small scale industries

Small enterprises can collaborate in defence sector: Former army chief

February 3rd, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 2 (IANS) Stating that India lacked the industrial capability to manufacture high-end and high-tech equipment for defence requirements, a former army chief Thursday called for enhanced collaboration among ... Read more...

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Three health scam accused sent to CBI custody

January 6th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 6 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Friday sent three accused in Uttar Pradesh's multi-million National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam to the agency's four ... Read more...

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Rajasthan industries’ strike against power price hike

September 10th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 10 (IANS) The United Council of Rajasthan Industries (UCORI) has announced a day-long token strike Sunday to protest the proposed hike in electricity tariff for industries in the ... Read more...

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Gurgaon verification drive causing exodus of migrants

September 23rd, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 23 (IANS) Ramesh is the sole earning member of his family but he had to leave his job and go back to his hometown, Patna. He is among many migrant ... Read more...

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Haryana increases minimum wages for workers

August 20th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 20 (IANS) The Haryana government Friday raised the minimum wages of workers in the state by Rs.134 retrospectively from July 1. Announcing this, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said the increase ... Read more...

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Rs.4,868 crore compensation to public sector banks

July 30th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The government Friday approved compensation of Rs.4,868 crore to public sector banks for providing loans to farmers at lower interest rates. "The Cabinet today gave its approval for ... Read more...

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West Bengal proposes joint venture capital fund with centre

July 13th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) West Bengal Finance Minister Asim Dasgupta Tuesday proposed a joint venture capital fund with the centre to facilitate small and medium scale industries in the state."My suggestion is, if ... Read more...

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Nine killed in wall collapse in Andhra Pradesh

June 14th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and 20 others injured when the wall of a vegetable market collapsed Monday in Andhra Pradesh's Mahabubnagar district, police said. The accident took ... Read more...

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Orissa partners with Small Industries Development Bank

November 16th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 16 (IANS) Orissa State Financial Corp (OSFC) has tied up with Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) to strengthen credit flow into the small and medium enterprises sector ... Read more...

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Karnataka silk weavers fret over falling profits due to globalisation

June 27th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
By ShwetaDoddaballapura (Karnataka), June 27 (ANI): Silk weavers in Karnataka lament over falling profits due to globalization and liberalisation policies.It has affected silk weavers in Doddaballapura, 90 kilometres from the state ... Read more...

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Recession provides opportunity to small-scale units in Punjab

February 10th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Mohali, Feb 10 (ANI): The financial meltdown may have wiped off many job opportunities across the globe, yet some small industrial units in Punjab are not only surviving but are also ... Read more...

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‘Frame child labour rehabilitation policy in three months’

April 16th, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Delhi High court has asked the central government to frame a rehabilitation policy within three months for rescued child labourers. A division bench comprising Justices Manmohan ... Read more...

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Syndicate Bank cuts lending rates

February 18th, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) State-run Syndicate Bank Monday announced reduction in lending rates on housing loans, consumer credits and loans to women entrepreneurs and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) ranging from 0.25 ... Read more...

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