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Can’t force BCCI to accept DRS: Richardson


June 28th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 28 (IANS) International Cricket Council's (ICC) newly appointed chief executive David Richardson Thursday defended the board's decision on the controversial Decision Review System (DRS), saying India cannot ... Read more...

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ICC declines to make DRS mandatory, retains current format


June 27th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) executive board Wednesday rejected its chief executives' committee's (CEC) decision to make the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) mandatory for ... Read more...

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ICC asks Bangladesh, Sri Lanka to have anti-graft code


June 25th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 25 (IANS) Taking strong note of reports of corruption in domestic cricket, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has asked Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to have an anti-corruption ... Read more...

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Alan Isaac to take over ICC’s presidency from Pawar


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 23 (IANS) New Zealand's Alan Isaac will succeed India's Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar as the eighth International Cricket Council (ICC) president during the council's annual conference beginning ... Read more...

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Aviation regulator directs airlines to rationalise fares


June 18th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) India's civil aviation regulator Monday directed all domestic airlines to check the exponential rises in air fares, even as demand declined in May by 0.87 ... Read more...

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Pakistan expo aims to reap trade benefits, goodwill


April 12th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday showcased a wide range of products here at a trade fair, signifying its search for a peace dividend with India with greater economic ... Read more...

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Pakistan commerce minister to visit India


April 10th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Pakistan Commerce Minister Mohammad Amin Fahim, accompanied by a trade delegation, will visit India this week to give a push to liberalisation of trade and ... Read more...

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ICC would be silly to reject Woolf report: CA


February 17th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland said Friday that the International Cricket Council (ICC) executive board would be silly to reject the recommendations of the ... Read more...

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MFN status unlikely during Sharma’s Pakistan visit


February 13th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Attari-Wagah Border, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistan Monday said it is committed to granting the most-favoured nation (MFN) status to India, but refused to set a time-frame as some issues ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to open new gate for trade by April-end


February 13th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Attari-Wagah Border, Feb 13 (IANS) A dedicated gate at the Attari-Wagah border to facilitate movement of goods between India and Pakistan will open by the end of April this year, ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma heads for Pakistan with 150-strong business team


February 12th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The largest Indian business delegation to Pakistan, consisting of some 150 members and led by Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma, will take ... Read more...

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Pakistan will take forward MFN status promise: Sharma


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Pakistan, which last year in principle agreed to grant Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India, should keep its promise and implement the new ... Read more...

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Summit to ease growth of Kerala IT/ITES industry


January 10th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 10 (IANS) The India IT Summit of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) beginning here Jan 19 is expected to facilitate the growth of IT and IT-enabled ... Read more...

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Government to expand banking, insurance services in northeast


December 10th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said the government will expand the banking and insurance networks in the eastern and northeastern states."Government is keen to expand ... Read more...

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Muthuraman to co-chair finance committee at B20 summit


November 1st, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) chairman B. Muthuraman would co-chair the working group on financial regulation at the B20 meeting to be held in Cannes, ... Read more...

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Wipro upbeat despite flat IT growth


October 31st, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 31 (IANS) India's third largest IT bellwether Wipro Ltd. remains upbeat on its growth prospects in the coming quarters despite a marginal increase in net profit for the ... Read more...

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Yatra.com kicks off maiden golf tourney


October 15th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Actor Dia Mirza felicitated the winners of the first invitational golf tournament organised by top travel portal Yatra.com at the picturesque DLF golf ... Read more...

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India seeks US investment in power sector


September 20th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde Tuesday urged US entrepreneurs to invest in India's growing power sector.Addressing the US-India Economic Opportunities and Synergies Summit in ... Read more...

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Orissa may seek listing of two PSUs


August 4th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 4 (IANS) Orissa may soon seek listing of two of its well performing public sector undertakings (PSUs) on the stock exchange, officials said Thursday.As many as 24 of ... Read more...

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Ghana turns to India to fight mountains of waste


July 22nd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, July 22 (IANS) Ghana is turning to India to procure equipment worth $10 million to tackle mounting waste and poor sanitary conditions in its capital Accra and other urban ... Read more...

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Lbw decisions won’t be reviewed in India-England series


July 20th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Leg-before decisions will not be reviewed in the upcoming four-match Test series and five One-day Internationals between India and England.The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) ... Read more...

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Pranab to review banks’ performance


July 7th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will meet chief executives of public sector banks and financial institutions Friday to review their annual performance, a statement said.The ... Read more...

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ICC restores 14-team format for 2015 World Cup


June 28th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, June 28 (IANS) Under fierce criticism from associate members, the International Cricket Council (ICC) made a U-turn Tuesday and decided that 14 teams will participate in the 2015 ... Read more...

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BCCI accepts ICC’s modified DRS version (Roundup)


June 28th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong/New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's chief executives' committee has recommended a modified version of the Decision Review System (DRS), which has been accepted by the ... Read more...

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Modified DRS made mandatory; BCCI agree to its use without Hawk Eye (Lead)


June 27th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong/Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) The controversial Decision Review System (DRS) with Hotspot and Snickometre technology has been made mandatory for Tests and ODIs at the International Cricket Council's chief ... Read more...

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Qualification process for 2015 cricket World Cup


June 27th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, June 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's (ICC) chief executives' committee Monday gave a fresh lease of life for the associate nations by recommending a qualification process for ... Read more...

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Fleming calls modified version of DRS a compromise by ICC


June 27th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming said the modified version of the Decision Review System (DRS) is a "compromise formula" worked out by the ... Read more...

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ICC meeting recommends mandatory use of modified DRS version


June 27th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, June 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's chief executives' committee has recommended a modified version of the Decision Review System (DRS) be made mandatory for Tests and ODIs.However, ... Read more...

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ICC annual meet may be stormy over UDRS, World Cup format


June 24th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 24 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's (ICC) five-day annual conference starting Sunday in Hong Kong is expected to be a stormy affair as controversial issues like compulsory use ... Read more...

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Defence ministry launches land audit to curb scams


May 5th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Stung by scams involving its land, the defence ministry has launched a series of measures, including the audit of its real estate, using modern techniques. ... Read more...

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Inflation forces India’s central bank to hike rates again (Roundup)


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Corporate and consumer loans could become dearer as India's central bank Tuesday hiked its short-term lending rate by 50 basis points, pegged the borrowing rate ... Read more...

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Inflation forces another rate hike by India’s central bank (Lead)


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Laying emphasis on curbing inflation over growth, India's central bank hiked its short-term lending rate by 50 basis points and said the borrowing rate shall ... Read more...

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India’s central bank hikes rates again to tame inflation


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) India's central bank hiked its short-term lending rates by 50 basis points to tame inflation and said the borrowing rate will henceforth remain 100 basis points ... Read more...

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India’s central bank set to present monetary policy


May 3rd, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) India's central bank is set to present its monetary policy for this fiscal at 11 a.m. Tuesday amid ample hints of another rate hike, which would ... Read more...

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Toronto, London bourse merger termed ‘lob-sided’


April 21st, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 21 (IANS) As uncertainty persists over the proposed merger of the Toronto Stock Exchange with the London Stock Exchange, a committee of provincial lawmakers here has called ... Read more...

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