PMO cites strong growth data, trashes ‘weak’ PM criticism

The Prime Minister’s Office today came out with data to highlight the progress made under Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over the last 10 years in an effort to counter the damaging claims made by his former Media Adviser Sanjaya Baru. …read more

Source: India – Business Standard

    

DoT approaches TRAI for next round of spectrum auction

The Department of Telecom has approached regulator TRAI seeking its recommendations on auction of airwaves held by 29 licencees across 18 out of 22 service areas that are expiring in 2015-16. …read more

Source: India – Business Standard

    

India’s dependence on imported edible oil to hit new record

India’s dependence on imported edible oil is set to hit new record this year despite increase in oil seed output this year. Increasing direct consumption of oil seeds including soybean, mustard seed and ground nut reduced their availability for … …read more

Source: India – Business Standard

    

Industry ministry secy for rejig of land acquisition law

It is not pro-farmer, provides for too many committees and too many approvals, says Amitabh Kant …read more

Source: India – Business Standard

    

FDI policy needs to be reviewed, says Modi

BJP’s PM candidate denies he is against subsidies, insists his vision is pro-people …read more

Source: India – Business Standard

    

Security Council voices outrage at latest attacks against civilians, UN in South Sudan

The Security Council on Friday voiced its outrage at the recent attacks by armed groups in South Sudan that have purposefully targeted civilians as well as the United Nations peacekeeping mission sites and personnel. …read more

Source: United Nations

    

ACORN Sales Now Offering Acorn Official Notary Public Record Book at…

ACORN Sales, the leading supplier of high quality marking and identification supplies, is now offering Acorn Official Notary Public Record Book at highly competitive prices.

(PRWeb April 18, 2014)

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/notary-public-record-book/acornsales/prweb11760214.htm

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Source: Industry – prweb

    

Minerals Technologies Extends Tender Offer for Outstanding Shares of AMCOL International

NEW YORK, NY, Apr 19, 2014 – (ACN Newswire) – Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE: MTX) announced today that it has extended its tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of AMCOL International Corporation (NYSE: ACO) for $45.75 per share in cash. All terms and conditions of the tender offer, other than the expiration date, remain the same.

Unless extended further, the tender offer will now expire at 9:00 a.m., New York City time, on May 2, 2014. The tender offer was previously scheduled to expire at 9:00 a.m., New York City time, on April 18, 2014.

The tender offer was extended pending the expiration or early termination of the waiting period under the competition laws of Poland. Authorization by the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection in Poland is a condition to the consummation of the tender offer. On April 9, 2014, the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act expired. On April 11, 2014, Minerals Technologies and AMCOL obtained clearance from the Federal Cartel Office, the German national antitrust authority. Minerals Technologies does not anticipate any regulatory concerns.

As of 12:00 a.m. midnight at the end of the day, New York City time, on April 17, 2014, approximately 23,673,893 shares had …read more

Source: ACN Newswire