place for you.In an effort to promote "golf ... Read more...

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Kolkata’s voluntary Homeopathic dispensary redefines freedom


August 14th, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Aug. 14 (ANI): An independent homeopathic dispensary in Kolkata has been providing free treatment to its patients for the past six decades.Established in 1946, the dispensary has survived four generations now.It ... Read more...

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Kolkata observes shutdown over attack on Congress workers


July 17th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, July 17 (ANI): A day after violent protests by Congress Party workers, Kolkata on Friday observed a shutdown in protest against the attack on party workers allegedly by Communist Party of ... Read more...

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Ambekar Village least developed in Uttar Pradesh


July 13th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Mahender MishraPandeypur (Uttar Pradesh), July 13 (ANI): Pandeypur village has been declared Ambedkar village in Uttar Pradesh that entitles it to additional government funds for development, but it remains abandoned and ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi to inaugurate Bandra Worli sea link today


June 30th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 30 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi will inaugurate the much-awaited Bandra Worli sea link here today.The 5.6 kilometers long cable-stayed bridge has been designed to allow for speedy ... Read more...

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Burey Bhi Hum Bhale Bhi Hum goes REAl


April 28th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
This light hearted drama, revolving around a well-to-do Gujarati family, set in the backdrop of Gujarat- goes for real! It so happened that for one of the sequence they required "chakda,' a ... Read more...

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IMPAA Gen Secretary Anil Nagrath kicked out of position


March 27th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Indian Motion Producers Association (IMPAA) General Secretary Anil Nagrath has been forced to resign from his seat for misusing his position.Sources within IMPAA revealed, "Nagrath worked as a General Secretary but ... Read more...

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Kolkata auto-rickshaw operators set two buses on fire


January 3rd, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Jan 3 (ANI): Two buses were reportedly set ablaze today by protesting Trinamool Congress-backed auto-rickshaw operators who were agitating against a court ban on ageing public transport vehicles in the ... Read more...

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Jammu remains tense, curfew clamped in two more districts


August 3rd, 2008 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Aug 3 (ANI): The protests by Hindu activists continued and curfew was imposed on Sunday in Udhampur and Rajouri districts in Jammu over the revocation of forestland allotted to Shri ... Read more...

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Neyveli Lignite workers union calls off strike


July 18th, 2008 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) The strike by workers at the Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd (NLC) was called off Thursday after talks between the management and the PMK-backed Pattali Thozil Sangam (PTS). Last ... Read more...

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Neyveli Lignite Corp facing another crippling strike


July 15th, 2008 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, July 15 (IANS) With the Neyveli Lignite Corp. Ltd. (NLC) in Tamil Nadu set to see another strike from Friday, not all seems well in this state-run lignite mining ... Read more...

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NLC unions to go on strike from July 18


July 13th, 2008 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 12 (IANS) The Pattali Thozhil Sangam (PTS), the PMK-backed workers union at Neyveli Lignite Corp Ltd (NLC), and 10 other unrecognised unions Saturday called an indefinite strike from July 18 ... Read more...

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Jordan, Iraq agree to renew oil deal for three years


June 13th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Amman, June 13 (Xinhua) Jordan and Iraq have decided to renew an oil agreement signed in 2006 for three years with the same terms, under which Jordan can import Iraqi oil in ... Read more...

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Traditional horse carts still rule roads at Bandipore in Kashmir


June 13th, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez Butt Bandipore, (J-K), June 13 (ANI): Traditional horse carts locally called 'tangas' are still the most widely used means of transportation in Bandipore region in Jammu and Kashmir. Though in most ... Read more...

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State Bank of India officers give strike call for June 6


June 3rd, 2008 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) Officers of the State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest bank, Tuesday called for a day's nationwide strike June 6 to protest against various management policies and ... Read more...

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Drought-hit Bundelkhand gets funds


April 17th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, April 17 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh's Bundelkhand region is facing severe drought for the fourth consecutive year - acres of land lie barren, starved of water. The drought has forced villagers of ... Read more...

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Legislator rides bullock car to Madhya Pradesh assembly


February 25th, 2008 - 8:30 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, Feb 25 (IANS) A Samajwadi Party legislator Monday reached the Madhya Pradesh state assembly in a bullock cart in a novel protest to draw attention to the alleged neglect of his ... Read more...

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