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Traders to beseech Lord Ganesha against FDI in retail


September 18th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 18 (IANS) Even as political parties oppose the UPA government's decision to allow 51 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, a group of traders here ... Read more...

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Protests erupt in J&K; against anti-Islam video (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) Spontaneous protests erupted in Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley Tuesday as a strike called against an anti-Islam video affected normal life with markets, ... Read more...

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Kashmir shuts to protest anti-Islam video


September 18th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) A protest shutdown over a US-made anti-Islam video, called by local traders, transporters and some religious organizations, affected normal life here and other places in the ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad traders protest police inaction, shut shops


August 11th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad Aug 11 (IANS) Shopkeepers here downed shutters Saturday to protest police cases lodged against them and presented a memorandum to the senior superintendent of police (SSP) to withdraw ... Read more...

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Gogoi bats for FDI in multi-brand retail sector


June 9th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 9 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Saturday called for foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail sector and said the states willing to implement it should ... Read more...

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Union home secretary in Kashmir, meets Omar


May 16th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 16 (IANS) Union Home Secretary R.K. Singh Thursday discussed the prevailing law and order situation in Jammu and Kashmir with Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, an official statement said ... Read more...

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Two Indian traders to reach Shanghai soon: Krishna


January 4th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The two Indian businessmen tortured and held by locals in Yiwu in China will be reaching Shanghai late Wednesday, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said ... Read more...

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Chinese envoy meets Krishna on Indian traders plight


January 4th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Chinese envoy Zhang Yan Wednesday met External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna and assured him about the safety of two Indian businessmen who were tortured and ... Read more...

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After drought, bumper paddy crop cheers Bihar farmers


December 12th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 12 (IANS) Ramesh Singh and Satender Yadav are in a relaxed frame of mind these days. After two years of successive drought, a bumper paddy crop this ... Read more...

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SP workers clash with police during FDI protests


December 1st, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 1 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) activists Thursday clashed with the police and were baton charged in this Uttar Pradesh capital while protesting the central government decision to allow ... Read more...

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Chanting Gayatri Mantra, lakhs throng Haridwar


November 7th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar, Nov 7 (IANS) With tens of thousands of people thronging Haridwar, the Hindu holy town has been enveloped by a sea of radiant yellow - the colour worn by ... Read more...

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Geelani demands release of prisoners before Eid


August 19th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) Hardline Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Friday threatened another stir if the arrested political prisoners and youth were not released by the government before Eid.Geelani, ... Read more...

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Traders’ strike affects Kashmir Valley


August 9th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) Life across Kashmir Valley was adversely affected Tuesday by a strike called by local traders and transporters against increase in taxes charged from them by the ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Bodh Gaya against anti-encroachment drive


August 8th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bodh Gaya (Bihar), Aug 8 (IANS) A total shutdown was observed in this Bihar town, known as the birthplace of Buddhism, Monday to protest the district administration's anti-encroachment drive.People, ... Read more...

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Poor paddy procurement adds to Bihar farmers’ woes


February 18th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Feb 18 (IANS) Surinder Mahato is a worried man. A small farmer on the outskirts of Bihar's capital Patna, he laboured throughout last year's drought to ensure that his ... Read more...

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Bangladesh, India to set up border bazaars


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 22 (IANS) Bangladesh and India are working to set up a number of haats - or local markets - along the border as a way of easing access for local ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM assures Indians to resolve problems


November 1st, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Klang (Malaysia), Nov 1 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has said that his government would continue to pay "serious attention" to problems faced by the ethnic Indian community.His assurance ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad businessman killed


October 23rd, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Oct 23 (IANS) A businessman, who ran five jewellery shops, was kidnapped and later killed by three people Saturday in Kavinagar area here, police said.Three people forcibly entered the vehicle driven ... Read more...

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Lahore blasts: Strategy in Data Darbar bombing was similar


September 2nd, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Lahore, Sep 2 (IANS) Investigators in Pakistan were Thursday examining the similarities between the powerful triple blasts targeting a Shia procession near Karbala Gamay Shah here a day earlier and ... Read more...

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New land port opens in Bangladesh


August 13th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 13 (IANS) Bangladesh Friday opened a new land port at Akhaura in Brahmanbaria district that helps it connect with India's Agartala city. With the ceremonial opening of the new port, Bangladesh ... Read more...

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Robbers snatch Rs.10 lakh from petrol pump employees


July 19th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 19 (IANS) Four motorcycle-borne robbers looted Rs.10 lakh from two petrol pump employees who were on their way to deposit the cash at a bank in Garh Mukteswar in Ghaziabad ... Read more...

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Iran seals ‘zero point’ border with Pak following mosque suicide attack


July 19th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, July 19(ANI): Trade activities between Pakistan and Iran have been suspended after the latter closed the 'zero-point' in Taftan border because of the July 15 suicide attack in Zahedan.At least ... Read more...

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Dhaka, Delhi move for closer economic ties


July 15th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka/Sylhet, July 15 (IANS) Businessmen from Bangladesh and India have agreed on joint measures to promote closer economic ties that are mutually beneficial and curb illegal trade by focusing on India's ... Read more...

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Himachal apples arrive in markets


June 28th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 28 (IANS) Early varieties of apples of Himachal Pradesh have arrived in the market, attracting buyers from across the country. "The season has started well. The demand is high and ... Read more...

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Border youth await Pakistanti pigeons’ arrival


June 4th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
Daoke (Indo Pak Border), June 4 (ANI): Even as any intruder from the Pakistani side of border has to face the security forces, it is the Pakistani pigeons that bring a big ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak talks spur hopes of peace among Samjhauta Express passengers


February 8th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAttari, Feb. 8 (ANI): The report that representatives of India and Pakistan may soon engage in talks has been welcomed by many in India and Pakistan.The hope of ... Read more...

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Maoists threaten poor villagers against organising weekly markets


January 16th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by ANI
Palamau, (Jharkhand), Jan 16 (ANI): Maoists in Jharkhand's Palamau district have threatened villagers not to hold weekly markets so as to prevent any kind of supply to security forces.The villages under the ... Read more...

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Maoists kill two traders in Orissa


January 11th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneshwar, Jan 11 (ANI): The banned Communist Party of India (Maoist) cadres killed two local traders in Katulpeta village in Korapat District of Orissa on Monday late evening.The Katulpeta village is about ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama urges Maoists to shun violence (Lead)


January 11th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 11 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Monday urged Maoists to shun violence and stressed that solutions to problems could not be reached through violent means. "As I have mentioned ... Read more...

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Suspected Maoists kill two traders in Orissa


January 11th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 11 (IANS) Suspected Maoist guerrillas killed two local traders in a village in Orissa's Koraput district early Monday, police said. The incident took place in Katulpeta village under Bandhugaon police station ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall, a boon for tourism in Himachal Pradesh


December 15th, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by ANI
Kufri (Himachal Pradesh), Dec 15(ANI): Thousands of tourists are converging at Kufri near Himachal Pradesh's Shimla to witness the heavy snowfall that heralds a fortune for the tourism sector in the region.Kufri ... Read more...

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UAE hosts First Exporters Forum


November 8th, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 8 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is hosting the First Exporters Forum here Nov 9, WAM news agency reported Sunday. The forum brings together heads of Dubai government ... Read more...

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Is the Taliban winning in Pakistan?


October 31st, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Nadeem Sarwar Peshawar, Oct 31 (DPA) For Rubina Ajmal, life has come to a standstill since Wednesday's car bombing that targeted women buying clothes, bangles and cosmetics in a crowded market ... Read more...

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Cross-LOC trade completes one year


October 21st, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) Trade across the line of control (LOC) in divided Kashmir completed one year Wednesday, with traders from the two sides celebrating the "anniversary". The trans-LOC trade was flagged off ... Read more...

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Protest against Zardari spreads in Pakistan


March 7th, 2009 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 6 (DPA) Businesses remained closed and thousands held protest rallies against President Asif Ali Zardari in Pakistan's largest province of Punjab Friday. Thousands of people thronged in Lahore, the provincial capital ... Read more...

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