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Heavy rains in Himachal, more in store


September 18th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 18 (IANS) Temperatures across Himachal Pradesh fell Tuesday due to widespread rain with Hamirpur town recording the highest amount - 164 mm - in the state, the met ... Read more...

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Agra’s famous petha makers in big trouble


September 17th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 15 (IANS) Agra's traditional 'petha' (sweet ash gourd) industry is in trouble, a victim of the battle against pollution to save the Taj Mahal.For the past four days, ... Read more...

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Alter master plan to operate bus depot near Yamuna: Court


September 13th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday granted six months time to the government to alter the city's master plan in case it wants to continue to ... Read more...

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One dead, many injured in Delhi violence (Roundup)


September 3rd, 2012 - 3:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) One person was killed and many people were injured here Sunday as police fired at a mob which went on a rampage after two men ... Read more...

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Mob sets police booth, many vehicles afire in Delhi (Second Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Angered over two people on a two-wheeler getting injured after police forcibly stopped them, a mob set a police booth, a DTC bus and many ... Read more...

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Check the speed! Expressway accidents cause concern


September 1st, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) Is India still waking up to the autobahn culture? With three accidents and eight deaths in just a week on the spanking new six-lane Yamuna Expressway ... Read more...

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Sunny Friday in Delhi, rains expected Saturday (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Two days after Delhi recorded its wettest day this year, the capital Friday saw a sunny day, with maximum temperature going a notch above average. ... Read more...

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More rain, more chaos in Delhi (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) It was a rained-out morning in the capital Wednesday with the season's heaviest showers resulting in several areas being waterlogged and the inevitable traffic snarls ... Read more...

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Taj sparkles in rain, Agra totters (Letter from Agra)


August 29th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 29 (IANS) Is this really a World Heritage city? This was the question most tourists were asking after a massive downpour left the Taj city in shambles, exposing ... 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...

Posted in Environment |

UP to withdraw cases slapped against farmers


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government will be withdrawing cases slapped on farmers during the Mayawati regime, announced Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday after meeting a delegation of ... Read more...

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Heavy showers hit Taj city


August 21st, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 21 (IANS) Heavy showers Tuesday disrupted normal life in the Taj city.The worst hit were Indian and foreign tourists visiting the Taj Mahal who had to scurry for ... Read more...

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PM pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi


August 15th, 2012 - 8:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of India's 66th independence day celebrations.On his way to the Red ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jaypee’s expressway to Taj cuts run from Delhi to 150 minutes (Roundup)


August 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Noida/Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) The $2.4 billion Yamuna Expressway opened its toll gates Thursday, promising to cut the travel time between New Delhi and Agra, the city of the Taj ... Read more...

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Himachal likely to get 50,000 weekend tourists


August 9th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla/Manali, Aug 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is expected to get nearly 50,000 tourists during the three-day weekend starting with the Janmashtami holiday Friday, officials said Thursday.According to tourism department estimates, ... Read more...

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Heavy showers lash Taj city


August 6th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 6 (IANS) After several dry days, the Taj city Monday had three spells of heavy showers that flooded low-lying areas and caused traffic jams at busy intersections. The ... Read more...

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Agra finally gets rains


July 26th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 26 (IANS) Heavy rains have lashed Agra and the neighbouring region, flooding low-lying areas and pushing back the spectre of drought.Agra saw several spells of rain in the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Over 38 percent of Himachal’s hydropower potential tapped


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 23 (IANS) Public and private sector companies have harnessed 8,824 MW of hydropower of the estimated potential of 23,000 MW in Himachal Pradesh, a government official said Monday.The ... Read more...

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Delhi to spend Rs.440 crore on roads, afforestation (lead)


June 26th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday approved 23 projects worth Rs.440 crore, of which a lion's share of Rs.331 crore will be spent on the public works ... Read more...

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Delhi to spend Rs.440 crore on roads, afforestation


June 26th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday approved 23 projects worth Rs.440 crore, of which a lion's share of Rs.331 crore will be spent on the public ... Read more...

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Power to cost more in Delhi, Dikshit indicates


June 25th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday indicated that a hike in power tariff in the city was inevitable, saying that residents cannot expect the same ... Read more...

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Akhilesh promises a new Agra


June 19th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 19 (IANS) After a series of interactive sessions, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has given his nod for a slew of projects that will change the profile ... Read more...

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Delhi brothers shot at by snatchers


June 18th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Two brothers were injured after being attacked by three unidentified bike-borne assailants who fled after snatching a bag reportedly containing Rs.8 lakh in cash from ... Read more...

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Camel safari, night viewing, cycle track and boating around Taj Mahal soon


May 4th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 4 (IANS) The Taj Mahal may soon be opened up for night viewing, from a safe distance though. The Uttar Pradesh government is working on a roadmap to ... Read more...

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Agra-Lucknow Expressway to be eco-friendly


April 4th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 4 (IANS) A new eight-lane Expressway will connect Uttar Pradesh's state capital Lucknow with Agra, and it will be eco-friendly.The government has begun work on the exercise, according ... Read more...

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Himachal taps 7,923 MW of hydropower


March 29th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 29 (IANS) More than 7,000 MW of power has been tapped by hydro projects in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Thursday.Till date 7,923 MW ... Read more...

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Now Agra has its own anthem


March 21st, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 21 (IANS) The city of the Taj Mahal has got its own anthem and it is being played at road junctions, schools and colleges as a part of ... Read more...

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Metro, airport line to open at 2 p.m. on Holi


March 6th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Delhi metro and the airport express line will start operations at 2 p.m. on Holi Thursday, an official said.Services on the six Metro lines that ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to begin operations at 2 p.m. on Holi


March 5th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Delhi Metro services will begin operations only at 2 p.m. on Holi Thursday, an official said.Services on the six Metro lines that connect various parts ... Read more...

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‘Jamuna Paar’ crew shoots at India Gate (With Images)


February 24th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Producer Rajan Shahi chose the historic India Gate as the backdrop to shoot a few scenes for his new show "Jamuna Paar", which captures the ... Read more...

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Metro trains ran at restricted speed


February 21st, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Thousands of commuters in the national capital were affected and became edgy Tuesday morning as trains on the city's Metro network ran at slower than ... Read more...

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V-Day fallout: Agra boy killed by classmates (Lead)


February 17th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 17 (IANS) A 15-year-old boy was killed by two of his classmates after they had an altercation on the Valentine's Day over his befriending a girl, and the ... Read more...

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Valentine’s Day fallout: Agra boy killed by classmates


February 17th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 17 (IANS) A 15-year-old boy was killed by two of his classmates after they had an altercation on the Valentine's Day over his befriending a girl, and the ... Read more...

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Now showbiz trains arc lights on Agra


February 5th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 5 (IANS) Agra is attracting a lot of filmmakers and TV serial producers, thanks to its exotic locales, advanced studios, budding local talent and, of course, the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Anna’s absence, chill keep crowds away from Ramlila ground


December 28th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Anna Hazare's absence and the chilly weather were behind the failure to attract crowds during Team Anna's protest at the Ramlila ground here, supporters ... Read more...

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