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Half-day in government offices around Parliament House


July 24th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The government offices around the Parliament House will remain shut during the first half of Wednesday in view of the swearing-in ceremony of president-elect ... Read more...

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Signalling defect leaves Metro commuters stranded


March 29th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Tens of hundreds of Metro commuters in the national capital were left stranded Thursday morning due to a signalling defect, an official said."The problem is ... 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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Delhiites ignored traffic advisories and suffered: Police


January 24th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A day after the full dress-rehearsal of the Republic Day Parade caused massive jams in the national capital, Delhi Police Tuesday said that Delhiites ... Read more...

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R-Day Parade rehearsal hits traffic


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The full-dress rehearsal of the Republic Day Parade left thousands of commuters in the capital stranded Monday due to traffic restrictions during peak hours, ... Read more...

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Traffic restrictions for R-day parade rehearsal


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Delhi Traffic Police have placed restrictions on movement of vehicles in the capital Monday in view of the full dress rehearsal for the ... Read more...

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Two fined for overtaking Advani’s convoy


November 3rd, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Satara (Maharashtra), Nov 3 (IANS) Two men were fined Thursday after they tried to overtake Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L. K. Advani's Jan Chetna Yatra convoy here, police ... Read more...

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Traffic snarls in Hyderabad as Ganesh immersion continues


September 12th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 12 (IANS) The delay in immersion of Ganesh idols in Hussainsagar Lake in Hyderabad Monday caused huge traffic jams in the city, causing inconvenience to commuters.Hundreds of idols ... Read more...

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Hyderabad under high security for Ganesh immersion


September 10th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 10 (IANS) A thick security blanket has been thrown over Hyderabad for the Ganesh idols immersion processions Sunday, officials said.Nearly 30,000 security personnel, including paramilitary forces, have been ... Read more...

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Gaiety marks Eid in Andhra Pradesh


August 31st, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the culmination of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, was Wednesday celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety across Andhra Pradesh.Thousands of men and ... Read more...

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Strict vigil in capital on I-Day


August 15th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Amidst impregnable security, the 65th Independence Day was celebrated in the capital Monday with no untoward incident reported.In the wake of last month's triple ... Read more...

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Annual ‘parikrama’ around Agra’s Shiva temples begins


July 24th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 24 (IANS) The annual 'parikrama' (circumnavigation) around the four Shiva temples at the four corners of the Taj city began Sunday morning with thousands of people offering prayers ... Read more...

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Week later, Mumbai blast sites bustle again


July 19th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) "Overall positive". That's what market operators say about the mood in all the three places in Mumbai, including diamond and gold jewellery hubs, where serial terror ... Read more...

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Andhra government violated protocol during Sushma’s visit: BJP


May 31st, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday demanded an apology from Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy after the state government violated the protocol during ... Read more...

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Chandigarh slaps traffic curbs for Wednesday


March 29th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) Traffic restrictions have been put in place in Chandigarh ahead of the high-voltage India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal match at Mohali near here. The police Tuesday ... Read more...

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Gilani to stay at Chandigarh hotel hosting both teams (Lead)


March 28th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will stay at the presidential suite at the luxury Taj Hotel, which is also hosting the Indian and Pakistani ... Read more...

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PM to stay at Punjab Raj Bhawan, Gilani at the Taj


March 28th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur will stay overnight at Punjab Raj Bhawan here during their visit to watch the India-Pakistan World ... Read more...

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Million march: Hyderabad comes to standstill as routes sealed (Lead)


March 10th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 10 (IANS) Life in Hyderabad came to a standstill Thursday as police sealed all routes leading to Tank Bund, where the Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC) plans ... Read more...

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Routes in Hyderabad sealed to foil Telangana march


March 10th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 10 (IANS) Normal life in Hyderabad was thrown out of gear Thursday as police sealed all routes leading towards Tank Bund, where the Telangana Joint Action Committee ... Read more...

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Hyderabad braces for Telangana million march


March 9th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 9 (IANS) The stage is set for a possible showdown between police and Telangana protagonists in Hyderabad Thursday as the Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC) has vowed ... Read more...

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Mayawati conducts ‘monitoring visit’ in Ghaziabad


February 21st, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Ghaziabad, Feb.20 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Mayawati conducted a surprise inspection visit to Ghaziabad District on Sunday.She visited the district civil hospital, some police stations and other offices to pull up ... Read more...

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Republic Day rehearsals in Delhi from Monday


January 16th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Republic Day parade rehearsals will be held near India Gate area of central Delhi for four days from Monday, police said, adding that roads in the ... Read more...

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VVIP movement, jams biggest roadblocks for Delhi ambulances


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Their sirens scream, but with little effect. Many of the capital's ambulance services that operate around 2,000 vehicles blame low awareness, traffic jams and ... Read more...

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Create emergency lanes for VIP movement, say shocked Delhi residents


December 21st, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Delhi residents are shocked at the third case of a person dying on his way to hospital after being caught in traffic restrictions imposed for the ... Read more...

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In Delhi, traffic stops for only select VVIPs (With PMO orders inquiry into patient’s death)


December 20th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) In a city of movers and shakers, the Delhi traffic police has a very select list of VVIPs for whom traffic is stopped when their cavalcades ... Read more...

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PMO orders inquiry into patient’s death (Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Monday ordered an inquiry into an incident in which a man on his way to hospital is said to have died ... Read more...

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Man dies in traffic jam, family blames PM convoy


December 20th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) A man died of a heart attack while he was on the way to hospital because of traffic restrictions enforced for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's convoy, ... Read more...

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Yaum-e-Ashoora observed in Hyderabad with procession


December 17th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 17 (IANS) Muslims Friday observed Yaum-e-Ashoora or the 10th day of the Muslim month of Moharrum remembering the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, and his followers ... Read more...

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Huge rush on Delhi Metro as commuters avoid roads


November 8th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Delhi Metro witnessed a huge rush Monday as the capital's commuters avoided travelling by road, fearing traffic restrictions due to the ongoing visit of US President ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro gets fewer riders on Bhai Dooj (Lead, superseding previous story)


November 7th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Contrary to expectations, the Delhi Metro had fewer riders on Bhai Dooj Sunday, an official said. "The Metro ridership was 9.52 lakh till 8 p.m. ... Read more...

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Delhi set to receive Obama


November 7th, 2010 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Delhi Sunday was all set to welcome US President Barack Obama on the second leg of his four-day India visit.Obama, who arrived in Mumbai Saturday, is ... Read more...

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Five layers of security for Obama’s Delhi visit


November 6th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) As US President Barack Obama arrives in the Indian capital Sunday for a two-day stay, he will be covered by a five-tier security comprising hundreds of ... Read more...

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Obama visit: Capital’s commuters can expect jams Monday


November 6th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Office-goers in the Indian capital can expect heavy congestion Monday due to traffic restrictions in place for US President Barack Obama's visit to Delhi, police said ... Read more...

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Increased liquor sales up Delhi’s excise revenue


October 20th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Delhi government's excise revenue collection has increased to Rs.982.24 crore this fiscal so far, an increase of nearly 25 percent compared to the corresponding period last ... Read more...

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Delhi traffic restrictions ease as Games close


October 15th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Delhi residents heaved a sigh of relief as traffic restrictions placed for the Commonwealth Games were eased in most parts of the city, a day after ... Read more...

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