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Congress, BJP MPs join hands for Chhattisgarh development
Raipur, July 7 (IANS) In a rare expression of consensus, Chhattisgarh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and opposition Congress party MPs have agreed to raise in parliament issues related to the state's development.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 4:57:15 PM

Child rights NGOs unhappy with budget allocation for education, health
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Most child rights organizations say the union budget has been disappointing as demands for better fund allocation for primary education and health care have not been met.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 4:57:14 PM

Sensex closes 125 points up
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets closed on a high Tuesday amid volatile conditions, ending trade almost 125 points up from its last closing figure.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 4:17:01 PM

Rural jobs scheme not working properly, admits government
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A day after the budget for fiscal 2009-10 hiked the outlay for the flagship rural jobs scheme by 144 percent to Rs.39,100 crore, the government Tuesday admitted to huge slips in its implementation with an average of just 48 days of work generated for each beneficiary against the promised 100.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 3:12:44 PM

UN agency, WHO hail budget
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and World Health Organisation (WHO) Tuesday lauded the union budget, saying it would 'help achieve millennium development goals'.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 3:11:54 PM

Volatility rife, Sensex up 145 points up
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Volatility was rife at the Indian equities markets Tuesday with a key index trading in a see-saw pattern but in a tight range, and ruling 118 points higher than its last closing figure about an hour before end of trade.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 3:08:37 PM

Budget not a document on micro policy: Mukherjee
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday said the national budget was not the document to spell out micro policy details and the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government remained committed to divestment in state-run firms without diluting their public sector character.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 2:02:53 PM

BJD activists disrupt rail traffic in Orissa
Bhubaneswar, July 7 (IANS) Rail services were affected at various places in Orissa Tuesday following demonstrations at railway stations by the youth wing of the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) to protest the alleged neglect of the state by the central government in the railway budget.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 1:54:44 PM

Andhra Pradesh cancels Metro contract awarded to Maytas
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Tuesday said it has cancelled the Hyderabad Metro rail project contract awarded to Maytas Infra, run by the family of former Satyam chairman of B. Ramalinga Raju.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 1:53:53 PM

Sensex just about holding on to gains
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets was beginning to slide back into the red after logging early morning gains a little after noon Tuesday, and was ruling only 31 points higher than its last closing figure.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009 12:27:45 PM

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