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Hayek was about to quit acting


August 27th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 27 (IANS) Actress Salma Hayek says she is glad to have got director Oliver Stone's movie "Savages" as she was on the verge of ending her acting ... Read more...

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Shree Cement penalized Rs.397.51 crore for monopolistic practices


July 30th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) Monday found 11 cement manufacturers and the Cement Manufacturers Association contravening the provisions of the Competition Act through monopolistic ... Read more...

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Worthington to team up with Schwarzenegger?


July 25th, 2012 - 6:48 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 25 (IANS) "Avatar" star Sam Worthington is reportedly in talks to star alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger in David Ayer's "Ten".According to variety.com, the details of Worthington's role ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily seeks fair banking practices


July 4th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 4 (IANS) A panel has revealed price collusion in ATM usage and a Pakistani daily now wants more vigilance since "there are all manner of small fees and ... Read more...

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Rs.6,000 crore penalty on 11 cement firms for price fixing (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) Thursday imposed a hefty penalties amounting to over Rs.6,000 crore ($1.1 billion) on 11 cement companies including Ambuja Cements, ... Read more...

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Competition panel levies Rs.6,000 crore penalty on cement firms


June 21st, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) Thursday imposed penalties amounting to over Rs.6,000 crore ($1.06 billion) on 11 cement companies including Ambuja Cements, ACC, Ultratech ... Read more...

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Windmill makers in Tamil Nadu accused of opaque pricing


June 15th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Spinning Mills Association (TASMA) has decided to approach the Competition Commission of India if windmill makers failed to provide the capital expenditure break-up ... Read more...

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13 shot dead inside bar in Mexico


April 22nd, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), April 22 (IANS/EFE) At least 13 people were gunned down and four wounded in an attack by suspected cartel gunmen at a bar in the northern Mexican ... Read more...

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US court sentences Mexican drug lord to 25 years


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
San Diego, April 3 (IANS/EFE) Mexican drug kingpin Benjamin Arellano Felix was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison by a federal court in San Diego after reaching a plea ... Read more...

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US court sentences Mexican drug lord to 25 years


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
San Diego, April 3 (IANS/EFE) Mexican drug kingpin Benjamin Arellano Felix was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison by a federal court in San Diego after reaching a plea ... Read more...

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‘More stringent laws against cartelisation needed’


February 14th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) Competition watchdog,he Competition Commission of India (CCI) is in favour of more stringent laws against formation of cartels as it affects consumers' interest. "Cartelisation can become ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh politicians fume as cement prices rise again


February 4th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 4 (IANS) Politicians cutting across party lines in one of the country's leading cement producing states, Chhattisgarh, Saturday slammed cement companies for raising prices through cartelisation.Ruling BJP leader ... Read more...

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There is a music revolution on in India: Jalebee Cartel


December 11th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) There is no denying the fact that Bollywood is a major portion of the Indian music pie. But electronic music band Jalebee Cartel feels winds ... Read more...

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Hegde, latest Team Anna member caught in a row


November 16th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 16 (IANS) Former Karnataka Lokayukta (ombudsman) N. Santosh Hegde, a Team Anna member, was Wednesday fighting off charges that he did nothing to curb corruption in the ... Read more...

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US busts drug ring


November 1st, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Phoenix (US), Nov 1 (IANS/EFE) A network of drug traffickers linked to a powerful Mexican cartel that smuggled drugs into the US across the Arizona desert was busted after a ... Read more...

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US poised to pressure Iran over plot to kill Saudi envoy


October 12th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) The US is reportedly poised to take an even stronger stance Wednesday against Iran amid allegations that Tehran was behind a plot to assassinate a Saudi ... Read more...

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India asks NSG to abide by 2008 clean waiver (Lead)


August 10th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) India Wednesday hoped the Nuclear Suppliers Group's (NSG) new guidelines would not affect the 2008 "clean waiver" granted to it on transfer of sensitive technologies.India ... Read more...

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Venezuela surpasses Saudi Arabia in oil reserves


July 20th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, July 20 (IANS/EFE) Venezuela is now the country with the most proven crude oil reserves on the planet, 296.5 billion barrels, according to the Annual Statistical Bulletin of the ... Read more...

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Russia unfazed by NSG guidelines, backs India’s membership


July 8th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Russia Friday came out strongly in support of India's bid for full membership of the 46-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group and underlined that the new guidelines ... Read more...

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Five headless bodies found in Mexican city


May 4th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 4 (IANS/EFE) Five headless bodies were found Tuesday inside a BMW in a Mexican city, said officials.The bodies and their respective heads were found in the early ... Read more...

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John Travolta, Uma Thurman and Blake Lively to star in ‘Savages’


April 23rd, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Actors John Travolta, Uma Thurman and Blake Lively are reportedly in negotiations to join the cast of Oliver Stone's 'Savages', the drama based on Don Winslow's bestselling novel. ... Read more...

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Mexican mayor vows to continue her work despite attacks


January 26th, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Morelia (Mexico), Jan 26 (IANS/EFE) The mayor of Tiquicheo, a city in the Mexican state of Michoacan, used the one-year anniversary of the latest of three attacks on her to show the ... Read more...

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Successful women lose sexual bargaining power, say experts


January 21st, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Experts have said that while women are out-shining men in college and out-earning them at work, they are doing so at the cost of their sexual bargaining power.The ... Read more...

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Alex Reid arrested by cops probing cocaine smuggling cartel


January 20th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): Katie Price's husband Alex Reid is said to have been arrested in a dawn raid by cops probing a cartel who smuggled killer cocaine worth 2 million pounds.Reid, ... Read more...

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Two dismembered bodies found outside Mexican bar


December 28th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chilpancingo (Mexico), Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) Two bodies, which were dismembered and skinned, were dumped outside a bar in Acapulco, a resort city in southern Mexico, authorities said.The bodies of the two unidentified ... Read more...

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Contract murders for just $40 in Mexican city


December 17th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 17 (IANS/EFE) Poor teenagers in Mexico's border city of Ciudad Juarez say they have carried out murders on behalf of drug cartels for sums as small as 500 pesos ... Read more...

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Soon, ‘talking’ cars to give you traffic updates


October 6th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): A new project developed at MIT allows one's car to communicate with others on the road to give you traffic updates in real-time.CarTel, uses data collected from GPS ... Read more...

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Shootout in Mexican city leaves 7 dead


September 25th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Chilpancingo (Mexico), Sep 25 (IANS/EFE) Seven suspected cartel gunmen were killed in a shootout between rival gangs in the Pacific resort city of Acapulco, Mexican officials said. Spokespersons for the Attorney General's Office ... Read more...

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19 gunmen killed in clash with Mexican soldiers


September 16th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Sep 16 (IANS/EFE) Nineteen suspected cartel gunmen were killed in a clash with the military in Mexico's northeastern state of Nuevo Leon, officials said. The incident took place late Wednesday ... Read more...

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Mexico Navy arrests suspected drug kingpin


September 13th, 2010 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 13 (DPA) Mexican marines Sunday said they had arrested Sergio Villareal Barragan, one of the country's most-wanted drug traffickers. Villareal Barragan, called "El Grande", is believed to be a powerful ... Read more...

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Four Bodies Found Decapitated And Hung From Bridge In Mexico: Edgar Valdez’s Name Emerges


August 23rd, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Headless bodies of four young men were found hanging upside down from a bridge near Mexico City on Sunday in what turned out to be one ... Read more...

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India taps NSG over China-Pakistan n-deal


June 20th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Concerned about the China-Pakistan nuclear deal, India has sought more details on it from Beijing and has conveyed its reservations to influential countries of the Nuclear Suppliers ... Read more...

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India examining China-Pakistan n-deal, leaves it to NSG


May 25th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) India Tuesday said it was closely examining reports of China selling two nuclear reactors to Pakistan to see if the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) guidelines had been ... Read more...

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Ready to face any 2G specturm allocation probe: Raja


May 24th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 24 (IANS) Communications Minister A. Raja Monday said he was ready to face any probe into the alleged scam in allocation of 2G spectrum, claiming that everything was done ... Read more...

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Over 2,700 shots fired at Mexican official


April 28th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 28 (IANS/EFE) More than 2,700 bullets were fired at a Mexican official in a failed attempt on her life, an official has said. Public safety secretary Minerva Bautista Gomez, who ... Read more...

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