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Trinamool had asked for FDI in its manifesto, says Congress


September 20th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Hoping that Trinamool Congress would reconsider its decision to withdraw from the UPA, the Congress' West Bengal unit Thursday said not allowing retail FDI in Bengal ... Read more...

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Petrol prices to be hiked by 70 paise from midnight (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India's oil marketing companies Monday announced a hike in petrol prices by 70 paise a litre, with effect from midnight, citing increasing international oil prices ... Read more...

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Kochi Metro gets ok, protests over land (Third Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kochi, July 4 (IANS) The Metro rail for Kochi in Kerala has got the cabinet's approval, it was announced Wednesday, even as protests erupted in the city against land ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves Kochi Metro (Second Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The cabinet has approved a Metro rail for Kochi city in Kerala, Home Minister P. Chidamabaram said Wednesday, adding that the network will cover 25 ... Read more...

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Kochi Metro rail gets cabinet nod (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The cabinet Wednesday cleared the Rs.5,181.79 crore, 25.612 km Kochi Metro rail project to improve the public transport system in the southern city.The network ... Read more...

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Cabinet clears Kochi Metro rail


July 4th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The cabinet Wednesday cleared a Rs.5,181.79 crore, 25.612 km Metro rail project to improve the public transport system in the southern city.The network will ... Read more...

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Petrol to be cheaper by Rs.2.46 a litre (Second Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) India's three oil marketing companies (OMCs) have decided to reduce petrol prices by a minimum of Rs.2.46 a litre, depending on states' sales taxes, from ... Read more...

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Petrol prices to be cut by Rs.2.46 a litre (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) India's oil marketing companies have decided to cut back petrol prices by Rs.2.46 a litre with effect from midnight, it was announced here ... Read more...

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Petrol prices to be cut by Rs.2.46 per litre


June 28th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) India's oil marketing companies have decided to reduce petrol prices by Rs.2.46 per litre from midnight, it was announced here Thursday."The downward revision shall vary ... Read more...

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Petrol price cut by Rs.2 a litre (Second Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) In a partial roll-back, oil marketing companies cut petrol prices by Rs.2 a litre with effect from midnight Saturday after crude prices softened in the ... Read more...

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Thackeray slams petrol price hike


May 25th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Slamming the central government for the hike in petrol prices, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Friday said liqour was now cheaper than petrol in Maharashtra."Wah re ... Read more...

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Reduce petrol price hike burden, Congress tells government


May 24th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Facing flak both from allies like the Trinamool Congress and the DMK as well as the opposition for hiking petrol price, the Congress Thursday said ... Read more...

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SpiceJet allowed to directly import ATF


April 18th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) SpiceJet Ltd has became India's first low-cost private airline to get government approval for importing aircraft turbine fuel (ATF) directly.The approval was granted by the Director-General ... Read more...

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‘Mega Millions’ jackpot reaches record $500 million


March 29th, 2012 - 2:02 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The jackpot for Friday's Mega Millions drawing increased to $500 million on Wednesday, making it the world's largest jackpot ever in lottery history. The previous biggest-ever jackpot ... Read more...

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Mamata government giving misleading information: Dasgupta


March 24th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) Former West Bengal finance minister Asim Dasgupta Saturday accused the Mamata Banerjee government of giving misleading information regarding the state's debt situation and said the ... Read more...

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Petrol prices lowered by 65 paise a litre (Lead)


November 30th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) A fortnight after giving consumers relief for the first time in almost three years, India's fuel retailers again cut petrol prices Wednesday -- by 65 ... Read more...

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Government fooling people on oil prices: BJP


November 16th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday said the United Progressive Alliance government is fooling people on petrol prices while the oil companies continue to ... Read more...

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Petrol prices lowered by Rs.1.85 per litre


November 15th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) India's fuel retailers Tuesday cut petrol prices by Rs.1.85 per litre, excluding state taxes and levies, which should make its price cheaper by Rs.2.22 per ... Read more...

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GST panel asks centre for more flexible approach


August 19th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) An empowered committee of state finance ministers Friday urged the central government to show more flexibility in its approach to ensure timely introduction of the ... Read more...

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FICCI wants flat 12 percent GST and all sectors under it


August 18th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The proposed goods and services tax (GST) regime should have a uniform rate of 12 percent and all sectors should be covered under it as ... Read more...

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Ja Rule to begin his prison sentence today


June 9th, 2011 - 1:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rapper Ja Rule will begin his two-year jail sentence on Wednesday (the 8th of June). Ja Rule is expected to report to the officials at Upstate ... Read more...

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Mayawati readies party for petrol hike protest


May 18th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 18 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati Wednesday issued guidelines to her party men for staging a state wide protest May ... Read more...

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Jharkhand budget focuses on roads, power and irrigation


March 7th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 7 (IANS) Jharkhand Deputy Chief Minister Hemant Soren Monday presented a Rs.33,121.70 crore state budget for 2011-12 with focus on improving condition of roads, power and irrigation.Soren, who ... Read more...

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Green cess on power, rise in VAT on tobacco in Gujarat budget


February 25th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 25 (IANS) A green cess on power generation and an increase in VAT on tobacco and its products and on mobile phones, all designed to net an additional Rs.524 crore, ... Read more...

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Jharkhand launches online tax payment (Lead)


December 27th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 27 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Monday launched an e-payment tax facility for commercial units."This is just a beginning, and soon all departments will go online. This would ensure ... Read more...

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Jharkhand launches online tax payment service


December 27th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 27 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Monday launched e-payment facility for various state government taxes aimed at simplifying the procedure for the state's commercial units."This is just a beginning ... Read more...

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Finance ministry hopeful of breaking GST deadlock


October 29th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The finance ministry is hopeful of building a consensus on the goods and service tax (GST) as the Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers met in Goa ... Read more...

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Deora asks states to follow Delhi in reducing taxes


July 16th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Petroleum Minister Murli Deora Friday praised the Delhi government for reducing the value added tax on diesel, which will bring down its price by Rs.2.70 per litre, ... Read more...

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Deora asks states to lower tax on diesel


July 16th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jul 16 (ANI): Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Murli Deora today welcomed the Delhi government's move to lower the Value Added Tax on diesel, and reiterated his earlier appeal ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh cuts rates on loans to farmers


February 25th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 25 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government Thursday announced reduction of interest rates on short term loans to farmers from the existing five to three percent and a rural road-building programme ... Read more...

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Nicolas Cage intends to pay back the IRS dues


January 19th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The financially troubled actor Nicolas Cage has said that he intends to pay back all the IRS dues that are pending. He revealed that he ... Read more...

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Nicolas Cage owes US government $14 mn


January 17th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Hollywood star Nicolas Cage has spoken out about his long pending tax woes, revealing he still owes $14 million to the US government. The "Face/Off" star finds himself at ... Read more...

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Nicholas Cage to pay $14m in back taxes


January 17th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): Hollywood actor Nicolas Cage owes 14million dollars to the US government in back taxes. And with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) placing a tax lien on his real-estate ... Read more...

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Offload stocks to bring food prices under control: CII


January 3rd, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) With food prices galloping and no early relief in sight, an industry body has said the government should partly offload its buffer stock while incorporating agricultural purchase ... Read more...

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Jet fuel prices hiked by over two percent


November 15th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) State-owned oil companies Sunday raised aviation fuel prices by Rs.948 per kilolitre, or 2.4 percent. This is the second hike this month in the jet fuel prices. The ... Read more...

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