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ECONOMY
KOLKATA CONNECT: A SPECIAL FEATURE
A new dawn beckons West Bengal
State Govt marshals political and financial capital for its development plans. More

`Time for socio-economic reforms'
Keep it fair, Buddhadeb tells media; BL launched in Kolkata More

FDI: Will India edge out China?
China may have overtaken India in macroeconomic parameters, but in terms of micro-economic indicators India is ahead. More

10 pc growth possible: PM
Stone laid for 4-laning of Bangalore-Nagpur highway More

Plea to develop industrial area in Mangalore
The Kanara Small Industries Association (KSIA) at Baikampady Industrial Area in Mangalore has urged the Karnataka Government to develop another industrial area in Mangalore. In a memorandum to the Karnataka Small-Scale Industries Minister, Mr ... More

ENVIRONMENT
Investing in clean tech
Venture capitalists smell money in eco-friendly innovations, which are expected to power the future. More

FOREIGN TRADE
Spain team coming to Bangalore to explore biz avenues
To take part in Bangalore IT.in. More

INFRASTRUCTURE
Work on 12 port projects delayed
Worth nearly Rs 1,350 cr; delay between 4 months and 7 years More

`SEZs should promote manufacturing'
Panel calls for proper safeguards More

IIFC, IL&FS sign pact
The newly incorporated India Infrastructure Finance Company of India Ltd (IIFC) today entered into an agreement with Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Ltd (IL&FS) to appraise and mobilise resources for infrastructur More

PSU
Move to revamp Kerala PSUs
The Kerala Government has initiated various measures to revitalise the public sector undertakings under the Industries Department. A permanent mechanism has already been put in place by which the Public Sector Restructuring and Internal Audit ... More

PETROCHEMICALS
Petrochem powers industrial growth
All industries — right from steel to ceramic — look at gas as a major energy option. More

PETROLEUM
Gas policy likely to propose setting up of advisory body
To promote pipelines and city distribution networks More

Setback to ONGC's drilling plan
Residual exploration work in Bengal offshore More

STEEL
Major strides in steel
On the whole, it is boom time for eastern India's iron and steel sector. More

TERRORISM
`Terrorism is the biggest threat'
Economic globalisation and technological developments have given rise to new forms of crimes, and terrorism has emerged as the most dangerous threat to the country today. Stating this, the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh urged police officers ... More

FOODS & FOOD PROCESSING
Setting store by food processing
State Govt identifies the sector as a thrust area for development More

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Aerospace engineers' convention
The Kerala State Centre of the Institution of Engineers (India) (IEI) is hosting a two-day National Convention of Aerospace Engineers here from Sunday. Air Marshal Mr P. S. Ahluwalia, Air Officer Commanding-In-Chief, Southern Air Command, will ... More

NEWSPAPERS & PUBLISHING
`Core values under pressure'
Newspapers with soul know where to draw the lakshman rekha: Ram More

What they said
Mr R.P. Goenka, Chairman, RPG Group: Business Line is a different sort of newspaper. It is good that you will now print it in Kolkata. I hope it gets more readers in this region. Mr R.S. Lodha, Chairman, Birla Corporation: ... More

FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT
Attracting investments
Mr Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, Chief Minister of West Bengal, with (from top to bottom) Mr Benny Santoso, Chief Executive of the Indonesia-based Salim Group; Mr Ratan Tata, Chairman of Tata Group; and Mr Shanker Annaswamy, Managing Director of IBM ... More

EVENTS
Know-alls know so little
It happened at the Prime Minister's residence last week where he hosted an Iftar party. Though considerable time had lapsed and many prominent personalities had turned up, one notable absentee was Congress President Sonia Gandhi. As some ... More

  • Invite trouble

    EXPORTS & IMPORTS
    Vision document aims to boost marine exports to $4 b
    MPEDA to work jointly with Fisheries Development Board . More

    STANDARDS & BENCHMARKS
    Kerala Govt to revise PWD manual
    The Kerala Government will revise the PWD manual in accordance with the norms laid down by the Bureau of Indian Standards. Replying to questions in the State Assembly on Thursday, the Minister for Public Works, Mr T.U. Kuruvila, said that the ... More

    ECONOMIC OFFENCES
    Jute baron's brother held for fake blood-kit supply
    Ghansyam Sarda, brother of jute baron Govinda Sarda, an accused in the supply of post-expiry date blood kits to blood banks in the city, was arrested at the Netaji Subash Chandra Bose International airport here on Thursday, moments before he was ... More






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