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No rollback of FDI in multi-brand retail: Congress


September 20th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Congress asserted Thursday it will go ahead with the latest economic reforms, especially foreign equity in multi-brand retail, despite stiff opposition to the UPA ... Read more...

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In Goa, people flock to Lord Ganesh, ignore shutdown


September 20th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) Lord Ganesh emerged the hero while the all-India shutdown called by the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the Left was virtual a zero here, as ... Read more...

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Shutdown evokes mixed response in Andhra (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) A nationwide shutdown called by the opposition to protest the government's economic measures evoked mixed response in Andhra Pradesh Thursday.Buses of the state-owned Andhra Pradesh State ... Read more...

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Shutdown impact on Andhra assembly


September 20th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The nation-wide shutdown had its impact on Andhra Pradesh state legislative assembly with the opposition parties forcing adjournment thrice since morning.Main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP), ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits trains and road traffic in Bihar


September 20th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) The bandh called by the opposition to protest hike in diesel price, cap on subsidised LPG cylinders and FDI in retail hit the railways and road ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits normal life in Andhra Pradesh


September 20th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The nation-wide shutdown called by the opposition to protest hike in diesel price, cap on subsidised LPG cylinders and FDI in retail, evoked near total response ... Read more...

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BJP to consult allies on demand for special session of parliament


September 19th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Demanding a rollback of the UPA's recent economic decisions, the BJP Wednesday said it was considering the demand for a special session of parliament over ... Read more...

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Assam warns officials over attendance Thursday


September 19th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 19 (IANS) Assam Wednesday warned of stern action against those government officials who do not report to their offices during the opposition sponsored nationwide shutdown Thursday over FDI ... Read more...

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No going back on quitting UPA: Mamata (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Giving firm indication that she was not ready for a compromise on her decision to quit the UPA government, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Wednesday stuck ... Read more...

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We hope Mamata will review her decision: Bengal Congress


September 18th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Terming West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's decision to withdraw support to the UPA-II government as "unfortunate", West Bengal Pradesh Congress president Pradip Bhattacharjee Tuesday expressed ... Read more...

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Delhi’s poor to get 3 more subsidised LPG cylinders


September 17th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) In a breather for economically weaker families, the Delhi government Monday announced that it would provide three more subsidised cooking gas cylinders to over 3.5 ... Read more...

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Northeast facing acute cooking gas shortage


September 14th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 14 (IANS) Northeast India is facing a severe shortage of cooking gas since April after production in four Indian Oil refineries in Assam was hit.Tripura Food and Civil ... 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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Hike likely in diesel, LPG, kerosene prices


September 5th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The oil ministry has moved a cabinet note seeking a hike in diesel, cooking gas and kerosene prices and limiting supply of subsidised cooking gas ... Read more...

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No cap on number of LPG cylinders to affluent


August 17th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) There will be no cap on the number of subsidised liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders provided to the affluent in the country, the government has ... Read more...

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Government may reduce subsidised LPG cylinders to rich


July 18th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) The central government is mulling reducing the subsidy on cooking gas by limiting supply of LPG cylinders to those who do not belong to the economically ... Read more...

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Northeastern India hit by cooking gas crisis


May 26th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizwal, May 26 (IANS) Northeastern states of the country have been facing a severe crisis of cooking gas after the production was hit in the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)-owned ... Read more...

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16 die in Uttar Pradesh bus tragedy (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 19 (IANS) At least 16 people returning from a religious congregation were killed and over a dozen injured when a private bus in which they were travelling rammed ... Read more...

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Assam party moves rights panel over power crisis


May 11th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 11 (IANS) Amid protests against the severe power cuts across the state for over a week, Assam's regional political party Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) has sought the intervention ... Read more...

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New device helps prevent LPG cylinder leakage


April 17th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 17 (IANS) A device that claims to help prevent leakage of combustible gas from domestic LPG cylinders has hit the markets.Developed by Gas Safe India, the excess-flow and ... Read more...

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Kerala prisons to go green


April 11th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 11 (IANS) In what is being billed as a pioneering initiative, all 52 jails in Kerala will now go green with the state government undertaking a Rs.25.50 crore ... Read more...

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Fire at Lucknow hotel, no casualties


March 5th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 5 (IANS) A major fire broke out in a three-star hotel here Monday, badly damaging its top floor before it was extinguished after a tough two-hour battle, ... Read more...

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Indian Oil Corporation’s Q3 net profit up 52.2 percent


February 13th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) State-owned Indian Oil Corporation Monday reported an increase of 52.2 percent in its net profit for the quarter ended Dec 31, 2011 at Rs.2,488.44 crore ... Read more...

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Jammu-Srinagar highway opened again to traffic (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 17 (IANS) After a three-day-long closure due to heavy snowfall, the strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway was re-opened to one-way traffic, a Border Roads Organisation (BRO) official told IANS.Brigadier ... Read more...

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LPG shortage hits Kashmir as snowfall continues


January 16th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 16 (IANS) As moderate to heavy snowfall continued in the Kashmir Valley for the second consecutive day Monday, locals and tourists are now complaining about the scarcity of ... Read more...

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Thousand quintals of wood used in Himachal winters


December 30th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 30 (IANS) Thousands of quintals of fuel wood is going into flames every year in Himachal Pradesh households and working places to keep the winter chill away. This ... Read more...

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Ministerial meet to discuss LPG supply, price deferred


September 16th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A ministerial meeting scheduled for Friday to consider limiting supply of and a hike in the price of cooking gas cylinders was deferred indefinitely ... Read more...

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Diesel slightly cheaper in Delhi (Lead)


June 27th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday announced a marginal decrease in diesel prices while cooking gas cylinders will be cheaper for the poor, who will only have ... Read more...

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Haryana waives VAT on kerosene


June 26th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 26 (IANS) Marginally lessening the burden on the people of Haryana from the recent hike in kerosene prices, the state government Sunday waived the value added tax ... Read more...

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BJP protests fuel price hike in Delhi, demands rollback (Lead)


June 25th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) held a demonstration here Saturday against the hike in the prices of diesel, kerosene and cooking gas, and demanded ... Read more...

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LPG distributors threaten shutdown over backlog


May 27th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 27 (IANS) LPG distributors in the country's northwest region have threatened a shutdown if public sector oil companies do not take immediate steps to clear the backlog of ... Read more...

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10 injured in Uttar Pradesh clash


April 11th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), April 11 (IANS) At least 10 people were seriosuly injured Monday following a communal clash in an Uttar Pradesh town over a trivial dispute, police said.Tension gripped ... Read more...

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Karnataka woman minister claims threat by cooking gas mafia


February 2nd, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 2 (IANS) Karnataka's lone woman minister Shobha Karandlaje Wednesday claimed she had received a call that she will "meet the same fate as Yashwant Sonawane" for trying to streamline the ... Read more...

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Snow blocks Srinagar highway, all flights cancelled (Lead)


December 30th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 30 (IANS) Heavy snowfall and inclement weather Thursday cut off the Valley from the outside world as the Srinagar-Jammu highway remained closed and all flights to and from Srinagar were ... Read more...

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Shortage of LPG in Shimla results in deforestation


December 4th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemant ChauhanShimla, Dec.4 (ANI): Shortage of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) has compelled villagers in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district to use the traditional methods of cooking, which is resulting in deforestation across ... Read more...

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