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Tuesday, February 26, 2002
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Speech enthuses shipping industry
The President, Mr K.R. Narayanan's speech to Parliament on Monday has given the domestic shipping industry cause for cheer. During the course of his speech, which is often seen as a precursor of things to come, the President said: "The ... More

Put reforms on the fast track: Narayanan
THE President, Mr K.R. Narayanan, today underlined the need to "accelerate a host of reforms to enable the economy to reach a trajectory growth of 8 per cent and above, even as the advance estimates for the current year revealed a pick-up in ... More

Plea to expedite aquaculture Bill
THE Union Government should expedite the passage of the Aquaculture Authority Bill to pave the way for regulated, sustainable growth of the aquaculture sector, Mr V. Sobhanadreeswara Rao, the Andhra Pradesh Agriculture Minister, has said. He ... More

STATES


Ruling parties taken to cleaners
THE clearest signal from the just-concluded elections in the four States of UP, Punjab, Uttaranchal and Manipur is that the voter continues to take the ruling parties to the cleaners. Once again, it is the anti-incumbency factor that has proved ... More

Despite shortcomings in legal procedure -- Karnataka rushing to execute three jv power projects
The projects being proposed are the 500 MW Bellary Thermal Power (formerly the Vijaynagar Thermal Power Project), 500 MW expansion project of the Jindal Thermal Power Company Ltd (JTPCL) and the 290 MW Almatti Power Project. Sources said that none o f these projects had so far obtained techno economic clearance from the Central Electricity Authority. More

UP to take time to get a `hung' of it
WITH counting in two seats being suspended on account of suspected irregularities, the Samajwadi Party has consolidated its position in the 403-member Uttar Pradesh Assembly, registering a tally of 143 seats. With allies contributing another ... More

AP gutkha ban leads to panic arecanut sales
WITH Andhra Pradesh following Kerala and Tamil Nadu in banning gutkha, the Mangalore-based arecanut and cocoa growers' co-operative, Campco, has decided to intensify its two-year-old lobbying for the protection of the interests of areca ... More

Sikkim sets Rs 100-cr export target
AS per the new Vision Plan drawn up, Sikkim is aiming at exporting goods and services up to Rs 100 crore by the end of 2005. The State's current exports are placed at around Rs 23 crore — Rs 15 crore from export of cardamom and oranges, Rs ... More

TAXATION


FMCG cos exercised over excise duties
IF wishes were horses, pigs would fly. With a wishlist as long as a super shopper's bill on the first day of a month, the fast moving consumer goods industry hopes that the Finance Minister will do the trick to boost the fortunes of the industry ... More
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In Depth
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Feb. 17-Feb. 23
49 pc cap for foreign investment in pvt banks

Sponsored ADR/GDR programme to be liberalised -- Cos may get nod to divest in unlisted arms abroad

PMO okays 26 pc FDI in periodicals -- Dailies spared; 100% in advt proposed

Reliance, Bharti among 5 to get letters of intent for ILD

Karnataka: Troubling labour equations

HP in pact to help AP bridge digital divide

Dairy controls to go

Cabinet clears big-ticket labour reforms


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