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Thursday, March 28, 2002
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IA to buy 43 Airbus aircraft
THE Indian Airlines board, at its meeting here today, accepted the techno-economic report of its aircraft evaluation committee which recommended that the airline acquire 43 Airbus aircraft between 2003-04 and 2007-08. The Rs 10,089-crore fleet ... More

Kerala Govt to pay Rs 20 cr to Kochi airport
THE State Government is expected to issue orders before the month-end to pay Rs 20.5 crore to the Cochin International Airport Limited towards its equity in the company. Mr Babu C. Rajeev, Managing Director, CIAL, told Business Line that ... More


Enhancing the joy of use
The rules of the business game are being rewritten with the advent of new technologies. Traditionally, companies had no role to play during the product usage phase. However, today it makes sense to hold the customer's hand and enhance the joy of its use. More


P&O Ports allowed in fresh bid for Vallarpadam box project
Global port operators such as CSX Corporation, Hutchison International Port Holdings, PSA Corporation, West Port, Dubai Ports Authority, Maersk, CMA-CGM and one of the private operators managing the Hamburg Port have been identified by the Shipping M inistry to take part in the fresh round of tendering. More

SCI recasting debt portfolio -- Leveraging on sovereign status
WITH privatisation round the corner, state-run Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) is restructuring some of its debt worth about Rs 350 crore, taking advantage of its sovereign status in a falling interest rate regime. The company has decided ... More


L&T finds toll collection a tough job
FRAYED tempers and an occasional refusal by even the well-heeled to pay the toll for crossing the Athupalam (bridge), a part of the Rs 105-crore Coimbatore bypass project, was witnessed on Wednesday even as the engineering major Larsen & Toubro ... More

Srei, IDBI line up debt funds for road project
SREI International Finance Ltd, along with Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI) and four other banks, recently executed loan agreements for participating in the financial closure of the BOT project in the road sector. The project, ... More

Mechanised parking arrives in Pune
THE Pune-based Kinetic group has launched its `puzzle-based' multi-layer, mechanised parking system on an experimental basis in the city. The group's foray into mechanised parking systems is through group company, Jai Hind Sciaky, which has ... More

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