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Team Anna adopting undemocratic means, says Jitin Prasada


August 1st, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 1 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Surface Transport Jitin Prasada Wednesday came down heavily on Team Anna for resorting to "undemocratic means" to press its demand ... Read more...

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Protests across Maharashtra against petrol price hike


May 24th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) People across Maharashtra Thursday protested against the sharp hike in petrol prices, burning effigies and blocking roads and highways in prominent cities of the state, ... Read more...

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Himachal takes green road to plastic disposal


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 2 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh plans to surface 150 km of state roads this fiscal by adding shredded plastic waste to tar, a minister said Tuesday."Molten plastic with liquid ... Read more...

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Special drive to curb tax evasion in Delhi


July 7th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Delhi government has launched a special drive to curb tax evasion in the National Capital Region by checking vehicles carrying goods without relevant papers.Additional ... Read more...

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Congress backed strike cripples life in Tripura


May 23rd, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 23 (IANS) Most shops, offices and banks remained shut in Tripura Monday and rail traffic was affected by a 12-hour strike called by the Congress after its students' ... Read more...

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Kerala observes shutdown to demand endosulfan ban (Lead)


April 29th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 29 (IANS) A shutdown across Kerala Friday, called by the ruling Left Front to demand a ban on the pesticide endosulfan, affected normal life in the state as ... Read more...

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WB polls: Security stepped up in Darjeeling


March 13th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by ANI
Darjeeling, Mar 13 (ANI): The administration has beefed up security measures here to prevent malpractices in the upcoming West Bengal assembly polls.Security personnel have put up check-posts on inter-state roads connecting the ... Read more...

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Engineer injured in Srinagar blast dies


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 1 (IANS) An assistant executive engineer died in hospital Tuesday, a day after he was critically injured in a grenade explosion in the Jammu and Kashmir summer capital."Showkat Ali Khan, ... Read more...

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One killed, four injured in Kashmir (Lead)


February 28th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 28 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas shot dead a contractor in north Kashmir's Kreeri town while a powerful hand grenade blast wounded four people, including two policemen, in summer capital Srinagar Monday.A ... Read more...

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World Bank gives $13 mn for Mizoram roads project


October 22nd, 2010 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) The World Bank has approved a credit worth $13 million in additional financing for the Mizoram State Roads Project to continue revitalizing and modernising the state's ... Read more...

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Nationwide strike cripples life in Tripura


September 7th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 7 (IANS) The nationwide industrial strike called by major trade unions to protest increasing prices and privatisation crippled life in Left-ruled Tripura. "The strike was total with people expressing their anger ... Read more...

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Damage to Himachal roads due to rain Rs.332 crore


August 28th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 28 (IANS) Heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh this season have damaged roads and bridges that may require at least Rs.332 crore for repairs, a minister said here Saturday. "The state ... Read more...

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Ruling Marxists call strike against fuel hike in Tripura


June 28th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 28 (IANS) A dawn-to-dusk strike called by the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led Left Front to protest against the hike in fuel prices Monday brought life to a halt ... Read more...

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12-hour strike cripples life in Tripura


April 27th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 27 (IANS) A nationwide dawn-to-dusk strike called by 13 parties against rising prices Tuesday brought life to a halt in Tripura. "The strike was total with people expressing their anger against ... Read more...

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Mumbai sea link second carriageway opens amid Big B row


March 24th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) The second carriageway of the Rajiv Gandhi Sea Link (RGSL) opened here Wednesday with some Congressmen protesting the presence of megastar Amitabh Bachchan at the inauguration. Mumbai ... Read more...

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Mumbai Sea Link’s second carriageway to open tomorrow


March 23rd, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) The much-awaited second carriageway of the Rajiv Gandhi (Bandra-Worli) Sea Link here will be inaugurated Wednesday, an official said. "With the opening of the second carriageway, there will be ... Read more...

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Mumbai sea link’s security to be strengthened


February 16th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Electronic scanners will be installed and speed boats deployed to provide security to the landmark Bandra-Worli Sea Link (BWSL), a minister said Tuesday. "The state home department and police ... Read more...

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Rousing welcome as bus enters isolated Kashmir village


October 27th, 2009 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 27 (IANS) An isolated village in Kishtwar district of Jammu region wore a festive look and its entire population moved out on the road to have a glimpse of ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh sees growth falling below 7 percent


April 13th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday admitted the economic growth India experienced during 2008-2009 has slowed down, and that it was likely to be a little less than ... Read more...

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Seven new flyovers costing Rs.2 bn coming up in Thane


October 4th, 2008 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Saturday said seven flyovers would be built at a cost of Rs.2.13 billion in Thane as part of a makeover plan for the city adjoining ... Read more...

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Gujarat district reels under rain fury


September 17th, 2008 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Many parts of Gujarat continued to receive heavy rains Wednesday, and 1,500 people were moved to safe places as Surendranagar district was facing floods, officials said.Lakhtar and Dasada ... Read more...

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Left strike cripples Tripura


August 20th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 20 (IANS) Normal life came to a standstill Wednesday in Tripura as the ruling Left Front called a general strike to protest against the India-US nuclear deal and rising prices ... Read more...

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New policy to help spread IT to smaller cities


August 9th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 9 (IANS) The Indian government has notified a policy for Information Technology Investment Regions (ITIR), to help the information technology (IT) industry to spread out to tier II and tier ... Read more...

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Strike against fuel prices rise brings Tripura to a halt (Lead)


June 5th, 2008 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 5 (IANS) Life came to a standstill Thursday in the northeastern state of Tripura as the ruling Left Front called a 12-hour general strike to protest the hike in prices ... Read more...

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Police brace for Gujjar trouble in Delhi


May 28th, 2008 - 9:06 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Indian capital and its surrounding regions may see "trouble" Thursday because of road blockades the Gujjar community has threatened in support of their community in Rajasthan, ... Read more...

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Unity bags two Haryana infrastructure projects


May 20th, 2008 - 10:39 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Civil construction major Unity Infraprojects Limited has secured contracts worth Rs.3.83 billion from Haryana State Roads and Bridges Development Corporation ltd (HSRDC), the company said Tuesday. The company ... Read more...

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Now track Kerala private buses via Internet, SMS


April 28th, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, April 28 (IANS) Commuters in Kerala will by next month be able to track any of the 30,000 private buses that ply on the state roads either via the Internet or ... Read more...

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