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Drought hit areas to get over Rs.800 crore: Pawar


September 12th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The central government Wednesday said it will allocate over Rs.800 crore for drinking water, extend the limit of the rural job plan by an additional ... Read more...

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Maharashtra to recover VAT arrears on property deals


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Realtors across Maharashtra have been ordered to pay by Aug 31 the value added tax (VAT) on all new flats, shops or bungalows sold between June ... Read more...

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Jharkhand wants industrial corridor like Delhi-Mumbai one


August 6th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ranchi, Aug 6 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Monday urged the Planning Commission to plan an industrial corridor in Jharkhand like the Delhi-Mumbai Corridor.Munda made the request during ... Read more...

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Government doctor caught taking bribe in Rajasthan


July 30th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 30 (IANS) A senior gynaecologist at a government-run hospital in Rajasthan's Bhilwara district was Monday caught taking a bribe of Rs.800 from family members of a patient and ... Read more...

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Haryana announces Rs.1 crore for Gagan Narang


July 30th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) The Haryana government Monday announced a reward of Rs.one crore for shooter Gagan Narang for winning a bronze medal for the country in the 10-metre Air ... Read more...

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Plan panel approves Rs.57,800 crore for Uttar Pradesh


July 18th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Planning Commission Wednesday approved a Rs.57,800 crore outlay for Uttar Pradesh for the 2012-13 fiscal.The annual plan package is of Rs.57,000 crore, while Rs.800 ... Read more...

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Air India’s staff strength to be right-sized: Ajit Singh


July 17th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Some wings of national carrier Air India would soon be hived off to right-size its staff strength and monetise its assets for an early turn-around, Civil ... Read more...

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Akali Dal rejects hike in paddy, cotton MSP


June 1st, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 1 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Friday rejected outright the Rs.170 per quintal proposed hike in Minimum Support Price (MSP) of paddy and Rs.800 for cotton.Akali ... Read more...

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Andhra minister arrested in Jagan graft case (Second Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 24 (IANS) The CBI Thursday arrested Andhra Pradesh Excise Minister Mopidevi Venkataramna in connection with a corruption case related to YSR Congress leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy.Venkataramna, the first ... Read more...

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Can anyone make Goa’s cabbies charge by meter? (Letter from Goa)


May 3rd, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 3 (IANS) When was the last time you alighted from a flight or train to Goa and paid cab fare by the meter to your hotel? Thanks to ... Read more...

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Aditya Birla Nuvo to buy controlling stake in Pantaloon


April 30th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Kishore Biyani-led Future Group said Monday it will spin off its branded apparel business Pantaloons brand into a separate entity, in which Aditya Birla Nuvo will ... Read more...

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‘Bengal could attract Rs.10 bn IT investment in 18 months’


April 30th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) West Bengal could attract around Rs.10 billion investment in the Information Technology (IT) sector in the next one-and-half years, Computer Association of Eastern India said Monday."Definitely, ... Read more...

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Akhilesh calls for better security infrastructure in Uttar Pradesh (Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Making his debut on the national stage after becoming Uttar Pradesh chief minister, Akhilesh Yadav Monday called for better security infrastructure, more recruitment to ... Read more...

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Akhilesh calls for more police recruitment, better security infrastructure


April 16th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Making his debut on the national stage after becoming chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav Monday called for better security infrastructure, more recruitment ... Read more...

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Infosys to set up second campus in Thiruvananthapuram


April 4th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 4 (IANS) Infosys Limited, India's second largest IT company, Wednesday signed an agreement with Technopark for 50 acres of land for setting up a second campus in Technocity ... Read more...

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CBI arrests senior Revenue Intelligence official for graft


March 7th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 7 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday arrested Additional Director General of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) C. Rajan for demanding and accepting a bribe ... Read more...

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Panel suggests Rs.800,000 crore railways modernisation plan


February 27th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A high-level panel on railway modernisation, headed by technocrat Sam Pitroda, Monday suggested a total funding of over Rs.800,000 crore for revamping the Indian Railways ... Read more...

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Pakistanis avoid paying taxes, admits daily


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Pakistanis are deeply wedded to tax avoidance, said a daily that added were it to be better managed there will be "no need to pass ... Read more...

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Notices to five telcos for under-stating revenue


January 31st, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The department of telecom (DoT) Tuesday issued showcause notices to five firms -- Bharti Airtel, Vodafone, Idea Cellular, Reliance Communications and Tata Teleservices -- for ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to strengthen roads for Toshiba JSW Turbine’s project


January 12th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has decided to strengthen the bridges and the roads connecting power equipment major Toshiba JSW Turbine and Generator Pvt Ltd's plant and ... Read more...

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Prestige to promote Chennai apartment project


January 11th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 11 (IANS) Bangalore-based real estate group Prestige has joined hands with the city-based Rattha group to promote a mega residential apartment project here at an outlay of around ... Read more...

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Ekmatra redefines khadi, opens second outlet


January 6th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Ekmatra, a concept store that promotes hand spun fabrics, opens it's second outlet here. The high point of the store is its exclusive collection of ... Read more...

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Islamabad streets to see new light!


November 28th, 2011 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) The Islamabad administration will soon replace the traditional sodium lamps in its streets with the more efficient light-emitting diodes (LED) with the help of a loan ... Read more...

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Banks seek more details on Kingfisher’s operations


November 13th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Prior to the meeting with the Kingfisher Airlines board, the bankers have asked for more details regarding the operations of the airlines apart from an ... Read more...

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It’s raining pre-poll bonanza for Punjab staff


November 3rd, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 3 (IANS) With a clear eye on the assembly elections likely in February-March next year, the Punjab government has announced a Rs.800 crore bonanza for government employees in ... Read more...

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Pay Rs.1,800 per quintal of wheat: Badal


October 24th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 24 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said Monday the price at which the government buys wheat from farmers should be fixed at Rs.1,800 per quintal for ... Read more...

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Government offers Rs.1,700 crore sops to boost exports


October 13th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Indian government Thursday announced various incentives, including interest subsidy, worth around Rs.1,700 crore to boost the growth of exports in view of the slowing ... Read more...

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Volvo to invest Rs. 400 crore to expand India operations


October 13th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 13 (IANS) Global transport solutions major Volvo AB will invest an additional Rs.400 crore ($80 million) to expand its bus manufacturing operations in India over the next five ... Read more...

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Sensex dips below 16,000; global cues, SBI downgrade weigh


October 4th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities Tuesday pulled up from the day's lows but still closed 289 points lower with wide-spread selling seen amid negative ... Read more...

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Delhi boy’s stick for the blind wins award


September 27th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Shantanu Gangwar, a Class 12 student, was pained to see his blind friends bump into walls, furniture and other objects. So he invented a smart ... Read more...

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Now test LG’s products at its demonstration zones


July 28th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) LG Business Solutions will soon launch its demonstration zones, where users can have a real time experience of the features of its various products, in ... Read more...

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Blast from past: LPs make a comeback (Feature)


July 10th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) This is how your grandparents listened to their music. In this age of itunes, ipods, DVDs and downloadable music, granny's LP is making a surprising ... Read more...

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Maharashtra’s only heritage palace hotel under threat (With Images)


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), June 22 (IANS) A sprawling and lavish home for Kolhapur's erstwhile rulers and then a school before becoming Maharashtra's only heritage palace hotel, the Shalini Palace Hotel faces ... Read more...

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Elder Pharma to sell Indian brands in European market


June 7th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) Drug maker Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd will soon roll out its leading Indian brands in the European market through its subsidiaries in Britain and Bulgaria, to step ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh sees record rise in mineral revenue


June 6th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 6 (IANS) Chhattisgarh, with nearly 20 percent iron ore and coal reserves of the country, has recorded a jump of over Rs.800 crore in revenue from minerals in ... Read more...

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