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States with lots of forests may be paid for it
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) India's Finance Commission has been asked to recommend that states that have kept their forest cover intact be rewarded for it.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 6:01:57 PM

BMW India doubtful about Mini launch
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) German automobile major BMW AG is doubtful about launching its 'Mini' small cars in India this year, a top official said here Thursday.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 5:51:43 PM

Sensex ends flat in volatile trade
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Indian equities markets traded on a highly volatile note Thursday, with a key index fluctuating in a 236 point range before closing flat. It fell sharply towards the closing bell to end trade 11.69 points in the red.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 5:35:56 PM

States get Rs.5 bn for forestry
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A Rs.500 crore (Rs.5 billion) programme to restore and regenerate India's forest cover has been included in the budget unveiled by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh said here Thursday. Buried in the expenditure budget, the 'major new scheme' did not receive the attention it deserved, he said.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 5:02:14 PM

Rs.100 crore grant to build creches across the country
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The government has earmarked Rs.100 crore (Rs.1 billion) in the 2009-10 budget to build day care centres for children of working women, a statement from the women and child development ministry said Thursday.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 4:45:24 PM

Reliance Communications to launch ad-funded videos
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications has partnered with Britain-based mobile marketing company 3rd Space Services to launch free video content with embedded advertisements on its mobile platform.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 4:45:04 PM

Toonz Academy ties up with Anna University
Thiruvananthapuram, July 9 (IANS) Toonz Academy, a leading animation training institute, has tied up with the Anna University Coimbatore, it was announced Thursday.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 4:22:13 PM

Late selling pulls down Sensex, closes flat
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets closed on a flat note Thursday as investors booked profits towards the closing bell. It closed about 11.69 points in the red.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 4:11:54 PM

Real estate giant IREO to invest $500 mn in India
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Global real estate giant IREO will pump in $500 million in various infrastructure projects in India over a period of seven years, the company said Thursday.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 4:03:02 PM

Pitting a billy goat against National Games bullying
Panaji, July 9 (IANS) The farmers of Virnoda village in north Goa allege that the sports ministry is bullying them to part with fertile farm land for the construction of a stadium for the 2011 National Games. They have now pinned their hopes on a black, uncastrated billy goat for divine intervention!

Thursday, July 09, 2009 3:59:34 PM

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