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Monthly News September 2015

Centre may go for partial rollback of bulk diesel prices : PS Vivek Rae
Maharashtra; Petrol, diesel & liquo...

Maharashtra; Petrol, diesel & liquor to cost more

MUMBAI: Petrol, diesel, liquor, cigarettes and gold will cost more from tonight in Maharashtra. These items will cost more as the state government has decided to levy a surcharge. A surcharge of Rs 2 will be levied on petrol and diesel. However, Local Body Tax in 27 corporations has been... read more »

CBI chief Ranjit Sinha expresses regret over rape remarks
Coal scam: SC-appointed team seeks forme...

Coal scam: SC-appointed team seeks former CBI chief Ranjit Sinha’s visitors...

The apex court-appointed probe team led by ex-CBI Special Director M L Sharma today moved the Supreme Court seeking a copy of original visitors’ diary having names of persons who had visited the official residence of Ranjit Sinha, the then Director of CBI. A three-judge bench headed by Justice... read more »

Indonesia making no progress against haz...

Indonesia making no progress against hazardous haze

Pekanbaru, Indonesia | Reuters — Indonesia has sent nearly 21,000 personnel to fight forest fires raging in its northern islands, the disaster management agency said on Tuesday, but smoke cloaks much of the region with pollution readings in the “very unhealthy” region in neighbouring... read more »

France opens war crimes inquiry against ...

France opens war crimes inquiry against Assad regime

French authorities have launched a criminal probe against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime for alleged war crimes committed between 2011 and 2013, sources said. Paris prosecutors opened a preliminary war crimes inquiry on September 15, a source close to the case told AFP. A... read more »


NATO Troops Reach Kunduz to Support Afghan Forces

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN: NATO said Wednesday its special forces have reached Kunduz to support Afghan troops after the Taliban seized the northern city, repelled a counter-attack and advanced... read more »


Hajj Stampede: Saudi Arabia police say 1,100 photos of dead are from start of hajj

Saudi Arabia today said the nearly 1,100 photos distributed to foreign diplomats to help identify nationals who have died in the hajj are from the entire pilgrimage and not just a disaster... read more »

A worker holds a fuel nozzle at a petrol pump in Mumbai

Crude oil futures plunge Rs 68 on weak Asian cues

NEW DELHI: Crude oil futures fell sharply by Rs 68 to Rs 2,990 per barrel on Thursday as speculators reduced bets amid a weakening trend in Asian trade. At Multi Commodity Exchange, crude... read more »


Idea gets shareholders nod to raise up to Rs 10,000 crore

Idea Cellular said its shareholders have approved to raise up to Rs 10,000 crore through issue of non-convertible securities on private placement basis in one or more tranches The company,... read more »


Uber a good brand, but its products not tuned to Indian customers...

While Uber is a good brand with good products, competitor Ola’s Co-Founder and CEO Bhavish Aggarwal feels it trails in India because its products are not tuned to the needs of the Indian... read more »