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Vedanta plans to shut down Odisha refinery from December


September 6th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL) Thursday informed the Odisha government its intention to shut down temporarily its alumina refinery from Dec 5 due to lack of ... Read more...

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Delhi Airport Express resumption date unclear


August 14th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure, which operates Delhi Metro's Airport Express line, Tuesday refused to indicate a time-frame for completing repairs that would enable resuming stalled services on the ... Read more...

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Hackers post false updates about Syria on Reuters Twitter account


August 6th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A Twitter account belonging to the Reuters news agency was hacked Sunday and used to post false updates regarding the civil war in Syria. It comes just ... Read more...

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Clashes between Syrian army, opposition continue in Aleppo


August 1st, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Syrian army continued its crackdown on opposition forces in the country's industrial and financial centre Aleppo, reported Syria's state TV Tuesday.Some observers view the ... Read more...

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Top Al Qaeda strategist killed in Pakistan?


June 5th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Abu Yahya Al Libi, a top Al Qaeda militant may have been killed in a drone strike in northwest Pakistan, the country's intelligence officials said Tuesday.Viewed ... Read more...

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RBI to notify proposal allowing airlines to access foreign funds


April 19th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The government Thursday said it expects the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to notify the budget announcement of allowing the cash-strapped Indian civil aviation ... Read more...

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Petrol price hike in the offing as crude soars


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Consumers may have to bear another round of price hike in auto and cooking fuels as the government is mulling a review in the wake ... Read more...

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Government awaiting DGCA report on Kingfisher: Ajit Singh


March 21st, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The government Wednesday said it will not come to cash-strapped Kingfisher's rescue if legal action is taken against the private airline following the aviation regulator's ... Read more...

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No international operations until transaction suspension revoked: Mallya


March 21st, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Kingfisher Airlines' chairman Vijay Mallya Tuesday said the carrier's international operations will remain suspended until its status with International Air Transport Association's (IATA's) inter-airline transaction ... Read more...

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Kingfisher’s firm operating schedule in a few days: Mallya


March 15th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Vijay Mallya-led cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines (KFA)Thursday said that it will come up with a firm operating schedule in the next few days."We will come up ... Read more...

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Kingfisher Airlines guillotines international operations


March 14th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Hoping to improve its financials, cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines (KFA) has slashed wide-bodied aircraft operations on international sectors that are making heavy losses, an official said ... Read more...

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Nigerian held with cocaine in Delhi


March 12th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) A 32-year-old Nigerian has been arrested here on charges of supplying cocaine, police said Monday.Obiora Ikenna, from Anambra state, was arrested around 10 p.m. Sunday ... Read more...

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Mentally ill man kills father


February 7th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) A 33-year-old mentally ill man killed his father here by hitting him with a pestle over a petty dispute, police said Tuesday. The man also ... Read more...

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India wants to keep getting oil from Iran: Pakistani daily


January 30th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) India intends to keep importing oil from Iran and it appears that Indians, and even Chinese, will explore paying Tehran "with gold, the Japanese yen ... Read more...

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Batting failure caused debacle in Australia: Srikkanth


January 15th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) Selection committee chairman Krishnamachari Srikkanth Sunday lamented that India's "best team" failed miserably in Australia with two consecutive innings defeats, while cricket board president N. ... Read more...

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Trinamool MP slams Bengal government for farmers’ suicides


January 13th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 13 (IANS) Causing embarrassment to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, singer-turned-Trinamool Congress MP Kabir Suman has composed a song condemning farmers' suicides in the state and ... Read more...

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Botswana, from ‘whipping boys’ to ‘African team of year’


December 30th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Gaborone, Dec 30 (IANS) Not many years ago, Botswana, a country well known for its game reserves, was an unknown entity in the world of soccer.Their road to success in ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh sugar mill owners to oppose price hike


November 11th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 11 (IANS) Claiming that the steep rise in the state advised price (SAP) announced by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati earlier this week would not be viable for ... Read more...

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To catch monkeys, Himachal dangles Rs.500 bait


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 3 (IANS) Unable to check its marauding monkeys, Himachal Pradesh has offered Rs.500 each to youths who can catch the animals. The wildlife wing's target is to sterilise ... Read more...

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Militants ambush Pakistani troops, killing 9 soldiers


October 18th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- At least nine Pakistani soldiers were killed on Monday when heavily-armed gunmen ambushed troops in the country's Khyber Agency, according to media reports on Tuesday.The attack occurred during ... Read more...

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It is a concern for us after two heavy losses: Cook


October 18th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) England skipper Alastair Cook admitted that it was a "concern" for his team to lose heavily twice in a row after the visitors fell to ... Read more...

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Court issues notice on AI’s aircraft purchase order (Lead)


October 12th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued a notice to the civil aviation ministry on an NGO's plea seeking a direction to the Central Vigilance ... Read more...

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Mayawati government to lease out hotels to private firms


September 15th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) In a quiet move, the Mayawati government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to give out most state-run hotels and tourist bungalows on long-term lease to ... Read more...

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Bhutia has no hard feelings over Nayeemuddin’s ‘misunderstanding’


August 25th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia and his one-time national coach Syed Nayeemuddin Thursday sought to underplay their irrevocable differences.Nayeemuddin said his remark was misunderstood and ... Read more...

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Nayeemuddin still sore with Bhutia


August 24th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia's farewell from international football was soured Wednesday with Dronacharya awardee coach Syed Nayeemuddin alleging that the star player didn't pull ... Read more...

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Australia considering India’s call for extra warm-up match


August 20th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 20 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) is considering a request from the powerful Indian cricket board for an extra warm-up match in Australia for their summer tour later this ... Read more...

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Allow us to ply on inter-state routes: Blueline operators to court


August 19th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Blueline bus operators Friday approached the Delhi High Court seeking direction to the Delhi government for utilisation of their buses by allowing them to ply ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa faces new charges, and quit demands


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) A day after the Karnataka high court remarked that the state seemed to have become number one in corruption, Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Wednesday ... Read more...

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Sensex gains 215 points on normal rains outlook (Weekly market review)


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets gained 215 points in a volatile session this week on forecast of a normal monsoon and positive global ... Read more...

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Jaipur sandstone industry suffers due to Gujjar agitation


March 24th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Mar.24 (ANI): Repeated protests by the Gujjar Community is affecting the sandstone industry in Rajasthan capital Jaipur.The Gujjar Community has been agitating for five percent reservation in government institutions and jobs. ... Read more...

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Sugar mills incur losses, may delay payment to farmers (Lead, correcting figures in Paras 2,4,5)


March 10th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Sugar mills in India are incurring heavy losses and might be forced to delay payment to farmers as domestic prices fall below the cost of ... Read more...

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Sugar mills incur losses, may delay payments to farmers


March 10th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Sugar mills in India are incurring heavy losses and might be forced to delay payment to farmers as domestic prices fall below the cost of ... Read more...

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Our best chance to win is against Canada: Kenyan captain


March 6th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Kenyan captain Jimmy Kamande feels their best chance of pulling off a win in the World Cup is against Canada Monday.The current edition could be ... Read more...

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Gulf stock markets fall as Libyan crisis deepens


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 23 (IANS) Gulf Arab stock markets have been declining since last week despite the surging oil prices that normally support the regional stock indices, Xinhua reported.While political tensions in Bahrain ... Read more...

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US “not always sees eye-to-eye with Pak” on issue of terror havens in its tribal areas


February 19th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19(ANI): The United States has "not always seen eye-to-eye with Pakistan" on how to deal with the threats posed by safe terrorist havens in the country's tribal region along ... Read more...

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