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India shies from diesel hike, seeks $5 Billion fuel savings

New Delhi, Sep 25 (ANI): The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has shied away from introducing comprehensive energy subsidy cuts and on the contrary taken up a campaign on conservation of resources. Union Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily stated this at a news conference in New Delhi. He asked the citizens of the country to embrace car pooling, buses and cycling as well in a bid to curb fuel consumption. Moily said that he hoped to save $5 billion from fuel conservation measures even as he shied away from substantial measures such as raising diesel and other fuel prices as the electoral cycle hots up with polls due to be held by May 2014. Meanwhile, commenting on the 5 billion 'mega fuel conservation campaign', Moily said that the Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) of his ministry along with various stake holders will join hands to promote fuel conservation in a variety of sectors. Sep 25, 2013
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Visitors happy with excellent facilities at Tokyo's sky tree tower

Tokyo, Sep 25 (ANI): The 634 meters tall, Sky Tree Tower in Tokyo has become a major sightseeing attraction. It attracted 6 million and 380 thousand tourists in its opening year. It houses broadcasting, planetarium, aquarium, restaurants and other offices. In summer this year, Sky Tree organized various events to attract children and other visitors. 14-year-old Mio Yuki, an actress nominated for CM character of Tokyo Sky Tree, shared her experience of visiting the world's tallest tower. The Sky Tree Tower also provides a great shopping experience for visitors. However, taking care of logistics involving 312 shops and restaurants at the Tower, is critical. Sagawa Express, a logistics company has been managing the logistics at the Sky Tree Tower since May 2012. Sep 25, 2013
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Russia accuses Greenpeace activists of piracy

Russia on Tuesday opened a criminal probe into suspected piracy against foreign and local activists from environmental lobby group Greenpeace who staged an open sea protest over the Arctic oil work of the energy giant Gazprom. Duration: 00:38. Sep 24, 2013
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Obama demands UN take action on Syria

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday demanded that the world take action on Syria, saying that the regime must face consequences after the use of chemical weapons. Duration: 00:55. Sep 24, 2013