last two months

Bike sales in August down first time in three years


September 10th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Motorcycle sales in India shrunk for the first time since 2009, data furnished Monday by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) showed.India, which is ... Read more...

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Hero MotoCorp expects sales to pick up in festive season


September 5th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Hero MotoCorp Wednesday said it expects motorcycles sales to grow during the festive season after two straight months of fall in demand in line with ... Read more...

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India’s forex reserves decline by $250 million


August 25th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves declined by $250 million to $288.91 billion for the week ended Aug 17, 2012, the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) data ... Read more...

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Obama condoles Ethiopian PM’s death


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday offered his condolences to Ethiopia over the death of the country's prime minister, Meles Zenawi, and hailed his contribution to ... Read more...

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Ethiopian PM is dead


August 21st, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Aug 21 (IANS) Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has died, the state TV reported Tuesday.The 57-year-old Ethiopian leader had not appeared in public in the last two months ... Read more...

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Coin shortage makes everyday life difficult in West Bengal


August 19th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) School teacher Nandita was surprised when a teenager manning the cash counter at a coffee shop in a private hospital offered her two bubble gums ... Read more...

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Communal violence casts a shadow on Uttar Pradesh


August 15th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 15 (IANS) Frequent bouts of communal violence in Uttar Pradesh have tarnished Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's election promise to ensure law and order in India's most populous ... Read more...

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Industrial output rises in May but recovery probability low (Second Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, July 12 (IANS) India's industrial output grew by 2.4 percent in May as against 0.9 percent contraction in the previous month, led by rebound in manufacturing and electricity ... Read more...

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Industrial output rises by 2.4 percent in May (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India's industrial output grew by 2.4 percent in May as against 0.9 percent contraction in the previous month, led by rebound in manufacturing and electricity ... Read more...

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India’s forex reserves grow by $1.36 bn


July 7th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) India's foreign exchange reserves (forex) grew by $1.36 billion to $289.992 billion for the week ended June 29, data from India's central bank showed.Foreign currency assets, ... Read more...

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Badal announces Rs 5 lakh assistance for African in coma (Third Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday evening announced immediate cash assistance of Rs.500,000 to African national Nestor Ntibateganya, father of 23-year-old student Yannick Nihangaza who ... Read more...

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India’s forex reserves down $0.76 billion


June 30th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) India's foreign exchange reserves (forex) fell by $0.76 billion to $288.62 billion for the week ended June 22, official data showed.The RBI is believed to have ... Read more...

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Andhra CID begins probe into leakage of CBI official’s call data


June 29th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 29 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Police's CID has taken over probe into the leakage of call data records (CDRs) of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Joint Director V.V. Lakshminarayana ... Read more...

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Jagan case: Reporter, cop booked for revealing mobile call data


June 26th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 26 (IANS) The row surrounding the phone call data of a senior CBI officer took a new turn Tuesday with Cyberabad police Tuesday booking a journalist and a ... Read more...

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India’s forex reserves grow to $289 bn


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) India's foreign exchange reserves (forex) grew by $2 billion to $289.39 billion for the week ended June 15, official data showed.The forex recovered in the week ... Read more...

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YSRC fears threat to Jagan’s life


June 21st, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) Alleging a deep-rooted conspiracy to physically harm its jailed president Y.S Jaganmohan Reddy, YSR Congress Party Thursday demanded a high-level probe by a sitting judge of ... Read more...

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Maharashtra textile town in grip of jaundice


June 18th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), June 18 (IANS) More than 500 new cases of jaundice have been reported from the textile town of Ichalkaranji in Kolhapur district in the last four days and ... Read more...

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India’s forex reserves grow to $287.37 billion


June 17th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) After falling for five straight weeks, India's foreign exchange reserves grew by $1.52 billion to $287.37 billion for the week ended June 8, 2012, official data ... Read more...

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India’s forex reserves plunge to $285.85 bn


June 8th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) India's foreign exchange reserves plunged by $2.40 billion to $285.85 billion for the week ended June 1, apparently due to the central bank selling dollars to ... Read more...

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Nikon to hike prices if rupee slump continues


June 6th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) Japanese imaging major Nikon, which recently raised prices of select digital SLR camera models in India, Wednesday said another hike was likely if the rupee continued ... Read more...

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Cabs service for women launched in Gurgaon


June 1st, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 1 (IANS) A taxi service exclusively for women and families was launched in this Delhi suburb Friday. The drivers will be women trained in martial arts.The Apra group ... Read more...

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Manipur militant nabbed in Guwahati


May 25th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 25 (IANS) A hard core militant of a Manipur based rebel group was arrested here and incriminating documents recovered from his possession, Assam Police said Friday.Additional Superintendent of ... Read more...

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Women in combat roles in armed forces: Wait gets longer


May 21st, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Women in the Indian armed forces will have to wait longer to get into combat roles. The defence ministry has said it has no proposal ... Read more...

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50 Indian double-decker buses to run on Bangladesh roads


May 7th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 7 (IANS) As many as 50 Indian double-decker buses will soon run on the roads of this Bangladesh capital and Chittagong city, a media report said Monday.The ... Read more...

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Abducted Argentine girl found in Brazil


May 7th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, May 7 (IANS/EFE) A 10-year-old Argentine girl was found by Brazilian police seven years after she was kidnapped by her father, authorities said.The discovery of the child occurred ... Read more...

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An artist who transforms guns into sculptures


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 2 (IANS/EFE) Victor Hugo Zayas is a Mexican painter and sculptor who uses guns recovered by the city of Los Angeles' Gun Buyback Initiative to create works ... Read more...

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Work keeping Neil Nitin Mukesh busy


April 28th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Ever since the release of "Players", Neil Nitin Mukesh has been keeping a low profile but the actor reveals it's his work that is nowadays keeping ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi journalists’ bodies exhumed after over two months


April 26th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 26 (IANS) Bodies of two popular TV journalists of Bangladesh who were murdered abut two-and-a-half months ago have been exhumed for fresh autopsies in search of clues to ... Read more...

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‘Dirty Picture’ TV premiere stalled despite cuts, Bollywood furious (Second Lead)


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The much-anticipated television premiere of Vidya Balan starrer "The Dirty Picture" was stalled at the last moment Sunday, despite 59 cuts in the film ... Read more...

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‘Dirty Picture’ TV premiere stalled, director Milan Luthria shocked (Lead)


April 22nd, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Director Milan Luthria, who helmed "The Dirty Picture", is shocked and disappointed after the television premiere of his film was stalled at the last minute ... Read more...

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17 Indians held with fake passports in Nepal


March 31st, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 31 (IANS) Over 100 people, including 17 Indians, have been arrested in Nepal for using fake passports, a media report said Saturday.The Department of Immigration arrested 118 people ... Read more...

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RBI mid-quarter review Thursday


March 14th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Financial markets and industries are hoping for a rate cut in the Reserve Bank of India's mid-quarter review of its monetary policy Thursday."We expect the RBI ... Read more...

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Businessman shot dead in Patna


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 3 (IANS) A businessman was shot dead Saturday morning by some unidentified criminals in the Bihar capital, police said.Ajay Kumar, a businessman dealing with edible oil, was shot ... Read more...

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Faltering on polio, Pakistan looks at India lesson


March 2nd, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Pakistan's battle against polio has been marred by conflicts, natural disasters and lack of accountability over the past year and it is now looking ... Read more...

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Only Left has alternative economic policies: Karat


February 20th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Blaming the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's faulty policies for the poor and farmers' plight, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday said only the ... Read more...

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