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COURTS/LEGAL ISSUES


`IT can help ease backlog in courts'
Database would facilitate the process of resolving arrears in judiciary by providing details on pending cases and the section of the Act, according to Mr K. Jana Krishnamurthi, More

FOREIGN TRADE


Chinese lessons
AN official Kerala team, led by Industries Minister P.K. Kunhalikutty, is now winding up a nine-day trip to China to scout for potential investors and business tie-ups. The trip must undoubtedly have been a great chance to witness first-hand ... More

HOTELS


Hotel body demands sops from Bengal Govt
Applauding the National Tourism Policy-2002, Mr Kothari said the basic principles of the policy should be implemented. More

POWER


High power cost forcing cos to shut down in Karnataka
The survey has also brought out certain discrepancies in the figures for increase in HT consumers. This is because the number of installations does not imply that all the 2,865 consumers are actually drawing power. More

`Govt committed to meeting power demand'
THE Union Minister for Power, Mr Anant G. Geete, has said that the Government is committed to meeting the country's demand for power in the "very near future". After inaugurating the international lighting exhibition - - Lii 2002 - - ... More

KSEB reduces hydel generation
THE generation from the hydel stations in Kerala has been reduced to 10.6 million units in the wake of water levels in the reservoirs having gone down steeply. This was decided at a meeting of the top officials of Kerala State Electricity Board ... More

SUGAR


TN Govt curbs hampering sale of molasses
THE sugar mills in Tamil Nadu are saddled with an over-supply of molasses, with the State Government not permitting movement of molasses out of the State. According to sugar industry sources, the cooperative and private sector sugar mills have ... More

SSI


Committees to oversee conduct of SSI survey
SEPARATE agenda-setting committees at the State and district levels have been constituted for ensuring the proper conduct of the State leg of the national small-scale industry survey scheduled to be carried out during the October-December ... More

RADIO/TV


Advertisers tune into FM radio
IT'S cheap and effective. The opening up of the airwaves to private operators has led to new advertisers such as newspapers and periodicals, financial companies and even companies on recruitment drive using the medium. So, now one hears Star ... More

Channel war over 9/11 hots up
IT'S an opportunity news channels - both desi and foreign - don't want to miss. Television channels are gearing up to cover the first year commemoration of those who died when the Al-Qaeda struck the twin towers of the World Trade Centre ... More

EDUCATION


Computer telephony integration courses — Servion arm pact with Pollachi college
MCET Humanware tie-up would provide the unique skill sets to students on the emerging telecom related technology in the area of IT-enabled services. More

ISB plans to enrol more foreign students
The rationale behind the move is to make the Indian School of Business truly global in character. More

ELECTRICAL GOODS


Bajaj Electricals gifts `Trendsetter' to Delhi
BAJAJ Electricals Ltd has gifted "Trendsetter", an energy saving street light luminaire to Delhi. Mr Shekhar Bajaj, Chairman and Managing Director, Bajaj Electricals, handed over the new street light fittings to the Chief Minister of Delhi, Ms ... More

GEMS & JEWELLERY


Karnataka jewellers want SEZ-like enclave in Bangalore
ABSENCE of an international airport at Hassan, where a special economic zone is proposed to be set up, is a major setback for the gold and diamond industry of Karnataka. Seeking consideration of its request, the Karnataka Jewellery Exporters' ... More

INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS


West Bengal truckers, Govt on collision course
THE Federation of West Bengal Truck Operators Association, an affiliate of the All-India Confederation of Goods Vehicle Owners Association, had called for a two-day token strike on August 23 and 24 to draw attention to several problem areas. The ... More

DISINVESTMENT


Why disinvestments must go on
THE disinvestment exercise — politically the correct word for privatisation — is at a crucial stage, pulled in various directions by political and business interests. At stake is the fiefdom of public sector units. But, looking at ... More

Which way disinvestment?
THERE is little doubt now that the experiment begun with official disinvestment in public sector units some years ago, albeit with little success till very recently, is at a crossroads. Briefly, if the reforms future for the economy is to be ... More

RURAL DEVELOPMENT


  • Loan applications for rural industries

    EXPORTS & IMPORTS


    `Serpentine' marble in EO discharge
    THE Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), through a recent circular, has now clarified for the benefit of Customs as well as Regional Licensing Authorities that for the purpose of exports under the Duty Exemption Scheme, the `Serpentine' ... More

    ALTERNATIVE MEDICINES


    Mini-workshops to herald ayurveda meet
    THE Swadeshi Science Movement (SCM) is organising a series of mini-workshops in the run-up to the four-day World Ayurveda Congress 2002 scheduled to begin in Kochi on November 1. The first mini-workshop in the series will be held during the ... More

    TOURISM


    A walk down Delhi's heritage lane
    WORRIED that your children do not know enough about the rich cultural heritage of the capital? Are you among the several Indians who feel that the Indian business community is just interested in lining its own pockets and not caring about their ... More

    Leverage IT for tourism growth: CII
    A COMPREHENSIVE strategy by which the power of information technology can be leveraged for the development and growth of domestic tourism is the need of the hour, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has said. In a statement, the chamber ... More


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