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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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SBI wants CRR phased out for ‘more efficient’ banking (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) The country's largest public sector lender, the State Bank of India (SBI) has strongly proposed phasing out of Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) to make ithe ... Read more...

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Haryana Olympics players to get over Rs.6.5 crore


August 16th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 16 (IANS) While four out of the six Indian medal winners at the recent London Olympics, with a Haryana connection, will get Rs.4.5 crore for their achievements, ... Read more...

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I would love to work with Aamir: Sunny Leone


August 7th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 7 (IANS) Apart from Salman Khan, Indo-Canadian porn star Sunny Leone, who has made her Bollywood debut with "Jism 2", would love to pair up with superstar ... Read more...

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Reliance Industries Q1 net profit declines 21 percent


July 20th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Reliance Industries (RIL) Friday posted a 21 percent decline in net profit at Rs.4,473 crore for the quarter ended June 30 against Rs.5,661 crore during the ... Read more...

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Caste council in Rajasthan ostracises 40 Dalit families


June 30th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 30 (IANS) A caste council in a village in Rajasthan's Udaipur district ordered residents to ostracize 40 Dalit families when one of them disobeyed its dictat to stop ... Read more...

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Monnet ‘Go for Gold’ torch to Olympics reaches Mumbai


June 27th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) The Monnet Go for Gold torch Wednesday reached Mumbai after travelling through many parts of India and Maharashtra with an aim to spread the spirit of ... Read more...

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‘Dostana’ act fetches ‘Kyaa Super…’ over Rs.20 crore


June 21st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The all-India distribution rights of Balaji's "Kyaa Super Kool Hai Hum" has been sold for Rs.21.60 crore to a Nagpur-based distributor. Actor Tusshar Kapoor ... Read more...

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Shift thrust to MSME sector: Northeastern states


June 14th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 14 (IANS) The Forum of Industries and Commerce Ministers of North Eastern States (FICMNES) Thursday asked the central government to shift the thrust from big industries to micro, ... Read more...

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No new taxes in Akhilesh’s maiden UP budget


June 1st, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) Presenting his maiden budget Friday amid uproar and a walkout by the main opposition Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announced ... Read more...

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Haryana takes another step to stop female foeticide


May 9th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) In a major step to prevent sex determination and female foeticide, the Haryana government announced Wednesday that pregnant women will have to submit a photocopy of ... Read more...

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UBI Q4 net up 4 percent


May 5th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Kolkata-based United Bank of India (UBI) Saturday said it has registered a 4.2 percent growth in its net profit to Rs.1.49 billion for the quarter ended ... Read more...

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PM hints at fuel price hike, stresses energy security


April 28th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), April 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday hinted at an impending hike in fuel prices saying that there is need for such an exercise to balance ... Read more...

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‘Need careful implementation of Air India revival plan’


April 27th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A standing committee report which was presented to Parliament Friday cautioned the government about carefully implement the revival plan for national carrier Air India."The ... Read more...

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PM to inaugurate Bathinda refinery


April 19th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 19 (IANS) The Rs.21,500 crore Guru Gobind Singh Refinery near Bathinda town - the largest investment in Punjab since independence - will be formally inaugurated by Prime ... Read more...

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Trial of Geelani’s aide begins


April 17th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court Tuesday began the trial of Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, a suspected aide of Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, ... Read more...

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Geelani aide moves high court for dropping of charges


April 16th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, suspected aide of Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Monday moved Delhi High Court against the trial court order of framing ... Read more...

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Air India’s turnaround plan approved


April 12th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Beleaguered flag carrier Air India can now look forward to a total rehaul of its financial and operational efficiency, with the government Thursday approving ... Read more...

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Himachal legislators to get fat salary hike


April 5th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 5 (IANS) Four bills were introduced in the Himachal Pradesh assembly Thursday to increase the legislators' salaries and allowances by around Rs.20,000 on grounds of inflation.A government spokesperson ... Read more...

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BHEL’s eastern wing eyeing to double turnover


April 5th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)'s eastern wing is eyeing to double its turnover in the next five years to Rs.54 billion, a top official of ... Read more...

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Himachal assembly passes 2012-13 budget


March 30th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh assembly Friday passed the general budget for fiscal 2012-13 and related appropriation bill, authorising the government to spend Rs.21,738.32 crore from the consolidated ... Read more...

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Bathinda refinery to be inaugurated in April


March 29th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) The Rs.21,500 crore Guru Gobind Singh Refinery near Bathinda town in southwest Punjab will be formally inaugurated next month, a senior official said here Thursday.The project, ... Read more...

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Kashmir begins dredging of Jhelum river after 26 years


March 24th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 24 (IANS) After 26 years, the Jammu and Kashmir government Saturday re-started the dredging of the Jhelum river to address the annual flood threat in the Valley.Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Mamata government giving misleading information: Dasgupta


March 24th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) Former West Bengal finance minister Asim Dasgupta Saturday accused the Mamata Banerjee government of giving misleading information regarding the state's debt situation and said the ... Read more...

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Delhi Police gets Rs. 3,867 crore


March 17th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Delhi Police has been allocated Rs.3,867 crore in the union budget for 2012-13.Of the total, Rs.3,606 crore is for training and technology upgradation of the ... Read more...

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Marginal gain for culture in budget (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Culture has gained marginally in the budget for 2012-2013 with an outlay of Rs.1,447 crore (Rs.14.47 billion/$300 million) against Rs.1,378 crore (Rs.13.78 billion/$273 million) in ... Read more...

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Trinamool talks tough, threatens to oppose policies in parliament


March 9th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) Giving a tough message to the Congress ahead of parliament's budget session beginning Monday, the Trinamool Congress Friday said it would not accept any cut ... Read more...

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Document is best piece of evidence in proving facts: Court


March 9th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) A person can lie but not a document, observed a special Central Bureau of Investigation court while ruling that documents are the best piece of ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena’s Sunil Prabhu is new Mumbai mayor


March 9th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) The Shiv Sena's Sunil Prabhu was Friday elected the new mayor of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, India's richest and biggest civic body.Prabhu, 42, defeated Congress nominee Sunil ... Read more...

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SpiceJet shares rise 4.11 percent as Maran raises stake


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Shares of budget carrier SpiceJet Saturday closed 4.11 percent up after it became known that promoter Kalanithi Maran would infuse Rs.100 crore into the airline in ... Read more...

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Four to stand trial for funding Kashmir terror (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday framed charges against Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, suspected aide of Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, and three others for alleged ... Read more...

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Four charged in Kashmir hawala racket


February 18th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday framed charges against Ghulam Muhammad Bhat, said to be a close associate of hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani, and others ... Read more...

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Amway to commission its India manufacturing plant in 2014


February 13th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) US-based direct selling fast moving consumer goods company Amway Corporation will commission its first own manufacturing centre in India in 2014, investing Rs.3 billion, a top ... Read more...

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‘Ek Main…’ a goldmine for Karan, rakes in Rs.12.5 crore in 2 days


February 12th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) Karan Johar couldn't have asked for more. After hitting the jackpot with his mega-budget "Agneepath", he has found a goldmine with "Ek Main Aur Ekk ... Read more...

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ONGC’s third quarter net profit down five percent


February 8th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Wednesday reported a 4.82 percent decline in its net profit for the quarter ended Dec 31, 2011 at Rs.6,741.41 crore ... Read more...

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