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Real-time traffic tips on China’s highways


July 17th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 17 (IANS) Motorists driving to from China's busy commercial capital will get real-time driving tips on giant information screens on highways so that they can avoid traffic congestions ... Read more...

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250,000 told to evacuate due to Japan rains


July 15th, 2012 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 15 (IANS) Torrential downpour continued to drench Japan's Kyushu island Saturday, killing at least 22 people which forced authorities to order the evacuation of more than 246,000 residents, ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh to get highway network soon


July 9th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh will now have four state highways and road connectivity projects would be taken up with priority to stimulate industrial growth and socio-economic development, officials ... Read more...

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Boman visits ‘Tarak Mehta…’ sets (Movie Snippet)


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Actor Boman Irani will soon appear on television series "Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah" to promote his forthcoming film "Ferrari Ki Sawaari"."On the sets of 'Taarak ... Read more...

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Akhilesh government takes ahead Agra-Lucknow Expressway project


May 18th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 18 (IANS) Keeping with its promise of giving fresh impetus to infrastructure in the state, the Akhilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh government has expedited work on the ambitious Agra- ... Read more...

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Poland claims it is well prepared for Euro 2012


May 9th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 9 (IANS) A month before the kick-off of Euro 2012 football championship, a Polish government spokesman said everything would be ready well in time.All services will be fully ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to ink more investment agreements: Jayalalithaa


April 18th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government will sign investment agreements with several automobile and auto component makers and come out with a series of industry-specific policies soon, Chief ... Read more...

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Neighbouring states lukewarm to expressways: Dikshit


December 27th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday expressed her disappointment over neighbouring Uttar Pradesh and Haryana's "lukewarm" response in completing the eastern and western peripheral expressways, ... Read more...

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PM mulls Rs.1,000 crore corpus for housing poor


December 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The government is considering creating a corpus fund of Rs.1,000 crore ($18.7 million) in the current fiscal that would encourage banks to give housing ... Read more...

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Fog affects life in China


December 7th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 7 (IANS) Foggy weather and falling air quality, plaguing various regions and cities in China since Sunday, have led to a surge in the sale of masks.Over 30,000 ... Read more...

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Heavy fog disrupts life in Beijing


December 5th, 2011 - 7:25 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 5 (IANS) Over 100 flights in China's capital city were disrupted due to dense fog which shrouded Beijing Sunday evening and also closed down various expressways.Airport was forced ... Read more...

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Haryana to invoke penalty for delayed expressway project


November 16th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 16 (IANS) With the concessionaire assigned the crucial Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) expressway failing to complete the work on time, the Haryana government Wednesday announced that it would invoke penal ... Read more...

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Eight dead as 30 vehicles collide in China


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 23 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and seven injured in a pile-up of over 30 vehicles in China's Tianjin municipality, police said.The accident happened Saturday morning ... Read more...

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Drivers to blame for most accidents


October 20th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Drivers are to blame for most road accidents in India, a report said Thursday, followed by mistakes by pedestrians as well as poor roads.The ministry ... Read more...

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Six-lane roads to connect India’s metros


September 12th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India's metros -- Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai -- will soon be connected through six-lane roads, Minister for Road Transport and Highways C.P. Joshi said ... Read more...

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Japan issues tsunami alter after 6.8-magnitude quake


August 19th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 19 (IANS) Japan Friday issued a tsunami alert after a 6.8-magnitude undersea quake struck off the country's northeastern Honshu island, Xinhua reported.The tremor occurred around 2.30 p.m., triggering ... Read more...

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Yamuna Expressway to be ready later this year: Official


April 26th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Diversified infrastructure conglomerate Jaypee Associates Tuesday said its Yamuna Expressway project would be completed much before the scheduled official opening date in March 2012."The major ... Read more...

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BJP seeks Mayawati’s response to scam allegations


April 9th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday demanded Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati respond to the 100 scams it has charged her with indulging in during ... Read more...

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Jaypee announces amalgamation of three group entities


February 14th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The diversified $3.25 billion Jaypee Group Monday announced the amalgamation of two of its group companies into an existing holding company to consolidate the power ... Read more...

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Icy roads lead to car crashes in Chinese province


January 7th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 7 (IANS) Ice accumulating on highways led to three serious car accidents and a 10-car pile-up Friday in China's Guizhou province.Five people died and seven were injured, Xinhua reported.The 10-car ... Read more...

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Mulayam demands Maaywati’s dismissal over farmers’ deaths


August 16th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) Monday demanded dismissal of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati over the police firing on farmers in Aligarh district leading to the killing of ... Read more...

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Rebuilding quake-destroyed hospitals to cost Chile $3.6 bn


March 9th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, March 9 (IANS/EFE) Chile's health minister has estimated the cost of rebuilding hospitals destroyed in the magnitude-8.8 earthquake that struck the Andean nation Feb 27 at some $3.6 billion. The work of ... Read more...

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Bangalore gets its first, country’s longest elevated expressway


January 22nd, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 22 (IANS) This tech hub Friday got its first elevated expressway on one of the busiest roads - Hosur Road - that leads to Electronic City housing several IT ... Read more...

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Heavy snowfall in Beijing disrupts traffic


January 3rd, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 3 (IANS) Heavy snow in Beijing Sunday led to closed expressways, delayed flights and disrupted bus services. About 120 outbound flights were delayed at the Beijing Capital International Airport and 86 ... Read more...

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Government plans to build expressways between major cities


November 26th, 2009 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 25 (IANS) The central government plans to build expressways connecting major cities of the country for speedy movement of passengers, goods and freight, a minister said here Wednesday. "We are in ... Read more...

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Infrastructure companies’ tax expenses up: Assocham


September 6th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Contrary to popular belief, tax expenses of companies with the infrastructure status have gone up by 90.3 percent, a survey released here Sunday said. According to the ... Read more...

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Thousands evacuated in China as typhoon Morakot nears


August 9th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hangzhou (China), Aug 9 (Xinhua) More than 953,000 people in two coastal provinces of eastern China were moved to safer places Sunday with predictions of typhoon Morakot approaching fast accompanied by heavy ... Read more...

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Kamal Nath unveils massive road development plan


July 29th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 29 (ANI): Union Road Transport Minister Kamal Nath on Wednesday said that the Government has geared up to launch one of the biggest highways development programme in the country. ... Read more...

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Govt. to set up organisation to oversee expressways : Kamal Nath


July 14th, 2009 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 14 (ANI): Union Road Transport Minister Kamal Nath on Tuesday said that the Cente has plans to set up an organization to develop and manage expressways in the country."We ... Read more...

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Expressway authority to be set up: Kamal Nath


July 14th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A separate authority will be constituted soon for expediting development of expressways, Road Transport and Highways Minister Kamal Nath said here Tuesday. "I am examining the possibility of ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh, IL&FS tie up to develop industrial zones


May 26th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 26 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has signed an agreement with IL&FS Infrastructure Development Corp (IIDC) for the development of three industrial zones under the central government's ambitious Delhi-Mumbai Industrial ... Read more...

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Sukhbir Badal does tough talk on governance, graft


January 21st, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 21 (IANS) Within hours of being sworn in as deputy chief minister of Punjab, Sukhbir Singh Badal outlined his vision for the future of the state and said those who ... Read more...

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Mayawati says Sonia Gandhi’’s jail going threat is political drama


October 15th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.15 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Wednesday described Congress president Sonia Gandhi''s challenge that she was ready to go to jail if not allowed into her constituency ... Read more...

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Living near highways ups odds of low weight babies by 81pct


July 31st, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): A new study has found that living near city expressways is associated with adverse birth effects on expectant mothers and their newborns.During the study, researchers from the ... Read more...

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Punjab plans projects worth Rs.250 bn in three years


July 28th, 2008 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 28 (IANS) Even as Punjab goes powerless for six to 10 hours everyday in summer months, the state government is planning to have air-conditioned bus terminals in various cities as ... Read more...

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