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Raj Thackeray asks people to stop paying toll tax


July 24th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) MNS chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday asked people to stop paying toll tax unless the government explained where the money went, prompting MNS workers to vandalize ... Read more...

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Akhilesh reviews projects to decongest Lucknow’s traffic


June 19th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Saturday ordered timely completion of all projects aimed at solving the traffic problems of Lucknow city.He directed officials to ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray attacks Maharashtra government on toll tax


June 12th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday trained his guns on the toll collection policy of the Congress-led state government and alleged that there ... Read more...

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Peace in Kashmir is fake, says Geelani


April 27th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 27 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir may be calm since last year after three summers of unrest, but separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani insists that the peace is ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Andhra on New Year’s Day


January 1st, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 1 (IANS) At least eight people were killed on New Year's Day in accidents in different parts of Andhra Pradesh, police said Sunday.Four revellers were killed and another ... Read more...

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Wild celebrations in Hyderabad


January 1st, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 1 (IANS) Wild celebrations broke out in this city and other parts of Andhra Pradesh to welcome the New Year.The city lighted up with firecrackers and echoed with ... Read more...

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Pakistan PM now has a flyover in his name


December 31st, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani now has a flyover named after him in Multan city.The 1.6-km-long Yousuf Raza Gilani flyover, built at a cost ... Read more...

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Hyderabad police impose restrictions for New Year celebrations


December 23rd, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 23 (IANS) To maintain public order, Hyderabad police have imposed several restrictions on revellers celebrating the New Year, an official said Friday.All flyovers in the city would be ... Read more...

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Delhi not to restore demolished night shelters


December 19th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday told the Delhi High Court that it will not restore the night shelters which had been constructed near the railway tracks ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray spars with cousin Raj over flyover issue


December 7th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) In an indirect attack at Raj Thackeray, Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Wednesday questioned how people who had demanded relaxation of norms for cricket ... Read more...

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L&T; Oman bags orders worth Rs.875 crore


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 3 (IANS) Diversified conglomerate Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Thursday said it had bagged two road construction projects worth Rs.875 crore through its subsidiary in Oman."The orders are for ... Read more...

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ADB to fund two flyovers in Kashmir


October 8th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 8 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to fund two flyovers in the two capital cities of Jammu and Kashmir, at a cost of Rs.350 ... Read more...

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CWG infrastructure: The flip side (To go with ‘Zipping through flyovers, Metro’)


September 30th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The 2010 Commonwealth Games spurred infrastructure development at a rapid pace, but a post-event audit laid bare a host of glitches, including shoddy quality standards ... Read more...

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Hyderabad under high security for Ganesh immersion


September 10th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 10 (IANS) A thick security blanket has been thrown over Hyderabad for the Ganesh idols immersion processions Sunday, officials said.Nearly 30,000 security personnel, including paramilitary forces, have been ... Read more...

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Corruption detected in Commonwealth projects


August 3rd, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The government has detected prima facie cases of deficiencies, irregularities and use of sub-standard material in some Commonwealth Games projects, the Lok Sabha was informed ... Read more...

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Muggy day in Delhi, rains in store (Lead)


July 10th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The weekend ended on a muggy note for Delhiites Sunday as the skies remained clear and sunny for most of the day after a brief ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s longest flyover opens to public


June 6th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) The city's longest flyover of 2.5 km was inaugurated by Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Monday.The flyover will enable motorists to cut short the travel time ... Read more...

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Opposition terms Kalmadi’s arrest as belated


April 25th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): The Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) reacting to the arrest of sacked Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organizing Committee chairman Suresh ... Read more...

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Honking, monuments, greenery…Dilliwala at home in Lahore


April 15th, 2011 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 15 (IANS) There's something about Lahore that sets any Dilliwala pondering over the similarities between the two cities. Right from the Mughal architecture, the imposing colonial buildings to ... Read more...

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Ranchi to get three flyovers for smooth traffic


January 21st, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Jharkhand government Friday decided to seek feasibility and project reports for construction of three flyovers in the state capital to ensure smooth traffic movement."Chief Minister, Arjun Munda ... Read more...

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L&T bags projects worth Rs.1,103 crore


January 3rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) Engineering and construction major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Monday said its railway business unit had bagged orders worth Rs.1,103 crore from power plant developers to construct 'merry-go-round systems' ... Read more...

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Hooda conducts aerial inspection of new expressway


December 21st, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Dec 21 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Tuesday conducted an aerial inspection of the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) expressway."This expressway will connect NH-1, NH-2, Nh-8 and NH-10 and will solve the ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa to stay: Gadkari (Lead)


December 7th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 7 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Tuesday ruled out replacing Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, who is facing charges of illegal land deals."There is no question ... Read more...

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Govt. to raise more funds for development in Punjab: Badal


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinBaba Bakala (Amritsar) Nov. 2 (ANI): Punjab's Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday said that to achieve the ongoing development projects' target in the state, the Government ... Read more...

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Delhi Government to monitor upkeep of Commonwealth Games infrastructure


October 29th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Rajesh GaurNew Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has constituted a special committee to co-ordinate the efforts of upkeep and maintenance of newly created assets for the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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DTC to roll out over 1,000 buses Monday


October 17th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) will Monday roll out for public use over 1,000 buses which transported delegates, athletes and spectators during the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games."As ... Read more...

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Chidambaram willing to give inputs for CWG probes


October 16th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 16 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said his Ministry was ready to give inputs to the appropriate authorities looking into allegations of corruption relating to ... Read more...

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Rush to complete Games work compromising quality?


September 5th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Rajeev Ranjan Dwivedi New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) There is a mad scramble to finish Commonwealth Games projects with less than a month to go for the mega event. With the city ... Read more...

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CWG projects to be completed on time: Dikshit (Lead)


August 15th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Sunday said all Commonwealth Games projects will be completed in time and the country's image will get a boost after successfully hosting ... Read more...

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Rs. 28,054 crore spent for 2010 Commonwealth Games: Reddy


August 9th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.9 (ANI) Union Urban Development Minister S Jaipal Reddy on Monday said that a total of rupees 28,054 crore have been spent on the games of which Rs. 16,560 crore ... Read more...

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CWG corruption allegations rock Lok Sabha proceedings


August 9th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 9 (ANI): The Lok Sabha, on Monday, witnessed a heated debate between the government and the opposition over a demand for a joint parliamentary probe into all allegations of ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Games infrastructure complete, Delhi revamp on track: Kalmadi


July 10th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Suresh Kalmadi, the Chairman of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, on Friday said the infrastructure for the Games is complete.Addressing media persons on the occasion of the ... Read more...

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Jackie Shroff inaugurates BEST’s eco-friendly buses (With Images)


July 4th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Mumbaikars will now be able to commute long distances to offices and back home in style in the air-conditioned comfort of eco-friendly BEST buses launched by Bollywood actor ... Read more...

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Who’s stealing Delhi’s flowers and tiles?


June 10th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Rajeev Ranjan Dwivedi New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Someone is stealing the bloom from Delhi's beautification plans for the Commonwealth Games. Reports of theft of expensive ornamental plants, tiles and streetlights have ... Read more...

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Fleet Week In Progress In The City Of New York


May 31st, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 31, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Fleet Week is being commemorated with massive pomp in the city of New York. This is a week that commenced on May 26 and will ... Read more...

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