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MAHARASHTRA: Ministry sets terms to reconsider Lavasa project
But says construction is ‘unauthorised' and ‘environmentally damaging'. Even as it termed the construction at Lavasa Hill City as ‘unauthorised' and ‘environmentally damaging,' the Ministry of Environment and Forests ...

KERALA: Indian coir products a big draw at Germany fair
Coir Board to address quality issues to tap export markets. Formulation of new measures has become necessary to sustain the country's momentum of coir product exports to the European markets in the context of fluctuating foreign currency rates, ...

KERALA: Kerala State Electricity Board to set up another CDM project
The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) is planning to set up a small hydro-electric project at Anakkayam in Thrissur district under the Clean Development Mechanism ...

ANDHRA PRADESH: New Zealand to widen business ties with AP
Focus on green technology, leisure tourism. New Zealand is keen on promoting business collaborations with companies in Andhra Pradesh, according to its Consul General and Trade Commissioner, Mr ...

KERALA: Pepper futures inch up after high volatility
Pepper futures on Tuesday closed slightly higher from the previous close after witnessing the usual ...

KARNATAKA: Panel to monitor financial inclusion in Dharwad
Farmers clubs formed to improve credit delivery. The Dharwad district consultative committee and the District level bankers' committee have formed a sub- committee to oversee rollout of financial inclusion (providing banking services to villages ...

KERALA: Truck terminal planned for Kochi suburbs
Project aims to check movement of goods carriers. To check the proliferation of goods carriers in the city and provide ample parking space, the State Government has envisaged setting up a truck terminal in the suburbs ...

ANDHRA PRADESH: AP to discuss tenancy Bill at mandal level first
The Andhra Pradesh Government has decided to keep the draft Bill on tenancy farming for discussion at mandal level, before finalising it for ...

ANDHRA PRADESH: AP fuel offtake may increase 15%
The need and benefits of efficient use of fuel were highlighted at the inauguration of the Oil and Gas Conservation Fortnight here ...

KERALA: Kidney donation gains momentum
The Chairman and Managing Director of the Rs 500-crore V-Guard Group, Mr Kochouseph Chittilapilly, has set the trend in organ donation by offering one of his kidneys as part of a campaign set in motion by the recently-formed Kidney Federation ...

MAHARASHTRA: Fire at IOC Taloja plant; no casualties
A fire which broke out at the Indian Oil Corporation's lube blending plant at Taloja in Navi Mumbai in the late hours of Monday night, was completely put out by 7.30 a.m. with no casualties or injuries. This was stated by the IOC Chairman, ...

TAMIL NADU: New President for TiE, Chennai
There is no dearth of funds for start up entrepreneurs. An entrepreneur with a good idea and a good management will always get money at any stage – whether during start up or at the growth stage, according to TiE Chennai's new President, ...

ANDHRA PRADESH: Sample storage unit for drug discovery research
A unique facility to store natural products, samples that would help in drug discovery research has been set up at the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology here. Called the National MoI Bank (NMB), it will house the National Repository ...

ANDHRA PRADESH: Statistics finding variety of applications
Noted statistician Prof C.R. Rao on Tuesday said statistics was finding a wide variety of applications both in daily life and ...

KERALA: US students share views on new trends in marketing
A group of management students from the University of Kansas, headed by Prof Kissan Joseph, University of Kansas, USA, shared their experiences with the invited audience comprising representatives from member companies and management students ...

MAHARASHTRA: Jaitapur plant poses no threat, says Kakodkar
The proposed 10,000 MW nuclear plant at Jaitapur will not lead to additional nuclear radiation in the surrounding area. The amount of radiation emanating from the plant would be minuscule in comparison to the natural radiation occurring in ...

ANDHRA PRADESH: Award for GVK Bio chief
Dr Davinder S. Brar, Chairman, GVK Biosciences Pvt Ltd, and Dr Roger L. Williams, CEO, United States Pharmacopeia (USP), have jointly bagged the special award of the Federation of Asian Biotech Associations (FABA) ...

KARNATAKA: Mangalore airport diamond jubilee
Kanara Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) plans to celebrate the 60th year of Mangalore airport this year with year-long programmes. The inaugural ceremony of the diamond jubilee celebrations will start here on ...

WEST BENGAL: Camellia group plans medical college near Kolkata
The Kolkata-based Camellia group is planning to set up a medical college in Burdwan, approximately 100 km ...

KARNATAKA: Land bank sought for small units
The Karnataka Small-Scale Industries Association (KASSIA) has urged the land acquisition agency of the State Government, the Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board (KIADB), to create a land bank for the benefit of small industries ...

KERALA: Idea helpline for number portability
Idea Cellular, the first mobile operator to announce the upcoming Mobile Number Portability (MNP) recently, has now launched a Toll Free Number 1800-270-0000 to guide over 700 million mobile subscribers on various aspects and procedures of ...

KERALA: Winners in KMA biz plan contest
Marthoma College of Management and Technology, Perumbavoor, has emerged as winners in the KMA Students Forum Business Plan Contest held here. Teams from Saintgits Institute of Management Kottayam are the first and second runners up in ...

ANDHRA PRADESH: Rs 2,500-cr aid sought for IT industry
The Andhra Pradesh Government has submitted a memorandum to the Union Government, seeking financial assistance to the tune of Rs 2,500 crore for eight information technology projects in the State. Mr Ponnala Lakshmaiah, Minister for IT ...

ANDHRA PRADESH: Metro rail project seen to begin in March
Ground work on the Hyderabad Metro Rail project should begin in March after the financial closure is achieved, said the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Mr N. Kiran Kumar Reddy. Reviewing the progress of the project, he said the Hyderabad ...

KARNATAKA: Mangalore team for Dubai kite festival
Team Mangalore, a Mangalore-based hobby group of kite flyers, has been invited to Dubai International Kite Festival, to be held at Dubai Creek Park Amphitheatre in Dubai on January 21. A press release by Mr Sarvesh Rao, a member, said the ...

KERALA: Drywall to be the future of construction
Mr Hemant Khurana, Vice-President, Sales and Marketing, Saint-Gobain Gyproc, said global trend of gypsum plaster board-based drywall solutions in interior construction would be the future of construction in India. Inaugurating an architect ...

KARNATAKA: Vijaya Bank opens ‘Jewel Loan Shoppe'
Vijaya Bank has opened its second ‘Jewel Loan Shoppe' in the Hubli Region at Ramdev Galli Branch, Belgaum. The ‘shoppe' was inaugurated by Mr B.A. Tata, Assistant General Manager, Hubli Region. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Tata ...

WEST BENGAL: Zee Learn dance academy
Zee Learn Ltd, a part of the Essel Group owning Zee TV, has launched “Dance India Dance L'il Masters Academy” in Kolkata, according to a press release. The academy is a result of Zee School Network's ...

KERALA: Architects' meet in Kochi
Mr Hemant Khurana, Vice-President, Sales and Marketing, Saint-Gobain Gyproc, said global trend of gypsum plaster board-based drywall solutions in interior construction would be the future of construction in India. Inaugurating an architects' ...






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US Dollar(Buy/Sell)45.42/43
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