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Equities end on sombre note, gain lower than expected
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) After a buoyant start following the fiscal stimulus package announced Sunday, the Indian equities markets slipped in intra-day trading Monday, though managing to end a little over Friday's close.

Monday, December 08, 2008 4:30:49 PM

Railways' five-year profit will cross Rs.1,000 bn: Lalu
Patna, Dec 8 (IANS) Railways Minister Lalu Prasad Monday said the Railway's profit during his five-year tenure will cross Rs.1,000 billion ($20 billion).

Monday, December 08, 2008 4:14:52 PM

Unions oppose FDI increase in public insurance companies
Chennai, Dec 8 (IANS) Over 150,000 public sector insurance employees will strike work for a day if the government decides to raise foreign direct investment (FDI) limit to 49 percent from the current 26 percent, an employees' union said Monday.

Monday, December 08, 2008 3:34:43 PM

'Gandhigiri' wins over encroachers in Punjab
Mohali (Punjab), Dec 8 (IANS) What hefty fines and coercion could not achieve, flowers have done. Shopkeepers in a market in this Punjab town, 10 km from Chandigarh, have realised that going the 'Gandhigiri' way was more appropriate to get encroachments removed from their market.

Monday, December 08, 2008 3:32:50 PM

Railways' profit will cross Rs.1,000 bn: Lalu
Patna, Dec 8 (IANS) Indian Railways' profits in the current fiscal will cross Rs.1,000 billion ($20 billion), Railways Minister Lalu Prasad said here Monday.

Monday, December 08, 2008 2:18:32 PM

Agra's Eid fervour dampened by terror, financial crisis
Agra, Dec 8 (IANS) The customary Eid fervour in Agra is clearly missing this time around with the terror attacks in Mumbai and the recessionary trends casting a shadow over the festivities.

Monday, December 08, 2008 1:52:38 PM

Fiscal package lifts key Indian market index
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) Investor mood across the country was buoyed by the fiscal package and the four percent cut in excise announced by the government, lifting a key equity up up by 342 points Monday, some three hours into trading.

Monday, December 08, 2008 1:41:01 PM

Terror-proof security by private agencies long way off
Bangalore, Dec 8 (IANS) Notwithstanding the Karnataka government's suggestion that major private firms in Bangalore arrange their own security, it could remain a dream for a long time as private security providers in India's tech hub say they are ill-prepared and poorly-equipped for the task.

Monday, December 08, 2008 12:16:38 PM

Tamil Nadu's hospitality trade in the doldrums
Chennai, Dec 8 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's hospitality industry has taken a knocking this year. Already hit by the after-effects of the global economic slowdown, the terror attacks in Mumbai now threaten to take a further toll on hotel occupancy in the peak tourist season in winter.

Monday, December 08, 2008 9:11:34 AM

SAIL's Himachal Pradesh plant in fresh trouble
Shimla, Dec 8 (IANS) Uncertainty continues to dog state-owned Steel Authority of India Ltd's steel plant project in Himachal Pradesh - SAIL's first in northern India - with the state turning down the company's proposal to shift the location of the plant.

Monday, December 08, 2008 9:01:09 AM

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