22 January 2009 05:00 [Source: ICIS news]
Barack Obama retakes oath of office
Barack Obama was sworn into office for a second time, amid legal concerns raised after he and the
26/11 probe: Where was top brass?
A high-level committee probing the lapses in tackling the Mumbai attacks has sent a lengthy questionnaire to top IAS and IPS officials, seeking details of their movement.
Benami deals under govt lens
Government has trained its guns on the benami transactions of Satyam's disgraced former chairman B Ramalinga Raju and other tainted directors.
Educomp moves to EOW, Crime Branch
Educomp Solutions filed a complaint with EOW and Crime Branch of Delhi Police to identify the source, that has started a campaign against the company.
SEBI may come under CAG review soon
SEBI has been maintaining a fund balance of Rs 707 crore as of March 2007 outside the government accounts.
LIC's Jeevan Aastha may collect record Rs 8000 cr
Despite the turmoil in the financial markets, Life Insurance Corporation’s Jeevan Aastha policy is on course to break the record for premia collection by a scheme in a single month.
Go tough on law enforcers on duty before inquiry into Railway break-ins: PM
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed the Home Ministry to take stern action against the on-duty law enforcers before launching investigation into Sunday's break-ins of Bangladesh Railway offices in Dhaka and
Cast your votes freely, says CEC
The Chief Election Commissioner, ATM Shamsul Huda, in a televised speech on Wednesday evening assured the nation of all necessary preparations for a free and fair election on Thursday (today) and invited voters to apply their voting rights.
President seeks more Australian investments in BD
President Prof Dr Iajuddin Ahmed has said on Wednesday Australian investors could invest more in
‘Tuv Sud’ launches operation in BD
Dalai Lama to meet Indian envoy on Lankan
Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has said that he will meet the Indian foreign secretary Shivshankar Menon today regarding the ongoing military onslaught against the Tamil Tigers.
Nimbus wins India-SL series tv rights
Nimbus has won the tv rights bid for the upcoming
SL feel squeeze as sponsors take flight
ICASL to open new centres in North and East
Celebrating 50 years of service, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (ICASL), plans open education centres in Ratnapura and in the North and East provided the security situation for the latter is conducive.
Obama links increase in aid to security along Afghan border
US President Barack Obama and Vice-President Joe Biden will increase non-military aid to
‘Top Al Qaeda operative’ held in Khyber raid
Seven suspected militants were arrested in a pre-dawn operation in Bara Qadeem area of the Khyber tribal region on Wednesday.
House committee advances US economic stimulus bill
The committee, by a vote of 35-22, approved $358bn in spending that would be included in the huge measure.
7,700 sacked workers re-instated by Cabinet: proposal to increase interest rate postponed
The Cabinet on Wednesday accorded approval to reinstate approximately 7700 sacked employees and they would be paid Rs 7-8bn as back salary and allowances, in three instalments.
Oil exploration: ECC seeks details of contracts given to foreign companies
The Economic Co-ordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has sought details of exploration contracts awarded to multinational companies by the Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) for different blocks in different parts of the country.
11% decline in foreign investors' repatriation of profit
Repatriation of profit and dividend by foreign investors has begun to move downward due to slackness in the economy and it registered significantly decline of 11% during first half of the current fiscal year.
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