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by Laks
04 Dec 2007 07:11
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Manufacturing Sector
Replies: 286
Views: 74438

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/2007/12/04/stories/2007120450010300.htm ABB plans $100-m investment [quote]3 Power and automation technologies’ company ABB Ltd said today it will invest $100 million in three years in adding capacities as well as in range expansion in its Indian operations. It ...
by Laks
04 Dec 2007 06:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2929
Views: 257535

As if the earlier limits were enforced ...
You can legally do 100 kmph on expressways soon
by Laks
04 Dec 2007 06:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Urban Development and Public Policy Discussion
Replies: 425
Views: 43911

Mega cities to have Unified Metro Transport Authority soon The Unified Metro Transport Authorities will soon be set up in mega cities with a population of more than a million for implementing urban transport programmes and projects. This was announced by the Urban Development Secretary M Ramachandr...
by Laks
01 Dec 2007 14:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and ASEAN / East Asia
Replies: 655
Views: 59492

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/Opinion/Editorials/Malaysias_indentured_rights/articleshow/2586478.cms Kuala Lampur must revise its discriminatory policy orientation, if only to effect a genuine national reconciliation. Any reluctance on that score is sure to undermine Malaysia’s considerable ...
by Laks
01 Dec 2007 11:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and ASEAN / East Asia
Replies: 655
Views: 59492

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20071130/india_nm/india307682 India takes up cause of diaspora in Malaysia The government remains deeply solicitous for the welfare of people of Indian origin living abroad," Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee told parliament. "We have friendly relations with Mala...
by Laks
29 Nov 2007 14:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Manufacturing Sector
Replies: 286
Views: 74438

Time to soon boot out those Made in Malaysia Dell laptops. http://www.livemint.com/2007/11/29001546/Dell-to-make-notebook-PCs-exp.html Dell to make notebook PCs, expand India plant, says Felice [quote]A local manufacturing plant of Dell Inc., the world’s second largest personal computer maker, nea...
by Laks
29 Nov 2007 09:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1522
Views: 216021

http://www.hindu.com/2007/11/29/stories/2007112962711900.htm Amid doubts over the ability of public sector companies to supply power equipment for the 78,000 MW capacity addition during the XI Plan, the Heavy Industry Ministry has turned down the proposal of the Power Ministry to allow international...
by Laks
29 Nov 2007 09:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and ASEAN / East Asia
Replies: 655
Views: 59492

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Malaysia_asks_Karunanidhi_to_lay_off/articleshow/2580601.cms Malaysia asks Karunanidhi to lay off Malaysia told Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Thursday to mind his own business after the he complained about Malaysia's treatment of its ethnic Indians. Ka...
by Laks
29 Nov 2007 07:59
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: NRI Investment in India and R2I Financial Concerns
Replies: 208
Views: 47589

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1071129/asp/business/story_8605782.asp [quote]ou don’t need a sackful of cash to get a personal wealth manager. Reliance Money, the financial services arm of Reliance Capital, is planning to lower the threshold in portfolio management by offering the service to anyone...
by Laks
28 Nov 2007 18:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and ASEAN / East Asia
Replies: 655
Views: 59492

Got via email.
Bias and facts suppression in 'The Hindu' reporting on the Indian protest in Malaysia: A media analysis
http://arvindneela.blogspot.com/2007/11 ... hindu.html
by Laks
28 Nov 2007 12:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and ASEAN / East Asia
Replies: 655
Views: 59492

Hindustan Times Editorial: Marginalised in Malaysia [quote]Like people, no nation would like anything to spoil its birthday party — and Malaysia is no exception. It’s unfortunate that the unrest in the country happens at a time when it celebrates 50 years of independence. The ethnic Indian commu...
by Laks
28 Nov 2007 07:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India and ASEAN / East Asia
Replies: 655
Views: 59492

http://www.hindu.com/2007/11/28/stories ... 870100.htm
[quote]Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi on Tuesday urged the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take immediate and appropriate action on the “sufferings and bad treatmentâ€
by Laks
27 Nov 2007 10:54
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: India's Power Sector
Replies: 1522
Views: 216021

Not good. TN faces power crisis, seeks Centre's allocation BS Reporter / Chennai November 26, 2007 Tamil Nadu, which has claimed to be comfortable in terms of power availability, has faced a marked power crisis over the last few weeks. The power shortfall is estimated at about 700 MW till December 3...
by Laks
26 Nov 2007 19:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Role in Global Terrorism
Replies: 1903
Views: 190137

DNA interviews Adrian Levy and Catherine Scott-Clark How did you think of writing this book? Was it a difficult project? Having worked in South Asia for more than a decade, for The Sunday Times and then the Guardian, we were following many of these stories individually and collectively. However, af...
by Laks
26 Nov 2007 19:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Role in Global Terrorism
Replies: 1903
Views: 190137

NYT: Pakistani Group, Suspected by West of Jihadist Ties, Holds Conclave Despite Ban [quote]By JANE PERLEZ RAIWIND, Pakistan, Nov. 18 — For six days they came: hundreds of thousands of Pakistani men squashed onto a barren rice field, dressed in baggy trousers, crocheted caps on their heads, sanda...
by Laks
26 Nov 2007 15:21
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Infrastructure News & Discussion
Replies: 690
Views: 131927

Delhi, Mumbai hotels put up house-full sign d Mumbai? Think twice as hotel rooms in both the metros are fully booked. In fact, corporate travellers and tourists coming to these cities this season must make alternative arrangements for their stay to avoid incoveneience. Reads like a cautious travel ...
by Laks
25 Nov 2007 21:30
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Real Estate Sector
Replies: 1091
Views: 108691

Saudi realty firm plans 3 bn investment in India audi Arabia-based realty firm Tanmiyat group is planning an investment of around USD 3 billion in a township project in India, a top company official said. The group has zeroed in on Bangalore for the project, its first-ever in the Indian market. &qu...
by Laks
25 Nov 2007 09:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indo-UK: News & Discussion
Replies: 3938
Views: 449447

English Archbishop while being dhimmi is fine with UQ's colonial loot. http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/faith/article2937068.ece [quote]Williams suggested American leadership had broken down: “We have only one global hegemonic power. It is not accumulating territory: it is trying to accumu...
by Laks
23 Nov 2007 07:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Infrastructure News & Discussion
Replies: 690
Views: 131927

http://infotech.indiatimes.com/articleshow/2556574.cms Canon says no to India manufacturing apanese electronics major Canon Inc is not keen on setting up a manufacturing unit in India due to the country's poor infrastructure, it said. "Infrastructure is a huge problem in India, which is why we ...
by Laks
22 Nov 2007 08:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Baluchistan: The Story of Another Pakistan Military Genocide
Replies: 864
Views: 111761

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/7106270.stm A top rebel leader from Pakistan's troubled province of Balochistan has been killed, his family says. Mir Balaach Marri, alleged head of the banned Baloch Liberation Army (BLA), was killed in Afghanistan, Pakistani intelligence sources told the...
by Laks
22 Nov 2007 08:06
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Infrastructure News & Discussion
Replies: 690
Views: 131927

Hindustan Times: Golden Quadrilateral beset with overshooting costs The 5,846-kms Golden Quadrilateral (GQ) highway project, the dream project of successive governments, has been beset with cost overruns of about Rs 12,000 crore and a delay of over two years. About 225 kms, at different sections, ar...
by Laks
21 Nov 2007 11:19
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Infrastructure News & Discussion
Replies: 690
Views: 131927

AFAIK, it is six-laned atleast until Tidel Park - did not go beyond that in recent times. Linking OMR with ECR and extending all the way to Mahaps too are excellent ideas. Meanwhile, in Bengaluru http://www.livemint.com/2007/11/21012807/Legal-hurdles-likely-to-delay.html Legal hurdles likely to dela...
by Laks
21 Nov 2007 08:03
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Infrastructure News & Discussion
Replies: 690
Views: 131927

http://www.hindu.com/2007/11/21/stories/2007112158460100.htm [quote]CHENNAI: The six-lane road works on the 20.1-km Information Technology (IT) Corridor from Madhya Kailash Temple to Siruseri will be completed by March-end, State Highways Minister Vellakoil M.P. Saminathan said here on Tuesday. Brie...
by Laks
16 Nov 2007 19:08
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Infrastructure News & Discussion
Replies: 690
Views: 131927

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/asia/article2859279.ece Commuters enjoyed the first upgrade in rolling stock since 1925 yesterday when a modern train rolled on to the overcrowded Bombay rail network. The 200 million rupee (£2.4 million) silver bullet – one of 157 trains to be commissi...
by Laks
15 Nov 2007 08:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Infrastructure News & Discussion
Replies: 690
Views: 131927

Why We Must Focus On Cities his is true for other Indian cities too. What India needs is a growth strategy to reduce the pressure on land and enable the teeming millions to move to urban areas to create new engines of growth. China has over the last decade relocated 100 million of its citizens to u...
by Laks
12 Nov 2007 07:29
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Railways Thread
Replies: 3940
Views: 318610

Freight corridor hits new block A report to the Railway Board by Dedicated Freight Corridor India Ltd (DFCIL), the special purpose vehicle the railways ministry has created, has said there are far too many physical structures that may have to be either built or removed to lay the lines. According t...
by Laks
06 Nov 2007 16:23
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: International Military Discussion
Replies: 396
Views: 187502

http://www.boston.com/news/nation/washington/articles/2007/11/06/air_force_grounds_entire_fleet_of_f_15s/ Air Force grounds entire fleet of F-15s WASHINGTON - The US Air Force has grounded its entire fleet of F-15s, the service's premier fighter aircraft, after one of the planes disintegrated over e...
by Laks
06 Nov 2007 08:16
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 2929
Views: 257535

Nice trip report GD. I see that there has been some improvement in the roads. I agree that there are bunch of trucks on the road sides - there are no big truckers stops a la massaland. That plus, four laning should cut down the travel time further. Good that you took the hotel in Hassan. I saw that ...
by Laks
05 Nov 2007 16:56
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Pakistani Role in Global Terrorism
Replies: 1903
Views: 190137

http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/11/03/america/NA-GEN-US-Pakistani-Threat.php Official: Militant Pakistani group causes terror concerns in New York NEW YORK: A follower of an Islamic militant group caused a previously undisclosed scare in 2004 when someone in his truck took mobile phone photos of...
by Laks
31 Oct 2007 09:14
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: IRAQ-Current Continuing Conflict
Replies: 305
Views: 44492

x-post Oil thread @ TEF. http://in.reuters.com/article/businessNews/idINIndia-30221020071029?sp=true Reliance signs northern Iraq oil contract - source Even as Turkish troops mass on the border of northern Iraq, India's Reliance signed a deal on Monday to explore for oil and gas in Iraq's Kurdish re...
by Laks
31 Oct 2007 09:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Oil & Natural Gas: News & Discussion
Replies: 1468
Views: 200387

http://in.reuters.com/article/businessNews/idINIndia-30221020071029?sp=true Reliance signs northern Iraq oil contract - source Even as Turkish troops mass on the border of northern Iraq, India's Reliance signed a deal on Monday to explore for oil and gas in Iraq's Kurdish region, a senior company of...
by Laks
31 Oct 2007 08:13
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Manufacturing Sector
Replies: 286
Views: 74438

Wheels India to invest Rs 1 bn for capacity expansion Wheels India is all set to undertake capacity expansion with investment of Rs 1 billion, reports Business Line. The company currently produces a 8 million wheels a year which will go up to 10 million by April 2008. Wheels India is a market leade...

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