Monthly archives: March, 2013

All India Motor Transport Congress Calls off Nationwide Strike Strike was Proposed from Midnight of First April, 2013

The All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) has called off the proposed strike after its representatives met the Secretary, Road Transport and Highways(RTH) here today. All India Motor Transport Congress has given call to suspend operations of goods transport and transportation services with effect from the midnight of April,1,2013 demanding that various issues affecting transport …

India’s External DEBT at End-December 2012 Stood at US$ 376.3 Billion Reflecting an Increase of 8.9 Per Cent Over the Level of US$ 345.5 Billion at End-March 2012; External DEBT to GDP Ratio Stood at 20.6 Per Cent at End-December 2012 VIS-À-VIS 19.7 Per Cent at End-March 2012.

Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India has been compiling and releasing quarterly statistics on India’s External Debt for the quarters ending September and December every year. Now it has released statistics relating to India’s external debt at end-December 2012. At end-December 2012, India’s total external debt stock stood at US$ 376.3 …

28th March, 2013 : Short covering: Nifty ends above 5650

The Indian market although sandwiched between holidays ended with smart gains on Thursday amid short covering in the Banking, Metals, and Telecom stocks. In addition, good long rollover was witnessed in the Nifty and the Banking Nifty. After opening on a flat note, markets slipped in the early trades however as the day progressed sentiment …

Self-measurement screening for metabolic syndrome

Researchers at the University Medical Center (UMC) Utrecht have shown that apparently healthy people measuring their own waist circumference can be a reliable and feasible first step in screening for the metabolic syndrome. This finding could form the basis of a focused screening program for risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease to be implemented …

flydubai to fly double daily to Sri Lanka this summer

Carrier to increase its frequency to Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport from 03 June 2013 Kuwait; 28 March 2013 – flydubai, Dubai’s innovative low-cost airline, announced that it will fly double daily to Sri Lanka starting this summer, bringing the total number of weekly flights to 14. The announcement comes a week after the carrier attended the …