fe Bureau: Jamshedpur, Aug 18, 2010 at 0138 hrs ISTAround 1.5 lakh medical representatives of pharmaceutical companies in the country, who are on a two-day nationwide strike in support of their 25-point charter of demands, plan to gherao Parliament in November if theirdemands are not addressed by Parliament in the monsoon session.
fe Bureau: Bhubaneswar, Aug 18, 2010 at 0134 hrs ISTThe Orissa government is contemplating to set up a community based company for marketing the products of rural artisans and weavers to enhance their income.
fe Bureau: Bhubaneswar, Aug 18, 2010 at 0132 hrs ISTThe state government, in a letter to the Union ministry of environment and forest, has asserted that Orissa is second in the country in the implementation of forest laws and rules.
fe Bureau: Kolkata, Aug 18, 2010 at 0130 hrs ISTThe Maaza Milky Delite will be retailed across 3,000 outlets in WestBengal and would be available nationally soon, Ricardo Fort, VP, marketing, Coca-Cola, said.
fe Bureau: Bhubaneswar, Aug 15, 2010 at 0051 hrs ISTNational Aluminium Company, the Navratna PSU and India’s leading producer and exporter of alumina and aluminium, on Saturday announced that its net profit has jumped by 125% to Rs 284 crore during the April-June quarter of financial year 2010-11 from Rs 127 crore achieved in the corresponding period of previous year.
ROHIT KHANNA: Kolkata, Aug 14, 2010 at 0129 hrs ISTIn a bid to woo back the farmers' vote bank which started shifting after the Nandigram and Singur episode, the Left Front government has lined up a host of subsidies to farmers.
fe Bureau: Kolkata, Aug 14, 2010 at 0127 hrs ISTMBEL chairman Deepak Khaitan said while the company was targeting a Rs 5,000 crore turnover by 2015, it was hunting for technologies globally, which would enable it to increase operational efficiency finally translating to a better profitability of the business.
Dilip Bisoi: Bhubaneswar, Aug 14, 2010 at 0125 hrs ISTThe Orissa government is building up a case to exclude coal from the GST list. The state government is talking to coal-bearing states like Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh to make a pressure group in the Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers to demand that coal be kept out of the purview of GST.
fe Bureau: Bhubaneswar, Aug 14, 2010 at 0123 hrs ISTThe Paradip Petro Chemicals and Petroleum Investment Region will soon be placed before the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs as the Union Cabinet secretary on Friday cleared the project proposal.