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Saudi Arabia shuts down lingerie shops with male staff


September 17th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has ordered closure of around 100 lingerie shops in Riyadh for violating new regulations that ban men from working as sales staff, the Daily ... Read more...

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Auction iron ore from Goa, CM told


September 10th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 10 (IANS) Iron ore generated from Goa's 90 plus mines should be auctioned and extraction be brought down from over 50 million tonnes to 10 million tonnes, an ... Read more...

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Banking activities in Bengal likely to be crippled for two days


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Banking activities in West Bengal are likely to be crippled on Wednesday and Thursday as most union members will join the two-day nationwide strike to protest ... Read more...

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Government seeks asset valuer to sell Tyre Corporation of India


April 20th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The government Friday fast-tracked the sale of sick public sector undertaking Tyre Corporation of India (TCIL) saying it intends to appoint an asset valuer ... Read more...

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India needs a socially conscious banking system: Pranab


April 7th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Nationalisation of banks was a path breaking step in deploying financial services for transformation of the economy, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday and added ... Read more...

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India’s JSW Energy to set up power plant in South Africa


February 14th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 14 (IANS) Integrated power generator JSW Energy, looking for suitable acquisitions inside India, is planning to set up a 450-600-MW coal-fired plant in South Africa where the power ... Read more...

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India cannot afford to fight civil war over water: Kalam


December 14th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 14 (IANS) India cannot afford to fight a civil war over water, former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam said Wednesday. Rivers should be nationalised and there should be a ... Read more...

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‘25 mn tonnes illegal ore extracted in five years in Goa’


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) Over 25 million tonnes of illegal iron ore has been extracted by over-zealous mining companies out of Goa over the last five years, a green ... Read more...

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28th GCC labour ministers meet begins in UAE


October 20th, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 19 (IANS/WAM) Labour and social welfare ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have begun their 28th meeting in Abu Dhabi.UAE Minister of Labour Saqr Ghobash ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Air India crisis - a carefully crafted design (Comment)


May 8th, 2011 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Some six decades ago in August 1953, the Indian air transport industry was nationalised to provide safe, smooth and economic air travel to the people. It involved eight warring airlines with ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee promises more rural banks


February 11th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said banking services would be rolled out in 20,000 villages which have no banks with a population of over 2,000 ... Read more...

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India to have 5 crore more bank accounts by March 2012


February 10th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The government hopes to bring 73,000 villages under the banking net that will lead to over five crore new bank accounts in rural areas by March ... Read more...

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India pushes for bilateral investment protection pact with Nepal


November 29th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 29 (IANS) The Indian government and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) are pushing for a quick inking of a Bilateral Investment Protection Agreement (BIPA) with Nepal, whose ... Read more...

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Venezuela nationalises steelmaker


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Nov 2 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has announced the nationalisation of steelmaker Sidetur and of several real estate developers that failed to complete housing projects.Chavez broke the news Sunday during ... Read more...

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To put it bluntly, education sector dismal: Pakistani daily


November 1st, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) Pakistan's education sector requires serious attention, a leading Pakistan daily said while labelling the situation "quite dismal".The Dawn said in an editorial that Prime Minister Yousuf ... Read more...

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Former bureaucrat, rights activist S.R. Sankaran dies


October 8th, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Former bureaucrat and rights activist S.R. Sankaran, who had played a key role as mediator in the first-ever direct peace talks between Andhra Pradesh government and the Maoists ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New legislation soon to curb illegal mining


August 27th, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Mines Minister B.K. Handique Thursday said his ministry was working to finalise a new legislation to give more powers to the government to investigate complaints of illegal ... Read more...

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Micro, small enterprises are integral part of planned approach: RBI Dy. Governor


May 21st, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, May 21 (ANI): Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor K C Chakrabarty said here on Friday that micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) are an integral part of the country's ... Read more...

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Bolivia nationalises four power companies


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, May 2 (IANS/EFE) Bolivian President Evo Morales Saturday nationalised three power companies with foreign capital and a local electricity cooperative during a ceremony to mark International Workers' Day. The nationalised power ... Read more...

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British watchdog to investigate Goldman Sachs


April 20th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (DPA) Britain's financial watchdog said Tuesday it would launch a formal enforcement investigation into investment bank Goldman Sachs following fraud charges in the US. The Financial Services Authority (FSA) ... Read more...

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Deora rules out takeover of Reliance gas distribution


August 6th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Petroleum Minister Murli Deora Thursday ruled out a government takeover of the distribution of Krishna-Godavari gas, over which the Anil Ambani group is fighting a bitter legal ... Read more...

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Saddam Hussein’s FBI interrogation files reveal ‘almost’ all


July 5th, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 5 (ANI): Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's interrogations by the FBI, after his capture in December 2003, have been released in form of transcripts, revealing some of the last thoughts ... Read more...

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Third Front will nationalise Goa’s mining industry: Bardhan


April 21st, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 21 (IANS) If the Third Front comes to power at the centre after the Lok Sabha polls, it will nationalise the Rs.6,000-crore mining industry of Goa, which is largely at ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi calls Advani a slave of the RSS


April 15th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
Bidar (Karnataka), Apr 15 (ANI): Continuing her attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L K Advani, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday termed him a "slave of the Rashtriya ... Read more...

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Swiss company to sue Venezuela over nationalisation


March 23rd, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 23 (DPA) Holcim, a Swiss cement supply company, Monday said it had opened international arbitration proceedings against Venezuela, after the South American government failed to pay compensation for the nationalisation ... Read more...

Posted in World |

No objection to separate Telangana, but consensus needed: Sonia


February 28th, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 28 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Saturday said here the party had no objection to carving out a separate state of Telangana from Andhra Pradesh but was trying to evolve ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US stocks fall after Citigroup deal


February 28th, 2009 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 28 (DPA) US stocks plunged Friday as the government took a bigger stake in Citigroup Inc and figures showed the economy shrank at a far greater pace than expected. The ... Read more...

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US government to control 36 percent of Citi; Pandit keeps his job


February 27th, 2009 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) The US government Friday announced a deal with Citigroup that will give it control over as much as 36 percent of its common stock and replace a majority ... Read more...

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US stocks fall on lower home sales, bank nationalisation woes


February 26th, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (DPA) US stocks fell Wednesday after a reported sharp drop in home sales and the markets' mixed response to the treasury department's plan to stabilise the banking system. The decline ... Read more...

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Crude futures rebound as US stocks rally


February 25th, 2009 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 25 (Xinhua) Crude oil prices rose Tuesday despite dim economic data as US stocks rallied from a 12-year low. A report from the Standard & Poor's Case-Shiller showed home prices ... Read more...

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Pranab promises more investment in infrastructure, rural development


February 22nd, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday stressed the need for stimulating domestic demand and supply to overcome the economic slowdown, and said the government would step up investment ... Read more...

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White House rejects rumours of bank nationalisation


February 21st, 2009 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 21 (Xinhua) The Obama administration said Friday it was not trying to take over Citigroup Inc. and Bank of America Corp., the two ailing financial institutions. "This administration continues to strongly ... Read more...

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US stocks make gains on hope of stimulus package


February 7th, 2009 - 8:23 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 7 (DPA) Wall Street stocks rose sharply Friday amid hopes that an economic stimulus package topping $800 billion would soon be passed by the Senate, overshadowing the worst monthly ... Read more...

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Sonia lauds Indira Gandhi’s bank nationalisation (Lead)


November 21st, 2008 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Friday recalled the late prime minister Indira Gandhi's nationalisation of banks four decades ago and said the move that was strongly criticised ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi comes up with quotable quotes


November 21st, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi came up with some quotable quotes in her speech at the inaugural session of the two-day Hindustan Times Leadership Summit here Friday: - ... Read more...

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