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Birla Tyres resumes production at Orissa plant
Bhubaneswar, March 2 (IANS) Birla Tyres, a unit of the BK Birla Group company Kesoram Industries, resumed production at its Orissa plant Monday, a company official said.

Monday, March 02, 2009 5:12:41 PM

Maharashtra polls on April 16, 23 and 30
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Maharashtra goes to the polls over three phases on April 16, 23 and 30 to elect its 48 representatives to the Lok Sabha. Voting for the two Lok Sabha constituencies in Goa will be held on April 23, the Election Commission announced Monday.

Monday, March 02, 2009 5:06:32 PM

Dismal start to trading week, Sensex dives 3.2 percent
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Indian equities markets pulled down shutters in the red Monday as investors started offloading stocks both in Indian and global markets alike. A key index ended trade 3.2 percent below its previous close.

Monday, March 02, 2009 5:00:59 PM

India readies for another midsummer election
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The sun will be beating down and the mercury will be touching scorching highs -- it will be a midsummer Lok Sabha election this time too with large swathes of the country reeling under the proverbial Indian summer, just like it was in 2004.

Monday, March 02, 2009 5:00:49 PM

Dutch university to open learning centres in India
Chandigarh, March 2 (IANS) Bringing global management education to the doorsteps of Indian students, the Netherlands-based Wittenborg University (WU) is planning to open its learning centres in India in the next few months.

Monday, March 02, 2009 5:00:33 PM

Congress, BJP express faith in Election Commission
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday welcomed the finalisation of dates for the upcoming elections and expressed their faith in the Election Commission in holding a free and fair exercise.

Monday, March 02, 2009 4:39:41 PM

It's all Atalji's blessings: Lalji Tandon
Lucknow, March 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) senior leader Lalji Tandon, the party's nominee for the Lucknow parliamentary constituency arrived in the state capital Monday to a rousing welcome and said his nomination was due to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's 'blessings'.

Monday, March 02, 2009 4:36:34 PM

Slowdown may impact social sector allocations: Plan panel
Chennai, March 2 (IANS) The economic slowdown will impact allocations to social sectors in the 11th Five-Year Plan, said a top Planning Commission official here Monday.

Monday, March 02, 2009 4:30:46 PM

Hundreds of prisoners in Bihar jail pledge to donate eyes
Patna, March 2 (IANS) Hundreds of prisoners in a Bihar jail, including Maoists, gangsters and even a jailed politician, have pledged to donate their eyes after death, an official said Monday.

Monday, March 02, 2009 4:27:50 PM

Election Commission worried about illegal money power
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Election Commission Monday expressed serious concern over the rising use of 'money power' in the election process.

Monday, March 02, 2009 4:24:18 PM

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