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Monsoon likely to reach Delhi by June 29

Monsoon likely to reach Delhi by June 29

🕔09:42, 10.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 10  The monsoon is expected to reach Delhi by June 29, an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said. “The monsoon is likely to reach Delhi between June 29-30, depending on the progress of the monsoon from southern

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Kerala passes fourth resolution for new Mullaperiyar dam

Kerala passes fourth resolution for new Mullaperiyar dam

🕔09:41, 10.Jun 2014

Thiruvananthapuram, June 10  The Kerala assembly, for a record fourth time, passed a unanimous resolution demanding that the Centre act as a mediator for building a new dam at Mullaperiyar. At an all-party meeting last week, it was decided to

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UP orders sugar mills to pay Rs.1,44,852 lakh arrears

UP orders sugar mills to pay Rs.1,44,852 lakh arrears

🕔09:40, 10.Jun 2014

Lucknow, June 10 The Uttar Pradesh government cracked the whip on private sugar mills that have not cleared arrears to the tune of Rs.1,44,852.62 lakh and have not paid the dues of sugarcane farmers. Following a meeting of cane growers

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Huge public response for Mumbai Metro

Huge public response for Mumbai Metro

🕔09:39, 10.Jun 2014

Mumbai, June 10 Some 240,000 people travelled Sunday on the inaugural service of the Mumbai Metro, run by Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra), which said it is overwhelmed by the public response. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan flagged off the maiden service –

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Odisha seeks more funds for railway infrastructure

Odisha seeks more funds for railway infrastructure

🕔09:39, 10.Jun 2014

Bhubaneswar, June 10  Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking more funds from the Centre for strengthening the railway infrastructure in the state. Referring to a letter he earlier wrote to the prime minister, Patnaik

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Long outages push Delhi into darkness

Long outages push Delhi into darkness

🕔09:38, 10.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 10  Large parts of the national capital plunged into darkness Monday evening with outages lasting for several hours. Moreover, the blistering heat made life miserable for the residents. Several localities faced power cuts lasting six to eight

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Virbhadra now turns to Modi for central indulgence

Virbhadra now turns to Modi for central indulgence

🕔14:34, 9.Jun 2014

Shimla, June 9  Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has now turned to the BJP at the centre for a special financial package to bail out the state, which is reeling under an ever-swelling wage bill after being “refused” assistance

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Dehradun shootout: Life imprisonment for 17 policemen

Dehradun shootout: Life imprisonment for 17 policemen

🕔14:32, 9.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 9  A Delhi court Monday awarded life imprisonment to 17 of the 18 policemen convicted of killing a 22-year-old MBA student in a fake shootout in Dehradun in 2009. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge J.P.S.

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Give power cut schedule in Delhi: Jung to discoms

Give power cut schedule in Delhi: Jung to discoms

🕔13:57, 9.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 9  Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung directed the power companies to announce the schedule for power cuts to people in advance and stop electricity supply to malls after 10 p.m. “Peak load conditions occur in the city

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SC appointed panel in Odisha to probe mining illegalities

SC appointed panel in Odisha to probe mining illegalities

🕔13:55, 9.Jun 2014

Bhubaneswar, June 9 A two-member expert team appointed by the Supreme Court to probe alleged mining illegalities in Odisha arrived in the state Monday, an official said. The Central Empowered Committee of the apex court on mining, led by member

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Maharashtra gets its first Metro Rail, B-Town excited

Maharashtra gets its first Metro Rail, B-Town excited

🕔12:53, 9.Jun 2014

Mumbai, June 9 Residents of the western megapolis, including celebrities like Sanjay Suri and Anubhav Sinha, were eagerly waiting for the weekend as Maharashtra’s first Metro Rail was inaugurated Sunday morning. As soon as the first service for the public

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First session of Telangana assembly begins

First session of Telangana assembly begins

🕔12:27, 9.Jun 2014

Hyderabad, June 9  The first session of the Telangana state legislative assembly began here Monday. The newly-elected legislators took oath on the first day. Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhara Rao was the first to take oath followed by ministers. Earlier, senior

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Karnataka plans to generate 2,000 MW solar power

Karnataka plans to generate 2,000 MW solar power

🕔07:06, 9.Jun 2014

Bangalore, June 7 Energy-starved Karnataka plans to generate 2,000 megawatt of solar power over the next seven-eight years through public-private partnership, as the state is blessed with about 300 days of good solar radiation in a year, state Energy Minister

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Guerrillas attack police post in Kashmir

Guerrillas attack police post in Kashmir

🕔09:55, 7.Jun 2014

Srinagar, June 7  Guerrillas attacked a police post in Jammu and Kashmir’s Badgam district late Friday, an official said Saturday, adding the militants injured a constable and decamped with three rifles. “Militants late last (Friday) evening attacked the guard barrack

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Karnataka takes steps to curb use of river sand

Karnataka takes steps to curb use of river sand

🕔09:53, 7.Jun 2014

Bangalore, June 7  The Karnataka government decided to encourage increasing use of manufactured sand in construction activity to curb illegal sand mining across the state. “To conserve riverbed sand and protect the environment, we will educate the people to use

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Meghalaya opposition demand central rule, government defends record

Meghalaya opposition demand central rule, government defends record

🕔09:52, 7.Jun 2014

Shillong, June 7  The opposition Meghalaya People’s Front (MPF) Friday attacked the Congress government on the deteriorating law and order situation and demanded President’s rule in the state. Moving an adjournment motion in the assembly, MPF chief whip James Sangma,

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Deficient rain hits tea production in northeast India

Deficient rain hits tea production in northeast India

🕔15:51, 6.Jun 2014

Agartala, June 6 Two northeastern states – Assam and Tripura – among India’s five largest tea producing states are facing a huge production loss this year due to deficient or erratic rains, tea experts and producers say. Assam and Tripura

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Andhra governor invites Chandrababu Naidu to form government

Andhra governor invites Chandrababu Naidu to form government

🕔11:47, 6.Jun 2014

Hyderabad, June 6  Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan invited Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu to form the government. The governor extended the invitation a day after TDP Legislature Party (TDPLP) elected Naidu as its leader. Earlier in

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Delhi Metro’s Phase III stations to have green buildings

Delhi Metro’s Phase III stations to have green buildings

🕔11:45, 6.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 6  The Delhi Metro said all the upcoming stations in the third phase of its expansion will be designed and constructed as green buildings with provisions for conservation of energy and water, among other things. “All the

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MP minister bats for UP government on Badaun, draws Congress’ ire

MP minister bats for UP government on Badaun, draws Congress’ ire

🕔11:45, 6.Jun 2014

New Delhi, June 6  Babulal Gaur, home minister in the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh, Thursday came to the defence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav who are under fire in the

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