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  • Over 7 lakh voters, 3 candidates for Mizoram's lone LS seat 31-03-2014 12:50 PM

    Royte is pitted as an Independent and being backed by the opposition Mizo National Front (MNF), Zoram Nationalist Party (ZNP), the Mizoram People's Conference (MPC), the Maraland Democratic Front (MDF), the Hmar People's Convention (HPC), the Paite Tribe Council (PTC), the BJP and the NCP, which formed an alliance under...
  • EC instructs single window system for party campaigns, contestants 26-03-2014 10:55 PM

    The Election Commission (EC), on Wednesday, instructed officials to ensure a single window system for granting permission for campaigns, processions, public rallies and other election-related issues. The new system will come into force in all districts and will also be used by candidates for taking permission for use of vehicles,...
  • This election season, books talk politics 10-03-2014 10:27 AM

    New Delhi: This election season it's all about political analysis, commentary and key political players. It is raining books - non-fiction by senior journalists and India watchers alike. All political leaders are fair game. The Telegraph Editor Sankarshan Thakur's 'Single Man' takes a look at the Janata Dal United leader...
  • I do not have a boyfriend, says Lindsay Lohan 26-01-2014 01:36 PM

    London: Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan insists she is not dating Christian Arno Williams and is happily single at present. The 27-year-old actress, who has been linked to model Williams in recent weeks, said she is completely unattached, reported Contactmusic. "I do not have a boyfriend, that can be confirmed," she...
  • Sherlyn Chopra seen with chic new haircut and nails the size of talons 18-01-2014 02:25 PM

    Following in the footsteps of Priyanka Chopra, actress Sherlyn Chopra is all set to come up with her first single 'Bad Girl'. Keeping up with the image of a pop diva, she was spotted sporting long fingernails and a short bob at the launch of her song. She will also...
  • Panasonic to launch fewer digital cameras in 2014: Report 21-11-2013 10:01 AM

    Bangalore: Japanese consumer electronics firm Panasonic Corp will launch about five compact digital cameras next year, half of this year's number, as it looks to return the business to profitability by fiscal 2014, the Nikkei reported. Panasonic has been shifting its focus to products for businesses, such as automotive systems...
  • I am single; no plans to get married yet, says Katrina Kaif 15-11-2013 10:14 AM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif, rumoured to be in a relationship with Ranbir Kapoor, said here today that she is single and has no plans to get married. Recently, Katrina was left fuming after her bikini shots with Ranbir Kapoor during a holiday in Spain were leaked to the media,...
  • 5 literary works that should be adapted into Bollywood films 25-09-2013 06:05 PM

    New Delhi: From 'Guide' to 'Kai Po Che', there are several popular filmmakers in Bollywood who are increasingly banking upon literary works for both appreciation and monetary gains. For those who are still not convinced, should consider the box office success of films '3 Idiots', 'Lootera', 'Devdas' which validate how...
  • China mulling relaxation of one-child policy: Official 03-08-2013 06:30 PM

    Beijing: Facing a demographic crisis with an ageing population, China is mulling a move to further relax its one-child policy by permitting couples to have a second child if either the husband or wife hails from a one-child family. According to the current policy, both father and mother must be...
  • Teaser: Priyanka Chopra's second single 'Exotic' 02-07-2013 11:16 PM

    Priyanka Chopra's second single 'Exotic' which the Bollywood Diva shot with international rapper Pitbull in LA. ...
  • Ankita Raina clinches USD 10,000 ITF title 29-06-2013 05:27 PM

    New Delhi: India's Ankita Raina hammered compatriot Eetee Maheta 6-3, 6-2 to lift the USD 10,000 ITF women's singles tennis tournament on Saturday. Second seed Ankita, who was playing in her fifth consecutive USD 10,000 ITF singles' final, was hardly troubled by the unseeded Maheta in the battle of baseliners....
  • Defence Ministry planning to put an end to single-vendor tenders 14-04-2013 09:21 PM

    New Delhi: Seeking to avoid allegations of favouritism and scams in acquisitions, the Defence Ministry is planning to put an end to single-vendor tenders and is expected to issue directions to the Services headquarters soon in this regard. The Ministry is considering formulation of a policy in this regard and...
  • Justin Timberlake's new single out 14-01-2013 06:46 PM

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  • Govt clears IKEA's proposal to invest in single-brand retail 20-11-2012 06:06 PM

    New Delhi: Government's single-window body to clear foreign investment proposals, FIPB, on Tuesday cleared Swedish furniture major IKEA's Rs 10,500-crore project, the largest FDI in single-brand retail so far. The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) has approved the proposal of IKEA, Economic Affairs Secretary Arvind Mayaram said after the board...
  • Finance Ministry to decide on IKEA's FDI proposal 19-11-2012 07:06 PM

    New Delhi: The Finance Ministry is likely to take a decision on Swedish furniture major IKEA's Rs 10,500-crore investment plan on Tuesday, the largest FDI proposal in single-brand retail so far. IKEA's proposal to set up 25 stores in India is listed on the agenda of Foreign Investment Promotion Board...
  • Madonna named best-selling female singles artist 29-10-2012 12:12 PM

    London: Pop star Madonna has been named the best-selling female singles artist in Britain's music chart history. The 54-year-old defeated Rihanna to take the title by selling more than 17.8 million (copies of her) singles in Britain since the release of her debut track 'Holiday' back in 1984, reports contactmusic.com....
  • IIT single entrance exam: Systems need change, not just exams

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    The single entrance exam proposed has created quite a stir. The students are not too comfortable with it, the parents are disillusioned by it and...

  • 'I am single' says Neil Nitin Mukesh 08-01-2012 01:30 PM

    New Delhi: Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh has rubbished reports that he is in a relationship."Guys just for the record. I am single! A lot of speculation happening. Wouldn't mind betting into a relation!" Neil tweeted. Rumours were abuzz that Neil was in relationship with a Delhi-based girl. However, the actor...
  • Corporate America hails FDI reforms in India 25-11-2011 10:35 AM

    Washington: Corporate America on Thursday welcomed the bold move of the Indian Cabinet to permit foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail and remove the cap on FDI in single-brand business, noting that it would help bring down inflation and create thousands of jobs. "The singular act of opening the multi-brand...
  • FDI a game changer for the retail market 25-11-2011 08:09 AM

    New Delhi: The Manmohan Singh government has bitten the bullet, opening up India's retail sector to foreign investment. It is a bold policy move and a game changer for the retail market. Brands such as Wal-Mart, Tesco and Carrefour can now enter and tap the nearly 600 billion-dollar Indian retail...
  • FDI clearance UPA's big image saving move? 25-11-2011 07:12 AM

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet gave its nod for foreign funds in retail on Thursday, a move that the beleaguered UPA hopes will help salvage its image. It's also the government's first big policy initiative that sends a clear message to dissenting allies like TMC chief Mamata Banerjee as to...
  • Union Cabinet clears FDI in retail sector 24-11-2011 08:49 PM

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Thursday cleared 50 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail and 100 per cent FDI in single brand retail despite division within the UPA on the issue. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Left, UPA ally Trinamool Congress along with some Cabinet...
  • Demi Moore joins Hollywood's singles club 21-11-2011 10:14 AM

    There's a spate of new singles in Hollywood starting with Demi Moore who recently split from Ashton Kutcher. ...
  • Federer comes through Tsonga test at ATP Finals 20-11-2011 11:56 PM

    London: Roger Federer weathered a barrage of big-hitting by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France to begin his title defence with a 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 win on Sunday in the opening match of the ATP World Tour Finals. Federer came into the tournament on a 12-match winning streak following titles in Basel...
  • Being single is not cool : Rihanna 19-11-2011 12:41 PM

    London: Pop star Rihanna, who recently denied reports that she is dating boxer Dudley O'Shaughnessy, says that it is "not really that cool" being single. "I'm not dating anyone right now. I'm not dating at all. I'm not necessarily happy being single. It's not really that cool, " contactmusic.com quoted...
  • 100 pc, 51 pc, 24 pc? FinMin okays FDI in retail 17-11-2011 03:22 PM

    New Delhi: The Union Finance Ministry has given its approval to the Cabinet note on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail. The note seeks allowing 51 per cent FDI in multi-brand retail. It is a highly controversial move opposed by the Left parties. The Finance Ministry has given its consent...
  • Govt may remove FDI cap on single-brand retail 03-10-2011 12:03 PM

    New Delhi: India is considering opening fully its single-brand retail sector to foreign direct investments. The announcement was made on Monday by the Industry Secretary, R P Singh. The step is being seen as a possible boon to the government's reform programme, which has appeared on the backburner. India currently...