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Delhi book fair begins


September 1st, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The 18th annual Delhi Book Fair began at Pragati Maidan here Saturday.The nine day book fair will have e-books as its theme. There will also ... Read more...

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Delhi Book Fair to begin Sep 1


August 30th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The 18th Delhi Book Fair would be held at Pragati Maidan here Sep 1-9, an official said Thursday. The annual event will include seminars and ... Read more...

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Obama’s former Indian-American aide to join politics


July 19th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Six months after quitting the White House, President Barack Obama's former Indian-American chief technology officer Aneesh Chopra has announced plans to seek the Virginia Democratic ... Read more...

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Apex court bars tourism near Jarawa tribal reserve (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court has barred any commercial and tourism activity either by the government or private operators within a five km radius of the Jarawa ... Read more...

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Apex court bars tourism near Jarawa tribal reserve


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court has barred any commercial and tourism activity either by the government or private operators within a five km radius of the Jarawa ... Read more...

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31 percent elderly face abuse


June 14th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Nearly 31 percent of the elderly in the country face abuse in some form, and more than half of them feel their sons were responsible ... Read more...

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High court issues notice to Bukhari, ASI (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday issued notice to the Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid, the government and the Archaeological Survey of India on a plea ... Read more...

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Maryland governor in US celebrates Vaisakhi


April 28th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Maryland state governor Martin O'Malley, who last November led the largest state trade delegation to India, opened his house to celebrate Vaisakhi to recognize the Sikh ... Read more...

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70 percent east Delhi buildings prone to quake-damage


April 12th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) An estimated 70 percent of buildings in east Delhi were prone to damage in an earthquake, Delhi Lt Governor Tejendra Khanna said Thursday and called ... Read more...

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Dikshit slams Lokayukta, calls his action ‘motivated’


March 27th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit slammed the state Lokayukta for seeking the review of his recommendations to President Pratibha Patel to censure her, saying his ... Read more...

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CBI inquiry demanded in Arya orphanage case


March 13th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Representatives from 26 NGOs and families of victims in the Arya Orphanage case marched to parliament Monday to protest against the continued child abuse ... Read more...

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Court dismisses Delhi orphanage’s plea


February 29th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed a plea of an orphanage, where sexual assault and harassment of children allegedly occurred, seeking the court's direction to ... Read more...

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Abuse in orphanage: Court refuses to bar fresh probes


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday declined to bar any fresh inquiry into the sexual assault and harassment of children at a privately-run orphanage in central ... Read more...

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Delhi to have its own disaster response force soon


February 17th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Delhi will soon have its own disaster response force, created on the lines of the National Disaster Response Force.The decision was taken at a meeting ... Read more...

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Sikhs protest outside Dikshit’s residence


February 16th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Over 200 people from the Sikh community gathered outside Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit's residence Thursday afternoon to protest the decision to commute the life ... Read more...

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Court demands explanations about orpahange excesses


February 15th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued a notice to the central and Delhi governments following media reports of sexual assault and harassment of children at ... Read more...

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Nehru Place shuts down to demand basic amenities


February 1st, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Protesting against the civic apathy to end unregulated hawking, insufficient safety provisions and lack of basic amenities including cleanliness, Nehru Place, one of Asia's leading ... Read more...

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Court denies parole to Jessica murder convict


January 31st, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday dismissed a plea seeking parole for three months by Amardeep Singh Gill, sentenced to jail for four years for the ... Read more...

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Delhi Governor expresses hope in MCD trifurcation


January 9th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Delhi Lt Governor Tejendra Khanna Monday expressed hope that with trifurcation of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi the day-to-day problems of residents will be ... Read more...

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DSIIDC wants service sector in industrial estates


January 1st, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) If the central government gives its green signal, service industry can come up in the industrial estates of Delhi, DSIIDC chairman Chetan Sanghi said Sunday. ... Read more...

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Another shocker for UPA: clamour for Chidambaram’s ‘dismissal’


December 15th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The already buffeted UPA government was dealt yet another blow with the opposition in one voice clamouring for the dismissal of Home Minister P. ... Read more...

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No razing in Delhi’s illegal colonies till 2014


December 14th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Parliament Wednesday passed a bill which puts a stop till 2014 on demolitions in Delhi's unauthorised colonies and village settlements.The National Capital Territory of Delhi ... Read more...

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Puducherry minister faces axe after exam impersonation charges


November 12th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Puducherry, Nov 12 (IANS) Puducherry Chief Minister N. Rangasamy Saturday recommended sacking Education Minister P.M.L. Kalyanasundaram, who is facing the charges of impersonation in his final year school exam.Rangasamy has ... Read more...

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Nation remembers ‘Iron Lady’ Indira Gandhi


October 31st, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Top leaders led by President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh joined the nation Monday to pay tributes to former prime minister Indira ... Read more...

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Green building may get incentives: Delhi Lt Governor


October 21st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Delhi Lt Governor Tejendra Khanna Friday said the government might consider incentives for Green Buildings to encourage greater energy efficiency.Green Building, also known as green ... Read more...

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MCD gets swanky, hi-tech meeting hall


October 18th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Delhi's corporators will now hold discussions in a swanky newly-constructed state-of-the-art meeting hall that was inaugurated by Lt. Governor Tejender Khanna Monday.The meeting hall is ... Read more...

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PM, Sonia, Ansari attend Dussehra function


October 6th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Hamid Ansari were among the leaders who witnessed the burning of the effigy ... Read more...

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Complete Rohini plot demarcation by Oct 30, court tells DDA


September 23rd, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday asked the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to complete, by Oct 30, the demarcation of residential plots in Rohini for allotment ... Read more...

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Security lapses will be probed: Delhi Lt. Governor


September 7th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Terming Wednesday's blast at Delhi High Court "serious and worrisome", Delhi Lieutenant Governor Tejendra Khanna said a detailed probe will be conducted into the incident ... Read more...

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Jailed Pakistani’s plea for release to be heard soon


September 6th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday informed the Delhi High Court that the petition of a Pakistani national, who pleaded for his release after being lodged in ... Read more...

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Major meets in US to woo investors to India


September 4th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is undertaking two major initiatives in the US this month to bring home business opportunities ... Read more...

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Apex court orders resealing of Delhi market


August 17th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Saying that "anything could happen in this country", the Supreme Court Wednesday ordered the resealing of 149 shops of a market allegedly built on a ... Read more...

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Metro Phase III gets approval


August 10th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Delhi Metro's phase III project got the go-ahead from the central government Tuesday.The green signal was given by the Empowered Group of Ministers which ... Read more...

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Delhi to have human rights courts soon


July 2nd, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) After a petition was filed in the Delhi High Court questioning the absence of human rights courts in the national capital, Lt Governor Tejendra Khanna ... Read more...

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Delhi government submits response to Shunglu panel report


May 28th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Delhi government Saturday sent its detailed response to the union home ministry on the allegations, delays and irregularities in Commonwealth Games (CWG) projects ... Read more...

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