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FDI in aviation boosts airlines’ stocks


September 17th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Scrips of major domestic airlines soared Monday after the government allowed foreign investments by international airlines into domestic airline industry.Scrip of the cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines touched ... Read more...

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Involve people in public-private-partnership model: Selja


September 13th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) The involvement of people - the fourth P in the public-private-partnership model - is important in developing infrastructure, union minister Kumari Selja said at the Emerging ... Read more...

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Maldives wants to expand trade with China


August 25th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 25 (IANS) Visiting Maldivian President Mohammed Waheed has said here that his country needs to expand trade with China.Addressing the media Friday during his three-day visit, Waheed said ... Read more...

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Egypt urges IMF for $4.8 bn loan


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 23 (IANS) Egypt sought a $4.8 billion loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) during a meeting held between President Mohamed Morsi and Christine Lagarde, the IMF chief, ... Read more...

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India should ensure investment safety: German envoy (Interview)


August 12th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) India should ensure policy and judicial stability that will help counter the negative sentiments of late about investment climate in the country and ease flow ... Read more...

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Conclave to woo investors to north India


August 8th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) With most of foreign investments coming to western and southern India, industry lobby CII is holding a conclave in November to showcase north as an ... Read more...

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India to hold first dialogue Latin American troika


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) India will host its maiden dialogue with a troika of Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) countries Tuesday, an important step that will elevate ties ... Read more...

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Peace dividend: India allows investments from Pakistan (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) In a major confidence-building step that will boost economic ties between the two nuclear-armed neighbours and accelerate the pace of regional integration, India Wednesday announced ... Read more...

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India questions Obama views on economic reforms


July 16th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The government Monday questioned US President Barack Obama's perception of India's economic reality and asserted that policy making is a "sovereign" right of the ... Read more...

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Business-friendly Gujarat appeals to US firms


July 14th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington/New York, July 14 (IANS) Leading American businesses on the US East coast have greatly appreciated Indian state of Gujarat's business-friendly approach to economic development and are upbeat about ... Read more...

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ED officials grills Jagan in jail


July 13th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 13 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate Friday questioned YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy in illegal assets case at the Chanchalguda Central Jail here.A team of ED officials ... Read more...

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Economic growth to be above 8 percent, steps for foreign investments: Chidambaram (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Exuding confidence that the Indian economy will bounce back to a growth rate of above 8 percent, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Thursday steps ... Read more...

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India-Nepal trade could reach $10 bn by 2017: Envoy


July 5th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July5 (IANS) Bilateral trade between India and Nepal could touch $10 billion over the next five years, its envoy to India said Thursday."Our trade with India has shown good ... Read more...

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India for ‘concerted action’ against ‘terrorism syndicate’ in Afghanistan


June 28th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 28 (IANS) India has called for concerted action to isolate and root out the syndicate of terrorism including Al Qaeda, Taliban and Lashkar-e-Taiba, saying that terrorism ... Read more...

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India raises overseas investment limit in government bonds (Roundup)


June 25th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) In a bid to prop up the battered rupee, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday hiked the limit of overseas investments in government ... Read more...

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India raises overseas investment limit in government, corporate bonds (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) In a bid to prop up the battered currency, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday hiked the limit of overseas investments in government and ... Read more...

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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...

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Myanmar, Singapore eye trade ties


June 9th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 9 (IANS) Myanmar and Singapore will hold trade talks here next Thursday.A 118-member delegation from Singapore, representing 76 companies, will visit Myanmar June 10-15, the Myanmar Federation of ... Read more...

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Trinamool wants more discussion on pension bill: Roy


June 7th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) Registering firm opposition over the proposed pension bill, Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress general secretary Mukul Roy Thursday said his party wants more discussion on ... Read more...

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Government defers decision on pension reforms


June 7th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The government Thursday deferred a decision on pension fund reforms following opposition from key ally Trinamool Congress.The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Bill, ... Read more...

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Gogoi urges PM to implement FDI in retail sector


June 7th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 7 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has urged Prime Minister Manmogan Singh to implement the decision to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail."I have urged ... Read more...

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1,500 tourists enter Myanmar every day by air


May 23rd, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 23 (IANS) After its progress towards democracy following years of military rule, Myanmar has seen a huge inflow of tourists, with 1,500 people arriving every day by air, ... Read more...

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ED investigating money laundering in IPL, says Pranab


May 21st, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is probing the complaints of money laundering against Indian Premier League (IPL), Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee told the Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Ethiopia seeks more India knowhow, capital


May 15th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Ethiopia has liberalised norms and is keen to attract more Indian investments in the sectors like pharmaceuticals, agriculture, textiles and food processing, Ethiopian ambassador to ... Read more...

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Kerala’s agenda tailor-made to attract investments: Chandy (With Images)


May 15th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday said his government has a clear development agenda that is tailor-made to attract investments, and extended his invitation to business ... Read more...

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Chandy to lead ‘Emerging Kerala’ road show in Mumbai (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Thiruvananthapuram, May 13 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will Tuesday lead an "Emerging Kerala" road show in India's financial capital Mumbai.Chandy along with Industries and IT Minister P.K. ... Read more...

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Myanmar gas export revenue up


April 26th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 26 (IANS) Revenue from Myanmar's natural gas exports rose by $640 million to $3.5 billion in the fiscal year 2011-12.Natural gas from Yetagun and Yadana gas blocks mainly ... Read more...

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2G: Enhancing FDI limit was to encourage foreign investment


April 12th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Former telecom secretary D.S. Mathur Thursday told a CBI special court that the object of enhancing Foreign Direct Investment limit was to encourage foreign ... Read more...

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China’s Wujiang city invites Indian investment


April 11th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 11 (IANS) Termed Venice of the East for its intra-city waterways, China's Wujiang city is inviting Indian investment in information technology (IT), bio-technology, new materials, solar power and ... Read more...

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Britain raises Vodafone tax issue with Mukherjee (Lead)


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) British Chancellor of Exchequer George Osborne Monday raised the Vodafone issue at a meeting with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, saying the Indian government's move ... Read more...

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Britain raises Vodafone tax issue with Mukherjee


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) British Chancellor of Exchequer George Osborne Monday raised the Vodafone issue at a meeting with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, saying the Indian government's move ... Read more...

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Government to amend law to tax Vodafone-type deals


March 16th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Indian government Friday proposed to amend the Income Tax Act to tax all overseas transactions involving domestic assets.The proposed change would be retroactive ... Read more...

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China becomes top foreign investor in Germany: trade agency


March 16th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 16 (IANS) China overtook the US to become the top foreign investor in Germany in 2011 in terms of investment project numbers, according to statistics released by the ... Read more...

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Brazil takes new measure to stabilise currency rate


March 13th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 13 (IANS) The Brazilian government announced Monday a new measure aimed at checking the inflow of foreign speculative capital and stabilising the exchange rate of the ... Read more...

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SSTL files review petition in Supreme Court


March 2nd, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Sistema Shyam Teleservices (SSTL), the joint venture between Russia's Sistema and India-based Shyam Group, Friday filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking a review ... Read more...

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