Mar 25, 2014

India’s Top Stories 3.25.2014

Why hurry in granting bank license to private entities? AIBEA
The Hindu
Nearly two dozen corporate houses and business enterprises in the country have been waiting for more than six months to obtain permission from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to start their own banks. In turn, the RBI has approached the Election ...
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Federal Bank recovers Rs 10 crore dues from Vijay Mallya's Kingfisher Airlines
Financial Express
Federal Bank expects more to come from the ongoing recovery process of the consortium. (AP). SummaryFederal Bank has exposure of Rs 85 crore in Vijay Mallya's Kingfisher Airlines. Related Articles. Kingfisher Airlines shares tank 5 pct on buzz CEO ...
Federal Bank recovers Rs 10 crore dues from KingfisherEconomic Times
Federal Bank recovers 10 crores from Kingfisher AirlinesDelhi Daily News
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Two policemen killed in Taliban attack on Kabul election office
Times of India
KABUL: Taliban militants staged a gun and suicide attack on an Afghan election commission office in Kabul on Tuesday, killing two police officers, with less than a fortnight to go before the presidential poll. The insurgents have vowed a campaign of violence ...
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Sebi allows 100 alternative funds to operate in India
Times of India
MUMBAI: Market regulator Sebi has allowed as many as 100 entities to set up AIFs - newly created class of pooled-in investment vehicles for real estate, private equity and hedge funds - in less than two years. The 100 Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) have ...
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Ukraine defence chief resigns; troops leave Crimea
Times of India
KIEV, Ukraine: Lawmakers in Ukraine accepted the resignation of the defence minister on Tuesday as thousands of troops began withdrawing from the Crimean Peninsula, now controlled by Russia. In address to parliament, Igor Tenyukh said he rejected ...
Ukraine's Parliament ousts acting defense ministerCNN
Ousted by G-8, Russia determined to prove it can thrive without the WestWashington Post
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Raghuram Rajan likely to hold rates Tuesday: Icra
Daily News & Analysis
Ratings agency Icra today said it expects Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan to hold the key rates on April 1, as inflation has shown considerable signs of cooling and is sniffing at the desired levels now. rahul-bank.jpg Raghuram Rajan likely to hold ...
Rating agencies expect RBI will maintain status quo on interest ratesHindu Business Line
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Sahara makes fresh offer to pay dues within 5 instalments
Business Standard
The two Sahara group companies which are under pressure from the Supreme Court to return the money to crores of investors today offered another time schedule for repayment. The Supreme Court will take it up on Wednesday afternoon. The judges said ...
Will pay Rs 20000 crore to Sebi within one year: Sahara's fresh proposal to ...Economic Times
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Govt examining EC order to defer doubling of gas prices
Business Today
A day after the Election Commission asked the government to delay the doubling of natural gas prices until the completion of elections, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily said top law officers will examine the order before the next course of action is decided.
Govt examining EC order to defer rising gas pricesPress Trust of India
EC order on natural gas: Govt to consult SG or AG, says Veerappa MoilyEconomic Times
'Solicitor-General or Attorney-General to examine EC order on natural gas'Hindu Business Line
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Sebi allows 100 alternative funds to operate in India
NDTV
Market regulator Sebi has allowed as many as 100 entities to set up AIFs - newly created class of pooled-in investment vehicles for real estate, private equity and hedge funds - in less than two years. The 100 Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) have been ...
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Big B takes to small screen: It's an Amitabh Bachchan weekend on TV
Hindustan Times
The grand finale of Boogie Woogie will see Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, who will announce winners on the show. Sonu Nigam, Shreyas Talpade, Anu Malik, Varun Dhawan and Ileana D'cruz will also be seen on the finale episode slated to be ...
Big B conferred Global Icon of the Year awardZee News
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After being thrown out, Muthalik to fight against Karnataka BJP chief
IBNLive
Dharwad: After being shown the door by the Bharatiya Janata Party just a few hours after joining the party due to his controversial past, Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik has decided to take on the party. Muthalik, who was involved in beating up women ...
Muthalik Decides to Contest LS Polls, Attacks BJPOutlook
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I am a victim of a systematic conspiracy: Pramod MuthalikThe Hindu
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Gulbarg Society fund embezzlement case: No bail for Teesta, hubby
Hindustan Times
Social activist Teesta Setalwad, her husband Javed Anand and son of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, Tanvir were on Tuesday denied anticipatory bail by a local court in the Gulbarg Society fund embezzlement case. Advertisement. Ahmedabad city sessions ...
Embezzlement of Gulberg funds: Teesta Setalvad's bail plea rejected, faces arrestIndian Express
Gujarat riots: Activist Teesta Setalvad's bail plea rejected, faces arrest in ...Daily Bhaskar
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ONGC, Russia's Rosneft may join forces to send oil to India
NDTV
Rosneft, the world's top listed oil producer by output, may join forces with Indian state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp to supply oil to India over the long term, the Russian state-controlled company said on Tuesday. It said both companies, which work together on ...
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CCI orders fresh probe against Coal India
Hindu Business Line
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has ordered a fresh probe into allegations that state-run Coal India and one of its subsidiaries abused their dominant position in the market for production and supply of coal. The latest probe has come on a ...
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Pistorius defence to open Friday, athlete 'likely' to testify
AFP
Pretoria — The defence in Oscar Pistorius's murder trial will open on Friday, and the athlete will "likely" take the stand, his lawyer said. The court adjourned for two days on Tuesday after state prosecutor Gerrie Nel said the prosecution had completed its case.
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