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High ridership for metro, but Monday blues for commuters
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Yet another Monday morning, yet another ride of push and pull and overcrowded metro to board for work. As evident from the statistics, the Delhi metro gets an overwhelming number of commuters in the beginning of the week, making some regular commuters coin a new name for the metro - an air conditioned Blue line bus!

Monday, September 08, 2008 3:50:14 PM

To tide over shortage, Uttar Pradesh to cut power to industries
Lucknow, Sep 8 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to impose an eight-hour power cut on heavy industries to tide over the shortage for domestic consumers plagued by the severe heat and humidity.

Monday, September 08, 2008 3:49:57 PM

Relative arrested for murder of MGR kin
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) A woman was arrested Monday for allegedly masterminding the murder of her relative, Vijay Kumar, kin of former chief minister M.G. Ramachandran, police said.

Monday, September 08, 2008 3:49:42 PM

Karnataka offers help to Chhattisgarh in IT, BT sectors
Raipur, Sep 8 (IANS) The Karnataka government Monday offered to help mineral rich Chhattisgarh in the information technology (IT) and biotechnology (BT) sectors.

Monday, September 08, 2008 3:49:16 PM

Uttar Pradesh to host national junior rowing championship
Lucknow, Sep 8 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Rowing Association (UPRA) has started hectic preparations to host the National Junior Rowing Championship (NJRC), to be held here for the first time, Nov 17-22, an official said.

Monday, September 08, 2008 3:48:59 PM

Business community in Kolkata upbeat on Singur decision
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) The city's business community is upbeat following the resolution of the dispute Sunday over land allotted for Tata Motors' Nano project at Singur in West Bengal.

Monday, September 08, 2008 3:48:41 PM

Karnataka Power to set up thermal plant in Chhattisgarh
Raipur, Sep 8 (IANS) The state-owned Karnataka Power Corp Ltd (KPCL) Monday signed an agreement with the Chhattisgarh government to set up a 1,200 MW thermal plant on an investment of Rs.60-billion in Chhattisgarh.

Monday, September 08, 2008 3:48:22 PM

2009 Twenty20 Champions League slated for September
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) The second edition of the Twenty20 Champions League will be held Sep 25-Oct 10 next year, it was jointly announced by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Cricket Australia (CA) and Cricket South Africa (CSA) here Monday.

Monday, September 08, 2008 3:47:19 PM

Death of man after free eye surgery, relatives cry foul
Erode (Tamil Nadu), Sep 8 (IANS) Relatives of a man who died under mysterious circumstances after an eye surgery here have alleged wrongdoing by the hospital that conducted it.

Monday, September 08, 2008 3:47:00 PM

India Inc sets eyes on $40-bn nuclear energy market
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Eyeing the $50 billion (approximately Rs.2,000 billion) potential seen in India's nuclear energy sector over the next 10-15 years, apex industry chambers have begun to lobby with the government to permit private sector entry in the industry, two days after a historic global decision to end the country's decades-old nuclear isolation.

Monday, September 08, 2008 3:46:38 PM

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