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Central Coalfields Ltd becomes a 'miniratna'
Ranchi, Oct 5 (IANS) Central Coalfields Ltd (CCL) has been accorded 'miniratna' (little jewel) status by the government of India.

Friday, October 05, 2007 1:31:00 PM

Pesticides taking huge health toll in Punjab's Malwa region
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Punjab's Malwa region, once referred to as 'Makheon meetha Malwa' (sweeter than honey) for its rich agricultural produce and cotton farming, is today battling environment-related health problems including a noticeable rise in cancer cases, kidney ailments and infertility as a result of large-scale use of pesticides and fertiliser.

Friday, October 05, 2007 11:49:25 AM

Guarding banks with bows and arrows
Ranchi, Oct 5 (IANS) Guess what most bank guards in Jharkhand - known as a hotbed of Maoist rebels - are armed with? Not guns and revolvers, but bows and arrows.

Friday, October 05, 2007 11:48:41 AM

Assam floods, pests hit Indian tea production
Guwahati, Oct 5 (IANS) India's tea production has been hit with heavy floods in the northeastern state of Assam inundating plantations and rampant pests eating away the crop in some areas, officials said.

Friday, October 05, 2007 11:05:38 AM

Philippines president woos Indian investment
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) From pharmaceutical companies to Bollywood filmmakers, the Philippines President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo laid out the red carpet for Indian companies to invest in the archipelago nation at the start of her three-day state visit to India Thursday.

Thursday, October 04, 2007 9:37:38 PM

Finance ministry clears 13 FDI proposals
News Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has approved 13 foreign direct investment (FDI) proposals recommended by Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) in its meeting held on Sep 20. The approval amounts to more than Rs.3.9 billion.

Thursday, October 04, 2007 8:42:10 PM

Search engine marketers to convene at SearchCamp
Chennai Oct 4 (IANS) Search engine marketers are meeting at SearchCamp to be held at Tidel Park here Oct 6-7.

Thursday, October 04, 2007 8:08:45 PM

GoAir gets first of its 20 Airbus aircrafts
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Wadia group promoted low-cost airline GoAir received the first of its 20 Airbus aircraft, contracted for a billion dollars, here Thursday.

Thursday, October 04, 2007 7:34:08 PM

Perlos' India plant starts operations
Sriperumbudur (Tamil Nadu), Oct 4 (IANS) Perlos Telecommunication and Electronic Components (India) Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Perlos Corp, has started production here Thursday.

Thursday, October 04, 2007 7:21:26 PM

Sensex ends 11-day rising streak
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) Indian shares witnessed volatility Thursday, the benchmark index ending its 11-day winning run and settling 0.39 percent lower, led by losses by banking and housing finance stocks in intra-day trading.

Thursday, October 04, 2007 7:04:27 PM

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