INDUSTRY & ECONOMY
Buoyant trend continues in exports
Exports cross $10 b in Aug
Focus more on exports, says Murthy
"Even today, foreign investors are sceptical to set up shop in India because of bureaucracy and red-tapism, which sends out negative signals to the international community," he said.
`Do not go easy on eco norms to lure investments'
South pollution cells told to jell together
EXCISE AND CUSTOMS
Chennai Customs move to deal with problem boxes
Daily about 15 boxes land at Chennai without proper `land port seal'
Transfer pricing audits: No review of threshold cap now
Volumes seen to rise on more cross-border transactions
`Strengthen intellectual property regime'
Vast scope for Indo-US cooperation
Apollo, Johns Hopkins join hands to study heart problems in India
Joint research to discover unique gene
Oil product sales dip in August
Consumption hit due to heavy rains and floods in large parts of the country.
ATF price may come down by 10 pc: SpiceJet
`Oil companies must pass on the cut in transparent manner'
ONGC approaches Ministry on cost recovery
For unfinished work programme under NELP
IOC to get Rs 7,000-cr oil bonds by month-end
In talks with Reliance, GAIL for gas supply
Meet on PR in pharma, healthcare
The Public Relations Council of India (PRCI), Hyderabad Chapter, is organising a one-day seminar on `Strategic Public Relations in Pharma and Health Industry,' here on September 29. The Union Minister of State for Health, Ms Panabaka Lakshmi, ...
Arunachal signs MoUs for 9 hydel projects
Total investment of Rs 1,00,000 cr envisaged
A SHOPKEEPER arranges packaged water bottles in his shop at Perumpavoor near Kochi. India is the tenth largest bottled water consumer in the world. The bottled water industry has an estimated annual turnover of Rs 1,000 crore and is one of the ...
FMCG counters turn attractive
Recent price hikes by select cos fuel interest
ADAG to launch FM radio channel tomorrow
The national rollout of the Rs 400-crore FM initiative of ADAG (Anil Dhirubai Ambani Group) will begin from the National Capital on Sunday. The Big 92.7 FM channel will then be launched in Hyderabad (September 25) and in Chennai (September 27). ...
Raj TV in expansion mode
To invest Rs 7.5 crore in studio, library
Lifestyle, NIFT tie up to groom retailers
Lifestyle International (P) Ltd, part of the Dubai-based Landmark group, which runs a chain of retail super stores, has tied up with the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Hyderabad to groom its sales force. Given ...
Andhra Bank, CIHL tie up for study loans
Andhra Bank has announced that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Consortium of Institutions for Higher Learning (CIHL) in the presence of the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Dr Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, here on ...
Cola issue: `Kerala HC ruling unfortunate'
The Kerala High Court's verdict on Friday morning that gave a clean chit to the two cola majors, and asked them to resume sales and manufacture of their products in the State, is extremely unfortunate, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) ...
FOODS & FOOD PROCESSING
Govt plans to open 100 food testing labs
The Government is planning to open 100 food testing laboratories, said Mr Subodh Kant Sahay, Minister of State for Food Processing Industries, at the inauguration of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and India's Food Research and ...
REAL ESTATE & CONSTRUCTION
Centre mulls allowing foreign investors in real estate sector
The Centre will consider allowing foreign investors to tap the capital market pre-IPO in the real estate sector, the Union Urban Development Minister, Mr S. Jaipal Reddy, said here on Thursday. "We are absolutely open to foreign investment in ...
Brandix India bullish on Vizag project
Sets up training facility for women at Pendurthi to work in apparel city
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Seminar on behavioural neurobiology
Indian and German scientists came together to discuss issues of consciousness and mind as part of research studies into `Behavioural Neurobiology'. A four-day seminar was organised at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), ...
`Science Safari' on National Geographic
The Ministry of Science and Technology and the National Geographic Channel on Friday unveiled `Science Safari', a film that showcases Indian science and technology. The 48-minute film that premieres on National Geographic on ...
Workshop on ocean info system
The National Institute of Oceanography, Kochi, jointly with the National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, will organise a two-day workshop on Biogeographic Information System for Indian Ocean here on September 25 and 26. Ocean Biogeographic ...
FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT
FIPB clears AES plan for Chhattisgarh
$1.22 billion investment likely
Nabard can lend for rural roads
Govt move to bridge funding gaps of Bharat Nirman
Cost inflation index pegged at 519
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has pegged the cost inflation index for the financial year 2006-07 at `519'. This index is useful for income-tax assessees in the computation of tax on long-term capital gains (for ...
Cost Inflation Index grows five-fold in 25 years
Cost inflation index (CII) stands at 519 now. This is a five-fold growth in about quarter of a century. The base year for the index is 1981-82. In the first few years, CII grew only by single digits. The latest jump is of 22 points, from 497 in ...
EXPORTS & IMPORTS
Soyameal exports to China seen up on duty cut
Beijing scraps 5 per cent customs levy on Indian imports
Post offices to sell English speaking course kit
The Department of Posts, Tamil Nadu Circle, has tied up with VETA English training academy to sell VETA's "Home Study Course" kit at all head post offices in the State from September 25. Initially about 8,500 kits, grouped in packs of six kits, ...
Book on Kerala to be released
The Bangalore-based Stark World Publishing will release a book on Kerala at a function in Kochi on Monday. The book, `Stark World - Kerala', is a mix between a coffee table book and a comprehensive encyclopaedia, says a ...
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