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Britain ready to underwrite infrastructure projects


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has said the government, in a bid to boost the country's sluggish economy, would underwrite altogether 50 billion pounds ... Read more...

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No reversing decision on FDI in multi-brand retail: Sharma


July 27th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) The Indian government will notify allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail after building a wider political consensus and there is no question of ... Read more...

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Initiative to strengthen investment between India, Britain


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) A new initiative to strengthen investment links between established Indian companies and British small and medium enterprises (SMEs) focussed on technology was launched here Monday.British ... Read more...

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British petrol prices hit record high


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Petrol prices hit an all-time high in Britain Friday, the Daily Mail reported.Prices at the pump have reached 137.44 pounds, beating the previous record 137.43 pounds ... Read more...

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‘EU-India free trade top priority for Britain’


November 11th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 11 (IANS) Britain has made the European Union (EU)-India free trade agreement (FTA) "as its number one priority", a British member of the European Parliament said.Sajjad Karim, ... Read more...

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Pranab to visit Britain to discuss trade ties, reforms


July 24th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is to pay a day-long visit to Britain for a ministerial-level economic dialogue to be held in London Monday to ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown a ‘clear favorite’ to be next IMF head


April 14th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown is emerging as the first choice for becoming the next Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).Presently, Brown is in ... Read more...

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Brown ‘asked police whether his phone had been hacked while he was PM’


January 24th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown asked the Metropolitan Police during his term whether his phone had been hacked, it emerged yesterday.And he has yet to receive ... Read more...

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British MPs draw flak for defying austerity measures


January 3rd, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Senior MPs in Britain have come under fire for celebrating the New Year with lavish holidays or by sipping champagne at an exclusive Commons fireworks party. The ... Read more...

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UK offers $11.17 billion loan to Irish Republic


November 23rd, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne on Monday announced that the UK offered a direct loan to Ireland of about £7 billion ($11.17 billion) in addition ... Read more...

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China, Britain cooperation outweighs competition: Hu Jintao


November 10th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 10 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao Wednesday said cooperation was stronger than competition between China and Britain as both the two economies were compatible.Hu made the remarks while ... Read more...

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China, Britain discuss bilateral ties (Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron who is heading a business delegation to China will sign several bilateral trade agreements during the course of his two-day official visit ... Read more...

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China, Britain hold trade talks


November 9th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) China and Britain Tuesday discussed bilateral economic ties in Beijing ahead of a visit by British Prime Minister David Cameron.Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan and British Chancellor ... Read more...

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Seven-year-old Briton advises government on finances


August 29th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) A seven-year-old maths prodigy, who became the youngest Briton to gain the top grade in GCSE maths, now advises the government on the country's finances, a media report ... Read more...

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S.M.Krishna apprises Lok Sabha of British PM’s visit


August 18th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.18 (ANI): Minister for External Affairs S.M.Krishna on Wednesday apprised the Lok Sabha of the visit of British Prime Minister David Cameron to India undertaken between July 27-29, 2010. ... Read more...

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NSE to explore business opportunities with LSE


July 28th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) India's National Stock Exchange (NSE) Wednesday inked a letter of intent with the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) to evaluate business opportunities, including licensing and trading of key ... Read more...

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Cameron begins India visit


July 28th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron Wednesday began his two-day maiden visit to India with a breakfast meeting with Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj. Drizzle and chilly winds greeted Cameron ... Read more...

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Cameron arrives on two-day visit to India


July 28th, 2010 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived here early Wednesday on the first leg of his two-day maiden visit to India. Cameron, who is accompanied by the biggest ever ... Read more...

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UK Prime Minister David Cameron to visit India today


July 27th, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron, will be paying a three-day State Visit to India beginning today.David Cameron will begin his official visit ... Read more...

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Business, defence deals top British PM’s ’special’ visit to India (Lead)


July 26th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
London/New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) India and Britain are set to infuse new energy in their relationship when British Prime Minister David Cameron comes to the country on his maiden visit ... Read more...

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UK Prime Minister David Cameron to visit India


July 26th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron, will be paying a three-day State Visit to India beginning on Tuesday.David Cameron will begin his official ... Read more...

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Britain seeks Indian market as Cameron comes visiting


July 26th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, July 26 (IANS)Prime Minister David Cameron arrives in India Tuesday on his first official state visit to build a "special relationship" with the onetime "jewel in the crown", ... Read more...

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Need practical approach to build ties with India: British MP


July 25th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, July 25 (IANS) Ahead of British Prime Minister David Cameron's India visit, a Conservative British MP has cautioned his team against depending on cultural and historical ties alone ... Read more...

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Blair felt Brown was ‘mad, bad and dangerous’


July 14th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair felt his eventual successor Gordon Brown was "mad, bad, dangerous and beyond hope of redemption".Former British Secretary of State for Business, ... Read more...

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10 year Pay Freeze for Queen Elizabeth II


June 23rd, 2010 - 2:26 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jun 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Even the Royal Queen hasn’t been spared in the recent austerity budget in UK. The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osbourne announced the budget and also revealed ... Read more...

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Britain introduces 40 bn pound austerity measures


June 22nd, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 22 (IANS) Britons bore the brunt for the second time after the global meltdown as the David Cameron government Tuesday introduced the harshest of spending cuts in ... Read more...

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UK announces sweeping banking regulation reforms


June 17th, 2010 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 17 (IANS) British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has announced sweeping changes for stronger regulation of the UK's banking system in order to avoid a banking meltdown ... Read more...

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British coalition honeymoon rocked by gay Laws’ payments (Lead)


May 30th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (DPA) Just 18 days after an official launch in the Downing Street rose garden that prompted comparisons with a happy marriage, Britain's landmark Conservative-Liberal coalition has had the ... Read more...

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British government sets out deficit-tackling savings plan


May 24th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (DPA) The British government is to cut some 6.2 billion pounds ($9 billion) from its budget this year, in an effort to tackle its national deficit, British Chancellor of ... Read more...

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New British PM, David Cameron Not The Youngest Ever


May 12th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Conservative leader David Cameron at 43 is one of the youngest prime minister's of Britain - an achievement shadowed only by the fact that William Pitt became ... Read more...

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David Cameron Takes Over As New British PM


May 12th, 2010 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (DPA) Conservative leader David Cameron became Britain's new prime minister Tuesday after forming an historic coalition government with Liberal Democrat Nick Clegg as his deputy. The new Conservative-Liberal alliance, ... Read more...

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Cameron takes over as Britain’s new prime minister (Second Lead)


May 12th, 2010 - 6:21 am ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (DPA) Conservative leader David Cameron Tuesday became Britain's new prime minister after forming an historic coalition government with Liberal Democrat Nick Clegg as his deputy. The new Conservative-Liberal alliance, ... Read more...

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Britain to switch to Conservative rule as Brown quits


May 12th, 2010 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (DPA) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown resigned Tuesday after his ruling Labour party failed to form a government following last week's general election. Brown's resignation ends 13 years of ... Read more...

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UK PM, Gordon Brown, To Give Up His Job Later This Year


May 11th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 11, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): United Kingdom’s Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, has enacted a remarkable proposal to make certain that his besieged Labor Party stays in power. This proposal ... Read more...

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Alistair Darling denies he’s too ‘knackered’ to enjoy sex life with wife


March 31st, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling has denied that he is too "knackered" to enjoy a satisfying sex life with his wife.Darling, 56, was asked by Piers ... Read more...

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