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New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) A 10-year-old boy was electrocuted Saturday when he came in contact with a high tension wire at his home here, police said. Nitish Kumar, a student of Class 6, was playing on the terrace of his house in Swaroop Nagar area of north Delhi Saturday morning, when he accidentally touched […]

  Nvonews.com A small part of Yamuna bank in Delhi is aglitter with beauty in the dark. The river is dotted with a string of over 1,000 bottles lit with fluorescent LED sticks drew light patterns across the water. This is the ‘Yamuna-Elbe Public Art and Outreach Program’ that is an initiative to connect the […]

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If you thought Diwali was just about bright lights, delicious sweets, exciting fireworks and pleasant gatherings among relatives and friends, then you might want to look below the lights. Diwali comes with its own baggage – in the form of torn gift wrappers, heaps of burnt out firecrackers, empty sweet boxes, and a headache for […]

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Land acquisition has been a bone of contention between people and the government for some time. Critics of the government policy allege that the government acquires land on behalf of corporations and sells them at throwaway prices. A couple of months back all this came to a head, when villages in Noida went on a […]

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By Our Correspondent, New Delhi: New Delhi: HWF a national NGO which is working to uplift weaker sections of the society educationally, economically and socially has also one of its programme to organise Iftar Party for rickshaw pullers and labourers. Under its vision 2016 programme , it organised a big Iftar Party for 550 rickshaw […]

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·         Prime Minister calls for understanding and restraint, otherwise our security and integrity can get adversely affected. ·         Prime Minister cautions against “some people who want to create disturbances in the country so that our progress gets stalled”. ·         Prime Minister wows that “we will not let this happen”. ·         Prime Minister says this is time “to raise our […]

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New Delhi:  Home minister P. Chidambaram today accused Baba Ramdev for running a political agitation  backed by the RSS. He warned him against raising any kind of armed force. Reacting on Sunday’s police crackdown on the Indian Yoga guru and his followers at Ram Lila ground said that this is not an agitation by a Yoga guru, this is a political agitation […]

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New Delhi: The Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma has stressed India’s interest in building long-term relationships with Australia, especially in areas of mutual interest such as mineral resources, agriculture and clean energy. The Minister who is on a three day visit to Australia, met with and had substantive discussions with Mr. Kevin […]

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New Delhi: The Prime Minister has condoled the loss of lives in the earthquake in Japan and offered help. In a message to the Japanese Prime Minister Mr. Naoto Kan, Dr Manmohan Singh said that India stands in solidarity with the people of Japan and is ready to help in any way required and our […]

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New Delhi: Net direct tax collections during the period April-September 2010 stood at Rs.1,81,758 crore, up from Rs.1,52,625 crore in the same period last fiscal, registering a growth of 19.09 percent in H-1 against the Budgeted annual growth target of 13.67 percent, and reached 42.27 percent of the Budgeted target of Rs.4,30,000 crore. Growth in […]

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New Delhi: No person is authorised to manufacture, sell or exhibit for sale, packaged drinking water and packaged mineral water except under Bureau of Indian Standards Certification Mark. As per the Quality Control Order issued under Prevention of Food Adulteration (PFA) Rules, 1955, Bureau of Indian Standards has formulated the following Indian Standards which provide […]

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Delhi: Times Audience Network, the digital video division of Times Internet Limited (TIL), announced its partnership with Multi Screen Media (MSM) to be the official online portal for Kaun Banega Crorepati  (KBC) to be aired on Sony Entertainment Television. As part of this dynamic exclusive arrangement, Indiatimes will host the official website of KBC on http://kbc.indiatimes.com […]

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New Delhi: Uday Kumar Varma a 1976 batch IAS of the Madhya Pradesh Cadre has taken over the charge of the post of Secretary, Ministry of MSME. He has succeeded Shri Dinesh Rai, a UP Cadre IAS officer of 1974 Batch, who had superannuated on 31st August 2010. Varma holds Master Degree in Public Administration […]

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New Delhi: Local health authorities are undertaking extensive mosquito control measures which include source reduction, anti-larval measures using temephos etc. and fogging. Sufficient stock of these items is available. Railways have started fogging along the railways track. The joint close monitoring by MCD, NVBDCP, NCDC and NIMR in and around CWG stadia has shown drastic […]

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