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Satyam, Maytas scrips take a beating
Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) Over 30 million shares of Satyam Computers changed hands Wednesday with the stock taking a pounding on the Indian bourses after the company's failed bid to acquire Maytas Infra and Maytas Properties, infrastructure companies promoted by family members of Satyam chairman B. Ramalinga Raju.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 7:08:36 PM

Haryana to spread hygiene among rural women
Chandigarh, Dec 17 (IANS) In order to spread health and hygiene among the rural women of the state, the Haryana government has decided to provide them with sanitary napkins at a price of Re.1 each.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 7:08:10 PM

Azad's fate sealed in sixth phase of Jammu and Kashmir polling
Jammu, Dec 17 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad's fate is dependent on the outcome of the poll held in his Bhaderwah constituency Wednesday in the sixth phase of the assembly elections in the state.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 7:07:37 PM

Birla Tyres shuts down Orissa unit
Bhubaneswar/Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) Faced with falling demand for tyres, Birla Tyres, a unit of B.K. Birla group company Kesoram Industries, Wednesday shut down its plant in Orissa's Balasore district.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 7:03:20 PM

Sixth round of Kashmir polling ends -- 63 percent vote
Srinagar/Jammu, Dec 17 (IANS) The sixth and penultimate round of balloting to pick a new assembly in Jammu and Kashmir ended peacefully Wednesday with about 63 percent of the electorate turning out to vote despite winter chill and threats from separatist groups.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 7:02:43 PM

Achuthanandan, Chandy to together ask PM for high court bench
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 17 (IANS) Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan and leader of opposition Oommen Chandy will together fly to Delhi Thursday morning to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and demand his intervention for setting up of a bench of the high court here.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 7:01:56 PM

Congress-sponsored strike affects life in Tripura
Agartala, Dec 17 (IANS) Normal life in Tripura was paralysed Wednesday with the opposition Congress enforcing a dawn-to-dusk shutdown, to press its demand for expulling two Left party legislators.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 7:01:21 PM

India needs proactive monetary policy: Economist
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) India should have a more proactive monetary policy to deal with the economic downturn, a top economist said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 7:00:57 PM

Unorganised retail sector to grow to $496 bn in four years
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The unorganised retail sector is expected to grow at about 10 percent per annum to reach $496 billion in 2011-12 despite the steady expansion of organised retailers, a study released Wednesday said.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 6:59:10 PM

Cut your extra kilos: Obesity increases cancer risk
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Reduce your extra weight! Obese people are nearly 50 percent more at risk of contracting cancer, said an American oncologist who is in India to present her work on the growing relation between obesity and cancer.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 6:57:23 PM

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