INDUSTRY & ECONOMY
Modi plans integrated township policy for Gujarat
The Gujarat Chief Minister, Mr Narendra Modi, on Monday said that he proposed to come out with an `integrated township policy' for Gujarat which would create "habitats catering to different global lifestyles". Speaking at a session on `Global ...
Hamburg offers expertise in sustainable development
Hamburg, an industrial city in Germany, is keen to offer Delhi its expertise in achieving sustainable development, the German City State's Minister for City Development and Environment, Mr Michael Freytag, said on Monday. The strategy ...
Micro-turbine biogas project commissioned in Purulia
The country's first micro-turbine project using biogas, launched with partial assistance from the US , was commissioned in Purulia today. It will generate 30-KW benefiting around 100 families and a local dairy farm, which is hosting the project. ...
Sensex at new high, tops 13,000
Rally not broad-based; small, mid-cap stocks lagging
AP plans survey to assess role of trading in GSDP
Distributive Trade Index on the anvil
RBI rate hike a given
The economy, consumer and business can clearly withstand a rate hike and the Governor will inevitably take the cue.
SETTING THE PACE: The Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister, Mr B.S. Yediyurappa (right), at the review meeting of the different departments in Bangalore on Monday. Others (from left) are: Ms Malathi Das, Chief Secretary; Mr V.S. Acharya, Minister for ...
Singapore's four-day biz meet inaugurated
To hold conferences on finance, technology, investment pitches by other countries
Prince Andrew, Minister discuss trade issues
The discussions were focussed on further increasing the two-way trade and commerce between India and the UK, according to an official release.
South Australia, TN sign sister-State agreement
South Australia is interested in promoting joint ventures with Tamil Nadu in various sectors including the mining and automotive industries, according to Mr Mike Rann, South Australia's Premier. Speaking to presspersons after a sister-State ...
India-China border trade slow off the blocks
NCAER study to look at beefing up trade
MIDC, IL&FS woo AP pharma entrepreneurs
Sops offered at Nanded pharma SEZ
`SEZ will come up at Kakinada'
With the ONGC reviewing the viability of the proposed refinery and special economic zone project here, it seemed like almost curtains had fallen on the project, but the Union Minister of State for Defence, Mr M. Pallam Raju, who represents the ...
PSUs may become more autonomous
The Centre has already granted `some' functional autonomy to the PSUs.
Steps to tackle power crisis in AP
The effort of Andhra Pradesh Government to plug the huge demand-supply gap in the power sector turns out be quite a difficult task, as the State enters the rabi season. While the Government called for tenders for the supply of 500 MW, only ...
TN to repeal General ST Act
The Tamil Nadu Government has published a copy of the VAT Bill, 2006, on its Web site paving the way for its implementation. In the draft published on the State Government's official Web site, it has said that the Tamil Nadu General Sales Tax ...
TRAVEL & PLACES
Visa-free entry for businessmen in US urged
The Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) has urged the US Government to allow Indian businessmen to enter the US without any `visa', when such facility is enjoyed by many nations friendly to them. Speaking at the AGM of IACC, the Chamber's ...
Sun TV plans more FM stations
Sun TV is to launch three more FM radio stations called `S FM' on November 6, through its subsidiaries Kal Radio Ltd and South Asia FM Ltd. According to a press release, these stations could be heard at 93.5 MHz frequency at ...
IIT Kharagpur plans new campus in Kolkata
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT-KGP), on Monday announced detailed plans to set up its new Kolkata campus at Rajarhat New Town at an estimated investment of Rs 250 crore. The West Bengal Chief Minister, Mr Buddhadeb ...
NSHM ties up with Swiss co
NSHM Knowledge Campus of Durgapur, India's largest All-India Council of Technical Education-accredited private hotel management institute, has forged a tie-up with the Lucerne-based International Hotel Management Institute (IMI), Switzerland, for ...
Finishing schools for engg grads suggested
Finishing schools, `emotional infrastructure' among ideas
`Engineering students communication skills below expectations'
Only one in four engineers are employable, according to a skills assessment test conducted by MeritTrac in the State. Communication skills Communication skills of engineering graduates in Karnataka are below ...
REAL ESTATE & CONSTRUCTION
TALKING IT OVER: Ms Medha Patkar, social activist, calling on Mr Nirupam Sen, West Bengal Minister for Commerce and Industries, and Chairman, West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation, at the WBIDC office in Kolkata on Monday. They discussed ...
Traders down shutters in Delhi
The traders' bandh in Delhi could have impacted economic activity to the extent of Rs 2,500 crore and about 10 lakh directly employed people along with large number of dependent daily wage earners have suffered, according to the Assocham. Mr ...
Salary hike for IIM Bangalore faculty
Director says institute is on expansion mode
Offer letters at Managemantra
About 260 offer letters were issued to over 200 students from 40 management institutes in South India at `Managemantra 2006,' according to a press release. Organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Cerebrus ...
`Yi aims to emerge as voice of young Indians in nation-building'
The Young Indians (Yi) organisation, formed three years ago, is an integral part of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), and expects to emerge as a full-fledged youth (below 40) movement in the foreseeable future. Talking to Business ...
`Enjoy your job, be successful'
Is there any relation between the world of cinema and corporate management principles? Is it possible to implement management principles in this industry, which is personality-driven? Actor Kamal Hassan, whose latest movie is Vettaiyadu ...
SOCIETY & DEVELOPMENT
Corporate social responsibility
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organising a seminar on `Corporate social responsibility (CSR) -journey towards inclusive growth' in Coimbatore on Tuesday. In a release, CII said the level of commitment to CSR and ...
EXPORTS & IMPORTS
White rice exports slow down on Pakistan factor
Parboiled shipments continue on demand from Africa
Venture funds: Singapore `looking at India'
Singapore is a capital surplus region
Jupiter Capital's plans
Jupiter Capital, Mr Rajeev Chandrasekhar's Venture Development, Management has announced that it will be investing over Rs 2,000 crore in diverse projects including transportation and logistics infrastructure, aviation ...
THE ANDHRA PRADESH Chief Minister, Dr Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, interacts with district collectors through videoconferencing to review the situation arising out of the cyclone threat to coastal areas in Hyderabad on Monday. ...
Budget tourism package
Malaysia Tourism and SriLankan Airlines have jointly announced a "value-for-money" package for tourists from India. The offer involves a four-day three-night package for a visit to Malaysia, priced at Rs 17,333 for one, inclusive of all taxes. ...
Master plan to revive inland water transport in Kerala
The National Transportation Planning and Research Centre (NATPAC) is planning to prepare a master plan for Kerala waterways and its feeder routes with a view to reviving the inland water transport sector as well tourism. The State Government ...
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