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  • Naveen Jindal scores above average on MPs performance card 03-04-2014 08:41 AM

    Industrialist and Congress MP Naveen Jindal has scored above average on the MPs performance card. Jindal is two times sitting MP from Kurukshetra in Haryana. The survey has been done by CNN-IBN and ADR. Naveen has been rated 6.5 on maintenance of law and order, 6.2 on public transport, 6.1...
  • JPL commissions 600 MW unit in Raigarh 01-04-2014 12:18 AM

    Jindal Power Limited (JPL), a company promoted by Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL), has successfully commissioned the second unit of its 4x600 MW expansion project in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district, a release said on Monday. The plant at Tamnar is the country's first mega power project in the independent power...
  • Naveen Jindal lodges complaint with EC against two news channels 18-03-2014 04:08 PM

    Congress MP and chairman of Jindal Steel and Power Naveen Jindal on Tuesday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission against two news channels belonging to a group for allegedly telecasting false news against him. "They have run 85 false news items against me since March 5, when code of...
  • Coal scam: CBI to file first chargesheet in Supreme Court on Monday 09-03-2014 06:43 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will be filing its first chargesheet in the coal scam in the Supreme Court on Monday. It will also submitting a status report informing the Court about the progress made in the coal scam probe. The Supreme Court had asked the CBI,...
  • Coal scam: CBI to file status report in SC tomorrow 09-03-2014 06:24 PM

    CBI will be submitting a status report on Monday informing Supreme Court about the progress made in the coal scam probe and on filing charge sheet in one of the cases registered by the probe agency in 2012. Sources in the investigating agency said that a charge sheet was likely...
  • Villagers record statements for NOC for proposed steel plant 08-03-2014 06:57 PM

    Statements of around 27 villagers to seek 'No Objection Certificate' from the Union Environment Ministry for the proposed Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) were on Saturday recorded at a public hearing held at Asanboni, about 25 kms from Jamshedpur. Among others, JSPL regional officer RN Choudhury, vice-president (Project) Naresh...
  • Jindal slams Obama, describes him as worst US president 08-03-2014 10:05 AM

    Washington: Preparing ground for his potential presidential run in 2016, Indian-American Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has slammed Barack Obama as the worst President in history and took a dig at his inability to stop Russia from invading Ukraine. "To President Carter, I want to issue a sincere apology. It is...
  • 2014 Lok Sabha elections: The oddballs in the fray 07-03-2014 05:19 PM

    New Delhi: Like in the all previous elections, the odd balls are adding some colour to the Lok Sabha elections this time too. Infosys co-founder and former IT Czar from Bangalore Nandan Nilekani to banker Meera Sanyal in Mumbai, film actress Moon Moon Sen in Kolkata to Kannada heroine Ramya...
  • 10 Indian-Americans in race for 2014 elections in US 24-02-2014 11:37 AM

    Even as the 2014 general elections in the US are still more than eight months away, as many as 10 Indian-Americans have already announced their decision to enter the race for elected public offices, including the House of Representatives. Ami Bera, the only Indian-American Congressman and the third ever, is...
  • Cancel licences of TV channels doing 'business of extortion': Naveen Jindal 21-02-2014 03:41 PM

    A strong demand for cancellation of licences of those TV channels which are in the "business of extortion" by giving 'paid news' was made by a Congress member in the Lok Sabha on Friday. Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Naveen Jindal said that licence of running a TV channel...
  • India reclaims 31 coal blocks from private firms over delay 19-02-2014 06:34 PM

    The coal ministry is taking back 31 coal blocks allocated to private firms including the Tata group and Jindal Steel and Power over delays in developing them, jeopardising billion-dollar projects and inviting legal action. The recalls, coupled with delays in approvals for several large projects such as steel plants by...
  • Veer: Visually impaired Ankit Jindal is the marketing manager at Wipro 17-02-2014 09:40 AM

    Bangalore: According to some estimates India has almost 70 million people living with some form of disability, but hardly 1 per cent of them are employed. Ankit Rajiv Jindal, marketing manager at Wipro in Bangalore, shrugs off his impairment as easily as he carries off his skills. Jindal can rattle...
  • Veer campaign: Paralysed but Sminu Jindal still leading Jindal SAW 29-01-2014 12:56 PM

    Paralyzed waist down but that hasn't stopped Sminu Jindal from leading in the corporate sector. As the managing director of Jindal Saw, one of the flagship companies of $12 billion of the OP Jindal Group, Sminu has been instrumental in the diversification of pipe manufacturing. ...
  • Bobby Jindal will run for President in 2016: top US senator 23-12-2013 07:18 AM

    Washington: Top Republican leader and current Governor of Louisiana Bobby Jindal is planning to run for President in 2016, a top US Senator from his home State has said. "I do think, he (Jindal) will run. He is being running. He would be a significant candidate," Senator David Vitter told...
  • Indian-American doctor gets prestigious US award 09-11-2013 04:29 PM

    An Indian-origin doctor has been selected for prestigious "Outstanding American by Choice" award for his valuable contribution to US health sector. Eminent transplant surgeon and philanthropist Rahul Jindal will be honoured by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington...
  • Indian-origin doctor gets prestigious US award 09-11-2013 08:45 AM

    Washington: An Indian-origin doctor has been selected for prestigious "Outstanding American by Choice" award for his valuable contribution to US health sector. Eminent transplant surgeon and philanthropist, Rahul Jindal, will be honoured by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at...
  • Hooda inducts country's richest woman in Haryana cabinet 29-10-2013 02:32 PM

    Chandigarh: The country's richest woman, Savitri Jindal, was on Tuesday inducted as a minister in the Haryana cabinet by Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda. This is the second time that she has become a minister in the Hooda government. She was earlier a minister of state in the 2005-09 Hooda...
  • Manna Dey's death: India's reaction on Twitter 25-10-2013 12:02 AM

    Singer Manna Dey, whose versatile voice charmed fans of Bollywood cinema for more than 60 years, died in Bangalore on Thursday, a hospital spokesman said. He was 94. Here are some reactions on Twitter: Amithab Bachchan, Actor Manna Dey, stalwart of the music world, passes away. Flooded with memories and...
  • Gandhi Jayanti: India's who's who pay homage through Twitter 02-10-2013 02:24 PM

    Who says that Mahatma Gandhi is no longer a national trend? He is at least trending on the social media. Even 144 years after his birth and 65 years after his death, Mahatma still inspires the whole nation and the people remember him at least on October 2 (his birth...
  • Coal block allocation case: CBI not satisfied with Jindal's answers 28-09-2013 01:31 PM

    New Delhi: Trouble seems to be brewing for Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal. Jindal was summoned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) a couple of days back and was subjected to some intense scrutiny. Sources have revealed that there are 23 basic questions that the CBI isn't very...
  • Coal scam: CBI calls Naveen Jindal for questioning 26-09-2013 05:43 PM

    New Delhi: CBI is likely to question Congress MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal on Friday in connection with a case of alleged cheating and criminal conspiracy in bagging Amarkonda Murgadangal coal block in Birbhum in 2008. The agency has booked him in its 12th FIR in connection with coal blocks...
  • CBI summons Naveen Jindal in coal block allocation case 23-09-2013 09:01 PM

    Naveen Jindal: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday summoned Congress MP and businessman Naveen Jindal in the coal block allocation case. Naveen has been named as an accused in the twelfth FIR of the CBI in coal scan. The CBI in its FIR has said that Naveen's company, Jindal...
  • Rajasthan HC asks Centre to respond to PIL over illegal mines allotment 10-09-2013 09:14 AM

    Jaipur: The Rajasthan High Court on Monday directed the Centre to respond to a PIL, seeking a CBI probe into the alleged illegal allotment of gold and iron ore mines to a company in Bhilwara district, within one week. A single bench of Justice RS Rathore asked the Union Secretary,...
  • SC seeks reply from Centre, Jindal on mosque demolition in Raj 23-08-2013 07:28 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought response from the Centre on a PIL alleging that a Jindal Group firm illegally demolished a 16th century mosque in collusion with the Rajasthan government to facilitate mining operations in Bhilwara district. The Apex Court also issued notice and sought the response...
  • Sensex ends 206 points up; Reliance Infra surges 4 per cent 23-08-2013 09:47 AM

    Mumbai: 3:00 pm: The Sensex is up 215.34 points or 1.18 per cent at 18528.28, and the Nifty is up 62.85 points or 1.16 per cent at 5471.30, led by private banks, oil and gas, capital goods and metals stocks. The BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices rose 0.9 per cent...
  • Dev Patel is as influential as Bobby Jindal, Salman Rushdie 18-07-2013 03:39 PM

    New Delhi: British actor Dev Patel has been listed as one of the most influential global Indians by men's magazine GQ India along with Bobby Jindal and Salman Rushdie. The list, introduced in the July issue of the magazine, also features British Indian novelist Salman Rushdie, singer Jay Sean, steel...
  • Former Manchester United player appointed I-League club JSW's coach 02-07-2013 01:56 PM

    Bangalore: Ashley Westwood, who started his career as a trainee at the Manchester United Academy in the mid 90s, has been appointed coach of Jindal Sports' newly-owned Bangalore-based club for the upcoming I-League season. One of the two latest entrants in the I-League, JSW Sports issued a statement on the...
  • Dance shows on TV: Dance institutes are the beneficiaries 02-07-2013 12:42 PM

    New Delhi: Dance institutes across India are laughing all the way to the bank - thanks to parents' new-found fascination for TV reality shows. "There is a big boom in the industry for the past two years. It is amazing to see how the mindset of parents has changed towards...
  • US: 1 dead in Louisiana chemical plant explosion 14-06-2013 07:19 AM

    Geismar: An explosion and fire killed one person and injured 73 at the Williams Olefins chemical plant in Geismar, Louisiana, on Thursday, unsettling an industrial town where authorities ordered people to remain indoors for hours to avoid the billowing smoke. The blast at 8:37 am (1337 GMT) sent a huge...