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Nationwide shutdown evokes mixed response as government notifies FDI (Intro Roundup)


September 20th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) On a day when parts of India shut down in response to an opposition-sponsored strike against economic reforms, a determined government Thursday night announced it ... Read more...

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Strike hits key sectors, industry puts loss at $2.2 billion (Roundup)


September 20th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Economic and business activities across India was hit Thursday causing an estimated loss of around Rs.12,500 crore ($2.25 billion), a leading industry lobby said.The one-day ... 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 hits life in Karnataka


September 20th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) Normal life was affected in Karnataka Thursday following the call for nation-wide shutdown to oppose the diesel price hike, cap on subsidised cooking gas cylinders and ... Read more...

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Kerala to decide on bus fare hike before Oct 10


September 19th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 19 (IANS) Kerala is looking into the demand for a fare hike by bus operators in the state in the backdrop of the rise in diesel price and ... Read more...

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Embarrassment piles on ruling BJP in Karnataka


September 18th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 18 (IANS) The faction-ridden, scam-scarred ruling BJP in Karnataka Tuesday faced embarrassment as a senior leader demanded the resignation of state party chief and another of a deputy ... Read more...

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Bus strike hits life in Karnataka


September 13th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 13 (IANS) Millions of commuters were stranded at bus stands and railway stations across Karnataka as the state road transport employees struck work Thursday demanding higher wages.Drivers of ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha clears NHAI expansion


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Monday cleared a bill to expand the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for development, maintenance and management of national highways.The NHAI ... Read more...

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Mixed response to shutdown call in Andhra Pradesh


August 31st, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 31 (IANS) The day-long Andhra Pradesh shutdown called by YSR Congress Party Friday to protest the government's failure in solving the unprecedented power crisis evoked a mixed ... Read more...

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Security tightened for YSR Congress’ Andhra shutdown Friday


August 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 30 (IANS) Police have stepped up security in view of the Andhra Pradesh shutdown called by YSR Congress Party Friday to protest the government's failure in solving the ... Read more...

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Cheaper bus travel for over a million students in Karnataka


August 11th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 11 (IANS) Karnataka Saturday reduced annual bus pass rates for students by up to Rs. 200, a step which will benefit nearly 1.5 million students.The rates are being ... Read more...

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June industrial output data disappointing: Chidambaram


August 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday voiced disappointment over the June industrial output data and said the government would try to remove hurdles in critical ... Read more...

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Infrastructure projects bottlenecks to be removed: Chidambaram


August 6th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 6 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) will remove bottlenecks for quicker implementation of infrastructure projects, union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said here Monday. ... Read more...

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Drunken driving top road killer: Report


July 31st, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Drunken driving is one of the main causes of fatal road accidents in India, according to an official report released Tuesday identifying over-speeding and overloading ... Read more...

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Congress sets up screening panel for Himachal, Gujarat, Tripura


July 25th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday set up screening committees for poll-bound Himachal Pradesh, Tripura and Gujarat in an indication that it will declare its candidates early. Delhi ... Read more...

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Meghalaya chief minister seeks assistance for road projects


July 25th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Tuesday sought assistance from the central government for road projects in his state.He also suggested that the central road transport ... Read more...

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Fatalities on Delhi’s top killer roads down by 60 percent


July 10th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Seventeen "killer roads" in the capital have seen a 60 percent decline in fatalities in the first half of the year, a top officer said ... Read more...

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‘1,300 black spots identified to tackle road accidents’


July 10th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) More than 1,300 "black spots" - or areas prone to fatal road accidents have been identified across the country - including in Aligarh, the Hero ... Read more...

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North Eastern Council meet to boost development in region


June 26th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 26 (IANS) The 61st meeting of the North Eastern Council (NEC), a regional planning body, would be held in New Delhi Wednesday to finalise strategies for improving ... Read more...

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Single lane highways in Uttarakhand to be double laned


June 22nd, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Dehradun, June 21 (IANS) Union Road Transport and National Highways Minister C.P. Joshi Thursday directed officials of the National Highways Authority to convert 1,463 km long single lane National Highways ... Read more...

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Himachal roadways employees call off planned stir


June 18th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 18 (IANS) Employees of the state-run Himachal Road Transport Corp (HRTC) Monday called off their proposed two-day strike from Tuesday, an official said here.The decision came after a ... Read more...

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Ashok Leyland bags $6 mn Bangladesh order for buses


June 6th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 6 (IANS) City-based commercial vehicle major Ashok Leyland Ltd Wednesday announced it has bagged a $6 million order to supply 50 vestibule buses to the Bangladesh Road Transport ... Read more...

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Himachal bus strike hits commuters hard (Second Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 5 (IANS) Employees of the state-run Himachal Road Transport Corp (HRTC), which has fleet of over 1,900 buses, Tuesday went on a day's strike, hitting commuters hard.They were ... Read more...

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Himachal bus strike hits commuters hard (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 5 (IANS) Employees of the state-run Himachal Road Transport Corp (HRTC), which has over 1,900 buses, Tuesday went on a day's strike, hitting commuters hard.Protesting employees said the ... Read more...

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State-run buses off Himachal roads, commuters hit hard


June 5th, 2012 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 5 (IANS) Employees of the state-run Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC), which has a fleet over 1,900 buses, Tuesday went on a day-long strike, hitting the commuters hard.Protesting ... Read more...

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Jagan arrest: Andhra shutdown call evokes poor response (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 28 (IANS) The YSR Congress Party's call for a daylong Andhra Pradesh shutdown Monday to protest the arrest of its leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy had no impact ... Read more...

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YSR Congress calls for Andhra shutdown Monday


May 27th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 27 (IANS) YSR Congress Party called for a shutdown in Andhra Pradesh Monday to protest the arrest of its leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in the disproportionate assets ... Read more...

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Jagan arrested in assets case, Andhra on alert (Lead)


May 27th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 27 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Sunday evening arrested YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in a disproportionate assets case.YSR party leader J. Prabhakar Rao ... Read more...

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Man steals bus to lure estranged wife, kids back!


May 26th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Yavatmal (Maharashtra), May 26 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a former employee of the state transport department stole a bus to convince his estranged wife and children that he was ... Read more...

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CBI grills Jagan in illegal assets case (Second Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) here Friday continued grilling YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in the illegal assets case amid speculation that he ... Read more...

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UP to set up control rooms for road accident victims


May 25th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh will set up control rooms on national and state highways to provide emergency services to accident victims in district-level hospitals across the state, officials ... Read more...

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Myanmarese living abroad again allowed to import vehicles


May 15th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 15 (IANS) Myanmar has again allowed its people living abroad to import vehicles, said official sources Tuesday.Car import for Myanmar migrant workers was temporarily suspended in the past, ... Read more...

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UP to get 1,000 new buses


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh will add 1,000 new buses to its fleet, an official said Thursday.The decision was taken at a meeting presided over by Transport Minister Raja ... Read more...

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Rajasthan again transfers 26 police officers


April 30th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 30 (IANS) In a major reshuffle in the state police organisation, the Rajasthan government Monday transferred 26 Indian Police Service (IPS) officers, 14 of them for the second ... Read more...

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20 dead in UP road accident


April 29th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 29 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed, while over 12 others were injured Sunday when two buses collided in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district, around 265 km from ... Read more...

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