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US court hears Rajat Gupta’s call to Rajaratnam


May 24th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 24 (IANS) Prosecutors played the lone recorded phone call of Rajat Gupta to Raj Rajaratnam to show the close relationship of Goldman Sachs' former Indian American director ... Read more...

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Week after AMRI fire, anger still not doused


December 16th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) The fire in the AMRI Hospital which claimed 93 lives has been doused but a week after the incident, anguish over the holocaust rages on ... Read more...

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Our two members on hospital board only attended meetings: Bengal


December 11th, 2011 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) The West Bengal government Saturday denied it was shirking responsibility in the AMRI hospital fire, saying the two state representatives in the hospital's board of directors ... Read more...

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2G scam: CBI wants to make accused’s wife a witness


July 12th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday sought permission from a special court here to add 10 more witnesses, including the wife of an accused, ... Read more...

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BlackBerry co-CEOs told to loosen grip on RIM


June 28th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 28 (IANS) BlackBerry co-CEOs were Monday asked to loosen their hold on the company to reverse its declining fortunes.As investors put pressure on the top technology company for ... Read more...

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CBI points out Kanimozhi’s Raja links; bail reserved till May 14 (Second Lead)


May 7th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Kanimozhi was "definitely close" to former communications minister A. Raja, the CBI Saturday told the special court which reserved for a week its decision on ... Read more...

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2G scam: Kanimozhi applies for bail (Second Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Contending that she had no "wrong intentions", DMK MP Kanimozhi, named co-conspirator in the second generation (2G) telecom spectrum case, Friday applied for bail before ... Read more...

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David Miliband joins Sunderland as non-executive vice-chairman


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2(ANI): Former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has joined the board of Premier League football club Sunderland as their non-executive vice chairman.Miliband, who was Foreign Secretary from 2007 to 2010, ... Read more...

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CA calls board meeting to come out of Ashes mess


January 31st, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 31 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) has called for one of its most important board meetings next Tuesday to get to the bottom of the Ashes mess.In the meeting, CA will ... Read more...

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Stressed out Delhi, where grazing a car hurts the ego


January 14th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Leave your home 15 minutes early for work. If your car is involved in an accident and the other party gets aggressive, apologise. That's the ... Read more...

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Congress backs Kochi infotech project


December 9th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala) Dec 9 (IANS) With the Kerala government trying to revive the much delayed Kochi infotech project, the opposition Congress Thursday said it was ready to play any role in its ... Read more...

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Kerala delaying Kochi project, insists Smart City Dubai


December 2nd, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 2 (IANS) Two days after receiving an ultimatum from Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan, Smart City Dubai Thursday said it was the state government which was delaying the Kochi infotech ... Read more...

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Last letter to Smart City Dubai on Kochi project: Achuthanandan


November 30th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 30 (IANS) Kerala will ask Smart City Dubai one last time if it wishes to honour its pact to set up a Rs.1,500 crore ($335 million) infotech project in Kochi, ... Read more...

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Smart City project should go on with Dubai, demands Congress


November 18th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 18 (IANS) The Congress's Kerala unit Thursday demanded that the proposed Rs.1,500-crore Smart City Kochi mega IT project should go ahead with the participation of the Dubai government.Addressing reporters ... Read more...

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England was close to pulling out of Delhi Games: Report


October 15th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 15 (IANS) A top official of Commonwealth Games England (CGE) has revealed that his team was close to pulling out of the Delhi Games, a media report said Friday."Every day ... Read more...

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England, Scotland were just hours away from pulling out of Delhi CWG: Holmes


October 15th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): England and Scotland were just hours away from pulling out of the 2010 Commonwealth Games and were already preparing statements to that effect.President of Commonwealth Games England Kelly ... Read more...

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Nano was born out of a doodle by Ratan Tata


October 14th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chhatterjee New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Guess how the Rs.1 lakh ($2,200) car Nano was born? It took some idle doodling by Ratan Tata, head of the Tata Group of companies, ... Read more...

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Mark Taylor may replace Howard as ICC vice-presidential candidate


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 3(ANI): As the dust settles on the ICC's rejection of John Howard as its next vice-president, it is believed that Cricket Australia and New Zealand Cricket may name former Australian ... Read more...

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No one can doubt my integrity, says Srinivasan


May 26th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Replying to the virtual charge sheet served on him by suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) chief Lalit Modi, Indian cricket board secretary N.Srinivasan said Wednesday that ... Read more...

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Modi pooh-poohs reports of throwing him out of IPL


December 13th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Veturi Srivatsa New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman and commissioner Lalit Modi pooh-poohed reports circulating in a section of the media that he is being eased out of ... Read more...

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Special audit of Prasar Bharati on: Government


December 7th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) With infighting in the Prasar Bharati board showing no sign of ending, the government Monday said it has ordered a special audit of the public broadcaster ... Read more...

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AIG CEO Robert Benmosche gets a $7 million package


November 29th, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The insurance company American International Group has announced that it will pay an annual package of $7 million in cash and stock combined to chief executive ... Read more...

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Gowda contributes 20 percent salary to PM’s relief fund


September 21st, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) chief H.D. Deve Gowda has contributed 20 percent of his annual salary as an MP to the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund in ... Read more...

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Lover of collapsed MG Rover director paid 1.7-mn pounds for a year’s work


September 12th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 12 (ANI): MG Rover's director paid his lover 1.7 million pounds for a year's work, according to a report on the collapse of the car manufacturing giant.In May 2000, the ... Read more...

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Sohail slams Butt for misleading Pakistan cricket


September 3rd, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Sep 3 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Aamir Sohail Thursday took another swipe at Ijaz Butt, saying the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman is misleading board's patron - Pakistan President Asif Zardari ... Read more...

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Apex court restores Prasar Bharti chief’s powers


August 24th, 2009 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday restored the powers of Prasar Bharti Chief Executive Officer B.S. Lalli, permitting him to carry out the day-to-day functioning of the public broadcaster. While ... Read more...

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Apex court refuses to halt probe into Prasar Bharati ‘irregularities’


August 18th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to suspend a Delhi High Court order for a Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) probe into alleged financial and administrative irregularities in the ... Read more...

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Prasar Bharati faces graft probe, ex-judge to supervise board


July 27th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday ordered a vigilance probe into alleged financial irregularities in public broadcaster Prasar Bharati and also appointed a retired judge to supervise its ... Read more...

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Kerala accuses Smart City developer of raising fresh demands


May 25th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 25 (IANS) A few days after Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan said the global slowdown might delay the launch of Kochi's Smart City project, state Fisheries Minister S. Sarma Monday ... Read more...

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ICC rejects PCB’s legal claims on hosting World Cup


May 15th, 2009 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 14 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has rejected the legal claims of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on hosting matches of the 2011 Cricket World Cup (ICC CWC). ICC said ... Read more...

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Dubai IT firm wants freehold land from Kerala government


April 21st, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 21 (IANS) The proposed Rs.15-billion Smart City Kochi IT park Tuesday suffered a setback after Smart City Dubai, which has signed a pact with the state government to develop the ... Read more...

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NYC officials defend Nancy Shevell’s work commitments


April 12th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 12 (ANI): New York City public officials have backed Sir Paul McCartney's girlfriend Nancy Shevell after she was accused of failing her responsibilities as a transport board member due ... Read more...

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Macca romance making Shevell’s professional life cold and lonely


April 12th, 2009 - 10:56 am ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 12 (ANI): Nancy Shevell's romance with Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney seems to be affecting her professional life.Shevell, who's a board member of New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority, ... Read more...

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ICICI stake sale not discussed by board: Subhiksha


February 24th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai Feb 24 (IANS) The decision of private equity fund ICICI Venture, a minority shareholder in Subhiksha Trading Services, to sell 10 percent stake in the retail chain had not been discussed ... Read more...

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Kerala’s Smart City project is unlikely to materialise: UDF


January 19th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 19 (IANS) The Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) Monday expressed fears that the much talked about Rs.15 billion "Smart City" project proposed in Kochi is unlikely to materialise. "Things have ... Read more...

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