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74 percent FDI in telecom will allow good players: Maran
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The decision to allow 74 percent FDI (foreign direct investment) in India's telecom sector would allow good players to come in, Minister of Communications and IT Dayanidhi Maran said Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 10, 2007 3:47:13 PM

Singur-bound Medha Patkar detained by Kolkata police
Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) Social activist Medha Patkar was detained here Wednesday as she tried to leave for Singur, the focal point of mass protests against a Tata Motors project.

Wednesday, January 10, 2007 3:23:26 PM

Chhattisgarh to hand over mines to SAIL
Raipur, Jan 10 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has decided to hand over an iron ore mine project to the state-owned Bhilai Steel Plant, whose iron ore reserves will not last over four years.

Wednesday, January 10, 2007 3:11:03 PM

Seattle-based Minecode to set up research centre in Orissa
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Seattle-based software company Minecode Inc is setting up a development centre in Orissa with 500 engineers and tripling its headcount at its Gurgaon facility to 500 professionals at an investment of $10 million.

Wednesday, January 10, 2007 2:52:26 PM

Peace returns to Nandigram, CPI-M on defensive
Kolkata/Nandigram, Jan 10 (IANS) With the West Bengal government retreating from its aggressive stand, Nandigram was turning peaceful Wednesday after violence over land acquisition for a special economic zone (SEZ) left at least four people dead.

Wednesday, January 10, 2007 12:22:07 PM

CPI-M's amusement park to open soon in Kerala
Kannur (Kerala), Jan 10 (IANS) An amusement park promoted by the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) is all set to open its gates to visitors in Kerala.

Wednesday, January 10, 2007 10:43:33 AM

Indians outpace others in founding US tech firms
Bangalore, Jan 10 (IANS) Indians have founded more engineering and technology companies in the US in the past decade than immigrants from Britain, China, Taiwan and Japan combined. Of all immigrant-founded firms, 26 percent have Indian founders.

Wednesday, January 10, 2007 9:01:20 AM

Italian apples fail to take roots in Himachal
Shimla, Jan 10 (IANS) Italian apple plants (or rootstocks) do not seem to like the Himalayan soil. The imported plants have failed to grow in the nurseries in Himachal Pradesh.

Wednesday, January 10, 2007 8:22:20 AM

Tear apart Nandigram notification: Buddhadeb (NIGHT LEAD)
Kolkata/Nandigram, Jan 9 (IANS) In a climb-down from his aggressive stance on industrialisation, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya Tuesday asked district authorities to 'tear apart' a land acquisition notification that had led to a violent backlash from Nandigram villagers last week, leading to at least four deaths.

Tuesday, January 09, 2007 10:38:37 PM

Facilitation centre for overseas Indians coming up this year
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) A facilitation centre that will serve as a single window for overseas Indians in getting investment advisory services will be opened within a year.

Tuesday, January 09, 2007 10:37:31 PM

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