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Diesel price hike will be double whammy: India Inc. leaders


September 14th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) The government's move to raise diesel prices by Rs.5 a litre has come under strong criticism from members of India Inc. who foresee a double whammy ... Read more...

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Japan keen to partner in infra and other sectors in Kerala


September 13th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) Japan is keen to participate in infrastructure, information technology and healthcare projects in Kerala, top Japanese officials said Thursday."We are keen on partnering in the infrastructure ... Read more...

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Exploring stake sale in telecom towers arm: Ambani (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Reliance Communications will consider a stake sale in its telecom towers arm next year as part of a medium-term plan to reduce debt that has topped ... Read more...

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Exploring stake sale in telecom towers arm: Ambani


September 4th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Reliance Communications will consider selling a stake in its telecom towers arm as part of a definite medium-term plan to reduce debt that has topped nearly ... Read more...

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Chola MS targets Rs.2,500 crore premium by 2014-15


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) City-based Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company (Chola MS) is targeting a premium of Rs.2,500 crore by fiscal 2014-15, a top company official said Monday.To achieve this, ... Read more...

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Respect internet freedom, US tells India


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) Voicing its support for full freedom of the internet, US has urged India to maintain respect for fundamental freedoms, while probing rumours that have caused ... Read more...

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Breaking the glass ceiling in India’s tax administration


August 6th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Taxman may not be a proper term to use any more, given the gender of the current chairs of the direct and indirect tax administrations: ... Read more...

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Indian Americans in Forbes Midas List


May 4th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Nine Indian origin entrepreneurs feature in this year's Forbes Midas List of technology's best investors for fuelling a bull market for hot young companies.Heading the Indian-American ... Read more...

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CA, Mahindra set up joint research centre


April 24th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 24 (IANS) Mahindra Satyam and Tech Mahindra have inked an agreement with CA Technologies, a global IT management and security software and solutions company, to set up a ... Read more...

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CA sets up Asia innovation centre in Hyderabad


April 24th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 24 (IANS) US software and solutions company CA Technologies has set up its Asia innovation unit at its development centre here in partnership with the International Institute ... Read more...

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Telenor plans Rs.2,000 crore investment in India


April 21st, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 21 (IANS) Norwegian Telenor Group, which is looking for a new partner to continue its telecom services in India, plans to invest up to Rs.2,000 crore more even ... Read more...

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India seeks more gas, oil from Qatar


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India is keen to increase gas and crude oil imports from Qatar and the two countries are hopeful of soon working out the prices of ... Read more...

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Narayana Murthy among Fortune’s 12 ‘greatest entrepreneurs’


March 28th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 28 (IANS) Fortune magazine has listed Infosys co-founder N.R. Narayana Murthy among the 12 "greatest entrepreneurs of our time" with Apple's late chief Steve Jobs, Microsoft ... Read more...

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‘Indian VFX industry needs Hollywood supervision, education’


March 11th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) The $2-billion Indian movie industry is conducive to the growth of visual effects and good education and right guidance from Hollywood specialists will work ... Read more...

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Auto companies report healthy sales number for February (Roundup)


March 1st, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, March 1 (IANS) Major auto companies in India Thursday reported an average to healthy sales numbers for February, indicating a gradual recovery for the industry that was subdued ... Read more...

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India eyes $100 bn foreign investment in nuclear power sector


January 31st, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 31 (IANS) India is hopeful of getting more than $100 billion worth of foreign investment in the nuclear power sector in the next two decades and a ... Read more...

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India to be hit by collapse of carbon trading market


December 7th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 7 (IANS) The carbon trading market may be headed for a crash if negotiations at the climate change conference are any indication, according to experts. This is likely ... Read more...

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Telecom industry’s concerns will be addressed: PM


December 7th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday assured all stakeholders in the telecom industry that his government will address their concerns and support the growth of ... Read more...

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US seeks level playing field for its nuclear firms


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) Saying it was still studying India's regulations on civil nuclear liability, the United States has asserted that for it ensuring a level playing field for ... Read more...

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TCS, Wipro among top 10 in carbon disclosure leadership index


November 16th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) IT bellwether Tata Consultancy Service (TCS) and Wipro are among the top ten companies in the leadership index for the Carbon Disclosure Project in India ... Read more...

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Finnish business delegation to visit India October


September 20th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) Finland's Minister for Economic Affairs Jyri Hakamies will lead a 60 member delegation to India next month to concide with the inauguration of the Finnish Innovation ... Read more...

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Petronet LNG to soon finalise investment in power sector


September 8th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) Petronet LNG Ltd, one of the leading companies in India's LNG sector, is expecting to finalise investment in the country's power sector in the next two ... Read more...

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South African fund shows interest in Indian insurance


September 7th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) South Africa-based private equity fund LeapFrog Investments wants to invest in Indian insurance companies as well as those serving the insurance sector."We are interested in investing ... Read more...

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‘Mixing politics, business detrimental for Bengal industry’


August 30th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) The poor industrial scenario of West Bengal is because of politics being mixed with business and this trend needs to be reversed, state Industries Minister Partha ... Read more...

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Top 20 Indian outsourcing firms grew 13 percent in 2010-11: Report


August 19th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Top 20 outsourcing companies in India grew by 13 percent in 2010-11 and posted revenues worth Rs.32,246 crore, said a report by Dataquest magazine Friday."The ... Read more...

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Kochi-based web TV Indiavibes wins prestigious award


July 25th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 25 (IANS) Kochi-based Indiavibes, which claims to be the country's first web TV, has been awarded the Bloomberg UTV-Aegis Graham Bell award 2011 for innovation in mobile content ... Read more...

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Deloitte invites nominations for Tech Fast 50 awards


July 13th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Deloitte, one of the leading audit and consultancy firms, Wednesday said it has started nomination for the 7th edition of its Tech Fast 50 awards ... Read more...

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Karnataka to have five new bio-tech parks


July 11th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday said five bio-tech parks will be set up in the state, including one worth Rs.500 crore in capital Bangalore.Similar facilities ... Read more...

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Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute links up with Kiwi IT firm


June 27th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Center (RGCI) has signed an agreement with New Zealand's international healthcare IT provider Medtech Global for digitisation and ... Read more...

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Indian telecom industry’s revenue plunges 2.52 percent


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Revenues of the Indian telecom equipment industry plunged 2.52 percent at Rs.117,039 crore during the 2010-11 fiscal ended March 31 against Rs.120,069 crore during the ... Read more...

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Indian firms voluntarily running social welfare programmes


June 14th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Over 1,500 private companies in India are running various social welfare programmes voluntarily as a part of the affirmative action plan to help the weaker ... Read more...

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Regulate iron ore prices, say Orissa steel producers


May 24th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) The central government should regulate iron ore prices to save the steel industry, producers from Orissa said here Tuesday."Iron ore is a national resource on which ... Read more...

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Reliance Money Express to offer services in South India


May 19th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Cochin, May 19 (IANS) Reliance Money Express, part of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group Thursday announced a tie-up with Muthoottu Mini Financier (MMF) for offering money transfer services to customers ... Read more...

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Telecom sector exploiting diesel subsidy, says report


May 18th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The government subsidy on diesel has been exploited by the telecom sector, causing an annual loss of around Rs.26 billion to the exchequer, according to ... Read more...

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Solar power systems to power cell phone towers


May 10th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) Bangalore based Indo-Chinese joint venture ALTA-XinTong Solar Tech Pvt Ltd is in the process of finalising a deal to sell 2,000 solar systems to power mobile ... Read more...

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