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South Africa explores India’s small business success


August 20th, 2012 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 20 (IANS) South Africa is exploring how small, medium and micro enterprises in India contribute to their national economy, an official said Sunday.Deputy Trade and Industry Minister Elizabeth ... Read more...

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Rs.2 bn equity investment in Srei Equipment Finance okayed


August 11th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) Kolkata-based infrastructure and construction equipment financing company Srei Infrastructure Finance Ltd. (SIFL) and French financial major BNP Paribas have approved equity investment of up to Rs.2 ... Read more...

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Spain told to take decisive actions to cope with crisis


July 28th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 28 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that Spain needs to take "decisive actions" to tackle economic challenges and restore market confidence."The economy has entered an ... Read more...

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‘Latin America, Caribbean and India should build closer ties’


July 18th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 17 (IANS) There is great opportunity to build a partnership between India, Latin American and Caribbean countries based on their political, economic and cultural strengths, said speakers at ... Read more...

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Pakistan president to visit Russia


June 19th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari will undertake a three-day official visit to Russia between June 20-22 to participate in the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), ... Read more...

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US banks see moderate economic growth with risks


June 9th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) The US economy will continue to grow at a moderate pace, with ongoing downside risks from Europe and the looming "fiscal cliff", said the American Bankers ... Read more...

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Yemen to get over $3 billion Saudi Arabian aid


May 24th, 2012 - 4:22 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 24 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has announced to give over $3 billion aid to its unrest-ridden neighbour Yemen for developmental works, according to official SABA news agency.During "the Friends ... Read more...

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CII Kerala to play proactive role in state’s growth


May 4th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 4 (IANS) The Kerala chapter of industry body Confederation of Indian Industry CII) Friday said it would play a more proactive role in grooming the state into ... Read more...

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Investments will boost India, US economies: Harvard India meet


March 27th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Boston, March 27 (IANS) The role of bilateral foreign direct investment in boosting the economies of India and the United States was highlighted at the Harvard India Conference here on ... Read more...

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India to US: Don’t set back IT success story, ease visas


February 7th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Voicing concern over protectionism, India has asked the US to address issues faced by Indian IT professionals, who pay $15 billion in taxes, and reminded Washington ... Read more...

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Kashmir keen to boost tourism, exports


January 18th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 18 (IANS) The fall of rupee against the dollar presents a "window of opportunity" for Jammu and Kashmir, which can boost its income from tourism and export ... Read more...

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2012 Olympics to generate extra 1 billion pounds: British PM


January 11th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) The 2012 London Olympic Games will generate more than one billion pounds of additional revenue for British businesses, said the British prime minister.Britain believes ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s economy needs a boost: Zardari


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 23 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari Thursday stressed the need for efforts to improve economic conditions in the country.Zardari also spoke of the need to address the ... Read more...

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OP Jindal University inks MOU with Mozambique NGO


November 9th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sonipat (Haryana), Nov 9 (IANS) In a first of its kind, the O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) based here inked an agreement Wednesday with a leading non-governmental organization of Mozambique ... Read more...

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Obama launches plan to help families facing foreclosure


October 26th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama announced a series of measures to make refinancing mortgages easier for families facing the threat of foreclosure, contrasting his administration's efforts with ... Read more...

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India to grow by 8.5-9 percent in long term: Mukherjee


October 17th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Amid international economic uncertainty, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday said he expectS India's GDP to grow by 8.5-9 percent in the medium to long-term ... Read more...

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India, China to deepen investment, open up markets


September 26th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 26 (IANS) In their maiden strategic economic dialogue held against the backdrop of their growing trade imbalance, India and China Monday agreed to deepen bilateral investments, further open ... Read more...

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India’s growth may temper to 7 percent, rate hikes to go on: Deloitte


September 1st, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India is expected to continue with the rate hikes until inflation comes down to around 6 percent, while economic growth could ... Read more...

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Obama to vacation at Martha’s vineyard


August 11th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama and his family will be jetting off to Martha’s Vineyard for a vacation. The President’s trip to the island which is off the coast ... Read more...

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Obama discusses debt-crisis, Syria with Spain, Italy


August 9th, 2011 - 6:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama called up leaders of Spain and Italy over the euro zone debt crisis and the situation in Syria, the White ... Read more...

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For first time, US loses AAA credit rating


August 6th, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) For the first time in history, credit rating agency Standard & Poor's has downgraded America's top notch credit rating, stripping the world's largest economy of its ... Read more...

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Gilani seeks more access to EU markets


July 20th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, who is in London, has urged increased trade and market access for Pakistani products in European markets, it was reported ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s forex reserves cross $18 bn


July 8th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) Pakistan's foreign exchange reserves have crossed the $18 billion mark, a record level in the country's history, says Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.Gilani said this ... Read more...

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For Obama, economic challenges remain after Osama’s killing


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A political science professor at the American University, Professor James Thurber, has said jobs and the performance of the economy will be the primary factors influencing the 2012 ... Read more...

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Delegates arrive in Vietnam capital for ADB’s 44th annual meeting


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Hanoi (Vietnam), May 2 (ANI): Delegates began arriving at Hanoi's National Convention Center today to register for the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) 44th Annual Meeting of its Board of Governors.The meeting, ... Read more...

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Pak Finance minister to promote foreign investment in IMF, WB meetings


April 16th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16(ANI): Pakistan Finance Minister Adbul Hafeez Shaikh, who is in Washington to attend International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank (WB) meetings, has reaffirmed Islamabad's resolve to facilitate foreign investment ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh cautions BRICS nations not to be complacent


April 14th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sanya (China), Apr. 14 (ANI): BRICS nations today signed framework agreement which enables these nations to grant credit in local currencies, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said.He said: "Our designated banks have ... Read more...

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Strategic partnership with India among top US priorities


April 6th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) Strategic partnership with India will remain among top US foreign policy priorities as South Asia, anchored by the growing prosperity and global reach of India, plays ... Read more...

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Only Parliament can amend Pak Constitution: Gilani


March 7th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 7(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that no institution other than the Parliament can rewrite the country's Constitution."The Constitution clearly determines the role of all state ... Read more...

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Clinton urges US Congress not to cut ‘important’ Pakistan aid


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2(ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has urged Congress not to cut American aid to Pakistan even as lawmakers raised concerns about the continued incarceration of double murder-accused ... Read more...

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Obama for investment in education, innovation to beat India, China


March 1st, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 1 (IANS) Citing growing competition from India and China, US President Barack Obama has warned against more tax breaks to the wealthy to find resources for investment ... Read more...

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`Egyptian uprising portends fundamental change in Mideast’


February 12th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) The non-violent Egyptian revolution bringing the Mubarak era to an end may trigger fundamental changes in the Middle East with some experts even predicting the end ... Read more...

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PPP, PML-N set timeline for reform agenda implementation


January 21st, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 21(ANI): The ruling Pakistan People's Party and the major opposition party, Pakistan Muslim League-N, have registered progress in their joint effort to face the economic challenges and resolve conflicting political ... Read more...

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Pakistan can’t afford more military offensives: finance ministry


January 16th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan's troubled economy cannot afford any more military offensives against terrorists if the government continues to compromise on economic reforms for political concessions, the finance ministry has ... Read more...

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Pantone Color Institute: The most fashionable color is Honeysuckle for 2011


December 16th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Pantone Color Institute has announced that next year, its fashion color will be pink called “Honeysuckle”.Pantone Color Institute is the organization that mostly ... Read more...

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