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Goa has come a long way since Liberation
A CHIEF Minister who is seen walking along the streets without elaborate security paraphernalia, a Minister who reaches the venue of a function before time and does not mind the absence of a reception committee to fawn on him, and a top ... More

RBI cautions State govts on increased market borrowings
STATE Governments have been cautioned about increasing their market borrowings; the RBI Governor has told State Finance Secretaries that the States' ability to raise funds at a lower cost should not bring in complacency, "because debt once ... More

`Make NRIs partners in national growth'
GOING by India's economic reforms programme, strong economic fundamentals and its achievements, it can be expected to outgrow China in a few years' time, according to Dr Thomas Abraham, President, Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin ... More

CEOs see GDP growth of over 6 pc: CII poll
FOR the second successive year the economy is likely to post a gross domestic product (GDP) growth in excess of 6 per cent during the current fiscal year. This has been indicated by a majority (72 per cent) of chief executive officers who ... More

CII meet to deliberate on creating Indian MNCs
A STRIKING and pervasive change in the industry over the last decade has been due to the increasing exposure to global competition. Indian companies addressing the international market must recognise that operating effectively in multiple ... More

ENVIRONMENT


Vandana Shiva gets environment award
NOTED environmentalist Dr Vandana Shiva was given the Prabha Khaitan Purashkar for 2002 by the Calcutta Chamber of Commerce Foundation at a function here. Noted theatre personality, Ms Usha Ganguly, was given the same award for 2003. The ... More

HEALTH


Medical tourism - winning hearts overseas
IF Noor, the little Pakistani girl who came to India for her operation, caught the fancy of the nation — the healthcare industry is just as delighted, as it has put the spotlight on the emerging concept of "medical tourism". And if the ... More

INFRASTRUCTURE


Kerala: 2 GIM projects worth Rs 52 cr go on stream
Eighteen projects, with a total estimated outlay of Rs 594.74 crore, are at various stages of implementation. More

POWER


Ministry may seek World Bank loan for rural electrification
THE Government is planning to seek a World Bank loan to help finance rural electrification schemes in the villages. Senior Power Ministry officials have been holding meetings with World Bank officials as well as power equipment suppliers in ... More

STEEL


Steel exports guarantee fund on the anvil
THE Government proposes to set up a dedicated fund to help the domestic steel producers on the export front. This is keeping in mind that the improved performance of the steel companies during the past one-and-a-half years is mainly on account ... More

WATER


CII to promote rainwater harvesting in companies
THE Confederation of Indian Industry plans to encourage rainwater harvesting structures among its member companies in Tamil Nadu, according to a press release. The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has welcomed the State Government's ... More

EDUCATION


Zee Interactive enters play school segment
ZEE Interactive Learning Systems Ltd (ZILS), a fully owned subsidiary of Zee Telefilms Ltd, has made a foray into the pre-primary education segment with Kidzee, a play group, nursery and activity centre. Kidzee will cater to children in the age ... More

Trivandrum International School opens doors
TRIVANDRUM International School (Trins), the State's first international school with an international curriculum, faculty, infrastructure and a proven academic delivery mode, has commenced operations on the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram. The ... More

CINEMA


Where ordinary movie buffs become `virtual' producers
WANT to know the value of your favourite international film stars like Pierce Brosnan, Arnold Schwarzenegger or Julia Roberts and movies like Spy Kids, Die Another Day, etc, and bet on their popularity? You can do so on the ... More

High quality digital cinema is here
FILM viewers can now look forward to high picture quality on the celluloid. Film producers on the other hand could soon cut costs on film prints and keep at bay the growing menace on piracy. Promising to bring these dramatic changes is Qube ... More

RURAL DEVELOPMENT


Nabard sanctions Rs 700-cr loan for rural infrastructure
THE project sanctioning committee of Nabard has sanctioned loans aggregating Rs 700 crore towards creation of rural infrastructure in 12 States. This sanction is under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund IX. With this, the cumulative ... More

EVENTS


Global pepper meet to discuss tariff issues
THE 31st Session of the International Pepper Community (IPC) would be held at Kochi from September 1-6, according to an IPC release. The Union Government would host the event, to be held at Casino Hotel in Kochi, and more than 100 delegates ... More

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    CONSUMERISM


    On cocky clock crooks and model hunters
    RONNY, a reader, complains of what he calls `highway robbery', and I grab my pocketknife to run to his rescue. As it turns out, his complaint is about the facility provided at a popular Internet browsing centre. "They give me two hours for ... More

    ENTREPRENEURSHIP


    TiE looks beyond IT in search for entrepreneurs
    GONE are the days when The IndUS Entrepreneurs (TiE) was synonymous exclusively with IT-centric mentoring and entrepreneurship. Now, it could well play an active role in providing the necessary fillip to budding entrepreneurs in sectors as ... More

    EXPORTS & IMPORTS


    Edible oil imports up on festival demand
    EDIBLE oil imports into the country continue unabated. Arrivals in July aggregated 5.78 lakh tonnes (up from 5.36 lt in June), as per quick estimate provided to Business Line by Oilmandi.com, an industry portal. July imports ... More

    TOURISM


    Blemished beach
    A view of the Appu Ghar beach at Vishakhapatnam. A part of the sprawling beach is piled up with garbage. The beach, which is one of the major tourist attractions in the State. ... More
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