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Modi's Japan visit to strengthen business ties: Assocham
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Indian industry stakeholders anticipate Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Japan visit will strengthen bilateral ties and position India as a favourable trade destination.

Monday, September 01, 2014 6:02:15 PM

Sensex, Nifty touch record high (Roundup)
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets hit a record high of 26,900.30 points Monday, surpassing its previous peak of 26,674.38 points scaled Aug 28. The index hit the record high before closing at 26,867.55 points.

Monday, September 01, 2014 6:02:14 PM

Kingfisher, Mallya wilful defaulters, says United Bank of India
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) State-run United Bank of India (UBI) Monday declared the defunct Kingfisher Airlines, its promoter Vijaya Mallya and its three directors as wilful defaulters after they did not turn up for a meeting with its grievances redressal panel, an official said.

Monday, September 01, 2014 5:58:03 PM

Manoj Adlakha appointed American Express India business CEO
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Multinational financial services corporation American Express has appointed Manoj Adlakha as chief executive officer, American Express Banking Corp.(AEBC), India, a company statement said here Monday.

Monday, September 01, 2014 5:38:04 PM

Competition commission proving to be efficient regulator (Column: Active Voice)
Citizen control and takeover by companies is often pointed out as an Achilles' heel in any capitalist society. People with leftist leanings, too often criticize free markets, citing market failure and greed as fundamental reasons for radical activism or resort to force. Not only does this position appear weak as an argument, but also appears to us as being fundamentally flawed. The reason for that is markets in our opinion expand choices and promote economic liberty for citizens.

Monday, September 01, 2014 5:38:03 PM

Himachal cricket body to involve students for West Indies ODI
Shimla, Sep 1 (IANS) To generate interest among the schoolchildren ahead of the India-West Indies ODI slated for Oct 20 in Dharamsala, the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) would organise a month-long quiz contest, it was announced here Monday.

Monday, September 01, 2014 5:16:08 PM

Ban MTV Splitsvilla: Goa Hindu group
Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) A Goa-based Hindu group has now demanded a ban on the popular reality show MTV Splitsvilla, accusing the showmakers of eroding culture and promotiing "short skirts, strapy dress and bikinis".

Monday, September 01, 2014 5:02:13 PM

Will auction coal blocks if cancelled, centre to SC
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The central government Monday told the Supreme Court that it stood by the court'ss verdict holding allocation of coal blocks since 1993 as illegal, and said it was ready to auction the coal blocks if they are cancelled.

Monday, September 01, 2014 4:44:04 PM

SBI, Japanese bank ink deal for UP power plant
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) State Bank of India (SBI) and Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) Monday signed a loan agreement to set up an export credit line for a power plant in Uttar Pradesh, a statement said here.

Monday, September 01, 2014 4:34:02 PM

Mahindra's August sales down 7 percent
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer Mahindra Monday reported a decline of seven percent in its sales during August at 35,175 units from 37,897 units during the same month of last year.

Monday, September 01, 2014 4:28:04 PM

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