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‘Bharat Bandh’ passes off peacefully in Rajasthan (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) Barring sporadic incidents of minor scuffles and violence, the Bharat Bandh called by various opposition parties and traders passed off peacefully in Rajasthan Thursday, police said.The ... Read more...

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Shutdown widespread in Rajasthan


September 20th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and other parties witnessed widespread response in Rajasthan Thursday with traders associations extending support to it.Markets, ... Read more...

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Odisha protests over petrol price hike


May 24th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 24 (IANS) Protests and demonstrations were organised in various parts of Odisha Thursday against the hike in petrol prices by an unprecedented over Rs.7 a litre by ... Read more...

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Azam refuses to call ceasefire with Bukhari


April 10th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 9 (IANS) Even as Samajwadi Party (SP) president Mulayam Singh Yadav flew to New Delhi Monday where he is likely to meet an upset Imam Bukhari of ... Read more...

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Goa plans mechanism to deter petrol smugglers


April 9th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 9 (IANS) Goa will soon start monitoring petrol pumps located on its borders to deter "petrol smugglers" from spiriting away hundreds of litres of cheap petrol, Chief ... Read more...

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Petrol prices in Goa plunge


April 2nd, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 2 (IANS) Petrol prices in Goa have dropped down to Rs.54.96 since Monday, the cheapest in the country, an official said.Long queues were witnessed at most petrol ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh shutdown against hiked excise duty on gold


March 30th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 30 (IANS) A daylong shutdown Friday, called by gold traders and backed by various trade bodies, against the central government's decision of hiking excise duty on gold ... Read more...

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‘Jealous woman architect plotted Shehla Masood murder’


March 4th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 4 (IANS) The CBI probe into Madhya Pradesh RTI activist Shehla Masood's murder has hinted at arrested woman architect Zahida Parvez being the brain behind the killing ... Read more...

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An earthquake in Delhi? No, just a drill


February 15th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) AIIMS Metro Station, 11.30 a.m. Wednesday. An ear-piercing siren shatters the morning buzz at the busy south Delhi station and many people fall to the ... Read more...

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Mock disaster drill held in Delhi, will show loopholes: NDMA


February 15th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The mega mock drill on disaster preparedness in the national capital Wednesday is aimed at creating awareness and finding loopholes, says National Disaster Management Authority ... Read more...

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Delhi readies for mass drill to test disaster preparedness


February 15th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) How will the capital react in the event of a high intensity earthquake? The test would be on in hundreds of locations across Delhi Wednesday ... Read more...

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No helmet, no petrol in Ranchi


January 31st, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 31 (IANS) If you drive into a Ranchi petrol station on your two-wheeler without a helmet, be prepared to be refused fuel.To ensure the safety of bikers, the ... Read more...

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Haryana wants all businesses registered by Jan 31


January 16th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 16 (IANS) From tyre puncture repair shops to halwais (sweets shops) to mobile shops and hotels, everyone running commercial establishments in Haryana will have to get themselves registered ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh officer owns Rs.6 crore illegal property


November 26th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 26 (IANS) Searches at the houses of a Chhattisgarh government official and of his bank locker have revealed that he has illegally amassed property to the tune ... Read more...

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Prices soar in blockade-hit Manipur


October 23rd, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Oct 23 (IANS) The economic blockade in Manipur demanding a separate district entered the 84th day Sunday, even as it has led to sky rocketing prices of various ... Read more...

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Road blockade hits life in Manipur


September 19th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 19 (IANS) Prices of essentials have shot up two to three times in Manipur as a 50-day-old protest road blockade of crucial national highways in the state ... Read more...

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Petrol pumps in Chhattisgarh shut down to protest hike


September 18th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 18 (IANS) Petrol pumps across Chhattisgarh shut down Sunday, in response to the call of the youth wing of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to protest ... Read more...

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Vehicle owners aghast at another petrol price hike


September 15th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Vehicle owners in the national capital were Thursday left aghast as oil firms effected yet another hike in petrol prices by more than ... Read more...

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Government unveils anti-graft steps, to set up fast-track courts


September 15th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Weeks after activist Anna Hazare's fast for a stronger anti-graft law grabbed national attention, the government Wednesday unveiled a host of steps to curb ... Read more...

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Traders down shutters to support Hazare


August 27th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 27 (IANS) Traders in parts of Uttar Pradesh downed their shutters Saturday to support Anna Hazare whose fast for a strong anti-corruption bill has entered the 12th ... Read more...

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Pipeline sealed to quell naphtha leak in Goa


August 23rd, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 22 (IANS) Long queues stretched before several petrol pumps here Monday following reports of petroleum shortage after a pipeline was sealed to quell a fire caused by a ... Read more...

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Delhi to get a million trees


July 18th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) After registering a 10-fold increase in green cover since 1997, the Delhi government is launching a campaign to plant a million trees.According to Delhi government ... Read more...

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Running short, Himachal borrows condoms from Punjab


July 13th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 13 (IANS) For six months, Himachal Pradesh has had no condom in its stocks meant for free distribution among AIDS high-risk groups and for ensuring birth control. So, ... Read more...

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Urgent steps needed to deal with petrol shortage: Pakistan paper


June 9th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) The Pakistan government must take urgent steps to deal with the petrol shortage in the country, a Pakistani paper said Thursday, urging it to rein ... Read more...

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Shutdown in Chhattisgarh against Ramdev’s eviction


June 8th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 8 (IANS) Normal life was hit Wednesday in urban areas across Chhattisgarh with offices remaining closed and petrol vends shutting down to protest a police crackdown ... Read more...

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No helmet, no fuel for Srinagar two-wheeler riders


June 8th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 8 (IANS) This has been tried elsewhere in the country, but for the first time in this summer capital city of Jammu and Kashmir petrol vends would not ... Read more...

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No helmet, no petrol in this Uttar Pradesh district


April 11th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Farrukhabad (Uttar Pradesh), April 11 (IANS) In the first such road safety promotion initiative in Uttar Pradesh, two-wheeler riders of this district will be denied fuel at petrol vends if ... Read more...

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IOC’s AutoGas to be available in Himachal by July


March 18th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 18 (IANS) Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOC) will set up LPG dispensing stations in Himachal Pradesh by July this year, a minister said Friday. These will sell automotive ... Read more...

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Entry of NATO oil tankers banned in Peshawar in view of increasing attacks


March 17th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar 17(ANI): The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government has banned the entry of tankers carrying oil for Afghanistan-bound NATO forces in Peshawar.Official sources said that the terminals of these tankers have also been ... Read more...

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Gas line damage leaves Mumbai commuters on road


March 15th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Commuters in Mumbai had a hard time reaching their workplaces Tuesday as the supply of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) in the city was hit after a ... Read more...

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Petrol stations near homes carry cancer risk


February 6th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Petrol stations seem to increase cancer risk, especially those situated within 100 metres of residential areas, says a study. Marta Doval, a researcher at the University of Murcia ... Read more...

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Petrol stations contaminate their immediate surroundings


February 5th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 05 (ANI): Scientists have examined the effects of contamination at petrol stations that is potentially harmful to health, which can be noted in buildings less than 100 metres from the ... Read more...

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Maharashtra urges people to tip off police on adulteration


January 28th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) As the crackdown on adulteration mafia continued in various parts of Maharashtra Friday, top leaders appealed to the people to come forward and tip off the government ... Read more...

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Partial response to Sena-BJP Pune shutdown call (Lead)


December 28th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Dec 28 (IANS) A shutdown called Tuesday by the Shiv Sena and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to protest the removal of a statue of Shivaji's teacher Dadoji Konddev Tuesday ... Read more...

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Dacoit killed after robbery near Pune


December 1st, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Dec 1 (IANS) A dacoit was killed while four of his accomplices escaped with Rs.70,000 that they robbed from two petrol pumps in Pune's Shirur village, police said Wednesday."Five dacoits came ... Read more...

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