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Cidex plans technical show in Kabul
AS the war in Afghanistan is more or less over, the move to exploit business opportunities in rebuilding the country has begun. Cidex, a German joint venture company in India, has taken the initiative to bring global infrastructure industry to ... More

ANTI-DUMPING


Anti-dumping duty mooted on polyester fibre imports
THE Designated Authority in the Commerce and Industry Ministry has recommended imposition of provisional anti-dumping duty on all imports of polyester staple fibre (PSF) from South Korea, Malaysia, Taiwan and Thailand. In its preliminary ... More

CREDIT RATING


Tata Engg downgrade: Strange timing
STRANGE are the ways of rating agencies. They put a company on rating watch with negative implications, let it stay that way for almost a year and then, just when it begins to show an improvement in its operational contours, confirm the negative ... More

IPR


Praj Industries filing patent for sugar beet alcohol technology
ETHANOL technology, plant and equipment manufacturer, Praj Industries, has started the process of filing for a patent for its technology for processing tropical sugar beet into alcohol, including fuel alcohol by bypassing the production of sugar ... More

HUMAN RESOURCES


VRS for all employees at Bharat Brakes
THIS Republic Day the workers of the nationalised Bharat Brakes and Valves Ltd (BBVL) had little cause for cheer as the company downed shutters after "separating" its employees through a voluntary retirement scheme (VRS). At the close of ... More

NEW PRODUCTS & SERVICES


Bharti launches NLD operations
BHARTI Telesonic Ltd, the national long-distance (NLD) arm of the Bharti group, commenced its operations, as scheduled on Republic Day, to be the first private sector operators in this field, attempting to give the incumbent Bharat Sanchar Nigam ... More

RESTRUCTURING


SRF revamp scheme gets Delhi HC nod
A SCHEME of amalgamation, arrangement and reconstruction of the Rs 815-crore nylon tyre cord fabric manufacturer SRF Ltd's businesses has received the nod of the Delhi High Court. The Madras High Court had already sanctioned the scheme of ... More

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE


Institutional directors of Govt cos 'independent'
IN a complete reversal of its earlier position, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has now held that institutional directors on the boards of Government companies would be considered "independent directors". This new position has ... More

NEW PROJECTS


Hind Newsprint bets on de-inking project
EVEN as the process of disinvesting about 74 per cent share in the State- owned Hindustan Newsprint Ltd (HNL) is on, the HNL management is determined to go ahead with its hundred-tonne-per-day-capacity de-inking project. In fact, HNL management ... More

Techtran Poly sets up new lab for plastic lens
TECHTRAN Polylenses Ltd (TPL), a 100-per cent export-oriented plastic ophthalmic-lens manufacturing unit at Bonthapalli in Medak district, has set up a high-tech surfacing laboratory on the outskirts of Hyderabad to process prescription ... More

ALLIANCES & JOINT VENTURES


Amadeus contract with Thomas Cook
AMADEUS India, a provider of global distribution system (GDS) and travel industry technologies, has said it has signed an exclusive contract for leisure travel business with Thomas Cook India. As per the contract, the leisure travel division of ... More

SICK UNITS


Textool looking at closure option
IF a sizeable reduction in employee strength through the voluntary separation scheme (VSS) has not helped the ailing textile engineering unit — Textool Company Ltd (TCL) — can closure help? This is exactly what the management of TCL ... More

OUTLOOK


Yamaha now eyes new export markets
YAMAHA Motor India Pvt Ltd, a fully owned subsidiary of Japan's Yamaha Motor Co, is targeting new export markets this year as part of its plans to make India a base for exports, a company official said. "We are hoping that we will be able to ... More
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