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Decontrol diesel

Views:643 | Posted on December 20, 2010

Allies in the United Progressive Alliance government want last week’s increase in petrol prices rolled back and excise duty reduced instead.


The calls for rollback is plai.. Read full story

Royal settings

Views:539 | Posted on December 17, 2010

With security mavens in London getting the jitters at the prospect of the royal nuptials in April, it may be wise to consider an alternative destination: Jodhpur.


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Too expensive

Views:584 | Posted on December 17, 2010

India is to negotiate with Turkmenistan the price of natural gas to be delivered via a proposed $7.6-billion pipeline that would cross Afghanistan and Pakistan before reaching India.

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Over to the government

Views:402 | Posted on December 17, 2010

The central bank has made it clear, through its midquarter review of monetary policy, that the ball is in the government’s court to increase liquidity and combat inflation long-term.

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Kolkata to London

Views:554 | Posted on December 16, 2010

Mamata Banerjee's oft-quoted intention to turn Kolkata into London could begin with the traffic control systems.


The two cities’ similarities primarily in high Victorian a.. Read full story

Watching the watchers

Views:430 | Posted on December 16, 2010

The right to privacy is not, strictly speaking, enshrined in the Indian Constitution. But the Supreme Court has inferred that right as being part of Article 21 of the Constitution.

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UP's megalopolis

Views:619 | Posted on December 16, 2010

In a jaw-dropping move, the Uttar Pradesh government has converted 2,367 sq km of the countryside along the Yamuna Expressway, connecting Greater Noida with Agra, into urban land.


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How Aussies can win the Ashes

Views:489 | Posted on December 15, 2010

The ongoing campaign to bring back legendary legspinner Shane Warne into the Australian cricket team almost four years after he retired only shows up the desperation of Aussie cricket fans.

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Paucity of takeover financing

Views:575 | Posted on December 15, 2010

Scams are not quite holding up the wheels of commerce.


Private equity-controlled Paras Pharmaceuticals has secured an extremely good deal with British consumer goods giant Recki.. Read full story

Seek truth from facts

Views:410 | Posted on December 15, 2010

Chinese premier Wen Jiabao arrives in India when China is hailed by the world as a superpower in the making and India is, as yet, an emerging market, albeit one that the sole, established superpowe.. Read full story

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