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Mukesh Ambani, Lakshmi Mittal in top 10 of world’s rich list


March 11th, 2010 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 11 (IANS) Oil magnate Mukesh Ambani and steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal made it to the top 10 of the Forbes magazine list of world's richest billionaires. Ambani ranked fourth with ... Read more...

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Oil and gas shares increase by two percent in afternoon trade


February 26th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 26 (ANI): Amidst the budgetary proceedings in Parliament, the shares of oil and gas companies on Friday gained by two percent in the afternoon trade in the Bombay Stock ... Read more...

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Pop Sensation Ke$ha Sets Record With Her Debut Song


January 3rd, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American singer Ke$ha- although new to the music industry, is already making sure that the entire music fraternity takes notice for her. The 22 year old ... Read more...

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Gainers and losers in Jharkhand assembly poll


December 23rd, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appeared to be the biggest loser Wednesday with indications that it had lost 10 seats in the Jharkhand assembly election while the ... Read more...

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BJP falls four short of majority in Karnataka legislative council (Lead)


December 21st, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 21 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka Monday won ten of the 25 legislative council seats for which polls were held Friday, but fell four short ... Read more...

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BJP fails to win majority in Karnataka legislative council


December 21st, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 21 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka Monday won ten of the 25 legislative council seats for which polls were held Friday, but failed to win ... Read more...

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Bharati Airtel underperformance was due to increased competition: Study


December 9th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec 9 (ANI) : A recent study has claimed that Bharti Airtel has underperformed the Sensex by 50 percent YTD due to increased competition, leading to severe tariff cuts and ... Read more...

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Sensex closes above 15,000 points (Roundup)


August 20th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) A key index of Indian equities markets closed 202 points higher Thursday, recouping most of the losses incurred the previous day. The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the ... Read more...

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China factor brings Sensex down 225 points (Round Up)


August 19th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) A fall in Chinese bourses weighed heavily on Indian equities markets, with a key index ending trade Wednesday 225 points below its previous close. The 30-scrip sensitive ... Read more...

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Sensex dips sharply, reverses Tuesday’s gains (Lead)


August 19th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) A key index of Indian equities markets dipped sharply a little before noon Wednesday, almost reversing the previous day's gains. At 11.30 a.m., the 30-scrip benchmark index of ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 250 points higher, investors wary of corrections (Roundup)


August 18th, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) A key index of Indian equities markets Tuesday ended trade 250 points in the green, a day after it lost 627 points owing to a selling spree ... Read more...

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AIIMS top gainer from budget, Safdarjung hospital loses out


July 6th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), the premier research and education body here that also caters to 8,000 patients every day, topped the list ... Read more...

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Gorkha National Liberation Front to boycott polls


April 13th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri, Apr 13 (ANI): The Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF), an organisation which is demanding a separate state of Gorkhaland to be carved out of West Bengal, announced its boycott of the ... Read more...

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No secular government possible without Congress: Amar Singh


March 15th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, March 15 (ANI): Samajwadi Party General Secretary Amar Singh on Sunday said there is no alternative to the Sonia Gandhi-led Congress if anyone, irrespective of party, wants to form a ... Read more...

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Congress could benefit from BJP-BJD divorce: Chandan Mitra


March 15th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Murali Krishnan New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Congress could well be the beneficiary of the break-up of the decade-long Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Biju Janata Dal (BJD) alliance in Orissa, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gates is world’s richest man; 355 drop off billionaires’ list


March 12th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 12 (IANS) Despite losing $18 billion over the last 12 months, Bill Gates has reclaimed his title as the richest man in the world with a total net ... Read more...

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Mukesh Ambani, Lakshmi Mittal among world’s top ten rich


March 12th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 12 (IANS) Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani has overtaken the London-based steel tycoon Lakshmi N. Mittal to emerge as Asia's richest person, as per the Forbes' list of ... Read more...

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Dismal start to trading week, Sensex dives 3.2 percent (Roundup)


March 2nd, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Indian equities markets pulled down shutters in the red Monday as investors started offloading stocks both in Indian and global markets alike. A key index ended trade 3.2 ... Read more...

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Indian equities markets down after positive opening (Lead)


January 19th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Amid lacklustre trading, Indian equities markets opened on a positive note Monday, but slipped into the red as trading progressed.The sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange ... Read more...

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Indian equities firm after opening in the green (Lead)


January 16th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Indian equities were ruling firm after opening in the green Friday following positive cues from global markets, though IT bellwether Tata Consultancy Services took a hit following ... Read more...

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Post Satyam shock, Sensex up 299 points


January 14th, 2009 - 10:53 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan.14 (ANI): With benchmark Sensex recording a recovery of nearly 300 points on buying support, led by market leader Reliance Industries and blue-chips Reliance Communication Infosys Technologies, the markets finally ... Read more...

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Court pulls up Delhi’s Blueline bus owners


July 29th, 2008 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) A city court Tuesday pulled up owners of Blueline buses even as it awarded a compensation of Rs.155,000 to a victim's family. The court asked insurance companies ... Read more...

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Opposition pips Left in West Bengal civic polls


July 2nd, 2008 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) All is not well for the Left parties in their West Bengal citadel with voters in small towns following their rural counterparts by snubbing them in the civic ... Read more...

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Spider-Man 4 to hit cinemas in May 2011


June 24th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London , June 24 (ANI): Spiderman lovers should cheer up, as the fourth instalment of the web-weaving superhero series is all set to hit the theatres in May 2011.While the producer ... Read more...

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Billionaire lists are like maya: Mukesh Ambani


March 14th, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Soon after Forbes named him India's richest resident, Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani Friday warned that such billionaires' lists were deceptive, while drawing a parallel with maya ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Randhawa up five spots to 72nd in World rankings


March 4th, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Jyoti Randhawa continued his march towards the world's top-50, a target that he needs to achieve in the next two weeks to try and get into the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

China’s online gamers to exceed 59m in 2008


January 22nd, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): A nationwide survey has revealed that the number of China's online gamers is expected to exceed 59 million in 2008, up 20 percent from last year's 48 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Benazir ignored warnings: Musharraf


January 3rd, 2008 - 10:51 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Jan 3 (ANI): Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on Thursday indirectly said that slain former premier Benazir Bhutto was herself to be blamed for her assassination as she had ignored intelligence warnings, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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