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UP to expedite implementation of new industrial policy


September 21st, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has directed various departments to expedite the implementation of the new industrial policy.The Infrastructure and Industrial Investment Promotion Policy 2012 was announced ... Read more...

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Fear in Manipur after outsiders told to quite state


September 7th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 7 (IANS) Fear and panic have gripped people from outside the state who have taken up residence in Manipur, after separatist groups issued "quit notices" to all non-Manipuri ... Read more...

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Mamata slams media for abetting suicides, rapes


August 25th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) Launching a scathing attack on the media, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday accused it of abetting suicides and rapes and warned that police ... Read more...

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Two-day bank strike from Wednesday


August 20th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) All business and commercial activities across the country are likely to be crippled as the entire banking industry employees would go on a two-day strike starting ... Read more...

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Input costs, lack of reforms hit India Inc. business confidence


August 12th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Most in India Inc. expect stagnancy or decline in their business activities in July-September period due to high cost of borrowings, unfavourable macro-economic condition and ... Read more...

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New corporate initiatives push artistic talent in India (Feature)


August 5th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) A handful of initiatives that have brought big business houses to promote visual art with incentives and new platforms is trying to open an alternative ... Read more...

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Omar happy Kashmir youth looking beyond government jobs


July 9th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 9 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday expressed happiness over the positive transformation taking place in the mindset of the local youth over their earlier ... Read more...

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Economic growth to be above 8 percent, steps for foreign investments: Chidambaram (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Exuding confidence that the Indian economy will bounce back to a growth rate of above 8 percent, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Thursday steps ... Read more...

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Indian economic growth will return to above 8 percent: Chidambaram


July 5th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Exuding confidence of a rebound in the Indian economy, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday said the country will return to the above 8 percent ... Read more...

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Special police teams to keep vigil on top Maoist leaders (Lead)


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 3 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has set up special investigative teams of the police to keep vigil on top Maoist leaders as part of stepped up security in ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh steps up security during Maoist protest week


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 3 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has beefed up security throughout the 'Red Corridor' and put paramilitary forces deployed in internal areas of Bastar region on maximum alert in ... Read more...

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Security forces on alert as Maoists protest


June 1st, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 1 (IANS) In view of a Maoists protest week from Friday, security forces in Chhattisgarh went on high alert fearing violence by the guerrillas.The operation of passenger and ... Read more...

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ISB signs MoU to provide executive education in Middle East


May 17th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) The Indian School of Business (ISB) Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Bahwan CyberTek (BCT) Group of Oman, to provide executive education ... Read more...

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In IPL season, Chandigarh to play gully cricket


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 2 (IANS) Over 8,000 players, 552 teams, including 23 teams of girls, nearly 35 locations and more. As cricket fans get ready for the popular T20 Indian ... Read more...

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Angkor Vat replica to come up in Bihar


March 29th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 29 (IANS) A bigger version of the famous 12th century Angkor Vat temple in Cambodia is set to come up in Bihar's Vaishali district. And with some help ... Read more...

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Left attacks UPA coal scam


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Terming the alleged coal mining scam as "very big", the Communist Party of India (CPI) Thursday accused the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of ... Read more...

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CRY convenes summit to highlight corporate responsibility


March 7th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) With an aim to define more clearly a strategy for corporate social responsibility, NGO CRY - Child, Rights and You - Wednesday organised here a day-long ... Read more...

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2G verdict will have no impact on foreign investments: Moily


February 6th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court judgment regarding cancellation of 2G licences will have no impact on the inflow of foreign investments in the country, Corporate Affairs Minister Veerappa ... Read more...

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Goan NRIs campaign against illegal mining


January 22nd, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 22 (IANS) The Goan diaspora worldwide is spearheading a campaign to shame the state and central authorities into reining in illegal and indiscriminate mining in Goa, timing it ... Read more...

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Rajasthan invites diaspora youth to come visiting


January 9th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Youth from the Indian diaspora will be invited to visit Rajasthan and know the state better, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot announced Sunday.Addressing the inaugural session of ... Read more...

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Increase investment in India: Pranab urges diaspora


January 8th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday urged non-resident Indian (NRI) entrepreneures to increase investment in India, saying the the economic engagement of the diaspora was not ... Read more...

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Corporates can blackmail with Lokpal: Vayalar Ravi (Interview, To go with Lokpal can destabilise the nation)


December 26th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi has warned that Lokpal could "one day become a tool in the hands of corporate houses to ... Read more...

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Rethinking donations from mining firms: BJP


October 15th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which has launched a political campaign against illegal mining in Goa, has said that henceforth it would accept donations from ... Read more...

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Political donations common practice: mining firm Sesa Goa


October 14th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 14 (IANS) Political parties requested Vedanta Resources-owned mining firm Sesa Goa for donations as part of "common practice", the multinational group said Friday as the spectre of the ... Read more...

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Defence tech to be showcased products at India-Africa meet


October 11th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) India's premier defence research agency will exhibit 35 technologies from its laboratories at the two-day India-Africa business meet in Hyderabad from Wednesday.The Defence Research and Development ... Read more...

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Goa house panel wants CBI to probe illegal mining


October 5th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 4 (IANS) Either the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)or an independent investigation agency should probe Goa's illegal mining scam, Goa legislative assembly's public accounts committee (PAC) is learnt ... Read more...

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Bengal industry minister rues ‘talent mismatch’


September 7th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) There exists a huge mismatch between the talent pool in West Bengal and needs of businesses and economy, state Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee said Wednesday."We have ... Read more...

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Zardari woos China’s business houses


September 1st, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has invited China's industrial giants and large business groups to enjoy the benefits of Pakistan's investment-friendly and incentives-driven policies by investing in ... Read more...

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IPL: Kochi wants to shift to Ahmedabad


August 16th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Lack of viewership for the Indian Premier League (IPL) in Kerala has prompted the owners of Kochi Tuskers to request the Indian cricket board to ... Read more...

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Jagan probe: Six firms submit documents to CBI


July 18th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 18 (IANS) Six companies which invested in the businesses of YSR Congress party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy have submitted their replies to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), ... Read more...

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Joint efforts needed to tackle natural disasters: Official


July 1st, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) There is a need to tackle natural disasters, which affect everyone, - poor or rich - in a collective manner, an official of India's disaster ... Read more...

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Mizoram holds first ever investors’ summit


May 31st, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, May 31 (IANS) Mizoram Tuesday organised its first ever industry summit to harness the resources of the state in a bid to woo investors to set up projects in ... Read more...

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Holidays? Not for students who would rather intern


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Once a time for relaxing after exams, summer vacations are increasingly about work for many college students who put their holidays to productive use by ... Read more...

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Goa mine owners stashed black money in Swiss banks: CPI


April 29th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 29 (IANS) Several owners of Goa's 100-odd open cast iron ore mines have millions of dollars worth of black money stashed away in Swiss bank accounts, a Communist ... Read more...

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No development in West Bengal under Left Front government: Narendra Modi


April 16th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
Jalpaiguri (West Bengal), Apr 16(ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday criticized the Left Front government in West Bengal, saying that there has been no development in the state during ... Read more...

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