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Shah Rukh To Fly Down With His Team From South Africa To Vote


April 28th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K Jha The Elections never seemed more special, what with the whole Bollywood fraternity pitching their vote bank with abundant accountability.While many of the A-Listers like Akshay Kumar and Salman ... Read more...

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ECB plans new 20-over competition with Indian sponsorship


April 19th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.19 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board is hoping to tap into the lucrative Indian Twenty20 boom.A Telegraph report says that interest is growing in the ECB's plans for ... Read more...

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Celebrity MPs gets thumbs down for parliament performance


April 6th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Darshan Desai New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) What is common to cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu, filmstars Govinda, Vinod Khanna, Hema Malini, Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan and Jaya Prada, wrestler Dara Singh, industrialists ... Read more...

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Laws needed to prevent Mahatma memorabilia auction: Ela Gandhi


March 20th, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) Hurt by the recent auction of her grandfather Mahatma Gandhi's memorabilia in New York, renowned human rights activist Ela Gandhi has stressed the need to enact ... Read more...

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Promoters of 440 companies pledged shares worth $10 billion


March 18th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The decision by India's markets watchdog to tighten the disclosure norms for the promoters of listed companies after the Rs.73-billion ($1.5-billion) Satyam Computer Services ... Read more...

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Vijay Mallya wins Gandhi memorabilia for $1.8 mn, Indian elated (Roundup)


March 6th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New York/New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Days of high drama over the auction of Gandhi's memorabilia in New York ended on a triumphant note for India as business tycoon Vijay Mallya put ... Read more...

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Tushar Gandhi terms return of his great grandfather’’s belongings a miracle


March 6th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai/New Delhi, Mar 6 (ANI): Tushar Gandhi, the great grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, today termed the return of his grandfather''s items as a miracle.Expressing his joy, Tushar said he was grateful ... Read more...

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UPA Government takes credit for getting Gandhi items back


March 6th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 6 (ANI): The UPA Government has taken the credit for bringing the belongings of Mahatma Gandhi back in the country by saying, this is the victory of the ... Read more...

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Amid drama, Mallya buys Gandhis belongings for 9.3 crores


March 6th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 6 (ANI): Indian liquor and airline magnate Vijay Mallya bought Mahatma Gandhis personal belongings for Rs.9.3 crores (1.8 million dollars) in an atmosphere of high drama and frenzied ... Read more...

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Mallaya buys Gandhis belongings for 1.8 mn dollars


March 6th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
New York, Mar. 6 (ANI): Mahatma Gandhis five personal objects, including the iconic round eye glasses, were bought by Indian liquor baron VJ Mallya for 1.8 million dollars. The controversial auction ... Read more...

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Gandhi treasure set to return home as Mallya wins $1.8 mn bid (Leadall)


March 6th, 2009 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 6 (IANS) A national treasure is set to return home with Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya buying Mahatma Gandhi's personal possessions, including his trademark round-rimmed spectacles, for $1.8 million dollars ... Read more...

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Vijay Mallya buys Gandhi memorabilia for $1.8 mn (Third Lead)


March 6th, 2009 - 5:25 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 6 (IANS) Indian liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya bought a set of Mahatma Gandhi's personal belongings including his iconic round-rimmed spectacles for $1.8 million at an auction in New York ... Read more...

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Vijay Mallya buys Gandhi memorabilia for $1.8 mn (Second Lead)


March 6th, 2009 - 4:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 6 (IANS) Amid high drama, a set of Mahatma Gandhi's personal belongings including his iconic round-rimmed spectacles were sold for $1.8 million at an auction in New York Thursday ... Read more...

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ECB says it is ready to pull KP, Freddie out of IPL


March 5th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.5 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has said that it is ready to pull out both Kevin Pietersen and Andrew Flintoff from the Indian Premier League if ... Read more...

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Motorsports: Force India sixth quickest in test run


March 2nd, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jerez (Spain), March 2 (IANS) The much-hyped McLaren-Mercedes engine driven Force India car had its first outing this year and clocked sixth fastest timing among eight runners at the track here during ... Read more...

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Recession? IPL II jumpstarts with multimillion dollar auction


February 6th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 6 (IANS) All talk of economic slowdown and austerity was thrown out of the window Friday as India's obsession cricket put on yet another grandiose display at the 'Players' Bazaar' ... Read more...

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Air India offers economy class tickets at Rs.99 each


January 30th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) In a new offer, India's flag carrier Air India has pegged its economy class fare at Rs.99 (excluding Rs.3,024 as fuel surcharge) on all domestic sectors till ... Read more...

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No cheerleaders in Cuttack ODI


November 19th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 19 (IANS) The fifth One-Day International to be played between India and England Nov 26 in Cuttack will have no showcase of glamorous bikini or even sari clad cheerleaders applauding ... Read more...

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Mukesh Ambani has ousted L.N. Mittal as richest Indian: Forbes


November 13th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Plunging stock and property values because of the global financial crisis has pushed steel tycoon Lakshmi Nivas Mittal to second place behind Mukesh Ambani of petroleum to ... Read more...

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FMSCI back in driver’s seat in Indian motor sport


November 8th, 2008 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 8 (IANS) The restoration of sporting power to the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) brought the curtain down on an eight-year imbroglio while triggering a sense of ... Read more...

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Chidambaram meets PSU bank heads to review interest rates


November 4th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 4 (ANI): Finance Minister P Chidambaram met top executives of PSU banks today to review the liquidity situation and performance of lenders. The meeting comes a day after ... Read more...

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Bank of Baroda increasing focus on non-Indians abroad


October 22nd, 2008 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS) Bank of Baroda (BoB), the Indian public sector bank with the largest international presence, is now focusing on non-Indian customers even as it plans to open 10 overseas ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray says no Jet Airways to take off from Mumbai if lay-offs continue


October 15th, 2008 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai/Hyderabad,Oct.15 (ANI): Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Wednesday warned that no Jet Airways flights would be allowed to take off from Mumbai if the airline continued with its ... Read more...

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Timeline of consolidation in Indian aviation space


October 14th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Following is the timeline of some major consolidations in the Indian aviation space between various scheduled airlines in recent years:Oct 13, 2008: Jet Airways and Kingfisher decide ... Read more...

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Kingfisher takes off to London on maiden flight


September 3rd, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) India's largest private carrier Kingfisher Airlines made its international debut Wednesday when its first direct flight to London took off from Bengaluru international airport here amid fanfare despite ... Read more...

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Deccan airlines to be called Kingfisher Red


August 29th, 2008 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Low-cost airline Deccan would now be called Kingfisher Red and would be a separate brand from Vijay Mallya promoted Kingfisher Airlines. From Friday, Deccan would operate under the ... Read more...

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Bankers say lending rates hike inevitable


July 30th, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) A day after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) increased cash reserve ratio and repo rates Tuesday, banks said they too would hike their prime lending rates (PLR). ... Read more...

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Bankers hint at hike in interest rates


July 29th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Chennai/New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Bankers Tuesday hinted at further hikes in interest rates after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) revised the Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) by 25 basis points and ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi condemns Bangalore blasts


July 25th, 2008 - 10:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): Congress President and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi today condemned the serial blasts in Bangalore."This is a cowardly act and people who want to disturb the peace ... Read more...

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Two killed in nine bomb blasts in Bangalore


July 25th, 2008 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, July 25 (ANI): A string of nine bomb blasts one after another shook Karnatakas capital during the busy lunch hour today, leaving two killed and 20 injured.The crude bombs, concealed ... Read more...

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God Ganesh goes overseas for Indian devotees!


July 19th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Varada Bhat Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Lord Ganesh may traditionally have a tiny mouse for a mount, but the portly elephant-headed god is now travelling across the seven seas - into the ... Read more...

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Wilbur Ross to invest $80 mn in SpiceJet


July 15th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) American billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, known for turning around bankrupt companies, will invest $80 million (Rs.3.45 billion) in the Gurgaon-based low cost carrier SpiceJet, it was announced Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Bank of Baroda expects higher loan, deposit portfolio


July 1st, 2008 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) Bank of Baroda expects to register a 27 percent growth in loans and 24 percent growth in deposits in the first quarter of the current fiscal, a top ... Read more...

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FIA formally transfers power to FMSCI


June 27th, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) The Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) has informed the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) that it will formally take over the activities of conducting motor ... Read more...

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Major changes likely in Indian motor sports


June 26th, 2008 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, June 26 (IANS) The decision of the World Council of the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) to recognise Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) as the official ... Read more...

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