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Vodafone to take tax case to Supreme Court
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Telecom giant Vodafone Friday said it would challenge the government decision to impose capital gains tax on it following its acquisition of Hutchison Essar.

Friday, December 05, 2008 6:12:29 PM

India cuts petrol, diesel prices
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) India Friday allowed its state-run fuel retailers to cut prices of gasoline and diesel for the first time in 22 months to give a boost to its slowing economy, with cushion coming from the $100 per barrel drop in global crude oil prices.

Friday, December 05, 2008 6:10:03 PM

Anil Ambani firm to help Afghanistan rebuild power distribution
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) A power distribution company belonging to the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group met a high level delegation from Afghanistan Friday to rebuild electricity distribution in that war-ravaged country.

Friday, December 05, 2008 6:02:11 PM

A bitter Narayan Rane attacks Congress, but won't quit party
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) A bitter Maharashtra Revenue Minister Narayan Rane criticised the state Congress party Friday evening after losing out in the race for the chief minister's post.

Friday, December 05, 2008 5:59:33 PM

Shamim keeps lead after third round at Tata Open golf
Jamshedpur, Dec 5 (IANS) Delhi golfer Shamim Khan kept his lead with a two-under 68 in the third round of the 6th TATA Open here Friday.

Friday, December 05, 2008 5:55:32 PM

India has long way ahead to empower disabled: survey
Bangalore, Dec 5 (IANS) Almost 95 percent of India's disabled population has no access to education, employment opportunities and health care services, said a survey Friday, a day ahead of a regional conference on disability in Asia here.

Friday, December 05, 2008 5:54:09 PM

Father was Maharashtra chief minister, now son is
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Maharashtra Friday got a new chief minister in the low profile Ashok Shankarrao Chavan, son of veteran Congress leader and two time chief minister the late Shankarrao Chavan - the first father-son duo to hold the top political post in the state.

Friday, December 05, 2008 5:47:10 PM

Kolkata policemen bail extended in Rizwanur case
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday extended the bail of three West Bengal police officials facing trial for allegedly driving Kolkata resident Rizwanur Rahman to commit suicide at the behest of his influential father-in-law Ashok Todi, who disapproved of his marriage with his daughter Priyanka.

Friday, December 05, 2008 5:40:33 PM

Jammu and Kashmir fourth phase poll Sunday amid boycott call
Jammu/ Srinagar, Dec 5 (IANS) As many as 18 constituencies go to the polls Sunday in the fourth of the staggered seven phase assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir in the backdrop of a boycott call by the separatists.

Friday, December 05, 2008 5:38:17 PM

Security my top priority: New Maharashtra chief minister
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Maharashtra chief minister-designate Ashok Chavan said that the security of his state, whose capital Mumbai saw a vicious terror attack last week, would be his 'top priority'.

Friday, December 05, 2008 5:34:13 PM

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