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Paswan asks states to monitor quality
PTI
Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan today asked states to strictly monitor quality of consumer products during the ongoing festival season. Expressing concern over reports of spurious and adulterated consumer products, especially eatables being sold during festival season, Paswan has directed senior officials of his department to get in touch with States immediately and take stern...
Shift workers should skip high-iron foods at night   
Shift workers who munch on high-iron foods such as red meat and beans at night may be disrupting the circadian clock in their livers, a new study has found. Disrupted circadian clocks, researchers believe, are the reason that shift workers experience higher incidences of type 2 diabetes, obesity and cancer. The body's primary circadian clock, which regulates sleep and eating, is in the brain....
Give primacy to Coal India: CPI-M   
The CPI-M Wednesday criticized the government decision to e-auction coal blocks and demanded that state-owned Coal India must be tasked to do all coal mining in the country.After the Supreme Court quashed the allocation of 214 coal blocks, the government "seems to have decided to promulgate an ordinance empowering it to take back these blocks and reallocate them to private entities", it...
Nepal, India sign power trade agreement   21 October, 2014
epal and India here Tuesday formally signed a landmark power trade agreement (PTA), allowing exchange of electricity, which is expected to open up new vistas of cooperation in the hydropower sector between the two energy-starved nations.In a ceremony held at the Prime Minister's Office in Nepal, the energy secretaries of the two neighbours signed the final agreement. The agreement was...
Sensex surges 359 points; banking stocks gain   20 October, 2014
A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Monday surged 358.80 points or 1.37 percent up as banking stocks gained.All the sectors were trading in green and the rally was led by banking, auto, capital goods, metal, oil and gas, healthcare and consumer durable sectors.The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 26,434.16 points, was trading...
A bird in the hand   18 October, 2014
Revised GST bill in winter session: Jaitley   21 October, 2014
PM to review progress of infra sectors on Nov 5   22 October, 2014
Project to scan 'social pollution' on Twitter   18 October, 2014
Apple unveils new iPads, Mac OS   17 October, 2014
Invest in India, Sushma Swaraj urges diaspora   17 October, 2014
India has weakest retirement system globally   16 October, 2014
Modi unveils key labour reforms   16 October, 2014
India calls for building SAARC power grid   17 October, 2014
Govt will subsidise fertilisers post-hike in gas price   20 October, 2014
Tata Steel plans to sell some EU assets   15 October, 2014
India has 11th largest uber-rich population   15 October, 2014
DLF files appeal against regulatory ban   17 October, 2014
US oil output cuts could take a while   15 October, 2014
Snapdeal to raise $600mn investment?   15 October, 2014
Modi transfers finance secretary Mayaram   16 October, 2014
Can't restrict companies from extracting coal: SC   16 October, 2014
Bill Gates wealthiest person in America: Wealth-X   15 October, 2014
IndiGo to buy 250 Airbus A320neo aircraft   15 October, 2014
OPEC daily basket price continues to fall   15 October, 2014
Will defend against SEBI ban order: DLF   14 October, 2014
High and migh-tea!   11 October, 2014
JP Morgan cuts India's growth forecast   13 October, 2014
Tirole wins Nobel Prize for economics   13 October, 2014
SEBI bars DLF, six top executives for 3 years   13 October, 2014
IS threatened our employees: Twitter CEO   11 October, 2014
Sept inflation WPI inflation hits near 5-year-low   14 October, 2014
DLF shares slump over 20 pc, hit record low   14 October, 2014
Chinese economy may hit five-year low   11 October, 2014
Microsoft now look at gender pay gap   11 October, 2014
Modi seeks to revive "zombie factories"   13 October, 2014
India set to grow at 6.4 pc in 2015   11 October, 2014
Court postpones hearing against Birla   13 October, 2014
Vodafone wins Rs.3,200 crore tax case   10 October, 2014
Adani Group to invest Rs 20,000 cr in MP   09 October, 2014
Call for change   13 February, 2012
Sensex goes up around 300 points   09 October, 2014
Reliance Group to invest Rs 60,000 crore in MP   09 October, 2014
India set to grow at 6.4 percent in 2015: IMF   11 October, 2014
Govt planning incentives for health assurance mission   09 October, 2014
'India has unlimited potential for FB'   09 October, 2014
'Modi to announce a big project for weavers of Varanasi'   09 October, 2014
Homebuyers expect property prices to rise   25 August, 2014
Power ministry to sell LEDs at Rs.10   08 October, 2014
Many complaints on Flipkart discount sale:Sitharaman   08 October, 2014
Land Rover to develop self-learning car   25 August, 2014
RBI to redefine deposits as ponzi scams mount   25 August, 2014
Bonding within   07 February, 2012
OPEC daily basket price closes below $90 a barrel   08 October, 2014
SC's ruling may have wider economic impact   26 August, 2014
Small islands, facing rising seas, seek economic overhaul   25 August, 2014
Wake-up call   21 January, 2012
Ambanis spark reunion talk   30 December, 2011
Midas touch   16 December, 2011
Wheels 'n' apps   17 December, 2011
Future perfect   12 December, 2011
Dubai seventh most popular destination   04 June, 2013
More steps to curb gold import   03 June, 2013
New DTC Bill to be tabled in Parliament   07 June, 2013
IndiGo says allowed to import 28 A320s   03 June, 2013
US exempts India from sanctions   06 June, 2013
Internships emerging as key tool   03 June, 2013
No leadership role for son Rohan: Murthy   01 June, 2013
Windows gains amid Apple-Android clash   04 June, 2013
Infosys recalls Murthy for 5 years   01 June, 2013
India to remain on top: Dr Cherian   03 June, 2013
LinkedIn boosts security   01 June, 2013
Petrol, diesel prices up   01 June, 2013
Growing gaps   12 December, 2011
Rate hikes affected growth   26 November, 2011
Dues and woes   03 December, 2011
Occupational hazards   26 November, 2011
Director’s cut   28 November, 2011
Note knot   28 November, 2011
It’s not flying!   19 November, 2011
King-size life   19 November, 2011
Crude system   19 November, 2011
Space odyssey   18 November, 2011
There is a dearth of qualified persons   18 November, 2011
Do not give up your dreams   18 November, 2011
Old bytes, new hats   11 November, 2011
Centre mulls ban on ponzi ads   22 July, 2013
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