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‘Kerala can become vibrant R&D; hub for different sectors’


September 13th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) Kerala has the potential to become a research and development (R&D;) hub for various sectors with its scientific talent pool and the presence of several institutes, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

China’s 2011 GDP growth revised upward


September 5th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 5 (IANS) China's gross domestic product (GDP) growth for 2011 has been revised upward by 0.1 percentage point to 9.3 percent from the previous year, the National Bureau ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Special UDF meet to clear doubts about investor meet


September 4th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 4 (IANS) The ruling Congress-led United Democratic Front in Kerala has called a special meeting Thursday to clear all doubts and allegations levelled by the opposition about ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Emerging Kerala investment meet to see 51 nations taking part


August 31st, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 31 (IANS) Some 51 countries have confirmed their participation in the "Emerging Kerala 2012" investment meet to be held here Sep 12-14, officials said.Alkesh Kumar Sharma, managing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Business elite must pay their taxes: Pakistani daily


August 25th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Pakistan's business elite "need to show some remorse" and pay their taxes, said a leading daily Saturday.An editorial in the Dawn said that for "all the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Jharkhand wants industrial corridor like Delhi-Mumbai one


August 6th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ranchi, Aug 6 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Monday urged the Planning Commission to plan an industrial corridor in Jharkhand like the Delhi-Mumbai Corridor.Munda made the request during ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Regulator asks airlines not to increase fares


July 16th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The aviation regulator Monday asked all airlines not to raise fares and keep ticket prices under the prescribed bands.The instruction came after reports surfaced that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan PM leaves for Saudi Arabia


July 15th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf left for Madina Sunday on a two- day official visit to Saudi Arabia.Ahead of leaving on his first official foreign ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Egypt polls: Muslim Brotherhood claims victory (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) With all votes counted in the Egyptian presidential election, Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Mursi has claimed victory winning 52 percent of the votes, his campaign ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Obama, Manmohan Singh may meet at La Cabos


June 16th, 2012 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 16 (IANS) Keen to forge deeper strategic and economic ties with India as the US draws down in Afghanistan, US President Barack Obama may meet Indian Prime ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan wants China to help build dams


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) Pakistan wants the Export-Import Bank of China to help in the construction of small and medium dams.Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Monday urged the EXIM ... Read more...

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Pakistan aiming at better relations with S.Korea: Gilani


March 25th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has expressed hope that Pakistan's bilateral relations with South Korea will get impetus following his first ever visit to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bengal to provide facilities to job-seekers


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) The West Bengal government Friday announced the creation of an 'Employment Bank', its flagship programme, to provide a common platform among job-seekers, employers and placement agencies."I ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rs.150 crore for industrial development in Kashmir


March 16th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The government Friday set aside Rs.150 crore for the development of industries in the industrially backward Jammu and Kashmir where over 600,000 youth are ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kerala to hold road shows in 23 nations to lure investment


March 9th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 9 (IANS) The Kerala government will hold road shows in 23 countries to attract prospective investors as participants at the "Emerging Kerala" event it would host in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Argentine lawmakers double their own salaries


February 14th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 14 (IANS/EFE) Argentine lawmakers' decision to give themselves a 100 percent raise in the face of spending cuts and the executive branch's pleas for restraint sparked a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CPI-M opposes binding pact with EU


February 8th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The CPI-M Wednesday urged the Indian government not to conclude any binding agreement with the Europen Union before discussing them with Indian stakeholders.The government should ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Anil Ambani was not director of Swan: Witness


January 31st, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) One of the witnesses of the 2G spectrum allocation case Tuesday said in a special CBI court that Anil Ambani, chairman of Reliance Group, was ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hasina visits Tripura Wednesday to commemorate history


January 10th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 10 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina makes a historic border crossing here Wednesday with a 100-member delegation to commemorate the northeast Indian state's role in her ... Read more...

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Modi to showcase Gujarat in China


October 30th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi may not be welcome in the US, but China is ready to roll out the red carpet for him ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Some directors do pay for good reviews: Nikhil Advani


October 19th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) A film reviewer can be a director's best friend or worst enemy. It was hence not surprising, when to a question about whether he knew ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US unemployment rate remains at 9.1 percent


October 8th, 2011 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) US nonfarm payroll employment edged up by 103,000 jobs in September, but unemployment rate remained at 9.1 percent for the third straight month, the Labour Department ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jubilant inks $80 mn contract with global firm


August 12th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Pharmaceutical company Jubilant Life Sciences Friday said that it has entered into a long term supply contract of proprietary products with an international life sciences ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Job creation, economic growth Obama’s top priority


August 6th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has said his top priority is to focus on the nation's job creation and economic growth.The "anaemic" US economy is not ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US jobless rate dips to 9.1 percent in July


August 5th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) The US unemployment rate edged down to 9.1 percent in July from 9.2 percent in June, the Labour Department said Friday.The non-farm sector added 117,000 new ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Vocational courses being designed to improve employability: Sibal


August 5th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Friday said the government is in the process of developing a vocational curriculum in consultation with the industry to ... Read more...

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Pakistan must enhance global trade: Minister


July 30th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) Pakistan's global trade should be increased to strengthen the country's economy, Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said."Development of a country depends on its level of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pranab to review banks’ performance


July 7th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will meet chief executives of public sector banks and financial institutions Friday to review their annual performance, a statement said.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

WWF’s Adopt a Tree Campaign to start July 4


July 2nd, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) would kickstart its annual Adopt a Tree Campaign July 4 with active participation from various institutions, corporate houses, ... Read more...

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For private jets, corporate India is wind beneath wings


April 28th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Shuffling between cities and visiting remote locations has become easier for corporate India that has turned towards executive jets to ferry them whenever and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Virbhadra Singh meets Yemen envoy


March 29th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): The Ambassador, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Republic of Yemen, Khadija Radman Mohammed Ghanem, called on Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Virbhadra Singh here today.Singh welcomed the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Telecom second largest corrupt sector: KPMG


March 15th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) In the wake of the second generation (2G) spectrum scam, a survey on bribery and corruption in India by global consultancy firm KPMG has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Left government in Tripura unhappy with budget, protests


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 1 (IANS) Groups affiliated to Tripura's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday organised demonstrations across the state to protest the "deprivation of the northeastern region" in the union ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Welfare oriented budget will help build economy’s capacity: Prof. Agarwal


February 28th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): Professor J.D. Agarwal, noted economist and Chairman, Indian Institute of Finance, reacting to the Union Budget 2011 presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, said It is ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Indian economic survey calls for rapid reduction of infrastructure deficit


February 25th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): The Economic Survey 2010-11 has said that rapid reduction of the infrastructure deficit was the key to competitiveness in an increasingly localized environment.The Survey highlights that ... Read more...

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