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We hope Mamata will review her decision: Bengal Congress


September 18th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Terming West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's decision to withdraw support to the UPA-II government as "unfortunate", West Bengal Pradesh Congress president Pradip Bhattacharjee Tuesday expressed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Heavy rains in Arunachal cause floods in two Assam districts


September 14th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 14 (IANS) Lakhs of people have been affected in two Upper Assam districts bordering Arunachal Pradesh - Dhemaji and Lakhimpur - after flash floods hit the area Thursday ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Lifetime plans should be offered till telecom permit allows’


September 5th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Lifetime mobile tariff plans offered by telecom operators are valid as long as the operator is permitted to provide such service under the licence, Minister ... Read more...

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Himachal cancels road contract with Chinese firm


August 29th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has cancelled a Rs.228-crore contract with a Chinese firm for delay in executing a World Bank-funded road widening project, Public Works Department ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Taj sparkles in rain, Agra totters (Letter from Agra)


August 29th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 29 (IANS) Is this really a World Heritage city? This was the question most tourists were asking after a massive downpour left the Taj city in shambles, exposing ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rains block Jammu-Srinagar highway, many stranded


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 22 (IANS) Incessant rains and landslides for two days have left many stranded on the Jammu-Srinagar highway, considered the lifeline of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said Wednesday.Over 500 ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Nagaland government appeals for calling off blockade


August 21st, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Aug 21 (IANS) The Nagaland government Tuesday appealed to the Assam-based organisations to call off their indefinite economic blockade of National Highway 39, the lifeline of Nagaland and Manipur.Five ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Olympic wrestling: Yogeshwar Dutt leads Indian challenge (Overall India Roundup)


August 11th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Yogeshwar Dutt will lead India's challenge in the Olympic wrestling competition Saturday after Amit Kumar and Narsingh Pancham Yadav crashed out of the competition here.Dutt ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic wrestling: Indian wrestlers Amit Kumar, Narsingh Yadav out (India Intro Roundup)


August 11th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) India's male wrestlers started their Olympic campaign on a disappointing note with both Amit Kumar and Narsingh Pancham Yadav crashing out of their respective weight categories ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic wrestling: Amit’s bronze medal hopes alive, Yadav out (India Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Indian wrestler Amit Kumar Olympic medal hopes are still alive as he qualified for the Repechage 2 of the 55kg category while his compatriot Narsingh Pancham ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rain continues in Jammu, many trapped


August 5th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 5 (IANS) Hundreds of people were trapped in various places in Jammu as heavy rains continued Sunday, triggering landslides and posing a threat to many villages with rivers ... Read more...

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Thailand defend ASEAN U-13 Cup football title (With Image)


July 15th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 15 (IANS) Thailand defended their title as they came from behind to beat Malaysia Yellow 2-1 in the final of the 4th edition of the Yamaha ASEAN ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Landslide cuts off Mizoram, Manipur and Tripura


July 15th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 15 (IANS) Road links to the northeastern states of Mizoram, Tripura and parts of Manipur and southern Assam remained cut off from the rest of India Sunday following ... Read more...

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Notice to Chinese firm on Himachal road projects’ delay


July 10th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 10 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has issued notice to a Chinese firm for missing the deadline in executing two World Bank-funded road projects in the state, a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Rajasthan villagers toil to harvest rainwater (Letter from Rajasthan)


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Barmer (Rajasthan), July 3 (IANS) Residents of two villages surrounded by deserts in Rajasthan's Barmar district are toiling hard day and night, digging up water storage facilities like ponds and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

mycity4kids.com a lifeline for parents in Delhi NCR


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Frustrated and helpless in your search for a summer camp or in finding the right hobby class for your child or not being able to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Himachal road repair hastened ahead of apple harvest


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 3 (IANS) A World Bank-funded road project in Himachal Pradesh awarded to a Chinese firm has missed its deadline, prompting the government to engage new contractors for repairs ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Iran sends troops to Syria


May 30th, 2012 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 30 (IANS) Iran has sent its troops to help the regime of embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad fight opposition forces, a senior commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Central Railway fire halts Mumbai (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Millions of commuters and students in the city faced a harrowing time Wednesday as local trains were running late by around 40 minutes following a fire ... Read more...

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BJP relases vision document for Delhi


April 11th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Ahead of the civic polls in the capital, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday released its "Vision Delhi-2025" document which envisages urban renewal and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

After local trains, Mumbai bus fares hiked


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) A day after hiking local train fares, the BEST public bus service, a lifeline for over 2.50 million in Mumbai, decided Monday to increase its minimum ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Stress on safety, security, punctuality: Mukul Roy


March 26th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) New Railway Minister Mukul Roy, while parrying queries on whether the railways will roll back the freight fare hike, said Monday he hoped to improve ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Epilepsy is disabling, needs understanding’ (March 26 is World Epilepsy Day)


March 25th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Epilepsy is much more disabling than acknowledged - it impacts a child's learning years, a person's professional and marital life and also gives the patient ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Real Madrid book place in last eight of Champions League


March 15th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 15 (IANS) Real Madrid had little difficulty in qualifying for the last eight of the Champions League as they defeated CSKA Moscow 4-1 in the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Railways has become ‘dry cow’: Lalu Prasad


March 14th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Indian Railways is like a cow that neither gives milk nor bears calves. So says former railway minister Lalu Prasad Wednesday. Declining to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Karnataka for exempting cooperatives from direct tax code


March 6th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 5 (IANS) The Karnataka government Monday sought to exempt the cooperative sector from the proposed Direct Tax Code (DTC) purview as it offers credit to poor farmers."As ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Srinagar-Jammu highway re-opened to traffic


February 16th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 16 (IANS) Much to the respite of the stranded passengers on both sides of the Jawahar Tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir, the Srinagar-Jammu national highway was re-opened to ... Read more...

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Kosi gets a bridge - after 78 years


February 8th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 8 (IANS) A 1.8 km bridge that will be a lifeline to millions was opened over the flood-prone Kosi in Bihar Wednesday, 78 years after an earthquake destroyed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jammu-Srinagar highway open to one-way traffic


January 10th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 10 (IANS) Despite snow, the Srinagar-Jammu national highway will remain open for one-way traffic Tuesday and vehicles will be allowed to move from Jammu to Srinagar, Border Roads ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway opened to one-way traffic


January 9th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 9 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu highway, struck by a massive avalanche, was Monday opened to one-way traffic, allowing supplies to reach the snowed-in Kashmir Valley from the state's winter ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Over 2,000 Kashmir-bound passengers stranded in Jammu


January 9th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 8 (IANS) More than 2,000 Kashmir Valley-bound passengers were stranded in Jammu Sunday because of the closure of the Jammu-Srinagar national highway since the past two days after ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Assam to seek fresh opinion on Arunachal dam’s effects


January 5th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 5 (IANS) The Assam government Thursday assured more than two dozen-odd anti-dam organisations that it would seek fresh expert opinion within six months on whether the 2,000 MW ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Indefinite blockade in Assam over Arunachal dam


January 2nd, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 2 (IANS) Over two dozen organisations in Assam Monday launched an indefinite blockade of a national highway as part of their campaign to prevent ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Impose ban on KMSS: Arunachal government


December 31st, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, Dec 31 (IANS) The Arunachal Pradesh government Saturday urged New Delhi to impose a ban on the Krishak Mukti Samaj Samity (KMSS), a farmer's group in Assam spearheading the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Willstrop-Gaultier set up a cracking final in Punj Lloyd Squash


December 17th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) France's Gregory Gaultier downed an erratic Egyptian Mohamed El Shorbagy while England's James Willstrop overwhelmed compatriot Peter Barker in the semifinals of the Punj Lloyd ... Read more...

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