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Abu Dhabi, China sign oil deal

Abu Dhabi, July 14 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi and China have signed an agreement on further cooperation on oil sale, a statement said.

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Nearly 30,000 use Delhi Metro in Ghaziabad on first day

New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Nearly 30,000 commuters in Ghaziabad Thursday used Delhi Metro on the first day of its further expansion into Uttar Pradesh, officials said.

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Goa mining firms gave false data: Study

Panaji, July 14 (IANS) A Goa government-commissioned study into the effects of mining on environment has revealed that the environment impact assessment (EIA) reports filed by mining companies are rigged.

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Karnataka scouts for alternative site for Posco project

Bangalore, July 14 (IANS) The Karnataka government is looking for an alternative site in the state for setting up a steel plant of the South Korean major Posco after having suspended land acquisition in Gadag district as a section of farmers refused to part with their land.

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India’s diamond markets shut over Mumbai terror attack

Mumbai/Ahmedabad/Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) For the first time ever, diamond traders across India shut shop Thursday after terror struck the country’s largest diamond trading hub in Mumbai.

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India, US to sign aviation safety agreement

New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India and the US are set to sign a bilateral aviation safety agreement (BASA) during US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton’s visit next week, an official said Thursday.

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DuPont to set up new innovation centre for automobile sector

New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) International conglomerate DuPont Thursday said it will set up a new innovation centre in Pune to conduct research and development (R&D) work for the country’s growing automobile manufacturing segment.

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Delhi markets deserted after Mumbai blasts

New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A day after India’s financial and entertainment hub Mumbai was hit by three serial blasts, the usual bustle in the busy markets here was missing Thursday.

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Transport strike troubles people in parts of Bengal

Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Attendance in schools dropped, university examinations were postponed and commuters had a harrowing time here and in three surrounding districts of West Bengal Thursday due to a transport strike called to demand a rise in fares in the wake of the fuel price hike.

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Zaveri Bazar jewellers stay put, customers too come

Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) A third bomb blast in two decades at Zaveri Bazar – Mumbai’s most popular address for gems and jewellery – has left its merchants concerned about business. But they are staying put. For many, in fact, Thursday was business as usual.

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