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Nationwide stir: Maharashtra grinds to a halt
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Nearly 100 flights were cancelled, most schools and offices remained shut while bus and rail services were disrupted in large parts of Maharashtra, including Mumbai, Monday due to the opposition's nationwide strike against rising prices.

Monday, July 05, 2010 4:02:43 PM

Permanent commissions for women: Notice issued to Indian Army chief
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh for not complying with its March 12 order to grant permanent commissions to women officers who had approached the court complaining of gender bias in the armed forces.

Monday, July 05, 2010 3:59:37 PM

Reliance Power soars post merger announcement
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) The Reliance Power scrip gained 3.5 percent Monday, a day after the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) announced that another group firm, Reliance Natural Resources, was merging with the company.

Monday, July 05, 2010 3:56:56 PM

Sensex ends flat, volumes fall
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) A key index for Indian equities ended trade on a flat note Monday, recording lower volumes as many traders and investors were inactive because of the 'Bharat Bandh' called by opposition parties against the hike in fuel prices.

Monday, July 05, 2010 3:54:16 PM

Jamia begins sports category admissions
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia University Monday began trial of aspiring candidates who have opted for admissions in various courses under the sports category.

Monday, July 05, 2010 3:47:20 PM

Left threatens more stir if no rollback of prices
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Left parties Monday threatened to intensify their protests against the fuel price hike inside and outside parliament if the government did not roll back the hike in fuel prices.

Monday, July 05, 2010 3:40:33 PM

Gadkari, Sharad Yadav detained in Delhi
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari, Janata Dal-United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav and Shiromani Akali Dal leader Harsimrat Kaur were amongst the leaders detained here during the opposition's dawn-to-dusk strike against price rise.

Monday, July 05, 2010 3:40:18 PM

Andhra minister promises probe into slain man's identity
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Home Minister P. Sabita Indra Reddy Monday said a probe would be ordered to find out if Hemchandra Pandey, killed along with Maoist leader Azad in a gunfight with police, was a leftwing rebel or a journalist as claimed by his family.

Monday, July 05, 2010 3:33:22 PM

Kerala opposition cries foul as Left attends assembly
Thiruvananthapuram, July 5 (IANS) The Congress-led opposition in Kerala Monday accused ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) legislators of double standards, saying while they attended the assembly they had asked others to take part in the nationwide protest against fuel price hike.

Monday, July 05, 2010 3:24:46 PM

Over 60 trains affected due to shutdown
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Over 60 long-distance trains were cancelled or disrupted Tuesday on account of the day-long shutdown called by opposition parties to protest the hike in fuel prices and high inflation, a railway ministry official said.

Monday, July 05, 2010 3:14:24 PM

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