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ADB to release first tranche of loan to Himachal soon
Shimla, Jan 29 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will soon release the first instalment of a multimillion-dollar loan for the construction of four medium to large run-of-river hydropower generating plants in Himachal Pradesh, a senior official said Thursday.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 1:08:04 PM

Inflation rate rises marginally to 5.64 percent
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation rose marginally by 0.04 percent to 5.64 percent for the week ended Jan 17 from 5.6 percent the week before, official data released here Thursday showed.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 12:31:39 PM

Strong global cues push markets up
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Indian equities markets, which opened higher Thursday, continued to hold in the green territory a little before noon as global markets turned positive, with a key index ruling about 0.59 percent higher than its last close.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 12:06:20 PM

Ashok Leyland turnover slides 44 percent
Chennai, Jan 29 (IANS) India's second largest commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland has seen its turnover fall 44 percent in the quarter ended Dec 31 last year, compared to the corresponding period the previous year.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 11:45:17 AM

Indians wake up to fuel price cut good news
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Indians woke up to some pleasant news Thursday with the prices of fuel being cut further as the government allowed its state-run petroleum retail companies to cut the prices of petrol, diesel and cooking gas late Wednesday night.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 11:24:38 AM

Fog engulfs capital, no take-offs from airport
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Heavy fog blanketed many parts of the capital Thursday, throwing air traffic completely out of gear as morning flights were cancelled due to poor visibility.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 10:20:33 AM

Markets open in the green
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Indian equities markets climbed at the opening bell Thursday, with a key index starting higher than its last closing figure.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 10:20:01 AM

Scholars in Gandhian thought can't get jobs (Jan 30 is Mahatma Gandhi's Martyrdom Day)
Patna, Jan 29 (IANS) Gandhigiri might be the stuff of blockbuster movies and the way to holding peaceful protests by the new generation, but students who have done their masters degree in Gandhian thought from a Bihar university are finding few takers in the job market.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 10:11:39 AM

Clutch of new books in fiction bestseller list
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) There was a clutch of new entries such as 'The Story of My Assassins' by Tarun J. Tejpal, 'Scarpetta' by Patricia Cornwell and 'Silks' by D Francis & F Francis in the fiction bestseller list this week.

Thursday, January 29, 2009 8:43:28 AM

India cuts prices of transport, cooking fuels
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) India late Wednesday allowed its state-run petroleum retail companies to cut the prices of gasoline, diesel and cooking gas. Petrol will now be cheaper by Rs.5 a litre, diesel by Rs. 2 and cooking gas by Rs.25 per cylinder.

Wednesday, January 28, 2009 11:59:28 PM

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