Ministry planning pre-negotiation of patented drug prices
EVEN as the Government gears up to put in place a product patent regime by introducing the Patent (Amendment) Bill, concerns about astronomical prices for patented drugs have cropped up. And the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers is keen that ...
Think big, create Brand India: Kalam
THE President, Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, has asked the industry "to think big with the whole world as our market by developing a strong and interactive technology-market-value adding competitive linkage". In his keynote address here on Sunday at ...
Reforms: PM confident of convincing Left
THE Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, has said the UPA Government is confident of convincing the Left parties on the need to continue economic reforms while ensuring social justice. Dr Singh said reforms would continue through consensus with ...
Political parties yet to tap corporates fully!
POLITICAL parties in India haven't fully tapped corporate India for funds. Sounds controversial? Just take a look at the donations given by Indian companies over the past couple of years compiled from the Capitaline database. About 3,295 ...
Don't get nixed that Sensex didn't cross 6000
Though still smarting from high-decibel assault during Diwali, and the lost ODI, Khan returns to the market groove to chat with Jogin, Dakshinamoorthy and Sridevi. Eavesdrop! Kay: Hope everybody celebrated well! Ready to come ...
Cotton market under pressure on poor buying
THE cotton market continues to witness price pressures in the face of lack of buying by the textile mill consumers. Further price fall has been halted this week, thanks to the staggered arrivals of kappas cotton from the production centres to the ...
India Inc to up investment in H2: Survey
THE Indian industry is expecting higher orders, improved capacity utilisation and increased investments in the coming period. According to the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Business Outlook Survey for October 2004-March 2005, majority of ...
Gaming is the current craze among youths
AFTER working shifts at a call centre in south Chennai, 22-year-old Vijay stops over at his favourite gaming parlour in Adyar an upmarket suburb, to fight terrorism. He is part of a team of cyber counter-terrorists who stake out old ...
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