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IT investment region to come up around Hyderabad


September 8th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 8 (IANS) This information technology hub is expected to witness rapid growth in the IT sector with the setting up of investment region around the city.The central government ... Read more...

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Question mark over Mamata’s democracy, investment promises (West Bengal Newsletter)


August 25th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government is facing flak for failing in its election promises of restoring democratic and promoting an investment-friendly climate in the ... Read more...

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Petrochemical investment region in Tamil Nadu approved


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 23 (IANS) The union government has approved setting up of a Petroleum, Chemical and Petrochemical Investment Region (PCPIR) in Cuddalore and Nagapattinam districts of Tamil Nadu, Minister ... Read more...

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Police file case over Goa land allotment


August 18th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 18 (IANS) After nearly six years of delay, Goa Police Saturday filed a first information report (FIR) against "unknown" people in connection with an alleged multi-crore ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China, North Korea to develop economic zones


August 14th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) China will develop two economic zones in North Korea, China's commerce ministry announced Tuesday.Both sides met here Tuesday to discuss the setting up of Rason Economic ... Read more...

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Maharashtra axes four SEZs after local opposition


July 31st, 2012 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Stiff opposition from local communities and changed economic scenario in the country has resulted in axing four proposed Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in different parts of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Revised SEZ policy in 3-4 weeks: Commerce secretary


July 26th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) The government hopes to come out with new guidelines to revive Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in three to four weeks, Commerce Secretary S.R. Rao said Thursday."We ... Read more...

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China establishes new city


July 24th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) China Tuesday established a new city on an island that is in the disputed South China Sea.The city of Sansha on Yongxing island is in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

SEZs would have doubled Goa’s population: Minister


July 24th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 24 (IANS) Setting up seven Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in Goa would have resulted in immigration and doubled the population of the state and threatened its unique culture, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Antony emphasises freedom of navigation in South China Sea


July 21st, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) India Saturday called upon nations having territorial disputes in South China Sea, including China, to settle issues through dialogue, even as it emphasised on freedom of ... Read more...

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Indian small and light commercial vehicles to log 18 percent growth


July 20th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 19 (IANS) The Indian small and light commercial vehicle (SCV and LCV) segment is expected to log a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18 percent over the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India concerned over rising tensions in South China Sea


July 17th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, July 17 (IANS) India was concerned with rising tensions in the South China Sea and attaches great importance to ensuring safety and security of sea lanes and freedom of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cabinet approves special incentives for electronics sector


July 12th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday approved a special incentive package to promote large-scale manufacturing in the electronic system design and manufacturing (ESDM) sector.The scheme, called the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Latin America - Energising India (Comment)


June 21st, 2012 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Latin America has remained at the periphery of Indian political and economic strategy, having presented no significant challenges, received marginal Indian migration (mainly in the Caribbean/Atlantic), and, depending on the country, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

ED to move court to question Jagan


May 30th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 30 (IANS) After the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Enforcement Directorate (ED) is set to turn the heat on MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy on charges of corruption.The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CBI court summons Jaganmohan Reddy


May 8th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 7 (IANS) A special CBI court here Monday summoned YSR Congress party leader and MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy to appear before it May 28 in an illegal assets ... Read more...

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Assocham for tax sops to promote SEZs


April 22nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 22 (IANS) Tax exemptions and related benefits were imperative to promote special economic zones (SEZs) across the country as they account for 30 percent of total exports and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

States’ demand for ‘green bonus’ legitimate: Ashwani Kumar


April 9th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 9 (IANS) Acknowledging Himachal Pradesh's demand for special incentives to preserve its ecology, Union Minister of State for Planning Ashwani Kumar Monday favoured grant of "green bonus" to ... Read more...

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Industry body seeks 100 percent FDI in defence


March 25th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) With India edging past China as the world's largest arms importer, an industry body has sought increase in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the ... Read more...

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Exhibitions light up eighth edition of India-Africa conclave


March 21st, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Around 40 stalls and exhibitions from India and various African countries showcasing opportunities in infrastructure, automobiles, clean energy solutions, handicrafts and tourism greeted some 1,100-odd ... Read more...

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$77 million embezzled from Beijing-Shanghai high-speed rail project


March 19th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 19 (IANS) China's auditing authorities Monday said 491 million yuan ($77.84 million) has been embezzled from the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway project."Some local units along the railway link extracted, ... Read more...

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All help for facility but no SEZ, Bengal tells Infosys


February 25th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS)The West Bengal government Friday assured IT major Infosys of all support to establish its first facility in the state but reiterated its stand of not ... Read more...

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Jagan aide’s judicial custody extended


February 21st, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 21 (IANS) A special court Tuesday extended till March 5 the judicial custody of Vijay Sai Reddy, an aide of YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, in ... Read more...

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Bengal against SEZs, minister tells Infosys


February 20th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) As IT bellwether company Infosys seeks a special economic status to its Rajarhat project, its first in West Bengal, state Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee Monday ... Read more...

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CBI seeks custody of two officials in Jagan’s assets case


February 14th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 14 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday sought custody of two bureaucrats in a case involving alleged illegal assets of YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan ... Read more...

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Tax benefits to SMEs urged


February 13th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) wants the government to extend tax benefits to small and medium IT firms on par with those given ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tax benefits to SMEs urged


February 13th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) wants the government to extend tax benefits to small and medium IT firms on par with those given ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mamata wants Hong Kong style ‘financial district’ in Goa


February 6th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 6 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee may be opposed to special economic zones (SEZ) as well as foreign investment in civil aviation and retail, but ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CBI questions Andhra’s former chief secretary


February 3rd, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 3 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's former chief secretary P. Ramakanth Reddy Friday appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the case of alleged illegal assets of YSR ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Court rejects CBI plea for narco test on Jagan aide (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 2 (IANS) A special court here Thursday dismissed a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) petition that sought its permission for narco-analysis test on Vijay Sai Reddy ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CBI seeks court nod for Jagan aide’s narco test


January 25th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 25 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has sought a special court's permission to conduct narco analysis test on Vijay Sai Reddy, an accused in the illegal ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jagan aide’s judicial remand extended till Jan 31


January 17th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) A CBI special court here Tuesday extended till Jan 31 the judicial custody of Vijay Sai Reddy, an aide involved in YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. ... Read more...

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Congress, TDP want to see Jagan behind bars


January 3rd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 3 (IANS) The ruling Congress party in Andhra Pradesh has hailed the arrest of Vijay Sai Reddy, Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's aide, and believes that the Central Bureau of ... Read more...

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Kim’s death: Will India-North Korea ties improve?


December 19th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) India is closely watching developments in North Korea following the death of its longtime leader Kim Jong-il, which could improve New Delhi's ties with the ... Read more...

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Unemployed Goa youths cleaning toilets abroad: Speaker


December 5th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 5 (IANS) Unemployment is making youngsters in Goa desperate and forcing them to "clean toilets in countries abroad", state assembly Speaker Pratapsing Rane said Monday.Speaking to reporters at ... Read more...

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