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Two ABCs to help Kerala do business with US


September 9th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 9 (IANS) The US Foreign Commercial Services Sunday announced the opening of two American Business Corners (ABC), one in Kochi and the other here.The American Business Corners will ... Read more...

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President Mukherjee’s first official visit to Chennai, Tiruputi


September 7th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) In his first official visit after assuming the highest constitutional position, President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a two-day tour to Chennai and Andhra Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Israel keen on helping Goa meet its dairy deficit


August 25th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 24 (IANS) Israel is keen on partnering with dairy industry majors in Goa to increase milk production in the state, an official here said Friday.The state faces a ... Read more...

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China expects S100 bn trade volume with India by 2015


August 17th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) Despite a fall in the volume of India-China bilateral trade for the first half of the current year, China remained upbeat over trade prospects with India ... Read more...

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‘Smart cities way forward to housing for all’


August 4th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) With increasing migration to urban areas from villages and towns in pursuit of education, jobs and better living, realtors should build smart cities for housing all ... Read more...

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UBI to extend banking services in 1,612 Bengal villages


July 21st, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) State-run United Bank of India (UBI) will extend banking services to 1,612 villages of West Bengal that have a population of more than 2,000 by ... Read more...

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India’s import of precious metals down 37 percent in Q1


July 17th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) India's import of precious metals in the quarter ended June 30, 2012 registered a 37 percent decline in rupee terms, compared with the like period a ... Read more...

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Africa gets major share of Indian investments worldwide


July 12th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, July 12 (IANS) Africa has bagged a major share of about $3 billion that Indians invested every month around the world, says the head of a government agency that ... Read more...

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India expresses interest in Ghanaian oil as mega trade show opens


July 10th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Accra, July 10 (IANS) India is keen to invest in Ghana's hydrocarbon industry, visiting Commerce Minister Anand Sharma said as a large Indian trade expo opened here Monday. Ghana began ... Read more...

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Facebook drive brings in rain gear for poor kids


July 6th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 6 (IANS) The severe monsoon of Goa will now not hold back over 200 children from poor families from attending school.Thanks to a civil society initiative, the ... Read more...

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India, Poland agree on audio-visual cooperation


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, July 4 (IANS) India and Poland Wednesday signed an agreement to establish a legal framework for audio-visual co-production, especially films.The agreement was signed by visiting Indian Minister for ... Read more...

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Inflation to soften by mid-October: Kaushik Basu


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 3 (IANS) Inflation would continue at the 7.5 percent level till September this year, after which it is likely to go below 7 per cent, Kaushik Basu, chief ... Read more...

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Goa looks for eco-friendly, sound proposals at investors’ meet


June 28th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 28 (IANS) Gearing up for the first state-endorsed investors' meet to be hosted here Saturday, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said that a sound, environment friendly investment proposal could ... Read more...

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Workshop on maritime law held in Dubai


June 27th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 26 (IANS/WAM) A workshop on UAE maritime law was organised here Tuesday by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in association with Fichte & Co Legal Consultancy.Members of ... Read more...

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Germany concerned over human rights in Bangladesh


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 23 (IANS) Germany Saturday expressed concern over killings and the human rights violations in Bangladesh, and urged all political actors to work together to strengthen democracy ... Read more...

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Goa makes bid to attract investment


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 22 (IANS) Goa's leading trade body and the government are hosting a one-day meet this month seeking investment in sectors like IT, entertainment, pharmaceuticals, tourism and education.Goa Chamber ... Read more...

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Goa aim to convert students from job seekers to job givers


June 21st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 21 (IANS) A move is under way in Goa, a state where the service industry accounts for half of its income and provides 40 percent employment, to evangelise ... Read more...

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Slovenia aims to double bilateral trade with India


June 19th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Slovenia wants to double its bilateral trade with India in the next three years, the central European country's envoy said Tuesday."We are aiming to double our ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan trade bodies sign pact


June 4th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 4 (IANS) Two trade bodies of India and Pakistan Monday signed an agreement to boost trade and people-to-people contact between the two countries, an official said here.A memorandum ... Read more...

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Ready to meet digitalisation deadline: Cable TV operators


June 1st, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) With digitalisation of television networks in all four metros of the country due on July 1 this year,cable operators and multiple system operators (MSOs) Friday said ... Read more...

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Arab-India trade meet begins Tuesday


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 22 (IANS/WAM) The Third Arab-India Partnership Conference begins here Tuesday.The two-day conference whose focus is on development through trade and investment is being organised by the ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host third Indo-Arab meet


May 15th, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 14 (IANS/WAM) The third Indo-Arab Partnership conference will be held in Abu Dhabi May 22-23.The conference under the banner of the development of relations through trade and ... Read more...

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Industry demands roll back in Goa power hike


May 8th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 8 (IANS) A leading trade body here Tuesday demanded a roll back on the proposed power tariff increase by the Goa government as it would hit the industry ... Read more...

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Can anyone make Goa’s cabbies charge by meter? (Letter from Goa)


May 3rd, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 3 (IANS) When was the last time you alighted from a flight or train to Goa and paid cab fare by the meter to your hotel? Thanks to ... Read more...

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Goa wants ‘nuke-guru’ Anil Kakodkar as president


April 28th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 28 (IANS) Goa's top industry body, scientists and local intelligentsia are pitching hard to put a 'nuke-guru' Anil Kakodkar in the presidential race and are seeking support ... Read more...

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SBI to open new SME branches in Bengal


April 27th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) Giving emphasis on more lending to small and medium enterprises (SMEs), public sector State Bank of India (SBI) will set up four new specialised SME ... Read more...

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Kerala-born Yusuffali making waves in Gulf


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 23 (IANS) Kerala-born M. A. Yusuffali is today dubbed as one of the most influential Indians in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), a political and economic alliance ... Read more...

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South Asia can become energy surplus: Bhutan PM


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Paro (Bhutan), April 23 (IANS) Cooperation among countries can help transform South Asia from an energy constraint to an energy surplus region, Bhutanese Prime Minister Jigmi Thinley has said."Shared vision ... Read more...

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National Insurance assessing loss in AMRI fire


April 20th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) Public sector National Insurance Company (NIC) Thursday said it is in the process of inspecting and assessing the claim for the damage caused due to a ... 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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Illegal mining forces drop in ore export figures


April 5th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 5 (IANS) The dark clouds of illegal mining in Goa have cast a shadow on export statistics of the Mormugao Port Trust, the state's only major port. It ... Read more...

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‘Goa cap on iron ore extraction a must’


March 30th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 30 (IANS) Capping of iron ore extraction in Goa is a must for sustainable mining and reigning in illegal mining, an official said Friday.Goa Chamber of Commerce ... Read more...

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Nepal, China to enhance trade relations, economic ties


March 26th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 25 (IANS) Nepal and China Sunday agreed to enhance trade relations and economic ties between them."I am confident that our cooperation will move forward quickly with more exchanges," ... Read more...

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Industry body seeks 100 percent FDI in defence


March 25th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) With India edging past China as the world's largest arms importer, an industry body has sought increase in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the ... Read more...

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Goa trade body demands Rs.1,000 crore grant for state


March 24th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 24 (IANS) With an eye to tourism, Goa's apex trade body has demanded a special grant of Rs.1,000 crore from union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in his ... Read more...

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