India

DMDK to go it alone in LS polls

Express Buzz 23.03.2009
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Starting his Lok Sabha campaign ahead of other leaders in Tamil Nadu, DMDK president Vijayakanth on Sunday ruled out an alliance with any of the major parties.

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The latest incident of hijacking of a ship with Indian crew in the Gulf of Aden once again underlines the enormity of piracy menace in the area. But what is causing worry is that the malaise is spreading.


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Even as the former BJP leader and the founder of the Bhartiya Janshakti Party, Uma Bharati, has announced her desire to campaign to make LK Advani the prime minister, she refuses to campaign against Kalyan Singh in Uttar Pradesh.

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TOI quoted Mr Ratan Tata chairman of TATA group as saying that after launching in India on March 23rd, the TATA Nano will hit the European market by 2011.


Reliance may get to use KG basin gas

Rajeev Jayaswal & Soma Banerjee Economic Times 23.03.2009
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Reliance Industries (RIL) may finally get to use the gas it produces. The government is likely to alter the gas utilisation policy to allow the company to use some of the gas that will start flowing from its D-6 block in Krishna-Godavari (KG) bas...

Profit booking may continue

Business Standard 23.03.2009
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The market continued to participate in a world-wide bear-market rally. The Nifty closed at 2,807 points for a gain of 4.1 per cent while the Sensex closed up 2.4 per cent at 8,966 points. The Defty shot up by 6.5 per cent as the rupee recovered sh...


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The rupee climbed on Monday as rising Asian stock markets revived hopes of capital inflows into the local share market.

Buxla quits RSP over ticket row

Times of India 21.03.2009
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Outgoing RSP MP from Alipurduar, Joachim Buxla, resigned on Friday after the party's refusal to give him a ticket. This is the latest blow for the Left Front, already plagued by a string of resignations notably, CPM MP Abu Ayesh Mondal and Forwar...


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The BJP is caught in a bind. After Varun Gandhi's controversial speech in Philibhit, the party can neither officially disown him nor support his communal remarks. It's now playing safe by distancing itself from the party's young turk.

Azhar may contest from Rajasthan

Times of India 21.03.2009
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Former Indian cricket captain Mohammad Azharuddin added to speculations of his contesting from Rajasthan on a Congress ticket as he met various party leaders here on Friday. Sources said Azhar may contest from the Tonk-Sawai Madhopur seat after h...


Tatas eyeing 10 lakh Nano bookings in two weeks

Harit Mehta Times of India 21.03.2009
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Tata Motors’ Nano, the world’s cheapest car, is poised for another milestone. The company is likely to book a whopping 10 lakh cars in the first fortnight starting March 23, company sources said.

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Indian Oil Corporation and Royal Dutch Shell have bid to buy 50 per cent of Reliance Industries’ petrol pump business.


Now, exotic derivatives in the works

Economic Times 21.03.2009
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Warren Buffet, some years ago, likened them to financial weapons of mass destruction. Developed markets had a fling with them, with mixed results to show. And now it seems it is India’s turn to experiment with complex financial instruments, as it...

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Asserting that both the countries could gain a lot by providing faster market access to drugs and pharmaceuticals, India on Friday impressed upon China for granting market access to 14 fruits and vegetables at the earliest, as the matter had been ...


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Capital markets regulator SEBI is of the view that there is a case for extension of trading hours on the stock exchanges, especially in the derivatives segment, and has issued a discussion paper soliciting opinions on the same.

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India is staring at deflation, or negative inflation, with the official inflation rate this week falling to 0.44% — the lowest since 1977. Food prices, however, continued to be high, with food grains roughly 9% costlier than a year ago, reinforci...


New Pension Scheme for all put off

Indian Express 20.03.2009
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Citing model code of conduct, the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority has decided to defer the launch of the New Pension Scheme for unorganised and private sector citizens by a couple of months. “In the wake of elections, it would no...

More terror tracks in Kolkata corridor

Times of India 20.03.2009
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HuJI, LeT and now al-Badr. The growing list of terror organizations passing through the "safe corridor" of Kolkata is now more than a worry for security and intelligence agencies.


BJP distances from Varun

Rajnish Sharma NDTV 20.03.2009
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First was the attack and now the defence - a petition was filed by Varun Gandhi's lawyers in the Allahabad high court to quash the FIR against him and stay his arrest.

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The US has denied it asked or advised India to pull back its troops from the India-Pakistan border recently.



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