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Delhiites throng Pragati Maidan on last day of book fair


September 9th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) It was a packed house at Pragati Maidan here Sunday as crowds thronged the venue on the last day of the 18th Delhi Book Fair ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro tries to curb suicides at stations


September 6th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Delhi Metro, with the help of an NGO, has launched a public service initiative to reduce suicide bids at its stations.Metro staff, those on the ... Read more...

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Anna supporters protest outside PM’s house, detained (Roundup)


July 28th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Team Anna's anti-graft protest Saturday reached near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's heavily guarded residence here after more people joined the ongoing agitation at Jantar ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro gives joyride to cancer-afflicted kids


July 13th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A group of 100 children suffering from cancer and their family members visited the Metro Museum at the Patel Chowk Metro station Friday and had ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro rules out fare hike for now


June 28th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Thursday said it was not hiking fares for now."At present, there is no decision regarding increase in fares of ... Read more...

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With rising ridership, Delhi Metro to have more gates


June 20th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) With commuter volumes crossing the two million mark on six days in June alone this year, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) proposes to upgrade ... Read more...

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At 86, Queen works more than British MPs


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) In what should be a wake-up call for British parliamentarians, 86-year-old Queen Elizabeth II has worked far more days this year than any member of parliament, ... Read more...

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Delhi power company fine-tuning supply network


May 18th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Expecting the demand for power in the capital to cross 5,400 megawatts during the peak of summer, BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) has started checking ... Read more...

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Automatic signaling system introduced on Kolkata Metro


April 8th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) In a bid to reduce congestion and increase the frequency of trains, Kolkata Metro Sunday introduced an automatic signaling system which will reduce the gap between ... Read more...

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Metro collects over Rs.70,000 in fines from men in women’s coaches


February 25th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Delhi Metro has penalised almost 300 men travelling in Delhi Metro's coaches reserved for women, collecting over Rs.70,000 in fines in the last one ... Read more...

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Beijing to continue car use curbs


January 19th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 19 (IANS) Beijing will continue its policy to limit car use on weekdays, the authorities said.The existing traffic measure, set to expire April 10, was renewed recently and ... Read more...

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Auto Expo tickets available from Saturday


January 5th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Tickets for the ongoing Auto Expo 2012 will be sold at 26 stations of the Delhi Metro from Saturday, an official said.The 11th edition of ... Read more...

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‘Zangoora’ monotonous, but worth all efforts: Hussain Kuwajerwala


December 7th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) He has been entertaining live audiences for a little over a year with "Zangoora: The Gypsy Prince". After completing 500 shows of the Bollywood musical, ... Read more...

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Having sex makes you happiest: iPhone survey


November 7th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Having sex boosts our happiness more than any other experience, says a new study based on iPhone survey. Research involving 45,000 Apple smartphone users shows that ... Read more...

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Jackman’s no-screens rule at home


October 6th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 6 (IANS) Actor Hugh Jackman doesn't allow his children to watch television or play computer games during weekdays.The 42-year-old actor says he got the idea from a ... Read more...

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Opposition blames government for security failure


September 7th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Blaming the government for lax security, opposition parties Wednesday demanded a thorough probe into the blast outside the Delhi High Court that claimed nine ... Read more...

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Anna fast: Urge to serve powered volunteers


August 28th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Abhinav Rai had a high flying job with a five star hotel in Rajasthan. However, a strong desire to give something back to society ... Read more...

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Hazare supporters stage march in Delhi


August 21st, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The lawns near the historical India Gate were Sunday packed with hundreds of protesters who later marched to the Ramlila Ground to support social activist ... Read more...

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Extra metro trips on Raksha Bandhan


August 10th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Delhi Metro will run 200 extra trips on Saturday to avoid overcrowding on Raksha Bandhan - the festival which celebrates the bond between brothers ... Read more...

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Co-workers support key to longevity


August 5th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Employees buoyed up by their co-workers' support and goodwill tend to live longer and better."We spend most of our waking hours at work, and we don't ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro sets new ridership record


July 5th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) More than 17 lakh people travelled on the Delhi Metro Monday, its highest one-day ridership till date, a statement said Tuesday."Delhi Metro recorded the highest ... Read more...

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Secret of Fox’s svelte figure


July 1st, 2011 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Actress Megan Fox believes treating herself on the weekend is the secret to her stunning figure."Megan has been treating herself at the weekends. On weekdays she ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro records highest ridership June 13


June 17th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Delhi Metro recorded its highest ever ridership June 13 when about 17 lakh people commuted during the day, an official said.The figure of 16,93,488 ... Read more...

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Toyota to resume full-scale production by May 20


May 16th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Toyota's Indian subsidiary Monday said it will resume full-scale production from May 20, which was disrupted due to component shortages from Japan ... Read more...

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Karachi’s bombed rummy club is 60 years old


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) The rummy club in Karachi, where a massive explosion left at least 15 people dead Thursday night, holds a licence that is over 60 years old.Rummy, ... Read more...

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Weekend plans lurk in air, Indians hope for World Cup victory


April 1st, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) It's a special weekend! Come Saturday, many Indians plan to slouch on their couches or go to a theatre or restaurant to watch the India-Sri ... Read more...

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Senior cops to listen to citizens’ problems everyday


February 19th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Senior officials of Delhi Police will be now available two hours (12 p.m. to 2 p.m.) on all weekdays to personally hear grievances of people, Commissioner of ... Read more...

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Brit girl, 15, drinks 152 units of alcohol every week, insists she’s no alcoholic


February 16th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): A schoolgirl in Britain, who drinks 26 pints of cider, ten cans of lager and almost a bottle of vodka every week, has insisted that she is not ... Read more...

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Onion prices: Delhi wholesale market to function Sunday


December 25th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) To ensure that onion and tomato prices remain stable over the weekend, the Azadpur wholesale market will remain open on Sunday, the market association announced Saturday.According to ... Read more...

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Beijing to curb cars in city through number plates


December 23rd, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 23 (IANS) In an effort to ease traffic congestion, Chinese authorities Thursday announced the number plates to be issued annually for new cars in the capital should not exceed 240,000 ... Read more...

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STAR One Announces The Extension Of Its Primetime Programming To Saturdays Starting Saturday, …


November 24th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 24, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): The young, urban Hindi GEC, STAR One, strengthens its programming portfolio with the extension of its primetime programming to Saturdays in order to give a boost ... Read more...

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Get trade fair tickets at Metro stations


November 12th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corp (DMRC) will sell tickets for the 30th India International Trade Fair (IITF) at 132 Metro stations from Sunday, an official said Friday.The ... Read more...

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Traffic guidelines for Delhi trade fair issued


November 12th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Delhi Police Friday issued traffic guidelines for the India International Trade Fair (IITF) which is to be held at Pragati Maidan from Nov 14 to Nov 27.According ... Read more...

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Get Ready To Have ‘Koffee With Karan’


November 2nd, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Star World is gearing up serve you hot cup of ‘Koffee with Karan’ from this November 7, 2010 from 9pm. Your evenings are going to be ... Read more...

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People with stroke ‘more likely to die if hospitalised on a weekend’


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 02 (ANI): You may survive a stroke on a weekday, but if it's a weekend, your chances are grim.A new study states that people admitted to the hospital on a ... Read more...

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