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Gmail turns into 'Gfail'
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Google's popular email service Gmail, which has over a 110 million users worldwide, went offline at around 2 p.m. Tuesday, affecting users throughout the world, especially in Europe and India.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 5:50:58 PM

Jharkhand's madrassa, Sanskrit school teachers demand pay hikes
Ranchi, Feb 24 (IANS) Teachers of madrassas and Sanskrit schools in Jharkhand Tuesday held protests here demanding that the Sixth Pay Commission report, recommending pay hikes for government employees, be implemented for them too.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 5:43:31 PM

Bill seeks powers to fix capital of State Bank of India arms
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The finance ministry Tuesday tabled a bill in parliament that seeks to empower the government to fix the authorised and paid-up capital of the subsidiaries of the State Bank of India (SBI) and to appoint its top management.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 5:34:55 PM

Markets recover losses, Sensex closes flat
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Indian equities markets ended trade marginally down Tuesday with a key index closing flat after recovering from early losses.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 5:30:08 PM

ICICI stake sale not discussed by board: Subhiksha
Chennai Feb 24 (IANS) The decision of private equity fund ICICI Venture, a minority shareholder in Subhiksha Trading Services, to sell 10 percent stake in the retail chain had not been discussed at Subhiksha's board meetings.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 5:25:42 PM

Biotech rice to be commercially available in India by 2012
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The much awaited biotech rice, the insect-resistant variety with high nutritional value, will be commercially available in India only by 2011-12, scientists said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 5:10:23 PM

Goa's offshore casinos ordered off city limits
Panaji, Feb 24 (IANS) The six offshore casino-ships docked in the Mandovi river have been ordered off city limits within 15 days, Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat Tuesday said.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 4:52:58 PM

Government to set up tea museum in Darjeeling
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) In order to support tea production and export, the government is going to set up a tea museum at the hill town of Darjeeling and a tea park at commercial centre Siliguri in West Bengal.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 4:48:57 PM

Chidambaram urges companies to pass on tax cut benefits
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday said the 2-percent excise and service tax cuts announced by the government will boost production, and asked companies to pass on the benefits to consumers to 'stimulate demand'.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 4:41:32 PM

India cuts excise duty, service tax to spur economy
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday got the Lok Sabha's nod to cut excise duty and service tax by 2 percent in what is being touted as the third stimulus package to help India Inc tide over the impact of global economic crisis.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 4:34:51 PM

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