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PPP model necessary to develop urban infrastructure: Kamal Nath


September 17th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) In an attempt to overcome the urban infrastructure deficit, the government is encouraging development of workable public-private partnership (PPP) models, Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath ... Read more...

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Repair work of Airport Metro to end by October: Kamal Nath


September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) More than two months after the Airport Metro Express line was shut down by the concessionaire citing safety concerns, union Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath ... Read more...

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CAG, government on same page: Kamal Nath (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath Wednesday said the Congress-led UPA government and the country's official auditor were on the "same page" on the issue ... Read more...

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CAG, government on same page: Kamal Nath


September 5th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath Wednesday said the government and the country's official auditor were on the same page.Kamal Nath was responding to reporters who ... Read more...

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Build one lakh houses for poor: Kamal Nath


August 31st, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath Friday said the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) should construct at least 100,000 Economically Weaker Section (EWS) houses every year."Houses for ... Read more...

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Delhi gets centre’s nod to regularise 917 colonies


August 28th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The union urban development ministry Monday cleared the decks for the Delhi government to regularise 917 unauthorised colonies."We have got the approval from the government ... Read more...

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Master Plan clears way for home buyers in Noida Extension


August 24th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) Friday approved the Greater Noida Master Plan 2021, bringing smile to thousands of home buyers in Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Proposal to relocate parliament shot down


August 10th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Parliament will not shift from the iconic, British built building but steps will be taken to declutter and strengthen the heritage structure, sources said ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi should be leader of Lok Sabha, says Congress MP


July 30th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Amid deliberations in the Congress on the choice of leader of house in the Lok Sabha, a party MP Moday suggested that Congress president ... Read more...

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Team Anna attacks key ministers (Third Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) A day after Team Anna targeted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Pranab Mukherjee, the anti-graft activists Thursday launched a tirade against several union ... Read more...

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Team Anna attacks Pawar, Krishna (Second Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) A day after Team Anna targeted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Pranab Mukherjee, the anti-graft activists Thursday launched a tirade against several union ... Read more...

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Shinde likely to be new leader of Lok Sabha


July 17th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Union Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde is likely to be the new Leader of the House in the Lok Sabha after Pranab Mukherjee was nominated ... Read more...

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DMRC, R-Infra passing the Express buck: Dikshit


July 16th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday said the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) and Reliance Infrastructure are indulging in "passing the buck" over the suspension ... Read more...

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Prime minister to inaugurate Emerging Kerala summit


July 16th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate 'Emerging Kerala 2012', the flagship global connect programme of the state government to be held at Kochi from Sep ... Read more...

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Government counters BJP’s Time magazine attack on PM


July 9th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Reeling under an image crisis, the government Monday stepped up its offensive to counter Time magazine's description of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as an ... Read more...

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Arjun wanted Sonia as PM after Indira’s killing?


July 7th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The late Congress leader Arjun Singh wanted Sonia Gandhi to be made the prime minister after Indira Gandhi was assassinated in 1984, veteran journalist ... Read more...

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‘Claims of regularising unauthorised colonies a gimmick’


July 5th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) North Delhi Municipal Corporation standing committee chairman Yogender Chandolia Wednesday dismissed as a political gimmick the Delhi Government's announcement of regularising unauthorised colonies without ... Read more...

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Urban renewal mission’s allocation to rise


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru Urban Renewal Mission's allocation will be hiked to 0.25 percent of the gross domestic product, Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath said at ... Read more...

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Key panel clears way for home buyers in Noida Extension


June 28th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) There is a positive news for thousands of home buyers in 'Noida Extension' after a key panel Thursday approved the Draft Master Plan for Greater ... Read more...

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After Pranab who, ponders Congress (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) With Pranab Mukherjee being named the UPA's candidate for president, speculation on who would replace him began almost immediately in the Congress Friday.Mukherjee's possible ... Read more...

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After Pranab who, ponders Congress


June 15th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) With Pranab Mukherjee being named the UPA's candidate for president, avid speculation on who would replace him began almost immediately in the Congress Friday.Mukherjee's ... Read more...

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Dikshit lauds steps to regularise illegal colonies


June 9th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday thanked union Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath for amending the regulations and facilitating regularisation of unauthorised colonies in ... Read more...

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Homage to Nehru on 48th death anniversary


May 27th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) India Sunday paid homage to its first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, on his 48th death anniversary.President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Congress ... Read more...

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Homage to Rajiv Gandhi on death anniversary


May 21st, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The nation Monday paid homage to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, who was killed on this day 21 years ago in a suicide bomb ... Read more...

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Residents’ groups back Maken move on playgrounds


May 17th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs) in the capital have extended support to Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken's proposal to throw open private schools' playgrounds to neighbourhood ... Read more...

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India can learn water management from Israel: Minister


May 9th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The availability of per capita water resources is declining steadily in India which has a lot to learn from Israel in the field of water ... Read more...

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Presidential poll: Mamata meets Sonia as Congress seeks UPA consensus (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi met Trinamool supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday as part of the Congress's efforts to build consensus ... Read more...

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President polls: Congress hopes for Mamata’s support


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Congress is hoping for the support of the Trinamool Congress in the presidential polls when West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee meets ... Read more...

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US court gives Congress party two weeks to respond riots case


March 16th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 16 (IANS) A US Federal Court has granted India's Congress party an extension of two weeks to respond to a motion for "default judgment" for its failure ... Read more...

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548 projects sanctioned under urban renewal mission


March 13th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The government has sanctioned 548 projects under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM), Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath informed the Lok Sabha Tuesday."While ... Read more...

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Experts advice against vertical development of Delhi


February 16th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Developing the Indian capital vertically is neither scientific nor in line with the character of the city, say planning experts.Commenting on union Urban Development Minister ... Read more...

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Be transparent, Kamal Nath tells DDA


February 8th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath Wednesday asked Delhi Development Agency (DDA) to be transparent while reviewing the Master Plan for Delhi 2021.To involve all ... Read more...

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Three-fold rise in urban renewal funds likely: Kamal Nath


February 6th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The second phase of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) could witness a three-fold increase in its budget, Urban Development Minister Kamal ... Read more...

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Indian Minister Gauri Shankar Bisen involved in shoe-lace tying row


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mumbai, Jan 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Indian minister is fighting desperately to save his face after a shoe lace-tying controversy. Gauri Shankar Bisen, who is a minister in the Indian state of ... Read more...

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Minister apologises for child tying shoelaces


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 22 (IANS) After being widely criticised, Madhya Pradesh Cooperatives Minister Gauri Shankar Bisen Sunday apologised for getting his shoelaces tied by a tribal student, adding that he ... Read more...

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