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17 held in Mexico summer camp attack


July 20th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 20 (IANS/EFE) Seventeen suspects have been arrested for a brutal attack on a Mexican summer camp in which two young women and three girls were raped.The attorney ... Read more...

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Camel safari, night viewing, cycle track and boating around Taj Mahal soon


May 4th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 4 (IANS) The Taj Mahal may soon be opened up for night viewing, from a safe distance though. The Uttar Pradesh government is working on a roadmap to ... Read more...

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UP plans big push for tourism in Taj city


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 3 (IANS) The Akilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh government is considering a number of measures that, when implemented, will help boost tourism in Agra and Mathura, according to senior ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar ties rakhi to a tree


August 13th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 13 (IANS) In a rare move to promote environmental awareness on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Saturday tied rakhi to a tree ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mayawati allocates Rs.50 crore for her security, home


August 9th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's supplementary budget has an allocation of more than Rs.50 crore essentially for her personal security and comfort.This came to light in ... Read more...

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Congress-DMK ties strong, intact, assert PM, Karunanidhi (Lead)


January 3rd, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) Putting to rest speculation about a strain in the Congress-DMK ties, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Monday spoke in one ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi meets PM, says alliance is intact


January 3rd, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) DMK leader and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the Raj Bhavan here Monday morning and said the "alliance is intact".The ... Read more...

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PM, Karunanidhi meeting does not materialise


January 3rd, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Sunday but his expected meeting with DMK leader and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi late in the evening did not ... Read more...

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Chennai eco park’s opening by PM gets red signal


December 30th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) The inauguration of the Adyar Eco Park or Adyar Poonga in Tamil Nadu by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not happen Jan 3 - the project has ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Apex court seeks details on construction in Lucknow park (Lead)


September 7th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to file an affidavit listing the construction activities it was undertaking at a 195-acre eco-park located on Lucknow's ... Read more...

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Apex court questions Uttar Pradesh on Lucknow park


September 7th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to file an affidavit listing the construction activities it was undertaking at a 195-acre eco-park located on Lucknow's ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mayawati allocates Rs.500 crore more for parks, memorials


August 10th, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) Unfazed by criticism against "overspending" on parks and statues, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati once again allocated nearly Rs. 500 crores towards her dream projects in the ... Read more...

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Kanshi Ram memorial to get silicon coat


July 19th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 19 (IANS) The barely one-year-old Rs.750 crore Kanshi Ram Memorial here is to be given a special silicon coat to provide a shield against seepage and discolouring of the ... Read more...

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Mayawati paints Lucknow blue for Ambedkar anniversary


April 13th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has virtually got the city painted blue on the eve of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar's birth anniversary. Various memorials and monuments erected by Mayawati in ... Read more...

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High court allows Mayawati government to chop over 200 trees


February 27th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 26 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court has allowed the Uttar Pradesh government to chop down 213 trees to make way for a boundary wall around ... Read more...

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Mamata Banerjee consultations on rail budget


February 3rd, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 3 (ANI): Prior to finalising the railway budget, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee is expected to meet industry representatives on Saturday.Banerjee will meet representatives from chambers of commerce including ... Read more...

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Mamata says no to Nayachar chemical hub


January 30th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Nandigram (West Bengal) Jan 30 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday opposed the central government's decision to set up a petrochemical hub in West Bengal's Nayachar island, saying she would instead ... Read more...

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Mayawati hails Kanshi Ram as greatest Dalit messiah


October 9th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Friday hailed her mentor and ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) founder Kanshi Ram as the greatest messiah of Dalits. Speaking at a brief ... Read more...

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Did not violate court order on construction: Mayawati


September 18th, 2009 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday denied her government had defied the Supreme Court order on halting all construction activity in the state. Addressing a rally during a ... Read more...

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Work on at Mayawati’s memorials despite apex court order


September 9th, 2009 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 9 (IANS) Unmindful of the apex court's stern directive, construction activity continued in full swing at each of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's dream projects here Wednesday. Taking serious view ... Read more...

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Fossil corals show catastrophic sea-level rise about 121,000 years ago


April 16th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): A study, which is being touted as controversial, has said that fossil coral reefs at a Mexican theme park "confirm" that sea levels rose rapidly about 121,000 ... Read more...

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