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RBI ticks off SBI chairman


August 27th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) A senior Reserve Bank of India (RBI) official Monday ticked off the chairman of State Bank of India (SBI) in public, saying he should look ... Read more...

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SBI wants CRR phased out for ‘more efficient’ banking (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) The country's largest public sector lender, the State Bank of India (SBI) has strongly proposed phasing out of Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) to make ithe ... Read more...

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SBI expects another Rs.40 billion capital infusion


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) The State Bank of India (SBI) Thursday said its meeting with the central government on capital infusion could take place this week and that it ... Read more...

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Biography, Middle-East & Kalam on book shelf (IANS Books this Week)


July 7th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The book cart this week is rejuvenating and serious. Flip through with IANS...1.Book: "Nani A. Palkiwala: A Life"; Written by M.V. Kamath; Published by ... Read more...

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Excerpts from Singur judgement


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Following are excerpts from the judgement delivered Friday by Justices Pinaki Chandra Ghosh and Mrinal Kanti Chaudhuri of the Calcutta High Court striking down the Singur ... Read more...

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Jolt for Mamata as court annuls Singur land law (Roundup)


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Delivering a jolt to the Mamata Banerjee government that rode to power capitalising on peasant agitations in Singur and Nandigram, the Calcutta High Court Friday ... Read more...

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Calcutta High Court strikes down Singur land act (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) In a major setback to West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government, the Calcutta High Court Friday struck down the Singur Land Rehabilitation and Development Act, 2011, ... Read more...

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SBI mulls reduced interest rates for small, medium enterprises


May 29th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 29 (IANS) India's largest government-owned lender, State Bank of India (SBI) plans to reduce its lending rates for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) from June onwards so ... Read more...

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Animated films have a good future here: Jaaved Jafferi


May 24th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Actor Jaaved Jafferi, who attended the special screening of animated movie "Arjun: The Warrior Prince", says he sees no reason why animated films cannot work in ... Read more...

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SBI to approach Moody’s for review and re-rating


May 18th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) The country's biggest lender State Bank of India (SBI) is mulling to approach global credit ratings firm Moody's Investors Services to "review" its ratings, its ... Read more...

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Action-animated ‘Arjun’ gets right slot, set to release (With Images)


May 11th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Animated film "Arjun: The Warrior Prince", releasing May 25, has been ready since 2010. But director Arnab Chaudhuri says he was waiting for the right time ... Read more...

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Interest rates to go down but not immediately, say top banks


April 17th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) move Tuesday to cut key rates for the first time in three years by a sharp 50 basis ... Read more...

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Doctors fail to nip Parkinson’s in the bud


April 16th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Doctors are failing to diagnose Parkinson's disease during its early stages of origin as they are unable to recognise its early symptoms.The disease that afflicts thousands ... Read more...

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‘Blood Money’ tells tale of diamond mafia (IANS Preview)


March 28th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) After dealing with the evils of pornographic films in 2005 release "Kalyug", the Bhatt camp's next, "Blood Money", deals with the diamond mafia. It releases ... Read more...

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Tagore, spirituality and Islam on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The book shelf this week is loaded with exciting titles that tease the brain and broaden the horizons with words on Tagore, Islam and the ... Read more...

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Code Red: Of emotional vampires and Bollywood musings


February 26th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Move over Dracula and "kaala shaitan" - a new vampire is set to step into Bollywood. Director Satish Kaushik has bought the rights of ... Read more...

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250 rare documents chronicle making of Delhi


February 15th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) In 1911, when King George V announced that the national capital would move to Delhi from Kolkata, this city shed its tag of a historical ... Read more...

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British award for two Indian novelists


January 18th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Cultural ties between India and Britain received a new boost with leading London-based literary agency Tibor Jones and the prestigious Foyles Bookstore honouring two emerging ... Read more...

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Pre-season test at Abu Dhabi: i1 Supercar series


December 16th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 16 (IANS) The i1 Supercar Series, offering a prize-money of $2 million, will officially kick-off with a pre-season test Dec 20 at the Yas Marina Circuit in ... Read more...

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Businessman Ramakrishna Raju picks up Chennai franchise of i1 Super Series


November 29th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Businessman K Raghu Ramakrishna Raju was Tuesday named the owner of Chennai franchise of the i1 Super Series racing league beginning from Jan 8 in ... Read more...

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Nagarjuna buys Hyderabad franchise of i1 Super Series


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Tollywood superstar Nagarjuna joins the long list of motorsports aficionados as he bought the Hyderabad franchise for the i1 Super Series motorsports race that will ... Read more...

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I1-Super Series: Dhoni and Yuvraj in race to own franchise


November 15th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Big names in Indian industry, sports and tinsel town, including cricketers Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh and Tollywood's Nagarjuna, have shown interest in ... Read more...

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SBI eyes more branches in Bangladesh


November 14th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) The country's largest public sector bank, State Bank of India (SBI) is going to expand its network of branches in Bangladesh, despite a recent downgrading ... Read more...

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Banks seek more details on Kingfisher’s operations


November 13th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Prior to the meeting with the Kingfisher Airlines board, the bankers have asked for more details regarding the operations of the airlines apart from an ... Read more...

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Court extends stay on Singur land return


November 3rd, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday extended the stay on the state government move to return to farmers the land acquired in singur till the ... Read more...

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SBI slumps 4 percent on ratings downgrade


October 5th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest lender, slumped over four percent Wednesday, sliding for the second straight day after Moody's downgraded its ratings ... Read more...

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IIM-Calcutta to tap corporates for funds


September 23rd, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta (IIM-C) is planning to tap Indian corporates for funds to complete some of its infrastructural projects following increased intake of students ... Read more...

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India slashes tax incentives for exporters


September 16th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Tax incentives for exporters will be lowered from Oct 1 as the government said Friday it will do away with the popular tax refund scheme, ... Read more...

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Give colleges more freedom: Experts


September 14th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) Colleges and universities in West Bengal should be given more autonomy to take strategic decisions but the government should also monitor how these institutions spend their ... Read more...

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No-confidence motion moved against Meghalaya government


September 12th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 12 (IANS) Meghalaya Assembly Speaker Charles Pyngrope Monday admitted a no-confidence motion moved by the opposition Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) against the ruling Congress-led Meghalaya United Alliance government."Since ... Read more...

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SBI rights issue in 2-3 months: Chairman


September 12th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The country's largest lender, State Bank of India will raise capital through rights issue in the next two-three months to fund its expansion plans, ... Read more...

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‘Fantastic moment’ for National Film Award winners


September 9th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Dehli, Sep 9 (IANS) From Arbaaz Khan and Arindam Chaudhuri to Anant Mahadevan and Aishwarya Narkar, they all said that receiving a National Film Award from President Pratiba ... Read more...

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I don’t think anyone can compete with me: SRK


August 31st, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) He isn't the Bollywood Badshah for nothing! Superstar Shah Rukh Khan not just believes he is the best, he is confident that no one ... Read more...

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SRK finds inspiration in Lady Gaga


August 31st, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Lady Gaga's reinventive ways may be weird for some, but Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan finds her extremely inspiring. The actor, who has been ... Read more...

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Go Indian to sell in India: Management guru Arindam Chaudhuri


August 28th, 2011 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Domino's asked "Hungry Kya" and McDonald's appealed to the Indian palate by abandoning beef and introducing aloo tikki burgers - examples to prove that ... Read more...

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