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Greenery will keep dust away from Indian GP at BIC


September 20th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Sep 20 (IANS) After the thundering success of the inaugural Formula One Indian Grand Prix, the teething troubles notwithstanding, the organisers at Buddh International Circuit (BIC) are making ... Read more...

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Fire-ravaged Mantralaya to get new look


August 30th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Ten weeks after a major fire gutted the Maharashtra state headquarters, the government plans to fully repair and renovate the iconic building here, including making ... Read more...

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Mantralaya to be functional in three months, says Bhujbal (Lead)


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) The Maharashtra government's fire-ravaged administrative headquarters, Mantralaya, is expected to be fully functional within three months, Public Works Department Minister Chhagan Bhujbal said here Saturday.Bhujbal, who ... Read more...

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Mantralaya to be functional in three months, says Bhujbal


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) The Maharashtra government's fire-ravaged administrative headquarters, Mantralaya, is expected to be fully functional within three months, Public Works Department Minister Chhagan Bhujbal said here Saturday.A team ... Read more...

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Mario Miranda’s favourite fort returns to life


June 5th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 5 (IANS) Cartoonist Mario Miranda, who had brought to life the Reis Magos Fort in a sketch, could not live long enough to see his favourite structure restored ... Read more...

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Mexican students surrender 29 buses seized in protest


March 19th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Morelia (Mexico), March 19 (IANS/EFE) Students at a college in the western Mexican state of Michoacan have surrendered 29 buses they had held since last weekend as part of a ... Read more...

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German Bakery blast: Punekars to pay quiet homage


February 13th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 13 (IANS) Exactly two years after a blast ripped through Pune's popular German Bakery, killing 17 and injuring 64 others, Punekars Monday prepared to pay a silent homage ... Read more...

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Lukewarm response to renovated Ghalib’s haveli


December 29th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib's 'haveli', which was recently renovated by the government, seems to have failed to please both the visitors and locals, who say ... Read more...

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Panel on school fee hike to start work from Dec 26


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The Delhi government Friday told the Delhi High Court that the Justice Anil Dev Singh committee, set up to examine the accounts of private schools ... Read more...

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Kashmere Gate bus terminus to be revamped


December 21st, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) With top notch security arrangements and passenger facilities on offer, the Inter State Bus Terminus (ISBT) at Kashmere Gate here is all set to get ... Read more...

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Renovation work at Jagannath temple on hold


December 7th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 7 (IANS) Crucial renovation work at the 12th century Jagannath temple complex in Puri, Odisha is likely to be delayed by a week due to a stalemate between ... Read more...

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Day after Diwali, garbage up by 1,000 tonnes: MCD


October 27th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Torn gift wrappers, heaps of burnt out firecrackers, empty sweet boxes --- the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Thursday said the waste generated in the ... Read more...

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CAB apprehensive of losing India-England match again


October 13th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) which is awaiting governmental clearance for organising the Oct 25 one-day cricket match between India and England is apprehensive of ... Read more...

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Bengal cricket on sticky wicket over India-England tie


October 13th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 12 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), which is awaiting the public works department's (PWD) no-objection certificate (NOC) to host the India-England One-Day International cricket match at ... Read more...

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PWD’s clearance procedure clumsy: CAB


October 12th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 12 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), which is awaiting a state Public Works Department's (PWD) no objection certificate (NOC) to host an India-England ODI at the ... Read more...

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India to tap Argentina for technical assistance in football


August 11th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) All India Football Federation (AIFF) will be meeting Argentine Football Association (AFA) officials to seek technical assistance on the sidelines of an international friendly between ... Read more...

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CAG slams ‘avoidable’ expenditure for Connaught Place renovation


August 5th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The renovation work in Connaught Place (CP) in the runup to the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) was plagued by bad organisation on part of the ... Read more...

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Connaught Place to remain dug up for another year


July 15th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The recent monsoon showers have added to the slush on the dug-up portions of Delhi's central commercial hub Connaught Place, and a civic official Friday ... Read more...

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Mamata foots bill for office renovation


May 30th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) In a rare gesture, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday handed over a personal cheque of Rs.2 lakh to the chief secretary towards the ... Read more...

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US to fund Mughal monument restoration


May 4th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) In an initiative to support preservation of India's rich heritage, outgoing US Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer Wednesday inaugurated the final stage of renovation ... Read more...

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Sampras’ stolen trophies dropped off anonymously at hospital


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Tennis legend Pete Sampras is happy after his stolen trophies were dropped off anonymously at a hospital in Los AngelesThe retired star was devastated when thieves made off ... Read more...

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Revamped Wankhede waits for another slice of history


March 17th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) There is the smell of fresh paint and sawdust in the precincts of the brand new, swanky Wankhede Stadium. Still, hundreds of people are working ... Read more...

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Murder of lawyer’s mother: Construction workers quizzed


March 10th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Delhi Police Wednesday interrogated around 30 people, including plumbers and supervisors who had carried out repairs in the house of Anna Mammen, the 80-year-old mother ... Read more...

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Orissa Police seize 18 tons of silver in Puri


February 27th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Puri (Orissa), Feb.27 (ANI): Orissa Police has seized 18 tons of silver bricks in Puri from the ancient Emar Mutt located in front of the 12th century Sri Jagannath Temple.The incident came ... Read more...

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Faceless army toils to restore Eden’s glory


February 10th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Anurag Dey Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) The iconic Eden Gardens may have lost one World Cup match due to its poor preparedness, but a faceless army of 1,600 workers is toiling away ... Read more...

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ICC clears Eden Gardens for three World Cup matches (Lead)


February 8th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Tuesday cleared Eden Gardens for three World Cup matches, ending days of suspense whether the iconic stadium will get to hold any ... Read more...

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Eden Gardens likely to host remaining three World Cup matches: ICC


February 8th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Feb 8 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday announced that it was encouraged by the progress made towards completing the necessary construction work at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. The ... Read more...

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Has Eden Gardens become a pawn in cricket board politics?


February 4th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Kolkata, Feb 4 (IANS) Kolkatans could not have imagined even in their worst dreams that they would not watch India playing a World Cup match at Eden Gardens. Unable to ... Read more...

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CAB accuse ICC of double standards on Eden Gardens


January 29th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) virtually accused the International Cricket Council (ICC) of double standards after the international body Saturday turned down its plea of retaining the ... Read more...

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Work at Eden speeded up, CAB still hopeful about England tie


January 28th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Over 300 labourers were at work on a war footing at the Eden Gardens and officials held emergency parleys, as the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) woke up ... Read more...

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George Orwell’s birthplace in Bihar now a protected site


January 15th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 15 (IANS) After being neglected for decades, the birthplace of George Orwell, the legendary British author of cult classics like "Animal Farm" and "1984", is set for renovation as the ... Read more...

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AIFF ties up with JSW to build Bangalore, Kolkata stadiums


December 9th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has tied up with JSW Steel Limited to build football stadiums in Kolkata and Bangalore. AIFF president Praful Patel told reporters ... Read more...

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Rajendra Prasad’s memorial to be a tourist spot


December 5th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 5 (IANS) After being neglected for decades, India's first president Rajendra Prasad's memorial here will be developed as a tourist spot, an official said Sunday."Work has already started to give ... Read more...

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Pact allows Indian equipment to move through Bangladesh


December 1st, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 1 (IANS) A bilateral treaty signed between Dhaka and New Delhi will facilitate the transport of Indian equipment to a power plant being set up in India's Tripura state, ... Read more...

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Obama to visit Humayun’s Tomb, described as ‘cultural marvel’ (Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) US President Barack Obama will visit the Humayun's Tomb, a World Heritage site that was the first garden tomb in the subcontinent built in the 16th ... Read more...

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