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Don’t draw unwarranted conclusions, PM tells rating agencies


August 11th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday took international rating agencies to task for cutting India's growth forecast and asserted that the fundamentals of the economy ... Read more...

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Factory output dips by 1.8 percent in June (Roundup)


August 9th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India's industrial output dropped 1.8 percent in June, the third time in four months, due to a sharp contraction in manufacturing production, government data ... Read more...

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June industrial output data disappointing: Chidambaram


August 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday voiced disappointment over the June industrial output data and said the government would try to remove hurdles in critical ... Read more...

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Obama urges Congress to pass cybersecurity bill


July 20th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has urged the Congress to pass a cybersecurity bill to boost digital defence against cyber attacks.On Friday, writing in The Wall ... Read more...

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‘India to establish strategic presence in deep sea mining’


July 5th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) India is to establish a "strategic presence" in the area of deep sea mining by plumbing the depths of the ocean to hunt for rare ... Read more...

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India’s factory output rises 5.9 percent in November


January 12th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) India's industrial output rose by a better than expected 5.9 percent in November, against the 5.1 percent contraction in the previous month, on the back ... Read more...

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Stronger economic ties with Russia in future: PM


December 17th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
On board Air India One, Dec 17 (IANS) With India and Russia enjoying robust strategic ties in critical sectors of defence, space and nuclear energy, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Sharif urges US to stop drone attacks in Pak to reduce mistrust between them


November 7th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 7 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League- N Chief Nawaz Sharif has said that mistrust between the United States and his nation cannot be ended without stopping drone attacks.Sharif also made ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India fears cyber attack by Pakistani hackers


August 26th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India Thursday said it has warned the defence services, financial institutions and private sector organisations of a possible cyber attack by Pakistani hackers. Minister of State for Telecom ... Read more...

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Government increases infrastructure funding


July 6th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Infrastructure development continues to be a priority area for the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee increasing public investment in this sector. "The ... Read more...

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Takeout financing scheme to be evolved by IIFCL


July 6th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): The India infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL) will evolve a 'takeout financing' scheme in consultation with banks to facilitate incremental landing to infrastructure sector. Union Finance ... Read more...

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FICCI sets agenda for strong national economic governance


May 29th, 2009 - 11:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on Friday set itself an action agenda to address the challenges of restoring economic growth to 9 percent ... Read more...

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Less jobs created in IT, hospitality, financial services: Assocham


January 22nd, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Job creation dipped 38 percent in three critical sectors in the quarter ended December 31, 2008, an industry lobby report released Thursday said.The Associated Chambers of ... Read more...

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India, Russia business ties are strong, says Kamal Nath


December 5th, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Deli, Dec 5 (ANI): Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Kamal Nath today said that India and Russia have managed to sustain strong business vibes in recent years. Addressing the ... Read more...

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Deloitte India to Co- host Indian-Belgian bio-pharma forum


November 5th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 05 (ANI/Business Wire India): Deloitte India announced today the commencement of an Indian-Belgian Bio-Pharma forum across Delhi and Mumbai starting today. H.M. Albert II, King of Belgium and ... Read more...

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FDI may be $7 bn short of target this fiscal


June 24th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Corporate heads believe the country's target of attracting $35 billion in foreign direct investments (FDIs) this fiscal will fall short by about $7 billion on account of ... Read more...

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