New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Industry body Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Assocham) has called for a hike in existing foreign direct investment (FDI) ceiling for defence from 26 percent to 49 percent.
Sunday, December 14, 2008 2:38:08 PM
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Indian industry is strongly against any mandatory sectoral tariff initiatives in non-agricultural market access (NAMA) negotiations at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), according to a leading industry lobby.
Sunday, December 14, 2008 2:25:13 PM
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 14 (IANS) The first Malayalam portal from Kerala, malayalam.webduniya.com, has decided to stop operations amid rising concerns of economic crisis spreading into the media industry in the country.
Sunday, December 14, 2008 2:18:52 PM
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Delhi government has built for slum dwellers and other urban poor 9,817 houses that are now ready for allotment, a senior official said Sunday.
Sunday, December 14, 2008 12:08:56 PM
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Indian Railways Saturday announced it will invest around Rs.300 billion (Rs.30,000 crore/$6.6 billion) to upgrade its infrastructure as well as boost the economy.
Saturday, December 13, 2008 9:28:28 PM
Panaji, Dec 13 (IANS) A section of Goa's fishermen are upset over moves by the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) to oust them from their ancestral Khariwada fishing jetty under the 'cover of terror', a state minister said Saturday.
Saturday, December 13, 2008 9:22:25 PM
Bangalore, Dec 13 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari Saturday declared Bangalore the 'nano city of India' after the Karnataka government announced it would take measures to encourage research and development in nanoscience and facilitate development of the nanotechnology industry in the state.
Saturday, December 13, 2008 8:21:02 PM
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday expressed concern over talented youngsters giving less priority to science and 'gravitating to other disciplines', affecting India's competitive edge in the long run.
Saturday, December 13, 2008 7:45:38 PM
Chandigarh, Dec 13 (IANS) German retail giant Metro Cash and Carry will open its first retail centre in Punjab at Zirakpur town Jan 15.
Saturday, December 13, 2008 6:42:10 PM
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Stressing that only 112 out of every million Indians are involved in scientific research, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday asked the private sector to spend more on research and development (R&D).
Saturday, December 13, 2008 6:37:33 PM
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