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Monday, March 13, 2006
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CII launches SME `cluster' in Madurai
Envisages voluntary working as a group More


Ukraine keen on joint venture
Ukraine is keen to establish a joint venture with the Andhra Pradesh Government to mine beach sand minerals and establish a titanium production plant. The proposal is for a joint venture with the A.P. Mineral Development ... More

AP seeks Central aid of Rs 2,600 cr
Streamlining power distribution system More

`Educate people to remove HIV stigma'
DR Adam Jenney, a well known HIV consultant and campaigner against infectious diseases, has said that the best way to tackle HIV/AIDS is to educate individuals and medical professionals. "It is education, education and education that will help ... More

Plea to build Polavaram project
The Andhra Pradesh Government has been urged to go ahead with the mega Polavaram irrigation project on the Godavari, regardless of the objections raised by the CPI (M) and the Telangana Rashtra Samiti, as it is essential to save the Krishna and ... More

Pitroda for Indo-US nuclear deal
The recent Indo-US accord will be of great help to the country, even though there is resistance to it both in India and the US , "but we need energy", according to Mr Sam Pitroda, Chairman of the National Knowledge Commission and the Chairman of ... More

National mineral award
Dr Shyam Sunder Rai of the National Geophysical Research Institute has been awarded the national mineral award for 2004. The award was given for his outstanding work in the field of Applied Geophysics. Dr Rai's work has ... More

Up close


Air India Exp to fly direct to Sharjah from Mar 27
Air India Express will commence direct weekly flights on the Thiruvananthapuram-Sharjah sector from March 27. The flight will leave the international airport here every Monday at 7.40 p.m. to arrive at Sharjah at 11.30 p.m., the Air-India ... More

Highway to development
The National Transportation Planning and Research Centre (NATPAC) has just concluded a study for the second phase of the hill highway project, passing through the high ranges in Kerala, suggesting that the implementation of the project be taken ... More

`The Hindu Opportunities Fair' on March 25, 26
Fresh graduates, postgraduates and professionals with two to 10 years of work experience can apply. More

Barista comes to Kochi
Coffee retailer Barista Coffee Company has entered Kerala with a shop in Kochi and plans to set up eight outlets across the State in one year. The first outlet of Barista has come up at the Bay Pride Mall at Marine Drive. A ... More

A boom town
ALUVA, ABOUT 20 KM from Kochi, has turned into hot property as realty investors are buying up land there on a large scale. Buoyed by the availability of potable water and scenic setting along the Periyar, new waterfront properties coming up all ... More


BIAL contracts transparent
PUTTING to rest the controversy regarding the award of Engineering Project Contracts (EPC) to Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL), the Government has informed Parliament that awarding EPC to strategic ... More

Govt to attract investors to tier-II cities: Karnataka CM
`Focus on development of infrastructure of international standards' More

`India can become a manufacturing hub'
`Major industries keen on setting up units in the country' More


New industrial policy for Bihar on the anvil
CM seeks investment from domestic, foreign sources More

Govt to take steps to double farm credit
`Farmers require supermarkets to sell produce' More

Agenda for the week
FICCI-SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry: Conference of `SAFTA: Business Opportunities and Challenges' at 10.00 am at FICCI, Tansen Marg, New Delhi. FICCI Meeting with Governor of Iowa, USA at 11.50 am at FICCI, Tansen Marg, New ... More

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