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Pro-Kannada activists held ahead of Thiruvalluvar statue unveiling
Bangalore, Aug 8 (IANS) Hundreds of pro-Kannada activists have been detained in and around Bangalore after their plan to protest the unveiling of Tamil saint-poet Thiruvalluvar here Sunday.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 5:33:55 PM

Commodity exchange to introduce 15 products in spot market
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange Ltd (NCDEX) is planning to introduce 15 agricultural commodities that are currently being traded in the futures in the spot market, a top official said here Saturday.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 4:17:09 PM

Haryana to be power surplus by 2011: CM (To go with Hooda main interview)
Chandigarh, Aug 8 (IANS) Having electrified all its villages long back but facing a higher demand for power, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda says the state is well on course to not only meet its power requirement but become a 'power surplus' state by 2011.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 4:10:41 PM

Amartya Sen welcomes government's Right to Food Act
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Saturday praised the government's draft for a Right to Food (Guarantee of Safety and Security) Act saying it was a 'step in the right direction'.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 3:13:36 PM

Make contingency plans to tackle drought: PM to states
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said agriculture had been adversely affected in several parts of the country due to the delayed and deficient monsoon this year and urged state governments to draw up contingency plans to deal with the situation without delay.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 2:36:56 PM

Bulls take a breather, key indices slip 3 percent (Weekly market review)
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Though benchmark indices touched a 14-month high this week, continued selling pulled them down 3 percent from their last weekly close, as the government voiced concerns that the revival of the economy may be hampered due to deficient rains.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 1:43:44 PM

Chhattisgarh declares electricity workers strike illegal
Raipur, Aug 8 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government Saturday declared as illegal a proposed day-long strike called by thousands of electricity workers. The authorities said the production and distribution of power comes under essential services.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 11:36:46 AM

12 Goa mines near wildlife sanctuaries face closure
Panaji, Aug 8 (IANS) Twelve mines, including one owned by Sesa Goa, face closure because of their proximity to wildlife sanctuaries.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 9:58:14 AM

Now Reliance Industries speaks on gas dispute
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Breaking its silence on the ongoing dispute with the Anil Ambani group over gas from Krishna-Godavari basin, Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries (RIL) Friday said it will comment on the matter only in the court.

Friday, August 07, 2009 9:15:50 PM

Air India Express to start domestic operations in September
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Air India's low-cost carrier Air India Express will launch its domestic operations with 27 flights a day mid-September and increase it to 75 later, a top company official said here Friday.

Friday, August 07, 2009 8:42:46 PM

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