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Corporate honchos pledge to invest in Assam
Guwahati, March 9 (IANS) Leaders of corporate India Tuesday pledged to invest in Assam and explore opportunities for business in agriculture, tourism and rural infrastructure and setting up of power plants, IT parks and bio-diesel facilities.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010 3:51:20 PM

Gujarat to check use of drugs by police job aspirants
Gandhinagar, March 9 (IANS) The Gujarat government has decided to check the alleged use of performance enhancing drugs by candidates taking physical tests for police and other such jobs, an official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010 3:35:25 PM

Women's quota bill put to vote in Rajya Sabha
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) India's upper house of parliament, Rajya Sabha, Tuesday put to vote the women's quota bill reserving a third of seats in parliament and state assemblies for women amid vocal acrimony and dissent.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010 3:32:08 PM

Tibetans detained for trying to storm Chinese embassy
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Around 30 Tibetan activists were detained Tuesday when they tried to storm the Chinese embassy here as part of their protest on the eve of the anniversary of Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule, police said.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010 3:30:58 PM

Work on Chhattisgarh power plant by year-end
Raipur, March 9 (IANS) Construction work for a 1,600 MW thermal power plant in Chhattisgarh to be set up by the Karnataka Power Corp Ltd (KPCL) will begin towards the end of this year, a Chhattisgarh official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010 3:27:20 PM

Delhi gets India's first remote controlled street lights
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) In a major move towards energy conservation, the capital's main civic agency Tuesday launched the country's first remote-controlled street lights that can be switched on and off using an internet-enabled main server located in the heart of the city.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010 3:25:08 PM

$280,000 a year job offer for Chennai patent holder
Chennai, March 9 (IANS) Downturn or upturn, US corporations pick the best of young Indians. R. Shivaraman, a nanotechnology research scholar here, has been hired by hardware manufacturer Seagate Technology at an annual pay packet of $280,000 (Rs.1.4 crore).

Tuesday, March 09, 2010 3:24:58 PM

Israeli drug dealer arrested in Goa
Panaji, March 9 (IANS) An Israeli drug dealer surrendered to the Goa police Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010 3:22:37 PM

Rajya Sabha passes women's quota bill
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Tuesday passed the historic women's quota bill promising 33 percent reservation to women in parliament and state legislatures by a voice vote.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010 3:22:26 PM

Cyber attacks worry Indian firms more than terror: study
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Indian enterprises are more wary of cyber attacks to their IT infrastructure than perceived threats from terrorism and natural disasters, a study by global security solutions provider Symantec said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 09, 2010 3:13:22 PM

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