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Reshuffle to ease work of overburdened ministers: Dikshit


August 28th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) A day after reshuffling portfolios of her ministers, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday said the step was taken to ease the pressure of some ... Read more...

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Portfolio reshuffle in Delhi cabinet


August 28th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday reshuffled the portfolios of her ministers, sources in the government said.Health Minister A.K. Walia, who held several portfolios, has ... Read more...

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Delhi gets centre’s nod to regularise 917 colonies


August 28th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The union urban development ministry Monday cleared the decks for the Delhi government to regularise 917 unauthorised colonies."We have got the approval from the government ... Read more...

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People near Yamuna to be moved


August 27th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday asked people living near the rising Yamuna to move to safer areas.The government advisory came as the river's water level rose ... Read more...

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Court asks Delhi to decide on tobacco ban plea


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the Delhi government to decide within two weeks upon a petition seeking a ban on tobacco products in the ... Read more...

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First Tata-made Sikorsky S-92 helicopter airframe flies (With Images)


August 20th, 2012 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) The first Sikorsky S-92 - a large, twin-engine helicopter that can be used for both civil and military purposes - with a Made-in-India airframe is now ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court stays court fee hike


August 9th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday stayed for two weeks the Delhi government's notification of a 10-fold hike in court fees.A division bench of Justices A.K. ... Read more...

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DDA asked to allot land for pig slaughter house


August 4th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Delhi government Friday urged the Delhi Development Authority (DDA)to allot 10-12 acres land for a slaughter house for pigs to stop the animal's ... Read more...

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Cops do not understand harassed women’s woes: Delhi minister


July 21st, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Most women in the capital do not report incidents of harassment as "police behave irresponsibly" and do not understand their problem, said Delhi Health and ... Read more...

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‘Claims of regularising unauthorised colonies a gimmick’


July 5th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) North Delhi Municipal Corporation standing committee chairman Yogender Chandolia Wednesday dismissed as a political gimmick the Delhi Government's announcement of regularising unauthorised colonies without ... Read more...

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7,400 houses for poor in Delhi, says Dikshit


July 5th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) A total of 7,400 houses will be constructed for people belonging to economically weaker sections of the society, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Wednesday."The ... Read more...

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Poor HIV/AIDS infected to get financial aid in Delhi


June 30th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The capital Saturday became the first state in the country to provide a life-long financial assistance ranging from Rs.1,000-2,500 a month to poor people infected ... Read more...

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Spread awareness on health schemes: Dikshit


June 30th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Saturday that the authorities should spread awareness about government health schemes and asked poor people to take advantage ... Read more...

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Delhi government to allot plots to physically challenged


June 19th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday announced that industrial plots would be allotted to physically challenged people.Labour and Industry Minister Ramakant Goswami said the physically challenged would ... Read more...

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Dikshit lauds steps to regularise illegal colonies


June 9th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday thanked union Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath for amending the regulations and facilitating regularisation of unauthorised colonies in ... Read more...

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IAS officer suspended in Punjab over land deal


May 8th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 8 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday ordered suspension of a senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer and five revenue department officials in connection with a controversial land deal ... Read more...

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Eight new hospitals to come up in Delhi


May 1st, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Delhi government will construct eight new hospitals in various parts of the national capital including rural areas where people face difficulties in availing health ... Read more...

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Delhi prepared for swine flu


April 10th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) With swine flu cases being reported from various parts of the country, the Delhi government Tuesday said hospitals in the capital were prepared to deal ... Read more...

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Sikorsky to display chopper with Made in India cabin


March 20th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 20 (IANS) US-based Sikorsky Global Helicopters will display its S-92 Legacy of Heroes (LOH) chopper, whose cabins are built here, across five Indian cities from March 26.Sikorsky, a ... Read more...

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Railway employee commits suicide


March 11th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) A 31-year-old railway employee committed suicide by hanging himself at his east Delhi residence, police said Sunday.Sachin Kumar Walia was found hanging from a ... Read more...

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Sikorsky offers military choppers to India (With image)


March 4th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) US-based Sikorsky, among the world's leading helicopter manufacturers, has offered to make military choppers in India.Sikorsky's Executive Vice President for India and South Asia, Air ... Read more...

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Delhi collects Rs.90 lakh in tobacco fines


February 28th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A total of Rs.90 lakh were collected as fines for violation of tobacco rules in Delhi, state Health Minister A.K. Walia said Tuesday.While 140,000 people ... Read more...

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Irfan, media manager deny reports of rift in team


February 24th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 24 (IANS) Team India media manager G.S. Walia and all-rounder Irfan Pathan Friday denied any rift between skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his deputy Virender Sehwag and ... Read more...

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Four state-owned Delhi hospitals get accreditation


February 10th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Four Delhi government hospitals have been granted accreditation by the National Accreditation Board on Health (NABH), Delhi Health Minister A.K. Walia said Thursday.Maulana Azad Institute ... Read more...

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Hospitals to have fire officials


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Hospitals in the capital with 500 beds or more have been told to have fire safety officials, Delhi Health Minister A.K. Walia said Thursday.The hospitals ... Read more...

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Senior cricketers not retiring, says Indian team management


January 28th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 28 (IANS) The Indian cricket team management Saturday denied reports claiming retirement of its senior players following a 0-4 Test series whitewash in Australia."The team management categorically ... Read more...

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Advani retains billiards crown


January 27th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 27 (IANS) Pankaj Advani of PSPB scored a 5-0 win over Balachandra Bhaskar of Karnataka to retain the men's billiards title in the Manisha National Billiards and Snooker ... Read more...

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Delhi mulls guidelines for cell phone towers


January 19th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) In the wake of complaints regarding health hazards of radiation from mobile phone towers, the Delhi government Wednesday said it will hold a meeting with ... Read more...

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Capital to have mono rail by 2017


January 17th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi , Jan 17 (IANS) The national capital is to get an elevated Mono Rail by 2017 with the Delhi government giving the project an in-principle nod Tuesday."The mono ... Read more...

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Milk adulteration report hasty, will test samples: Delhi


January 11th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Calling the Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) report of 70 percent of the capital's milk being adulterated as "hasty" and "confusing", the Delhi ... Read more...

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Kohli fined 50 percent match fees for obscene gesture


January 5th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) Indian batsman Virat Kohli has been fined 50 percent of his match fees for showing a middle finger to a section of the crowd while fielding ... Read more...

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Sikorsky delivers VIP chopper to Maharashtra


December 29th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) US helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of United Technologies, Thursday announced the delivery of an S-76C++ helicopter to the Maharashtra government for VIP ... Read more...

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‘Pigs from outside Delhi carriers of Japanese Encephalitis’


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Voicing concern over rising cases of Japanese Encephalitis, Delhi Health Minister A.K. Walia Wednesday said that pigs being brought to the national capital from outside ... Read more...

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Delhi’s Chandni Chowk to get a facelift


December 6th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Delhi's walled city will soon be getting a facelift, focusing not only on beautification but also on conserving the cultural heritage. Two projects -- tucking ... Read more...

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‘Superbug scare meant to hit Indian medical tourism’


December 4th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 4 (IANS) The scare abroad over the superbug or NDM-1 (New Delhi Metallo beta lactamase) last year was deliberately created to tarnish India's image as a medical tourism ... Read more...

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