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Little Yash cries for father who was killed in blast
Ahmedabad, July 29 (IANS) 'Mummy, papa ke paas jana hai (I want to go to mummy and papa,' cries 11-year-old Yash, his little body swathed in bandages as he lies in a bed at the Civil Hospital here. Little does Yash know that his father was killed in Saturday's explosion at the hospital that left him and his elder brother badly injured.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 2:45:46 PM

India's central bank cracks the whip on inflation
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) In a bid to contract the money supply and tame inflation, India's central bank Tuesday hiked a key lending rate and the minimum cash banks have to retain against deposits, in a move that is expected to make loans for homes, consumer durables and the corporate sector dearer.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 2:44:37 PM

Bomb scare in Kerala town, police conduct searches
Kozhikode, July 29 (IANS) A search was conducted in a Kerala town near here Tuesday morning after a police station received a phone call that warned of a bomb blast by noon.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 2:43:05 PM

No request but Manmohan and Gilani may meet in Colombo
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) A meeting between Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani on the sidelines of the forthcoming Saarc Summit in Colombo cannot be ruled out though neither side has so far sought a meeting, officials here said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 2:42:51 PM

Chennai's tough head cop believes in taking no chances
Chennai, July 29 (IANS) 'Ours is a 24X7 thankless job sans respite,' says Chennai Police Commissioner R. Sekar as he exhorts his men to be continually on the move after the arrest of five suspected terrorists who were out to trigger a series of explosions in Tamil Nadu and elsewhere on Independence Day Aug 15.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 2:42:23 PM

Fiscal measures will check inflation, says finance ministry
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The finance ministry said the upward revision of the cash reserve ratio (CRR) and repo rate by the central Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Tuesday would help in 'moderating and containing inflation".

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 2:41:39 PM

Chhattisgarh's top bureaucrat mired in graft charges
Raipur, July 29 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's senior-most Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer B.K.S. Ray, the top contender for the chief secretary's post to be filled by Thursday, is facing a tough time after a person accused him of taking money in lieu of getting a candidate selected among the top 100 rank of the Pre-Medical Test.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 2:40:32 PM

Reliance Infrastructure signs pact with Chinese firm
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure Ltd, a part of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG), has signed an agreement with Shanghai Electric Corp of China to tap business opportunities in the Indian power sector, the company announced Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 2:39:26 PM

ABB bags Rs.4.5-bn smelter order from Vedanta
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Power and automation technology company ABB India has bagged a Rs.4.55-billion smelter order to supply automation and power products, systems and solution to Vedanta Aluminium for expansion of its aluminium smelter plant at Jharsuguda in Orissa.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 1:42:04 PM

Equity markets slump after central bank hikes repo rate
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Indian equity markets slumped Tuesday after the Reserve Bank of India raised the repo rate by 50 basis points at its monetary policy announced late in the morning. Capital goods, realty and banking stocks were under heavy selling pressure.

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 1:32:39 PM

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