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Projects worth $30 billion discussed at India-Africa conclave


March 20th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) More than 200 projects worth almost $30 billion in sectors like infrastructure, mining, agriculture, telecom and healthcare was discussed at the 8th edition of ... Read more...

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India-Bangla trade must grow faster, says Pranab


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Petrapole (West Bengal), Jan 21 (IANS) Stressing the need to further improve trade and commerce with Bangladesh, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said India's decision to allow duty-free ... Read more...

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US airlines sue over Air India deal


November 18th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) In a bid to prevent Air India from receiving a $3.4 billion loan for the acquisition of 30 new aircraft, a trade body for leading US ... Read more...

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India differs with China on BRICS currency


April 11th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 11(ANI): While China is pressing BRICS grouping hard to shun US dollars as an exchange currency and is urging rest of the partners to use local currencies as an ... Read more...

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India extends long-term credit to developing countries


April 6th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) India Wednesday launched a long-term concessional credit scheme to help build export infrastructure in developing nations, especially in Africa, the Gulf and neighbouring countries like ... Read more...

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29.5 percent cumulative export growth in India between April-Dec 2010-11 (Part I)


February 25th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.25 (ANI): The Economic Survey 2010-11, presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in the Parliament today, states that India's cumulative export growth between April-December 2010-11 stood at 29.5 per ... Read more...

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Indian exports up 29.5 percent in April-December 2010


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) India's exports rose 29.5 percent to $164.7 billion in the first three quarters of the current fiscal and it is likely to remain robust for the ... Read more...

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CII, French industry chamber sign accord


December 7th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Tuesday signed an agreement with French industry representative, Mouvement des Entreprises de France-International (MEDEFI), to promote better dialogue and increase information exchange ... Read more...

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India, Kenya to strengthen partnership


November 17th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India has extended a $60 million Line of Credit to Kenya through its Export Import (Exim) bank to support the development of the power transmission sector, ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves additional amendments to Seeds Bill


October 20th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The union cabinet Wednesday approved moving additional amendments to the Seeds Bill, 2004 to ensure availability of quality seeds to farmers."The legislation will regulate the quality of ... Read more...

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Single window system for VAT refunds for Delhi exporters


August 12th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Exporters in Delhi will no more have to rush from one department to another for refund of the value added tax (VAT). The Delhi government Thursday started ... Read more...

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Mumbai coast oil spill has shipping companies lamenting losses


August 12th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Sanjeev ShuklaMumbai, Aug 12 (ANI): Shipping companies are reportedly lamenting their losses following suspension of ship movement to and from the ports of Mumbai and Nhava Sheva due to the oil ... Read more...

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India to help Burkina Faso set up first call centre


June 1st, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Burkina Faso, the small land-locked country in west Africa, will soon get its first call centre - with some help from India. "I am here to speak ... Read more...

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Spongtech Execs In Prison


May 6th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The powerful execs of the NewYork-based sponge company, Spongtech Delivery System, were detained by the police personnel on the federal allegation that they lied about ... Read more...

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Gadkari fires inflation questionnaire at PM


April 1st, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Lashing out at the government for its allegedly flawed pricing policy, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Thursday sought from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh answers ... Read more...

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US offers Dhaka alternative to controversial trade tie


February 19th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 19 (IANS) The US has offered Bangladesh an alternative forum to the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) about which the latter has shown reluctance in the past. "While ... Read more...

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India’s economy to grow 8 percent by 2011-12: World Bank (Lead)


February 1st, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) India's economy will grow at 7.5 percent in the 2010-11 fiscal beginning April 1 and will be higher at 8 percent in the following year, a World ... Read more...

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Iran to increase uranium enrichment if Vienna talks fail


October 19th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran/Vienna, Oct 19 (DPA) Iran will independently enrich uranium to levels beyond what is needed for basic power generation if talks in Vienna on a plan to process the country's nuclear fuel ... Read more...

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China’s foreign direct investment falls in July


August 17th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (Xinhua) China received $5.36 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in July, down 35.7 percent year on year, said Ministry of Commerce spokesman Yao Jian Monday. China's total export-import ... Read more...

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Ethiopia keen on jute, leather joint ventures in Bengal


August 3rd, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) Ethiopia is keen to form joint ventures with companies in West Bengal in sectors like jute and leather, a senior Ethiopian diplomat said here Monday. "We have spoken to ... Read more...

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Indo-Myanmar border trade still remains a distant dream


July 24th, 2009 - 9:43 pm ICT by ANI
Moreh (Manipur), July 24 (ANI): The Indo-Myanmar border trade through Moreh in Manipur has become a distant dream for traders, thanks to the constant shutdowns and poor infrastructure.The Indo-Myanmar Border trade agreement ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma is new Board of Trade chairman


July 17th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma will succeed Aditya Birla group chief Kumar Mangalam Birla as chairman of the Board of Trade, an advisory body on export-import ... Read more...

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Woman murdered by paramour in Delhi home


May 29th, 2009 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) A 27-year-old man allegedly stabbed to death a married woman he was in a relationship with before attempting suicide at the woman's rented house in southwest ... Read more...

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Nepal asks India for more electricity


March 13th, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 13 (ANI): Nepal has requested India to expedite construction of transmission lines damaged by Koshi floods and the cross border lines so that the amount of power imported ... Read more...

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Bangladesh mutiny hits trade, movement across India-Bangladesh border


February 27th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Akhaura (Tripura), Feb 27 (ANI): Border trade in Tripura has been hit after the India-Bangladesh border was closed following mutiny by Bangladesh paramilitary ranks in Dhaka. Heavy gunfire raged through the headquarters ... Read more...

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China, US to inject $20 bn to boost global commerce


December 5th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 5 (Xinhua) China and the United States Friday said they would inject $20 billion for trade finance to prop global commerce. "The two export-import banks (in US and China) will ... Read more...

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Kerala gets ready to export ornamental fishes


July 15th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 15 (IANS) Kerala will start exporting ornamental fishes, with an estimated annual market of $7 billion globally, by early next year, fisheries minister S. Sarma told the state assembly Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Five held for robbing, killing two Delhi traders


April 29th, 2008 - 10:16 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Five men, among them two employees, have been arrested here for allegedly robbing and gunning down two city-based businessmen and their driver in a car in northwest ... Read more...

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Investment between India and Arab countries not impressive


April 18th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The flow of investment between India and Arab countries has not been impressive and calls for corrective measures, said delegates participating at the India-Arab Investment Projects Conclave ... Read more...

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‘African SMEs should learn from India’


March 21st, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) African small and medium enterprises (SMEs) need a complete overhauling of the system to become more organised and competitive, which it is eager to learn by increased ... Read more...

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Crisis-hit seafood industry seeks relief measures


March 14th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by admin
Kochi, March 14 (IANS) Representatives of Indian seafood exporters have urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to provide relief measures to the seafood sector, which is hit by stiff competition from China, Vietnam ... Read more...

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