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Cancel coal blocks, run parliament: CPI-M


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Claiming that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had come round its point of view, the Left Monday demanded that the UPA government cancel at ... Read more...

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Russia’s chief investigator dismisses fraud charges


July 28th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Alexander Bastrykin, head of Russia's powerful Investigation Committee, has denied allegations of fraud levelled against him by an opposition leader.Alexei Navalny accused Bastrykin in a ... Read more...

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No reversal of tide of economic reform in India: Nirupama Rao


July 27th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS) Asserting that the 'India Story' is definitely not over, Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao has assured American businees that there is no question of the tide of ... Read more...

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Country facing economic emergency: BJP


June 27th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Asserting that the country was facing an "economic emergency", the BJP Tuesday said that the government is trying to protect the business interests of ... Read more...

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Superstar Mohanlal booked for possessing elephant tusk


June 14th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 14 (IANS) Eleven months after Income-Tax department officials searched superstar Mohanlal's houses here, a case has been registered against him for keeping an elephant tusk at his home, ... Read more...

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Filmmakers queue for Salman, but Sohail gets priority


June 9th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Family scored over business interests for Salman Khan, who gave his younger brother Sohail priority when a queue of filmmakers like Anees Bazmee, Sooraj Barjatya ... Read more...

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Court permits Essar, loop promoters to visit abroad


May 31st, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Essar Group and Loop Telecom promoters were permitted to visit abroad for business purpose by a special court here Thursday.Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special ... Read more...

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China doesn’t fret over India-Myanmar ties: Daily


May 29th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Myanmar is seen as a poor show in China, a state-owned daily said Tuesday."Inside China, Singh's visit failed ... Read more...

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ITC’s Sri Lankan subsidiary acquires land in Colombo


May 16th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Cigarette-to-hotel multi-business major ITC Ltd. Tuesday said its wholly-owned subsidiary WelcomHotels Lanka Private Limited (WLPL) has acquired land in Colombo to set up a mixed-used ... Read more...

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BJP says Chidambaram’s clarification violates rules (Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday again attacked Home Minister P. Chidambaram, this time for reading out in the Lok Sabha Thursday a ... Read more...

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BJP says Chidambaram’s clarification violates rules


May 11th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday protested Home Minister P. Chidambaram reading out a clarification from his son on his business interests in telecom ... Read more...

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Supreme Court notices to six Andhra ministers (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, March 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to six Andhra Pradesh ministers and 11 bureaucrats for their alleged role in issuing orders during the tenure of ... Read more...

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Supreme Court notice on favours to Jaganmohan’s firms


March 12th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice on 26 government orders issued during the tenure of late Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Rajashekara Reddy to allegedly ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas victims write to IOC against Dow


February 29th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Two groups fighting for justice to the Bhopal gas tragedy victims Wednesday urged the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the 2012 London Olympics Organising Committee ... Read more...

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Bhopal Activists: Dow is afraid, so spying


February 27th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 27 (IANS) After WikiLeaks revealed that Dow Chemicals was using a spy to keep a watch on activists fighting for the cause of the Bhopal gas tragedy, the ... Read more...

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Don’t turn back clock on journalists rights, Maldives urged


February 10th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) The Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA) has urged the new authorities in the Maldives to respect the right of journalists to go about their work without fear ... Read more...

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First joint trade chamber for divided Kashmir chooses chief


February 9th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 9 (IANS) As part of the cross Line of Control (LoC) initiatives between two parts of Kashmir, a Srinagar-based businessman was Thursday elected to head a business interests ... Read more...

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Investing in India tough, say NRIs


January 8th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Many overseas Indians participating in the annual Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas diaspora meet here have complained that investing in the country was difficult due to lack of ... Read more...

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L&T;, Mitsubishi to sign shipbuilding pact


December 27th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Engineering major Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Tuesday said its ship-building arm - L&T; Shipbuilding Ltd (LTSB) - is set to sign an agreement with Mitsubishi Heavy ... Read more...

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WHO urges sufficient health budgets despite economic plight


October 20th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Oct 20 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) has called on all governments to keep up sufficient health budgets despite the current economic woes.Speaking at the World ... Read more...

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Will sue BJP leaders over mining charge: Goa minister


October 10th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 10 (IANS) Goa Health Minister Vishwajeet Rane Monday said he was filing a criminal defamation case against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kirit Somaiya and leader of ... Read more...

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Owning resorts to companies, Kamal Nath richest minister


September 3rd, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) With business interests spanning resorts to immovable property, Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath figures among the richest members of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's council ... Read more...

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Militants gun down man in Assam


August 13th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 13 (IANS) Militants in Assam Saturday shot dead one person and injured four more in stepped up offensive ahead of Independence Day even as security forces arrested three ... Read more...

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IT team arrives at Mohanlal’s Kochi home


July 26th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 26 (IANS) IT sleuths Tuesday arrived at Malayalam superstar Mohanlal's home here for the second time as part of their investigation into reports that he has amassed wealth ... Read more...

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Income tax sleuths knock at Mammooty, Mohanlal’s doors (Second Lead, changing dateline)


July 22nd, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 22 (IANS) Seven teams of income tax officials Friday raided the homes and offices of Mammootty and Mohanlal across four cities, with both the southern superstars believed to ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa, Kumaraswamy now fight over fast venue


July 4th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 4 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday said his predecessor H.D. Kumaraswamy will not be allowed to undertake his 'fast-unto-death' protest in front of Vidhana Soudha ... Read more...

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Mumbai politicians, activists condemn Mid Day scribe’s murder


June 11th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Strongly condemning the murder of veteran crime journalist Jyotindra Dey, journalists, politicians and activists in Mumbai demanded strict action against his killers."The Press Club of ... Read more...

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Ramdev declares assets, defends youth army remarks (Roundup)


June 9th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Haridwar, June 9 (IANS) With his multi-million business empire coming under the scanner, yoga guru Baba Ramdev Thursday declared his assets and vehemently defended his statement about creating ... Read more...

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Declaring assets right step: Sibal


June 9th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) After Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asked his ministers to declare their assets, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday backed it, calling it a ... Read more...

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PM asks ministers to declare assets


June 7th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has directed his council of ministers to declare their personal assets and business interests, along with that of their spouses ... Read more...

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I love Heidi Klum’s business mind, says Jennifer Hawkins


April 28th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, April 28 (ANI): Jennifer Hawkins, who was earning 70 dollars a match as a cheerleader seven years ago and has now transformed her body into a brand worth 5 million ... Read more...

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Suspense over resignations of 11 BJP legislators


April 15th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 15 (IANS) Although all 11 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators in Jammu and Kashmir have quit owning "moral responsibility" for the cross voting that enabled the ruling ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa received donations from business house: Congress


March 10th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) In a blistering attack on Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Congress Thursday said a private trust owned by his family had accepted a ... Read more...

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Berlusconi will defend himself in under-age prostitution trial


March 6th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): Silvio Berlusconi, the Italian PM, will defend himself in the court for having allegedly paid for sex with a Moroccan teenager.His lawyer said that is going to defending ... Read more...

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Former Goldman director Rajat Gupta charged in US insider case


March 2nd, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) Indian American Rajat Gupta, a former director at Goldman Sachs, has been slapped with insider trading charges for allegedly leaking secret details to Galleon ... Read more...

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