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Another Maharashtra farmer ends life, toll reaches 1,200
Yavatmal (Maharashtra), Dec 11 (IANS) Faced with a loan of Rs.20,000 and stacks of cotton waiting to be sold, a cotton farmer here Monday ended his life, taking the toll this month to 42 and to 1,200 since June 2005.

Monday, December 11, 2006 2:19:11 PM

Bus service planned from Manipur to Myanmar
Imphal, Dec 11 (IANS) India is planning a bus service between Manipur and Myanmar to boost trade.

Monday, December 11, 2006 9:14:40 AM

Chhattisgarh will begin diamond production by 2010
Raipur, Dec 11 (IANS) India's mineral rich state Chhattisgarh will start commercial production of diamonds by 2010 that will bring down diamonds prices globally, Chief Minister Raman Singh has said.

Monday, December 11, 2006 8:16:10 AM

Maharashtra rules out hiking cotton purchase price (LEAD)
Wani (Maharashtra), Dec 10 (IANS) Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister R.R. Patil Sunday virtually ruled out raising the purchase price of cotton as demanded by farmers of the Vidarbha region.

Sunday, December 10, 2006 10:52:04 PM

Lalu flags off second Garib Rath train
Patna, Dec 10 (IANS) The second Garib Rath, a train with air-conditioned coaches but economical fares, was Sunday flagged off by Railway Minister Lalu Prasad at the Rajendra Nagar terminal of this Bihar capital.

Sunday, December 10, 2006 10:33:29 PM

Chouhan calls for greater focus on water management
Bhopal, Dec 10 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has urged the National Development Council (NDC) to pay utmost attention to the country's water sector adding that the 11th and 12th Five Year plans be declared as 'Water Plans of India'.

Sunday, December 10, 2006 7:17:57 PM

Mamata calls for mass hunger strike
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee called for a symbolic mass fasting Sunday as part of her indefinite hunger strike against the acquisition of farm land in West Bengal for a Tata car unit.

Sunday, December 10, 2006 12:44:39 PM

ONGC to undertake massive exploratory work in Tripura
Agartala, Dec 10 (IANS) State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is to undertake massive exploration works in the northeastern state of Tripura to tap the around 40 billion cubic metres of gas reserves, officials said here.

Sunday, December 10, 2006 10:38:30 AM

India's growth forecast raised to 8.6 percent
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Indian economy's buoyant performance in the first half of the current fiscal has led the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to raise its growth forecast to 8.6 percent from 8.0 percent projected earlier - and the growth prospects will be largely insulated from the current global slowdown.

Sunday, December 10, 2006 10:27:57 AM

Indian food to lift spirits of English fans in Australia
London, Dec 10 (IANS) A spicy three-course Indian meal is being flown all the way from Britain to Australia to lift the spirits of English supporters who are currently in the doghouse after the team's spineless performance in the ongoing Ashes series.

Sunday, December 10, 2006 10:26:10 AM

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