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Orissa seeks new tax on iron ore profits


September 3rd, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 3 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has sought a new tax on iron ore profits, saying the merchant mining companies were making "super normal profit" beyond ... Read more...

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Budding authors getting into print with e-books


February 11th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Budding writers know how difficult it is to find publishers, but the more enterprising among them are turning to e-books for publication. The rise of e-readers, for ... Read more...

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POSCO project was cleared on flawed data, says research group


October 20th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) An international research group Wednesday questioned the very need of the South Korean steel major POSCO's $12 billion project in Orissa, saying it was cleared by the ... Read more...

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Court stays revocation of Chenab hydro project to L&T


January 1st, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Singh New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has restrained the state government from taking any further action on its move to revoke the award of the 420-MW ... Read more...

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Steel projects worth $26 bn pending in Jharkhand: Report


August 4th, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 4 (IANS) Steel projects worth Rs.125,940 crore ($26.4 billion) are hanging in the balance in Jharkhand as the state government is yet to give approvals to them, an industry ... Read more...

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Government mulls allowing FDI in mineral exploration


June 22nd, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The government will place the new national mining policy in parliament by the winter session which would allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in the exploration of capital-intensive ... Read more...

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EU slaps biggest ever fine on Microsoft


February 27th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by admin
DPA Brussels, Feb 27 (DPA) Microsoft was Wednesday hit by an 899 million euro ($1.34 billion) fine from the European Commission for refusing to comply with its long-standing request to provide competitors with ... Read more...

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When Macca fell out with Jacko over royalties


November 24th, 2007 - 3:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, November 24 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney has revealed that he once had an altercation with pop star Michael Jackson, when the latter refused to increase his royalty from The Beatles songs. ... Read more...

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