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Discounts attracting young to online shopping
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Gen X Indians are getting used to shopping online for gifts and flowers. But clothes? Something that you touch and feel and then take into the trial room? Now huge discounts are tempting many to do all this virtually too.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010 9:14:23 AM

Punjab excise policy aims to earn Rs.500 crore more
Chandigarh, Feb 23 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday announced its new excise policy (2010-11) targeting a revenue of over Rs.2,501 crore with Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal describing it as a 'historic increase'.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 10:58:59 PM

Google rejects German criticism of Street View
Berlin, Feb 23 (DPA) US internet giant Google Tuesday defended its Street View application - a compendium of photographed city streets - from privacy concerns in Germany, where criticism of the company has mounted.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 10:58:49 PM

Captain Gopinath chronicles Air Deccan journey
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Captain Gopinath, the founder of low-cost carrier Air Deccan which revolutionised India's aviation sector, Tuesday launched his book titled 'Simply Fly' which talks about his life and the making of the private airline.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 10:04:48 PM

Texmaco demerges heavy engineering and steel foundry business
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) The K.K. Birla group company Texmaco has approved the scheme of demerger of its heavy engineering and steel foundry divisions and their transfer to the Texmaco Machines Limited (TML), a company release said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 8:25:00 PM

Over Rs.6,000 crore for health may remain unspent
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) While India is struggling to reach a satisfactory level of health infrastructure, the union health ministry may fail to spend over Rs.6,000 crore allocated for the health sector during the current financial year, parliament was informed Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 8:16:45 PM

Himachal seeks grants for overhauling fruit grading units
Shimla, Feb 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has requested the central government to provide liberal grants for overhauling fruit grading and packaging houses in the state, a statement said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 7:22:06 PM

Allocate more for health, experts urge Mukherjee
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) In an open letter to Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, 20 experts in their respective fields have demanded that the union budget allocate more funds for health this year.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 7:21:45 PM

Goods and Service tax not to be implemented from April 1
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The decision to implement the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from April 1 has been deferred with the chairman of the panel constituted to build consensus on the issue saying that it was not feasible to implement the new tax regime by the due date.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 7:13:06 PM

Rural Electrification Corp public offer oversubscribed 3.1 times
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) The follow-on public offer by state-run Rural Electrification Corp was oversubscribed 3.1 times, primarily due to huge support from financial institutions. However, the small investor displayed low appetite for the offer.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 7:12:51 PM

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