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President favours agriculture, industry as joint enterprise
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday called for a joint venture between agriculture and corporate sector to boost farm output that contributes just 18 percent to the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) while employing 60 percent of the workforce.

Saturday, February 13, 2010 5:25:05 PM

President calls for agricultural renaissance
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) At a time when the prices of food grains are soaring, President Pratibha Patil Saturday called for an agricultural renaissance in the country.

Saturday, February 13, 2010 4:28:06 PM

'Heavy Engineering Corporation to be listed, become Navratna'
Ranchi, Feb 13 (IANS) Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC), a public sector firm based here, will become a Navratna company and get listed on a stock exchange, union Heavy Industries Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh said Saturday.

Saturday, February 13, 2010 4:27:51 PM

Bumper rabi crop will ease inflation: Minister
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The coming spring harvest will see a 'bumper crop' that will help control the spiralling prices of essential commodities, Minister of State for Agriculture K.V. Thomas said Saturday.

Saturday, February 13, 2010 4:12:40 PM

Russia's arms industry aims to reassert itself at DefExpo
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Russia, which was once India's principal source of arms imports but which has seen its market share steadily declining over the years, will aim to reassert itself at Asia's largest defence exposition here Feb 15-18, with 31 organisations, including six major companies in the field of military-technical cooperation, showcasing their wares.

Saturday, February 13, 2010 3:17:02 PM

Valentine's Day a big draw for flowers, greeting card sellers
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Valentine's Day means great business for flower and greeting card sellers. And this year has not been disappointing.

Saturday, February 13, 2010 1:06:00 PM

SAIL commissions pipe coating plant at Rourkela
Bhubaneswar, Feb 13 (IANS) State-owned Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), one of India's leading steel makers, has commissioned a pipe coating plant at its Rourkela unit in order to explore the niche market of coated pipes, an official said Saturday.

Saturday, February 13, 2010 12:07:51 PM

Sensex moves up 236 points over the week (Weekly Market Review)
Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) Indian stock markets seemed to have stabilised this week after rampant selling pressure weighed heavily on key indices for a month. A benchmark index logged modest gains - moving 236 points up from its previous weekly close.

Saturday, February 13, 2010 11:26:35 AM

Valentine's Day windfall for Himachal farmers
Shimla, Feb 13 (IANS) Valentine's Day again gladdens the hearts of thousands of flower growers of Himachal Pradesh as roses and carnations that bloom in the cool climes are much sought after by lovers.

Saturday, February 13, 2010 10:23:50 AM

Murugappa group acquires French firm for 6.8 million euros
Chennai, Feb 12 (IANS) The city-based $3.14 billion industrial conglomerate Murugappa group has opened the year 2010 with a French acquisition.

Friday, February 12, 2010 8:44:08 PM

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