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Mamata appeals to Bengali diaspora to pitch in for state


July 7th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has urged the Bengali diaspora to come forward and share their expertise for the comprehensive development of the state."I ... Read more...

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US-India trade group pushes for BIT


June 26th, 2012 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26 (IANS) A leading US-India trade group has launched a major effort to promote a high-standard US-India Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) calling it the 'next hill to climb' ... Read more...

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India shall overcome, Krishna tells US business (Lead)Indian


June 13th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) As India and the US begin their strategic dialogue, India has insisted it will restore investor confidence and regain economic momentum even as a top ... Read more...

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‘India, US need to foster women entrepreneurship’


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India and the US need to engage more to develop entrepreneurship among women, an American diplomat said as the two countries are scheduled to deliberate ... Read more...

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India needs to make ‘tough choices’: Ajay Banga


April 24th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) Ajay Banga, the new chairman of US-India Business Council, says India needs to make "tough choices" and implement progressive steps to create a welcoming business ... Read more...

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No leadership vacuum in India, says Pranab


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has rejected a suggestion from corporate America that a leadership "vacuum" was chipping away at India's investment climate and asserted that ... Read more...

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India has a very powerful prime minister: Mukherjee


April 22nd, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Asserting that India has a "very powerful, strong and acceptable prime minister," Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday rejected a suggestion from corporate America that a ... Read more...

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MasterCard’s Ajay Banga to head USIBC


April 16th, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) Ajay Banga, president & CEO of MasterCard Worldwide, has been elected next chairman of the US-India Business Council (USIBC), a trade association made of 350 top ... Read more...

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Expand Pakistan, Saudi Arabia trade ties: Zardari


April 11th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 11 (IANS) The huge potential of trade and economic activities between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia should be given a boost, President Asif Ali Zardari has said.Zardari Tuesday said ... Read more...

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India, Qatar chambers to set up joint business council


April 9th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The business chambers of India and Qatar Monday signed a pact to set up a joint business council that will promote two-way trade and investment.The ... Read more...

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Iraq seeks Indian investments


February 27th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Iraq Monday invited Indian investments either independently or through joint ventures to help in reconstruction process of the war-ravaged country."We are open in all formats ... Read more...

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Meta university by next year: Sibal


February 3rd, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Friday said a network of universities forming a meta university to allow students to pick courses from across disciplines ... Read more...

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Zardari seeks preferential trade ties with Myanmar (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has called for enhancing two-way trade between Pakistan and Myanmar and establishing a preferential tariff arrangement leading to the culmination of a ... Read more...

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ICT key to combat climate change, say experts


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Information and communications technology (ICT) can play a major role in combating climate change by encouraging adoption of green practices, experts said Thursday."ICT could help ... Read more...

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Wipro upbeat despite flat IT growth


October 31st, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 31 (IANS) India's third largest IT bellwether Wipro Ltd. remains upbeat on its growth prospects in the coming quarters despite a marginal increase in net profit for the ... Read more...

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US India trade group seeks investment treaty


September 22nd, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Highlighting the rise of India, a leading US-India trade advocacy group has suggested early conclusion of a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) to take their relationship to ... Read more...

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India offers to develop Botswana’s rail network


September 20th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gaborone (Botswana), Sep 20 (IANS) India has offered technical assistance to develop and strengthen rail network and other mode of transportation in the southern African country of Botswana.Minister of State ... Read more...

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Power minister to visit Chicago, New York


September 17th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) India's Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde will leave for Chicago and New York on a five-day official trip starting Sep 19, a statement said Saturday."The minister ... Read more...

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US, India natural allies against terror financing: US official


July 28th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) The US and India are natural allies in the fight against illicit finance used to fund terror activities, said a US official here Wednesday."Put at ... Read more...

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Clinton visit: US firms to showcase counter-terror innovations


July 17th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Washington, July 17 (IANS) With the July 13 Mumbai blasts putting the spotlight on increased security cooperation, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reaches India Monday on a ... Read more...

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Be part of India’s growth story, US business urged


June 24th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) A US India trade group has called on American policymakers to strengthen trade relations with India or face the risk of being left behind in sharing ... Read more...

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US trade body hails India’s $4 bn Boeing order


June 7th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) The US-India Business Council (USIBC), a business advocacy group representing some 400 top US companies, has hailed India's decision to purchase 10 Boeing C-17 aircraft, valued ... Read more...

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Gilani to visit France to discuss security, trade


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 2(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani will embark on a four-day official visit to France on Tuesday to hold discussions with French leadership on a range of issues, including ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM to visit France


May 1st, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will pay a four-day visit to France starting May 3 to hold discussions on a range of issues, including ... Read more...

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NRIs to woo foreign investors to Haryana


March 31st, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 31 (IANS) Haryana will benefit from Canadian and American investors with the state setting up a high-powered Foreign Investment and NRI Cell to woo foreign investment, says a ... Read more...

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Saudi, Indian firms explore investment options (Lead)


February 24th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Private companies from India and Saudi Arabia are exploring investment opportunities in each other's countries, capitalising on high economic growth and excellent political relations, senior officials ... Read more...

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Saudi, Indian firms explore investment options


February 24th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Capitalising on excellent political relations and high economic growth, private companies from India and Saudi Arabia are exploring investment opportunities in each other countries, officials said Thursday. ... Read more...

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Businesses cautious over Arab world unrest


February 24th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Gyanendra Kumar Keshri New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Businesses are getting cautious across the Middle East and not taking major investment decisions as many believe the political uprisings like in Egypt, Tunisia, ... Read more...

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India offers `win-win’ opportunity, says US chamber


February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) The US India Business Council (USIBC) has launched an India awareness campaign among lawmakers, the business community and the general public to drive home the message that India ... Read more...

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US team in UAE to explore healthcare system


January 26th, 2011 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 25 (IANS/WAM) Officials from over a dozen American healthcare and pharmaceutical companies have arrived in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to explore opportunities for partnerships between the two countries.The ... Read more...

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Syria, India open informatics centre in Damascus


December 30th, 2010 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Dec 29 (IANS) The Syrian-Indian Centre for Informatics was inaugurated here Wednesday, Xinhua reports.The centre, built at a cost of $3 million, includes three training scientific labs, a library, a ... Read more...

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Seminar discusses UAE-Italy double taxation


November 28th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 28 (IANS/WAM) A seminar was organised here to familiarize the participants about various articles under the avoidance of double taxation agreement signed between the UAE and Italy, it was announced ... Read more...

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Patil asks Indian businessmen to invest in Syria, contribute in developmental plans


November 28th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Damascus, Nov 28 (ANI): Launching the Syria-India Business Council to facilitate frequent and closer contacts between the business communities of the two countries here on Sunday, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil asked Indian ... Read more...

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Online magazine BrainGain - guide on studying abroad


November 11th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) For the thousands of students keen to study abroad but who don't know where to get the requisite information, here is a lifeline. An interactive online magazine, ... Read more...

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Obama’s outsourcing stand relieves Indian IT industry (Lead)


November 10th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 10 (IANS) The Indian IT industry Wednesday expressed relief over US President Barack Obama's stand on outsourcing and his commitment to do away with protectionism."Obama did a great job ... Read more...

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