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Nehru Place to get second Metro station


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Nehru Place, a commercial hub and computer hardware market here, will get its second Metro station in 2016 as part of Delhi Metro's phase-III, an ... Read more...

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Jan Lokpal is thrust of our movement: Anna (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) On the second day of renewed agitation against graft here, Anna Hazare said the thrust of his movement was Jan Lokpal bill and demand ... Read more...

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Thin crowds on second day of Team Anna fast


July 26th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Day two of Team Anna's indefinite fast against corruption got off to a slow start Thursday with thin crowds and leaders of the movement ... Read more...

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Bengal starts selling potatoes from ration shops


July 7th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) With the prices of potato soaring, the West Bengalgovernment Saturday started selling the tuber from ration shops in the city and satellite town of Salt Lake."We ... Read more...

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14 killed, nearly 40 wounded in Pakistan blast (Second Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 7 (IANS) At least 14 people, including two children, were killed and around 40 injured Thursday in a bomb blast outside an Islamic seminary in Pakistan's Quetta city, ... Read more...

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Pakistani police official shot dead


May 8th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 8 (IANS) A senior police official was gunned down in Pakistan's Quetta city Tuesday, a media report said.SP Crime Investigation Department (CID) Shahnawaz Khan was fatally shot in ... Read more...

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Team Anna meets to decide future strategy


April 22nd, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Key members of Team Anna are meeting Sunday to discuss the group's future strategy, including their alliance with yoga guru Baba Ramdev, to fight ... Read more...

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Pakistan building collapse toll reaches 10


April 14th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) The toll in the departmental store collapse in Pakistan's Gujranwala city has gone up to 10, a media report said Saturday.Ten people were killed and 18 ... Read more...

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Five dead in Pakistan building collapse


April 13th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 13 (IANS) At least five people, including two children, were killed and 13 others injured Friday when a three-storey building collapsed after a gas cylinder explosion in Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Construction work on Badarpur-Faridabad Metro link begins


March 28th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Wednesday began construction work for a nearly 14-km link to connect the satellite town Faridabad in Haryana with the ... Read more...

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Commuters fume over traffic curbs for BRICS summit


March 28th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Hundreds of commuters in the national capital were left stranded for hours on the roads as traffic restrictions were imposed Wednesday, a day before ... Read more...

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DMRC signs MoU with Haryana for Badarpur-Faridabad link


March 26th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Faridabad, Delhi's satellite town in southern Haryana, will be on the Delhi Metro network soon, as a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed Monday between ... Read more...

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Women can work round the clock in Gurgaon: Police chief


March 15th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 15 (IANS) Assuring women of their safety following the gangrape of a woman pub employee, the Gurgaon police Thursday said that women can work at any time and ... Read more...

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UAE minister attends Indian church service


March 11th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 10 (IANS/WAM) Attending a service at the Indian Mar Thoma Church in Abu Dhabi, an United Arab Emirates (UAE) minister said the country promotes tolerance and understanding.Sheikh ... Read more...

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E-textbooks knocking at Indian classroom doors


February 7th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) For a generation that has learnt to articulate thoughts in 140 characters and knows its smartphones and tabs, e-textbooks are only the next step. But ... Read more...

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Flash mob performs jig with brooms at Noida


January 30th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Holding brooms, a large number of people Monday broke into a jig -- which turned out to be a flash mob of its own kind ... Read more...

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Noida cops to curb sound pollution


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Jan 23 (IANS) Delhi's satellite town Noida Monday became only the third city in the country where police will take action against noise pollution from generator sets, officials said.A ... Read more...

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Two killed in workshop collapse in Gurgaon


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Jan 21 (IANS) At least two employees of a company were Saturday killed and over 10 people injured when a part of its workshop in IMT Manesar in this ... Read more...

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Congress, Trinamool spar over renaming of building


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday alleged that the Congress was colluding with the Left to malign her government over relabelling a building named ... Read more...

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Indira Bhawan renaming: Another Trinamool-Congress tussle looms (West Bengal Newsletter)


January 1st, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 1 (IANS) After Prime Minister Manmohan Singh conceeded that there are "differences" with alliance partner Trinamool Congress at the centre on certain issues, another tussle between the ... Read more...

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Congress urges Mamata to reconsider renaming Indira Bhavan


December 31st, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 31 (IANS) The West Bengal unit of the Congress Saturday requested Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to reconsider her decision to rename "Indira Bhawan" - which briefly served ... Read more...

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Dense fog engulfs Delhi, affects commuters


December 30th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Dense fog descended on the capital Friday morning, hitting visibility levels and making it difficult for commuters to reach their destinations as vehicles were forced ... Read more...

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Congress flays Mamata’s move to rename Indira Bhavan


December 29th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 29 (IANS) Congress activists Thursday protested outside the state secretariat here and demanded the West Bengal government withdraw the decision to rename Indira Bhawan -- which briefly ... Read more...

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Congress, Left slam Mamata on bunglow’s renaming


December 29th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday drew flak from the Congress and the Left for announcing that Indira Bhawan -- where Marxist leader Jyoti ... Read more...

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Honeymoon couple to be cremated in Las Vegas


December 13th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Dec 13 (IANS) The last rites of Lovish Bhanot and his bride Anupama, who were killed in a helicopter crash in Las Vegas during their honeymoon, will be performed ... Read more...

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Youth want to dedicate lives to nation: Anna Hazare


December 12th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Dec 12 (IANS) Stating that a series of reforms were needed in the country, Anna Hazare said here Monday that the youth were ready to sacrifice their lives ... Read more...

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Complex heart surgery on 26-week premature baby


October 18th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Oct 18 (IANS) A 26-week premature baby girl suffering from congenital heart disorder was successfully treated in this satellite town of the national capital, a doctor said Tuesday. An ... Read more...

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Mayawati inaugurates Rs.684 crore Dalit park


October 14th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Oct 14 (IANS) With rose petals, prayers and thousands of people looking on, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Friday inaugurated a Rs.684 crore park dedicated to the Dalit ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to build Chennai’s satellite town


September 8th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) A satellite township will be built near this Tamil Nadu capital at an outlay of Rs.2,160 crore for "economically weaker sections of the society and the ... Read more...

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Burning Lokpal bill an affront to parliament: Government


August 4th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The government Thursday slammed the burning of copies of the Lokpal bill by Anna Hazare and his team members as "an affront to parliament"."It's an ... Read more...

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Civil society activists burn copies of Lokpal Bill


August 4th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Civil society activists burnt copies of the government's version of the anti-graft Lokpal Bill here after it was introduced in parliament Thursday."We are not focusing only ... Read more...

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Senior IPS officer dies in Gurgaon


June 12th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon/Chandigarh, June 12 (IANS) Senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Manjit Singh Ahlawat died under mysterious circumstances Sunday after falling from the balcony of his sister's fourth-floor house in Gurgaon, ... Read more...

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Five Haryana doctors jailed for offering foetal sex tests


March 16th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 16 (IANS) A local court here Wednesday awarded three-year rigorous imprisonment each to five Haryana doctors for illegally offering prenatal sex selection services to pregnant women.The accused were ... Read more...

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Indian-American mother-daughter team has designs on India (With Images)


March 13th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) An Indian-American mother daughter-led firm that has designed several award-winning projects around the world has now set its eye on India with three new contemporary commercial ... Read more...

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‘Women with Drive’ programme launched to mark 100th International Women’s Day


March 8th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 8 (IANS) In line with its core strategy of driving "safety innovations", Goodyear India Tuesday launched "Women with Drive" to celebrate the 100th International Women's Day.As a tribute ... Read more...

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