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Indiareit commits Rs.7 bn for housing projects in Karnataka
Bangalore, Aug 8 (IANS) Indiareit Fund Advisors Ltd, the real estate venture capital fund promoted by Piramal Enterprises, is partnering with Skyline Constructions and Holdings Ltd to jointly develop 16 housing projects in this IT hub and one in Mysore at an estimated cost of Rs.7 billion.

Wednesday, August 08, 2007 10:20:20 PM

Manavjit gets Rajiv Khel Ratna, Arjuna for 14
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Ace shooter Manavjit Singh was Wednesday chosen for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna for 2006 while 14 athletes were picked for the Arjuna Award.

Wednesday, August 08, 2007 10:04:34 PM

Karnataka launches scheme to protect girl child
Bangalore, Aug 8 (IANS) The Karnataka government Wednesday launched its ambitious programme to protect girl children in poor families by handing out insurance bonds to a group of beneficiaries here.

Wednesday, August 08, 2007 9:39:05 PM

Donald Rae is Essar Telecom CEO
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Essar Telecom, which recently joined hands with British telecom giant Vodafone, Wednesday announced the appointment of Donald Rae as the chief executive officer of the Essar Group's telecom business.

Wednesday, August 08, 2007 9:20:54 PM

Apollo Hospitals enters health insurance business
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Apollo Hospitals, one of India's leading healthcare brands, made a 'logical extension' Wednesday as it entered the health insurance segment by forging a joint venture with DKV AG, Europe's largest private health insurer.

Wednesday, August 08, 2007 9:19:58 PM

Two excise officials arrested for accepting bribe
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday arrested two central excise inspectors for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.200,000 from a factory owner in the capital.

Wednesday, August 08, 2007 9:13:16 PM

14-day remand for kanwarias, police tries safety measures
Gurgaon, Aug 8 (IANS) A Gurgaon court Wednesday sent a group of arrested kanwaria pilgrims in 14-day judicial remand even as the administration worked out steps to facilitate their smooth movement along the busy National Highway No 8 - which witnessed violence a day before.

Wednesday, August 08, 2007 9:01:56 PM

India backs inter-Korea summit
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) India Wednesday welcomed the decision of the two Koreas to hold a summit meeting of their leaders later this month and hoped it would contribute to peace and stability in the Korean Peninsula.

Wednesday, August 08, 2007 9:01:27 PM

Supreme Court to hear Sanjay Dutt's appeal Friday (Lead)
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Challenging his conviction and six-year jail term under the Arms Act in the 1993 Mumbai terror bombings, Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has contended before the Supreme Court that no weapon was ever recovered from him.

Wednesday, August 08, 2007 8:43:56 PM

Thousands join Tibetan hunger strike
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The morale of the 14 Tibetans who are on a hunger strike in the Indian capital for the past one month to protest 'human rights abuses' was uplifted when over 20,000 supporters joined them Wednesday on a token 24-hour fast.

Wednesday, August 08, 2007 8:43:18 PM

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