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Bangalore Nano to focus on business opportunities


August 28th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 28 (IANS) The fifth edition of Bangalore Nano 2012, the premier nanotechnology event Dec 6-7, will focus on business opportunities in the sunrise sector, which helps in improving ... Read more...

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India pitches for ASEAN pact in services, investments


July 11th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Seeking to accelerate economic ties with the region, India Wednesday made a strong pitch for an early conclusion of a free trade agreement in services ... Read more...

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Castro’s China visit to help speed up Cuban economy (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 3 (IANS) Cuban President Raul Castro will begin a state visit to China Wednesday, during which he will sign a number of deals that will help accelerate Cuba's ... Read more...

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Fraud uncovered in Chinese projects with foreign loans


June 19th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) China has uncovered fraud worth 237 million yuan (around $37 million) in projects that used loans from foreign organisations, including the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, ... Read more...

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India will grow at 8-10 percent in coming years: Mukherjee


May 4th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, May 4 (IANS) Dismissing all talk of policy inertia, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday asserted that the government is focussed on recovering the growth momentum in the economy ... Read more...

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China’s trade with Latin America grew in 2011


April 18th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS/EFE) The value of China's trade with Latin America rose 31.5 percent last year to $241.5 billion, a senior Chinese official said.Exchanges between the Asian giant and ... Read more...

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BRICS targets $500 bn intra-group trade by 2015


March 28th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The group of five emerging economies - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) - Wednesday targeted almost doubling intra-group trade to $500 billion ... Read more...

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India’s growth disappointing, but recovering: Mukherjee (Second Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday said the growth of the Indian economy estimated at 6.9 percent during this fiscal year was "disappointing" as he ... Read more...

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China seeks expanded trade with Brazil


February 14th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Feb 14 (IANS/EFE) Chinese Deputy Prime Minister Wang Qishan met Monday with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and expressed his country's interest in expanding bilateral relations, especially trade, in light ... Read more...

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Economic growth still slow to moderate: US


December 1st, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS/EFE) The rate of economic growth in the US continues to be "slow to moderate" in all but one of the 12 Federal Reserve Districts, the central ... Read more...

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Australia wants stronger economic ties with Pakistan


October 31st, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) Australia has sought meaningful dialogue with Pakistan to deepen economic ties, it was reported here.Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard spoke to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza ... Read more...

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Rwanda comes to Gujarat to seek investment (Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Gandhinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) With robust 8.5 percent growth since 2006, the east African nation of Rwanda is seeking to put behind the ugly civil war of 1994 that claimed ... Read more...

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With 8.5 percent growth, new Rwanda woos global investors


January 12th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Gandhinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) With robust 8.5 percent growth since 2006, the east African nation of Rwanda is seeking to put behind the ugly civil war of 1994 that claimed ... Read more...

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China and Pakistan to strengthen bilateral cooperation in diverse areas


December 18th, 2010 - 3:39 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- China and Pakistan on Friday vowed to strengthen bilateral cooperation in diverse areas including trade, energy, education, culture and technology, Ary News television reported.Pakistani Prime Minsiter Syed ... Read more...

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Chinese Premier Jiabao heads to Pakistan to boost trade


December 17th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Islamabad, Dec. 17 (ANI): Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao left for Pakistan on Friday for a three-day visit aimed at boosting trade and investment by finalizing 20 billion dollars worth of ... Read more...

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Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao to leave for Pak on Friday


December 16th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): The Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, Wen Jiabao, will leave for Islamabad after winding up his three-day state visit to India ... Read more...

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Sino-Pak trade could exceed 2015 target: Envoy


December 13th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec. 13 (ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to China Masood Khan has said that trade between the two countries could exceed the 2015 bilateral trade volume target of 15 billion US dollars.In an ... Read more...

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NCDEX to decide on raising additional equity this month


October 7th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 7 (IANS) The National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) will take a final call on the mode for raising Rs.12.50 crore equity capital this month while it waits for approval ... Read more...

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Rao, Burns discuss agenda for Krishna-Hillary talks


May 24th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Ahead of the India-US strategic dialogue in Washington next week, US Undersecretary of State William Burns Monday held discussions with Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao to firm ... Read more...

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India-US Strategic Dialogue in June


May 22nd, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 22 (IANS) Asserting that India and the US share "defining interests" and that the US-India relationship has never been more promising, the State Department announced that the ... Read more...

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Businesses ask India, Pakistan to ease restrictions


May 19th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani businesses Wednesday asked governments in the two countries to remove visa restrictions and allow cell phone roaming facility to boost bilateral trade. ... Read more...

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Bulgaria seeks Indian investment in agriculture, IT


May 14th, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Bulgaria Thursday sought Indian investments in several sectors including agriculture, solar and wind energy, IT, pharmaceuticals and tourism. Addressing an interactive session organised by the Indian Chamber of Commerce, ... Read more...

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S.M Krishna arrives in Kazakhstan


May 12th, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by ANI
Astana (Kazakhstan), May 11 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna arrived on a three-day State visit in Kazakhstan's capital city Astana on Tuesday.During his visit, Krishna will hold delegation-level talks ... Read more...

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India, Saudi Arabia crucial for global financial restructuring:PM


February 28th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan Riyadh, Feb 28 (IANS) The role of emerging economies like India and Saudi Arabia would be crucial to the restructuring of the global economic and financial architecture, said Prime ... Read more...

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130 Malaysian Indians to attend diaspora meet


January 4th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 4 (IANS) A 130-member Malaysian delegation will attend the 8th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in New Delhi later this week. Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) president S. Samy Vellu will ... Read more...

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Flood-hit Andhra seeks Rs.116 bn central assistance


October 20th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has sought central assistance of Rs.116.09 billion (Rs.11,609 crore) for relief and rehabilitation in the flood-affected districts, a state minister said Tuesday. The state ... Read more...

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Climate change threatens Asia’s farming, energy security


October 2nd, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Climate change poses fundamental threats to Asia's food and energy security which, if left unchecked, will result in an upsurge of migration into already overburdened mega cities, ... Read more...

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India, Namibia sign pact for uranium supply


September 2nd, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.2 (ANI): Namibia, which has substantial quantity of uranium, has agreed to supply India with the same as part of a civil nuclear agreement.Under the Agreement on Cooperation in ... Read more...

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Zardari to undertake four-day visit of China from Aug.21


August 10th, 2009 - 11:08 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.10 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari will undertake his fourth four-day official visit of China from August 21.Official and diplomatic sources said the visit is a part of Zardari's efforts ... Read more...

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V.S. Sampath will be new election commissioner


April 15th, 2009 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Power Secretary V.S. Sampath will be the new election commissioner, official sources said here Wednesday. Sampath is tipped to take charge April 20, the day Chief Election Commissioner ... Read more...

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Chile to support India’’s bid for permanent UN Security Council seat


March 17th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 17 (ANI): Chile President Michelle Bachelet on Tuesday said that her country would support India''s bid to get a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). Bachelet, ... Read more...

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India-Mozambique sign two agreements to strengthen economic cooperation


February 20th, 2009 - 1:24 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): India and Mozambique on Thursday signed two agreements for promotion of trade and Investment and strengthening the cooperation in economic, cultural, scientific and technical areas. The ... Read more...

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EU pledges $780 mn aid to Afghanistan


February 1st, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 1 (Xinhua) The European Union (EU) has pledged 610 million euros (about $780 million) in aid to Afghanistan to help rebuild the war-torn country, Afghanistan's Foreign Minister Rangin Dadfar Spanta ... Read more...

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CSIR foundation day celebrated today


September 26th, 2008 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 26 (ANI): Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) today celebrated its 66th Foundation Day with great enthusiasm. Union Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Kapil ... Read more...

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China to open up more to foreign investment


September 9th, 2008 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
Xiamen (China), Sep 9 (Xinhua) Communist China has said it would continue its opening-up policy to let foreign investment in and utilise foreign capital for the development of the country.As one of ... Read more...

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