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President calls for ever-Green Revolution
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) At a time when India's Green Revolution in agriculture was derided overseas, President Pratibha Patil Thursday pushed for its second version to ensure the country's food security and development.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 7:09:31 PM

CBI raids LIC, bank officials in Rs.5 mn insurance fraud
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday swooped on offices and officials of the Life Insurance Corp of India (LIC) and the Bank of Karad Ltd in Pune, in connection with an alleged Rs.5 million insurance fraud.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 6:47:39 PM

Iron ore shortage closes 25 units in Chhattisgarh
Raipur, Aug 14 (IANS) A shortage of iron ore Thursday forced 25 sponge iron units in Chhattisgarh to stop production, and an industry official said Thursday that more of them could follow suit.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 6:39:02 PM

Inflation rises to 12.44 percent, finance ministry 'disappointed'
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation swelled to 12.44 percent for the week ended Aug 2 as compared to 12.01 percent the week before, goading the finance ministry to say this was a major disappointment.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 6:38:42 PM

EIH to invest Rs.6.5 bn on two new hotels
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) Hospitality major EIH Ltd, which operates the Oberoi chain of hotels, will invest Rs.6.5 billion ($165 million) to set up new projects in Goa and Bangalore, said a top company official here Thursday.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 6:11:36 PM

Etihad to fly to two more Indian destinations
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) Etihad Airways, the national airlines of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), intends to increase flights to and from India, said a top company official here Thursday.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 5:38:26 PM

Airport upgrade work at Kolkata, Chennai to begin in September
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The modernisation and expansion of the Kolkata and Chennai airports will start from next month, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel announced soon after the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the projects Thursday.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 5:36:07 PM

NMCE to launch new futures contracts in 13 commodities
Ahmedabad, Aug 14(IANS) The National Multi-Commodity Exchange (NMCE) here is launching Saturday a new series of futures contracts in 13 commodities, besides three 'spread series' in pepper.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 5:35:47 PM

Markets end with a deep cut ahead of Independence Day
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS)Indian equity markets closed in the red Thursday for the third day running, ahead of the release of the weekly inflation data and rise in crude oil prices, which rekindled fears of inflationary pressure.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 4:56:42 PM

Rains revive hope of record cotton crop in Gujarat
Gandhinagar, Aug 14 (IANS) The return of the monsoon in Gujarat after an extended break has raised hopes of yet another bountiful cotton harvest in the state for the second year in a row.

Thursday, August 14, 2008 4:48:32 PM

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