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India unveils steps to push exports, $200 bn target set
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) India is expected to miss the export target of $200 billion this fiscal due to the global meltdown, Commerce Minister Kamal Nath said Friday, but hoped this figure will be achieved next year as he unveiled some new measures to help the exporting community.

Thursday, February 26, 2009 5:14:44 PM

Delhi Metro gets first car from Bombardier
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Bombardier Transportation, a unit of Germany-based train maker Bombardier Inc, said the first of the 424 Movia cars ordered by Delhi Metro Rail Corp (DMRC) has arrived here Thursday on an Antonov freight aircraft.

Thursday, February 26, 2009 5:09:19 PM

Government takes no decision on diesel price cut
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Despite speculation that the government may reduce the price of diesel before general elections are announced, the union cabinet of ministers did not discuss the issue when it met here Thursday, Petroleum Minister Murli Deora said after the meeting.

Thursday, February 26, 2009 5:07:59 PM

Air India's parent firm seeks capital infusion, soft loan
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) National Aviation Co of India Ltd (NACIL), the parent company of national carrier Air India, has sought an equity induction of Rs.1,231 crore (Rs.12.31 billion/$245 million), along with a soft loan of Rs.2,750 crore (Rs.27.5 billion) from the government, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel told parliament Thursday.

Thursday, February 26, 2009 4:39:23 PM

Designer Ashima Singh's collection explores Alaskan native art
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Alaska's native art, its musical instruments, and the faces of its tribals are the inspiration behind designer Ashima Singh's collection for next month's Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW).

Thursday, February 26, 2009 4:20:08 PM

States allowed to borrow Rs.300 bn more next fiscal
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The central government Thursday approved the relaxation of fiscal deficit targets of states for the next financial year by allowing them to borrow up to 3.5 percent of gross state domestic product (GSDP), resulting in an additional borrowing capacity of Rs.300 billion (Rs.30,000 crore).

Thursday, February 26, 2009 4:12:00 PM

Indonesian firm wants to build port in West Bengal
Kolkata, Feb 26 (IANS) The Indonesia-based Salim group, part of a consortium that is constructing a chemical hub at Nayachar island near Haldia in West Bengal, is also interested in building a deep river port near the site, a senior state official said here Thursday.

Thursday, February 26, 2009 3:54:29 PM

Markets close in the green
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Indian equities markets closed just about in the green Thursday, with a key index ending trade 0.59 percent higher than its previous close.

Thursday, February 26, 2009 3:54:18 PM

Around 20,000 Indians lose jobs abroad, return
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The global meltdown has forced about 20,000 Indians to return home after losing jobs abroad, the government said Thursday.

Thursday, February 26, 2009 3:36:29 PM

Chandigarh gets Rs.120 mn tourism grant
Chandigarh, Feb 26 (IANS) The Chandigarh administration has got a grant of Rs.120 million (Rs.12 crore) from the central government to develop the city as a tourist hub, an official said here Thursday.

Thursday, February 26, 2009 3:33:13 PM

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