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Brazil’s economy growing again, says finance chief


September 20th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian economy is accelerating after a slow first half of 2012 and will remain on a growth trajectory, the country's finance minister said Wednesday in ... Read more...

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‘Changes in Myanmar open new opportunities for India’


September 18th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, S Sep 18 (IANS) Recent changes in Myanmar have created new opportunities for enhancing relations with India, according to an expert."The recent changes in Myanmar have created new opportunities ... Read more...

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Mexico’s president-elect vows to reduce poverty


September 12th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto said in an address to political and business leaders that he planned to focus on reducing the poverty that afflicts 52 ... Read more...

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CSIR seeks industry’s help for India’s first innovation complex (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) In an initiative to marry science and industry, the head of India's premier industrial research and development body Friday exhorted business leaders to contribute to the ... Read more...

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CSIR to build India’s first innovation complex


September 7th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) In an initiative to marry science and industry, the head of India's premier industrial research and development body Friday exhorted business leaders to contribute to the ... Read more...

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UN launches child rights’ guidelines for business sector


August 1st, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) In a first-of-its-kind initiative in India, Unicef Wednesday launched a set of guidelines on child rights for the business sector, which include elimination of child ... Read more...

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59 percent of Indian students to Britain fake: Report


July 25th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A total of about 63,000 fake students entered Britain in 2011, and 59 percent of the total number of Indian pupils were bogus, a report by ... Read more...

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EGoM’s reserve price revision still high: GSMA


July 21st, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) The price range recommended by the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) for 2G spectrum is still very high in terms of international best practices and would ... Read more...

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Modi to visit Japan July 22-27


July 20th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will visit Japan July 22-27 following an invitation from Tokyo.Modi's visit will "further strengthen the ties between Gujarat and ... Read more...

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India wants to cooperate with Cuba in energy, telecom


July 14th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 14 (IANS) India has expressed interest in expanding cooperation with Cuba in the sectors of energy, telecommunications and tourism, a media report said here.Indian Minister of State for ... Read more...

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Europe, India to deepen economic cooperation: Anand Sharma


June 25th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Antwerp (Belgium), June 25 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma has called for closer economic engagement between India and Europe. Addressing the Horasis Global India Business Meeting (GIBM) in the ... Read more...

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Keshub Mahindra retires in Aug 8, Anand to take over (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) After remaining at the helm for 48 years, Mahindra & Mahindra Chairman Keshub Mahindra will step down Aug 8, making way for his nephew, Anand Mahindra, ... Read more...

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Rajat Gupta threw away his duties: Prosecution


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 22 (IANS) Prosecutors accused Indian American Rajat Gupta with throwing away his duties as the high-profile trial of the former director at Goldman Sachs on insider trading ... Read more...

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Taj city upset over losing airport


May 9th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 9 (IANS) Agra is furious. If its business leaders are to be believed, an airport that citizens of the Taj city were lobbying for may now come up ... Read more...

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UN chief to visit India


April 24th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will depart for India April 25 for an official visit, UN spokesperson Eduardo del Buey said here Monday."His first stop will ... Read more...

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Shakira wants better US policies for children


April 16th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Singer Shakira returned to her native Colombia to deliver a speech, urging improved childhood development policies in Latin America."I am convinced that by far ... Read more...

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Italy seizes Gaddafi assets worth $1.4 bn


March 30th, 2012 - 6:14 am ICT by IANS
Rome, March 30 (IANS/AKI) Assets worth $1.1 billion euros (about $1.4 billion) belonging to Libya's Gaddafi family were seized by the Italian police.The assets included stocks, real estate, a share ... Read more...

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BRICS ministers to discuss trade, investment


March 27th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Trade ministers from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS), representing over 40 percent of the world's population, will meet here Wednesday to discuss ... Read more...

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India-US consular dialogue to cover visa policies, children’s issues


March 20th, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) India and the United States will hold their second Consular Dialogue in New Delhi Wednesday covering issues ranging from the protection of citizens abroad to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

I want violence-free Pakistan: Ravi Shankar (With Images)


March 12th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 12 (IANS) Indian spiritual leader Ravi Shankar arrived here Monday on a three-day visit, saying he wanted to see a violence-free Pakistan."My dream is to see a violence ... Read more...

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Ravi Shankar to visit Pakistan


March 10th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 10 (IANS) Spiritual leader Ravi Shankar will embark on a three-day peace mission to Pakistan Monday during which he will meet a range of Pakistanis.This is the Art ... Read more...

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Spiritual leader Ravi Shankar to visit Pakistan


March 9th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Hindu spiritual leader and The Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will visit Pakistan on a three-day peace mission from March 12, his office ... Read more...

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Karnataka hopes to attract $120 bn in investments


March 1st, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Despite political turmoil, Karnataka is hopeful of attracting investment of up to $120 billion in sectors like power, auto, IT and aerospace during the second ... Read more...

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Ethiopia to host World Economic Forum on Africa


March 1st, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, March 1 (IANS) Ethiopia will host the World Economic Forum on Africa in capital Addis Ababa in May. Mekonnen Haddis, chief advisor to the deputy prime minister, and ... Read more...

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Iraq keen to import rice, wheat from India


February 28th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Iraq will buy 100,000 tonnes of rice from India and is keen to increase import of wheat, sugar and other agricultural products in a bid ... Read more...

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One third British business bosses fear recession in 2012


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Around 35 percent of directors of British business firms think there is a high risk of a recession this year, says a survey.A poll by the ... Read more...

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Israeli embassy bombing won’t affect India-Iran trade: Sharma


February 15th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) India-Iran trade relations won't be affected by Monday's terror attack on an Israeli embassy car in New Delhi, for which Israel has accused Iran, Commerce and ... Read more...

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India pushes for long-term deal for fertilisers from Belarus


February 1st, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) India is interested in having a long-term agreement with Belarus to secure supplies of potash fertiliser, the demand for which has risen sharply in the ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola plans to invest $1 bn in Mexico in 2012


January 30th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Davos, Jan 30 (IANS/EFE) The Coca-Cola Co. plans to invest $1 billion in its operations in Mexico this year as part of a $5 billion long-term investment plan, CEO Muhtar ... Read more...

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Mukherjee to visit Chicago to sell India growth story


January 27th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will try to sell the India growth story among top US business leaders and policy makers during his two-day official ... Read more...

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UAE minister gets lifetime achievement award in US


January 27th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's Minister for Foreign Trade Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al-Qassimi was conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Arab American Chamber of Commerce (AACC) in ... Read more...

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`Davos meet an opportunity to project Pakistan’s economy’


January 24th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 24 (IANS) The World Economic Forum to be held in Davos offers a good opportunity to project Pakistan's economy which has registered a comeback, said Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Emotional Hasina lauds Indian role in 1971 war


January 12th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 12 (IANS) It was an emotional moment for Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina here Thursday when she recollected how India, especially Tripura, had helped her country during ... Read more...

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Four top US officials to visit Sri Lanka


January 12th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 12 (IANS) Sri Lanka awaits four senior US officials who will meet government officials, civil society representatives, business leaders and political leaders here in the coming weeks.Ambassador James ... Read more...

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USAID chief Rajiv Shah to visit India


December 19th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Rajiv Shah, head of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the highest-ranking Indian-American in the Obama administration, begins a two-day visit ... Read more...

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