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Deshmukh asks for auto sector stimulus to continue
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Heavy Industries Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh Wednesday urged Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to continue with incentives and stimulus given to the auto industry during slowdown in late 2008.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 6:33:16 PM

Pawar bats for GM crops to meet food security
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Strongly arguing for the genetically modified crops, which he said could solve the country's food security problem, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Wednesday asked scientists to double efforts to remove all misgivings about GM crops from the minds of policy-makers and the public.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 6:25:27 PM

Wipro to offer simulation based training for defence forces
Bangalore, Feb 17 (IANS) Wipro and CAE Inc, formerly Canadian Aviation Electronics, will jointly offer simulation-based training, maintenance and training support services for India's defence forces, the Bangalore-based IT major said Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 5:35:05 PM

Allocate more for education: Kids to president
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) With less than 10 days to go for the union budget, children from across the country gathered here Wednesday demanding an increase in allocation for education. The kids also expressed their concerns to President Pratibha Patil in a letter.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 5:34:50 PM

India will face milk shortage as demand rises: dairy board
Bangalore, Feb 17 (IANS) India is set to face milk shortage soon due to rising consumption in both rural and urban areas while productivity remains low despite the country being the world's largest producer, a top dairy official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 5:27:22 PM

Allocate more for health and education this budget: NGOs
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Urging the government to come up with a pro-poor budget this year, a group of NGOs here has called for an increased allocation for health and education as public spending in both these sectors continues to be dismal.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 5:09:35 PM

Sensex closes 202 points up, joins global bourses' strong show
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities Wednesday closed 202 points higher than its previous close amid a strong global rally.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 4:40:21 PM

Kingfisher to start New Delhi-London flight
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Private carrier Kingfisher Airlines will start daily non-stop flights from New Delhi to London and back from March 28.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 4:36:09 PM

Micro, medium industrial goods to get design makeover
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Shoppers can soon buy trendily packaged designer pickles, rural agro-products, medical equipment and village crafts off the shelves of superstores in mega cities across India.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 4:23:39 PM

World Bank approves Rs.2,100 crore for Punjab roads
Chandigarh, Feb 17 (IANS) Journeying through Punjab roads could be a less bumpy ride in the future with the World Bank (WB) Wednesday approving a grant of Rs.2,100 crore (Rs.21 billion) for the upgradation of over 950 km of roads in the state.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 4:10:05 PM

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