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BUDGET
Concessions for computer manufacture in TN
Plans to create an industrial corridor of excellence More

VAT shift: Loss in revenue put at Rs 2,400 cr a year
State hopeful of getting compensation from Centre More

TN budget highlights

  • Scheduled goods imported for use in manufacturing within Tamil Nadu can avail of entry tax set-off
  • Set-off permitted for LDPE and PP granules from tax payable on finished goods with effect from March 21, 2003
  • No CST for waste ... More

    ECONOMY
    Bengal Govt to exit growth centres
    The West Bengal Government is planning to scrap its policy of promoting growth centres for attracting investments, primarily in the medium sector. The State Government has also decided to exit from the existing 12 such growth centres and hand ... More

    PESTICIDES
    Pesticides awareness fortnight
    Agrochemicals Promotion Group (APG) has organised a safety fortnight this monsoon season to disseminate information on safe usage of pesticides. According to Mr S. Kumarasamy, Chairman, Agrochemicals Promotion Group, member ... More

    PHARMACEUTICALS
    What's in store for pharma MNCs?
    Talk about the pharmaceutical industry in India and you will find that the conversation invariably veers around to discussing the prospects of such players as Dr Reddy's, Ranbaxy, Cipla and others of their tribe. Indeed, if their accomplishments ... More

    TAXATION
    TN to switch to VAT from January 1
    Industry, trade associations welcome decision More

    CARS
    Make way for the Lamborghini
    Lamborghinis, some of the fastest and most powerful street legal cars, have won the hearts of auto enthusiasts. The company now plans to enter India with two of its most coveted models. More

    REAL ESTATE & CONSTRUCTION
    Need for a `real' cooling off
    News of a drop in speculative bookings of apartments is welcome, as the property market was increasingly falling into the grip of investors and speculators. More

    SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
    `I in India must stand for innovation, not imitation'
    Experts spell out success strategies at management meet. More

    FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT
    `Japanese cos to invest $1.8 b in India in next 3 yrs'
    Japanese investment in India will rise three times to $600 million per year as a host of Japanese companies have expressed interest to collectively invest $1.8 billion in the next three years, said Dr Ajay Dua, Secretary, Department of Industrial ... More

    INCOME TAX
    Twice the fun in half the time
    I understand that the exemption in respect of leave travel allowance is available for two journeys performed in a block of four calendar years commencing from the calendar year 1986. I did not utilise the benefit of the exemption between 2002 ... More






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