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Veena strings to mark World Melody Day Oct 2


September 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 16 (IANS) India's ancient string instrument veena will be played by music maestros across the world Oct 2 to mark "World Melody Day", it was announced Sunday."Violin maestro ... Read more...

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Parrikar dares Centre to find, shut illegal Goa ore mines


September 5th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 5 (IANS) The escalating war of words between Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) central government just got hotter.Speaking at a Teachers ... Read more...

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Aryan to face Bhaskar in sub-junior tennis final


August 17th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Maharashtra's Aryan Goveas, the highest seed left in the boys singles draw, defeated Vikram Dahiya of Haryana 6-2, 7-6 (5) to enter the final of the ... Read more...

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Rescue captive elephants, rights group asks Natarajan


July 5th, 2012 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) An animal rights group Wednesday asked the union environment ministry to step up efforts to rescue captive elephants housed in hideous conditions across the country ... Read more...

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BEML chairman suspended, claims innocence (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Banaglore, June 11 (IANS) The defence ministry Monday suspended public sector undertaking Bharat Earth Movers Ltd (BEML) chairman V.R.S. Natarajan on a recommendation from the CBI that is probing ... Read more...

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BEML chief suspended


June 11th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The defence ministry Monday suspended public sector undertaking Bharat Earth Movers Ltd. (BEML) chairman V.R.S. Natarajan from his post on a recommendation from the CBI ... Read more...

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Special train to spread biodiversity awareness


June 1st, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) In a bid to raise awareness about the unique biodiversity of the country, the central government will be running a 16-coach train named 'Science Express ... Read more...

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Tatra deal: BEML to sue ex-army chief for defamation (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) Defence behemoth BEML Friday said it will file a defamatory suit against former chief of army staff Gen. V.K. Singh for making false and motivated charges ... Read more...

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Tatra deal: BEML to sue ex-army chief for defemation


June 1st, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth BEML will sue former Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh for defamation for terming its Tatra heavy-duty trucks sub-standard and saying they ... Read more...

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Maryland governor in US celebrates Vaisakhi


April 28th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Maryland state governor Martin O'Malley, who last November led the largest state trade delegation to India, opened his house to celebrate Vaisakhi to recognize the Sikh ... Read more...

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CBI files graft case against BEML chairman, consultant (Lead)


April 19th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The CBI Thursday registered a graft case against state-run Bharat Earth Movers Ltd. (BEML) chairman and managing director V.R.S. Natarajan and searched his office and ... Read more...

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Tatra scam: CBI registers case against BEML chief


April 19th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The CBI Thursday registered a case against V.R.S. Natarajan, chief of the the state-owned Bharat Earth Movers Ltd, and Tamil Nadu-based consultancy firm Astral Consultants' ... Read more...

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CBI searches BEML chairman’s office, residence


April 19th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 19 (IANS) The CBI Thursday searched the office and residence of V.R.S. Natarajan, chairman and managing director of the state-run Bharat Earth Movers Ltd. (BEML), here for evidence ... Read more...

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Tatra scam: CBI searches two ex army officers’ homes (Second Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday searched the homes of two former army officers in Delhi and Noida and recovered key documents related to ... Read more...

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Tatra scam: CBI searches homes of two ex army officers (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday conducted search operations at the homes of two former army officers in Delhi and Noida and recovered ... Read more...

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Tatra deal: CBI searches homes of former army officers


April 18th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday conducted search operations at the homes of two former army officers in Delhi and Noida following complaints about ... Read more...

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CBI questions BEML chief in Tatra trucks case (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The CBI Tuesday questioned three people, including former Bharat Earth Movers Ltd. (BEML) director V. Mohan, the company's present chief V.R.S. Natarajan and Britain-based Vectra ... Read more...

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Dementia, a ’silent tsunami’


April 11th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Nirmal Mehra, was 70, and principal of a well-known school in Delhi when signs of dementia began to show up. Mehra, an army officer's wife ... Read more...

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Sasikala meets Jayalalithaa at her residence


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 2 (IANS) AIADMK General Secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa met her long-time aide V.K. Sasikala at her Poes Garden residence here Monday evening, two days ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa revokes disciplinary action against Sasikala


March 31st, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 31 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday revoked the disciplinary action initiated against her long time aide V.K. Sasikala, but reiterated that ... Read more...

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Army chief sounds conciliatory, BJP demands Antony quit (Roundup)


March 30th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Amid controversy over the alleged bribe offer in purchase of vehicles and his claims of gaps in India's defence preparedness, army chief Gen. V.K. ... Read more...

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BEML head hits out at army for targeting Tatra trucks


March 30th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Stung by army headquarters' snide remarks again Tatra trucks, defence public sector BEML chief V.R.S. Natarajan Friday hit out at its detractors, saying he ... Read more...

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Antony says he acted on BEML irregularities


March 30th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday said he had acted on complaints against defence public sector firm BEML a day after receiving complaints of irregularities ... Read more...

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BEML, Tatra dismiss graft charges


March 29th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Defence public sector unit Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) and Tatra and Vectra Limited Thursday dismissed allegations that former Defence Intelligence Agency chief Lt Gen ... Read more...

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Sasikala says she wants to serve Jayalalithaa


March 28th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 28 (IANS) In an apparent reconciliation move, a former aide to J. Jayalalithaa said Wednesday that she wants to keep serving the Tamil Nadu chief minister.V.K. Sasikala said ... Read more...

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BEML targeting African, Southeast Asian markets


January 30th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) Leading construction and mining equipment makers BEML is targeting foreign markets like Africa for supplying earthmoving equipment and also foraying into aerospace, a company official said ... Read more...

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Chidambaram heckled in Lok Sabha


December 20th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Opposition MPs Tuesday heckled Home Minister P. Chidambaram to prevent him from speaking in the Lok Sabha, part of the move to boycott the ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa sacks long-time confidant Sasikala (Lead)


December 19th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) In a dramatic move, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa threw out her long-time confidant V.K. Sasikala and 11 others from the basic membership of her ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa removes Sasikala, others from AIADMK


December 19th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) In a surprise move, AIADMK general secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa removed her close associate of nearly two decades V.K. Sasikala and 11 ... Read more...

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BEML to hive off its railway business


December 12th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 12 (IANS) Hiving off its rail business into a separate subsidiary, setting up a unit in Indonesia and manufacturing engines for India's main battle tanks are some of ... Read more...

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‘Desi Boyz’ - highly entertaining sex comedy (IANS Hindi Film Review)


November 26th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Desi Boyz"; Starring Akshay Kumar, John Abraham, Deepika Padukone, Chitrangda Singh, Anupam Kher; Written & Directed by: Rohit Dhawan; Rating: *** 1/2Boys bonding is a great subject for comedies. ... Read more...

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Jayalalitha again deposes in illegal assets case


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalitha Tuesday appeared in the special court on the city's outskirts amid tight security and deposed for the third time in the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

MindTree net zooms 135 percent in second quarter


October 17th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 17 (IANS) Global IT & product engineering services firm MindTree Ltd posted consolidated net profit of Rs.55 crore for the second quarter (July-September) of this fiscal (2011-12), registering ... Read more...

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Comstar Automotive workers resume duty after 54-day strike


October 4th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 4 (IANS) After striking work for 54 days workers at auto component manufacturing company Comstar Automotive Technologies Tuesday resumed work here heeding to the "agreed advice" given by ... Read more...

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Southern hotel industry faces room boom and gloom


September 24th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) Hoteliers in South India are in gloom: 14,500 rooms are expected to be added by 2012 amid a slowdown in global economy, rising costs and ... Read more...

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