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Rural job guarantee scheme inflated: Study
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Rural jobs shown to have been created under a centrally-sponsored scheme are often grossly inflated, a study released here Wednesday by former Reserve Bank of India governor Bimal Jalan said.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 7:48:42 PM

Court notice on development fee for air passengers
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the government and the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to explain why every air passenger at the airport here was forced to pay development fee.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 7:37:02 PM

Government may levy cess on gas
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The government is considering a cess on natural gas produced in the country to finance the expansion of gas pipeline network, Petroleum Secretary R.S. Pandey said Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 6:44:30 PM

Himachal villagers boycott poll as protest against dam
Shimla, May 13 (IANS) Over 400 villagers of Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district boycotted the parliamentary polls Wednesday as a protest against the construction of a multi-billion rupee hydroelectric project that will provide drinking water to New Delhi.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 6:21:37 PM

Ahmedabad's first co-operative bank in liquidity crisis
Ahmedabad, May 13 (IANS) The city's first co-operative bank - Ahmedabad People's Cooperative Bank - is caught in a cash crunch and will have to seek the central bank's help to avoid closing down operations, officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 5:52:40 PM

Apparel export body expands educational, training initiatives
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) After successfully running training centers across India that focus on the garment industry, the Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) has expanded its educational and training initiatives through its Institute of Apparel Management (IAM) for the fashion and lifestyle industry.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 5:49:12 PM

SBI slashes deposit rates by 50 basis points
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest lender, slashed deposit rates by 50 basis points on various maturities Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 5:07:39 PM

Ahead of exit polls, Sensex loses 138 points
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Indian markets turned edgy Wednesday ahead of the exit polls for the parliamentary elections, with a key index losing 138 points from its last closing figure at end of trade.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 4:28:14 PM

Indian Oil's Gujarat wind power project is ready
Kandla (Gujarat), May 13 (IANS) Public sector refiner Indian Oil Corp (IOC) has completed its 21 MW wind power project near the port town of Kandla, a top official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 3:56:50 PM

Sensex ends 153 points down
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Indian markets ended in the red Wednesday on a volatile note ahead of the exit polls in parliamentary elections, with a key index shutting shop 153 points below its last closing figure.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009 3:41:55 PM

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