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Vegetables, pulses prices go up following truckers' strike
Lucknow, Jan 7 (IANS) The ongoing nationwide strike of transporters has jacked up prices of essential commodities in Lucknow even as the Uttar Pradesh Truck Operators' Federation (UPTOF) said they would maintain the supply of essential goods.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 3:52:49 PM

Time to entice NRIs with tour packages
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) What better time to hardsell tourism packages than the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas? The Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corp (TTDC) is offering two tour packages for participants at the seventh edition of the diaspora meet here.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 3:43:20 PM

Colourful billboards greet NRIs, PIOs
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's capital city was known for its giant hoardings until the Supreme Court banned the eyesores.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 3:43:18 PM

Diaspora delegates exempted from luxury tax
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) True to the Indian credo 'athithi devo bhava' or 'guest is like god', the Tamil Nadu government has exempted delegates attending the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, the annual convention of people of Indian origin, from paying the luxury tax charged by star hotels.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 3:43:17 PM

Satyam directors, employees shocked over 'fraud' by Rajus
Hyderabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Directors of the beleaguered IT major Satyam Computers Wednesday expressed shock the admission of founder-chairman B. Ramalinga Raju to committing a fraud to the tune of Rs.40 billion (Rs.4,000 crore or $823 million) before he resigned, along with Managing Director Rama Raju.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 3:03:36 PM

Markets tumble after Satyam shocker
Mumbai, Jan 7 (IANS) Indian equities markets plunged in afternoon trade Wednesday after IT major Satyam Computer's co-founder and chairman B. Ramalinga Raju resigned after confessing to a Rs.40-billion ($823 million) fraud that had been going on for years.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 3:01:48 PM

Ashok Leyland sales down 63 percent in December
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland Ltd Wednesday reported a 63 percent fall in its December sales over the corresponding month previous year.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 2:51:58 PM

Striking truckers hope government will talk to them
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Indian truckers, whose nationwide strike entered the third day Wednesday, are hoping that the government will talk to them to end the impasse arising from their demands that includes a diesel price cut.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 2:38:16 PM

Apex IT body shocked by Satyam chief's confession
Bangalore, Jan 7(IANS) Nasscom, the apex body of the IT-BPO industry in India, expressed its shock Wednesday at the confession made by Satyam Computers' erstwhile chief B. Ramalinga Raju, who admitted to a Rs.40 billion fraud before quitting his post.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 2:32:31 PM

No panic buying in Chennai despite oil officers' strike
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) There are no signs of panic buying of fuel or natural gas here in the wake of the indefinite nationwide strike by over 55,000 employees of 14 public sector oil companies, vendors said Wednesday, hours after the strike started.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009 2:25:07 PM

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