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TELECOMMUNICATIONS


Indicom's single SIM CDMA, GSM global roaming
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AIRLINES


Air Deccan aircraft skids off runway
Under carriage, propeller partly damaged; passengers & crew safe, says airline More

COURTS/LEGAL ISSUES


`Lodhas plea on dismissal of plaint not maintainable'
There is no such provision in the CA Act for dismissal of the complaint, it is submitted. More

ECONOMY


Task Force to boost plantation output soon
The Government would set up a Task Force to recommend concrete long-term and short-term measures for substantially enhancing the productivity and competitiveness of the country's plantation sector, Mr Jairam Ramesh, Minister of State for ... More

`No idea is a bad idea' is a total lie!
Four out of five employees use buzzwords "without having a clue as to what these words mean," declares Lois Beckwith in The Dictionary of Corporate Bullshit. The book is "an A to Z lexicon of empty, enraging, and just plain stupid office ... More

Jute Board Bill to be introduced
The Government has decided to introduce the national Jute Board Bill 2006 in Parliament during the current session. This will pave the way for creation of a national Jute Board (NJB) in Kolkata. The decision was taken at the ... More

FOREIGN TRADE


Meet on avenues in coastal trade
Problems and prospects facing India's coastal trade were discussed at length at a seminar on `Coastal Trade and Opportunities' organised here recently. Infrastructure development, role of major ports in coastal shipping, inland waterway ... More

HEALTH


BEATING STRESS
It pays to keep staff happy
Even as technology sector workforce rises past the 1.1 million mark, human resource managers are faced with new challenges of addressing employees' concerns of stress and anxiety leading to depression and impacting individuals and work. They ... More

PETROLEUM


States against plan to list LPG in `declared goods'
Centre's move to limit power to levy tax resented More

It's time to address OMCs' plight
Oil companies suffering from under-recoveries scouting for funds to part-finance working capital More

SHIPPING


Maritime pacts with Brazil, SA likely
India is considering signing maritime agreements with Brazil and South Africa, the Special Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs, Mr Rakesh Kumar, said on Friday. Speaking at a seminar organised by Assocham, he said the ... More

TAXATION


Advance tax due date extended
The Finance Ministry has said that taxpayers can deposit their advance tax/banking cash transaction tax (BCTT) payments on or before March 16. An official release said that the mandatory interest for default in payment of advance ... More

CCTs to meet on March 18
State Commissioners of Commercial Taxes (CCTs) are to meet here on March 18 to help firm up a package of proposals for Central compensation of the proposed phase out of central sales tax (CST) from April 1. After this meeting, the VAT Panel ... More

RAILWAY BUDGET


LS passes Railway Budget
The Lok Sabha approved the Railway Budget with the passage of Demands for Grants for Railways without discussion. Railways can withdraw a total of up to Rs 18662.54 crore from the Consolidated Fund of India during ... More

EDUCATION


IIMB grad creates history
$193,000-offer from Barclays Capital, London, for international posting More

CARS


Buying a Phantom is likened to commissioning a piece of art
The highly successful debut of the Phantom makes us very confident about a bright future for our business in India. We believe that we are well positioned to participate in India's amazing economic growth. More

GEMS & JEWELLERY


Crafted for winners
CROWNING GLORY: Tanishq has unveiled the crowns designed for the Miss India 2006 contest in Kolkata on Saturday. With the mix of diamonds and crystals, three crowns — Miss India Universe, Miss India World and Miss India Earth — have ... More

FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT


China's Lifan to enter India
To make 2-wheelers, refrigerators, AC and engines More

EVENTS


Geneva Motor Show: A pit-stop for everything auto
At this year's edition more than 140 world and European premieres have been announced, and 260 exhibitors are presenting about 900 different brands from 30 countries. More

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    Looking back
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    Implications of capital gains giveaway

    Oilmeal exports reach new high

    Scheme for sugar mills to set up power units

    PAN compulsory for demat accounts

    Private insurers cut 2-wheeler exposure

    Barclays predicts strong growth for wealth market — Indian market to grow 15 pc per year

    Pharma cos fight pitched battle on patent turf

    Recap bond conversion to boost bank profits

    Women workers entrench themselves in `men's preserve'

    Trade with US: India likely to overtake China

    La Nina indicators neutral: Forecast

    Service tax on ATM not to hit users

    No plans to make OVL independent: Ministry

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    FDI inflow up 326 pc in Jan

    Cement scrips zoom

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    `India can be made manufacturing hub'

    Crude oil imports pegged at 110 mt

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    `Product duplication prevalent in every industry'



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