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India to create 5 mn tonne strategic petroleum reserve
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) India will create a five million tonne strategic petroleum reserve by 2012, raising the country's total storage capacity to 8.5 million tonnes - enough to meet 90-days consumption, parliament was informed Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 4:24:32 PM

Sensex closes near day's low, down 217 points
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets Tuesday closed near its intra-day low, ending 217 points lower than Monday's close even as other Asian markets shut shop on a damp note.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 3:43:33 PM

.001 percent of currency notes counterfeit: Pranab
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) A miniscule .001 percent of the 49.9 billion banknotes circulating in the country are counterfeits, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 3:19:45 PM

Pilot project of computerised tracking of foodgrains started
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The government has started a pilot project of computerized tracking of foodgrains in four states.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 2:51:56 PM

Chandigarh to have new facility for transporters
Chandigarh, Dec 15 (IANS) This union territory will develop a new facility for providing transport-related logistics, said a senior official here Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 2:47:32 PM

Chandigarh to spend Rs.4.7 cr on educational institutes
Chandigarh, Dec 15 (IANS) The administration of this union territory (UT) will spend Rs.4.65 crore (Rs.46.5 million) on the maintenance and construction of government schools and colleges, a senior official said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 1:44:37 PM

246 applications for new mines pending in Goa
Panaji, Dec 15 (IANS) While Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat says there 'is no question' of allowing new mining leases in the state, official documents submitted in the assembly Tuesday show there are 246 applications for new leases.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 1:03:36 PM

Chhattisgarh to start diamond mining in three years: Chief Minister
Raipur, Dec 15 (IANS) Mineral-rich Chhattisgarh is expected to start mining for diamonds in two-three years with a host of domestic and global players having prospected for this precious allotrope of carbon in seven districts, Chief Minister Raman Singh has said.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 12:51:31 PM

Sensex slips into red, depressed Asian cues a dampner
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets slid into the negative around Tuesday noon as other Asian markets were depressed.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 12:47:59 PM

Bank employees to strike work Wednesday
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) Employees of state-run banks throughout the country will go on a one-day strike Wednesday to protest against a proposed move to consolidate public sector banks.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 12:17:14 PM

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