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TAMIL NADU
Uzbekistan invites Tirupur units
The Uzbekistan Government has extended an invitation to the Tirupur-based knitwear industry to invest in Uzbek textile industry by taking advantage of the rich cotton base enjoyed by that country. The Uzbekistan first Deputy ... More

Metro Plus expo begins in Coimbatore on Friday
Quality products from international and domestic brands More

Awareness meet on GM crops in Salem
A joint awareness meet on genetically modified crops was held on Monday for the farmers in Salem by three institutions connected with agriculture with a view to enlightening the farming community. The meet was organised in the Krishi Vigyan ... More

Spheris India may double headcount in Coimbatore
`Currently hiring is the biggest challenge for the industry' More

The Residency begins celebrations
It is festive time at all places and The Residency is no exception. It has, besides unveiling special cakes for the Christmas and New Year, plans to conduct events to make this season a memorable one. The annual Children's ... More

ANDHRA PRADESH
AP power generation loss widens
With tripping of two 500-MW units at Simhadri Thermal Power Station on Saturday evening, the total loss of generation in Andhra Pradesh has shot up to over 1,800 MW. While one of these units was already restored in a few ... More

Steel Secy lauds VSP performance
The management and the employees of the Visakhapatnam steel plant deserve commendation for their concerted efforts in moulding it into one of the best plants in the country and achieving mini-ratna status, according to Mr R.S Pandey, Secretary, ... More

Nalsar ties up with US varsity
Nalsar University has signed a memorandum of understanding with the US-based University of Oklahoma. The agreement was signed at a two-day international conference on `Impact of TRIPS - Indo US exchange' at NALSAR University held ... More

ICFAI welcomes foreign varsities
Prof Subhash Sarnikar, Chairman of ICFAI, has welcomed the move to allow the entry of foreign universities in India. Addressing the Convocation of ICFAI University here on Saturday, he said emergence of private universities and ... More

Engg college in pact with US co
Andhra University College of Engineering signed a memorandum of understanding here on Monday with an American company, UND Life Sciences, for joint work on bio-informatics and diabetes mellitus. According to Prof. Allam Appa ... More

AP cells to redistribute `assigned' lands to poor
Health insurance scheme to be reintroduced More

More help arrives for Olive Ridleys
Cartoonists from 36 countries sent 70 cartoons for an exhibition-cum-auction. More

KERALA
Kannan Devan targets turnover of Rs 130 cr
Kannan Devan Hills Plantations Company Pvt Ltd, a new model business enterprise in the plantation sector with involvement of all employees as partners, has targeted a turnover of Rs 130 crore in the current financial year as against Rs 105 crore ... More

Kerala to have 5,000 rooms for `homestay'
The Kerala Government is planning to have 5,000 rooms in the State under the `homestay' concept of the Tourism Department. The Government has issued an order categorising the project, which will be implemented with the cooperation of the local ... More

Kotak Securities to expand biz
Kotak Securities has proposed to expand its business in Tier I, II and III cities in Kerala to provide complete bouquet of financial solutions to the customers. Addressing media persons, Mr D. Kannan, Executive Director and COO, Kotak ... More

Kerala determined to revive sick PSUs: CM
`The Government is in the process of creating essential infrastructure for industrial development of the State.' More

Coffee Day plans outlets in Pakistan
Set to open café in Kerala capital More

Geepas customer care centres
Geepas International plans to open five consumer care centres across Kerala by the end of this month at Kochi, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur and Kannur. This is the first time that the company is setting up customer ... More

Award for Eastern Mattresses
Eastern Mattresses Pvt Ltd, the makers of Sunidra brand, was selected for Best Performer Award for 2005 in Kerala under the category of small-scale industries in Idukki district and Kerala by the State Government. The company ... More

KARNATAKA
Internet TV for non-resident Mangaloreans
The Mangalore-based Web portal - daijiworld.com - is planning to launch an Internet TV channel to cater to the needs of non-resident Mangaloreans overseas. Addressing presspersons here on Monday, Mr Walter Nandalike, Editor-in-Chief of ... More

Symposium on fisheries development
The College of Fisheries, Mangalore in association with College of Fisheries Alumni Association will conduct an international symposium on `Sustainable fisheries development for food and health security' in Mangalore on December ... More

SiRF centre in Bangalore
SiRF India, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GPS chipmaker SiRF Technology Holdings, on Monday announced the setting up of a development centre in Bangalore. The company is consolidating its multiple offices into a facility that will ... More

OTHER STATES
Rejuvenating old tea gardens
Mr Jairam Ramesh, Union Minister of State for Commerce, told newspersons in Agartala recently that the Union Government will spend nearly Rs 43 crore as part of the Special Purpose Tea Fund for rejuvenating the tea gardens in Tripura, which are ... More

Tripura seeks long-term policy for utilisation of gas reserves
Wants GAIL's Myanmar pipeline to be routed via North-Eastern States More

Orissa to have sports complex
The foundation stone of a sports complex was laid at Shankarpur, Keonjhar, by the Orissa Chief Minister, Mr Naveen Patnaik, on Monday. Mr H.M. Nerurkar, Vice-President, Tata Steel, along with senior officials of the Government ... More

MAHARASHTRA
Work on Navi Mumbai airport may start next year
Pvt sector to hold 74 pc equity; Govt, AAI to pick up rest More

WEST BENGAL
Bengal plans auto parts SEZ to boost engg exports
More such SEZs including multi-product ones were being planned in Bengal. More

Mamata calls for 2-day Bengal bandh from Dec 21
Follows mysterious killing of an 18-year-old girl in Singur More

Waiting for restoration
UNDER LITIGATION: The black patches of pollution cannot hide the glory of the magnificent architecture of the Standard Life Assurance Company building at Dalhousie Square in Kolkata, which is owned by a private party now. Last year, the Indian ... More

`German industry keen on India'
German industry is interested in investing in India in general and West Bengal in particular, according to Mr B. Muetzelburg, the German Ambassador to India. During his visit to Kolkata on Monday, Mr Muetzelburg called on the ... More






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