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Driver swerves to avoid moose, hits bear instead


August 17th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oslo, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A tragedy took place on a rural road located near Hanestad. The city of Hanestad is located 225 kilometers from the Northern side of Oslo. A man ... Read more...

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Lalu plans protest against Bihar government


May 28th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 28 (IANS) The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Monday announced a plan to launch a state-wide agitation against what he called the Nitish Kumar-led Bihar government's failure on all ... Read more...

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240 habitats in Kashmir got road-links in 2011-12


April 13th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir built 872 km of roads connecting 240 habitats during 2011-12 as against a target of 750 km, an official said Friday.Taking stock of ... Read more...

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Three kids die in China road accident


March 26th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) At least three primary school students died and 14 were injured, one of them critically, in China's Hebei province Monday after their school van overturned, said ... Read more...

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Himachal links snow-clearing with rural jobs scheme


March 18th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 18 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has linked snow-clearing with the central government's Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA), a minister said here Sunday."This year, for the first ... Read more...

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PM doesn’t get even 25/100 in handling economy: Gadkari


February 27th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, though an economist by profession, doesn't even merit 25 marks out of 100 for his handling of the country's economy, BJP ... Read more...

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Collectors in Maoist areas want to push rural roads project: Ramesh (Lead)


September 10th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) District collectors in Maoist-affected states want the government to push the central government's rural road scheme and land reforms in the areas, according to ... Read more...

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PM to review development strategy in Maoist areas


September 10th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will review the government's "development strategy" in the 60 Maoist-affected districts across nine states Sep 13."The main concern is to ... Read more...

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Tainted Chhattisgarh engineer worth Rs.4 crore


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 22 (IANS) A Chhattisgarh engineer has illegally amassed assets worth at least Rs.4 crore, officials of the Anti-Corrouption Bureau (ACB) said Wednesday after raiding his premises.Executive Engineer Rajkishore ... Read more...

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ADB gives $300 mn loan for road projects in Madhya Pradesh


June 15th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Wednesday offered $300 million loan for up-gradation of state highways in Madhya Pradesh.The loan will help upgrade nearly 1,000 km ... Read more...

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13 dogs poisoned to death in Britain


May 30th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) At least 13 dogs have died mysterious deaths after they were reportedly poisoned during a walk on a country road in Britain, police said.All the deaths ... Read more...

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World Bank to provide $1.5 bn for rural roads in India


January 14th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The World Bank will provide $1.5 billion to help build 24,000 km of roads in economically backward and hilly areas across seven states of India. "These ... Read more...

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Missing Nurse Phuong Le found dead


May 12th, 2010 - 1:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Fairfield, May 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The missing nurse Phuong Le has sadly been found dead. She had been missing since the 25th of April, and was last seen outside the Barnes and ... Read more...

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Joshi underlines rural development cooperation between India, Lesotho


March 10th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 10 (ANI): Union Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister C.P. Joshi on Wednesday underlined the need to promote cooperation between India and Lesotho in areas of rural development and ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh cuts rates on loans to farmers


February 25th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 25 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government Thursday announced reduction of interest rates on short term loans to farmers from the existing five to three percent and a rural road-building programme ... Read more...

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Ranjodh Singh’s body arrives from Australia


January 29th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 29(ANI): The body of 25-year-old Ranjodh Singh, an Indian citizen stabbed to death in Sydney, Australia, was flown to New Delhi on Thursday.The partially burnt body of Ranjodh ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh official’s houses raided


January 25th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 25 (IANS) Raids at the houses of a senior Madhya Pradesh official have led to the recovery of assets worth over Rs.5.5 crore, an official said Monday. The raids by sleuths ... Read more...

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Maoists hold up road construction in Chhattisgarh


October 19th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 19 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas have held up construction work at more than 350 road sites in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, an official said Monday. "At least 350 road construction projects under ... Read more...

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Himachal gets Rs.243.43 crore for rural roads


September 22nd, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 22 (IANS) The central government has sanctioned projects worth Rs.243.43 crore that would help strengthen the rural road network in Himachal Pradesh, an official statement said Tuesday. "In order to strengthen ... Read more...

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Mexico suspends road projects amid economic crisis


August 15th, 2009 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 15 (EFE) The Mexican government has suspended its road building projects worth 12.64 billion pesos ($980 million) in the wake of the country's worst recession in decades. Communications and Transport ... Read more...

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Can’t build 20 km of roads a day this year, says official


July 14th, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The road transport and highways ministry may have drawn up an ambitious plan to build 20 km of roads per day, but according to the country's ... Read more...

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Government allocates Rs.12,000 crore for rural roads


July 6th, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The government has increased its outlay for rural roads by 57 percent to Rs.12,000 crore ($2.5 billion) in the budget presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee ... Read more...

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Maoist landmine blast kills 12 cops in Chhattisgarh (Second Lead)


June 21st, 2009 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 20 (IANS) As many as twelve troopers were killed and 11 injured Saturday evening when the truck in which they were travelling hit a landmine planted by suspected Maoist guerrillas ... Read more...

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2 Indian-origin teenagers kidnapped, shot dead in Canada


May 3rd, 2009 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, May 3 (IANS) Two Indo-Canadian teenage boys were killed in gang-style violence at Abbotsford near here Friday. Abbotsford is home to one of the largest Punjabi communities in Canada. Joseph Randay ... Read more...

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Now, BJP unveils its infrastructure development vision


April 21st, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 21 (IANS) On the eve of the second phase of the Lok Sabha polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday unveiled its vision document on infrastructure development as part ... Read more...

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Infrastructure in Assam gets a fillip through rural road links


March 16th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex Todd Baksa (Assam), Mar 16 (ANI): Authorities in Assam construct all weather roads in rural areas under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) which provides employment for locals ... Read more...

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NDA promises to launch farm income guarantee scheme


February 28th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Madanapalli (Andhra Pradesh), Feb 28 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party''s prime ministerial candidate L K Advani has claimed that the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) would launch a farm income guarantee scheme for ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir to get Rs.80 bn to upgrade roads


February 27th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 27 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir, where road density is one of the lowest in the country, will get over Rs.80 billion (Rs.8,000 crore) from the central government to upgrade its ... Read more...

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No charges against driver for killing 6 Indo-Canadians


August 2nd, 2008 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Aug 2 (IANS) An Indian-origin driver, who mowed down six members of an Indo-Canadian wedding party in the city of Abbotsford near here last year, will face no charges, according to ... Read more...

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No ban on private purchase of wheat: Pawar


April 7th, 2008 - 6:59 pm ICT by admin
Chandigarh, April 7 (IANS) The central government has not imposed any ban on the wheat purchase by private traders, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar clarified here Monday. "Where is the ban imposed? Please ... Read more...

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