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At $35 a kg, Assamese man’s organic tea takes foreign markets by storm (Business Feature - With Image)


June 26th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Lakhimpur (Assam), June 26 (IANS) Gobin Hazarika is a one-man army. Not in a battlefield, but in a tea garden in Assam, whose owner as well as worker is the ... Read more...

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Nila Madhab’s ‘Jalpari’ screened at Marche du Cannes


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, May 22 (IANS) Director Nila Madhab Panda, remembered for "I Am Kalam", showcased his new feature film "Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid" at Marche du Cannes (Cannes Film Market) at ... Read more...

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Indian tea makers fear lacklustre exports


March 28th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) Indian tea exporters see little chance of a rise in the export of the brew in 2012 compared to last year, with the continuing Iran payment ... Read more...

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US in talks with India on bilateral investment treaty


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) The United States says it is developing a new model Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) and had intensified its engagement with potential partners like India and ... Read more...

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BEML targeting African, Southeast Asian markets


January 30th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) Leading construction and mining equipment makers BEML is targeting foreign markets like Africa for supplying earthmoving equipment and also foraying into aerospace, a company official said ... Read more...

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Made in India, faked in China — $5-bn loss


January 1st, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Chinese manufacturers are increasingly "faking" popular Indian products of consumer goods giants such as Dabur and ITC, undermining the legitimacy of brands and causing losses ... Read more...

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Mexico’s 2011 growth outlook improves


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 2 (IANS/EFE) Analysts have raised their growth outlook for the Mexican economy, the central bank said Thursday.According to Banco de Mexico's November survey of financial service firms, ... Read more...

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Spanish energy firm to invest $640 mn in Bolivia


November 24th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, Nov 24 (IANS/EFE) Repsol CEO Antonio Brufau told Bolivian President Evo Morales that the Spanish energy giant plans to invest $640 million in operations in this Andean nation ... Read more...

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Sourenee to sell Darjeeling teas in foreign markets


October 25th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 24 (IANS) Kolkata-based Sourenee Leaves Pvt Ltd (SLPL), a part of the Titagarh Group, is planning to sell packaged Darjeeling teas in foreign markets like Europe and the ... Read more...

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80 percent telecom equipment to be home-made by 2020: Sibal


October 10th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The draft of the National Telecom Policy 2011 Monday unveiled by Communications Minister Kapil Sibal seeks to boost domestic manufacturing of telecom equipment, aiming to ... Read more...

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Infrastructure on track for 2014 World Cup in Brazil


September 15th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Sep 15 (IANS) Brazil's sports ministry says that mega-constructions of multiple stadiums and supporting infrastructure is on track for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.In a report submitted Wednesday, Brazilian ... Read more...

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India’s marine products export rises to $2.8 bn


August 26th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India's exports of marine products rose 33.95 percent to $2.8 billion in 2010-11, led by sharp increase in the demand for frozen shrimp in foreign ... Read more...

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Foreign operators queuing up for Bollywood tours


April 18th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 18 (IANS) Guess who is making a beeline for Bollywood tours? Foreign tour operators, especially those from Europe and Australia, says a company that organises trips to ... Read more...

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Gorkha union lifts embargo on Darjeeling tea export


March 30th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, March 30 (IANS) Normalcy returned to the tea industry in the Darjeeling hills as the powerful labour union affiliated to the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) Wednesday lifted its "embargo" ... Read more...

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Chinese-American named US Ambassador to Beijing


March 10th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10(ANI): US President Barack Obama has named Gary Locke to be the first Chinese-American ambassador to Beijing.Locke is the current US Secretary of Commerce."When he's in Beijing, I ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ford to export Figo to Mexico, Middle East, North Africa


March 9th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) US auto maker Ford Wednesday said it will export its Chennai assembly plant-produced compact car Figo to Mexico, and some nations in the Middle East, ... Read more...

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West Bengal’s jute industry seeks way out of crisis


March 6th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) Inability to diversify uses and grab foreign markets combined with lack of support from the authorities are hindering the progress of West Bengal's once thriving jute ... Read more...

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Costly China-made liquor pushes Chinese to foreign markets


February 20th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) Many Chinese fond of alcohol are preferring to buy China-made liquor from foreign lands instead of their native country due to relative high cost in local markets. ... Read more...

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“Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows” Part 1 Hits The Bulls Eye At Box Office


November 22nd, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The magic wand of Harry Potter has always been successful enough to create its own niche at the Box Office. This time too the Potter mania ... Read more...

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Senate Republicans allow India to momentarily breathe easy on outsourcing front


September 29th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept.29 (ANI): India, a key outlet for global outsourcing, especially from the United States, has been given some breathing space with Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocking a Democratic plan to encourage ... Read more...

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Hosiery industry is doing brisk business in Ludhiana


September 23rd, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan KapoorLudhiana, Sep. 23 (ANI): The Hosiery industry is doing a brisk business here and has created a place for itself in domestic as well as foreign markets.Hosiery firms in the ... Read more...

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IDBI Bank may go for FPO, rights issue, QIP in 12-15 months


September 4th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 4 (IANS) The public sector IDBI Bank may go for follow-on public offer (FPO), rights issue or qualified institutional placement in the next 12 to 15 months, a top bank ... Read more...

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Ukraine world’s third largest grain exporter


July 27th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 27 (IANS/WAM) Ukraine has secured its position as the world's third largest grain exporter after the US and the European Union. Ukraine has exported 21.2 million tonnes of grain during July ... Read more...

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UAE ministry issued 139,000 certificates of origin in 2009


April 6th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 6 (IANS/WAM) The economy ministry of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) issued 139,039 certificates of origin in 2009, covering seven emirates as well as certificates issued for the Gulf, Arab ... Read more...

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Exhibition to promote women weavers, heritage textiles


February 11th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) In an effort to promote women weavers and entrepreneurs and revival of Indian heritage textiles and embroidery, a two-day exhibition will be held in the capital. Associated Chamber ... Read more...

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US to tackle trade barriers to boost exports


February 5th, 2010 - 3:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 4 (DPA) The US hopes to boost exports by expanding lending to companies, clamping down on unfair trade practices abroad and taking a hands-on approach to find opportunities for ... Read more...

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Brazil’s exports to US down 42 percent in


January 6th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Jan 6 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian exports to the US fell 42.2 percent in 2009, a senior official said. The secretary of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade Ministry Welber Barral acknowledged the drop ... Read more...

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Avatar Receives Stupendous Opening In United States


December 21st, 2009 - 9:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Dec.21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The much anticipated James Cameroon movie 'Avatar' lived up to the box office expectations of its producers as the movie received record-breaking opening in the ... Read more...

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Paramount chooses army base for G.I. Joe premiere


August 4th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 4 (IBNS) More than 1,000 service members and their families at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland got to see the premiere of "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra," the last ... Read more...

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US stocks rise on housing construction figures


March 18th, 2009 - 6:16 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 18 (DPA) US stocks rose Tuesday as the construction of new houses in the United States unexpectedly surged in February and investors speculated about Federal Reserve efforts to bolster ... Read more...

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Gigantic carpet bags him fresh orders from China


February 6th, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 6 (IANS) Call it Jabeer Babu Ansari's magic carpet. Having shot into the limelight by weaving a 160-foot-long carpet for a hotel in China, the Indian manfufacturer is now flooded ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Latest Bond flick has at least six factual and continuity errors


November 11th, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): It might have set box office on fire, but the latest James Bond adventure, Quantum of Solace, has six factual and continuity errors, critics have claimed.The film, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Indian shares slump following global financial crisis


September 16th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sept 16 (ANI): Shares of top outsourcing firms, which earn a key part of their revenues from the U.S. banking and financial services sector, continued to fall sharply on Tuesday.Nifty, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

FDCI to host first Couture Week Sep 16-21


August 14th, 2008 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), the premier interface between designers and the industry, said Thursday it would host the inaugural Couture Week at Mumbai aiming ... Read more...

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India’s first Couture Week Sep 16-21


August 13th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Aiming to return traditional Indian wear to the runway, the country's inaugural Couture Week is set to be launched Sep 16-21 at Mumbai with 12 top notch ... Read more...

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