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Haryana to host World Economic Forum-India summit


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) Haryana will host the World Economic Forum on India summit Nov 6-8 in Gurgaon, officials said here Friday.The three-day summit, 'From Deliberation to Transformation', will be ... Read more...

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Trade with ASEAN to grow to $70 bn by 2012


January 20th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 20 (IANS) Trade between India and the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries is expected to grow to $70 billion in 2012, a senior external affairs ministry ... Read more...

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‘Indian CEOs can make good global leaders’


November 14th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Successful Indian CEOs, characterised by their "vision, resilience and ability to look at things through a bi-focal lens, with equal emphasis on the daily cash balance" ... Read more...

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10,000 PhDs to be absorbed every year: Ashwani Kumar


November 14th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) The Indian government and industry will absorb at least 10,000 PhDs every year and prevent brain drain in an effort to boost research and development (R&D;) ... Read more...

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Indian economy a stabilising force: Anand Sharma


November 13th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Emphasising that the Indian economy has been a stabilising force even as the world grapples with economic crises, union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Sunday ... Read more...

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More private participation in R&D; needed: Ashwani Kumar


November 12th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) The government is exploring ways and means to significantly enhance the engagement of the private sector in industrial research and development (R&D;), union Minister of State ... Read more...

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India Economic Summit begins in Mumbai Saturday


November 10th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) For the first time, Mumbai will host the World Economic Forum's (WEF) annual 3-day India Economic Summit, officials from the WEF and its Indian partner, ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host global economic summit


October 5th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 5 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi will host the 4th World Economic Forum Summit Oct 10-11, it was announced Wednesday.Over 800 experts representing educational and business sectors, the civil ... Read more...

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Pranab to address US-India economic summit Monday


June 26th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will Monday address senior officials of the US government and top Indian and American businesses at an economic summit in ... Read more...

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India, Kenya to strengthen partnership


November 17th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India has extended a $60 million Line of Credit to Kenya through its Export Import (Exim) bank to support the development of the power transmission sector, ... Read more...

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India, Africa should deepen relationship: Kenya PM


November 16th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) India and Africa can deepen their partnership on the basis of their deep historical ties, Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Amolo Odinga said here Tuesday.Speaking at a session ... Read more...

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100 million African subscribers in next two years: Airtel


November 16th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Telecom giant Bharti Airtel Tuesday said it is confident of reaching a subscriber base of 100 million in the African market in another two years."In two years, ... Read more...

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Yahoo India wants partners for regional content


November 15th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The Indian unit of internet major Yahoo Inc Monday said it was looking for regional language content partners in India to generate content in six regional languages ... Read more...

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Arun Jaitley declines to comment on Raja


November 15th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Though he had earlier attacked the government and the DMK's A. Raja over the 2G spectrum allocation row, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley ... Read more...

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Railway diagnostic kiosks stuck in red tape: Minister


November 14th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The health ministry's aim of establishing diagnostic kiosks at railway stations is still "stuck in red tape", Minister of State for Health Dinesh Trivedi said Sunday."Its all ... Read more...

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New water policy for better regulation of usage: Ahluwalia


November 14th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The government is working on a new water policy which could regulate the manner in which it is used across the country and levy a charge on ... Read more...

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Pranab declines to comment on Raja issue


November 14th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday refused to answer questions on Telecom Minister A. Raja or the 2G spectrum allocation, holding that anything on it will only ... Read more...

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Falling industrial output won’t affect growth target: Ahluwalia


November 14th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) A sharp fall in India's industrial output in the last two months is an aberration and the government is confident of achieving 8.5 percent economic growth during ... Read more...

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IDFC targets trebling loans in 5 years


November 14th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Infrastructure Development Finance Company (IDFC) aims to treble its loans and growth within five years, its managing director and CEO Rajiv Lall said Sunday."We ... Read more...

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Economy can growth at double-digit in two years: Mukherjee


November 14th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Indian economic growth will soon grow at 9 percent ammually and even move to double-digits expansion in the next two years if the government is ... Read more...

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India Economic Summit to address policy implementation


November 11th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Implementation of key policies, especially related to infrastructure and skill development, will be the focus of the Nov 14-16 India Economic Summit being organised here by ... Read more...

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Karnataka to be partner state at India Economic Summit


September 14th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 14 (IANS) Karnataka will be a partner state at the India Economic Summit to be held in New Delhi in November. The state was invited to be partner state by the ... Read more...

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Egypt to hold Arab economic summit


August 22nd, 2010 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 22 (IANS) Egypt will hold the second Arab Economic, Social and Development Summit in January next year, Xinhua reported Saturday. Hisham Youssef, chief of cabinet for Arab League Secretary General, said ... Read more...

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Unlike Clinton, BUsh, Obama has no personal ties with any world leader


March 29th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.29 (ANI): Fourteen months into the Obama presidency, one striking feature of an American president who took office to a swooning world is the absence of any strong personal ties - ... Read more...

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India pitches for more Gulf FDI


February 3rd, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Calling for better regulation to check economic imbalances and reform of international financial institutions, India made a strong pitch Wednesday to woo foreign investment from Gulf ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha Deputy Speaker pitches for Islamic banks in India


January 27th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.27 (ANI): In what could spark off another controversy and provide fresh ammunition to the opposition BJP on the issue of minority appeasement, the Deputy Speaker of the Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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How Thatcher avoided being guarded by 20 ‘karate ladies’ in Japan


December 30th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 30 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher rejected the offer of 20 "karate ladies" as bodyguards at an economic summit in Japan, as she didn't want to be singled ... Read more...

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Kamal Nath to visit Middle East to woo investors


November 16th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) After organising road shows in Europe and North America, Road Transport Minister Kamal Nath will now organise similar events in the Middle East to attract investments in ... Read more...

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Passenger car sales grow 34 percent, highest in two years


November 11th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The festive season gave an impetus to passenger car sales, which grew almost 34 percent in October from the like period last year, a rate of increase ... Read more...

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Terror threats won’t affect economic development: Chidambaram


November 10th, 2009 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday admitted terror threats, but asserted that it would not affect the industrial development of the country. "We are not ... Read more...

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US terror suspect visited India many times: Chidambaram


November 10th, 2009 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The US national arrested in Chicago last month on charges of plotting terror strikes visited India several times before the Nov 26 attacks in Mumbai last ... Read more...

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Government mulls special package for engineering sector


November 10th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The government is considering a special package for the crisis-hit engineering sector, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya M. Scindia said here Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s presence in India irritant to China: Tharoor


November 10th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Reacting to China's "dissatisfaction" over the Dalai Lama's visit to Arunachal Pradesh, Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor Tuesday said the Tibetan religious leader's ... Read more...

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IT sector to grow 4-7 percent this fiscal: Nasscom


November 10th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) India's IT sector will grow between 4-7 percent this fiscal and is expected to see higher growth next year, a top industry official said here Tuesday. "I ... Read more...

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India to review double taxation treaties to track evasion


November 10th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) India is working towards revising its double taxation avoidance treaties following allegations that many Indians have stashed away unaccounted money in Swiss banks, Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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