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Textile industry seeks customs and excise duty cuts
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) The steep and fast appreciation of the rupee against the US dollar has hit the Indian textile and clothing industry, which is now demanding a reduction in excise and customs duties ahead of India's budget for 2008-09.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 2:53:33 PM

Two killed in clash over love marriage
Bhopal, Feb 20 (IANS) A violent clash that took place Tuesday between two families over a love marriage has left two youths dead and ten others, including five women, seriously injured, the police said Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 2:52:40 PM

Senior policewoman seeks protection from underworld
Ranchi, Feb 20 (IANS) Inspector General of Police Nirmala Chaudhary has sought protection after she claimed to have received threat calls and SMSes from the underworld.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 2:49:16 PM

Kerala governor's address leaked, minister's resignation sought
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (IANS) The Congress led opposition Wednesday demanded the resignation of Law Minister M. Vijayakumar after two newspapers carried highlights of the governor's address to the Kerala Assembly before it was read out in the assembly.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 2:48:30 PM

Poppy grown by Maoists destroyed in Bihar
Patna, Feb 20 (IANS) Authorities in Bihar have destroyed poppy crops allegedly grown by Maoists. Opium is made from the poppy.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 2:24:28 PM

Royal Orchids to start firm with Parsvnath
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Bangalore-based Royal Orchid Hotels Ltd (ROHL) Wednesday said it will set up a Rs.50-million joint venture firm with Parvsnath Hotels to develop new properties.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 2:23:55 PM

Buddhist institute coming up in Bihar
Patna, Feb 20 (IANS) A Japan-based organisation is setting up a research institute of Buddhism and oriental studies in Bihar's Bodh Gaya, a city revered for being the place of Buddha's attainment of enlightenment.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 1:58:24 PM

Woman booked for killing teenage sons
Nagpur, Feb 20 (IANS) A middle-aged woman in Maharashtra's Nagpur town has been booked for allegedly poisoning to death her two teenage sons as she considered them a hindrance in her love affair, the police said Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 1:56:57 PM

Orissa continues hunt for Maoist rebels
Bhubaneswar, Feb 20 (IANS) About 1,500 security personal Wednesday continued their combing operation in the forests of Orissa to nab Maoists who raided several police posts in the state and escaped with a large haul of weapons after killing 15 people last Friday.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 1:54:06 PM

Mumbai to host luxury lifestyle expo
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) The latest in sartorial tastes, flashy private jets, snazzy sports cars, jewellery and more will be showcased at a two-day exhibition, Extravaganza Mumbai 2008, to be held Friday and Saturday.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008 1:53:28 PM

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