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GSK Healthcare aims at double-digit market share in oral care


May 14th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (GSKCH), which re-entered the Indian toothpaste market last year launching Sensodyne, hopes to increase its share to double-digits from the current 2 percent, ... Read more...

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Headline inflation to continue around 7 percent till March: Pranab


February 6th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Monday headline inflation would continue around seven percent till March."I am happy that headline inflation has come down ... Read more...

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94 percent Bhopal victims not properly compensated: Activists


December 20th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 20 (IANS) Twenty-seven years after the world's worst industrial disaster affected around 500,000 innocent lives, 94 percent of the victims have still not received proper compensation, say activists."Neither ... Read more...

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Rising inflation due to festive season demand: Mukherjee


November 3rd, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday attributed rising food inflation, which touched a nine-month high, to the increased demand for essential products in the festive ... Read more...

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After poor factory output, India’s inflation nudging double-digit


September 14th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) India's annual inflation rate for August inched closer towards double digits, fuelling speculation that the central bank may hike key rates again for the ... Read more...

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Food inflation soars to ‘disturbing’ level of 10.05 percent


September 1st, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Food inflation soared to double-digit figure for the first time in over five months on sharp jump in prices of onions, vegetables and fruits, ... Read more...

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Learn lesson from poll results, Pranab tells BJP (Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Slamming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for continuously trying to destabilise the UPA government, senior Congress leader and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday said ... Read more...

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Polling ends in Kerala, over 74 percent turnout (Lead)


April 13th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 13 (IANS) Assembly elections in Kerala ended on a peaceful note Wednesday with 74.6 percent of the 22 million electorate voting for a new house and both the ... Read more...

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Polling ends peacefully in Kerala, over 73 percent turnout


April 13th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 13 (IANS) Assembly elections in Kerala ended on a peaceful note Wednesday with more than 70 percent of the 22 million electorate voting for a new assembly and ... Read more...

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Nearly 50 percent turnout in Kerala till 1 p.m. (Fourth Lead)


April 13th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 13 (IANS) Nearly 50 percent of voters exercised their franchise in Kerala till 1 p.m. Wednesday to elect a new 140-member assembly, officials said.According to figures released by ... Read more...

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Enthusiastic voting in Kerala elections (Third Lead)


April 13th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 13 (IANS) Polling proceeded briskly and peacefully in Kerala Wednesday with more than 30 percent turnout in the first four hours of voting. Both the ruling Left Democratic ... Read more...

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Police find field of money in Ohio highway


March 11th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ohio, Mar 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police in Ohio are puzzled as to why thousands of dollars ended up along a highway in the state.An officer who witnessed the scene later told reporters ... Read more...

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Bollywood Gupshup Of The Week (23rd to 28th Aug 2010)


August 26th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Second half of 2010 has been pretty positive for Bollywood. There have been back to back successful films like 'I Hate Luv Storys', 'Khatta Meetha', 'Tere ... Read more...

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Commandos trained by NSG to combat poachers


June 25th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 25 (IANS) At least 250 forest guards are getting commando training from the elite National Security Guard (NSG) in Assam to combat poacher gangs operating in wildlife sanctuaries, officials Friday ... Read more...

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Prices of essential commodities would rise: Ahluwalia


June 16th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): The Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, on Wednesday said prices of essential commodities would go up in the next two weeks and then ... Read more...

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Rising food prices will ease after July: Pranab Mukherjee


June 15th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Patna (Bihar), June 15 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said that rising food prices would ease after July, and that he was not in favour of altering monetary policy.The Reserve ... Read more...

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Illegal opium cultivation on rise in Himachal Pradesh


May 16th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), May 16 (ANI): Illegal opium cultivation has reportedly increased in Himachal Pradesh, as the towns of Kullu and Mandi have become centres of opium traders in the region.The illegal ... Read more...

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BSF to check rhino poaching in Kaziranga


February 25th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kaziranga (Assam), Feb 25 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) will be deployed at the Kaziranga National Park in Assam to check a spurt in incidents of rhino slaughtering by organised syndicates, ... Read more...

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Poachers kill two rhinos in Kaziranga


December 22nd, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Kaziranga (Assam), Dec 22 (IANS) Two endangered one-horned rhinos were killed by poacher gangs at the famed Kaziranga National Park in Assam, taking the toll of the giant pachyderms ... Read more...

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S&P forecasts double digit inflation in India till February 2009


August 13th, 2008 - 5:03 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 12 (ANI): Standard & Poor''s, the global rating agency, has forecast that inflation in India is likely to remain in double-digit figure till February 2009.Standard and Poor''s Asia-Pacific ... Read more...

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Army to help check rhino poaching in Kaziranga


July 26th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kaziranga (Assam), July 26 (IANS) Indian authorities in the northeastern state of Assam have deployed the army at the famed Kaziranga National Park to control a spurt in incidents of rhino slaughtering ... Read more...

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Assam proposes tough laws to combat rhino poaching


May 13th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by admin
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, May 13 (IANS) The Assam government has proposed tough laws including a 10-year prison term to tackle the menace of rhino poaching, officials said Tuesday. "Chief Minister Tarun ... Read more...

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Assam urges CBI to probe spurt in rhino poaching


May 3rd, 2008 - 11:49 am ICT by admin
Guwahati, May 3 (IANS) The Assam government has sought a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the recent spurt in incidents of rhino poaching, an official said. The decision ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into spurt in rhino poaching in Assam


April 29th, 2008 - 11:19 pm ICT by admin
Guwahati, April 29 (IANS) The Assam government ordered a high-level probe Tuesday, a day after organized poacher gangs wqere found to ahve slaughtered two rhinos at the famed Kaziranga National Park. "We ... Read more...

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Poachers kill two rhinos in Assam


April 28th, 2008 - 10:45 pm ICT by admin
Guwahati, April 28 (IANS) Two rhinos, including a calf, were killed Monday by organized poacher gangs at the Kaziranga National Park in Assam, officials said here. A wildlife official said the poacher ... Read more...

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China raises reserve requirement to curb inflation


April 16th, 2008 - 10:06 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, April 16 (Xinhua) China's central bank Wednesday for the third time in a year raised the reserve ratio of banks in an effort to curb excess liquidity and ease inflation. The ... Read more...

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Where gun licences lure men to vasectomy camps


April 1st, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, April 1 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri district has embarked upon a novel idea to promote male sterilisation - the administration has decided to grant gun licences to those who come to ... Read more...

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It’s all about energy


November 14th, 2007 - 10:30 am ICT by admin
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Australia wins ODI series against India after clinching Nagpur tie


November 14th, 2007 - 2:14 am ICT by admin
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