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Sensex moves higher into green, betters key Asian indices
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Indian equities markets were doing better than most other Asian bourses shortly after noon Tuesday, a day after a key index plummeted 627 points.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 12:54:27 PM

Indefinite shutdown begins in three West Bengal districts
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) An indefinite shutdown called by Maoists to protest police excesses began in the three tribal-dominated West Bengal districts of Bankura, Purulia and West Midnapore Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 12:35:50 PM

80,000 MW of fresh power generation ordered: Minister
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The government Tuesday said it had already placed orders for 80,000 MW of fresh electricity generation capacity, against the target of 78,700 MW during the entire eleventh five-year plan period of 2007-12.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 11:49:54 AM

India's environmental situation alarming: PM
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The 'multiple environmental crises that confront our country have created an alarming situation', Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Tuesday, while asking state governments to curtail pollution, clean rivers and fight climate change.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 11:04:36 AM

Sensex rises into green after weak opening
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets rose into green terrain Tuesday after opening weak, but slipped to rule a meagre 19 points above its previous close about 10 minutes into start of trade.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009 10:22:52 AM

Multi-faceted cooperation structure with Arab world soon: Tharoor
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) With ties with the Arab world being crucial not only for India's energy security but also for its food security, efforts are on to have in place a structure of multi-faceted cooperation between the two sides, the government said Monday.

Monday, August 17, 2009 9:52:52 PM

Drought is here but no need to panic, says PM
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said there is no need to panic over the drought situation in many parts of India as the government has 'a better understanding of how to handle a crisis like this'.

Monday, August 17, 2009 9:43:58 PM

30 products vie for honours at TechTop-2009
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 17 (IANS) Thirty innovative products, including an automatic solar panel guide system, a punching station and a surveillance robot to detect bombs, are vying for top honours at the 'TechTop-2009', a two-day engineering event started here Monday.

Monday, August 17, 2009 9:34:08 PM

Mayawati demands Rs.2,000 crore for drought hit Uttar Pradesh
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Monday demanded Rs.2,000 crore from the central government to purchase power for the drought hit areas of the state.

Monday, August 17, 2009 9:33:43 PM

Ministers meet to discuss drought situation
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) An Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM), set up to tackle the drought problem in the country, met here Monday to monitor the situation and take necessary actions.

Monday, August 17, 2009 9:13:37 PM

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