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Scanty rains ring alarm bells in Agra
Agra, July 9 (IANS) Poor agricultural yields, high irrigation costs and exorbitant prices of essential commodities - all this and more are causing alarm bells to ring as parts of western Uttar Pradesh are facing 'drought-like' conditions. Farmers are concerned about the lack of action by the government.

Thursday, July 09, 2009 9:16:43 AM

Bata India threatens to suspend operations at Batanagar unit
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) Shoe manufacturer Bata India Ltd has threatened to indefinitely suspend work at its Batanagar unit in West Bengal if the contract labourers did not withdraw their strike immediately.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 11:00:32 PM

MindTree unveils knowledge management solution
Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) MindTree Ltd unveiled its knowledge management solution for providing competitive advantage to the manufacturing industry, the global software major said Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 9:11:52 PM

Delhi power demand touches new record of 4,400 MW
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The capital's power demand Wednesday reached a new high of 4,400 MW as residents had no respite from heat and humidity due to delayed monsoon.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 8:56:52 PM

Government defends spectrum allocation policy
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Facing allegations of irregularities in the allocation of 2G spectrum to telecom firms, the government Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that the rates were low as it was concerned more about consumers' benefits than earning revenue.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 8:51:45 PM

Only Rs.37 a month for an Indian citizen's healthcare
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) India spends a mere Rs.37 per head every month to provide healthcare facilities for its one billion plus citizens, a reply tabled in the Lok Sabha has revealed.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 7:58:23 PM

Tamil Nadu to announce new policy for IT sector
Chennai, July 8 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government will announce a slew of measures to help IT sector attract fresh investments, a senior official here said Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 7:51:11 PM

West Bengal plans steps to check rising food prices
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) To arrest the spiralling prices of edibles, the West Bengal government Wednesday decided to ensure strict administrative monitoring and increase supply, if needed, through imports.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 7:40:21 PM

Steel plants to soon get iron ore mining licenses
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) India will speed up the process of granting iron ore mining licenses to various steel companies, including South Korea's Posco, Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 7:34:33 PM

Mid-term review of 11th Plan before next budget
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) A mid-term review of the 11th Five-Year Plan (2007-12) will be conducted before the presentation of the budget for fiscal 2010-11, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 08, 2009 7:30:32 PM

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