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Roll back diesel hike, cooking gas cylinder cap, demands BJP


September 14th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep (IANS) The BJP Friday demanded rollback of the Rs.5 a litre hike in diesel prices and the cap of six cylinders on supply of subsidised cooking ... Read more...

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Protests across Andhra over diesel price hike


September 14th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Protesting the hike in diesel price and the fixing of limit for subsidised cooking gas cylinders, opposition parties in Andhra Pradesh Friday took to the ... Read more...

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Odisha protests diesel price hike, cap on cooking gas


September 14th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 14 (IANS) Non-Congress parties Friday staged protests in various parts of Odisha against hike in the price of diesel and restrictions on supply of subsidised cooking gas ... Read more...

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Two houseboats go up in flames


August 30th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 30 (IANS) One person was killed when two houseboats went up in flames in Kerala's tourist location of Alappuzha. Investigations are on to establish the cause of the ... Read more...

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NRI appeals for LPG connection in India


August 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 29 (IANS) Unable to procure a cooking gas connection for his home in Punjab has forced a British citizen of Indian origin to approach the Punjab Non-Resident Indians ... Read more...

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Three killed, 25 injured in Karachi blast


August 17th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 25 injured when a bomb hit a bus in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Friday afternoon, Xinhua reported.According to ... Read more...

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Two killed in factory fire in Andhra Pradesh


August 15th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 15 (IANS) At least two workers were killed and six others injured in a fire at a chemical factory in Mahbubnagar district of Andhra Pradesh, police said.The fire ... Read more...

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Injured tourist succumbs, death toll is four


August 1st, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 1 (IANS) The death toll in the gas cylinder tragedy in Kashmir rose to four as a British woman critically injured in the accident succumbed to injuries here ... Read more...

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Three killed in Kashmir gas cylinder explosion (Third Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Three women tourists from Maharashtra were killed and four others were injured in Kashmir's Anantnag district Saturday when a gas cylinder on their vehicle exploded, police ... Read more...

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Two tourists killed in gas cylinder blast, not grenade: Police (Second Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Two women tourists from Maharashtra were killed and four others were injured in Kashmir's Anantnag district Saturday when a gas cylinder on their vehicle exploded, police ... Read more...

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Fuel prices revised countrywide


July 25th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Petrol, diesel, cooking gas and kerosene prices across the country were revised Wednesday after state-run oil marketing companies adjusted the surcharge paid towards state levies ... Read more...

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Soon, a Kalashnikov rifle for sport


July 13th, 2012 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 13 (IANS) Russian arms maker Izhmash plans to mass produce a version of its famous Kalashnikov assault rifle for basic military training and for the airsoft game in ... Read more...

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20 dead, nearly 200 wounded in Kabul fire


July 5th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 5 (IANS) At least 20 people died and more than 180 others were injured in two deadly fires in the Afghan capital, the authorities said Thursday.A huge fire ... Read more...

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Islamic NGO gives scholarships to Hindu students


June 10th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) The Jamiat Ulama-i Hind Islamic trust Sunday handed out scholarships to nine Hindu school students here, an official said Sunday."In the past three years, we have ... Read more...

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Two Colombian rebels killed by their own bomb


June 8th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 8 (IANS/EFE) Two members of the FARC guerrilla group were killed when a bomb they were planning to launch at a police post accidentally detonated, Colombian police said.The ... Read more...

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Five dead in Pakistan building collapse


April 13th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 13 (IANS) At least five people, including two children, were killed and 13 others injured Friday when a three-storey building collapsed after a gas cylinder explosion in Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Four of a family charred in Delhi gas cylinder blast


April 8th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Four members of a family, including two children, were charred after a gas cylinder explosion in their house early Sunday, said police.The incident was reported ... Read more...

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Cooking gas supplies resume as transporters end stir


March 31st, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolhapur/Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) In a major relief to consumers in Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Goa and Maharashtra, transporters of cooking gas called off their eight-day-old strike Saturday and resumed supply ... Read more...

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90 percent of Kerala homes have telephone


March 30th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 30 (IANS) Almost 90 percent of households in Kerala have telephone connections (land line or mobile) in 2011, a staggering rise over the 19.1 percent in 2001, according ... Read more...

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One killed as gas cylinder explodes in Kashmir


March 26th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 26 (IANS) One person was killed in a gas cylinder explosion in a factory Monday in Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district, police said.Police said a cooking gas cylinder ... Read more...

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Seven injured in cylinder blast


March 4th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Seven people, including five children, suffered burns in an explosion after a cooking gas cylinder leaked in west Delhi, police said Sunday.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Seven die in fire near Hyderabad


February 18th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 18 (IANS) Seven people were killed and about 100 huts were gutted Saturday in a massive fire which erupted after cooking gas cylinder exploded on the outskirts of ... Read more...

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Girl dies, five injured in Srinagar blaze


February 8th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 8 (IANS) A seven-year-old girl died of burn injuries and five others were admitted to hospital in a critical condition after a fire in Srinagar Wednesday morning, police ... Read more...

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Pakistan factory blast toll rises to 11


February 7th, 2012 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) At least 11 factory workers, most of them women, were killed when a three-storeyed building collapsed due to a factory blast in Pakistan's Lahore city, said ... Read more...

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I proposed Kalam’s name for president: Mamata


January 30th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) In what is being seen as a bid to reach out to Muslims ahead of the panchayat polls, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday ... Read more...

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Shutdowns, blockades: Manipur’s main poll issues


January 25th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Jan 25 (IANS) The common man in Manipur has one big hope from Saturday's assembly polls - a lasting solution to shutdowns. They are still smarting from ... Read more...

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House collapse kills five in Delhi(Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Five people, two of them children, were killed and five injured when a one-storey building in west Delhi collapsed following a gas cylinder blast Wednesday ... Read more...

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Five killed in Delhi building collapse


January 4th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Five people, including three children, were killed and five injured when a portion of a one-storey building in west Delhi collapsed following a gas cylinder ... Read more...

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United Naga Council temporarily lifts Manipur blockade


November 28th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Nov 28 (IANS) The indefinite economic blockade in Manipur that entered its 121st day Monday has been temporarily withdrawn, said a leader of the United Naga Council (UNC) ... Read more...

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Blocklade-hit Manipuris find solace in cultural fest


November 28th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Nov 28 (IANS) Affected by the more than 100 days of gruelling economic blockade and ethnic clashes, people here are trying to find some solace in the ongoing 10-day ... Read more...

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Two train accidents injure 21


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Bhubaneswar, Nov 23 (IANS) At least 21 people were injured in two rail accidents Wednesday -- a train derailment in Kashmir and a collision between two trains in Odisha ... Read more...

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Seven die as train catches fire in Jharkhand


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 22 (IANS) Seventy-two passengers were asleep early Tuesday in an air-conditioned coach of the Howrah-Dehradun Express when leaping flames suddenly engulfed it. The tragedy in Jharkhand left ... Read more...

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Two teenaged sisters killed in fire


November 21st, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Two teenaged sisters were burnt to death when a fire broke out in their east Delhi home, an officer said. A fire in an electric appliance ... Read more...

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Five killed in ammonia gas cylinder explosion


November 14th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 14 (IANS) At least five workers, including an engineer, were killed and another five injured after an ammonia gas cylinder exploded at a cold storage in Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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60-day blockade brings Manipur to its knees


October 4th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Oct 4 (IANS) A litre of petrol at Rs.200 in the black market and a cooking gas cylinder for Rs.1,500 or more... After two months of a blockade in ... Read more...

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