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Monthly News December 2014

Virat Kohli moves onto 15th spot in ICC&...

Virat Kohli moves onto 15th spot in ICC’s Test batsmen rankings

Star Indian batsman Virat Kohli has moved up four places into the top 20 of the ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen, following the conclusion of the Melbourne test between Australia and India. Australian captain Steve Smith led the batsmen’s charge following the conclusion of Boxing Day... read more »

Government auditor CAG can investigate private telecom companies, rules Delhi High Court
Telcos in 2014: Mobile internet saves th...

Telcos in 2014: Mobile internet saves the day

As it inched closer to the 100-crore subscriber base, telecom industry identified mobile internet data as the next big thing for revenue generation even as consumers were burdened with up to 100% rise in charges for such services in 2014. From a subscriber base of nearly 91.5 crore at the end of... read more »

Bajaj Corp at new high on approval to ra...

Bajaj Corp at new high on approval to raise FII limit

Shares of Bajaj Corp touched a record high of Rs 367.20 on Wednesday, up 4.7 percent intraday after shareholders allowed the company to raise FII investment limit. In a extraordinary general meeting on Tuesday, shareholders of the hair care products manufacturer approved the proposal to raise... read more »

Modi’s New Year gift: With ATMs an...

Modi’s New Year gift: With ATMs and all, ‘Post Bank’ is r...

Things are fast progressing for India Post’s grand entry to banking industry. As the latest step, on Tuesday, the NDA-government amended the Post Office Savings Bank General Rules, 1981 to permit select offices of Department of Posts to issue ATM cards to savings bank account holders and issue... read more »

Defence agents to be legalised by mid-February: Manohar Parrikar

In an interaction with journalists late Tuesday night, he also said that the ministry is thinking of giving conditioned and limited approval to dealing with banned firms, and a ban has... read more »

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis likely to go for cabinet expansion soon

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is likely to undertake the cabinet expansion next month. This was revealed by Minister for Cooperation and Marketing Chandrakant Patil on Tuesday. “ The... read more »

Explosion in Auto-Parts Plant in China Kills 17, Xinhua Reports

An explosion at an auto-parts factory in southern China’s Guangdong province killed 17 people and injured 20 others, the official Xinhua News Agency said. Blasts were heard at about 9:30... read more »

IS Releases Interview With Captured Jordanian Pilot

Kasaesbeh’s jet crashed last week in a rural area in Syria’s Raqqa province, the group’s stronghold. Jordan is one of several Arab countries taking part in a U.S.-led... read more »

Chinese man jailed for 13 years for eating tigers

BEIJING – A Chinese man has been jailed for 13 years for buying and eating endangered tigers and making wine made out of their blood, state media reported. The man, identified as a rich... read more »