Dozens of men crowd shops in central Baghdad, perusing military equipment including helmets, boots and camouflage uniforms that they will need after volunteering to fight against a major militant offensive.
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray today appealed to the traders, who have been protesting against imposition of Local Bodies Tax (LBT), to open their shops so that common people do not suffer.
All shops and business
establishments here downed their shutters on Tuesday to express
solidarity with social activist Anna Hazare who is observing a
fast demanding a stronger Lokpal bill to curb corruption.
The software engineer who
allegedly killed his wife, cut her body into pieces and hid
them in a deep-freezer was on Thursday
taken to the shops from where he had purchased the electric
grinder and the cooling equipment.
Twenty-five people received burn injuries when a massive fire broke out in a commercial establishment where kerosene and diesel were being sold illegally in Uttar Pradesh`s Bahraich town, police said Thursday.
In a good news for city traders,
the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Monday said there will
be no sealing of shopping centres for conversion fee dues
before June 30, the last date for the payment of the charges.
Jammu and Kashmir Government
on Tuesday announced a financial assistance of Rs 25,000 each to 15
shop owners whose shops were damaged in a devastating fire at
the famous hill resort of Gulmarg two days ago.