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Virbhadra graft case: Recording of evidence in November


September 21st, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 21 (IANS) Former union minister Virbhadra Singh may not succeed in coming out clean in the corruption case pending against him since 2009 before the Himachal Pradesh assembly ... Read more...

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Brazil’s industrial production shows recovery signs


September 13th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 13 (IANS) Brazil's industrial production is showing signs of recovery, central bank President Alexandre Tombini said.At a public Senate hearing Wednesday, Tombini said that now Brazil ... Read more...

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Kerala showcases opportunities to potential investors (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 12 (IANS) Projecting an industry-friendly face, Kerala Wednesday showcased untapped business opportunities at an investors summit, which the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said would help in building ... Read more...

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Mulayam sacks close Akhilesh aide in UP


September 10th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday sacked Sanjay Lathar, president of the party's youth wing Samajwadi Yuvjan Sabha (SYS), saying that the latter was ... Read more...

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Bureaucracy holding up Agra’s air connectivity?


August 30th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 30 (IANS) The Kheria airport in Agra is ready to receive domestic airlines and international chartered flights ahead of a new tourist season beginning next month. But ... Read more...

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Question mark over Mamata’s democracy, investment promises (West Bengal Newsletter)


August 25th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government is facing flak for failing in its election promises of restoring democratic and promoting an investment-friendly climate in the ... Read more...

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Investors apprehensive of Bengal’s policies: Assocham


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) The West Bengal government must take measures to attract big investment as industrialists are still "very apprehensive" about its policies, industry group Assocham said Wednesday."Still the ... Read more...

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VVIP areas blacked out for over two hours


July 30th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) For over two and a half hours the Lutyens' zone in central Delhi, which includes Rastrapati Bhavan and the Prime Minister's House, was blacked out ... Read more...

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What Pranab said in his first presidential speech


July 25th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Following is the text of the speech by India's 13th President Pranab Mukherjee:"I am deeply moved by the high honour you have accorded to ... Read more...

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Maharashtra leaders congratulate Pranab


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Political leaders and industrialists in Maharashtra congratulated Pranab Mukherjee on his victory in the presidential poll and wished him the best in his tenure in ... Read more...

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Slums to royalty: Oprah showcases shades of India (With Images)


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) From heart wrenching poverty to majestic heritage as well as the glitz, glamour and royalty, international talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has offered ... Read more...

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GAAR panel will certainly meet Sep 30 deadline: Shome


July 21st, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) The expert committee on GAAR would certainly meet the Sep 30 deadline for the final recommendations on the controversial tax provision, its chairman Parthasarathi Shome ... Read more...

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Don’t single out PM for economic woes: Ratan Tata


July 19th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata has come out in strong defence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, saying the architect of 1991 reforms should ... Read more...

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Graft charges framed against Virbhadra, wife (Second Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 25 (IANS) Two days after union minister and former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh celebrated his birthday and 50 years in politics, a court here Monday framed ... Read more...

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Reduce water supply to VVIP areas: Dikshit to DJB


June 18th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday directed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to reduce water supply in Delhi's elite Lutyens zone, and distribute it to ... Read more...

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Trinamool passes popularity test, with twin failures (West Bengal newsletter)


June 9th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress has passed its first major popularity test, bagging four of the state's six civic bodies after contesting the elections on ... Read more...

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Virbhadra graft case: Order on charge June 25


June 6th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 6 (IANS) A court in Shimla Wednesday reserved till June 25 its order on the question whether corruption charges should be framed against union minister and former Himachal ... Read more...

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Power, water shortages bring misery to Ghaziabad


June 6th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 6 (IANS) At the height of summer, life in Ghaziabad has become miserable, with unscheduled power cuts up to 14 hours a day causing water shortages too.Both ... Read more...

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Thackeray slams Pawar for criticising Congress


June 4th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Monday slammed Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar for his recent criticism of the Maharashtra government. Pawar had last week targeted ... Read more...

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Realty business hots up in Bengal


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) Even as industrialists worry over the slow pace of reforms hitting industrial resurgence in West Bengal, one business is growing by leaps and bounds in the ... Read more...

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Australia keen to expand trading base in India


June 1st, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 1 (IANS) Australia is trying to expand its trade and business base in India and is keen to establish people-to-people relations in the days ahead, Australian diplomats ... Read more...

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Virbhadra voice CD in a graft case played in court


May 31st, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 31 (IANS) An audio cassette purportedly containing Union minister and former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh's voice while referring to some monetary transactions from industrialists was played ... Read more...

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CII asks Himachal to make industrial policy investor-friendly


May 25th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 25 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government should update its industrial policy and make it more investor-friendly, the industry lobby Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said Friday."There is need ... Read more...

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Himachal not investor friendly: Anand Sharma


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 24 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Wednesday blamed the Himachal Pradesh government for pursuing policies not congenial to investors."The industrialists are being asked to pay for ... Read more...

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Graft case: Virbhadra gets audio tape’s copy


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 22 (IANS) Union minister and former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh was Tuesday provided in a court here an audio cassette purportedly containing his voice while referring ... Read more...

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‘Essence of yoga lies in sincerity, not commercialisation’ (With Image)


May 11th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Yoga is not boring and one can do it anywhere - from a construction site to a spiritual environment, says noted exponent Deepika Mehta, ... Read more...

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10-year moratorium must on selling land: Himachal panel


April 30th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 30 (IANS) To check frequent sale and purchase of a piece of commercial land in Himachal Pradesh, the government should impose a moratorium for 10 years, says a ... Read more...

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Allow resale of commercial land only in rare cases: Himachal panel


April 25th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 25 (IANS) Resale of commercial land in Himachal Pradesh, purchased after special permission, should be allowed in rarest of rare cases. And in case the land is not ... Read more...

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It’s back to Singapore for IIFA this year


April 24th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, April 24 (IANS) Eight years after showcasing Bollywood's wonder in Singapore, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) is heading back to the City of Lions for its annual ... Read more...

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Jealousy fuelling malicious campaign against Banerjee: Trinamool


April 24th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) With the Mamata Banerjee government drawing flak for many of its actions, the ruling Trinamool Congress Tuesday claimed there was a malicious campaign against her, ... Read more...

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Kerala CM to make major pitch for investment


April 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 16 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy along with a team of officials will meet diplomats and business honchos in Delhi later this week as part of an exercise ... Read more...

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India, Qatar chambers to set up joint business council


April 9th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The business chambers of India and Qatar Monday signed a pact to set up a joint business council that will promote two-way trade and investment.The ... Read more...

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Bengal emerging as new investment destination: Pranab


April 1st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Apr 1 (IANS) Recent developments suggest that West Bengal is emerging as the new investment destination, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Sunday."Recent developments suggests that West Bengal ... Read more...

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Service tax rate raised by two percent (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday proposed to raise the service tax rate from 10 percent to 12 percent, expecting to mop up an ... Read more...

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Lucknow gets set for Akhilesh Yadav’s swearing in ceremony


March 14th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 14 (IANS) The grounds were being spruced up, the guesthouses were booked and the dignitaries had started trickling in... the stage was set Wednesday for the swearing ... Read more...

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