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19 years on, water woes continue to haunt Taj city

May 21st, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 21 (IANS) Nineteen years after many people died in a water tragedy that struck the Taj city, residents of Agra continue to battle water pollution in the Yamuna ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Travel in high-speed double-decker from Bangalore to Chennai

March 14th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 14 (IANS) Denizens of this tech hub will soon have the privilege of travelling in an high-speed air-conditioned double-decker express to Chennai, covering a distance of about 360 ... Read more...

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Rail budget lacks fund-generation ideas: Left

March 14th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) Terming the rail budget presented by Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi as populist, West Bengal's opposition Left Front Wednesday said that he failed suggest ways to generate ... Read more...

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$8 mn burglary exposes corrupt Chinese official

December 22nd, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 22 (IANS) The head of China's largest coking coal producer has been dismissed from service after it was revealed that burglars took away items worth 50 million yuan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Parents of octuplets in China face hefty fines

December 21st, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 21 (IANS) A wealthy Chinese couple who conceived eight babies through in-vitro fertilization may face hefty fines for violating the family-planning law.The babies were conceived by the wife ... Read more...

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Chemistry song turns hit in China

October 20th, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 20 (IANS) A chemistry-themed song, whose lyrics have been written by the president of one of China's top universities , has sparked debate on the internet due to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Illegal trade of placenta unearthed in China

May 7th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 7 (IANS) Human placentas are being illegally sold for 20 yaun (about $3) each at a hospital in southern China, a media report said Saturday. Placentas are considered ... Read more...

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China may end one-child norm

March 8th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 8 (IANS) China is looking into abolishing its one-child policy over the next five years, the Global Times reported Tuesday.Experts have been studying propositions of allowing couples to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China’s Spring Festival spells largest migration time

January 20th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 20 (IANS) Over 2.3 billion passengers - on an average 5.75 million a day - will journey to and from their homes, making for the most congested travel time as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Highlights of Railway budget 2010-11 (Part- IV)

February 24th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI: Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday presented the railway budget in the Parliament.The highlights of the Railway budget 2010-11 are as follows:New Express train between Ahmedabad-UdhampurExtension ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Mamata shows her humane side, orders lowering of food prices in new train

June 14th, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by ANI
Howrah (West Bengal): Known for being the voice of the voiceless, Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday ordered officials to reduce the exorbitant price range of food available on board a new ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Banerjee orders ‘high’ food prices to be cut in new train

June 14th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Howrah (West Bengal), June 14 (IANS) Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday publicly disagreed with the prices fixed for food items on board a new express train and asked the officials to reduce ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Orissa neglected in interim railway budget: Patnaik

February 13th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 13 (IANS) Orissa has been neglected in interim railway budget presented by Railways Minister Lalu Prasad in Parliament Friday, Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said here. "I am disappointed as ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |