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Raj Thackeray backs FDI in retail, demands jobs only for locals


September 18th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Expressing full support to FDI in retail, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday demanded that local people must be given employment by MNCs opening shop ... Read more...

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Chandy assures transparency in all projects


September 12th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 12 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said all the investment proposals emerging at the global investors meet being held here would be cleared in a transparent ... Read more...

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Uddhav says Digvijay is mad, never mind what granddad wrote


September 6th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Stung by Congress leader Digvijay Singh's statement that Maharashtra's Thackeray family originally hailed from Bihar, Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray hit back Thursday, saying ... Read more...

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‘Government must use designers to create cultural identity’


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Indian fashion design fraternity needs "complete support" from the government so that they can help in creating more employment opportunities as well as in ... Read more...

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E-governance can reduce corruption: Meghalaya governor


July 20th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 20 (IANS) Exhorting all stakeholders to use technology as agent of progress and embrace change, Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary Friday said e-governance can reduce corruption and improve accountability."IT ... Read more...

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Unemployed Italians become shepherds


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 3 (IANS/AKI) Thousands of young Italians are becoming shepherds as a way to make a living after facing the worst employment opportunities in more than a decade, according ... Read more...

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Subway targets to have 1,000 outlets in India by 2015


May 1st, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Restaurant chain Subway Tuesday said it is targeting to raise the number of its outlets in India from the existing 263 to 1,000 by 2015 ... Read more...

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Delhi’s per-capita income three times the national average


April 27th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The average income of Delhiites is expected to be Rs.1.75 lakh for the year 2011-12, almost 3 times the national average of around Rs.60,000, according ... Read more...

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‘One MP per 27,000 people in Finland’ (With images)


April 25th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) There is one parliamentarian per 27,000 people in Finland which enables an MP to know a majority of his voters, speaker of the European country's parliament ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka, Israel hold bilateral trade talks


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) Sri Lanka and Israel have held their first bilateral consultation on enhancing trade ties, authorities said.This came immediately after Palestinian President Muhammad Abbas toured Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Create IT friendly climate in UP, Akhilesh tells officials


March 26th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 26 (IANS) Keeping up with his promise to promote Information Technology (IT) in the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday directed his officials to make ... Read more...

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Mayawati ignores common man, promotes corrupt: Rahul


February 15th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) As Uttar Pradesh voters voted in the third phase of assembly elections Wednesday, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi kept up his attack on Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Ford India to invest Rs.750 crore in Chennai plant


January 20th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 20 (IANS) Ford India, the Indian subsidiary of the US-based Ford Motor Company, would invest Rs.750 crore at its plant near here to roll out the new compact ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka takes steps to reduce brain drain


December 13th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 13 (IANS) Sri Lanka is aiming to turn back the brain drain tide by encouraging technologically advanced industries, an official said here Tuesday. Economic Development Deputy Minister Lakshman ... Read more...

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Culinary institute to come up at Haryana’s Pinjore


December 1st, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 1 (IANS) A National Culinary Institute (NCI), the first of its kind in north India, would soon be set up at Haryana's Pinjore to boost employment opportunities in ... Read more...

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Britain plans to keep its unemployed youth busy


November 25th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) The British governmentplans to create hundreds of thousands of new employment opportunities for youngsters through a one billion pound scheme which will see up to half ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

IAF to hold employment fair for its ex-staff


October 13th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will organise an employment fair here Saturday for its retired personnel in an effort to find a second career for ... Read more...

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9 percent growth in 12th plan realistic: Official


October 1st, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 1 (IANS) The nine percent growth target of the Indian economy during the 12th Five Year Plan period is achievable despite the global economic slowdown, a top official ... Read more...

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11 proposals for semiconductor plant received


September 13th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Proposals from 11 companies including domestic and foreign players to set up a wafer fabrication plant in India have been received, an Information Technology department ... Read more...

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Highlights of new FM radio policy


July 7th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Highlights of the new policy on FM radio channels:-- FM radio expected to cover over 300 cities with 839 new channels-- FM channels to be allowed to carry news from ... Read more...

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Gogoi credits success to economic development, peace


May 13th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 13 (IANS) With the Congress poised to retain power in Assam, an upbeat Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday said economic development and peace in the state were the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India to create 1.6 mn jobs in 2011: Survey


March 31st, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 31 (IANS) For the second successive year, more than one million new jobs will be created in India's organised sector in 2011, led by the healthcare sector, but there ... Read more...

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Andhra CM agrees to set up committee over land scam


March 30th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Mar 30 (ANI): In a move to put an end to the deadlock over the allotment of land to Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy has agreed ... Read more...

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West Bengal’s vote-on-account stresses production hike


March 21st, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) The West Bengal government Monday emphasised on rising production in agriculture and industry and increase in employment in both the sectors while presenting its vote-on-account ... Read more...

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Community radio contributes towards development of Rajasthan rural women


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Tilonia (Rajasthan), Mar.2 (ANI): A community radio station in Rajasthan has contributed towards the development of rural women in Tilonia by educating them about banking, child health and government policies among other ... Read more...

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Jordanians stage protest to support Egyptians


January 30th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Amman, Jan 30 (IANS) A number of Jordanian activists staged protests in front of the Egyptian embassy in Amman to express their support for the Egyptians who have taken to the streets ... Read more...

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Himachal proposes Rs.3,300 crore plan for 2011-12


January 27th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 27 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has proposed Rs.3,300 crore annual plan for the next fiscal (2011-12) with roads and education as areas of focus, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Thursday.Discussing ... Read more...

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Haryana’s new industrial policy focuses on backward areas


December 30th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 30 (IANS) The Haryana government wants industrial investment to come to the backward areas of the state on the lines of the development of areas in the national capital region ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Haryana to introduce computer education in state colleges


December 29th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 29 (IANS) All government colleges in Haryana will run computer education courses to prepare youth from the state for the information technology (IT) industry, a senior official of the state's ... Read more...

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India’s urban population will double in 25 years: Mukherjee


December 17th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) India's urban population will more than double to over 600 million by 2035 as increasing number of people migrate to cities because of better infrastructure and ... Read more...

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Punjab’s business clusters to create 5 lakh jobs


December 5th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 5 (IANS) In a bid to ensure inclusive growth and increase employment opportunities, the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) will develop 15 business clusters in different ... Read more...

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Disabled in India need more attention, says Chidambaram


December 2nd, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.2 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said on Thursday that India's capacity to respond to the concerns of disabled does not keep the pace with their issues.In a ... Read more...

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Assam hosts career fair for ‘disabled’


November 20th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Nov.20 (ANI): A career fair is held for the disabled in Guwahati as an initiative to generate employment among disabled.Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi inaugurated the fair on Friday.Career access has ... Read more...

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I did not make ‘outsourcing a bogeyman’ this time: Obama (Lead)


November 8th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) In a sharp departure from his earlier statements that had voiced concern over American jobs shifting from Buffalo to Bangalore, US President Barack Obama Monday said ... Read more...

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AISECT emerges as finalist for Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2010


November 1st, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Nov.1 (ANI): Bhopal-based organization AISECT has been nominated as a finalist for the prestigious Social Entrepreneur of the Year (SEOY) Award 2010.The winner will be announced on November 13 at the ... Read more...

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