FICCI partners with corporates for GHG emission reduction
Working with 4 cos in South
ATI processor for Stanford varsity research project
The combination helps in disease research with high-speed computing
Mangalore SEZ: NTPC seeks Rs 60-cr compensation
Karnataka's move to transfer land to Suzlon Infrastructure
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 ...
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 ...
Kerala Govt mulls monitoring role for banks in PSU revival
Revival process to be taken up with one-time infusion of funds
OVL set to complete transfer of ONGC stake in Syrian asset
Transfer expected to resolve operational, accountancy issues
IOC, IFP tie-up to offer management programmes
For executives of oil, gas companies in India
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 ...
`Steel scrap eligible for ST deferral concession'
Madras HC quashes SIPCOT order
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 ...
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, ...
`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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.''
Tobacco Board moots welfare measures for growers
Panel set up to look into the issue & make suggestions
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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