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Monday , September 17 , 2012
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RBI cuts CRR by 25 basis points to release Rs 17,000 cr liquidity

Updated: Monday at 14:00 hrs (IST)
The Reserve Bank of India on Monday announced a 25 basis point cut in the cash reserve ratio ---the percentage of deposits that banks have to keep locked up with the central bank--- but left lending rates unchanged in view of high inflation....   | Read..

Chidambaram promises more pro-growth steps before next RBI meeting on Oct 30

Updated: Monday at 14:20 hrs (IST)
The government will take more policy steps in the next one-and-half months to revive growth, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said while appreciating ...   | Read..

RBI's infusing liquidity more potent than rate cut: Rangarajan

Updated: Monday at 17:03 hrs (IST)
The Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council said on Monday that the Reserve Bank Of India’s move to infuse liquidity in the system is “more potent” ...   | Read..

Age of belt-tightener battles

The Congress has launched a back-channel drive through multiple sources to convince Mamata Banerjee that the Centre had little option but to take the tough decisions that have angered her....   | Read..

Teachers versus Obama aide

Barack Obama’s hometown of Chicago is a mirror image of India two days after what the US business community has described as Manmohan Singh’s “big-bang ...   | Read..

Twilight yields to signs of dawn

This is an everyday Hollywood love story of Robert, Kristen, Rupert and Liberty — and how their couplings, de-couplings and re-couplings keep both sides of the Atlantic...   | Read..

CJ adopts Mission Impossible

Chief Justice Prakash Tatia has embarked on Mission Impossible....   | Read..

Prof. Ponkey’s e-lecture

Come November, the donkey will teach you computers. ...   | Read..

Govt’s tame-Ulfa goal hits PLA wall

The Tarun Gogoi government’s efforts to tame the anti-talks faction of Ulfa may face hurdles as Manipur’s Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) is not only helping the gr...   | Read..
Donít tell the comrades and Mamata. In the season of strife over foreign investment, Lord Ganesh has turned into an avatar of Spiderman in Bangalore. ...  | Read
Quote of the day
Our government will do all that it has to do to foil the bandh
Subrata Mukherjee
Nation RSS
One cure for all ills: Bengal bandh
Not scenarios I, II or III but the tried-and-tired scenario of a bandh will unfold in Bengal and so...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Enter, week of commute woe
Three out of every four private buses will be off the road from Monday as two major unions of bus op...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Retail chain worker in Durgapur rape net
A retail chain worker in Durgapur was arrested last night in connection with the alleged rape of a ...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Big mart dream spurs debate
Farmers in Bihar have set their sights on foreign funds for a change in their fortune though econom...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Private buses off the roads
Over 6,000 private buses and maxi cabs will go off the roads in all districts of north Bengal from ...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Shopping in the villages
As a management trainee in Hindustan Lever in 1957, I was sent to work as a salesman in rural Mahara...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
To practise and be perfect
For the Indians, there is perhaps no better way to simulate the pressure situations that a World Cu...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Peace call in West Asia
Pope Benedict urged Arab leaders today at a huge open-air Mass in Lebanon to work for reconciliatio...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Diesel rollback an option
The Congress-led government has made up its mind on not buckling under Mamata Banerjee's pressure t...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Art in life
CIMA Art in Life is back ' with a treasure trove to browse and buy. from statement pieces for your w...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Bike mishap claims ISM student
A final-year ISM petroleum engineering student died and his classmate seriously injured early on Sun...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
IIT entrusted with biometry
IIT Guwahati will be engaged to help educational institutions in the state to install the best qual...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Walkers wait for zebra crossings
Zebra crossings are missing at most places at a time when major roads are nearing completion and tr...   | Read..