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Delhi to become kerosene-free city


August 20th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Delhi is set to become the first kerosene-free city with the government launching a scheme Tuesday under which 350,000 families using kerosene oil will get ... Read more...

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Cooking gas connections for 350,000 families in Delhi: Dikshit


June 20th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Over 350,000 lakh families in the capital are set to switch from kerosene oil to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Wednesday."The ... Read more...

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Abhay’s skin show in ‘Shanghai’


June 4th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Abhay Deol has dared to bare his torso in Dibakar Banerjee's "Shanghai" a la Ranbir Kapoor's in "Saawariya". If the latter wore a towel, ... Read more...

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Woman sets herself on fire in Delhi


April 30th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) A 26-year-old woman set herself on fire after an argument with a man who was harassing her with obscene phone calls, police said Monday.Rajwati, a ... Read more...

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Fuel prices hiked in Pakistan


April 1st, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) The Pakistan government has announced a hike in fuel prices.The price of petrol was raised by Rs.8.02 to Rs.105.68 a litre while that of diesel by ... Read more...

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No access to toilets for half of Jammu and Kashmir households


March 28th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 28 (IANS) Almost half of Jammu and Kashmir's two million households don't have access to toilets and only 900,000 have water taps in their homes, revealed figures released ... Read more...

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Union budget a gross disappointment, says SP


March 17th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 16 (IANS) Amidst fresh attempts by the Congress to keep the Samajwadi Party (SP) in good humour, the latter launched a scathing attack on the UPA II ... Read more...

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Jharkhand budget for 2012-13 pegged at Rs.37,113 crore


March 15th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 15 (IANS) Jharkhand Deputy Chief Minister Hemant Soren Thursday tabled a Rs.37,113 crore budget for the 2012-2013 financial year in the state assembly, focussing on economic and ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway open for one-way traffic


January 22nd, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu highway will remain open for one-way traffic Sunday, but only trucks and government-run buses will move from the summer capital to the winter capital.Inspector ... Read more...

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One-way traffic likely on Srinagar-Jammu highway


January 20th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 20 (IANS) One-way traffic is likely to be restored Friday afternoon on the Srinagar-Jammu highway that has been closed for the last two days due to snowfall in ... Read more...

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Snowfall again closes Srinagar-Jammu highway (With Images)


January 19th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 19 (IANS) Snowfall Thursday again halted commuting on the Srinagar-Jammu highway but one-way traffic is likely to be restored during the day."Snow has accumulated on the highway in ... Read more...

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Jammu-Srinagar highway re-opens for one-way traffic


January 19th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) The over 300-km long Jammu-Srinagar national highway was thrown open for one-way traffic towards Srinagar even as the Kashmir Valley received fresh snowfall Wednesday evening, the ... Read more...

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Jammu-Srinagar highway re-opens for one-way traffic (With Images)


January 19th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) The over 300-km long Jammu-Srinagar national highway was thrown open for one-way traffic towards Srinagar even as the Kashmir Valley received fresh snowfall Wednesday evening, the ... Read more...

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Severe cold wave in Kashmir


January 18th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) After three days of snowfall, severe cold wave conditions returned to Kashmir Wednesday with this summer capital reporting a minimum temperature of minus 1.4 degrees ... Read more...

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Kashmir cut off for third day, snowfall stops (With Images)


January 17th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 17 (IANS) The Kashmir Valley remained cut off from the rest of the country for the third day Tuesday even as snowfall has stopped here after 60 hours.The ... Read more...

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Soz asks Congress ministers to assist snow-hit valley


January 16th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir state Congress chief Saif-ud-din Soz Monday wrote to the party's ministers from Kashmir, asking them to visit the valley "to give a helping ... Read more...

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Rs.64,900 crore under-recovery in 15 days for oil marketing firms


November 16th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The government-run oil marketing companies suffered a loss of Rs.64,900 crore as under-recoveries during the first 15 days of this month due to selling diesel, ... Read more...

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Woman hanged, beaten, burnt on pyre


October 24th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 24 (IANS) A married woman who tried to elope with her Dalit lover met a gruesome death when her husband and in-laws tried to hang her, set her ... Read more...

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‘Superstitious’ woman burns herself, two daughters alive


October 5th, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) A "superstitious" woman set afire her two daughters before setting herself on fire in an attempt at exorcism, police said Tuesday. All the three succumbed ... Read more...

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Minor set afire on charges of theft


August 1st, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 1 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy was allegedly set afire by three people in Uttar Pradesh's Chanduali district on charges of theft, police said Monday. While the boy is ... Read more...

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Orissa waives tax on cooking gas, kerosene


June 29th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 28 (IANS) Orissa Tuesday waved the value added tax (VAT) on cooking gas and kerosene, providing marginal relief to the people after their prices were hiked. A cooking ... Read more...

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EGoM meeting on fuel price hike begins


June 24th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The ministerial panel to consider a fuel price hike began its meeting here Friday evening.The empowered group of ministers (eGoM), headed by Finance Minister ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up school building in Bihar


March 27th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Barachatti (Bihar), Mar.27 (ANI): A group of around 50 Maoists belonging to the Bhakpa group blew up a school building in the Maoist infested Barachatti block of the Gaya District in Bihar ... Read more...

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Women critically injured after immolation attempt


March 20th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Depressed over prolonged illness, a 45-year-old woman tried to immolate herself here Sunday morning, police said. Suffering 80 percent burns, she is being treated at ... Read more...

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Delhi residents to get UID numbers by October


March 11th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) The Delhi government is gearing up to complete the exercise of giving out the "Aadhar" numbers by October this year, with poor families set to ... Read more...

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Budget signals major subsidy reform on fertilizers, kerosene (Lead)


February 28th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) In a major reform move, Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday announced direct cash transfers for the poor by March 2012, instead of the present subsidy method ... Read more...

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Maoists attack road construction workers in Jharkhand


January 16th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Lohardagga (Jharkhand), Jan 16 (ANI): Throwing a spanner in the works for developmental activities in the region, Maoist ultras attacked road construction workers in Jharkhand's Lohardagga District on Saturday.Ram Gulab Sharma, Sub-Divisional ... Read more...

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25 injured as shop catches fires in Uttar Pradesh


December 16th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 16 (IANS) Twenty-five people received burn injuries when a massive fire broke out in a commercial establishment where kerosene and diesel were being sold illegally in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich town, ... Read more...

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Lalu, Paswan release joint election manifesto for Bihar Assembly polls


October 12th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Oct 12 (ANI): Former Bihar Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav released the joint election manifesto along with Lok Janashakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas ... Read more...

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Hang bride burners: Supreme Court,


October 9th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Unless all those who burn their wives are hanged, the barbaric crime would not stop, the Supreme Court has said."This (bride burning) is barbaric and wild animal ... Read more...

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Sacked scavenger tries self-immolation in Coimbatore


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Jehovah GCoimbatore, Sep 2 (ANI): A scavenger has tried to commit self-immolation to protest against the local administration of Vadavalli town near Coimbatore.The local administration had terminated his and 19 ... Read more...

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Opposition calls all-India strike July 5


June 29th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The Left parties, AIADMK, Telugu Desam Party, Samajwadi Party, Biju Janata Dal (BJD), Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) and the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) Tuesday called for a ... Read more...

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petrol decontrol positive for oil companies: Crisil


June 28th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Credit rating agency Crisil said the decontrol of petrol price will positively impact the financial risk profiles of oil marketing companies. However, given the sizeable under-recoveries that still ... Read more...

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Blockade: Centre summons Nagaland, Manipur chief secretaries for meeting


June 15th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): Union Home Secretary G K Pillai has summoned the chief secretaries of Nagaland and Manipur to Delhi for emergency talks related to the ongoing Naga students ... Read more...

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Police-public meet organized for cordial relations in Maoist infested Jharkhand village


June 8th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by ANI
Gumla (Jharkhand), June 8 (ANI): As part of its endeavour to develop cordial relations with the local people in Maoist infested areas, the police are taking several measures in villages of Jharkhand's ... Read more...

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