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CPI-M wants truck operators’ demands to be met


January 7th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday urged the central government to further reduce the price of diesel and take other immediate steps to end the truck ... 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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Trucks go off roads, food shortages feared (Second Lead)


January 5th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Over six million trucks went off roads across India in the early hours of Monday, a day after talks with the government over their demand to reduce ... Read more...

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Over six million trucks off roads, shortages feared (Lead, changing dateline)


January 5th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Over six million trucks went off the roads across India at midnight as transport operators started an indefinite strike to press their demand for cheaper disel and ... Read more...

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Truckers threaten indefinite strike from Jan 5


December 24th, 2008 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Truckers have threatened to go on a country wide indefinite strike from Jan 5 if diesel price was not slashed by Rs.8 a litre.Vinish Khanna, joint secretary ... Read more...

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Transporters threaten strike over diesel price


December 9th, 2008 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Truckers have threatened to go on an indefinite strike across the country from Dec 20 if diesel price was not slashed by Rs.8 more a litre, a ... Read more...

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Petrol prices may rise by Rs.2.50 every month


August 10th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) If the recommendations of a committee set up by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to study the financial health of the state-owned oil companies are accepted, then petrol ... Read more...

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TVS Motors eyes larger market share in Bangladesh


August 10th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 10 (IANS) With the launch of TVS Motor's motorcycle 'Flame' in Bangladesh, the Indian scooter and motorcycle maker is keen to hike its share of the Bangladeshi market of two-wheelers ... Read more...

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Lanka IOC further reduces diesel price by Rs.10


June 26th, 2008 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, June 26 (IANS) The Lanka Indian Oil Corporation (LIOC) Thursday heeded the government's request and further reduced the price of diesel by 10 Sri Lankan rupees to bring it ... Read more...

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Lankan IOC slashes diesel price after takeover warning


June 24th, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, June 24 (IANS) The Lanka Indian Oil Corporation Tuesday decided to bring down the price of diesel by 10 Sri Lankan rupees. Petroleum Minister A.H.M. Fowzie last week warned ... Read more...

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China announces large rise in fuel prices


June 20th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, June 20 (DPA) China Friday announced a 16 percent hike in petrol price and 18 percent in diesel price. Petrol will now cost 6,980 yuan ($1,015) per ton and diesel will ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka wants LIOC to sell diesel at reduced price


June 20th, 2008 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, June 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka Thursday asked the Indian oil giant, Lanka Indian Oil Corporation (LIOC), to sell its petroleum products at reduced prices or face unspecified action, officials ... Read more...

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India prays to rain gods to tame inflation, fill granary (Lead)


June 17th, 2008 - 8:29 am ICT by IANS
By Rajeev Ranjan Roy New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) An early monsoon may be a good omen for the government that is under attack for spiralling inflation, but experts are also looking for ... Read more...

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Sustained monsoon needed for bumper rice crop: experts


June 16th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Rajeev Ranjan Roy New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) An early monsoon may be a good omen for the beleaguered government fighting zooming inflation, but experts look for a stable rainy season ahead ... Read more...

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Delhi government mulls cuts in prices of more goods


June 15th, 2008 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) After slashing cooking gas price by Rs.40 per cylinder, the Delhi government may Monday offer more sops to the people by reducing taxes on edible oils and ... Read more...

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Himachal pump owners seek tax cut on diesel


June 8th, 2008 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 8 (IANS) Petrol pump owners in Himachal Pradesh are up in arms against the state government for refusing to slash sales tax on diesel even after the neighbouring states Punjab ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh cuts state taxes to reduce fuel prices


June 7th, 2008 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 7 (IANS) A day after she flayed the central government for the hike in fuel prices, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Saturday decided to provide some respite to consumers in ... Read more...

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No new taxes in Tripura budget, sales tax on fuel cut


June 6th, 2008 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 6 (IANS) Tripura Finance Minister Badal Chowdhury Friday presented a tax-free Rs.52.48-billion budget with a deficit of Rs.760 million for the current fiscal. The minister also announced a cut in ... Read more...

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There is need to increase farmers’ profitability: Ahluwalia


June 6th, 2008 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Lauding India's farm growth of 4.5 percent, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Thursday said there was need to boost farmers' profitability to further increase productivity. ... Read more...

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Fuel hike will have marginal impact on inflation: Deora


June 4th, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The hike in the prices of transport and cooking fuels will have only marginal impact on inflation, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora said here Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Decision on fuel price hike may come Wednesday


June 3rd, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The government is set to take a decision on raising fuel prices soon, maybe as early as Wednesday after a meeting of the cabinet, foreign minister Pranab ... Read more...

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Resolution on president’s rule in Nagaland likely on Tuesday


February 24th, 2008 - 10:04 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government is planning to bring in a resolution to confirm president's rule in Nagaland Tuesday, immediately after the presentation of the railway ... Read more...

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Cabinet meeting on fuel prices deferred


February 4th, 2008 - 9:00 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Monday deferred its meeting that was scheduled to take a decision on hiking petrol and diesel prices.Prime Minister Manmohan Singh headed Cabinet was ... Read more...

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