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Sweden offers India civilian nuclear technology
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Sweden, a member of the 45-nation Nuclear Suppliers Group, is offering New Delhi its niche expertise in nuclear waste management and security as it eyes India's $40 billion civilian nuclear energy market.

Sunday, July 05, 2009 12:56:47 PM

UPA failed to use Rs.72,500 crore for Dalits: Study
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) may wax eloquent about empowering the downtrodden, but in the last five years it has denied the Scheduled Castes (SCs) a whopping Rs.72,500 crore ($15.16 billion) that should have been earmarked for them under a special scheme.

Sunday, July 05, 2009 12:43:32 PM

Hopes high as Mukherjee set to present national budget Monday
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Amid high expectations in a slowing economy, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will present India's national budget for this fiscal Monday, seeking a fine balance between the need for resources to fund welfare schemes and minimising the burden on the average citizen and industry.

Sunday, July 05, 2009 12:35:24 PM

India to prepare new rules to save its coastline
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) India is set to prepare new rules to save its 7,517 km coastline after deciding to let a controversial notification under attack from the fishing community to lapse.

Sunday, July 05, 2009 12:19:34 PM

Agra to face two-day power blackout
Agra, July 5 (IANS) Many parts of this Taj Mahal city will experience a blackout for two days beginning Sunday due to electrical works being done on an expressway, officials said.

Sunday, July 05, 2009 10:17:08 AM

Sickle and coconuts in hand, Palani goes five-star
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) People who walk into Paprika restaurant at the five-star Courtyard Marriott here are surprised to see bang at the entrance a cart loaded with tender coconuts - the kind one sees on Indian streets. Cart man R. Palani is smartly turned out though in chef's attire and shoes.

Sunday, July 05, 2009 9:16:20 AM

Mango festival starts in Haryana Comment1
Chandigarh, July 4 (IANS) Lovers of the king of fruits thronged a Haryana town as the 18th edition of the mango festival started Saturday.

Saturday, July 04, 2009 9:14:39 PM

Stalin demands gas grid in southern India
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister M.K. Stalin Saturday requested the central government to set up a gas grid in the south for the rapid industrialisation of the southern states.

Saturday, July 04, 2009 8:50:50 PM

Increase import duty on apple juice concentrate: Himachal
Shimla, July 4 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has requested the central government to increase the import duty on apple juice concentrate to save the domestic industry.

Saturday, July 04, 2009 8:07:42 PM

BJP wants government to bear 75 percent of crop insurance
Ranchi, July 4 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh Saturday said the central government should bear 75 percent premium of the crop insurance cover for farmers to help them overcome drought conditions in many parts of the country.

Saturday, July 04, 2009 7:30:37 PM

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