INDUSTRY & ECONOMY
Technology to the rescue of AP job scheme
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd has helped the Andhra Pradesh Government bring in transparency in the implementation of the ambitious AP Employment Guarantee Scheme. Through technology, it is now possible to better monitor the progress of ...
CPCL plans Rs 100-cr wind farm
17 MW wind farm to come up at the Palakkad Pass, near Coimbatore.
Carbon credit purchase pact signed
The IFC-Netherlands Carbon Facility, a joint initiative of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Dutch Government, signed an emissions reduction purchase agreement worth over $6 million on Thursday. Under this agreement, IFC would ...
UNDP calls for new policies to harness trade, economic growth
Puts forward eight points for a `bold new agenda'
GE Healthcare ties up with Manipal Health
Data from IDC to be part of worldwide clinical trials
Demand pushing up steel prices higher: GFMS
Increasing supply may lead to correction in Q4
Hard-selling the steel deal
Mittal Steel's deal with Arcelor was not just sweet talk and the smell of money a lot of hard work had gone into convince the men who matter that a Mittal-Arcelor tie-up would be much more productive than an Arcelor-Severstal deal, which ...
Star turn at the service tax counter
Coal linkages for coastal shipment go up marginally
Railways, coal cos may prefer higher allocations
ICFAI College upgrades content
ICFAI National College, which has completed two years in Mangalore, has upgraded the course contents and curriculum to the new batch, according to Prof Ramkumar, Associate Dean, ICFAI (Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Goa). Addressing ...
Student travel pack from Parry
Parry Travels, part of the Murugappa Group, has launched `Travel 2 Campus' a travel pack offering airfare, medical insurance and foreign exchange for students going abroad. According to a press release, the repayment ...
REAL ESTATE & CONSTRUCTION
Now track NHB Residex!
NHB is working out a national housing price index as part of wide-ranging initiatives to improve the primary market for housing finance. Christened `NHB Residex', the index is expected to fill the void created by an absence of a relevant ...
Interest rate hike fears could weaken property prices by year-end
`More than $5 b is to be invested in Indian real estate'
Vascon Engineers inks pact with HI-REF
Currently has operations in Mumbai, Goa, HP
Prozone to develop 50 malls over 5 years
Prozone Enterprises (P) Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Provogue India, has charted plans to tap the potential in the business of mall development. Prozone Enterprises, a retail real estate development company, is targeting to build 50 Prozone ...
COAI seeks level playing field on spectrum; dismisses CDMA claims
The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) today opened up a new front in the ongoing battle for spectrum by shooting off a letter to Communication and IT Minister, Mr Dayanidhi Maran, seeking level playing field with CDMA operators. ...
KNITWEAR & HOSIERY
Amutham Knitting entering silk reeling
Rs 2-crore project to be located at Perundurai in Tamil Nadu
MINING & QUARRYING
New mining policy to boost investments
Environment Ministry's plans await PMO approval
FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT
Reliance Comm, Bharti among FDI plans worth Rs 762 cr cleared
Reliance Communications and Bharti Tele-ventures get nod to raise FDI limit to 74%
Deadline for telecom FDI norms extended
In a breather to telecom companies, the Union Cabinet today gave its approval to extend the deadline by three months for implementing the revised guidelines for foreign direct investment in telecom sector. Telecom operators were supposed to ...
Jairam Ramesh reviews tribal welfare schemes
`AP biggest SEZ for naxalism'
Programme for AP entrepreneurs
The Andhra Pradesh State Financial Corporation (APSFC) is holding an interactive programme with entrepreneurs at Hyderabad covering the districts of Kurnool, Mahaboobnagar, Nizamabad, Adilabad and Nalgonda on July 1. These ...
EXPORTS & IMPORTS
Surge in wheat imports unlikely despite duty cut
Could rein in inflation as domestic prices may be capped
Spices export value increases
Exports of spices during April-May 2006 increased in value, while it declined in terms of volume. Pepper, cardamom (small), ginger, cumin, celery, garlic, vanilla and curry powder/ paste were the items in the spices basket whose exports ...
Moments of solitude
A TOURIST, giving a day off to his worries and mundane concerns, dances in the charming mist of Valparai on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border. Promoting the State to be a destination that has to be experienced and not just visited has had its impact ...
Seminar on medical tourism
A seminar on `Medical Tourism - Opportunities & Challenges' will be held here on July 2. Mr Suman Billa, Director, Department of Tourism, Kerala, Dr Atul D.Garud of P.D. Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai, and Dr Arjun Rajagopalan, Trustee
`Rhapsody of rains' begins
Through its `monsoon tourism' initiative, Kerala Tourism is working to position the State as a year-round tourist destination, said the Kerala Tourism Minister, Mr Kodiyeri Balakrishnan. Inaugurating `rhapsody of rains', the Kerala Tourism's ...
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