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Bottled correction fluid sale banned to check abuse


September 19th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Retail sale and production of bottled correction fluid, used on printed pages, and nail paint remover have been banned to check their abuse as intoxicating ... Read more...

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Chris Brown meets domestic violence victims


September 13th, 2012 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 13 (IANS) Singer Chris Brown has met parents and children affected by domestic violence during an event he co-hosted with the NGO Jenesse Center."It's in my ... Read more...

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Tuk-tuk from Shillong to Jaisalmer for clean water


September 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 9 (IANS) Call it an "intentionally-ridiculous race" or a "travel phenomenon" but a 3,500 km auto-rickshaw aka 'tuk-tuk' race on the 3,500-km stretch is definitely a challenge which ... Read more...

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NGO welcomes ‘A’ certificate for ‘Heroine’


September 7th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) An NGO Friday welcomed the Central Board of Film Certification's decision to give an 'A' certificate to the upcoming movie 'Heroine', saying the move ... Read more...

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Tributes paid to victims of Delhi High Court blast


September 7th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Families and friends of the victims of the Sep 7, 2011, Delhi High Court blast Friday held a prayer meeting and paid tributes to those ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro tries to curb suicides at stations


September 6th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Delhi Metro, with the help of an NGO, has launched a public service initiative to reduce suicide bids at its stations.Metro staff, those on the ... Read more...

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Court notice on pre-primary classes in state-run schools


September 6th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has issued notice to the central government on a plea seeking directions to the state government and civic agencies to start ... Read more...

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Delhi sets up panel to check waterlogging


September 5th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The city government Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that it has constitute a 15-member co-ordination committee to find solutions to the problem of waterlogging ... Read more...

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NGO asks Bhandarkar to comply with smoking rule


September 4th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) An NGO working in the field of healthcare Tuesday asked Madhur Bhandarkar, the producer of Hindi movie "Heroine", to comply with rules against showing ... Read more...

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Slain Kerala leader’s wife seeks CBI probe


September 4th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Sep 4 (IANS) Four months after the murder of a former CPI-M leader, his wife Tuesday asked the Kerala government to order a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Police file report against Prashant Bhushan


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Delhi Police Monday filed a report in a complaint against lawyer and erstwhile Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan for an allegedly seditious speech on ... Read more...

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17 Delhi schools to get potable water units


September 1st, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Seventeen Delhi government schools would get solar-powered water treatment plants to provide potable water to over 750 students daily in each institution, Chief Minister Sheila ... Read more...

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Four women kidnapped from rescue home in Hyderabad


September 1st, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Unidentified men attacked a rescue home and kidnapped four trafficked women at Ramanthapur area here early Saturday, police said.A group of eight men barged into 'Ujjawala' ... Read more...

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Kutcher meets Delhi’s ‘powerful girls’


September 1st, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Hollywood star Ashton Kutcher, who is on his maiden trip to India for a shooting assignment, met women of a NGO working for the cause ... Read more...

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Goa’s crusading church NGO website hacked


August 31st, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 31 (IANS) A website of a Roman Catholic Church-run NGO has been hacked by unidentified people for the third time in recent years, said a church official Friday.The ... Read more...

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Court hauls up Delhi Police for not implementing order


August 29th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to Delhi Police and the Department of Women and Child Development on a plea seeking implementation of Juvenile ... Read more...

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Apex court seeks response to NGO’s missing children action plan plea


August 28th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the governments of states and union territories to file their response to a petition seeking the formulation of a National ... Read more...

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CRY campaign to focus on girls’ right to education


August 28th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) To focus on the girl child denied the basic right to education, the NGO Child Rights and You (CRY) launched a 40-day national citizen photo-journalism campaign ... Read more...

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Sulabh disburses monthly aid to Vrindavan widows


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) Sulabh International, the NGO promoting low-cost sanitation and hygiene, Wednesday said it would provide a monthly aid of Rs.1,000 to widows living in penury in Vrindavan ... Read more...

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Apex court queries Delhi airport development fee


August 21st, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and concessionaire Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) to tell who was levying and collecting ... Read more...

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Priya Dutt, Daler Mehndi get Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Awards


August 21st, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Member of Parliament Priya Dutt, fashion designer Sanjana Jon and singer Daler Mehandi, among others, have been given the Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Awards.Punjab Governor ... Read more...

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IGNOU opens admission for paediatric nutrition courses


August 16th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started admission to two online programmes in paediatric nutrition, the university said in a statement Thursday.The 'Post ... Read more...

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It is easy to be seduced by India: Canadian envoy


August 14th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India is a festive happy place and it is easy to be seduced by it, Canada's High Commissioner Stewart Beck said here Tuesday at a ... Read more...

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Workshop to motivate disabled kids, parents


August 12th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) In a bid to motivate the differently-abled children to be independent, a workshop for them and their parents was organised here Saturday by a ... Read more...

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Court notice to 12 private hospitals in Delhi


August 8th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to 12 private hospitals for their alleged failure to comply with its earlier order to give free treatment ... Read more...

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Court seeks report on water-logging in Delhi


August 7th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday asked civic agencies to file a report within a week about steps taken to de-silt drains and prevent water-logging during ... Read more...

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President asks Mizoram to activate Chakma health centre


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Aug 3 (IANS) The president's secretariat has asked the Mizoram government to activate a primary health centre, constructed 20 years ago in Mizoram's Chakma tribal-inhabited region but non-operational ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh ignoring Vrindavan widows: SC


July 30th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday chided the Uttar Pradesh government for not being sensitive to the plight of widows abandoned by their kin and living in ... Read more...

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Wash clothes sparingly: Britons told


July 29th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) A British NGO wants people to wash their clothes less often to save the planet, the Daily Mail reported Sunday.The Waste and Resources Action Programme says ... Read more...

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Mud embankments help Madhya Pradesh farmers increase crop yield


July 29th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, July 29 (IANS) A traditional water conservation method using mud embankments on farmland is helping farmers in a drought-prone region of Madhya Pradesh increase grain production.For years, farmers in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

SC bans tourism in core areas of tiger reserves (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Coming to the rescue of tigers in the country, the Supreme Court Tuesday banned tourism in core areas of the 41 tiger reserves.Tour operators, however, ... Read more...

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SC bans tourism in core areas of tiger reserves


July 24th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Coming to the rescue of tigers in the country, the Supreme Court Tuesday banned tourism in core areas of the over 40 tiger reserves.A bench ... Read more...

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Himachal directed to ban smoking at public places


July 24th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 24 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Tuesday directed the state government to file a reply on ensuring implementation of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) ... Read more...

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Day one at DU: New students get a feel of campus


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Hordes of animated first-year students thronged the Delhi University colleges on the new academic session's first day Monday that was dominated by interactions with seniors, ... Read more...

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Time to wake up to child labour issue, says Gursharan Kaur


July 21st, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Calling for action on curbing child labour, Prime minister Manmohan Singh's wife Gursharan Kaur Saturday said people needed to wake up to the issue ... Read more...

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