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Brazil’s industrial production shows recovery signs


September 13th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 13 (IANS) Brazil's industrial production is showing signs of recovery, central bank President Alexandre Tombini said.At a public Senate hearing Wednesday, Tombini said that now Brazil ... Read more...

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Centre, Meghalaya not keen on talks with GNLA


August 10th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 10 (IANS) The central government is not keen to hold talks with the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) on its demand for creation of a separate Garoland ... Read more...

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China wants closer ties with Asian nations: Minister


January 9th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 8 (IANS) China wants to strengthen relations with Asian countries in 2012 by enhancing political trust and expanding common interests, a minister said Sunday.The regional situation will continue ... Read more...

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BRICS nations set to surpass Mexico in GDP per capita


October 28th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 28 (IANS/EFE) Mexico currently ranks with Brazil and Russia in terms of gross domestic product per capita but it is projected to fall well behind those nations ... Read more...

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Business aviation players form association


October 21st, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Thirty-nine business aircraft operators, representing 65 percent of the country's fleet in this category, have formed an association to define standards for the sector and promote ... Read more...

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Medvedev shows concern over Russian brain drain


April 26th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said the state must create a more attractive working environment to prevent a drain of young talent.Russia's failure to modernise ... Read more...

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Gilani seeks UK’s role in urging India to resolve Siachin, Sir Creek disputes with Pak


March 8th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 8(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has called upon the United Kingdom and other mutual friends of India and Pakistan to play their role in an early ... Read more...

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Industry chambers welcome ‘development-oriented’ budget


February 28th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Industry organisations Monday hailed Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee for presenting a "development-oriented" general budget."Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has done a fine balancing act to sustain economic ... Read more...

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Dip in FDI not a reflection of our policies: PM


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) With foreign direct investment (FDI) in the country slowing, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the dip in fund inflows was not entirely a reflection of ... Read more...

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Security tightened in Guangzhou for Asian Games


November 12th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 11 (IANS) With some 103,000 police officers on the prowl, China has taken every possible step to ensure top security at the Asian Games that starts here Friday and ends ... Read more...

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‘India can become major scientific player in 20 years’


September 18th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) India is set to become a major scientific player in 20 years, provided there is a favourable environment for innovations and structural and administrative reforms are ... Read more...

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China’s ‘longevity city’ has 255 centenarians


September 16th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Nanjing, Sep 16 (ANI): The Chinese city of Rugao, renowned for the longevity of its residents, has 255 centenarians, as per a statistics released by the city's civil affairs bureau on Thursday.The ... Read more...

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India, Sri Lanka to step up trade pact talks


June 9th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) India and Sri Lanka have agreed to intensify talks on a comprehensive trade pact which will be a step forward from the current free trade agreement. This ... Read more...

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Cement, manufacturing sectors picking up


June 30th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) India's cement and manufacturing sectors, hit hard by the slowdown last year, are now seeing a turnaround, said a senior government official Tuesday, hoping that it would ... Read more...

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Bush to attend interfaith debate at UN


November 6th, 2008 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 6 (DPA) US President George W. Bush will join other heads of state at the UN next week for discussion on religion and cooperation for peace, the UN said ... Read more...

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Obama leads McCain, but voters uneasy: poll


July 24th, 2008 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama leads his Republican rival John McCain by six percentile points, but a recent poll shows that only 47 percent Americans say they can ... Read more...

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Chinese police studying religious practices ahead of Olympics


July 24th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Shenyang (China), July 24 (Xinhua) Police in the Olympic football co-host city Shenyang in northeast China are being imparted knowledge of different religious practices in a bid to understand foreigners and avoid ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi plans to introduce legislation allowing 100 per cent foreign ownership


June 24th, 2008 - 9:20 am ICT by ANI
Nicosia, June 24 (ANI): Abu Dhabi, which has been quite successful in attracting foreign investment, is preparing a new law which would allow foreign investors to own up to 100 per ... Read more...

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Private security agencies in demand in Kashmir


April 18th, 2008 - 8:32 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, April 18 (ANI): Following peace initiatives between India and Pakistan, there is now a favourable environment for doing business in the Kashmir Valley. New business establishments are mushrooming rapidly, and ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh plans to increase bison population


April 14th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, April 14 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh Forest Department will move 20 bisons from the Kanha to Bandhavgarh national park as part of a long-term plan to boost the numbers of the ... Read more...

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No talks with Nepal Govt, say agitating Madhesis


February 18th, 2008 - 8:17 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Feb 18 (ANI): The United Madhesi Democratic Front (UMDF), which has imposed an indefinite strike across the Terai region for the last six days, has refused to hold talks with the ... Read more...

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India and Brazil should have inclusive cconomic growth, says Brazilian Minister


November 14th, 2007 - 2:02 am ICT by admin
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