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Exclusive: Baba Ramdev and RSS lobbying govt to tax Coca-Cola, PepsiCo heavily

New Delhi: Swadeshi warriors yoga guru Baba Ramdev and the all-powerful Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) are putting pressure on the finance and health ministries to impose a heavy tax on beverage companies selling products of high sugar content, according to highly placed sources. The move could prove detrimental to the Indian operations of PepsiCo and […]

Govt snaps mobile phone service again

Authorities last night snapped mobile phone service in Kashmir once again, causing immense inconvenience to thousands of subscribers. ¬†Only state-run BSNL postpaid numbers and landlines are presently working while outgoing call facility of BSNL pre-paid numbers stands barred. Earlier, the service was suspended after massive protests erupted against the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan […]

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-U.S., Volkswagen may not reach emissions deal by April 21 -gov’t official

The top U.S. environmental official expressed uncertainty on Tuesday about whether the Obama administration and Volkswagen AG will meet an April 21 court deadline to come up with a plan to address excess emissions from 580,000 diesel vehicles sold in the country. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy told reporters that the two sides were in “really […]

NHRC notice to Bengal govt over closure of primary school due to non-availability of water

NEW DELHI: The National Human Rights Commission has issued a notice to West Bengal government on the reports that a primary school for girls in Sahari, Binpur assembly segment in Jangalmahal area of West Bengal may close soon due to non-availability of water. The Commission has observed that it raises a serious issue of violation […]

Cong offers help & advise to Govt to handle economy

New Delhi, Mar 14 (UNI) Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for “consistent dip” in industrial growth for third successive month, Congress has said the party was ready for help and advise, if his government is unable to handle the economy on its own. “Index of Industrial Production(IIP) was registered at minus(-)3.2 per […]