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Indian markets on downslide as oil price hits new high (Lead)
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) The Indian equities markets, which opened in the red Thursday, soon slipped sharply with selling pressure all around, especially in IT, banking, realty, capital goods, public sector undertakings, metals and the oil and gas sectors.

Thursday, May 08, 2008 10:55:03 AM

Sensex opens over 200 points down as oil touches new high
Mumbai May 8 (IANS) Indian equities markets opened in the red Thursday, thanks to a fresh high in international crude oil prices. Oil touched $122 a barrel Wednesday.

Thursday, May 08, 2008 10:45:28 AM

Garlands of currency: wedding party's joy is RBI's headache
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is in a fix as its directive to discourage people from using garlands made of currency notes - a common feature in north Indian weddings - seems to be falling on deaf ears.

Thursday, May 08, 2008 9:53:40 AM

More than 200 child workers rescued in Ranchi
Ranchi, May 7 (IANS) More than 200 child labourers were rescued from different hotels and dhabas (eateries) of Ranchi Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 07, 2008 9:57:14 PM

Sutherland to set up global campus in Chennai
Chennai, May 7 (IANS) The US headquartered business process outsourcing (BPO) company Sutherland Global Services Wednesday announced it would set up its first global campus in Chennai.

Wednesday, May 07, 2008 8:54:50 PM

British firm VoiceStream acquires Helios Outsourcing
Chennai, May 7 (IANS) British company VoiceStream has acquired 75 percent stake in the city-based firm Helios Outsourcing.

Wednesday, May 07, 2008 8:52:57 PM

MPs concerned over air fare hike
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Parliamentarians who are members of the Consultative Committee on Civil Aviation (CCCA) Wednesday expressed concern at the hike in air fares due to the rising cost of aviation fuel.

Wednesday, May 07, 2008 8:20:53 PM

IT exporters hope tax relief will be extended further
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) The Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) has welcomed the central government's decision to extend by one year till March 31, 2010, tax exemption available to the IT companies under the Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) scheme.

Wednesday, May 07, 2008 8:09:23 PM

Idea Cellular slashes long-distance call rates
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Leading mobile phone service provider Idea Cellular Ltd Wednesday slashed its long-distance call rates and roaming charges.

Wednesday, May 07, 2008 8:08:17 PM

Stock Holding Corporation launches e-stamping facility
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Stock Holding Corporation of India Ltd (SHCIL), India's largest custodian and depository participant, launched its state-of-the-art electronic stamping (e-stamping) facility here Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 07, 2008 7:30:02 PM

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