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Rains claim 78 lives, but allay drought fears in Maharashtra
Hyderabad/Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Heavy rains since last week have claimed 78 lives and wreaked havoc in several parts of the country, especially Andhra Pradesh and Orissa, but they brought cheer to farmers in Maharashtra by ending the drought-like situation the state was facing.

Monday, August 11, 2008 4:46:37 PM

Sensex closes 336 points up
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) The Indian equities market closed in green.

Monday, August 11, 2008 4:24:36 PM

Bindra now seen commanding Rs.20 mn per endorsement
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) After winning India's first individual gold at the Olympics, Abhinav Bindra can charge at least Rs.20 million ($500,000) per endorsement - an amount commanded by top Indian cricketers, says the sports management firm that handles his affairs.

Monday, August 11, 2008 4:09:15 PM

Bank of Baroda hikes lending rates
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) The state-owned Bank of Baroda Monday raised its benchmark prime lending rate by 75 basis points to 14 percent with immediate effect.

Monday, August 11, 2008 3:26:24 PM

Bangalore's corporate honchos run for a cause
Bangalore, Aug 11 (IANS) Corporate honchos from the country's IT hub ran for the cause of underprivileged children.

Monday, August 11, 2008 1:55:06 PM

Equity markets stay in the green early afternoon
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Indian equity markets stayed in the green early Monday afternoon. There was buying interest in banking, realty, oil and gas and PSU stocks.

Monday, August 11, 2008 1:35:21 PM

Equity markets in the green in early trade
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Indian equity markets, which opened higher Monday following firm global cues and fall in crude oil prices, were in the green in early trade.

Monday, August 11, 2008 10:34:08 AM

Bihar to uplift Musahar community by commercialising rat meat
Patna, Aug 11 (IANS) Rat meat may soon be available in hotels as a delicacy. Rat farming, akin to rearing poultry, would be given to the poor Musahar community of Bihar as a means for their socio-economic upliftment as well as promote a new kind of food item in urban pockets.

Monday, August 11, 2008 9:02:52 AM

Foundation stone laid for uranium mine in Andhra Pradesh
Hyderabad, Aug 10 (IANS) India's efforts to boost domestic production of uranium are likely to get a boost, with the authorities Sunday launching the work on uranium mine and mill in Andhra Pradesh's Kadapa district.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 9:23:11 PM

Bangaloreans protest ban on dance, music in pubs
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) Playwright and Jnanpeeth Award winner Girish Karnad Sunday joined a protest here against ban on live music and dance in the famed pubs and discos of India's IT hub.

Sunday, August 10, 2008 8:51:54 PM

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