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Left Front condemns diesel price hike


September 14th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) West Bengal Left Front chairman Biman Bose Thursday condemned the union government's decision to hike diesel prices, saying such "anti-people" decisions will have a "disastrous impact" ... Read more...

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NGO welcomes ‘A’ certificate for ‘Heroine’


September 7th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) An NGO Friday welcomed the Central Board of Film Certification's decision to give an 'A' certificate to the upcoming movie 'Heroine', saying the move ... Read more...

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Stringent mobile radiation norms from Saturday


August 31st, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Stringent new radiation norms for mobile phone towers and mobile handsets will come into effect Sep 1 across the country, the government announced Friday, keeping ... Read more...

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British Airways to revisit India play after airport charges hike


August 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) British Airways Wednesday said the increase in airport charges at the national capital's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport has forced it to revisit its India ... Read more...

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Raman Singh slams Congress on coal block allocations


August 27th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 27 (IANS) Chief Minister Raman Singh Monday denied his role in the allocation of coal blocks in Chhattisgarh and accused the prime minister of having read only a ... Read more...

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Fresh threat to Indian vultures from cattle medicine


August 24th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) The critically endangered Indian vulture, nature's scavenger, faces another potential danger from the mass-produced veterinary painkiller aceclofenac administered to cattle, a new research paper says.The ... Read more...

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BJP to hold meeting to review economy


August 17th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party chief ministers and key leaders from all states will be meeting in Delhi Saturday to review the economic situation in the ... Read more...

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PMEAC lowers 2012-13 GDP forecast to 6.7 percent


August 17th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 17 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) Friday revised downwards its economic growth projections for the current fiscal to 6.7 percent from the earlier 7.5-8 ... Read more...

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Crisil cuts India’s growth forecast to 5.5 percent


August 7th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Research and ratings agency Crisil Tuesday cut India's economic growth forecast to 5.5 percent for the 2012-13 financial year from its earlier estimate of 6.5 percent, ... Read more...

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‘Blatant violation of anti-tobacco law in ‘Heroine’ promos’


July 25th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The newspaper advertisements of Madhur Bhandarkar's upcoming movie "Heroine", that features lead actress Kareena Kapoor with a cigarette on movie sets, have drawn flak ... Read more...

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Air passenger traffic falls for second straight month


July 18th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Domestic air passenger traffic in June recorded a substantial fall of 3.84 percent at 51.08 lakh from 53.12 lakh in the corresponding month of 2011, ... Read more...

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CPCB fails to file report on water pollution at Bhopal site


July 15th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has failed to file a report in the Supreme Court on the status of groundwater contamination at the Union ... Read more...

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Affordable housing hit badly in real estate slump (Comment)


July 15th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Amid economic slowdown, the drastic fall in home absorption rates this year is a matter of serious concern. The high property and home loan rates have taken the toll of sales, ... Read more...

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Airlines challenge Delhi airport tariff hike


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking a stay on the nod to the Delhi International Airport Ltd. (DIAL) ... Read more...

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Air India recorded highest number of cancellations in May


June 18th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Troubled Air India recorded the highest number of cancellations amongst all domestic carriers in May, official data revealed Monday.Data released by the aviation regulator, Directorate ... Read more...

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Monsoon hits Kerala, IMD says delay is ok (Roundup)


June 5th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The southwest monsoon, crucial for agriculture, hit Kerala Tuesday, with a senior official saying that the four-day delay was not a cause for worry.Although moderate ... Read more...

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Monsoon hits Kerala, IMD says delay is ok (Second Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, June 5 (IANS) The southwest monsoon, crucial for agriculture, hit Kerala Tuesday, with a senior official saying that the four-day delay was not a cause for worry.The India ... Read more...

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Rupee will stabilise in around current range: Anand Sharma


June 5th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The Indian rupee, which hit a record low of 56.52 against the dollar last week, is likely to stabilise soon at around the current range, ... Read more...

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Court notice on ads by political parties in power (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued a notice to the central government on a petition that alleged political parties in power misused public funds by ... Read more...

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TRAI sticks to high reserve price for spectrum auction


May 14th, 2012 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Sunday retained its recommendations on high reserve price for spectrum auction despite staunch criticism by the industry."The reserve ... Read more...

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‘Bengal minister’s appointment violative of Constitution’


April 18th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday wrote to the chief election commissioner, requesting him to disqualify West Bengal Industries Minister Partha Chatterjee's legislatorship after he ... Read more...

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Pawar complains to PM on cotton, sugar exports (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying that the restriction on cotton exports would have an adverse impact on ... Read more...

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Pawar complains to PM on cotton, sugar exports


April 12th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying that the restriction on cotton exports would have an adverse impact on ... Read more...

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Could corals survive more acidic oceans?


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 2 (IANS) Corals may yet be able to survive the acidification of the world's oceans, escaping the effects of climatic devastation.Researchers have identified a powerful internal mechanism that ... Read more...

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Central government should arrange funds for food bill: Mamata


March 30th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said the central government should make monetary provisions for implementing the Food Bill.She also said the central government ... Read more...

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BRICS countries mull joint development bank


March 28th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The group of five emerging countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - which represents almost 43 percent of the world's population and ... Read more...

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Karnataka economy to dip to 6.4 percent


March 21st, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 20 (IANS) Karnataka's economic growth for this fiscal (2011-12) will dip 1.8 percent to 6.4 percent from 8.2 percent in the previous fiscal (2010-11) owing to negative growth ... Read more...

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Odisha kidnapping will have no impact on tourism: Sahay


March 20th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 20 (IANS) Union Tourism Minister Subadh Kant Sahay Tuesday said the abduction of two Italian nationals by Maoists in Odisha will not have any adverse impact on tourism ... Read more...

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Abduction will affect tourism in east India: Tour operators


March 19th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) Tour operators in eastern India have warned that the abduction of two Italian nationals by Maoists in Odisha will have an adverse impact on the inflow ... Read more...

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Indian economy recovering, time for hard decisions: Mukherjee (Third Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) With an assurance that there were clear signs of an economic recovery in India, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday started presenting what was his ... Read more...

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India’s growth disappointing, but recovering: Mukherjee (Second Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday said the growth of the Indian economy estimated at 6.9 percent during this fiscal year was "disappointing" as he ... Read more...

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Government support for social programmes has risen: Economic Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Government support for social programmes has continued to expand in various forms despite most social sector subjects falling within the purview of the states, ... Read more...

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Country will soon be on high growth path: president


March 12th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Stating that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) was committed to honest and efficient governance, President Pratibha Patil Monday said the country would soon be ... Read more...

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Affected telecom firms file review pleas in Supreme Court (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Three telecom service providers -- Uninor, SSTL and Videocon -- affected by the Supreme Court's order scrapping their 2G licenses, Friday filed separate petitions ... Read more...

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SC cautions high courts against curbs on trial


February 18th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The high courts are taking unduly long time in deciding cases in which trial court proceedings are stayed at the stage of registration of first ... Read more...

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