KLM Cargo unveils end-to-end solution for pharma exporters
The joint venture's base in the Netherlands provides extra benefits due to the flexible tax regime and its attractive logistical and distribution networks.
Jet Air reschedules flight
COIMBATORE: Jet Airways has rescheduled its Bangalore-Coimbatore-Bangalore flight from September 1, providing convenient connections for travellers from here to some major metros. According to a release from the airline, under the new ...
Sarang team's airshow at Thiruvananthapuram
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Four Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH) of the `Sarang' aerobatic team of the Indian Air Force (IAF) arrived at the Air Force Station here from Bangalore in connection with the annual air show during the Onam season. ...
Award for Hind Aeronautics
BANGALORE: Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL), has been honoured with the Golden Peacock award 2004 for its work in re-engineering of Cheetah Helicopter with modern light weight, fuel efficient engine. The award, established by the ...
IA to hike flight frequency
HYDERABAD: Keeping in mind the increasing rush, Indian Airlines is doubling the frequency on the Hyderabad-Tirupati-Hyderabad sector from two to four. Beginning August 30, Airbus A 320 will fly on this sector on Mondays, Thursdays, ...
The hub and spoke of VAT
Implementation of the Value Added Tax regime will, in no uncertain terms, change the logistics and supply chain management scene in the country.
Inland waterways a good transport option, says study
WITH over 1,800 km of navigable stretches, Kerala's inland waterways have the potential to be a low-cost transport option for the State. More important, the State's waterways sector has the potential to become a major source of employment, says a ...
Union Minister asks seafarers not to go on strike
THE Union Shipping Minister, Mr T.R. Baalu, on Wednesday said that the Government would find a "pragmatic" solution to the demand of the seafarers on the Seamen's Provident Fund (SPF) and urged them to desist from going on a strike from August ...
India Steamship optimistic about growth prospects
INDIA Steamship Company (ISS) of the K.K. Birla Group hopes to wipe out its accumulated loss, amounting to more than Rs 18 crore within the next three years, according to its Managing Director, Mr Ashok Kak. Mr Kak bases his hopes on the ...
Rlys introduces telescopic haulage charges for Concor
COME September 15, customers transporting containers through the state-owned Container Corporation of India Ltd (Concor) may be charged telescopic rates as against the existing flat rates. This would mean that customers will be charged according ...
Delhi Metro on the `leadership' track
The Indian Administrative Services' (IAS) Academy, the Indian Army, the National Security Guard (NSG), an ADB-funded urban infrastructure project in Rajasthan, Rotary Clubs and a bevy of software companies are among those queuing up before the ...
'Simplify procedures to buy concrete sleepers'
THE Government has recommended that the procurement procedure of concrete sleepers should be streamlined. It has admitted that "there exists a regional imbalance" in setting up concrete manufacturing units. As a result of this, the Railways ...
Truckers' strike keeps rubber prices steady
SPOT rubber prices ruled steady as the truckers' strike continued to cast its shadow over the trading floors. Major manufacturers were unwilling to purchase rubber but the market ignored the buyer resistance due to low availability of the raw ...
Tough nut to crack
Workers grading arecanuts in Thrissur market, the main trading centre in Kerala. The truckers' strike has hit the areca industry hard as transportation has come to a standstill, pushing down the price to Rs 1,020 a `thulam' (20 kg) from Rs 1,150 ...
Truckers to intensify agitation further Some AIMTC officials arrested
THE striking transporters on Thursday adopted an aggressive stand after the Delhi Police arrested some of their leaders including the former President of the All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC), Mr O.P. Agarwal, here. "The agitation will ...
Sisspa urges early end to truckers' stir
THE South India Small Spinners Association (Sisspa) has asked the Centre and the State government to urgently intervene to bring to an end the truckers' strike, which it says has hampered the movement of cotton and the cotton yarn produced by the ...
TN lorry association backs strike
TRUCK owners in the southern districts hve joined the strike, urging the Centre to withdraw the service tax on goods booking agencies. According to the President of the Madurai Lorry Owners Association, Mr C. Sathiah, the Association decided to ...
Despite the truckers' strike truckloads of banana arrive in Kochi market for Onam. It is sold at Rs 18 to 24 a kg in retail.