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Price rise forces Indians to cut pulse consumption
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Owing to 'alarmingly' spiralling prices, Indian households reduced pulse consumption to less than 11 kg in the first half of 2009, according to a report by an industry body.

Sunday, August 09, 2009 2:04:55 PM

Railway officials to 'adopt' stations, trains
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) In order to make officials more accountable and involved in improving railway services, Northern Railway has come up with a new idea: get them to 'adopt' railway stations and trains.

Sunday, August 09, 2009 1:05:18 PM

Patnaik assures action against mining scam guilty
Bhubaneswar, Aug 8 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said Saturday stern action would be taken against those involved in a multi-crore mining scam that has come to light.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 9:14:58 PM

Minister rejects Orissa's demand for revising coal royalty
Bhubaneswar, Aug 8 (IANS) Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal Saturday rejected Orissa's demand for revising its coal royalty, saying the existing rate was 'more than sufficient'.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 8:03:38 PM

Sanlam channel to propel Shriram Life's growth
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) Shriram Life Insurance Saturday said its minority stakeholder, South Africa-based Sanlam, will take care of the marketing of company products in all parts of the country except the south.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 7:24:21 PM

Prime minister's nod sought for Air India revival Comment1
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) National carrier Air India, struggling to stay afloat after accumulating losses worth $1.5 billion, can soon expect a fresh lease of life with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh positively disposed for fresh government equity into the carrier.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 6:21:16 PM

IGNOU to teach bankers how to recover loans
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Criticised for using force and unfair means to recover loans, personnel from several cooperative banks will get training on how to recover loans legally at the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) here.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 5:54:39 PM

Travel agents' Dubai meet to promote Indian tourism
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The annual conference of the Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI), the country's largest travel trade body, to be held in Dubai this year, will showcase the key features of India's medical tourism.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 5:42:59 PM

Essar Shipping plans expansion, targets Rs,4,000 crore turnover
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) Integrated logistics service provider Essar Shipping Ports and Logistics, which has plans to invest $1.5 billion for capacity expansion, hopes to achieve a turnover of Rs.4,000 crore ($836 million) by 2012.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 5:41:02 PM

Pro-Kannada activists held ahead of Thiruvalluvar statue unveiling
Bangalore, Aug 8 (IANS) Hundreds of pro-Kannada activists have been detained in and around Bangalore after their plan to protest the unveiling of Tamil saint-poet Thiruvalluvar here Sunday.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 5:33:55 PM

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