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Global Reviews21092013
N.Korea puts off reunion of divided families
The North Korean government has postponed the reunion of the families divided since the 1950-53 Korean war, accusing Seoul of confrontation. Six weeks of meetings between the family members separated for decades were set to start on Wednesday, Reuters reported. “The reunions of separated families and relatives between the North and the South will be postponed until there can be a normal atmosphere where dialogue and negotiations can be held,” said a North Korean spokesman for the committee, which oversees ties with South Korea. The South Korea government didn’t immediately comment on the situation.
China issues storm warning as ‘super typhoon’ approaches
The Chinese National Observatory has issued its highest level storm warning for super typhoon Usagi. According to data from the Observatory’s storm tracker Usagi is now heading straight for the city of Hong Kong. Experts say it is likely to be the strongest typhoon t…
Civil nuclear projects will be subject to Indian law: National Security Advisor.20092013
Ahead of the Indian Prime Minister visit to the U.S., National Security Advisor Mr. Shivshankar Menon speaks on New Delhi perspective on bilateral trade, the civil nuclear agreement and regional security at the Aspen Institute India (AII) session on India & the U.S. New Delhi, September 20, 2013: All civil nuclear projects in the country would be subject to Indian law,National Security Advisor Mr. Shivshankar Menon asserted while addressing the༢>Aspen Institute India session on ቮdia and the U.S. earlier today. Mr Menon also revealed that the two nations were ᣬose to finalising the commercial aspects of the civil nuclear deal. Moderated byMr. Gautam Thapar, Chairman, Aspen Institute India, the session–aimed to be a precursor to Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan SinghⳠmeeting with U.S. President Barack Obama糡w Mr. Menon share IndiaⳠperspective on a wide range of bilateral issues. Underscoring…
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RBI raises policy rate by 0.25%20092013
RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday surprised the industry and shocked the stock markets by hiking the short-term policy rate by 0.25 percent to keep worrisome inflation under check, a move that may increase EMIs for home and auto loans in the medium term. Contrary to the expectations of the industry and experts, Rajan in his maiden policy opted for a hawkish monetary policy stance ahead of the festive season instead of shifting the focus to promotion of growth by lowering interest rates to generate demand. The RBI Governor, however, eased liquidity through a reduction in the marginal standing facility rate, at which banks borrow from the central bank, by 0.75 percent to 9.5 percent and eased the minimum daily maintenance of the cash reserve ratio (CRR). The repo rate, or the short-term lending rate, has been increased by 25 basis points to 7.5 percent from 7.25 percent with immediate effect. Other policy rates will be adjusted accordingly. “…
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92.7 BIG FM DELHI CELEBRATES BIRTHDAYS OF Legends 92.7 BIG FM DELHI CELEBRATES BIRTHDAYS OF THE MUSICAL LEGENDS LATA MANGESHKAR AND ASHA BHOSLE WITH SUREELA SEPTEMBER THIS MONTH, ႏLLYWOOD KA SALAAM, ASHA AUR LATA KE NAAM⼯b> 92.7 BIG FM TO HUNT ᄥLHIⳠASHA AUR LATA⠉N AN EXCITING SINGING TALENT CONTEST ༯SPAN> Delhi, September 19, 2013: September is considered the sweetest month in the Indian music industry as the countryⳊmost loved singing sisters were born during the month. Celebrating the lives and voices that have charmed millions of people for decades, 92.7 BIG FM has christened the special month Sureela September -Bollywood ka Salaam, Asha aur Lata ke naam. With this property, the station launches a host of activities to honour two of the most respected playback singers who have been IndiaⳊglory and pride for countless years with the message - Chahe jitney bhi naye singers aaye弢>Lata-Asha Hit the, Hit Rahenge. The campaign will air exciting celebrity capsules on Lataji and Ashaji…