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Business News Archive - June 21, 2008

President Bush's Rose Garden call for Congress to lift its longstanding ban on offshore oil drilling was as much politics as energy policy. He called on the lawmakers to do so before their July Fourth recess - an impossibly short time frame.

Today is a day Dubuque and tri-state officials have long been working toward. Northwest Airlines returns as a second carrier serving Dubuque Regional Airport.

By Saurabh Sinha NEW DELHI: Poor implementation of Air India and Indian Airlines merger is costing the national carrier's domestic operation dear.

NEW DELHI: Air India and SpiceJet on Thursday hiked air fares by at least Rs 300 per ticket citing high ATF prices.

MUMBAI: On Monday evening, seven members of the Kumar family, who were scheduled to take a Go-Air flight to Delhi, got a shock. When they called the airline at 5 pm in the evening to confirm the flight timings, they were told that their tickets had been cancelled by the airline.

White Mountain Marketing Associates Randall W. Montalbano, 713-468-2400 randall@whitemountainmktng.com www.coastalfoodsinc.net Coastal Foods, Inc.

The three suspects in the murder of British student Meredith Kercher could face charges within less than a month, police said yesterday. Italian investigators said they had completed official inquiries into the killing of the 21-year-old at the home she shared in Perugia.

Damien Hirst has taken the unusual decision to put dozens of new artworks under the hammer. Beautiful Inside My Head Forever will feature pieces created by the 43-year-old Leeds-born artist over the past two years.

By Dileep Athavale PUNE: He is young but not restless. He has definite plans in life and is working hard to change them into reality. And, most importantly, he has made sure his traipsing into something exotic does not adversely impact his lifestyle. Meet the new-age pensioner.

By Ken Ward Jr. , Staff writer The Bush administration on Monday defended its progress to implement landmark mine safety legislation passed after series of mine disasters two years ago. Richard Stickler, acting assistant labor secretary for the U.S.

Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.