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India reaffirms its stand on tax law changes (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) India has reasserted its position regarding some retrospective amendments in Indian tax laws saying it was not a case of double taxation, but intended to ... Read more...

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US business groups to protest tax law changes in India


April 19th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) A dozen US business groups have asked US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to raise their concerns with New Delhi that some proposed changes in Indian ... Read more...

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Intel quarterly profit drops


April 18th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, April 18 (IANS) Intel has reported that its profit in the most recent quarter fell nearly 13 percent, but the results still beat analysts' estimates.In the company's 2012 ... Read more...

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Russia to be top country for business in 10 years: Putin


December 22nd, 2011 - 2:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will become one of the best countries for business within the next 10 years, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said."We need to outline a ... Read more...

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US, Canada unveil new measures to facilitate trade


December 8th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) Declaring job creation as his highest priority, US President Barack Obama has unveiled new measures with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to facilitate trade and ... Read more...

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30 corporate giants paid no US taxes in 3 years: Report


November 4th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 4 (IANS/EFE) Thirty of the 280 most profitable US corporations, including General Electric, Verizon and Boeing, paid no federal income tax in 2008-10, Citizens for Tax Justice ... Read more...

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Rajasthan court dismisses plea against chief minister


May 11th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 11 (IANS) In a major respite for Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, a division bench of Rajasthan High Court Wednesday dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking investigation ... Read more...

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US outreach to India business to prevent visa abuse


April 29th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Keen to strengthen its economic relationship with India, the US says it has a lot of outreach with the business community there to prevent abuse of ... Read more...

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An Islamabad-Istanbul train that will traverse 6,500 km


April 18th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) A cargo train that will cover a distance of 6,500 km from Islamabad through Tehran to Istanbul will be "running in less than a year", ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks reveals US concerns over Mukherjee’s appointment as Finance Minister


March 18th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 18(ANI): A day after WikiLeaks disclosure indicated that the Congress had paid lawmakers to survive a vote of confidence in Parliament in 2008, another Wikileaks exposure reveals Washington's ... Read more...

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Vibrant Gujarat 2011 aims to provide investment to every state: Modi


November 17th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) The Vibrant Gujarat 2011 summit is aimed at providing every Indian state an opportunity to seek investment, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said here Wednesday."The previous four ... Read more...

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Over 85 Pakistani firms expected at Chandigarh fair


October 28th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 28 (IANS) Over 85 companies from Pakistan will participate in a three-day Chandigarh Fair-2010, which will start Friday at the Parade Ground here, an organiser said Thursday.Pakistani traders have come ... Read more...

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FICCI welcomes US Senate rejection of anti-outsourcing bill


September 29th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A leading trade and industry association of India Wednesday welcomed the US Senate's rejection of a bill that aims at preventing native firms from outsourcing their work ... Read more...

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Senate Republicans allow India to momentarily breathe easy on outsourcing front


September 29th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.29 (ANI): India, a key outlet for global outsourcing, especially from the United States, has been given some breathing space with Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocking a Democratic plan to encourage ... Read more...

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Kochhar and Co. partners with Middle East law firms


August 5th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) City-based corporate law firm Kochhar and Co. has partnered with law firms of Khalid Alnowaiser in Saudi Arabia and Mohammad Issa Odeh (MIO) in the United Arab ... Read more...

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Post-protest rampage in Bangkok leaves 16 dead


May 20th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 20 (DPA) Irate anti-government protesters set fire to at least 35 buildings in Bangkok in a violent rampage sparked by the government's crackdown on their demonstration that left up ... Read more...

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Nepal hails reprieve as Maoists call off strike


May 8th, 2010 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 8 (IANS) Nepal bustled with frantic early morning activities Saturday, making best use of a reprieve after the opposition Maoist party called off a general strike that had kept the ... Read more...

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KG basin gas row: SC to deliver verdict today


May 7th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): A three judge bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan will deliver its verdict on the Ambani gas sharing dispute involving the ... Read more...

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Section of Congress slandering me, says Praful Patel


April 20th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel Tuesday rejected media reports alleging his involvement in the IPL controversy, and accused "a ... Read more...

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UAE gives top priority to energy conservation (Second Lead)


April 9th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE, which has the world's highest ecological footprint, is according top priority to environment conservation and has launched two major projects on recycling and conversion of waste ... Read more...

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UAE starts conservation projects (Lead)


April 9th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE is according top priority to environment conservation and has launched two major projects on recycling carbon dioxide and converting waste into energy. The Emirates launched a paper ... Read more...

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UAE launches paper recycling programme


April 9th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has launched a paper recycling programme to increase awareness on pollution and emphasise the importance of environment conservation. Two leading business groups from the region -- Emirates ... Read more...

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Tharoor inspired Rendezvous Sports to bid for Kochi


March 21st, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 21 (IANS) Irrepressible Shashi Tharoor added a new dimension to his expansive profile when he got leading business magnets to come together as Rendezvous Sports World Ltd. that bagged ... Read more...

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US Senate Approves $15 Billion Job Bill


February 25th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Feb 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) United State Senate has been voted for a $15 billion jobs bill. The very move seeks support from five Republicans joining the majority of Democrats ... Read more...

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India won’t be problem for Oz cricketers during IPL-3, says Brett Lee


February 4th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.4 (ANI): Fast bowler Brett Lee has returned from a goodwill mission to India and is satisfied that Australian cricketers will be safe there if they adhere to the strict security ... Read more...

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Vice-President on tri-nation African visit next week


December 31st, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Several agreements are expected to be signed during Vice-President Hamid Ansari's three-nation visit to Africa Jan 5-12. Ansari will travel to Zambia, Malawi and Botswana in south-eastern Africa ... Read more...

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Monsanto awarded “Angry Mermaid” lobbying prize


December 15th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 15 (DPA) Biotech giant Monsanto won a dubious honour Tuesday when an online poll awarded it the "Angry Mermaid" prize for what critics see as misleading lobbying on the issue ... Read more...

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Bharti Group chief Sunil Mittal gets Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence


December 15th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.16 (ANI): Bharti group Chairman and Managing Director Sunil Mittal was conferred upon Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in Public Administration, Academics and Management for the year 2009 ... Read more...

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India, Sri Lanka likely to ink new trade deal in 2010


September 14th, 2009 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) India and Sri Lanka are expected to sign a new economic agreement next year covering both goods and services, said the island nation's Minister of Investment Promotion ... Read more...

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Former culture minister wins Macau election unopposed


July 26th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Macau, July 26 (DPA) Former culture minister Ferdando Chui was elected as Macau's new leader Sunday after running unopposed in a poll of the former Portuguese colony's leading citizens. A 300-strong election panel, ... Read more...

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Oz brothels put on more staff to serve US naval officers


July 3rd, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 3 (ANI): Brothels in Australian city of Perth are putting on more staff to deal with the arrival of two US warships, carrying more than 5400 sailors.Nuclear powered aircraft ... Read more...

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Sunil Mittal joins US think tank board


March 28th, 2009 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 28 (IANS) Sunil Mittal, chairman and managing director of India's Bharti Group, has joined the Board of Trustees of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a Washington think ... Read more...

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West Bengal to provide environmental assistance to corporates


February 19th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) The West Bengal government will provide environmental assistance to the business groups investing in the industrial sector in the state, an official said here Thursday. "We are preparing a ... Read more...

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Bharti to launch medium-sized retail store next month


November 3rd, 2008 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Bharti Enterprises, one of the leading business groups in the country which has interests in telecom, insurance and retail, Monday said it will launch its first medium-sized ... Read more...

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American academic says similarities exist between Wall Street meltdown and Great Depression


October 11th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.11 (ANI): A professor of history and director of American Studies at Temple University, Bryant Simon, has said that there are some obvious similarities and differences between todays crisis and ... Read more...

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