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UAE’s Kizad, HSBC sign global partnership agreement

March 8th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 8 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) and HSBC Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to identify potential tenants and establish them in ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s economic potential should be tapped, interlocutors told

February 22nd, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 22 (IANS) The three interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday got a taste of a traditional Kashmiri breakfast and also a new suggestion - that "economic self-sufficiency" is the way ... Read more...

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US, IMF criticise Pak fuel price hike reversal

January 7th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7(ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called the Pakistan Government's decision to reverse the controversial fuel price hikes a "mistake", as it undermined its efforts to bolster ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor may cost $100 bn

December 1st, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The proposed Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor is likely to cost nearly $100 billion, a significant portion of which will come through public-private partnership, Minister of State for Commerce ... Read more...

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US can’t afford to lose ‘battle for hearts and minds’ in inundated Pak to terrorists: NYT

August 19th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.19 (ANI): With over 15 to 20 million people rendered homeless and nearly one-fifth of the country submerged, the extent of the damage caused by the floods in Pakistan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China’s economy to grow over nine percent in 2010

July 31st, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): China's chief financial regulator has said the country's gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to expand to over nine percent.Xinhua quoted Yi Gang, the head of the ... Read more...

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Wars no part of a democratic mindset, says Zardari

March 31st, 2010 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 30 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Tuesday said his country desired peaceful co-existence with all its neighbours and wars were not part of a "democratic mindset". Stressing that ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Apollo Hospitals to manage hospital in Maldives

January 23rd, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Leading Indian hospital chain Apollo will mange the Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital located in Maldives' capital Male for 15 years and help develop it as a destination ... Read more...

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India, China interests intersect over a wide arc: Vice President

November 21st, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Active partnership between New Delhi and Beijing and mutual sensitivity to each others' concerns is necessary for stability, security and prosperity in the shared spaces in their ... Read more...

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Only an inclusive city can be a sustainable city: Kumari Selja

October 5th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 5 (ANI): Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Tourism Kumari Selja today said only an inclusive city can be a sustainable and we have to work towards ... Read more...

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US to help build Pakistan a robust economy: Official

August 19th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) The US Congress is working on a number of initiatives to help Pakistan build a robust economy, the Online news agency reported Wednesday. "The expansion of the US embassy ... Read more...

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We should never forget Mumbai heroes: Rahul Gandhi

January 22nd, 2009 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) Paying tributes to the police officials who laid down their lives fighting terrorists in Mumbai, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi wednesday said the nation should never forget these heroes.The ... Read more...

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BJP demands white paper on price rise

April 14th, 2008 - 6:53 pm ICT by admin
Shimla, April 14 (IANS) Lashing out at the ruling Congress on the rising prices in the country, the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday asked the government to come up with a ... Read more...

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