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Drishti proposes expansion to beach cleaning, fire response

PANAJI: Drishti Special Response Services, which has responded to the Goa government of providing safer beaches has proposed expanding its services to beach cleaning; beach management services, emergency services; flood response training; fire response services among a host of other services.

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Diesel to cost Rs 2.70 less in Delhi from July 20

NEW DELHI: Diesel will cost Rs.2.70 less a litre in the capital from July 20 as the Delhi government Friday slashed the value added tax (VAT) on the fuel from the current 20 percent to 12.5 percent, saying petrol pump owners are facing losses.

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US Senate passes sweeping financial reforms Bill

WASHINGTON: The US Senate passed the Wall Street Reform Bill that will make financial institutions more accountable and make them pay for any repeat of a 2008-like credit crisis by liquidating their assets.

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India to witness 27.3% growth in mobile connections

MUMBAI: Mobile connections in India will grow by 27.3 per cent in 2010 to gross a volume of over 660 million and revenue touching $19.8 billion, up by 19.7 per cent over 2009, according to research and analyst firm Gartner.

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Food inflation up at 12.81% on seasonal, fuel effect

NEW DELHI: Transport disruptions due to monsoon showers and high fuel cost increased food inflation to 12.81 per cent for the week ended July 3, heightening the likelihood of RBI raising short-term rates in its July review.
However, inflation for fuel and related items fell to 14.27 per cent in the week compared to over 18 per cent in the previous week due to base effect.

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Khalap-led panel to contest polls to Mapusa Urban Bank

MAPUSA: The Nav Vaibhav Panel headed by Mr Ramakant Khalap that will be contesting the elections to the Mapusa Urban Co-operative Bank on July 18 is determined to take the bank to new heights after successfully bringing the bank in a good financial health.

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Sensex down 29 pts as rate hike fears persist

MUMBAI: Extending its losses for the second consecutive session, the BSE benchmark Sensex on Thursday closed 29 points down in choppy trade as fears of a second rate hike and weak global cues continued to weigh on the investor sentiment.

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Indian air traffic continues to rise

NEW DELHI: Air traffic in India continued to show a marked improvement since the financial downturn in the past two years, with total passengers carried recording about 135 lakh in the second quarter, compared with over 118 lakh in the first.

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‘Lets Rock’ with Tata Indicom

PANAJI: Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) Ltd has announced the new variant from one of its winning product – ‘Let’s Rock’. The product is crafted keeping in mind the inherent need of today’s youth to be with their group all the time.

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