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Markets back in green, Sensex soars 461 points
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Indian equities made handsome gains on aggressive selling Tuesday, with a key index reversing the previous day's losses to end trade 461 points higher than its last close.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 6:29:13 PM

Midday meal scheme should include processed food: Sahay
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The midday meal scheme for primary students of government schools may soon include a processed food item if a proposal for this is approved, Minister for Food Processing Industries Subodh Kant Sahay said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 6:29:02 PM

Snake cooked with students' lunch, 70 fall sick
Ranchi, June 9 (IANS) Around 70 students in Dhanbad district of Jharkhand fell ill Tuesday and were hospitalised after eating the mid-day meal that had a dead snake in it, police said.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 6:28:52 PM

Sheetal Mafatlal gets bail for alleged smuggling of gold
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Sheetal Mafatlal, a leading business woman belonging to the well known Mafatlal family who was arrested for trying to allegedly smuggle in gold and diamond jewellery, was Tuesday granted bail by a Mumbai court.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 6:28:41 PM

Shinde sets 5,653 MW target for first 100 days
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde Tuesday set a target of generating an additional 5,653 MW of electricity in the first 100 days of the new United Progressive (UPA) government, and said he will himself monitor the progress.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 6:10:19 PM

High-level dialogue with Australia over 'senseless' violence: PM
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said his government will engage with Australian authorities in a 'high-level dialogue' to ensure the security of Indian students in the wake of what he called 'senseless violence' against them. The government also cautioned Indian students in that country to 'show restraint' and not retaliate.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 6:03:16 PM

Manmohan Singh seeks objective reporting on Australia attacks
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday asked the media to be objective and cautious while reporting the attacks on Indian students in Australia, and assured that he understood the anxiety of their parents.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 5:58:59 PM

Chhattisgarh violated Supreme Court's rehabilitation order: Rights group
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) A civil rights group Tuesday accused the Chhatisgarh government of violating a Supreme Court order on rehabilitating villagers 'affected and displaced' by the government-backed militia Salwa Judum and Maoist violence in the state.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 5:52:41 PM

Jeans prohibited on Kanpur college campuses
Lucknow, June 9 (IANS) Four Kanpur colleges have banned students from wearing jeans, saying it will keep eve-teasing in check. Students are livid about the decision.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 5:30:46 PM

Global IT industry grows 8 percent in 2008, India struggles
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The IT industry worldwide grew by an estimated 8.2 percent in 2008 because of a good six to eight months of 'business as usual' despite the meltdown, though Indian exporters took a beating, leading IT market researcher and consultancy Gartner said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009 5:30:36 PM

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