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Oil sector strike nearing end, says minister
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Striking workers of the state-owned Oil India Ltd (OIL) and Bharat Petroleum (BPCL) will call off their stir, Petroleum Minister Murli Deora said here Friday.

Friday, January 09, 2009 6:58:56 PM

Wasn't going to the US by truck: Chidambaram
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) 'I was not going (to the US) by truck,' Home Minister P. Chidambaram remarked jocularly Friday when asked whether an ongoing transporters' strike had prompted him to cancel a planned visit to Washington.

Friday, January 09, 2009 6:58:10 PM

Markets fall as Satyam cloud refuses to blow over
Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) Indian equities markets closed in the red as investors resorted to heavy selling amid negative sentiments following the Satyam scandal, with a key index closing 1.88 percent lower than its previous close Wednesday.

Friday, January 09, 2009 6:42:13 PM

Delhi faces power shortage of 600 MW
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Delhi faced a power shortage of about 600 MegaWatt (MW) Friday due to the indefinite strike by officers of public sector oil firms that resulted in the disruption of gas supply.

Friday, January 09, 2009 6:41:35 PM

Satyam chief Raju will appear before SEBI Saturday, says lawyer
Hyderabad, Jan 9 (IANS) Disgraced Satyam chief B. Ramalinga Raju will appear before market watchdog Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) at 4 p.m. Saturday to answer the summons served on him in connection with a Rs.70-billion accounting fraud, his lawyer confirmed Friday.

Friday, January 09, 2009 6:13:30 PM

Indian workers in Gulf air problems at diaspora meet
Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) Complaints of ill treatment of migrant workers by Indian immigration officials and by officials of Indian embassies abroad, the lack of higher education facilities for children of Indian workers and lack of legal assistance for jailed workers abroad were some of the issues brought to the notice of Union Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi by the people from the Gulf region here Friday.

Friday, January 09, 2009 6:05:42 PM

Delhi to enforce NSA to bring normalcy: Dikshit
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Delhi government will be enforcing the National Security Act to bring normalcy in fuel and food supplies, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Friday after an urgent cabinet meeting to discuss the worsening situation in the national capital following a strike by oil company officers and truckers.

Friday, January 09, 2009 5:45:06 PM

Join work or face arrest, striking oilmen told
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The government Friday categorically told the striking employees of public sector oil firms to immediately rejoin work or face arrest.

Friday, January 09, 2009 5:35:14 PM

Oilmen's strike hits fuel supply, four refineries in northeast
Agartala/Guwahati, Jan 9 (IANS) Operations in the Assam refineries have been hit and fuel supply across the northeast has been affected following the ongoing strike by officers of public sector oil firms.

Friday, January 09, 2009 5:17:04 PM

'Oil sector crisis to improve by Monday'
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The oil sector crisis is expected to improve over the weekend as some striking officers have started returning to work, a senior industry official said here Friday.

Friday, January 09, 2009 5:16:28 PM

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