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‘Declare Oct 2 as the National Volunteering Day’


September 21st, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Ten eminent personalities came together here Thursday to give their support and start the next big step in volunteerism in India by signing a petition ... Read more...

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Strike estimated to cause economic loss of over $2 billion


September 20th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The nation-wide strike against the government decision to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail and hike diesel prices is estimated to cause losses ... Read more...

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Government should not cancel coal blocks: Godrej


September 5th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The government should not cancel coal blocks under opposition pressure following the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report as it would hurt business sentiment, ... Read more...

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CII against wholesale cancellation of coal blocks


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has cautioned the government against mass cancellation of coal blocks allocation, saying such a step would hurt business ... Read more...

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India inc favours investments in equities, mutual funds


August 27th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 27 (IANS) India Inc is in favour of investments in equities and mutual funds than in gold to improve the balance of payments (BoP) and reduce the ... Read more...

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Bring in GST, DTC to spur growth, India Inc tells government


August 27th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 27 (IANS) India Inc Monday urged the government to introduce the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Direct Tax Code (DTC) to spur economic growth, which has been ... Read more...

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Scams will impact foreign investments: CII


August 24th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 24 (IANS) The various scams hogging media headlines will impact foreign investments in India, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) president Adi Godrej said Friday.And for the sentiment to ... Read more...

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Slums to royalty: Oprah showcases shades of India (With Images)


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) From heart wrenching poverty to majestic heritage as well as the glitz, glamour and royalty, international talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has offered ... Read more...

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CII echoes Obama, calls for easing FDI norms


July 17th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Tuesday urged the government to urgently announce confidence-building reforms like opening up multi-brand retail trade that would send ... Read more...

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Government measures will help boost exports: Industry


June 5th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Exporters and the industry welcomed the measures the government announced Tuesday to boost foreign trade, saying these would help achieve the $500 billion export target ... Read more...

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It’s possible to increase trade with Pakistan: CII


June 5th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 5 (IANS) Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) president Adi Godrej Tuesday said it was possible to very considerably increase trade and investment with Pakistan.He told a news conference ... Read more...

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CII for reducing subsidies to two percent of GDP


June 5th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 5 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Tuesday backed the idea of containing subsidies to two percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).The CII national council, which ... Read more...

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Stimulus package needed to revive economic growth: Adi Godrej


June 1st, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India should cut key policy rates by at least one percent, and the government needs to come out with stimulus package ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma opposes report on land acquisition


May 18th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Terming the parliamentary panel's report that seeks to bar the government from acquiring land for industrial use as "unacceptable", Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma ... Read more...

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Big B, Aamir: Who’ll be ‘India’s Prime Icon’?


May 17th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and superstar Aamir Khan are among the contenders for the title of "India's Prime Icon".BIG CBS PRIME has pitted them ... Read more...

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Abolish visa regime even if India hesitates: Nawaz Sharif


May 7th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) Pakistan's main opposition leader Nawaz Sharif has called for unilaterally abolishing the visa regime with India even if New Delhi "hesitates to reciprocate" the ... Read more...

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Jealousy fuelling malicious campaign against Banerjee: Trinamool


April 24th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) With the Mamata Banerjee government drawing flak for many of its actions, the ruling Trinamool Congress Tuesday claimed there was a malicious campaign against her, ... Read more...

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Business sentiments worse than reality: Adi Godrej (Interview)


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Indian economy and businesses are passing through difficult times due to lack of reforms and governance, but the sentiments are even worse than ... Read more...

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GST can boost economic growth by 1.5 percent: Adi Godrej


April 19th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The roll-out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will boost economic growth by around 1.5 percent, Adi Godrej, president of the Confederation of Indian ... Read more...

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Adi Godrej is new CII president


April 18th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Godrej Group Chairman Adi Godrej has been elected as the president of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for 2012-13.Godrej succeeds B. Muthuraman.Godrej is ... Read more...

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India Inc says cheers to surprise interest rates cut (Second Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Indian Industry Tuesday rejoiced at the interest rates cut by the Reserve Bank of India for the first time in three years by an unexpected ... Read more...

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Companies have no choice but to be in India: Ashwani Kumar


January 27th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Davos (Switzerland), Jan 27 (IANS) India and China will emerge as the only destinations for companies seeking business as Asia will lead the world economic growth in the coming decade, ... Read more...

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Mumbai hosts trade fair for Dalit entrepreneurs


December 16th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 16 (IANS) A three-day trade fair featuring 170 stalls representing businesses of Dalit entrepreneurs from across India was inaugurated here Friday by Godrej group chairman Adi Godrej.The ... Read more...

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Plan panel member calls for rebuilding trust in business


November 11th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Calling for rebuilding the rapidly dwindling trust in business enterprises, Planning Commission member Arun Maira Friday said that a partnership was needed between businesses, civil society ... Read more...

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Godrej Consumers quarterly profit surges 94.25 percent


July 23rd, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Godrej Consumers Products Ltd (GCPL) Saturday reported 94.25 percent rise in consolidated net profit at Rs.239.29 crore for the quarter ended June 30 as against Rs.123.19 ... Read more...

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Indian delegation to visit UK for expanding trade ties


June 27th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) A business delegation from the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will visit Britain this week for talks with top government officials on deepening trade ... Read more...

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India to liberalise merger and acquisition norms


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) India will further liberalise norms to facilitate mergers and acquisitions that have been one of the biggest contributors to the country's industrial expansion, an official said ... Read more...

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Godrej Consumer Products buys majority stake in African hair care firm


June 1st, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) FMCG major Godrej Consumer Products Ltd (GCPL) Wednesday said it has acquired a 51 percent stake in African hair care product company -- Darling ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma to inaugurate India show in Ethiopia


May 18th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma will inaugurate the India show organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on the occasion of the second ... Read more...

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Godrej brand valued at $2.86 billion


May 10th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) The Godrej brand is valued at $2.86 billion (Rs.12,689 crore), the conglomerate said Tuesday, citing a brand valuation report."Businesses in India today can no longer have ... Read more...

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B Muthuraman takes over as new CII president, Adi Godrej elected CII president designate


April 11th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.11 (ANI): B Muthuraman, Vice Chairman, Tata Steel Limited and Chairman, Tata International Ltd, was elected president of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the year 2011-12. He succeeds ... Read more...

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Muthuraman elected new CII president


April 11th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Tata Steel vice chairman B. Muthuraman has been elected the new president of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for 2011-12 while Godrej Group chairman ... Read more...

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Inheritance can never surpass competence: Rahul Bajaj


April 9th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 9 (ANI): "Inheritance can never surpass competence", was the common sentiment expressed by leaders of corporate India participating in a Session on 'Transition in India Inc: The Imperatives of ... Read more...

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CII stands firm in fight against corruption


April 9th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 9 (ANI): Welcoming the agreement reached between the government and the movement being led by Anna Hazare, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) President Hari Bhartia said that the CII ... Read more...

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Relaxed and cheerful, Team India wooed by one and all


April 3rd, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) A select group of barely 500 had a close encounter at the Raj Bhavan here Sunday evening with Team India members who bagged the cricket ... Read more...

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