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Advent invests $105 million in CARE Hospitals


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 2 (IANS) Advent International, one of the world's leading global private equity firms, Monday announced that it is investing $105 million (Rs.523 crore) in Hyderabad-based CARE Hospitals ... Read more...

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US monopoly on World Bank presidency challenged (Lead)


March 24th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 24 (IANS) The US Friday named Jim Yong Kim as its candidate to lead the World Bank (WB), but he faces a challenge from two non-Americans - ... Read more...

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India destination for US varsity residency programme


December 21st, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) A Southern California based doctoral research university is launching its third global residency programme next month in India and has plans to add two more in ... Read more...

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FDI: Government firm, tries to woo allies (Roundup)


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Staving off opposition to allowing foreign equity in retail, the government Friday said farmers and consumers will be the casualties if the policy reform ... Read more...

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Can’t let politics block valued foreign equity in retail: Pranab


December 2nd, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Farmers and consumers will be the casualties if foreign equity in retail trade is prevented for narrow political gain, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said ... Read more...

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Tech Mahindra makes Nigeria as base for Africa


July 4th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, July 4 (IANS) Tech Mahindra has chosen Nigeria as the company's headquarters in Africa in a bid to scale up its BPO operations on the continent.Tech Mahindra, a global ... Read more...

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$170 mn World Bank loans for Rajasthan, Uttarakhand


January 14th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) The World Bank has approved an International Development Association (IDA) credit of $162.7 million to help improve livelihood opportunities for some 400,000 village households in 17 ... Read more...

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Deloitte to invest $100 mn in Indian market


November 15th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi Nov 15 (IANS) Global consulting firm Deloitte Monday said it would invest $100 million in the Indian market to expand its services in the country. The firm also plans ... Read more...

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Rajasthan inks MoU with IFC to atttract private investment


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 3 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with International Finance Corporation (IFC) to attract private investment, generate opportunities for small businesses and support job creation ... Read more...

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Arun Sawhney to replace Atul Sobti as Ranbaxy CEO


August 13th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 13 (ANI): Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd's Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Atul Sobti will step down from his positions effective August 19.Arun Sawhney, who is currently president of Ranbaxy's ... Read more...

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Tata Sons forms committee to find Ratan Tata’s successor


August 4th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Tata Sons, the holding company of the salt-to-automobile conglomerate Tata Group, Wednesday said it has formed a selection committee to choose a successor to its soon-to-retire chairman ... Read more...

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UAE group to bring affordable healthcare to smaller Indian cities


July 1st, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 1 (IANS) A prominent woman-owned hospital group in the United Arab Emirates, begun by a woman who moved there from Nagpur, plans to bring affordable health care services ... Read more...

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Invest in skill development: Maharashtra chief minister to NRIs


January 9th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Pitching Maharashtra as an attractive investment destination, Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Saturday called upon overseas Indians to invest in the state's skill development and education programmes. "Much more ... Read more...

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Delhi tech university introduces research fellowships to attract talent


November 21st, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) In an endeavour to attract the best talent to teaching and research, a leading technology university here has initiated 25 teaching-cum-research fellowships (TRFs), including 20 at the ... Read more...

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International Finance Corp to be chief advisor for Kerala port


November 13th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 13 (IANS) International Finance Corp (IFC), a member of the World Bank group, will provide advisory services to Kerala for building a greenfield port at Vizhinjam, near state capital Thiruvananthapuram. "We ... Read more...

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Get ready to experience ‘Galilean Nights’!


October 22nd, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, October 22 (ANI): Hundreds of thousands of people all around the world are all set to experience 'Galilean Nights', in which the people would look up at the sky through a ... Read more...

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Delhi Tech University inks MoU with French consortium


September 10th, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Delhi Technological University (DTU), formerly known as Delhi College of Engineering, Thursday inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a network of seven French engineering institutions, ... Read more...

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Delhi Stock Exchange teams up with IBM to re-start its operations


July 15th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): IBM today announced that it has signed a 10-year information technology (IT) services agreement with Delhi Stock Exchange, one of the leading stock exchanges in India.As ... Read more...

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Nitin Desai joins top British carbon rating agency


August 1st, 2008 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Nitin Desai, a former under secretary-general for economic and social affairs at the United Nations, has joined premier British carbon finance ratings agency IDEAcarbon as an adviser to ... Read more...

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Text of PM’s speech at Assocham’s annual meeting


June 2nd, 2008 - 4:03 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Following is the text of Prime Minister's speech at the annual meeting of the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Assocham) here Monday, where he called for ... Read more...

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