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Kashmir traders pay more tax this fiscal
Jammu, Dec 6 (IANS) Traders in Kashmir, who had paid less than Rs.1.9 crore as income-tax in 2008-2009, have already coughed up more than 10 times this fiscal, according to a senior state government official.

Sunday, December 06, 2009 5:15:23 PM

Entertainment and media industry to grow 11 percent annually
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Indian entertainment and media industry is estimated to grow 11 percent annually to touch Rs.93,200 crore (Rs.932 billion/$18.6 billion) by 2013, a report released Suday said.

Sunday, December 06, 2009 5:04:04 PM

'Not a single legal auto stand in national capital'
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) This is hard to believe, but there is not a single legally authorised stand for the 55,000-odd auto rickshaws registered in the capital, says a suit filed by an NGO that is working to improve the lives of auto rickshaw drivers.

Sunday, December 06, 2009 4:09:18 PM

I will now focus on tourism: Narendra Modi (Interview)
Rann of Kutch (Gujarat), Dec 6 (IANS) Chief Minister Narendra Modi has set his sights on marketing Gujarat as a tourism destination and is inviting private investors to develop infrastructure at major sites like the picturesque Rann of Kutch.

Sunday, December 06, 2009 1:25:16 PM

Maoists scaring off investors from Chhattisgarh
Raipur, Dec 6 (IANS) The increasing dominance of Maoists in Chhatisgarh's iron ore-rich pockets have led to the halt of several key industrial projects in the region and scared off potential investors, say businessmen and officials.

Sunday, December 06, 2009 11:43:15 AM

Digitise land records, ease acquisition norms: CII
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The proposed Land Acquisition (Amendment) Bill, slated to be introduced in parliament this winter, needs to include provisions for easing land acquisition norms and digitising land records, according to an industry lobby report.

Sunday, December 06, 2009 11:26:35 AM

States should compete to promote tourism: Kumari Selja (Interview)
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Tourism Minister Kumari Selja believes state governments should 'wake up' and compete among themselves 'aggressively' abroad to promote tourism in India. And the middle class tourist is high on her list.

Sunday, December 06, 2009 11:01:56 AM

How humble paan has taken on mighty steel in Orissa
Dhinkia (Orissa), Dec 6 (IANS) It is a simple, spade-shaped, green leaf that stands between the South Korean steel giant POSCO and its ambitions of carrying out a $12 billion mega-project in this sleepy cluster of villages in coastal Orissa.

Sunday, December 06, 2009 10:02:05 AM

Mamata flags of two ladies' specials in Bengal
Kolkata, Dec 5 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday flagged off two trains exclusively for women in West Bengal.

Saturday, December 05, 2009 10:20:42 PM

Delhi airport bomb scare turns out to be security drill
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The passengers were seated and the plane was readying for takeoff when the panic button was pressed - there was a bomb on board! Security agencies swung into action and passengers were made to disembark but in the end, it turned out to be a mock drill.

Saturday, December 05, 2009 6:54:19 PM

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