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CLIMATE & WEATHER
Airtel launches help lines for rain-affected people
Airtel said here on Friday it is contributing to the ongoing relief operations in the State following the torrential rains by pressing its infrastructure into action to help people in flood-affected areas. A company statement said it is ... More

NRIS
Dewan Housing opens Dubai office
Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd said it has opened its first representative office in Dubai. This office will provide housing loans and advisory services to NRIs based in the United Arab Emirates. The services will ... More

ECONOMY
Exports up 41 pc in July
`India will soon achieve export volume worth $150 billion' More

Gross bank credit up Rs 11,833 cr
Gross bank credit increased by Rs 11,833 crore and stood at Rs 15,61,418 crore for the fortnight ended August 4, according to the Reserve Bank of India's Weekly Statistical Supplement. The gross bank credit was inclusive of food credit, ... More

Petro product prices review on September 1
Gas pipeline policy in two weeks More

ENGINEERING
Pumps and valves industry stocks in limelight
Stocks to gain from capex and infrastructure spend cycle More

FOREIGN TRADE
Programme to educate US cos on Indian business
Big trade delegation likely to visit Kolkata soon More

PETROLEUM
Reliance Ind still hopeful of Govt compensation
Diesel sales down to 50,000 tonnes from five million tonnes in April More

STEEL
`Steel prices likely to go up in Q4'
No impact of exports out of China More

TAXATION
Move from dual-VAT to national level GST: PwC official
India must move away from dual-VAT system and look at adopting a European model of a federal-level goods and services tax (GST) by 2010, Ms Ine Lejuene, Leader of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Global VAT/GST Network, has said. As the country ... More

Govt rejects States' demand for greater service tax share
The Finance Ministry has formally turned down the States' request for 50 per cent devolution of service tax collections as part of the compensation package for proposed Central sales tax (CST) phase-out. The States currently get 30.5 per cent ... More

WATER
Awesome cascade
WATER BEING RELEASED from the Peechi reservoir in Thrissur district as inflow touched the danger mark following heavy rains.

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RADIO/TV
Revenue generation: CAG finds DD, AIR wanting
Report highlights instances of `lack of commercial prudence' More

EDUCATION
Knowledge symposium in Delhi
IIT Delhi and US-based software solution provider Red Hat Inc. will jointly hold a two-day knowledge symposium in the Capital beginning August 24. Titled `Owning the Future: Ideas and Their Role in the Digital Age', the symposium aims to ... More

Young minds to design future cities
Forward-looking design competition launched for students More

IIMA, NIIT join hands for virtual classroom
On offer are two executive development programmes More

REAL ESTATE & CONSTRUCTION
Spurt in retail malls revives signage cos
Digital technologies help in industry revival More

Suryavardhan Estates plans mall in Chennai
Residential complex also on anvil More

INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS
CDMA operators stay away from TRAI meet
COAI chief, Defence representatives attend More

FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT
FDI inflows rise 47% to $1.74 b in Q1
"The climate here is conducive for investors, particularly from Taiwan, (South) Korea and Singapore, who are looking at sites in India to locate their manufacturing facilities." More

EVENTS
CII's career fair from Aug 31 at Tiruchi
Over 9,000 students from 40 institutions in and around Tiruchi are expected to participate in the TROpportunity Career Fair to be organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region, for three days from August 31. The ... More

INCOME TAX
Bankable deposit
In accordance with the amendment to Section 80C(2) of the Income-Tax Act, 1961, bank term deposit qualifies for Section 80C deduction effective assessment year 2007-08. It was announced that the details of the scheme would be framed and, ... More

NATURAL CALAMITIES
Surat textile biz may take a while to get back to shape
Workers leave Surat after outbreak of diseases More

TOURISM
KTDC to expand Munnar Tea County; eyes Chennai
Details of Chennai hotel project being worked out More






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Top Stories
Titan eyeing mass jewellery market

Revenue generation: CAG finds DD, AIR wanting

`Steel prices likely to go up in Q4'

Move from dual-VAT to national level GST: PwC official

FDI inflows rise 47% to $1.74 b in Q1

Bankable deposit

Buying at lower levels helps market end flat

Reliance Retail to open first outlet in Hyderabad next month

Reliance Ind still hopeful of Govt compensation

Looking back
Aug. 6-Aug. 12
`China scores over India in low-cost drug manufacture'

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Fundamentals continue to keep crude prices firm

Mills saddled with excess molasses, alcohol

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Sugar stocks up on hopes of ethanol pricing issue

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`Indo-US nuclear deal on track'

Tata Sky launches DTH service

What's hot is air-conditioning!

Passenger car sales jump by 28 pc in July

AP tops in NRI remittances

`Hurricanes may push crude beyond $80'

`Tax returns mandatory on income over Rs 1 lakh'

`Desi' semiconductor biz is `all chip shape'

Bunching of imports driving up wheat prices

Cola sales may lose less fizz this time round

Excise duty collections up 7.8 pc in April-July

SEZs: Developers, units making hay while the sun shines

Automated peeling machine — A solution to sago, starch-making sector

Call for exempting newsprint from VAT

Headline inflation under control: Chidambaram


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