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Legislation in offing for street vendors


November 11th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Central legislation to protect the livelihood rights and social security of street vendors is on the anvil, while a model bill to give property ... Read more...

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EABS project ‘microSCOPE’ to benefit students and small vendors


March 10th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Mar 10 (ANI): The students of the Europe Asia Business School (EABS) have undertaken an unique project named "microSCOPE" as part of the institution's philosophy of innovative management education and corporate ... Read more...

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How Super Bowl games cause morning-after spike in ozone air pollution


February 4th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): A new study has found that that the bright light from sports stadiums and urban street lights may boost daytime levels of ozone, a key air pollutant.C-and-EN Associate ... Read more...

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Apex Court’s verdict on street vendors cheered


October 20th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI) Wednesday hailed the Supreme Court's verdict on vendors' right to carry on their business.Representing more than 540 ... Read more...

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Delhi street vendors oppose eviction drive


August 10th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Street vendors in the national capital Tuesday threatened to protest against an eviction drive launched by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) and other civic agencies ahead ... Read more...

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Madonna and lover Jesus Luz audition dancers for next world tour


July 28th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): Queen of Pop Madonna is all set for another world tour.The star, along with Brazilian lover Jesus Luz, is busy road-testing dancers for a gruelling six-month tour.The ... Read more...

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India needs an ambitous programme on water optimisation (Opinion)


June 13th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan It is, indeed, ironic that, even after 62 years of self-rule, Pranab Mukherjee, the finance minister of India, says an often-erratic annual wind phenomenon called the monsoon that switches ... Read more...

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Delhi street vendors to move court against eviction


June 9th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Street vendors in the capital plan to approach the Supreme Court against the Municipal Corporation of Delhi's (MCD) eviction drive targeted at illegal hawkers ahead of the ... Read more...

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Delhi vendors to protest against MCD


May 28th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) More than 5,000 street vendors in the capital will Tuesday protest against the Municipal Corporation of Delhi for evicting them, taking away their push carts and imposing ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi unveils new urban street design standards


February 20th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) Saturday unveiled new design standards for safer, comfortable and aesthetic street environs across the emirate, WAM news agency reported. The new ... Read more...

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Centre to implement USHA scheme


November 26th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 26 (ANI): Union Government on Thursday said the Urban Statistics for Human Resources and Assessments (USHA) is under implementation by National Building Organisation (NBO)."The scheme aims at the development ... Read more...

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PM for a “new deal” for urban street vendors


August 10th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has impressed upon the chief ministers to take "personal" interest to ensure that the National Policy on Urban Street Vendors 2009 is ... Read more...

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Selja for developing urban street vendors


June 29th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 29 (IANS) Union Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja Monday said the government would develop urban street vendors in the country and "safeguard" their interest. She said ... Read more...

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Snoop Dogg wants to make ‘gangsta pop music’ with Miley Cyrus


April 10th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 10 (ANI): American rapper Snoop Dogg has revealed that he'd like to record 'gangsta pop music' with teen sensation Miley Cyrus.The Grammy Award-nominated singer also expressed his desire to ... Read more...

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Snoop Dogg wants to record gangster pop with Miley Cyrus


April 9th, 2009 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) American rapper and actor Snoop Dogg has expressed his desire to record 'gangsta pop' with teen sensation Miley Cyrus. The Grammy Award-nominated singer said he'd also like ... Read more...

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Krav Maga, an Israeli system of self-defence, makes its way to India


January 10th, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.10 (ANI): Under constant threat of terrorism and urban street crime, all military forces, security & law enforcement agencies, youngsters of India are opting for ''Krav Maga, an Israeli ... Read more...

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