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Spain, Egypt to create consortium to foster investment


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) Spain's foreign minister announced here Monday the creation of a Spanish-Egyptian consortium to foster bilateral investment and business activity."We're going to get a Spanish-Egyptian consortium under ... Read more...

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Former Colombian general convicted of money laundering


September 7th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 7 (IANS/EFE) A former head of army intelligence was convicted of criminal conspiracy and laundering proceeds of drug trafficking, the Colombian Attorney General's Office said.Prosecutors demonstrated that retired ... Read more...

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China’s non-manufacturing sector growth goes up (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 3 (IANS) The Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) of China's non-manufacturing sector, a key economic indicator, rose 0.7 percentage point to 56.3 percent in August, new survey results indicate.The ... Read more...

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China’s non-manufacturing sector slows in April (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) China's non-manufacturing sector continued to expand in April, although at a slower pace, authorities said Thursday.The non-manufacturing sector's Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), a key economic indicator, ... Read more...

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Poll panel makes huge seizure of unaccounted cash in Uttar Pradesh


January 14th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 13 (IANS) Seizure of about Rs.40 lakh from two places in poll bound Uttar Pradesh Friday took the recovery of unaccounted money in the state to Rs.27 crore ... 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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US service sector grows at slowest pace in 18 months


August 4th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 4 (IANS/EFE) The service sector of the US economy grew last month at the slowest pace since January 2010, said a report released Wednesday.The Institute for Supply ... Read more...

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Chandigarh debates: To shop or not to shop on Sunday


June 19th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) Having emerged as one of the most favoured destinations for shopping and business activity north of Delhi, Chandigarh is now going through a dilemma - whether ... Read more...

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India’s employment market improved in September: Monster


October 7th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The job scene in India improved in September as employers returned to the recruitment market in substantial numbers after the summer lull, leading online career and recruitment ... Read more...

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Toyota plans to open a second plant in Russia


September 22nd, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by BNO News
ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) – Toyota Motors on Tuesday unveiled that the Japanese vehicle manufacturer plans to open a second plant in Russia, local media reported.According to RIA Novosti, the President ... Read more...

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Swatch founder Hayek dead at 82


June 29th, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, June 28 (DPA) Nicolas Hayek, the founder of Swatch, the world's largest watchmaker, died Monday of a heart attack at the age of 82. Hayek had left succession orders at the Swatch ... Read more...

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Chile earthquake cost insurers up to $7 bn


March 11th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 11 (IANS/EFE) Last month's magnitude-8.8 earthquake in Chile cost insurance companies between 2.92 billion euros ($4 billion) and 5.15 billion euros ($7 billion), an insurance firm said. The Zurich-based Swiss Reinsurance ... Read more...

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Wall Street ends slightly higher amid mixed economic data


February 27th, 2010 - 7:11 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 27 (IANS) US stocks fluctuated in a narrow range and ended slightly higher Friday as mixed economic data offered little help to investors who were eager to figure out ... Read more...

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IOC fire in Jaipur renders many daily wage earners jobless


October 31st, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Oct. 31 (ANI): The continuing blaze at the Indian Oil Corporation fuel depot near Jaipur has not only destroyed property worth crores of rupees, but also rendered many daily wage earners ... Read more...

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Haryana seeks aid for better policing in Gurgaon


August 18th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 18 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has sought help from the central government for better policing to improve the law and order situation in the tech hub of ... Read more...

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Indian service sector to grow in next 12 months: KPMG


May 14th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India's service sector is set to grow substantially in the next 12 months, though its business activity prospects remain lowest in the BRIC block comprising Brazil, ... Read more...

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Investment in Sri Lanka port only for ‘normal business’, says China


May 13th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 13 (ANI): China's investment in a Sri Lankan port is "normal commercial activity," the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday, refuting a claim it was a military project."Any distortion of facts would ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh should not have stooped so low: CPI-M


April 12th, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 12 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday lashed out at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's remark that the Left government's policies in Kerala have been wrong and not ... Read more...

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Children Development Khazana in Leh to secure kids future


March 30th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Nitin BhatiaLeh, Mar 30 (ANI): A bank run for street children at Leh in Kashmir has enabled them to become self- reliant.A non-government organisation called Leh Nutrition Project started the ... Read more...

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Cybersquatting cases rise to record levels in 2008: UN


March 17th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 17 (Xinhua) Cybersquatting or abusive registration of internet domain names rose to record levels in 2008, the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) has said. A total of 2,329 complaints of cybersquatting, ... Read more...

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Chaotic-Lahore witnesses 80 percent business decline


March 13th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar. 13 (ANI): The ongoing political uncertainty, the lawyers Long March and the attack on Lankan cricketers has affected business activity in Lahore, which has seen an 80 percent decline ... Read more...

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Buckle your seatbelts for a bumpy ride through recession


March 8th, 2009 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
By Nico Pointer Washington, March 8 (DPA) Courtney Austermehle always spent her money on what she calls "girlie stuff". The 23-year-old went to high-end hair salons, paid expert manicurists to do her nails ... Read more...

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Nazarbayev invites India Inc to invest in Kazakhstan without shyness


January 24th, 2009 - 11:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.24 (ANI): Emphasizing Kazakhstans choice to progress through its own model of development and highlighting the landmark achievements of a once raw material supplying country over a period of ... Read more...

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‘New Zealand business confidence lowest since 1970′


January 13th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 13 (DPA) Business activity and confidence in New Zealand, which has been in recession since the start of 2008, is at its lowest since 1970, according to a survey of ... Read more...

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GMR group ties up with Deccan Express for cargo hubs


August 13th, 2008 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) GMR group, developers of Hyderabad and Delhi airports, Wednesday signed an agreement with Deccan Cargo and Express Logistics for developing modern express cargo hubs in these two ... Read more...

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Satyam’s net profit up 45 percent


July 18th, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 18 (IANS) Satyam Computer Services, India's fourth largest software and IT services exporter, announced Friday a net profit of Rs.5.48 billion for the first quarter ended June 30, registering a ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban warn women to wear burqa or face consequences


June 23rd, 2008 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Lahore , June 23 (ANI): Pakistan s unit of the Taliban has reportedly warned the women in Mohmand Agency to wear burqas, or face dire consequences.The TTP (Tehrik-e-Taliban of Pakistan ) ... Read more...

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Service sector growth confidence highest in India


May 20th, 2008 - 7:47 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The confidence of a robust growth in the services sector is the highest in India among the four BRIC countries including Brazil, Russia and China, with none ... Read more...

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A K Antnoy to inaugurate DefExpo 2008 today


February 16th, 2008 - 9:22 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony will inaugurate the Fifth International Land and Naval Systems Exhibition DefExpo 2008 here today. The four-day exhibition is being organised by Ministry of ... Read more...

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