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Passing bills amid din not good for democracy: Chidambaram


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) After the Lok Sabha passed three bills amidst a din, the government Monday said this was not good for democracy and that there was ... Read more...

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Trinamool to continue opposition to FDI in retail


August 10th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Amid efforts by the Congress to build consensus within the ruling coalition on the issue of allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, ... Read more...

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Employees Provident Fund approves Reliance-Nippon stake deal


August 7th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) Tuesday gave its nod to the 26 percent stake sale by Reliance Capital Asset Management Company to Japan's Nippon ... Read more...

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No certainty about Lokpal bill in monsoon session, says Bansal (Lead)


August 4th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Lokpal Bill can be taken up in the monsoon session only if the select committee looking into the mesure gives its recommendation much before ... Read more...

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Petrol prices to come down: Pranab


June 9th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) Petrol prices are expected to come down with the rate of crude declining in the international market, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday.The oil companies ... Read more...

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Trinamool wants more discussion on pension bill: Roy


June 7th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) Registering firm opposition over the proposed pension bill, Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress general secretary Mukul Roy Thursday said his party wants more discussion on ... Read more...

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Government defers decision on pension reforms


June 7th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The government Thursday deferred a decision on pension fund reforms following opposition from key ally Trinamool Congress.The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Bill, ... Read more...

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Economic reforms not on back burner: Bansal


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The government Wednesday denied that it has put economic reforms on the back burner, after three key bills failed to get passed in the just ... Read more...

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Insurance, pension amendment bills to be introduced


March 16th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The government will move The Insurance Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2008 and The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) Bill, 2011 during the budget ... Read more...

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Moily hopeful of passing Companies Bill in budget session


January 3rd, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) Amid political uncertainty over the Companies Bill which was withdrawn from parliament after being tabled in the Lok Sabha, Corporate Affairs Minister M. Veerappa Moily ... Read more...

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Will sort out Lokpal differences with Trinamool: Chidambaram


December 30th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Agreeing there were differences of opinion with ally Trinamool Congress on the Lokpal bill, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government Friday said it will ... Read more...

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Winter session embarrassed UPA government


December 30th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Though not a washout as compared to last year, the winter session of parliament (Nov 22-Dec 29) proved to be an embarrassment for the ... Read more...

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Government has not ’shelved’ FDI in retail: Pranab


December 23rd, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) India has not shelved its plan to allow foreign equity in multi-brand retail, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Friday saying ?it is very much ... Read more...

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Mamata objects to pension bill


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is learnt to have written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh raising certain objections against the Pension Fund Regulatory ... Read more...

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Key bills expected in parliament’s winter session (To go with parliament Curtain Raiser)


November 20th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Following is a list of important bills expected during the winter session of parliament from Nov 22 to Dec 21.Bills for consideration and passing:1. ... Read more...

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‘Big-ticket reforms can alter perception of policy paralysis’


November 20th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Some big-ticket reforms proposed over the next couple of months, such as foreign investment in multi-brand retail, pension fund and aviation, will help fend widespread ... Read more...

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CPI-M opposes Pension Bill


November 17th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Maxist (CPI-M) Thursday hit out at the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Bill, saying it will harm the interests of ... Read more...

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World should not worry about India’s banking sector: Pranab


November 13th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Reacting to the rating agency Moody's decision to downgrade India's banking sector to negative, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said the international community need ... Read more...

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Russia to raise retirement age to 65


July 27th, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will have to gradually raise the retirement age to 65 years, Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Shatalov has said.The issue of increasing the retirement age, ... Read more...

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UTI Mutual Fund targets one crore investors


July 13th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) UTI Mutual Fund (UTI-MF) will target one crore investors under its micro pension initiative in the next three years, a top company official said Wednesday."The micro ... Read more...

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200 Shanghai elders put off retirement


April 14th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 14 (IANS) Over 200 private sector employees have got themselves registered for postponing their retirement age as part of a policy initiated in the city six months back.The ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh lauds Mukherjee, says budget meets economic challenges


February 28th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Monday praising Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said the Union Budget meets all the challenges that the economy faces today ... Read more...

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Railway earnings set to exceed one lakh crore, claims Mamata


February 25th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that Railways' earnings are set to exceed the Rs one lakh crore mark.Presenting the Railway Budget for 2011-12, Banerjee said: ... Read more...

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SBI sets infrastructure credit limit at Rs.1 tn


February 11th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) India's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has set a credit limit of Rs.1 trillion (Rs.1 lakh crore/$22 billion) for the infrastructure sector, a top official ... Read more...

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Spanish woman stakes ownership claim to the sun


December 2nd, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) A woman in Spain has claimed that she is the owner of the sun after she got it registered as her property. She now plans to charge people ... Read more...

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Spanish woman ‘claims’ she owns the Sun


November 27th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 27 (ANI): A 49-year-old Spanish lady has claimed to be the owner of Sun.Angeles Duran from Spain's soggy region of Galicia said that she registered the star at a ... Read more...

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Amit Shah challenges apex court’s handing over of Sohrabbudin case to CBI


September 2nd, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Gujarat's former minister of state for home Amit Shah has moved the Supreme Court questioning its Jan 12, 2010, judgment handing over the investigations into the Sohrabuddin ... Read more...

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Vedanta rapped by UK body over environmental, social and governance issues


August 30th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 30 (ANI): U.K.'s Local Authority Pension Fund Forum (LAPFF) has reportedly said that Vedanta Resources PLC should implement the International Council on Mining and Metals Sustainability Development Framework and appoint ... Read more...

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Cabinet clears Direct Tax Code Bill


August 26th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 26 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday cleared the Direct Tax Code Bill, clearing decks for tabling the legislation in the Monsoon Session of Parliament so that the new ... Read more...

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Bill to settle disputes between regulators introduced


July 27th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha to replace an ordinance issued last month to resolve all disputes between regulators over ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan government removes obstacles for remarriage of war-widows


July 22nd, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 21 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government said Wednesday that many young widows, particularly those of soldiers who died in the war against the Tamil Tiger rebels, will be able to ... Read more...

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I didn’t kill Gary Coleman, says ex-wife


July 3rd, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 01 (ANI): Gary Coleman's ex-wife Shannon Price has insisted that she didn't kill him.The 24-year-old has been plagued by rumours of murdering Coleman to get the share of his multi-million-pension ... Read more...

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Mini-Madoff Ponzi Schemer Marc Dreier On 20 Minutes


June 7th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Marc Dreier’s Ponzi scheme of $400 million was blown out off the front pages by Bernie Madoff, just a few days after he was arrested. Tonight it will be clear ... Read more...

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Under administration Reader’s Digest UK finds 100 potential buyers


March 6th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 6 (ANI): The British edition of under administration Reader's Digest has found nearly 100 potential buyers, with around 30 percent of them being interested in acquiring the whole business, administrators ... Read more...

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Budget allocates Rs.100 crore to New Pension Scheme


February 26th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 26 (IANS) Encouraging people to save in the New Pension Scheme, Finance Minister Pranab Mukerjee Friday said the central government will allocate Rs.100 crore to the scheme in the next ... Read more...

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