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Trust says it respects Sai Baba’s will


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 3 (IANS) A day after the will of spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba surfaced, the trust managing his vast empire said it would respect its provisions and would ... Read more...

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Bengal lacks democratic atmosphere, violence still on: Congress


July 16th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) Lashing out at the Trinamool Congress-led government for alleged failure in controlling violence across West Bengal, state Congress president Pradip Bhattacharjee Monday said that ... Read more...

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West Bengal should withdraw power tariff hike: Congress


July 10th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) West Bengal Congress Tuesday demanded a roll back of the "steep hike" in electricity tariffs in the state and threatened to launch an agitation."The powers ... Read more...

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MTS launches 30 paise plan for calls


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Sistema Shyam Teleservices Limited (SSTL), which operates its services under brand name MTS, Wednesday rated all its tariffs, including roaming services and international calls, at ... Read more...

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Ranbir imitates Kareena! (IIFA Rocks diary)


June 9th, 2012 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 9 (IANS) Actor Ranbir Kapoor was in for a surprise when hosts Ayushmann Khurrana and Chitrangada Singh asked him to imitate his family members, including actress Kareena ... Read more...

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Airtel slashes 3G data tariff by 70 percent


May 17th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel Thursday slashed 3G data tariff by up to 70 percent in order to drive demand."Volume based browsing rate on 3G ... Read more...

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Vodafone hikes call tariff for post-paid customers in Mumbai by 20 percent


May 1st, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Vodafone India Tuesday hiked its post-paid tariffs by 20 percent to 1.2 paise per second in the Mumbai circle."Vodafone had hiked its call tariffs for ... Read more...

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A white ribbon flutters towards safe motherhood in Rajasthan (With Images)


April 29th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, April 29 (IANS) Will the baby live? Will the mother survive childbirth? Not very long ago, it was left to fate to decide how a pregnant woman and her ... Read more...

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Idea Cellular quarterly net profit falls 13 percent


April 26th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Telecom service provider Idea Cellular Thursday reported a 13 percent decline in net profit for the quarter ended March 31 at Rs.238.98 crore owing to higher ... Read more...

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Debt drives three more Vidarbha farmers to suicide (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, April 20 (IANS) Driven to desperation in the face of rising poverty and falling cotton prices, three more debt-ridden farmers in Maharashtra's Vidarbha region have ended their lives, an ... Read more...

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Operators must offer calls at 1 paisa per second plan: TRAI


April 20th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Friday asked all service providers to ensure that they offer their customers a tariff plan of one ... Read more...

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Three Vidarbha farmers end life


April 20th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, April 20 (IANS) Three debt-ridden cotton farmers have ended their lives in the Vidarbha region since Thursday, an activist said Friday.Gajanan Thorat of Garmmahsal in Washim district, Kamalabai Chavan ... Read more...

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Tripura gives 12 percent subsidy on power tariff


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 3 (IANS) With an eye on next year's assembly polls, Tripura's Left Front government Tuesday announced a 12 percent subsidy on a 17 percent power tariff hike ... Read more...

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Ensure transparency in tariff ads, TRAI tells operators


March 26th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The telecom regulator Monday directed all service providers to ensure that their tariff advertisements are transparent and should not mislead consumers.The Telecom Regulatory Authority of ... Read more...

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‘Assam losing revenue as Bodo tea growers sell to Bengal’


March 25th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 25 (IANS) Small tea growers in the four Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD) in Assam are forced to sell their green leaves to markets in neighbouring West Bengal ... Read more...

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Revenue loss for Assam as Bodo area tea goes to Bengal


March 24th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 24 (IANS) The Assam government has been losing a huge sum of revenue as tea growers in the four Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD), on the north bank ... Read more...

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Rail budget directionless, anti-people: BJP


March 14th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The railway budget was directionless, anti-people and lacked effective measures to step up security, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Wednesday."It is a directionless ... Read more...

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Railway budget disappointing: Nitish Kumar


March 14th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The railway budget for 2012-13 presented in parliament Wednesday does not adequately address safety issues and is disappointing, Bihar Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said."The ... Read more...

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Indian Railways to increase fares after 8 years


March 14th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Indian Railways will increase passenger fares by upto 30 paisa per km in 2012-13, Railways Minister Dinesh Trivedi said Wednesday.This will be the first increase ... Read more...

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No let up in Congress-Trinamool war of words (Newsletter from Bengal)


February 11th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) The Congress and Trinamool Congress have again chosen to stay on the collision path over the release of central funds for the cash-strapped West Bengal ... Read more...

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MTS launches zero paisa plan to retain customers


February 9th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) In the wake of older players attempting to lure the subscribers of telecom firms affected by the cancellation of 2G licenses, Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited ... Read more...

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Singhvi takes on Amit Mitra over central funds for Bengal


February 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 8 (IANS) Firing a fresh salvo in the latest standoff with the Trinamool Congress over central assistance for West Bengal, the Congress Wednesday accused the state government ... Read more...

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Not got a single paisa in relief from central government: Bengal


February 6th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Rejecting Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi's claim that the Mamata Banerjee-led dispensation has been given about Rs.8,000 crore aid in its first few months in ... Read more...

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Pakistan may hike petrol price


January 28th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Pakistan may increase prices of petroleum products Jan 31, a media report said.The price rise is expected between Rs.3 to Rs.6 per litre.An official said that ... Read more...

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Aruna Irani, Pyarelal to get lifetime achievement award


January 21st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Veteran music composer Pyarelal of composer duo Laxmikant-Pyarelal and actress Aruna Irani will be conferred the lifetime achievement award at the 57th Idea Filmfare Awards ... Read more...

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Rohit Shetty, a charmer (With Images)


January 11th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Young girls usually swoon over actors, but Rohit Shetty is one rare director who has floored a female contestant of UTV Bindass' "Big Switch 3" ... Read more...

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CNG prices raised up to Rs.2 a kg in NCR (Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The price of compressed natural gas (CNG) will go up by Rs.1.75 a kg in Delhi and by Rs.2 in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad ... Read more...

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Meeting Obama filled me with pride: Mallika Sherawat


December 14th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Mallika Sherawat, who has been spotted with Hollywood celebrities like Sharon Stone, Zoe Saldana and Jake Gyllenhaal, says her most memorable so far has been ... Read more...

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KBC winner awaits Rs.5 crore, Big B says cheque ready


December 13th, 2011 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Bihar's Sushil Kumar, who made headlines when he became the first contestant to win Rs.5 crore on "Kaun Banega Crorepati 5", hasn't received his prize ... Read more...

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Fuel price hike has come as a shock: Pakistani daily


December 2nd, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) The hike in fuel prices has come as a shock for the people of Pakistan, a newspaper said Friday, adding that it was "hard to fathom ... Read more...

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Pakistan may bring down petrol price


October 25th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Pakistan is expected to bring down petrol price next month.The petrol price is likely to go down by Rs.4 per litre next month and that of ... Read more...

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Reliance Communications hikes call tariffs by 20 percent


August 14th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Reliance Communications, a part of the Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group, has increased call tarrifs for its CDMA and GSM connections by 20 percent in selected ... Read more...

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No hike in tariff: MTNL


August 3rd, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) State-owned Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) Wednesday said it will not raise its call rates even though leading telecom operators hiked their tariffs last week."In ... Read more...

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Iodised salt for Jharkhand poor at 50p a kg


July 31st, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 31 (IANS) Iodised salt would be provided at a subsidised rate of 50 paisa per kg for 35 lakh poor families in Jharkhand, Chief Minister Arjun Munda announced ... Read more...

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Nileema Mishra to donate Magsaysay prize money


July 27th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jalgaon (Maharashtra), July 27 (IANS) Nileema Mishra, one of the Magsaysay Award winners this year, has decided to donate the entire prize money to her rural microcredit project, her ... Read more...

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