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BARC offers technology to turn sewage into fertiliser


July 28th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) India's premier nuclear research organisation, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), is planning to deploy its technology in treatment of sewage through radiation, and its conversion into ... Read more...

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Let civic agency manage Delhi’s water supply: Mayor


July 6th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) At a time when the national capital is reeling under a water crisis, mayor of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation Meera Aggarwal Friday said ... Read more...

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BJP accuses Ghaziabad administration of favouring SP


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 2 (IANS) The BJP Monday accused the Ghaziabad district administration of acting as a catalyst for the ruling Samajwadi Party in the July 4 city municipal polls ... Read more...

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Elaborate security for Agra municipal polls


June 27th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Agra, June 26 (IANS) Authorities stepped up security in Agra for Wednesday's municipal polls which will test the popularity of the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh. The SP is ... Read more...

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Community sewage project to end open defecation in Delhi colony


May 16th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Open defecation in Savda Ghevra, one of Delhi's largest resettlement neighbourhoods, could end soon with the Centre for Urban and Regional Excellence(CURE), a non-profit organisation, ... Read more...

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Apex court mulling total ban on plastic (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said it will consider whether to completely ban the use of plastic in the interests of animals and the environment.A bench ... Read more...

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Courts can’t decide poll dates: Supreme Court (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Dismissing a petition seeking rescheduling of elections in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, the Supreme Court Friday declined to interfere in the conduct of assembly elections ... 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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Employees’ strike cripples work in Kashmir civic bodies


October 18th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 18 (IANS) Over 4,000 municipal employees of Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday continued with their strike for the twelfth day, demanding payment of wages as per the revised rules."All ... Read more...

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Day after rain chaos, MCD plays blame game


September 16th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A day after unprecedented rains unleashed fury in the capital, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) said it can't be held accountable for all the ... Read more...

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Civil society activists burn copies of Lokpal bill (Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Even as the government tabled the Lokpal bill in parliament Thursday, Team Anna members burnt copies of the government's version of the proposed anti-graft law here, ... Read more...

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President urges 25 years futuristic approach for urban planning


July 8th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Friday said that urban planning should not be limited to catering to the needs of current inhabitants but look at developing cities ... Read more...

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Delhi cabinet clears bill to split MCD (Lead)


June 14th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Delhi cabinet Tuesday cleared a bill envisaging splitting the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) into three smaller units, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit ... Read more...

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Delhi cabinet clears bill to split MCD


June 14th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Delhi cabinet Tuesday cleared a bill envisaging splitting the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) into three smaller units, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said."The ... Read more...

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Delhi civic agency to be split into three (Second Lead)


May 30th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday decided to split the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) into three smaller units while retaining the number of wards at ... Read more...

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Delhi’s civic corporation to be split into three (Lead)


May 30th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday decided to split the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) into three smaller units while retaining the number of wards at ... Read more...

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IIT open house closes with dreams for many


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Rupali Verma's eyes rolled in surprise when a set of paper boxes started to fall over to finally come up with a 'Welcome' message on ... Read more...

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Mayawati indicates direct elections for mayors to stay


March 10th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday appeared to have succumbed to the mounting opposition pressure against her move to change the existing system of direct ... Read more...

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Govt. is working for legal framework for protection of art in public places: Kumari Selja


February 11th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): Union Culture Minister Kumari Selja on Friday said that there is a need for a legal framework for protection of art in public places, and the government ... Read more...

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Pay hike for Punjab’s mayors, councilors


November 4th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 4 (IANS) In a pre-Diwali bonanza for mayors, councillors and other senior functionaries of municipal bodies in Punjab the honorarium paid to them has been almost doubled, a minister ... Read more...

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Apex Court’s verdict on street vendors cheered


October 20th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI) Wednesday hailed the Supreme Court's verdict on vendors' right to carry on their business.Representing more than 540 ... Read more...

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Apex court concerned over lack of potable water for citizens


September 20th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday expressed concern that even after 60 years of the country's independence the people were not getting "clean potable water". "We are fully conscious ... Read more...

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Sack Mayawati for urban bodies’ indirect poll move: Congress


June 11th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 11 (IANS) Accusing Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati of demolishing statutory bodies in the state, the state Congress Friday sought the dismissal of the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) government ... Read more...

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Opposition attacks Mayawati move on local bodies polls


June 9th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) Almost the entire opposition is up in arms against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's move to alter the existing system of elections to the state's local bodies. Mayawati's ... Read more...

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Will take steps to regain people’s support: CPI-M (Lead)


June 6th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Four days after it was routed in the municipal polls in West Bengal, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said Sunday that it will take steps ... Read more...

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Left defeat ‘a serious matter’, admits CPI-M


June 3rd, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday said the Left defeat in West Bengal's municipal elections was "a serious matter" but added the result only reflected urban ... Read more...

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Pranab congratulates Mamata for ‘excellent performance’


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday congratulated Trinamool Congress chief and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee for the "excellent performance" of her party ... Read more...

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Sporadic clashes mar West Bengal civic polls (Second Lead)


May 30th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Over 70 percent of voters exercised their franchise in West Bengal Sunday as polling for 81 civic agencies overall proceeded peacefully marred only by sporadic ... Read more...

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No permission fees for mobile towers in Gujarat


May 7th, 2010 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 6 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Thursday ruled that municipal corporations and municipalities in the state could not levy annual permission fee and installation charges on mobile communication towers, as ... Read more...

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Mamata Banerjee announces candidates for all 141 KMC seats


May 2nd, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, May 2 (ANI): Ahead of the civic polls in West Bengal, Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee on Sunday announced candidates for all 141 seats in the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) elections ... Read more...

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CIC wants details of Delhi’s illegal constructions online


April 21st, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) to put up on its website a complete list of all existing and on-going ... Read more...

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Apex court seeks views on illegal shrines


February 16th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked all states and union territories to apprise it of their policies on existing religious structures built illegally on public land. A bench of ... Read more...

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Centre to launch Rajiv Awas Yojana for constructing houses for city slum-dwellers


December 3rd, 2009 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 3 (ANI): Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, said on Thursday that the government plans to launch the Rajiv Awas Yojana for constructing houses for city slum-dwellers."We hope to launch ... Read more...

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BRT needs better planning in India, say experts


July 25th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) For the bus rapid transport (BRT) system to be effective in tackling congestion in Indian cities, emphasis must be laid on how the system operates rather than ... Read more...

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Voting in West Bengal’s municipal polls peaceful


June 28th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) Voting was held Sunday for 16 municipal bodies in West Bengal in polls seen as the first trial of strength between the ruling Left Front and the opposition ... Read more...

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