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Himachal Pradesh unprepared to handle disasters
Naina Devi (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 4 (IANS) The stampede at the hilltop shrine that killed at least 145 people has made it clear once more that the authorities in Himachal Pradesh are unprepared to handle disasters, natural or manmade. When the stampede occurred, there was no stretcher, no ambulance, no senior official.

Monday, August 04, 2008 12:59:38 PM

Punjab residential colony first to get ISO 14001 certification
Hoshiarpur, Aug 4 (IANS) Setting new standards in living and environment management, Indira Colony, a residential area in this Punjab town, has become the first in India to get an ISO 14001 certification.

Monday, August 04, 2008 12:54:14 PM

India's gated townships can induce psychological barriers (Feature)
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) A two-hour flight from Pune to Delhi was a huge leap for 14-year-old Ritabh. It meant leaving his luxurious abode at Magarpatta city, a gated township on the outskirts of Pune, to go and live in a regular residential area in the Indian capital.

Monday, August 04, 2008 11:14:54 AM

Equity markets flat in early trade
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian equity markets, which opened lower Monday, were trading flat soon after. There was selling pressure on metal, auto and select power stocks.

Monday, August 04, 2008 10:47:28 AM

More Cauvery water brings cheer to Tamil Nadu
Mettur (Tamil Nadu), Aug 4 (IANS) Thousands of people bathed in the Cauvery river at Mettur in Tamil Nadu, thankful for the brimming waters this season that would give a boost to farm production and electricity generation.

Monday, August 04, 2008 10:03:16 AM

Mamata threatens to lay siege to Tata Motors plant
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Sunday threatened to lay a siege to the Tata Motors factory in Singur for an indefinite period from Aug 24 to force the West Bengal government to return 400 acres of land 'forcibly' acquired from farmers.

Sunday, August 03, 2008 10:13:45 PM

Fire breaks out in Jayashree Textiles
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) A fire broke out in a textiles factory in Rishra of Hooghly district, West Bengal, Sunday.

Sunday, August 03, 2008 8:30:24 PM

Protests continue in Singur over land row
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) Protests against Tata Motors' small car project at Singur for allegedly forceful acquisition of farmland continued Sunday as the Congress blocked roads and a Trinamool Congress-supported group took out a big rally in the town.

Sunday, August 03, 2008 7:45:55 PM

'IT sector first choice of engineering, management Students'
Pune, Aug 3 (IANS) IT sector continues to be the number one choice of engineering and management students, a latest survey carried out among the students in Pune has indicated.

Sunday, August 03, 2008 6:50:19 PM

Mango dipped chocolate and a lot more at 'Mango Mania'
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) Interested in mango-dipped chocolate, mango strawberry mousse or mango muffins? Well all these lips-smacking desserts and a lot more are being exhibited at the two-day European mango feast being held at a hotel here.

Sunday, August 03, 2008 2:18:52 PM

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