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Monthly News November 2013

Pak army’s new leader takes over
Pak army’s new leader takes over

Pak army’s new leader takes over

The new leader of Pakistan’s army took office Friday, amid the country’s struggle against militants and ahead of next year’s withdrawal of international troops from neighbouring Afghanistan. General Raheel Sharif, a career infantry officer, replaced General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani, who held the... read more »

18th century ivory furniture on sale at Sotheby's
18th century ivory furniture on sale at ...

18th century ivory furniture on sale at Sotheby’s

London – Two pairs of 18th century chairs and a settee from the same era, custom-made for Warren Hastings, governor general of Bengal from 1772 to 1785, will go under the hammer at Sotheby’s here Dec 4. The furniture is made of ivory. Made in Murshidabad, the items were once a part of... read more »

Bengal governor says no to disruptive campus agitations
Bengal governor says no to disruptive ca...

Bengal governor says no to disruptive campus agitations

Kolkata – In the wake of the recent spurt in student agitations in West Bengal, state Governor M.K. Narayanan Friday asserted campus protests should not turn “disruptive”. Speaking at the annual convocation of the Calcutta University (CU) here, Narayanan iterated his stand on... read more »

Indian economy grows 4.8 percent in Q2
Indian economy grows 4.8 percent in Q2

Indian economy grows 4.8 percent in Q2

New Delhi – The Indian economy grew at a sluggish 4.8 percent in the second quarter of the current financial year due to disappointing performance of the manufacturing and mining sectors, government data showed Friday. This is the fourth consecutive quarter of economic growth below 5... read more »

Kushal to propose to Gauhar in 'Bigg Boss...'

Kushal to propose to Gauhar in ‘Bigg Boss…’

Actor Kushal Tandon, who is seen to have a soft corner for model-actress Gauhar Khan in “Bigg Boss Saath-7”, will propose to her on the reality TV show, albeit as part of a task! The... read more »

Tejpal not cooperative, dodging investigators: Goa Police

Tejpal not cooperative, dodging investigators: Goa Police

Panaji – Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal has been non-cooperative and has been avoiding the police even though his custodial interrogation was required to investigate the sexual... read more »

Sensex closes 50 points down; oil and ! gas stocks down

Sensex up over 250 points ahead of GDP data

Mumbai – A benchmark index of Indian equities markets ended Friday’s trade 257 points or 1.25 percent up ahead of the national growth data release. Good buying was observed in... read more »

Snooping row: Web portal releases pictures of Modi with woman

Snooping row: Web portal releases pictures of Modi with woman

New Delhi – Gulail.com, the investigative web portal, which had earlier charged BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and his aide Amit Shah with a government-sponsored... read more »

Gold prices recovered by Rs 105 to Rs 31,320 per ten grams

Gold prices recovered by Rs 105 to Rs 31,320 per ten grams

Gold prices recovered by Rs 105 to Rs 31,320 per ten grams in the national capital on Friday on revival of buying at existing lower levels amid a firming global trend. Silver prices also rose by Rs... read more »