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August exports decline by 9.7 percent


September 13th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The government Thursday said India's exports during August 2012 declined by 9.7 percent and stood at $22.3 billion from $24.7 billion in the corresponding month ... Read more...

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Fake electronic goods worth $1 mn seized in Dubai


August 5th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 5 (IANS/WAM) In one of the biggest crackdowns on fake electronic goods, the Department of Economic Development in Dubai has confiscated over 26,000 appliances worth four million dirhams ... Read more...

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Sony expects to earn 10 percent of global business from India


April 25th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Japanese electronic goods maker Sony is expecting to garner 10 percent of its total global business from India after five years."At the moment, five percent of ... Read more...

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Tech groups ask India to revisit market access rules


April 9th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) A number of global technology and business groups want India to reconsider its new rules on government-purchased technology, suggesting they would be at odds with ... Read more...

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Delhi woman held in Bangalore for smuggling computer chips


January 6th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 6 (IANS) Customs sleuths arrested a Delhi-based woman for attempting to smuggle in about 31,500 computer chips (memory cards) valued at Rs.63 lakh into the country from Hong ... Read more...

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Country’s major fire disasters


December 9th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chronology of previous fire disasters in the last 15 years:Nov 20, 2011: At least 15 people were killed and over 34 injured in a fire at a congregation of eunuchs at ... Read more...

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Old Himachal fair goes from livestock to gadgets


November 14th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Rampur (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 14 (IANS) Once a centre of barter trade with Tibet, the 400-year-old Lavi Fair here has undergone a sea change, with rural people's changing lifestyles and ... Read more...

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US-China military hotline eases ties


November 12th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 12 (IANS) Top military officials of China and the US and the defence ministries of both countries have held multiple phone conversations since a hotline was set ... Read more...

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Naraka Chaturdashi celebrated in Andhra


October 25th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Hindus in Andhra Pradesh Tuesday celebrated with gaiety Naraka Chaturdashi, the first day of the two-day Diwali festival in the state.A festive mood prevailed in markets, ... Read more...

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Container seized in Pakistan for tax evasion


September 12th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) A container carrying electronic goods worth Rs.20 million was seized in Pakistan after it was discovered that it was wrongly manifested to be carrying foodstuff for ... Read more...

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Major fire in Uttar Pradesh commercial complex


September 5th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) Goods worth lakhs of rupees were destroyed in a major fire that broke out in a commercial complex in Uttar Pradesh?s Kanpur district Monday, an official ... Read more...

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Visually challenged, traders rally in support of Hazare


August 20th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 20 (IANS) A group of visually challenged students, traders, small screen artistes and software professionals Saturday took out rallies in Karnataka supporting activist Anna Hazare's campaign against corruption.Scores ... Read more...

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Millionaire’s daughter, postman among London looters


August 11th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) From a charity worker to a postman to a millionaire's daughter -- all appeared in courts here to answer charges over the riots that have plagued ... Read more...

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Two rebels held, northeast on alert as I-Day approaches


August 9th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 9 (IANS) Two members of a Manipur-based separatist outfit have been arrested with a huge quantity of electronic goods in Tripura, police said here Tuesday even as the ... Read more...

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April exports up 34 percent, trade deficit at $8.9 bn


June 1st, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) India's exports rose 34.4 percent in April to $23.9 billion, while the trade deficit narrowed to $8.9 billion compared to the like period in 2010, ... Read more...

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India’s April exports rose 34 percent to $23.9 bn


May 12th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) India's exports in April grew at a strong 34.4 percent at $23.9 billion, while the trade deficit for the month stood at $8.9 billion, a ... Read more...

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Attero Recycling to set up e-waste unit in Bangalore


May 9th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 9 (IANS) To cut down its freight cost and carbon footprint, Noida-based Attero Recycling -- India's first integrated electronic waste (e-waste) recycling company -- has decided to set ... Read more...

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Servant, four others, held for looting house


May 4th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Five persons, including a servant who was hired without police verification, were arrested for looting cash and goods worth over Rs.20 lakh from a house ... Read more...

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Shopping complex in Uttar Pradesh gutted, no casualties


April 6th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 6 (IANS) Electronic gadgets and other goods worth several lakhs of rupees were destroyed in a massive fire in a multi-storeyed shopping complex in a busy market area ... Read more...

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Nepal malls have new merchandise: World Cup final


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 2 (IANS) John Varghese, a management consultant from Bangalore now working on a tourism project in Kathmandu, has turned down an invitation from his colleagues to go rafting ... Read more...

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Huge salary hike, laptops, i-Pads, phones for Andhra legislators


March 29th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 29 (IANS) Andhra legislators never had it so good - apart from a huge jump in their salaries and perks, each one has been gifted a wide range ... Read more...

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Need for early conclusion of investment promotion issue with Nigeria: Anand Sharma


March 16th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI) Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today expressed for an early conclusion of Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (BIPPA) with Nigeria.During the bilateral meeting with Henry Odien ... Read more...

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Enough scope for enhancing India, Uruguay economic cooperation: Anand Sharma


February 24th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma today said that there is enough scope for enhancing economic cooperation between India and Uruguay.During his meeting with Uruguay's Industry, Energy ... Read more...

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Electronics development fund to promote innovation soon: Official


February 21st, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 21 (IANS) The central government is in the process of setting up an electronics development fund to promote innovation, research and development (R&D), intellectual property (IP) and manufacturing in the ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia cross $10 bn trade target ahead of schedule


December 15th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Trade between India and Indonesia surpassed the $10 billion target, one year ahead of the deadline set by the two countries, the commerce ministry said Wednesday.The statement ... Read more...

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India sees greater trade with Ethiopia thanks to tariff pact (With Image)


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) India's bilateral trade with Ethiopia is set to expand faster than the 227-percent growth logged during the past five year, thanks to the duty-free scheme announced by ... Read more...

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Himachal’s 17th century fair falls prey to modernism


November 14th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rampur (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 14 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's decades-old Lavi Fair that concluded in this town of Shimla district Sunday seems to have lost its traditional charm.The fair, synonymous with trade in ... Read more...

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Electronics can drive inclusive growth in India: expert


October 28th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 28 (IANS) Electronic goods and services can drive inclusive growth in India by providing affordable healthcare, education, water management and energy, a top industry expert said Thursday."Electronics can also contribute ... Read more...

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Chinese ‘iPhone’ factory workers hospitalised following ‘harmful chemical exposure’


October 26th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 26 (ANI): Workers in a Chinese factory were hospitalized for more than six months after reportedly being exposed to a harmful chemical while assembling Apple laptops and iPhones.An Australian journalist ... Read more...

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Srinagar’s Sunday market buzzes on ‘normal’ day


October 17th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 17 (IANS) After more than four months, life remained normal for two consecutive days across the Kashmir Valley and the weekly Sunday market here drew large crowds as authorities did ... Read more...

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Nordic telecom major’s Nepal freebie gets animal lovers’ goat


October 9th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 9 (IANS) Following the advice that when in Nepal, do as Nepalis do has landed Nordic telecom giant TeliaSonera in the midst of a controversy in the country.At ... Read more...

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Finnair plans cargo freighter service to India


August 25th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair plans to launch a full-fledged freighter service between Helsinki and Mumbai next year after seeing its cargo volumes grow quite impressively from India in ... Read more...

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Feasts, shows, shopping - it’s Onam time in Kerala


August 19th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 19 (IANS) Thousands of artists are busy preparing cultural shows, shopping sprees are on and liquor shops are stocked with alcohol worth Rs.300 crore - all arrangements are in ... Read more...

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British job market bleak for fresh graduates


July 6th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) An estimated 500,000 British graduates are about to join the queue for jobs this year, but the market has become tougher with employers raising the bar for minimum ... Read more...

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1,000 products to debut at China electronic fair


June 10th, 2010 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 10 (IANS) More than 1,000 new electronic products will be launched at the International Consumer Electronics Show (SINOCES) to be held in China July 8-11, organisers have said. Up to 500 ... Read more...

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