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Prepare for minor slowdown but your money is safe: PM
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The global financial crisis has slowed India's growth, but the government and the central bank are taking steps to cushion its impact even as people's money is safe in banks. This is the message Prime Minister Manmohan Singh sought to convey in a suo mutu statement in the Lok Sabha Monday.

Monday, October 20, 2008 6:19:16 PM

India's first vaccine for cervical cancer launched
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) MSD Pharmaceuticals India, part of US pharma giant Merck & Co, Monday launched India's first vaccine to help prevent cervical cancer.

Monday, October 20, 2008 6:00:42 PM

Canara Bank net up 32 percent on strong interest income
Bangalore, Oct 20 (IANS) State-run Canara Bank posted net profit of Rs.5.3 billion for the second quarter this fiscal, registering a robust 32 percent growth from Rs.4.02 billion in the corresponding period last year on strong interest income.

Monday, October 20, 2008 6:00:19 PM

Fruits, vegetable gifts from Jammu to Pakistani Kashmir
Jammu, Oct 20 (IANS) As Jammu and Kashmir gets ready for cross border trade with Pakistan Tuesday, traders here, in a symbolic gesture, would be sending truck loads of fruits and vegetables as gift to people in Pakistani Kashmir.

Monday, October 20, 2008 5:43:18 PM

Mayawati fights in the Supreme Court on Mulayam's behalf
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's office Monday approached the Supreme Court to oppose the State Information Commission's order to reveal details about Mulayam Singh Yadav's distribution of the chief minister's discretionary funds during his tenure.

Monday, October 20, 2008 5:33:40 PM

Australia need 375 runs to win Mohali Test
Mohali, Oct 20 (IANS) Australia were 141 for five in the second innings at stumps at close of play on the fourth day of the second Test against India at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium here Monday. Australia need another 375 runs to win the match.

Monday, October 20, 2008 5:33:23 PM

Catholic Syrian Bank won't merge with any bank: Chairman
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Kerala-based Catholic Syrian Bank Ltd will not merge with any other bank, said a top company official here Monday.

Monday, October 20, 2008 5:33:04 PM

Statement by prime minister on global financial crisis
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Following is the text of a suo motu statement by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the Lok Sabha, the lower house of parliament, on the global financial crisis and its impact on India:

Monday, October 20, 2008 5:21:40 PM

Medical institute doctors go on strike in Punjab
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) The brawl between a senior resident doctor and an assistant professor of the department of urology in the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here took an ugly turn Monday with over 800 resident doctors going on an indefinite strike.

Monday, October 20, 2008 5:20:23 PM

Investments in state firms' initial offerings still in green
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Long-term investments and public sector initial public offerings are still showing a positive return despite the massive drop in share values over the past few months, a study says.

Monday, October 20, 2008 5:19:58 PM

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