- Brand Bangalore takes a hit
The ongoing political circus seems to have pushed Karnataka Inc. into suspended animation. It has tarnished its image of a favoured business destination. The political tamasha the state has endured is being discussed by global CEOs and international venture capital and private equity funds.
- Featherlite deploys Moveo Systems’ solution
Moveo Systems, a city-based next generation mobile solutions, today announced that Featherlite, one of the country’s largest furniture manufacturing companies, has deployed Moveo Systems’ Intelligent Customer Lead Management (iCLM) solution.
- Researchers develop high yielding oil seeds
Emphasising the importance of oilseed crops in Indian economy, Indian Council for Agricultural Research Assistant Director General(oil seeds and pulses) Dr V D Patil has urged the researchers to develop high yielding varieties and hybrids with matching production technologies.
- India can take up Mars mission in 2012: ISRO
India can launch a mission to Mars in 2012, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman G Madhavan Nair indicated today. Talking to newspersons here, he said ISRO had received a proposal for Mars mission from the Indian scientific community and it was being looked into. If feasible, the mission could take place in 2012. The GSLV was capable of taking an Indian spacecraft of up to 500 kg weight to Mars, he added.
- Advanta India Limited IPO to open on March 26
Advanta India Limited, an international agronomic seed company, is entering the capital market with an initial public issue of 3,380,000 equity shares of Rs 10 for cash at a premium to be decided through 100 per cent book binding process.
- State firmly on growth track
Karnataka’s new industrial policy has created a conducive environment for investment in the state and the government will provide all necessary help for establishment of industries and investment in the state. The government is also open to give approvals for SEZs for multi-purpose and specific purposes and also partner with private entrepreneurs for development of industrial townships, said industries minister Katta Subramanya Naidu.