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Sensex falls on political uncertainty, weak Asian cues


September 20th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian equities markets' benchmark indices fell Thursday due to political uncertainties arising out of the government's decision to hike diesel prices and allow overseas investments in ... Read more...

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China, India can spur Nepal economy: Chinese envoy


July 30th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 30 (IANS) Being located between China and India can be a driving force for Nepal's development, China's ambassador Yang Houlan said here.Nepal should "make use of such a ... Read more...

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Antonis Samaras sworn in as Greece prime minister


June 20th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, June 20 (IANS) Antonis Samaras, leader of the New Democracy party, was Wednesday evening sworn in as the new prime minister of Greece.The presidential office said the Greek leader ... Read more...

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RBI to defend rupee from falling further (Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) The rupee recovered after falling to its third straight daily record low against dollar Friday and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) promised more intervention to ... Read more...

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Rupee dips to new intra-day low of 54.91 to a dollar


May 18th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) The Indian rupee slumped to a new intra-day low of 54.91 against a dollar Friday even as the Reserve Bank of India assured further intervention in ... Read more...

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Sensex tanks 298 points, metal, auto stocks fall (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities fell 298 points Wednesday as concern over eurozone and a depreciating rupee weighed on sentiments. Metals, auto and consumer ... Read more...

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Misgoverance, corruption bring India down in geopolitical index


April 29th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Afflicted by misgovernance and corruption, India's global clout has waned over the past year but could swing back if the economy regains its growth trajectory, says ... Read more...

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Avoid political disruptions, India urges BRICS (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) As the world's five major emerging economies began the fourth BRICS Summit here Thursday, India urged other members of the grouping to help avoid ... Read more...

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Mali situation under close watch: UNHCR


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 23 (IANS) The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said Friday that it has been closely monitoring developments in Mali following the announcement that army soldiers had taken control of ... Read more...

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Early elections not ruled out: Rajnath


March 17th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 17 (IANS) Citing political uncertainty, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Saturday that early Lok Sabha elections cannot be ruled out.In view of the infighting within the ... Read more...

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India will soon be on high growth path: President (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Stating that the UPA was committed to honest and efficient governance, President Pratibha Patil Monday said India would soon be back on the high ... Read more...

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Country will soon be on high growth path: president


March 12th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Stating that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) was committed to honest and efficient governance, President Pratibha Patil Monday said the country would soon be ... Read more...

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Global economy heading for another downturn: RBI


January 24th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Just after three years, the global economy is heading for another downturn mainly because of eurozone debt crisis that would also pull down India's growth, the ... Read more...

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Partnership Summit to accrue investments for Andhra Pradesh


January 9th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 9 (IANS) For the first time in nearly three years, Andhra Pradesh is set to bid for attracting investments when it hosts the 2012 Partnership Summit here ... 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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Russian tycoon to invest $1 bn in US real estate


December 21st, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman, the owner of financial conglomerate Alfa-Group, is set to invest up to $1 billion in properties on the east coast of ... Read more...

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Japan PM’s visit to push stalled n-deal talks


December 18th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) India and Japan are set to resume nuclear negotiations next year, with New Delhi hoping that the forthcoming visit of Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko ... Read more...

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Berlusconi planning to release his album of love songs


November 18th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rome, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is planning to release his fourth album. The album which is titled “Il Vero Amore,” (The True Love) is made up ... Read more...

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Euro falters over Italy, Greece political uncertainty


November 9th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The euro fell against the US dollar Wednesday and European markets slumped with it, amid lingering uncertainties over who will lead a new Greek government ... Read more...

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Greek PM resigns; polls set for February


November 7th, 2011 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
Athens, Nov 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou and opposition leader Antonis Samaras, who met late Sunday for talks on a future coalition government, announced early Monday that ... Read more...

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Greek PM insists on referendum on EU aid deal


November 2nd, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, Nov 2 (IANS) Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou insisted that a recent European aid deal for Greece will be put to referendum in early 2012, despite the political turmoil. ... Read more...

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Nabam Tuki sworn in as Arunachal Pradesh CM


November 1st, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, Nov 1 (IANS) More than three months of bitter internal revolt and political uncertainty in Arunachal Pradesh ended Tuesday with Nabam Tuki sworn in as as the new ... Read more...

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India, Japan to resume n-deal talks, to develop rare earths (Lead)


October 29th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo/New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Japan Saturday agreed to resume civil nuclear negotiations with India that were stalled after the Fukushima disaster and accelerate the joint development of rare earth ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Maoist child soldiers go on warpath again


August 12th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 12 (IANS) With political uncertainty deepening in Nepal with Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal expected to resign during the weekend, violence flared on the streets of Kathmandu Friday ... Read more...

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India backs resumption of political process in Libya


May 24th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 24 (IANS) With Libya reeling under NATO air strikes and political uncertainty, India Tuesday said it wants peace to return to the north African country and ... Read more...

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Political patchwork in south: Poll vault in two, turmoil in others


May 22nd, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) The picture is fragmented, reflecting political churning that is yet to coalesce into stability. India's four southern states - Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra ... Read more...

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Short covering, state assembly results push Sensex up 195 points (Roundup)


May 13th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday slipped from its intra-day highs but still closed 195 points higher, as traders covered short positions and ... Read more...

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Nepal seeks one year more to write new constitution (Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 12 (IANS) With only 16 days left to write a new constitution, Nepal's beleaguered Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal Thursday rushed back home, cutting short a foreign junket ... Read more...

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Nepal government seeks more time to complete new constitution


May 12th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 12 (IANS) With only 16 days left to ready a new constitution and facing his ouster from power, Nepal's beleaguered Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal Thursday rushed back ... Read more...

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Obama asks Congress to abolish tax breaks for oil companies


April 27th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama Tuesday proposed to Congress the abolition of tax breaks enjoyed by the petroleum sector and using that money to develop clean sources ... Read more...

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Middle East events may push oil prices, inflation: Mukherjee (Lead)


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday warned of a spike in global fuel prices and domestic inflation as a result of the political uncertainties in ... Read more...

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Indian equities slide on rate hike, political turmoil (Weekly Market Review)


March 19th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Benchmark indices of Indian equities markets closed deep in the red for the second consecutive week amid acute volatility as political uncertainty coupled with interest ... Read more...

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Sensex slides 1.5 percent on political uncertainty (Roundup)


March 18th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets slumped nearly one-and-a-half percent Friday as political turmoil dampened investor sentiment, already shaken by interest rate hikes and ... Read more...

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Sensex slides 1.5 percent on political uncertainty (Second Lead)


March 18th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets slumped nearly one-and-half percent Friday as political turmoil dampened investor sentiment, already shaken by interest rate hikes and ... Read more...

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Indian equities move up on positive political cues


March 8th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Key Indian stock indices moved up Tuesday after signs of a rapprochement in sight between the DMK, a key ally of the United Progressive Alliance ... Read more...

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