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November 19: Snapshots for the day

  • November 19: Snapshots for the day

    November 19: Snapshots for the day

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<b>A bird flies by the Vedanta office building in Mumbai.</b>
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India-focused mining group Vedanta Resources Plc agreed a $6 billion financing deal with a consortium of banks to help fund its proposed acquisition of a majority stake in the Indian unit of Cairn Energy.
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London-listed Vedanta said in a statement the financing would be structured in four tranches, with maturities of between 18 months and three years.
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The bank consortium comprises Barclays Capital, Citi, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Royal Bank of Scotland and Standard Chartered.
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    A bird flies by the Vedanta office building in Mumbai.

    India-focused mining group Vedanta Resources Plc agreed a $6 billion financing deal with a consortium of banks to help fund its proposed acquisition of a majority stake in the Indian unit of Cairn Energy.

    London-listed Vedanta said in a statement the financing would be structured in four tranches, with maturities of between 18 months and three years.

    The bank consortium comprises Barclays Capital, Citi, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Royal Bank of Scotland and Standard Chartered.

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<b>Kapil Sibal attends a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos.</b> 
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The Department of Telecommunications will consider the recommendations of the telecom regulator on cancellation of licences recently given to some companies.
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Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal told reporters. \"We will consider it,\" said Sibal.
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A scandal involving spectrum allocation that a government audit said may have cost India $31 billion led to the sacking of Telecom Minister A Raja over the weekend and has turned the spotlight on companies involved. </p>

    Kapil Sibal attends a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos.

    The Department of Telecommunications will consider the recommendations of the telecom regulator on cancellation of licences recently given to some companies.

    Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal told reporters. \"We will consider it,\" said Sibal.

    A scandal involving spectrum allocation that a government audit said may have cost India $31 billion led to the sacking of Telecom Minister A Raja over the weekend and has turned the spotlight on companies involved.

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<b>Prime Minister Manmohan Singh speaks during a news conference in New Delhi.</b>
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Singh has turned to India&#39;s top legal official to represent him at the Supreme Court over why he failed to probe what is emerging as one of the country&#39;s biggest corruption scams.
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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been forced to explain to the Supreme Court his failure to probe a huge telecom scam, as the investigation into a $31 billion scandal gathers pace.
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Opposition MP Subramanian Swamy says he wrote to Singh in 2008 calling for an investigation and prosecution of Raja. He says he only received a reply in March this year, 16 months later, that said there were insufficient grounds for a probe.
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The Supreme Court on Tuesday took the rare step of publicly criticising Singh for his \"alleged inaction\" in response to Swamy&#39;s requests, and then called him to defend his delay through an affidavit to the top court.
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    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh speaks during a news conference in New Delhi.

    Singh has turned to India's top legal official to represent him at the Supreme Court over why he failed to probe what is emerging as one of the country's biggest corruption scams.

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been forced to explain to the Supreme Court his failure to probe a huge telecom scam, as the investigation into a $31 billion scandal gathers pace.

    Opposition MP Subramanian Swamy says he wrote to Singh in 2008 calling for an investigation and prosecution of Raja. He says he only received a reply in March this year, 16 months later, that said there were insufficient grounds for a probe.

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday took the rare step of publicly criticising Singh for his \"alleged inaction\" in response to Swamy's requests, and then called him to defend his delay through an affidavit to the top court.

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<b>A girl tests out the new Nokia N8 mobile phone at the Nokia Flagship store in Helsinki.</b>
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Nokia, the world&#39;s top cellphone maker, said on Friday some of its flagship N8 smartphones were sold with a power fault that meant they switched themselves off.
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The success of the N8-Nokia&#39;s first real challenge to Apple&#39;s iPhone, more than three years after its launch --is seen as crucial to Nokia&#39;s profit margins in the current quarter, analysts say.
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Nokia sales chief Niklas Savander said \"a limited number of N8 users\" were facing the problem of their phones switching off, and they are not able to turn them on again.
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    A girl tests out the new Nokia N8 mobile phone at the Nokia Flagship store in Helsinki.

    Nokia, the world's top cellphone maker, said on Friday some of its flagship N8 smartphones were sold with a power fault that meant they switched themselves off.

    The success of the N8-Nokia's first real challenge to Apple's iPhone, more than three years after its launch --is seen as crucial to Nokia's profit margins in the current quarter, analysts say.

    Nokia sales chief Niklas Savander said \"a limited number of N8 users\" were facing the problem of their phones switching off, and they are not able to turn them on again.

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