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Rural India survives on barely Rs.18 a day
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) India's rural population still lives on less than Rs.18 (40 cents) a day, with the bottom five percent barely managing to spend Rs.8 (17 cents) per person per day, says an official report.

Thursday, December 28, 2006 2:22:21 PM

Fasting Mamata's health deteriorates again
Kolkata, Dec 28 (IANS) A seven-member medical team constituted by the Trinamool Congress monitored the deteriorating condition of party chief Mamata Banerjee Thursday morning even as her hunger strike against farmland acquisition for a Tata Motors project entered its 25th day.

Thursday, December 28, 2006 12:46:55 PM

Pune jewellers burqa ban angers minority panel
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) A proposal by the Maharashtra Jewellers Association in Pune not to allow burqa-clad women inside jewellery stores has evoked criticism from the state minority commission.

Thursday, December 28, 2006 11:00:51 AM

Chennai real estate prices soar, builders look outside
Chennai, Dec 28 (IANS) Real estate developers in Chennai are forced to explore the city outskirts for new business opportunities, as prices within the metropolis have spiralled to dizzying heights matching the soaring demand.

Thursday, December 28, 2006 9:14:21 AM

Tourists pack Rajasthan hotels
Jaipur, Dec 28 (IANS) Tourists visiting Rajasthan for the year-end without prior hotel accommodation may have a harrowing time. Hotels are reporting near full houses.

Thursday, December 28, 2006 9:09:35 AM

Mineral rich states object to proposals on mining
Bhubaneswar, Dec 27 (IANS) Chief ministers of three mineral rich states Wednesday opposed recommendations of a central government committee on the country's mining policy saying they were against the interest of their states.

Wednesday, December 27, 2006 11:19:35 PM

Governor revisits ailing Mamata with fast withdrawal plea (LEAD)
Kolkata, Dec 27 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi Wednesday night called on Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, whose hunger strike against farmland acquisition for a Tata Motors project entered its 24th day, with a fresh appeal to withdraw her fast.

Wednesday, December 27, 2006 11:12:37 PM

NDA seeks PM's intervention into Singur controversy
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Wednesday sought prime ministerial intervention into the 'explosive situation' arising out of Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee's fast in protest against the acquisition of farming land for a Tata Motors project in Singur in West Bengal.

Wednesday, December 27, 2006 11:10:17 PM

Mamata continues protest, governor urges again to end fast
Kolkata, Dec 27 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, whose hunger strike against farmland acquisition for a Tata Motors project entered its 24th day Wednesday, was urged again by West Bengal Governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi to end her fast even as Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharaya said the opposition leader should sit across the table to solve the issue.

Wednesday, December 27, 2006 11:08:58 PM

HAL to make components for Pratt & Whitney engines
Bangalore, Dec 27 (IANS) State-owned defence enterprise Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has secured an order from Canadian aerospace firm Pratt & Whitney to manufacture precision components and sub-systems for its aero engines.

Wednesday, December 27, 2006 11:07:17 PM

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