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Sensex ends 0.41 percent down
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets ended trade on a weak note Friday, slipping 0.41 percent after lower than expected industrial production data acted as a dampner. Banking, telecom and realty stocks came under selling pressure.

Friday, December 11, 2009 5:37:10 PM

West Bengal to meet goods and services tax deadline
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front government is determined to meet the April 1, 2010, deadline to enforce the goods and services tax (GST) in the state, Finance Minister Asim Dasgupta said Friday.

Friday, December 11, 2009 5:17:53 PM

Institutional placements were flavour of 2009 at Indian markets
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) In a year which started with doomsdayers predicting a frightful scenario for businesses, Indian companies found the qualified institutional placement (QIP) route more than a blessing, having earned over Rs.31,000 crore this way.

Friday, December 11, 2009 4:58:53 PM

Goa may become rape capital of India, fears tourism minister
Panaji, Dec 11 (IANS) Worried by the increasing number of rapes and assaults on tourists in Goa, especially foreigners, state Tourism Minister Mickky Pacheco has said that Goa may soon 'gain reputation as the rape capital of India'.

Friday, December 11, 2009 4:16:35 PM

Sensex ends 0.54 percent down, banking stocks lose
New Delhi Dec 11 (IANS) A key benchmark index of the Indian equities markets ended trade on a weak note Friday slipping 0.54 percent after trying to make up for losses.

Friday, December 11, 2009 3:43:00 PM

We hope to complete nuclear deal soon: US envoy
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Even as a crucial reprocessing pact is being finalised, the US Friday said it hoped to complete the landmark nuclear agreement with India soon and described the atomic pact as a 'strategic win-win for both countries'.

Friday, December 11, 2009 3:33:41 PM

BIMSTEC signs terrorism pact, pushes for early FTA
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The seven-member BIMSTEC grouping Friday signed a convention to combat terrorism -- an important step that is expected to strengthen India's action against militancy in its north east -- and agreed to conclude a free trade agreement (FTA) soon.

Friday, December 11, 2009 3:18:04 PM

Current quarter to feel impact of poor monsoon: Mukherjee
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Even as India's annual food inflation stands at a high 19 percent, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday warned that the full adverse impact of poor monsoon on the country's economy would be felt in the current quarter.

Friday, December 11, 2009 3:01:32 PM

NMDC resumes iron ore supply after hit by Maoist celebrations
Raipur, Dec 11 (IANS) State-run National Mineral Development Corp (NMDC) has resumed supplying iron ore to clients after dispatches were stopped over perceived threats of Maoist attacks.

Friday, December 11, 2009 2:34:26 PM

Industrial production up 10.3 percent in October
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) In another sign of robust recovery in the Indian economy, the country's industrial output is projected to have expanded 10.3 percent in October, as per the latest official data released Friday.

Friday, December 11, 2009 1:59:06 PM

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