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Punjab CM expresses solidarity with earthquaqke victims of Nepal, Bihar, WB


CHANDIGARH: Expressing solidarity with people of Nepal, Bihar and West Bengal who were suffering serious hardships due to major earthquake in the region, the Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today said that the state government would send the relief material including food items for the victims of one of the worst natural calamities that has ravaged Nepal beyond ...

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Badal calls on former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh


CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Mr. Parkash Singh Badal today called on the former Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh here at his residence 3 Motilal Nehru Marg, this evening.The Advisor to Chief Minister on National Affairs and Media Mr. Harcharan Bains, who accompanied the Chief Minister, described the meeting as a courtesy call.This was Mr. Badal’s first meeting with ...

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Diageo asks Vijay Mallya to quit United Spirits


London/New Delhi, Apr 27: With United Spirits asking its own chairman Vijay Mallya to quit, the majority owner Diageo today said its “contractual obligations” to support his presence would not apply in the event of “defaults” by the Indian businessman and his group firm UB Holdings Ltd.A major boardroom battle broke out this weekend at United Spirits Ltd (USL), where ...

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Capgemini to acquire US-based outsourcer IGATE for $4 billion


New York, Apr 27: French IT services firm Capgemini today said it will acquire US-based outsourcer IGATE for USD 4 billion, a move that will help the former strengthen its foothold in the North American market. Under the merger agreement, Capgemini will acquire the Nasdaq-listed firm for a cash consideration of USD 48 per share and the transaction will amount ...

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Sensex rises 129 pts in early trade on positive Asian cues


Mumbai, Apr 27: The benchmark BSE Sensex gained over 129 points in early trade today on value-based buying by investors amid positive cues from other Asian markets. The 30-share index rose by 129.34 points, or 0.47 per cent, at 27,567.28 as buying in stocks of FMCG, power, auto, metal and infrastructure sectors, positively impacted the trading sentiments. Besides, the National ...

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