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Eight get Priyadarshni Foundation’s global awards


September 19th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla, actress Deepika Padukone and member of European Parliament Nirj Deva were among achievers who were conferred the global awards instituted by NGO ... Read more...

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Morocco looking for more joint ventures with India: Ambassador (Interview-Second Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Morocco, the North African nation that supplies the bulk of India's needs for phosphate, a key ingredient in fertilisers, is looking for expansion in ties ... Read more...

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Morocco contributing to India’s food security: Ambassador (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Morocco is contributing significantly to India's food security but wants its relations to expand beyond supply of phosphates, a key ingredient for fertilisers of which ... Read more...

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Morocco wants ties with India to go beyond food security


July 29th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Morocco wants its relations with India to expand beyond trade and supply of phosphates, a key ingredient for fertilizers of which it holds two-thirds of ... Read more...

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Karnataka global investors’ meet kicks off


June 7th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) The second edition of the Global Investors' Meet (GIM 2012) got underway Thursday amid fanfare to promote the state as a premier investment destination in diverse ... Read more...

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At Birla marriage anniversary, Mamata talks business


April 29th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) In a bid to send the right signals to the business community, deterred from investing due to the West Bengal government's land and SEZ policies, ... Read more...

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Birla wrote letter to PM: Ex-telecom regulator


March 16th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Former Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) chairman Nripendra Mishra told a CBI special court here Friday that Aditya Birla Group chairman Kumar Mangalam ... Read more...

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Poverty not declining in Bihar, despite high growth


February 20th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 20 (IANS) Bihar has been changing and developing fast but its poverty is not declining, warned Planning Commission member Abhijit Sen here."It is a matter of ... Read more...

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Nepal PM inaugurates Bihar global meet


February 17th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 17 (IANS) Nepali Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai Friday inaugurated the second global meet on changing Bihar here to discuss ways to accelerate the momentum of high growth and ... Read more...

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Will find way out of Supreme Court verdict: Birla


February 14th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Aditya Birla group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla Tuesday said the Supreme Court's order cancelling 2G licences is unfortunate and his telecom service provider Idea Cellular will ... Read more...

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Media persons frown on paid news, PR journalists


February 14th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Top media persons at a daylong conclave here Monday frowned on the practice these days of so-called 'paid news' and 'public relations journalists' in the media.Veteran ... Read more...

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Telecom firms readying for legal battle


February 5th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) A battery of legal luminaries has been hired by affected telecom firms, many of whom have tied up with international giants, to chart the next ... Read more...

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Idea Cellular’s third quarter net profit declines


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Telecom firm Idea Cellular Monday reported a decline of 17.3 percent in its consolidated net profit for the third quarter of the current fiscal at Rs.201 ... Read more...

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Hindalco to invest $5 billion more, double aluminium capacity


December 6th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Hindalco Industries Limited, the metals flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group, is looking to more than double its aluminium production capacity by 2016 with an ... Read more...

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Global firms line up with offers for IIM-B grads


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 2 (IANS) Global consulting and financial firms have queued up with pre-placement offers and interviews to hire the post-graduate programme (PGP) course students of the premier Indian Institute ... Read more...

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Idea launches 3G services in Kashmir


October 19th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) Idea cellular Wednesday launched its 'Gold Standard' 3G services in the Jammu and Kashmir circle.To start with, Idea Cellular, an Aditya Birla Group company, will make ... Read more...

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Gandhi souvenirs outlet opened at Mumbai airport


October 2nd, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 2 (IANS) For the first time, souvenirs dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi will be available at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport as part of a special corporate initiative, an ... Read more...

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India’s central bank unveils draft norms for new commercial banks


August 29th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Broking houses and realty firms are proposed to be made ineligible for new licences to operate commercial banks in the norms drafted by the country's ... Read more...

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IGNOU to empower the less privileged


August 5th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has inked a pact with the Aditya Birla Group (ABG) to train less privileged sections of society from ... Read more...

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India Show in Canada to showcase engineering power


May 28th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 28 (IANS) India will display its engineering and technological prowess here in October as part of ongoing celebrations of the 'Year of India in Canada.'Over 150 engineering ... Read more...

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India’s youngest Everest hero sets himself loftier targets


April 6th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 6 (IANS) Twelfth grader Arjun Vajpai, who became the "tallest" teen-ager in India last year when he climbed Mt Everest, has now set himself loftier goals: To climb ... Read more...

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Phillips Carbon Black to persist with Evonik bid


January 31st, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 31 (IANS) RPG Group company Phillips Carbon Black Ltd (PCBL) will persist with its bid to acquire Germany-based Evonik Industry, world's second largest carbon black maker, its top executive said ... Read more...

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GSM phone subscribers grow 3.25 percent in December


January 19th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) India's GSM phone subscriber base has grown 3.25 percent in December with the addition of 17.1 million subscribers, taking the total number to 543 million, according to ... Read more...

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Top-level visits from Canada to India begin this month


January 6th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 6 (IANS) After 2010, which saw almost a dozen Canadian ministers visit India, top-level visits in the new year begin with Clement Gignac, minister of economic development for ... Read more...

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Idea hopes to draw numbers from portability regime


November 24th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Telecom service provider Idea Cellular is confident of attracting a large number of users after the rollout of mobile number portability (MNP), an official said Wednesday."Our focus ... Read more...

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India’s JSW buys Canadian coal company (Lead)


November 24th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 24 (IANS) India Inc. made yet another foray into the resource-rich Canadian market with JSW Energy buying the Canadian coal company CIC Energy for $422 million, thereby giving ... Read more...

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JSW buys Canadian coal company


November 24th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 24 (IANS) India Inc. made yet another entry into resource-rich Canadian market, with JSW Energy buying the Canadian coal company CIC Energy for $422 million.The deal at $7.42 ... Read more...

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British envoy’s wife to retrace Dandi march to help poor


November 15th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Eighty years after Mahatma Gandhi shook the British empire with his Dandi march as part of the salt satyagraha, a Briton will retrace the 360-km route to ... Read more...

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India-South Korea economic ties booming: ambassador


November 11th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Seoul, Nov 11 (IANS) India's bilateral trade with South Korea is expected to grow 50-55 percent this year and touch $17 billion, even as the comprehensive economic pact is giving ... Read more...

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IT professionals dominate Indian diaspora in South Korea (Seoul Diary)


November 11th, 2010 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Seoul, Nov 11 (IANS) South Korea, where Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived Wednesday, has a small but vibrant Indian diaspora of some 7,000 people, dominated by professionals from the ... Read more...

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ABG Shipyard bags Rs.2,000 export order


November 2nd, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) ABG Shipyard, the flagship company of the Aditya Birla group, Tuesday said it has bagged an export order of Rs.2,000 crore from Drilling and Offshore for the ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Games is a “coming of age ceremony” for India: Expert


October 8th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.8 (ANI): The XIXth Commonwealth Games being held in New Delhi from October 3 to 14 should be seen as a "coming of age ceremony" for India, a participant at ... Read more...

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India’s central bank starts process for new bank licenses


April 20th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Tuesday began the preparatory process to issue new commercial banking licenses to private sector players as suggested by Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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Over 350 job offers for IIM-Lucknow students


March 12th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 12 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIM-L) Friday completed its final placements with a total of 370 job offers for 315 students, the largest ever graduating batch ... Read more...

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110 firms in IIM-Ahmedabad placement mela


March 12th, 2010 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 11 (IANS) The graduating batch of the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad has received placement offers from 110 firms, including international offers from firms like Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank. The placement ... Read more...

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