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China keen to set up tyre, steel units in West Bengal
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) China is keen to set up a tyre manufacturing unit and a steel plant in West Bengal, according to Chinese Consul General in Kolkata Mao Siwei.

Friday, June 06, 2008 11:17:44 PM

Two Punjab farm officers suspended
Chandigarh, June 6 (IANS) Two agriculture officers of Punjab were Friday suspended by the state agriculture minister because they not only failed to run the plough through the sown paddy area and destroy the seedlings but submitted fake photographs to claim completion of the operation.

Friday, June 06, 2008 11:16:01 PM

Orissa reduces VAT on petrol, diesel by 2 percent
Bhubaneswar, June 6 (IANS) The Orissa government Friday cut the value added tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel by two percent, an official of the state finance department said here.

Friday, June 06, 2008 9:23:01 PM

Bus fares go up in Kolkata
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) Bus fares will be increased by 50 paise in Kolkata following the hike in the prices of petroleum products, West Bengal Transport Minister Subhas Chakraborty announced Friday.

Friday, June 06, 2008 8:23:58 PM

RBI moves apex court to enforce order against Sahara group
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking enforcement of its order to the Sahara group's para-banking arm to stop taking fresh deposits from investors.

Friday, June 06, 2008 8:22:55 PM

Himachal Pradesh seeks Rs.69.377 bn from central government
Shimla, June 6 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Friday sought Rs.69.377 billion ($1.65 billion) in central allocation for meeting the revenue deficit and for various development programmes.

Friday, June 06, 2008 8:11:48 PM

FM checks loan waiver ground realities, skips inflation
Chandigarh, June 6 (IANS) Union finance minister P. Chidambaram Friday chose to skip inflation - which rose to a 45-month high of 8.24 per cent - as he visited select areas in Punjab and Haryana to assess the implementation of the Rs.716 billion (Rs.71,600 crore) loan waiver scheme for farmers announced by the government.

Friday, June 06, 2008 8:11:28 PM

No new taxes in Tripura budget, sales tax on fuel cut
Agartala, June 6 (IANS) Tripura Finance Minister Badal Chowdhury Friday presented a tax-free Rs.52.48-billion budget with a deficit of Rs.760 million for the current fiscal. The minister also announced a cut in sales tax on petrol and diesel.

Friday, June 06, 2008 7:36:32 PM

Banks asked to penetrate further in rural areas
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The government Friday asked the banking companies to penetrate further the rural areas and provide access to finance to the poor and vulnerable sections of society.

Friday, June 06, 2008 7:24:29 PM

Gujjar women call off siege on Jaipur-Delhi tracks
Jaipur, June 6 (IANS) After five days of laying siege to a section of the crucial Jaipur-Delhi railway line, hundreds of agitating Gujjar women in Rajasthan's Dausa district relented and allowed the authorities to take over the tracks Friday evening.

Friday, June 06, 2008 7:23:28 PM

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