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TAMIL NADU
Minar International to set up processing plant in TN
The city-based Minar International Ltd (MIL), the largest merchant exporter in textiles made-up in the country, has decided to set up an integrated and modern processing plant at SIPCOT Industrial Growth Centre in Erode (Tamil Nadu) to meet the ... More

Infosys plans to hire 25,000 at Mahindra City
To invest Rs 1,250 cr in Chennai facility expansion More

SBM rural banks merger okayed
The two regional rural banks functioning under the State Bank of Mysore — Cauvery Grameena and Kalpathru Grameena banks — merger has come through with the Government of India formally notifying the merger, according ... More

Plea to set up kiosks in farmers' shandy
To spread awareness among consumers and also provide market linkages, the Tamil Nadu Government should set up kiosks within the farmers' shandy that can sell `organically' raised vegetables, according to Mr Vyapuri, President of the United ... More

TTDC launches new package tour
Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation (TTDC) has launched a13-day `rail-cum-road tours' originating from Mumbai and Ahmedabad. Tamil Nadu attracts 25 lakh tourists from Maharashtra, which is the highest among states. The ... More

Wai Hai Lines begins China to West Asia direct service
Wan Hai Lines has begun a China-West Asia direct service linking Tuticorin to Singapore and China, according to Tuticorin Container Terminal (TCT), the private container terminal operated by PSA Sical Terminals Ltd. Under the service, the first ... More

ANDHRA PRADESH
Kondapalli toys come in new catchy designs
MARKET MAKEOVER More

AP Govt to provide over Rs 10,000 cr for SHGs
The Andhra Pradesh Government is contemplating providing more than Rs 10,000 crore in the next three years for the enhancement of the economic conditions of women Self Help Groups (SHGs) under Pavala Vaddi initiative through Indira ... More

Rama Rao is new IPE chief
Prof P. Rama Rao, Member, Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) has been appointed the new President of the Institute of Public Enterprises (IPE). Prof Rao, a noted metallurgist and former Secretary, Department of Science and Technology (DST) is ... More

All shine, no rain
POLICE PERSONNEL posted to guard the Secretariat in Hyderabad use umbrellas on Thursday to protect themselves from the sultry sun, as there is no sign of the monsoon ... More

New FAPCCI President
Mr Sudhir Sanghi, Managing Director of Sanghi Spinners India Ltd, has been elected President of Federation of Andhra Pradesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FAPCCI) for 2006-07. He succeeded Mr C.V. Atchut Rao. Mr Atluri ... More

KERALA
LIC Ernakulam division aims for Rs 1,000-cr first premium
Division stands first in number of new policies sold More

`Cash back' offer on SBI debit cards
The State Bank of India (SBI) has launched `Cash Back on ATM Debit Cards' from June 16 to July 15 in Ernakulam. Launching the offer here on Thursday, the SBI Deputy General Manager, Mr S. Chandramouli, said that an SB ATM cardholder using his ... More

`Zindagi Exp' coming to Ernakulam
LIC's Zindagi Express, a unique exhibition on wheels focussing LIC's success story, achievements and highlights and history of insurance in India, will arrive at Ernakulam Junction on Saturday for a two days stop over. Free diabetic check up, ... More

ICFAI Kochi to host seminar
ICFAI Kochi is organising a seminar on `Emerging Trends in Finance and Management in a competitive world' on Saturday, June 17. Corporate funding is changing from domestic to multi-currency funding, financial control is changing ... More

Coconut production to be doubled
The Agriculture Minister, Mr Mullakara Ratnakaran, has said that coconut production in the State will be doubled in a year's time. The Minister said this while addressing a meeting of high-level officials of the department ... More

SupplyCo plans Rs 1,000-cr sales project
The Kerala State Civil Supplies Corporation (SupplyCo) is planning a mega Rs 1,000-crore sales programme to coincide with the Onam festival season later this year. The Civil Supplies Minister, Mr C. Divakaran, announced this while addressing a ... More

KARNATAKA
Syntensia's R&D centre in Bangalore
Swedish firm Syntensia AB has announced the setting up of a research & development centre and globalsSupport centre in Bangalore within six months. The R&D centre will focus on research in advanced product design, ... More

Leadership awards to heart surgeon, educationist
Noted heart surgeon Dr Devi Prasad Shetty and educationist Dr Abraham Ebenezer received the Global Leadership Awards on Thursday for distinguished service in the fields of healthcare and education from the Centre for Contemporary Issues (CCI), a ... More

Karnataka Bank chief calls for prompt tax payment
The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Karnataka Bank Ltd, Mr Anantakrishna, has urged taxpayers to be prompt in paying tax and not to find loopholes in the Income-Tax Act. Inaugurating the Income-Tax Help Centre in the premises of the ... More

Karnataka bans deep-sea fishing in 3 districts
The Karnataka Government has imposed deep-sea fishing ban in three districts of coastal Karnataka - Dakshina Kannada, Udupi and Uttara Kannada - with effect from June 15. A Government notification said here that a 57-day deep-sea fishing ... More

i-flex to support Karnataka educational initiative
i-flex Solutions has announced an investment of Rs one crore to develop a comprehensive Decision Support System under an educational initiative. The company on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Karnataka Government to ... More

OTHER STATES
Rosogollas and road-rokos
Some bitter-sweet truths that Kolkata is proudly home to... More

UP Govt rules out cut in sales tax on petrol, diesel
Urges Centre to provide 25 pc subsidy on diesel used for agriculture More

MAHARASHTRA
Minar International to set up processing plant in TN
The city-based Minar International Ltd (MIL), the largest merchant exporter in textiles made-up in the country, has decided to set up an integrated and modern processing plant at SIPCOT Industrial Growth Centre in Erode (Tamil Nadu) to meet the ... More

IDBI opens Andheri branch
IDBI Ltd on Thursday opened its third branch in Andheri. Mr O.V. Bundellu, Managing Director, IDBI, inaugurated the branch, said a press release from the bank. The branch is located at New Link Road, Andheri (West). The release ... More

Revolutions opening Pune outlet with `relaxation spa'
Zanaat will display high-end fashion products More

NPCIL plant to go commercial in July
Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd's (NPCIL) 540 MW plant, Unit-3 of Tarapore Atomic Power Project (TAPP-3) has been synchronised with the national grid. It is expected to be declared commercial in July 2006, six months ahead of ... More






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