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Delhi High Court dismisses plea against regularising illegal colonies


September 12th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed a plea questioning the power of the central government, Delhi government and Delhi Development Authority (DDA) TO regularising the ... Read more...

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Trifurcated MCD offers better civic services, says home ministry


August 21st, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has improved and provides better civic services after it has been trifurcated, parliament was told Tuesday."The civic amenities in ... Read more...

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Presidential polls: Ballot boxes to reach Delhi by Friday


July 19th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) With the voting in the presidential poll over Thursday, the ballot boxes from 29 states and union territories will travel by air, rail or road ... Read more...

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Presidential poll on July 19, result on July 22 (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The presidential poll will be held on July 19 and the name of the new occupant of the Rashtrapati Bhavan will be declared on ... Read more...

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Fire at Delhi’s Vikas Bhawan, no injuries


April 20th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) A major fire broke out at a second floor office in Vikas Bhawan Friday afternoon but no one was injured in the incident, said fire ... Read more...

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$826 million ADB loan to India for power transmission


March 30th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Friday offered $826 million in loans to India for improving the power transmission systems in the country.The money will be ... Read more...

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Delhi to provide shelter to migrant workers


January 8th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The thousands of migrant workers engaged in various projects in the national capital would soon be provided temporary accommodation in dormitories being constructed in north ... Read more...

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Apex court puts sealing in Delhi on hold, to examine law


January 3rd, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday ordered no further sealing of unauthorised structures or their regularization or change in land use in Delhi till it examined the ... Read more...

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Tough year for realty, no respite seen in short-run (2011 in Retrospect)


December 29th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The realty industry in India faced a negative sentiment in 2011, with developers, buyers and investors caught in a quagmire due to a host of ... 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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After chaotic fortnight, parliament completes day’s business


December 12th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) After nearly a fortnight of disruptions and adjournments, parliament Monday displayed purpose in its functioning by transacting almost all of its listed business without ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha MPs complain about Delhi’s Master Plan


December 12th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Monday passed the National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second Bill 2011 which extends for another three years the ... Read more...

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Nod to Yamuna Action Plan’s third phase for Delhi


December 1st, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The central government Thursday approved the Rs.1,656-crore ($400-million) phase-III of Yamuna Action Plan (YAP) for Delhi under which it is proposed to rehabilitate damaged ... Read more...

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Global retail stores seen only in 23 out of 53 eligible cities


November 28th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) With states now to decide whether or not they will permit global multi-brand retailers set up their stores, the going appears smooth in just 23 ... Read more...

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Delhi’s biggest arts fest faces fund crunch


September 19th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Twenty-nine countries, 2,000 performers, an expected footfall of five million and 25 niche venues -- the capital's biggest arts carnival, the Delhi International Arts Festival ... Read more...

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Green signal for high-security number plates in Delhi


August 26th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday dismissed a plea by a city-based private company that was seeking stay on the tender process for high-security registration number ... Read more...

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Over 4,200 illegal settlements on railway land in national capital region


August 4th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Railways have over 4,200 illegal settlements on its lands in the national capital regions, hampering developmental work and endangering the lives of these encroachers, ... Read more...

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Notice to Delhi government on parole rules


July 23rd, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the Delhi government on a petition challenging the constitutional validity of a parole guideline which denies ... Read more...

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Cash subsidies for cooking gas, kerosene, fertilisers


July 5th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) To plug leakages in the subsidy system, the government will soon provide cash through banks and ATMs directly to the beneficiaries in lieu of ... Read more...

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Literacy rises by 9.2 percent, now 74.04 percent


March 31st, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) India's effective literacy rate has recorded a 9.2 percent rise to reach 74.04 percent, according to provisional data of the 2011 census released Thursday.Effective literacy ... Read more...

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Another round of pulse polio campaign launched in Delhi


March 26th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today launched another round of pulse polio campaign here by giving anti-polio drops to number of children in a function organized at ... Read more...

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Bansal says disruptions in parliament against true spirit of democracy


March 25th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Friday expressed dissatisfaction over the loss of time due to disruptions in parliament and said that it did ... Read more...

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Parliament passes anti-demolition bill for Delhi


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Providing relief to the inhabitants of 400 rural and 'urbanised' villages facing the civic body's demolition drive, parliament Tuesday gave its nod to a legislation ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha passes anti-demolition bill for Delhi


March 18th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) In a relief to residents of the capital's 400 rural and 'urbanised' villages facing the civic body's demolition squad, the Lok Sabha Friday passed a ... Read more...

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Japan extends Rs.2,557 crore loan to India


February 17th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Japan has extended India a Rs.2,557 crore ($568.22 million) loan to fund three projects related to agriculture, forestry and environment, an official statement said Thursday. Over two-thirds ... Read more...

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CVC asks MCD to give report on graft complaints


December 28th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) Tuesday asked the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) to investigate and report its findings on 30 complaints of alleged corruption.Apart from this, ... Read more...

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Legislators’ salary hike proposal not rejected: Delhi government


November 23rd, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday clarified that the proposal for hiking the salaries of legislators and ministers, by almost 200 percent, has not been rejected by the central ... Read more...

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CCI approves project for to make Yamuna River pollution free


May 19th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure (CCI) on Wednesday approved the project for laying interceptor sewers along the three major drains in Delhi for abatement of pollution in ... Read more...

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Delhi civic agency given 4 months to clear encroachments


May 12th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday gave the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) four months to comply with its earlier order to remove illegal encroachments around three group ... Read more...

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Over 1,800 women beggars held in Mumbai in three years


April 26th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A total of 1,818 women beggars were rounded up in Mumbai and only 319 and 19 in Delhi and Kolkata respectively in the past three years, Women ... Read more...

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Delhi Govt. announces increases VAT on CNG, diesel in Budget 2010


March 22nd, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 22 (ANI): The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi on Monday announced increase in the value added tax (VAT) on natural gas (CNG), diesel, dry fruits, Desi ghee, ... Read more...

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CNG prices up 50 paise a kg in national capital


March 20th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The price of compressed natural gas (CNG), a cleaner transport fuel, was revised upwards by 50 paise per kg from Saturday by the sole distributing agency, Indraprastha ... Read more...

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Interest of Maytas investors will be protected: Minister (Lead)


January 7th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A "viable solution" has been found to protect the interests of those who have invested in projects of Maytas Properties, the real estate company promoted by ... Read more...

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Delhi government gets a year to improve infrastructure


December 17th, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Delhi government Thursday got an additional year to improve urban infrastructure and deal with issue like illegal commercial structures in residential areas with parliament passing ... Read more...

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Parliament may skip bill on Communal violence


December 15th, 2009 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The bill to control communal violence may not be introduced in parliament's winter session which ends Dec 21, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said Tuesday. ... Read more...

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