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Vodafone was told about tax liability in Hutchison deal

May 2nd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Indian government Wednesday said Vodafone Plc was duly informed about its tax liability in the $11.2 billion acquisition of Hutchison's stake in Hutchison-Essar ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Omar spent three years saving chair: Mehbooba

October 17th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 17 (IANS) In one of the most scathing attacks on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party Monday charged him with spending ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Fourth round of Bengal polls: Spotlight on Singur, Nandigram

May 2nd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Nandigram/Singur, May 2 (IANS) Synonymous with intense peasant protests against the acquisition of farmland, Singur and Nandigram go to polls Tuesday in the fourth phase of West Bengal assembly ... Read more...

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Sensex ends flat, broader markets soar (Weekly market review)

April 9th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Benchmark indices of the Indian equities markets ended flat on a weekly basis, while broader markets logged substantial gains amid political excitement across the country ... Read more...

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JD-U and BJP sweep Bihar, RJD and Congress humiliated (Fourth Lead)

November 24th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Nov 24 (IANS) Bihar's Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was Wednesday poised to lead his Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and its ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to an emphatic ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

In defeat, Obama may follow Bill Clinton

November 2nd, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) Days ahead of a visit to India, US President Barack Obama faces the prospects of a radically altered political landscape with a widely predicted rout ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kerala’s ruling Left staring rout in local bodies polls (Second Lead)

October 27th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 27 (IANS) The ruling Left Front in Kerala faced an imminent rout in the local bodies elections as the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) made a remarkable comeback, winning ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Karzai urges US to dismantle Pak based terror safe havens for success in ‘war on terror’

August 27th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Aug.27 (ANI): Pointing fingers towards Pakistan, Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has called on the United States to shift its focus on militants based outside his country to see substantial gains ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

First weekly loss of Sensex this year, sheds 694 points (Weekly market review)

January 23rd, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities lost 694 points this week, ending the week in red for the first time this year with domestic and foreign traders ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Reliance Capital net profit down 55 percent (Lead)

July 31st, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) The Anil Ambani-led Reliance Capital Friday reported a 55.6 percent fall in net profit to Rs.153.29 crore ($33 million) for the quarter ended June 30 as against Rs.345.3 ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops battle Taliban in Swat’s main city

May 23rd, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 23 (DPA) Pakistani troops have begun street battles with entrenched Taliban forces in Mingora, the main town in northwestern Swat district, an army spokesman said Saturday. Major General Athar Abbas ... Read more...

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Scientists identify 100 questions to conserve global biodiversity

April 23rd, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Conservation experts from 24 world-leading organizations have identified one hundred key scientific questions that, if answered, would help conserve global biodiversity.The organizations that identified the questions include the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Big gains for Canadian markets

March 13th, 2009 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 13 (IANS) With oil prices staying firm above $45 and financial shares rising, the Canadian markets maintained positive gains of the past three sessions Thursday. The composite index on the Toronto ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Market trading with huge gain in early trade

July 9th, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) The Indian equities market was trading with substantial gains in early trade Wednesday following a sharp fall in crude oil prices. Buying was seen in auto, banking, realty, ... Read more...

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Indian equities rise third straight day

February 27th, 2008 - 7:23 pm ICT by admin
(Roundup)Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) The benchmark stock market index Wednesday maintained its rise for the third consecutive day but posted only marginal gains over apprehensions of what the Indian budget, to ... Read more...

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New polls find Obamas support growing broader

February 26th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb.26 (ANI): Senator Barack Obama is now viewed by most Democrats as the candidate best able to beat Senator John McCain in the November general election, according to the latest New ... Read more...

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