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Telecom firms readying for legal battle


February 5th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) A battery of legal luminaries has been hired by affected telecom firms, many of whom have tied up with international giants, to chart the next ... Read more...

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India Inc., jurists call for well-crafted Lokpal bill


October 10th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) Prominent corporate leaders and jurists in Mumbai stressed the need for an urgent passage of a "well-crafted" Lokpal bill by parliament.In an open letter, the ... Read more...

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98 kg gold, Rs.12 crore cash found in Sathya Sai’s chamber (Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 17 (IANS) Around Rs.12 crore in cash and nearly 100 kg of gold were found in the personal chamber of late spiritual guru Sathya Sai Baba ... Read more...

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Joy Mitra brings ‘Malgudi Days’, Sharmila Tagore to ramp


April 7th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Fashion designer Joy Mitra went back down the memory lane - into the times of "Malgudi Days" for his ethnic, fusion collection at the ... Read more...

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Tongue clicks could soon help paralysed people steer their wheelchairs


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): Paralysed, disabled, or quadriplegics may soon be able to operate wheelchairs using their tongues - thanks to an innovation led by an Indian-origin scientist.The key is an ... Read more...

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Tafe to invest Rs.1 bn to expand battery capacity


December 1st, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) Tractor major and storage battery maker TAFE Ltd will invest Rs.1 billion (Rs.100 crore) for increasing the capacity of its valve regulated lead acid (VRLA) battery at its ... Read more...

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Court stays telecom tribunal’s order on hiked 2G rates


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday stayed the Telecom Dispute Settlement and Appellate Tribunal's (TDSAT) judgment upholding the Department of Telecommunication (DoT) order of May 2, 2010 hiking the ... Read more...

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‘Lava Kusa: The Warrior Twins’ - a timely release (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ***)


October 9th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Director: Dhavala Satyam; Voiceovers: Arun Govil, Vindoo Dara Singh, Vasava Prasanna Amgadi, Bharat Kamal; Rating: ***The world knows the story of Luv and Kush, the son's of Rama, as ... Read more...

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At 33, tennis mom Nirupama is still motivated


August 29th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) India's own tennis mom Nirupama Sanjeev, nee Vaidyanathan, has a dual purpose in staging a comeback. The mother of a four-year-old girl, the 33-year-old not ... Read more...

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‘Lava Kusa - The Warrior Twins’, India’s First 70 mm Animation Film


June 21st, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Lava Kusa - The Warrior Twins' is going to be India's first 70 mm Animation film, which will initially be released in English, Hindi and Telugu. ... Read more...

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India’s indigenous stealth frigate INS Shivalik to be commissioned today


April 29th, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr. 29 (ANI): In a bid to build a blue-water navy capable of operating across oceans, India is all set to commission the first of the Shivalik-class multi-role frigate with stealth ... Read more...

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India Navy to get 16 stealth frigates in 10 years (Lead)


April 21st, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Indian Navy is to get 16 stealth frigates in the next 10 years, with 10 being built indigenously, three imported from Russia and another three on ... Read more...

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Indigenous INS Shivalik, a step towards making of a blue-water navy


April 21st, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): In a bid to build a blue-water navy capable of operating across oceans, India is all set to commission the first of the ... Read more...

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India to build 10 indigenous stealth frigates in 10 years


April 21st, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) After importing the first three stealth frigates from Russia and with another three on order, the Indian Navy is likely to acquire 10 such indigenously-built vessels in ... Read more...

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Shashi Tharoor’s new choreography: Dance diplomacy


February 19th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Diplomacy tends to be practiced in a rather predictable way. But now, Minister of state for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor has come up with a new ... Read more...

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Lava Kusa- The Warrior Twins is here


February 13th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): India's biggest and most ambitious 2 D Animation film titled "Lava Kusa– The Warrior Twins' will hit the theatres this summer. Estimated to be made on ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear plea on retrieving black money (Lead)


April 21st, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court is to hear Wednesday a lawsuit seeking direction to the government to take steps to retrieve Indian black money worth an estimated Rs.70,00,000 ... Read more...

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Advani raises poll pitch, targets Congress


April 17th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.17 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Prime Ministerial candidate L K Advani today demanded that the UPA Government should make efforts to bring back the black money deposited ... Read more...

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Committee formed to provide more accurate data on agriculture


March 20th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The central government has constituted an expert committee that will work on providing better data for the agriculture sector, and also examine the use of remote sensing ... Read more...

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List of Padma awardees


January 26th, 2009 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) The following is the full list of Padma awardees on the occasion of Republic Day:Bharat Ratna: Pandit Bhimsen Joshi - Hindustani classical music (announced Nov 4, 2008).Padma ... Read more...

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Special cell to probe ICICI Bank bankruptcy rumours


October 14th, 2008 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) The Mumbai police Monday formed a special cell to investigate a complaint by ICICI Bank, which claimed that it was a victim of "economic terrorism", a police ... Read more...

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Tamil film to be shot with cutting edge digital camera


July 22nd, 2008 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) Tamil film "Achamundu Achamundu" is being shot with the futuristic Red One HD 4K Camera and the publicist claims this is the first of its kind in India. ... Read more...

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ICICI launches branch-free banking


July 7th, 2008 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) India's largest private sector bank ICICI Monday became the first bank in the country to launch 'B-2 Branch-free Banking'. ICICI bank executive director V. Vaidyanathan told reporters here: ... Read more...

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Loan relief for farmers in desert, drought-prone areas


June 23rd, 2008 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The central government Monday announced a minimum loan relief of Rs.20,000 to farmers residing in desert and drought-prone areas spread over 237 districts across 18 states. Speaking ... Read more...

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Must religious beliefs impede development, wonders apex court


May 6th, 2008 - 9:36 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court, hearing arguments on the Ram Setu and a shipping canal project, Tuesday wondered if religious beliefs should be allowed to impede modernisation and development ... Read more...

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