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FIR against producers of Sanjay Dutt film


September 20th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 20 (IANS) A first information report (FIR) was lodged against two producers of Sanjay Dutt-starrer "Sher" for allegedly defrauding a man of Rs.1.58 crore while shooting in this ... Read more...

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Woman’s presence holds up temple treasure assessment


September 20th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) The presence of a woman in a team appointed to take stock of the precious items in a vault of the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here ... Read more...

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Canon eyes Rs.150 crore revenue from brand stores


September 19th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Leading camera-maker Canon is planning to have 100 exclusive brand stores in India by the year-end and is eyeing a revenue of Rs.150 crore from them, ... Read more...

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ACB to probe graft allegations against Bhujbal


September 18th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Tuesday gave its consent to the state Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) to probe corruption charges against PWD Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leaderChhagan ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 41 points lower, oil and gas, IT stocks down (Second Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed 41 points down Tuesday due to selling pressure in oil and gas, IT and healthcare stocks.The 30-scrip sensitive ... Read more...

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Sensex down 19 points, oil and gas stocks lose


September 18th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was ruling 19.32 points down Tuesday in afternoon trade after early gains, as oil and gas stock lost.The ... Read more...

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Kerala officials to get extra bonus for hooch seizure


September 17th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 17 (IANS) The Kerala government in its efforts to see that no spurious liquor reaches toddy shops in the state has decided to reward officials with 10 percent ... Read more...

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Elephant tusk pieces seized, three arrested


September 17th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 15 (IANS) Three elephant tusk pieces worth more than Rs.1 million were seized in a Goa village Saturday and three people arrested, police said.Police Inspector Nolasco Raposo said ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 417 points higher, Jindal Steel biggest gainer (Second Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed 417 points higher Thursday following a worldwide rally after the US Federal Reserve announced a new stimulus ... Read more...

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One gets 10 years jail for peddling drugs


September 14th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) A Delhi court has sentenced a man to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment and slapped a fine of Rs.1 lakh on him for possessing over ... Read more...

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Sensex zooms 439 points on US stimulus, diesel price hike (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets surged 439 points late Thursday afternoon following a worldwide rally after the US Federal Reserve announced a new ... Read more...

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Sensex zooms on US stimulus, diesel price hike


September 14th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets surged 407 points Thursday afternoon following a worldwide rally after the US Federal Reserve announced a new ... Read more...

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Rs.500 penalty for negligence in Pakistan factories


September 14th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) The factory owner in Karachi will have to pay a measly Rs.500 penalty for negligence, said a media report after nearly 300 people were killed ... Read more...

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ACB seeks nod to probe Bhujbal for Maharashtra Sadan irregularities


September 13th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) In yet another embarrassment for Maharashtra's Democratic Front government, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has sought permission to probe allegations of corruption against Public Works Department ... Read more...

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Sensex closes flat, FMCG, PSU stocks up (Second Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed flat Thursday while keeping to the 18,000-mark level reached a day before.The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of ... Read more...

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PM lays foundation stone for Kochi Metro


September 13th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday laid the foundation stone for the Kochi Metro Rail project and said it would facilitate the city's "overall social and ... Read more...

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Raja wrote to PM on 2G policy: Witness


September 12th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) A 2G case witness Wednesday told a special court here that former telecom Minister A. Raja wrote a letter to the prime minister on the ... Read more...

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Intervene in government attack on CAG, BJP tells president (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday asked President Pranab Mukherjee to intervene and check the government's repeated attacks on the Comptroller and Auditor General ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 74 points, IT, auto stocks up


September 12th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 74 points higher in afternoon trade Wednesday with robust buying in IT and auto stocks.The 30-scrip ... Read more...

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Check government’s attack on CAG, BJP tells president


September 12th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) A delegation of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders met President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday and asked him to intervene and check the government's repeated attacks ... Read more...

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2G case: Ex-official denies deposing falsely


September 11th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A former telecom official told a special court here Tuesday that he did not depose falsely in the 2G case and claimed that he ... Read more...

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High court annuls land acquisition for Kolkata Metro corridor


September 11th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) In a major setback for the ongoing East-West Metro railway corridor project, the Calcutta High Court has declared as "lapsed" the acquisition of land along a ... Read more...

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Greenpeace for halting any further coal blocks allocation


September 11th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Environment organisation Greenpeace Tuesday called for a halt on any further allocations and forest clearances for coal mining, until a transparent public consultation process is ... Read more...

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BJP blames Sonia, PM for parliament stalemate


September 11th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The BJP Tuesday slammed the Congress over its attack on the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), saying that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should answer ... Read more...

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United Bank cuts interest rates on loans above Rs.1 crore


September 11th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) United Bank of India has reduced interest rates by 0.75 percent to 2.75 percent on medium and small loans above Rs.1 crore with effect from Sep ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 95 points up, IT realty stocks high (Second Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed 95 points higher Tuesday as IT, realty and power stocks went up.The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of ... Read more...

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2G: Raja cross-examines former official


September 10th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Accused in the 2G spectrum case and former telecom minister A. Raja Monday began the cross-examination of key witness and former official A.K. Srivastava ... Read more...

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Infosys to acquire management consultancy firm Lodestone


September 10th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 10 (IANS) IT major Infosys Monday announced it will acquire Zurich-based Lodestone Holding, a leading global management consultancy firm, in an all-cash deal to expand its presence in ... Read more...

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Sensex closes flat; metal, healthcare stocks gain (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed 17 points up Monday with metals, health care and consumer durables stocks gaining.The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) ... Read more...

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UP set to dole out unemployment allowance


September 8th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 8 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh is Sunday set to fulfil its biggest poll promise - paying an unemployment allowance.Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav ... Read more...

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‘KBC 6′ gets first crorepati in Kashmir’s Manoj Raina (With Images)


September 8th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) A crore of rupees was a distant dream for Manoj Kumar Raina, who was uprooted from the Kashmir Valley when militancy broke out in ... Read more...

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Sensex gains 66 points in special trading


September 8th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets gained 66 points higher in a special trading session Saturday.The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock ... Read more...

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Always believed in the judiciary: Former ISRO scientist


September 7th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 7 (IANS) A division bench of the Kerala High Court Friday upheld the order of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) ordering compensation of Rs.1 million to ... Read more...

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13/20: another low-yield parliament session ends (Roundup)


September 7th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Parliament's monsoon session ended Friday with 13 of the 20 days washed out due to BJP protests over coal block allocations and the bitter ... Read more...

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PM slams BJP for negating democracy by stalling parliament (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Hitting out at the BJP for disrupting parliament, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday what was witnessed dduring the mosoon session was a "total ... Read more...

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