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Bharti, South Africa's MTN extend pact talks to Sep 30
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Bharti Airtel and South Africa's MTN Thursday said they were extending their talks for a proposed $23-billion financial alliance till Sep 30, with no final pact in sight even as the revised deadline of Aug 31 approaches.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 1:10:05 PM

India's inflation rises, still minus 1.53 percent
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation rose marginally to minus 1.53 percent for the week ending Aug 8 from minus 1.74 percent the week before, according to official data released Thursday.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 12:01:06 PM

Lalu Prasad wants 'janata hotels' for Bihar's poor
Patna, Aug 20 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Thursday asked the Bihar government to open 'janata hotels' in rural areas to provide cheap food to poor people in view of the drought.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 11:53:44 AM

Sensex extends gains, up 2 percent
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets extended its gains a little before Thursday noon, even as other key Asian indices climbed into the green after a dismal show Wednesday.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 11:46:55 AM

Sensex up 252 points in early trade
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Indian equities markets made a strong start Thursday with a key index soaring 252 points within five minutes of the opening bell.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 10:43:59 AM

Swine flu masks sell like hot cakes in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Aug 20 (IANS) Swine flu masks have been selling like hot cakes in Madhya Pradesh though there has not been a single positive case in the state so far. While many shops have no stock, others are selling at twice or thrice the usual price.

Thursday, August 20, 2009 10:03:40 AM

Orissa seeks more aid for backward region
Bhubaneswar, Aug 19 (IANS) Orissa Wednesday asked the central government to extend the long-term assistance to the state's backward Kalahandi, Bolangir and Koraput (KBK) region.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 11:02:06 PM

Nepal assures India on peace process, discusses new trade pact
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India and Nepal Wednesday discussed the finalisation of a revised trade treaty as Kathmandu promised to push the peace process at home and made a pitch for more Indian investment.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 10:06:54 PM

Street vendors to get space in Lucknow shopping centres
Lucknow, Aug 19 (IANS) Vegetable and fruit sellers, barbers and cobblers, who set up make-shift stalls on roadsides, will soon get their own space in shopping centres in this Uttar Pradesh capital.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 9:18:18 PM

Panel on Reliance gas row meets, but takes no decision
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The ministerial panel set up to decide on the government's stand on the Krishna-Godavari gas row, will meet again Thursday after an informal round of talks here Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 9:12:10 PM

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