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Coal India ready to sign modified FSA with power firms


September 18th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Public sector Coal India Limited (CIL), the world's largest coal miner, Tuesday said it is now ready to sign the modified Fuel Supply Agreement (FSA) with ... Read more...

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Shillong ready to host its first fashion show (With Images)


September 12th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Meghalaya is the new fashion destination. The first edition of Shillong Fashion Week (SFW) has got the green signal and it will see talent from ... Read more...

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Hope to auction coal blocks by year-end, says Jaiswal


August 24th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Coal Minister Sripraksh Jaiswal said Friday the process of auctioning coal blocks could start before the end of the year."We are taking every step ... Read more...

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Cage, Rourke finalised for ‘Expendables 3′


August 15th, 2012 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 15 (IANS) Producer Avi Lerner has confirmed that actors Nicolas Cage and Mickey Rourke will star in "Expendables 3"."We've got Nicolas Cage to play (one of the ... Read more...

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Indian banks should electronically transmit export data


July 27th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) Banks in India should adopt the electronic bank realisation certificate (EBRC) scheme to reduce the transaction costs for exporters, said a top government official."The software glitches ... Read more...

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Meditation makes Brand happier


June 21st, 2012 - 2:08 am ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand says meditation has helped him become a happier man.Brand's divorce with estranged wife singer Katy Perry is to be finalised in ... Read more...

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Emraan, Vidya to romance in Mumbai monsoon for ‘Ghanchakkar’


June 19th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) The shooting of Vidya Balan-Emraan Hashmi starrer "Ghanchakkar" has been advanced by a month, and director Rajkumar Gupta's excitement knows no bounds. He will finally ... Read more...

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Presidential poll: No name finalised, says Congress


June 9th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Amid indications that Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee had emerged the front-runner among probable presidential candidates of the Congress, the party Saturday sought to scotch ... Read more...

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CPI-M to launch mass campaign in Bengal


June 6th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) The CPI-M will campaign across West Bengal in support of its 17-point charter of demands that includes complete rollback of petrol price hike and reduction in ... Read more...

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Tripura’s special package for Muslims


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 23 (IANS) Months ahead of assembly polls, Tripura's Left Front government Wednesday announced a package for Muslims for their all-round development.The elections are due in February next year.Chief ... Read more...

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Superbike World Championship calendar ready to add India


March 10th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A year from now, the Hondas and the Ducatis will be scorching the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) with the Superbike World Championship (WSBK) getting ready ... Read more...

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Imran Khan finalised for ‘Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai 2′


March 10th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Bollywood actor Imran Khan, known for his chocolate boy looks, will turn baddie for the sequel of the 2010 film "Once Upon A Time ... Read more...

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Sharad Kelkar to replace Mohnish Behl in ‘Kuch Toh…’


March 7th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Actor Sharad Kelkar, best remembered for "Saat Phere", has been confirmed as Mohnish Behl's replacement in popular daily soap "Kuch Toh Log Kahenge". He will ... Read more...

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Antony’s son’s film shooting to begin in August


February 20th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (IANS) Ajith Antony, son of Defence Minister A.K. Antony, has decided to try his luck in showbiz and his debut film "Oberoi" will go on the floors ... Read more...

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I want to work with Shah Rukh, Hrithik: Anurag Kashyap


January 17th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is known for making small-budget films with newcomers or not-so-big names. Now the writer-director wants to work with stars, but he hasn't ... Read more...

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First phase of Bengal Aerotropolis by end-2012


January 11th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) The first phase of the Bengal Aerotropolis, the airport city project at West Bengal's Andal, will be completed by the end of this year and commercial ... Read more...

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Kushwaha chapter closed, says BJP


January 10th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) On the mat over its anti-corruption agenda after induction of tainted former Uttar Pradesh minister Babu Singh Kushwaha, the Bharatiya Janata Party Tuesday brushed ... Read more...

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Gibson loses half fortune in divorce settlement


December 24th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 24 (IANS) Actor Mel Gibson's divorce from ex-wife Robyn Moore has cost him a lot! She has been awarded half his $850 million fortune in their ... Read more...

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Delhi not an option for agitation: Kiran Bedi


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The winter cold in the national capital ruled it out as an option for Anna Hazare's agitation from Dec 27 for a strong Lokpal ... Read more...

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Hazare threatens to fast in jail if venue not given (Lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegaon Siddhi (Maharashtra), Dec 23 (IANS) Anna Hazare Friday threatened to protest in jail if he was not given a venue for his fast from Dec 27 for a ... Read more...

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Money for my granddaughter’s picture sheer gossip: Big B


December 20th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) That publications are offering him big buck for the first picture of his granddaughter is someone's figment of imagination and he won't entertain any such ... Read more...

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With China on mind, India, US, Japan to hold trilateral meet


December 6th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Against the backdrop of China's increasing assertiveness in East Asia, India, the US and Japan will hold their first trilateral meeting Dec 19 in the ... Read more...

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WSH appoints coaches and captains


November 26th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) World's top coach Roelant Oltmans will train the Delhi team while India's top midfielder Sardara Singh has been appointed captain of Bhopal in World ... Read more...

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HIV positive demand passage of AIDS bill


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) People living with HIV/AIDS Wednesday appealed to the government to pass a long pending draft legislation which seeks to bring relief to over 2.5 million ... Read more...

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Activists, patients protest delay in tabling AIDS bill


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Around 200 people, including homosexuals, eunuchs and families of those living with HIV/AIDS, protested outside the health ministry here Tuesday to press for early passage ... Read more...

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External review, more autonomy for IIMs mooted


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The various Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) will have an external review every three years, it was decided Wednesday.The decision on the review, which will ... Read more...

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Rajiv Rai keen to direct again


October 12th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) His last directorial venture "Asambhav" had bombed at the box office. But director Rajiv Rai, who is living at an undisclosed destination outside India, is keen ... Read more...

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Use up funds for drinking water, Jairam tells Orissa


October 6th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 6 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Thursday asked Orissa to speed up spending of funds released to it under the National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP).Ramesh ... Read more...

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IPO norms to be out once valuation method is finalised: IRDA chief


September 15th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Guidelines for allowing insurance companies to come out with initial public offerings will be out as soon as the regulator decides on the methodology to ... Read more...

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Dia Mirza dating Sahil Sangha, no wedding yet


September 8th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) Bollywood actress Dia Mirza has fallen in love with Sahil Sangha, co-producer and director of her upcoming film "Love, Breakups Zindagi", but she maintains that ... Read more...

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CAG raps Indian Navy for buying combat planes sans weapons


September 8th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The Indian Navy came in for a hard rap from the government auditor Thursday for buying Russian MiG-29K combat planes without their weapons systems, rendering ... Read more...

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Kamal Haasan to star in Gokulam Gopalan’s next


August 31st, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 31 (IANS) Businessman-cum-film-producer Gokulam Gopalan, who shot to fame after making "Pazhassi Raja", has finalised Kamal Haasan for his next, which is again a historical about Tipu Sultan ... Read more...

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Chaos marks run up to FIFA friendly


August 31st, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) Even before the arrival of soccer magician Lionel Messi, there was utter chaos at the Salt Lake stadium Tuesday as the organisers of the Sep 2 ... Read more...

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30 India-European projects for clean technology in India


August 25th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) The European Business and Technology Centre (EBTC), an agency co-funded by the European Union (EU) for promoting clean technologies in India, will facilitate establishing 30 projects ... Read more...

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No casting finalised for ‘Heroine’: UTV


August 10th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Movie production company UTV Motion Pictures Wednesday denied reports that Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor has replaced Aishwarya Rai as the lead in Madhur Bhandarkar's ... Read more...

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