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Chhattisgarh to get Rs.1.7 trillion investment in power
Raipur, Aug 15 (IANS) Energy companies will invest Rs.1.7 trillion ($42.5 billion) in Chhattisgarh to set up coal-fired power plants having a total power generation capacity of 42,000 MW, Chief Minister Raman Singh said Friday.

Friday, August 15, 2008 2:43:28 PM

Hit by unrest, apple exports from Kashmir down to trickle
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The supply of apples from Jammu and Kashmir, that accounts for 60 percent of the country's apples and 50 percent of its exports, will slow down if normalcy is not restored immediately, say worried industry officials.

Friday, August 15, 2008 1:09:43 PM

PM appeals for peace in Kashmir, ticks off Pakistan
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The turmoil in Jammu and Kashmir was a 'matter of concern', and people and political parties must eschew divisive politics to find a lasting solution to the state's problems, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Friday.

Friday, August 15, 2008 11:58:43 AM

Railways show 50 percent jump in AC booking due to airfare hike
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The steep rise in airfares has given a major boost to Indian Railways, which has seen bookings in air-conditioned (AC) coaches rise more than 50 percent.

Friday, August 15, 2008 11:56:33 AM

India's engineering services exports next big thing: survey
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Engineering design and services exports - now only a small component of India's software and services exports - is all set to be the next big thing in the country's relentless march towards becoming a global knowledge powerhouse, says a new survey.

Friday, August 15, 2008 11:46:49 AM

Tata Power eyeing $3 bn nuclear power foray (Interview)
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) With India's nuclear isolation likely to end soon, energy major Tata Power is busy planning and studying a minimum $3 billion (Rs.120 billion) foray into nuclear power.

Friday, August 15, 2008 11:06:03 AM

Indian insurance sector to touch Rs.20 bn mark by 2010
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) India's insurance business will reach a level of Rs.20 billion in the next two years from the current level of Rs.500 billion, according to an industry lobby.

Friday, August 15, 2008 11:03:15 AM

Manmohan Singh says Indian diaspora an inspiration
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Lauding the contributions of the Indian diaspora, who number some 25 million in over 130 countries, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said they were a source of 'inspiration' for their country of origin.

Friday, August 15, 2008 9:44:06 AM

Inflation control with growth a major challenge: PM
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said a major challenge before his government was to control inflation while ensuring that the current boom in the Indian economy, with a target of 10 percent growth, was not compromised.

Friday, August 15, 2008 9:37:08 AM

PM promises proper reward for land taken for industry
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) With the issue of compensating people for land taken from them to set up industries sparking unrest in several states, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said a new act would deal with the subject.

Friday, August 15, 2008 7:53:45 AM

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