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Leading firms eye railways' $4 bn logistics parks
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Indian Railways' ambitious $4 billion (Rs.20,000 crore) programme inviting the private sector to build and develop multi-modal logistics parks along the proposed eastern and western dedicated freight corridors has evoked interest from leading players in the field.

Thursday, March 12, 2009 1:20:34 PM

India's industrial production falls 0.5 percent in January
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) India's industrial production fell 0.5 percent in January to log a decline for the second month in a row, despite the stimulus packages announced by the government to pump prime the economy in the wake of the global slowdown.

Thursday, March 12, 2009 1:07:40 PM

Markets go flat by noon
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Trading in Indian equities turned flat by noon Thursday after a surge in the morning, despite a fall in inflation and a lower-than-expected fall in industrial production in January.

Thursday, March 12, 2009 1:06:05 PM

Gujarat Congress using internet to attract youth
Ahmedabad, March 12 (IANS) The Gujarat Congress is launching an online campaign to register young members as a follow up to party general secretary Rahul Gandhi's whirlwind tour of the state's universities in February.

Thursday, March 12, 2009 1:00:48 PM

Leaders discuss common agenda ahead of Third Front rally
Bangalore, March 12 (IANS) Leaders of the proposed Third Front Thursday discussed the outlines of the programme to be adopted in building an alternative to the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) but declined to say whether they had agreed on a common agenda.

Thursday, March 12, 2009 12:45:55 PM

Ousted CPI-M MP Abdullakutty decides to join Congress
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Ousted Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) MP A.P. Abdullakutty Thursday said he would campaign for the Congress in the coming general elections and join the party soon.

Thursday, March 12, 2009 12:45:04 PM

India's rate of inflation at 2.43 percent, lowest since June 2002
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation fell further to 2.43 percent for the week ended Feb 28 from 3.03 the week before, official data showed Thursday.

Thursday, March 12, 2009 12:34:03 PM

Three brothers shot dead in Jharkhand
Ranchi, March 12 (IANS) Three brothers were abducted and shot dead in Giridih district of Jharkhand, police said Thursday, adding that the incident could be a fallout of a dispute over a plot of land.

Thursday, March 12, 2009 12:27:49 PM

Old-timers reminisce as Nirula's turns 75
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) They got us our first hot chocolate fudge, burger, pizza and lots more. As the quintessentially Delhi institution Nirula's turns 75, its popularity remains intact among all from 80 to eight.

Thursday, March 12, 2009 12:10:52 PM

Orissa governor meets opposition to discuss manipulation complaints
Bhubaneswar, March 12 (IANS) Orissa Governor M.C. Bhandare has been meeting leaders of the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to discuss their complaint that Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and his Biju Janata Dal (BJD) won the trust vote in the assembly through manipulation and foul play.

Thursday, March 12, 2009 12:03:30 PM

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