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Average Indian spends just Rs.440 on food per month
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) An Indian spends just Rs.440 or less than $10 per month on food, says a government survey released here Friday.

Friday, October 31, 2008 6:03:13 PM

Australia 338/4 at stumps on third day
New Delhi , Oct 31 (IANS) Australia were 338 for four wickets in their first innings, in reply to India's 613 for seven declared, at stumps on the third day of the third cricket Test at the Feroz Shah Kotla here Friday.

Friday, October 31, 2008 5:20:22 PM

UN chief calls India 'an enduring partner,' pushes reforms
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) In a boost to India's case for a seat in the Security Council, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday termed New Delhi "an enduring partner in facing ever more complex global challenges" even as he called for more "political will" to advance UN reforms.

Friday, October 31, 2008 5:19:18 PM

Two arrested for killing peacock in Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Oct 31 (IANS) Two people were arrested Friday for killing a peacock in Uttar Pradesh, state forest officials said.

Friday, October 31, 2008 5:18:19 PM

CPI-M opposes hiking foreign capital ceiling in insurance
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Communist Party Of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday disapproved of the central government's decision to raise the ceiling for foreign capital entry into the Indian insurance sector.

Friday, October 31, 2008 5:15:14 PM

Archiving Indira - and remembering the 3,000 dead
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) It wasn't just an assassination, it was a cataclysmic event that claimed 3,000 lives. At the Indira Gandhi Memorial Friday, where India's only woman prime minister lived and died 24 years ago, it may be business as usual but memories of the dark days following her killing still cast shadows in the afternoon sun.

Friday, October 31, 2008 5:14:04 PM

Hindalco Industries second quarter net up 12 percent
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Hindalco Industries, the Aditya Birla group flagship company, Friday said its net profit for the second quarter increased by 12.03 percent to Rs.7.2 billion, against Rs.6.43 billion in the corresponding period last year.

Friday, October 31, 2008 5:12:59 PM

Ranbaxy posts Rs.49 mn global operating loss
Gurgaon, Oct 31 (IANS) India's largest drug maker Ranbaxy Laboratories posted a global operating loss of Rs.49 million ($1.01 million) in the third quarter ended Sept 30, down 103 percent from an operating profit of Rs.1.62 billion ($36 million) that the company earned in the comparable period last year, top company officials said here Friday.

Friday, October 31, 2008 5:12:26 PM

Mishra the ideal successor to Kumble: Colin Miller
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Former Australian bowler Colin Miller feels India has found in Amit Mishra a successor to leg-spinner Anil Kumble.

Friday, October 31, 2008 5:11:26 PM

Indian Oil posts Rs.70 bn loss
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) India's largest oil marketing company, the state-run Indian Oil Corp, has slipped into the red in the second quarter due to the depreciation of the rupee and falling petroleum product prices.

Friday, October 31, 2008 5:10:50 PM

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