Punjab contests grid failure blame, Haryana on defensive

July 31st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 31 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday vehemently contested the blame on the state for being among those responsible for over-drawing power from the northern grid which led to ... Read more...

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New Zealander charged with stealing millions

January 5th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 5 (IANS) A New Zealander who was extradited from Hong Kong last month in connection with one of the country's most high-profile theft cases was denied bail and ... Read more...

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Prime minister is alert and bold: Pranab Mukherjee

April 9th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday rejected the opposition's description of Manmohan Singh as "weak" and asserted that the prime minister was very alert and proactive.Releasing ... Read more...

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Maharashtra’s debt hits Rs.231,000 crore

March 21st, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Maharashtra's debt touched Rs.231,000 crore during fiscal 2010-11, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan informed the state legislature Monday.Chavan's statement came a day before the state economic ... Read more...

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Congress activists protest against government apathy towards farmers in Madhya Pradesh

February 13th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Feb 13(ANI): Activists of the Congress party staged a demonstration in Bhopal on Sunday to protest against the neglect of farmers by the state government.Farmers and agriculturalists in Madhya Pradesh have ... Read more...

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Issac presents sixth consecutive Kerala budget

February 10th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 10 (IANS) Economist turned politician and senior Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Thomas Issac Thursday presented his sixth consecutive state budget with special emphasis on infrastructure development.He began the ... Read more...

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Average Briton frets about something 7 times a day

December 21st, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): The average Briton frets about something seven times a day, for at least eight minutes on each occasion, according to a new survey.And the biggest fears are over ... Read more...

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Overdraft bank charges soar to 19%

December 8th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The new rates released by the Bank of England indicates that bank customers will now have to pay 19% for overdraft. The rate is unprecedented in the ... Read more...

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Reserve Bank of India extends financial services to rural areas

September 14th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), Sep14 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has extended its financial and timely adequate services to the interiors and isolated rural areas of the country, which includes the ... Read more...

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Bank Of America Rolls Out New Credit Card

August 28th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The intense competition in the credit card market has resulted in the users being wooed with a new offer that enables them to transfer their overdraft ... Read more...

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8 out of 10 Brit women remove price tags from new clothes to fool their partners

August 14th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): An astonishing eight in ten British women admit regularly ripping the price tag off newly-purchased items to hide the true cost from their partners.Lynsey Walden of Gocompare.com ... Read more...

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Blondes earn more than brunettes and redheads

July 16th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): Blonde women may be made fun of as being stupid, but they are at the top when it comes to earning money, a study has revealed.Blondes earn an ... Read more...

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Queen Mother ‘was too frugal to buy TV’

May 17th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): Queen Elizabeth, the late Queen Mother never agreed to buy a television set, and instead chose to use an "antiquated" video recorder to watch horse racing at her ... Read more...

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Brit Indian newsagent claims UK bank ‘fleeced’ him of over 7000 pounds

July 30th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): A Brit Indian newsagent, Mukund Patel, has charged the Barclays Bank of fleecing him of over seven thousand pounds.Seventy-two-year-old Patel claimed that only did the bank take ... Read more...

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New Zealand’s Westpac bank commits second million-dollar blunder in just one month

June 27th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 27 (ANI): Just about a month after it had mistakenly put 10 million New Zealand dollars into the bank account of a couple from Rotorua instead of the requested 100,000 ... Read more...

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Gordon Ramsay admits recession almost pulled him under

June 1st, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 1 (ANI): Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has admitted that the ongoing recession almost pulled him under, threatening to shut down his global restaurant empire.Ramsay revealed that he was forced ... Read more...

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Bank-mistake millionaires not as rich as they thought

May 23rd, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 23 (DPA) Fugitives who fled New Zealand after a bank mistakenly gave them a 10-million-New-Zealand-dollar (US$6.1 million) overdraft are not as rich as they might have thought, according to news ... Read more...

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Asian couple involved in New Zealand bank fraud may be in China

May 21st, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 21 (ANI): An Asian couple is understood to have fled New Zealand to China after a banking error involving millions of dollars surfaced.According to a report by the New ... Read more...

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Karnataka tax ratio highest in India: RBI

May 15th, 2009 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 14 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Thursday praised Karnataka for having the highest tax to gross state domestic product (GSDP) ratio in the country. "The state tax to the ... Read more...

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Budget planning big challenge for Kashmir finance minister

January 15th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 15 (IANS) Budget planning for debt-ridden Jammu and Kashmir is going to be a "Himalayan task" for the National Conference-Congress coalition government, according to state Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather.Rather, ... Read more...

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PS100bn overdraft leaves student in shock!

December 31st, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): A Brit student was left gob-smacked when he saw his Barclays bank statement showing that he was 100 billion pounds overdrawn.Donald Moffat, 38, from Irvine, Ayrshire, revealed ... Read more...

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Heather Mills splashing out PS30,000 on New Year party

December 30th, 2007 - 3:09 pm ICT by admin
London , Dec 30 (ANI): Heather Mills is reportedly splashing out 30,000 pounds on a lavish New Years party.The estranged wife former Beatles star Sir Paul McCartney will be welcoming 2008 by ... Read more...

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