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Fertiliser makers want government to raise urea price


September 20th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Fertiliser producers Thursday urged the government to cut the subsidy on urea and raise the same on phosphate and potash-based fertilisers for a balanced use ... Read more...

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65 percent Kerala LPG users use six units a year: Chandy


September 19th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 19 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said 65 percent of the seven million LPG users in the state use six or less than six gas cylinders ... Read more...

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Trinamool pullout increases Congress dependence on SP, BSP (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress' decision Tuesday to withdraw support to the UPA government has made it vulnerable and more dependent on outside supporters Samajwadi Party (SP) ... Read more...

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Unions denounce fuel price hike


September 14th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) All central trade unions Friday condemned the fuel price hike and said this would further push up prices of food, making the life of "ordinary ... Read more...

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No deregulation of diesel, kerosene, LPG prices


August 21st, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 21 (IANS) The government has no plans to deregulate diesel, cooking gas (LPG) and kerosene prices by withdrawing subsidy on them, Minister of State for Petroleum ... Read more...

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11 Odisha districts record deficit rain


July 31st, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 31 (IANS) Eleven of Odisha's 30 districts have recorded deficit rainfall this monsoon, impacting on paddy cultivation that is crucial for the economy of the state, officials said ... Read more...

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Jharkhand offers Rs.410 crore relief package to farmers


July 30th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 30 (IANS) In view of the looming drought situation in Jharkhand, the state government has announced a Rs.410 crore relief package for farmers, an official said Monday.The ... Read more...

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Pulses, edible oils may be subsidised to reduce prices: Food Minister (Interview)


July 26th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Concerned that lower production of pulses and oilseeds due to a deficient monsoon could hike their prices, the government is planning to sell these two ... Read more...

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Kerala to have green houses, bio-parks


July 25th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 25 (IANS) The Kerala government Wednesday gave its nod to the setting up of green houses and hi-tech bio-parks for coconut and rice in the state.Addressing reporters here ... Read more...

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Argentine province offers prostitutes airfare to go home


July 24th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 24 (IANS/EFE) The central Argentine province of Cordoba is offering prostitutes airfare to return home, even to other countries, after passing a law to close brothels as ... Read more...

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Government may reduce subsidised LPG cylinders to rich


July 18th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) The central government is mulling reducing the subsidy on cooking gas by limiting supply of LPG cylinders to those who do not belong to the economically ... Read more...

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Delhi government allots flats to 500 slum dwellers


July 18th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) A total of 500 slum dwellers living in eight clusters across the city were Wednesday allotted flats by the Delhi government under a central government ... Read more...

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$5 bn subsidy for Chinese rural households


July 14th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 14 (IANS) To enable villagers renovate their dilapidated houses in rural areas, the Chinese government has decided to support four million poor households this year, China Daily reported ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves special incentives for electronics sector


July 12th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday approved a special incentive package to promote large-scale manufacturing in the electronic system design and manufacturing (ESDM) sector.The scheme, called the ... Read more...

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Bank of India official arrested for bribery


July 7th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) A senior official of the state-run Bank of India was nabbed red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs.100,000, the Central Bureau of Investigation said here Saturday.Senior ... Read more...

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US files complaint over China car duties


July 6th, 2012 - 5:22 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 6 (IANS) The US Thursday filed a complaint to the World Trade Organization (WTO) against China for imposing duties on US-made vehicles.China started to impose anti-dumping and countervailing ... Read more...

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Bengal to have two jute parks by this year


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) West Bengal could have two jute parks, one each in Burdwan and North Dinajpur districts, by the end of 2012, am official said Monday."We are expecting ... Read more...

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Racold Thermo eyes Rs.150 crore market


June 20th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) Pune-based Racold Thermo Ltd. is planning to achieve three-fold growth in its solar heater business to Rs.1.5 billion, a company official said Wednesday here."We are eyeing ... Read more...

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President comes under RTI, make donations public: Court (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Donations made by the President of India out of public funds do not pertain to his or her personal information, the Delhi High Court Thursday ... Read more...

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Court imposes Rs.5 crore penalty for cheating


June 5th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) A special CBI court here has slapped a penalty of Rs.5 crore on a private firm and awarded two years rigorous imprisonment to its director ... Read more...

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Donations by president: Information panel’s order stayed


May 29th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday stayed a Central Information Commission (CIC) order to the government to disclose the donations made by the president on humanitarian ... Read more...

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No plan to hike diesel, LPG, kerosene prices: Reddy


May 28th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The government has no immediate plan to hike prices of diesel, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and kerosene, Petroleum Minister S. Jaipal Reddy said Monday."I ... Read more...

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Apex court disapproves Haj subsidy


May 8th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday came out against the government policy of providing subsidy to the pilgrims going for Haj to the holy city of Mecca.An ... Read more...

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Beijing theatres get subsidy to attract audience


April 30th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 30 (IANS) Beijing's municipal administration has decided to subsidize large and medium-sized theatres, encouraging them to offer more low-price tickets to audiences.From Monday till December, 15 theatres with ... Read more...

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Tea Board earmarks Rs.300 crore for small growers


April 28th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 28 (IANS) The Tea Board of India has earmarked Rs.300 crore for the development of the country's small tea growers in the current financial year, its chairman M.G.V.K. ... Read more...

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‘India has substantially reduced oil imports from Iran’


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) In the face of US sanctions on Iran, India has significantly reduced its oil imports from the country, though rising oil prices have caused immense ... Read more...

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Tilaknagar Industries’ plants get ‘mega project’ status


April 17th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Liqour maker Tilaknagar Industries' new facility has been accorded "mega project" status by the Maharashtra government.The facility in Shrirampur has a 50-kilolitre per day (KLPD) molasses ... Read more...

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‘Punjab will continue free power supply subsidy’


April 9th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 9 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday said that the state government was committed to continuing free power to the farmers and the weaker sections ... Read more...

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Tripura gives 12 percent subsidy on power tariff


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 3 (IANS) With an eye on next year's assembly polls, Tripura's Left Front government Tuesday announced a 12 percent subsidy on a 17 percent power tariff hike ... Read more...

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Power tariff in Tamil Nadu goes up


March 30th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 30 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Friday further turned costlier to live in for all sections of the people with an average 37 percent increase power tariff effective Saturday.The revised ... Read more...

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Central government should arrange funds for food bill: Mamata


March 30th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said the central government should make monetary provisions for implementing the Food Bill.She also said the central government ... Read more...

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Over half of Brazilians now middle class


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 23 (IANS/EFE) The number of Brazilians categorized as middle class has risen rapidly in recent years, climbing from 34 percent of the population in 2004 to ... Read more...

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‘Budget may not check diesel subsidy misuse’


March 17th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) The union budget has failed to take steps to stop the misuse of diesel subsidy by private cars, said advocacy organisation Centre for Science ... Read more...

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No option but to bite subsidy bullet, says Manmohan (Second Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Backing the budget proposal for cutting subsidies to two percent of the GDP, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday that the government will have ... Read more...

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We’ll have to bite subsidy bullet: Manmohan (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Backing the budget proposal for cutting subsidies to two percent of the GDP, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday that the government will ... Read more...

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