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India gives greater autonomy to 'jewels' among state-run firms
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) India Thursday created a new category for its highly-efficient state-run firms, called maharatnas or mega-jewels, to extend much greater autonomy to its managements and flexibility in areas like mergers, acquisitions and recruitment.

Thursday, December 24, 2009 2:58:31 PM

Amid high prices, India's food inflation drops marginally
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) India's annual food inflation based on wholesale prices fell marginally to 18.65 percent for the week ended Dec 12 from 19.95 percent the week before even as prices of essential commodities continued to rule high.

Thursday, December 24, 2009 2:05:17 PM

Bihar to set up 720 mini dairies
Patna, Dec 24 (IANS) The Bihar government has decided to set up 720 mini-dairies to promote the industry in the state.

Thursday, December 24, 2009 2:02:51 PM

Punjab moves court on fiscal sops to neighbouring states
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The Punjab government has moved the Supreme Court challenging the federal government's fiscal sops to industries since 2002 for setting up shop in the neighbouring states of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

Thursday, December 24, 2009 1:11:38 PM

Broader indices faring better than benchmark
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) A key Indian equities index was trading in a flat and tight range post-noon Thursday and was ruling about 33 points higher even as mid-to-small sized scrips gained.

Thursday, December 24, 2009 1:00:49 PM

India's food inflation drops
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) India's annual food inflation, based on wholesale prices, fell marginally to 18.65 percent for the week ended Dec 12 from 19.95 percent the week before even as prices of essential commodities continued to rule high.

Thursday, December 24, 2009 12:35:32 PM

Oil blockade hits crude oil, natural gas production in Assam
Guwahati, Dec 24 (IANS) Crude oil and natural gas production by India's premier oil exploration firm Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has been hit in Assam following a 96-hour oil blockade by an influential students' group that entered its third day Thursday, officials said.

Thursday, December 24, 2009 12:07:22 PM

Year of turbulence for Indian carriers (Flashback 2009)
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) The Indian aviation industry encountered some turbulent weather in 2009, being hit not just by falling traffic and revenues, but also high fuel costs, high cost of credit and unrest among workers of three dominant carriers.

Thursday, December 24, 2009 12:07:17 PM

Sensex opens firm
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) A key Indian equities index started trade on a firm note Thursday and was ruling about 84 points higher within five minutes of trade.

Thursday, December 24, 2009 10:45:49 AM

Shiela Dikshit inaugurates four projects in Delhi
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday inaugurated four projects in the Trans-Yamuna area with an aim to provide world-class infrastructure to the city.

Thursday, December 24, 2009 12:42:01 AM

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