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Upgrade sewage system, water use for agriculture: Experts


August 31st, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Leading corporates, business research firms and science activists Friday called for an overhaul and upgradation of the sewage system and use of modern technology in agriculture ... Read more...

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Let civic agency manage Delhi’s water supply: Mayor


July 6th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) At a time when the national capital is reeling under a water crisis, mayor of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation Meera Aggarwal Friday said ... Read more...

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‘Clean India’ campaign takes off at Qutub Minar


May 20th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A "Clean India" Campaign was begun Sunday at the capital's landmark Qutub Minar."Since the Qutub Minar gets as many as 25,000 footfalls on a weekend, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Community sewage project to end open defecation in Delhi colony


May 16th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Open defecation in Savda Ghevra, one of Delhi's largest resettlement neighbourhoods, could end soon with the Centre for Urban and Regional Excellence(CURE), a non-profit organisation, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Poor accountability cost Congress Delhi civic polls: RWAs


April 18th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) A day after the results of elections to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) were announced, the Residents' Welfare Associations (RWAs) of Delhi ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Facelift for over 300-year-old Tibetan monastery


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 23 (IANS) A 303-year-old Tibetan monastery in northwest China's Gansu province is to get a facelift, an official said Friday.The 300-million-yuan ($47.6 million) project will begin at Labrang ... Read more...

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Assaulted senior citizen meets Narendra Modi, courtesy court


April 18th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 18 (IANS) An elderly man who was among a group of senior citizens, who were assaulted by the police as they were protesting on a road through ... Read more...

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World’s smelliest holiday spots are in Mexico, Italy, France


March 8th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 8 (ANI): A survey has revealed the world's smelliest holiday spots and they fall in Mexico, Italy, France, Country Durham, and New Zealand.The survey by travel website Skyscanner.com came up ... Read more...

Posted in World |

No royal residence for Prince William, Kate Middleton after wedding


November 17th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Prince William and Kate Middleton, who will be getting married next year, are planning to spend the first years of their marriage in rural North Wales, instead ... Read more...

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‘Gender-bending’ chemicals affect reproduction: Study


October 27th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): A new study has offered the first evidence that 'gender bending' chemicals which find their way from human products into rivers and oceans can have a significant impact ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Two-day-old kitten flushed down the toilet saved


October 19th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 19 (ANI): A two-day-old kitten survived a stinking death, as firemen rescued him in an operation, which took place after the little owner accidentally flushed her down the toilet.3-year-old Alannah ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gastroenteritis outbreak hits Ludhiana


September 1st, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan KapoorLudhiana, Sep 1 (ANI): There has been a outbreak of gastroenteritis in Ludhiana and around 34 people have been admitted to local hospitals.Most of the cases have been registered from ... Read more...

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Now a plan to dissolve the dead and flush them


July 8th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Undertakers in Belgium have chalked out a plan to dissolve human corpses in corrosive chemical solution and then flush them into the sewage, rather than running a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Urban renewal mission to cover 28 more cities


June 16th, 2010 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) The central government plans to fund 28 more cities under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) during the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17) to improve civic ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

In Gurgaon’s shadow, child marriages thrive (Feature)


April 11th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 11 (IANS) This is the National Capital Region's hi-tech showpiece, full of gleaming towers of glass and steel, world class condominiums and a centre for multinational and expat workers. But ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

52 percent of Delhi lives in slums, kids malnourished (Lead)


December 17th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) More than half of Delhi's population lives in urban slums with inadequate provision of basic services, a study released here said. Further, 66 percent of children under ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

52 percent of Delhi lives in slums without basic services


December 17th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) More than half of Delhi's population lives in urban slums with inadequate provision of basic services, a study released here Thursday said. According to the study, titled "A ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Tourists destroying environment of Easter Island


October 11th, 2009 - 11:07 am ICT by ANI
Winnipeg (Canada), October 11 (ANI): Reports indicate that the large number of tourists visiting Easter Island every year is making the historical region susceptible to environmental threats.According to a report by the ... Read more...

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Water-logging throws life out of gear in Gujarat’s Mangrol city


July 28th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, July 28 (ANI): People in Gujarat's Mangrol city are forced to use boats after stepping out of their homes, as the floodwater has marooned the city leading to massive water logging.Heavy ... Read more...

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Clean up operation to restore Dal Lakes pristine glory


April 11th, 2008 - 7:20 pm ICT by admin
By Suhail AhmadSrinagar, Apr 11 (ANI): Pump sets flushing out dirty water, dredging machines shoveling out sewage deposits, workers wading knee-deep in water, all this and more meets the eye these ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Award local governments for good performance: Ahluwalia


March 22nd, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia has endorsed a proposal to award local governments for good governance. "The proposal to introduce an award for good governance would ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Iraqi archaeologists unearth new Babylonian town


March 21st, 2008 - 4:06 pm ICT by admin
Baghdad, Mar 21 (ANI): A new Babylonian town has been discovered by Iraqi archaeologists 180km south of capital city Baghdad.Mohammed Yahya, head archaeologist from the provincial Antiquities Department in the Province ... Read more...

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Nagarjuna Construction wins orders worth $105 million


March 5th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh-based builder Nagarjuna Construction Co Ltd said Wednesday it has secured three contracts worth Rs.4.24 billion ($105 million) from various civic bodies that include building a flyover ... Read more...

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Assam small towns being developed


November 14th, 2007 - 8:33 am ICT by admin
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Sulabh International’s cheap toilet system that recycles human waste into biogas


November 14th, 2007 - 2:32 am ICT by admin
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