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Indian Oil to raise refining capacity by 30 percent
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) India's largest state-run refiner, Indian Oil Corp, is planning to ramp up its capacity by over 30 percent in two years with an investment of Rs.60,000 crore ($12.5 billion), a top official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 9:06:08 PM

Chandigarh police bust gang of inter-state highway robbers
Chandigarh, June 30 (IANS) Four people were arrested here Tuesday with arms and cash, police said, adding that they were members of an inter-state gang of highway robbers operating in Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana and Delhi.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 8:52:48 PM

Banking sector top job provider in first quarter: Assocham
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The banking sector, which hired 16,200 people in the first quarter this fiscal, remained the biggest job provider in the country during the period, an industry lobby survey said.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 8:52:38 PM

India still not favourable for doing business: Survey
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) India is still not very favourable for doing business and starting new ventures in the country is a 'time consuming affair', a survey conducted by International Finance Corp (IFC), an arm of the World Bank, has said.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 8:36:12 PM

Orissa wants more coal mine allocation
Bhubaneswar, June 30 (IANS) Accusing the central government of bias in coal mine allocation, Orissa Tuesday demanded more coal to fuel its industrialisation drive.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 8:36:01 PM

Congress equally responsible for Babri demolition: Mayawati
Lucknow, June 30 (IANS) Asking the central government to make public the Liberhan Commission report , Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Tuesday alleged that the Congress was as much responsible as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the 1992 demolition of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 8:25:48 PM

Mamata opposes Buddha's proposal on land for industry
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) Opposing West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee's demand, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said the central government should not hand over to the state lands of closed and sick state-run units for setting up new industries.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 8:22:45 PM

Dikshit demands action plan as power, water woes continue
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit demanded a detailed action plan to overcome the city's power woes Tuesday, the day that the capital's power demand peaked to a new high and residents took to the streets to protest the acute water and electricity shortages.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 8:22:30 PM

CBI files charges against former BJP MP for human trafficking
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday filed a charge sheet in a court here accusing former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Ganga Ram Koli and seven others of helping nine people to fly away to the Netherlands by misrepresenting facts. Eight of the nine did not return to India.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 8:05:49 PM

Government to revamp road infrastructure in Kashmir, northeast
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The government Tuesday said it will invest a huge fund for building and revamping road infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir and northeastern states.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009 8:02:38 PM

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