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‘Budget in right direction but short on growth incentives’


March 16th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's corporate sector Said Fridy Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has acquitted himself well given the circumstances by which he is bound and the budget ... Read more...

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Trade accord with India by mid-year, says Thai minister (Interview)


January 26th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) India and Thailand hope to conclude a far-reaching duty-free agreement by the middle of this year that will help double bilateral trade to $14 ... Read more...

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RPP Infra bags Rs.1,500 crore housing project in Africa


August 29th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) RPP Infra Projects Limited Monday said it has bagged a mass housing contract worth Rs.1,500 crore from the south-western African country of Gabon."The contract ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu firm to cultivate cotton, soya in Ethiopia


July 26th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) Coimbatore based start-up venture Sara Cotton Fibres Private Ltd plans to cultivate cotton and soya in 25,000 acres in Ethiopia and also set up a cotton ... Read more...

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Tax Tribunal ruling in Bofors case being examined: Pranab Mukherjee


January 5th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 5 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said the central government is examining the income tax tribunal's decision in the Bofors gun case.Talking to reporters on the ... Read more...

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Technical textile industry deserves tax sops: FICCI


December 26th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Growth-supportive sops, including tax incentives, should be given to exploit the huge potential of the country's technical textiles industry, which is in a nascent stage, the Federation ... Read more...

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J.K Tyres may raise prices by 3-4 percent


September 6th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Tyre manufacturer JK Tyre Monday said it may raise tyre prices by up to four percent by the month-end due to high input costs. "There is a ... Read more...

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Duty free raw silk import by Handloom Corporation allowed


August 12th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 12 (ANI): The Government informed on Thursday that a duty free import of raw silk by the National Handloom Development Corporation has been allowed."In order to mitigate the ... Read more...

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Government to review ban on sugar futures after monsoon: Sharad Pawar


May 12th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said the government would consider lifting the embargo on sugar futures in trading after assessing the monsoon rains and relevant ... Read more...

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Duty on imported sugar will help stabilise prices: Mawana


May 9th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The government should at the earliest levy duty on refined sugar being imported into country as it will not only stabilise the sweetener's prices but also help ... Read more...

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Ports unable to deal with hazardous waste import: Ramesh


April 28th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Indian ports weren't capable of dealing with hazardous waste, Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh said Wednesday while stressing that the government needed to exercise "greater control" ... Read more...

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Prices of essential items have come down, says government


April 2nd, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The government Friday said steps taken to control prices of food articles have started yielding results and prices of "many food commodities have either declined or remained ... Read more...

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Govt. extends duty free import of white and raw sugar: Pawar


July 31st, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): Food and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Friday said that the Government has extended its scheme to allow duty-free raw sugar imports until March and white sugar ... Read more...

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Swine flu drug exempted from customs duty


May 27th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Customs duty on imported Tamiflu, the drug used for the treatment of H1N1 influenza or swine flu, has been lifted to create adequate stocks of the medicine ... Read more...

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Kenya to declare national emergency over food crisis


January 9th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Jan 9 (Xinhua) The Kenyan government plans to declare a national emergency over the prevailing drought and famine situation in the country that has rendered nearly ten million people food insecure.The ... Read more...

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Government allows free import of shooting pellets


November 12th, 2008 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Indian shooters had a reason to smile as the government Wednesday finally waived the import duty for the .177 calibre pellets used in 10 metre air rifle ... Read more...

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Tourist transporters seek sops for Commonwealth Games 2010


September 24th, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) A leading association of tourist transporters Wednesday sought active cooperation from the government in providing better transport facility for visitors to the city during the Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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Vaghela calls for withdrawal of import duty on cotton


July 7th, 2008 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 7 (IANS) Union Textiles Minister Shankarsinh Vaghela Monday said he favours the withdrawal of import duty on cotton to enable the textile industry source cheaper cotton from other countries at ... Read more...

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Pakistan to export 52,000 tons of cement to India


May 11th, 2008 - 11:34 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, May 11 (ANI): Pakistan will export about 52,000 tons of cement to India in the next two months.This step has been necessitated after the cement cartel in India is said ... Read more...

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Exports to top $200 bn in 2008-09: India Inc


March 30th, 2008 - 10:30 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Leaders of Indian industry are confident of exports topping $200 billion in fiscal 2008-09 despite a strong rupee, says a survey. Indian exports have the capability to ... Read more...

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