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US pitches for a bigger global role for India


September 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Ahead of the US elections, India and the US Monday underlined broad bipartisan support for the bilateral strategic relationship in both countries, with the US ... Read more...

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More incentives to renewable energy sector: Farooq Abdullah


September 13th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Generation-based incentives and depreciation allowance to incentivise generation of power from new and renewable sources will be at the top of the 12th Plan agenda ... Read more...

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SBI expects another Rs.40 billion capital infusion


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) The State Bank of India (SBI) Thursday said its meeting with the central government on capital infusion could take place this week and that it ... Read more...

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No progress in eight years of UPA rule: BJP (Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Charging the Congress-led government with "gross mismanagement of the economy", the BJP Sunday said India has witnessed no progress in eight years of UPA's ... Read more...

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Government discriminates against our states: BJP


August 19th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday accused the Congress-led central government of discriminating against BJP-ruled states.It said the central government was creating hurdles ... Read more...

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BJP leaders meet on economic downturn (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Organising its act against Congress-led central government, the Bharatiya Janata Party Saturday organised a meeting of its chief ministers and state leaders to asses ... Read more...

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Event to promote handicraft, handloom sector


August 17th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Niyaz Ahmad Bhat, a papier-mache artist from Kashmir, has never participated in a large exhibition but his happiness knew no bounds when his stall was ... Read more...

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Corporates told to give handlooms, handicraft products as gift items


August 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The textiles ministry is organising a conclave appealing to Indian industries to source domestic handlooms and handicrafts for corporate gifting instead of regular gift such ... Read more...

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Central Bank plans JV or subsidiary to enter Mozambique


August 10th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) State-run Central Bank of India is planning to form a joint venture with the Punjab National Bank (PNB) or set up a wholly-owned subsidiary to enter ... Read more...

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Increase in venture capital for Bengal IT start-ups


August 8th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) West Bengal's new IT policy would feature an increase in the corpus of venture capital provided to IT start-ups, a minister said Wednesday."The new IT policy ... Read more...

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NDA leader will be next PM: Gadkari


August 6th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) two-day brain-storming session ended here Monday with party president Nitin Gadkari's assuring all that only a National Democratic Alliance (NDA) ... Read more...

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Sex workers fight for rights at Kolkata conclave


July 25th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) A demand for a fight for their rights and safe sex practices Tuesday marked the ongoing global Sex Workers Freedom Festival in Kolkata, where around 550 ... Read more...

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IOB plans to raise $500 mn through MTN issue


July 19th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) State-run Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) is planning to raise $500 million through the issue of medium term notes (MTNs) in 3-6 months, Chairman and Managing Director ... Read more...

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NTR’s son to soon enter active politics


July 14th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 14 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) founder N.T. Rama Rao's son and popular Telugu actor N. Balakrishna Saturday said he would soon enter active politics.Balakrishna, however, made it ... Read more...

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With China on mind, India steps up Latin America diplomacy


July 10th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Amid China's increasing foray in this region, India will host its first dialogue with foreign ministers of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) countries next ... Read more...

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Tourism should be part of political agenda: Sahai


July 6th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai Friday said tourism should be part of the political agenda for its huge potential for economic development."Tourism especially provides ... Read more...

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Cochin to host next annual Indian diaspora meet


June 19th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The 11th edition of the annual diaspora conclave -- Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2013 - will be held in Cochin, Kerala's commercial capital, Minister of Overseas ... Read more...

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After Sonia attack, BJP hits back


June 5th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) A day after Congress president Sonia Gandhi attacked the opposition for hurling baseless corruption charges against the UPA government as part of a ... Read more...

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Thackeray slams Pawar for criticising Congress


June 4th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Monday slammed Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar for his recent criticism of the Maharashtra government. Pawar had last week targeted ... Read more...

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Bihar should develop renewable energy clusters: Greenpeace


May 15th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 15 (IANS) Electricity-starved Bihar has the potential to develop a microgrid network that functions in clusters and is completely powered by locally available renewable energy resources, says a ... Read more...

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BJP is fighting against corruption, black money: Advani


May 11th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Madurai, May 10 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K.Advani Thursday stressed that his party is a strong national party and is fighting hard to abolish corruption and black ... Read more...

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Infant mortality in Bengal has come down: Mamata


April 20th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Amid regular reports of crib deaths in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday claimed there has been a fall in the number of infant ... Read more...

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‘Invest in research, technology for future of IITs’


April 16th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Increased investment in research, higher monetary assistance and development of technology for industries are the three steps that will ensure a bright future for the ... Read more...

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EBS wins most valuable e-commerce company award


April 10th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 10 (IANS) EBS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Belgium-headquartered Ogone, specialists in online payment services, has been awarded India's most valuable e-commerce company of 2012.The company was given the ... Read more...

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Projects worth $30 billion discussed at India-Africa conclave


March 20th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) More than 200 projects worth almost $30 billion in sectors like infrastructure, mining, agriculture, telecom and healthcare was discussed at the 8th edition of ... Read more...

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Zambia seeks India’s help for Green Revolution


March 19th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Zambia Monday urged India to provide technical and financial support to help bring in a Green Revolution and ensure food security in the country."We can ... Read more...

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India seeks to jointly develop new markets with Africa (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) India Monday exhorted Africa to work together to jointly develop new markets for their products and underlined its commitment to partnering the continent in fulfilling ... Read more...

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India-Africa conclave to discuss projects worth $30 billion


March 11th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) With India's growing focus on Africa, over 250 projects worth around $30 billion in sectors such as agriculture, communications and pharmaceuticals will be on the ... Read more...

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Want India’s help to develop indigenous technology: African Union


March 5th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Africa wants India to help it strengthen its human capital in science and technology so that the 54-nation continent can develop indigenous technology instead ... Read more...

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India, Africa poised to expand science, tech cooperation


March 4th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Building upon their burgeoning political and economic ties, India and the 54-nation African continent have promised to expand their cooperation in frontier areas of ... Read more...

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India to expand science, tech cooperation with Africa (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Building upon growing political and economic ties, India and the 54-nation African continent are now poised to expand their cooperation in frontier areas of ... Read more...

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Kerala eyes next Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas, 2017 U-17 football


February 15th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 15 (IANS) Kerala Wednesday expressed its desire to host two major events in the near future - the next edition of the global Indian diaspora conclave, and the ... Read more...

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Mumbai to host Global Pulses Conclave


February 8th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) The Global Pulses Conclave (GPC), the first such meet in India for the pulses industry and trade, will be held here next week, the organisers said ... Read more...

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India, China sign mechanism for border peace


January 17th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) India and China Tuesday signed a border mechanism framework to maintain peace on the disputed boundaries between the two countries.The framework was signed at the ... Read more...

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Shubha Mudgal’s music fest to host conclave


January 11th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Singer Shubha Mudgal and tabla maestro Aneesh Pradhan's annual music festival will introduce a conclave this time that will address various issues plaguing the music ... Read more...

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