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Vasanth & Co to implement SAP
Renowned dealer in consumer electronics and home appliances - Vasanth & Co - has chosen SAP ERP 2005 for implementing across its 41 showrooms. The effort is aimed at enhancing its operations and entering the next phase of growth plans. .. More

`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

GMR Ind prepares for Rs 1,000-cr expansion
May consider FCCB issue for funding More

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

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

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

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

Bangalore walks the talk!
From corporate visitors and expatriates to proud locals... they `walk' to discover the many fascinating faces of this boom city. More

Spain team coming to Bangalore to explore biz avenues
To take part in Bangalore 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

Mumbai on their minds
The city is the subject of at least three new artistic endeavours. More

Taj Hotels Resorts opens luxury wilderness lodge
On the border of Bandhavgarh National Park More

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

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

Business glitterati share the proud moments
Wise words have it that "a newspaper is the history for one day of the world in which we live, and with which we are consequently more concerned than with those which have passed away, and exist only in remembrance". But in the modern era, when a ... More

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

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

Tracing the Indian tea story
Though the first tea bush planted in India was in a hilly region of Assam called Sadiya in early 19th century - incidentally Sadiya disappeared into Brahmaputra in the devastating flood of 1952 - by Charles Bruce, a Scot, no one can deny ... More

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

Sparking it all off
Inaugurated on January 26, 1950, CLW produced its first locomotive by November 1, 1950 (a WG loco, #8401, named `Deshbandhu' for Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das, an Indian freedomfighter; incidentally it was his widow, Basanti Devi, who inaugurated ... More

Opening up new frontiers
From its early beginnings, Eastern Railway has steadily grown in stature and continues to explore new avenues of growth. 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

Looking for fair winds
Growth in traffic, ironically, makes Haldia dock authorities more worried. More

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

Bracing for challenges
Turning 100 but still agile. National Insurance tunes in to the demands of the times. More

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

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

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