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Spain auction sees lower borrowing costs for benchmark bond


September 21st, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) Spain's Treasury sold 4.8 billion euros ($6.2 billion) worth of debt Thursday in an auction that attracted strong demand, paying a sharply lower interest rate on ... Read more...

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2G: Raja cross-examines former official


September 10th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Accused in the 2G spectrum case and former telecom minister A. Raja Monday began the cross-examination of key witness and former official A.K. Srivastava ... Read more...

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Cash-strapped Punjab scraps LTC for one year


August 31st, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 31 (IANS) Faced with a financial crunch, the Punjab government Friday announced that all leave travel concession for its officers and staff was being withdrawn for one year."The ... Read more...

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Shinde debuts as leader of Lok Sabha


August 8th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Wednesday debuted as the new leader of the Lok Sabha and was introduced to the house by Speaker Meira Kumar.Shinde, ... Read more...

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UCO Bank Q1 net profit jumps 24 percent


August 4th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 4 (IANS) Public sector lender UCO Bank Saturday reported a jump of almost 24 percent in net profit for the quarter ended June 30, 2012 at Rs.3.62 billion ... Read more...

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IAS officer acquitted in fodder scam


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Jharkhand High Court Friday acquitted a senior IAS official who was convicted and sentenced to jail in the Animal Husbandry Department scam, popularly known as ... Read more...

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Court allows Raja, Kanimozhi to vote in presidential poll


July 18th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday allowed 2G case accused former telecom minister A. Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi to cast their vote in the presidential poll ... Read more...

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Behura seeks court’s permission to go abroad


May 29th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Former telecom secretary and 2G scam accused Siddharth Behura Tuesday moved an application in a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court seeking to go ... Read more...

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Stink again disrupts Rajya Sabha sitting


May 18th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) A stink in the Rajya Sabha again Friday forced the upper house to be adjourned twice for nearly half an hour.A week after half ... Read more...

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US senate confirms Obama’s Fed nominees


May 18th, 2012 - 6:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) The US senate Thursday confirmed two nominees of President Barack Obama to the Federal Reserve board.The senate voted 74-21 to confirm Jerome Powell, an attorney ... Read more...

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2G: Lawyers warned about irrelevant questions


April 18th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Wednesday warned defence counsel to not waste court time by asking irrelevant questions to witnesses during ... Read more...

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Did not depose falsely against Raja: Ex-telecom secretary


April 17th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Former telecom secretary D.S. Mathur Tuesday told a special Delhi court hearing the 2G case that he did not depose falsely against former telecom ... Read more...

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Spain raises 2.59 bn euros in bond sale


April 5th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 5 (IANS/EFE) Spain's Treasury raised 2.59 billion euros ($3.4 billion) Wednesday in an auction of bonds maturing in 2015, 2016 and 2020, but paid sharply higher interest rates ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha members congratulate Tendulkar, Kohli


March 19th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Rajya Sabha members Monday congratulated cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli for their performance in the Asia Cup tournament.Raising the issue in the zero ... Read more...

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US mounts pressure on India, China to stop Iran oil


February 29th, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS) Asserting that it was going to "to keep an absolute foot on the pedal" the United States says it's having "very intense and very blunt conversations" ... Read more...

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Spanish treasure lands after 200 years


February 27th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After more 200 years, the Spanish government has finally taken control of a treasure worth nearly $500 million. The treasure which was aboard a sunken Spanish warship ... Read more...

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Fodder scam: Lalu, Jagannath statements to be recorded


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 2 (IANS) The statements of two former Bihar chief ministers -- Lalu Prasad Yadav and Jagannath Mishra -- will be recorded from Feb 13 in a special Central ... Read more...

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Frank Buckley builds a house of shredded notes


January 25th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dublin, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A jobless artist in Ireland has built a home with 1.4 billion Euros of shredded notes. Frank Buckley got the notes from the Irish treasury and he ... Read more...

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Spain pays sharply lower yield on 10-year bonds


January 20th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 20 (IANS/EFE) Spain's Treasury sold benchmark 10-year bonds Thursday at a significantly lower yield compared to the previous auction, a sign of investor confidence in the country's struggling ... Read more...

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61 convicted in fodder scam case


January 16th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 16 (IANS) A special CBI court Monday convicted 61 people in a Rs.14 crore fodder scam case.The CBI court pronounced judgment in a case relating to fraudulent withdrawal ... Read more...

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Spanish debt auction attracts strong demand


January 13th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 13 (IANS/EFE) Spain's Treasury sold nearly 10 billion euros ($12.8 billion) in debt Thursday at lower yields than previous auctions, raising nearly double the target amount for the ... Read more...

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Obama requests $1.2 trillion rise in borrowing limit


January 13th, 2012 - 8:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) US President Barack Obama requested Congress Thursday to raise the federal government's borrowing limit by $1.2 trillion, as the government is facing mounting budgetary pressure.It ... Read more...

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Rare late night sitting in Rajya Sabha (Sidelights)


December 30th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) It was a rare occasion for the Rajya Sabha to sit late into the night Thursday, which led to some self-congratulatory pats from MPs.An MP ... Read more...

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Manmohan should go, says Yashwant


December 28th, 2011 - 2:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) BJP leader Yashwant Sinha Tuesday night demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation after the ruling coalition failed to win constitutional status to the Lokpal ... Read more...

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Spanish budget deficit falls


December 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 21 (IANS) The Spanish budget deficit stood at 4.8 percent of the country's gross domestic product (GDP) by the end of November, down by 4.9 percent as against ... Read more...

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Another corrupt Bihar official’s home to house school


December 4th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 4 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's threat that the ill-gotten property of corrupt officials in Bihar will be confiscated and turned into schools is about to be ... Read more...

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After house, corrupt Bihar official’s land seized


November 21st, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 21 (IANS) Two days after confiscating the house of a suspended treasury clerk who is being prosecuted in a corruption case, the Bihar government also seized his ... Read more...

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Another corrupt official’s house confiscated in Bihar


November 19th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 19 (IANS) In the second such case in Bihar, authorities here Saturday confiscated the house of a suspended treasury clerk who is facing prosecution in a corruption case, ... Read more...

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Robbers snatch Rs.5 lakh, victim retrieves money


October 3rd, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Oct 3 (IANS) A stamp paper vendor in Ghaziabad was Monday robbed of a bag containing Rs.5 lakh by two motorcycle-borne assailants, whom the victim chased and subsequently retrieved ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army major sacked for theft


September 15th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 15 (IANS) A Pakistani Army major who was involved in the theft of copper wire worth millions of rupees from a railway wagon has been sacked, the authorities ... Read more...

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Recession effect to last 10 years: Report


September 13th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) The effects of the global economic crisis could be felt in Britain for as long as 10 years, says a new report.A report released Monday by ... Read more...

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Shoe-hurling mars Rajasthan assembly proceedings


August 30th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 29 (IANS) The Rajasthan assembly Monday witnessed some ugly scenes when a BJP lawmaker flung a shoe at the treasury benches and a member from the ruling Congress ... Read more...

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Lalu, Jagannath Mishra to be charged in fodder scam


August 29th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 29 (IANS) A Bihar court Monday fixed Sep 21 as the date for framing charges against former chief ministers Lalu Prasad and Jagannath Mishra, among the 11 accused ... Read more...

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Joshi, Bansal exchange barbs


August 24th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) A heated exchange of words took place between the treasury and opposition benches in the Lok Sabha when Bharatiya Janata Party's Murli Manohar Joshi accused ... Read more...

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Bansal blames opposition for parliament’s disruption


August 16th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal blamed the opposition for the disruption of parliament Tuesday."We told them if you let the Lok Sabha run ... Read more...

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