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‘Emirates Airline contributes $596 million to Indian economy’


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Dubai-based Emirates Airline has contributed $596 million to the Indian economy by way of boosting air transport, manufacturing and services sectors and creating direct and ... Read more...

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National security task force submits report to PM


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A task force on national security headed by former cabinet secretary Naresh Chandra Wednesday submitted its final report to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, reportedly ... Read more...

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White paper on black money tabled in Lok Sabha


May 21st, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday tabled in the Lok Sabha a white paper on the government's strategy on bringing back black money stashed away ... Read more...

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White paper on black money likely in budget session


March 13th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The government is likely to bring in the budget session a white paper on black money stashed abroad, Minister of State for Finance S.S. Palanimanickam ... Read more...

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Small borrowers rely on moneylenders: Study


October 11th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Small borrowers continue to rely mainly on moneylenders, as despite having access to savings accounts they are unable to get credit from banks, says a study.According ... Read more...

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Brazil on track for $60 bn in foreign investment


September 24th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Sep 24 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian economy will net $60 billion in new foreign direct investment this year, the country's central bank said.As of Aug 31, FDI in the goods ... Read more...

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Weather alerts for farmers reap Rs.500 bn dividend!


August 5th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) In a country where close to 60 percent of the 1.21 billion population still depends on agriculture for a living, short and timely alerts to ... Read more...

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Panel on black money holds first meeting


June 9th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) A government panel headed by Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) chairman Prakash Chandra held its first meeting Thursday to examine ways to trace and ... Read more...

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India commissions study on black money


May 29th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The Indian government said Sunday it had commissioned a study to examine how black money is generated and recommend ways to bring it back into ... Read more...

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Muslims better off in Bengal than Gujarat: Buddhadeb


March 23rd, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Dismissing a report which said that the condition of Muslims in West Bengal was worse than in Gujarat, Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Wednesday said the ... Read more...

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Youth readership survey to be unveiled Thursday


November 10th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Findings from a nationwide survey on the reading habits of the youth will be unveiled Thursday on the occasion of National Education Day, a statement issued Wednesday ... Read more...

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POSCO project was cleared on flawed data, says research group


October 20th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) An international research group Wednesday questioned the very need of the South Korean steel major POSCO's $12 billion project in Orissa, saying it was cleared by the ... Read more...

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Low income households falling in India


August 19th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The number of low income households in India is falling, parliament was informed Thursday. Minister of State for Planning V. Narayanasamy said this emerged from a book published ... Read more...

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Canadian body to fund research by nine Indian think tanks


July 20th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 20 (ANI): Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have decided to give 13 million dollars to ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to attend two summits in Brazilian capital


April 14th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, April 14 (IANS) Heads of state and government from India, Brazil, South Africa, China and Russia will meet this week in the Brazilian capital for the fourth India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) ... Read more...

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‘India can teach Africa about entrepreneurship’


March 25th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Africa needs to learn ways to foster entrepreneurship from India, the visiting head of an African think-tank said here Thursday. "One of the lessons that India can teach ... Read more...

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Readership survey to assess reading habits among young


January 28th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Perturbed by the dwindling interest in reading among youngsters, the National Book Trust (NBT) is doing a readership survey amongst the youth of the country. The aim ... Read more...

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Subir Gokarn to be fourth Reserve Bank deputy governor


October 28th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Subir Gokarn, chief economist for Asia Pacific with global rating agency Standard and Poor's, will be appointed as a deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of ... Read more...

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Goods and services tax to reduce manufacturing cost: Expert


October 12th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 12 (IANS) The proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST) would reduce manufacturing cost and benefit end-customers, 13th Finance Commission Chairman Vijay Kelkar said here Monday. "The new tax regime will reduce ... Read more...

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After 13 weeks, inflation turns positive at 0.12 percent (Second Lead)


September 17th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) After remaining in the negative zone for 13 consecutive weeks, India's annual rate of inflation was back to positive at 0.12 percent for the week ended ... Read more...

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Drought an important factor in food price rise: Expert


September 14th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) The principal cause for the price rise of essentials is not futures trading of agricultural commodities like food grains, but the drought in large parts of the country, ... Read more...

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India years ahead of world in curbing carbon emission: study


September 2nd, 2009 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) India's per capita green house gas (GHG) emission, the main cause of global warming, continues to be less than the global average and even in 2031 it ... Read more...

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Economic Advisory Council reconstituted under Rangarajan


August 11th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council was reconstituted Tuesday with C. Rangarajan, former governor of India's central bank, back as its chairman. The council is mandated to ... Read more...

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PM’s Economic Advisory Council reconstituted


August 11th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.11 (ANI): The Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (EAC) was reconstituted on Tuesday with Dr. C. Rangarajan named as its Chairman.Other members of the Council are Dr. Saumitra ... Read more...

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India’s inflation rate slips into negative zone (Lead)


June 18th, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) For the first time since the new wholesale price index (WPI) series started in 1995, India's annual rate of inflation has turned negative, falling to minus 1.61 ... Read more...

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Inflation dips to 0.48 percent after four-week rise (Lead)


May 14th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation fell to 0.48 percent for the week ended May 2 from 0.7 the week before, official data showed Thursday. The annual rate of ... Read more...

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Rural job guarantee scheme inflated: Study


May 13th, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Rural jobs shown to have been created under a centrally-sponsored scheme are often grossly inflated, a study released here Wednesday by former Reserve Bank of India governor ... Read more...

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India’s inflation rate inches up to 0.7 percent (Second Lead)


May 8th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation inched up to 0.7 percent for the week ended April 25 from 0.57 percent the week before, official data showed Friday. Among the ... Read more...

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India’s inflation rate marginally up at 0.57 percent (Lead)


April 30th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation inched up to 0.57 percent for the week ended April 18 from 0.26 percent the week before, official data showed Thursday. Among the ... Read more...

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India’s inflation rate marginally up at 0.26 percent (Lead)


April 23rd, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation rose marginally to 0.26 percent for the week ended April 11, from 0.18 percent the week before, official data showed Thursday. The inflation ... Read more...

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India’s inflation rate at lowest in three decades (Lead)


April 16th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation fell to a three-decade low of 0.18 percent for the week ended April 4, from 0.26 percent the week before, official data ... Read more...

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India’s inflation rises marginally to 0.31 percent (Lead)


April 2nd, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation rose marginally to 0.31 percent for the week ended March 21, after declining for eight consecutive weeks, official data showed Thursday. The ... Read more...

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Worst of recession over for Brazil: Government economists


March 26th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 26 (EFE) Brazil will witness overall economic growth this year despite a 3.6 percent contraction in the fourth quarter of 2008, the state-funded Institute for Applied Economic Research ... Read more...

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‘Worst of the economic crisis over for Brazil’


February 19th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 19 (IANS) Brazil has survived the worst of the global financial crisis and Latin America's largest economy could see an upturn as early as the second quarter, the ... Read more...

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India Inc wasn’t expecting anything from interim budget


February 16th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Following are the reactions from some prominent industrialists and economists to the interim budget presented by acting finance minister Pranab Mukherjee here Monday:Deepak Parekh, chairman, HDFC Bank: ... Read more...

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