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Mumbai pins hopes on ‘artificial’ rains


August 16th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Worried by the deficient rains this year, Mumbai's civic body has decided to resort to 'artificial rains' at a cost of Rs.65 million, an official said ... Read more...

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Jet fuel price hiked by 3.2 percent


August 16th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 16 (IANS) Jet fuel or aviation turbine fuel (ATF) price was hiked Thursday by over 3.2 percent, according to the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC).Jet fuel constitutes over ... Read more...

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Balmar Lawrie Q1 net up marginally


August 14th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) State-run Balmer Lawrie Tuesday reported a marginal 1.6 percent increase in net profit at Rs.45.63 crore for the quarter ended June 30 from Rs.44.91 crore fore ... Read more...

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Jet fuel price hiked by 4.5 percent


August 1st, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 1 (IANS) Oil marketing companies (OMC) Wednesday hiked aviation turbine fuel (ATF) or jet fuel price by 4.5 percent for the second time in a month. According ... Read more...

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Centre urged to contribute to Road Safety Fund


August 1st, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 31 (IANS) The central government should match the Tamail Nadu government's contribution to the road safety fund while the National Highways Authority of India should ensure safety ... Read more...

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Kerala diaspora in Middle East asked to shun politicians


July 8th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 8 (IANS) The Kerala Association of Travel Agents (KATA) Sunday asked the Kerala diaspora in the Middle East to shun political leaders who arrive there to meet them ... Read more...

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Keventer plans to set up food park in Bengal


May 26th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) Kolkata-based Keventer Group is planning to set up a food park in West Bengal, investing about Rs.7 billion, a top executive of the company said Saturday."We ... Read more...

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Sheila Dikshit may consider reducing VAT on petrol


May 25th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Hinting at a possible reduction in petrol prices in the national capital, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday said the Value Added Tax (VAT) on ... Read more...

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Petrol prices hiked by Rs.6.28 per litre plus taxes (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Petrol prices have been hiked by Rs.6.28 per litre, exclusive of taxes, effective midnight, it was announced here Wednesday.Petrol will cost Rs.73.14 per litre ... Read more...

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Balaji annexes ITF title


May 5th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 5 (IANS) Fifth seed Sriram Balaji beat Joss Espasandin of Switzerland 6-3, 6-4, in the singles final of the MCC-SR Subramaniam Memorial ITF Futures men's tennis tournament, here ... Read more...

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Government to deregulate diesel prices


April 24th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The government has "in-principle" agreed to deregulate diesel prices, but there is no such proposal for cooking gas, Minister of State for Finance Namo Narain ... Read more...

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I also informed Antony on Tatra trucks: Jabalpur MP


April 5th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 4 (IANS) Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Jabalpur Rakesh Singh said Wednesday he had informed Defence Minister A.K. Antony that cheaper and better quality trucks were being ... 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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Government reviews food security bill


February 29th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Amid concerns about the rising subsidy burden, the government has reviewed the financial implications of the National Food Security Bill which seeks to provide ... Read more...

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‘Balle Punjabis’ - a family affair


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 22 (IANS) Baba Honey's "Balle Punjabis" is a family affair as his family members feature in his debut album.The music album and video was launched recently by Hanish ... Read more...

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Akali Dal-BJP government has pushed Punjab back: Sonia


January 24th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 24 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday blamed the policies of the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) combine in Punjab for the state lagging behind in ... Read more...

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Maruti plans Rs.80 crore logistic hub in Bengal


January 13th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 13 (IANS) Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL), the country's largest car maker, plans to invest about Rs.80 crore to set up a logistic hub at Siliguri in ... Read more...

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First phase of Bengal Aerotropolis by end-2012


January 11th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) The first phase of the Bengal Aerotropolis, the airport city project at West Bengal's Andal, will be completed by the end of this year and commercial ... Read more...

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Rs.7.25 crore spent on Rajiv, Indira ads


December 19th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) The government Monday told parliament that it had spent Rs.4.79 crore and Rs.2.46 crore, respectively, on print media advertisements on the occasion of birth anniversaries ... Read more...

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Crossing ‘knowledge bridge’ on an Azamgarh river (Postcard from Azamgarh)


November 30th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 30 (IANS) They wanted their children to get good quality education which they were bereft of. So people in a small village of Uttar Pradesh funded ... Read more...

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Top auditor stands by 2G loss figures


November 15th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) India's top government auditor Vinod Rai Tuesday stood by his presumptive loss of Rs.1.76 lakh crore in the 2G spectrum allocation, dismissing his former colleague's ... Read more...

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India signs Rs.300-cr deal for interceptor boats


October 17th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) In a bid to plug gaps in its coastal security, India has signed a Rs.300 crore deal for importing 80 fast interceptor craft (FIC) for ... Read more...

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Hisar’s main contestants record massive hike in properties


October 12th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The three main contenders in the Hisar Lok Sabha by-election have accumulated large properties in the last two years, according to figures compiled by ... Read more...

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Airports Authority wants to raise Rs.5,000 crore


September 19th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) State-run Airports Authority of India (AAI) Monday said it will again seek the government's clearance for its proposal to issue Rs.5,000 crore worth of infrastructure ... Read more...

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To change sex, youth runs away with boss’ money


September 15th, 2011 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Unhappy at being a male and desperate to change his sex through surgery, a 24-year-old youth fled with the money that his boss handed over ... Read more...

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Direct tax collections up 27 percent in April-July


August 12th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Gross direct tax collection increased 26.63 percent to Rs.1,32,542 crore in April-July this year as compared to Rs.1,04,668 crore during the same period last year, ... Read more...

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GMR posts Rs.67 crore quarterly net loss


August 10th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) GMR Infrastructure Wednesday posted a consolidated net loss of Rs.67 crore for the quarter ended June 30 owing to the lower revenues from the Delhi Airport, ... Read more...

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Money wasted on potted plants


August 5th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Poor coordination rendered the large amounts of money spent on procuring potted plants to green Commonwealth Games venues a total waste, India's top auditor said ... Read more...

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Richie rich: Punjab’s millionaire woman cop in CBI net


August 3rd, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) A palatial bungalow, lakhs in cash and jewellery, two luxury cars and a well-stocked bar with the best of international liquor brands -- CBI sleuths stumbled ... Read more...

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Mizoram lawmakers’ pay hike causes heartburns in Tripura


August 1st, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Aizawl/Agartala, Aug 1 (IANS) Tripura legislators have another reason to demand a pay hike. A new law in neighbouring Congress-ruled Mizoram has jacked up lawmakers' monthly salary to Rs.75,000, as ... Read more...

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Idea Cellular quarterly net profit declines 12 percent


July 29th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Idea Cellular Friday posted an increase of 12 percent in its consolidated net profit at Rs.177.3 crore for the quarter ended June 30. The results were ... Read more...

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Haryana’s senior citizens to help in social schemes


July 8th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 8 (IANS) Services of senior citizens would be utilised by the Haryana government for implementing various social schemes, an official spokesman said here Friday.Under the social networking scheme ... Read more...

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80 interceptor boats for Indian Navy


June 30th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jun 30 (IANS) In a bid to boost its coastal security, India is importing 80 fast interceptor boats at a cost of Rs.300 crore for its navy to ... Read more...

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Non-life insurers post 19 percent growth in April


May 31st, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 31 (IANS) The Indian non-life insurance sector logged a business growth of 19.87 percent last month as compared to the gross premium earned during April 2010.According to the ... Read more...

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Akali Dal slams politics behind petrol price hike


May 15th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 15 (IANS) The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal in Punjab Sunday accused the Congress-led United Progressice Alliance (UPA) government at the centre of indulging in vote-bank politics on the ... Read more...

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