New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) A five-year tax break for hotels coming up in and around the national capital ahead of the 2010 Commonwealth Games should be extended to hotels in other parts of the country to overcome a severe shortage of rooms, Tourism Minister Ambika Soni said Friday.
Friday, March 16, 2007 5:59:09 PM
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) As a confident India Inc has started bidding for more and bigger deals abroad, in 2007-08 overseas investment from India will be around $15 billion - surpassing foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows in the country, says a study.
Friday, March 16, 2007 5:23:43 PM
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) Buses were torched and protestors tried to storm the residential area of West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya Friday as normal life in the state was wholly paralysed by a shutdown staged to protest the killing of 14 villagers in Nandigram in police firing even as reports of violence came in from Singur, another volatile spot in the state.
Friday, March 16, 2007 5:22:22 PM
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The government is considering moderating the cement prices, which has currently seen a tremendous surge post-budget, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said here Friday.
Friday, March 16, 2007 4:58:09 PM
Bangalore, March 16 (IANS) The Karnataka government Friday proposed to waive short-term crop loans upto Rs. 25,000 taken by farmers from cooperative banks in the state during fiscal 2007-08.
Friday, March 16, 2007 4:55:38 PM
Shillong, March 16 (IANS) President A.P.J Abdul Kalam Friday unveiled a roadmap for the overall socio-economic development of Meghalaya by focusing on ways to exploit its natural resources, besides promoting tourism and medicinal herbs.
Friday, March 16, 2007 4:09:19 PM
Raipur, March 16 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas in Chhattisgarh are illegally excavating columbite, an atomic ore, in the state's Dantewada district, a mining department official said Friday.
Friday, March 16, 2007 4:06:47 PM
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) With West Bengal paralysed by a shutdown called by opposition parties to denounce the Nandigram killings, work has been affected at the city's mushrooming IT hub in Salt Lake's Sector V area.
Friday, March 16, 2007 2:31:22 PM
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) India is in the process of reviewing its foreign direct investment (FDI) regulation policy for necessary amendments, Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath said here Friday.
Friday, March 16, 2007 2:30:35 PM
Bangalore, March 16 (IANS) Karnataka is poised to post a record gross state domestic product (GSDP) growth of 9.2 percent by the end of the current fiscal (2006-07) as against 7.8 percent in the last fiscal.
Friday, March 16, 2007 1:54:24 PM
News Business Articles Index