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Mary Kom has no favourites; anybody can play her on big screen


September 11th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali is making a film on five-times world boxing Champion Mary Kom, who has no favourites when it comes to playing her on ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 86 points higher; realty, IT index up (Roundup)


September 11th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed 86 points higher Tuesday as realty, IT and power stocks went up.The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of ... Read more...

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Five Indian firms among world’s most innovative


September 7th, 2012 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Five Indian companies including Larsen & Toubro, Hindustan Unilever and Infosys are ranked on Forbes magazine's list of "The World's Most Innovative Companies" topped by four ... Read more...

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Sensex down 58 points, realty, banks stocks slump (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 58 points lower in late afternoon trade Monday after heavy selling in realty, bank and power ... Read more...

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Sensex down 31 points, banking, realty stocks fall


August 27th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 31 points lower in afternoon trade Monday after heavy selling in banking, realty and capital goods ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 24 points up


August 17th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday closed 24 points higher.The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at ... Read more...

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Sensex down 79 points; consumer durables, auto scrips fall


August 10th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 79 points down Friday afternoon after consumer durables, auto and banking stocks came under intense selling.The ... Read more...

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Sensex jumps 304 points ahead of RBI policy review (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets rallied nearly two percent Monday, the biggest gain in almost a month, led by strong buying support in ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 22 points; FMCG, consumer durable stocks up


July 24th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 22 points up in afternoon trade Tuesday. Some buying was seen in FMCG, consumer durables and ... Read more...

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Hindustan Unilever profits double to Rs.1,331 crore


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Hindustan Unilever said Monday its net profit more than doubled to Rs.1331.19 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2012 as compared to Rs.627.16 crore in ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 40 points; metal, consumer durable stocks up


July 4th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was Wednesday trading 40 points higher around 11:40 a.m., led by robust buying in metal, consumer durable and ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 18 points higher (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Tuesday closed just 18 points higher, shedding most of the gains made earlier in the day.The 30-scrip ... Read more...

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Sensex falls 64 points; FMCG, consumer durable stocks down (Lead)


June 26th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was trading 64 points down Tuesday. FMCG, consumer durable and metal stocks were among the underperformers.The 30-scrip sensitive ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sensex rises 40 points; capital goods, FMCG stocks up


June 13th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 0.24 percent higher in the afternoon session Wednesday, led by good buying support in capital goods, ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 147.78 points; consumer durables, realty stocks up


June 11th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 0.88 percent higher in the afternoon session Monday led by good buying support in consumer durables, ... Read more...

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Sensex down 35.68 points, oil and gas stocks fall


May 25th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was trading 35.68 points down around 12.30 p.m. Friday on heavy selling pressure in consumer durable, oil and ... Read more...

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Sensex up 17.31 points in afternoon trade (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was trading 17.31 points higher Wednesday, led by good buying support for consumer durables, bank and IT stocks.The ... Read more...

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Sensex up 71 points in afternoon trade


May 2nd, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets was trading 70.90 points higher in the afternoon session Wednesday, led by good buying support for consumer durables, ... Read more...

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Hindustan Unilever quarterly net profit rises 20.6 percent


May 1st, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) major Hindustan Unilever Tuesday posted a 20.6 percent rise in net profit at Rs.686.6 crore for the quarter ended March 31, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Madan Mohan Malaviya: As secular as Gandhi (IANS Book Review)


May 1st, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya: A Valiant Visionary"; Author: Madhuker Upadhyay; Publisher: All India Congress Committee; Pages: 180, Price: Rs.300The best testimony that the Congress had virtually disowned Pandit Madan Mohan ... Read more...

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Geet Sethi, Pankaj Advani for inaugural Kolkata Open snooker


April 26th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) City cueists will vie with the likes of former multiple world champions Geet Sethi and Pankaj Advani in the inaugural Kolkata Open National Invitation Snooker Championship ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 74 points higher (Lead)


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets closed 74 points higher Monday, the first trading day of 2012-13, on the back of good buying support ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Indians’ hack Pakistan government website


March 30th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 30 (IANS) A section of Pakistan's Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) website was hacked Friday, with a media report describing this as the handiwork of 'Indians".The site -- www.fto.gov.pk/ ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Sensex closes 357 points up amid positive global cues (Roundup)


March 9th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian markets Friday closed 357 points higher amid positive global cues, paring losses incurred in earlier days of the week.The 30-scrip ... Read more...

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CRY convenes summit to highlight corporate responsibility


March 7th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) With an aim to define more clearly a strategy for corporate social responsibility, NGO CRY - Child, Rights and You - Wednesday organised here a day-long ... Read more...

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Indian markets rally for sixth straight week (Weekly market review)


February 12th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) Indian equities markets rallied for the sixth consecutive week, helped to a large extent by continuing foreign fund inflows even as latest data showed industrial ... Read more...

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Hindustan Unilever’s third quarter net profit up 18 percent


February 6th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) major Hindustan Unilever Monday reported an 18.24 percent increase in its net profit for the quarter ended Dec 31 at Rs.753.81 ... Read more...

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Sensex closes January with 11 percent gain, best in 16 months (Roundup)


January 31st, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities rallied 336 points to close January with a whopping 11.24 percent gain -- the best monthly performance since September ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now, a song to wipe out corruption


December 28th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) As Anna Hazare held his three-day fast against graft, some distance away in a Mumbai studio a song to wipe out corruption from the country ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sensex dips 204 points; in red for fifth straight day (Roundup)


December 20th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities Tuesday closed in the red for the fifth straight day, falling 204 points on continued selling by foreign funds ... Read more...

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Indian benchmarks slip over 2 percent on bank downgrade, poor factory output (Weekly market review)


November 12th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Indian equities markets fell during the week as high food inflation and falling industrial output depressed investor sentiments. Also, credit rating agency Moody's downgrading several ... Read more...

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Hindustan Unilever quarterly net profit rises 21.7 percent


October 31st, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 31 (IANS) Fast moving consumer goods major Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) Monday reported an increase of 21.7 percent in net profit at Rs.689 crore for the quarter ended ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 154 points; auto, tech stocks climb


October 24th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) The Indian equities markets benchmark indices advanced nearly one percent Monday led by good buying support in auto, technology and oil and gas stocks ahead ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Landslides close Himachal national highway


September 6th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 6 (IANS) National Highway-22, which passes through Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district, was closed Tuesday due to massive landslides near the picturesque Kalpa town, police said.Traffic was affected due ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Thousands march in Mumbai for Hazare


August 21st, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Braving the rains, tens of thousands marched through India's commercial capital Mumbai in support of fasting activist Anna Hazare's call for an effective anti-corruption legislation.Shouting slogans ... Read more...

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