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‘Bharat Bandh’ passes off peacefully in Rajasthan (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) Barring sporadic incidents of minor scuffles and violence, the Bharat Bandh called by various opposition parties and traders passed off peacefully in Rajasthan Thursday, police said.The ... Read more...

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Shutdown widespread in Rajasthan


September 20th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and other parties witnessed widespread response in Rajasthan Thursday with traders associations extending support to it.Markets, ... Read more...

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Commercial establishments shut in Himachal


September 20th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) Commercial establishments were closed in parts of Himachal Pradesh Thursday following the opposition sponsored nationwide shutdown.State-run transport and private buses and trains were plying but trucks ... Read more...

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Traders down shutters in Maharashtra


September 20th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) The trading community downed shutters of shops and commercial establishments Thursday, but Mumbai suburban trains, BEST buses, public transport and flights operated normally during the opposition-sponsored ... Read more...

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Protests erupt in J&K; against anti-Islam video (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) Spontaneous protests erupted in Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley Tuesday as a strike called against an anti-Islam video affected normal life with markets, ... Read more...

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Shutdown near total in northeast (Lead, Changing dateline)


September 6th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 6 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown called by the North East Students' Organisation (NESO) in six northeastern states Thursday over various demands, including the entry of migrants into ... Read more...

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12-hour shurdown in Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland


September 6th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 6 (IANS) Vehicles went off the roads, schools, banks and government offices remained shut and commercial establishments downed shutters in all the northeastern states, except Assam, Thursday in ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits Himachal, chief minister walks to office (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 31 (IANS) As Himachal Pradesh Thursday observed a statewide shutdown on the increase in petrol prices, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal walked his way to office to ... Read more...

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Shutdown near-total in Mumbai, most of Maharashtra (Second lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown against rising prices and inflation called by opposition parties paralysed life in large parts of Maharashtra and its capital Mumbai with public transport ... Read more...

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Train traffic disrupted, shops closed in Bihar (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) constituents and Left parties in Bihar against the hike in petrol prices Thursday impacted life across ... Read more...

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Train traffic disrupted, shops closed in Bihar


May 31st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and Left parties in Bihar against the hike in petrol prices Thursday impacted life across the ... Read more...

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Petrol price rise: Shops shut across Himachal


May 31st, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 31 (IANS) Shops and commercial establishments were closed across Himachal Pradesh Thursday morning as activists of the ruling BJP and the CPI-M protested the hike in petrol ... Read more...

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West Bengal planning new renewable energy policy


April 12th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) The West Bengal government is mulling a new policy on renewable energy, an official said Thursday."We are planning to bring in a policy on renewable energy. ... Read more...

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Political push can see India-Pakistan trade boom


April 8th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) A political push and removal of barriers can see trade between India and Pakistan boom, experts maintain even as Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari made ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits Punjab, Rajoana appeals for calm (Second Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) A shutdown called by Sikh groups to protest the scheduled hanging of terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana affected life in most parts of Punjab but the man ... Read more...

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Punjab shutdown affects life but peaceful (Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) The one-day bandh (shutdown) called by various Sikh organisations Wednesday to protest against the scheduled hanging of Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana affected ... Read more...

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Thane shutdown to protest missing BJP corporator


March 4th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), March 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena Sunday enforced a shutdown in Thane city to protest the failure to locate a woman BJP corporator ... Read more...

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Blast injures two in Assam (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 28 (IANS) At least two people were injured when suspected militants triggered a blast in the Ganeshguri area of Assam's main city of Guwahati Tuesday evening, police said."It ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits commercial life in Himachal (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 28 (IANS) Banks and commercial establishments were closed in almost all towns of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday and trade unions of central government employees also joined the nationwide strike ... Read more...

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Banks, insurance companies shut in Himachal


February 28th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 28 (IANS) Banks and commercial establishments were closed in parts of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday after trade unions of central government employees joined the nationwide strike to protest violation ... Read more...

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Noida seals offices in residential areas


February 1st, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Feb 1 (IANS) The Noida Authority Wednesday began implementing the Supreme Court directive against commercial establishments being run from residential areas, sealing 11 premises, including eight banks.The establishments ... Read more...

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Naga rebel group calls 36 hour shutdown


January 24th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Kohima, Jan 23 (IANS) The Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak Muivah (NSCN-IM) has called for a 36 hours state-wide shutdown in the state starting 6 a.m. Jan 25 to protest ... Read more...

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NRHM scam: CBI raids senior IAS officer


January 19th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 19 (IANS) Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sleuths Thursday raided the residences of senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Pradeep Shukla in connection with the Rs.8,000 crore ... Read more...

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Haryana wants all businesses registered by Jan 31


January 16th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 16 (IANS) From tyre puncture repair shops to halwais (sweets shops) to mobile shops and hotels, everyone running commercial establishments in Haryana will have to get themselves registered ... Read more...

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NRHM scam: CBI raids 60 places, ex-BSP minister under scanner (Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The CBI Wednesday raided about 60 places across Uttar Pradesh and Delhi, including the premises of former minister Babu Singh Kushwaha and his ... Read more...

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NRHM scam: CBI raids 45 places, ex-BSP man under scanner


January 4th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 4 (IANS) The CBI Wednesday raided about 45 places across Uttar Pradesh, including the premises of expelled Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) member and former minister Babu Singh ... Read more...

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Little drops make an ocean, Agra woman shows how


December 5th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 5 (IANS) Two years ago, she placed 500 piggy banks in as many Agra shops, asking for donations as low as Re.1 per day. Though her dream to ... Read more...

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FDI in retail: Complete shutdown in Himachal


December 1st, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 1 (IANS) Shops and commercial establishments were closed in almost all towns in Himachal Pradesh Thursday as traders protested the decision to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in ... Read more...

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FDI strike hits trade and business across Bengal


December 1st, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Trade and business was crippled across West Bengal Thursday as retailers and wholesalers shut shop to protest the central government's decision to allow 51 percent ... Read more...

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Traders in Mumbai strike to oppose FDI in retail


December 1st, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Over one lakh wholesalers, retailers and small traders across Mumbai Thursday joined the all-India strike of the trading community - called by various associations and unions ... Read more...

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‘Odisha’ it is - with sweets and shrugs!


November 5th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 5 (IANS) As the state formally changed its anglicised name of Orissa to Odisha, people distributed sweets, burst firecrackers and went about altering their letterheads and signboards ... Read more...

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Popular Chennai showrooms sealed for violating norms


October 31st, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 31 (IANS) The city's commercial hub at T. Nagar woke up to a rude shock Monday with the Chennai Corporation and Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) sealing over ... Read more...

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BJP leader murdered in Uttar Pradesh


October 27th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 27 (IANS) An octogenarian leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was brutally murdered in Uttar Pradesh?s Bahraich district, triggering protests by party workers, police said Thursday.Jagdish ... Read more...

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Fire in Uttar Pradesh hotel, no casualty


September 29th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut, Sep 29 (IANS) Goods worth several lakhs were gutted in a fire that broke out in a hotel in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut city Thursday, triggering panic in a busy ... Read more...

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National Defence Academy wary of security threat from illegal shops


September 28th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Sep 28 (IANS) Premier tri-services training institution National Defence Academy (NDA) here has locked horns with Pune's civic agency over alleged lax action against illegal commercial constructions close to ... Read more...

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