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US eyes infrastructure spending in India, emerging economies

September 21st, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) With India and other emerging economies set to spends trillions of dollars to build infrastructure, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is hoping that they would ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US reiterates support for India’s role in Afghanistan

July 4th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) As Pakistan agreed to reopen ground supply lines into Afghanistan after a US apology of sorts, the United States reiterated its support for India's constructive ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Infant forgotten inside pickup truck all day, dies

May 4th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) A seven-month-old baby died in the US after being forgotten inside a pickup truck all day as temperatures soared to 90 degrees, it was reported here.Houston ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Take India-US business ties to next level: Indian envoy

April 16th, 2012 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 16 (IANS) With India focused on developing itself as a global hub for innovation, New Delhi wants the business community to explore new ways to advance India-US ... Read more...

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US to focus on business abroad - like India, China

February 22nd, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) Suggesting that rising powers like India, China and Brazil were putting economics at the centre of their foreign policies, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton advocates Economic ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma to inaugurate India show in Ethiopia

May 18th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma will inaugurate the India show organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on the occasion of the second ... Read more...

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Double-dip recession a possible risk: IMF chief

December 2nd, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The global economy faces a possible risk of double-dip recession as the recovery is uneven and fragile and most advanced economies are facing high unemployment rates, the ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh cross-border trade looking up

December 2nd, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Dec.1 (ANI): Cross-border trade between India and Bangladesh is looking up, and this will go a long way in countering the threat of terrorism in the South Asian region, said Bangaldesh ... Read more...

Posted in National |

GameStop Going Great Guns And Showering Offers

July 16th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) GameStop is liked by those people who want to buy used games at cheap rates and that is how the company has made a name for ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

India should get ‘most favoured nation’ status: Former Pakistan FM (Lead)

May 18th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) If Pakistani politicians have a problem in calling India "most favoured nation", which has become an impediment in finalising the trade pact, they should change ... Read more...

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Former Pakistan minister pushes most favoured nation status for India (Interview)

May 18th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Former Pakistan finance minister Shahid Javed Burki has pushed for granting "most favoured nation" status to India to boost bilateral trade and economic ties and ... Read more...

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Cherie Blair to host ‘Women Mean Business’ conference in India

December 3rd, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Cherie Blair, wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, is all set to host a conference titled "Women Mean Business" in India.The conference slated to be held ... Read more...

Posted in World |

CII summit to promote trade between India-ASEAN held in Guwahati

November 24th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Nov 24(ANI): A business conference organized by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) to explore and promote trade opportunities between India and ASEAN was recently held in Guwahati.During the conference both ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Shipping ministry to boost port infrastructure

September 15th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The shipping ministry will sign 20 to 25 public-private partnership (PPP) agreements this year to boost port infrastructure in the country, Shipping Secretary A.P.V.N. Sarma said here ... Read more...

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Chandigarh, Punjab, Haryana prepare to battle swine flu

August 6th, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 6 (IANS) The union territory of Chandigarh and the adjoining states of Punjab and Haryana have stepped up vigil against suspected swine flu cases after the country's first death from ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

India still not favourable for doing business: Survey

June 30th, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) India is still not very favourable for doing business and starting new ventures in the country is a "time consuming affair", a survey conducted by International Finance ... Read more...

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Bad monsoon can affect growth rate: PM’s adviser

June 29th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 29 (ANI): Suresh Tendulkar, the chairman of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council, has warned that the projected growth rate could come down marginally if there is a bad ... Read more...

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Tata Motors to hike wages despite slowdown

May 18th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) Auto major Tata Motors Monday said it would hike wages of its employees this fiscal despite the effects of the slowdown, though the increment may not be in ... Read more...

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Obama’s tax proposals won’t affect Indian firms: HCL chief

May 11th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's recent announcement on tax crackdown on companies outsourcing to overseas firms will not affect the Indian IT sector, an industry official said ... Read more...

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Indian entertainment industry to top $27 bn by 2011

March 25th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) The Indian entertainment and media industry will touch $27 billion by 2011 with at an annual growth rate of 16.7 percent - faster than its counterparts in Brazil, ... Read more...

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