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Chidambaram presents India's national budget
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Friday began presenting India's central budget for the the next fiscal year with the hope that the country will maintain a high growth rate of 8.7 percent even as challenges remained, notably in increasing farm production.

Friday, February 29, 2008 11:21:29 AM

High court quashes Chhattisgarh's ban on chewing tobacco sale
Raipur, Feb 29 (IANS) After an almost two month long ban, gutka or chewing tobacco Friday returned with a bang to shops and kiosks in Chhattisgarh following a high court order.

Friday, February 29, 2008 11:20:59 AM

Highlights of Indian Budget 2007-08
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The highlights of the Indian budget for 2008-09 presented by Finance Minister P. Chidamabaram in the Lok Sabha Friday:

Friday, February 29, 2008 11:14:57 AM

Mumbai heat melts Finnish igloo at boat show
Mumbai, Feb 29 (IANS) The rising mercury in Mumbai melted a unique plan of three ice sculptors from Finland to create an igloo at the four-day Mumbai International Boat Show (MIBS).

Friday, February 29, 2008 11:13:12 AM

Somnath asks MPs to be mature
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Budget day started on a chaotic note in the Lok Sabha Friday with Speaker Somnath Chatterjee appealing to members to behave like 'mature' persons.

Friday, February 29, 2008 11:07:31 AM

Markets decline ahead of national budget presentation
Mumbai, Feb 29 (IANS) The Indian capital market opened on a negative note with weak cues from global markets and investor apprehension ahead of the national budget for 2008-09 to be presented by Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Friday.

Friday, February 29, 2008 10:52:18 AM

Chidambaram set to present India's national budget
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram was Friday all set to present his seventh national budget Friday amid concerns over economic slowdown and a push for reforms suggested by the economic survey unveiled a day earlier.

Friday, February 29, 2008 10:26:54 AM

Economists doubt Bihar's tall claims
Patna, Feb 29 (IANS) The Bihar government's tall claims of economic achievements have drawn flak from many economists in the state who questioned the very rationale of the state's Economic Survey for 2006-07.

Friday, February 29, 2008 9:10:33 AM

Haryana to double polytechnic seats to 50,000
Chandigarh, Feb 28 (IANS) Haryana has decided to double the number of seats in technical courses of the state's polytechnic institutes to 50,000 to meet the demand for skilled technical personnel.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 10:56:29 PM

International boat show kick-starts in Mumbai
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) The four-day Mumbai International Boat Show (MIBS) that kicked off Thursday evening has proved to be a treat for all those who love the romance of luxury boats and high seas.

Thursday, February 28, 2008 10:51:18 PM

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