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Britain raises Vodafone tax issue with Mukherjee (Lead)


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) British Chancellor of Exchequer George Osborne Monday raised the Vodafone issue at a meeting with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, saying the Indian government's move ... Read more...

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Britain raises Vodafone tax issue with Mukherjee


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) British Chancellor of Exchequer George Osborne Monday raised the Vodafone issue at a meeting with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, saying the Indian government's move ... Read more...

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Britain defends doubling of Olympic ceremony budget


January 25th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) British culture secretary Jeremy Hunt defended the doubling of the amount of money to be spent on the opening ceremony of the London Olympics in July ... Read more...

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2012 Olympics to generate extra 1 billion pounds: British PM


January 11th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) The 2012 London Olympic Games will generate more than one billion pounds of additional revenue for British businesses, said the British prime minister.Britain believes ... Read more...

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Britain to launch campaign for more exports to Asia


December 8th, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Britain will soon launch a campaign to encourage more British companies to export to Asia's emerging markets, including India, the Foreign Office said.As part of the ... Read more...

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British defence firm axes 3,000 jobs


September 27th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Britain-based defence firm BAE Systems will cut almost 3,000 jobs in the country, a media report said Tuesday.In a statement, BAE said the decision to cut ... Read more...

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British PM urges Russia to uphold rule of law


September 12th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) British businesses need guarantees that assets will not be "unlawfully taken away from them" before they can start work in Russia, British Prime ... Read more...

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Targeting Chinese tourists, Britons learn Mandarin


September 12th, 2011 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) With British culture and tradition becoming increasingly popular among the Chinese middle class, staff at Britain's clubs are now being taught Mandarin in a bid to ... Read more...

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China a huge opportunity for Britain: Cameron


June 27th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) China provides a "huge opportunity" for British businesses, Prime Minister David Cameron said Monday after meeting Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao here.Cameron announced trade agreements with ... Read more...

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Mugabe threatens to seize UK firms in Zimbabwe


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Harare (Zimbabwe), Mar.3 (ANI): President Robert Mugabe has threatened to seize British businesses in retaliation for Western economic sanctions targeting him and his supporters over alleged human rights abuses in Zimbabwe.Mugabe made ... Read more...

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Corruption, security issues biggest hurdles for foreign investment in Pakistan


February 11th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11(ANI): Financial corruption and the law and order situation in Pakistan are the biggest hurdles in attracting foreign trade and investment in the country, a business conference in London has ... Read more...

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Britain may run out of web addresses by 2012


November 14th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Britain will run out of internet addresses by 2012, warns a web scientist. Vint Cerf, a Google vice-president, said the "unbelievable" trend could prevent British businesses from ... Read more...

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Sharma conveys Indian concern to Britain on immigration cap


June 29th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India has conveyed to the British government the concern of its business and professionals about the newly-announced cap on immigration of workers from outside the European ... Read more...

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Britain eyes Nagpur, India’s new aerospace hub


September 13th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Sep 13 (IANS) Britain's Trade, Investment and Business Minister Lord Mervyn Davies is to visit India for four days beginning Monday for talks to expand growing ties in ... Read more...

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Britain revealed as shoplifting capital of Europe


April 26th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): Recession-hit Britain is the shoplifting capital of Europe, according to a report.According to an official league table of the world's most crooked countries, businesses in the UK ... Read more...

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UK bends rule to let diplomats smoke inside during G-20 Summit


March 13th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.13 (ANI): British lawmakers are taking the heat for covertly amending a law that will allow leaders and officials to smoke inside the Group of 20 (G-20) economic conference to ... Read more...

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Blow to Brown as IMF says Britain to be worst-hit


January 29th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) In a further blow to Prime Minister Gordon Brown, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that the global economic downturn will hit Britain harder than any other ... Read more...

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British businesses eye emerging markets


September 24th, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) India and China continue remain the favourite destinations for British companies eyeing emerging markets but new ones are cropping up across the world, a new report shows.While 49 ... Read more...

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Indian IT companies bringing 11,000 migrants to UK every year


September 21st, 2008 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Over 11, 000 foreign workers are being brought into Britain by Indian IT companies every year, prompting a trade union to question if the work permit system is ... Read more...

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India and Britain should work together to find technology solutions


May 21st, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by admin
London, May 21 (ANI): Minister of State for Industry Ashwani Kumar today met Lord Digby Jones, British Minister of State for Trade and Investment and discussed wide ranging issues in order ... Read more...

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Indian companies created 5,000 British jobs in 2007 (Lead)


May 21st, 2008 - 8:03 pm ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, May 21 (IANS) Seventy Indian companies set up in Britain last year created 5,000 jobs, Britain's trade and investment minister said ahead of a meeting with India's Minister ... Read more...

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British government welcomes Tata buy


March 26th, 2008 - 10:16 pm ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, March 26 (IANS) Trade and Investment Minister Lord Digby Jones - who has just won a campaign to be allowed to drive a Jaguar - said Wednesday the ... Read more...

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More than half of Brit firms encourage staff to check emails on holiday


March 16th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 16 (ANI): Getting away from work on holidays is becoming harder for Brit employees, for according to a new research, more than half of the UKs companies encourage staff ... Read more...

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You to save Earth by donating 100 pounds a year!


November 26th, 2007 - 2:40 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov.26 (ANI): Eighteen British business leaders have said that it will take just 100 pounds a year from each household to counter the negative impact of climate change by 2030. Part of ... Read more...

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