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`China’s economic growth slowly stabilizing’


August 29th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) Price rises have continued to be slow in China since the beginning of the year as a result of improving supply-demand relations and dropping prices for ... Read more...

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Iran twin quake toll rises to 306


August 13th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 13 (IANS) The toll in Saturday's strong twin quakes in northwest Iran has risen to 306, Fars news agency cited the Iranian health minister as saying Monday.Marzieh Vahid ... Read more...

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Central, Delhi governments get notice on mobile phone towers


August 1st, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notices to the central and Delhi governments on a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking to bar installation of ... Read more...

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12 killed in Iraq bombings


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:59 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 23 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and 37 injured in separate bombing incidents in Iraq Sunday, Xinhua reported.A total of six people were killed and 13 ... Read more...

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Three killed in Italy building collapse


June 8th, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Rome, June 8 (IANS) At least three people of a family were killed and 10 others injured after two residential buildings crumbled in Italy following a blast, Xinhua reported.An Italian ... Read more...

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Hundreds homeless as shacks gutted in Delhi (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Hundreds were left homeless after scores of shacks caught fire here Friday, police said. But the fire brigade said only shops, warehouses and residential buildings ... Read more...

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Larsen and Toubro bags Rs.2,592 crore orders


May 19th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Engineering and constructions major Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Friday said it has bagged orders worth Rs.2,592 crore during the first quarter of 2012-13 for construction of ... Read more...

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German arsonist jailed for seven years


April 4th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 4 (IANS) A German found guilty of setting fire to over 100 cars in a serial arson attack has been sentenced to seven years in prison.The 28-year-old defendant ... Read more...

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Shops sealed in Noida


March 28th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, March 28 (IANS) In its sealing drive, the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) sealed eight shops in four properties where commercial activities were being carried in residential buildings ... Read more...

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Yemeni warplanes bomb Al-Qaeda bases, 18 killed


March 19th, 2012 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), March 19 (IANS) At least 18 terrorists were killed and dozens of others injured after Yemeni warplanes bombed several bases of the Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) ... Read more...

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Quake rocks Siberia


February 26th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck Russia's Siberia Sunday.Russia's Emergencies Ministry said the epicenter was located some 100 km from the city of Kyzyl in the ... Read more...

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CCTV footage from area near blast site being collected: Police


February 14th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Delhi Police are collecting CCTV footage from a wide swathe of area near the blast site, including along the route from Khan Market - where ... Read more...

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Quake mock-drills in Delhi Wednesday


February 13th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Mock-drills will be conducted Wednesday to test Delhi's disaster response mechanism in the event of a high-intensity earthquake, an official said."It will be the first ... Read more...

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Grow fresh tomatoes, beans on your roof tops


February 10th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) People in cities can grow enough of lettuce, beans and tomatoes for consumption by utilising roof tops of the building they stay in."In our inFarming project ... Read more...

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Glass wall ban in Shanghai


January 31st, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 31 (IANS) Glass curtain walls will be banned from the second floor and higher in all new residential buildings, hospitals, schools, kindergartens and nursing homes in Shanghai from ... Read more...

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L&T; Construction bags Rs.1,015 crore quarterly order


September 19th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Engineering and constructions major Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Monday said its construction division -- L&T; Construction -- had bagged orders worth Rs.1,015 crore during the ... Read more...

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L&T; bags orders worth Rs.1,340 crore


August 24th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Engineering and construction major Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Wednesday said it had got orders worth Rs.1,340 crore to build commercial and residential buildings during the second ... Read more...

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40 dead in South Korea landslides


July 28th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 40 people were killed due to floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in South Korea, Yonhap news agency said Thursday.Multiple landslides across ... Read more...

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Larsen and Toubro bags Rs.4,100 crore orders


June 22nd, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Construction and engineering major Larsen and Toubro Wednesday said its construction division has bagged orders worth Rs.4,100 crore (about $900 million) during the first quarter of ... Read more...

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Gujarat court orders demolition of buildings near jail


June 17th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 17 (IANS) The Gujarat high court Friday ordered the state government to issue demolition notices to all illegal commercial and residential buildings within a 220 yards radius ... Read more...

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DLF barred from building homes near Rashtrapati Bhavan


June 3rd, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday barred a subsidiary of estate giant DLF from building a high-rise residential complex in the vicinity of Rashtrapati Bhavan.The division ... Read more...

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Rajasthan to protect land near Keoladeo National Park


May 29th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bharatpur, May 29 (IANS) The Rajasthan government plans to declare a half-a-kilometre area surrounding the famous Keoladeo National Park, also known as Ghana or Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary, as an eco-sensitive ... Read more...

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China begins restoring ancient town


May 27th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 27 (IANS) China has begin restoring an ancient town where there is now a village whose residents have wavy blond hair, hooked noses, and blue or green eyes.Work ... Read more...

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Violence in Bhopal demolition drive, dozens injured (Second Lead)


May 21st, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 21 (IANS) At least 15 municipal officials, out to demolish illegal floors of a club, were injured when residents of a nearby building attacked them, fearing their houses ... Read more...

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China’s State Council warns state governments not to abuse rural land-use reform


April 4th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 4 (ANI): China's State Council has urged local governments not to abuse the rural land-use reform by forcibly occupying farmers' land and demolishing their homes.The China Daily quoted the Cabinet ... Read more...

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CAG slams MPs for irregularities in area funds


March 18th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Friday slammed the government and MPs for irregularities in implementation of the local area development scheme funds and called ... Read more...

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Former minister arrested for corruption in Pakistan


March 16th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by BNO News
RAWALPINDI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A former minister on Tuesday was arrested by Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for his involvement in the Hajj corruption case, the APP news agency reported.Hamid Saeed ... Read more...

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Delhi Police gets over Rs.3,000 crore in budget


February 28th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday gave Delhi Police Rs.3,309.75 for the fiscal 2011-12 in the union budget, including funds to build offices and residential complexes across ... Read more...

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Five dead, 13 injured in Ahmedabad building collapse (Second Lead)


January 28th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Five people, including a woman, were killed and 13 others injured when a five-storey newly-constructed building collapsed here Friday morning, leading to the partial collapse of two adjoining ... Read more...

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Building collapses in Ahmedabad, two killed


January 28th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Jan 28 (ANI): Two people were killed and at least fifteen people are feared trapped in the debris following the collapse of a five storied under construction building in Kalupur area ... Read more...

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One killed, three trapped in Ahmedabad building collapse (Lead)


January 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 28 (IANS) One person was killed and three people were trapped when a five-storey newly-constructed building here collapsed Friday morning, leading to the partial collapse of two adjoining buildings also, ... Read more...

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Can’t use housing complex as religious building: Gujarat court


January 18th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) A residential complex cannot be used as a religious building, the Gujarat High Court has ruled and stated that doing so would amount to a breach of the ... Read more...

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L&T bags construction orders worth Rs.1,181 crore


January 6th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) Infrastructure and engineering major Larsen and Toubro's (L&T) construction division Thursday said it has bagged orders worth Rs.1,181 crore during the third quarter of the current fiscal."L&T's Building ... Read more...

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Internet cafe blast kills 6, injures 37 in SW China


December 5th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 5 (ANI): Six people have been reportedly killed and 37 others injured in an explosion that rocked an Internet cafe in Southwest China's Guizhou province on Saturday night.Xinhua quoted Guizhou's ... Read more...

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‘Bird hit likely cause for cargo plane crash in Karachi’


November 29th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 29(ANI): A bird strike is the likely cause of the crash of a Russian-made cargo plane in Karachi, the operator of the aircraft has said.The plane had crashed seconds after ... Read more...

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