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Roofers to start production soon at cement plant


September 17th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) Kolkata-based Roofers Group Monday said it would start commercial production at its newly-built cement plant in West Bengal's West Midnapore district within a couple of days ... Read more...

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E-governance can reduce corruption: Meghalaya governor


July 20th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 20 (IANS) Exhorting all stakeholders to use technology as agent of progress and embrace change, Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary Friday said e-governance can reduce corruption and improve accountability."IT ... Read more...

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Threat to heritage hotel stops construction work in Shimla


July 20th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 20 (IANS) The ongoing construction of lawyers' chambers, which triggered landslides and threatened the foundation of the Oberoi Group's prime British-era hotel here has been stopped, an official ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi, trooper caught in Tripura handed back


July 6th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 6 (IANS) A Bangladeshi trooper and a civilian captured by villagers in Tripura while trying to abduct an Indian farmer from the border area, were handed over to ... Read more...

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Tripura offers land, housing to poor families


July 5th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 5 (IANS) Ahead of the assembly polls, scheduled for February next year, the Left Front government in Tripura has decided to provide land with housing facilities to people ... Read more...

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Garden of Shimla’s heritage hotel caves in


June 19th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 19 (IANS) The boundary wall and the garden of a hotel, a 1898 heritage building in the Himachal Pradesh capital, caved in early Tuesday because of an ... Read more...

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A tribute to Balraj Sahni in Himachal hills


May 9th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 9 (IANS) Screen legend Balraj Sahni was very fond of the hills and now his actor-son Parikshit Sahni is paying him a tribute by setting his first ... Read more...

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Himachal government asked for report on road projects


May 8th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 8 (IANS) Miffed over the condition of roads in the state, the Himachal Pradesh High Court Tuesday directed the state government to submit a progress report by May ... Read more...

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Octogenarian green activist agrees to end fast (Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Environmentalist G.D. Agarwal, 80, who is on a fast-unto-death since Jan 15 to save the Ganga river, Friday agreed to end his fast after ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

PM appeals to environmentalist to end indefinite fast


March 20th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday appealed to environmentalist G.D. Agarwal, who has been on a fast-unto-death since Jan 15 to save the Ganga river, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

80-year-old green activist continues indefinite fast from AIIMS (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Noted environmentalist G.D. Agarwal, who -- despite his advancing years -- has been on a fast-unto-death since Jan 15 to save the Ganga river, ... Read more...

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Bangladesh against fencing at border zero-line: Sarkar


March 5th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 5 (IANS) Bangladesh has rejected India's proposal to erect border fencing at the zero line along the border, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar told the state assembly Monday."Erection ... Read more...

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Mumbai Airport to close for reconstruction work


February 25th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport will remain closed starting Saturday (today) and the next two Saturdays for five hours each for reconstruction work, an official ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Rohtang’s ecology needs preservation’


November 27th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 27 (IANS) Human interference disturbing the fragile ecology of a high Himalayan mountain pass overlooking this tourist resort has caught the attention of the Himachal Pradesh ... Read more...

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Noida, Greater Noida farmers and home buyers on war path (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Noida/Greater Noida, July 23 (IANS) It was a day of protests in Noida and Greater Noida Saturday - farmers vowing to oppose new government moves to acquire their ... Read more...

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Tripura villagers affected by border fencing to step up stir


May 12th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 12 (IANS) A section of villagers in Tripura affected by the ongoing fencing work along the India-Bangladesh border have got support from the opposition Congress which is demanding ... Read more...

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At 680 feet now and climbing, One World Trade Center finally joins New York skyline


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 22(ANI): One World Trade Center, aka the Freedom Tower, has finally joined the New York skyline, as its steel frame now stands at 58 stories - with a new ... Read more...

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Tripura locals affected by fencing vow to intensify stir


February 12th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 12 (IANS) Villagers in Tripura's border areas affected by the fencing work along the India-Bangladesh frontier continued their relay hunger strike for the 11th day Saturday. They also threatened to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

John Madden Texts, Cameron Diaz Feeds A Rod Popcorn During Super Bowl


February 8th, 2011 - 2:07 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) While four hundred ticket holders had no where to sit after driving for miles in bad weather to get to the game, a few of the ... Read more...

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Imphal-Jiribam Railway Line spearheading infrastructure development in Manipur


January 21st, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal (Manipur), Jan.21 (ANI) Infrastructure development tops the central government's agenda in the northeast and in this context, the ongoing construction of the 84-kilometer-long Imphal-Jiribam Railway Line in Manipur, assumes significance.Construction began ... Read more...

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Choppers, anti-mine vehicles to aid BSF troopers


January 18th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 18 (IANS) To further strengthen vigil along the border with Bangladesh, India's border troopers are to use Dhruv light helicopters, mine protected vehicles (MPV) and other modern gadgets and devices, ... Read more...

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FAA announces over $2.5 million in Recovery Act fund for airport projects


September 29th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday announced that three additional airport projects have been selected for funding, paid for with more than ... Read more...

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FIA inspection of India’s Formula One track a mere formality: Hughes


September 10th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Mandar ChitreNew Delhi, Sep. 10 (ANI): Vice President-Operations, Jaypee Sports International (JPSI) Mark Hughes here on Friday said that the inspection of Formula One race track in Greater Noida would be ... Read more...

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Dengue scare adds to CWG woes


September 2nd, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 2 (ANI): With over 1,000 suspected dengue cases being reported in New Delhi, the outbreak of the disease has added to the woes of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, ... Read more...

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Azad terms CWG project sites as breeding ground for mosquitoes in Delhi


August 22nd, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.22 (ANI): Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said here on Sunday that the dug up roads and unfinished work at the Commonwealth Games project sites were the breeding ground ... Read more...

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Mosquitoes breeding at 7 CWG sites, notices issued


August 10th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) In what could probably be a cause of worry for the Delhi government, the local civic body has found mosquitoes breeding at seven Commonwealth Games sites. It ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Commonwealth construction debris behind water logging on roads: Delhi CM


July 13th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jul 13 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Tuesday blamed the debris of the ongoing construction work for the Commonwealth Games for causing water logging on the roads in ... Read more...

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Civic agencies hold several meetings to discuss water-logging


July 13th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A day after heavy rains lashed the capital leading to chaos on the roads, the civic agencies and the Delhi government held several rounds of meetings Tuesday ... Read more...

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Shuttle Atlantis returns home for last time


May 26th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 26 (DPA) The space shuttle Atlantis touched down Wednesday at Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, bringing an end to its last scheduled mission. The landing marks the likely end of ... Read more...

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Atlantis starts home journey


May 23rd, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (DPA) The US space shuttle Atlantis separated from the International Space Station (ISS) Sunday to prepare for its home journey on the shuttle's last-ever mission before being retired. The Shuttle ... Read more...

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Hydroelectric project nears completion in Uri town of Kashmir


May 16th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by ANI
Uri (Jammu-Kashmir), May 16 (ANI): The ongoing construction work on the hydroelectric project in Kashmir's Uri town has reached its final stage. It has a target capacity of 240 Megawatts (MW) of ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

India, Bangladesh discuss Teesta River water sharing


March 18th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 18 (ANI): Water Ministry officials of India and Bangladesh on Thursday held discussions on the sharing of the Teesta river water, ahead of a ministerial-level Joint River Commission ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh hold talks on river water


March 18th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) More than two months after Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina came here on a landmark visit, India and Bangladesh Thursday held talks to thrash out an ... Read more...

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India-Bangladesh Joint River Commission meeting today


March 18th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): The India-Bangladesh Joint River Commission will meet here today.Water Resources Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal will lead the Indian side, while the Bangladeshi delegation will be headed by ... Read more...

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Centre misleading court on canal projects: Madhya Pradesh


February 17th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The central government is misleading the Supreme Court on the ongoing construction of two canals for the Indira Sagar and Omkareshwar reservoir projects, the Madhya Pradesh government ... Read more...

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