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Hindustan Motors reports Rs.35.5 cr loss in Q1


August 13th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) Kolkata-based Hindustan Motors, makers of the iconic Ambassador, Monday reported a loss of Rs.35.49 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2012, against a net profit ... Read more...

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Cannot ban news as it is perishable, SC told (Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) As Supreme Court Wednesday explored the option of postponing the publication of court proceedings in sensitive matters, including criminal cases, it was told that news ... Read more...

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Mamata vents ire on corporates, media


February 28th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Lashing out at a section of media and corporate houses for trying to force her to take up anti-people policies, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Hayden returns to cricket with Big Bash League


July 25th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 25 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Matthew Hayden will return to cricket with the inaugural Big Bash League where he will play for Brisbane Heat.Hayden, 39, has not played ... Read more...

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India provides soft loans to West African businesses


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dakar (Senegal), April 23 (IANS) India has provided subsidised loans to businesses in West Africa through the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas), says a top official of the ... Read more...

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Radia tapes’ leak: Government trying to track source


February 1st, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court has been told that the government was doing its utmost to track the source that leaked in public domain the telephone intercepts of ... Read more...

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Radia tapes: Rights group to oppose Tata’s plea against publication


December 12th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL), which is seeking the apex court's monitoring of the 2G spectrum probe, Saturday said that it will oppose Tata Group ... Read more...

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Mahindra chosen preferred bidder for Ssangyong Motors (Lead)


August 12th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Seoul, Aug 12 (IANS) Automobile major Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M) Thursday emerged the preferred bidder to acquire South Korean Ssangyong Motor. The preferred bidder status is given by the vendor who usually intends ... Read more...

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Nebraska Governor signs bill to expand tourism and recreation projects


April 5th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by BNO News
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA (BNO NEWS) – Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman signed on Monday the LB 1018 bill, which will allow cities and counties to use voter approved local option sales taxes for economic ... Read more...

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US hopeful of resolving nuke commerce stalemate with India


November 18th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.18 (ANI): It's been more than a year since the sealing of the 123 agreement between India and the United States, but nuclear commerce between the two countries is yet ... Read more...

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CPI-M in Kerala welcomes party’s ‘rectification’ plan


October 26th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 26 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) decision to initiate a "rectification campaign" to overcome shortcomings within its ranks has been welcomed by party leaders in Kerala. Party general secretary ... Read more...

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National Aluminium plans nuclear power plant


September 20th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 (IANS) The state-owned National Aluminium Co (Nalco) is focusing on diversification, including setting up a nuclear power plant and moving into other metals, to meet the economic meltdown. As part ... Read more...

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Moser Baer to develop solar power project in Maharashtra


September 3rd, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Moser Baer India, with business interest in optical storage media, is developing a 1 MW solar power project in Chandrapur in Maharashtra. When completed, it will be one ... Read more...

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Technology meets tango: Steve Wozniak in Dancing With The Stars


May 20th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by GD
Starry, starry nights couldn't have gotten more dazzling than it did on yesterday's Season finale of celebrity spangled dance contest "Dancing with the stars". The final crescendo to this spirited foot-tapper came ... Read more...

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Indian-born industrialist setting up $2.5 bn urea unit in Australia


March 9th, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, March 9 (IANS) An Australian company promoted by a New Delhi-born industrialist Vikas Rambal Monday announced plans to construct a $2.5-billion urea manufacturing plant at the Shotts Industrial Park at Collie ... Read more...

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Delhi Commonwealth Games projects running on time: Gill


February 19th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Sports Minster M.S. Gill and Indian Olympic Association (IOA)president Suresh Kalmadi Thursday were at pains to explain that construction work for the 2010 New Delhi Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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Dabur to set up second unit in Himachal Pradesh


December 25th, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 25 (IANS) Dabur India Ltd, with business interest in healthcare, personal care and food products, has got the green signal from the Himachal Pradesh government to set up another medicine ... Read more...

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Indorama to invest Rs.4 bn in Himachal Pradesh


August 14th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Aug 14 (IANS) The Indonesia-based S.P. Lohia-promoted Indorama SPL group, with business interest in diverse fields such as power, petrochemicals and spun yarn, has decided to set up a ... Read more...

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Lord Mayor of Melbourne to boost Indo Australian ties during Delhi visit


May 30th, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 30 (ANI): The Lord Mayor of Melbourne, John So, will be visiting India for two days next week (June 2 and 3) to formalize Melbournes strategic alliance agreement ... Read more...

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Vodafone slapped Rs.5 mn fine for prize scheme


May 17th, 2008 - 7:32 pm ICT by admin
By Kanu Sarda New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Terming its prize scheme on more talk-time usage a case of "corporate greed", a consumer court has imposed a fine of Rs.5 million on leading ... Read more...

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Baalu’s business interest in Sethu project: Swamy


April 28th, 2008 - 9:37 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Former Union Minister Subramanian Swamy Monday alleged in the Supreme Court that Union Transport Minister T.R. Baalu is trying for expeditious implementation of the Sethu Samundram Shipping ... Read more...

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South African university starts centre for Indian studies


March 12th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by admin
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, March 12 (IANS) Spurred by rising business interest in trade and investment across the Indian Ocean, the University of the Witwatersrand here has set up a Centre for Indian ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves sale of 49 per cent equity stake of BPCL in Bharat Shell


November 30th, 2007 - 2:06 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 30 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for sale of 49 per cent equity stake of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) in Bharat Shell Limited (BSL) to ... Read more...

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