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Court notice to Delhi government, MCD over poor conditions in schools


September 19th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the city government and the MCD while taking cognizance of the postcards written by students narrating the ... Read more...

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Rains bring respite, problems for Delhi residents (Second Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Delhi residents ended Friday on a cool note with heavy rains - 15.2 mm in a span of three hours - washing away ... Read more...

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Dikshit calls meet to analyse civic polls defeat


April 28th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday analyzed in a meeting with her ministers and legislators the reasons behind the Congress's defeat in the recent Delhi ... Read more...

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This was not my election: Sheila Dikshit


April 18th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit appeared to wash her hands of the Congress loss in the civic polls and said it was not her ... Read more...

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Bhagidari will be introduced if Congress wins: Dikshit


April 13th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday promised to introduce her government's "successful" Bhagidari scheme into the civic body if the Congress party is voted to ... 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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Victims’ kin disappointed with Uphaar fire case verdict


October 13th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The families of the victims of the 1997 Uphaar Cinema fire tragedy here have been left disappointed after the Supreme Court's verdict Thursday that reduced ... Read more...

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Post-Puja, Yamuna battles immersion onslaught


October 7th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Piles of holy trivia comprising wooden and mud skeletons of the goddess, tonnes of rotting flowers, polythene packs -- a day after the immersion ritual ... Read more...

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Girl killed in wall collapse


September 9th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) A six-year-old girl was killed while on her way to school Friday when a wall collapsed due to continuous rains here, fire officials said.Chinki was ... Read more...

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Ramlila ground gets set for Anna Hazare


August 18th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Crowds began swelling at Ramlila ground here Thursday as hundreds of supporters gathered in preparation for Gandhian activist Anna Hazare's 15-day fast to demand a ... Read more...

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DTC earnings jump 150 percent with traffic police help


April 15th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Earnings of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) have gone up by 150 percent in February-March 2011 with the support from Delhi Traffic Police after ... Read more...

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Chandni Chowk fire extinguished, four hurt (Lead)


November 29th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) A major fire at a warehouse in Delhi's congested Chandni Chowk market was doused Monday afternoon, a day after it broke out, officials said. Three fire-fighters and ... Read more...

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Vuvuzelas selling like hot cakes (Games Sidelights)


September 30th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Hate them or love them, you just can't ignore them! Vuvuzelas, after taking the FIFA World Cup by storm, are selling like hot cakes at the Games ... Read more...

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Delhi set for major sanitation drive ahead of Games


July 1st, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) With the Commonwealth Games drawing near, civic authorities in the capital are Thursday set to launch a sanitation drive, which would include disinfecting railway stations, bus stops ... Read more...

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Protesting Bt Brinjal with ‘biggest baingan bhartha’ (Lead)


February 4th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) It's baingan bhartha with a cause. Hoping to persuade Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh against the production of Bt Brinjal in India, the NGO Greenpeace is planning to ... Read more...

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Campaign to protest against Bt Brinjal launched


February 4th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Hoping to persuade Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh against allowing the production of genetically modified (GM) Bt Brinjal in India, climate NGO Greenpeace has launched an online campaign, ... Read more...

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Remove encroachments from Delhi without notice: Court


January 29th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
By Kanu Sarda New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has asked the municipal corporation to remove all encroachments from public land in the capital, without giving any prior notice."The MCD ... Read more...

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Delhi minister asks mayor to set up more night shelters


January 23rd, 2010 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Delhi Social Welfare Minister Mangat Ram Singhal Friday asked the city mayor to ensure an adequate number of night shelters for homeless people in the capital, and ... Read more...

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‘Systemic corruption’ in MCD as files go missing: CIC


December 21st, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayank Aggarwal New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Thousands of files relating to street-side hawkers in Delhi go missing due to "fundamental systemic corruption" in the civic body, an exasperated ... Read more...

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Shoppers upbeat about revamping Karol Bagh, Paharganj


November 5th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Delhi shoppers are upbeat about the civic agency's plan to revamp the main markets of Karol Bagh and Paharganj, which house innumerable budget hotels and crummy guest ... Read more...

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Restore walled city heritage, get incentives


September 30th, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Residents of the walled city wanting to renovate their homes could be given permission to use their properties as hotels or for other commercial uses if they ... Read more...

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50 years of bad planning led to Delhi deluge, says NDMA


July 30th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) As the national capital continues to cope with the after-effects of heavy showers with some places still waterlogged, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) ... Read more...

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Plans to end multiplicity of authorities in Delhi: Dikshit


June 18th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday said the central government was planning to put an end to the multiplicity of authorities in the national capital as it ... Read more...

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Historic Jama Masjid a step away from new look


June 11th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The 450-year-old Jama Masjid in the old quarters of the capital has to cross one more hurdle to get a complete face job, which would ... Read more...

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Poll panel dumps ‘Rock On’, takes ‘Dance pe chance’


April 10th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Election Commission was keen on using a song from the film "Rock On!" to inspire Delhiites to cast their votes but it proved to be ... Read more...

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Manoj Bajpai doing Telugu film, facing language problem


January 13th, 2009 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) It was an uphill task for the two-time National Award winning actor Manoj Bajpai to speak Telugu dialogues in his forthcoming film "Komarum Puli", but he says ... Read more...

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Drains to become parking lots for Commonwealth Games


December 17th, 2008 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Anticipating heavy vehicular traffic around the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium during the 2010 Commonwealth Games, the capital's civic agency Wednesday announced that two massive drains in the area ... Read more...

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