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Markets rise on basis of second stimulus package
Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) Indian equities markets were trading in the green early Monday afternoon on the strength of the second economic stimulus package announced by the government Friday. The Sensex was more than two percent above its previous close.

Monday, January 05, 2009 1:32:22 PM

Man held for stealing bombs meant for army
Raipur, Jan 5 (IANS) The leader of a three-member gang was arrested Monday near the Chhattisgarh capital for stealing 14 live bombs from a goods train last month, police said. The bombs were meant for the Indian Army.

Monday, January 05, 2009 1:27:04 PM

Toll in Kolkata spurious liquor tragedy rises to 19
Kolkata, Jan 5 (IANS) The number of those who died in Kolkata after consuming poisonous country-made liquor Saturday night has risen to 19, while several others were still battling for their lives Monday, police said.

Monday, January 05, 2009 1:26:39 PM

Tata, Kolkata firm form new telecom infrastructure company
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Tata Teleservices, the country's leading CDMA telecom services provider, and Kolkata-based Quippo Telecom Infrastructure, Monday announced the merger of their infrastructure businesses to create an independent telecom infrastructure company.

Monday, January 05, 2009 1:25:31 PM

Over six million trucks off roads, shortages feared
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Over six million trucks went off the roads across India at midnight as transport operators started an indefinite strike to press their demand for cheaper disel and tyres. Traders immediately raised fears of shortages, especially of food.

Monday, January 05, 2009 12:17:38 PM

Journey of Chandigarh woman - from telephone booth to mayor's office
Chandigarh, Jan 5 (IANS) She does not have an upscale address or family connections to boast of, but she holds the highest civic position in the union territory of Chandigarh. That Kamlesh Banarsi Das has managed to become mayor of the city for the second time is a tribute to her hard work, dedication and simplicity.

Monday, January 05, 2009 12:15:06 PM

Quippo buys 49 percent in Tata Teleservices subsidiary
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Quippo Telecom Infrastructure Ltd (QTIL) has picked up a 49 percent stake in Wireless Tata Telecom Infrastructure (WTTL), Tata Teleservices' tower arm, a company official said Monday.

Monday, January 05, 2009 12:01:34 PM

Polling underway in key Jharkhand by-election
Ranchi, Jan 5 (IANS) Polling was underway Monday in Jharkhand's key assembly constituency of Tamar, from where Chief Minister Shibu Soren is seeking entry to the state legislature.

Monday, January 05, 2009 11:55:28 AM

India shares Mumbai evidence with Pakistan
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India Monday handed over to Pakistan the evidence linking Pakistan-based militants to the Mumbai carnage and ratcheted up international pressure on Islamabad to eliminate terror infrastructure.

Monday, January 05, 2009 11:36:54 AM

Security beefed up in Bihar jail after threat call
Patna, Jan 5 (IANS) Security has been stepped up at Bihar's Aurangabad district jail and police stations have been put on high alert after a phone call threatening to repeat the infamous Jehanabad jailbreak was received, a police officer said.

Monday, January 05, 2009 11:36:35 AM

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