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Sensex 80 points high on strong global cues


September 6th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 80 points higher in late afternoon trade Thursday on strong global cues. IT, auto and banking ... Read more...

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Sensex slumps 126 points on weak global cues (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets extended losses in late afternoon trade Wednesday on weak global cues and was trading 126 points lower. Metal, ... Read more...

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Mumbai Metro accident: One killed, 11 injured (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) One person was killed and 11 others were injured when a slab of a staircase of an under-construction Metro railway station collapsed here Tuesday, officials said."One ... Read more...

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Mumbai Metro accident: One killed, seven injured


September 4th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) One person was killed and seven others were injured when a slab of a staircase of an under-construction Metro railway station collapsed here Tuesday, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Sensex drops 100 points; ONGC, Bajaj Auto slump


August 29th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Indian equities markets were under pressure for the fourth consecutive session Wednesday with benchmark Sensex trading nearly 100 points down in the afternoon session.The 30-scrip ... Read more...

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Sensex trades flat, auto, banking stocks down (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading flat late afternoon Monday amid high volatility. Auto, banking and FMCG stocks came under intense selling.The ... Read more...

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Indian Oil Corporation loss widens to Rs.22,450.95 crore


August 9th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The government-run oil marketing firm Indian Oil Corporation Thursday announced Rs.22,450.95 crore loss for the quarter ended June 30, 2012.The company's loss has widened sharply ... Read more...

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Sensex falls 57 points, metal consumer durable stocks down (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Wednesday was trading 57 points down in late afternoon trade. Metal, consumer durable and power stocks mostly came ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 66 points; metal, IT stocks up (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 66 points up in the late afternoon session Wednesday, led by good buying in metal, ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 52 points health care, FMCG stocks up (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets rose 52 points in late afternoon session Tuesday, led by good buying in health care, FMCG and banking ... Read more...

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Sensex turns red; IT, metal stocks fall (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets turned negative in late afternoon session Monday with IT and metal stocks coming under selling pressure.The 30-scrip sensitive ... Read more...

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RBI measures fail to cheer market, Sensex falls 43 points (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) The measures announced by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday to revive the rupee failed to cheer the market as the benchmark index slipped ... 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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Aamir enjoys litti-chokha in Patna


April 25th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 25 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan, on his way to Varanasi to attend the wedding Wednesday of Rajeev, son of Ram Lakhan aka Nathuni, the auto-driver who ... Read more...

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Signal snag hits thousands of Metro commuters (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) On a day when restrictions were imposed on several roads in Delhi due to the BRICS summit, thousands of Metro commuters in the national capital ... Read more...

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Maoists kill 11 CRPF troopers in landmine blast (Third Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), March 27 (IANS) After a lull of over three years, Maoists struck again Tuesday killing 11 CRPF troopers and injuring 29 others in a remote-triggered landmine blast in ... Read more...

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‘Buried under avalanche, help came from the sky’


February 27th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 27 (IANS) Trapped in his relative's house after a massive avalanche buried the village, Abdul Rafique Lone had given up all hopes of survival when he heard the ... Read more...

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Mixed trends in Maharashtra civic poll count


February 17th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Counting of votes for the 10 Maharashtra civic corporations indicated mixed early trends Friday, giving anxious moments to the main contending parties.The initial leads and ... Read more...

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Bird flu: 7,000 fowls culled in Bhubaneswar


February 5th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 5 (IANS) About 7,000 fowls were culled Sunday in Odisha capital Bhubaneswar after a bird flu case was detected in a government-run institution, an official said."The culling operation ... Read more...

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72 percent voting in Odisha bypoll


November 30th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 (IANS) About 72 percent voting was registered in the assembly by-poll in Odisha's Nabarangpur district Wednesday, an official said. "It was 72 percent voting," district collector ... Read more...

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Chowrasia keen to wrest Asian No.1 at Hong Kong Open


November 29th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 29 (IANS) India's S.S.P. Chowrasia is not throwing in the towel in his bid to catch Filipino Juvic Pagunsan in the Asian Tour's Order of Merit race ... Read more...

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President Patil to visit Visva Bharati Tuesday


November 28th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, who arrived in Kolkata Monday, will visit Visva Bharati University at Santiniketan in West Bengal's Birbhum district Tuesday.Patil was received at the ... Read more...

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Heavy rain washes out Somerset-Redbacks CLT20 tie


October 1st, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 1 (IANS) The Group B match between South Australian Redbacks (SAR) and English county Somerset in the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here was ... Read more...

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SpiceJet bomb scare creates chaos in Kathmandu


September 25th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 25 (IANS) Close on the heels of all 19 people on board a domestic flight in Nepal perishing in a plane crash, Indian budget airline SpiceJet's Delhi flight ... Read more...

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London riots: disorder spreads to Manchester, West Midlands


August 10th, 2011 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) The fourth day of rioting, looting and arson saw the trouble that started from London and engulfed various cities of Britain, also reaching central Manchester and ... Read more...

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New Lokayukta to study probe report on mining scam


August 4th, 2011 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) Karnataka's new Lokayukata (ombudsman) Justice Shivaraj V. Patil Wednesday said he would study the investigation report into the multi-crore mining scam before admitting the petition of ... Read more...

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Uneasy calm in Bengal’s biggest paediatric hospital


July 1st, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) An uneasy calm prevailed Thursday evening at the B.C. Roy Children's hospital here, which till late afternoon witnessed chaos and violence following the death of ... Read more...

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Ready to name more witnesses, Gujarat cop tells probe panel (Lead)


May 16th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 16 (IANS) Gujarat's senior IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt told the Nanavati-Mehta commission that he could name other witnesses who would vouchsafe his presence at a crucial meeting ... Read more...

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IAF to transfer remains of Khandu Thursday


May 4th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 14 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Wednesday said helicopter sorties are planned Thursday morning to transfer the remains of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Dorjee Khandu and others killed ... Read more...

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Mumbai airport shuts down for five hours


April 30th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport will remain shut for five hours Saturday for maintenance work, an official said.However, no major flight delays are expected as all ... Read more...

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Mumbai airport reopened after five-hour closure for repairs


April 23rd, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport was re-opened for normal flight operations Saturday late afternoon after a scheduled five-hour maintenance closure, an official said. Normal air services resumed ... Read more...

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Wet Sunday for Delhi, Monday to be dry (Lead)


February 20th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Even though Sunday started on a sunny note for Delhi, rain and squalls hit the capital in the afternoon. No rain has been forecast for Monday.The city ... Read more...

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You don’t need to look like Tarzan if you bowl like Jane, Steyn tells budding pacers


February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 16 (ANI): The world's leading fast bowler Dale Steyn ahs said that budding pacers must train their bodies for endurance, not bursts of power to avoid being plagued by injuries.South ... Read more...

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30 percent polling in Chhattisgarh by-election (Lead)


February 14th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 14 (IANS) Voting was underway Monday for Chhattisgarh's Sanjari-Balod assembly by-election and an estimated 30 percent polling was recorded by noon, election officials said.Polling began at 8 a.m. amid ... Read more...

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Three Kashmir terrorists killed in gunfight (Lead)


February 8th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 8 ( IANS) Three guerrillas were killed by security forces in a gunfight in the Ramban-Banihal area along the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday, police said, adding ... Read more...

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