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Shutdown evokes mixed response in Tamil Nadu (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown Thursday called by the BJP and the Left parties over the central government's recent economic measures evoked a partial response in Tamil ... Read more...

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Student kills himself after mother’s scolding


March 10th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A 16-year-old class 10 student committed suicide by hanging himself after his mother scolded him for not paying proper attention to his studies, said police ... Read more...

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Tibetan student immolates herself


March 7th, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (IANS) A 20-year-old woman Tibetan student died after setting herself on fire in northwest China's Gansu province, authorities said.Tsering Kyi was a student of the Maqu County ... Read more...

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Six dead in Kathmandu market fire


March 4th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 4 (IANS) Six people died when a fire broke out in Kathmandu's biggest vegetable market, police said Sunday.Deputy Superintendent of Police Tek Bahadur Tamang told Xinhua that the ... Read more...

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17 killed in two Iraq attacks


December 1st, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 1 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and more than 35 others injured Thursday in a deadly car bombing and shooting in Iraq, police said.A car bomb ... Read more...

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Sell vegetables directly: Wen tells farmers


October 2nd, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 2 (IANS) Vegetable producers should sell their produce directly to urban consumers to lower retail prices, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has said.Wen made a tour early Saturday morning ... Read more...

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Administration to keep tab on vegetable trade: Mamata


August 29th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) The West Bengal administration has been instructed to monitor vegetable trade to guard against the prices being controlled by a few in the market, Chief ... Read more...

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Delhi traders, consumers hoping for stable onion prices


January 13th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): Onion traders and consumers in New Delhi are hoping for normal prices after weeks of being forced to buy vegetables in low quantities because of high prices.Azadpur ... Read more...

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Onion traders in Delhi call off strike (Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Wholesale onion traders here have called off their strike after they met Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday afternoon. She assured them of no more harassment ... Read more...

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Peeved at raids, Delhi onion traders continue strike


January 12th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Wholesale onion traders in Delhi are peeved at being held responsible for the rising price of the commodity and have gone on indefinite strike, saying raids by ... Read more...

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PM calls emergency meeting on inflation Tuesday


January 10th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has called an emergency meeting Tuesday morning to review the spiralling inflation and the rise in prices of essential goods, an official ... Read more...

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Onion prices decline following raids on godowns in UP


January 8th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 8 (ANI): Retail prices of onions have fallen to Rs 5 -10 per kg in major metros across the country following raids by income tax officials in godowns ... Read more...

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Onion prices will dip by mid-January, say traders


January 3rd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The sky-rocketing prices of onion that have come down marginally are expected to fall further by mid-January, Delhi's wholesale traders said. Traders in Delhi's Azadpur Mandi, ... Read more...

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Pakistan exports onions to India despite bad crop (Lead)


December 23rd, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 23 (IANS) Pakistani traders are exporting onions to India despite the crop production lagging 30 to 40 percent behind domestic demand, a media report said.One hundred tonnes of the commodity ... Read more...

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Pakistan exporting onions to India despite bad crop


December 23rd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 23 (IANS) Pakistani traders are exporting onions to various countries, including India, despite the crop production lagging 30 to 40 percent behind domestic demand, a media report said.One hundred tonnes ... Read more...

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The onion crisis is here again…


December 1st, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) With its retail prices soaring all across northern India, the humble onion has triggered a crisis that is worrying authorities. In a space of a ... Read more...

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Onion prices to fall further: NAFED


November 27th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The prices of onion are likely to fall further in the capital with the increase in the arrival of good quality onions at the wholesale Azadpur vegetable ... Read more...

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Imports from India lower onion, tomato prices in Lahore


November 17th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 17 (ANI): Prices of onions and tomatoes got slightly lowered in Lahore ahead of the festival of Eid, following the arrival of Indian vegetables in the domestic market.Rates of onions ... Read more...

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Indian vegetable imports help cool prices in Lahore


November 17th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Nov 17 (IANS) Onion and tomato prices dipped in Lahore following the arrival of vegetables from India.Onion prices had reached Rs.100 per kg a week back. But it came down substantially ... Read more...

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Don’t spare Assam’s Kasab, say victims of 2008 blasts


October 29th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Oct 29 (IANS) Two years after serial bombings in Assam killed nearly 100 people and injured around 800, victims are still seething with anger as those behind ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro makes way for women power


October 2nd, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) 'Only for Women' reads the gleaming pink-and-white sign on the platform, grabbing all eyeballs as enthused females wait for the train. A security guard ... Read more...

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Tomato prices to shoot up as rains hit yield in Himachal


September 26th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Sep 26 (IANS) Tomatoes are going to drill a hole in consumers' pockets in north India in the coming months as incessant rains have destroyed at least 60 ... Read more...

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Wholesale vegetable market observes daylong strike in Delhi


August 5th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 5 (ANI): Traders and distributors in India's largest wholesale vegetable and fruit market, the Azadpur Mandi, observed a daylong strike on Thursday here.The strike came in the wake ... Read more...

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River Ganges turns turbulent with rains in Varanasi; rituals disrupted


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Girish Kumar DubeyVaranasi, Aug 2 (ANI): Following incessant rains in Varanasi, the water level of the River Ganges has risen causing making it difficult for devotees to offer prayers on the ... Read more...

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Himachal apple prices crash due to oversupply


July 4th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 4 (IANS) The prices of apples from Himachal Pradesh have crashed within weeks of their arrival in the markets due to oversupply and poor quality of the fruit, traders said ... Read more...

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Delhi plans Rs.15 meal for the poor


June 30th, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Delhi's poor will now be able to get a nutritious and delicious meal for just Rs.15. This will be made available as part of the 'Jan-Ahar ... Read more...

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Haryana to set up world standard fruits and vegetable market


June 17th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 17 (IANS) A fruits and vegetables market of international standard will be set up at Ganaur in Sonepat district of Haryana at an estimated cost of Rs.830 crore, it was ... Read more...

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Nine killed in wall collapse in Andhra Pradesh


June 14th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and 20 others injured when the wall of a vegetable market collapsed Monday in Andhra Pradesh's Mahabubnagar district, police said. The accident took ... Read more...

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Bihar businessman’s murderers arrested in Uttar Pradesh


June 10th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 10 (IANS) Three criminals wanted in connection with the murder of a Bihar-based businessman have been arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh district, police said Thursday. The three, including Rajneesh Rai, one ... Read more...

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Delhi street vendors to move court against eviction


June 9th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Street vendors in the capital plan to approach the Supreme Court against the Municipal Corporation of Delhi's (MCD) eviction drive targeted at illegal hawkers ahead of the ... Read more...

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NDFB chief is Assam’s ‘Kasab’, say angry blast victims


May 2nd, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, May 2 (IANS) Ranjan Daimary, the arrested chief of the outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), is Assam's Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, say residents of the ... Read more...

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At least 14 killed, 22 injured in fresh Iraq violence


January 15th, 2010 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 14 (DPA) At least 14 people were killed and 22 injured in fresh attacks across Iraq, police said Thursday. The attacks, the worst in weeks, shattered a brief period of ... Read more...

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Scientists oppose Bt brinjal cultivation in Bengal


January 11th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 11 (IANS) A section of scientists, academicians and civil society organisations Monday protested against the cultivation of genetically modified crops in West Bengal citing food security concerns and their subsequent ... Read more...

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Garlic, chilli ‘ineffective’ against A/H1N1virus


December 8th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, December 08 (ANI): Garlic and chilli, which are traditionally thought to keep flu at bay, are ineffective against A/H1N1 influenza, experts have claimed.The price of garlic in China has increased ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena men would have made ‘tandoori’ of Azmi: Bal Thackeray


November 10th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray has held Samajwadi Party leader Abu Asim Azmi "responsible" for Monday's mayhem in the Maharashtra assembly and said his party men would ... Read more...

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