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Budget hotels to get facelift ahead of Commonwealth Games
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The tangled mesh of cable TV, internet and telephone wires on every electric pole will soon disappear from the skyline of the capital's central business district and the cheek-by-jowl shops and motels will get a facelift ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 4:01:22 PM

Cherie Blair foundation to help widows in India
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Cherie Blair, wife of former British prime minister Tony Blair, Tuesday said her foundation which works for women entrepreneurs will coordinate with a global charity to help poor widows in India and elsewhere.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 3:53:44 PM

Sensex tanks as investors sell in a hurry
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets nosedived to end about 3 percent lower than its previous close.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 3:46:42 PM

Birla Corp looking at overseas acquisitions
Kolkata, Oct 27 (IANS) Birla Corp, flagship company of M.P. Birla group, is examining overseas acquisitions, a top company official said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 3:45:37 PM

Sunken ship attracts tourists to Paradip
Bhubaneswar, Oct 27 (IANS) The vessel MV Black Rose may have invited media attention for all the wrong reasons, but it is now attracting tourists from different parts of Orissa. Many are coming to Paradip coast to have a peek at the ship that sank last month.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 3:45:26 PM

Fiscal stimulus will continue: Mukherjee
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday ruled out any roll back of the stimulus package in a hurry and welcomed the stance taken by the central bank in its second quarterly review of the monetary policy.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 3:31:12 PM

Eight Nobel laureates support Tibet cause
Dharamsala, Oct 27 (IANS) Eight Nobel peace laureates Tuesday expressed support to Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama's efforts to achieve 'meaningful autonomy' for the Tibetan people and urged China to take immediate steps to resolve the status of Tibet.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 3:26:45 PM

Tata Steel net drops 49.5 percent in second quarter
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Tata Steel Tuesday said its net profit for the quarter ended Sep 30 had dropped 49.5 percent to Rs.902.94 crore over the like period last fiscal.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 3:16:37 PM

Hectic parleys on to finalise cabinet
Bhopal, Oct 27 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's meeting with Governor Rameshwar Thakur has triggered speculation that the much awaited cabinet expansion is all set to take place.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 3:12:15 PM

Reviewed defence procurement policy to roll out Nov 1
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The government will roll out a new defence procurement policy (DPP) Nov 1 in a bid to promote the Indian defence industry and bring transparency in acquisitions, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 2:57:16 PM

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