flower pots

JD-U workers protest black market in fertilizer


September 21st, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 21 (IANS) Hundreds of Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United activists Friday ransacked the party's state headquarters here protesting against rampant black market in fertilizers.Police said the slogan-shouting JD-U workers ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan power protests cause damage worth millions


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Enraged over the ongoing power crisis, people in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city have destroyed infrastructure and inflicted a loss of around Rs.8.5 million to the government.At least ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ruckus at Employment Exchange, official beaten up


March 16th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 16 (IANS) Angry at the delay in getting employment registration forms, a crowd of young men and women created a ruckus outside the Employment Exchange in Ghaziabad and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Lawyers assault media persons, students in Bangalore (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) A group of lawyers here Friday attacked media persons, stoned their vehicles, police and college students in an ugly display of anger over media coverage of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Delhi’s pottery market survives amid posh malls (With Images)


January 17th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The colourful and fragile products on sale are an eerie reminder of the precarious nature of their makers' existence. An eye-catching pottery market, an oasis ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Ensure no police force is used against Anna: Ramdev


August 15th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Monday appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ensure that Delhi Police do not use force against social activist ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

MCD to launch anti-dengue drive


July 25th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Monday announced a special anti-dengue drive after the civic agency found many mosquito breeding grounds in government offices and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Police blame Ramdev for Ramlila Ground troubles, injuries (Third Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Delhi Police Friday implicitly blamed yoga guru Baba Ramdev for the crackdown on him and his supporters at the Ramlila Ground here two weeks ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Police wash hands off Ramlila troubles, injuries (Second Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Delhi Police Friday implicitly blamed yoga guru Baba Ramdev for the crackdown on him and his supporters here two weeks ago that left more than ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Ramdev was asked to leave, started protesting: Delhi Police (Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Claiming there was a security threat to Baba Ramdev, the Delhi Police Friday told the Supreme Court that the yoga guru was evicted from the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Didn’t baton-charge Ramdev supporters: Delhi Police


June 17th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Refuting charges of using batons during the crackdown on Baba Ramdev and his supporters at Ramlila Ground here early this month, Delhi Police Friday said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Midnight action to avoid problems: Police


June 5th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Delhi Police said Sunday that they cracked down on yoga guru Baba Ramdev after midnight Saturday in order to avoid law and order problems. "You know ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Delhi steps up campaign against malaria, dengue


April 6th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Stepping up the campaign against vector borne diseases like malaria, dengue and chikungunya during the monsoon season, authorities Wednesday released a booklet on their its ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Infrastructure built during CWG in a mess, says Walia


January 31st, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Delhi Urban Development Minister A.K. Walia Monday expressed concern over the lack of maintenance of infrastructure built during the recently concluded Commonwealth Games.Peeling paint, loose grilles, potholes ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Growing crime leaves Chandigarh jittery (Letter from Chandigarh)


November 28th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Nov 28 (IANS) It is one of the most well-planned and prosperous cities of the country, but a soaring crime graph is spoiling Chandigarh's reputation as a safe city. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mirwaiz roughed up at Chandigarh seminar (Second Lead)


November 25th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 25 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was roughed up by displaced Kashmiri Pandits and Hindu right-wing activists at a seminar here Thursday for his alleged anti-India comments.The ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Mirwaiz roughed up at Chandigarh seminar, 20 detained (Lead)


November 25th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 25 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist leader and Hurriyat Conference chief Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was roughed up by displaced Kashmiri Pandits and Hindu right-wing activists at a seminar here Thursday.Mirwaiz, who ... Read more...

Posted in National |

One man’s flower pot is another’s fire trap


November 1st, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Colourful displays of flowers that brightened up a walkway for 11 years in an apartment block will now be removed as they could block someone's fire-escape.Owners Siobhan and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Secuirty alert against vandalism after Games


October 14th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Security agencies have alerted the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee and the Delhi government against attempts by anti-social elements to loot and vandalise the plethora of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

MCD appeals to Delhiites to help prevent dengue outbreak


September 8th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Residents of Delhi must take serious preventive efforts and help the authorities combat the dengue outbreak in the city, which crossed the 1,500-mark Wednesday, civic body health ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Congress demands dismissal of Nitish Kumar government


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 23 (IANS) Congress legislators in Bihar Friday met Governor Devanand Konwar and handed over a memorandum demanding the immediate dismissal of the Nitish Kumar government over alleged irregularities of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No scam in Bihar, says BJP


July 22nd, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Condemning the ugly scenes in the Bihar assembly, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday accused the opposition of kicking up a row over "unreconciled accounts", or ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

11 LJP legislators resign from Bihar assembly


July 22nd, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 22 (IANS) Eleven Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) legislators Thursday resigned from the assembly to protest the "partisan" role of the speaker and intensify their movement against Chief Minister Nitish ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Aggressive opposition to continue protest against Nitish Kumar


July 22nd, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 22 (IANS) A day after unseemly scenes of a slipper being flung at the speaker and flower pots being broken in the assembly, Bihar's opposition legislators Thursday said they ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

67 legislators suspended in Bihar (Second Lead)


July 21st, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 21 (IANS) Sixty-seven opposition legislators were Wednesday suspended for unruly behaviour in the Bihar assembly while demanding Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's resignation over financial irregularities, prompting one of the members ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bihar Assembly chaos : Congress woman flings flower pots


July 21st, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, July 21 (ANI): Amid chaotic secenes in the Bihar Assembly, Jyoti Singh, a woman MLC belonging to the Congress, threw several flower pots around, as the Opposition continued with their ... Read more...

Posted in National |

16 legislators suspended from Bihar assembly (Lead)


July 21st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 21 (IANS) Sixteen opposition legislators in Bihar were suspended for unruly behaviour in the assembly Wednesday, prompting a member to hurl a shoe at the speaker. Speaker Uday Narain ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Supporters of MP, legislator clash in Delhi


March 15th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Supporters of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) legislator Asif Mohammad Khan and Congress MP Parvez Hashmi clashed outside a police station following an altercation late Sunday, police said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Day after: police don’t acknowledge vandalism by farmers (Lead)


November 20th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) A day after the capital's heart was vandalised by over 40,000 protesting sugarcane farmers, police Friday said they could only do so much to prevent the situation ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Subdued end to Diwali celebrations in Bangalore


October 19th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 19 (IANS) The three-day Diwali celebrations in Bangalore ended Monday on a subdued note in the backdrop of devastating floods in north Karnataka. Over 70 people also suffered injuries, mostly ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sri Lankan mission attacked, India regrets incident (Round-up)


October 2nd, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) A group of around 40 protesters shouting anti-Sri Lanka slogans Friday barged into the Sri Lankan high commission here and damaged some property in its premises. India ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sri Lankan high commission in New Delhi attacked, Colombo voices ’shock’ (Lead)


October 2nd, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) A group of around 10-15 Tamil protesters shouting anti-Sri Lanka slogans barged into the Sri Lankan high commission here Friday and started vandalising it, the first time ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mob storms Sri Lankan embassy in New Delhi


October 2nd, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) A group of 15-20 Tamils stormed the Sri Lankan embassy in the high-security diplomatic area in the national capital Friday afternoon, the police said. According to police, they ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Delhi civic body agrees to take back sacked employees


July 6th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Monday informed the Delhi High Court that it will take back 799 sacked employees of the Hardayal Municipal Public Library and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Students create portable device to detect suicide bombers


June 27th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 27 (ANI): A group of students have developed a portable device to detect the weapons of suicide bombers.Improvised explosive devices (IEDs), the weapons of suicide bombers, are a major cause ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe