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Negative tourism growth, but India taking steps to boost sector
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) India's tourism sector has received a severe knocking due to global meltdown, swine flu and the Mumbai terror attack, but the government is taking several initiatives, including allowing visa on arrival for five countries.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 9:38:00 PM

Tamil Nadu to source 4 million colour TVs for Rs.8.24 bn
Chennai, Dec 15 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Tuesday finalised 17 suppliers for sourcing four million 14-inch colour television for its free TV scheme at Rs.2,061 per set, totalling around Rs.8.24 billion.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 9:31:42 PM

Loos at monuments to get a shine
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Toilets at historical monuments in the capital and in the surrounding tourist circuit are set for a spanking new look.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 8:17:01 PM

Railways have multiple options for land acquisition: Banerjee
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday told the Lok Sabha, the lower house of parliament, that there were multiple options for land acquisition that would be kept in mind while procuring land for various rail projects.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 8:11:33 PM

Austerity drive helps UPA government save Rs.9 mn
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's austerity drive has had some effect. The saving to the exchequer since the government directed all ministers to travel economy class, both within the country and abroad, has been of Rs.9 million.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 7:58:19 PM

Infosys opens development centre in Brazil
Bangalore, Dec 15 (IANS) Infosys Technologies Tuesday said it has opened a development centre in Brazil to service clients in that South American country as well as Brazilian subsidiaries of global customers.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 6:45:29 PM

RNRL seeks bankable agreement on Krishna-Godavari gas
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Reliance Natural Resources Ltd (RNRL) Tuesday urged the Supreme Court to direct Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) to furnish a bankable agreement on the supply of 28 million units of gas per day for 17 years at $2.34 per unit.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 6:35:05 PM

Himachal demands extension of special industrial package
Dharamsala, Dec 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Tuesday once again said the special industrial package given to it by the central government be extended by 10 years till 2020.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 6:34:44 PM

Only 14 percent of rural job scheme's target met
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Admitting to huge slippages in its flagship rural jobs scheme, the government informed parliament Tuesday that only 14 percent of its target of providing 100 days of work in a year had been met.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 6:12:43 PM

Fiscal deficit to be 3 percent by 2011-12: Pranab
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) While the fiscal deficit is expected to widen to 6.8 percent by this fiscal end, the government Tuesday said it would bring it down to 3 percent by the end of 2011-12.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009 6:12:17 PM

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