New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) In an attempt to check public anger sparked by the hike in fuel prices, Congress president Sonia Gandhi has asked Congress-ruled states to cut the sales tax and Value Added Tax (VAT) on petroleum products.
Thursday, June 05, 2008 1:19:04 PM
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) The Indian equities markets maintained their marginal gain in the first few hours of trading Thursday.
Thursday, June 05, 2008 1:09:54 PM
Jammu, June 5 (IANS) Two Pakistani soldiers have been caught in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said here Thursday, adding they were trying to find out if they had crossed over to India by mistake.
Thursday, June 05, 2008 1:09:07 PM
Ahmedabad, June 5 (IANS) The latest fuel price hikes will result in a Rs.18.45 billion burden on Gujarat, apart from taking inflation to double digits, the Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry has said.
Thursday, June 05, 2008 1:08:24 PM
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh may have explained at some length why the fuel prices needed to be hiked, but most people in the Indian capital are not buying his logic.
Thursday, June 05, 2008 12:57:37 PM
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) A mob of around 70 people, calling themselves activists of the Shivsangram Sanghatana, attacked Kumar Ketkar, editor of Marathi daily Loksatta, at his home in Thane near here Thursday, police said. Ketkar escaped unhurt.
Thursday, June 05, 2008 12:31:22 PM
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Engineering and construction company Punj Lloyd Thursday said it will enter the defence equipment manufacturing business following a pact with the $1.3 billion Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd (ST Kinetics).
Thursday, June 05, 2008 12:29:34 PM
Jeorheri (Punjab), June 5 (IANS) Jeorheri, on the outskirts of Punjab capital Chandigarh, does not have the best of roads. But that has not stopped bankers, investment planners and car dealers from heading for it.
Thursday, June 05, 2008 12:28:54 PM
Ranchi, June 5 (IANS) The Jharkhand government has dismissed from service 129 striking doctors here.
Thursday, June 05, 2008 11:56:14 AM
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) West Bengal is preparing a policy on renewable energy to encourage its use among real estate developers, civic administration and common people, says a state government official.
Thursday, June 05, 2008 11:55:43 AM
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