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Centre should chip in to help diaspora: Achuthanandan
Thiruvananthapuram, June 12 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Friday lashed out at the central government for only making announcements and not doing anything to help the diaspora and those who have returned from abroad.

Friday, June 12, 2009 2:29:03 PM

Government to exempt textile sector from service tax
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The government will exempt the slowdown-hit textile sector from service tax as part of its short-term strategy to bail out the industry, Minister for Textiles Dayanidhi Maran said here Friday.

Friday, June 12, 2009 2:22:42 PM

Downturn dynamics: New firms use Indian back offices
Bangalore, June 12 (IANS) Economic meltdown and the US financial crisis have triggered a new trend: while many Western firms are selling off back office operations in India, a clutch of others are rushing in to reap the benefits.

Friday, June 12, 2009 2:07:05 PM

German aid for Tripura to empower tribals, protect forest
Agartala, June 12 (IANS) Germany will provide a whopping Rs.1.40 billion financial assistance to the northeastern state of Tripura for empowering the tribals and people living in remote areas by utilising the abundant natural resources, a minister said Friday.

Friday, June 12, 2009 11:18:03 AM

Markets open in the green
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Indian equities opened in the green Friday with a key index rising more than 82 points about five minutes into trade.

Friday, June 12, 2009 10:24:12 AM

Vedanta group acquires Goa mining company in Rs.17.50 bn deal
Panaji, June 11 (IANS) Goa's biggest family-owned mining company, the Dempo group, has sold all its mining assets to Sesa Goa Limited, a majority-owned subsidy of the London-listed Vedanta Resources, for Rs.1,750 crore (Rs.17.50 billion/$368 million) in an all-cash deal.

Thursday, June 11, 2009 11:15:34 PM

Mamata not yet decided on railway disinvestment
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said she had not taken a decision on disinvestment in railways.

Thursday, June 11, 2009 9:46:16 PM

Slashed pay, 'virtual' job for over 7,000 Satyam staff
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Between 7,000 to 10,000 Satyam employees have been put in a 'virtual pool', continuing their association with the company but with reduced pay, the IT firm said in a regulatory statement Thursday.

Thursday, June 11, 2009 8:45:59 PM

Restart Sethusamudran project: Karunanidhi
Chennai, June 11 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Thursday urged the

Thursday, June 11, 2009 7:46:19 PM

Nikon seeks lower import duties in India
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Digital imaging products manufacturer Nikon Corp is hoping for a reduction in countervailing duty and additional duty in the 2009-10 budget to enable it stay more competitive against grey market products being sold in India.

Thursday, June 11, 2009 7:42:08 PM

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