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NON-CONVENTIONAL ENERGY
Revathi Equipment signs PPA with Rajasthan SEB — To set up windmill project
THE Coimbatore-based Revathi Equipment Ltd has invested in a windmill project in Rajasthan and entered into a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Rajasthan State Electricity Board for the sale of wind energy. The wind energy ... More

ECONOMY
Higher GDP doesn't mean more profits — Good only for levies and employees
STOCK market axioms have it that higher GDP (gross domestic product) growth leads to even higher growth in profits of listed companies. Or do they? An analysis of the financial performance of 125 major companies over the period between 1995 ... More

FOREIGN TRADE
`Vast scope for expanding trade with Finland'
THERE is a vast scope for expanding the trade between Finland and India, according to Mr Glen Lindholm, Ambassador of Finland in India. "We would like to extend all possible help to the Indian trade and industry. Finland offers significant ... More

HEALTH
Course in capsule endoscopy
HYDERABAD: Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, in association with Vishal Surgicals, is introducing the first educational course in clinical practice of wireless capsule endoscopy. The application, developed by Given Imaging of Israel, ... More

TEXTILES
Panipat: Where mill workers are at the receiving end
A PASSENGER travelling in the air-conditioned Kalka Shataabdi Express at some point is bound to hear the mellifluous voice of the announcer describing the station of Panipat as being famous for its handloom industry and as a site where three ... More

RADIO/TV
Training for radio amateurs
HYDERABAD: The Union Ministry of Communication and Information Technology is going to set up 10 new amateur radio centres in the country. In a press release here on Sunday, Dr Shrikant Jichkar, Chairman of National Institute of Amateur ... More

EDUCATION
SCMS College, Microsoft pact
KOCHI: The SCMS School of Engineering and Technology, Karukutty has signed an agreement with Microsoft Corporation for establishing a cyber academy competency centre at the SCMS campus aimed at offering education in software ... More

AUTOMOBILE COMPONENTS
`Auto component sector ready for upgradation'
THE auto components industry is enthusiastic about undertaking various technology investment initiatives to become self-reliant and globally competitive, a Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) survey report on `Auto-Component SMEs' said. The ... More

INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS
KCCI plea to Govt
MANGALORE: The Kanara Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has urged the Government to declare Sunday, May 2, as working day for those working in industrial sector. A press release by the KCCI President, Mr R.D. Kini, said here on ... More

INDUSTRIAL POLICY
Kerala Govt fiat on industrial proposals
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Chief Secretary, Mr N. Chandrasekharan Nair, has directed heads of departments in Government to refer all investment proposals that needed Government clearance to the Investment Promotion Board (IPB). An official ... More

EVENTS
INS Tarangini back after voyage around the world
AFTER completing a historic 15-month voyage around the globe, the Indian Navy's prestigious sail ship, INS Tarangini returned home here on Sunday. The Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, President Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, led Tarangini to the ... More

SBH summer camp
HYDERABAD: Mr P. Dinakara Rao, Chief General Manager of State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH), has inaugurated a summer camp at Vivekananda Bala Vikasa Kendra at Ramakrishna Mutt. About 1,000 children in the age group of 8-15 joined the camp. ... More

  • Engagements

    INCOME TAX
    `Tax Information Network has helped bring in transparency'
    THE Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, Karnataka & Goa, Mr Ramkumar, has said that Tax Information Network (TIN), developed by National Securities Depository Ltd (NSDL) on behalf of the Income Tax Department, has been designed to make tax ... More

    EXPORTS & IMPORTS
    Traditional items prop up export growth rate
    THE country's export growth rate of 14.34 per cent during the first three-quarters of the fiscal 2003-04 owed itself largely to the robust performance by traditional export items such as gems and jewellery, chemicals and related products, ... More




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