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EMPLOYMENT
Shop for your career at recruitment malls
IMAGINE walking into a five-lakh sq ft mall where the world's leading employers are vendors, jobs or careers are the products on offer, and job seekers are customers. "The day is not far away when leading cities in the country will have such ... More

BUDGET
Pre-budget discussion with industry on Dec 10
THE Finance Ministry is to hold pre-budget discussions on the Union Budget for 2005-06 with various segments of industry and industry associations from December 10. Besides the Chairpersons and members of the Central Board of Direct Taxes and ... More

`Cos must get Cenvat credit for cess paid on natural rubber'
THE domestic tyre industry has urged the Finance Ministry to allow tyre companies to avail themselves of central value added (Cenvat) credit on the cess paid on natural rubber. In its pre-budget memorandum to the Finance Ministry, the ... More

ECONOMY
TN to seek higher Plan outlay
THE Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Ms J. Jayalalithaa, will meet the Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, Dr Montek Singh Ahluwalia, here tomorrow to arrive at the State's annual Plan outlay for 2005-06. She would demand a higher outlay than the ... More

HEALTH
ISRO telemedicine meet in March
ISRO has planned to organise the country's first international meet on telemedicine and telehealth in Bangalore next year. IntelmedIndia-2005 will be held during March 17-19 with `Telemedicine for global health care' as its theme. The goal ... More

POWER
KSEB expects incentive for reducing revenue deficit
THE Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) is expecting an incentive of Rs 159.41 crore from the Union Ministry of Power for reducing loss under the Accelerated Power Development and Reforms Programme (APDRP). The programme envisages giving ... More

COAL
Coal India arm likely to come out with IPO
An eight-member expert committee has been set up for recommending a roadmap for the coal sector in India and restructuring of CIL. More

EDUCATION
Fewer foreign students in Washington DC varsities
THERE has been a 10 per cent drop in the number of foreign students attending colleges and universities in Washington D.C. which is very much in line with a study that shows a nationwide decrease in foreign student enrolment for the first time ... More

COSMETICS
AIBHA moots makeover of beauty industry
LACK of grading and standardisation procedures, an indifferent attitude toward safety and hygiene factors and high attrition rates are some of the big issues facing the beauty and grooming industry in the country. To address these issues, salon ... More

HANDLOOM
APCO chief alleges suicides by weavers
AS many as 120 weavers in the State have either committed suicide or starved to death during the last six months, according to Mr Balla Chandra Nageshwara Rao, Chairman of Andhra Pradesh State Handloom Weavers' Cooperative Society Ltd (APCO). ... More

CINEMA
Telugu film artistes' plea
HYDERABAD: The Movie Artists Association (MAA), the apex body of Telugu film artistes, has appealed to the Kannada thespian Rajkumar not to insist on the ban on new releases of non-Kannada films in Karnataka. Addressing a press ... More

PACKAGING
Leather, textiles export drive duplex board demand
DEMAND for packaging material, particularly duplex boards, is set to increase, boding good for board manufacturers - large and small. Export growth in a host of industries such as leather, textiles and pharma will help sustain the buoyancy, ... More

FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT
Govt yet to decide on Virgin proposal
A QUESTION mark hangs over the proposed investment by Virgin Atlantic into the domestic aviation sector, as the Government is yet to take a firm view on whether such investment is permissible. "The Government will have to take a view on the ... More

LABOUR REFORMS
DFID-funded project to curb child labour
THE Andhra Pradesh Government has announced the launch of the Rs 40-crore phase-II of the UK-based, Department for International Development (DFID)-funded and International Labour Organisation supported project to eliminate child labour. The ... More

EVENTS
Innovation is key to survival in industry, says IIM-K chief
WITHOUT taking recourse to innovation, it would be difficult to survive in the exponentially growing competition in the Indian industry, according to Dr Krishna Kumar, Director of IIM, Kozhikode (IIM-K). Addressing the annual management seminar ... More

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