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Oppn, UPA allies protest fuel hike

NEW DELHI:  Opposition parties on Saturday launched a countrywide agitation protesting fuel price hike and some UPA allies also sent a stern warning, prompting the Congress to ask its party-ruled states to reduce taxes on petroleum products to give reprieve to the common man.

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AITUC demands rollback of fuel price hike

NEW DELHI: Condemning the steep hike in the price of diesel, kerosene and domestic cooking gas effected by the Union Government Friday night, the All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) Saturday said the hike will have a cascading effect on the prices of all essential commodities including food, vegetables and transport.

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Chidambaram has changed now: Digvijay

NEW DELHI: Congress General Secretary Mr Digvijay Singh, who stoked a controversy last year by calling Mr P Chidambaram as “intellectually arrogant”, now feels the Home Minister has “changed quite a lot now”.

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Steep hike in prices of diesel, kerosene, LPG

NEW DELHI:  In a steep hike, the government on Friday increased diesel price by Rs3 per litre, domestic LPG by Rs50 per cylinder and kerosene by Rs2 per litre and slashed customs and excise duties on crude oil and products, sacrificing Rs 49,000 crore in revenues.

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Rare celestial spectacle awaits skygazers

MUMBAI: A rare celestial spectacle awaits skygazers Monday when a newly-found asteroid - 2011-MD - will pass between 10,000-12,000 km above earth, a scientist said Friday. It will be visited in India.

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