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Unions denounce fuel price hike


September 14th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) All central trade unions Friday condemned the fuel price hike and said this would further push up prices of food, making the life of "ordinary ... Read more...

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‘Global economic slowdown delays South Korean recovery’


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 3 (IANS) Global economic slowdown caused mainly by Europe's fiscal crisis has been delaying South Korea's economic recovery, the nation's finance minister said Monday."Exports showed a minus growth ... Read more...

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Power tariff hike inevitable: Sheila Dikshit (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Delhi government said Monday it would continue to provide a subsidy on power consumption up to 200 units with the Chief Minister again justifying ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit calls power tariff hike ‘inevitable’


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday announced it would continue to provide subsidy on the consumption of power up to 200 units with the Delhi Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Opposition walks out of Bengal assembly on price rise


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) The opposition Left Front members Monday staged a walk-out from the West Bengal assembly in protest after an adjournment motion brought by them on spiralling prices ... Read more...

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Power supply to railway station disconnected


October 22nd, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) The railway station at Pakistan's Peshawar city plunged into darkness as its electricity supply was disconnected due to non-payment of dues.The electricity supply to the Peshawar ... Read more...

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Telangana strike on, power cut in Hyderabad


September 21st, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) The indefinite strike by government employees, teachers, transport and coal workers, lawyers and other sections of people in Telangana for separate statehood continued for the ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai trust asked to pay electricity arrears


July 8th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) In fresh trouble for Sathya Sai Central Trust, the Andhra Pradesh Transmission Corporation (AP Transco) Friday issued it a notice asking it to pay Rs.3.5 crore ... Read more...

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Collect power dues before tenant vacates premises: Court


June 14th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has directed private power distribution companies (discoms) to recover electricity bill dues from a tenant before he or she vacates ... Read more...

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Karnataka consumers to shell out more for electricity


December 7th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 7 (IANS) Electricity charges went up between five and 60 paise a unit in Karnataka from Tuesday with the average hike for Bangalore residents at around 31 paise per unit.This ... Read more...

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Cabinet defers bill to hike salary of MPs (Lead)


August 16th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The cabinet Monday deferred a bill that sought to hike the salary of MPs from Rs.16,000 to Rs.50,000, official sources said. The bill was scheduled to be tabled ... Read more...

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Tourism ministry to help illuminate 20 Delhi monuments during Games


April 13th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The tourism ministry would finance the illumination of 20 centrally protected monuments in the national capital in time for the October Commonwealth Games. "With financial support from the ... Read more...

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BJP protests against rising prices in Kolkata


December 30th, 2009 - 11:05 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Dec 30 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged a protest against rising prices of essential commodities here on Wednesday.Hundreds of slogan-shouting activists marched through the streets of Kolkata. The ... Read more...

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Pujab to enforce long spells of power cuts to help farmers


August 14th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 14 (IANS) The Punjab electricity board has imposed compulsory power cuts, often up tp 16 hours, across the state including urban areas to ensure electricity for farmers. Additionally, it has also ... Read more...

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Musharraf slapped with Rs. 500,000 fine by electricity department for misuse


July 2nd, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 2 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has been asked to pay 500,000 rupees as electricity charges for his Chak Shahzad farm house, where he has been receiving ... Read more...

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Large Hadron Collider to run through the year in race for finding ‘God particle’


June 5th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): In the race for finding the elusive Higgs boson, or 'God particle', as it is popularly called, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) will run through the year, ... Read more...

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The horrors of living under Taliban dos and donts in Paks Swat Valley


January 12th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Jan 12 (ANI): People in Pakistans restive Swat Valley are leaving the area, because surviving in duress is becoming difficult for them, as they have been subjected to many dos ... Read more...

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PML-N’’s local leaders minting money from Shahbaz Sharif Sasta Bazaar


December 18th, 2008 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
Shahbaz Sharif Sasta Bazaar is selling substandard items at higher rates than other markets. Consumers are blaming shopkeepers of this market for selling used and second grade clothes on the pretext of ... Read more...

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Lower prices of essentials: Kerala opposition


December 6th, 2008 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 6 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Kerala assembly Oommen Chandy Saturday asked the ruling Left Front to lower bus fares and water and electricity charges in view of the ... Read more...

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IT firms seek sops from Kerala government


December 4th, 2008 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 4 (IANS) A grouping of IT companies at the Technopark here Thursday asked the Kerala government to help the industry which it said was reeling under the global economic meltdown.The ... Read more...

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Gujarat wanted to question Malegaon blast accused: Modi


November 26th, 2008 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Accusing the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government of being "soft" on terror, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said his police department was denied permission to interrogate ... Read more...

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Kerala opposition walks out over poor facilities at Sabarimala


November 25th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 25 (IANS) The Kerala opposition Tuesday walked out of the assembly citing poor pilgrimage facilities provided to the thousands of devotees thronging the Sabarimala temple in Pathanamthitta district. Seeking leave ... Read more...

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Kerala IT cos meet Achuthanandan to tackle slowdown


November 13th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 13 (IANS) If the current downturn finally hits the state's information technology (IT) companies, the Kerala government should offer sops to help them cut operational costs, chiefs of top IT ... Read more...

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Shutdown call evokes mixed response in Darjeeling


October 21st, 2008 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Oct 21 (IANS) A 24-hour shutdown called in West Bengal's Darjeeling district and adjoining Dooars by "Aamra Bangali", which is opposed to the Gorkhaland demand and claims to espouse the cause ... Read more...

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Water charges in Kerala to go up drastically


September 24th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 24 (IANS) The left government in Kerala Wednesday gave the nod to a drastic increase in water charges across the board -- but those 'below the poverty line', consuming less ... Read more...

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LDF’s protest plan a gimmick, says Congress


August 31st, 2008 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 31 (IANS) Reacting to Karala's ruling Left Democratic Front's plans to protest the central government's policies, the state's opposition Congress Sunday said Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan's government was indulging in ... Read more...

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Water charges to be hiked in Kerala


August 30th, 2008 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 30 (IANS) Already burdened with increased bus fares and electricity charges, the people of Kerala got another jolt Saturday when the state government gave the go ahead to hike water ... Read more...

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Gujarat BJP rebels to corner Modi on price rise


June 29th, 2008 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 29 (IANS) The rebels in Gujarat's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), lying low after the party's victory in the assembly polls in December, have ganged up again to target Chief ... Read more...

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Congress plans to corner Modi in Gujarat


June 12th, 2008 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 11 (IANS) Gujarat's opposition Congress party Wednesday announced plans to launch an agitation against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government led by Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The state government was ... Read more...

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Electricity charges up in Gujarat


June 4th, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 4 (IANS) With rising fuel costs, the Gujarat government has raised electricity charges by 35 paise per unit for non-agricultural consumers. "We have not increased the tariff for the agricultural ... Read more...

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Handloom units in Gorakhpur facing crisis


May 18th, 2008 - 7:59 pm ICT by admin
Gorakhpur, May 18 (ANI): Thousands of skilled workers engaged in the handloom industry of Uttar Pradeshs Gorakhpur district are facing a tough time. They believe handloom that has existed as a ... Read more...

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