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Bengal to make law to punish striking transporters


September 20th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) The West Bengal government Thursday said it was planning to bring in a stringent law to rein in errant transport operators. Under the law, the operators ... Read more...

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A Finnish solution to India’s diesel dilemma


September 20th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 20 (IANS) Even as the whole of India is up in arms at the hike in the diesel price, new technology offers hope of a cheaper alternative by ... Read more...

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Roofers to start production soon at cement plant


September 17th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) Kolkata-based Roofers Group Monday said it would start commercial production at its newly-built cement plant in West Bengal's West Midnapore district within a couple of days ... Read more...

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Air Kerala will start with flights to Middle East: Chandy


September 14th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 14 (IANS) Air Kerala, the state government's proposed airline, would start operations with five leased aircraft flying to the Middle East, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said here ... Read more...

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Sensex closes flat, FMCG, PSU stocks up (Roundup)


September 13th, 2012 - 6:41 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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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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Sensex trades flat after early gains (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Erasing its early day gains, a benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading flat late Thursday afternoon.The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 31 points; oil and gas, PSU stocks up


September 13th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 31 points higher Thursday afternoon with robust buying in oil and gas, PSU and capital goods ... Read more...

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Delay in oil price hike to increase inflation: Parekh


September 12th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) With the union government having deferred a hike in oil prices, Planning Commission member Kirit Parikh Wednesday said failure to revise fuel prices would result ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 86 points higher; realty, IT index up (Roundup)


September 11th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed 86 points higher Tuesday as realty, IT and power stocks went up.The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of ... Read more...

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Sensex up marginally; bank, healthcare stocks gain


September 11th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 36 points higher ain afternoon trade Tuesday, as bank, healthcare, oil and gas stocks went up.The ... Read more...

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Sensex 52 points up; IT, power stocks high (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 52 points higher in late afternoon trade Tuesday as IT, power and realty stocks went up.The ... Read more...

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Movies are more than just numbers: Kabir Khan (Movie Snippets)


September 7th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Director Kabir Khan is happy with his film "Ek Tha Tiger" crossing the Rs.200 crore mark but he says there is more to films than ... Read more...

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24 years on, SRK again woos fans as army man


September 6th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) For Shah Rukh Khan, life seems to have come full circle just before he completes the silver jubilee of his career in acting and ... Read more...

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E-books, e-library - for your reading pleasure


September 6th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) An online library that also offers a pick-up and drop facility for books, getting to browse through various language newspapers at one site, or mastering ... Read more...

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Falling prices, few buyers make Himachal financially powerless


September 5th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 5 (IANS) Falling prices of electricity generated in the state and lack of buyers have left Himachal Pradesh virtually powerless, financially.Besides tourism and horticulture, hydropower is a major ... Read more...

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SC orders pay review bonanza for defence officers


September 5th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) In a good news for defence officers, the Supreme Court Tuesday directed the government to re-fix their pay scales in tune with the recommendations of ... Read more...

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‘Break Free’ with Bipasha for fitness


September 4th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Bipasha Basu has zeroed in on the name of her second fitness DVD -- it is called "Break Free". The actress, who aims to ... Read more...

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Congress caused loss of Rs.200 lakh crore, says Ramdev


September 1st, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Saturday accused the Congress of causing a loss of Rs.200 lakh crore in coal blocks allocation and sought resignation of ... Read more...

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Solar grid parity by 2017, says ministry


August 30th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Power produced by solar plants will be sold at the same price as that from conventional sources like coal by 2017, a power ministry official ... Read more...

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‘With power losses of $40 bn, India needs periodic tariff hikes’ (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India's power distribution firms have accumulated losses worth a whopping $40 billion, which requires staggered hikes in tariff to ensure their sustainability, a top expert ... Read more...

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India urgently needs power tariff increase, says ex-secretary


August 30th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 30 (IANS) India needs graded doses of power tariff increase to ensure the sustainability of distribution companies, a senior power expert said here Thursday.Addressing the conference "Ensuring ... Read more...

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British Airways to revisit India play after airport charges hike


August 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) British Airways Wednesday said the increase in airport charges at the national capital's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport has forced it to revisit its India ... Read more...

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Delhi to have 200-bed hospital


August 27th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday approved the construction of a 200-bed hospital at a cost of over Rs.200 crore, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said."We have decided ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s urban tunnel to be ready by January 2013


August 24th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) India's first twin tunnel on an urban transport network is nearing completion, heralding a significant infrastructure addition to the country's commercial capital.The first of the two ... Read more...

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Himachal apple price tumbles


August 19th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 19 (IANS) The price of crisp, crunchy and juicy apples of Himachal Pradesh, India's main apple basket, has crashed due to oversupply of the fruit, traders said Sunday.They ... Read more...

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Educational aid for poor: BJP to raise issue in parliament


August 18th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would raise in parliament the issue of educational assistance to all poor students regardless of religion, said a leader of ... Read more...

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Action against Punjab health officials for infant’s death


August 17th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) Acting on the report of an inquiry committee which found medical staff negligent, resulting in the death of an infant last month, the Punjab government Friday ... Read more...

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‘Ek Tha Tiger’ expected to break more records


August 17th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Salman Khan does it again! After giving back-to-back super hits "Wanted", "Dabangg", "Ready" and "Bodyguard", he has hit the bull's eye once again with ... Read more...

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Dhumal announces sops on I-Day


August 15th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 15 (IANS) In the run up to assembly elections, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Wednesday announced sops for government employees and pensioners."The government will ... Read more...

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Mahesh Bhatt upset with Rs.100 crore club trend


August 15th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is angry with the current trend of Rs.100 crore films because he feels it overshadows successful small budget movies."The tragedy of our ... Read more...

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Cheaper bus travel for over a million students in Karnataka


August 11th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 11 (IANS) Karnataka Saturday reduced annual bus pass rates for students by up to Rs. 200, a step which will benefit nearly 1.5 million students.The rates are being ... Read more...

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Rs.2 bn equity investment in Srei Equipment Finance okayed


August 11th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) Kolkata-based infrastructure and construction equipment financing company Srei Infrastructure Finance Ltd. (SIFL) and French financial major BNP Paribas have approved equity investment of up to Rs.2 ... Read more...

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Beggars’ boom in Srinagar despite preventive laws (Letter from Srinagar)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) Perhaps nobody follows the newly-installed traffic signals in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital as intently as Nasreen, 12, who stops begging the moment the lights ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fake modern Indian art market fattens on budget buyers (With Images)


August 6th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) After faking art works of contemporary Indian masters like S.H. Raza and F.N. Souza, the underground copy market has turned its attention to India's top ... Read more...

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