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Cadbury India Ltd Slapped With 250 Crore Rupees Excise Duty Evasion Notice

Mar 7, 2013
Cadbury India Ltd, was slapped with a 250 crore Rupees notice by the Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence on the grounds of excise duty evasion.

European Union Slapped 731 Million US Dollars Fine on Microsoft Corp

Mar 7, 2013
The European Union slapped a fine of 561 million Euros or 731 million US dollars on Microsoft Corp on 6 March 2013 for breaking its browser promise.

Committee Constituted to Check Harassment Allegations Made By AIR News Presenters

Mar 7, 2013
Ministry for Information & Broadcasting constituted a committee to check sexual harassment allegations made by the news presenters at FM Gold AIR.

Electronics Project Proposal System e-PPS launched by Kapil Sibal

Mar 7, 2013
Electronics Project Proposal System (e-PPS) was launched by Kapil Sibal. This system would ease the process of funding the R&D projects.

Rajasthan Budget 2013-14: Presented by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot

Mar 6, 2013
Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot presented the Rajasthan Budget 2013-14 on 6 March 2013 in the Assembly of Rajasthan.

India Proposed Hydrocarbon Pipeline from Kazakhstan

Mar 6, 2013
India in the month of March 2013 proposed the idea of a hydrocarbon pipeline with Kazakhstan that is intended to bring fuel through a five-nation route...

MRP Rao took charge as the Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) in NTPC

Mar 6, 2013
MRP Rao took over as the Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) in National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) on 5 March 2013.

James Strong, Chairman of Local Organising Committee of the 2015 World Cup Died At 68

Mar 6, 2013
James Strong, the chairman of local organising committee of the 2015 World Cup died at the age of 68 years on 3 March 2013.

Neiphiu Rio sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Nagaland

Mar 6, 2013
Neiphiu Rio 63, of Naga People’s Front (NPF) was sworn in as Chief Minister of Nagaland for the third straight term on 5 March 2013 along with 11 ministers by the Governor Nikhil Kumar at the Raj Bhavan in Kohima.

Mukul Manda Sangma Sworn-In As the Chief Minister of Meghalaya

Mar 6, 2013
Mukul Manda Sangma of Congress was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Meghalaya for the second term on 5 March 2013. He took oath as 26th CM of the state.

Japan and US agreed on Free Trade Auto Exception

Mar 6, 2013
The two Pacific powers, Japan and US in the month of March 2013 agreed on exemptions for the auto industry in a thoughtful Pacific-wide free trade pact, with Japan showing its readiness to announce its entry into negotiations.

President of India Conferred With the Liberation War Honour Award by Bangladesh

Mar 6, 2013
The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee was on 4 March 2013 conferred with the Liberation War Honour Award by the President of Bangladesh, Zillur Rahman.

Pranab Mukherjee and Sheikh Hasina Inaugurated Freight Train to Bangladesh

Mar 6, 2013
Pranab Mukherjee and the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina on 5 March 2013 inaugurated the locomotives and tank wagons supplied to Bangladesh.

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Developing Largest Magnet of the World

Mar 6, 2013
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, which is the state-owned centre of India, announced that it was developing the largest magnet of the world weighing 50000 tons.

Okhla Compost Plant Became First In India to Receive Carbon Credits Worth 25 Lakh Rupees

Mar 6, 2013
The Okhla composting plant in New Delhi became the first in India to receive the carbon credits from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez died at 58 due to Cancer

Mar 6, 2013
Hugo Chavez, the Venezuelan President died due to cancer on 5 March 2013 at Caracas. Seven days of mourning was announced in the country.

Bharti Airtel launched HD voice service in Africa

Mar 5, 2013
Bharti Airtel in the month of March 2013 launched high quality voice service for its subscribers in Kenya, Rwanda, Malawi and Nigeria in the African sub-continent.

Union Budget 2013-14: Allocations of Funds to Infrastructure and Energy Sector

Mar 5, 2013
The Union Finance Minister announced different proposals for Infrastructure and Energy Sector in India while tabling the Union Budget 2013-14 in the Lok Sabha on 28 February 2013. The proposals as announced by the Union Finance Minister are as follows:

US State Department Awarded Women of Courage Award to Delhi Gangrape Victim

Mar 5, 2013
The US State Department awarded one of the 2013 International Women of Courage Awards to 23-year-old paramedical student who was gangraped in Delhi.

Hariram Meena Selected For the Bihari Puraskar For 2012

Mar 5, 2013
Rajasthani author Hariram Meena was selected for the Bihari Puraskar for 2012 for Hindi novel Dhooni Tape Teer. The novel was published in 2008.
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