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UP to expedite implementation of new industrial policy


September 21st, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has directed various departments to expedite the implementation of the new industrial policy.The Infrastructure and Industrial Investment Promotion Policy 2012 was announced ... Read more...

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Dhumal wants lower interest rate on NABARD loans


April 20th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 20 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Friday called for a cut in the interest rate on the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) ... Read more...

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Akhilesh rejigs ministry


March 21st, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday reshuffled the portfolios of some ministers.Already holding a whopping 50 portfolios, the 38-year-old chief minister added four more ministries ... Read more...

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How TV cameras captured BJP ministers watching porn


February 8th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 8 (IANS) Allowing TV channels to cover the legislature proceedings from the visitors' gallery cost the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka dear, as their video ... Read more...

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CBI probe ordered in murder involving minister’s kin


May 27th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, May 27 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court Friday ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the 2010 murder of a young businessmen gunned down allegedly by a ... Read more...

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Indirect tax rates should be kept steady: CII


February 27th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) In view of the persistently high inflation, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee should not hike indirect tax rates in the union budget Monday as it would hurt ... Read more...

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Unseasonal rains damage commercial crops in Gujarat


November 16th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
Rajkot (Gujarat), Nov.16 (ANI): Unseasonal rainfall has damaged the commercial crops, especially cotton and groundnuts, in Gujarat's Rajkot city.Commission Agent of Agriculture Marketing Produce Committee (AMPC) Bhavesh Patel said the sudden rains ... Read more...

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11 Karnataka rebel BJP legislators get show-cause notice


October 8th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 8 (IANS) Karnataka assembly Speaker K.G. Bopaiah Friday served notice to 11 legislators of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to explain why they should not be disqualified for ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa sacks two BJP ministers for revolting


October 7th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 7 (IANS) Beleaguered Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Thursday sacked two cabinet ministers belonging to his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for rebelling against him and withdrawing support to his ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa to seek trust vote Oct 11 to save government (Roundup)


October 6th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 6 (IANS) Beleaguered Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa will move a confidence motion Oct 11 in the state assembly to prove his majority after the first Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Karnataka government faces crisis, 19 lawmakers revolt (Second Lead)


October 6th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 6 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Wednesday asked Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa to prove his majority on the floor of the state assembly by Oct 12 after 19 lawmakers ... Read more...

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Yeddurappa faces crisis, to prove majority by Oct 12 (Lead)


October 6th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 6 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Wednesday asked Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa to prove majority on the floor of the state assembly by Oct 12 after 19 lawmakers in ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa sacks four Independents as ministers


October 6th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 6 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Wednesday sacked four ministers -- all Independent legislators -- for withdrawing support to the first Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in southern ... Read more...

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Delhi’s fruit, vegetable wholesalers on strike


August 5th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Fruit and vegetable sellers in the Azadpur agriculture produce market - the largest in Asia - went on strike Thursday to protest a recent Delhi High Court ... Read more...

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Commodity exchange to introduce 15 products in spot market


August 8th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange Ltd (NCDEX) is planning to introduce 15 agricultural commodities that are currently being traded in the futures in the spot market, a top ... Read more...

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Delayed monsoon will ruin crops in West Bengal


June 27th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) West Bengal is fearing the adverse effect of a delayed monsoon, which may affect crops like paddy, jute and potato.Normally, the monsoon lashes Himalayan and Gangetic ... Read more...

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Staggering technique benefits pineapple growers in Tripura


February 26th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasNandan Nagar (Tripura), Feb 26 (ANI): Pineapple growers in Tripura are a happy lot as the staggering technique has given a boost to the pineapple yield.Earlier, the farmers were ... Read more...

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Agitating truckers want thorough audit of oil companies (Lead)


January 8th, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Accusing oil companies of committing a Satyam Computers-like financial fraud, striking truckers Thursday demanded "thorough audit" of the oil firms and asked the government to issue a ... Read more...

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Commodity supplies hit as truckers’ strike continues


January 8th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Truckers Thursday said their nationwide strike will continue, even as traders said the four-day-old agitation has hit supplies of essential commodities.Over six million trucks went off the ... Read more...

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Striking truckers hope government will talk to them


January 7th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Indian truckers, whose nationwide strike entered the third day Wednesday, are hoping that the government will talk to them to end the impasse arising from their demands ... Read more...

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Metro Cash & Carry opens first store in Kolkata (Lead)


December 3rd, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) Metro Cash & Carry, the Indian arm of German wholesaler Metro AG, Wednesday opened its first outlet here, nearly two months after the company was granted licence to ... Read more...

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Metro Cash & Carry bags APMC licence in Bengal


October 10th, 2008 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 10 (IANS) With ruling Left Front partner Forward Bloc relenting, Metro Cash & Carry India, the Indian arm of German wholesaler Metro AG, was Friday granted licence to sell farm ... Read more...

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West Bengal Left Front crisis blows over (Lead)


September 29th, 2008 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) Putting aside their differences, the constituents of West Bengal's ruling Left Front Sunday decided to renew the licence of German firm Metro Cash and Carry while the Forward ... Read more...

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Agri-growth to rise to 4 percent in West Bengal


September 22nd, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Agricultural growth in West Bengal will increase to four percent during the 11th Five Year Plan, the state government said here Monday."Due to increasing population and subsequent pressure ... Read more...

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Jharkhand industry body protests hike in market fees


April 14th, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by admin
Ranchi, April 14 (IANS) Jharkhand's industry body Monday threatened a state-wide stir over the proposed Agriculture Produce Marketing Board (Amendment) bill 2007, which doubles the market fees on agriculture products. The state ... Read more...

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