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Diesel price hike will be double whammy: India Inc. leaders


September 14th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) The government's move to raise diesel prices by Rs.5 a litre has come under strong criticism from members of India Inc. who foresee a double whammy ... Read more...

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Diesel price hiked by Rs 5, opposition slams ‘anti-people’ move (Roundup)


September 14th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) In a politically-sensitive move, the government Thursday announced a hike in heavily-subsidised diesel price by Rs.5 a litre to check fiscal deficit and limited ... Read more...

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Government hikes diesel price by Rs.five a litre (Second lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The government Thursday announced a hike in diesel price by Rs.five a litre and restricted availability of cooking gas cylinders per family to six ... Read more...

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British Airways to revisit India play after airport charges hike


August 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) British Airways Wednesday said the increase in airport charges at the national capital's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport has forced it to revisit its India ... Read more...

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Mamata takes on centre, Left over fuel price hike (West Bengal Newsletter)


July 28th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) After a few days of truce with the central government, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has revived her crusade against the Congress-led UPA over ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad plots auctioned at record rates


July 24th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 24 (IANS) The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) recorded its highest residential plot auction at Rs.122,000 per square metre, marking a steep hike in real estate prices, an official ... Read more...

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Buy tickets while travelling on DTC buses: Dikshit


July 16th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday appealed to the capital's residents to buy tickets while travelling in Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses to raise the ... Read more...

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West Bengal should withdraw power tariff hike: Congress


July 10th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) West Bengal Congress Tuesday demanded a roll back of the "steep hike" in electricity tariffs in the state and threatened to launch an agitation."The powers ... Read more...

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Consumers cry foul over power tariff hike in Delhi


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi July 4 (IANS) The recent hike in power tariff, the fourth by the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) in the past 10 months, is forcing many in ... Read more...

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Hyundai’s May sales zoom by 16.6 percent


June 1st, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) Friday announced that its total sales including exports grew by 16.6 percent in May to 55,670 units from ... Read more...

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Roll back fuel price hike, Left demands


May 31st, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The government should roll back the petrol price hike, the four Left parties demanded Thursday, at the end of a day-long nationwide protests."The UPA government ... Read more...

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NDA-called shutdown draws wide response in Assam


May 31st, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 31 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) parties drew a wide response in Assam Thursday.Almost all opposition parties in Assam, including the Left ... Read more...

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Shutdown evokes mixed response in Meghalaya


May 31st, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 31 (IANS) The nation-wide shutdown called by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left Thursday to protest against the recent steep hike in petrol prices evoked ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples life in Chhattisgarh


May 31st, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 31 (IANS) Normal life was thrown out of gear in the city and large parts of Chhattisgarh Thursday, as all modes of public transport remained off the ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples Andhra Pradesh


May 31st, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 31 (IANS) Road transport services in Andhra Pradesh came to a halt as the opposition-sponsored daylong shutdown to protest the steep hike in petrol prices evoked wide ... Read more...

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Mulayam calls for UP shutdown over petrol price hike


May 26th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) Days after hobnobbing with the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) leadership over the third anniversary dinner, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has called for ... Read more...

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Bengal government should cut petrol tax: Left Front


May 25th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government should cut sales tax on petrol after the steep hike in prices, Left Front chairman Biman Bose said Friday, adding ... Read more...

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Railway minister leads Trinamool rally against fuel hike (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) Political parties in West Bengal Thursday hit the streets to protest the steep hike in petrol prices, with the ruling UPA partner Trinamool Congress taking ... Read more...

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Virbhadra asks states to reduce sales tax on petrol


May 24th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 24 (IANS) A day after the steep hike in petrol prices, union Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Minister Virbhadra Singh Thursday asked the state governments to reduce the ... Read more...

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Railway minister leads Trinamool rally against petrol hike


May 24th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) Political parties in West Bengal Thursday hit the streets to protest the steep hike in petrol prices, with the ruling UPA partner Trinamool Congress taking ... Read more...

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Petrol price hike angers Kashmiris


May 24th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 24 (IANS) The unprecedented steep hike in petrol price Thursday seems to have hit people in Kashmir hard, the angry protestors saying it would cripple markets, services ... Read more...

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Petrol proce hike atrocious and unjust: BJP


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Wednesday strongly protested against the steep hike in the petrol price, saying it was "atrocious" and stressed that there was ... Read more...

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Power tariff hike: Pakistani daily slams government’s sly move


May 18th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) The steep hike in power tariff has come as a shock to Pakistanis who are already reeling under the pressure of inflation, said a daily here, ... Read more...

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UP’s Bacchus lovers go from ‘videshi’ to ‘desi’


May 16th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 16 (IANS) Are the soaring prices of what is called Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) forcing many whiskey lovers in Uttar Pradesh to switch to locally ... Read more...

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Telenor’s India unit posts $806mn quarterly loss


May 8th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Norway-based Telenor's India unit Tuesday reported an operating loss of 4.68 billion Norwegian kroner ($806 million) burdened by a huge impairment charge on its Indian ... Read more...

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GSM players to contest TRAI theory of minor tariff hike


May 7th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The heads of some telecom firms will meet Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday to contest the regulator's contention that there would be only a minor ... Read more...

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Can’t interfere in AERA decisions: Ajit Singh


April 26th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Thursday justified the hikedcharges at the Delhi airport, saying they are needed as these had not been raised for the ... Read more...

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Sensex ends 111 points up; TCS, Wipro surge (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets closed 111 points higher Tuesday, led by an almost 12 percent surge in the share price of Tata ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 100 points; TCS, Wipro surge


April 24th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was trading 100 points higher in the afternoon session Tuesday, led by more than 12 percent surge in ... Read more...

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CII concerned over power tariff hike in Andhra


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 2 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Monday voiced its concern over the steep hike in electricity tariff for industry in Andhra Pradesh.Suchitra Ella, chairperson, CII Andhra ... Read more...

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Government awaiting DGCA report on Kingfisher: Ajit Singh


March 21st, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The government Wednesday said it will not come to cash-strapped Kingfisher's rescue if legal action is taken against the private airline following the aviation regulator's ... Read more...

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Liquor and cigarettes prices raised on public demand: Dhumal


March 20th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 20 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government's decision to raise the prices of cigarettes and liquor was based on the wishes of the people of the state, Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Petroleum price hike hurting Pakistanis (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) The steep hike in petroleum prices has shocked Pakistanis.Reflecting popular opinion, the Pakistani media is wondering if there is any proper regulatory authority to manage the ... Read more...

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Petroleum price hike bombshell for Pakistanis: Daily


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) The steep hike in petroleum prices is like a bombshell for Pakistan's impoverished masses, said a daily, ruing that there was no proper regulatory authority working ... Read more...

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Politics delay inauguration of Yamuna Expressway


January 14th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 14 (IANS) The Jaypee group has postponed the opening of its mega project, the 165-km Yamuna Expressway, which originally was set to be opened on Jan 15, Uttar ... Read more...

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