| 2012 | January | 19

  • Sri Lanka’s first space academy to come up with Chinese assistance

    Colombo, Aug 19 (): Sri Lanka’s first space academy is to be unveiled next year with expert technical assistance offered by China through a joint undertaking between Supreme Satellite Private Ltd, Colombo, Sino Satellite Communications Company Ltd (SinoSAT) and China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC). The foundation stone for the future Space Academy of  SupremeSAT was laid at…

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  • Lower interest rates on consumer durables : Chidambaram

    New Delhi, Aug 19 () : Public sector bankers were told by the finance minister to lower interest rates on consumer durables so that it will help domestic demand and in turn bring in investment to the manufacturing sector. Finance minister P Chidambaram urged that consumers must be encouraged to buy consumer durables and that…

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  • Have our Film Stars eaten up the Models?

    I, an average middle-class Indian take more to printed books to TV to relax my nerves. For some unknown reason, I have never favoured TV as an option to spend my leisure time, even when it landed in my house for the very first time years ago. Now, I am even more averse to it….

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