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Food Corp's authorized capital to be hiked
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday gave its go-ahead for raising the authorized capital of the state-owned food grain procurement agency, Food Corporation of India (FCI), from Rs.25 billion to Rs.35 billion.

Thursday, March 13, 2008 10:56:59 PM

Prince Andrew launches ARM's social programme
Bangalore, March 13 (IANS) Duke of York Prince Andrew Thursday launched chip designer ARM's corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme here that will benefit hundreds of underprivileged children in India's silicon hub.

Thursday, March 13, 2008 10:56:29 PM

Indian Railways subsidiary gets Namibian contract
Mumbai, March 13(IANS) Infrastructure and engineering major RITES Ltd, a subsidiary of Indian Railways, will upgrade railway and other existing related infrastructure in Namibia.

Thursday, March 13, 2008 10:52:53 PM

New mineral policy to attract foreign investments cleared
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday cleared a new mineral policy that is expected to attract foreign investment to the tune of $250 million a year in the mining sector.

Thursday, March 13, 2008 10:52:12 PM

Airport employees call off protest
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Airport employees withdrew their two-day-old strike Thursday evening after the civil aviation ministry assured them that the existing Banaglore and Hyderabad airports would not be closed after the new greenfield airports of the two cities start operating.

Thursday, March 13, 2008 9:31:20 PM

Bangalore airport launch put off to May 11 (Lead)
Bangalore, March 13 (IANS) The new international airport at Bangalore will begin commercial operations May 11, instead of March 30 as scheduled earlier, due to a delay in putting air traffic control (ATC) services in place.

Thursday, March 13, 2008 9:29:53 PM

Sachin Pilot wants law to fortify milk with Vitamin A
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Congress parliament member Sachin Pilot wants a legislation to make it mandatory for all dairy firms in the country to fortify milk with Vitamin A as India is home to 40 percent of the world's malnourished children.

Thursday, March 13, 2008 9:27:15 PM

India not pursuing Asian gas grid project: minister
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The $22 billion (Rs.880 billion) Asian gas grid project envisaged by Mani Shankar Aiyar as petroleum minister in 2005 seems to be dead with the central government saying Thursday that there is no such proposal before it.

Thursday, March 13, 2008 8:58:20 PM

Land of Santa beckons Indian traveller
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) With Indians looking at international travel like never before, Finland - the land of reindeer, Santa Claus and white nights - has drawn special packages programmes to attract this growing segment.

Thursday, March 13, 2008 8:57:51 PM

Danish Road Directorate to define road safety policy
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has appointed the Danish Road Directorate (DRD) to define road safety policy and develop action plans, said K.H. Muniyappa, Minister of State for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways, here Thursday.

Thursday, March 13, 2008 8:55:52 PM

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