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COAL SCAM
Will auction coal blocks if cancelled, centre to SC
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The central government told the Supreme Court that it stood by the court's verdict holding allocation of coal blocks since 1993 as illegal, and said it was ready to auction the coal blocks if they are cancelled.Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi, however, urged the apex court bench headed by Chief Justice R.M. Lodha to consider making exceptions in the case of 46 coal mines which are ready for...
Reliance Cap-Nippon Life launch funds   
Tokyo: The Anil Ambani-led Reliance Capital and Nippon Life Insurance Group on Monday announced two funds for Japanese investors in the Indian equity and bond markets and to jointly start a commercial bank when permission comes from Indian authorities.The announcement, coinciding with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first official visit here, further expands and deepens the relationship...
Modi’s slow and steady economic policies   30 August, 2014
The Narendra Modi government’s handling of the economy is a lesson in patience. No, there were not any big bang reforms and to be realistic, there was not enough time. So for all those who hailed Modi as the saviour for the floundering Indian economy, that image has taken a drubbing. But the knight is still there, only his armour doesn’t shine that much. At the ground level, the...
Inflation still a major concern: Jaitley   30 August, 2014
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday said that though the economy has recently shown signs of recovery, inflation remains a major concern with the prices of vegetables and food items being affected by seasonal factors and the monsoon."Food inflation is a concern; normally at a time when prices of some fruits and vegetables are steep it is natural that there will be some inflation;...
Drugmakers flee regulatory tangle   29 August, 2014
Mumbai: Indian drugmakers are fleeing a regulatory morass at home and moving some research and development to Europe and the US as they try to boost margins by producing high-value drugs.India's $15 billion a year pharma industry, the world's largest source of cheap generics, is already reeling from a string of drug recalls and quality control issues which have called into question the...
Apple may launch iPhone 6, smartwatch on Sept 9   29 August, 2014
Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 jobs   29 August, 2014
Markets at record high, Nifty crosses 8,000-mark   01 September, 2014
Air India website blocked by few sites in India, abroad   29 August, 2014
Modi launches financial inclusion scheme   28 August, 2014
Sensex hits record high   28 August, 2014
Prasad unveils dot Bharat domain name   27 August, 2014
Signs of revival as economy expands 5.7 percent   29 August, 2014
AI website crashes on heavy booking for tickets   27 August, 2014
Waive taxes to promote cycle ownership: TERI   27 August, 2014
DLF to comply with SC direction to deposit Rs 630 cr fine   27 August, 2014
IMF chief Lagarde under investigation   27 August, 2014
Vanishing fragrance   23 August, 2014
Decommissioned!   23 August, 2014
India bans Finmeccanica from bidding for contracts   27 August, 2014
Mallya moves HC against PNB notice   26 August, 2014
CCI imposes fine of $420m on carmakers   26 August, 2014
Sensex trades flat; auto stocks plunge   26 August, 2014
Sensex up 126 points; auto stocks surge   27 August, 2014
Homebuyers expect property prices to rise   25 August, 2014
Land Rover to develop self-learning car   25 August, 2014
RBI to redefine deposits as ponzi scams mount   25 August, 2014
SC's ruling may have wider economic impact   26 August, 2014
Small islands, facing rising seas, seek economic overhaul   25 August, 2014
Adani to invest $2 billion in power plant   25 August, 2014
Follow 2-step payment strictly: RBI   23 August, 2014
Govt hikes import duty on sugar   22 August, 2014
PACL needs $8.1b to repay investors   23 August, 2014
Nifty marks record high   22 August, 2014
Economy to grow 5.8 pc in 2014-15   21 August, 2014
Low cost sanitary pad machine to reach 70 countries   23 August, 2014
Axis Bank to raise Rs 6,000 cr from bonds   21 August, 2014
'Falling crude, coal prices huge positive for India'   21 August, 2014
'Will tighten banking risk management'   21 August, 2014
Call for change   13 February, 2012
Royalty on minerals to swell 41 pc   21 August, 2014
RBI to regulate illegal money taking entities   21 August, 2014
Rupee hits three-week high at open   22 August, 2014
PPF deposit limit hiked to Rs 1.5 L   20 August, 2014
High-level panel set up to revamp FCI   20 August, 2014
Nifty retreats from record high   20 August, 2014
Bonding within   07 February, 2012
Govt calls meeting to speed up ACC proposals   20 August, 2014
ICICI offers EMI against debit card   19 August, 2014
Wake-up call   21 January, 2012
Railways seeks report from DRMs on high-speed trains   20 August, 2014
Ambanis spark reunion talk   30 December, 2011
Midas touch   16 December, 2011
Wheels 'n' apps   17 December, 2011
Future perfect   12 December, 2011
Dubai seventh most popular destination   04 June, 2013
More steps to curb gold import   03 June, 2013
New DTC Bill to be tabled in Parliament   07 June, 2013
IndiGo says allowed to import 28 A320s   03 June, 2013
US exempts India from sanctions   06 June, 2013
Internships emerging as key tool   03 June, 2013
No leadership role for son Rohan: Murthy   01 June, 2013
Windows gains amid Apple-Android clash   04 June, 2013
Infosys recalls Murthy for 5 years   01 June, 2013
India to remain on top: Dr Cherian   03 June, 2013
LinkedIn boosts security   01 June, 2013
Petrol, diesel prices up   01 June, 2013
Growing gaps   12 December, 2011
Rate hikes affected growth   26 November, 2011
Dues and woes   03 December, 2011
Occupational hazards   26 November, 2011
Director’s cut   28 November, 2011
Note knot   28 November, 2011
It’s not flying!   19 November, 2011
King-size life   19 November, 2011
Crude system   19 November, 2011
Space odyssey   18 November, 2011
There is a dearth of qualified persons   18 November, 2011
Do not give up your dreams   18 November, 2011
Old bytes, new hats   11 November, 2011
Centre mulls ban on ponzi ads   22 July, 2013
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