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Strict enforcement of model code in Uttar Pradesh: Poll official


December 27th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 27 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Election Officer Umesh Sinha Tuesday asked all political parties to strictly follow the model code of conduct, with a view to ensuring ... Read more...

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1,100 convicts write Gandhi exam in jails


October 2nd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 2 (IANS) Nearly 1,100 inmates of 13 jails in Maharashtra appeared for a Gandhi Peace Examination here Sunday to mark the launch of the Gandhi Jayanti Week celebrations ... Read more...

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Know your Gandhi? Maharashtra prisoners prepare for test


September 30th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Come Oct 2, and over 1,000 prisoners and officials alike from 14 jails of Maharashtra will pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his birth anniversary in ... Read more...

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Volunteers for Peace and Harmony programme launched


June 10th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) In order to create a network of good samaritans across the country, the National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH) has launched a Volunteers for Peace ... Read more...

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‘Legally literate’ Chandigarh students to help needy


May 25th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) Thanks to a novel initiative, legal nitty-gritty will be taught to students in government schools and colleges in Chandigarh so that they can help the poor ... Read more...

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Court backs government on phasing out Blueline buses


November 1st, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Delhi High Court Monday declined to restrain a government notification to phase out the capital's Blueline buses notorious for their reckless drivers.The direction was passed on a ... Read more...

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Court allows Blueline buses to ply in south Delhi


October 29th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday said the government notification to phase out Blueline buses from the capital by Dec 14 will not apply to buses plying in ... Read more...

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Condoms, sex issues taboo no more at Jamia Millia (Feature)


September 14th, 2010 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Not so long ago, the mere mention of the word "sex" would raise eyebrows and spark a debate in Jamia Millia Islamia, recall old-timers at ... Read more...

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MCD appeals to Delhiites to help prevent dengue outbreak


September 8th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Residents of Delhi must take serious preventive efforts and help the authorities combat the dengue outbreak in the city, which crossed the 1,500-mark Wednesday, civic body health ... Read more...

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Students commemorate Hiroshima Day, pledge for peace


August 6th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Carrying a replica of an atom bomb with a slogan 'No Bomb - Save Earth', more than 3,000 students Friday led the peace march to commemorate the Hiroshima ... Read more...

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Commemorating Hiroshima Day with peace march


August 5th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) More than 2,000 students from 60 colleges of Mumbai will participate in a march for a nuclear-free world to commemorate Hiroshima Day Friday. Organised by an NGO, Bombay ... Read more...

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Jamia’s 2,000 volunteers for CWG


July 9th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia university will depute 2,000 student volunteers for the Commonwealth Games (CWG) here Oct 3-14, a statement said Friday. More than 1,000 National Service Scheme ... Read more...

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Workshop on ‘natural disasters’ rescue course in Himachal Pradesh


June 27th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
Nainital, June 27(ANI): A three-week long training on hill disaster rescue is being held in Nainital, Himachal Pradesh.The purpose of this training is to familiarise the personnel of local administration and ... Read more...

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Chandigarh seeks to attract more student volunteers


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 23 (IANS) In a bid to rope in more students as volunteers, the Chandigarh administration will set up National Service Scheme (NSS) units under the self-financing model in all educational ... Read more...

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Doubts over Chhattisgarh ambulance service in Maoist hotbeds


June 22nd, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 22 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government said Tuesday it will provide ambulance services to its urban citizens within 22 minutes and to rural citizens within 30 minutes of dialling 108. However, ... Read more...

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Dentists Win Injunctions, Irish Dental Association Calls It A Benevolent Decision


June 17th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dublin, June 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dentists James Turner and Martin Reid have successfully secured injunctions from the High court that would prevent Health Service Executive from making any changes to ... Read more...

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Preparations for Commonwealth Games on track


June 1st, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Preparations for the Commonwealth Games in Delhi in October are at an advanced stage, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government asserted in its report card Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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From homemakers to corporates, thousands volunteer for Games


February 21st, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) There is a buzz around the imposing Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Headquarters near Connaught Place these days as scores of excited students, professionals, homemakers, ex-servicemen, ... Read more...

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Surendranagar venue for Gujarat’s state-level R-Day function


January 26th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 26 (IANS) Keeping with the Narendra Modi government's tradition of organising the state-level Republic Day functions at various regional headquarters, Governor Kamla Beniwal Tuesday unfurled the national flag ... Read more...

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Jamia vows to keep CWG deadline, hold meets in March


December 27th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) When a majority of the sports complexes in Delhi are facing scrutiny over missing deadlines, the Jamia Millia Islamia promises to finish its task well ... Read more...

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Now, a river ambulance service in Assam


November 14th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by ANI
By Vaschipem KamodangMajauli (Assam) Nov.14 (ANI): A ferry service is the only means of transportation for Majuli islandersm, and due to this lack of transportation, residents often fail to access prompt medical ... Read more...

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City youngsters play good Samaritans to Karnataka flood victims


November 1st, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Gadag (Karnataka), Nov 1 (IANS) Like scores of other villages in north Karnataka, Amaragol and Hole Hadagali also suffered death and destruction in floods. But these two villages consider themselves ... Read more...

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Chandigarh’s old, disabled will have library at doorstep


September 8th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 8 (IANS) A helping hand from the administration in Chandigarh will now take library books and magazines right to the doorstep of senior citizens and the disabled. The scheme was launched ... Read more...

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NSS to build herbal gardens in Chandigarh schools, colleges


August 16th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 16 (IANS) The National Service Scheme (NSS) will build herbal gardens in schools and colleges in Chandigargh that have its units, an official said Sunday. "These herbal gardens would be ... Read more...

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100-member Indian youth delegation to leave for China


June 12th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): The Fourth Indo-China youth delegation will visit China from June 15 to June 24 under the Indo-China Youth Exchange Programme to further foster and enhance the continued ... Read more...

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Vice President to inaugurate National Youth Festival today


January 12th, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
Amritisar, Jan 12 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari will inaugurate the fourteenth National Youth Festival here today. It is the first time that National Youth Festival would be held in Punjab ... Read more...

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Vice President to inaugurate National Youth Festival tomorrow


January 11th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari will inaugurate the fourteenth National Youth Festival at Amritisar tomorrow. It is the first time that National Youth Festival would be held ... Read more...

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Grand celebrations mark 59th Republic Day


January 26th, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan. 26 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil unfurled the national flag and took salute of the armed forces here at the Rajpath marking the commemoration of the 59th Republic Day. ... Read more...

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Agartala youth unite for “victory on AIDS”


December 1st, 2007 - 10:54 pm ICT by admin
By Pinaki Das Agartala, Dec 1 (ANI): The World AIDS Day was celebrated here today to create awareness about the fatal disease among the masses. The slogan of the day was "Youth unite ... Read more...

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