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Regulatory body urged for electronic media
Kozhikode, Sep 20 (IANS) Press Council of India chairman justice G.N. Ray said Saturday that the government was not keen on entrusting it with the regulation of the electronic media.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 8:07:28 PM

Sharp tax hikes in Uttar Pradesh irk businesses, consumers
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government's decision to sharply hike the value added tax (VAT) in the state and also impose an entry tax on certain items has raised the hackles of both businesses and consumers in the state.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 6:49:41 PM

'Hotel boom in southern states'
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) A total of 9,369 new hotel rooms will come into the market by the end of 2011 in the four southern states, a senior official said.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 6:34:23 PM

Government in no hurry to privatise n-energy business
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian government seems to be in no hurry to allow the private sector to enter the nuclear energy business if a high-level meeting of the country's planners Saturday is any indication.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 5:50:53 PM

Bengal's economy will suffer if Tatas leave: Amartya Sen
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Expressing concern over the happenings related to the Tata Motors factory in Singur, nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen has said West Bengal's economy will suffer a big jolt if the auto major decides to shift its small car plant out of the state.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 5:49:55 PM

'International port lobby trying to scuttle Vizhinjam project'
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) An international port lobby and some vested interest groups are trying to scuttle the proposed Vizhinjam port, one of the biggest in the country, state Ports Minister M. Vijayakumar said here Saturday.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 4:51:21 PM

49 percent FDI in defence sector on need basis: Antony
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) After doing away with the license requirement for private players for manufacturing military hardware, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday said the government would consider foreign investment of upto 49 percent in the sector on a "case-to-case-basis".

Saturday, September 20, 2008 4:25:28 PM

Gujarat state-owned companies told to pay for poor
Ahmedabad, Sep 20 (IANS) In compliance with a Gujarat government directive, four state-owned companies will contribute Rs.5 billion to the newly formed Gujarat Socio Economic Development Society (GSEDS) which will spend the money on programmes for the poor.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 4:22:11 PM

Manmohan Singh calls for integrated energy policy
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Finding energy policies in India not entirely consistent with present-day needs, Prime Minister Manmohan singh Saturday called for an integrated policy to ensure better coordination towards the larger goal of energy security.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 2:15:16 PM

Mukta Arts acquires 51 percent stake in Coruscant Tec
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian film producing company Mukta Arts has acquired 51 percent stake in the Chennai-based Coruscant Tec Pvt Ltd, a leader in the mobile value-added services sector.

Saturday, September 20, 2008 12:46:43 PM

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