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Tension over Posco steel plant mounts in Orissa
Bhubaneswar, Oct 24 (IANS) The ongoing tussle between supporters and protestors of the proposed steel plant in Orissa by Posco-India, a subsidiary of South Korea's Pohang Iron and Steel Co, has taken a serious turn with the state government announcing that the project will be set up with police assistance.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007 2:07:29 PM

Power tariff cut to cost Chhattisgarh Rs.4 billion a year
Raipur, Oct 24 (IANS) The unexpected power tariff cut announced this week for industrial and domestic consumers is estimated to cost the Chhattisgarh State Electricity Board (CSEB) Rs.4.23 billion a year, officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007 2:07:07 PM

Wockhardt acquires US firm Morton Grove
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Pharmaceutical and biotechnology major Wockhardt Ltd today announced the acquisition of Morton Grove Pharmaceuticals Inc, a leading healthcare company in the US with sales revenue of $52 million (Rs.2 billion).

Wednesday, October 24, 2007 1:54:57 PM

Indian stock markets slip back into the red (Lead)
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) After a strong opening of 300 points over Tuesday's close in early morning trade, Indian stock markets gave up some of their early gains Wednesday due to profit booking in oil and gas and technology sectors and went into the red by noon.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007 1:23:37 PM

PTC India Ltd. plans to raise Rs.12 billion
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) PTC India Ltd., formerly known as the Power Trading Corporation of India, is planning to raise Rs.12 billion from qualified institutional investors.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007 12:25:13 PM

Nandigram still on the boil, three injured in clashes
Kolkata, Oct 24 (IANS) At least three villagers were injured in fresh clashes between Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) supporters and the anti-land acquisition group, Bhumi Uchched Pratirodh Committee (BUPC), in West Bengal's Nandigram area, police said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007 12:04:55 PM

Indian markets open with major upswing
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) It was yet another strong opening in the Indian bourses Wednesday as the bulls continued to buy, which led the sensitive index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) to open at 18,817 points -- 320 points or 1.78 percent higher than Tuesday's close.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007 11:06:58 AM

Tamil Nadu demands parity in rice, wheat prices
Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) Both the ruling party and the opposition in Tamil Nadu Tuesday appeared to have a consensus for raising the support price for paddy and said they would urge the central government to bring the price on par with that of wheat.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 11:41:05 PM

Germany open to 'highly qualified' Indians
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) As India gets ready to welcome German Chancellor Angela Merkel next week, Germany has made it clear that while it would welcome highly qualified Indians, it would act tough with those trying to enter fraudulently.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 10:08:45 PM

New Hyderabad airport to host aviation academy
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) An international aviation academy will come up at the upcoming Rajiv Gandhi International Airport at Shamshabad near Hyderabad.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 8:51:38 PM

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