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Apollo Tyres to establish new unit in Kerala
Kochi (Kerala), Oct 12 (IANS) Tyre major Apollo Tyres Ltd will invest Rs.2 billion in a new unit to be set up at the state-promoted Irapuram Rubber Park near Kochi.

Friday, October 12, 2007 6:38:45 PM

N-deal gives India freedom to use n-energy: ElBaradei
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) UN nuclear watchdog chief Mohamed ElBaradei Friday came to the rescue of the Indian government, which has been under attack from its Left allies over the India-US nuclear deal, saying contrary to fears, the deal gives New Delhi 'independence' to make full use of nuclear energy.

Friday, October 12, 2007 6:38:10 PM

ADB ups India's growth forecast
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has revised upward its growth forecast for India to 8.5 percent in 2007 and 2008 even as its president Haruhiko Kuroda Friday praised the 'stellar performance' of the Indian economy.

Friday, October 12, 2007 6:26:12 PM

Sardinha gets Congress ticket
Panaji, Oct 12 (IANS) After a great deal of uncertainty, Goa's ruling Congress has announced the candidature of Francisco Sardinha for the South Goa (Mormugao) Lok Sabha by-election later this month.

Friday, October 12, 2007 6:25:12 PM

We are sensitive to small vendors: Mukesh Ambani (Lead)
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) chairman Mukesh Ambani said its retail project was not aimed at endangering businesses of small traders, shopkeepers and vendors. His remarks came in the backdrop of widespread protests aimed at Reliance Fresh outlets.

Friday, October 12, 2007 6:04:13 PM

India on course for 9 percent growth: Chidambaram
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The economy is well poised and growth rate of nine percent is sustainable, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said here Friday.

Friday, October 12, 2007 6:03:09 PM

Gujarat parties accuse each other of poll code violation
Ahmedabad, Oct 12 (IANS) Barely 48 hours after the announcement of the Gujarat assembly elections, major political parties in the state are trying to run each other down on the issue of violation of the model poll code.

Friday, October 12, 2007 6:01:35 PM

Punj Lloyd to construct Qatar Petroleum's pipeline
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Indian engineering and construction firm Punj Lloyd Ltd Friday said it has received a contract worth $99 million to construct a pipeline for Qatar Petroleum.

Friday, October 12, 2007 5:50:32 PM

Dasara begins on a low-key in Mysore
Mysore, Oct 12 (IANS) The ten-day Dasara festival began here Friday on a low key in view of the passing away of the former Chief Minister S.R. Bommai.

Friday, October 12, 2007 5:50:06 PM

CBI arrests Indian Airlines official for graft
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) A senior Indian Airlines official was arrested Friday for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.15,000 from a cargo agent at his office in Bangalore, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said.

Friday, October 12, 2007 5:49:45 PM

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