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New jetty at Paradip port becomes operational
Bhubaneswar, Nov 26 (IANS) A 243-metre jetty constructed in Orissa's Paradip port was put into operation Thursday, with Shipping Minister G.K. Vasan formally inaugurating it, officials said.

Thursday, November 26, 2009 9:32:15 PM

Collective action needed to tackle price rise: Pawar
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Thursday called for a collective effort to tackle the issue of price rise, but there were fewer than 35 MPs present in the Lok Sabha to listen to the matter.

Thursday, November 26, 2009 8:53:41 PM

Punjab surpasses 140 lakh tonnes paddy target
Chandigarh, Nov 26 (IANS) Punjab has surpassed the 140-lakh-tonne paddy procurement target this year despite adverse weather conditions, food and supplies department officials said here Thursday.

Thursday, November 26, 2009 8:35:33 PM

Four government banks to assist India's literacy mission
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Four public sector banks - State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Union Bank of India, and Indian Bank - Thursday signed an agreement with the human resource development ministry to push the implementation of the government's new Rs.60 billion National Literacy Mission.

Thursday, November 26, 2009 8:26:39 PM

Staff scam: Delhi Mayor wants CBI probe, rules out new hiring
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Delhi Mayor Kanwar Sain and other elected members of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Thursday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation probe into the scandal of 22,853 'non-existent' employees drawing salaries every month. The mayor, however, turned down irate residents' demand for fresh recruitment to these posts, mainly concerned with sanitation duties.

Thursday, November 26, 2009 7:55:49 PM

Deeply concerned over rising food prices: Mukherjee
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said the government was 'deeply concerned' about rising food prices and would take fiscal and monetary steps to deal with the issue.

Thursday, November 26, 2009 7:36:25 PM

Farmers clash with police, stop trains in Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) Farmers, protesting the state government's sugarcane pricing policy, Thursday stopped trains, pelted stones at cars and buses, blocked highways and clashed with police in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar, Baghpat and Faizabad districts, officials said. No casualties were reported in the violence till evening.

Thursday, November 26, 2009 7:33:34 PM

States also have responsibility to control price rise: Pranab
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said that state governments too have a responsibility to control the shooting prices of essential commodities.

Thursday, November 26, 2009 7:22:10 PM

Chhattisgarh urges Pawar to raise paddy support price
Raipur/New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh met union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar in New Delhi Thursday and urged him to raise the minimum support price (MSP) for paddy to Rs.1,400 per quintal.

Thursday, November 26, 2009 7:18:27 PM

RIL's misuse of oil ministry stand will be opposed: RNRL (With 'Mukesh Ambani inked biased gas pact in 5 minutes: RNRL')
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The oil ministry stand on Krishna-Godavari gas will be opposed as and when Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) misuses it to scuttle a binding contract, the counsel for Reliance Natural Resources Ltd (RNRL) told the Supreme Court Thursday.

Thursday, November 26, 2009 6:44:46 PM

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