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Housing sector to recover by 2010, says report
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The residential segment of the Indian realty sector is likely to recover by 2010, though the commercial and retail sectors will remain under stress for next two years, says a report by credit rating agency and industry analyst Crisil.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 8:29:42 PM

Tamil Nadu to buy 3,500 new buses
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's seven state transport undertakings (STUs) will purchase 3,500 buses this fiscal with funding assistance from Tamil Nadu Transport Development Finance Corp and the central government.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 8:29:36 PM

Monsoon delayed, India's crop yield likely to fall
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The government Wednesday said monsoon could be below normal this year, heightening fears of lower agricultural output and more deaths due to extended heat wave.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 8:24:03 PM

Saina in second round, Jayram and Bhat in third round
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Saina Newhal cruised into the second round of Malaysian Open Grand Prix Gold with a 21-18, 22-20 win over Porntip Buranaprasertsuk of Thailand at Johar Bharu Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 8:14:29 PM

Five more swine flu cases take India's tally to 73
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Five people were detected to have been affected with swine flu Wednesday, taking the total number of influenza A (H1N1) cases in India to 73, health officials said here.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 8:13:18 PM

Delhi Legal Services Authority to help rescued child labourers
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Delhi Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Wednesday said it will come up with a rehabilitation plan and provide legal help to 51 child labourers rescued from an embroidery unit in the capital last week.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 8:10:56 PM

Million devotees brave scorching heat for Puri chariot festival
Puri, June 24 (IANS) Nearly one million devotees, braving the scorching heat, gathered in Puri town of Orissa to join the annual 11-day 'rath yatra' (chariot festival) of Lord Jagannath, which began Wednesday, and to have a glimpse of the deity.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 8:05:34 PM

India one of 12 World Series Boxing franchisees
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) India is among the 12 countries to have been alloted a franchise for the International Boxing Association's ambitious World Series of Boxing (WSB) starting September.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 8:05:08 PM

India urges Pakistan to take 'sympathetic view' on Sarabjit
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) India urged Pakistan to take a 'sympathetic and humanitarian' view in the case of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner on death row whose mercy petition was turned down by the Pakistani Supreme Court Wednesday.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 8:04:57 PM

Government plans bailout package for Air India
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel Wednesday said the government would support and help bail out the loss-making national carrier Air India, but stopped short of spelling out the size or nature of the package.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 8:00:40 PM

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