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Power supply partially restored in Punjab, Haryana


July 30th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) Train services were partially resumed and power supply to some parts of Punjab and Haryana restored Monday after a complete power failure in the two states ... Read more...

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Yamuna clean-up operation begins in Taj city


April 20th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 20 (IANS) The Agra district authorities have begun an exercise to clean up the Yamuna, fearing Supreme Court action on non-implementation of its directives on the pollution threat ... Read more...

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Akhilesh sets fresh rules for SP workers, says don’t cross ‘Lakshman Rekha’


March 17th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 16 (IANS) Haunted by the spectre of a repeat of hooliganism that marred the the 2004-2007 tenure of the Samajwadi Party government, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav ... Read more...

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Bus driver charges civic officers with negligence for pothole


January 11th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 11 (IANS) A government bus driver, booked for running over two students, has filed a case against municipal officers for negligence in repairing roads. He alleged that a ... Read more...

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Cyclone Thane kills five in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry (Second Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Puducherry/Hyderabad, Dec 30 (IANS) Five people were killed as Cyclone Thane, packing a wind speed of 140 kmph, made landfall on the coast between Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry ... Read more...

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Factory linked to BSP leader charged with power theft


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Muzaffarnagar, Dec 22 (IANS) A steel factory, owned by the family of an influential Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader, has been listed among over a dozen industrial units found ... Read more...

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BMC polls: Shiv Sena, BJP, RPI close to seat-sharing pact


November 7th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) The Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine and its new ally, the Republican Party of India (RPI), Monday moved closer to finalising a seat sharing ... Read more...

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Few state-run buses return on Telangana roads


October 11th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 11 (IANS) A few buses Tuesday returned on roads in parts of Telangana after 22 days as a section of employees of Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport ... Read more...

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Gowda sets Oct 20 as D-day for Bangalore metro


October 1st, 2011 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 1 (IANS) Oct 20 at 11 a.m. is the new auspicious time that Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda set Friday for the much-delayed Bangalore metro to ... Read more...

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Residents protest police action against councillor


September 30th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 29 (IANS) A group of Ghaziabad residents Thursday protested against what they called police excesses against a local councillor whose house was allegedly ransacked a day earlier ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai trust asked to pay electricity arrears


July 8th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) In fresh trouble for Sathya Sai Central Trust, the Andhra Pradesh Transmission Corporation (AP Transco) Friday issued it a notice asking it to pay Rs.3.5 crore ... Read more...

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ONGC yet to cap gas leak at its Tripura well


June 17th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 17 (IANS) Despite battling non-stop, ONGC engineers have so far failed to plug a leaking gas well in western Tripura from which natural gas continued to gush out ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad residents protest against poor facilities


June 2nd, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 1 (IANS) The federation of resident welfare associations of Ghaziabad Wednesday protested against the poor civic amenities in the city and the municipal corporation's lax attitude towards such ... Read more...

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Kochi IPL owners in fresh row with Cochin Corporation


April 27th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 27 (IANS) Trouble for Kochi Tuskers Kerala never seems to end -- a fresh row has broken out now between the franchise and Cochin Corporation over alleged tax ... Read more...

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Agra’s war on plastic: Nothing succeeds like success


January 26th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, Jan 26 (IANS) The Taj city's success in its two-month-old war against plastic has been so impressive that the Uttar Pradesh government has been encouraged to take the campaign ... Read more...

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Morning walks on halt as dogs take to streets


January 23rd, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 23 (IANS) "If it wasn't for dogs, some people would never go for a walk," goes an anonymous quote. But ask the early risers of Kerala's capital and ... Read more...

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Starbucks Corporation Launches Bigger Trenta Coffee Cups


January 18th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a good news for all the Starbucks coffee lovers as now they can enjoy more of it by spending few more pennies from their ... Read more...

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Agra’s anti-polythene drive faces trouble


January 7th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 7 (IANS) The Taj Mahal city's bid to clean itself of the polythene menace has hit a roadblock.Under criticism for the piles of garbage all over the city, the ... Read more...

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Delhi’s new civic centre has poor connectivity


December 30th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The 28-storey brand new headquarters of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) is virtually cut off from the rest of the world as it has poor mobile ... Read more...

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Bangladesh detains Indian ship


December 26th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 26 (IANS) Bangladesh authorities have detained Indian ship MV Ocean Pearl after a court issued an "arrest order" over a suit claiming compensation for the alleged loss of cargo.The ship ... Read more...

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New meters to help Punjab save 400 MW


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 3 (IANS) New electricity metres being installed in urban and rural areas will help Punjab save 400 MW of power by next year, state power corporation officials said here Wednesday.Punjab ... Read more...

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Adulterated milk packets seized, destroyed in Aurangabad


October 8th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
By Abdul HadiAurangabad, Oct.8 (ANI): Municipal Corporation officials have seized and destroyed thousands of adulterated milk packets, being brought in tankers from Ahmednagar District to Aurangabad District.The Department of Health in Aurangabad ... Read more...

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MCD councillors demand Games passes


September 16th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) councillors Wednesday demanded free passes to witness the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. They demanded the passes on the grounds that the civic ... Read more...

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Nine persons arrested for 2009 Jaipur oil depot fire


July 3rd, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Rajashthan July 3: (ANI) Police have arrested nine Indian Oil Corporation officials in Jaipur in Rajasthan. They were held on criminal charges of negligence that led to a major fire at an ... Read more...

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Taj city is greener, cleaner but larger battle remain (Letter from Agra)


June 9th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, June 9 (IANS) Seventeen years after India's Supreme Court called for reducing pollution around the Taj Mahal, this tourist city certainly boasts of cleaner public transport and improved greenery. ... Read more...

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‘Ghaziabad authorities responsible for dying forests’


April 20th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
By S.P. Singh Ghaziabad, April 20 (IANS) The only forest area in Ghaziabad, which serves as the city's green lungs, are dying a slow death due to mismanagement by the civic agencies that ... Read more...

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India-Bangladesh ‘historic’ pacts in full swing: Tripura CM


April 2nd, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 2 (IANS) New Delhi and Dhaka have started implementing the agreements finalised during the January visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to India, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar ... Read more...

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Infosys to get 50 acres near Kolkata


March 30th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) The West Bengal government will allot 50 acres of land to software major Infosys in New Town on the northeast fringes of the city in the next 10 ... Read more...

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Stealing cement, contractor lands father behind bars


March 21st, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 21 (IANS) The vigilance cell of the Chandigarh police Sunday arrested the father of a government contractor after the latter tried to steal 200 bags of cement from a government ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh power company rapped for harassing small consumer


December 16th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 16 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Electricity Regulatory Commission (UPERC) has pulled up the state power corporation for harassing small consumers while turning a blind eye to defaults by major consumers. A ... Read more...

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Jaipur fire: Blaze slowly abating, area around site to open for nearby factory owners


November 2nd, 2009 - 11:19 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Nov 2(ANI): The fire at the Indian Oil depot in Jaipur, which started on October 29, is slowly abating and the area around 700-800 meters away from the site will be ... Read more...

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A year on, Assam blast victims’ families yearn for peace


October 28th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Guwahati, Oct 28 (IANS) A year ago, a powerful explosion beneath a flyover here blew her husband Sagar into pieces and fatally injured their four-year-old daughter. Guwahati resident Sunita Sarma ... Read more...

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18-month-old washed away as heavy rains lash Bangalore


September 16th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 16 (IANS) An 18-month-old boy fell into an open water drain here Wednesday and was washed away as it was flooded after heavy rains that lashed the city Tuesday night, ... Read more...

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Gurgaon ropes in NGOs to sterilise stray dogs


August 28th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 28 (IANS) Civic authorities in Gurgaon, adjacent to the national capital, have roped in two NGOs to check the population of stray dogs by sterilising the animals, an official said ... Read more...

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Centre fully equipped to deal with swine flu, says Azad


August 6th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 6 (ANI): Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, on Thursday, said the government is fully equipped to deal with the situation created by H1N1 influenza.Azad said there is ... Read more...

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