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ECONOMIC OFFENCES: Delhi court says petition against Raja ‘maintainable'
A Delhi court on Friday held that the Janata Party President, Dr Subramanian Swamy's complaint, seeking prosecution of the former Telecom Minister, Mr A. Raja, in the 2G spectrum case ...
ECONOMY: Sensex tanks 493 points on inflation worry, rate-hike fears
Worried by concerns regarding food inflation, foreign institutional investors shed Indian stocks on Friday sending the Sensex into a freefall of around 555 points intra-day. This is the fifth consecutive trading day that the Sensex has closed ...
COURTS/LEGAL ISSUES: Scrap Reddy brothers' mining lease, says apex court panel
The Supreme Court-appointed Central Empowered Committee has recommended cancellation of the Reddy brothers' mining leases in Andhra Pradesh on grounds of ...
ECONOMIC OFFENCES: Sibal has got it wrong, say experts
No justification for giving spectrum in 2008 at 2001 prices. Industry experts and analysts said that the claims by the Communication and IT Minister, Mr Kapil Sibal, that there was no loss to the country due to the 2G spectrum policy was ...
ECONOMY: India could be fastest growing economy by 2050: PwC
How will India fare against China in the next few decades? That's a question often asked, and rarely meets with the same response. The latest organisation to pitch in is PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), with a particularly bullish outlook for ...
EDUCATION: Give merit its due
If there is one zone of comfort the nation can always look for, it is in the Prime Minister's capacity to diagnose a hidden malady in our society and offer home remedies. Addressing the “Infosys Prize 2010” award event in Mumbai a ...
TAXATION: Net direct tax collections up 19.47% in April-Dec
The Centre's net direct tax collections grew 19.81 per cent in December 2010 to touch Rs 79,310 crore (Rs 66,193 crore), higher than the 18.33 per cent growth rate recorded in November. But the growth rate for December was lower than the near ...
ECONOMY: Infrastructure growth high on TN Govt agenda
Upgrading basic amenities in industrial hubs, infrastructure development, and new education institutions were among the plans announced by the State Government through the customary Governor's address in the ...
SECURITY: DRDO, industry to promote national design houses
Defence research organisation plans commercial arm to market technologies. The partnership between the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and the industry seeks to create National Design Houses in the areas of aeronautics, ...
POWER: Spent fuel reuse, key to n-power plans: PM
The reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel is the key to the country's three-stage indigenous nuclear power programme, said Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Friday, after commissioning the second reactor fuel reprocessing plant located within ...
REAL ESTATE & CONSTRUCTION: BuildMat seen attracting huge participation
The fifth edition of BuildMat, jointly organised by the Coimbatore Centres of Builders Association of India, the Indian Institute of Architects and the Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (India), has assumed an international flavour ...
WATER: Srikrishna panel calls for water management in Telangana
The Justice Srikrishna Commission has suggested constitution of an independent and statutorily empowered technical water management board to look after both Krishna and Godavari water systems along with other basins in Andhra Pradesh and ...
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY: ISRO left poorer by transponder crunch, foreign leases
National space agency ISRO's lease of a record number of 75 transponders on foreign satellites to meet the shortage caused by three failures in 2010 could deprive its commercial arm a revenue of nearly over Rs 400 crore ...
ECONOMY: Crisil sees GDP growth slowing to 8.3% in second half
The overall decline in industrial growth will see India's GDP growth slow to 8.3 per cent in the second half of the current financial year as compared with 8.9 per cent in the first half, according to Credit rating ...
EDUCATION: S. Krishnamoorthy, Consultant, Alphabetics Inc.; Thirumalai Engineering College
One of the most challenging projects would be to understand the human mind. If one can make sense of the ways of the human mind, it would put an end to the organisational problems we ...
Sibal asks diaspora to invest in domestic education sector
Kochi to host 7-day Adivasi mela
Workshop on career awareness
Meet on quality concepts
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