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'India needs to improve food product standards'
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India needs to improve the standards of its food products to acquire a competitive edge in the global market, says Sanjay Dave, the first Indian vice-chair of the Rome-based Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC), an international organisation that aims at promoting food safety globally.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 12:07:36 PM

Apple's iPhone 3G - what's different
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) After the much-awaited launch of Apple's 3G iPhone Friday and announcements by Vodafone and Airtel regarding its introduction in India in September, the Indian customer is waiting eagerly for what is currently the world's most wanted gizmo. So what does Apple's new baby have that its peers don't?

Saturday, July 12, 2008 10:15:41 AM

Raipur shops to remain open till 10 p.m.
Raipur, July 12 (IANS) There is good news for shoppers in this Chhattisgarh capital as the government may allow shops to remain open for two more hours by extending the closure time to 10 p.m., a senior government official said Friday.

Saturday, July 12, 2008 12:14:41 AM

Maharashtra transport to induct 2,500 new buses
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) will induct 2,500 new buses of varying standards to its 15,600-strong fleet, a statement said here Friday.

Friday, July 11, 2008 10:32:18 PM

Next-gen Linux-based software for mobile phones launched
Pune, July 11 (IANS) While iPhones are still making headlines, the mobile industry has already started talking about introducing the next-generation mobile consumer experience: the Linux mobile operating system!

Friday, July 11, 2008 10:13:05 PM

Haryana to enforce energy conservation measures
Gurgaon, July 11 (IANS) The Haryana government is going all out to save energy. It has made it mandatory for all new government buildings to be constructed according to official energy conservation guidelines by 2010 and offices to use energy-efficient bulbs.

Friday, July 11, 2008 9:29:15 PM

Infosys to hire 10,000 people in second quarter
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) Infosys Technologies Ltd plans to hire about 10,000 people in the second quarter (July-September) of this fiscal (2008-09) to take its staff strength beyond 100,000, a top company official said here Friday.

Friday, July 11, 2008 8:13:23 PM

Hindustan Motors banks on new engines to boost Ambassador sales
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) The country's oldest car manufacturer, Hindustan Motors Ltd, hopes to sell around 12,500 Ambassador cars this fiscal, a senior company official said here Friday.

Friday, July 11, 2008 7:08:34 PM

Edelweiss net up 52 percent in first quarter
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Investment banking major Edelweiss Capital Ltd has announced a consolidated net profit of $15.94 million (Rs.637.8 million) for the first quarter this fiscal, compared to $10.48 million (Rs.419.30 million) for the corresponding quarter the previous year, recording a growth of 52 percent.

Friday, July 11, 2008 6:52:46 PM

Bajaj Allianz targets Rs.1.2 bn premium from health cover
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Private life and health insurance player Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance is expecting a premium income of Rs.1.2 billion from health cover this fiscal, a senior company official said here Friday.

Friday, July 11, 2008 6:27:45 PM

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