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No growth in passenger traffic at Hyderabad airport


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) The domestic passenger traffic at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here has not witnessed any growth during the current year and is concerned at the ... Read more...

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Toyota Kirloskar logs 22 percent sales growth


July 1st, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) Japanese-Indian car joint venture Toyota Kirloskar Motor closed last month with 22 percent sales growth as compared to June 2011.The company said in a statement that ... Read more...

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Budget proposes allows airlines to access foreign funds


March 16th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) In a bid to address concerns of the cash-strapped Indian civil aviation sector, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday proposed to allow domestic airlines to ... Read more...

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Boeing India head calls for hike in air fares


March 14th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) A top Boeing official has strongly advocated a hike in air fares by 15 percent to regain the health of the civil aviation industry.Dinesh Keskar, Boeing ... Read more...

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Obama asks America to wean itself off oil


March 8th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) Once again attributing rising fuel price to growing demand in countries like China and India and Brazil, President Barack Obama wants America to wean itself ... Read more...

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Indonesia allocates $2.7 bn for poor


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, March 2 (IANS) Indonesia will distribute 25 trillion rupiah (about $2.7 billion) to the poor impacted by the government's price hike of subsidized fuel.Economy Minister Hatta Radjasa said the ... Read more...

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Australian inflation index falls slightly in November


December 5th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 5 (IANS) Australia's consumer prices fell slightly in November, mainly due to a decrease in the cost of fruit and vegetables, automotive fuel and holiday travel and accommodation, ... Read more...

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Sliding car sales may reverse in March-April 2012: Automakers


November 21st, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 21 (IANS) Automobile makers are keeping their fingers crossed on the revival of India's passenger car industry after a dip in sales for the fourth consecutive month till ... Read more...

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To Patna with love, from Eden bus service (Postcard from Patna)


November 18th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 18 (IANS) Rickety buses with passengers spilling out of doors, some hanging from the window grills and others sitting and swaying on the roofs - it's a common ... Read more...

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UPA’s policies bound to raise prices: CPI-M


October 28th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday condemned the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) for rising food inflation and said the government was following policies ... Read more...

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Kingfisher Airlines Q1 net loss at Rs.263.54 crore


August 10th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Vijay Mallya-led Kingfisher Airlines Wednesday reported an increase in its net loss for the first quarter of the current fiscal at Rs.263.54 crore as compared to ... Read more...

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Government compelled to hike fuel price: Reddy


August 4th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance government Thursday defended its recent decision to hike prices of diesel, cooking gas and kerosene, saying it was compelled to ... Read more...

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Hyundai Motor’s July sales down 1.5 percent


August 1st, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor Monday reported a decline of 1.5 percent in sales for July at 49,667 units as against 50,411 units in the corresponding ... Read more...

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Mumbaikars top list of online shoppers: Assocham


July 3rd, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) When it comes to online shopping, Mumbaikars have left behind all other cities in India, a survey released Sunday said.The random study was conducted by ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Tripura Monday over hiked fuel prices


June 25th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 25 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led ruling Left Front in Tripura Saturday called for a 12-hour shutdown in the state Monday to protest against the hike ... Read more...

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Don’t change our pro-people policies, CPI-M warns Chandy


May 19th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 19 (IANS) A day after the Oommen Chandy-led government took over, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders attacked it Thursday on various issues and warned that "the pro-people ... Read more...

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Kerala cuts tax on hiked fuel price


May 18th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 18 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, who assumed office Wednesday, announced a series of sops, including a sales tax cut on the recently hiked petrol price and ... Read more...

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Food inflation eases to 8.53 percent


May 5th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) India's food inflation declined marginally to 8.53 percent for the week ended April 23 compared to 8.76 percent recorded in the previous week as prices ... Read more...

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Food inflation rises marginally to 8.76 percent


April 28th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India's food inflation rose marginally to 8.76 percent for the week ended April 16 compared to 8.74 percent recorded in the previous week as fruits, ... Read more...

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Food inflation rises to 11.49 percent


February 24th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India's annual food inflation rose to 11.49 percent for the week ended Feb 12, according to official data released Thursday.The data showed that the food inflation ... Read more...

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Renewable energy next big thing: World Bank


February 11th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) Renewable energy is set to be the next big technology industry, with the potential to transform the trillion dollar energy industry across the world, World Bank said in ... Read more...

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Airfare to rise along with fuel price, says Praful Patel


January 18th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): Aviation Minister Praful Patel has clearly stated that if the fuel price rises, then the airfare would also rise and the government would not allow exorbitant ... Read more...

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‘US has right to interfere in Pakistan’s affairs’


January 8th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) The US has the right to interfere in Pakistan's economic and governance affairs as Washington provides funds to it, the American envoy here has asserted. US Ambassador to ... Read more...

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Bolivian transportation workers begin strike after fuel price increases


December 28th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by BNO News
LA PAZ, BOLIVIA (BNO NEWS) -- Transportation workers on Monday began a nationwide strike to protests the rise in fuel prices approved by the Bolivian government, ranging from 22 to 99 percent, ... Read more...

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G20 leaders undertake to secure sustainable, balanced economic growth


November 12th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Nov 12 (ANI): The G20 leaders have adopted a Declaration following their summit meeting in Seoul, and signed some additional documents, specifically, a framework agreement to secure sustainable and balanced economic ... Read more...

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Scrap fuel price deregulation, demands CPI-M


October 18th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday asked the central government to scrap deregulation in petrol pricing, after public sector oil companies increased prices twice in the ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee best finance minister in Asia


October 11th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The London-based magazine Emerging Markets has named Pranab Mukherjee "Finance Minister of the Year for Asia 2010", citing his ability to steer the Indian economy through ... Read more...

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Virgin America reports record-setting performance for second quarter 2010


September 10th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Virgin America on Friday announced its financial results for the second quarter 2010 in which the air carrier reported a record-setting performance.The airline reported revenues of ... Read more...

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Punjab’s private bus operators demand hike in fares


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) The Punjab Motor Union (PMU), an organisation of private passenger bus operators, Tuesday appealed to the state government to increase bus fares and cut down motor vehicle ... Read more...

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Inflation to affect Ganesha festival, high fuel price makes celebrations costly affair


August 1st, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Shivaji SalukePune, Aug 1 (ANI): Every year the Ganesha festival is commemorated with deep fervour in Maharashtra. However, this year the surge in the petrol and diesel-price is likely to affect ... Read more...

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Congress and inflation wedded together: Nitish Kumar


August 1st, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Aug 1 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has said the price rise has been a bane of the Congress party, adding that both Congress and inflation are wedded together."It ... Read more...

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Tax hike necessary to reduce fiscal deficit: Mukherjee


July 10th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, July 10 (ANI): Defending the central government's decision to hike tax rates, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said the move is aimed at reducing a widening fiscal deficit.Addressing media persons ... Read more...

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Price- Regulation campaign in Manipur


July 8th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, July 8 (ANI): The All Manipur Anti Drug Association (AMADA) launched a campaign on Wednesday to put pressure on Manipur government to regulate inflated prices of essential commodities.The AMADA has sought ... Read more...

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IOC against frequent fuel price revision


July 8th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) State-run oil marketing company Indian Oil Corp (IOC) Thursday said there will not be any revision in the oil price hike if global crude oil prices do ... Read more...

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NDA holds meet to chalk out strategy for Bandh


July 4th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 4 (ANI): Members of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) are holding a meet in the national capital today to chalk out their strategy for the Monday's shutdown called ... Read more...

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