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Unfavourable levies hit Indian manufacturing: FICCI

August 12th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Several industrial sectors like tyres, electronic hardware, electrical equipment and medical instruments are suffering due to an unfavourable duty structure which makes Indian manufacturing uncompetitive, ... Read more...

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Set up factories in our countries, African nations urge India

March 19th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Trade ministers of several African nations Monday urged India to set up factories in their respective countries to generate employment and fix trade imbalance which ... Read more...

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Hike in import duty on gold: Jewellers body calls for shutdown

March 16th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) The All India Gems and Jewellery Trade Federation Friday called for a country-wide shutdown March 17 to protest against the government's budget proposal to increase ... Read more...

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IVRCL arm bags Rs.1,300 crore highway project

January 30th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Infrastructure firm IVRCL Ltd Monday said its subsidiary, IVRCL Assets and Holdings Ltd, has bagged a Rs.1,300 crore project from the National Highway Authority of India ... Read more...

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Marico eyes acquisitions up to Rs.1,000 crore

January 17th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Indian personal consumer goods company Marico is eyeing acquisitions worth up to Rs.1,000 crore ($200 million) across the globe to sustain a healthy growth rate."We ... Read more...

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Innovation in defence sector below par: Antony

November 14th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Calling upon India's defence public sector undertakings and ordnance factories to invest in research and development, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday expressed displeasure over their ... Read more...

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RSP achieves best-ever saleable steel production

October 3rd, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 3 (IANS) The Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), a unit of state-run Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), Monday said it has registered its best ever saleable steel production ... Read more...

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Mitsui shipping to double business in India

May 17th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) Mitsui OSK Lines, the world's largest shipping and multi-modal transportation company, plans to double its business in terms of volumes in India with the launch of ... Read more...

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I am like perfectionist Lennon: Lady Gaga

April 21st, 2011 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (IANS) Pop singer Lady Gaga has likened herself to Beatles legend John Lennon because she too is "perpetually unhappy" with her finished products.The "Bad Romance" hitmaker admits ... Read more...

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Jaipur sandstone industry suffers due to Gujjar agitation

March 24th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Mar.24 (ANI): Repeated protests by the Gujjar Community is affecting the sandstone industry in Rajasthan capital Jaipur.The Gujjar Community has been agitating for five percent reservation in government institutions and jobs. ... Read more...

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‘China’s policy towards India betrays deep-rooted hostility’

January 15th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) China's policy towards India betrays a deep-rooted hostility, said a retired chief of the Indian Navy Saturday."There is a competition for strategic space between India and China, with ... Read more...

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TRAI recommends $6 bn national broadband network

December 8th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Wednesday recommended establishing a national broadband network for faster internet connectivity at an investment of around $6 billion (Rs.26,000 crore).The ... Read more...

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Textile workers demand ban on cotton yarn export

November 20th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
By JehovahTirupur (Tamil Nadu), Nov.20 (ANI): Several textile industries and weaving units protested against the soaring prices of cotton by observing a day-long strike in Tamil Nadu's Tirupur city, demanding the government ... Read more...

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Manipur’s self help group motivates educated youth for self employment

September 26th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Sep.26 (ANI): A self-help group in Manipur has dedicated itself to the cause of motivating the unemployed youth here to seek self-employment. `Smart Society', a self-help group, came into existence in ... Read more...

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Inverted duty structures in FTAs not good: ACMA

August 18th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Automotive Component Manufacturer Association of India (ACMA) Wednesday urged the government to look into the inverted duty structures in free trade agreements (FTAs) which it intends to ... Read more...

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Dry pet food now being linked to Salmonella outbreak

August 10th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American authorities and pet food manufacturers are worried about the link between dry pet food and the suspected salmonella outbreak in humans. It may be recalled ... Read more...

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Draft mines law, illegal prospecting discussed by ministerial group

July 22nd, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A meeting of a high-powered panel chaired by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to discuss the draft of a new mining legislation and issues pertaining to illegal ... Read more...

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Poor villagers in Meghalaya becoming self reliant by forming cooperative

July 14th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by ANI
Shillong, July 14 (ANI): Residents of Umklai village in Meghalaya have joined hands to float a cooperative society to become self reliant by making various products of daily use from sponge gourds ... Read more...

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Dubai to host paper exhibition in September

July 5th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 5 (IANS/WAM) More than 150 exhibitors from 30 countries will showcase the latest technologies used in paper production during a three-day exhibition to be held in Dubai September 26-28. The "Paper ... Read more...

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Fertiliser sector reforms will attract fresh investments (Comment)

May 30th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
By Satish Chander The fertiliser sector in India has been through difficult times in recent years. Stagnant production, no fresh investment and poor financial health of the units were accompanied by high level ... Read more...

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Congressional panel to investigate the Tylenol recall

May 7th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, May 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US congress has launched an investigation into Johnson and Johnson's recent recall of Tylenol products. The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of the US ... Read more...

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Bacterial contamination found in the recalled Tylenol products

May 5th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, May 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A report of the Food and Drug administration said that all the Tylenol products that were recalled, were made of ingredients that were contaminated with bacteria. ... Read more...

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SAIL to form venture with Shipping Corporation

March 30th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) will form a joint venture company (JVC) with the Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) that will cater to the growing raw ... Read more...

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Johnson and Johnson recall Tylenol voluntarily in 2009

September 29th, 2009 - 1:41 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Brunswick, Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson has issued a complete voluntary recall of all its 80-milligram Children’s Tylenol Meltaways packaged in bottles and blisters, 80-milligram Children’s ... Read more...

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Rising demand of Herbal medicines in Jammu and Kashmir

March 10th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar. 10 (ANI): As demand for herbal medicines from Jammu and Kashmir rises, herbal plants are receiving the attention of the Jammu and Kashmir authorities. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Punjab potters deserve recognition as artists

September 11th, 2008 - 9:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Avtar Gill Ferozepur, Sep.11 (ANI): Artisans engaged in preparing pottery in Khuian Sarvar village of Punjabs Ferozepur district have earned a name for themselves for the uniqueness of their products and ... Read more...

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Fertiliser industry urges government to release subsidy soon

August 13th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 13 (IANS) The Indian fertiliser industry has urged the government to immediately release some funds under the subsidy account to ensure its survival, a top industry official has said. "For ... Read more...

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Malaysia frees Sri Lankan after four-year detention

June 23rd, 2008 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Kuala Lumpur, June 23 (DPA) Malaysia has freed a Sri Lankan businessman who was jailed four years ago for allegedly supplying nuclear weapon components to Libya, a government minister said Monday. Buhary ... Read more...

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Women entrepreneurs of Punjab

April 2nd, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by admin
Tarsika (Amritsar) April 1, (ANI): They may be brilliant graduates from countrys premier management school, they have a dream to become entrepreneurs. As a first step, they have formed a women ... Read more...

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Outsourced e-publishing slated for rapid growth

March 2nd, 2008 - 6:13 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 2 (IANS) India is becoming a hot destination for outsourced e-publishing work since the country's firms are charging a sixth of the prices prevailing in the West, an seminar organised ... Read more...

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Mushroom cultivation transforming lives in Assam

January 6th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by admin
By Peter Alex Todd Guwahati, Jan.6 (ANI): A non government organisation in Assam has given a new hope to the locals here by promoting mushroom cultivation as a new source of income for ... Read more...

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