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“No heated argument took place b/w Ness &Preity”

Mumbai: A common friend of industrialist Ness Wadia and Preity Zinta today told the police he saw the former grabbing the Bollywood actor’s arm on May 30 but could not hear their conversation, as recording of statement of witnesses continued in the criminal complaint filed by her. Jai Kanojia is the latest witness to record his statement in the June ...

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CBI apprehensive as 2G trial running without SPP

New Delhi: The BJP has served a legal notice to Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal, accusing him of “causing mental agony, harassment and defamation,” by accusing the party of “horse-trading.” It has in its notice demanded Rs one crore in damages and says, “desist and restrain yourself from making false and unsubstantiated allegations forthwith.” Mr Kejriwal has made allegations ...

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Govt will not rely on retro tax amendment, says Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today ruled out resorting to retrospective tax legislation, an issue that deterred investors after changes by the previous UPA government. “Will this government rely on retrospective tax legislation. My answer is no. “Ordinarily, we will not legislate to create fresh liabilities which actually means that some old taxes are being collected for last forty years. And ...

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Budget first step towards India’s eco revival: USIBC

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) welcomes Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s 2014-2015 Union Budget as an overall important first step toward India’s economic revival. The industry body commends several of the reforms put forth in the Budget, especially lifting the FDI cap in insurance, as well as policy reforms to reduce transfer pricing challenges and encourage infrastructure investment. “U.S. companies ...

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Pak, India foreign secretaries to meet soon: Pak FO

Foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan will meet soon to determine the process of dialogue between the two countries, the Foreign Office said here today. A meeting between foreign secretaries of the two countries was agreed when Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visited India in May to attend the oath-taking ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Pakistan’s Foreign Office spokesperson ...

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Govt proposes to set up 5 IITs, 5 IIMs

The Centre has proposed to set up five IITs and as many IIMs in the country to give a boost to education sector for which Rs 68,728 crore has been allocated in the 2014-15 general budget, a hike of 11 per cent over the last fiscal. The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) will be set in Jammu, Chhattisgarh, Goa, Andhra ...

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Budget is ‘sanjeevani’ for moribund economy: PM

New Delhi:Describing the general Budget as a ‘sanjeevani’ (new life) to the “moribund economy”, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said it converts hopes and aspirations of the people into trust and is in line with his government’s endeavour to bring India out of crisis. “This Budget is a new ray of hope for the poor and downtrodden sections ...

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Etios Motor Racing’s 2nd season in the city on Jul 19

The 2nd edition of Etios Motor Racing (EMR) Trophy will take place on July 19 and 20 here. The race will be a part of the National Racing Championship this year and scheduled to be a part of 3rd and 4th rounds of National Racing Champonship, N Raja, Director and Senior Vice President, Marketing and Sales, Toyota Kirloskar Motor, the ...

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Prakash Padukone not in favour of five-game scoring system

Bangalore: Former badminton star Prakash Padukone today voiced his reluctance to the idea of changing the existing three-game format to explore the Badminton World Federation`s (BWF) proposal of five games of 11 points each. “I don`t agree to the decision of the Badminton World Federation to test a best of five games scoring system from August,” he told reporters after ...

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My heart still belongs to Brazil: Dhanush

Tamil superstar Dhanush is heart-broken after Brazil’s loss to Germany in the first semi-final of the 2014 Fifa World Cup but says he will always be a fan of five-time champions. The Raanjhanaa star took to Twitter to express his sadness. “Painful match. It’s a heart breaking match. Heart still belongs to Brazil. Brazil forever!! No matter what!!,” Dhanush tweeted. ...

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