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Day after rain chaos, MCD plays blame game


September 16th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A day after unprecedented rains unleashed fury in the capital, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) said it can't be held accountable for all the ... Read more...

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Torrential rains cripple Delhi — for hours


September 9th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The Indian capital came to a virtual halt Friday morning as four hours of torrential downpour flooded streets and numerous neighbourhoods, crippled traffic and ... Read more...

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Britain at significant risk of recession: Think tank


September 9th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) The British economy is at "significant risk" of sliding back towards recession, a Paris-based think tank has said.The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said ... Read more...

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Parliamentary-civil society delegation in Srinagar (Lead)


December 3rd, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 3 (IANS) A parliamentary-civil society delegation, including Lok Janshakti Party leader Ram Vilas Paswan and Communist Party of India's D. Raja, arrived here Friday on a three-day visit to ... Read more...

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People across Uttar Pradesh cautiously welcome mosque verdict


October 1st, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Padmanabhan SubramanianAyodhya/Lucknow, Oct 1 (ANI): People across Uttar Pradesh have cautiously welcomed the 2-1 verdict on the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid title case.A three-judge bench of the Allahabad High Court ruled Thursday ... Read more...

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More rains expected in Delhi (Lead)


July 8th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Delhi woke up to a sunny morning Thursday after heavy rains a day earlier caused traffic havocs and flooded many streets. And more rains have been forecast. ... Read more...

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India shuts down against hike in fuel prices (Roundup)


July 5th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani and Minu Jain New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) More than 250 trains were cancelled or disrupted, 100 flights cancelled and millions of people inconvenienced as India was brought virtually ... Read more...

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Tamil community to observe ‘black days’ to mark war anniversary


May 8th, 2010 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 8 (IANS) With the first anniversary of the crushing of the LTTE approaching, Canadian Tamils will observe May 17-19 as 'Days of Remembrance' for the Tamils killed in what they ... Read more...

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Crippling Mumbai train strike finally ends (Roundup)


May 4th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) A 36-hour strike by suburban train drivers that crippled India's financial capital ended Tuesday evening shortly after the authorities cracked down on the strikers for causing chaos ... Read more...

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India to raise 26/11 probe status with Pakistan: Chidambaram


February 19th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) India would be asking Pakistan the still unanswered questions in the probe into the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks at the forthcoming foreign secretary-level talks, Home ... Read more...

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Hanging on a tree branch for a phone call


February 17th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Byomakesh Biswal Bhubaneswar, Feb 17 (IANS) Just imagine climbing a 30-foot-high tree and hanging on to a branch to make a phone call. This is a grim reality in Maoist-hit districts of ... Read more...

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Heavy rains bring Delhi to a halt (Lead)


August 21st, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Delhi Friday evening, bringing the national capital to a virtual halt with familiar scenes of waterlogged roads, chocked sewers and long lines of vehicles ... Read more...

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Finally, Delhi gets the rains it prayed for but… (Lead)


July 27th, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The monsoon's heaviest rainfall in the Indian capital Monday flooded low-lying areas, uprooted trees and snapped traffic lights, causing havoc on the city's even otherwise chaotic roads. The ... Read more...

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Gold glitters in India as prices zoom to record high


February 18th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The price of gold continued to surge in India, the largest market for the yellow metal in the world, triggered by a virtual halt in imports as ... Read more...

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‘India will maintain 7 percent growth’


January 29th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Indian economy will grow at 7 percent in the current fiscal, External Affairs and stand-in Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said here Thursday."Indian economy will bounce back ... Read more...

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India’s growth will retard, debate only over quantum (Roundup)


January 29th, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Leading think tanks, institutions and policymakers Thursday came out with their own projections of India's growth rate but with one common thread - the country's economic expansion ... Read more...

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IMF lowers India growth to 5 percent as global economy plummets


January 29th, 2009 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered India and China's growth projections for 2009 to 5 percent and 6.75 percent respectively as it forecast world growth falling to ... Read more...

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G7 promises ‘urgent’ action on financial crisis


October 11th, 2008 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (DPA) The world's seven leading economies agreed to do everything in their power to tackle a financial crisis that threatens to plunge the world into recession, but unveiled no ... Read more...

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Amarnath land row cost Kashmir valley over 90 billion rupees


September 3rd, 2008 - 8:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez Butt Srinagar, Sep.3 (ANI): Over two months of protests, curfews and shutdowns caused due to secessionist leaders agitations in the Kashmir Valley over the Amarnath land row issue cost according ... Read more...

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‘Business in Kashmir incurs Rs.15-bn loss’


August 13th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Business has suffered losses of at least Rs.15 billion on account of the ongoing agitation in Jammu and Kashmir, industry lobby Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry ... Read more...

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Small industries hit by production slump, job generation dips


August 10th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Hit by the economic slowdown in the first quarter of the current fiscal, the contribution of small scale industries (SSIs) to manufacturing and employment generation slipped by ... Read more...

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Industry fears Rs.20-bn loss on first day of truckers’ strike (Roundup)


July 2nd, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The truckers' strike to protest rising taxes and fuel costs will further increase inflation and has caused industry to lose Rs.20 billion Wednesday, the first day of ... Read more...

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Developing world could beat economic crisis: IMF


April 3rd, 2008 - 11:50 pm ICT by admin
DPA Washington, April 3 (DPA) Developing countries are well placed to weather the current economic crisis despite growth in the US coming to a virtual halt, according to a report by the International ... Read more...

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Truckers’ stir cripples services in Karnataka


February 23rd, 2008 - 8:24 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, Feb 23 (IANS) Movement of goods, barring that of essential commodities, has come to a virtual halt across Karnataka Saturday in the wake of an indefinite agitation launched by truck operators ... Read more...

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