INDUSTRY & ECONOMY
More banks hike NRE, FCNR deposit rates
From November 1, UCO Bank revised upwards the interest rates on NRI deposits. For NRE term deposits, for the periods from one year to less than two years, two years to less than three years, three years and above, the revised rates are ...
US scuttles Indian plea for WTO panel on shrimp
No need for separate enquiry if worker was punished based on conviction by criminal court: HC
The first Bench held that by no stretch of imagination the offence by the worker could be said to be one which involved moral turpitude leading to termination of service.
No signs of economy overheating: Chidambaram
The Finance Minister, Mr P. Chidambaram, on Thursday said that there were no signs of the economy overheating and that the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) move to hike repo rate by 0.25 per cent was "well intended". "I don't believe there is ...
Kerala plans network of business consultants
Move to enhance service delivery mechanism
Nathula Pass offers huge trade potential
`An attractive destination for North-East tourism development'
Pennsylvania to host investment meet
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, one of the largest states in US, is conducting investment seminars in Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bangalore. Pennsylvania, Gateway to North America, will feature a trade and investment delegation headed by Community ...
UK bullish on S. Indian ventures
The UK would be reinforcing its commitment to South India both in terms of visas and travel as well as with respect to the commercial relationship between the two regions, according to Prince Andrew, the Duke of York. Prince Andrew who is also ...
Hindustan Syringes betting big on public health policies
Co in the race for a tender placed by Karnataka Drugs Logistics & Warehousing Society
Truck, bus strike causes daily loss of Rs 3 cr in Cochin SEZ
The strike by bus and truck operators in Kerala, which entered the fourth day on Thursday, has caused units in the Cochin Special Economic Zone (CSEZ) to lose an estimated Rs 3 crore daily. "When we are all trying to remove the stigma on the ...
AP to allot 1,500-acre site for HPCL venture
Rs 30,000-cr project planned in Vizag SEZ
ONGC plans exploration jt ventures with Russian cos
ONGC is looking at joint ventures with State-owned oil companies of Russia to acquire oil and gas assets. "The joint ventures would look for properties in Russia and other countries but not India," said Mr R.S. Butola, Managing Director, ONGC ...
Dabhol power plant restarts
The Dabhol power project has been re-started after a gap of nearly four months, the Power Minister Mr Sushilkumar Shinde said on Thursday. "The Dabhol project was re-started yesterday. It is generating about 150 mw at present, but this will go ...
TUF may be extended
The Union Minister for Finance, Mr P. Chidambaram, hinted about a possible extension of the Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (TUF). The Minister, who was in the city to lay the foundation stone for G. Varadaj Convention Centre, which is ...
Subcontracting expo in Feb
The third edition of subcontracting exhibition - Subcon 2007'- would be held during February 23-25 at Coimbatore. To be jointly organised by the National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC), the Coimbatore District Small ...
TRAVEL & PLACES
US Consulate cuts visa waiting time
As part of countrywide effort to streamline the process of applying for non-immigrant visas to the US, the Consulate General of United States in Kolkata has reduced the waiting time for visa appointments. Right now, there are 5,000 visa ...
Two schools in Chhattisgarh that care in special ways...
TN seeks support for skills training
New industrial policy to be announced soon
FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT
Taiwan cos looking to invest in Chennai
ASUSTeK Computer, Formosa Plastics Group part of team scouting for opportunity here.
Intel CEO bullish on WiMAX network
Pilot project launched in Baramati
A world-class Indian team
What it takes to create globally-competitive Indian professionals...
Financial inclusion is big biz opportunity: IBA
Technology can help cut transaction costs in rural areas
EXPORTS & IMPORTS
Non-basmati rice exporters see EU market opening up
Fallout of US shipping rice with traces of GMO
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