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Power, water shortages bring misery to Ghaziabad


June 6th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 6 (IANS) At the height of summer, life in Ghaziabad has become miserable, with unscheduled power cuts up to 14 hours a day causing water shortages too.Both ... Read more...

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Bad weather hampering efforts to clear Amarnath route


May 27th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 27 (IANS) Bad weather is hampering efforts to clear the route to the sacred Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir even as the annual Amarnath pilgrimage is ... Read more...

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Dark new year for cyclone-hit Tamil Nadu districts


January 1st, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 1 (IANS) Tamil Nadu welcomed 2012 with celebrations but it was a dark new year for people in Cyclone Thane-hit Cuddalore and Chidambaram districts as there was no ... Read more...

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Special police stations to tackle power, water theft


December 6th, 2011 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 5 (IANS) Stealing power or water in Haryana will not be easy for offenders now.The Haryana government Monday announced that seven police stations have been set up in ... Read more...

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India’s new social entrepreneurs: making an impact where government fails


November 20th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Some merely debate on the great Indian urban-rural divide. But there are others who have resolved to do something about it and meeting with success ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

With Mamata out, four CMs to accompany PM to Dhaka


September 5th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, accompanied by four chief ministers from the northeast, leaves for Bangladesh Tuesday on a visit that is likely to see ... Read more...

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Thermax wins Rs.403 crore project


May 11th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Pune-based Thermax Ltd Wednesday said it had won a Rs.403 crore order from India's largest producer of viscose staple fibre to construct and commission a ... Read more...

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Kiwi teen sparks outrage after she taunted quake survivors on Facebook


February 28th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): A teenager in New Zealand has sparked outrage after she insulted survivors of the devastating earthquake on her Facebook page.Amy Knowles, 16, who was visiting Christchurch from ... Read more...

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Christchurch buildings unfit for habitation, will be demolished soon


February 27th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb.27 (ANI): The Experts have said that nearly half of the Christchurch buildings are not fit for habitation and the buildings will be demolished once the search for victims gets completed.Gerry ... Read more...

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Haryana sets up police stations to check power, water theft


February 5th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) In a unique move, the Haryana government Friday announced the setting up of police stations to check the theft of power and canal water in the state.Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Hindustan Construction to work on power projects


December 6th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Hindustan Construction Co Monday signed two pacts with France's VINCI Construction Grands Projects (VCGP) to work on power, water, transportation and infrastructure projects in India and abroad. ... Read more...

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BJP must initiate UPA-like measures to tackle corruption: Sonia


November 25th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad, Nov.25 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) should initiate UPA-like measures to tackle issues like corruption.Criticising the opposition for stalling proceedings in Parliament ... Read more...

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BJP asks Delhi to declare Chhath Puja a public holiday


November 9th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday asked the Delhi government to declare a public holiday on Chhath Puja, a festival in which Hindu god Sun is ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Hiring talent challenge for hotels in south India’


September 4th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) With 119 hotels coming up in the four southern states and 11,000 rooms likely to be added to the capacity, hiring trained manpower will be a challenge for ... Read more...

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Emergency declared after New Zealand quake (Lead)


September 4th, 2010 - 6:10 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 4 (DPA) A state of emergency was declared Saturday after Christchurch, the biggest city in New Zealand's South Island, was extensively damaged by a massive 7.1-magnitude earthquake that flattened buildings, ... Read more...

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Massive quake damages New Zealand’s Christchurch city


September 4th, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 4 (DPA) The New Zealand city of Christchurch was extensively damaged early Saturday when it was hit by a massive 7.4-magnitude earthquake which flattened buildings, ripped up roads and cut ... Read more...

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EIH sees traction in revenues, apprehends pressure on margins


August 24th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) East India Hotels, which runs the Oberoi and Trident chains, expects an increase in occupancy levels and average room rates along with a rise in inbound tourists this ... Read more...

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Policy on manufacturing by year-end: Sharma


August 21st, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 21 (IANS) Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Saturday said a national manufacturing policy (NMP) is likely to be in place by this year-end. "The draft of the policy is ... Read more...

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ADB 150 mln dollar loan to help India improve its urban infrastructure


August 11th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Manila (Philippines), Aug.11 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is extending a 150 million multi-tranche financing facility to help India's National Capital Region (NCR) accelerate plans to build urban infrastructure.ADB's Board ... Read more...

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Engineers India open to pick up stakes in infra projects


July 26th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) Engineers India is interested in taking small stakes in companies promoting infrastructure projects to diversify its sectoral portfolio, a company official said Monday. "We are interested in taking ... Read more...

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Kerala Technocity project to be launched June 4


May 29th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 29 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan will launch on June 4 the Rs.5,000-crore Technocity project, the state's biggest IT city, that will come up on a 450-acre plot near ... Read more...

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Power, water starved Bangalore looks to skies (Letter from Bangalore)


May 7th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, May 7 (IANS) Monsoon is still nearly five weeks away for Karnataka, and one prayer on the lips of its residents is that rains should be bountiful. People, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Congress protests power, water shortage in Jharkhand


April 19th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 19 (IANS) Congress workers Monday demonstrated in front of Jharkhand Governor M.O.H. Farook's residence here to protest power and water scarcity in the state. "The power scenario is horrible as the ... Read more...

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Godrej plans to produce cooking appliances


April 15th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Home appliances manufacturer Godrej & Boyce is planning to expand its portfolio by manufacturing cooking ranges and water purifiers, a company official said here Thursday. "We have identified other ... Read more...

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England fans to sleep in ship crates during World Cup


December 11th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.11 (ANI): England football fans will be put up in ship crates during the World Cup as a cheap alternative to hotels, the Daily Star reports.The 50-pound-a-night windowless steel units can ... Read more...

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Locals pay tribute to Indira Gandhi in her constituency


November 19th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Rae Bareli (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 19 (ANI): People paid tribute to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 92nd birth anniversary in her constituency here.Indira Gandhi contested the Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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Uninterrupted power, water during Ramadan: Delhi minister


August 28th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Delhi Finance Minister A.K. Walia Friday asked the power distribution companies (discoms) and the civic agencies to ensure uninterrupted water and power supply during the fasting month ... Read more...

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Metro bridge collapse snaps power, water lines, disrupts traffic


July 12th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Water and power supply lines have been snapped in areas adjoining the Delhi Metro site in south Delhi where an under-construction bridge collapsed killing five people early ... Read more...

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Dikshit demands action plan as power, water woes continue (Roundup)


June 30th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit demanded a detailed action plan to overcome the city's power woes Tuesday, the day that the capital's power demand peaked to a ... Read more...

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Senior Secretaries in Jharkhand to monitor anti Naxal operation


June 28th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, June 28(ANI): Twenty Central Government secretaries, including Cabinet Secretary K M Chandrashekhar and Home Secretary designate G K Pillai have arriving here on a two day visit to monitor the anti ... Read more...

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City of Taj reels under power, water shortage


June 28th, 2009 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, June 28 (IANS) The monsoon is delayed, the Yamuna river is dry, power is playing truant and tourists are staying away. It is all adding up to make life ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Angry Delhi residents protest power, water shortages (Lead)


June 27th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Delhi's power and water woes continue without an end in sight, with citizens taking to the streets yet again Saturday to protest the crippling shortages. People blocked ... Read more...

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Delhi residents take to streets to protest power, water shortages


June 27th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Delhi's residents took to the streets yet again Saturday to protest the continuing power and water shortages in the city. People blocked traffic, vandalized offices of power ... Read more...

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Power, water woes continue as Delhi sizzles


June 26th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Massive power cuts and water shortage coupled with the rising mercury continued to make life difficult for Delhiites and many residents took to the streets in ... Read more...

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Delhi reels under power, water shortage (Roundup)


June 25th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Frequent and long power cuts and water shortage, combined with the escalating mercury levels, left the capital's residents praying for respite Thursday while Delhi Chief ... Read more...

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