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Locals block Singur road, want protests to stop
Singur (West Bengal), Sep 3 (IANS) A day after Tata Motors threatened to pull out of this rural belt, some locals - backed by the state's ruling Communists - put up a road block Wednesday demanding an end to the protests against the factory that is to produce the world's cheapest car Nano.

Wednesday, September 03, 2008 3:00:48 PM

'Centre will not interfere in Singur, till asked'
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Even as protests over Tata Motors Nano factory in Singur in West Bengal continued Wednesday, the central government once again ruled out any suo moto intervention, saying "it is none of our business".

Wednesday, September 03, 2008 2:50:46 PM

Kingfisher takes off to London on maiden flight
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) India's largest private carrier Kingfisher Airlines made its international debut Wednesday when its first direct flight to London took off from Bengaluru international airport here amid fanfare despite inclement weather.

Wednesday, September 03, 2008 1:56:25 PM

Matchbox prices go up after 15 years, to cost a rupee
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) A box of safety matchsticks will now cost Re.1, a 50 paise price hike after a gap of 15 years.

Wednesday, September 03, 2008 1:55:58 PM

Rise in flower prices hits Onam celebrations
Kozhikode, Sep 3 (IANS) The colourful and often intricate floral patterns called pookkalam, which are made at the entrances to homes in Kerala during the harvest festival of Onam, are a bit smaller this year due to the huge hike in the price of flowers.

Wednesday, September 03, 2008 12:13:14 PM

Government, opposition acting childishly on Singur: Mrinal Sen
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) Holding both the ruling alliance and the opposition in West Bengal responsible for the Tata Motors' decision to explore options outside the state for the Nano plant, city intellectuals Wednesday said the situation would not have come to such a pass had the political groups been more accommodating.

Wednesday, September 03, 2008 10:12:50 AM

Tata move unfortunate: Communists; mere tactic, says Congress leader
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) While West Bengal's ruling Left Front termed as unfortunate Tata Motors' decision to consider pulling out of its project at Singur, the opposition Congress saw a 'pressure tactic' in the move and the Trinamool Congress refused to react.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 11:46:30 PM

Tata looks at exit route out of Singur
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) With its Nano car project in West Bengal remaining closed for the fourth consecutive working day Tuesday due to protests, Tata Motors said it was considering other options - a move termed unfortunate by the state government and business bodies.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 11:45:53 PM

Kingfisher plans flight to San Francisco from Nov 1
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) India's leading private carrier Kingfisher Airlines plans to launch from Nov 1 its direct flight from Bangalore to San Francisco, connecting this IT hub with the Silicon Valley, its chief executive Vijay Mallya said here Tuesday evening.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 11:10:35 PM

Tata move unfortunate for West Bengal: business community
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) Industrialists and leading business bodies in West Bengal Tuesday termed as unfortunate Tata Motors' decision to look at site options to manufacture the world's cheapest car Nano, indicating a pull-out from Singur.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 10:26:54 PM

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