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Nokia launches N8 smartphone

NEW DELHI: Mobile handset manufacturer Nokia on Tuesday launched the Nokia N8 smartphone with Ovi services which will enable its users to create content, connect to their favourite social networks and enjoy on-demand web TV programmes.

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‘After food & shelter, apparel prices rising too’

NEW DELHI: Prices of ‘kapada’ (clothing) are fast catching up with the trend of rising prices of ‘roti’ (food) and ‘makaan’ (shelter), owing to a spurt in cotton rates, according to a study.
“Although prices of raw cotton continue to remain firm (up 13 per cent year-on-year in August), they have come off from 17-20 per cent (high)...

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Goa Carbon posts Rs 278.22 lakh profit

PANAJI: The Board of Directors of Goa Carbon Ltd (GCL) on Tuesday approved the unaudited results for the second quarter ended September 30, 2010. A Dempo group company, GCL is the second largest manufacturer of Calcined Petroleum Coke (CPC) in the country.

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MCED centre opened in Goa

PANAJI: The Goa center of Maharashtra Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, which is promoted by Maharashtra government, was inaugurated in Nova Cidade commercial complex in Porvorim recently.

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Pranab Mukherjee best FM in Asia

NEW DELHI: The London-based magazine Emerging Markets has named Mr Pranab Mukherjee “Finance Minister of the Year for Asia 2010”, citing his ability to steer the Indian economy through the global financial crisis and “balancing”  strong growth with fiscal responsibility.

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SBI Life launches ‘Saral Maha Anand’

PANAJI: Following the introduction of Smart Performer and Unit Plus Super, SBI Life has launched third new Unit Linked Insurance Plan (ULIP) - Saral Maha Anand. Available at an affordable yearly premium starting from
Rs 15, 000 onwards, the product has been designed to cater to investment and protection needs of the middle and low-income segments.

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