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BJP questions government contention on FDI in retail (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The BJP Monday questioned the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's contention that the states were free to decide on allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in ... Read more...

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GAAR panel expanded to cover non-resident tax payers


September 1st, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The government Saturday expanded the scope of the expert committee on General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) to include all non-resident tax payers, even as the committee ... Read more...

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Chidambaram hints at modifying tax norms, cut deficit (Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Monday said the government will fine-tune policies to meet investor expectations, cut fiscal deficit and revive growth."Our policies have to ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to fine-tune investment policies, spur growth (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Monday tried to reassure investors that the government will fine-tune policies to meet their expectations and revive growth."Our policies have ... Read more...

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Chidambaram assumes charge of finance


August 1st, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Palaniappan Chidambaram Wednesday took charge of the finance ministry after a gap of nearly four years, raising expectations that he would take steps to ... Read more...

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Karnataka looks beyond Bangalore to promote tourism


June 8th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 8 (IANS) The Karnataka government is looking beyond Bangalore to promote tourism in the state, as the state capital is bedevilled with infrastructure woes and is no longer ... Read more...

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India defers GAAR by a year (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) India Monday deferred impementation of the controversial General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) by a year and announced that the burden of proving tax evasion will ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kerala expecting huge overseas investment: Chandy


April 20th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Kerala government is expecting huge overseas investments in about 60 sectors including infrastructure, technology, education and healthcare, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Friday."We are ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 370 points lower, capital goods lose (Roundup)


January 30th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities Monday closed 370 points lower as domestic investors booked profits after a three-week rally amid negative global cues. Capital ... Read more...

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Sensex recovers from two-year low but closes 365 points down


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Spooked by a weak rupee and global economic turmoil, traders sold in droves at Indian equities markets Wednesday. A key index recovered after falling 586 ... Read more...

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International trade expo opens in Pakistan


October 21st, 2011 - 5:46 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Pakistani Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim Thursday inaugurated the 6th International Expo Pakistan in southern Karachi city.More than 50 countries, including Russia, China and Japan, are ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US credit rating downgrade worrisome: Pranab


August 6th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday expressed concern over downgrading of the US government credit rating and said the situation will be monitored closely."The situation ... Read more...

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‘FDI will help modernise retail sector, curb inflation’


July 23rd, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Opening up multi-brand retail for up to 51 percent foreign direct investment would help curb inflationary pressure and modernise the sector, industries and analysts ... Read more...

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Ethiopia offers India farmland, 40 percent the size of Punjab (Lead)


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Gyanendra Kumar Keshri New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Ethiopia has offered to Indian investors 1.8 million hectares of farmland, equalling nearly 40 percent the total area of principal grain-growing state of Punjab, ... Read more...

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Northeast hopes to draw much business from Mumbai summit


January 13th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 13 (IANS) With the sixth 'North East Business Summit' set to begin in Mumbai next week, the industry starved and resource crammed northeastern region is making all-out efforts to attract ... Read more...

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‘Coal India IPO a success because of consumer trust’, claims Shriprakash Jaiswal


October 26th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 26 (ANI): Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal has said that the success of the Coal India Initial Public Offering (IPO) is due to the increasing trust of investors in the ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 372 points down as domestic traders offload (Roundup)


October 15th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities fell for the second straight day Friday, closing 372 points lower as domestic investors offloaded their portfolios amid demand from the ... Read more...

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Sensex dips after five-week rally (Weekly Market Review)


October 9th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) The benchmark index for Indian stock markets fell for the first time in five weeks with domestic investors booking profits, although foreign funds continued to invest in ... Read more...

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Reliance Capital eyes banking, public offer for insurance arm


July 21st, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Reliance Capital plans to enter the investment banking business over the next year, even as the company is looking to sell part stake in the insurance business to ... Read more...

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India’s Sensex dips to two-year low below 12,000 points (Round-up)


October 6th, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) As fresh fears surfaced over major pullout by foreign funds and possible recession in the US economy, Indian equities dropped to a two-year low Monday, dragging a key ... Read more...

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Middle East equity markets suffered losses in July: report


August 8th, 2008 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 8 (IANS) Apart from the Abu Dhabi Index (ADX), equity markets in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region suffered losses in July 2008, under-performing many other global markets, ... Read more...

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Chinese shares open sharply higher Monday


April 21st, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by admin
XinhuaBeijing, April 21 (Xinhua) Boosted by the regulator's measures to stabilise the market announced late Sunday, China's major stock index opened more than six percent higher Monday. The Shanghai Composite Index rose ... Read more...

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India’s expertise in animation gets global eyeballs


March 26th, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) As the Rs.13 billion ($324 million) animation industry grows rapidly in India, global players like Walt Disney and Cartoon Network are increasingly looking at the country for content ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Large-scale investment a challenge in food processing sector’


March 10th, 2008 - 4:06 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Large-scale investment in the food processing sector is increasingly becoming a challenge as global firms provide stiff competition to domestic producers, Subodh Kant Sahai, minister of state ... Read more...

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Puducherry gets Rs.17.5 bn as plan outlay


February 18th, 2008 - 11:19 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Planning commission Monday approved Rs.17.5 billion ($440 million) as the plan outlay for Puducherry for 2008-09. The annual outlay was finalised at a meeting between Planning ... Read more...

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Sensex registers biggest ever gain of 893.5 points in a single day


November 14th, 2007 - 10:31 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Nov 14 (ANI): BSE Sensex on Wednesday registered its biggest ever gain in a single of 893.58 points to settle at the third-highest level ever on buying by investors in bank ... Read more...

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