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We have always cooperated with Kerala police: Amway

Kozhikode (Kerala) May 27 (IANS) Network marketing firmAmway India Enterprises Monday said that they always co-operated with Kerala Police in a case relating to financial irregularities by the firm. The case was filed by a woman here in 2012. Amway India’s country head William S. Pinckney and two directors was arrested here Monday by Crime Branch. “Our management represented by... 

IPL scam: Six bookies arrested in Goa

New Delhi/Panaji, May 28 (IANS) Six bookies allegedly involved in the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot fixing scandal were arrested by Goa Police Monday. Delhi Police picked up another two bookies from Hyderabad and one from Greater Noida late evening. “Ketan Chavera, Amit Papat, Ritesh Patel, Paresh Asad Kota, Sandeep Asad Kota and Nikunj Lalan were arrested from a beach resort in Candolim... 

Maoist attack: Congress ‘sad and angry’ but shows restraint

By Indo Asian News Service New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The Congress is both “sad and angry” over the killing of party workers by the Maoists in Chhattisgarh, but will not decide its future course of action in haste, said party sources Monday. The party would like to wait for Chhattisgarh Governor Shekhar Dutt’s report to the centre on the Saturday incident in which 30 people, including... 

South Korea shuts more nuclear reactors over fake certificates

(Reuters) - South Korea said on Tuesday it was suspending the operations of two nuclear power reactors and extended a shutdown of a third to replace cables that were supplied using fake certificates, threatening power shortages in Asia’s fourth-biggest economy. The government warned there could be “unprecedented” electricity shortages and rolling blackouts this summer due to the... 

Nigerian army says kills three Islamists in Boko Haram crackdown

(Reuters) – Nigerian soldiers have killed three members of Islamist militant sect Boko Haram and arrested 25 more in the northeast, the army said on Tuesday, two weeks after the launch of a major ground and air offensive to crush the group’s four-year rebellion. President Goodluck Jonathan declared a state of emergency in three northeast states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa on May 14 and ordered... 

Insight: Syrian village gives up secrets after dawn killings

(Reuters) – Awakened by the sound of gunfire, Ahmad could hear the armed men knocking on his brother’s door, shouting insults and calling the family “dogs”. Ahmad’s sister-in-law said the gunmen told her husband to “bow to your god, Bashar” — the Syrian president. She and her husband and their two teenage sons were dragged towards the village square. “She... 

Texas legislature passes tax cuts for businesses

(Reuters) – Texas lawmakers sent Governor Rick Perry more than $1 billion in proposed business tax cuts shortly before the end of the biennial legislative session on Monday and the governor called a special session to address redistricting. The tax-cut package – the final piece of which was approved by the Republican-majority legislature late on Sunday – includes an extension of... 

Senator McCain met with rebels in Syria: spokesman

(Reuters) – Republican Senator John McCain, a former presidential candidate and an outspoken advocate for U.S. military aid to the Syrian opposition, met with some of the rebels during a surprise visit to the war-torn country on Monday, his spokesman said. Spokesman Brian Rogers confirmed McCain’s meeting with the rebels, but declined to give any details about the visit, which may fuel... 

Obama, New Jersey governor to reunite Tuesday for storm tour

(Reuters) – President Barack Obama will join New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Tuesday for a tour of the Jersey Shore damaged by Superstorm Sandy, replaying a scene from last year that some observers believe helped Obama win re-election. Christie, a Republican, gave Obama, a Democrat, blunt praise for his response to the devastating storm that hit the U.S. East Coast just days before the... 

Reliance Industries posts biggest single-day gain since Sept 2012

By Aditya Kalra MAY 27, 2013 Reliance Industries, India’s third-biggest company by market capitalization, surged more than 5 percent on Monday, after the conglomerate and its partners said on Friday they had made asignificant gas discovery in the KG-D6 block. Niko, the Canadian oil and natural gas producer which partners with Reliance and BP, said the discovery is expected to add to gas resources... 

Sensex gains for third day; RIL, Coal India surge

(Reuters) – The BSE Sensex rose for a third consecutive session on Tuesday, led by gains in resources stocks, as Reliance Industries climbed for a second day after a significant gas discovery, while Coal India jumped after its March-quarter profit beats estimates. Reliance Industries Ltd(RELI.NS) rose 1.82 percent, while Coal India Ltd (COAL.NS) ended 3 percent higher. The BSE Sensex gained... 

Tariff case stalls investment plans for Tata Power

(Reuters) – Tata Power Co Ltd(TTPW.NS) will avoid large acquisitions and is holding back on new investments until the Indian utility has clarity on a regulatory decision allowing it to raise tariffs, its executive director for finance said on Tuesday. The electricity regulator in April allowed Tata Power, part of the salt-to-steel Tata conglomerate, to raise tariffs for power from its Mundra... 
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