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Flight of India's capital is bad news for its poor

The most complimentary description these days of the Indian government is that of a 'rudderless ship' being buffeted by storms with the captain missing and the compass lost.

Monday, 18 July, 2011, 12:00am

Flight of India's capital is bad news for its poor

The most complimentary description these days of the Indian government is that of a 'rudderless ship' being buffeted by storms with the captain missing and the compass lost.

18 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

JF rejected

The Indian Government has turned down a proposal by Jardine Fleming to raise its equity stake in its Indian subsidiary to 100 per cent from 75 per cent.

A similar proposal by Bank of America also was rejected.

19 Feb 1997 - 12:00am

Deal to finance plant

BANKAMERICA has won a mandate for the US$150 million financing of the initial phase of the first large-scale private electric generating facility under the Indian government's privatisation programme.

The first phase would cost $920 million and would consist of a fuel oil-fired power plant and auxiliary systems with a nominal generating capacity of 695 megawatts.

18 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

India's monumental problems

THE Archeological Survey of India, responsible for preserving historical monuments, is fighting a losing battle against the Indian Government in an effort to conserve major Indian monuments.

16 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Market opens to foreign fabrics and garments

IN a move to open up the textiles market, the Indian Government is permitting the import of every variety of fabric and garments through the special import licence (SIL) route.

Earlier, the government had announced its decision to allow import of fibres, yarns and industrial fabrics under the Open General Licence scheme.

6 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Telecoms firms required to have foreign partners

PROSPECTIVE operators of basic telecom and cellular mobile services in India will have to bring in a foreign collaborator whose equity stake in the joint venture company must be a minimum of 10 per cent and 49 per cent maximum.

Separate tenders for this purpose are being floated by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) of the Indian Government from today.

16 Jan 1995 - 12:00am