INDUSTRY & ECONOMY
CLIMATE & WEATHER
Brewing `low' in Bay bears watching
Jharkhand, Orissa to experience rainfall
Biz chamber urges PM to boost bio-diesel sector
The Sattur Chamber of Commerce and Industry has urged Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh to provide an impetus to the production of bio-diesel as an alternative fuel. In a letter addressed to the Prime Minister, the Chamber Secretary, Mr P.T.K.A. ...
Star Export House status to law firm
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has conferred `star export house' status to law firm Titus & Co in recognition of the firm's foreign exchange earnings record. Star Export Houses recognition provides a number of privileges to the company, .
Local investors' meets planned in Kerala
The Kerala Government is planning to hold local investors' meets in all districts in the State, the Industries Minister, Mr Elamaram Kareem, said. Replying to questions in the State Assembly on Tuesday, the Minister said the investors' meets ...
CESC's Budge Budge plant registers highest PLF in 2005-06
Gets registered under UNFCCC for carbon credits
Maharashtra to go slow on land takeover for SEZs
Govt keen on balancing farmers' interest, industrial development
Orissa inks MoUs for 10 thermal power plants
Investment of Rs 45,000 cr to produce 10,920 MW on anvil
States asked to earmark non-agri land for SEZs
The Centre has asked Chief Ministers of all the States to ensure that the land acquired for the purpose of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in their respective states is primarily waste or barren land. "Agricultural land may be acquired only if ...
`SEZ land rules have enough safeguards'
So far not a single farmer displaced: SEZ approval board chief
No SEZs in fertile farmlands: Reddy
The Andhra Pradesh Government has said that it would not take up special economic zones (SEZs) in fertile agricultural lands. Addressing the 34th Formation Day celebrations of the Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation (APIIC) ...
Pochanpalli road project fiscal closure
GMR Group has announced that the Adloor Yellareddy-Pochanpalli road project in Andhra Pradesh, awarded to GMR consortium comprising GMR Infrastructure and GMR Energy, achieved its financial closure on September 25. In a press release here on ...
Natural gas futures turn risky proposition
Combined open interest position drops steeply
Oil marketing cos may end Q2 with higher loss
Fall in international motor spirit price, refining margin
No immediate cut in petroproduct prices: Deora
The softening of crude prices during the last few days notwithstanding, the Petroleum Minister, Mr Murli Deora, said on Tuesday that there was no immediate plan to consider lowering of oil product prices until global crude prices fell below $50 a ...
GAIL awards pipeline project to Chinese-led consortium
For Spread-II of Dahej-Uran pipeline project
Maharashtra to look into ST on petrol, diesel
The Union Petroleum Minister, Mr Murli Deora, said on Tuesday that the Maharashtra Government has agreed to look into the issue of reducing sales tax on petrol and diesel applicable in that State. The Minister was speaking to media persons after ...
Ratnagiri Gas allowed to sell power to Maharashtra
The regulator allowed RGPPL and MSEDCL to come to a mutually acceptable tariff rate considering energy charges, incidental charges and operating schedule
ASANSOL DURGAPUR INDUSTRIAL AREA: A BUSINESS LINE FEATURE
A richly endowed region grows in strength
With a wealth of mining resources, the Asansol-Durgapur Planning area is rapidly emerging as a key urban and industrial centre in West Bengal.
Shyam brand makes a mark in steel industry
Shyam brand TMT bars and structural steel materials have found its use to the major infrastructure development projects undertaken by the Government.
Technical textiles meet in Mumbai
From a development perspective, with conventional textiles having reached a near-saturation level, technical textiles have been identified as having the most potential for upgradation in the country's textiles industry. This is ...
Maditssia memorandum to Kalam
The Madurai District Tiny and Small Scale Industries Association (Maditssia) has urged the President, Mr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, to help secure more facilities for southern Tamil Nadu. In a memorandum, the association appealed for ...
Rubber prices may dip to Rs 70-75 level
Fall in line with global trend; futures signal decline
Students urged to look beyond IT sector
It is not information technology alone that will be the engine of growth and students can choose from sectors such as insurance, retail and manufacturing that would need huge manpower, according to Mr P.M. Jagadheesan, President of the Coimbatore ...
Corolla sales down 50 pc since Civic launch
Sales of Toyota Corolla have nearly halved since the launch of Honda Civic, which hit the road merely a few months ago. Sources in the industry said sales of Toyota Corolla have reduced to around 450 per month from 850-900 per month before the ...
MEDICAL INSTITUTIONS & HOSPITALS
Rajiv Institute of Medical Sciences to be launched today
Ms Sonia Gandhi, Chairperson of UPA's National Advisory Council, will inaugurate the Rs 125-crore Rajiv Institute of Medical Sciences at Putlampalli village in Kadapa district on Wednesday. The hospital would house a medical college, nursing ...
REAL ESTATE & CONSTRUCTION
Bengal to hand over land to Tatas
Trinamul Congress protests; calls for 24-hour bandh
Housing Board demand for additional cost stayed
A demand notice issued by the Tamil Nadu Housing Board, Coimbatore Housing Unit, asking allottees of HIG (high income group) houses under an outright purchase scheme, to pay Rs 63,300 towards additional land cost, interest, penal interest, etc. ...
Vipul to develop 500 acres of townships, commercial projects
The Gurgaon-based real estate player Vipul Ltd is developing about 500 acres of residential and commercial spaces across the country. The projects include three integrated townships and two IT parks. "We are developing a township in Gurgaon ...
PAPER, BOARD & NEWSPRINT
Nepa Mills revival boosts demand for old newspapers
Chennai trader wins tender
Nasscom plans tougher laws for data protection in BPOs
Self-regulatory organisation ready for roll-out
NEWSPAPERS & PUBLISHING
Subash Chandra and brother join UNI board
The Chairman of Essel Group, Mr Subash Chandra, and his brother Mr Jawahar Goel were on Tuesday co-opted as directors of the United News of India (UNI). Mr P.C Lahiri, who is Senior Vice-President Corporate Affairs at Essel Group, and Mr C.S. ...
Indian HR base turning hinterland for West
India, with its vast human resource base, has fast evolved into a hinterland for Western nations as the demand for professionals abroad has been growing rapidly, according to the Chairman and Managing Director of World Wide Immigration ...
SOCIETY & DEVELOPMENT
Will charities overtake govts?
It is possible too, that, in due course, the resources and programmes of private charities will overwhelm Governments' budgets. The former will function with greater efficiency and accountability for results. After all, who's in charge in the Gates f oundation?
AP Govt to tap micro enterprises
The Andhra Pradesh Government has decided to tap the full potential of micro enterprises in order to reduce poverty in urban areas. A State-level consultative meet held here last week discussed various issues involved in ...
Flood-hit highways repaired in Gujarat
NHAI, State have spent Rs 6 cr and Rs 1.07 cr, respectively
Malaysia proposes ASEAN, India tourism summit
Malaysia is keen to join hands with India to promote tourism between the ASEAN region and India. As a first step, the Malaysian Ministry of Tourism has proposed a special ASEAN-India Tourism Summit at Kuala Lumpur next year. Stating this at a ...
CESC sees power theft declining in Kolkata
National average power T&D loss is 35-40 per cent
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