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Himachal to have 12 more silk producing units


May 10th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 10 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will soon have 12 more silk thread producing units in private sector to boost sericulture, an official said here Thursday.Of these 12 units, six ... Read more...

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Himachal forester resigns after legislator’s threats


March 25th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 25 (IANS) A forest official in Himachal Pradesh has reportedly resigned from service after being threatened by a legislator for seizing a tractor-load of logs being transported ... Read more...

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Bihar mulls ‘private land bank’ to woo investors


February 15th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 15 (IANS) The Bihar government Wednesday said it will help set up a "private land bank" to ensure hassle-free availability of plots to industrialists looking to set up ... Read more...

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Hear land owner before acquisition: Apex court


November 24th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that before any individual is deprived of his land by way of compulsory acquisition by a government or its instrumentalities ... Read more...

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Gurgaon revenue officials suspended after land controversy


August 30th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 30 (IANS) Two revenue officials of Gurgaon district have been placed under suspension by the deputy commissioner for "concealing" facts in the partition of private land in ... Read more...

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No violations by private realtor in Shimla: Dhumal


August 29th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 29 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Monday gave a clean chit to a private builder constructing an ultra-luxurious housing project in the state capital.Responding to ... Read more...

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Sterlite Industries accused of unlawful deforestation in Chhattisgarh


December 18th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 18 (ANI): A subsidiary of the Vedanta mining group in India has been accused of clearing forest land allegedly in violation of Supreme Court orders.According to the BBC, Sterlite ... Read more...

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Environment ministry notice to demolish Adarsh highrise (Lead)


November 12th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The environment ministry Friday issued a show cause notice to Mumbai's scam-hit Adarsh housing society for "unambiguously" violating coastal regulation zone (CRZ) laws and asked why it ... Read more...

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Hero Honda keen to set up facility in Himachal


August 19th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 19 (IANS) Hero Honda, the world's largest two-wheeler manufacturer, is keen to set up a manufacturing unit in Himachal Pradesh, a minister said here Thursday. "Hero Honda has shown interest in ... Read more...

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Confusion over LTTE and civilian casualties: Lanka Defence Secretary tells probe body


August 18th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Aug.18 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has said confusion prevails in the minds of many over how many casualties in the Eelam War IV that was waged from August ... Read more...

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Coal blocks to private miners through auction: Jaiswal


August 17th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Tuesday passed a bill that seeks to bring more transparency in the process to award coal blocks to prospectors, amidst allegations of large-scale illegal ... Read more...

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The Queen of England Heads the List Of The World’s Largest Land Owners


July 28th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Buying land has always been considered as the safest way of holding on to your wealth. The names of land owners are regularly featured ... Read more...

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Eight Orissa coal mines face closure (Lead)


June 23rd, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 23 (IANS) At least eight open cast mines of the Mahanadi Coal Fields Limited (MCL), a subsidiary of state-run Coal India, are facing closure in Orissa due to opposition by ... Read more...

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Private Sector participation in Railways Freight Terminals


June 9th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): The Ministry of Railways has finalized policy on Private Freight Terminal (PFT) with the participation of the private sector.The main objectives of this policy are ... Read more...

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Bachchan to face police probe over Barabanki land


June 1st, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan is likely to face a probe after an Uttar Pradesh court Monday directed police to look into an allegation of cheating a villager ... Read more...

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Plea for criminal case against Amitabh Bachchan


May 29th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 29 (IANS) A woman village-head in Uttar Pradesh Saturday sought a local court's intervention to get a criminal case registered against Amitabh Bachchan in Barabanki district, where the megastar ... Read more...

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New horned dinosaur discovered


May 29th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): The discovery of a new horned dinosaur, Medusaceratops lokii, has been announced by a scientist at The Cleveland Museum of Natural History.The newly identified plant-eating dinosaur, approximately 20 ... Read more...

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Infosys gets nod for two more centres in Bangalore


May 24th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 24 (IANS) The Karnataka government late Monday cleared the proposals of IT bellwether Infosys Technologies Ltd to set up two more software development centres in this tech hub at an ... Read more...

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Bardhan demands shifting POSCO steel plant site


May 21st, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 21 (IANS) The agitation over the $12 billion steel project by South Korean steel major POSCO in Orissa seemed nowhere near its end Friday with the Communist Party of India ... Read more...

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Orissa: CPI demands to shift POSCO project


May 21st, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneshwar, May 21 (ANI): Rejecting the Orissa Government's formula of excluding 300 acres of private land from the proposed POSCO project site area near Paradip, the Communist Party of India (CPI) on ... Read more...

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Park in YSR’s memory to come up in Hyderabad


April 17th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 17 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to develop a park on a 20-acre plot in Hyderabad in memory of late chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy. The park will come ... Read more...

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White House ‘gatecrashers’ Salahi’s say they have stayed ‘low-key’ since event


April 10th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): The gate-crashing Salahis of Virginia, who met U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama during the state dinner in honour of Indian Prime Minister Dr. ... Read more...

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Gurgaon cracks down on illegal hoardings, posters


April 9th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/Gurgaon, April 8 (IANS) The district administration of Gurgaon Thursday imposed a ban on installation of hoardings and posters at all government and private properties, officials said. These orders were issued by Gurgaon ... Read more...

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And now, a Mayawati temple


April 2nd, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) If all goes well, Uttar Pradesh will soon get a temple dedicated to Chief Minister and Dalit icon Mayawati, whose statues already dot the sprawling state. The temple ... Read more...

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Villagers intensify protest against POSCO


April 1st, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jagatsinghpur (Orissa), April 1 (IANS) Hundreds of villagers congregated in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district Thursday to rally against South Korean steel maker POSCO' steel project planned in the region, police said. Carrying posters and ... Read more...

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ADB loan for hydropower in Himachal Pradesh


March 14th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 14 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will soon get another tranche of a multimillion-dollar loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the construction of four hydropower generating plants in the northern ... Read more...

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Urban development ministry to decide Sainik Farms’ fate


February 15th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday asked the Urban Development Ministry to decide the fate of the Sainik Farms colony in south Delhi by the end of the ... Read more...

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Haryana villagers accuse Rathore of illegally occupying land


December 29th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula, Dec 29 (IANS) Residents of a village in the Panchkula district of Haryana Tuesday accused tainted cop S.P.S. Rathore of illegally occupying 27 acres of their common village land as well ... Read more...

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President hosts lunch for Jharkhand orphanage children


November 27th, 2009 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Friday hosted lunch for children of an orphanage from Jharkhand at Rashtrapati Bhavan and gave a cheque of Rs.50,000 for their welfare. The orphanage, ... Read more...

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Mulayam seeks action against Mayawati’s top aides


November 8th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 8 (IANS) Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav Sunday urged Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi to initiate action against top officials in Chief Minister Mayawati's personal secretariat for allegedly ... Read more...

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Separatist shutdown affects life in south Kashmir


November 6th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 6 (IANS) Life in south Kashmir's Kulgam district was badly affected Friday following a shutdown call given by senior hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, officials said. Shops, educational institutions, ... Read more...

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Rare Iron Age ‘bling’ necklaces to be displayed in Scotland


November 5th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 5 (ANI): Four gold necklaces belonging to the Iron Age are set to go on display at the Museum of Scotland.The 'Iron Age bling', dating from between 1st and 3rd ... Read more...

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Unable to plant 30 mn trees, Punjab looks to private land


September 16th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) Unable to find enough government land in Punjab to achieve its target of planting 30 million trees every year, the state government is looking towards private ... Read more...

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Jurassic era on sale


March 21st, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
A 150-million-year-old complete skeleton of a dinosaur is going on sale this weekend at a NY gallery auction.The fossil of the 9-foot (3-metre)-long dryosaurus could bring up to US$500,000 , according to ... Read more...

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Maytas Infra loses second project in Orissa


February 3rd, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 3 (IANS) Maytas Infra - the infrastructure company floated by the promoter-family of scam-tainted Satyam Computer Services - has lost another project in Orissa.Hyderabad-based KVK Energy, which is setting up ... Read more...

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