Apr 19, 2014

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Obama signs bill aimed at blocking Iran's UN envoy
Danbury News Times
This Feb. 6, 2014 photo, provided by the office of the Iranian President, shows Hamid Aboutalebi, an Iranian diplomat, who was recently named as Iran's ambassador to the United Nations, speaking in his office in Tehran, Iran. President Barack Obama has ...
Obama Signs Bill to Block Iran UN Envoy, Called AdvisoryBloomberg
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Payment banks: RBI governor, deputy differ
Times of India
MUMBAI: Outgoing Reserve Bank of India deputy governor K C Chakrabarty has questioned the viability of payment banks and has said that they do not serve the purpose of financial inclusion. The statement comes at a time when RBI governor Raghuram ...
Innovation in payment bankingLivemint
Payment banks aren't financially inclusive: ChakrabartyMoneycontrol.com
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In polarised UP, Cong's 'secular' campaign is a complete flop
The polarisation tactics of other parties has caught the Congress leadership in a bind in Uttar Pradesh. The party's grandstanding on secularism doesn't allow it to openly canvas for votes on communal lines, yet if does not do so, it cedes crucial Muslim votes ...
Mayawati asks Dalits Muslims to vote unitedly for BSPJagran Post
Don't look at my candidates, vote for me: Mayawati to DalitsIndian Express
Only BSP can do justice to all: MayawatiThe Hindu
Business Standard -Times of India
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India's forex reserves rise to $309.44 bn as of April 11
Changes in foreign currency assets, expressed in dollar terms, include the effect of appreciation or depreciation of other currencies held in its reserves, the RBI said in its weekly statistical supplement. Like this story, share it with millions of investors on M3.
Foreign exchange reserves rises up to $309.444 billionDeccan Chronicle
India's forex reserves zoom $2.79 bn to $309.44 bnBusiness Standard
Foreign exchange reserves rise to $309.5 billion: RBIEconomic Times
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Lok Sabha polls 2014: No funds to fight polls, Congress nominees in the lurch in ...
Economic Times
... Nadu Congress Committee | tamil nadu | Percentage Point | nominee | Lok Sabha polls 2014 | Lok Sabha. With just few days left for the April 24 Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu, in several constituencies, Congress candidates are seldom seen in the field. ().
TN: NDA will get 300 seats easily, says Rajnath SinghOneindia
Alagiri's men in Madurai to campaign for NDABusiness Standard
Alagiri factor continues to haunt DMK in southern Tamil NaduZee News
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Alleged LeT operative's residence torched by angry people in Sopore
Kashmir Life
Angry people torched the residential house of an alleged LeT OGW, Saturday after he tried to kidnap a girl from his native village in Sopore. Police have arrested the accused and recovered one AK 47 rifle from his possession. Hundreds of angry people of ...
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Online PF transfer for workers under private trusts from July
Business Today
The organised sector workers covered under private PF trusts, which manage their employees' retirement fund themselves, will be able to transfer their PF accounts online from July this year. There are over 3,000 private Provident Fund (PF) trusts which are ...
Online Provident Fund transfer for workers under private trusts from JulyEconomic Times
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Infosys' chief compliance officer quits; replacement named
Country's second largest software services firm Infosys has appointed Parvatheesam Kanchinadam as its Chief Compliance Officer and Ombudsman to its whistleblower policy. Like this story, share it with millions of investors on M3. Infosys' chief compliance ...
Infosys names Kanchinadam as new chief compliance officerDelhi Daily News
Infosys GC starts own firm: First client InfosysLegally India
Kanchinadham takes over as Infosys chief compliance officerFinancial Express
Bar & Bench -Times of India -Calcutta Telegraph
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For 700 employees at Nokia's Chennai plant VRS is enticing
Northern Voices Online
All is not well with Nokia's Chennai plant. Since the company has been bought by US software giant Microsoft, the company management is facing problem in dealing with its trainees. Following tax disputes surfacing between the two, the Finnish handset ...
700 employees in Nokia s Chennai plant opt for VRSJagran Post
700 trainees quit Nokia ChennaiDelhi Daily News
Microsoft's $7.4-bn acquisition of Nokia to close this monthHindu Business Line
Business Standard -Business Today -TelecomTiger
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Missing Malaysian plane MH370 search at a 'critical juncture'
Hindustan Times
Australian officials supervising the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 said on Saturday that an underwater search for the black box recorder based on "pings" possibly from the device could be completed in five to seven days. A U.S. Navy ...
4 questions about missing Malaysian plane answeredWashington Post
Malaysia missing plane: Search at 'critical juncture'BBC News
Malaysia Airlines MH370: Underwater search at 'very critical juncture', could be ...ABC Online
Times of India -Sydney Morning Herald -Businessweek
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Geelani claims Modi sent emissaries; BJP, Jamaat deny this
Times of India
SRINAGAR: The Jamaat-e-Islami of Kashmir has categorically denied the claims of prominent separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani that one of the leaders of Jamaat met a representative of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. BJP too has ...
Kashmir issue: Omar asks Geelani to identify emissariesThe Hindu
Modi sent emissaries for commitment on Kashmir issue: GeelaniHindustan Times
BJP denies Modi had sent emissaries to Kashmiri separatist GeelaniCalcutta Telegraph
Business Standard -Indian Express -Zee News
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Modi uses Baru book to hit out against Sonia, Rahul
Deccan Herald
Narendra Modi today hit out at Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi over the claims made in a book by the Prime Minister's former aide, saying the mother and son would have to pay the "price" for running the UPA government from behind the scene. "The book ...
Congress Modi-fies, but little too lateEconomic Times
Kumar Vishwas claims threat to life, to move EC against Priyanka, RahulIBNLive
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Court warns Kejriwal for skipping hearing
Business Standard
A court here Saturday warned former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and three AAP leaders that "coercive process" would be initiated against them if they fail to appear on the next date of hearing in a defamation case. Metropolitan Magistrate Sunil Kumar ...
Kejriwal advertises simplicity: ParrikarTimes of India
Appear on May 24 or face action: Court warns KejriwalZee News
Sankat Mochan temple's mahant on reports of Kejriwal forced to leave temple ...ANINEWS
Delhi Daily News
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Doha Bank to purchase HSBC Bank Oman business in India
Authint Mail
HSBC Bank Oman has signed an agreement to sell its banking business in India to Doha Bank. According to statement, all the staff of HSBC's business will also be transferred to the Qatar based bank. HSBC Bank Oman is an indirect 51% owned subsidiary of ...
Doha Bank to purchase HSBC Bank Oman's business in IndiaHindu Business Line
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Gold prices recovered on mild retailers buying
The Hindu
Gold prices recovered by Rs 20 to Rs 30,250 per ten gram in New Delhi on Saturday on scattered buying by retailers for the marriage season. Silver also rebounded by Rs 400 to Rs 43,400 per kg on increased offtake by industrial units and coin makers.
Gold prices recover on mild retailers buyingFinancial Express
Gold prices go up on retail buying, silver up by 1 percentNorthern Voices Online
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Gold prices recovered on mild retailers buying
The Hindu
Gold prices recovered by Rs 20 to Rs 30,250 per ten gram in New Delhi on Saturday on scattered buying by retailers for the marriage season. Silver also rebounded by Rs 400 to Rs 43,400 per kg on increased offtake by industrial units and coin makers.
Gold prices recover on mild retailers buyingFinancial Express
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Weekly roundup: Sensex ends flat in truncated week
Business Today
The shortened trading week saw the key indices ending flat after a roller-coaster ride on the back of a host of domestic developments related to inflation , factory output and corporate earnings. The market succumbed to heavy profit-booking on the first two ...
BSE Sensex ends flat in truncated week after see-saw tradeFinancial Express
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There'll be no place in India for Modi critics, says BJP leader Giriraj Singh
Godda, Jharkhand: In remarks that are bound to create a big political storm, a BJP leader from Bihar suggested at a rally today that those who oppose his party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will have "no place in India" after the results of the ...
Is Congress deliberately diverting the core issues of this election?Oneindia
India votes: Will the real Narendra Modi step forward?The Globe and Mail
Stopping Narendra Modi key to voting in Bihar's Muslim hubHindustan Times
Firstpost -Economic Times -Daily News & Analysis
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Locals block Jammu-Srinagar highway; 2 held
Press Trust of India
Banihal (J&K), Apr 19 (PTI) Locals today blocked Jammu-Srinagar national highway for a brief period after a cow was found allegedly slaughtered in Ramban district. Two persons from Gujjar community have been arrested in this connection and a case has ...
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Caste woven inextricably with Bihar's political DNA, says Nitin Gadkari
Hindustan Times
Former BJP president Nitin Gadkari on Saturday found himself caught up in a huge controversy after he opined that 'casteism and communalism were weaved into the DNA of politics in Bihar', while claiming that the NDA would achieve the magic mark of 272 ...
Casteism is in the DNA of Bihar: Nitin GadkariEconomic Times
Article 370 part of BJP agenda not NDA's: GadkariJagran Post
Article 370 part of BJP agenda not NDA's: Nitin GadkariTimes of India
Zee News
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Another glass panel breaks at Chennai airport
Hindu Business Line
A portion of a glass panel in the domestic VIP lounge of the airport here developed cracks today. Officials cordoned off the area soon after the incident was brought to their notice, airport sources said. Arrangements have been made to replace the glass, they ...
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