Plea to scrap special duty on ELS cotton imports
Rs 50-cr research fund sought
`TN has taken up TUFS issue with Centre'
`Textile sector expansion will create more jobs'
Transgene Biotek makes vaccine for meningitis
A development project for a type of meningitis vaccine of Transgene Biotek Ltd here has been cleared by the Institutional Ethical Committee in the US on the completion of Phase III trials in Africa. The vaccine has been developed in ...
BoI to open more branches
Bank of India, Visakhapatnam zone, is planning to open three or four more branches in Visakhapatnam and the two Godavari districts, according to Mr D.V.S.K Murthy, the Zonal Manager. The zone, comprising seven coastal districts ...
SUBMERGED CROPS: Farmers displaying the damaged paddy at Kaza village in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday. Relief operations in flood-hit areas are hampered by stagnant water and severe shortage of boats, preventing officials from ...
For too long has Kerala depended on the State apparatus to deliver its developmental needs. It is now time to explore public-private partnerships to take the State forward.
Special cells for forest conservation
Each of the four southern States will create a special cell within their respective forest departments to ensure better cooperation and coordination in the efforts to conserve forests. This was decided at a two-day meeting of Forest Ministers ...
New railway facilities in Thiruvananthapuram
The Union Minister of State for Railways, Mr R. Velu, is scheduled to inaugurate several new facilities at the Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station on Tuesday. A passenger care centre, a renovated air-conditioned upper ...
Kerala meet on SSIs
The Kerala Industries Minister, Mr Elamaram Kareem, will hold a meeting in the city on Tuesday to discuss the various problems facing the small-scale industries sector in the State. The meeting, to be held at the Residency Tower ...
Financing growing GDP a major concern: Chidambaram
The Union Finance Minister, Mr P. Chidamabaram, said on Sunday that one of the major concerns of the Government was financing a galloping GDP. "My concern is how to finance a growing GDP; my concern is financing an economy which will be the ...
Piper setting up aerospace data centre in Bangalore
First offshoring task, civil documentation for BAeHAL Software
BMICP promoter awaits land transfer
The promoter of the Bangalore-Mysore Infrastructure Corridor Project says it will start vigorously pursuing land transfer with the State Government now that a Supreme Court Bench has upheld the project. The ball, according to its spokesman, is ...
VTU meet at Nitte
Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum, in association with NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte, will conduct `VTU Youth Festival' at Nitte in Udupi district from November 8-11. A press release by NMAM Institute ...
New hotspots for IT hires
IT and BPO players are looking to North-East India to tap talent.
I-T help desk
A help centre to assist corporate taxpayers in electronic filing of returns at Aaykar Bhavan, Mumbai will function from 9.30 a.m. to 6 p.m. till November 30. ...
International film festival to begin from Nov 23
Nearly 200 movies to be screened during the 11-day programme
Innovation award for Gujarat
Intel gets accolade for `rugged community PC'
For some 30 years, Calcutta, to any observant eye, seemed to illustrate all that was dismal and disappointing about Indian capitalism, a metropolis forever awash in twilight grey, grime-ridden and poorly lit, with sad and tired faces looking at ...
Emami plant gets HACCP nod
HACCP, the Netherlands-based certifying authority for food processing systems, has recognised Emami Ltd's plant at Baadi for food safety norms used for Himani Sona Chandi Chyawanprash. In many countries, legislation on safety and suitability ...
Established theories not sacrosanct for this mathematician
For Sir Roger Penrose, renowned mathematician and physicist, it is a depressing thought that we might be close to the `Theory of Everything' that will explain all the mysteries associated with the universe, down to the minutest detail. "A final ...
Star hotels are all houseful!
`All five-star hotels rooms are practically sold out between now and March.'
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