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Sibal bats for Foreign Education Providers Bill


September 12th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Asserting that the passage of the Foreign Education Providers Bill will help Indian students to have a world class education, union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister ... Read more...

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Congress in dilemma over local body elections (Andhra Pradesh Newsletter)


September 8th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 8 (IANS) The Congress government in Andhra Pradesh finds itself in a dilemma over local body elections with the state high court ruling this week that the ... Read more...

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‘Austin Powers’ ruined ‘James Bond’: Craig


August 31st, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (IANS) Actor Daniel Craig rues that "Austin Powers" ruined the impact of the James Bond series.The comedy series of "Austin Powers", starring Mike Myers, took ... Read more...

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Daniel Craig is the best Bond: Roger Moore


August 29th, 2012 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) Actor Roger Moore, who played James Bond from 1973 to 1985, feels Daniel Craig has been the best actor to play 007.In his new book ... Read more...

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Gawli’s punishment for murder to be fixed Friday


August 28th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) A Mumbai special court Tuesday deferred till Aug 31 the verdict on punishment in a murder case involving mafia don-turned-politician Arun Gawli and 11 others, a ... Read more...

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Proposed petrol prices in top cities


June 28th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Petrol prices will reduce between Rs.2.46 to Rs.3.22 a litre following a downward revision of Rs.2.46 a litre in base price, inclusive of state's levies, ... Read more...

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White paper on black money tabled in Lok Sabha


May 21st, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday tabled in the Lok Sabha a white paper on the government's strategy on bringing back black money stashed away ... 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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4 to 7 years’ jail for 40 convicted in fodder scam case


May 7th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 7 (IANS) A CBI court in Ranchi Monday awarded four to seven years imprisonment to 40 persons convicted in a fodder scam case and also slapped fines ranging ... Read more...

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69 convicted in fodder scam


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 3 (IANS) A CBI court Thursday convicted 69 people and acquitted 16 in the multi-crore fodder scam. Twenty-nine people have been sentenced to one to three years imprisonment ... Read more...

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Man convicted for beheading Ranchi woman


April 26th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 26 (IANS) A Ranchi court Thursday convicted a man for beheading a woman inside a college campus here last April. The quantum of sentence will be pronounced April ... Read more...

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Teacher gets life term for murder


April 10th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 10 (IANS) A Bihar court Tuesday awarded life imprisonment to a school teacher on charges of stabbing BJP legislator Raj Kishore Keshri to death last year.A Special ... Read more...

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Bengal minister urges Pranab to bail out state


April 1st, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government Sunday once again raised its demand for settling its debts, with a minister of the cash-starved state urging union ... Read more...

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No tanker shortage to ship Iranian crude: MRPL


March 21st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) State-run Mangalore Refinery Petroleum Ltd (MRPL) is not facing shortage of oil tankers to ship crude from Iran for refining at its facility in Mangalore, a ... Read more...

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White paper on black money likely in budget session


March 13th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The government is likely to bring in the budget session a white paper on black money stashed abroad, Minister of State for Finance S.S. Palanimanickam ... Read more...

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‘Separated wife entitled to maintenance as per husband’s financial status’


February 26th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has ruled that a wife, though separated, is entitled to maintenance depending on her husband's financial position."A life on alimony is ... Read more...

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City Union Bank to come out with rights issue


January 31st, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) Private sector City Union Bank has initiated the process of coming out with a rights issue in six months' time to beef up its net worth, ... Read more...

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61 convicted in fodder scam case


January 16th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 16 (IANS) A special CBI court Monday convicted 61 people in a Rs.14 crore fodder scam case.The CBI court pronounced judgment in a case relating to fraudulent withdrawal ... Read more...

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Keep consumers in loop on charges: Telecom regular


January 6th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) In a move to bring in more transparency and end consumer woes, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Friday asked operators to ensure that ... Read more...

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Chouhan wants panel to assess pollution around Union Carbide


January 5th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 4 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh through a letter to constitute a special committee for assessing the quantum ... Read more...

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India, Japan likely to ink currency swap accord


December 26th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) India and Japan Wednesday are likely to ink a multi-billion dollar bilateral currency swap agreement that could help New Delhi stem the rupee's ... Read more...

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Shimla’s white Christmas a thing of the past (Postcard from Shimla)


December 19th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 19 (IANS) Oh, for a white Christmas and New Year! That is now the feeling in Shimla where snow on Christmas has become a thing of the ... Read more...

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Government to bring white paper on black money: Pranab (Lead)


December 14th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Stating the government would bring out a white paper on the issue of black money, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday dismissed reports that an ... Read more...

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White paper on black money issue: Pranab


December 14th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The government would bring out a white paper on the issue of black money, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Wednesday. He also dismissed reports ... Read more...

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Court martial of army’s former military secretary complete


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Indian Army Friday completed the court martial of former military secretary, Lt. Gen. (retd) Avadesh Prakash in connection with an alleged scam involving transfer ... Read more...

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No direct link between rate hike and inflation: Pranab


November 29th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) With inflation remaining stubbornly near double digits in the last two years despite an aggressive monetary tightening policy by the Reserve Bank of India ... Read more...

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Karnataka steel industry seeks more iron ore


September 29th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sept 28 (IANS) Karnataka's steel industry Wednesday sought the state government's intervention to increase iron ore supply severely hit after the Supreme Court banned mining in the state following ... Read more...

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New rules for bio-medical waste management


September 25th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) To ensure safe and proper management of bio-medical waste, the environment ministry has proposed new rules under which all health institutions are required to obtain ... Read more...

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Three convicted for killing shoe baron


September 17th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 17 (IANS) A Jamshedpur court Saturday convicted three people for killing Ashish Dey, owner of footwear brand Sreeleathers four years ago.Additional District Judge Pankaj Kumar convicted Jitendra Singh, ... Read more...

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Doing rom-com would be disaster for me: Craig


August 8th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Actor Daniel Craig, who has featured as British spy James Bond in "Casino Royale" and "Quantum of Solace", does not think it would be a ... Read more...

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Report on ways to curb black money in six months


August 5th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) A committee set up to recommend ways to curb generation of black money and its routing will submit its report within six months, Minister of ... Read more...

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FDI inflow in mining increases


August 5th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Foreign direct investment (FDI) in mining sector during this April-May was Rs.436.61 crore ($98.28 million), surpassing the Rs.357.42 crore ($79.51 million) FDI inflows during the ... Read more...

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CBI selectively targeting some in 2G case: Shahid Balwa (Lead)


August 1st, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa Monday told a Delhi court that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was selectively targeting some firms in the ... Read more...

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Inflation prompts India’s central bank to hike rates again


July 26th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) India's central bank Tuesday hiked its key rates by 50 basis points each in the 11th such exercise since January 2010 to tame inflation, setting ... Read more...

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Daniel Craig ‘gagging to go’ for next Bond film


July 23rd, 2011 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Actor Daniel Craig is extremely upbeat about starting work on his third James Bond movie.The 43-year-old had appeared in the last 007 film "Quantum of ... Read more...

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