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Outlook upbeat, says CII survey
A SECTORAL analysis of the responses to the business outlook survey conducted by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) shows a sense of optimism in the next six months cutting across all sectors. The survey shows that a majority of ... More

INFRASTRUCTURE


UN project management arm keen to do business in India
HOW many of you are aware of UNOPS? Very few, perhaps, although the name could suggest that it is yet another UN organisation. The unfamiliarity should not be surprising. For, unlike the United Nations and its other more renowned affiliates, ... More

TRAVEL & PLACES


A futuristic gurudwara
FOR those accustomed to the traditional place of worship, the Bhai Saheb Singhji Tricentenary Memorial Gurudwara coming up in Bidar, could come as a surprise. Unlike orthodox architectural styles that characterise places of worship across the ... More

RADIO/TV


Sports not game enough for channels
SPORTS channels seem to be on sticky wicket. On the face of it, the three major groups -- Ten Sports/DD Sports, ESPN-Star Sports and SET Max are likely to face a quaint situation of having a lot of sports programming, but little chance of scoring ... More

EDUCATION


Career Mela
Two boys distributing pamphlets at the two-day `Career Mela' in Hyderabad on Sunday. The mela has been jointly organised by IQRA (Society for Career Guidance), Mesco-ECG (Education and Career Guidance) and COVA (Confederation of Voluntary ... More

FOODS & FOOD PROCESSING


Taking food processing tech to poor producers
THIS is the fiftieth time he is visiting India. He is not a tourist star-sruck by the history and beauty of the country, but a food technologist wanting to set up low-cost primary food processing interventions in the villages of Tamil Nadu, ... More

INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS


Chamber welcomes tax reforms panel, seeks slot
TRADE and industry circles here have hailed the constitution of Tax Reforms and Revenue Augmentation Commission headed by Dr Raja J. Chelliah, by the Tamil Nadu Government to study the existing procedures of taxation and tax collection and ... More

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY


DNA Repository dedicated to nation
The Repository is the storage system for DNA samples and their genotype profiles, collected from across the country. It contains more than 8,000 DNA samples, taken randomly from individuals belonging to 107 population groups. More

ISRO dreams of building reusable launch vehicle
THE GSLV is as good as achieved and a moon mission is round the corner sometime this decade; ISRO is now dreaming of building a reusable launch vehicle (RLV). An RLV is also what everyone in the small spacefarer club is feverishly working at. ... More

Pakistan's missile-rattling
THE Pakistani military has benefited from the following sources in its efforts to acquire a missile capability: Largely indigenous with some Chinese inputs: Mainly the Hatf-1 (100 km and 500 kg) and Hatf-2 (300 km and 500 kg). Plans for ... More

MINERALS


Mineral policy for pvt role in sand mining
THE forthcoming mineral policy of the Kerala Government is understood to be in favour of involving both the private and public sectors in the exploitation of mineral sands containing rare earth elements along the Chavara-Neendakara coast. The ... More

CINEMA


Film chamber demands tough action to curb video piracy
DEMANDING an end to video piracy and suitable changes in the enforcement approach, the Andhra Pradesh Film Chamber of Commerce has threatened to submit a list of politicians involved in video and cable piracy which was sapping the strength of the ... More

EVENTS


  • Karnataka: ICICI Bank Home expo

    EXPORTS & IMPORTS


    Export councils, commodity boards set to finalise targets
    THE Commerce Ministry will convene on Monday a meeting of major export promotion councils (EPCs) and commodity boards, besides star-trading houses such as STC and MMTC to concretise its tentative export plans for the current fiscal. Being ... More

    ALTERNATIVE MEDICINES


    Ayurveda keeps the tourists coming
    AS the monsoon winds lash over the Malabar coast, it is time to savour the gentle healing touch of ayurveda in God's own Country. The Americans, Europeans and an assortment of West Asians have all begun to descend on the State, along with a ... More

    TOURISM


    A heritage town waits for the tourists
    SMALL businesses in the tourist town of Mahabalipuram are in hibernation as they wait for the season to open. The garment shops have their usual eclectic collection of spaghetti strapped dresses, short kurtas, jamies and T-shirts which seem to ... More

    Goa to promote tourism projects
    AS part of its efforts to project Goa as an ideal international tourist spot, the Government of Goa proposes creation of additional facilities for adventure sports and establishment of golf courses and ropeways. The State Government has set up a ... More

    ECONOMIC OFFENCES


    DCA submits inspection reports of 82 cos to JPC
    THE Department of Company Affairs (DCA) has submitted inspections reports on 82 companies to the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) enquiring into the stock market scam of 2001. Based on the preliminary investigation report of the Securities ... More

    SPF: On a recovery wave
    "WISE men never sit and wail about their loss, but cheerily seek how to redress their harms." It is heartening to note that the trustees of the Seamen's Provident Fund (SPF) that suffered a huge loss in the recent securities scam, are sincerely ... More

    BOOKS


    The poor have rights too
    Rural Poverty Report 2001
    The Challenge of Ending Rural Poverty
    By International Fund for Agricultural Development
    Publishers: Oxford University Press, New Delhi
    Price: Not mentioned More
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