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Reliance Communications stock surges on tariff hike


September 21st, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Shares of Reliance Communications Friday surged over 7 percent after it decided to hike call rates by 25 percent.At the Bombay Stock Exchange, the scrip closed ... Read more...

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IAF to open bids for heavy choppers, tankers (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) would soon open bids for heavy-lift helicopters and flight fueling tankers and finalise bids for 22 Apache attack choppers, IAF chief ... Read more...

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Oracle to pay $2 mn fine over India bribery charge


August 17th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 17 (IANS) Software giant Oracle has agreed to pay $2 million to settle US regulators' charges that its Indian subsidiary violated foreign anti-bribery laws by secretly setting aside ... Read more...

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India’s aluminium demand to grow 7-8 per cent: NALCO


August 14th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 (IANS) India's aluminium demand is expected to grow at 7-8 per cent annually, B.L. Bagra, chairman of the state-run National Aluminium Company (NALCO) said Tuesday."The demand in ... Read more...

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Carborundum Universal net down by 31 percent


August 7th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 7 (IANS) City-based abrasives major Carborundum Universal Ltd closed the first quarter with 6 percent sales growth and 31 percent net profit fall as compared to previous year's ... Read more...

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Olympic weightlifting: Podobedova lifts Kazakhstan to gold


August 4th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Svetlana Podobedova won Olympic gold for Kazakhstan by the narrowest of margins here Friday, edging out Russia's Natalya Zabolotnaya in the women's 75 kg weightlifting ... Read more...

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Olympics: Federer acknowledges he’s favourite


July 27th, 2012 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Wimbledon champion and world No.1 Roger Federer has acknowledged he is the favourite for Olympic gold.For all Federer's 17 Grand Slam titles, an Olympic ... Read more...

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Government may reduce subsidised LPG cylinders to rich


July 18th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) The central government is mulling reducing the subsidy on cooking gas by limiting supply of LPG cylinders to those who do not belong to the economically ... Read more...

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Gibson says West Indies should cherish series win


July 18th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 18 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson says West Indies' win over New Zealand in the recent One-day series is one to "cherish", adding that his side ... Read more...

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Infosys fears euro could collapse


July 12th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) India's IT bellwether Infosys fears that the euro could collapse due to the sovereign debt crisis in Greece and Italy and the banking crisis in Spain."We ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mills says New Zealand wary of inconsistent Windies


June 27th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, June 27 (IANS/CMC) New Zealand fast bowler Kyle Mills says it is the inconsistency of the West Indies that makes the Caribbean side such a difficult team to play against.Speaking ... Read more...

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West Indies, Black Caps gear up for historic Florida T20s


June 27th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), June 27, (IANS/CMC) The embattled West Indies cricket team has touched down here to prepare for two historic Twenty20 Internationals against New Zealand.For the first time, West ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

North India is power starved, yet Himachal’s excess goes abegging


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 22 (IANS) Despite severe cuts across north India, a staggering 50 percent of the excess power generated by the hill state of Himachal Pradesh goes abegging as poorly-managed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian students will be safe, Aussie PM says


June 20th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, June 20 (IANS) Australia has assured India that it has taken steps to ensure that Indian students do not face any problems while studying in Australia.Australian ... Read more...

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We had the margins on our side: Sweden coach


June 20th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev (Ukraine), June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The slightest margins that decide football matches went in Sweden's favour for the first time at Euro 2012 in their 2-0 consolation victory over ... Read more...

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Finance ministry advisor suggests small diesel price decontrol


June 13th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 12 (IANS) The finance ministry's Chief Economic Advisor, Kaushik Basu Tuesday favoured decontrol of diesel price in a small and intelligent way to insulate the country from spiralling global ... Read more...

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India, US hold higher education dialogue


June 12th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) India and US Tuesday began their annual higher education dialogue here focused on advanced research and innovation and the role of community colleges in workforce development.Indian ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US rules out apology to Pakistan for NATO strike


May 24th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 24 (IANS) The White House has ruled out an apology to Islamabad for the NATO air strike in November in which 24 Pakistani soldiers were killed.It said ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Lack of clarity on software exports hurting industry: Murthy


May 21st, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore,May 20 (IANS) The Indian IT industry is in a quandary for want of clarity from the government on the definition of software exports, Infosys chairman emeritus N.R. Narayana ... Read more...

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Prior says England confident but wary of Windies


May 16th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS/CMC) England wicketkeeper Matt Prior has warned his team against complacency as they prepare to face the embattled West Indies in the opening Test at Lord's starting Thursday.England, ... Read more...

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Bajaj launches Discover 125 Sports Tourer


May 14th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Two- and three-wheeler manufacturer Bajaj Auto Monday launched the Discover 125 Sports Tourer(ST), which will be available in the market from the second half of ... Read more...

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IIP data suggests slowdown: RBI


May 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 11 (IANS) The 3.5 percent contraction in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) data for March indicates that there is "a sort of slowdown, which is a concern", ... Read more...

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Vodafone hikes call tariff for post-paid customers in Mumbai by 20 percent


May 1st, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Vodafone India Tuesday hiked its post-paid tariffs by 20 percent to 1.2 paise per second in the Mumbai circle."Vodafone had hiked its call tariffs for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Granules India’s revenues rise 37 percent


April 24th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 24 (IANS) Granules India Ltd., a fast growing pharmaceutical manufacturing company, has posted a growth of 37 percent in revenues for 2011-12.The Hyderabad-based company registered revenues of Rs.653 ... Read more...

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Essar Oil completes expansion of Vadinar refinery


March 29th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Energy major Essar Oil Thursday said it has completed expansion of its Vadinar oil refinery in Gujarat that would boost turnover by about a third and ... Read more...

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Indian men’s and women’s paddlers to play for 25-32 positions


March 28th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dortmund (Germany), March 28 (IANS) Indian men and women paddlers made it to the second stage of the Liebherr World Table Tennis Championships here Wednesday and would now settle for ... Read more...

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US, Europe on recovery path: Infosys Kris


March 8th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 7 (IANS) Economies of the US and Europe were on recovery path and the macro environment for the Indian IT industry was looking better, Infosys co-chairman Kris S. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sukhbir Badal leads with biggest margin


March 6th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) If there is one way of leading by example, Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal has certainly shown that. As results for the 117-member assembly ... Read more...

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Rafale fighter selection for IAF final: Minister


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) Selection of French fighter Rafale as the multi-role medium combat aircraft (MMRCA) for the Indian Air Force (IAF) was final and the price negotiations were under ... Read more...

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Infosys’ Murthy wants budget to turbo-charge economy


February 27th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 27 (IANS) The union budget for fiscal 2012-13 should "turbo-charge" the economy by making things easier for businesses to grow, create more jobs and attract more foreign ... Read more...

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Karnataka BJP caught in deadline politics


February 24th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party circles were abuzz late Thursday that scam-hit former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa has set a Feb 27 deadline for his re-instatement ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

All websites should operate within Indian laws: Pilot


February 7th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 6 (IANS) All websites, including social media sites, would have to operate within the India laws and be responsible for hosting any content, Minister of State for ... Read more...

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‘Scientists should be accountable’


February 6th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 6 (IANS) India's scientific community should learn to deal with public accountability while doing business with the private sector to avoid a repeat of the controversial Antrix-Devas ... Read more...

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Hindustan Unilever’s third quarter net profit up 18 percent


February 6th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) major Hindustan Unilever Monday reported an 18.24 percent increase in its net profit for the quarter ended Dec 31 at Rs.753.81 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sahara has not told BCCI about pullout officially: Shukla


February 4th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was Saturday awaiting an official letter from a defiant Sahara India on withdrawing its multi-million dollar sponsorship ... Read more...

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