potholes

More rains add to Agra’s woes


September 17th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 14 (IANS) Three spells of rain Friday brought the temperature down in Agra, but they only led to more potholes on the highway to Delhi and flooded the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

More rain, more chaos in Delhi


August 29th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) It was a rained out morning in the capital Wednesday with the season's heaviest showers resulting in several areas being waterlogged and the inevitable traffic ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

My chest has become blouse: Sujoy Ghosh (Movie Snippets)


July 16th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Bollywood films come and go, but even after over four months since "Kahaani" hit the screens, Sujoy Ghosh is still receiving praise galore for the ... Read more...

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Three killed, 25 injured in Rajasthan accident


April 16th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 16 (IANS) At least three men were killed and 25 others seriously injured Monday when the bus they were travelling in overturned in Rajasthan's Kota district, police said.The ... Read more...

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Five killed, 20 injured in Rajasthan


April 13th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 12 (IANS) Five men were killed and 20 injured in Rajasthan Thursday when the truck in which they were traveling overturned, police said.The mishap occurred at Khera village ... Read more...

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Bangalore civic body caught in Rs.15 bn scandal


December 4th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 4 (IANS) This tech hub that has been voted in a global survey as the best city to live in India could have been a much better ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Speedy Singh’ - A cliche-loaded NRI tale (IANS Hindi Film Review)


September 24th, 2011 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Speedy Singh"; Starring: Vinay Virmani, Camilla Belle, Anupam Kher,Noureen deWulf,Russell Peter, Rob Lowe; Directed by: Robert Liberman; Rating: Rating: **A star is almost born. Debutant Vinay Virmani has a ... Read more...

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Uddhav calls Raj traitor


September 20th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The enmity between the Thackeray cousins touched a new low Tuesday with Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav, in a veiled attack, calling Maharashtra Navnirman Sena ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

When an inundated Delhi reminded one of Venice!


September 9th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Four hours of torrential rains, kilometres of traffic jams and the whole city brought to a standstill. Delhiites' longing for rains came to an abrupt ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

It’s raining ire against MCD at Ramlila ground


August 19th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Amid all the chants hailing Anna Hazare and slogans to eradicate corruption, many at the Ramlila ground here slammed the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) ... Read more...

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Work in full swing at Ramlila Ground (Lead)


August 18th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Preparations are in full swing at the Ramlila Ground as several trucks, road rollers and labourers are working relentlessly to transform the ground for Gandhian ... Read more...

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Pune’s Deepak Kumar wins Thane Varsha Marathon


July 24th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), July 24 (IANS) More than 32,000 people participated in the 22nd edition of the Thane Mayor Varsha (monsoon) Marathon, enjoying the cool rainy morning here.The marathoners observed a ... Read more...

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British town to ban smoking on streets


June 30th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) A small town in Britain with a population of around 12,000 may soon become the first in the country to ban smoking on its streets, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

MNS activists demand repairs to Mumbai’s new flyover


June 23rd, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Activists of the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Thursday demonstrated outside the office of Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) to protest shoddy work on ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Air travel ‘is 22 times more safer than driving a car’


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
A recent study conducted by US National Safety Council has found that air travel is 22 times safer than travelling by car.In addition, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have ... Read more...

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Water may be trapped in lunar potholes, suggest scientists


April 4th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 04 (ANI): Water molecules, which was found in 'significant amount' on the moon's surface in October 2009, may be trapped in the pits of its surface, say scientists.In 2009, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ancient Roman highway unearthed


February 6th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) A highway Roman invaders built has been uncovered in Britain -- some 2,000 years later.The road linked London and Exeter in Britain. But when the Romans left Britain, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

1900-yr-old Roman super-highway discovered in UK


February 5th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Experts have discovered the remains of a 1900-yr-old, 15ft-high Roman super-highway in the UK that ran from London to Exeter.The road, found in the depths of a forest ... Read more...

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Infrastructure built during CWG in a mess, says Walia


January 31st, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Delhi Urban Development Minister A.K. Walia Monday expressed concern over the lack of maintenance of infrastructure built during the recently concluded Commonwealth Games.Peeling paint, loose grilles, potholes ... Read more...

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Vikas Marg sewer line improvement to cost Delhi Govt. Rs.10 crore


January 5th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.5 (ANI): The Delhi Government has sanctioned an amount of Rs.10 crore for improving a sewer line on Vikas Marg.The decision was taken after Urban Development Minister Dr. A.K. Walia ... Read more...

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Mahatma Gandhi bridge in Bihar awaits renovation


December 8th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajay SharmaHajipur (Bihar), Dec.8 (ANI): Mahatma Gandhi Setu, a longest bridge built across River Ganga between Hajipur and Patna in Bihar, is in an awful condition due to apathetic attitude of ... Read more...

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‘Bond’ bike with flame-thrower, ejector seat to be unveiled in London


September 30th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30 (ANI): A James Bond bike with flame-thrower and ejector seat is set to be unveiled in London.The bike, to be displayed at next week's Cycle Show at Earls Court ... Read more...

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No forced closure of shops during Games: Dikshit


August 31st, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday assured businessmen against forced closure of their establishments and the resultant financial loss during the Commonwealth Games and sought public cooperation ... Read more...

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Driving over potholes may cut fuel consumption in the future


July 24th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): Bumpy rides couldn't get more energy-efficient-driving over potholes would actually save fuel in the future, all thanks to a revolutionary new shock absorber.With the contraptions, called GenShocks, motorists ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Akshay Inspects The Roads Of Mumbai!


July 17th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Making a grand entrance on a road roller, Akshay Kumar made his fans go crazy at Gulmohar road, Juhu on Sunday afternoon.At this promotional event ... Read more...

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Celebrities Of ‘The Bachelorette’, Ed Swiderski and Jillian Harris, Enunciate Their Split


July 8th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): It seems that another romantic relationship, engendered by reality television, has been brought to a halt. News has now touched several media outlets that ... Read more...

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MCD gears up for monsoon with new pothole repair machine


June 29th, 2010 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The capital's civic authorities, now gearing up for the monsoon, Monday unveiled a new pothole repairing machine. The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) claimed it was the ... Read more...

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MCD gears up water-logging control rooms


June 28th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has geared up its control rooms for water-logging and other monsoon-related complaints, an official said Tuesday. "We request the citizens to lodge ... Read more...

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Doing Indian detective thrillers proud (IANS Book Review)


March 2nd, 2010 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
By Keki N. Daruwalla Book: "No Flying From Fate"; Author: Saurbh Katyal; Publisher: Gyaana Books; Price: Rs.295The dharma of the detective-thriller writer cannot be encapsulated easily because there ... Read more...

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Call officials to get potholes filled in Kerala (Lead, superseding earlier story)


January 13th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 13 (IANS) Residents of Kerala can now call any of 250 officials of the state Public Works Department (PWD) on their mobile phones to inform them of the new potholes ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Anything can be sponsored in Candian city - even manhole repair


January 2nd, 2010 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Winnipeg, Jan 2 (IANS) A Canadian city has hit upon a novel idea to raise revenue. Winnipeg, the capital of Manitoba province, is selling the naming rights of its services to people ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods’ woes inspired an online game


December 13th, 2009 - 1:38 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some enterprising people have come up with a Tiger Woods online game too, in which he is trying to run away with his mistress and his ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

England fans urged to watch out for crime, rip-off prices and cows in South Africa


November 25th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 25 (ANI): England supporters planning to go to South Africa for next year's football World Cup may face problems such as - crime, rip-off prices and cows, British Foreign Office ... Read more...

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South Africa’s neighbours vie for slim pickings for 2010 World Cup


November 24th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Harare/Maputo, Nov 24 (DPA) Some time over the next six months Miriam Vambe hopes to be boarding a plane for the first time, directly to South Africa. Most Zimbabweans undertake the long journey ... Read more...

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Taiwan woman sprains ankle at pothole, wins compensation


October 27th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, Oct 27 (DPA) A Taiwan woman has been awarded 81,000 Taiwan dollars (about $2,500) in compensation for injury caused by a pothole in front of the presidential office in Taipei, a ... Read more...

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