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Sigh of relief as bank strike called off
Mumbai/Chennai, Feb 25 (IANS) The calling off of the two day bank strike by the unions led to a sigh of relief from the common man Monday.

Monday, February 25, 2008 11:18:43 AM

Hindi children's books losing out to glossy English
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Old Hindi favourites like 'Chandamama' and 'Nandan' are no longer attracting children to bookshops, instead Harry Potter is! Hindi storybooks are fast losing out to the more colourful and well-packaged English ones.

Monday, February 25, 2008 10:24:49 AM

Health minister seeks more taxes on tobacco this budget
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss has urged Finance Minister P. Chidambaram to increase taxes on tobacco products in the national budget to be presented to parliament Feb 29.

Sunday, February 24, 2008 7:50:05 PM

Reliance Power offers 3 free shares for every 5 held (Lead)
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Reliance Power Ltd (RPL), part of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (RADAG), Sunday announced it would give three bonus shares for every five held in an effort to reduce losses by shareholders after a dismal listing at Indian stock markets.

Sunday, February 24, 2008 5:52:12 PM

Two Kerala international airports to be expanded (Lead)
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 (IANS) Kerala will expand two of its international airports - at Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode - and come up with a new one at Kannur with the state government identifying more land for the purpose.

Sunday, February 24, 2008 5:16:29 PM

Reliance Power offers free shares to offset losses
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) In a bid to reduce losses to shareholders after a dismal listing at India's stock exchanges, Anil Ambani-promoted Reliance Power Ltd Sunday announced issue of bonus shares in the ratio 3:5, which means that the company will issue three free shares for every five shares held.

Sunday, February 24, 2008 4:36:18 PM

Mumbai to host international communications meet
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) The sixth international conference on communications convergence here next month will focus on wireless communication in today's age and how the telecom revolution could be taken to the remote rural areas.

Sunday, February 24, 2008 3:05:58 PM

Kerala airports to be expanded, says minister
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 (IANS) The two international airports in Kerala will be expanded and a new one come up at Kannur with the state government identifying more land for the purpose.

Sunday, February 24, 2008 3:05:11 PM

Global meet on intellectual property in Mumbai
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) The second two-day Annual Global Forum on Innovation, Creativity and Intellectual Property will be held in Mumbai Feb 26-27.

Sunday, February 24, 2008 2:19:50 PM

With polls in mind, Delhi budget will have no new taxes
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) With elections due in November, the Delhi government is planning to toe the populist line by not proposing any fresh taxes in its forthcoming budget, expecting the central government to subsidise the expenditure on infrastructure for the Commonwealth Games.

Sunday, February 24, 2008 1:04:52 PM

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