Financial Daily from THE HINDU group of publications
Monday, February 25, 2002
INDUSTRY & ECONOMY
CII plea to widen tax net
THE Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has urged the Centre to do away with most of the taxes introduced in the last few years under the head of direct taxes. It favoured further rationalisation of both corporate and personal income-tax ... More
FICCI calls for growth-oriented Budget
`Housing and tourism can spur growth'
Truckers' hopes punctured by recession, old vehicles
MOHAN, based in the truck town of Namakkal in Tamil Nadu, carries cargo at rock bottom price. With intense competition in the trucking business, the freight Mohan earns is enough to maintain his vehicle; profits are negligible. For truckers, not ... More
`Jet fuel price freeze will help industry'
A FREEZE on jet fuel price till the airline industry recovers would be a most appropriate step under the current depressed circumstances for the aviation sector, according to Mr R. Appadoo, Assistant Director (Fuel Services), International Air ... More
`Coal import will hit Rly freight revenue'
THE Coal Consumers' Association of India fears that the domestic coal industry's vulnerability to imported coal will increase in the long run and, in turn, tell on the railways' volume of coal traffic unless the railway freight structure is ... More
`Mid-course changes likely in medium-term export plan'
MID-COURSE changes, if any, in the medium-term export strategy (MTES) due to the fast-changing global trade scenario, would be incorporated, based on the recommendations of the action committee set up for implementing the export strategy, says Dr ... More
Liquor industry split on duty issue
THE alcoholic beverages industry is headed for a storm in its goblet, with both the domestic industry and the foreign liquor companies leaving no stone unturned to project themselves as aggrieved. The domestic industry is pleading with the Union ... More
Chamber moots 8-point plan for asset revamp cos
THE Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry has recommended an eight-point strategy for successful operation of the Asset Reconstruction Companies (ARC) which is expected to have a thrust structure and a capital base of Rs 350 crore. The ... More
Juhu Centaur: The drama before a breather
A BIT of arm-twisting and sabre-rattling on the part of the Government may just ensure that the disinvestment of the Juhu Centaur Hotel of the Hotel Corporation of India stays on track. At least for now. Official sources confirmed to ... More
Disinvestment, Budget moves to set the tone for next rally
Due diligence for HPCL, BPCL at same time
Kerala expats urged to invest productively
GULF NRIs, particularly those belonging to the low and middle income category, are being urged to inculcate the savings habit and invest their earnings effectively to safeguard their future, following an increase in the number of Gulf returnees ... More
`Consumer service holds the key for survival'
CONSUMER service has come to occupy centre-stage in today's competitive environment and the survival of the industries would depend on how effectively they adapt themselves to the changing scenario, according to Mr N. Rangachary, Chairman, ... More
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NTPC, Rlys sign pact on power plants
Slide in petro consumption slows
Global majors join race for SCI; 12 EoIs received
PMO okays 26 pc FDI in periodicals -- Dailies spared; 100% in advt proposed
Pranab prescribes spending spree to spur demand
Karnataka: Troubling labour equations
State guarantees not final word: RBI
Cabinet clears big-ticket labour reforms
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