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India releases Rs.250 bn more to improve liquidity
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Lending institutions will immediately get Rs.25,000 crore (Rs.250 billion or $5.5 billion) to give as credit to the fund-starved industry even as the cap on foreign funds in the corporate bond market was being doubled to $6 billion to address liquidity concerns, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 7:02:41 PM

Jet staff cries foul after pink slips to 850
New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Agitated employees of Jet Airways cried foul Wednesday after the services of 850 staff were terminated, following a strategic and operational alliance with rival Kingfisher Airlines. The airline said 1,900 jobs were on the block.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 7:01:50 PM

Malhotra criticises central government stand on Ram Setu
New Delhi, Oct 15(IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) chief ministerial candidate for Delhi Vijay Kumar Malhotra Wednesday took strong exception to the stand taken by the central government that Ram Setu was not an integral part of the Hindu faith.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 6:38:33 PM

Youth who objected to molestation burnt to death
Bhopal, Oct 15 (IANS) A police official's son who objected to molestation of a woman at a Garba (traditional dance) programme was burnt to death Wednesday by a mob in Madhya Pradesh's Dewas district, the police said.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 6:21:50 PM

Persuade corrupt lower court judges to quit: Chief Justice
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The chief justice of India has recommended that corrupt judges of lower courts should be made to quietly quit with their pension benefits intact as government officials with doubtful integrity are made to do.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 6:21:27 PM

Delhi residents can get RTI information through voice mail
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) People living in the capital can now obtain information sought under the the Right to Information (RTI) Act also through voice mail services, Minister of state in the Prime Minister's Office Prithviraj Chavan said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 6:21:03 PM

US IT firm to hire 2,000 employees in India in six months
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) At a time when many companies go for downsizing their workforce due to the financial crisis, the US-based IT services provider Computer Science Corp (CSC) Wednesday said it will add 2,000 people to its India tally in next six months.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 6:20:35 PM

Tamil cauldron boils, PM asks Lanka to stop violence
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) With Tamil Nadu MPs threatening to resign en masse over the 'atrocities' against fellow Tamils in Sri Lanka, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday sent a stern message to Colombo to de-escalate hostilities and underscored the need for a political settlement that respects the rights of minorities.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 6:19:21 PM

Injured Clarke doubtful for Mohali Test
Mohali, Oct 15 (IANS) Doubts loomed over the availability of Australian pace bowler Stuart Clarke for the second Test starting Friday as he is suffering from an inflamed elbow joint.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 6:18:58 PM

Nodal centres to promote science in rural Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) The National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) and the Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) will jointly set up nodal centres in Uttar Pradesh schools to promote science and scientific thinking among rural students.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 5:56:58 PM

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