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Water, water everywhere in Kerala, but very little to drink
Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Boasting of sufficient rainfall, 44 rivers, thousands of streams and a number of lakes, Kerala ironically has less water available per person than drought-hit states of Rajasthan and Gujarat, says a World Bank report.

Sunday, July 13, 2008 10:45:32 AM

NLC unions to go on strike from July 18
Chennai, July 12 (IANS) The Pattali Thozhil Sangam (PTS), the PMK-backed workers union at Neyveli Lignite Corp Ltd (NLC), and 10 other unrecognised unions Saturday called an indefinite strike from July 18 to demand an early wage revision.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 11:19:51 PM

Andhra Pradesh announces weekly electricity holiday for industry
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) Faced with an acute electricity shortage, Andhra Pradesh Saturday announced one-day electricity holiday in a week for industry and two to six hours of power cut for residences.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 10:56:13 PM

Area under rice cultivation goes up
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The area under rice cultivation in India has risen to 9.2 million hectares from 8.6 million hectares a year ago, official figures show.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 10:55:01 PM

SpiceJet CEO quits
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Siddhanta Sharma, CEO and executive chairman of low-cost domestic carrier SpiceJet, stepped down Saturday citing personal reasons.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 9:23:36 PM

Fisherman dies as boat collides with dredger
Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu), July 12 (IANS) A fisherman was killed and two others were injured when their boat collided with a dredger off the Tamil Nadu coast early Saturday, officials said.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 9:10:55 PM

Regional airlines delay new operations
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Rising fuel and operational costs have put regional airlines in a fix, delaying their plans to launch new operations.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 7:56:06 PM

Avalon to start aviation training in Ranchi
Ranchi, July 12 (IANS) Avalon Aviation Academy, the aviation training wing of global learning solutions company Aptech Ltd, Saturday announced that it would start training programmes in Ranchi from Monday.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 7:34:51 PM

'Insurance firms cannot reassess vehicle's marker value'
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) A consumer court has ruled that insurance companies cannot re-asses the market value of a vehicle after it is damaged in an accident or is stolen.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 6:31:19 PM

Unruly passenger forces Qatar Airways to divert flight
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) A Bangkok-bound Qatar Airways flight was diverted to Mumbai early Saturday after a passenger misbehaved on board, an airport official here said.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 6:16:46 PM

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