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Lower EMIs for consumer durables, Chidambaram tells PSBs (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday called for increased consumer spending as a booster shot to the sagging economy and asked bankers to lower EMIs ... Read more...

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Micron to acquire Japanese chipmaker


July 3rd, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 3 (IANS) US semiconductor manufacturer Micron Technology has announced acquiring the bankrupt Japanese chipmaker Elpida Memory for approximately $2.5 billion. Under the agreement, Boise, Idaho-based Micron will ... Read more...

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Kristen Stewart named highest paid actress


June 20th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart reportedly earned $34.5 million last year and has been named Hollywood's highest-paid actress in Forbes magazine's annual list, narrowly beating Cameron Diaz, ... Read more...

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Government issued notice on striking pilots’ plea on back wages (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government and the Air India management on a plea by the striking pilots seeking payment ... Read more...

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32 junior women hockey players to get monthly stipend


June 6th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) India's 32 junior women hockey players received a major boost Wednesday with Hockey India (HI) announcing a monthly stipend of Rs.10,000 each.HI in a statement ... Read more...

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UP pension for BPL families


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 23 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday announced an ambitious pension scheme to pay Rs.400 a month for families living below the poverty line.Under the Rani Laxmibai Pension ... Read more...

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CESC net up 137 percent in Q4 backed by tariff hike


May 8th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) Backed by 13 per cent tariff hike, power utility CESC Ltd., an RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group company Tuesday reported a 137.5 percent jump in its net profit ... Read more...

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Plans unveiled for hassle-free travel to Ghaziabad


March 30th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 29 (IANS) Three underpasses and three foot overbridges would be constructed at major intersections on National Highway-24, the artery connecting trans Hindon areas with Ghaziabad and Noida, to ... Read more...

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Radisson Blue Resort to target Russian, South African tourists


March 8th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 8 (IANS) With the number of European tourists going down owing to the economic downturn there, beach resort property Radisson Blu Resort Temple Bay is now looking tapping ... Read more...

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BCCI-Sahara truce (Fact file)


February 16th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) The salient features of the agreement between Sahara India and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) struck here Thursday:* Sahara will continue to ... Read more...

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Jamia to build hostel for Kashmiri students


February 9th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Jamia Millia university is building a hostel for students from Jammu and Kashmir as part of confidence building measures for the people from ... Read more...

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Former bank employees arrested for cheating


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Two former bank employees were arrested for allegedly cheating a number of insurance policy holders on the pretext of reviving their policy accounts which were ... Read more...

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94 percent Bhopal victims not properly compensated: Activists


December 20th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 20 (IANS) Twenty-seven years after the world's worst industrial disaster affected around 500,000 innocent lives, 94 percent of the victims have still not received proper compensation, say activists."Neither ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bill to digitalise cable TV passed by Lok Sabha


December 13th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) A bill aimed at fast-tracking the digitalisation of cable TV was passed by Lok Sabha Tuesday, with the government assuring cable operators that the ... Read more...

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‘Breaking Dawn…’ sets new record


November 22nd, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) "Breaking Dawn Part 1", the first instalment of the final chapter of the vampire saga, has the set the cash registers ringing by collecting $291 million ... Read more...

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Intimate scene was surreal: Kristen Stewart


November 15th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart found it "surreal" shooting the intimate scenes in "Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn".The 21-year-old's character Bella Swan gets intimate with vampire Edward Cullen, played ... Read more...

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Patnaik’s schemes aim for polls: Orissa opposition


October 29th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 29 (IANS) The opposition parties in Orissa Saturday accused Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of launching schemes for "preparing ground" for the local bodies' polls, just a few ... Read more...

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Srinivasan takes charge as BCCI president; terminates Kochi’s contract (Lead)


September 19th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) N.Srinivasan, the newly-appointed president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), took over Monday and immediately terminated Kochi Tuskers' contract after the Indian ... Read more...

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Kerala cricket fans shocked at termination of Kochi Tuskers


September 19th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 19 (IANS) Kerala's cricket lovers Monday were shocked at the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) decision to terminate the Kochi Tuskers' contract for defaulting ... Read more...

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Suspended Kochi Tuskers threat BCCI with legal action


September 19th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Kochi Tuskers have threatened legal action after the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise's contract was terminated by the Board of Control for Cricket in India ... Read more...

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Bengal college teachers not paid salary after June


September 5th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 4 (IANS) It would be a bleak Teachers' Day Monday for most college teachers in West Bengal who are yet to receive their salary since June.The new ... Read more...

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Cash firm staffer held for stealing from ATMs


September 1st, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) An employee of a private company engaged by ICICI Bank to load cash in its ATMs has been arrested for stealing Rs.8.24 lakh here, police ... Read more...

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John does stunts without cables in ‘Force’


August 19th, 2011 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) After Salman Khan in "Dabangg" and Ajay Devgn in "Singham", get ready for John Abraham's cop film, "Force", in which the star performs gravity ... Read more...

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Pakistan to repay $8 bn to IMF


August 5th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Pakistan will have to repay to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) by the 2014-15 fiscal the $8 billion it has received from the global lending agency, ... Read more...

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Noida, Greater Noida farmers and home buyers on war path (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Noida/Greater Noida, July 23 (IANS) It was a day of protests in Noida and Greater Noida Saturday - farmers vowing to oppose new government moves to acquire their ... Read more...

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Punjab restores pension for school teachers


July 3rd, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 3 (IANS) Reversing the decision of the previous Congress regime, the Punjab government Sunday restored the pension of school teachers in government-aided schools in the state."The Punjab government ... Read more...

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Two arrested in housing fraud case


June 20th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 20 (IANS) Two members of a cooperative housing society were arrested on charges of allegedly duping the society members and the UP Housing Corporation, a police official said ... Read more...

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Government steps in to promote book reading (Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The government Wednesday unveiled a financial scheme to promote book reading.The culture ministry announced the pilot scheme to aid book fairs, exhibitions, participation in international ... Read more...

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Government announces grants for book fairs


June 15th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Concerned at the growing reduction in the numbers of book lovers, the government has taken up the challenge to revive the dying habit of book ... Read more...

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Punjab trader arrested for duping man of Rs.10 mn


June 15th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Chandigarh police has arrested a Punjab-based businessman for duping a city resident of Rs.10 million (Rs.1 crore), police said Wednesday.According ... Read more...

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Delhiites relieved as auto strike off


May 21st, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) In a major relief to Delhiites, more than half of the city's 55,000 autorickshaws which went on strike from Thursday midnight returned to the roads ... Read more...

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Auto strike cripples Delhi; unions refuse to budge


May 20th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) It was a tough day Friday for Delhiites as thousands of autorickshaws went off the roads with the auto unions demanding that the Delhi government ... Read more...

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Two held for siphoning off loan EMIs


May 16th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Two people, including a former employee of a collection agency, have been arrested for siphoning off equated monthly instalments (EMIs) repaid by customers on their ... Read more...

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YRF hunts for fresh female lead in ‘Dhoom 3′


April 28th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) After casting Esha Deol and Aishwarya Rai as female leads in "Dhoom" and "Dhoom 2", Yash Raj Films (YRF) is now on the lookout ... Read more...

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Can’t reduce Kochi, Pune’s IPL franchise fees: Srinivasan


April 27th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Wednesday rejected new entrants Kochi and Pune's request to reduce by 25 percent their Indian Premier ... Read more...

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