India Warns of Potential Ban on EU Airlines over Carbon Tax Dispute

European airlines may risk an embargo from India's airspace, should Brussels impose sanctions on Indian carriers over carbon emissions. Brussels is facing the heat from several nations, including China, Russia, over an EU carbon emissions trading scheme that called for charging airlines over pollution. Civil aviation minister Ajit Singh hinted the possibility of a ban on EU carriers in an interview. May 25, 2012
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Congress Against Petrol Price Hike; Govt Considers Partial Rollback: Sources

The latest media reports suggested that the government is contemplating a partial rollback in the recent steep petrol price hike. According to the sources the government might slash about Rs 2 to 2.50 per litre, while the Congress party is demanding to scale down about Rs 3 to 5 in the latest hike. May 24, 2012
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World's Largest and Deepest Pool At Chile's San Alfonso del Mar Resort [PHOTOS]

The world's largest swimming pool, The Crystal Lagoon at the San Alfonso Del Mar Resort, is bigger than 20 Olympic-sized pool put together. The huge pool is set halfway up the country's Pacific coast, in the city of Algarrobo, Chile, about 100 kilometers west of the capital Santiago. The pool holds the Guinness World Record for the largest and deepest pool. May 24, 2012
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UPA On Price Hiking Spree: Diesel, LPG Price Hike In Pipeline

Call it unfortunate or inevitable or a series of mistakes in taking forward the country's economy affairs, the UPA government has never missed to draw target on itself in various issues, mainly when it comes to the price hike of the commodities. May 24, 2012
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India Successfully Test Fires Akash Missile

Adding another feather to its air defence, India successfully test fired its indigenously built surface-to-air Akash missile on Thursday. The missile was fired from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur, Odisha. May 24, 2012
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UPA Partners Protest Petrol Price Hike, Slam Centre

The key allies of the UPA collation like Trinamool Congress and DMK have protested the Centre's decision to hike petrol by Rs 7.50 in effect from May 24 midnight, including SP Chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, admits of reports that he could possible join hands the Congress party. May 24, 2012
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Petrol Price Hike In India: Rates Before And After Hike

The Indian Government Wednesday announced the single largest hike in petrol prices by Rs. 7.50 per liter (including tax). The hike price came into effect from midnight and has led to a nationwide protest with the common man, the government's allies and oppositions fuming over the issue. May 24, 2012