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Retail inflation rises to 10.3 percent in August


September 18th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) India's retail inflation rose to double digits at 10.3 percent in August as compared to 9.86 percent in the previous month owing to a sharp ... Read more...

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Tearful farewell to Durga, 600 idols immersed in Yamuna


October 6th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The drum beats and the dancing peaked and the tears flowed freely. Thousands of Bengalis and others in the capital bid an emotional farewell to ... Read more...

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NSCN (IM) leaders positive about Naga solution


March 12th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Mar 12 (ANI): National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isac-Muivah faction) leaders are positive about bringing the six decade old Naga issue to an end through a dialogue with the centre.NSCN ... Read more...

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ULFA leaders meet Manmohan Singh


February 14th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): A delegation of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) leaders met the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, here on Monday evening.According to reports, an eight-member ... Read more...

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ULFA leaders to meet Manmohan Singh


February 14th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): A delegation of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) will meet Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh this evening.An eight-member ULFA team, lead by its chairman ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel profit plunges 26.5 percent


November 10th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Bharti Airtel, the country's largest mobile-phone operator, said Wednesday that its second quarter profit plunged 26.5 percent because of decline in revenue as the company cut call ... Read more...

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President Obama’s India visit to reflect shared vision of global partnership: Roemer


November 1st, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 1 (ANI): US Ambassador Timothy Roemer on Monday said President Barack Obama's forthcoming visit to India would deepen the relationship reflecting shared values, benefit and vision of global ... Read more...

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Timothy Roemer meets Chidambaram ahead of Obama’s India visit


November 1st, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 1 (ANI): Ahead of US President Barack Obama's India visit, US Ambassador Timothy Roemer met Union Home Minister P Chidambaram here on Monday to review the security situation.The ... Read more...

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SNAP 2010 launches student friendly platforms in new media


October 8th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Oct.8 (ANI-Business Wire India): Education giant Symbiosis has taken the most accessible route to reach out to its students preparing for the exam. Known for taking up innovative methods to ... Read more...

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DTC will ensure greater tax compliance: Mitra


September 29th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The direct tax code (DTC) may result in Rs.55,000 crore revenue loss in the first year of implementation, but tax collection will increase in the subsequent years ... Read more...

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Coal mining will be increased to meet demand: Jaiswal


September 24th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) In a bid to increase coal production, the government will soon allow up to 20 boreholes in a square km area for coal exploration from one borehole ... Read more...

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Govt okays FDI proposals worth Rs.2,727 crore


September 23rd, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The government has approved 24 foreign direct investment proposals worth Rs.2,727.41 crore, including Rs.1,100 crore investment in power sector by Asian Genco Pte Ltd of Singapore. ... Read more...

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GDP growth will surpass 8.75 percent target: Mukherjee


September 23rd, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Indian economy will grow more than 8.75 percent in the current fiscal helped by strong growth in the manufacturing sector, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said ... Read more...

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Sacha Baron Cohen to play Freddie Mercury


September 20th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sacha Baron Cohen, the star of the movie Borat, has been recently signed up to star in a movie that involves the flamboyant rock star Freddie ... Read more...

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India to raise its concern over protectionism at G-20 meet


September 17th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) India will raise its concern over the increasing protectionist policies in the United States at the upcoming G-20 meeting, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Friday. "G-20 needs ... Read more...

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Prabhu Deva to direct Akshay Kumar


September 16th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Following the grand success of Wanted, Prabhu Deva has become one of the most wanted filmmakers in B-town. The South Indian choreographer-actor turned filmmaker will ... Read more...

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Govt okays 11 special economic zones


September 16th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The government Thursday approved 11 new special economic zones, five of which are related to information technology and based in Karnataka. Wipro has got the approval to ... Read more...

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New series of WPI to be based on 2004-05 price


September 13th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The government will introduce a new series of wholesale price index (WPI) from Tuesday that will be based on 2004-05 prices. "A representative commodity basket comprising 676 ... Read more...

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Vodafone like deals under govt scanner for tax evasion


September 13th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Buoyed by the Bombay High Court's recent favourable verdict on Vodafone's tax liability case, the government has started examining similar merger and acquisition deals for possible tax ... Read more...

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India has no plan to drag US to WTO on visa, outsourcing row


September 13th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) India is trying to sort out the hike in visa fee and outsourcing ban issues bilaterally with the United States and has no immediate plan to go ... Read more...

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Deal signed to help energy efficient projects


September 13th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The finance ministry Monday signed a tripartite agreement with the World Bank and the Small Industries Development Bank of India to help finance energy efficient projects of ... Read more...

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Govt to announce sops for tyre industry next month


September 13th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The government is likely to lower import duties on rubber to help the tyre industry, which is facing cost pressure because of a supply crunch of raw ... Read more...

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Doha round can provide $500 bn boost to world economy


September 13th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Successful conclusion of the Doha round of multilateral trade negotiations would provide a $500 billion "stimulus" to the world economy, helping the developing countries most, Commerce and ... Read more...

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Benefits of exports should be shared with producers


September 12th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) State governments should work in tandem with the centre to ensure that the benefits of exports reach the people at the grassroots. "There is a ... Read more...

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Sensex surges to 32-month high


September 9th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities jumped 133 points Thursday to touch the highest level in over two-and-a-half years as a rebound in Asian stocks boosted sentiments ... Read more...

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Apollo Hospitals to add 3,000 beds


September 9th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) India's largest hospital chain operator Apollo Hospitals is planning to set up more hospitals in the country and add over 3,000 beds over the next two years, ... Read more...

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Rationalise taxes on media and entertainment sector: Assocham


September 8th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The government should resolve the issue of double taxation on the media and entertainment industry by rationalising the good and services tax, an industry association said Wednesday. In ... Read more...

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Sensex back in green after shedding 104 points in early trade


September 8th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities moved back into the positive terrain in afternoon trade Wednesday after retreating over 104 points in the earlier session on profit ... Read more...

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Anti-Naxal operations to continue in Bihar: Pillai


September 6th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Kollam, Sep 6 (ANI): Union Home Secretary GK Pillai on Monday said that the ongoing operations against Naxals in Bihar will continue, even as Chief Minister Nitish Kumar appealed to the rebels ... Read more...

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Prism Informatics to buy 51 percent stake in a Saudi firm


September 6th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Prism Informatics, a software development and IT consulting firm, said Monday it would buy 51 percent stake in a unit of Saudi Arabia-based Al Suwaidi Holding Company. Prism ... Read more...

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India, US will try to solve visa issue bilaterally:Khullar


August 26th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India has no immediate plan to drag the United States to the WTO court on the hike in visa fee and will try to resolve the issue ... Read more...

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Jolie slated to make her directorial debut soon


August 26th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Angelina Jolie is finally stepping behind the camera as a director. According to latest reports, Angelina Jolie will make her directorial debut this fall. The Oscar-winning ... Read more...

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Action will show impact on inflation in 6-12 months: RBI


August 12th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India's move on rates and liquidity to tame inflation will show its impact over the next 6 to 12 months, RBI Deputy Governor Subir ... Read more...

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Sensex slips below 18,000 as world stocks slump


August 12th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities fell below the 18,000 points mark Thursday as Asian markets remained under pressure on fresh concern over the global economic recovery. ... Read more...

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RBI proposes rules for new bank licenses, invites comments


August 11th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said Wednesday it plans to issue new banking licenses after discussing minimum capital requirements, ownership and foreign shareholding norms with various ... Read more...

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