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Smoking to be costly; colour TV, footwear set to be cheaper

Smokers will have to shell out more for the puff as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today proposed a steep hike in duty on cigarettes, and also made pan masala, gutkha, chewing tobacco and aerated drinks containing sugar costlier. PTI file photo

Smokers will have to shell out more for the puff as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today proposed a steep hike in duty on cigarettes...

Branded petrol price cut by over Rs 5/litre

Price of branded or premium petrol was today cut by over Rs 5 per litre after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley slashed excise duty on the fuel. PTI file photo. For representation purpose

Price of branded or premium petrol was today cut by over Rs 5 per litre after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley slashed excise duty on the fuel...

Three injured in blast in Pune police station parking lot

Three persons, including a constable, were injured when an explosive device kept in a motorcycle in the parking lot of a police station went off here today, officials said. For representation purpose only. AP file photo

Three persons, including a constable, were injured when an explosive device kept in a motorcycle in the parking lot of a police station...

Jammer keeps cell phones silent in Srinagar mosque

A mosque here has been using electronic jamming equipment to ensure that cell phones carried by devotees do not ring during prayers and cause disturbance to the congregation. PTI file photo

A mosque here has been using electronic jamming equipment to ensure that cell phones carried by devotees do not ring during prayers...

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KSPCB wants builders to dump debris at designated sites

Construction debris is the biggest cause of dust pollution in Bangalore.  DH file photo

Construction debris is the biggest cause of dust pollution in Bangalore. The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) has come out...

Sports

Steady India reach 342/5 at lunch against England

Indian batsmen continued to frustrate the English bowlers as the team reached 342 for five in its first innings at lunch on the second day of the opening cricket Test here today. AP file photo

It's dream come true for me: Vijay

Elated at scoring his maiden overseas hundred and fourth of his career, Ind

Binny emulates his father, makes Test debut

As it was widely expected, Stuart Binny made his Test debut for India...

Shweta hits the front in opening round

Local pro Sharmila Nicollet suffered a late collapse while Shweta Galande d

Samson brace helps St John's wear crown

A brace from Vijay Samson helped St John's High School emerge champion

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Siddaramaiah intearcting with Ministers S R Patil and H K Patil in Vidhana Soudha ...

Siddaramaiah intearcting with Ministers S R Patil and H K Patil in Vidhana Soudha ...

Siddaramaiah speaking at the Council as MLC s G Parameshwar and Motamma are seen laughing ...

Siddaramaiah speaking at the Council as MLC s G Parameshwar and Motamma are seen laughing ...

Mayor B S Sathyanarayana speaking at the BBMP Council meeting in Bangalore ...

Mayor B S Sathyanarayana speaking at the BBMP Council meeting in Bangalore ...

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah speaking at the Council, Vidhan Soudha in Bangalore ...

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah speaking at the Council, Vidhan Soudha in Bangalore ...

Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh and US Deputy Secretary of State William Joseph Burns ...

Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh and US Deputy Secretary of State William Joseph Burns ...

Pranab Mukherjee at a meeting with Finance MinisterArun Jaitley and MoS Nirmala Sitharaman ...

Pranab Mukherjee at a meeting with Finance MinisterArun Jaitley and MoS Nirmala Sitharaman ...

Security men check the copies of Union Budget 2014-15 before their distribution ...

Security men check the copies of Union Budget 2014-15 before their distribution ...

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley along with MOS for Finance Nirmala Sitharaman ...

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley along with MOS for Finance Nirmala Sitharaman ...

Rahul gandhi arrives Parliament House in New Delhi on the Budget day  ...

Rahul gandhi arrives Parliament House in New Delhi on the Budget day ...

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley with MOS for Finance Nirmala Sitharaman and officials ...

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley with MOS for Finance Nirmala Sitharaman and officials ...

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Welcome move: RPF personnel HN Bhagyammma checks the bags of passengers at Bangalore City Railway Station.   DH Photos by BH Shivakumar

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