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Drug seizure: Himachal court cancels Israeli’s bail


September 7th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 7 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has cancelled the bail of an Israeli who has been booked for possessing narcotics.Setting aside the bail granted to Moshe Molinas ... Read more...

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Chinese defence minister’s gift for IAF pilots: Rs 1 lakh!


September 5th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister General Liang Guanglie had an unusual gift for two Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots: Rs.100,000 in sealed envelopes.The pilots, who flew the ... Read more...

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Top PLA rebel arrested in Meghalaya


September 5th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 5 (IANS) A top rebel of the outlawed People's Liberation Army of Manipur was arrested from eastern Meghalaya near the Bangladesh border, an official said Wednesday.Athokpam Surchandra Singh, ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi airman finds cash missing in Lucknow


August 29th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) A Bangladeshi flying officer has lodged a complaint that cash was stolen from his luggage in the Uttar Pradesh capital, police said Wednesday.Tanveer Hassan is part ... Read more...

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Sharp hike in heroin smuggling across Punjab border


August 21st, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 21 (IANS) Smuggling of heroin along the international India-Pakistan fenced border in Punjab has almost tripled over the last year if seizures made by the Border Security ... Read more...

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Four Garo rebels arrested in Meghalaya


August 6th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 6 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) troopers Monday arrested four Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, officials said.All the four rebels were ... Read more...

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Two GNLA linkmen held in Meghalaya


July 20th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 20 (IANS) Two alleged GNLA linkmen have been arrested in Meghalaya, a BSF official said Friday.Mikson R. Marak, 21, and Luthar Sangma, 25, were held during a joint ... Read more...

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Militant hideout busted in Kashmir


July 14th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 14 (IANS) Security forces have busted a major militant hideout in Jammu and Kashmir, recovering a huge quantity of automatic rifles, ammunitions, grenades and powerful explosives, an army ... Read more...

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Indian rupee slips below 56 against the dollar


July 9th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) The Indian rupee slipped below 56 against the dollar Monday, the lowest level in more than a week, tracing similar weakness in other Asian currencies ... Read more...

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India Inc has to live with dollar at Rs.50: Kaushik Basu


July 7th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) India Inc is suffering from sharp rupee depreciation against the US dollar, but should be "realistic" about the Indian currency's fall and learn to live with ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani border guards to prevent truce violations


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani border guards Thursday agreed to prevent and avoid cross-frontier firing and to maintain the ceasefire which was agreed upon in November 2003.This ... Read more...

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Three smugglers held with drugs, fake currency in Amritsar


July 4th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, July 3 (IANS) Nearly 11 kg of heroin, fake currency with a face value of Rs.5 lakh and arms were recovered from three smugglers arrested by police from the ... Read more...

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Inflation to soften by mid-October: Kaushik Basu


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) Inflation would continue at the 7.5 percent level till September this year, after which it is likely to go below 7 per cent, Kaushik Basu, chief ... Read more...

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Rupee rises to 7-week high of 54.36 against dollar


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) The rupee rose to a seven-week high of 54.36 against a dollar Tuesday as some clarity on taxation rules and the measures announced by the government ... Read more...

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Assam NGO moves court for probe into floating currency


June 27th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 27 (IANS) A voluntary organisation Wednesday filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Guwahati High Court seeking a government inquiry into the discovery of Indian currency ... Read more...

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Floating currency notes: Youth drowns in Assam water body


June 26th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 26 (IANS) A youth's body was Tuesday fished out from a wetland here in which scores of people entered to collect Indian currency notes that were found floating ... Read more...

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‘India must cut subsidies, push reforms to defend rupee’


June 24th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Indian rupee is likely to slide further and might soon touch 58 to the dollar as regulatory measures by the central bank are unlikely ... Read more...

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Rupee slumps to record low of 56.57 against dollar (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) The Indian rupee slumped to a record low of 56.57 against a dollar Thursday due to increased demand for the American currency by oil importers and ... Read more...

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Rupee will stabilise in around current range: Anand Sharma


June 5th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The Indian rupee, which hit a record low of 56.52 against the dollar last week, is likely to stabilise soon at around the current range, ... Read more...

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Rupee closes at record low of 56.23 against dollar (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) The Indian rupee hit a record closing low of 56.23 against dollar Wednesday due to increased demand for the American currency by importers for month-end payments ... Read more...

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Rupee again slips below 56 against dollar


May 30th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) The Indian rupee slipped below the psychologically important level of 56 against a dollar Wednesday, for the first time in almost a week, and is ... Read more...

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Rupee rises for third day in a row


May 28th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) After hitting a record low of 56.40 against the dollar last week, Indian rupee strengthened for the third consecutive session Monday, helped by the Reserve Bank ... Read more...

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Rupee sinks to 56.18 against dollar (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) The Indian rupee breached another psychological level of 56 against a dollar Wednesday and plunged to a low of 56.18 in the intra-day, hitting a ... Read more...

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Rupee slides below 56 against dollar


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) The Indian rupee breached another psychological level of 56 against a dollar Wednesday, hitting a new low for the sixth session in a row.This follows ... Read more...

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Rupee hits a new low of 55.47 against dollar


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) The Indian rupee Tuesday slipped to 55.47 against a dollar, hitting a fresh record low for the fifth session in a row, due to increased ... Read more...

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Rupee weighs on market, Sensex closes 156 points lower (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets fell over 156 points as the rupee tested a new low Tuesday and metal, banking and power stocks ... Read more...

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Court drops charges against Karmapa in currency case (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 21 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government's move to remove the name of Tibetan religious head and the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje from a currency seizure case got ... Read more...

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Rupee dips below 55 against a dollar


May 21st, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) The Indian rupee slipped to a record low of 55.05 against a dollar in the intra-day trade Monday, breaching a key psychological level, as importers, ... Read more...

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Court drops charges against Karmapa in currency case


May 21st, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 21 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government's move to remove the name of Tibetan religious head and the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje from a case of a currency ... Read more...

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Government trying to resolve rupee crisis: Pranab


May 20th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) Expressing "great concern" over the sharp fall of the rupee, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said the central government was trying to resolve the issue."It ... Read more...

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RBI to defend rupee from falling further (Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) The rupee recovered after falling to its third straight daily record low against dollar Friday and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) promised more intervention to ... Read more...

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Rupee dips to new intra-day low of 54.91 to a dollar


May 18th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) The Indian rupee slumped to a new intra-day low of 54.91 against a dollar Friday even as the Reserve Bank of India assured further intervention in ... Read more...

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Rupee slide continues: hits new low of 54.60 against dollar (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The Indian rupee fell to a new record intra-day low for the second session in a row Thursday, despite the Reserve Bank of India's intervention, ... Read more...

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Rupee recovers from record low; Sensex up


May 17th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) On the back of a rebound in equity markets, the Indian rupee recovered by almost 30 paise Thursday from the previous day's record intra-day low ... Read more...

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Rupee hits record low of 54.50 against dollar (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) The Indian rupee slumped to a record low of 54.50 against the US dollar Wednesday with risk aversion in global markets adding to the pressure, ... Read more...

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