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HC refuses interim stay on plastic bag ban

May 21, 2009 2:02:08 am

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to grant an interim stay on the January 7 notification,banning plastic bags from public places in the Capital.

Docs get lessons on tackling disaster,terror attack on Games

May 21, 2009 2:00:48 am

In view of the ‘threat perception’ during the Commonwealth Games,city doctors are being trained for eventualities like bio-terrorism and nuclear attack.

‘Slowdown making jobs in public sector banks look attractive’

May 21, 2009 2:00:46 am

The economic slowdown is making job opportunities in public sector banks look attractive again,K R Pillai,deputy general manager,Union Bank of India,said here on Wednesday.

Pension scheme: PUTA says govt circular contradictory

May 21, 2009 1:59:48 am

The Pune University Teachers' Association (PUTA) has alleged that the state government has been issuing contradictory circulars on the implementation of new contributory pension scheme applicable for the government...

Drunken,Noida man crashes Scorpio into tanker,five injured

May 21, 2009 1:59:02 am

In an alleged case of drunken driving,a Noida resident speeding in a Scorpio multi-utility vehicle hit a stationary water tanker and left five labourers injured in Noida’s Sector-52 on Tuesday night,the police said.

Gurgaon boy: ‘Still cannot believe it,did not dream will top’

May 21, 2009 1:57:24 am

“I still cannot believe it. I studied for the Boards in only 20 days. The rest of the time,I was preparing for engineering exams...

Police launch search for Pune Camp builder

May 21, 2009 1:56:42 am

A Day after a 70-year-old woman,Ivy Peter Marshal’s house in Pune Camp was ransacked by unidentified persons after the police apprehended her...

Girls outdo boys in ICSE,ISC Boards

May 21, 2009 1:55:56 am

The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations,New Delhi,on Wednesday announced the ICSE and ISC results for classes X and XII,respectively.

Haryana releases water,respite for West Delhi

May 21, 2009 1:53:52 am

After the Supreme Court held Haryana guilty of non-compliance with its order to release 125 cusecs of water for Delhi,the neighbouring state started releasing Delhi’s share of water on May 15.

Tax law revamp: many things need deeper investigation

May 21, 2009 1:52:57 am

This is with reference to recent newspaper reports regarding action precipitated proposed for devaluation in property (immovable) related transactions.

Kangra Valley Railway

May 21, 2009 1:52:40 am

In 1925,the Punjab government started the Uhl hydroelectric project of constructing a dam across Uhl river at Barot...

No general tax on ex-servicemen’s property

May 21, 2009 1:51:24 am

The general body of the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) on Wednesday gave its nod to waive the general tax on the property owned by an ex-servicemen residing within the municipal limits.

Is it still Indian Premier League if it is played outside India?

May 21, 2009 1:50:49 am

QUEST is a project conducted by The Indian Express in schools in and around Delhi. It covers more than 50 schools in Delhi and NCR.

Cycling tours catch the fancy of domestic,foreign tourists

May 21, 2009 1:49:43 am

Guardian Holidays,initiators in tours of education and sports,has launched the first-of-its-kind national and international bicycle tours in the country and abroad.

Who says Pune is not in NDA… five selected

May 21, 2009 1:44:04 am

Though the percentage of Marathi students,selected for National Defence Academy (NDA),has been increasing slightly for last 4-5 years...

Class X ICSE toppers eye engineering,medicine

May 21, 2009 1:42:22 am

While most Indian School Certificate Examination (ICSE) class X toppers this year prefer engineering and medicine as their career,a few others have decided to pursue architecture and research in fundamental sciences.

Blame game in babudom may make decaying heritage bridge go soon

May 21, 2009 1:40:29 am

The 100-year-old and decaying Military Engineering Services bridge,that connects the Red Fort with Salimgarh Fort,might soon be a thing of the past since all three government agencies responsible for the bridge have decided it is best dismantled.

In Pimpri,cops to keep hawk’s eye on illegal structures

May 21, 2009 1:40:22 am

Urban policing to monitor mushrooming encroachments in cities has just got underway. The Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation has become the first civic body in Maharashtra to start the process for setting up of a police station...

Dust storm disrupts flights at IGI Airport

May 21, 2009 1:39:16 am

For the second day on Wednesday,a strong dust storm disrupted as many as 80 domestic and international flights at the Indira Gandhi International Airport.

In HC: NHRC agrees to probe Batla encounter

May 21, 2009 1:36:47 am

The National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday agreed to go ahead with an independent inquiry into the September 19 police encounter at Batla House...

Homeward bound after shift,journalist attacked,left bleeding

May 21, 2009 1:34:48 am

A journalist working with the Business Standard newspaper received serious injuries on his head when three men attacked him,“without any provocation”,around 10 pm on Tuesday when he was headed home after work.

Houseful in TN house,cabinet formation on menu

May 21, 2009 1:31:58 am

Playing host to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK president M Karunanidhi,an important pre-poll ally of the Congress...

5-yr-old dies shuttling between hospitals in West Delhi

May 21, 2009 1:29:16 am

Injured in the dust storm that swept the city on Tuesday evening,a five-year-old girl fell victim to negligence and lack of infrastructure at two of West Delhi’s hospitals.

Constable held with liquor worth Rs 32,000

May 21, 2009 1:28:24 am

Constable Ramesh Nai,who was arrested by the Panigate police last night,is accused of selling liquor in the city during the recently-concluded general elections.

New resolution to boost renewable energy sources in state

May 21, 2009 1:27:36 am

In order to boost renewable energy sources in the state,the Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has drafted a resolution under which the commission would be procuring renewable energy from various units to be set up under the state authorities.

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