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India, Sri Lanka to boost Buddhist tourism
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) With Buddhist sites high on the agenda, India and Sri Lanka Monday agreed on a slew of measures to develop and promote these to attract more tourists from the island nation.

Monday, December 17, 2007 8:37:25 PM

IT industry lobbies for extended tax holiday
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Indian IT industry has put in a strong demand for the extension of tax holidays under the Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) scheme, among other things, in its list of requests to the finance ministry.

Monday, December 17, 2007 8:34:56 PM

Robust growth seen for Indian entertainment industry
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The digital entertainment sector in India will witness a record growth over the next three years, resulting in more than 2,000 digital screens to view popular cinema, says a study by a leading industry lobby.

Monday, December 17, 2007 8:14:14 PM

Vinod Rai named top auditor of government accounts
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Vinod Rai, who serves the finance ministry as the secretary for financial services, will be the new comptroller and auditor-general of India, it was announced here Monday.

Monday, December 17, 2007 7:03:03 PM

BHEL, NTPC form joint venture for project execution
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) State-owned power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) and power utility NTPC Ltd have signed a pact to jointly undertake project implementation work in the power sector.

Monday, December 17, 2007 7:02:30 PM

Meltdown at Indian capital markets
Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) Weak global trends negatively impacted Indian stock markets and a key index tumbled by as much as 769.48 points Monday.

Monday, December 17, 2007 6:51:38 PM

Equity firms buy stake in Jai Balaji Industries
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) Citi Venture Capital Fund and India Equity Partners have decided to buy 15 percent stake worth Rs.2.73 billion ($69 million) in steelmaker Jai Balaji Industries Ltd to partly finance its expansion.

Monday, December 17, 2007 6:33:18 PM

Retail can be a huge success in India: minister
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Organised retail can be a huge hit in India provided big retailers do not follow the western model, and instead establish a model suitable to Indian conditions, Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Subodh Kant Sahai said Monday.

Monday, December 17, 2007 6:17:15 PM

Apparel institute in talks for overseas tie-ups
Ahmedabad, Dec 17 ((IANS) The city-based Institute of Apparel Management (IAM) is exploring tie-ups with institutes in Britain and the US for facilitating management programmes for working professionals in retail merchandising.

Monday, December 17, 2007 6:13:46 PM

No decision yet on moving court: Airtel
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Bharti Airtel, India's largest mobile phone service operator, Monday said it has not yet decided on approaching Delhi High Court over the radio spectrum allocation issue.

Monday, December 17, 2007 5:59:21 PM

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