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EMPLOYMENT
Seeking a break
JOB TIME: Candidates thronging the stalls during the second day of `The Hindu Opportunities Fair' at the Chennai Convention Centre, Nandambakkam, on Sunday. ... More

CLIMATE & WEATHER
Gujarat coast parries cyclone Mukda
The Gujarat coast has more or less succeeded to parry severe cyclone `Mukda,' which has weakened as a deep depression and lay 280 km off Porbandar on Sunday morning. It remained stationary relative to its position 24 hours ago, the National ... More

AWARDS & HONOURS
IISc student bags KC Mahindra award
Mr Shamit Srivastav from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, has bagged the top prize (second prize) for the KC Mahindra Award for Excellence in Automotive Design 2006. There was no winner for the coveted first price as the jury ... More

COURTS/LEGAL ISSUES
Unshackling police
The Supreme Court (SC) has struck a decisive blow for good and effective governance by its order on a public interest litigation telling the political executive at the Centre and the States in effect, "Hands off ... More

HEALTH
Redefine achievement
Kate Tebbett's Management of Cerebral Palsy, from Sage (www.indiasage.com) is special in more ways than one. It is the first publication documenting the work at Vidya Sagar (formerly Spastics Society of India, Chennai). Also, it ... More

New low-cost Hepatitis-B vaccine unveiled
More affordable human vaccines on cards More

PETROLEUM
ONGC does not agree with Tariff Commission proposals
Says gas pricing doesn't take current or future scenario into consideration More

POWER
Energy conservation awards
The Energy Management Centre-Kerala (EMC-K) has invited applications for the State Government's Energy Conservation Awards 2006. The qualifying period is the just-concluded financial year (2005-06). Application forms can be ... More

TAXATION
For that feeling of expansive lightness
About a year ago, the International Air Transport Association (www.iata.org) identified `Five challenges for a successful Indian air transport sector'. These were: "(1) enhancing safety, (2) urgent ... More

Maharashtra makes VAT claim of Rs 389 crore
Maharashtra has made a compensation claim of Rs 389 crore to the Centre for the shortfall in tax revenues recorded by the State in April-July 2006 on account of implementation of Value Added Tax (VAT). In fiscal 2005-06, which was the first year ... More

TERRORISM
Digital surveillance industry seen at $50 b by 2010
Dr N Seshagiri, Founder Director General of the National Informatics Centre (NIC) and former special secretary to the Union Government, has proposed intensified digital surveillance to avert threats from terrorists and extremists. He was ... More

EDUCATION
SIHRA plans to set up catering college
South India Hotels and Restaurants Association (SIHRA) has plans to set up a catering college "of international standards" and has approached the State Government for land, Mr M.P. Purushothtaman, President, SIHRA told reporters after the 55th ... More

INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS
Agri summit to explore public, pvt partnerships
To showcase and bring forth the opportunities for public-private partnerships for inclusive growth in the agricultural sector, the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) is organising the Agri-Summit, 2006 on September 28-29. ... More

RURAL DEVELOPMENT
Karnataka Govt to launch `Nemmadi'
A consortium of three private IT companies led by 3i Infotech, would invest Rs 30 crore to set up 800 tele centres in villages to deliver all the Government services More

EVENTS

  • Agenda for the week

    EXPORTS & IMPORTS
    Tea shipments through Amingaon ICD — Brewing up an export storm
    Tea shipments through Amingaon ICD More

    Telecom equipment export jumps
    Export of telecom equipment and cables from India increased by 42.86 per cent from Rs 350 crore in 2004-05 to Rs 500 crore in 2005-2006, according to Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council. The overall export ... More

    TOURISM
    KTM-'06 to begin on Sept 28
    Wedding, honeymoon destinations among new products More

    Kerala records 34 pc rise in foreign tourist arrivals
    Last year's income pegged at Rs 7,500 cr More






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