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Global conference in Rome soon to tackle food security (Lead)
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) A global conference is being organised by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) at its Rome headquarters in June on how to tackle global food security in the backdrop of rising prices and falling stocks.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 6:10:59 PM

Reliance to set footprint across India with global brands
Bangalore, April 9 (IANS) Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) is set to make a mark in the footwear industry by retailing national and global brands across the country through a novel format christened Reliance Footprint.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 6:02:38 PM

Sensex ends day with gain of over 200 points (Third Lead)
umbai, April 9 (IANS) The Indian equities market ended in the green Wednesday. The 30-share benchmark index of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the Sensex, opened at 15,512.70 points and touched a high of 15,829.59 before closing at 15,790.5. It went up by 202.89 points or 1.30 percent from the previous close.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 4:20:36 PM

UN project to make India world leader in bamboo industry
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) An ambitious and innovative four-year UN project that aims at boosting India's role as a world leader in the cane and bamboo industry was launched here Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 4:15:55 PM

Tribal farmers in Kerala export organic pepper
Thiruvananthapuram, April 9 (IANS) A group of tribal farmers in Kerala, with governmental support, have turned exporters of organic pepper and the first consignment will be sent to Germany April 12.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 3:59:11 PM

Cheaper services, posts upgradation high on Scindia's agenda
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Providing cheaper communication facilities, upgrading the ailing postal system and taking India to the next level of development in IT are high on new Minister of State for Communications and IT Jyotiraditya Scindia's agenda.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 3:58:38 PM

Villagers vow to fight Posco in Orissa
Bhubaneswar, April 9 (IANS) Hundreds of villagers, including children, Wednesday took oath in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district to protest against the setting up of a $12 billion steel plant there by South Korean company Posco.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 3:43:27 PM

Israeli bank selects I-flex Solutions
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Mumbai based IT solution company I-flex Solutions Ltd said Wednesday that Israel Discount Bank (IDB) had chosen its financial services product Flexcube as its core banking platform for British operations.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 3:35:34 PM

Ports, shipping need Rs.1 trillion by 2015
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Indian port and shipping sector would require Rs.1 trillion ($25 billion) to reach its aim of increasing port capacity to 1,500 million tonnes by 2015, federal shipping secretary A.P.V.N. Sarma said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 3:33:49 PM

National Insurance tightens norms on health coverage
Chennai, April 9 (IANS) The Kolkata based National Insurance Co. has tightened its norms for group health insurance policies despite several new entrants in the market and even life-insurers getting into this growing segment.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008 3:14:35 PM

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