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‘Barfi!’ mints Rs.58.6 crore in first week


September 21st, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) After registering a powerful box office collection in its opening weekend, Anurag Basu's "Barfi!" has continued a successful run in the country. The Ranbir Kapoor-starrer ... Read more...

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Pakistani electricity firm bills consumers for power not used


September 19th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) A Pakistani electricity supply company has billed its customers for power that was neither supplied nor used, prompting a daily to note that "bill-paying customers were ... Read more...

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Reliance Infra launches cement brand


September 17th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Sep 17 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure, a part of the Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group, Monday entered the cement market, launching its "Reliance Cement" brand through subsidiary Reliance Cement Company."We will ... Read more...

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Government hikes diesel price by Rs.five a litre (Second lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The government Thursday announced a hike in diesel price by Rs.five a litre and restricted availability of cooking gas cylinders per family to six ... Read more...

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Government hikes diesel price by Rs.five a litre (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The government Thursday announced a hike in diesel price by Rs.five a litre and restricted availability of cooking gas cylinders per family to six ... Read more...

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Decision on fuel prices deferred, CCPA meet postponed


September 11th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A decision on a hike in fuel prices was deferred Tuesday as a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs (CCPA), scheduled for ... 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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Sony eyes 30 percent market share of flat panel TVs


September 7th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) Japanese electronics major Sony is eyeinga 30 percent market share in the flat panel TV segment in India by the end of this financial year, ... Read more...

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Renault launches Scala sedan


September 7th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) French automobile major Renault Friday launched its Scala sedan priced between Rs.6.99 and Rs.9.57 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi)."With the launch of the premium sedan Scala, Renault ... 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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Designer wear becomes affordable


September 4th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Want to own a Rohit Bal or JJ Valaya creation for just about Rs.5,000-Rs.6,000 ($100)? It's possible now with fashion house owner Pradeep Hirani ... Read more...

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Dull opening for ‘Joker’


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Shirish Kunder's second directorial venture "Joker" has not received a positive response at the box office, and might not stay in theatres for more than ... Read more...

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Kerala in Catch-22 situation over bar timings


August 27th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 27 (IANS) The Kerala government and the state's excise department are in a Catch-22 situation after the Kerala High Court asked the government Monday to file its views ... Read more...

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Panic post Assam riots exposes human trafficking in Goa mines (Goa Newsletter)


August 25th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
The North East Association of Goa (NEAG), which was cobbled together by northeastern migrants working here in the aftermath of the Assam riots, has managed to track down, with the help ... Read more...

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ICAI favours keeping banks’ current advance limit unchanged


August 24th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) will appeal to the finance minister to retain the current advance limit of bank branches for purpose ... Read more...

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Congress accuses BJP of ‘U-turn’ on casino, illegal mining


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition government has compromised on issues related to illegal mining as well as keeping tabs on the casino industry in ... Read more...

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Sharp hike in heroin smuggling across Punjab border


August 21st, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 21 (IANS) Smuggling of heroin along the international India-Pakistan fenced border in Punjab has almost tripled over the last year if seizures made by the Border Security ... Read more...

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No cap on number of LPG cylinders to affluent


August 17th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) There will be no cap on the number of subsidised liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders provided to the affluent in the country, the government has ... 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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Coal may have to be imported to meet power demand


August 12th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) State miner Coal India Ltd (CIL) believes 50 per cent of the demand for power-grade fuel by electricity producers may have to be ... Read more...

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ONGC reports Q1 net profit of Rs.6,078 crore


August 11th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 11 (IANS) Public sector oil and gas producer ONGC Saturday reported a net profit growth of 48.4 percent at Rs.6,078 crore for the quarter ending June 30, ... Read more...

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Tax evation hits infrastructure development, says court


August 10th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) A Delhi court has upheld a two-year jail term given to a tax evader, saying tax avoidance reduced funds needed for the country's infrastructure development.Additional ... Read more...

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Kerala-based gelatin maker aiming at Rs.300 crore turnover


August 7th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 7 (IANS) Nitta Gelatin India Ltd (NGIL) expects to close the current fiscal with a turnover of around Rs.300 crore on rising demand for gelatin in the pharmaceutical ... Read more...

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Tube Investments of India net down Rs.11.59 crore


August 6th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) City-based multi-product company Tube Investments Monday announced a Rs.11.59 crore fall in net profit in the first quarter of the current fiscal as against corresponding period ... Read more...

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After winning ‘KBC’ jackpot, Sushil building house for family


July 31st, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Sushil Kumar created history by winning jackpot of Rs.5 crore in the fifth season of game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati". And after receiving the ... Read more...

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Tension in Assam, PM may visit Saturday, toll 41 (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 26 (IANS) Tension prevailed in Assam's Kokrajhar and Chirang districts Thursday even after security forces poured in following the death of 41 people in sectarian strife.Prime Minister ... Read more...

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ITC quarterly net profit rises 20 percent


July 26th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Conglomerate ITC Thursday posted a 20 percent rise in net profit at Rs.1,602 crore for the quarter ended June 30, driven primarily by branded packaged ... Read more...

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Bitter row over humble samosa in Pakistan


July 26th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 26 (IANS) Pakistanis will have to shell out more for samosas following a Supreme Court ruling, a move that has left a leading Pakistani daily wondering whether it ... Read more...

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Auto, taxi fare charges likely to increase in Delhi


July 25th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) People may have to shell out more to travel by autos and taxis as the government may allow increase in the fares in the ... Read more...

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Hindustan Unilever profits double to Rs.1,331 crore


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Hindustan Unilever said Monday its net profit more than doubled to Rs.1331.19 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2012 as compared to Rs.627.16 crore in ... Read more...

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Elusive monsoon: Punjab seeks Rs.800 crore from centre


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 22 (IANS) With the elusive monsoon raising concerns for the agriculture sector, the Punjab government Sunday sought an interim relief package of Rs.800 crore from the central ... Read more...

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Telangana issue not hampering investments, says Kiran Kumar


July 19th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N.Kiran Kumar Reddy Thursday said that the Telangana issue is not hampering the investments into the state.His statement came during an ... Read more...

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Hero MotoCorp first quarter net profit grows by 10.2 percent


July 19th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp Thursday reported a 10.2 percent rise in net profit for the first quarter of the current fiscal which stood at Rs.615.46 ... Read more...

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Essar Oil told to pay Rs.1,000 crore dues to Gujarat (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday directed Essar Oil to pay by July 31 Rs.1,000 crore to the Gujarat government as its dues towards value added tax ... Read more...

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Axis Bank quarterly net profit rises 22 percent


July 17th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Axis Bank Tuesday reported a 22.4 percent rise in its net profit at Rs.1,153.5 crore during the quarter ended June 30 against Rs.942.35 crore in ... Read more...

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