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Cabinet clears 49% FDI in insurance; Mamata on the boil

Updated: Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 20:25 hrs(IST)
The government on Thursday decided to move ahead with its proposal to increase the limit on foreign investment in the insurance sector to 49 per cent from the present 26 per cent, and also cleared a bill to amend forward trading in commodities, drawing sharp protests from Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee....   | Read..
 

Goa in no hurry to allow mining again, sets up commission to probe illegalities

Updated: Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 14:25 hrs(IST)
Goa has decided not to allow resumption of mining until the findings of its Public Accounts Committee and the Justice M B Shah Commission are dealt with in accordance wit...   | Read..
 

ED attaches Rs 51 crore properties of Jagan Reddy; 2 pharma majors hit

Updated: Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 19:45 hrs(IST)
The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday issued attachment orders on properties worth Rs 51 crore in its money laundering probe against YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Redd...   | Read..
 

Malegaon blast: SC refuses interim bail to Purohit and others

Updated: Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 13:55 hrs(IST)
The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to grant interim bail to ex-Army officer Shrikant Prasad Purohit, Pragya Thakur and other accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case....   | Read..
 

Police files charge sheet against Reddy brother, 13 others in mining scame

Updated: Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 13:57 hrs(IST)
A charge sheet has been filed against Bharatiya Janata Party legislator G Somasekhara Reddy, brother of arrested mining baron, G Janardhana Reddy and 13 others in connection ...   | Read..
 

Rupee gains 19 paise to 51.97 against dollar

Updated: Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 13:50 hrs(IST)
The rupee continued to rule firm at 51.97 against the American currency in the later morning trade on persistent dollar selling by banks and exporters in view of sustained capital inflows ...   | Read..
 

Manesar will resume full production by mid-Oct

Updated: Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 14:27 hrs(IST)
Maruti Suzuki India on Thursday said production at its Manesar plant, which faced labour troubles recently, will return to normal by the middle of this ...   | Read..
 

Land brake on road-widening

A Bengal agency has shelved plans to widen state highways after the government’s hands-off land stand cast an ambiguous cloud on its public-private partnership (PPP)...   | Read..
 

Step into tricky reform terrain

The Union cabinet is likely to take another risky bet on reforms tomorrow by clearing a proposal to raise the foreign investment limit in the insurance sector ...   | Read..
 

Rapid stride on baby health

A test that combines whole genome sequencing with software programs allows doctors to screen acutely ill newborn babies for hundreds of genetic disorders within 50 hours...   | Read..
 

Gayle caught in guest squall

With Chris Gayle around, there’s never a dull moment. ...   | Read..
 

NICT returns, now even better

The two-day NICT, the Northeast Information & Communication Technology Exposition working towards projecting Assam to the national investor community, is set to step ...   | Read..
 

Push for steel city garbage mission

A Rs 33 crore solid waste management system for Jamshedpur received a much-needed fillip today with the release of a substantial chunk of funds, holding out the promise...   | Read..
 

State pension claim vetoed

The Union home ministry has directed Jharkhand government to pay Rs 2,584.09 crore to Bihar on account of payment of pension and other retirement ...   | Read..
 
 
 
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