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Buddha government changes tack on land purchase for industry
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) After the drubbing in the recent Lok Sabha elections in which the state's opposition campaigned against forcible acquisition of agricultural land for industries, West Bengal's Left Front government Thursday decided to adopt a flexible stand on the issue.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 11:36:15 PM

Key challenge is to bridge rural-urban divide: Scindia
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The key challenge before the new government is to bridge the rural-urban gap, new Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya Scindia said Thursday night.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 11:14:01 PM

Praful Patel says nursing Air India his top priority
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Nursing state-run carrier Air India back to financial health will be the top priority for Praful Patel, as he listed his main agenda for the ministry soon after being named minister of state for civil aviation once again.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 11:04:54 PM

Economic ministries get some new faces in Manmohan Singh's council
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday sprung a major surprise in allocating portfolios Friday by naming Anand Sharma as the cabinet minister in charge of commerce and industry, shifting out Kamal Nath, who held the portfolio for the whole of the tenure of his previous cabinet.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 10:34:11 PM

Azhagiri gets chemicals and fertilizers, Raja retains communications and IT
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The DMK, the third largest party in the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA), Thursday got three key portfolios of communications and information technology, textiles, and chemicals and fertilizers.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 9:55:37 PM

Key issues before ministers on economic policy matters
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Following are some of the key policy issues expected to be addressed by the newly-inducted ministers in Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government with economic portfolios:

Thursday, May 28, 2009 9:50:50 PM

Regulator plans securities trading using wireless technology
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Thursday proposed to extend the Internet trading facility in securities on exchanges by enabling the use of wireless technology.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 8:48:24 PM

Wipro unveils virtual centre for testing services
Bangalore, May 28 (IANS) Global software major Wipro Technologies has set up a virtual innovation centre for testing services on Second Life, the popular virtual world, the IT bellwether said Thursday.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 8:18:34 PM

24 tourists stranded at 15,000 feet following landslides
Gangtok, May 28 (IANS) Two dozen tourists have been stranded for two days at a height of 15,000 feet in north Sikkim following road blocks due to landslides in the tiny Himalayan state.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 8:12:18 PM

Night closure of Mehrauli-Gurgaon road for Metro work
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) A 10 km stretch on the Mehrauli-Gurgaon road will be closed from midnight to 6 a.m. from Saturday till July 9 for Metro construction work, officials said.

Thursday, May 28, 2009 8:00:32 PM

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