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Shutdown near total in northeast (Lead, Changing dateline)


September 6th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 6 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown called by the North East Students' Organisation (NESO) in six northeastern states Thursday over various demands, including the entry of migrants into ... Read more...

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Assamese poet Hiren Bhattacharyya passes away


July 4th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 4 (IANS) Award-winning Assamese poet Hiren Bhattacharyya, 80, died of lung infection at a private hospital here Wednesday.Bhattacharyya, popularly known as Hiruda, was undergoing treatment at Dispur Hospital ... Read more...

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HPL management’s meet with lenders remains unfruitful


July 4th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 3 (IANS) The Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL) management's meeting with lenders for getting Rs.10 billion worth of working capital for the cash-strapped firm did not work out ... Read more...

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HPL eyes two projects to beat financial crisis


October 26th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL), the second largest maker of polyethylene in India, is giving top priority to producing Butiene-1 and Styrene-Butadiene-Rubber (SBR) to come out of ... Read more...

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Subrata technical director, Prashanta coach of Mohun Bagan


October 19th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Former India internationals Subrata Bhattacharyya and Prashanta Banerjee were Tuesday appointed technical director and coach respectively of city soccer giants Mohun Bagan for the 2011-12 season. However, ... Read more...

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Haldia Petrochemicals talking to RIL for market segregation


August 19th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL) is trying to enhance its focus on the eastern market along with widening its product range by including low-density polyethylene (LDPE), said ... Read more...

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Haldia Petrochemicals on road to recovery: Official


June 15th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jun 15 (IANS) Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL), a joint-venture of the West Bengal government and the Chatterjee Group, will be on the road to recovery once issues of ownership, ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Congress demands Bharat Ratna for Dhoni


April 3rd, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 3 (IANS) The Jharkhand unit of the Congress Sunday demanded that the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, be conferred on local boy Mahendra Singh Dhoni for ... Read more...

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HCL Infosystems bags Rs.300 crore air force project


March 17th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) HCL Infosystems Thursday said it has bagged a Rs.300 crore ($66 million) order from the Indian Air Force to deploy a portable wireless network covering ... Read more...

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‘Lack of convergence of opinion on Bengal development’


March 17th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) Former chairman of Coal India Ltd Partha Bhattacharyya Thursday said lack of convergence of opinion on developmental issues between the political parties in West Bengal is ... Read more...

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Tennis: Nelord, Vignaesh ousted, unseeded Wagh in semis


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 3 (IANS) Men's sixth seed Krishna Suresh upset second-seeded Andhra Pradesh teammate P.C. Vignaesh while top-ranked Ashutosh Singh of Delhi withstood a strong second set challenge from S.Tejesvi ... Read more...

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Delay in clearances affecting coal production: official


February 23rd, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) World's largest coal miner, Coal India Limited Tuesday said a number of projects have got stuck with the central environment and forests ministry refusing to give the necessary ... Read more...

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Rare eye surgery performed on arrow-hit Tripura girl (Lead)


January 16th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 16 (IANS) Doctors in Kolkata have performed a rare operation and saved the life of an 18-year-old Tripura girl who was struck in her left eye by an iron arrow ... Read more...

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Rare eye surgery performed on arrow-hit Tripura girl


January 16th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 16 (IANS) Doctors in Kolkata have performed a rare operation and saved the life of an 18-year-old Tripura girl who was struck in her left eye by an iron arrow ... Read more...

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Rangan Chakravarty To Revive Stayajit Ray’s ‘Gupi Bagha’


December 15th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The viewers loved watching Gupi-Bagha four decades back and they still enjoy watching the funny musicians of Satyajit Ray. Rangan has sensed that admiration and is now going to revive these ... Read more...

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CIL in advanced talks for buying stake in Aussie firm


November 23rd, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) The world's largest coal miner, Coal India Limited, has reached an advanced stage in its negotiations for buying stake in Australian company Peabody Energy Assets, a top company ... Read more...

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Coal India’s net profit rises 29 percent


November 23rd, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) World's largest coal miner, Coal India's (CIL) net profit rose by 29.06 percent to Rs.4,020 crore in the first half of the current fiscal (2010-11) over the corresponding ... Read more...

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BCCL, HEC tie up for modern coal washery


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) The Bharat Coking Coal Limited, a subsidiary of the country's largest miner Coal India, has tied up with a consortium led by the Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC) for ... Read more...

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Coal India production falls short of target


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 1 (IANS) Coal India, the country's biggest miner, saw its coal production increase marginally by 0.7 percent during the first half of the 2010-11 fiscal compared to the same period ... Read more...

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Coal India IPO subscribed 34 percent, employee quota may go abegging (Lead)


October 18th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) State-run Coal India's $3.5 billion dollar initial public offering (IPO), the biggest in the history of Corporate India, was subscribed up to 34 percent on opening day Monday, ... Read more...

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Employees quota in Coal India IPO will remain unsubscribed


October 18th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Coal India Limited (CIL) sees the reserved employees quota of one percent of the total initial public offering (IPO) of 10 percent that opened Monday would remain mostly ... Read more...

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Arunachal to go ahead with Subansiri project, ignore protests


September 18th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Sep 18 (IANS) The 2,000 MW Lower Subansiri Hydro Power Project in Arunachal Pradesh will be commissioned by 2012 despite strident protests in Assam with environmental concerns over ... Read more...

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SBI targets 20 percent business from foreign operations


September 6th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) The country's largest lender, State Bank of India (SBI), is targeting 20 percent of its net income from international operations in the next two-three years, a top ... Read more...

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Shahnaz Husain Group Opens Shahnaz Herbal Salon At Kolkata


August 7th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Shahnaz Husain, the leading brand of herbal and ayurvedic beauty products from India, has launched its international chain of Franchise Salons in Kolkata. Renowned Bengali ... Read more...

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Coal India IPO likely between Oct 18-21


July 31st, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) The country's largest coal producer, Coal India Limited (CIL), expects to make its maiden public offering of shares between Oct 18-21, a top official said here Saturday. "Our IPO ... Read more...

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Citizen’s Forum to meet PM on talks with ULFA


June 20th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 20 (IANS) A six-member group of the newly formed Citizen's Forum in Assam will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi Monday to explore the possibility of opening ... Read more...

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Coal India to hit capital markets in July


March 19th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) India's largest coal producer, Coal India Ltd (CIL), expects to hit the capital markets by July, company chairman Partha S. Bhattacharyya said here Friday. The government, which holds ... Read more...

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IPO of Coal India expected by August


February 20th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) Coal India Ltd (CIL) is expected to come out with its Initial Public Offer (IPO) of shares by August, a company official said. "We discussed the tentative timeline with ... Read more...

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Coal India plans to earmark 1 percent share for staff


February 9th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 9 (IANS) Country's largest coal producer Coal India Ltd (CIL), which is planning to come out with its Initial Public Offering (IPO) of shares would be earmarking one percent of ... Read more...

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200 shanties gutted in Kolkata fire


January 21st, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) At least 200 shanties were gutted in a devastating fire that swept through Tangra in Kolkata's eastern fringes Thursday, a fire department official said. The early morning blaze ravaged ... Read more...

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Government to divest 10 percent in Coal India: Chairman


January 7th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 7 (IANS) The federal government will divest 10 percent equity in the state-run Coal India next fiscal, hoping to generate $8-10 billion, going by the valuation of a ... Read more...

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Ashutosh, Ankita are national grasscourt champions


December 26th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 26 (IANS) Qualifier Ashutosh Singh of Delhi and wild card Ankita Raina of Gujarat carved out contrasting victories to clinch the men's and women's national titles respectively at the Vishwarupa ... Read more...

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Sanaa makes second round of ITF women’s tennis


November 16th, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 16 (IANS) Sanaa Bhambri provided the silver lining to a rainy day by outplaying Indo-Japanese player Anastasia Malhotra 6-3, 6-4 to enter the second round of the $50,000 NECC-ITF Women's ... Read more...

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AGP likely to dump BJP ahead of 2011 Assam polls


November 14th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Nov 14 (IANS) Assam politics is expected to witness some major realignment of forces ahead of the 2011 assembly polls with the honeymoon between the main ... Read more...

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CIL production up, but profit before tax declines


October 6th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 6 (IANS) Coal India Limited (CIL), the country's biggest miner, saw its gross profit dip by about 20 percent in the first half of the current fiscal despite a 9.9 ... Read more...

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