Raipur, May 20 (IANS) A two-day strike called by the banned Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) in the violence-hit Bastar region of Chhattisgarh hit normal life in the interiors on the first day Wednesday and brought transportation of iron ore to a halt, police said.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 1:26:51 PM
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Stuck in a traffic snarl and wondering how to kill time? India's first 'in-taxi' magazine is here to help.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 12:54:04 PM
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Norway's Telenor has acquired another 15.5 percent stake in Unitech Wireless, the telecom arm of realty major Unitech, for Rs.1,130 crore (Rs.11.3 billion/$237 million), taking its shareholding in the Indian company to 49 percent, it was announced Wednesday.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 12:43:06 PM
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets remained range-bound Wednesday morning after opening weak, as buying interest waned.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 11:19:00 AM
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Indian equities were trading on a dull note Wednesday, with a key index ruling about 13 points higher than its previous close.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 10:31:39 AM
Sasaram (Bihar), May 20 (IANS) The tomb of Sher Shah Suri, the emperor who built the Grand Trunk Road from Kolkata to Peshawar in the 16th century and thus laid down the foundation of the Indian highway system, is being refurbished here at a cost of Rs.94 crore (Rs.940 million) so that it becomes one of Bihar's major tourist destinations.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 10:08:53 AM
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Nearly 8,000 employees of the state-run Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) continued their strike for the second consecutive day Tuesday, affecting telephone and internet services in Delhi.
Tuesday, May 19, 2009 8:42:06 PM
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) Texmaco Ltd, a KK Birla group company, has formed a joint venture with United Group of Australia to manufacture hi-tech wagon and locomotive bogie frames, it was announced here Tuesday.
Tuesday, May 19, 2009 8:18:13 PM
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said the priority of the new Congress-led government was the revival of economic growth and creating new employment opportunities that had been slowed down by the global recession.
Tuesday, May 19, 2009 7:31:25 PM
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) The sit-in strike by around 3,000 workers at tyre maker MRF Ltd's Arakonam and Puducherry plants entered the 11th day Tuesday, with the agitating employees' union and the management standing firm on their respective stands.
Tuesday, May 19, 2009 7:30:19 PM
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