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Wednesday, January 29, 2003
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FOREIGN RELATIONS


AP, Iran trade bodies ink pact
THE Federation of Andhra Pradesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FAPCCI) and the Iran Chamber of Commerce today signed an MoU to promote trade, investment and other economic activities between Andhra Pradesh and Iran. Welcoming the Iranian ... More

ENVIRONMENT


Pollution in Noyyal river system being assessed
The farmers of the Orathupalayam village and the adjoining areas have been up in arms against ground water pollution caused by the industries. More

FOREIGN TRADE


India wants pact with Spain on market access
INDIA has suggested to Spain that for better market access for Indian products, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) could be entered into between the Export Inspection Council of India with its counterpart to tackle operational difficulties faced ... More

POWER


APERC eases norms for captive generation plants
The guideline covers captive generation in commercial establishments such as cinema halls, auditoriums, function halls, essential services such as hospitals, software institutions, and multi-storeyed complexes. More

STEEL


Steel exporters to strengthen foothold
EXPORTS are hard earned. Indian steel manufacturers currently enjoying better fortunes but aware of the industry's volatile business cycles, are among those making the effort to secure their presence abroad when the going is good. At Tata ... More

TAXATION


Internal tax revenues fall short of target
The shortfalls in revenue receipts are partly due to the severe power shut downs in the State, which have affected both production and consumption. More

TEXTILES


Cost-cutting vital for textile sector survival: Study
The study has reportedly cautioned India that it might end up in losing its extant market share in the near future, if it failed to pay attention to cost reduction as the overarching objective. More

Italian line of credit outlay for textile SMEs may be increased
BUOYED by the opportunity for higher credit deployment in the small and medium enterprise-dominated textile sector, the National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) may try out a higher funding under the Indo-Italian line of credit focussing the ... More

SSI


Kinfra toying with plan to revive private units
FOLLOWING the interest generated by the recently-held Global Investors' Meet (GIM), Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (Kinfra), is examining the possibility of offering its services to assist in the revival of smaller, ... More

INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS


Hotel association sets in motion process for hospitality institute
THE Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Association of India (FHRAI) is going ahead with its plan to set up an Institute of Hospital Management. The basic objective of the institute will be to provide the best possible education and training ... More

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY


ISRO scouts for cos to market sat-based software package
Antrix Corporation, the commercial arm of the Indian Department of Space (DoS) is gearing itself to market a range of customised software packages developed by the centres of the Indian Space Research Organisation. More

FINANCIAL POLICY


Shares to NRI kin gift-wrapped — Annual limit pegged at Rs 10 lakh per company
THE Government has decided to permit transfer of Indian equity to non-resident Indians by way of gifts on non-repatriation basis to close relatives with an annual limit of Rs 10 lakh per company. This major policy shift could have far-reaching ... More

DISINVESTMENT


Govt filing caveat for smooth HPCL, BPCL sell-off
THE Government on Tuesday started the process of filing caveats in the Supreme Court and three high courts to ward off all legal challenges from creating hurdles in the process of privatising oil PSUs, HPCL and BPCL. Caveats are being filed in ... More

TRADE & LABOUR UNIONS


Workers lay siege to Secretariat
HUNDREDS of workers owing allegiance to the pro-Left CITU converged on all sides of the Secretariat on Tuesday and mounted a blockade at the entrances in protest against what they described as the anti-labour policies of the Government and the ... More

EVENTS


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    EXPORTS & IMPORTS


    Lanka enters pact to recognise EIC certification
    SRI Lanka would now recognise the certification of Export Inspection Council of India (EIC) for allowing imports into their country. An agreement recognising EIC's certification of exports from India has been signed between EIC and the Sri Lanka ... More
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