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Reduce petrol price hike burden, Congress tells government

May 24th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Facing flak both from allies like the Trinamool Congress and the DMK as well as the opposition for hiking petrol price, the Congress Thursday said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Lottery fever hits as ‘Mega Millions’ jackpot reaches $540 million

March 30th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The jackpot for Friday's Mega Millions drawing increased to $540 million on Thursday, an increase of $40 million compared to a day earlier as millions across the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Jaguar to launch limited edition supercar

May 6th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) The iconic Jaguar will soon launch C-X75, a hybrid supercar, priced in the range of British 700,000 pounds plus local taxes, an official said here Friday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

First landing on 34-year-old UFO airport in France

September 6th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 6 (ANI): After as many as 34 years, a village in France that built the country's only council-funded UFO landing pad has received its first craft.Ares, near Bordeaux, southwestern France, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Weak monsoon not cause of worry: Pawar

July 16th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jul 16 (ANI): Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar today said that weak monsoon showers in contrast to forecast of good rains will not significantly hurt crop output in India.Pawar said this ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Jaipal Reddy seeks zero excise duty on public buses

June 29th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Urban Development Minister Jaipal Reddy Monday asked the finance ministry to remove excise tax on public buses and said the government will introduce 15,220 new buses in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Varanasi carpet industry hopes for budget sops

June 29th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, June 29 (ANI): Carpet traders and weavers in Uttar Pradesh are hoping that the forthcoming annual budget will offer some sops to them.Traders and weavers in the state's Bhadohi district, which ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India’s zero import duty ruins Nepal’s ghee industry

May 13th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by admin
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 13 (IANS) Nepal's ghee industry, largely dependent on its giant neighbour India for its market, is on the verge of closure after the Indian government slashed the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |