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Kerala to decide on bus fare hike before Oct 10


September 19th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 19 (IANS) Kerala is looking into the demand for a fare hike by bus operators in the state in the backdrop of the rise in diesel price and ... Read more...

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Bus strike hits life in Karnataka


September 13th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 13 (IANS) Millions of commuters were stranded at bus stands and railway stations across Karnataka as the state road transport employees struck work Thursday demanding higher wages.Drivers of ... Read more...

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CBI recommends cases against Chautala, others in recruitment scam


September 5th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 4 (IANS) The CBI has recommended registration of cases of cheating, forgery and conspiracy against the then Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala and several top officers, including ... Read more...

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More time for probe into graft plea against Dikshit


September 4th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) A special court here Tuesday granted more time to the anti-corruption branch to file a status report on a corruption complaint against Chief Minister Sheila ... Read more...

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Travel Bangalore-Mysore on country’s longest bus


September 4th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 4 (IANS) Karnataka Tuesday introduced the country's longest bus, at 14.5 metres and including a pantry and toilet facilities, to ply the 130 km between the state capital ... Read more...

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Helmets must for bikers, pillion riders: Transport minister (Goa Newsletter)


September 1st, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) Goa's most popular festival, Ganesh Chaturthi, which will be celebrated Sep 19, is the deadline set by the state government to make wearing of helmets compulsory ... Read more...

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Dinesh Trivedi alleges misbehaviour by cop


August 31st, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Trinamool Congress leader and former railways minister Dinesh Trivedi Friday accused a senior police officer of behaving rudely with him and lodged a complaint with ... Read more...

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Court asks CBI to probe murder case against Haryana lawmakers


August 30th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 30 (IANS) Coming down heavily on the shoddy investigation by Haryana Police, the Punjab and Haryana High Court Thursday handed over to the CBI the probe in a ... Read more...

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Myanmar to launch satellite


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 22 (IANS) Myanmar will launch a small satellite with Japanese assistance, official media reported Wednesday.The satellite will be launched with the help of Marubeni Aerospace of Japan for ... Read more...

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Bengal comes out with directives for cabs, auto rickshaws


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Concerned over complaints from the public against errant auto rickshaw and taxi drivers in the metropolis, the West Bengal government Tuesday came out with a list ... Read more...

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Woman raped in Bengal, minister says law and order best


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Even as reports of rape of a mentally challenged woman surfaced Tuesday, senior Trinamool Congress leader and West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra claimed the state ... Read more...

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Karnataka minister to visit northeast, ask people to return


August 21st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 21 (IANS) Karnataka Home Minister R. Ashoka Tuesday said he will visit northeast states soon to assure the people there that the state was safe and the thousands ... Read more...

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Brazil looks to private sector to bolster infrastructure


August 16th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Aug 16 (IANS/EFE) President Dilma Rousseff has unveiled a 133 billion reais ($65.5 billion) plan to improve Brazil's infrastructure and spur economic growth.The plan, which will involve awarding private ... Read more...

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Cheaper bus travel for over a million students in Karnataka


August 11th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 11 (IANS) Karnataka Saturday reduced annual bus pass rates for students by up to Rs. 200, a step which will benefit nearly 1.5 million students.The rates are being ... Read more...

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Meghalaya bus crash kills 31 (Second Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 8 (IANS) Thirty-one people were killed and 27 injured when a bus proceeding from Assam to Tripura rolled down a hill in Meghalaya early Wednesday, police said.Two women ... Read more...

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SC breather for Maharashtra transport minister


August 7th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday suspended the operation of the Bombay High Court order that cancelled the bail of Maharashtra Minister of SDtate for Transport Gulabrao ... 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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Drunken driving top road killer: Report


July 31st, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Drunken driving is one of the main causes of fatal road accidents in India, according to an official report released Tuesday identifying over-speeding and overloading ... Read more...

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UP transport minister’s house broken into


July 28th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 28 (IANS) Burglars entered the house of Uttar Pradesh Transport Minister Aridaman Singh here Saturday while he was sleeping but fled without taking any valuable, police said.The minister ... Read more...

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Bengal bus operators pull out of strike, CITU to go ahead


July 28th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) West Bengal bus operators Saturday decided to pull out of the July 31 transport strike after assurances from the state government but the CPI-M labour ... Read more...

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Auto, taxi fare charges likely to increase in Delhi


July 25th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) People may have to shell out more to travel by autos and taxis as the government may allow increase in the fares in the ... Read more...

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Pawan Hans resumes chopper services in Meghalaya


July 25th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 25 (IANS) State-owned Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd. would resume its services from Thursday in the mountainous Meghalaya state after a gap of 15 months, an official said Wednesday."Pawan ... Read more...

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Congress sets up screening panel for Himachal, Gujarat, Tripura


July 25th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday set up screening committees for poll-bound Himachal Pradesh, Tripura and Gujarat in an indication that it will declare its candidates early. Delhi ... Read more...

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Alert in ten Assam districts after clashes


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 23 (IANS) An alert has been sounded in ten districts of Assam following communal violence in the Bodoland area, officials said Monday. The situation was still tense in ... Read more...

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Assam toll rises to 12, army called in (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam's Bodoland area rose to 12 Sunday with police recovering three more bodies. The army has been pressed ... Read more...

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Assam toll is 12, curfew continues


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam rose to 12 Sunday with police recovering three more bodies.The situation remains tense in lower Assam's Kokrajhar ... Read more...

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Delhi’s autos, taxis to go on strike from Aug 3


July 20th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Auto-rickshaws and taxis in Delhi will go on strike from Aug 3 to protest the rise in prices of compressed natural gas (CNG) without any ... 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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Congress leader for legal aid to jailed former minister


July 8th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Congress chief Botsa Satyanarayana Sunday asked the government to extend legal aid to jailed former minister Mopidevi Venkatramna in YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. ... Read more...

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District judge to decide jurisdiction issue in Dikshit case


July 6th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) A city court Friday sent the corruption case against Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit and others to the district and sessions judge for further consideration on ... Read more...

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Complaint against Dikshit sent to higher court


July 5th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday sent a complaint of corruption against Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and others to a higher court for considering its territorial jurisdiction.Hearing ... Read more...

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Mamata has fear psychosis, says opposition


June 29th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) Opposition legislators Friday staged a noisy walkout from the West Bengal assembly, protesting against the exclusion of some questions from the day's business slated to ... Read more...

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Himachal roadways employees call off planned stir


June 18th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 18 (IANS) Employees of the state-run Himachal Road Transport Corp (HRTC) Monday called off their proposed two-day strike from Tuesday, an official said here.The decision came after a ... Read more...

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Court seeks police report on complaint against Dikshit


June 8th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A city court Friday asked Delhi Police to file a report on a complaint of corruption against Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit and others.Hearing a private ... Read more...

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Anti-pollution drive in Delhi from June 11


June 7th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Delhi government will launch an anti-pollution drive from June 11 during which private and commercial vehicles will be checked and fined if found running ... Read more...

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