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BJP wants PM to go, targets Congress too (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Alleging kickbacks in the allocation of coal blocks, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to accept moral responsibility and ... Read more...

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Coal scandal smoulders, ‘PM quit’ chorus grows louder (Roundup)


August 21st, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The spectre of corruption was back to haunt the government Tuesday with a combative opposition demanding Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the official ... Read more...

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Coal scandal smoulders, ‘PM quit’ chorus grows louder (Evening Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The spectre of corruption was back to haunt the government Tuesday with a combative opposition demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over ... Read more...

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FICCI calls for radical policy reforms in energy sector


May 7th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 7 (IANS) Voicing its concern over the emerging energy crisis in India, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Monday called for radical policy reforms ... Read more...

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Boeing India head calls for hike in air fares


March 14th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) A top Boeing official has strongly advocated a hike in air fares by 15 percent to regain the health of the civil aviation industry.Dinesh Keskar, Boeing ... Read more...

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Akram fears another 0-4 drubbing for India


January 9th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 9 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain and fast bowling legend Wasim Akram fears India will suffer another whitewash against Australia after their horrendous English summer when they not ... Read more...

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Illegal mining: Andhra woman official moves Supreme Court


January 4th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 4 (IANS) Indian Administrative Service (IAS) official Y. Srilakshmi Wednesday moved the Supreme Court, challenging the cancellation of her bail by Andhra Pradesh High Court on a ... Read more...

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Bangalore’s Karuturi to fence farms half the size of Addis


October 12th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Oct 12 (IANS) Bangalore-based Karuturi Global, the world's largest rose producer, will construct embankments in Ethiopia around 25,000 hectares of farmland, half the size of this capital city, ... Read more...

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Excise employees join Telangana strike


October 5th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Thousands of employees of the excise department in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region joined the "people's strike" for a separate state Wednesday, the 23rd day ... Read more...

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Cases of Sheep rustling are on the rise


October 4th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cases of sheep rustling has gone up dramatically in the United Kingdom, the police have noticed. It is feared that the animals are slaughtered and smuggled out ... Read more...

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Bank of America to eliminate 30,000 jobs


September 13th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 13 (IANS/EFE) Bank of America Corp., the largest US financial institution by assets, announced Monday a restructuring plan that calls for $5 billion in annual cost reductions ... Read more...

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Chinese firm terminates six overseas projects


August 22nd, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC), the country's largest oil and gas producer, has terminated six exploration projects in Libya and Niger amid ongoing political turbulence in ... Read more...

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Court orders CBI probe into Jagan?s assets


August 10th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 10 (IANS) In a major setback to YSR Congress party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, the Andhra Pradesh High Court Wednesday ordered a full-fledged CBI probe into his alleged ... Read more...

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Over Rs.500 mn missing from Pakistan ministry


June 21st, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Over half a billion rupees are missing from Pakistan's interior ministry, and auditors want to know where the money went, a media report said Tuesday.The Dawn ... Read more...

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Some questions on the 2G spectrum scam


May 20th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The second generation (2G) spectrum scam has led to massive losses for the national exchequer. A primer on what is being labelled one of India's ... Read more...

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Air India’s subsidiary starts pilot recruitment


May 17th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) National carrier Air India's low-cost subsidiary Alliance Air Tuesday started a pilot recruitment campaign, intended to help the airline to tide over any future strike ... Read more...

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New York to ban indoor tanning for kids


May 5th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lawmakers in New York are inching closer to ban indoor tanning for minors. Supporters of the legislation say many people will be saved from cancer if ... Read more...

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CBI quizzes Kanimozhi, Dayalu Ammal on 2G spectrum scam (Lead)


March 11th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 11 (IANS) Key members of Tamil Nadu's first family, Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi's daughter Kanimozhi and his second wife Dayalu Ammal, were Friday questioned by the Central Bureau ... Read more...

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2G scam: Kanimozhi questioned by CBI, Dayalu Ammal in line


March 11th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 11 (IANS) DMK MP and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi's daughter Kanimozhi was Friday being questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the ... Read more...

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Raja, aides in five-day police custody (Second Lead)


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Former communications minister A. Raja and two of his aides were sent to five-day custody by a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court Thursday, a day ... Read more...

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Qantas to start world’s longest 747 route


January 29th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 28 (ANI): Qantas would reportedly start its services on the world's longest 747 route, flying 13,804 kilometres non-stop from Sydney to Dallas, Texas, later this year.In 1989, Qantas had ... Read more...

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Radia quizzed by CBI, Raja next (Second Lead)


December 21st, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team Tuesday questioned corporate lobbyist Niira Radia at her house here in connection with the 2G spectrum scam. Former communications minister ... Read more...

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Radia quizzed by CBI (Lead)


December 21st, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team Tuesday questioned corporate lobbyist Niira Radia at her house here in connection with the 2G spectrum scam a day after ... Read more...

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On Radia tapes, Advani hits out at PM (Second Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Tuesday took a dig at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, saying the leaked telephonic tapes of Niira Radia showed that ... Read more...

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Advani hits out at PM over spectrum row (Lead)


December 14th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Tuesday hit out at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, alleging that he was ignorant of the happenings in his cabinet.Taking ... Read more...

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PM does not call the shots in cabinet: Advani


December 14th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Tuesday said the 2G spectrum scam showed that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was not aware of the happenings ... Read more...

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Closed for Games, Delhi markets suffer losses


October 14th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Markets in the national capital Thursday suffered massive losses after being ordered shut for the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony, traders said."It's been a huge ... Read more...

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Azharuddin seeks flood relief package from PM for flood hit Moradabad


September 27th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Sep. 27 (ANI): Former Indian cricket team captain and Member of Parliament Mohammad Azharuddin said here on Monday that he has sought a flood relief package from ... Read more...

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Heavy downpour wreaks havoc in Rajouri


September 25th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Rajouri, Sep 25 (ANI): Incessant rainfall has damaged scores of houses in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri District, thereby crippling normal life and creating havoc in the picturesque region.The concerned authorities on Friday ... Read more...

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British Airways to face a strike again


May 16th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The British Airways is set to face a strike all over again. The officials at the British Airways are trying their very best to abort ... Read more...

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Orissa Congress charges Patnaik Government for multi-crore mining scam cover-up


March 4th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): The Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee on Thursday charged the Naveen Patnaik-led government in Orissa of plundering the state's mineral wealth to the tune of over Rupees ... Read more...

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Bank of America, former CEO charged with fraud


February 5th, 2010 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 5 (DPA) Bank of America and its former chief executive Kenneth Lewis have been charged with fraud over the controversial takeover of rival Merrill Lynch at the height of ... Read more...

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PCB suffered losses of 51.22 million dollars due to foreign team’s refusal to visit country


December 3rd, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.3 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has suffered whopping losses of 51.22 million dollars due to the refusal of foreign teams to visit the country due to security concerns.According to ... Read more...

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Mortgage lender Fannie Mae posts nearly $19 bn loss


November 6th, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (DPA) US mortgage lender Fannie Mae said Thursday that it would seek $15 billion in federal aid, after posting its ninth consecutive quarterly loss. Fannie Mae reported a net ... Read more...

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Advocate moves apex court against DTC fare hike


October 29th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) A Delhi-based advocate Thursday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Delhi government's decision to hike bus fares, terming it "unjustified". Advocate Manohar Lal Sharma filed his lawsuit in ... Read more...

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