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Top Piramal executive may have been kidnapped
Bhopal, Jan 20 (IANS) Ashwani Bhat, a senior executive of the pharmaceutical major Nicholas Piramal India Ltd who went missing two days ago, is suspected to have been kidnapped, the police said Sunday.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 2:13:21 PM

'BHEL not responsible for power supply shortfall'
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) cannot be blamed for India's failure to achieve its power generation targets in the 10th Five Year Plan (2002-07) by more than 50 percent, says the top executive of the state-owned power equipment maker.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 1:48:22 PM

Airlines slashing fares to woo passengers
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) If you want to fly around in India, this is the time. Despite the steep losses they are suffering, domestic airlines are continuing to offer cheap tickets, almost at throwaway prices.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 1:22:03 PM

Global carbon market grows 80 percent
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The global carbon market grew by 80 percent in 2007, says a report by Point Carbon, a firm that analyses the international trade that has developed in an effort to address climate change. India has become the largest beneficiary of the trend since 2006.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 12:47:10 PM

States unwilling to cut air fuel taxes
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Ambiguity over who - the centre or the states - will take the call to cut air fuel taxes seems to have largely defeated the whole purpose of organising the first ever National Civil Aviation Conference in the capital.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 12:25:26 PM

Tamil Nadu eggs go off Gulf dinner tables
Namakkal (Tamil Nadu), Jan 20 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu poultry industry is reeling under the impact of bird flu in far away West Bengal. Eggs worth over Rs.22 million ($560,000) that were being exported from the state to the Gulf countries are lying stranded in the sea.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 12:15:55 PM

'India's call-centre employees need to speak better English'
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Indians working in call centres have a thick accent and need to strengthen their knowledge of English to be globally competitive, says a top official of the US-based Educational Testing Service (ETS) that designs tests like TOEFL. 'It's an interesting situation here. People may read and write good English but spoken English needs improvement,' said David L. Hunt, vice president of ETS, which is headquartered in Princeton.

Sunday, January 20, 2008 8:26:24 AM

Top corporate executive goes missing, search on (Lead)
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Ashwani Kumar Bhat, president of pharmaceutical major Nicholas Piramal India Limited, has gone missing in Madhya Pradesh. Police launched a search Saturday while his abandoned car was found from Rajasthan.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 11:12:51 PM

Senior Piramal executive goes missing
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) A senior executive of pharmaceutical major Nicholas Piramal India Limited has gone missing in Madhya Pradesh. Police launched a search Saturday.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 9:41:33 PM

Protesters halt work at Dow Chemical centre
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Protestors, demanding justice for survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas leak disaster, Saturday claimed to have brought to a halt construction work at Dow Chemical's upcoming research and development centre in Maharashtra.

Saturday, January 19, 2008 9:28:28 PM

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