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Merck, Cognizant sign multimillion dollar deal
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) US-based Cognizant, a leading IT firm, Tuesday announced a three-year multimillion dollar partnership deal with Merck & Co, a global research-driven pharmaceutical company.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 7:35:41 PM

Deadline set for official status to Bengali
Ranchi, Dec 18 (IANS) Speaker of the Jharkhand Assembly Aalamgir Aalam Tuesday directed the state government to take steps to accord second official language status on Bengali within the next 45 days.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 7:35:26 PM

India plans major incentives for clean technology
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) India's forthcoming action plan to address climate change will provide significant incentives for clean technologies, Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Kapil Sibal said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 7:33:52 PM

Electricity from Bhutan to cost more
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Indian state electricity boards (SEBs) getting power from Bhutan at subsidised rates might have to pay market rates from Jan 1 if the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has its way on phasing out the subsidy.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 7:16:50 PM

'India set to exceed nine percent growth'
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) India is likely to exceed a gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate of nine percent by end of fiscal 2007-08, Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath said Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 7:12:07 PM

Aishwarya, Mahatama Gandhi top Google search lists
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Social networking website Orkut is the most sought after site in India, Sania Mirza tops among sport stars, Mahatma Gandhi is the most searched political leader and Aishwarya Rai the most sought after actor, says an annual Google Zeitgeist report for India in the most popular queries of 2007.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 7:07:51 PM

Police use force to end Maoist siege of Beur jail (Night lead)
Patna, Dec 18 (IANS) The police late Tuesday evening used force to break the day-long siege of Patna's high-security Beur jail by Maoist inmates and immediately launched a massive search operation in the cells to seize hidden arms, ammunition and cell phones.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 6:53:39 PM

Sridhar, Anand for Pramod Mahajan badminton championship
New Delhi, Dec 18 (UNI) Top Indian badminton players Anup Sridhar, Chetan Anand and Sania Nehwal will be playing at the Pramod Mahajan All-India Senior Ranking Badminton tournament, starting here on Jan 1.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 6:48:24 PM

Prime Minister reviews economy with industrialists (Lead)
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday chaired a high-level meeting to review the performance of Indian economy and assess the impact of global slowdown and rising rupee on the country's growth.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 6:47:19 PM

Meltdown continues at Indian capital markets
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) Weak global trends negatively impacted Indian stock markets and a key index tumbled a further 182 points Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 6:26:18 PM

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