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Arson, violence mark shutdown in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, July 3 (IANS) Minor clashes and burning of a few vehicles here Thursday marked the shutdown called by the state's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ally Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) to protest the Jammu and Kashmir government's decision to cancel the allotment of forest land to the Amarnath shrine board.

Thursday, July 03, 2008 2:17:11 PM

Chhattisgarh attracts Rs.43.4 bn investment in cement sector
Raipur, July 3 (IANS) Eight new cement units will be set up in Chhattisgarh with an investment of Rs.43.4 billion, the government said Thursday.

Thursday, July 03, 2008 1:56:02 PM

Greater emission cuts needed to prevent irreversible damage
Sydney, July 3 (IANS) Much greater cuts in emissions of greenhiouse gases are required to prevent the global average surface temperature from increasing by more than two to three degrees above pre-industrial levels, a scientist has warned.

Thursday, July 03, 2008 1:53:55 PM

Chhattisgarh doctors call off strike
Raipur, July 3 (IANS) About 300 junior doctors of Chhattisgarh's biggest public hospital Thursday called of the strike they began June 21 to press for a hike in stipends.

Thursday, July 03, 2008 1:53:26 PM

'Indian Army's involvement in internal security above normal'
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Indian Army's involvement in the country's internal security is more than normal, army chief Gen. Deepak Kapoor said here Thursday.

Thursday, July 03, 2008 1:51:54 PM

Day Two: Truckers' strike affects goods transportation
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The truckers' strike to protest rising taxes and fuel price hike entered the second day Thursday affecting the transportation of goods across the country.

Thursday, July 03, 2008 1:33:44 PM

Qatari firm to put its name on Jeev's golf bag
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Ace Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh has been snapped up by yet another sponsor with the Qatar-based Panceltica taking over the naming rights of the golfer's bag.

Thursday, July 03, 2008 1:21:19 PM

Cairn to begin exploration in Bihar after monsoon
Patna, July 3 (IANS) Energy major Cairn India will begin the next phase of oil and natural gas exploration in Bihar after the monsoon, a company official said Thursday.

Thursday, July 03, 2008 1:17:40 PM

VHP protests in Punjab, Haryana over Amarnath land allotment
Chandigarh, July 3 (IANS) Activists of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Thursday blocked roads and forced shops to shut down in Punjab and Haryana to enforce a shutdown to protest the Jammu and Kahsmir government's decision to cancel the allotment of forest land to the Amarnath shrine board.

Thursday, July 03, 2008 1:15:16 PM

Sensex collapses below 13,000 mark again
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Indian equity markets suffered huge losses by early Thursday afternoon, with metal, realty, power and capital goods stocks under heavy selling pressure.

Thursday, July 03, 2008 1:02:29 PM

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