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Job losses will continue, says chief economic adviser
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Job losses in India will continue into the next year due to the global slowdown, but it will be at 'minimum' levels, a top government economist said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 5:54:01 PM

Piramal Healthcare acquires US firm for $40 mn
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) Indian pharma major Piramal Healthcare will acquire Minrad Inernational Inc of the US for approximately $40 million, a top company official said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 5:26:38 PM

Markets fall second day in a row
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) Indian equities fell the second consecutive day Tuesday as a key index closed 2.43 percent amid continued selling by investors.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 5:10:17 PM

Commuters can now call Delhi Metro for complaints
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has started a 24-hour online customer care cell to cater to public queries and complaints.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 5:09:24 PM

Insurance sector staff strike work in West Bengal
Kolkata, Dec 23 (IANS) Around 99 percent of Kolkata-based National Insurance Corp and 76 percent of General Insurance Corp non-management staff stayed away from work Tuesday in support of a nationwide insurance sector strike.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 4:26:58 PM

Markets down, key index sheds 241 points
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) Indian equities markets were subdued Tuesday, with a key index losing 2.43 percent (provisionally) over Monday's close.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 4:11:46 PM

India's growth can dip to 7 percent: Minister
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) India must be prepared to face a lower growth of seven percent this fiscal on account of the impact of global slowdown, Minister of State for Finance P.K. Bansal said in parliament Tuesday in what has been the most pessimistic official projection yet on the country's economic expansion.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 3:34:07 PM

Over 1,700 insurance employees strike work in northeast
Agartala, Dec 23 (IANS) Over 1,700 insurance employees in the northeast went on strike Tuesday as part of a nationwide protest against the government's move to raise foreign direct investment (FDI) in the insurance sector.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 3:02:27 PM

Rajya Sabha adjourned for the third time
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned five minutes after it convened post-lunch as opposition MPs continued to disrupt proceedings over the remarks by Minority Affairs Minister A.R. Antulay questioning the death of Maharashtra police officer Hemant Karkare in the Nov 26 Mumbai terror attacks and the insurance bill.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 2:39:58 PM

Markets continue to fall amid profit booking
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) Indian equities markets continued their downward slide Tuesday amid heavy selling, with a key index trading 2.66 percent down around 2 p.m. from its previous close.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008 2:36:43 PM

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