India

Government May Defer FDI in Retail, but no Rollback

NEW DELHI: The United Progressive Alliance government (UPA) has made its stand clear on FDI in Retail. In the midst of immense pressure from allies and the Opposition it has clearly said that it will not roll back its decision. UPA partners Trinamool Congress and DMK also turned off Prime Minister’s appeal to drop...

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Lokpal Bill Panel Back Tracks, Excludes Grade C Employees

NEW DELHI: A stunning decision was taken by the Parliamentary panel to exclude the Grade C employees from the ambit of Lokpal Bill on Thursday. The decision was reversed within 24 hours of unanimous declaration of including lower bureaucracy in the ambit of the anti-corruption law. The process to appoint the CBI director...

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Entire Lower Bureaucracy to Come Under Lokpal

NEW DELHI: there are indications that the Parliamentary Committee that has been examining the Lokpal Bill has decided to bend to some of Anna team’s demand. Keeping in view their demand covering lower bureaucracy under Lokpal, the team has decided to recommend 57 lakh “Group C” central government employees...

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Entertainment

Pakistan Censor Board Refuses to Clear Vidya Balan’s The Dirty Picture

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Pooja Bedi Evicted From Bigg Boss 5 House

MUMBAI: Pooja Bedi is the latest inmate that has been voted out of Bigg Boss 5 House....


UNICEF Signs Aamir Khan as Its New Brand Ambassador

MUMBAI: UNICEF has roped Aamir Khan to become its new brand ambassador for Nutrition...


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Technology

Hyundai Sales Increase by 11 % , sells 35,000 Units in November 2011

Hyundai Motor India Limited which is second largest auto maker in India witnessed...


Mahindra XUV500 Bookings to Resume from January 2012

The production of Mahindra’s new launch XUV500 is running intact. The company plans...


Google Chrome overtakes Firefox in November Claims StatCounter

SAN FRANCISCO: The browser war has been growing over the years. Google Chrome overtakes...


Google May Enter Online Retail Space: Wall Street Journal

SAN FRANSICO: News of Google Inc entering online retail space has started doing rounds...


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