Since the mid-90s, oil experts have agreed upon one thing that no one has a perfect crystal ball to predict oil prices. Most forecasts made by experts and institutes like the International Energy Agency, the US Department of Energy and the World Bank for 2010 were in the narrow range of $20 to $30 per barrel. It looks like all of them are likely to be proven wrong.
Friday, November 02, 2007 11:43:47 AM
Chennai, Nov 2 (IANS) 'Chapatis, chapatis, give us chapatis, we shout every day. And we like murg (chicken) too,' says Russian teen Andrey Kazadaev, shaking his head ruefully at the rice he has to eat thrice a day on his training ship that with 159 students is a cruising melting pot of culture and cuisine.
Friday, November 02, 2007 10:54:47 AM
Guwahati, Nov 2 (IANS) German airlines Lufthansa appears set to have Assam tea on its in-flight menu, a move that has brought cheer to the northeast Indian state's massive tea industry.
Friday, November 02, 2007 10:34:23 AM
Panaji, Nov 2 (IANS) A firm here has launched a cheap and hassle-free online publishing service which allows people to create their books themselves and on their own terms.
Friday, November 02, 2007 7:21:08 AM
Bangalore, Nov 1 (IANS) ICICI Bank Ltd, the largest private sector bank in the country, has agreed to comply with a directive of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on engaging recovery agents, a top bank official said here Thursday.
Thursday, November 01, 2007 10:41:43 PM
Bangalore, Nov 1 (IANS) Capital inflows into India will continue to surge, as global investors find the country attractive because of its strong economic fundamentals, ICICI Bank Ltd chief K.V. Kamath said here Thursday.
Thursday, November 01, 2007 9:30:26 PM
Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel Thursday said her country was willing to help Mumbai to deal with a host of problems related to urbanisation, and spoke glowingly about growing strategic ties with India as she wrapped up her four-day visit to the country.
Thursday, November 01, 2007 9:29:22 PM
Bhubaneswar, Nov 1 (IANS) Hundreds of protestors in Orissa Thursday prevented the police and officials from entering the site of a proposed mega steel plant of Posco-India, a subsidiary of Pohang Iron and Steel Co.
Thursday, November 01, 2007 9:28:48 PM
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) As international oil prices touched record levels, India's Petroleum Minister Murli Deora met with Finance minister P. Chidambaram Thursday to find ways of cushioning the consumer from what could be another inevitable rise in fuel prices.
Thursday, November 01, 2007 8:17:16 PM
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Notwithstanding the strong protest of GSM operators, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has accepted its technical arm's proposal to allocate the scarce radio waves to all operators based on the number of subscribers.
Thursday, November 01, 2007 8:10:20 PM
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