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Himachal keen to expand airports


April 6th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 6 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is keen to expand its existing airports in Kullu and Kangra districts to strengthen air connectivity, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Friday.For ... Read more...

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Vodafone tax verdict to impact on similar merger deals: experts


January 20th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court verdict Friday on Vodafone's $2.2 billion tax liability will have a bearing on a host of similar overseas mergers and acquisitions deals ... Read more...

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India’s apex court saves Vodafone $2.2-bn tax burden (Roundup)


January 20th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) In a verdict which India Inc. says enhances the country's image among global investors, the Supreme Court Friday dismissed a hotly-opposed tax demand of $2.2 ... Read more...

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Wetland near Jammu set to come on eco-tourism map


December 27th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 27 (IANS) Thousands of migratory birds are flocking to the Gharana reserve near here that is set to become another addition in the tourism map of Jammu and ... Read more...

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Rights panel finalises Bhatta-Parsaul report


July 5th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government's land acquisition policy remains in the spotlight of the National Human Rights Commission as the commission finalised its report on ... Read more...

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India, Singapore to amend tax treaty


June 24th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) India and Singapore have agreed to amend their double taxation avoidance agreement to facilitate better exchange of tax related and banking information, a statement said ... Read more...

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High court reprieve for Hipolin


April 19th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 19 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court has rejected an appeal of the revenue authorities challenging an appellate tribunal's decision to reduce the penalty on detergent manufacturer Hipolin Limited ... Read more...

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Land acquired for four-laning of Kashmir highway


March 13th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 13 (IANS) Decks have been cleared for the four-laning of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, the only road link between Kashmir Valley and the rest of India, with the state ... Read more...

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Kashmir to crack down on land grabbers


February 19th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 19 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to launch a campaign against land grabbers in the state, and has instructed the revenue department to remove all encroachments and ... Read more...

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Nepal’s casinos get the axe


February 14th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 14 (IANS) After months of a grim battle between Nepal's communist-led government and the republic's casinos, where an Indian businessman held major stakes, the death knell finally sounded ... Read more...

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Nepal air crash probe begins, travel agent arrested


December 17th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 17 (IANS) As Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk lit 1,000 butter lamps in his throne room to mourn the 18 Bhutanese killed in an air crash in ... Read more...

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High court dismisses trial judge’s reference on lawyer’s brief


December 16th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 16 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court has dismissed a reference made to it by a sessions judge on whether an advocate can continue to represent his client in a criminal ... Read more...

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Asaram ashram encroachment demolished in Gujarat


November 27th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Nov 27 (IANS) Revenue authorities Saturday demolished certain encroachments of the ashram of spiritual leader Asaram Bapu in Bhairavi village of Navsari district in south Gujarat.The ashram was officially allocated 10 ... Read more...

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Wakf amendment bill seeks representation of women


April 27th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday introduced the Wakf (Amendment) Bill, 2010, in the Lok Sabha that seeks to address the lapses in the Wakf Act, 1995, ... Read more...

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Orissa villagers want tribal status, boycott census


April 23rd, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 23 (IANS) More than 20,000 families in Orissa's Rayagada district have refused to share their details with enumerators engaged in census operation, protesting the government failure to accord them tribal ... Read more...

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Andhra government returns land to Wakf Board


February 11th, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) In a move to woo the Muslim community before the ensuing elections, the Congress government in Andhra Pradesh Wednesday returned 50 acres of prime land on the city ... Read more...

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Dr Reddy’s claims Satyam land purchase was legal


January 28th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Leading pharmaceutical company Dr. Reddy's Laboratories has denied that the land it got on the outskirts of Hyderabad after acquiring Satyam Institute of E-business Ltd was assigned land ... Read more...

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Chennai developer hopes to win case against Dunlop


September 22nd, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) The city-based property development group VGN is hopeful that the land dispute with tyre manufacturer Dunlop India here will end soon, the case going in its favour. "Our ... Read more...

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