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‘Kerala can become vibrant R&D; hub for different sectors’


September 13th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) Kerala has the potential to become a research and development (R&D;) hub for various sectors with its scientific talent pool and the presence of several institutes, ... Read more...

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‘Remove bottlenecks stalling infrastructure projects’


August 31st, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Investor confidence in India can be boosted if bottlenecks such as lack of forward-looking project preparations and a sound land-acquisition process that stall key infrastructure ... Read more...

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Reforms coming too slowly in Bengal: Investors (One year of Mamata Banerjee)


May 14th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) A year after the Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government promised to usher in industrial resurgence, investors and industry bodies say reforms are coming too slowly ... Read more...

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Apex court dismisses lawyer’s petition in Vodafone case (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed as "irresponsible and scandalous" a petition by advocate M.L. Sharma that alleged conflict of interest over the apex court's verdict ... Read more...

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Supreme Court dismisses petition in Vodafone case


March 2nd, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a petition by advocate M.L. Sharma as "irresponsible and scandalous" that alleged conflict of interest over the court's verdict in ... Read more...

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Content creators can help curb piracy: E&Y;


November 20th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The entertainment world, social media and electronics manufacturers coming together on the same page and using technology can help curb piracy of intellectual property ... Read more...

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Countries may go slow on tax incentives for culture: E&Y;


November 17th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Countries across the world will find it difficult to give tax incentives, exemptions to various cultural projects given the strained finances some of them have ... Read more...

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Rs.4,900 crore FDI in renewable energy sector


August 26th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Over Rs.4,900 crore has been received by the renewable energy sector as Foreign Direct Investment since 2008-09 with Rs.480.34 crore investment in the first quarter ... Read more...

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Foreign takeover of Indian drug-makers leaves ministry worried


August 4th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The department of pharmaceuticals has expressed concern over the impact on domestic medicine prices due to a spate of takeovers of Indian drugs makers by ... Read more...

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Little impact seen on reforms from ministerial recast


July 12th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Amid a perception that economic reforms in India have come to a standstill, the latest recast of his ministerial team by Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Indian Overseas Bank picks consultant for software arm


May 25th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 25 (IANS) Moving ahead with its plans to float a banking software subsidiary, the city-based Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) has short-listed consultancy firm Ernst and Young to assist ... Read more...

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Africa woos Indian investors with huge natural resources


April 5th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) African nations want to shrug off the least developed nation tags and are showcasing their vast resources, be it land, oil or minerals to woo ... Read more...

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Budget hike won’t help education sector: Sibal


March 10th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The 24 percent hike in the outlay for education announced in the union budget will not help the sector because what is needed is a ... Read more...

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India-US trade will reach $50 billion this fiscal: Shankar


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Two-way trade between India and the United States is expected to reach $50 billion this fiscal, with investments moving in both directions, India's Ambassador to the ... Read more...

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‘India may face shortage of 26 mn houses by 2012′


September 16th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) India will face shortage of over 26 million houses by 2012, which would lead to spurt in housing prices as demand-supply gap widens amid rising purchasing power ... Read more...

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India’s central bank to review monetary policy at noon Thursday


September 16th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) India's central bank will conduct a mid-quarter review of its monetary policy for this fiscal Thursday noon amid signs of industrial revival and let up in inflation, ... Read more...

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Wellness, the way to perfect health holistically


August 5th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Wellness is the new buzzword for complete health -- physical, mental and spiritual -- and more and more people are making a beeline for spas and salons ... Read more...

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Jagran group to acquire Mid-Day’s print business


May 5th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Jagran Prakashan, which publishes one of India's largest read language dailies, Wednesday said it will acquire all the publications of Mid-Day Multimedia in a stock deal valued ... Read more...

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Enhanced integrity measures for India, Pak immigrants to Australia


January 27th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 27 (ANI): Australia's Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) is applying enhanced integrity measures to applicants from India, Mauritius, Nepal, Brazil, Zimbabwe and Pakistan in order to check infiltration related ... Read more...

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Indian economy can grow 9 percent next fiscal: Ernst and Young


December 25th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Singh New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) The Indian economy could grow at 9 percent next fiscal, helped by a rise in domestic demand and higher industrial output, even as high ... Read more...

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More Indians graduate in maths, science than in US, Japan


November 5th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) India's infrastructure on education may have a long way to go to reach global standards, but when it comes to the sheer number of students graduating in ... Read more...

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Jennifer Gilbert And Sonja Morgan: New Castmates for New Housewives


October 16th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct. 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jennifer Gilbert, the weekday newsreader for Fox45, has been invited to join the new season of 'Real Housewives of New York City', a show that airs ... Read more...

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India preferred destination for clinical trials, shows study


August 9th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Being the world's third largest producer of drugs by volume and the third largest drug research and development workforce, India is fast becoming the most preferred destination ... Read more...

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Indian firms acquire 143 US companies, create 30,000 jobs


June 24th, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 24 (IANS) Indian companies made 143 acquisitions across various sectors in the United States over the last two years, bailed out many companies on the brink of closure ... Read more...

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India’s wellness industry seen growing 30-35 percent


April 15th, 2009 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Estimating India's market for "wellness" services at Rs.110 billion ($2.2 billion), a report released Wednesday has projected this industry to grow at an annual rate of 30-35 ... Read more...

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India can generate 2,500 MW from waste: Assocham


March 16th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) With efficient recycling technology, India can generate about 2,500 MW of electricity from the metro's waste in the next three years at a cost of Rs.3 billion ... Read more...

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Indian banks are overburdened, says study


February 9th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Indian banks are highly over-burdened, with every branch catering to a little over 16,000 individuals on an average - which is four to five times higher than ... Read more...

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Lloyds TSB bank is UKs most gay-friendly employer


January 7th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): Lloyds TSB, the leading financial institution, has topped the league table of the UKs most gay-friendly employers in a new survey.The police services, banking and management consultant ... Read more...

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Global financial power to shift to Bric: Economic forecast


December 22nd, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Bric economies will continue to grow over the current global financial crisis, paving the way for major shifts in global capital over the coming decade, Ernst and Young's ... Read more...

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ICC officials Morgan and Lorgat to address media in Cape Town


December 8th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Dec.8 (ANI): ICC President David Morgan and ICC Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat will hold a media conference today at the conclusion of the two-day ICC Chief Executives Committee (CEC) meeting ... Read more...

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Indian biotech industry expected to grow despite global meltdown


November 22nd, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Nov 22 (ANI): India''s biotechnology industry is confident of excellent augmentation in the coming years despite global meltdown. Experts feel that the Indian biotechnology industry, which currently holds only two percent ... Read more...

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UCO Bank wants foreign tie-up in proposed subsidiary


July 21st, 2008 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) The city-based UCO Bank is scouting for a foreign partner in a financial services company it proposes to float shortly, a top official said here Monday. "We are ... Read more...

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‘Energy efficiency only way to fight soaring demand’


July 8th, 2008 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) The global energy demand will be double by 2050 and becoming energy efficient is the only way to fight problems like soaring demand and green house emissions that ... Read more...

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Rural India will wrest 40 percent of new telecom market


July 2nd, 2008 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) India's rural telecom connectivity is poised for explosive growth in the next five to 10 years, grabbing a 40 percent share of the new market, a study ... Read more...

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Desi pirates steal a billion from Bollywood


May 4th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 4 (IANS) Pirates are robbing Bollywood of a billion dollars in revenue annually in the US, says veteran Indian filmmaker Bobby Bedi, lamenting that "the face of the ... Read more...

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