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Don’t clear new industrial projects in Noida: Green tribunal (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the environment ministry to not give environment clearances to any new industrial projects in Noida, on the outskirts ... Read more...

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Don’t clear new industrial projects in Noida: Green tribunal


April 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the environment ministry to not give environment clearances to any new industrial projects in Noida, on the outskirts ... Read more...

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Delhi PWD slammed for wasteful expenditure on hospital


September 5th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Inadequate planning on a project to construct a hospital in west Delhi's Dwarka by the Public Works Department (PWD) led to wasteful expenditure of Rs ... Read more...

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Anna movement was unarmed attack on corruption (Comment)


August 28th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Without doubt, India has been a crucible of democracy since independence in 1947. In the context of the disintegration of the Soviet Union, the continued plunder by African tyrannies, and ... Read more...

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Land acquisition law must avert conflict, push development(Comment)


July 14th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
From Nandigram to Noida, the fury of farmers has brought the land acquisition issue into spotlight, underscoring the need for new legislation that provides for quick, fair and equitable compensation and ... Read more...

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Delhi has 65,000 fake ration cards meant for poor, court told


July 21st, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) There are around 65,000 holders of fake below poverty line (BPL) ration cards in the capital, the Delhi High Court was informed Wednesday. The existence of such a ... Read more...

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Teacher sentenced to 10 years for having a physical relationship with her students


June 29th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Jun 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A judge has sentenced a Florida teacher to 10 years behind bars, for indulging in sex with her students. The Circuit Judge Chet Tharpe also called her ... Read more...

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Afzal Guru case: Delhi Lt. Governor sends mercy plea to Home Ministry


June 4th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): Delhi Lieutenant Governor Tejinder Khanna has sent the file on the mercy petition of Afzal Guru, who is facing a death sentence in the 2001 Parliament ... Read more...

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Afzal Guru case: Delhi Lt. Governor to send recommendations to Home Ministry


May 24th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Tejinder Khanna on Monday said that he would soon send his recommendations to the Home Ministry on the mercy petition of Afzal Guru, ... Read more...

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Pakistani MP’s panel concerned over increasing rights violations


May 5th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) A panel of Pakistan's parliament Wednesday expressed concern over increasing violations of human rights and the lackadaisical attitude of local administrations. It also sought a report on the ... Read more...

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Maoist terror: Paying for past follies (Comment)


February 20th, 2010 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Two recent incidents of Maoist violence have confirmed that the country is still far from being able to contain this menace.On Feb 15, as many as 24 security personnel ... Read more...

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Police not to arrest Rathore ‘hastily’ despite criticism


January 9th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Jan 9 (IANS) Haryana Police has been pulled up for delaying action in the Ruchika Girhotra molestation case but police officials say they did not want to arrest former top ... Read more...

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Malaysian schools to offer Tamil, Mandarin lessons at primary level


October 4th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct. 4 (ANI): In order to attract more non-Malaysian students to government schools, Malaysia's education ministry is planning to introduce Tamil and Mandarin lessons at primary school level. The classes ... Read more...

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Court fines defence ministry on magazine’s plea


July 29th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday fined the defence ministry Rs.2,000 for preventing the Strategic Affairs magazine from participating in the Aero India 2009 international air show in ... Read more...

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Sushma ‘not happy’ with Chidambaram’s security assurance


July 9th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Thursday said she was "disappointed" with Home Minister P. Chidambaram's assurance on the security for her party MP Varun ... Read more...

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Sushma Swaraj disappointed with Chidambaram’s briefing on Varun’s security


July 9th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 9 (ANI): Deputy Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj has expressed her disappointment over the briefing given by Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on BJP ... Read more...

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Budget ignores common people: Mayawati


February 16th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 16 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Monday said the interim budget has completely ignored the interests of the common man and benefited the industrialists."The budget offers nothing for common ... Read more...

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‘Right to education remains on paper’


October 17th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 17 (IANS) Despite 20 years of campaigning involving 1.5 million volunteers, a people's movement for free, compulsory and quality education for all children in India finds that its goal is ... Read more...

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Jailed Bihar lawmaker to be sent to AIIMS for check-up


June 26th, 2008 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 26 (IANS) The Patna High Court Thursday directed the state government to send jailed Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammed Shahabuddin to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) ... Read more...

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Bureaucrats don’t let Dasmunsi keep National Awards promise


June 12th, 2008 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi had announced at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) last November that movies of both 2006 and 2007 would be ... Read more...

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Bengal yet to overcome bird flu menace


May 2nd, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, May 2 (ANI): The CPI (M)-ruled West Bengal has not yet fully recovered from the danger posed by bird flu which has seriously affected rural economy on the eve of ... Read more...

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CBI files status report in anti-Sikh riot case


March 20th, 2008 - 1:13 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Pulled up for its lackadaisical attitude in probing cases of anti-Sikh riots of 1984, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday filed the status report in the ... Read more...

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