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Andhra seeks 500 MW to tide over power shortage


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Facing severe power shortage, the Andhra Pradesh government has urged the central government to allocate 500 MW from the central pool to tide over the crisis.Chief ... Read more...

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Russia opens first criminal case in stock price fixing


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has launched the country's first criminal case into stock market price manipulation, following a check by the Federal Financial Markets Service (FFMS).The check revealed ... Read more...

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Reddy to discuss Andhra Pradesh power supply with PM


August 5th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Worried about the grim power situation in Andhra Pradesh following a cut in the gas supply by the centre's Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM), Chief ... Read more...

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Ruling without caring for farmers great tragedy, says Moily


July 24th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) With the Trinamool Congress and Samajwadi Party strongly opposing opening up of country's retail trade to FDI, Corporate Affairs Minister Veerappa Moily Tuesday said it ... Read more...

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Power crisis will ease, Andhra CM assures industry


July 19th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Thursday assured the industry that current electricity crisis would ease soon as steps are being taken to narrow ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu would soon become surplus in power: Jayalalithaa


June 9th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 9 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday reiterated that the state would soon become surplus in power owing to various measures taken by her government."I am ... Read more...

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Injured Munda discharging duties from bed


June 4th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 4 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda may be physically injured but he is mentally active.He sustained injuries after the chopper carrying him crashlanded at Birsa Munda airport ... Read more...

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South Africa’s economic prospect modest


May 31st, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 31 (IANS) South Africa would maintain modest economic growth this year, with an expectation of a gradual recovery in domestic demand and supply, said the Reserve Bank.The household ... Read more...

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Coming up, 100 more skill development centres


May 25th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) will open 100 more training centres in the country, a top official said Friday."Our target has been revised to 400,000 ... Read more...

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Now, Ekta Kapoor in front of the camera (With Images)


April 30th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) After becoming a successful producer, Ekta Kapoor faces the camera for the first time for her media school.The 36-year-old has shot an audio-visual film ... Read more...

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Dream of affordable homes gathers dust in Maharashtra


April 25th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) An ambitious plan to construct 500,000 affordable homes in Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts of Maharashtra is gathering dust due to "inaction and policy paralysis" on ... Read more...

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Tourism working group proposes focus on skill development


April 20th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) As proposed by the working group on tourism constituted by the Planning Commission for the 12th Five-Year Plan, more focus will be placed on skill ... Read more...

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Inflation will remain at same level: Pranab


April 17th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Inflation will remain in the range of 6-7 percent in the current financial year, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Tuesday adding a slowdown in ... Read more...

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Power cuts, power holidays for Tamil Nadu


February 26th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 25 (IANS) Faced with acute power shortage of around 4,000 MW and the wrath of public for long power cuts, the Tamil Nadu power utility Saturday announced 40 ... Read more...

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In 40 years, US could face water crisis


February 17th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) Global warming and climate change are likely to unfold a water crisis in the United States within the next 40 years, says a new report.It concluded ... Read more...

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Indian real estate sector to face shortfall of professionals


November 17th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) With India's population estimated to increase to 1.38 billion by 2020 leading to potential future growth of the real estate sector, the industry is likely ... Read more...

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Respite from inflation by year-end: PM


October 20th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday assured all steps to tame inflation, but refused to be drawn into the debate whether the ... Read more...

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No power outages during Deepavali: Government


October 19th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) There will be no power outages during the festive season, the government Wednesday said, insisting that the electricity situation in the country is improving."The power ... Read more...

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Programme to train 150 million school drop-outs


October 8th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) The national framework on vocational education, unveiled here Saturday, will train school children in skill development, providing job opportunities to nearly 150 million who are ... Read more...

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India may face 200 mn tonnes coal shortage


September 21st, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Shortage in supply of coal from domestic sources is likely to exceed 200 million tonnes during the next (12th) Five Year Plan (2012-17) if proactive ... Read more...

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Electronics industry facing demand and supply gap


August 27th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Indian electronics industry has been facing a growing demand and supply gap due to the slow rate of increase in domestic production, Minister of ... Read more...

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Efforts on to reduce power outages: Pakistani minister


July 11th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) The government is taking steps to minimise the duration of power cuts, a minister said.Minister for Water and Power Syed Naveed Qamar said about 3,000 megawatts ... Read more...

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SCI planning to enter offshore business


July 8th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) The Shipping Corporation of India is planning to enter offshore business."We do not have any plan to talk about (entering the offshore business), but yes we ... Read more...

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Antony for self-sufficiency in advanced rocket propellants


June 30th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), June 29 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday called upon the scientific community to move with the times and stressed on the need for self-sufficiency in the country's ... Read more...

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Demand-supply mismatch jacking up DU cut-offs


June 27th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Even as admission-seekers in Delhi University (DU) look to find their way through chaos and disappointment, educationists feel the 100 percent cut-off marks set by ... Read more...

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NALCO sees aluminium at $2,500-$2,700 per tonne range


June 10th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 10 (IANS) Aluminium prices are likely to remain in a range of $2,500 to $2,700 a tonne for at least the next two-three months, India's state run National ... Read more...

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Consensus on commercial mining of coal to be evolved


April 28th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): Union Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal today said that as a part of energy sector reforms, the Government is trying to evolve a consensus on commercial mining of ... Read more...

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RBI to take new anti-inflation steps


April 18th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is likely to come out with a new policy measure to rein in inflation in its annual monetary policy review ... Read more...

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BRICS leaders call for reforms in international monetary system


April 14th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Sanya, Apr 14 (ANI): Recognizing that the international financial crisis has exposed the inadequacies and deficiencies of the existing international financial system, leaders of BRICS countries called for reform and improvement of ... Read more...

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India continues to face inflation, cause for concern: Mukherjee


February 28th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said inflation continues to remain a concern, but exuded confidence that the monetary policy of Reserve Bank of India ... Read more...

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Two Chinese cities to tax second-home


January 28th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 28 (IANS) Two Chinese cities have launched the first-ever property tax for second-home buyers in an attempt to cool property prices, a media report said.Shanghai and Chongqing announced Thursday that ... Read more...

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Rising inflation would stabilise in next couple of days: Sheila Dikshit


January 14th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Friday asserting that the government is taking several steps to curb rising inflation, assured the citizens that the national capital ... Read more...

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Rising prices a major challenge, says Pranab Mukherjee


January 14th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Stating that rising food and commodity prices are major challenges facing Central Government, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said that he would meet his ... Read more...

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Tax Tribunal ruling in Bofors case being examined: Pranab Mukherjee


January 5th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 5 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said the central government is examining the income tax tribunal's decision in the Bofors gun case.Talking to reporters on the ... Read more...

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Go for the heavy metal look on bags, boots


December 31st, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Who said chains, rivets, studs and silver detailing were meant for rock and hip-hop lovers alone? Women are spunking it up with a heavy metal ... Read more...

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