The House of Representatives has 435 seats. The November 7 elections are for all the 435 seats.
The Senate has 100 seats. 33 of these are up for vote in the November 7 elections.
UHT Milk sales in India
The market for UHT (Ultra Heat Treated) milk has touched 140 mln litres from 80 mln litres in the last three years.
Alliance Air to turn low cost airline
It will be the 5th low cost carrier in the domestic Indian sky after Air Deccan, SpiceJet, GoAir and IndiGo.
Air India Express is Air India’s low cost carrier.
Chinese political heads:
President: Hu Jintao
Vice President: Zeng Quinghong
Prime Minsiter: Wen Jiabao
Norwegian royals visit India
Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit are on a week long visit to India.
Norway’s PM: Jens Stoltenberg visited India last year.
Crude import bill touched $22 bn in 5 months this fiscal
Given the current trends, it is estimated that the imports will touch the $50 bn mark this fiscal.
We imported 100 mln tonnes last year.
Last year the private importers paid Rs. 1605.73 cr per MMT, while the PSUs paid Rs. 1,790.28 cr/MMT.