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Consumers cry foul over power tariff hike in Delhi


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi July 4 (IANS) The recent hike in power tariff, the fourth by the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) in the past 10 months, is forcing many in ... Read more...

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Power tariff hike inevitable: Sheila Dikshit (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Delhi government said Monday it would continue to provide a subsidy on power consumption up to 200 units with the Chief Minister again justifying ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit calls power tariff hike ‘inevitable’


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday announced it would continue to provide subsidy on the consumption of power up to 200 units with the Delhi Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Beijing considering limited visa-free stay


May 28th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Beijing is considering allowing foreign tourists a 72-hour window to explore the capital without a visa.Fu Zhenghua, the city's public security director, said it is an ... Read more...

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Delhi’s per-capita income three times the national average


April 27th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The average income of Delhiites is expected to be Rs.1.75 lakh for the year 2011-12, almost 3 times the national average of around Rs.60,000, according ... Read more...

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Burnt body of woman found in Delhi


October 4th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The burnt body of a young woman was found in north Delhi Tuesday, police said.The body was found from Dhruv Enclave at Aman Vihar. Police ... Read more...

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China to build economic zone


July 27th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) China plans to build an economic zone in the country's central Henan province to boost development in the region, a media report said.The government will issue ... Read more...

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Surprise strike paralyses Nepal


April 27th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 27 (IANS) With only 30 days left for the framing of the country's new constitution, nine ethnic and indigenous groups Wednesday enforced a surprise strike in Nepal, paralysing ... Read more...

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Warmer day in the plains, winter woes elsewhere (Intro Roundup)


January 14th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A warm Friday cheered the national capital and its neighbouring cities while snow in the Himalayan towns and heavy fog in Kolkata compuded people's winter woes.Eight more ... Read more...

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Warmer day in the plains, winter woes elsewhere (Roundup)


January 14th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A warm Friday cheered the national capital and its neighbouring cities while snow in the Himalayan towns and heavy fog in Kolkata compuded people's winter woes.Many cities ... Read more...

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13 more die as freezing winter marches on (Roundup)


January 9th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Winter continued its relentless onslaught in the north Sunday, claiming 13 more lives in Uttar Pradesh and taking the toll in the state to 82. People shivered ... Read more...

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No reprieve from cold and fog; 6 more die in UP (Roundup)


January 8th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Severe cold and fog Saturday continued to haunt the people in north and central India, claiming six more lives in Uttar Pradesh.With the latest deaths, the toll ... Read more...

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Six more die in UP, two in Rajastan as winter freeze spreads (Roundup)


January 4th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Stinging cold and a thick blanket of fog in some places continued to haunt people in northern India Tuesday with six more deaths were reported from Uttar ... Read more...

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Bone-chilling winter cold stings northern India, 30 dead in UP (Intro Roundup)


January 3rd, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Bone-chilling cold swept across north India Monday driving people indoors as many parts of the vast Indo-Gangetic plains reeled under the plummeting temperatures. The severe conditions have ... Read more...

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Bone-chilling winter cold stings northern India (Roundup)


January 3rd, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Bone-chilling cold swept across the northern Indian winter Monday, driving people indoors, as many parts of the vast Indo-Gangetic plains reeled under the plummeting temperatures. The weather ... Read more...

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Freezing Sunday sees northern India shivering


January 2nd, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) With Leh in Jammu and Kashmir freezing at minus 23.6 degree Celsius and Keylong in Himachal Pradesh at minus 12.9 degrees Sunday, a cold wave saw people ... Read more...

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Farmers protest in Delhi against land acquisition


August 26th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 27 (ANI): Thousands of farmers from Uttar Pradesh and Harayana States marched towards the Parliament on Thursday to draw Central Government's attention to their plight due to land acquisition ... Read more...

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Islamabad, a capital in search of its identity


July 22nd, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS/EFE) Fifty years after its founding, Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, has established itself as a modern city, but it continues to grow with no clear direction or identity, ... Read more...

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Convenience food entering homes of middle class Indians


May 11th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Convenience food like canned exotic vegetables is making its way into the kitchens of Indian homes in metros and Tier-II cities as working couples find ... Read more...

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Deposed king’s supporters shut down Nepal capital


February 22nd, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 22 (IANS) More than a hundred protesters, including a former minister, were arrested as supporters of Nepal's deposed king went on the warpath in the capital Monday, enforcing ... Read more...

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Mexican authorities promote bicycles to reduce pollution


February 18th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) A bicycle-lending programme, known as Ecobici, has been launched in this Mexican capital to promote more environment-friendly modes of transport and to reduce car traffic and air ... Read more...

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Japan marks 15th anniversary of Kobe earthquake


January 17th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 17 (DPA) Japan marked the 15th anniversary Sunday of the 7.3-magnitude earthquake that hit Kobe and neighbouring cities, killing more than 6,400 people and injuring nearly half a million. The ... Read more...

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Commitment to Dadri power project intact: Reliance Power


December 4th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court's decision to restore the rights of farmers to protest acquisition of their land for Dadri power plant neither dilutes the commitment to the ... Read more...

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New industrial complex coming up in eastern Saudi Arabia


September 15th, 2008 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 15 (IANS) A new industrial complex spread over 600,000 sq mts is going to come up in Dammam, the capital and largest city of Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province.Building and construction ... Read more...

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Dubai gears up to host big league cricket again


August 3rd, 2008 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan Dubai, Aug 3 (IANS) The next time the English cricket team plans to tour India, their players might well fly in to Dubai a few days in advance, practise on ... Read more...

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Beijing has adequate water for Olympics


July 13th, 2008 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 13 (Xinhua) Beijing has more than enough water to meet demand over the Olympics, despite suffering years of drought, a senior official of the Beijing Water Bureau has said. "Beijing ... Read more...

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Strike over fuel price hike paralyses Kathmandu valley


June 26th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 26 (IANS) Life in the Kathmandu valley came to a standstill Thursday as four minor parties jointly called for a shutdown to protest the hike in fuel prices. ... Read more...

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