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SC to hear plea for providing printout of votes in EVMs


September 13th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said it would attach priority to the hearing of a petition seeking provision of printouts for the recording of votes ... Read more...

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Aarushi case: Forensic scientist’s cross-examination on


August 24th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 24 (IANS) A Central Forensic Science laboratory (CFSL) scientist, who carried out tests of samples in the Aarushi-Hemraj murder case, Friday told a CBI court that he had ... Read more...

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Power outage cripples Delhi Metro, thousands hit (Third Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) A massive power outage Tuesday afternoon crippled the Delhi Metro for almost two hours for the second time in two days and forced services to ... Read more...

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Delhi blames neighbouring states for power crisis (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) After hours of blackout due to a breakdown of the Northern Grid early Monday, power supply was restored to almost 80 percent areas of Delhi ... Read more...

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VVIP areas blacked out for over two hours


July 30th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) For over two and a half hours the Lutyens' zone in central Delhi, which includes Rastrapati Bhavan and the Prime Minister's House, was blacked out ... Read more...

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80 percent power restored in Delhi


July 30th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) After a near-complete blackout following a breakdown of the National Grid in the early hours of Monday, power supply was restored to almost 80 percent ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro services resume on all lines (Third Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Services on all six lines of the Delhi Metro resumed by 8.45 a.m. after almost three hours of disruption due to tripping of ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro resume services (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The services on all the six lines of the Delhi Metro resumed by 8.45 a.m. after two hours of disruption due to tripping ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro resume services (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The services on all the six lines of the Delhi Metro resumed by 8.45 a.m. after two hours of disruption due to tripping ... Read more...

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Swine flu deaths rise to 133 in Brazil


July 25th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, July 25 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian health authorities reported the deaths of 10 more people in the southern part of the country from the AH1N1 swine flu virus, bringing the ... Read more...

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No comment on Guru clemency: President-elect Pranab (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) President-elect Pranab Mukherjee Monday refused comment on the clemency plea of 2001 parliament attack convict Afzal Guru till he assumed office and studied the ... Read more...

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President-elect Pranab refuses comment on Guru clemency


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) President-elect Pranab Mukherjee Monday said he could not comment on the clemency plea of 2001 parliament attack convict Afzal Guru till he assumed office ... Read more...

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UP to develop districts adjoining Nepal border


July 20th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Friday assured a visiting Nepalese delegation that his government would develop infrastructure in bordering districts on a priority basis.The chief ... Read more...

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UP plans cricket academy, stadium in Lucknow


June 29th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 28 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday announced that it would soon invite bids for selection of consultant for a proposed international cricket stadium and a cricket academy ... Read more...

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Akhilesh promises a new Agra


June 19th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 19 (IANS) After a series of interactive sessions, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has given his nod for a slew of projects that will change the profile ... Read more...

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Akhilesh lays foundation of 1,980 MW power plant


June 12th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 11 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday laid the foundation stone of 1,980 MW capacity thermal power plant in the state's Kanpur district.The project, at Ghatampur ... Read more...

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Stimulus package needed to revive economic growth: Adi Godrej


June 1st, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India should cut key policy rates by at least one percent, and the government needs to come out with stimulus package ... Read more...

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Overseas Indian affairs ministry rapped for inadequate data


May 8th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has slammed the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) for lacking authentic data on the exact size of the Indian diaspora, noting ... Read more...

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Assam boat tragedy victims’ kin to get Rs.1.5 lakh each


May 1st, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 1 (IANS) The Assam government Tuesday announced an ex-gratia payment of Rs.1.5 lakh each to the next of kin of those who died in the boat tragedy in ... Read more...

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With Rs.669 crore, UP speeds up Kumbh Mela work


April 27th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 27 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has taken up Kumbh Mela 2013 on a priority basis and asked various agencies to speed up work on a war footing, ... Read more...

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Maharashtra drought: Governor’s help sought


April 20th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Drought is affecting supply of potable water and cattle fodder in western Maharashtra and is hitting irrigation schemes, Governor K. Sankaranarayanan was told Friday.A group of ... Read more...

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70 percent east Delhi buildings prone to quake-damage


April 12th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) An estimated 70 percent of buildings in east Delhi were prone to damage in an earthquake, Delhi Lt Governor Tejendra Khanna said Thursday and called ... Read more...

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Brazil to distribute 20 mn female condoms


March 21st, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 21 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian health ministry announced Tuesday that it has acquired 20 million female condoms that will be distributed free to the people, mainly among ... Read more...

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Bihar blacklists 22 road construction companies


February 11th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 11 (IANS) Bihar has blacklisted 22 construction companies, including several prestigious firms engaged in road construction in the state, after they failed to complete projects on time, officials ... Read more...

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Rashtriya Ispat to invest Rs.42,000 crore in Andra Pradesh


January 16th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) State-run steel maker Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) will invest Rs.42,000 crore to expand and modernise its Visakhapatnam facility and other projects in Andra Pradesh.The ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway opened to one-way traffic


January 9th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 9 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu highway, struck by a massive avalanche, was Monday opened to one-way traffic, allowing supplies to reach the snowed-in Kashmir Valley from the state's winter ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa seeks Rs.25,000 crore assistance, more power


December 7th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Wednesday requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for financial assistance of Rs.25,000 crore, additional supply of power and restoration of kerosene ... Read more...

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India, Britain to partner in renewable energy


November 15th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) India and Britain have agreed to set up a partnership fund for "pro-poor renewables" on a priority basis to scale up installation of renewable energy ... Read more...

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BRO told to speed up strategic roads


November 11th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) In the backdrop of Chinese military infrastructure build-up along the borders in recent years, India Friday told its premier border road construction agency to expedite ... Read more...

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‘Pakistani rural women most marginalised in society’


October 15th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistani rural women are one of the most vulnerable and marginalised segments of the society despite their significant role in the rural economy, National Assembly Speaker ... Read more...

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Government assures availability of coal to power plants


October 13th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The government said Thursday it would take appropriate measures to ensure greater availability of coal to power plants as electricity shortage worsened across the country."To ... Read more...

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Complete Rohini plot demarcation by Oct 30, court tells DDA


September 23rd, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday asked the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to complete, by Oct 30, the demarcation of residential plots in Rohini for allotment ... Read more...

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Finally, light in the life of Indian hockey hero Yuvraj Walmiki


September 15th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Electricity supplier BEST Thursday provided power connection to the modest garage-home of India's hockey hero Yuvraj Walmiki, bringing tears to the eyes of the family members."In ... Read more...

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Zardari pledges help to flood victims


September 8th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Thursday assured food, shelter and other amenities to the flood victims of the country's Sindh province. Nearly five million people were ... Read more...

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Priority admission for girls in Himachal


September 1st, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 1 (IANS) The single girl child will be given admission on priority basis in government-run schools and colleges in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Thursday."To ... Read more...

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