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Life term for eight in Andhra ex-minister's murder
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) A court in Andhra Pradesh Thursday sentenced eight accused to life imprisonment in the 2005 murder of former minister and Telugu Desam Pary (TDP) leader Paritala Ravi.

Thursday, August 25, 2011 5:08:43 PM

Financial subsidy for textiles sector to continue in 12th plan
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) The government said Thursday it will continue to provide financial help in the form of interest reimbursement and capital subsidy to the textiles industry during the 12th five year plan period that begins April 1, 2012.

Thursday, August 25, 2011 5:05:54 PM

Food inflation rises to 9.80 percent; Pranab expresses concern
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) India's annual food inflation rose to 9.80 percent for the week ended Aug 13 as compared to 9.03 percent in the previous week even as Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said the government was concerned over inflation which remains 'perilously near double digits'.

Thursday, August 25, 2011 5:04:16 PM

Hazare refuses to give up fast
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Anna Hazare Thursday refused to end his 10-day fast until parliament starts debating the key issues related to his proposed anti-corruption legislation on Friday.

Thursday, August 25, 2011 5:00:17 PM

Madhya Pradesh to welcome 60 African cheetahs
Bhopal, Aug 25 (IANS) Come December and the forests of Madhya Pradesh might just get resounding with the yowls of cheetahs. That's when the state government will bring in six of these slender felines - the first in a lot of 60 - from Africa.

Thursday, August 25, 2011 4:59:24 PM

Sensex closes 138 points lower, ignores positive global cues
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Thursday closed 138 points lower despite reasonably positive global cues as the futures contract for the month came to a close.

Thursday, August 25, 2011 4:47:45 PM

Over 1,000 non-residents allowed to buy land in Himachal
Shimla, Aug 25 (IANS) More than 1,000 people who are not residents of Himachal Pradesh have been allowed by the state government to purchase land in the state in the past three and a half years, the government said Thursday.

Thursday, August 25, 2011 4:44:22 PM

50 pro-Anna protesters detained outside PM's house
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Responding to Anna Hazare's call, dozens of his supporters gathered outside Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence here Thursday and 50 of them were detained, police said.

Thursday, August 25, 2011 4:43:14 PM

Mystic Spa to open 150 centres in five years
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Cashing on the burgeoning wellness market in the county, Lifestyle spa firm Mystic Spa Thursday revealed its plans to open 150 centres across the country in five years through franchises.

Thursday, August 25, 2011 4:39:56 PM

Vilasrao Deshmukh meets Hazare
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The government Thursday sent Minister of Science and Technology Vilasrao Deshmukh with a letter on behalf of all political parties and parliament to Anna Hazare, urging him to end his 10-day fast.

Thursday, August 25, 2011 4:39:37 PM

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