Chennai-Frankfurt Flight

Updated: Nov 5 2003, 05:30am hrs
Lufthansa proposes to operate daily direct flights from Chennai to Frankfurt from next month under limited open sky policy announced by the government.

Lufthansa would operate a Boeing 747-400 aircraft on the route starting from December 1, an airline release, quoting Lufthansa's general manager and director, South Asia, Werner Heesen, said. Lufthansa also plans to increase its Bangalore-Frankfurt flights from three to six a week from December this year to February next.

Liquid Glucose

Ashok Pharmaceuticals has launched its new product Enter G, a liquid glucose customised for Kitchen use on Tuesday in Chennai. Enter G is a 100 per cent vegetarian and made from high quality corn. It is free from starch, aritifical colours and flavours, a company statement said. The product is priced at Rs 85 per 200 ml bottle.

Rice Tech 2003

A three-day second `Rice Tech - 2003' meet, an international exhibition and seminar on rice processing technology will be held in Hyderabad from December 12. Apart from Indian companies, rice mill manufacturers from the US, China, Korea, Japan, Germany are expected to take part in the event, a press release said.

Retail Vending Of IMFL

A Bill to replace the ordinance on granting exclusive privilege of retail vending of Indian made foreign liquor to the state-owned Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation was introduced in the Tamil Nadu assembly on Tuesday.

The Bill, which replaces the ordinance, promulgated on October 26, also seeks to completely eliminate the sale of contraband, spurious and non-duty paid liquor in licensed premises by private persons.