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Wednesday, January 16, 2002
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Emirates plans Perth flight
EMIRATES airline is launching its first flight to Perth, Australia on August 2, forging the first-ever non-stop link between the Gulf and Australia and a fast, one-stop service from Europe. Mr Geoff Gallop, Premier of Western Australia (WA), ... More

Security clearance holds up ground handling contracts
Commenting on reports of a new airport coming up close to Delhi, Mr Narula said that this was highly unlikely as the rules did not allow another airport in the vicinity of 150 km of an existing airport. More


Rakesh Mohan panel report -- Shipping cos may be allowed to choose tax regime
THE Rakesh Mohan Committee on introducing a new tonnage-based tax system for the domestic shipping industry is set to recommend that the option of switching over to the new tax system or staying within the existing corporate tax structure be left ... More

Centre to set up maritime varsity
THE Union Government has decided, in principle, to set up a national maritime university. Giving this information here on Tuesday, Mr D.T. Joseph, Director-General of Shipping, said the Government was yet to decide whether the proposed ... More


Outbound logistics and local taxes
THE increase in competition and the swings in the economy in the last few years are forcing Indian firms to cut costs and improve customer service. With the induction of technology and better manufacturing practices in the last few years, many ... More


Modest hike in rail fares likely
A MODEST hike in rail passenger fares may be on the cards in the Rail Budget. The Railway Ministry on Tuesday made it clear to the Finance Ministry that it would be ``tough'' to impose a substantial hike in rail fares at one go to eliminate the ... More
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