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Petrol price hike a cruel blow: CPI-M
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday termed the decision to increase the price of petrol as a 'cruel blow' and said the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government was riding roughshod over the interests of the people.

Saturday, January 15, 2011 9:32:30 PM

Jaypee Group to invest Rs.33,000 crore in Gujarat
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Infrastructure conglomerate Jaiprakash Associates Ltd Saturday said it has committed Rs.30,000 crore for investment in the western state of Gujarat over the next 3 to 5 years.

Saturday, January 15, 2011 9:21:23 PM

CPI-M Politburo mourns Sabarimala stampede deaths
Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) The politburo of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday mourned the deaths of over 100 people in a stampede near Kerala's Sabarimala temple.

Saturday, January 15, 2011 9:20:52 PM

I never played politics in my career, says Ganguly
Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) Asserting that he never played politics as a cricketer, Sourav Ganguly Saturday regretted that he was probably the only Indian captain to have been dropped after winning a series.

Saturday, January 15, 2011 9:20:51 PM

Kolkata Metro station to be named after Mother Teresa
Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday announced that a proposed Metro railway station in New Barrackpore municipality of West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district will be named after Nobel laureate Mother Teresa.

Saturday, January 15, 2011 9:20:50 PM

Dikshit discusses development with legislators
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday interacted with legislators from all constituencies in the capital on developmental issues.

Saturday, January 15, 2011 9:00:10 PM

Three arrested for buying goods using fake credit card
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Three people, including an employee of an electrical appliances store, were arrested for cloning a credit card and purchasing electrical goods worth lakhs of rupees from the store in south Delhi, police said Saturday.

Saturday, January 15, 2011 8:45:52 PM

Petrol, aviation fuel prices to be hiked from midnight
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Even as the government is battling inflation on several fronts, state oil companies announced an increase of about four and two percent, respectively, in the prices of petrol and aviation fuel, with international crude prices going towards the $100 per barrel mark.

Saturday, January 15, 2011 8:41:39 PM

Army ski expedition hoists Indian flag at South Pole
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Indian Army Saturday achieved another adventure feat when its skiing expedition to Antarctica reached the geographic South Pole and marked it by observing the 63rd Army Day.

Saturday, January 15, 2011 8:41:38 PM

Army, home ministry differ on Kashmir troop cut (Roundup)
New Delhi/Jammu, Jan 15 (IANS) Disputing Home Secretary G.K. Pillai's announcement of 25 percent cut in the number of security forces in Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian Army Saturday said the time wasn't ripe for troop reduction in the terror-riven state and any such decision was a prerogative of the defence ministry.

Saturday, January 15, 2011 8:41:06 PM

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