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High-level committee to review mineral policy
To examine the value adding policy of mineral rich States

India, China ink MoU for JV in mining
NEW DELHI: In a bid to strengthen ties in the field of mining, India and China on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding for joint ventures in other countries and setting up a framework to promote coperation in the field of metallic and ...

Sensex hits new high
Brisk activity in small-cap stocks

GE Shipping announces demerger
Shareholders to get 1 share (Rs. 10 each) in Great Offshore for every 5 shares held

Blow Plast forays into soft luggage segment
The Alfa brand has the potential to face unorganised sector

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Decision on FDI in retail in a fortnight
MUMBAI: The Union Government on Thursday said a final decision on allowing FDI in retail would be taken "very soon.'' "To be precise in a couple of weeks,'' Commerce and Industry Secretary A. K. Dua said at the India Retail Forum here. ...

Reliance IndiaCall service in England
CHENNAI: Reliance Communications, U.K., will launch Reliance IndiaCall service in England and Wales on Friday. The service will enable callers to make high-quality calls to India from any landline or mobile phone at 7.9-8.9 pence per minute, ...

Specific duties on Pak., Bangla textiles may go
NEW DELHI: The government might remove specific duties on a large number of textile items from Paksitan and Bangladesh as part of a move to give these countries greater access to the Indian market. A proposal recommending removal of specific ...

ASEAN, S. Korea to sign FTA
SINGAPORE: The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Republic of Korea (ROK) will sign a free trade agreement (FTA) by mid-December, Channel NewsAsia said on ...

EU, U.S. toast wine trade agreement
BRUSSELS: The European Union and the United States lifted glasses on Thursday to an agreement over their $2.8 billion ($2.3 billion euro) annual wine trade. The agreement, which came after 20 years of off-and-on negotiations, addresses on the ...

RPG group signs MoU with Jharkhand
KOLKATA: The RPG group on Thursday made its first definite move towards setting up a greenfield power project outside West Bengal by signing up with the Jharkhand Government for a 1,000 MW thermal power project. After signing the MoU, Sanjiv ...

Intellvisions bags ICICI Bank order
CHENNAI: Intellvisions Software, a leader in customer self service automation, has received an order worth over Rs. 10 crore from ICICI Bank for installation of IWatch Digital ATM surveillance system at the bank's ATMs. The company has also ...

Nainital Bank plans IPO in 2006-07
NEW DELHI: Nainital Bank Ltd, an associate of Bank of Baroda, is planning to come out with an initial public offering (IPO) in 2006-07 to raise Rs. 300 crore to meet the Reserve Bank of India's stipulation on banks' net worth and enhance its ...

Corporation Bank pact with Principal PNB
CHENNAI: Principal PNB Asset Management Company and Corporation Bank have announced a partnership for distribution of mutual fund products. According to a release, Corporation Bank will offer the entire range of Principal's mutual fund offerings ...

Franklin Templeton ties up with UCO Bank
CHENNAI: Franklin Templeton Investments has signed a memorandum of understanding with UCO Bank for distribution of mutual fund products. Under the agreement UCO Bank will distribute the entire range of Franklin Templeton funds through its ...

New associate director (HR) for Virtusa
HYDERABAD: Virtusa (India) Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of software development and related IT services provider Virtusa Corporation (U.S.), has announced the appointment of David Raj as associate director (HR) at its Advanced Technology Centres ...

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