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Motion against retail FDI defeated in Rajya Sabha

Updated: 7 December 2012, Friday;15:55 hrs (IST)
The motion against foreign direct investment (FDI) in multibrand retail was defeated in the Rajya Sabha on Friday, with 109 voting in favour and 123 voting against the motion....   | Read..
 

Let there be light, Jharkhand HC orders and SEB strike is called off

Updated: 7 December 2012, Friday;14:45 hrs (IST)
The Jharkhand High Court on Friday asked the State Electricity Board (JSEB) to restore electricity immediately or face action....   | Read..
 

Patna High Court scraps appointment of 6 VCs and 4 pro-VCs

Updated: 7 December 2012, Friday;14:55 hrs (IST)
 

AIBA suspends Indian boxing body over elections cloud

Updated: 7 December 2012, Friday;15:35 hrs (IST)
The Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) has been suspended by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) for “possible manipulation” of its elections, ...   | Read..
 

ADB again lowers India growth forecast: latest is 5.4%, first was 7%

Updated: 7 December 2012, Friday;15:39 hrs (IST)
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Friday lowered its forecast for India's growth to 5.4 per cent in 2012-13, two months after it had projected 5.6 per cent....   | Read..
 

Ajit Pawar back as Maharashtra Deputy CM; Opp cries farce

Updated: 7 December 2012, Friday;15:30 hrs (IST)
Senior Nationalist Congress Party leader Ajit Pawar was on Friday reinducted as Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister after a government white paper on irrigation gave him a clean chit ...   | Read..
 

Syndicate recoils and bites

Trinamul supporters in Rajarhat today accused their own party MLA of assaulting them with police help for not letting him supply 40 per cent of construction materials require...   | Read..
 

FDI pan sizzles

Hum aapko chaubees inch ka aloo paida karke de denge (We will grow 24-inch potatoes and give them to you). ...   | Read..
 

Maya vote and vocals for govt

Mayawati today punctured any dreams the BJP-led Opposition might have had of defeating the government in tomorrow’s Rajya Sabha vote on FDI in multi-brand retail....   | Read..
 

Darkness visible

A strike by over 75,000 state power board employees created havoc in Jharkhand today, plunging more than half the state into darkness and forcing the government to send an SO...   | Read..
 

Hacked, chopped, left to die

A wild tusker was brutally killed in Lakhimpur district in Upper Assam this evening while another was found with its tusks missing and battling for life in Goalpara district ...   | Read..
 

Infant life switched off

Zero-power Jharkhand suffered its first human casualty today when an underweight infant, less than a week old, died at Patliputra Medical College Hospital (PMCH) as the i...   | Read..
 
Formula for rural fortune
Assam health and education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today stressed the importance of government expenditure on infrastructure to facilitate business in rural areas and ta...   | Read..
 
Land on Lips: Bengal governor MK Narayanan addresses Infocom 2012, a Businessworld initiative from ABP Pvt Ltd, on the scope and challenges to ...  | Read
 
 
Quote of the day
India will remain a nation of salesboy and salesgirl
Arun Jaitley
if FDI is allowed
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