energy infrastructure

Finnish power firm opens shop in India


September 18th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Finish power generation company Fortum, known for its low emissions and energy efficient technology, launched its India operations Tuesday."Our aim in India is to look ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Indian business showcase opens in Ghana Monday


July 8th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, July 8 (IANS) As Africa grows in strategic and economic importance for India, a three-day exposition showcasing Indian businesses and what they have to offer to this 54-nation ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian business delegation to visit Ghana next week


July 5th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) An Indian business delegation of over 100 members, led by Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma, will visit Ghana next week to explore business opportunities ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gilani seeks Chinese investment


June 13th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has sought more Chinese investments in the country's developmental projects.Pakistan has opened of all sectors of the economy like ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India, Qatar to hold talks: Oil, Taliban on agenda


April 4th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) India will seek to scale up its imports of oil and gas from Qatar when Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani holds talks ... Read more...

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Pakistan-China trade can reach $15 bn: Gilani


April 1st, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Pakistan and China have the potential to enhance economic ties, and bilateral trade can reach the target of $15 billion in the next three to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

BRICS targets $500 bn intra-group trade by 2015


March 28th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The group of five emerging economies - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) - Wednesday targeted almost doubling intra-group trade to $500 billion ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US to help India develop clean energy projects


March 26th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The United States Trade Development Agency Monday signed two deals with Indian firms to help develop clean energy projects. The deals will generate Indian demand ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China, Saudi Arabia pledge to promote exchanges


January 15th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 15 (IANS) China and Saudi Arabia have pledged to work together to promote world peace and expand cooperation as Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao paid an official visit to ... Read more...

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Minister upbeat on Pakistan’s economy


September 28th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Positive macro-economic performance coupled with expected investment inflows into Pakistan would help bolster the national economy, a senior minister has said.Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, who ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Italy to give Libyan rebels 500 mn euros


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 2 (IANS) Italy has decided to increase its initial funding to the Libyan rebel National Transitional Council to 500 million euros (around $714 million) from an earlier announced ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Suzlon Energy bags 48.3 MW project from Indian Oil


August 17th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Suzlon Energy Limited (SEL) Wednesday said it has bagged a second order from the Indian Oil Corporation Limited to set up, operate and maintain wind ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

ADB gives $300 mn loan to Bangladesh


August 11th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 11 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Thursday approved a loan of $300 million to Bangladesh to help develop the country's energy infrastructure and raise poverty reduction efforts, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US developing cold storage facilities in India


July 19th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Developing cold storage facilities to strengthen food security in India is a main priority for the US, an official of the US Trade and Development ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bihar industrialists laud Chinese work culture (Lead)


June 21st, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 21 (IANS) Bihar can achieve prosperity if it takes inspiration from the Chinese people's dedication and hard work, industrialists who went to Beijing with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bihar officials laud China’s work culture


June 21st, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 21 (IANS) Bihar can achieve economic prosperity if it takes inspiration from China's dedication and hard work, senior officials who accompanied Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on his visit ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nitish Kumar lauds China’s development


June 19th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 19 (1ANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who returned Sunday from his week-long China visit, said he was impressed by the country's development in the energy, infrastructure, tourism and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan, Afghanistan to strengthen ties


June 12th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to strengthen bilateral relations in almost all areas, it was announced here, as Afghan President Hamid Karzai ended a two-day visit.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan government suffering from creeping paralysis: Daily


April 8th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) The government is "suffering from creeping paralysis" as there has been "a chronic, extended, and predictably ongoing failure" to effectively manage the economy, a Pakistani daily ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India to build stronger trade, economic ties with Brazil: Anand Sharma


March 8th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today said that India is desirous to build stronger trade and economic ties with Brazil.During his meeting with Antonio Patriota, Minister of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

European Commission approves acquisition of US energy company by General Electric


January 5th, 2011 - 1:40 am ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Commission on Tuesday approved the acquisition of the U.S. energy company, Dresser Holdings, by General Electric Company (GE).General Electric, also based in the United States, proposed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

A joint venture to train over two million in diverse skills


December 21st, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The state-run National Skills Development Corporation (NSDC) Tuesday said it has entered into a joint venture with the Empower Pragati Vocational and Staffing Private Limited to train ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinese Premier Wen says his India visit will promote friendship


December 15th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, who arrived here Wednesday, said he will seek to boost mutual trust and understanding and cement trade and econmomic ties between the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘China has high expectations from Premier Wen’s India visit’


December 15th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) A top Chinese official says Beijing has high expectations and attaches significant importance to the three-day India visit of Premier Wen Jiabao, who arrived here Wednesday ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China and India to sign economic and trade deals


December 13th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- The governments of China and India are expecting to sign additional economic and trade agreements, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Monday.Liang Wenzhao, deputy director of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UAE, IAEA working on safe nuclear energy programme


December 3rd, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Dec 3 (IANS/WAM) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said Friday it is working closely with the United Arab Emirates on the establishment of a safe and secure nuclear programme in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Orissa to upgrade power infrastructure


November 22nd, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 22 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched a capital expenditure programme of Rs.2,400 crore (around $530 million) Monday to upgrade the energy infrastructure in the state over the next ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Free trade pact to boost India-Canada trade’


November 18th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 18 (IANS) Welcoming the talks between India and Canada to clinch a free trade agreement, major Indo-Canadian bodies Wednesday said the pact will boost bilateral trade.Vinay Nagpal, president ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Manmohan Singh leaves for Seoul G20 Summit with new vision (Second Lead)


November 10th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left for Seoul for the 5th G20 Summit Wednesday where he will not only articulate India's new vision on global financial stability ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rwanda ties up with three Indian industry associations


October 26th, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 25 (IANS) The eastern African country of Rwanda Monday entered into three agreements with associations in Karnataka for investment and trade promotion between Rwandan and Indian enterprises and businesses.The Rwanda ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Seven Indian firms in fray for Nepal’s first recycling plant


September 14th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 14 (IANS) As Nepal seeks to build its first waste recycling plant in partnership with the private sector, Indians are leading the pack for the 20-year project with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Business as usual? Sibal, Yeddyurappa heading to China


September 11th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) In a sign that the recent visa row has not affected business ties, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and 50 top ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Zardari claims fool-proof system evolved for Pak flood aid utilization


September 10th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sept 10 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that a fool-proof system has been evolved for ensuring transparency and accountability in distribution of aid, in wake of the devastation ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Moser Baer’s energy business attracts investment of Rs.13.5 billion from Blackstone


August 18th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
New York/Mumbai, Aug.18 (ANI-Business Wire India): Moser Baer Projects Private Limited (MBPPL), a developer of power generation facilities with a diverse pipeline of thermal, solar and hydroelectric power projects has attracted an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bangladesh unveils 19-billion-dollar national budget


June 10th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 10 (DPA) Bangladesh's coalition government, led by the Awami League, Thursday unveiled a 19 billion dollar national budget that calls for higher spending on energy, infrastructure and agriculture to ... Read more...

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