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No rift between Karat, Yechuri, says Raja
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) There was no rift between Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders Prakash Karat and Sitaram Yechury over the Left's decision to withdraw support to the government, Communist Party of India (CPI) national secretary D. Raja said here Wednesday

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 5:38:57 PM

'Normal' practice to include speaker in MPs' list: CPI-M
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said Wednesday it was following 'normal parliamentary practice' by putting Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee's name in the list of MPs submitted to President Pratibha Patil after it withdrew support to the UPA government.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 5:31:54 PM

Protests, shutdown in Jammu over Amarnath land row
Jammu, July 16 (IANS) Activists of Hindu groups took to streets and held noisy protests during a shutdown here Wednesday, demanding that a controversial plot of land in the Kashmir Valley be handed over to the Amernath shrine trust and Governor N.N. Vohra be recalled from the state.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 5:31:32 PM

'Border residents being sensitised against anti-India propaganda'
Agartala, July 16 (IANS) India has undertaken a motivational programme to sensitise people living along its international borders to check propaganda against the country, officials said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 5:31:17 PM

Shriram General to push unique business plan
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) At a time when the Indian general insurers are chasing top line growth focusing on the corporate segment and at the retail end of health insurance, the Jaipur-headquartered Shriram General Insurance Company Ltd is aiming to garner Rs.2 billion busines through small ticket policies.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 5:19:47 PM

Political uncertainty will not impact growth: Kamath
Hyderabad, July 16 (IANS) The current political uncertainty would have no impact on the economy, said Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) president K.V. Kamath Wednesday, adding optimistically that the Indian economy would continue to grow between 8.5 and 9 percent thanks to the strong fundamentals and $700 billion investment pipeline.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 5:06:11 PM

Equity markets touch new low
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Indian equity markets ended the day in the red and touched a new low on the back of heavy selling in banking, realty and select metal stocks.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 5:02:09 PM

Chennai firm bags Rs.49 bn order for Rajasthan power plant
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) The Chennai-based engineering company BGR Energy Systems Limited has bagged a Rs.49 billion engineering procurement construction (EPC) contract for a thermal power project in Rajasthan.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 4:54:15 PM

Rahul backs n-deal, says 'all' young MPs do so too
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), July 16 (IANS) All young MPs, including those in the opposition, were in favour of the India-US civil nuclear deal, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi said here Wednesday while declaring his '100 percent' support for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the pact.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 4:51:26 PM

Shriram group mulls entry into banking sector
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) With one crucial link missing in its financial business chain, the city-based Shriram group is contemplating entering the banking sector, a top official said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 4:42:52 PM

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