March 31, 2011
Problems in providing housing to poor people under Basava Indira Housing Scheme dominated the general body meeting of the Udupi Taluk Panchayat here on Tuesday. Raising the issue, Rama Kula...
February 22, 2011
The Karnataka Grape Growers Association (KGGA) has submitted a memorandum to Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa demanding various concessions from the Government, including waiver of loans.Add...
February 10, 2011
The government today approved capital infusion of Rs 1,100 crore for Regional Rural Banks for improving their capital adequacy ratio.“Share of Central Government that is Rs 1,100 crore...
December 30, 2010
A sum of Rs.19.25 crore has been sanctioned for Pudukottai district under the crop insurance scheme, said N. Jeevakani, Special District Revenue Officer (Land Acquisition), here on Wednesday.<...
November 10, 2010
The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) today said it had sanctioned Rs. 111.24 crore as loan assistance to Karnataka for building up rural infrastructure in various...
September 9, 2010
With elections due in November for 37 of 100 seats in the US Senate, Obama has sought to project the tax incentive issue as a key policy difference between the Democrats and the Republicans. »
August 26, 2010
In a bid to upgrade Mohali into a world-class city, the Punjab government on Thursday approved a slew of projects.
“At a high-level meeting, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh B...
July 6, 2010
Union Minister for Urban Development S. Jaipal Reddy has assured the people of the city that the Central government will sanction the flyover at Benz Circle under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban R...
June 20, 2010
State Planning Commission vice-chairman Prabhat Patnaik has called for more effective interventions by the Union Government in traditional sectors such as coir.
Inaugurating a semin...
May 26, 2010
A total revival package submitted by the ailing Hindustan Photo Films (HPF) is under the active consideration of the Union Heavy Industries Ministry, said the Union Minister for Heavy Indust...
March 31, 2011
Seaweed cultivation in Orissa was started for the first time in coastal villages of Ganjam by fisherwomen, mainly members of self help groups (SHG).
Known as “Green Micro Finance...
February 17, 2011
The government will infuse Rs 907 crore as equity capital into two PSU lenders - Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank - as part of recapitalisation package to shore up equity capital.
February 5, 2011
"In today’s global, competitive economy, the best jobs and newest industries will take root in countries with the most skilled workers, the strongest commitment to research and technology and the fastest ways to move people, goods and information," the president said, previewing a speech he is giving to the influential U.S. Chamber of Commerce early next week.
November 23, 2010
Calls grow for Premier Cowen's resignation
October 29, 2010
Times of adversity call for a larger role by states to protect the vulnerable. One far-reaching outcome of the recent global economic downturn is the reiteration of the continued importance...
September 2, 2010
Economic indicators from the United States and other developed countries, since the beginning of August, strongly suggest, at the very least, heightened uncertainty over their near term grow...
July 10, 2010
No need for tears, but the well-off are losing their master suites and saying goodbye to their wine cellars.
July 1, 2010
Aiming to attract investments in the industrial sector to the tune of Rs. 75,000 crore in next five years, the Andhra Pradesh government today announced new measures.
The Andhra Pra...
May 26, 2010
After failing to release funds for Jalayagnam projects for two months, the government now plans to clear the dues to the tune of Rs.1,500 crore for the prioritised 39 irrigation projects in June.<...
May 24, 2010
The coir sector, vibrating with newfound energy, is headed for a bright future, putting behind its sad history of underpaid workers and a largely ill-equipped technical capacity, Chief Minis...