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Strike over State Bank-associate merger Monday, Wednesday
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Public sector bank officers have threatened to go on strike Monday and Wednesday to protest against the merger of State Bank of Saurashtra (SBS) with its parent State Bank of India (SBI).

Sunday, August 17, 2008 8:22:19 PM

Congress questions BJP government's mining lease decisions
Raipur, Aug 17 (IANS) The opposition Congress party Sunday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Chhattisgarh was granting mining leases in favour of big companies in hurried 'closed-door meetings' ahead of the assembly polls later this year.

Sunday, August 17, 2008 7:37:49 PM

Land acquisition for IIT-Patna to begin soon
Patna, Aug 17 (IANS) The process of land acquisition for a permanent campus of the new Indian Institute of Technology-Patna (IIT-P), where classes began in temporary premises Aug 7, will soon be underway, a senior minister told IANS Sunday.

Sunday, August 17, 2008 4:36:43 PM

After bull run, Rajkot machine tool units fear setback
Rajkot, Aug 17 (IANS) Faced with spiralling raw material prices and high energy costs, the Rs.7-billion Rajkot machine tool industry seems to be heading for a downswing after the last five years' bullish growth run.

Sunday, August 17, 2008 4:00:31 PM

Pilot passport project to be launched in two cities
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Software major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) will launch a pilot project for the ambitious Passport Seva Project - a public-private initiative to improve passport services - in two cities shortly, an official said.

Sunday, August 17, 2008 2:36:01 PM

Consim Info seeks partner for its job portal
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) City-based online service provider Consim Info Pvt Ltd, better known as the Bharat Matrimony group that runs a group of business portals, is now looking for a strategic partner for its job portal

Sunday, August 17, 2008 12:19:24 PM

Vintage one rupee coin auctioned for Rs 220,000
Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) It may sound unbelievable, but a vintage one rupee coin fetched Rs.220,000 at a numismatic auction in India's IT hub on the country's 62nd Independence Day.

Sunday, August 17, 2008 10:38:56 AM

Outsourcing industry will continue to grow: Cognizant head (Interview)
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Despite the global economic slowdown and bad publicity against the industry, India's outsourcing sector would retain its high growth rate, says R. Chandrasekaran, president of Cognizant India, a leading global and business process outsourcing (BPO) company.

Sunday, August 17, 2008 10:28:54 AM

Indian industry seeks cutting edge IT solutions from vendors
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) As businesses in India log higher growth figures, companies are falling back on independent service vendors to deliver more specialized IT solutions that can slash costs to a minimum and provide quick benefits of scale, especially in the bullish mid-market segment which is steering the industry's growth story.

Sunday, August 17, 2008 10:16:01 AM

India Inc's investment plans rise to $244 bn
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Despite the global economic slowdown, capacity expansion plans of Indian corporates surged to Rs.10.5 trillion ($244 billion) in the first six months of the current fiscal against Rs.5.67 trillion in the same period last year, an industry lobby said.

Sunday, August 17, 2008 10:14:31 AM

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