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Tourists throng Himachal on long weekend
Shimla, Aug 13 (IANS) Most hotels in various tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh are totally booked ahead of the three-day extended weekend that starts with the Janmasthami festival Aug 14.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 12:52:41 PM

India's inflation falls to minus 1.74 percent
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation fell marginally to minus 1.74 percent percent for the week ending Aug 1 from minus 1.58 percent the week before, according to official data released Thursday.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 12:22:05 PM

Sensex extends gains, strong Asian cues help
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets extended its gains a little before noon Thursday to rule 336 points in the green and was backed by strong cues from the Asian markets.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 12:10:36 PM

Recast food policy to address malnutrition: experts
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) With Indians eating less cereals and pulses, the government must recast its food policy and launch a nutrition literacy movement fast if it is serious about addressing the problem of malnutrition, experts warn.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 11:52:44 AM

US scientists find northern India's water is vanishing
Bangalore, Aug 13 (IANS) Using satellite data from the US space agency NASA, American scientists have found that groundwater levels in northern India have been declining by as much as 30 centimetres per year over the past decade. Researchers concluded the loss is almost entirely due to human activity.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 11:32:46 AM

Sensex opens in the green, up 1.76 percent
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Indian equities markets opened on a positive note Thursday, with a key index gaining 1.76 percent within 20 minutes of start of trade.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 10:42:12 AM

Mamata sanctions Rs.35 mn for theatre complex
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday named an Eastern Railway (ER) open theatre after Bengali theatre icon Sambhu Mitra and sanctioned Rs.35 million for the overall development of the amphitheatre as a cultural platform in Kolkata's twin district Howrah.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 11:15:43 PM

Haryana to export basmati to US
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) Haryana will export basmati rice to US markets after an agreement between the state owned cooperative service and an American firm was signed here Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 10:02:38 PM

Haryana wants more power allocation to beat drought
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) In the wake of a poor monsoon in Haryana, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Wednesday urged the central government to allocate 400 MW additional power from the unallocated pool of central generation.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 9:54:49 PM

Haryana takes steps to check hoarding of essential items
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) With a view to checking hoarding of essential commodities, the Haryana government Wednesday introduced a control order that made it mandatory for all retailers and wholesalers to declare their stocks.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 9:25:51 PM

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