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Environment ministry orders action against Lavasa, company ‘welcomes’ this (Lead)


June 10th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Pune/New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The environment ministry Friday ordered action against Lavasa Corporation Limited for illegal constructions on 681 hectares at its upcoming private hillstation near Pune. The company ... Read more...

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Lavasa’s Pune project trips on green laws


June 10th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The environment ministry Friday asked the Maharashtra government to take action against Lavasa Corporation for allegedly flouting green laws in construction of its massive lake ... Read more...

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Teenager arrested for hoax bomb call to Games Village


October 5th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Delhi Police Tuesday detained a teenager for making a hoax call claiming that a bomb has been placed inside the Commonwealth Games Village, creating panic among the ... Read more...

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Jatropha saplings destroyed in Chhattisgarh


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 2 (IANS) Saplings of Jatropha, a rich source of bio-fuel, on about 9,200 hectares in Chhattisgarh were completely destroyed, Chief Minister Raman Singh Monday told the state assembly. "Jatropha saplings planted ... Read more...

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General Motors looks to run vehicles on biodiesel


April 12th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 12 (IANS) General Motors India has signed an agreement with the Central Salt and Marine Chemical Research Institute (CSMCRI) and the US Department of Energy to develop and supply biodiesel ... Read more...

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6000 trees chopped down to prevent strangers having sex in woods!


March 24th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 24 (ANI): It has emerged that six thousand trees were chopped down at a beautiful place in Britain in a move to discourage strangers from having sex in the woods.According ... Read more...

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Archaeologists discover Iran’s largest Paleolithic site in Semnan


July 12th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, July 12 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered what is being dubbed as Iran's largest Paleolithic area in the Mirk hill, located in the southern part of the city of Semnan.The 4-hectare area, ... Read more...

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120,000 saplings planted in Himachal Pradesh


August 3rd, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 3 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Sunday carried out the statewide Jan-Jan Sanjivni Van Abhiyaan, under which at least one member of the targeted 120,000 rural and urban families planted ... Read more...

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Noida to get a bird sanctuary (Feature)


July 9th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
By S.P. Singh Noida, July 9 (IANS) Many rare birds, such as the animated Yellow Wagtail or the flamboyant Black-necked Stork, would soon come calling home here, with government planning to build a ... Read more...

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Mineral-based SEZ to come up in Madhya Pradesh


May 2nd, 2008 - 3:14 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, May 2 (IANS) A mineral-based special economic zone (SEZ) will soon be developed at a cost of over Rs.1.5 billion in Hargarh village in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur district, official sources said. ... Read more...

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Greek philosopher Aristotle’s ancient wrestling school, a victim of official apathy


November 14th, 2007 - 10:37 am ICT by admin
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