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Main water reservoirs only 35 percent full
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) India's 81 main water reservoirs were only 35 percent full on July 30, the government's Central Water Commission (CWC) said here Monday. More than halfway through the annual monsoon, the lack of water due to poor rainfall is raising the spectre of shortages of power as well as water for irrigation.

Monday, August 03, 2009 2:28:09 PM

Goa port chief does not want fishing vessels
Panaji, Aug 3 (IANS) Fishing trawlers dotting the seas off Mormugao could lead to the port there losing a key global security code, the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) has warned.

Monday, August 03, 2009 2:27:59 PM

Despite Deora's defence, house adjourned over Reliance gas row
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) India's lower house of parliament was adjourned for nearly two hours Monday when some members of the opposition alleged that Uttar Pradesh was not being given its due share of Reliance Industries' Krishna-Godavari gas even after Petroleum Minister Murli Deora explained the government stand on the matter.

Monday, August 03, 2009 2:18:07 PM

Bhubaneswar Institute of Technology ties up with US firm
Bhubaneswar, Aug 3 (IANS) US chip maker Cypress Semiconductor Corp will set up a design technology laboratory on the campus of the Bhubaneswar Institute of Technology (BIT) and train its students.

Monday, August 03, 2009 2:12:49 PM

Sensex extends gains, up 119 points
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets extended its gains Monday afternoon, climbing 119 points up from its previous close.

Monday, August 03, 2009 2:03:05 PM

No proposal to restrict car use in Delhi: Minister
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) There is no proposal by the government to restrict the use of private cars in the capital in order to cut carbon dioxide emissions, nor is there a plan to impose any congestion tax, Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh said here Monday.

Monday, August 03, 2009 1:58:37 PM

Bharti, South Africa's MTN extend pact talks to Aug 31
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Bharti Airtel and South Africa's MTN Monday said they were extending their talks for a proposed $23-billion financial alliance till Aug 31, having failed to reach a pact within the earlier deadline that had expired Friday.

Monday, August 03, 2009 1:38:05 PM

Tourism ministry holding roadshows abroad
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Seeing the immense tourism potential of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, the tourism ministry is organising a number of roadshows abroad to attract travellers, Tourism Minister Kumari Selja said here Monday.

Monday, August 03, 2009 1:33:52 PM

Demand for Delhi's retail rental drops 25 percent: Report
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) With the economic slowdown impacting consumer sentiments, the demand for retail rental space in Delhi has seen a 25 percent decline over six months, says a report by the global realty consultant CB Richard Ellis released Monday.

Monday, August 03, 2009 1:30:20 PM

India's merchandise exports decline ninth straight month
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) India's merchandise exports fell for the ninth straight month in June and were valued at $12.82 billion, down 27.7 percent over $17.73 billion registered in the like month of last year, the latest trade data showed Monday.

Monday, August 03, 2009 1:20:54 PM

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