Thursday, May 1 1997

Royalty on 38 minerals hiked

[Details] Union steel and mines minister Birendra Prasad Baishya has announced an increase in royalty rates of 38 key minerals ranging between 8% and 14%. The notification has also revised the rate of dead-rent payable by mining companies.
Centurion Bank


Infrastructure Bond Issue

Amendment of labour laws mooted

[Details] There is an urgent need to change the antiquated labour laws like the Industrial Disputes Act and the Trade Unions Act in order to improve relations between the management and workers in the industrial sector, according to union ministry of labour secretary LD Mishra.

India, US may resolve import curbs issue before June 2

[Details] US assistant secretary for trade and development Raymond Vickery the issue relating to lifting the quantitive restrictions on imports is likely to be resolved by June 2, by which time when India was expected to indicate to the World Trade Organisation, a time-frame for removing quantitative restrictions on imports.
Europe must remove curbs to job growth

Stop deregulation of SSIs: Mitra panel

Newspoint -- Cabinet expansion postponed

World round-up -- South Korean retail petrol prices to fall

Rail crash death toll in China above 100

Index -- ICICI may come under pressure

Hot Property -- Ansals Anupam

Secure accounts with Swiss services

Positive US job data push up UK gilts

Law Courts -- A cryptic order on bubbles

WB to aid infrastructure growth in Third World

Spices, allied products export spurts to Rs 1,180 crore

Japanese cautious on US bonds

Britons to vote amidst predictions of a Labour sweep


Corporatisation of government monopoly sought

All the India who want to know

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