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Spain auction sees lower borrowing costs for benchmark bond


September 21st, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) Spain's Treasury sold 4.8 billion euros ($6.2 billion) worth of debt Thursday in an auction that attracted strong demand, paying a sharply lower interest rate on ... Read more...

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Government to allow old players in 2G auction: Milind Deora


September 13th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The government will allow both old and new telecom operators to participate in the upcoming 2G auction, Minister of State for Communications and IT Milind ... Read more...

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Elvis’ bible sold


September 10th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cheshire, Sept 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The holy bible belonging to Elvis Presley and used by him till his death has been sold for a whopping £59,000. The bible was one of the ... Read more...

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‘Joker’ clothes up for grabs


August 27th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) The costumes worn by Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in "Joker" have been put on auction for charitable causes."Akshay and Sonakshi are a superhit pair ... Read more...

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Resign on moral grounds, BJP tells PM


August 27th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to accept moral responsibility for alleged irregularities in coal blocks allocations and demanded ... Read more...

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Cancel coal allocation, says CPI-M


August 27th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The CPI-M Monday asked the government to cancel all the coal blocks allocation found faulty by the official auditor and said they may be ... Read more...

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2G: SC wants auction undertaking for extending deadline


August 24th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday told the department of telecommunication (DoT) that it would consider its plea for more time to auction and allocate 122 cancelled ... Read more...

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Patnaik rejects centre’s claim on coal bidding


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 23 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday said his state had been seeking auction-based bidding for allocation of mineral resources including coal.Patnaik's statement came a day ... Read more...

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SC to hear plea for more time for 2G licence auction


August 21st, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said it would hear Friday the central government's plea for another extension of time for commencing the auction and allocation of ... Read more...

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Panel favoured auction of resources, Swamy tells SC


August 14th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy Tuesday told the Supreme Court that auction was the only method of transparent allocation of natural resources for private commercial ... Read more...

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More time sought for auction of spectrum


August 9th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The central government Thursday moved the Supreme Court for "further and final extension of time" for the auction and allocation of 122 2G licenses and ... Read more...

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Uninor in talks with rival firms to absorb employees


August 8th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 7 (IANS) Telecom operator Uninor, a joint venture of Norwegian firm Telenor and the Unitech Group, Tuesday said it is in talks with business competitors to rehabilitate its ... Read more...

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Court modifies CLB order on Unitech auction


August 6th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday modified a Company Law Board (CLB) order and allowed Uninor, a joint venture of Norwegian firm Telenor and Unitech Group, ... Read more...

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Company Law Board stays Uninor’s proposed asset auction


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Company Law Board (CLB) Friday ordered telecom service provider Uninor not to proceed with its plan of auctioning its assets.The CLB will hear the ... Read more...

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CBI arrests two PNB officials accepting bribe


July 29th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation arrested two senior officials of Punjab National Bank (PNB) while accepting a nearly Rs.2 crore bribe, an official said Saturday."Manibhushan, who ... Read more...

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Mexico’s central bank sells $281 mn to ease volatility


July 25th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 25 (IANS/EFE) The Banco de Mexico said it auctioned off $281 million on the domestic market to reduce volatility in the exchange rate of the peso, which ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad plots auctioned at record rates


July 24th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 24 (IANS) The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) recorded its highest residential plot auction at Rs.122,000 per square metre, marking a steep hike in real estate prices, an official ... Read more...

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2G: SC to hold hearing on presidential reference


July 18th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Supreme court Wednesday decided to hold hearing on the presidential reference to answer whether all natural resources other than the telecom spectrum could be ... Read more...

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Auction of resources would hit investments, SC told


July 17th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The investment climate in India would be affected if the Supreme Court's verdict on allocating natural resources through auction was allowed to survive, the government ... Read more...

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Spectrum is already liberalised since 1999: Vodafone


July 16th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Telecom service provider Vodafone India said Monday it was concerned about the liberalisation of spectrum recently announced by the Department of Telecom (DoT), as a ... Read more...

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Stolen car found 42 years later eBay


July 13th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Philadelphia, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bob Russell’s car was stolen in 1970 and since then he had a faint glimmer of hope that one day he would get his car back, despite ... Read more...

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Auction can’t be only mode of alloting resources, SC told


July 12th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The government Thursday told the Supreme Court that it had no problem in the allocation of natural resources in a transparent, fair and non-discriminatory manner ... Read more...

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Brad Pitt buys graffiti art


June 23rd, 2012 - 2:22 am ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt has bought three pieces from new graffiti artist Bambi - a canvas of Prince William and his wife Duchess Catherine, one of ... Read more...

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Hockey India signs 28 domestic players for pro-league


June 8th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Top Indian forwards Shivendra Singh, Tushar Khandekar and Yuvraj Walmiki, besides 25 others, signed up for the inaugural cash-rich professional league of Hockey India (HI) ... Read more...

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Ghana’s central bank five-year bond oversubscribed


June 8th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, June 8 (IANS) The five-year bond issued by Ghana's central bank Thursday was oversubscribed by 141 percent.The Bank of Ghana went to the market again seeking 200 million Ghana ... Read more...

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Auction of resources rational option, apex court told


June 4th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) told the Supreme Court Monday that auction was the only "rational and legal" way for allocating the nation's ... Read more...

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Jackson’s middle name revealed


June 1st, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Late singer Michael Jackson's middle name was Turd, reveals an old letter by the "King of Pop" to his former wife Lisa Marie Presley.The letter ... Read more...

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Presley’s crypt for sale


May 29th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 29 (IANS) Late rock and roll legend Elvis Presley's crypt is going up for sale at an auction here.The person who will be able to buy ... Read more...

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Telecom Commission to meet again Saturday on spectrum pricing


May 24th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Telecom Commission at its meeting Thursday could not decide on the sector regulator's recommendations on key issues such as pricing and refarming of spectrum. ... Read more...

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TV made me realise film actors are spoilt: Sohail Khan


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Actor-producer Sohail Khan, who is a judge on the comedy show "Kahaani Comedy Circus Ki", says after seeing television actors he has realised how spoilt film ... Read more...

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Airtel slashes 3G data tariff by 70 percent


May 17th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel Thursday slashed 3G data tariff by up to 70 percent in order to drive demand."Volume based browsing rate on 3G ... Read more...

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Ex-Austrian emperor’s underwear sold for over $8,000


May 10th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, May 10 (IANS) A collector has bought a pair of underwear belonging to Austrian emperor Franz Joseph I for 6,250 euros (over $8,000) during an auction in Vienna, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Government withdraws 2G review plea


May 8th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The central government Tuesday moved the Supreme Court to withdraw its petition for reviewing the 2G verdict holding that all natural resources should be allocated ... Read more...

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Tendulkar’s autographed jersey on auction


May 4th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar fans will have a chance to collect his Mumbai Indians jersey signed by the batting maestro as part of their ongoing 'Deal ... Read more...

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Dwayne Smith replaces Mitchell Johnson in Mumbai Indians squad


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Mumbai Indians have signed West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Smith as a replacement for Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson for the remainder of the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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