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Govt. stops HPCL, BPCL disinvestment process
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 16. Soon after the Supreme Court judgement today, the Government has ordered a stop to the disinvestment process of the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) and the Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL). The ...
Opposition, unions hail SC ruling on oil majors
NEW DELHI. SEPT 16. In one voice, Opposition parties and trade unions today welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to direct the Government to seek Parliamentary approval before disinvesting in oil majors, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited ...
Disinvestment policy under a cloud
NEW DELHI, SEPT. 16. The Supreme Court's decision today halting the disinvestment process in two public sector oil companies — the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) and the Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) — ...
SC order will make divestment more complex: Shourie
BERLIN, SEPT. 16. The Disinvestment Minister, Arun Shourie, today described the Supreme Court order requiring that the disinvestment process for two major oil companies — Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited and Bharat Petroleum ...
Hurriyat faction strikes a conciliatory note
JAMMU, SEPT. 16. A day after the senior separatist leader, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, became the chairman of the rebel faction of the All-Party Hurriyat Conference, the Moulvi Abbas Ansari-led faction of the conglomerate today tried to put up a brave ...
Militant killed in inter-group rivalry
JAMMU, SEPT. 16. A commander of the Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen, Nazir Mohd Khan, was shot dead by men of the Hizb-ul Mujahideen (Babar group) in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. Sources said the bullet-riddled body of Nazir, a resident of Kaskoot, ...
MDMK will continue to support LTTE, says Minister
CHENNAI, SEPT. 16.The MDMK will continue to support the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam as it is of the firm opinion that the organisation protects the Tamils in Sri Lanka, the Union Minister of State for Non-Conventional Energy and the ...
A traditional sport in decline
MYSORE, SEPT. 16 `Nada kusti', the traditional form of wrestling, is in the throes of extinction, thanks largely to Government indifference and lack of interest among the public. This ancient sport, which received royal patronage for centuries ...
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  • Law panel constituted
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  • BJP has divided society: Sonia
  • New norms for housing loans
  • No change in policy: Sinha
  • Bhutan's assurance on tackling militants
  • Environment-friendly air-conditioned coach
  • Mission to recover remains of servicemen called off



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