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Coal India plans to earmark 1 percent share for staff
Kolkata, Feb 9 (IANS) Country's largest coal producer Coal India Ltd (CIL), which is planning to come out with its Initial Public Offering (IPO) of shares would be earmarking one percent of the share for its staff, a top company official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010 4:15:40 PM

Now, Kerala too wants a Surajkund type fair
Surajkund (Haryana), Feb 9 (IANS) Close on the heels of Sri Lanka seeking the expertise of Haryana in organising a fair on the lines of the popular Surajkund Crafts Mela in Faridabad district, Kerala too has sought the help of authorities in Haryana to hold a fair on similar lines.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010 4:03:15 PM

Clinton aide in Delhi on Bt Brinjal decision day
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) US diplomat Nina Fedoroff, science and technology adviser to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, arrived in the national capital late Monday. She is here on an official visit.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010 3:58:28 PM

BJP opposes West Bengal's Muslim quota
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday opposed the decision of the West Bengal government to provide 10 per cent quota in government jobs for Muslims under the backward class category.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010 3:58:17 PM

Vedanta mining poses health hazard in Orissa: Amnesty
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Indian government is not providing adequate information about the hazards caused by an aluminium refinery of British mining major Vedanta in Orissa although it poses a serious threat to the health of the local communities, an Amnesty International report released here Tuesday said.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010 3:58:02 PM

Member countries of Colombo Plan to meet in Delhi
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Over 150 delegates from 26 member countries of the Colombo Plan will meet here Wednesday and Thursday to boost economic ties in South and South-East Asian region.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010 3:54:46 PM

NSCN talks in April, new interlocutor to be appointed
Guwahati/New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The deadlocked peace talks between New Delhi and the Isak-Muivah faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM) will resume in April after nearly a year, union Home Secretary G.K. Pillai said Tuesday.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010 3:48:53 PM

Sensex rises 94 points to end above 16,000
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities Tuesday shut shop 94 points higher than its last close to close above the 16,000-mark.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010 3:43:16 PM

Commerce ministry hopes export stimulus to stay for some more time
Kolkata, Feb 9 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya Scindia Tuesday said his ministry has requested the finance ministry to continue the export stimulus for some more time until the export sector recovers completely.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010 3:43:00 PM

Hundreds of youths duped in visa fraud
Gandhinagar, Feb 9 (IANS) A hundred-plus and still counting! The number of gullible students wishing to go abroad for further studies and who have been duped of sums ranging from Rs.two to six lakh is estimated to be many times more -- or so the Gujarat police realized as it began unravelling the contours of a flourishing visa fraud.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010 3:29:59 PM

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