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    EMPLOYMENT


    22 nations to take part in youth employment meet
    OVER 1,000 delegates from 22 Asian countries are expected to take part in the four-day Regional Youth Employment Summit 2003 to be held here from December 14. The Andhra Pradesh Government in association with the Education Development Centre ... More

    CLIMATE & WEATHER


    India needs to enhance weather computational power: Experts
    THE National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF), specialising in numerical weather prediction models, has emerged as the organisation with the fastest computing facility in the Indian sub-continent. A large number of ... More

    FOREIGN TRADE


    FICCI team for Canada
    THE Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) jointly with the Indo-Canadian Business Chamber (ICBC) is taking a 30-member trade, technology and investment mission to Canada from November 23 to 29. Mr Sushil Ansal, ... More

    HEALTH


  • Radiation oncology seminar

    INFRASTRUCTURE


  • `Shift cargo terminal location': Kerala CM

    POWER


    APTransco to implement Citizen Charter
    THE Transmission Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (APTransco) has decided to implement Citizen's Charter in rural areas. The Charter envisages early settlement of consumer grievances, according to APTransco Chairperson and Managing Director, Ms ... More

    Jayalalithaa seeks PM help to expedite power project
    THE Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Ms J. Jayalalithaa, has sought the Prime Minister, Mr Atal Bihari Vajpayee's intervention for an early approval of the Union Environment and Forests Ministry to lay a power transmission line in the reserved forests ... More

    SSI


    `Live registration vital for export units to succeed'
    WHILE price, quality and delivery schedules are necessary inputs to succeed in exports, equally necessary is live registration with respective trade bodies and knowledge about procedures to export and shipping lines at different ports, the Deputy ... More

    MANAGEMENT


    Germany keen on enhancing ties with other nations
    THE importance attached by Germans to punctuality, perfection and precision has helped them produce quality products in the world market, the General Manager of the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce, Bangalore, Ms A. D'Souza, has said. Presiding ... More

    EDUCATION


    Call to improve quality of management education
    MUSHROOMING management schools, over dependence on Western models in teaching with no relevance to Indian conditions and inexperienced faculty at most B-schools came in for discussion at a workshop on "Management education: Quality and ... More

    FOODS & FOOD PROCESSING


    Ready-to-eat segment whets NRI appetite
    It's fast becoming a reality. For, even as the Rs 25-crore ready-to-eat packaged foods market faces challenges back home, the category is gathering momentum overseas. From ITC's Kitchens of India and MTR Foods, to Tasty Bites Eatables and ... More

    REAL ESTATE & CONSTRUCTION


    TN stamp duty cut will spur building acitivity: Developers
    Guideline value for properties `unrealistic'

    Property developers and builders have welcomed the Tamil Nadu Government's decision to reduce stamp duty on registration. They say this will spur building activity, especially when the market is looking up. However, developers want the Government ... More

    INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS


    FICCI poised for image overhaul
    EVERYBODY wants to stay contemporary in these days of rapid changes. Come December, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, which will be celebrating its 76th annual general meeting, is all set for an image overhaul besides ... More

    SOCIAL WELFARE


  • Wheelchairs donated

    EVENTS


    Jaswant urges industry to build on strong economy
    THE Union Finance Minister, Mr Jaswant Singh, today exhorted India Inc and other stakeholders in the economy to build on the strong economic fundamentals of the country, which he claimed are currently much better than in the past five ... More

  • Engagements

    SOCIETY & DEVELOPMENT


    Local government good practice
    With its history of decentralisation and its inherent bias for public action, Kerala is bound to benefit from its association with the CLGF. More

    ENTREPRENEURSHIP


    ALEAP symposium
    THE Association of Lady Entrepreneurs of Andhra Pradesh (ALEAP), in association with the Central and the State Governments, will be holding a three-day international symposium for women on innovation and best practices from December ... More

    EXPORTS & IMPORTS


    Telecom gear exports touch Rs 500 cr: ESC
    TELECOM equipment exports to the US and Canada are estimated to have surged by 10 times to Rs 132 crore in 2002-03, from Rs 13 crore a year ago, even as total exports of the sector touched Rs 500 crore from Rs 150 crore in 2001-02, according to ... More

    Empowered panel to take up SEZ plans on Dec 2
    THE Empowered Committee on Assistance to States for Developing Export Infrastructure and Allied Activities (ASIDE) will meet under the Chairmanship of the Commerce Secretary, Mr Dipak Chatterjee, on December 2 to take decisions pertaining to a ... More

    ECONOMIC OFFENCES


    `Poor countries score high on corruption'
    CORRUPTION continues to thrive as an "unholy nexus between political elites and business people, trapping whole nations in poverty" as is seen in some 70 countries in the world (including India), the Senior Advisor to World Bank on Poverty ... More
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