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Shutdown paralyses life in Karnataka (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) The nation-wide shut down Thursday against the central government's economic measures crippled normal life in BJP-ruled Karnataka with buses off the roads and schools, colleges, shops, ... Read more...

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Nationwide shutdown successful, claims trader’s organisation


September 20th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT), one of the biggest grouping of Indian traders Thursday termed the nationwide strike to protest the government's new ... Read more...

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Shutdown affects life in Punjab (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown call by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and left parties affected normal life in Punjab and got a mixed response in Haryana and ... Read more...

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Wendell Rodricks closes boutique to protest illegal mining


September 17th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 14 (IANS) Green activists have welcomed ace designer Wendell Rodricks' move to close down a boutique in a five-star resort which was run in collaboration with a company ... Read more...

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Andhra police chief orders probe into hostage drama (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's police chief Thursday ordered a probe into the incident in Hyderabad in which a suspended police constable took a senior police official hostage for ... Read more...

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Constable apologizes for taking senior hostage


September 13th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) A suspended police constable who took a senior police official hostage here Wednesday night has apologized for his behaviour.Giriprasad Sharma, a suspended head constable with the ... Read more...

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Suspended cop takes senior ‘hostage’ in Hyderabad


September 12th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 12 (IANS) A suspended head constable took a senior police official 'hostage' here Wednesday, sending shock waves across the police establishment.Giriprasad Sharma, a suspended head constable with the ... Read more...

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12-hour shurdown in Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland


September 6th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 6 (IANS) Vehicles went off the roads, schools, banks and government offices remained shut and commercial establishments downed shutters in all the northeastern states, except Assam, Thursday in ... Read more...

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Uneasy calm after Delhi violence, 22 detained (Third Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) An uneasy calm prevailed in parts of east Delhi where largescale violence overnight left one man dead, with police Monday saying they had detained 22 ... Read more...

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Village downs shutters protesting pollution from Goa plant


August 27th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 27 (IANS) Navelim village in Goa's mining belt shut down Monday in protest against what they called "heavy pollution" emitted from an iron processing plant operated by the ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad traders protest police inaction, shut shops


August 11th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad Aug 11 (IANS) Shopkeepers here downed shutters Saturday to protest police cases lodged against them and presented a memorandum to the senior superintendent of police (SSP) to withdraw ... Read more...

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Eight die in Kerala rains, landslides


August 7th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), Aug 7 (IANS) At least eight people, including five of a family, were killed in Kerala as heavy rains lashed Kannur and Kozhikode districts, triggering landslides, officials said ... Read more...

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UP traders to protest ‘close at 7 p.m.’ order


June 18th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 18 (IANS) Upset over the Uttar Pradesh government's order to close shops and malls by 7 p.m. in the face of acute power crisis, traders have decided ... Read more...

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Traders go on strike against Karachi violence


June 13th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) A shutters-down strike is being observed in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Wednesday against the prevailing lawlessness, as eight more people have died in the ongoing ... Read more...

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Multiplex bosses support shutdown, say losses not so big


May 31st, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Multiplexes in the entertainment capital of India Thursday kept their shutters down till the evening. The bosses admit bearing a loss of not over Rs.1,00,000 per ... Read more...

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CPI warns of gas price hike


May 29th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (CPI) Tuesday warned that close on the heels of the recent petrol price hike, people may soon be hit by an ... Read more...

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Bihar ruling party legislator accused in liquor trader’s killing


May 27th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 27 (IANS) A day after a liquor trader was killed in Bihar's Gopalganj district, his family named a legislator of the ruling Janata Dal United (JD-U) as the main ... Read more...

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Maoist shutdown hits parts of Odisha


May 16th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 16 (IANS) Transport in parts of southern Odisha was hit and several shops downed shutters as Maoists called for a daylong shutdown against the central government's proposed National ... Read more...

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Lawyers enforce 12-hour shutdown in Odisha


May 8th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 8 (IANS) A 12-hour shutdown called by lawyers Tuesday demanding action against a woman district collector for allegedly misbehaving with some of their colleagues hit normal life in ... Read more...

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Foreigner couple freed after being locked in Goa store


April 28th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, April 28 (IANS) Goa Police have freed a foreigner couple who were locked overnight in a departmental store in Margao, 30 kms from state capital Panaji.Police said that the ... Read more...

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Pranab urges jewellers to call off shutdown


March 31st, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday urged jewellers to call off their strike as he is reconsidering the matter of imposing excise duty on unbranded ... Read more...

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Major fire on 10th floor of South Kolkata building (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) A major fire broke out on the 10th floor of a multi-storied building in South Kolkata's posh business hub of Chowringhee Thursday evening. It was extinguished ... Read more...

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Former DMK minister’s brother murdered in Tiruchirapalli


March 29th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 29 (IANS) Businessman K.N. Ramajayam, the younger brother of former DMK minister K.N. Nehru, was found murdered Thursday near Tiruchirapalli in Tamil Nadu, police said.According to police, Ramajayam, ... Read more...

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Goa gold dealers, jewellers call three-day shutdown


March 29th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 28 (IANS) Over 350 gold and jewellery dealers in Goa will down their shutters for three days beginning Thursday over the proposed changes in excise and import duty ... Read more...

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Protests, prayers mark Hu visit


March 28th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 28 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit to India for the BRICS summit was greeted here with protest banners and shuttered Tibetan shops.Most shops in the town's suburb ... Read more...

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One killed, 24 injured in Kashmir car bomb blast (Second Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 22 (IANS) One person was killed and two dozen were injured in a powerful car bomb explosion in a south Kashmir district Thursday. No group has claimed responsibility ... Read more...

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1 killed, 15 injured in south Kashmir blast (Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 22 (IANS) One person was killed and 15 others were injured in a car-bomb explosion in south Kashmir's Anantnag district Thursday, police said.A senior police officer told IANS: ... Read more...

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Thane shutdown to protest missing BJP corporator


March 4th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), March 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena Sunday enforced a shutdown in Thane city to protest the failure to locate a woman BJP corporator ... Read more...

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Normal life hit in Bengal, but high attendance at secretariat (Lead)


February 29th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Streets wore a near-desrrted look with few vehicles and people venturing out, but air services remained normal and government offices recorded high attendances in West ... Read more...

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Blast injures two in Assam (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 28 (IANS) At least two people were injured when suspected militants triggered a blast in the Ganeshguri area of Assam's main city of Guwahati Tuesday evening, police said."It ... Read more...

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Total shutdown in Kolhapur to protest toll tax levy


January 9th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), Jan 9 (IANS) The entire Kolhapur city observed a total shutdown Monday as part of a mass agitation against the state government's decision to levy toll tax on ... Read more...

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Heavy rains leave four dead in Thiruvananthapuram


December 31st, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 31 (IANS) Heavy rains and floods here Saturday have left four people dead and one missing in the aftermath of cyclone Thane which hit the Tamil Nadu coast ... Read more...

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Trinamool not to support Feb 28 industrial strike


December 22nd, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) Dubbing the February 28 all-India industrial strike called by central trade unions as a "routine shutdown", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said her ... Read more...

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Bengal sets up judicial probe into Magrahat firing


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) Yielding to the demand of the opposition, the West Bengal government Saturday set up a one-member judicial commission headed by a retired judge to probe ... Read more...

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Shops in Tamil Nadu closed to protest FDI in retail


December 1st, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) The protest shutdown by traders and shopkeepers against permitting 51 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail was total in Tamil Nadu Thursday.At some places ... Read more...

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