Rescind land use notification for GAIL pipeline: Jayalalithaa

Chennai, Feb 8 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to rescind the central government’s notification relating to right of use of land issued enabling GAIL (India) to lay its gas pipeline through farmlands in seven districts of the state.

In a letter to Modi…

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Reliance Communications plea to buy Sistema admitted

Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) The Bombay High Court has directed Reliance Communications to convene a shareholders’ meeting on March 8 to take up the issue of merging Sistema Shyam Teleservices into its fold, while admitting an application in this regard.

“Reliance Communications is, therefore, finalising a notice of the above…

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Key Indian equity indices open flat

Mumbai, Feb 8  Key Indian equity indices opened flat on Monday amid little direction from the Asian peers.

The Japanese and Australian shares were down while the markets in Singapore, Hong Kong and China were closed for the lunar New Year holiday.

The sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock…

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Higher train speed, axle load main challenges for railway: Minister

New Delhi, Feb 6  The increase in speeds of trains and safely operating higher axle loads on existing networks are the major challenges facing railway engineers, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Kumar Sinha said on Friday.

“There are areas where we need to improve. The increase in speeds of…

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Luxury, sports cars biggest draw at Auto Expo

Greater Noida, Feb 5 Though middle-class Indians buy cars from manufacturers like Maruti Suzuki, Hyundai and Honda, they always aspire to purchase the bigger and the better vehicles.

This was more than evident at the India Expo Mart as hordes of car enthusiasts headed towards the stalls of the…

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