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Private airlines not keen to operate in northeast: NEC


September 4th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 3 (IANS) The North Eastern Council (NEC) is not finding a suitable airline company to operate in the northeastern states, an official of the regional planning body said ... Read more...

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Quick decisions needed to boost investments: Chidambaram


August 31st, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said quick decisions are needed to accelerate investments, especially in the manufacturing sector, a major drag on the country's ... Read more...

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Indian economy grows at a sluggish 5.5 percent in Q1 (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Indian economy grew at a sluggish 5.5 percent in the first quarter of this fiscal in comparison to 8 percent in the corresponding quarter ... Read more...

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Kenya orders probe into poor performance at London Olympics


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 22 (IANS) Kenyan president Mwai Kibaki ordered the Ministry of Sports to move fast and establish the cause of the country's dismal performance at the recently concluded London ... Read more...

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Bihar not to deposit funds in 21 banks


August 21st, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 21 (IANS) The Bihar government will not deposit funds in 21 nationalized and private banks for their failure to provide credit to priority sectors like agriculture, ... Read more...

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‘Indian footballers should stick to their natural style’


August 12th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, August 11 (IANS) Coach of the national under-23 football team, Arthur Papas Saturday said Indian players should stick to their natural play instead of adopting any foreign style. "It ... Read more...

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Olympics: Mary Kom keeps alive India’s medal hopes, hockey team crushed (India Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom kept alive the medal hopes for her country as women's boxing made its Olympic debut while the men's hockey team was ... Read more...

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British economy prospects grim, says think-tank


August 4th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) The prospects for the British economy over the next six months are grim, and have worsened quickly this year, according to a report by a London ... Read more...

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S&P; cuts Tata Steel outlook to negative


July 26th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Global ratings agency Standard & Poor's Thursday cut its outlook on Tata Steel and its European subsidiary Tata Steel UK Holdings Ltd to "negative" from ... Read more...

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Ford Q2 net income down


July 26th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, July 26 (IANS) Ford Motor Company has reported the US automaker posted a profit of $1.04 billion in the second quarter of the year, or 26 cents per share, ... Read more...

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Nobbs looks at positives from dismal Euro tour


July 21st, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) India's chief hockey coach Michael Nobbs said Saturday that the team's poor performance during its European tour was just a learning process ahead of the 2012 ... Read more...

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Poor show by India on child well-being, says report


July 19th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) With 1.25 million infant deaths annually and 42 percent of the kids being underweight, India has slipped in the area of child well-being in the ... Read more...

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Sneijder apologises to Dutch fans after defeat


June 14th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kharkiv (Ukraine), June 14 (IANS) Wesley Sneijder has apologised for the poor performance of the Dutch football team at the ongoing Euro 2012 Championship."I would like to apologise to everyone," ... Read more...

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Poland, Greece to kick-off Euro 2012


June 7th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 7 (IANS) Co-hosts Poland play 2004 champions Greece here Friday to kick-off the Euro 2012 football championship. However, the first eye-catching match will be between three times champions ... Read more...

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Pakistan orders probe into hockey team’s poor performance


June 6th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has ordered an investigation into the national team's poor performance in the recently concluded Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Cup Tournament 2012 ... Read more...

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Chinese agency suffers losses abroad


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 2 (IANS) A third of the overseas arms of China's State Development and Investment Corp (SIC) suffered losses totaling 59.4 million yuan ($9.32 million) in 2010, China Daily ... Read more...

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India’s economic growth dips to 9-year low of 5.3 percent (Roundup)


May 31st, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India's economic growth slumped to 5.3 percent in the January-March quarter, the slowest in nine years, dragged by contraction in the manufacturing sector due ... Read more...

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Sensex, Nifty close in red on poor GDP numbers (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Thursday extended the previous session's losses and closed 93 points lower on disappointing economic growth numbers.Amid volatile trade, ... Read more...

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pakistan fines rebel hockey players, spares them ban


May 31st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 31 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has decided not to ban the eight players, including former captains Rehan Butt and Shakeel Abbasi, for playing in the rebel ... Read more...

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India’s GDP growth dips to 9-year low of 5.3 percent (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India's economic growth slumped to 5.3 percent in January-March quarter, the slowest in nine years, due to poor performance of manufacturing and farm sectors, ... Read more...

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India’s economic growth slumps to 6.5 percent in 2011-12


May 31st, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India's economic growth slumped to three-year low of 6.5 percent in 2011-12, as compared to 8.4 percent in the previous year, due to poor performance ... Read more...

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UFC bans Fighter Jason “Mayhem” Miller after latest loss


May 29th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles May 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The UFC has reportedly banned Jason "Mayhem" Miller. The organizations’ president, Dana White, declared that Miller’s ban was caused by his poor performance and his bizarre ... Read more...

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‘UPA-II report card to rebuff policy paralysis criticism’


May 19th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance-II (UPA-II) government is set to release its third anniversary report card Tuesday, rebuffing the opposition's oft-repeated criticism about policy ... Read more...

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Roger Milla dismissed as honorary president


May 18th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Yaounde (Cameroon), May 18 (IANS) Cameroon's legendary footballer Roger Milla was sacked as the honorary president of Cameroon football federation (FECAFOOT) after criticising the federation and its president Iya Mohamed.During ... Read more...

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India’s industrial output dips 3.5 percent in March (Roundup)


May 11th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) India's industrial output shrank 3.5 percent in March from a year earlier, driven by poor performance of manufacturing and mining sectors, dampening hopes of ... Read more...

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Better leader-workers connect, more discipline needed: Antony panel


May 8th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A panel headed by Defence Minister A.K. Antony to look into the Congress' poor performance in recent assembly polls has recommended better connect of ... Read more...

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Citi’s Pandit sued over excessive pay


April 21st, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Citigroup's Indian American CEO Vikram Pandit and its directors have been sued by a bank shareholder over a compensation package that was contested by investors in ... Read more...

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Dhoni has learnt to live with pressure: Fleming


April 11th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming admits the defending champions were put under tremendous pressure by Delhi Daredevils and has appreciated his captain Mahendra Singh ... Read more...

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Not one to get defeated, says Rahul; may dissolve UP unit (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Stressing that he was "not the one to get defeated", Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday indicated that the party's Uttar Pradesh unit could ... Read more...

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Rahul indicates UP Congress unit may be reconstituted


April 6th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday indicated that the party's Uttar Pradesh unit could be dissolved and reconstituted, adding that party functionaries will be ... Read more...

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Rahul to meet Congress’ Uttar Pradesh legislators


April 4th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will hold meetings here April 5-6 with the party's legislators from Uttar Pradesh and some candidates who lost in ... Read more...

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Woman commits suicide after fight with husband


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Enraged over her husband's choice of tutor for their daughter, a 39-year-old woman in west Delhi committed suicide, police said Monday.According to police, Tejinder Kaur ... Read more...

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Congress scores in Karnataka, Gujarat, mauled in Andhra (Roundup)


March 21st, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Congress scored crucial victories in BJP-ruled Karnataka and Gujarat as well as in Kerala, but lost in all the seven assembly by-polls in ... Read more...

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Can Narendra Modi lead India, asks Time magazine


March 17th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) Controversial Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi features on the cover of Time magazine which wonders if he can ever become the prime minister despite his ... Read more...

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We accept defeat and move on, says Congress


March 13th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Following its poor performance in the assembly polls in five states, especially Uttar Pradesh, the Congress Tuesday put up a brave face and said ... Read more...

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