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Bengal starts selling potatoes from ration shops


July 7th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) With the prices of potato soaring, the West Bengalgovernment Saturday started selling the tuber from ration shops in the city and satellite town of Salt Lake."We ... Read more...

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Green chilies, Mamata and the price war (West Bengal Newsletter)


July 7th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) While the green chilli is known for scalding the tongue, people in West Bengal and especially in this city have of late been feeling the ... Read more...

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Mamata blames centre, forward trading for price rise


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday blamed the union government's policy of allowing forward trading in agricultural commodities as one of the reasons behind ... Read more...

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Take strict action against foodgrain hoarders: Parliament panel


May 13th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has slammed the low number of convictions of foodgrain hoarders in the past three years and said it shows the non-serious ... Read more...

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Britain turning a nation of hoarders?


September 16th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Britain is becoming a nation of hoarders, a new research has found.With interest rates being low, people in Britain have started either to invest in art ... Read more...

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“I am a victim of political conspiracy”, says Hasan Ali


March 8th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 8 (ANI): Hasan Ali, who is alleged to have stashed away over eight billion dollars in Swiss banks, today said he is a victim of a political conspiracy.After visiting hospital ... Read more...

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ED arrests Hasan Ali, to be produced in court


March 8th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 8 (ANI): Hasan Ali, who is alleged to have stashed away over eight billion dollars in Swiss banks, was arrested late night by the Enforcement Directorate in Mumbai under the ... Read more...

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Black money case: Hasan Ali Khan detained by Enforcement Directorate


March 7th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Mar 7 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) detained stud farm owner Hasan Ali Khan, who is alleged to have stashed away over eight billion dollars in Swiss banks, for questioning here ... Read more...

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Hasan Ali gets IT tribunal notice in Black money case


March 4th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): The Income Tax Tribunal today issued a showcause notice to Pune-based stud farm owner Hasan Ali Khan, who is alleged to have stashed away over eight billion ... Read more...

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Sensex snaps 3-week losing streak, gains 483 points (Weekly market review)


February 19th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 19 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets rebounded nearly three percent in the weekly trade, snapping three consecutive weeks of losses, as inflation moderates and investors take ... Read more...

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Food inflation falls to nine-week low of 11.05 percent (Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) India's annual food inflation dropped to a nine-week low of 11.05 percent for the week ended Feb 5 as prices of essential items like pulses and ... Read more...

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Highlights of measures announced to control prices


January 13th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The government Thursday announced a slew of measures to control prices of essential commodities. Following are the highlights: -- State-run National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation (NAFED) and ... Read more...

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Onion traders call off strike, prices to dip in a week (Second Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The wholesale onion traders of the city called off their strike Wednesday and claimed, along with Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, that the bulb's prices would come under ... Read more...

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Peeved at raids, Delhi onion traders continue strike


January 12th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Wholesale onion traders in Delhi are peeved at being held responsible for the rising price of the commodity and have gone on indefinite strike, saying raids by ... Read more...

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Govt. taking all steps to check price rise: Mukherjee


January 9th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Jan 9 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday asserted that the Central Government is taking all necessary steps to check the price rise of essential commodities, and added ... Read more...

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Onion prices decline following raids on godowns in UP


January 8th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 8 (ANI): Retail prices of onions have fallen to Rs 5 -10 per kg in major metros across the country following raids by income tax officials in godowns ... Read more...

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Onion prices down to Rs.40/kg on Christmas eve


December 24th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Delhiites were in for a pleasant surprise on Christmas eve as onion prices were down to Rs.40 per kg Friday after having sky-rocketed to Rs.80 per kg ... Read more...

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Hoarders, crop damage to blame for high onion prices: Sharma


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The loss of one million tonnes of onion in Maharashtra, against India's annual production of 18 million tonnes, along with hoarding by some unscrupulous traders caused prices ... Read more...

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Onion prices will come down soon, says Sheila Dikshit


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday said the prices of onion will come down soon following a series of measures taken by the central and the city ... Read more...

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60 trucks of onions reach India from Pakistan


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Dec 22 (IANS) Sixty trucks packed with onions entered India Wednesday from Pakistan as traders stepped up imports amid soaring prices of onions in the country.After the arrival of the first ... Read more...

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Onion prices slide as export ban takes effect (Roundup)


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Onion prices, which ballooned to Rs.100 a kg in some parts of India, began sliding Wednesday as a ban on exports took effect and imports were allowed ... Read more...

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Onions now at Rs.37.5/kg after raids on hoarders: Minister


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) A crackdown on hoarders and black marketeers of onions was launched at the Azadpur wholesale market here Wednesday, resulting in instant rise in availability and fall in ... Read more...

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We’ll crackdown on hoarders and black marketers: Dikshit (Lead)


December 21st, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) With onion prices touching the sky, the Delhi government said Tuesday it will crack down on hoarders and black marketers of the commodity and was also expecting ... Read more...

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Dikshit to discuss onion prices crisis with officials


December 21st, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Worried over the sky-rocketing prices of onions, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit will Tuesday evening chair a high-level meeting to decide on ways to tackle the crisis.The ... Read more...

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1,000 Rats, Rescued from a ‘Hoarders’ House up for Adoption in CA


November 24th, 2010 - 1:40 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Close to one thousand rats are waiting for a family to adopt them in California after they were rescued from a home which was featured on the reality ... Read more...

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1,000 ‘rescued’ rats are up for adoption in California


November 23rd, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 1,000 rats that were rescued from a house have been put up for adoption. The rats were housed in a structure that was featured on ... Read more...

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Food prices should be brought down further: Sonia


November 2nd, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Expressing concern at rising prices, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said the prices of food items needed to be brought down further and the responsibility for doing ... Read more...

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‘Cat hoarding women put felines’ health at risk’


July 29th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 29 (ANI): Women are usually the ones who hoard cats, and even they have the animal's best interests at heart, they may be harming their health.According to Dr. Christiana ... Read more...

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Manipur facing acute fuel shortage


July 1st, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, July 1 (ANI): Manipur continues to suffer from fuel shortage.Although the economic blockade has been temporarily lifted, Manipur is still reeling from an acute shortage of petroleum products, LPG cylinders ... Read more...

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BJP calls pan-India strike against price rise July 5


June 29th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday gave a call for a nationwide shutdown July 5 to protest against the hike in prices of petroleum products and ... Read more...

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Inflation will be tamed, growth to top 9 percent: PM (Intro Roundup)


March 5th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) India will return to a high growth of over 9 percent and may eventually emerge as the fastest growing economy, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday. ... Read more...

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Inflation will be tamed, growth will top 9 percent: PM (Roundup)


March 5th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) India will return to a high growth path of over 9 percent by 2011-12 even as high prices remain a cause for worry for which all ... Read more...

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Rajnath Singh to lead anti-price rise rally


February 24th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 24 (IANS) Former Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh will lead an anti-price rise demonstration here Thursday instead of party chief Nitin Gadkari, officials said. Gadkari, who was earlier ... Read more...

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Price control, fighting terror priorities for Indian government


February 22nd, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil today assured that the government is doing its best to ensure that the prices of commodities are kept in check.Addressing the joint sitting ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh ministers cycle to protest rising prices


February 15th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 15 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and 11 ministers in his council Monday rode bicycles to protest the rising prices in the country. They held Congress-led central government ... Read more...

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