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  • French Parliament’s lower house approves gay marriage law

    Paris : France came a step closer to legalising gay marriage when the lower house of parliament approved a highly controversial bill allowing same-sex couples to wed and adopt children, reports AFP.

  • Mughal Gardens beckons with dahlias, roses

    New Delhi : Rashtrapati Bhavan from February 16 will welcome visitors to its famed Mughal Gardens to stroll among the dahlias, roses and cyclamens basking in the warm spring sunshine, reports IANS. Around 2,500 dahlias and 120 varieties of roses are blooming in the 15-acre garden in the President’s House.

  • SBI says banks have Rs 6,500 cr collateral from KFA, promoters

    Mumbai : State Bank of India (SBI) said that 17 bankers, who have a cumulative outstanding of over Rs 7,000 crore from grounded Kingfisher Airlines, are holding collateral worth at least Rs 6,500 crore from the airline, group companies and personal guarantees of promoter Vijay Mallya.

  • Smartphones, tablets could become cheaper by 7-8 pc

    New Delhi : Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal has written to a committee of state finance ministers asking them to declare mobile phones and tablets as goods of special importance under Central Sales Tax Act, which may lead to the gadgets becoming cheaper by 7-8 percent, sources said.

  • Maharashtra village hits Rs.125 crore jackpot

    Chandrapur : This sleepy, little village tucked away in the lesser known district of Chandrapur in Maharshtra is humming with life as its residents have hit a jackpot – enhanced compensation for their land acquired by a public sector coal miner.

  • Lanco Infratech trims workforce by 15-20 pc

    New Delhi : Faced with difficult market conditions, diversified group Lanco Infratech has trimmed its workforce by about 1,400 people in the last 14 months, a senior company official said on Wednesday.

  • Couples in love may have synchronised heart beats

    Washington : Couples in love often finish each other’s sentences and laugh at the same jokes, and now a new study suggests that even their hearts may beat to the same rhythm, reports PTI.

  • Women power at FinMin; CBDT has 4 female officers

    New Delhi : After a long time, the country’s top body responsible for Income Tax collection and revenue administration in the Finance Ministry has got four women officers, more than fifty per cent of the CBDT’s strength.

  • 17 gunmen killed in Thai military base attack: army

    Bangkok : Heavily armed gunmen stormed a military base in unrest-plagued southern Thailand, in a major assault that left at least 17 militants dead, reports AFP. “Some 100 fully armed militants stormed the base, where there were 60 marines,” Colonel Pramote Promin, southern army spokesman, said. He said the attack, one of the most ambitious in several years of violence in Thailand’s deep south, had resulted in the deaths of at least

  • Now, High Court suspends sessions judge of Amravati

    Mumbai : Almost a month after suspending a judge related to a female feticide case, the Bombay High Court has suspended and contemplated disciplinary proceedings against an ad hoc District Judge-I and Additional Sessions Judge of Amravati T G Bansod. The High Court took this action while responding to the alleged corruption complaints made by litigants against the judge after he had acquitted some accused in a murder case in Amravati.

  • Your Day 14th Feb 2013

    Aries:- Your strategies are going to go in a right way of success. Today business meetings will be beneficialfor your future projects. Romantic relationship will give happiness. Finance will be good.

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