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Govt takes back 3 mines from utilities, and asks Coal India to develop them

Updated: Thursday at 16:14 hrs (IST)
The Coal Ministry has given three de-allocated mines, including two of NTPC Ltd, to Coal India Ltd and asked it to appoint mine developers to begin the production from these blocks at the earliest....   | Read..
 

Petrol price cut by Rs 2.46 a litre

Updated: Thursday at 20:00 hrs (IST)
Government owned oil-marketing companies have cut down petrol price on Thursday by Rs 2.46 per litre, the second reduction this month....   | Read..
 

Agitating Air India pilots seeks PM, Sonia's intervention

Updated: Thursday at 18:54 hrs (IST)
Agitating Air India pilots on Thursday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the... | Read..
 

SBI cuts interest rate for exporters by half a percentage point

Updated: Thursday at 14:35 hrs (IST)
The State bank of India (SBI) has cut interest rate on loans to exporters by half a percentage...   | Read..
 

Goa begins review of all mining leases cleared over last 10 years

Updated: Thursday at 16:14 hrs (IST)
The Goa government has told the High Court that it are reviewing all files cleared by the state mines and geology department spanning over a decade in an effort to weed o...   | Read..
 

Sangma files nomination for Presidential poll

Updated: Thursday at 17:50 hrs (IST)
P A Sangma, the Opposition candidate for the Presidential poll, on Friday filed his nomination papers in the presence of leaders from Bhartiya Janta Party, some National...   | Read..
 

Pranab Mukherjee files nomination for Presidential poll

Updated: Thursday at 16:14 hrs (IST)
United Progressive Alliance nominee Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday filed his nomination papers for the Presidential election and reached out to Trinamool Congress and other par...   | Read..
 

Surjeet Singh crosses over to India after 31 years in Pakistan jail

Updated: Thursday at 16:14 hrs (IST)
Setting foot on home soil after spending 31 years in Pakistan jail, Indian prisoner Surjeet Singh on Thursday arrived here to an emotional...   | Read..
 

HC dismisses Mani's petition

Updated: Thursday at 16:14 hrs (IST)
The Kerala High Court on Thursday dismissed the petition by controversial Marxist leader M M Mani, seeking to quash FIRs registered against him over his speech on elimination...   | Read..
 

Unarmed major who disarmed Pak soldiers and saved a future PM

The cold steel of a rifle barrel poked Major Ashok Tara in the chest....   | Read..
 

PM locks first love in hug

A day after he wrote a fond “will-miss-you” paean to Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh turned swiftly to demonstrate what may have been missing in t...   | Read..
 

Dispur warns of recession

Dispur today sounded a caution over global economic slowdown, saying the government would have to take initiatives to slim its expenditure. ...   | Read..
 

Rebel ambush claims jawan

Armed Maoists ambushed a vehicle carrying policemen in the wee hours of Wednesday, killing a jawan and injuring 15 others at Topchanchi, the town near Dhanbad that still mour...   | Read..
 

From manure to explosives

The scent of common fertiliser led the security forces to the massive arsenal of explosives on the outskirts of the state capital yesterday, with the police today confirm...   | Read..
 
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