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Sensex ends near day's lows, down 1.62 percent
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets Monday ended near the day's lowest levels, losing 1.62 percent from its last closing figure.

Monday, October 05, 2009 3:46:13 PM

Ahluwalia questions veracity of UN report
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) A senior government official Monday questioned the veracity of the latest United Nations' Human Development Index, where India has been ranked 134.

Monday, October 05, 2009 3:37:35 PM

Remittances mean more than mere money: UN report
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Remittances from Indian migrant workers, which are about 1.5 times more than the total foreign investments in the country, have far-reaching benefits such as pushing up school enrolment, according to a United Nations report.

Monday, October 05, 2009 3:29:46 PM

Mittal pullout: Jharkhand says it has no information
Ranchi, Oct 5 (IANS) A day after a noted British paper said steel giant ArcelorMittal was close to pulling out of its proposed steel projects in Jharkhand and Orissa, the Jharkhand government Monday said it had not received any communication from the steel maker in this regard.

Monday, October 05, 2009 2:58:42 PM

Trading sluggish at Indian equities markets
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) Indian equities markets were trading on a dull note about an hour before the closing bell Monday with a key index ruling 1.3 percent lower than its previous close.

Monday, October 05, 2009 2:54:48 PM

India rank poor 134 on UN's Human Development Index
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The quality of life in India continues to be appalling with the country ranked poorly at 134 among 182 countries on the Human Development Index of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) that was released globally Monday.

Monday, October 05, 2009 2:42:41 PM

Economic growth, inflation to be as predicted: Ahluwalia
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) India's economy will grow at 6.3 percent this fiscal as per prediction, while inflation would remain under 5 percent, according to Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia.

Monday, October 05, 2009 2:15:53 PM

Chhattisgarh to add 50,000 MW thermal power
Raipur, Oct 5 (IANS) Chhattisgarh has embarked on a plan to become a leading power producer in India, signing 61 deals with independent power producers (IPPs) to generate about 50,000 MW of electricity, an official said Monday.

Monday, October 05, 2009 2:01:27 PM

Grasim board meets Tuesday to consolidate cement business
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) The board of UltraTech Cement will meet Tuesday to take a call on the proposal to consolidate all cement units and divisions of the Aditya Birla group into one entity, named Samruddhi.

Monday, October 05, 2009 12:42:59 PM

Sensex opens weak, slips 0.89 percent in early trade
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) A key Indian equities market index opened weak Monday and fell 1.11 percent from its previous closing figure, about 15 minutes into trade.

Monday, October 05, 2009 10:26:25 AM

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