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Restore Dravyawati river, stop construction in Amanishah: HC 27.2.2015 TOI: Jaipur
The Rajasthan High Court on Thursday directed the state government to get satellite mapping done to find out the present status of the 'vanished' Dravyawati river that is now referred to as Amanishah ...
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Trash stokes flu threat 27.2.2015 The Telegraph : Bihar
The detection of 13 positive swine flu cases has brought back into focus the absence of any clearly defined mechanism for collection and disposal of waste in the city.
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Government to send subsidy info on SMS 27.2.2015 Asian Age: Delhi
A day after the AAP government announced subsidies on power and water tariffs, the city administration plans to pass on subsidy details to each consumer through SMS. According to a senior government official, the administration was deliberating on disseminating the detailed information on subsides to each consumer through their registered mobile numbers. “All the consumers would be informed about subsidies through SMS on registered mobile phones. If the number is not registered, people would be asked to register their respective mobiles numbers with the power department and Delhi Jal Board,” the official said. The official said the government is also planning to give advertisements in newspapers and through radios to inform people so that they are aware and avail the subsidies. The 50 per cent power subsidy and free water schemes were launched during the AAP’s first government but were discontinued after it quit on February 14 last year. In the free water scheme announced by the first AAP government, ...
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Man arrested for attempt to rape friend's techie wife 27.2.2015 TOI: Chennai
Police on Thursday arrested a 38-year-old man for attempting to rape his friend's wife, a software engineer, after promising her a job in the ...
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Woman marries and cheats four, lands in prison 27.2.2015 TOI: Chennai
A 37-year-old woman who married four men in different places across the state and cheated them of large sums of money is now behind ...
Jallikattu organizers to hold a day-long fast at New Delhi 27.2.2015 TOI: Chennai
Jallikattu organizers in Tamil Nadu are planning to hold a day-long fast in New Delhi soon to garner support for the resumption of the bull taming sport which was banned by the Supreme Court last ...
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PWD minister declares war on dust and clutter 27.2.2015 TOI: Delhi Times
Dust and clutter have to go, PWD minister Satyendar Jain made it clear in his first meeting with the department on ...
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Human trafficker arrested in S Delhi 27.2.2015 TOI: Delhi Times
A 23-year-old man wanted in a human trafficking case was arrested from Munrika in south Delhi. Police said he was planning to sell a girl for Rs ...
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Kejriwal promises to shut Okhla waste plant 27.2.2015 TOI: Delhi Times
Residents of Okhla’s Sukhdev Vihar are celebrating an imminent victory over a ‘polluting’ waste-to-energy plant in their ...
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TN may lift power cuts for industries 27.2.2015 TOI: Cities
Industries can breathe easy on the power front with the government planning to spare them from load shedding in the coming summer months. The proposed move to ease the power crunch for industries is intended to create a healthy investment climate, said sources. This would also help the state ahead of the global investors’ meet in ...
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Parking lots wait as Atal scheme yet to drive in 27.2.2015 TOI: Cities
The scheme had ended in 2012, but the then UPA government had renewed it for a ...
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Cheaters beware! Stringent checks in place for Eamcet this year 27.2.2015 Hyderabad News, Hyderabad City News | Cities News - Times of India
The preparation for Eamcet is going on in full swing, with the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad (JNTU-H) planning stringent methods to identify fake ...
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BMC move may add to open space 27.2.2015 TOI: Mumbai
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to acquire a 1,075 sq mtr plot, currently reserved as playground, in Dahisar (E) near Vaishali ...
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Land bill stand will help AAP secure base in rural Delhi - Hindustan Times 27.2.2015
Land bill stand will help AAP secure base in rural Delhi Hindustan Times Suppoters of social activist Anna Hazare during a protest against controversial land acquisition ordinance at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi. (Arun Sharma/HT Photo). Share. The Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) decision to virtually take over the protest against ...
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Let's play it cool this summer 26.2.2015 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Deforestation, urbanisation and erratic town planning have gotten together to make matters 'hotter' for us every passing year. Given that we are already sweating it out, summers ain't going to be fun this time. But if we approach the problem methodically, it can be set right. Just like all seasons, summer can be a boon, if we choose to make hay while the sun shines and give our home its much-needed facelift. Here are some ideas to help you give a new look to your home this summer: Time to repair Summer is the best time to repair or renovate your home. Make a list of the little and large malfunctions around your home, which had been bothering you over the year. Fix leaky taps, cracks in the walls, unstable switches, creaky or stuck-up doors, rusty hinges, broken latches or wobbly handles. If you are planning to add another room or extend your premises or add receptacles like drawers, cupboards and wardrobes, go ahead. This is the right season for that. Plans to replace electrical wires, installing solar ...
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Google plans new HQ, a city fears being overrun 26.2.2015 All International Stories
When Google moved here in 1999, it had a dozen employees and a search engine known only to computer aficionados
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Budget 2015: Credit Suisse sees FM Jaitley boosting capex, raising I-T slab 26.2.2015 ET: Economy/Finance
Credit Suisse is expecting a growth-boosting budget on Saturday with increase in public spending and in the personal income tax exemption limits.
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Budget: Credit Suisse sees FM boosting capex, raising I-T slab 26.2.2015 Rediff: Business
It would be interesting to see what the government proposes to investors.
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MCC students to send SMSes to stop felling of trees on campus 26.2.2015 TOI: Chennai
The students will send SMSes to college principal Dr R W Alexander Jesudasan, and bursar and treasurer C Sundaraj urging them to stop felling of ...
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Yes Bank to set up 970 more branches in three years 26.2.2015 HBL: Home
Yes Bank is going to place greater importance on retail business and is planning to add 970 more branches in the next three years, taking the number to 1,600 from the present 630, according to R.
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