Charges of SEZs provoking land scams, tax loss to exchequer refuted
`Though formal approvals have not been frozen, until 75 non-IT SEZs become fully operational or after a lapse of five months whichever is earlier, there would be a review of existing SEZs for further grant of SEZs.'
When politics strikes at forest roots
The primary cause for the destruction of forests is encroachment, and, ironically, such illegal occupation is often because of some policy decision of the State or Central government.
New Defence Procurement Policy Not big bang enough
Although the new Defence procurement policy is welcome, it could have done more. Involving private sector in Defence production sounds hollow, and the bureaucracy does not inspire confidence. Yet, it is a wake up call for the Services in the light of the changing Defence acquisition scenario, post the emergence of Western countries as strong players, says R. SUNDARAM.
Land near Chennai identified for satellite city
Govt to acquire 30,000 acres near Vandalur
Higher funds for developing tourist spots
In a move to improve tourism infrastructure, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved removing the ceilings on project cost for tourism infrastructure development of the identified destinations and circuits. The Centre's ...
The hot topic of discussion among the business press in New Delhi is who would finally emerge victorious on the special economic zone (SEZ) issue P. Chidambaram or Kamal Nath. As of now, Kamal Nath is clearly the winner having ...
Order comes into effect
The Government has issued an order imposing stock limits in respect of wheat and pulses for a period of six months under the "Removal of (Licensing requirements, Stock limits and Movement Restrictions) on Specified Foodstuffs (Amendment) Order, ...
Govt plans to restart 8 fertiliser units
The Government plans to restart eight public sector fertiliser plants in the next three years, said Mr Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Minister for Chemicals, Fertilizer and Steel. The move follows the rise expected in demand for fertiliser in the near ...
Kerala Govt to form core panel with banks to revive PSUs
Financial support for potentially viable units
HCL Comnet sets up VSAT network for Army
HCL Comnet on Thursday announced the inauguration of a satellite communication network that it has implemented for the Indian Army. Called Project Rohini, the project, based on very small aperture terminal (VSAT) technology, is equipped with ...
Postal Services board new member
Mr D. Kailasa Prasad, Principal Chief Postmaster General of Andhra Pradesh Circle, has been appointed Member (Development & Financial Services) of the Postal Services Board at New Delhi. He will take up the new assignment in the
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