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Gujjar protests, rains hit Himachal tourism
Shimla, June 12 (IANS) Untimely rains in northern India and the prolonged Gujjar protests in Rajasthan have hit hard the tourism industry in Himachal Pradesh, with many tourists cancelling their bookings.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 1:41:46 PM

RIL gifts check dam to Jamnagar villagers
Ahmedabad, June 12(IANS)The Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) last week dedicated a Rs.2.1 million check dam it built to villagers living near the company's Jamnagar refinery.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 1:38:33 PM

Markets recover from low on better industrial growth data
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) The Indian equities markets, which started the day with a sharp cut, recovered from their lows Thursday after industrial production data, released today, showed 7 percent growth.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 1:35:59 PM

India's central bank may hike rates further: Moody's
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) A day after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) hiked its short-term lending rate, a global rating agency Thursday said the central bank may increase rates further, while also predicting an economic slowdown.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 12:53:48 PM

Nathpa Jhakri power plant shut down
Shimla, June 12 (IANS) The 1,500 MW Nathpa Jhakri power plant in Himachal Pradesh that also supplies power to Punjab has been closed after the level of silt rose suddenly in the Sutlej river following heavy rains.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 12:48:31 PM

Slow growth in India's industrial production persists
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India's industrial production continued to register slower growth and expanded by 7 percent in April, compared to 11.3 percent in the like month of the previous year, official statistics showed Thursday.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 12:24:33 PM

Key anti-poverty schemes not reaching targeted poor
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The benefits of two key government programmes that seek to battle grinding poverty are not fully reaching India's 270 million destitutes, official statistics say.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 11:36:23 AM

Women's self-help groups shore up farm communities (Feature)
Pune, June 12 (IANS) The woes of the agricultural community in rural Maharashtra may be far from over, but a Mumbai-based trust is helping out a sizeable number of farm families through women's self-help groups (SHGs).

Thursday, June 12, 2008 11:01:43 AM

Markets crash at early trade
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) The Indian equities market lost the entire gains made the day before as weak global cues and the repo rate hike by the Reserve Bank of India weighed heavily on the market Thursday.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 11:00:59 AM

India seeks Israeli technology to boost litchi output
Patna, June 12 (IANS) India is eyeing Israeli technology to increase the life span of the litchi fruit after searing heat destroyed much of the crops in Bihar, which accounts for 70 percent of domestic production.

Thursday, June 12, 2008 10:53:43 AM

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