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Sensex at 14-month high, surging 404 points on reforms hopes (Roundup)


September 21st, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets zoomed 404 points to close in a 14-month high Friday on hopes of more policy reforms in the coming ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 415 points up on hopes of more policy reforms (Second Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed 415 points higher Friday on hopes of further policy reforms in the coming days.The government Thursday issued a ... Read more...

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Sensex pares early gains, still 390 points up (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 390 points higher in late afternoon session Friday, paring early day gains on profit booking.Power, capital goods ... Read more...

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Sensex zooms 446 points on hopes of more policy reforms


September 21st, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets surged 446 points Friday afternoon on hopes of further policy reforms in the coming days.The government Thursday issued a ... Read more...

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FDI will ruin Himachal’s apple industry: Minister


September 19th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 19 (IANS) The BJP government in Himachal Pradesh Wednesday slammed the central government's decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail, saying imported apples would ruin the state's Rs.2,000-crore ... 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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Trinamool’s pull-out vindicates our strike call: Left


September 19th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) In the wake of Trinamool Congress withdrawing support from the UPA government, the Left Front Tuesday said its stand to call a strike in protest against ... Read more...

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Trinamool to go on nationwide stir against diesel hike, FDI


September 19th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Stating that shutdowns served no purpose, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday asked the Left parties to withdraw their Sep 20 general strike, even as ... Read more...

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GDP growth will return to 9 percent: Moily


September 18th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Power Minister Veerappa Moily Tuesday said that the country's GDP growth would soon return to 9 percent as the power sector is set to deliver a ... Read more...

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Sensex down 46 points; oil and gas, IT stocks fall (Roundup)


September 18th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Snapping a nine-day rally, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed 46 points down Tuesday due to selling pressure in oil and gas, IT and ... 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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Kerala to host agro meet in 2013


September 18th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) After the huge success of Emerging Kerala, an investor conference organised in Kochi, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday announced a global agriculture meet next year to ... Read more...

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Sensex down 55 points, oil and gas, metal stocks slump (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was ruling 55 points down Tuesday in late afternoon trade due to selling pressure in oil and gas, metal ... Read more...

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65,000 Bihar Police constables stage sit-in


September 18th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) At least 65,000 police constables in Bihar Tuesday staged a sit-in (dharna) to press for their 15-point charter of demands, including various allowances.All the police constables ... 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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Robbers pose as officials, rob doctor’s kin


September 18th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Posing as officials of a power company, a group of men Monday robbed a doctor's family of Rs.2 lakh and jewellery here while his elderly ... Read more...

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‘Barfi!’ wins hearts, collects over Rs.34 crore in first weekend


September 17th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor's endearing portrayal of a deaf and mute boy in Anurag Basu's "Barfi!" has left the viewers, critics and the box office wearing a ... Read more...

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Kerala coir products for Japanese market


September 14th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 14 (IANS) Japan could be a new market for Kerala's eco-friendly coir products.A six-member delegation of Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) discussed with Chief Minister Oommen Chandy here ... Read more...

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India to buy 20 more Hawk jets for aerobatics team


September 14th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) India has initiated the process of buying 20 additional Hawk advanced jet trainers (AJTs) from British aerospace major BAE Systems for over Rs.2,000 crore ($340 ... Read more...

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Tripura government offers sops for construction workers


September 13th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 13 (IANS) Continuing to offer sops to woo the electorate ahead of the assembly polls, the Left Front government in Tripura Thursday announced pensions and other benefits for ... Read more...

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Chandrababu Naidu’s family assets down to Rs.35 crore


September 13th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N. Chandrababu Naidu's family assets have come down from about Rs.40 crore last year to Rs.35.59 crore this year.The former ... Read more...

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Legendary Pakistani actor Lehri dead


September 13th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 13 (IANS) Legendary Pakistani comedian Safirullah Siddiqui, also known as Lehri, died here Thursday after a prolonged illness. According to family sources, the veteran actor, 83, died ... Read more...

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Air India makes cash surplus, hopes for a turnaround


September 12th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Air India Wednesday reported a cash surplus of Rs.48 crore during April-July 2012, reducing the net losses of the financially-stressed airline.The national carrier had a ... Read more...

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Now, tigers and leopards targeted by Maoists


September 12th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 12 (IANS) Pushed to a corner after "Operation Biswas", a police drive to contain Maoists, the rebels have now struck upon a new strategy to collect funds, police ... Read more...

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Bihar boat capsize toll rises to 21


September 11th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 11 (IANS) With 10 more bodies, mostly of children and women, recovered Tuesday, the toll in a boat capsize in Bihar's Bhojpur district has risen to 21, police ... Read more...

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Congress criticises Mamata’s move to compensate rape victims


September 10th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) The Congress Monday rapped the Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government, in which it itself is a partner, for the "peculiar" and "strange" idea of compensating ... Read more...

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Studio Green keen to distribute ‘Kumki’


September 9th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 9 (IANS) K. Gnanavel Raja of Studio Green is keen to acquire the distribution rights of Tamil film "Kumki", an interesting tale of a mahout and his elephant."The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Delhiites throng Pragati Maidan on last day of book fair


September 9th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) It was a packed house at Pragati Maidan here Sunday as crowds thronged the venue on the last day of the 18th Delhi Book Fair ... Read more...

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IT investment region to come up around Hyderabad


September 8th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 8 (IANS) This information technology hub is expected to witness rapid growth in the IT sector with the setting up of investment region around the city.The central government ... Read more...

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Vani tops leaderboard


September 7th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 7 (IANS) Vani Kapoor, the 18-year old from Delhi, jumped to the top of the Hero-WGAI order of merit list after winning her maiden pro golf title at ... Read more...

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No immediate petrol price hike, clarifies minister


September 7th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Another hike in petrol price is on the way but not immediately, Petroleum Minister Jaipal Reddy said Friday."There are no immediate plans...There is of course ... Read more...

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Bengal to compensate victims of crimes against women


September 7th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Victims of crimes against women would henceforth be compensated in West Bengal, with the Mamata Banerjee cabinet Thursday ratifying the proposed scheme that would also ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 33 points higher on strong global cues (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed 33 points higher Thursday on strong global cues. IT, auto and health care stocks were among the ... Read more...

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Volkswagen to invest over Rs.700 crore in India


September 6th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) German Volkswagen Group Thursday said it will invest €100 million euro (over Rs.700 crore) in its three Indian subsidiaries, including Volkswagen India, Skoda and Audi ... Read more...

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Sensex 80 points high on strong global cues


September 6th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 80 points higher in late afternoon trade Thursday on strong global cues. IT, auto and banking ... Read more...

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