finance

BCCI under scanner for irregularities in foreign exchange


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate has served 12 show-cause notices in the last two years to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and its ... Read more...

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Australian home loans up


August 8th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 8 (IANS) The number of home loans approved in Australia rose 1.3 percent to 46,859 in June 2012, compared to the previous month, data released Wednesday by the ... Read more...

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UP approves bid documents for Agra airport


August 8th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 7 (IANS) Taking a step towards the construction of an international airport at Agra, home to the Taj Mahal, the Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday approved the bid documents, ... Read more...

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Katherine seeks joint guardianship of MJ’s kids


July 29th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 29 (IANS) Michael Jackson's mother Katherine is seeking joint guardianship of her late son's children -- with her 34-year-old grandson TJ.TJ was appointed a temporary guardian ... Read more...

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Kalam congratulates Mukherjee


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Monday congratulated Pranab Mukherjee on being elected the country's 13th president and wished him luck "to steer the nation ... Read more...

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Hemsworth in Spielberg’s next


July 21st, 2012 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 21 (IANS) Actor Chris Hemsworth will reportedly star in filmmaker Steven Spielberg's sci-fi film "Robopocalypse".The 28-year-old is expected to star the movie based on Daniel H ... Read more...

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NDA names Jaswant as vice presidential candidate


July 16th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Monday named senior BJP leader Jaswant Singh as its candidate for the vice presidential poll, setting ... Read more...

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Princess Beatrice lands job


July 9th, 2012 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Princess Beatrice has reportedly got a job with a venture capital firm here.The 23-year-old, daughter of Prince Andrew and his ex-wife, Duchess of York, is studying ... Read more...

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IGNOU course for BPO industry aspirants


June 21st, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started a diploma course in business process outsourcing (BPO), the university said Thursday."Keeping in view the pulse ... Read more...

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Panel formed on Lucknow bus transit system


June 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday took the first step towards building a bus rapid transit system (BRTS) here with the constitution of a panel to identify ... Read more...

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630 kg cocaine seized in Italy


June 9th, 2012 - 5:51 am ICT by IANS
Rome, June 9 (IANS/AKI) Police in Italy Friday seized 630 kg of cocaine smuggled aboard a cargo ship from Brasil.The bust in Gioia Tauro in the southern Calabria region was ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka Cricket to trim staff by 60 percent


June 7th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 7 (IANS) Sri Lanka's cricket governing board has decided to reduce its staff by 60 percent to reduce losses and improve management, the sports ministry said here Thursday.Sri ... Read more...

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Akhilesh seeks quick Nabard decisions to help development


June 7th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav met National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard)chairman Prakash Bakshi here in the capital city Wednesday, and pressed for ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh doctors threaten mass leave


June 4th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 4 (IANS) Health services in Madhya Pradesh may be paralyzed if government doctors carry out their threat to resign en masse July 1 to press for higher salaries.Government ... Read more...

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Cop’s son kills mother


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), May 2 (IANS) A 32-year-old man allegedly shot his mother dead at his house in Haryana's Jhajjar district Wednesday following a domestic dispute, police said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Hearing on Raghava’s petition adjourned


April 9th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 9 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Monday adjourned the hearing on the petition of Emaar MGF finance head (south) G. Vijaya Raghava, challenging further investigations against him ... Read more...

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First Sino-US joint university to start


March 29th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) New York University Shanghai, the first Sino-US joint higher education institute, will start to admit undergraduate students next year.The first 300 undergraduates will study at East ... Read more...

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16 Italian judges held in anti-mafia operation


March 20th, 2012 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
Naples, March 20 (IANS/AKI) Sixteen judges have been arrested by police in Italy's Naples city, and assets worth one billion euros (around $1.3 billion) seized in an anti-mafia operation.The judges ... Read more...

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Filmmakers don’t trust new writers: Onir


March 12th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Onir, who has made some powerful films like "My Brother Nikhil" and "I Am", says there is no dearth of talented writers but filmmakers like ... Read more...

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457 sick industrial units in Kashmir: Minister


March 8th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 8 (IANS) There are 457 sick industrial units in Jammu and Kashmir, the state legislative council was told Thursday.Of the 457 industrial units, 368 units are in the ... Read more...

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China donates 90 vehicles to Ethiopia


February 18th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Feb 18 (IANS) China has donated 90 vehicles valued at 40 million yuan (about $6 million) to Ethiopia.Both countries Friday signed an agreement in this regard, People's Daily ... Read more...

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Delhi revenue courts’ ‘improper functioning’ slammed


February 18th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday slammed the city's revenue courts for their improper functioning and for not complying with its directions to decide cases within ... Read more...

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Yes Bank opens branch in Kerala


February 16th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvanathapuram, Feb 16 ( IANS) The country's fourth largest private sector bank, Yes Bank, opened its flagship state-of-the-art branch in the state capital Thursday.Minister of state for Finance K.M. Mani ... Read more...

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15 IAS officials shifted in Chhattisgarh


February 13th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 13 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government Monday reshuffled 15 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers, official sources said.Among the changes, D.S. Mishra was brought as finance, ... Read more...

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Role of independent directors of company will be clarified: Moily


February 7th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Assuaging corporate and industry bodies following the arrest of several AMRI directors for a massive fire at the hospital, Corporate Affair Minister M. Veerappa Moily Monday ... Read more...

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11 get death for Baghdad attacks


January 19th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 19 (IANS) Eleven people convicted of carrying out deadly attacks in Baghdad have been sentenced to death, Xinhua reported Thursday.The Presidency Council Thursday approved the punishments issued by ... Read more...

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Chidambaram denies policy paralysis in government


January 12th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday rejected the view that there is a policy paralysis in the government that has delayed decision-making and affected administrative ... Read more...

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Court approves prosecution of Chidambaram’s ex-client


January 7th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday gave the go-ahead to the Delhi government to continue prosecution of three cases against hotelier S.P. Gupta, a former client ... Read more...

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China predicts new surge in ODI


January 5th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing/Hong Kong, Jan 5 (IANS) Outbound direct investment (ODI) for 2011-15 is expected to register double-digit annual growth to reach $560 billion, matching China's foreign direct investment (FDI).The government will ... Read more...

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Russian policemen barred from joining political parties


December 4th, 2011 - 8:27 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a law prohibiting policemen from joining, establishing or funding political parties, said a press secretary for Russia's deputy interior ... Read more...

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44 Nigerian Haj pilgrims died in Saudi Arabia


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:42 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Dec 2 (IANS) As many as 44 Nigerian pilgrims died in Saudi Arabia during the annual Haj pilgrimage, the National Haj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Thursday confirmed.National Commissioner in-charge ... Read more...

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Catholic Nun - Sister Marie Thornton spared jail term despite embezzling $850,000


November 15th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Catholic nun has been spared a jail term after admitting that she embezzled $850,000 belonging to her employers. Sister Marie Thornton was the finance official ... Read more...

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Noida circle rates may be hiked


November 1st, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Gautam Budh Nagar (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 1 (IANS) The district administration is likely to hike property circle rates, or the minimum prices for sale or purchase of real estate, in ... Read more...

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Lindsay parts from business manager


October 25th, 2011 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan has split with her business manager Lou Taylor.According to TMZ.com, the 25-year-old was concerned that Taylor, who also manages singer Britney Spears' ... Read more...

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Five jailed by Hague court for helping LTTE


October 22nd, 2011 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 22 (IANS) A court in The Hague Friday sentenced five ethnic Tamils to six years in prison for helping finance the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), EuAsiaNews ... Read more...

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