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Centre to take up ATF tax issue with States
IN an effort to accommodate more passengers from Jammu and Kashmir, the Haj quota has been increased to 82,000 from the earlier 72,000 and Saudi Arabian Airlines has been requested to provide more seats for Haj pilgrims, the Minister for Civil ... More

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
TCI to invest Rs 1.5 cr in GPS technology
TRANSPORT Corporation of India (TCI), an integrated logistics service provider, proposes to spend Rs 1.5 crore in GPS (global positioning system) technology, an advanced radio navigation system to track the trucks on the roads, according to ... More

INFRASTRUCTURE
AAI lowers land requirement for Coimbatore runway expansion
THE Airports Authority of India (AAI), which had originally proposed to acquire 114 acres of land for the Coimbatore Peelamedu airport runway expansion project, has now reassessed the land acquisition and brought down the land requirement to ... More

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
`Manufacturers should leave logistics to service providers'
MANUFACTURING companies will be better off letting professional service providers handle logistics and supply chain management so that they can concentrate on their core competency of manufacturing and also save on premium freight. This was the ... More

INTERVIEW
Kerala is `world of choice' for Emirates
IN an interview with Business Line, Mr Abdulla Nasser Abdulla, Vice-President (India and Nepal), Emirates Airline, said: "Kerala is most definitely one of the top get-away destinations in the world. It has to improve on its tourism ... More

EVENTS
Rosaiah inaugurates Philatelic expo
HYDERABAD: The Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister, Mr K. Rosaiah, inaugurated the philatelic exhibition `FAPCCI-HYPEX-2004' here on Friday. Addressing a gathering after the inaugural, he said collection of stamps also involved studying the ... More

RAILWAYS
Long rails project commissioned at Bhilai Steel Plant
THE Government has commissioned a long rails project at a cost of about Rs 400 crore at Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP) of Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) to produce 65-metre-long rails and further weld them to 260-metre-long panels in BSP. Weld ... More

Siemens bags GSM-R contract from Indian Rlys
SIEMENS has bagged an Rs 23-crore contract from Indian Railways for deploying a captive mobile network. The contract, which was awarded recently for commissioning the network for North Frontier Railway, follows a GSM-R contract worth about Rs ... More

ROADWAYS
Kerala private bus strike from next week
THE Kerala State Private Bus Operators' Federation has announced the decision to go on an indefinite strike from November 24 to press for a cutback in sales tax on petroleum products and in motor vehicle tax. The President of the Federation, ... More

NEW PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Gulf Oil opens car care centres in Hyderabad, eyes other cities
GULF Oil Corporation Ltd, a lubricants manufacturer, has announced the launch of Gulf Authorised Mechanic Services (GAMS), a well equipped and high quality workshop in Hyderabad on Friday and plans more such centres across major cities in the ... More


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