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India comes to rescue of scarcity-hit Nepal
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) With Nepal reeling under a crippling shortage of essential commodities, India has decided to scrap the ban on exporting rice, wheat, maize, and sugar besides agreeing to ensure petroleum supplies to the neighbouring country for the next three months.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 3:54:34 PM

IndusInd Bank to expand overseas
Dubai, Sep 17 (IANS) Leading Indian private bank IndusInd Bank will expand its operations to strategic markets across the world, including the Middle East, with significant expatriate Indian population.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 3:50:33 PM

Kerala protests centre's demand to split electricity board
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 17 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan said Wednesday that his government will call an all party meeting and a trade unions' meeting to discuss the central government's demand to immediately split the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) into four different companies.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 3:34:56 PM

Blasts probe floundering, no breakthrough
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Except for the identity of some suspects and the nature of explosives used in Saturday's serial bombings in the capital, the special squad set up to probe the incident is yet to get a fix on the main conspirators, the motive and where the bombs were assembled.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 3:34:31 PM

Realty summit to focus on planned urban development
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) About 300 delegates from India and abroad have descended on this picturesque coastal city to draw up a blueprint for planned urban development and healthy growth of realty sector in the country.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 3:29:42 PM

Delhi serial bombings affect Uttar Pradesh families
Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) The ripples of Saturday's serial blasts in New Delhi, which claimed 24 lives, are being felt in Uttar Pradesh. While the wife of the autorickshaw driver who ferried one of the terrorists waits for her injured husband, a father has been mourning the death of his young son.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 3:21:08 PM

Bihar JD-U legislator gets life in kidnapping case
Patna, Sep 17 (IANS) A Bihar court Wednesday sentenced ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) legislator Sunil Pandey and four others to life imprisonment for kidnapping a doctor in 2003.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 3:00:01 PM

India to help Nepal in expanding its manufacturing sector
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) India has promised full support in expanding Nepal's manufacturing sector to boost its industry, it said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 2:59:36 PM

Exim Bank to reply on Ethiopian sugar contract Thursday
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Export Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) will file a reply in the Bombay High Court Sep 18 after the court stayed it from releasing funds to the Ethiopian government through lines of credit.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 2:48:49 PM

Equities markets slide on signs of continuing weakness
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) After opening flat, Indian equities markets Wednesday showed signs of continuing weakness and fell despite good news that the US central bank had agreed to bail out insurance giant American Insurance Group (AIG).

Wednesday, September 17, 2008 2:29:42 PM

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