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‘Car prices set to rise’

NEW DELHI: The country’s apex auto body, Society for Indian Automobile Manufacturers on Friday said that increase in the commodity prices coupled with other factors like hike in excise duty, new emission norms, rising interest rates and inflation along with weak key exports market may force the car makers to increase the prices of their products by 8-10 per cent.

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Jet Airways mulling 10-15% fare hike

MUMBAI: Private air-carrier, Jet Airways, on Friday said it was mulling a fare hike by 10-15 per cent this quarter to offset rising fuel prices and that it would not add any routes this fiscal.

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China bans imports of low-grade iron ore

QINGDAO: China’s iron ore trading association has banned its members from importing ore with a less than 60 per cent iron content, three trade sources said on Thursday.

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Helmet Zero-G for surgeons used in Apollo

PANAJI: Dr Amey Velingker, senior consultant, orthopaedics and joint replacement surgeon, Apollo Victor Hospitals, has used the advanced helmet system known as Provision Zero-G,

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Sensex rebounds by 219 pts

MUMBAI: Stock markets on Friday bounced back with the benchmark Sensex rallying 219 points on aggressive buying by funds in anticipation of good fourth quarter earnings by corporate.

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Auction of 3G spectrum kicks off today

NEW DELHI: The much-awaited, first-ever auction of radio frequency spectrum for third generation (3G) telephony in India will kick off Friday with top telecom firms such as Bharti Airtel and Reliance Communications bidding for airwaves in all 22 service areas.

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Goa horticulture to market fruits

PANAJI: Goa State Horticultural Corp Ltd (GSHCL), the marketing arm of the Goa Agriculture Department, has increased mobile vans from six to 10 carrying essential commodities to 140 villages.

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Vedanta records output iron ore, aluminium

LONDON: Indian-focused mining group Vedanta posted record quarterly production of iron ore and aluminium in its fourth quarter ended March 2010, helping it take advantage of rising metal prices.

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