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UAE Exchange is now authorised dealer
Can handle remittances from India More

INVESTMENTS
Mangalore trade hopeful of more investments
`Recent violence will not tarnish city's image' More

NON-CONVENTIONAL ENERGY
`TNEB owes Rs 108 cr to wind power units'
The Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB) owes wind power producers in the State over Rs 108 crore for the power they have supplied to the State grid since April, according to a press release from the Indian Wind Power Association. According to ... More

AUTOMOBILES
CII to hold expo on auto services
The Confederation of Indian Industry will hold an exhibition-cum-seminar event in Chennai focussing on repair and maintenance of the automotive industry, between November 11 and 13. Auto Serv 2006 will expose visitors to the trends in India in ... More

Car sales up 22 pc in Sept
2-wheeler sales rise 19 pc in Sept More

ECONOMY
The Inflation-Globalisation connect
Jackson Hole attracts the best and the brightest. It is a sort of central bankers' Woodstock (difficult though it is to imagine them letting their hair down) in a picturesque location in Midwest US. The assemblage this year listened, among other ... More

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    ENVIRONMENT
    FICCI partners with corporates for GHG emission reduction
    Working with 4 cos in South More

    HEALTH
    ATI processor for Stanford varsity research project
    The combination helps in disease research with high-speed computing More

    INFRASTRUCTURE
    Mangalore SEZ: NTPC seeks Rs 60-cr compensation
    Karnataka's move to transfer land to Suzlon Infrastructure More

    Kinfra Apparel Park expansion nearly complete
    The second phase of development of the Kinfra International Apparel Park near Thiruvananthapuram is almost complete. According to Mr A.S. Suresh Babu, Managing Director, Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (Kinfra), almost ... More

    SEZ Board clears 34 proposals
    The Board of Approval for establishing Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in the country on Tuesday gave its nod for 26 formal clearances and 8 in-principle approvals, including a multi-product SEZ in Chhattisgarh in an area of 2,000 hectares. The ... More

    PSU
    Kerala Govt mulls monitoring role for banks in PSU revival
    Revival process to be taken up with one-time infusion of funds More

    PETROLEUM
    OVL set to complete transfer of ONGC stake in Syrian asset
    Transfer expected to resolve operational, accountancy issues More

    IOC, IFP tie-up to offer management programmes
    For executives of oil, gas companies in India More

    POWER
    Feedback Ventures, MSEDC sign pact
    Feedback Ventures today signed a two-year assignment with the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDC) to supervise investments of over Rs 5,400 crore planned across three electricity distribution zones in the ... More

    STEEL
    `Steel scrap eligible for ST deferral concession'
    Madras HC quashes SIPCOT order More

    TAXATION
    Bharti Airtel served notice to pay Rs 24.2-cr VAT
    The Department of Commercial Tax had issued a notice to Bharti Airtel demanding payment of Rs 24.18 crore by way of value added tax with penalty for 2005-06 saying broadband providers are liable to comply with the obligation. The notice was ... More

    TECHNOLOGY
    Aircel unveils WiMAX in Chennai
    Unified Aircel plans to invest about $3 billion in 3G and WiMAX technology in India. Of this, about $1 billion has been invested in providing infrastructure for WiMAX Internet access technology, according to Mr Ram Shinde, Senior Vice-President, ... More

    MANAGEMENT
    `Management games, a source of learning'
    Drawing a parallel between management meets and the corporate world, Mr Dexter C. Bob, CEO, MAS Retail, said, "There are four elements, namely, team work, which means pooling talent together and striving to get better as a team; competition, with ... More

    RADIO/TV
    CAS rollout will be smooth: Minister
    The Minister for Information and Broadcasting and Parliamentary Affairs, Mr P.R. Dasmunsi, has said that work on the roadmap for the conditional access system (CAS) is going on well and the system would have a smooth rollout in ... More

    EDUCATION
    Annotation standards for Indian languages
    An expert group has arrived at an exhaustive set of standard tags for annotating Indian languages. These standards not only address the uniqueness and diversities of the Indian languages but also are easy to use. The group was brought together ... More

    Hyundai to invest Rs 7.5 cr in Assam
    Hyundai Motors India Ltd (HMIL) plans to invest Rs 7.5 crore over the next five years in Assam to supply training material to engineering institutes and update its instructors about the latest technology. The company's Managing ... More

    MEDICAL INSTITUTIONS & HOSPITALS
    Speciality health centre for women, kids in Pune soon
    Pune city is set to have a Rs 45 crore-plus super-specialty Woman and Child Hospital and centre of excellence built on the lines of the Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital, London, Sydney Westmead Children's Hospital, Australia, and Queen ... More

    REAL ESTATE & CONSTRUCTION
    New Bill planned to regulate realty
    The Government is planning to bring a Bill in the Parliament next year for the regulation of the real estate sector for the protection of the interests of consumers. ``The Bill would be given final shape next year and brought in ... More

    LEATHER
    Leather exporters must try for larger market share
    Despite the reprieve domestic leather export industry might get by way of new opportunities opening up in the European Union (EU) in the wake of the latter's latest anti-dumping duty on China and Vietnam, a reality check shows the chinks in ... More

    INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS
    Chamber plea to Railways on double line
    The Sattur Chamber of Commerce and Industry has urged the Railway Ministry to undertake implementation of the Chennai-Kanniyakumari double line scheme via Madurai. In a letter addressed to the Union Railway Minister, Mr Lalu Prasad, with a copy ... More

    TN Chamber office-bearers
    Mr S. Rethinavelu was re-elected President of the Tamil Nadu Chamber of Commerce and Industry for 2006-2007 for the 14th consecutive year at its 82nd annual general meeting held here. According to a release, the following were ... More

    Tuticorin senna exporters' plea
    The Tuticorin-based Tuticorin Senna Exporters' Association (TSEA) has urged the Union Government to exempt all types of services utilised in the course of export and manufacturing of herbal commodities from the purview of service ... More

    HANDLOOM
    Rs 6-cr Central aid for AP handloom bodies
    The Andhra Pradesh Government has sanctioned Rs 6.04 crore as Central grant to support the marketing efforts of handloom organisations and the APCO. The grant is under the Deen Dayal Hathkargh Protsahan Yojana (DDHPY), a comprehensive ... More

    SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
    US co plans 24/7 solar power using satellite
    Electricity from a satellite orbiting above the Earth can help you cook your delicacies. Sounds like fiction? But this could become a reality, if the California-based company Space Island Group Inc gets funds to launch two geo-stationary ... More

    MINING & QUARRYING
    Australia looks for reforms in mining sector
    Reforms in the mining sector would facilitate increased participation from Australia as the country has considerable expertise in the field, said Mr John McCarthy, High Commissioner, Australia, here on Monday. Addressing a media conference, he ... More

    NEWSPAPERS & PUBLISHING
    Media, business most trusted institutions: Study
    "The objective was to understand which factors are most important to stakeholders when corporations build relationships with them.'' More

    SOCIAL WELFARE
    Tobacco Board moots welfare measures for growers
    Panel set up to look into the issue & make suggestions More

    Notification on child labour
    The State Government has launched a programme on elimination of employment of domestic child labour, in tune with the Union Government notification, which came into effect on Tuesday. As per the notification, employing children ... More

    RURAL DEVELOPMENT
    WaterHealth to offer drinking water
    WaterHealth International Inc (WHI), through its India arm, is planning to offer safe and affordable drinking water to rural communities, using a model that included water purification technology. Announcing this here on ... More

    EVENTS
    Corrosion control meet in Mangalore
    The National Corrosion Council of India (NCCI) - in association with National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), Mangalore, and Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi - will organise its thirteenth National Congress on ... More

    Meet on `lean manufacturing' in Coimbatore
    At a time when the industries are facing acute manpower shortage, lean manufacturing is one of the ways for them to become competitive, according to Mr Jayakumar Ramdass, Chairman, CII, Coimbatore. Speaking to the media here in connection with ... More

    EXPORTS & IMPORTS
    Decision on sugar export ban soon
    The Union Agriculture Minister, Mr Sharad Pawar, has said that the Government would take a decision whether or not to lift the current ban on sugar exports by the end of this month. "By the end of this month most of the mills will start ... More

    Lankan pepper sector opposes export cap
    The stakeholders of the Sri Lanka Spice industry have once again recommended to the Sri Lankan Ministry of Trade and Commerce that no cap should be introduced on the exports of Pepper from Sri Lanka to India. The Spices and Allied Products ... More

    VENTURE CAPITAL
    Pvt equity investment touches $5.4 b in 9 months
    Private equity firms have invested about $5.4 billion in India during the first nine months of 2006, according to a study by Venture Intelligence, a Chennai-based research service focused on private equity and venture capital. The quarter ended ... More

    STANDARDS & BENCHMARKS
    Maditssia awareness programme
    The Madurai District Tiny and Small Scale Industries Association (Maditssia) organised an `Awareness programme on food certification process', jointly with Tamil Nadu Foodgrains Merchants Association Ltd, here on Tuesday. ... More






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    Car sales up 22 pc in Sept

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    Leather exporters must try for larger market share

    Pvt equity investment touches $5.4 b in 9 months

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