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US pitches for a bigger global role for India


September 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Ahead of the US elections, India and the US Monday underlined broad bipartisan support for the bilateral strategic relationship in both countries, with the US ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani group shares rally on dividend, stake sale talks


September 4th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Share price of companies in the Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group saw a significant upswing Tuesday on the back of a slew of announcements at their back-to-back ... Read more...

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MobileStore expects 30 percent sales jump


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) MobileStore, India's largest mobile phone retail chain, is expecting about 25-30 percent jump in sales on year-on-year basis between mid-October and the end of the year, ... Read more...

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Australia’s consumer confidence falls


August 15th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 15 (IANS) The confidence of Australian consumers has fallen despite some positive economic news over the past month, a survey released Wednesday showed.The survey was released by Westpac ... Read more...

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Krishna meets China’s would-be PM


June 6th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday met China's Vice Premier Li Keqiang, who is expected to succeed Premier Wen Jiabao next year, and discussed ... Read more...

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Lift aluminium import duties, government urged


May 10th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Federation of Indian Micro and Small and Medium Enterprises (FISME) Thursday called for immediate lifting of import duties on electrical-grade aluminium for speeding up power ... Read more...

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‘India, Vietnam need to improve trade to counter China’


February 14th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) India needs to aggressively develop its trade ties with Vietnam to take bilateral relations to the next level, particularly, to counter the increasing presence of ... Read more...

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Krishna heading to Istanbul for Afghan conference


October 31st, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Buoyed by a strategic pact with Afghanistan, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna is set to highlight India's growing stakes in stability in the violence-ravaged ... Read more...

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Fans come in droves to cheer home team RCB


October 7th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 7 (IANS) The first semi-final of the ICC Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) brought die-hard fans in droves late Friday to the Chinnaswamy stadium in this tech hub ... Read more...

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Honda’s June sales down 24.80 percent


July 1st, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Honda's Indian subsidiary Friday reported a decline of 24.80 percent in its sales for June, which stood at 3,455 units as against ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma to inaugurate India show in Ethiopia


May 18th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma will inaugurate the India show organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on the occasion of the second ... Read more...

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Robust March industrial output may not be maintained


May 12th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) At 7.3 percent, India's industrial output in March grew the fastest in almost five months, helped by strong manufacturing growth but economists said the ... Read more...

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With Sai Baba gone, Puttaparthy faces uncertainty


April 28th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 28 (IANS) A sense of uncertainty looms large among people over the future of this town following the demise of Sathya Sai Baba, who ... Read more...

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Kobleco Construction to double sales in 2011


April 14th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) The Indian subsidiary of Japanese earthmoving equipment major Kobelco Construction Machinery plans to double the sales of its hydraulic excavators this year, said a top company ... Read more...

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New technology to make hair dyeing more natural, permanent


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Experts predict that permanent hair dyeing will become longer lasting with more natural-looking dyes and gene therapy to reverse the gray.Most permanent hair colouring technology uses a 150-year-old ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu cuts sales tax on petrol by 3 percent


March 1st, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 1 (IANS) Even with the global crude prices on the upswing, poll-bound Tamil Nadu Tuesday reduced the sales tax on petrol by three percent to 27 percent.In a statement issued ... Read more...

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Dip in FDI not a reflection of our policies: PM


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) With foreign direct investment (FDI) in the country slowing, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the dip in fund inflows was not entirely a reflection of ... Read more...

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RTI law being grossly misused, says former CJI Balakrishnan


October 29th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Former chief justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan Friday said the Right To Information (RTI) Act "was grossly misused" and needed amending to prevent the misuse."It is ... Read more...

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Kiwis will have to aggressively take India on in Test series: McCullum


October 28th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct. 28 (ANI): Former New Zealand wicketkeeper Brendon McCullum has said that the Black Caps must be ready to take on the M S Dhoni-led Indian cricket team in the forthcoming ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi At A ‘Do Dooni Chaar’ Show


October 14th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 14, 2010 (Sampourn Wire): As 'Do Dooni Chaar' shows massive upswing in foot falls with every passing days, it is crytal clear that this delightful gem of a film has ... Read more...

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India, Germany hold huge potential for cooperation, says Pranab Mukherjee


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.23 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Thursday that India and Germany hold tremendous potential for cooperation between them in various sectors including bio-technology, infrastructure development, telecom ... Read more...

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GDP growth will surpass 8.75 percent target: Mukherjee


September 23rd, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Indian economy will grow more than 8.75 percent in the current fiscal helped by strong growth in the manufacturing sector, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said ... Read more...

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1,500 dengue mosquito breeding checkers go on strike in Delhi


September 6th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Even as dengue cases are on the upswing, over 1,500 contract workers tasked to check homes for mosquito breeding went on strike Monday demanding regularisation of their ... Read more...

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India’s GDP grew 8.8 percent in April-June quarter: Pranab Mukherjee


August 31st, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday expressing confidence said the Indian economy has grown at a three-year-best, and has risen 8.8 percent in the April-June quarter ... Read more...

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Taliban tap Pakistan flood misery to enlist 50,000 men


August 31st, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Taliban guerrillas are taking advantage of the large-scale misery caused by the devastating floods in Pakistan by attempting to enlist 50,000 new fighters -- in return ... Read more...

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Employees protest CIDCO move to give land to Videocon


August 6th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Employees of the City and Industrial Development Corporation (CIDCO) Friday demonstrated in front of the corporation's Mumbai and Navi Mumbai offices, protesting its decision to allot a huge ... Read more...

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Kamat slammed for failure to rein in drug mafia


July 29th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 29 (IANS) Legislators across the spectrum Thursday slammed Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat for his failure to rein in the drug mafia suspected to be linked to the police. During ... Read more...

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Maximum job growth in education sector in June: Monster


July 13th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Job opportunities in India continued to expand for the seventh month in June, Monster India said Tuesday. The education sector saw the strongest demand with a nine ... Read more...

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39 Year Old ‘Entourage’ Star, Constance Zimmer, Gets Engaged


June 21st, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Dana Gordon of the extremely popular show “Entourage” is in news! No it is not for any of the twists or turns that ... Read more...

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Direct Tax Code proposal has welcome respite for individuals (Special)


June 20th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Vikas Vasal Many suggestions were made in response to the draft Direct Tax Code on issues impacting individuals. It is quite encouraging many of the suggestions have been incorporated in what ... Read more...

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Geojit to focus on portfolio management services


June 9th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 9 (IANS) Kochi-based financial services company Geojit BNP Paribas Wednesday said it will focus on its portfolio management services (PMS), double the non-resident Indian (NRI) client base and expand the ... Read more...

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Economic recovery picks up steam, but without jobs: OECD


May 26th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 26 (DPA) Industrial nations are emerging more quickly than expected from their worst recession in the post-war period but the upswing is bypassing the labour market, the Organisation for Economic ... Read more...

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Air India’s new record - 50,308 passengers May 16


May 18th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The national flag carrier Air India (AI) set a new personal record by carrying 50,308 passengers on its entire domestic and international network Sunday, an official said here ... Read more...

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Air India carries more passengers in April, May 2010


May 16th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) National carrier Air India notched a 19.7 percent increase in passenger traffic last month and a similar trend continued during the first half of May as compared to ... Read more...

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Wedding Bells Ring For Vijay


May 15th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Vijay Vasanth of Naadodigal fame is all set to tie the knot. The talented actor debuted in the multi-starrer Chennai 600028, a sports comedy feature film ... Read more...

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