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India lowers taxes on overseas borrowings


September 21st, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The government Friday reduced tax on overseas borrowings by domestic companies to five percent from 20 percent so that local companies could easily raise funds ... Read more...

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Salvi replaces Aaron in Delhi Daredevils squad


September 21st, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Mumbai bowler Aavishkar Salvi replaced Varun Aaron at Delhi Daredevils after the Jharkhand pacer was advised he will need to have a tonsillectomy which will ... Read more...

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Manipur win U-17 girls Subroto Cup


September 20th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Oriental English School, Manipur got the better of Government Mizo High School, Mizoram by a solitary goal to lift the inaugural All India Subroto Cup ... Read more...

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Anna’s decision to break off shocking, says Kejriwal


September 20th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal Thursday described as "shocking, unbelievable and sad" Anna Hazare's decision to break with his former Team Anna members and ... Read more...

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Nationwide shutdown successful, claims trader’s organisation


September 20th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT), one of the biggest grouping of Indian traders Thursday termed the nationwide strike to protest the government's new ... Read more...

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Canon expects Rs.100 crore revenue in five years


September 19th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Japanese major Canon, which recently entered the cinematography imaging domain in India by launching a Cinema EOS product line, Wednesday said it is expecting to clock ... Read more...

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India offers to build IT, educational infrastructure for Turkmenistan


September 19th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) India on Wednesday offered to build information technology (IT) and educational infrastructure for Turkmenistan to provide better education.The offer was made by India's Communications Minister ... Read more...

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My role in ‘Honge Juda…’ not cameo, says Aamir


September 19th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) After playing a rustic cop in comedy show "FIR", actor Aamir Ali is now playing a neurosurgeon in new show "Honge Juda Na Hum". He says ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Short films should be released commercially: Gulshan Grover


September 18th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Actor Gulshan Grover has called for a theatrical release and TV slots for short films, so that they become commercially viable."I would want that a time ... Read more...

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Self-immolation attempt to protest Rajapaksa’s visit


September 17th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) An autorickshaw driver was admitted to a hospital in Salem Monday with severe burn injuries after he attempted self-immolation in protest against the visit to India ... Read more...

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Mukesh Bhatt new president of Producers Guild


September 17th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Mukesh Bhatt has taken over from Ramesh Sippy as the president of the Film & Television Producers Guild of India here Monday. He says he ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro to train recruits for Gurgaon metro


September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Delhi Metro will start a special training programme for recruits selected to man Gurgaon's Metro stations that will become operational by April 2013, an ... Read more...

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Sharad Yadav discusses ties with CPC


September 14th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) Janata Dal-United president Sharad Yadav Friday met a senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and discussed ways of cooperation between the two groups, ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Yuki gives India 1-0 lead


September 14th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) Yuki Bhambri fought back from two sets down to give India a 1-0 lead against New Zealand on the opening day of the Davis Cup ... Read more...

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GM to launch more dealerships


September 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) As the launch of its much awaited hatchback Sail U-Va nears, American automobile major General Motor Friday said that it is increasing the number of ... Read more...

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Salman Khan joins Facebook


September 14th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) After Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan has joined Facebook and given a sneak peak into the chain of Being Human stores opening in October.The actor's Facebook ... Read more...

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India Bulls executive missing


September 13th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 13 (IANS) A Delhi-based manager with India Bulls company is reported missing under mysterious circumstances from his office here, police said Thursday. An abduction case has been registered.Abhishek ... Read more...

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IOC-OCA observers not acceptable to IOA: Malhotra


September 13th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Thursday made it clear that it was unhappy with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) appointing neutral observers for its elections ... Read more...

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August exports decline by 9.7 percent


September 13th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The government Thursday said India's exports during August 2012 declined by 9.7 percent and stood at $22.3 billion from $24.7 billion in the corresponding month ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Bhambri plays King-Turner, Vardhan vs. Statham


September 13th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 13 (IANS) India's Yuki Bhambri will take on New Zealander Daniel King-Turner in the opening match of the Davis Cup first round play-off, starting here Friday, while ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar faces protest by Bihar rural representatives


September 13th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 13 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Thursday faced a protest by nearly 2,000 rural representatives from across the state against 'high-handedness' of officials and "rampant corruption" in ... Read more...

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Indian under-fives the most vulnerable in the world


September 13th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Despite the government's efforts to improve maternal and child health, the latest report released by UNICEF shows India had the highest number of deaths of ... Read more...

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Reliance Capital ties up with Indian Overseas Bank


September 13th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) Reliance Capital Asset Management, a unit of Anil Ambani-led Reliance Capital, said Thursday it has entered into distribution tie-up with the public sector lender Indian Overseas ... Read more...

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Hockey India inducts Hockey Bhopal in its fold


September 13th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Hockey Bhopal (HB), which has been admitted as a new associate member of Hockey India (HI), will now take part in all national championships under ... Read more...

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India condemns attack on US consulate in Libya


September 13th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India Wednesday strongly condemned the attack on the US consulate in Libya that killed Washington's envoy and other US officials."We are deeply shocked at ... Read more...

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India beefs up security around US missions


September 12th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) In the wake of the rocket attack on the US consulate in Libya Tuesday night that claimed the life of US ambassador Christopher Stevens, ... Read more...

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Sibal bats for Foreign Education Providers Bill


September 12th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Asserting that the passage of the Foreign Education Providers Bill will help Indian students to have a world class education, union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister ... Read more...

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Industrial output in July grows at 0.1 percent


September 12th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India's industrial production grew in July, reversing the contraction in June, but at a marginal 0.1 percent from a year earlier, government data showed Wednesday.According ... Read more...

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Aseem Trivedi walks out of jail (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi walked out of prison Wednesday, four days after he was charged with sedition. Trivedi, an activist of India Against Corruption (IAC), had ... Read more...

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They alleged my son was on drugs and set himself on fire: Bedabrata Pain


September 12th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Bedabrata Pain has lost his case in a Los Angeles court over his son's death and says the authorities "alleged that my boy was ... Read more...

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India U-16 lose second football friendly


September 12th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 12 (IANS) The Indian team, presently training here for the final phase of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-16 Tournament later this month, lost 2-1 to the UAE ... Read more...

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Disappointed with loss, but lot of positives: Dhoni


September 12th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was disappointed with the team's one-run loss to New Zealand in Tuesday's Twenty20 international ahead of the World Twenty20 starting ... Read more...

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New Zealand set India 168-run target in T20


September 11th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 11 (IANS) Put into bat, New Zealand made an imposing 167 for five against India in their second and final Twenty20 International at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium ... Read more...

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Maharashtra High Court grants bail to Aseem Trivedi


September 11th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) In an embarrassment to the Maharashtra government, the Bombay High Court granted bail to jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi here late Tuesday.A division bench of Chief Justice ... Read more...

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Subrata, Gourmangi, Baldeep sign for Prayag


September 11th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) I-League club Prayag United Sports Club Tuesday signed India goalkeeper Subrata Pal, defender Gouramangi Singh and central midfielder Baldip Singh for a period of two ... Read more...

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