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Trinamool ministers quit UPA government (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) All six Trinamool Congress ministers resigned from the Manmohan Singh government Friday, three days after the party said it was quitting the UPA to protest ... Read more...

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Downpour floods Agra streets


September 17th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 17 (IANS) An hour-long heavy downpour Monday evening flooded several parts of Agra and brought traffic to a halt on the otherwise busy Mahatma Gandhi Road. Vehicles were ... Read more...

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I’m not a saint: Mulayam makes clear his PM ambition


September 13th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Wednesday made clear his prime ministerial ambition, saying he was not a saint, and pointed out that if H.D. Deve ... Read more...

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Sesa admits to causing pollution in Goa village


August 29th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 29 (IANS) Sesa Goa Ltd (SGL) Wednesday admitted to "accidental misfiring" of two burners at its coke plant here causing pollution in nearby areas. But it refuted allegations ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM briefed on economic situation


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabads, July 3 (IANS) The fiscal year 2011-12 ended with a growth of 3.7 percent, Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh told Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf while briefing him on ... Read more...

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NDA calls shutdown May 31 against petrol price hike


May 24th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Thursday called a Bharat Bandh (nationwide shutdown) on May 31 against petrol price hike.The decision was announced by the NDA's ... Read more...

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Left opposes hike in fuel prices


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Left parties Wednesday strongly opposed the proposed increase in prices of petrol, diesel and other petroleum products."Such an increase will be a cruel blow ... Read more...

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Fuel price hike a necessity but no decision yet: Jaipal Reddy


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, May 22 (IANS) Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister S. Jaipal Reddy Tuesday said no decision had been taken on increasing fuel prices in the country but added that it ... Read more...

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Punjab abolishes octroi on petrol, diesel


April 30th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 30 (IANS) The Punjab government Monday announced its decision to abolish octroi on petrol and diesel in the state. This will lower prices of the fuel by up ... Read more...

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Black market costs Britain $47 bn pounds


April 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Black marketeers selling cigarettes, liquor and diesel have cost Britain nearly 30 billion pounds (about $47 billion) in lost taxes, it has been revealed.The colossal sum ... Read more...

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Many biofuels less sustainable than petrol: Experts


April 4th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 3 (IANS) Many biofuels are less sustainable than petrol and diesel, Dutch think tank CE Delft said Tuesday."If you take into account the land use, CO2-emissions and ... Read more...

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Fuel shortage in Britain


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Up to 2,700 petrol stations across Britain remain short of fuel following several days of panic buying last week, The Telegraph reported Monday.A study commissioned by ... Read more...

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General Motors’ March sales up 13 percent


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) General Motors India Monday reported an increase of 13 percent in monthly sales for March at 10,588 units, up from 9,391 units sold in March ... Read more...

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Fuel prices hiked in Pakistan


April 1st, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) The Pakistan government has announced a hike in fuel prices.The price of petrol was raised by Rs.8.02 to Rs.105.68 a litre while that of diesel by ... Read more...

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British petrol prices hit record high


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Petrol prices hit an all-time high in Britain Friday, the Daily Mail reported.Prices at the pump have reached 137.44 pounds, beating the previous record 137.43 pounds ... Read more...

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Petroleum price hike bombshell for Pakistanis: Daily


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) The steep hike in petroleum prices is like a bombshell for Pakistan's impoverished masses, said a daily, ruing that there was no proper regulatory authority working ... Read more...

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Pakistan may hike petrol price


January 28th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Pakistan may increase prices of petroleum products Jan 31, a media report said.The price rise is expected between Rs.3 to Rs.6 per litre.An official said that ... Read more...

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BJP proposes to confiscate assets of corrupt politicians


January 24th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Jan 24 (IANS) Promising to set up the office of an "empowered Lokayukta" in Punjab, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday said properties and wealth of corrupt leaders ... Read more...

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Mahindra to re-open XUV bookings in January


December 3rd, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) Automobile major Mahindra and Mahindra Friday said it will re-open bookings of its new sports utility vehicle (SUV)-- XUV5OO in January 2012."The XUV5OO had received over ... Read more...

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Reverse deregulation of petrol price: CPI-M


November 16th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday asked the government to reverse the deregulation of petrol price in view of "the volatility of the international ... Read more...

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Reduction in petrol prices positive: Mamata


November 16th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) Welcoming the decision to cut petrol prices by Rs.1.85 per litre as a "positive step", Trinamool Congress supreme and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Horse carriage procession against petrol price hike


November 8th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 8 (IANS) Protesting the hike in petrol price, Republican Party of India (RPI) chief Ramdas Athawale was Tuesday seen riding a horse carriage here.Athawale, who led a ... Read more...

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Dhumal attacks hike in petrol prices


November 5th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 4 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister P.K. Dhumal Friday condemned the hike in petrol price by the central government.In a statement here, Dhumal said the latest hike in ... Read more...

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Pakistan may bring down petrol price


October 25th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Pakistan is expected to bring down petrol price next month.The petrol price is likely to go down by Rs.4 per litre next month and that of ... Read more...

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Fuel prices drop in China


October 9th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 9 (IANS) Fuel prices in China went down Sunday for the first time this year, a media report said.The wholesale price of gasoline and diesel reduced by ... Read more...

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Skoda starts production of entry-level sedan Rapid


October 7th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Vokswagen Group company SkodaAuto Friday began production of its entry level sedan - Rapid - at its Chakan plant near Pune."Today is the official start ... Read more...

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Tata Motors launch Manza, Prima in South Africa


October 7th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors Friday launched premium sedan Manza and its trucks range Prima at the Johannesburg international motor show in South Africa."The new Tata ... Read more...

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General Motors India sales up 17.35 percent in September


October 1st, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) General Motors India Saturday reported an increase of 17.35 percent in sales at 10,112 units sold during September as against 8,617 units during the same ... Read more...

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Kirloskar Oil Engines bags Rs.396 crore project


September 24th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Kirloskar Oil Engines Friday said it has bagged an order worth Rs.396 crore from Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd for supplying 16 emergency diesel ... Read more...

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Bangladesh raises petroleum prices


September 19th, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 19 (IANS) The Bangladesh government Sunday night raised prices of all petroleum products by five to eight taka per litre, the energy ministry said.The ministry said the price ... Read more...

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General Motors’ August sales up 14 percent


September 1st, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The Indian subsidiary of American automobile major General Motors Thursday reported a growth of 14 percent in its August sales at 9,050 units as against ... Read more...

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Akali Dal-BJP alliance calls for Punjab shutdown July 4


June 30th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 30 (IANS) The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance in Punjab has called for a shutdown in the state July 4 to protest the recent ... Read more...

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Himachal reduces VAT on diesel


June 27th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 27 (IANS) Providing relief to the people of Himachal Pradesh from the recent hike in prices of petroleum products, the state government Monday reduced the value added tax ... Read more...

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Rising fuel prices hit lower income group most: Aamir


June 25th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan Saturday said the frequent fuel price hikes mostly affect the people in the lower income group, who then find it hard ... Read more...

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‘Fuel price hike cripples transporters, economy of country’


June 25th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Delhi Transporters Association (DTA) Saturday protested the hike in price of diesel, saying that it will have a crippling effect on the truckers and ... Read more...

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