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Thursday, December 16, 2004
`New initiatives planned in banking sector'
NEW DELHI, DEC. 15. In order to bring the banking industry to global levels, the Government is contemplating new initiatives to bring substantive changes in the banking sector. As part of this new initiative, the Finance Minister P. Chidambaram ...
BJP walks out over absence of Ministers
NEW DELHI, DEC. 15. The Opposition BJP today walked out of the Rajya Sabha after the Chairman, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, refused to adjourn the House over the absence of Cabinet Ministers during special mentions after the question hour. The Left ...
The Hindu launches online image collection
The Hindu Group of Publications launched an online image library, www.thehinduimages.com in Chennai today. The website contains more than 40,000 images from The Hindu Group's vast ...
Rail traffic restored
CHANDIGARH, DEC. 15.After a massive salvage operation by the Railways and the Army, traffic was restored today on the Jalandhar-Pathankot section. Train movement had been affected following the collision between the Ahmedabad-bound Jammu Tawi ...
BJP at the crossroads, says Congress
NEW DELHI, DEC.15. The Congress said today that the Bharatiya Janata Party, which is facing an internal tussle, appeared to be at a crossroads, unable to find a way forward vis-à-vis political and social realities in the country. The BJP was ...
Anil seeks RIL Board meeting
NEW DELHI, DEC.15. Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) Vice-Chairman and Managing Director, Anil Ambani, who is locked in a battle with his elder brother, Mukesh Ambani, over "ownership issues" in the Rs. 90,000-crore group, has sought a meeting of the ...
NEW DELHI, DEC. 15. The former Prime Minister, P.V. Narasimha Rao, today underwent a surgical procedure for his heart problem at the All India Institute of Medical Science here. ...
Verification for mobile phones
PATNA, DEC. 15. The Patna High Court today suggested that cellular phone operators in Bihar get the antecedents of applicants for connections verified by the police. ...
Nod for airport
NEW DELHI, DEC.15. Clearing the decks for the Rs. 1385-crore Greenfield airport at Shamshabad, near Hyderabad, the Union Cabinet today approved the Draft Concession Agreement. ...
MUMBAI, DEC. 15. The Bombay High Court today rejected the bail plea of Radheshyam Shah, one of the accused in the Bilkis Bano gangrape-cum-murder case. PTI ...
Dataquest IT award
NEW DELHI, DEC. 15. The CEO of Tata Consultancy Services, Subramanium Ramadorai, was named the `Dataquest Information Technology Man of the Year - 2004.' Former Chief Vigilance Commissioner N. Vittal was conferred the lifetime achievement ...
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