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CHEMICALS


Jamnagar chemical estate may form the core of Gujarat SEZ
Given the presence of mega projects by Reliance Industries, Essar Refinery, Bharat Oman and Positra SEZ in Jamnagar, the mandate to the consultants is to weigh the pros and cons of developing a chemical park of international scales in the region. More

COURTS/LEGAL ISSUES


Justice Dept to be networked
THE Department of Justice has taken up computerised networking of the Department with the Supreme Court, all High Courts and Law Departments of the State Governments at a cost of Rs 10 lakh. This will enable the Department to get online access ... More

ECONOMY


Impact of 9/11 to take centre-stage at G-8 meet
The Shadow G-8 perceives that a risk of trade wars among the G-8 countries, especially the US and the EU, signifies "a grave threat" to the global economic outlook and calls for urgent preventive steps. More

Market access vital, says IBRD manual
The objective of the handbook is to provide information on the options offered by international trade agreements for developing countries hoping to use trade as a vehicle for development. More

ENVIRONMENT


Workshop on Batteries Rules
THE Kerala State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) is conducting a one-day workshop on `Implementation of the Batteries (Management and Handling) Rules' notified by the Centre last year. According to Mr Paul Thachil, Chairman of the Board, the ... More

PETROLEUM


GAIL hopes to retail LPG along pipelines
GAS Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) is planning to start retail marketing of LPG and has accordingly appealed to the n Government for clearance. "We produce one million tonnes of LPG annually, accounting for 18 per cent of the country's total, ... More

TEXTILES


NTC needs Rs 1,600 cr to settle VRS dues
NTC sees sale of assets, including sale of surplus lands, as an important component in the revival plan for 53 units, classified as the viable ones. More

EDUCATION


Texas prof to be Hyderabad ISB dean
TWO days after holding its first convocation in the presence of Presidential candidate Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, today announced the induction of a new dean to head the institution. Prof Vijay Mahajan ... More

REAL ESTATE & CONSTRUCTION


ITES sector boosts realty demand: Study
THE real estate market in Bangalore continues to be driven by IT-enabled services business. The demand for space is also perceptible in suburban and peripheral micro market areas, according to a market analysis by Cushsman & Wakefield, a ... More

New norms for eviction from public premises
THE Ministry of Urban Development has issued a notification to limit the arbitrary use of powers by the Estate Officers in order to prevent eviction of genuine tenants from public premises, which are under the control of Public Sector ... More

Rs 35-cr outlay for Bawana housing complex
THE Delhi State Industrial Development Corporation has made a project outlay of Rs 35 crore for its proposed residential complex for the labourers in the Bawana Industrial Complex. As per the plan, 2,800 residential units will be built upon a ... More

TN: Building regularisation fee review sought
The Government had fixed as regularisation fee Rs 300 per sq metre for individual residential buildings built in deviation to approved plans. More

INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS


Bengal industry bodies' plea on Tenancy Act
THE Federation of West Bengal Trade Associations, along with the Hindustan Chamber of Commerce, has placed a fresh set of 27 demands prior to the proposed amendment to the State Tenancy Act. The West Bengal Cabinet is likely to take a decision ... More

MINING & QUARRYING


Kerala HC admits writ on sand mining
A DIVISION Bench of the Kerala High Court has admitted a writ petition challenging the new Kerala River Banks Protection and Sand Mining Regulation Act, 2001. The petition, filed by Prof Seetharaman, Secretary of the Aluva-based Association for ... More

NEWSPAPERS & PUBLISHING


Safeguards critical for FDI in print media, says FICCI
THE Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), while appreciating the fact that the Cabinet has taken note of the checks and balances required before allowing FDI in print media, has said that safeguard measures are ... More

GENDER


  • Naidu upbeat on DWCRA

    DISINVESTMENT


    Railway Minister not keen to divest PSUs on his turf
    AFTER Mr Ram Naik, it's now the turn of the Railway Minister, Mr Nitish Kumar, to oppose disinvestment of public sector undertakings on his turf. Mr Kumar told Business Line on Tuesday that he was not in favour of disinvestment in Rail ... More

    Protest against FACT privatisation
    Hundreds of CPI workers on Wednesday blocked NH 47 at Kalamassery near Kochi in protest against the privatisation of FACT. Vehicular traffic on the highway was affected for over one hour. ... More

    RURAL DEVELOPMENT


    Karnataka needs Rs 31,000 cr for backward areas: Panel
    In spite of their high growth rate, most of the northern districts are way behind the south in per capita income and other indices. More

    TRADE & LABOUR UNIONS


  • Adyanthaya gets ILO post

    ENTREPRENEURSHIP


    APSFC okays 62 proposals at entrepreneur interface
    ANDHRA Pradesh State Financial Corporation (APSFChas registered a record by approving as many as 62 projects worth around Rs 83 crore at a one-day entrepreneur awareness seminar (1DEAS) held here. The corporation organised 1DEAS aimed at a ... More

    INCOME TAX


    Bulk filing of salary returns from July 1
    THE scheme formulated by the Central Board of Direct Taxes for bulk filing of salary returns by employees will come into force with effect from July 1. To start with the scheme will be introduced in 16 cities, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Vadodara, ... More

    TOURISM


    Bollywood `Boom' echoes at Burj Al Arab Hotel
    DUBAI's landmark Burj Al Arab Hotel that emerges from the sea in the shape of a massive sail, off the coast near the upscale Jumeirah suburb, is known as much for its stupendous architectural facade and grand interiors as for its strict ... More
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