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Too many wickets lost on opening day: Windies coach Gibson


May 18th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' head coach Ottis Gibson has praised the team's batting effort but conceded that the side had lost too many wickets on the opening day of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Trinamool demands fare hike roll-back, hints at Congress hand (Third Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Wednesday demanded a roll-back of the fare hike announced by Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi, who is from the same party, and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Muslims seek justice from Sonia


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) Upset that only a few Muslims had been given ticket to contest the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) election, a Muslim body Thursday sought justice from ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chinese mobile users sent 10 bn SMS in one day


January 24th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 24 (IANS) Chinese mobile phone users may have sent more than 10 billion greeting messages Sunday, an expert said.Kuang Jie, senior partner of ProKing Management Consulting, made the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Warner, Marsh and Ponting victims of Yadav’s burst


December 26th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) Umesh Yadav's fiery spell at the Boxing Day Test was reminiscent of his Indian teammate Ishant Sharma's spells of burst when India toured Down Under four ... Read more...

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Reversal in retail policy will be major setback: Stakeholders


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) In the backdrop of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's disclosure Saturday that the federal government has put on hold, pending consensus, the decision ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pressed to ‘wear a wire’ to trap Rajat Gupta: Raj Rajaratnam


October 25th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) Convicted hedge fund tycoon Raj Rajaratnam claims US prosecutors pressed him to "wear a wire" and record conversations with his Indian-American friend Rajat Gupta, Goldman Sachs ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

LA Dodgers file for bankruptcy protection


June 28th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- The Los Angeles dodgers on Monday announced that the organization filed for bankruptcy protection after owing around $30 million in payroll obligations, Major League Baseball (MLB) reported.Frank ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

I want to be called a legend: Russell


June 13th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
St John's (Antigua), June 13 (IANS) West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell wants to end his international career as a legend.Russell's unbeaten 92 at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in ... Read more...

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Rajat Gupta lived a double life: report


May 23rd, 2011 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Rajat Gupta, a former Indian American managing director of the global consulting firm McKinsey & Co, accused by US regulators of inside trading "has lived a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New merger, acquisition norms unveiled; to take effect from June 1


May 11th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The competition watchdog Wednesday notified new merger and acquisition norms, making it mandatory for large corporates to seek its approval before going in for high-value ... Read more...

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No time or money for copyright, say Indian designers


May 4th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Designer duo Hemant-Nandita's hearts sink when they spot replicas of their clothes selling in markets like Chandni Chowk in the old quarter of Delhi, usually ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

ICICI Bank trademarks corporate jingle


March 13th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) ICICI Bank, India's largest private sector lender, has got trademark registration for its corporate jingle "Dhin Chik Dhin Chik".The office of registrar of trade marks, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kochi names Jayawardene captain, wants Ganguly to join think-tank


February 12th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Sri Lankan Mahela Jayawardene will lead new entrants Kochi to the Indian Premier League (IPL), and the franchise is trying to persuade Sourav Ganguly to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

National Conference not keen for district councils in Kashmir


January 29th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 29 (IANS) The ruling National Conference has decided not to incorporate Indian constitutional amendments in Jammu and Kashmir's panchayati raj laws to set up zila parishads or district councils and ... Read more...

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Brit MP’s love triangle sees wife ’stealing mistress’ kitten’


October 22nd, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): British politician and self-confessed 'love rat' John Hemming's wife has been accused of breaking into his mistress' house and stealing her kitten.Hemming, 50, a Liberal Democrat member for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

British MP’s wife faces trial over cat theft


October 21st, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 21 (IANS) A British parliamentarian's wife Thursday appeared in a court after being charged with burgling the house of her husband's lover and stealing a cat.Christine Hemming, wife of the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sonia to nominate Goa state chief


September 13th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 13 (IANS) The next chief of the Congress in Goa will be named by party president Sonia Gandhi and will not be elected through intra-party polls, a state leader ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Satyam scam accused allowed to use computer in jail


June 25th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 25 (IANS) A city court Friday allowed an accused in the Rs.14,000 crore Satyam scam to use a computer in jail to prepare for his defence, while the Andhra ... Read more...

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India’s best business law firms revealed


February 11th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb. 11 (ANI): India Business Law Journal, the leading international magazine to focus on business and legal issues in India, on Thursday announced the winners of its 2009 Indian Law ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Growth is coming back, say global CEOs (Lead)


January 28th, 2010 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 28 (IANS) With their worst fears of a prolonged recession over, CEOs worldwide are now confident about growth bouncing back, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) said in its annual global survey here. The survey ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Global CEOs say growth is coming back


January 28th, 2010 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 28 (IANS) With their worst fears of a prolonged recession over, CEOs worldwide are now confident about growth bouncing back, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) said in its annual global survey here Wednesday. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

London law firm offers Christmas gifts: Divorce vouchers!


December 18th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Lloyd Platt & Company, a London-based law firm is offering unhappy couples what it claims a "must have" Christmas present - divorce gift vouchers.The firm says it has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

CPI-M) should take blame for Left’s drubbing: Bardhan


November 18th, 2009 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) With the Left parties continuing to suffer reverses in the November by-polls following a dismal performance in the Lok Sabha elections, Communist Party of India (CPI) general ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP’s Eknath Khadse is new leader of opposition in Maharashtra


November 10th, 2009 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) After putting up a better performance as compared to its ally Shiv Sena in the October 2009 elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday bagged the coveted ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP is not untouchable, Congress cannot be trusted: Sangma


May 15th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 15 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and former Lok Sabha speaker Purno Agitok Sangma Friday made a literal U-turn saying his party cannot "trust the Congress", while claiming ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Obama uses podium to express regret about past American behavior


May 11th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Since taking office, President Barack Obama has made a habit of using podiums abroad to apologize and express regret for past American behavior.Since taking office, Obama has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Clarke shows he has leadership qualities


May 3rd, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi (UAE), May 3 (ANI): Michael Clarke's commanding performance as a player and leader in Australia's 3-1 series victory over Pakistan in Dubai and Abu Dhabi has confirmed him as the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pricewaterhouse names three members of advisory board


April 22nd, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 22 (IANS) Audit firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) India Wednesday named three members of its proposed advisory board, which will help the local executives rebuild the company's tarnished image after the Satyam ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pak foreign minister says ties with US at delicate stage


April 13th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr. 13 (ANI): The strategic relations between Pakistan and the United States are deteriorating following India's enhanced role in the US strategy on Afghanistan.The situation became apparent after a prickly ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Educated, sustainable corruption-free India is peoples’ dream :CII


March 26th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Boston Consulting Group Thursday launched a report to highlight what Indians want the country to be by 2022 - ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Post-Satyam scam, PWC India to set up advisory board (Lead)


March 5th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 5 (IANS) Global audit firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is cleaning up its Indian stables in the wake of the accounting scandal in Satyam Computer Services. According to a statement by the firm, ... Read more...

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Post-Satyamgate, PWC-India to set up advisory board


March 5th, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 5 (IANS) Foreign audit firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is cleaning up its Indian stables in the wake of the 'Satyamgate' scam. According to a statement issued by the audit firm, ... Read more...

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BJP, AGP get together for Lok Sabha polls in Assam (Lead, Changing Dateline)


March 5th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday announced an alliance with the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) for the Lok Sabha elections in Assam. "In the Lok Sabha elections, BJP ... Read more...

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NCP seeks more seats for Lok Sabha polls


January 12th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Monday called for the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) to put up a joint fight to win the next Lok Sabha polls ... Read more...

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