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Mamata opposes Buddha's proposal on land for industry
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) Opposing West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee's demand, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said the central government should not hand over to the state lands of closed and sick state-run units for setting up new industries.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 8:22:45 PM

Dikshit demands action plan as power, water woes continue
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit demanded a detailed action plan to overcome the city's power woes Tuesday, the day that the capital's power demand peaked to a new high and residents took to the streets to protest the acute water and electricity shortages.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 8:22:30 PM

Government to revamp road infrastructure in Kashmir, northeast
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The government Tuesday said it will invest a huge fund for building and revamping road infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir and northeastern states.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 8:02:38 PM

Telecom regulator issues regulations for number portability
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) India's telecom regulator Tuesday issued draft regulations for mobile number portability (MNP), highlighting the rights, obligations and duties of service providers.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 7:35:22 PM

Workers' strike cripples Haldia port's cargo handling
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) Cargo handling at Haldia port has nearly halved following an indefinite strike contract labourers have called since Saturday demanding an increased pay from handling agents.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 7:35:12 PM

Rs.13,397 crore for road projects in Kashmir, northeast
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The ministry of road transport and highways has earmarked Rs.13,397.2 crore for road projects in Jammu and Kashmir and northeastern states, it said Tuesday while releasing its 100-day agenda.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 7:27:04 PM

Government to write off ITI losses to hive off viable units
Bangalore, June 30 (IANS) The government would write off Rs.2,820 crore (Rs.28.2 billion) losses accumulated by Indian Telephone Industries (ITI) Ltd to enable the state-run undertaking hive off its viable units for private partners, a top official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 7:26:39 PM

Mumbai sea bridge to be named after Rajiv Gandhi
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) India's first sea bridge, which was thrown open to traffic in this financial capital Tuesday, will be named after former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan announced here.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 7:08:10 PM

India's first sea bridge is showcased as engineering marvel
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) India's first open sea bridge, a 5.6-km cable-held engineering marvel expected to cut travel time by 80 percent for this city's harried commuters, was inaugurated Tuesday, heralding a new era in infrastructure consolidation by the new government that returned to power after the May elections.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 7:01:47 PM

India's external debt up at $230 bn
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) India's external debt rose 2.4 percent or $5.3 billion to $229.9 billion for the fiscal ended March 31, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 6:27:59 PM

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