MUMBAI: In choppy trade, the Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark today closed with a moderate gain of 18 points as investors indulged in profit-booking, tracking the weak European trend.Read More »
SAO PAULO: Brazil will soon start producing sugarcane-based bio-fuel, which will be used in commercial vehicles from 2011. The sugarcane-based fuel will be produced in collaboration with an American biotech company and German auto giant Mercedes-Benz.Read More »
GENEVA: The World Trade Organization called on Friday for countries to work together more closely in trade in natural resources—an area often seen as exempt from many international commerce rules.Read More »
PANAJI: Endosurg.10: SILS, a 3-day national hands-on course and workshop in single incision laparoscopic surgery was recently held at Apollo Victor Hospitals- Margao, said a press release.Read More »
PANAJI: SBA Infotech Pvt. Ltd., an e-governance company has launched www.taxeworld.com for e-filing of income tax returns. The website is designed to provide easy and quick web based solutions for filing of income-tax returns and facilitates generation of xml file, view ITR and upload with or without digital signature.Read More »
PANJIM: In line with Sesa Goa’s Corporate Social Responsibility philosophy and its commitment to promote health related activities in and around its business area, a Quadriceps exercise bench was donated by Sesa Goa to Keshav Seva Sadhana School for special children, Bicholim.Read More »
MUMBAI: A $430 million (Rs.2,000 crore)loan agreement to improve the suburban railway system of the city was signed here Friday.
Representatives of the central and state governments, the Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation and the World Bank signed the agreement. The World Bank had last month sanctioned the loan for the second phase of the Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP) project.
MUMBAI: Leading public sector lender State Bank of India (SBI) acting through its London Branch, successfully priced at New York yesterday an offering of $1 billion of senior unsecured bonds due 2015.Read More »