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Investors promise Rs.100 billion to Madhya Pradesh
Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh), Feb 15 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government Friday signed memoranda of understanding (MoUs) at an investors' meet here that would bring Rs.100 billion ($2.5 billion) worth of investments to the state.

Friday, February 15, 2008 5:27:06 PM

Sikhs not a minority in Punjab, rules apex court (Lead)
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Sikhs are not in minority in Punjab, the Supreme Court ruled Friday, agreeing with a Punjab and Haryana High Court verdict last year.

Friday, February 15, 2008 5:26:35 PM

Gujarat to seek investment inflow from Japan
Ahmedabad, Feb 15 (IANS) Gujarat will make the pitch for substantial Japanese investment inflow at the Destination India Conference to be held in Tokyo Feb 19. Industries Commissioner Gauri Kumar, who is part of the Indian delegation, will represent the state in the meet.

Friday, February 15, 2008 5:24:39 PM

NYSE Euronext to get stake in Indian commodities exchange
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) NYSE Euronext Inc, the world's largest securities exchange group, will acquire five percent equity in Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd (MCX), India's leading commodity exchange, it was announced Friday.

Friday, February 15, 2008 5:23:27 PM

'India to ensure greater private sector role in defence'
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) India plans to make its defence offsets policy open, transparent and less rigid and ensure bigger participation of private players in the military hardware business, a top government official said Friday.

Friday, February 15, 2008 5:11:39 PM

'My brother is a victim of street politics; we don't want it'
Nashik, Feb 15 (IANS) 'My brother's death is a fallout of street politics with which he had nothing to do; I don't understand the (politicians') ways or language; don't know what their objectives area; all I know is that he died in such an unimaginable manner; I am not in a frame of mind to talk much, nor is any one else in the family...'

Friday, February 15, 2008 5:10:45 PM

Kerala government seeks legal opinion on HMT land deal
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 15 (IANS) With pressure mounting on Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan to sack two ministers for an alleged land scam, his ministry Friday decided to seek legal opinion on an official report recommending cancellation of the disputed land deal.

Friday, February 15, 2008 4:27:29 PM

President Pratibha Patil begins two-day Bihar visit
Patna, Feb 15 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Friday began her two-day visit to Bihar amid tight security.

Friday, February 15, 2008 4:00:22 PM

Wipro inks outsourcing contract with Pantaloon
Mumbai Feb 15 (IANS) IT giant Wipro Ltd has signed an outsourcing contract with India's leading retailer Pantaloon Retail Ltd, which wants to increase its outlets from the existing 1,000 to 2,500 in the next five years.

Friday, February 15, 2008 3:48:55 PM

Valentine's Day grosses Rs.262 mn for flower sellers
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) For the young at heart it may be just moments of love, romance or even sneaking chance to drop a romantic hint, but for flower sellers in the capital, the Valentine's Day meant big bucks pouring in. They grossed over Rs.262 million ($6.6 million) in a single day.

Friday, February 15, 2008 3:46:48 PM

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