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(HOLD) Kamat was aware of illegal mining: Shah commission


September 8th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 8 (IANS) Former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat and two key bureaucrats have been indicted by the Justice M.B. Shah Commission, which has established a Rs.35,000 crore iron ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Government approves plan to promote hybrid vehicles


August 29th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The government Wednesday approved a project for the promotion of environmentally-friendly electric and hybrid vehicles, at a total cost of Rs.23,000 crore ($4 billion) which ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Jharkhand offers cash rewards for 10 Maoists’ capture


May 29th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 29 (IANS) The Jharkhand government has announced cash rewards of Rs.3 lakh to Rs.5 lakh on the heads of ten Maoist guerrillas operating in the state, said an ... Read more...

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New land bill will facilitate economic growth: Ramesh


May 18th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The new land acquisition bill would facilitate economic growth and not depress investor sentiment, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday said and hoped that ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Magma to roll out housing finance, gold loan business FY13


April 27th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) Magma Fincorp will roll out housing finance and gold loan businesses this fiscal. The city-base non-banking finance company is also awaiting the insurance regulator's nod to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan admits ties with US remained tense in 2011


December 29th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Pakistan admitted Thursday that its relations with the US remained tense in 2011 due to some incidents, including the US military's unilateral raid to kill ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan wants cordial ties with others: Khar


December 16th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Pakistan wants to have cordial ties with other countries without compromising on its national interests, said Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar.Khar said Thursday Pakistan would ... Read more...

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Cancer on the rise in India, says minister


December 13th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Cancer is on the rise in India, with an estimated 535,767 people dying of the disease this year, Minister of State for Health Sudip Bandyopadhyay ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Navy awaits nod to use Kolkata airfield


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) The Indian Navy is awaiting a final nod from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to use an airfield in Kolkata to operate unmanned aerial vehicles ... Read more...

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Russia not to let foreigners set up media outlets


November 17th, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will not change legislation forbidding foreigners to set up media outlets in the country when the country joins the World Trade Organisation (WTO)."Our main ... Read more...

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NSE to launch SME exchange in November


November 3rd, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) The National Stock Exchange (NSE) will launch its Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) exchange this month, a top official of the bourse said."We got the final ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gibson given extension in daughter’s custody dispute


October 18th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Actor Mel Gibson and his ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva have been given an extension to conclude the custody arrangement for their daughter.There is still a disagreement ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Prashant Bhushan questions selection of tax Ombudsmen


September 24th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Supreme Court senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan has asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh not to go ahead with the appointment of H.K. Sharan and Rajendra ... Read more...

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Regulator’s nod for Reliance Capital’s 26 percent stake sale to Nippon


September 14th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Reliance Capital, part of the Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group, Wednesday said it had received approval from the insurance regulator to sell a 26 percent stake in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India okays 18 FDI proposals


August 17th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The government Wednesday said it has approved 18 foreign direct investment (FDI) proposals worth Rs.122.79 crore but deferred 16 proposals, including the sale of stake ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Non-life insurers’ merger norms discriminatory: Experts


June 12th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai June 12 (IANS) The merger and amalgamation (M and A) regulations notified by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) is discriminatory, inconsistent with the Insurance Act, say industry ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

South Korea’s Posco gets green nod for $12-bn steel plant (Roundup)


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Six years after receiving a proposal for India's largest foreign investment project, a final green clearance was Monday given for using 1,253 hectares of forest ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Long wait for Posco - a timeline


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) It took almost five years for South Korean steel major Posco's $12 billion project in Orissa to get an environment clearance. The environment ministry Monday ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Orissa gets final nod for Posco project (Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The union environment ministry Monday granted final approval to the Orissa government for diversion of 1,253 hectares of forest land for setting up the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Jairam Ramesh grants final approval to Orissa’s Posco project


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh today granted final approval to Orissa for diversion of 1,253 hectares of forest land for Posco's steel project.Ramesh ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Brazilian financial institution to buy US bank


April 26th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 26 (IANS/EFE) State-run Banco do Brasil, Latin America's largest financial institution by assets, announced Monday a deal to purchase Florida-based EuroBank for $6 million.The transaction is ... Read more...

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ICANN gives its final approval to sex domain .xxx


March 19th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has given its final approval to the creation of an .xxx domain dedicated to pornography.The approval has put an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chhattisgarh plans inter-linking of rivers


March 18th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 18 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has prepared a draft proposal for inter-linking of rivers in the state and the work is likely to begin from April, an official ... Read more...

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Insurance regulator bracing for spat with judiciary


February 14th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Jagannathan Chennai, Feb 14 (IANS) Tasting success in the turf war with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) last year in connection with regulating unit-linked insurance policies (ULIPs), the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Draft norms for merger of non-life insurers announced


February 10th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 9 (IANS) The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) Wednesday announced the draft norms for amalgamation of general or non-life insurance companies.According to the IRDA, the draft norms were necessitated ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dhoni’s college backs plan to give him honorary degree


February 9th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 9 (IANS) The St Xavier's College here has welcomed the Jharkhand government's plan to award an honorary degree to Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.Jharkhand Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister ... Read more...

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50 lifers in Jharkhand on fast-unto-death


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 2 (IANS) More than 50 prisoners serving life sentences in Jharkhand's Birsa Munda Central Jail here have launched a fast-unto-death saying they had completed over 14 years in jail and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

A long wait for Posco (Timeline)


January 31st, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) It took almost five years for the South Korean steel major Posco's $12 billion project in Orissa to get an environment clearance. The environment ministry Monday accorded ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Yousuf, Malik omitted from 30-player list for Pak ‘central contracts’


January 30th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 30(ANI): Pakistan's cricket selection committee has omitted names of senior players Mohammad Yousuf, Shoaib Malik, Danish Kaneria and Rana Naved from the proposed list of 30 players, who will be ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Boeing inks $19 billion aircraft agreement in China


January 20th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by BNO News
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- Boeing on Wednesday announced it had received final approval from the Chinese Government, confirming a $19 billion aircraft agreement.China's approval of airline contracts for 200 orders covers ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Facebook to patent the word ‘face’?


November 25th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): It may sound ridiculous at first, but Facebook is planning to trademark the word 'face' because it wants to stop other companies using the term in a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Congress leaders demand Orissa CM Patnaik’s resignation over POSCO land


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 23 (ANI): Congress leaders staged a sit in protest here on Tuesday and demanded the resignation of Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik alleging that rules were not followed, while ... Read more...

Posted in National |

POSCO’s proposal under review: Jairam Ramesh


November 19th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh on Friday said the proposal of South Korean steel major POSCO is under review from 'environment point of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Orissa to wait for apex court verdict on Polavaram


November 12th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 12 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday said his government will wait for the Supreme Court verdict on the controversial Polavaram dam project, to be built by Andhra Pradesh ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

I am not a ‘rubber stamp’ selector: Mohsin Khan


October 21st, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 21(ANI): Pakistan's chief selector Mohsin Khan has dismissed talks that he is a 'rubber stamp' worker, who follows Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt's orders.Mohsin also denied that former ... Read more...

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