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High court annuls land acquisition for Kolkata Metro corridor


September 11th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) In a major setback for the ongoing East-West Metro railway corridor project, the Calcutta High Court has declared as "lapsed" the acquisition of land along a ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad residents give suggestions on highways


August 5th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Residents and industry owners in Ghaziabad have given their suggestions to the authorities on the proposed redevelopment of national highways passing through the area, a representative ... Read more...

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Capital to get 70 ambulances, 100 dialysis centres


July 5th, 2012 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The capital will get 70 ambulances and 100 hundred dialysis centres to provide quality health service to its citizens, said Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit here ... Read more...

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‘Chain snatching, father’s death shocked starved sisters’


June 17th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Two traumatised sisters rescued from in their house here were shocked by their father's death 10 years ago and a chain snatching incident involving one ... Read more...

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SC declines to stay Andhra court order against sub-quota (Second Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) In a major setback for the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) central government, the Supreme Court Wednesday rejected its plea to stay an Andhra Pradesh ... Read more...

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Dikshit, DJB officers issued notice on water meters


June 4th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, the Delhi Jal Board chief executive officer and two members for their alleged ... Read more...

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Agartala marathon for unity


May 13th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 13 (IANS) Around 1,500 athletes and sports lovers, some of them from other parts of the country, Sunday participated in the 6th ONGC Agartala Marathon aimed at propagating ... Read more...

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US forges connect with India through green crafts


April 21st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The US is forging new cultural connections with the eco-friendly Indian arts and crafts sector by providing them a platform for promotion.It is also ... Read more...

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Vote for clean candidate, not on party line: Delhi RWAs appeal


April 14th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi. April 14 (IANS) Resident Welfare Association's (RWAs) of Delhi have made an appeal to its citizens to come out and vote for clean candidates with good image rather ... Read more...

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Lalu Prasad takes jewellers’ concerns to Mukherjee


April 5th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) A group of jewellers led by Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Lalu Prasad met Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday to press their demand to roll ... Read more...

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NLD’s victory claim cheers Myanmarese in northeast India


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Apil 2 (IANS) As the National League for Democracy (NLD) led by Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi claimed a landslide victory in Sunday's by-election in Myanmar, it cheered ... Read more...

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Urdu medium schools for Muslims in UP


April 2nd, 2012 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) To promote education among Muslims, Uttar Pradesh government has decided to set up Urdu medium government schools at the primary, middle and higher secondary levels in ... Read more...

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Antony shielding the corrupt: BJP


March 31st, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Criticising Defence Minister A.K. Antony for not taking action on Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad's complaint on Tatra army truck contracts, the ... Read more...

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BEML head hits out at army for targeting Tatra trucks


March 30th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Stung by army headquarters' snide remarks again Tatra trucks, defence public sector BEML chief V.R.S. Natarajan Friday hit out at its detractors, saying he ... Read more...

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Antony says he acted on BEML irregularities


March 30th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday said he had acted on complaints against defence public sector firm BEML a day after receiving complaints of irregularities ... Read more...

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Police near homes leave Tibetans sore


March 28th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) On a day when a Tibetan self-immolator died here after battling for life for two days, his compatriots Wednesday prayed for him and said that ... Read more...

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CWG village flats: Pay dues to DDA, court tells Emaar MGF


March 19th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday directed Emaar MGF, which has built the flats in the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Village, to pay over Rs.16 crore dues ... Read more...

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Government gets court notice on demand for bridge


March 7th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the Delhi government on a plea seeking construction of a pedestrian bridge over the busy Lala Lajpat ... Read more...

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Nehru Place shuts down to demand basic amenities


February 1st, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Protesting against the civic apathy to end unregulated hawking, insufficient safety provisions and lack of basic amenities including cleanliness, Nehru Place, one of Asia's leading ... Read more...

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BSF night shelters come up at AIIMS trauma centre


January 24th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Relatives taking care of patients at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) do not have to brave the chill any longer as the ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh sportspersons seek job quotas


January 17th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 16 (IANS) Sportspersons of Uttar Pradesh Monday appealed to all political parties to consider a two percent quota fotr them in all government jobs."While parties are talking about ... Read more...

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After thefts, Ghaziabad area installs CCTVs


January 6th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 6 (IANS) As middle class communities in cities increasingly turn gated and security conscious, the residents of an upscale Ghaziabad neighbourhood, that has witnessed 12 burglaries in four ... Read more...

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Residents drag wakf board to court over prayers (Lead)


December 22nd, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Residents of south Delhi's Jangpura area Thursday told the Delhi High Court that the Delhi Wakf Board and a charitable society failed to comply with ... Read more...

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MCD engineers face heat after court rebuke


December 18th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) How can civic engineers allow illegal constructions? Why do these guilty officials who take bribes go scott-free? These questions are surfacing fast and furious, especially ... Read more...

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20 months on, Stephen Court remains a black hole


December 12th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) At Stephen Court, little has changed since a blaze in March last year killed 43 people and gutted parts of the British era building on the ... Read more...

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Traders in Mumbai strike to oppose FDI in retail


December 1st, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Over one lakh wholesalers, retailers and small traders across Mumbai Thursday joined the all-India strike of the trading community - called by various associations and unions ... Read more...

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It’s a tough for elderly women in China


November 29th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 29 (IANS) Elderly women in China have to lead a more challenging life than men of their age.According to experts, such a disparity exists due to the elderly ... Read more...

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Western Uttar Pradesh backs Mayawati


November 22nd, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad/Noida, Nov 22 (IANS) Residents of western Uttar Pradesh have overwhelmingly supported Chief Minister Mayawati's move to break up Uttar Pradesh into four states.Ghaziabad Bar Association president Rakesh Tyagi ... Read more...

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Joyride for special kids on Childrens’ Day


November 14th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) A group of 18 kids with special needs were treated to a ride in the clouds on board an Air India jetliner on the occasion ... Read more...

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De-seal flats in Games Village, court tells DDA (Lead)


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday pulled up the Delhi Development Authority for sealing 65 flats in the Commonwealth Games Village near the Yamuna river. The ... Read more...

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Bihar’s private schools observe strike


September 28th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 28 (IANS) Thousands of private schools in Bihar observed a strike Wednesday to protest against a government order seeking their mandatory registration, saying it violates their autonomy.The schools ... Read more...

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School kids send 60,000 handmade rakhis to soldiers


July 28th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Students from over 150 schools across northern India have sent about 60,000 handmade rakhis as a mark of their love, respect and affection to soldiers ... Read more...

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Apex court rejects Noida flat owners’ plea on stamp duty


July 27th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday ruled that flat owners in cooperative group housing societies in Noida will have to get their houses registered at the current ... Read more...

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Bengal taxi owners to strike work July 14


July 6th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) A section of taxi owners' associations in West Bengal Wednesday called a token strike July 14, demanding a fare hike in view of the recent increase ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad residents voice green concerns


June 19th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 19 (IANS) People living in Ghaziabad organised a 'paryawaran' panchayat Sunday to voice concern over the city's deteriorating environment.Former vice chancellor of Meerut University R.B.L. Goswami presided over ... Read more...

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