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Eco lessons for India from Himachal Pradesh (Postcard from Kinnaur)


September 21st, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rekong Peo (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 21 (IANS) Your journey to the picturesque and remote district of Kinnaur in Himachal Pradesh will be an object lesson in preserving the environment and ... Read more...

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NGOs to help in evaluation of Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan: Ramesh


September 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The government has decided to involve NGOs for concurrent evaluation of Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan following wide disparity in sanitation coverage figures given by states and ... Read more...

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Rajasthan’s targets 400,000 new jobs this year


August 13th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 13 (IANS) The Rajasthan government is executing a major social uplift scheme covering both rural and urban areas to create at least 400,000 new jobs this fiscal, with ... Read more...

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Rajasthan’s new empowering law to address citizen complaints


August 5th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 5 (IANS) After being the first state to implement the Right to Information Act, Rajasthan has taken the lead in executing another far-reaching legislation, which entitles citizens swift ... Read more...

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Manali-Rohtang Pass closed after cloudburst


August 4th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 4 (IANS) Hundreds of vehicles were stranded on the Manali-Rohtang Pass highway due to massive landslides triggered by a cloudburst near picturesque resort of Manali, an official said ... Read more...

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Hydropower project: Court notice to Himachal


July 30th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Monday directed the state government to file an affidavit on the steps taken to direct a private company running a hydropower ... Read more...

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Locals to be involved in Rs.7,000 crore Bundelkhand package


July 8th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Elected village representatives and social activists will play the lead role in the new-look Rs.7,000 crore Bundelkhand package meant to improve the lives of ... Read more...

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Panel formed to implement national optic fibre network


June 26th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The government Tuesday formed a coordination committee to give a push to the decision to set up a National Optic Fibre Network (NOFN) to provide ... Read more...

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Noida hotel faces action for land grab


June 7th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) A police complaint was lodged Thursday against a luxury hotel in Noida following allegations of land grabbing and construction of the facility on a gram samaj ... Read more...

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Court stays Subhash Ghai’s Haryana land deal


May 29th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 29 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court Tuesday stayed Bollywood filmmaker Subhash Ghai's Mukta Arts from performing any activity on a 20-acre plot purchased from a gram ... Read more...

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Suspected Maoists torch gram panchayat in Maharashtra


May 16th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gondia (Maharashtra), May 16 (IANS) A gram panchayat building was burnt down by suspected Maoists in the remote village of Toyagondi in Gondia district in eastern Maharashtra, police said here ... Read more...

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Land identified for AIIMS-like institute in Sonia’s constituency


May 8th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 8 (IANS) The dream of an All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) like institution in Uttar Pradesh could soon be a reality with land for the project ... Read more...

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Kerala to preserve traditional life of tribal village


April 26th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 26 (IANS) Kerala has decided to seek the intervention of National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) to conserve and preserve the traditional way of life of the state's only tribal ... Read more...

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212 Madhya Pradesh villages chosen for Nirmal Gram Puraskar


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 23 (IANS) A total of 212 gram panchayats in Madhya Pradesh have been selected for the Nirmal Gram Puraskar under the Total Sanitation Campaign, officials said Friday.A release ... Read more...

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In Assam, village panchayat bans liquor


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Kinan (Assam), March 23 (IANS) At a time when Assam's excise revenues are shooting up, indicating a huge increase in the sale of liquor all over the state, a gram ... Read more...

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Subhash Ghai gets relief in Haryana land case


March 16th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Subhash Ghai has got a breather in the Haryana land case after a court dismissed a public suit filed by people of Badhsa ... Read more...

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Verdict on Subhash Ghai’s Haryana land deal March 16


March 5th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 5 (IANS) The fate of 20 acres of land purchased by Bollywood filmmaker Subhash Ghai in Haryana will now be decided by a court March 16. The verdict ... Read more...

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Haryana court reserves order on Subhash Ghai project


March 1st, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 1 (IANS) A court in Haryana Thursday reserved the order on Bollywood filmmaker Subhash Ghai's 20 acres of land purchase from the Panchayat in Badhsa village in Jhajjar ... Read more...

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Jairam Ramesh launches women empowerment scheme in Kerala


February 24th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kuzhoor (Kerala), Feb 24 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday launched the "Mahila Kisan Sashaktikaran Pariyojana" (MKSP) from Kerala's Thrissur district, and said the state's demand for fixing working ... Read more...

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BJP eyeing Nashik mayor’s post with MNS support


February 24th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Feb 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Friday it was not averse to allying with the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) to stake claim to the ... Read more...

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Court orders stay on Subhash Ghai’s project in Haryana


February 23rd, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Badhsa (Haryana), Feb 23 (IANS) A court in Haryana has stayed Bollywood filmmaker Subhash Ghai's Mukta Arts from performing any type of activity on the 20 acres of land it ... Read more...

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A turtle fest in golden sands of Maharashtra (Feature, With Images)


February 17th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), Feb 17 (IANS) As the day breaks, scores of tiny heads of turtle hatchlings, with twinkling eyes, suddenly pop out of the golden sand beach, take a precautionary ... Read more...

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Bihar panchayats to act as power supply franchisees


February 14th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 14 (IANS) Gram panchayats (village councils) in power-starved Bihar will be appointed franchisees for distribution of power in villages, an official here said Tuesday.Bihar State Electricity Board ... Read more...

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Runaway bride awarded for revolting against lack of loo


February 10th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) She was a runaway bride, but she won an award of Rs.5 lakh for revolting against the lack of toilet at her in-laws' place.Sulabh International, ... Read more...

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Election expenses for Maharashtra civic polls hiked


January 4th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) Maharashtra's state Election Commission Tuesday significantly enhanced the expense limits for the forthcoming civic, zila parishad and gram panchayat elections.The decision was announced by state election ... Read more...

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GoM on encephalitis has to deliver: Child rights panel


November 6th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) The group of ministers (GoM) formed on Japanese Encephalitis (JE), which has claimed over 400 lives in Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh this year, has a ... Read more...

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Fibre optical scheme for panchayats approved


October 25th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The cabinet Tuesday cleared a scheme for creating a National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) for providing broadband connectivity to panchayats that is likely to boost ... Read more...

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Ramesh seeks PM’s help to boost roads in Maoist-hit areas


September 14th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) With an eye on progress in Maoist-affected areas, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's intervention for additional Rs.35,000 crore ... Read more...

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Gandhi trust land given by gram panchayat: Congress


August 3rd, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Congress party Wednesday clarified that the land taken by the Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust was only a leased land which was willingly given by ... Read more...

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National Optical Fiber network to be set up: Sibal


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Friday said the telecom commission has recommended creating a National Optical Fiber Network (NOFN) to provide broadband connectivity to panchayats."The objective ... Read more...

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Mumbai dabbawalas, Vidarbha farmers back Ramdev


June 3rd, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Nearly 5,000 dabbawalas of Mumbai and thousands of farmers and farm widows of Vidarbha Friday extended their support to yoga guru Baba Ramdev's proposed ... Read more...

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For every 40 rural households, a welfare scheme volunteer


May 23rd, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) There will be one welfare programme volunteer for every 40 village households across India in a couple of years. It's a new government initiative ... Read more...

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88 Rajasthan panchayats vow to end child labour


May 1st, 2011 - 3:46 am ICT by IANS
Dungarpur (Rajasthan), April 30 (IANS) A total of 88 gram panchayat in the tribal belt of Dungarpur in Rajasthan have chalked out plans to make their areas free of child ... Read more...

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Abduction attempt for ransom by militants continue in Manipur


April 18th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Apr 18 (ANI): People in Manipur continue to suffer, as there is no end to abductions for ransom by militants.People in the region are fed up with this and are now ... Read more...

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Orissa Police initiates action against Maoists who killed Malkangiri tribals


April 12th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by ANI
Malkangiri (Orissa), Apr 12 (ANI): Orissa Police has swung into action over the recent killing of two tribals in Malkangiri district by suspected Maoist cadres.According to reports, the ultras believed to be ... Read more...

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