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SC notice to Punjab on ‘Aarakshan’ film ban


September 17th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Punjab government on a petition by film producer Prakash Jha seeking compensation for banning the screening of ... Read more...

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SC no to quashing chargesheet against Nirmal Yadav


September 10th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to quash the chargesheet against former Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Nirmal Yadav who was allegedly involved in a ... Read more...

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SBI cuts interest rates on NRE deposits by 0.50 percent


September 5th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest lender, said Wednesday it will cut interest rates on fixed deposits on non-resident external rupee (NRE) ... Read more...

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Toyota Kirloskar closes August with 20 percent sales growth


September 1st, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) Japanese-Indian joint venture Toyota Kirloskar Motor continued its robust growth last month logging 20 percent rise in sales over the figures of the corresponding month last ... Read more...

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Tata to take ‘Himalayan’ water brand to new markets


August 31st, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Tata Global Beverages, a part of the Tata Group, Friday said it is working on increasing the penetration of its 'Himalayan' water brand and aiming to ... Read more...

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Court raps CBI on rural health scheme probe


August 30th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Wednesday rapped the CBI for the tardy progress in the multi-crore rupee National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scandal.A ... Read more...

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Now Rs.1,000 notes with rupee symbol


August 28th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said Tuesday it will soon issue Rs.1,000 denomination notes with the rupee symbol and improved security features.A RBI statement said ... Read more...

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Explore an athlete’s dreams with ‘Khwaabb’


August 24th, 2012 - 3:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) If anyone of you thought sports-based movies were a well-explored topic in Bollywood, debutant director Zaid Ali Khan wants you to think again as he ... Read more...

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Nepal’s gold imports increase


August 14th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 14 (IANS) Nepal's gold imports increased by a whopping 114 percent to 5,900 kg during fiscal year 2011-12, compared to import figures of the previous fiscal.Value of imports ... Read more...

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Akzo Nobel adopts new strategy to counter rupee’s dipping value


August 9th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 9 (IANS) With its net profit dipping by over 10 percent in 2012-13's first quarter compared to the year ago, mainly due to higher cost of raw materials ... Read more...

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Hilsa selling at Rs.1,000-1,500 in Bengal, prices to continue soaring


August 8th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) The monsoon delicacy Hilsa, without which a Bengali platter is never complete, has been selling between Rs.1,000 and Rs.1,500 and a state minister says the silvery ... Read more...

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Akhilesh not serious on scam probe: BJP


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday launched a broadside against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, accusing him of giving conflicting statements on an alleged ... Read more...

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Asset quality of Indian banks to weaken: S&P;


July 25th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The quality of assets and earnings of banks in the emerging economies, especially India, is likely to weaken over the next 12-24 months owing to ... Read more...

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Tripura governor to see Olympics opening


July 24th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 24 (IANS) A sports lover, Tripura Governor D.Y. Patil will visit London to witness the opening ceremony of the Olympics at his own expense."I have taken leave. (We) ... Read more...

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Mamata ‘disappointed’ with petrol price hike, demands rollback (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo and West BengaL Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday expressed her "disappointment" over the announcement of a petroleum price hike, and demanded ... Read more...

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Trinamool disappointed with petrol price hike, demands rollback


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Expressing "disappointment" over the announcement of a petrol price hike, Congress' estranged ally Trinamool Congress Monday demanded an immediate rollback and wider consultation with all ... Read more...

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New petrol prices in metros, mini-metros


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Petrol prices will be hiked 70-91 paise a litre in the metros and mini-metrosled by increasing international oil prices and a decline in the value ... Read more...

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Petrol prices to be hiked by 70 paise from midnight (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India's oil marketing companies Monday announced a hike in petrol prices by 70 paise a litre, with effect from midnight, citing increasing international oil prices ... Read more...

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Tea industry wants Iran to keep rupee-rial mechanism


July 19th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) The Indian tea industry has urged the Iranian government to keep the rupee-rial agreement between the two countries outside the normal foreign exchange regulations for trade ... Read more...

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‘Falling rupee making India more attractive to tourists’


July 14th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The falling rupee may have hit the budget of Indian tourists. But on the flip side, leisure travellers from abroad are evincing more interest ... Read more...

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Infosys fears euro could collapse


July 12th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) India's IT bellwether Infosys fears that the euro could collapse due to the sovereign debt crisis in Greece and Italy and the banking crisis in Spain."We ... Read more...

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Opposition heat on Chidambaram over ice cream remark (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Under fire for remarks allegedly mocking the urban middle class on rising prices, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said he had made a "matter-of-fact" ... Read more...

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Government is heartless, insensitive: BJP


July 11th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Taking a dig at the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for Home Minister P. Chidambaram's alleged 'ice cream' remark, the BJP Wednesday said the ... Read more...

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Drinking water for Delhi: Himachal project clears legal hurdle


July 11th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 11 (IANS) With the National Green Tribunal (NGT) giving its clearance for awarding compensations, Himachal Pradesh will speed up the construction of a multi-billion-rupee dam project that ... Read more...

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Chidambaram says he did not mock middle class on price rise


July 11th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Under fire for remarks allegedly mocking the urban middle class on rising prices, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said he had made a "matter-of-fact" ... Read more...

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India Inc has to live with dollar at Rs.50: Kaushik Basu


July 7th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) India Inc is suffering from sharp rupee depreciation against the US dollar, but should be "realistic" about the Indian currency's fall and learn to live with ... Read more...

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No link between liquidity management, exchange rate: RBI


July 4th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India's liquidity management activity is not related to exchange rate movements and neither is the rupee movement directly related to open market ... Read more...

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Rupee rises to 7-week high of 54.36 against dollar


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) The rupee rose to a seven-week high of 54.36 against a dollar Tuesday as some clarity on taxation rules and the measures announced by the government ... Read more...

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Defence academy job scam: CBI arrests another accused


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Pune, July 2 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested another army officer in connection with a multi-crore rupee civilian recruitment scam in the National Defence Academy (NDA), ... Read more...

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India’s forex reserves down $0.76 billion


June 30th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) India's foreign exchange reserves (forex) fell by $0.76 billion to $288.62 billion for the week ended June 22, official data showed.The RBI is believed to have ... Read more...

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Country facing economic emergency: BJP


June 27th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Asserting that the country was facing an "economic emergency", the BJP Tuesday said that the government is trying to protect the business interests of ... Read more...

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Government failed to check slowing economy, says BJP


June 25th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Monday criticised the moves of the finance ministry and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to boost the slowing economy, ... Read more...

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PM assures growth, reforms, stable rupee


June 24th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, June 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has sought to assure investors of every step, including reforms, to restore confidence on India while also ... Read more...

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Measures to improve market conditions Monday: Pranab (Lead)


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said he was "concerned, not depressed" over signs of weakness in the Indian economy and announced that the central government ... Read more...

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We will improve market condition: Pranab


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said he was concerned over signs of weakness in the Indian economy and announced that the central government would soon ... Read more...

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