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FDI in retail: Walmart and corner stores can co-exist


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) A fierce debate is raging in cyberspace over the cost and benefit of foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail as the Indian ... Read more...

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Yakult Danone expands to south India


February 17th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Yakult Danone India Pvt Ltd. Friday announced its expansion to south India with the launch of Yakult, its probiotic health drink, in Hyderabad.The health drink will ... Read more...

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Foreign investment in pharma to face competition check


October 11th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) India will continue to allow 100 percent foreign direct investment in the pharmaceutical sector but the competition watchdog will keep a check on the ... Read more...

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No impact of political controversies on investment: Mukherjee


July 26th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) On the day former telecom minister A. Raja sought to drag Prime Minister Manmohan Singh into the second generation (2G) spectrum case, Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

HP, BlackBerry, Wal-Mart sink as markets retreat over Libyan crisis


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto/New York, Feb 23 (IANS) Global giants sank as stock markets tumbled in Toronto and New York Tuesday as oil prices surged amid worries over continuing unrest in Libya.A member ... Read more...

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Assange says his convictions have not been shaken by his incarceration


December 14th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 14 (ANI): WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is fighting against his extradition to Sweden, has declared from his London cell that his convictions have not been shaken by his imprisonment.He ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Four state firms given Maharatna status in May


August 3rd, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The government has accorded the coveted Maharatna status to NTPC, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation, Steel Authority of India Limited and Indian Oil Corporation, allowing the four ... Read more...

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Kareena Kapoor Is Online Now


July 1st, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Her official website www.kareenakapoor.me is now up and fans are already thronging the site. The site is inventively designed by Kareena and is easy ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

First Quality to bring $1 billion investment and 1,000 jobs to South Carolina


May 15th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by BNO News
COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA (BNO NEWS) – First Quality, a producer of tissues, paper towels and other products, will bring a $1 billion in investment and create 1,000 jobs over the next decade ... Read more...

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56 Indian firms in ‘The Forbes Global 2000′


April 22nd, 2010 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 22 (IANS) China with 113 members and India with 56 members gained the most ground in breaking into the exclusive club of "The Forbes Global 2000" - ... Read more...

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Google smart phone may be launched Tuesday


December 31st, 2009 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 31 (IANS) Apple's iPhones will have a big competition on their hands as Google is set to launch its much discussed smart phone next week. The new smart phone, Nexus ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India gives greater autonomy to ‘jewels’ among state-run firms


December 24th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) India Thursday created a new category for its highly-efficient state-run firms, called maharatnas or mega-jewels, to extend much greater autonomy to its managements and flexibility in areas ... Read more...

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Centre to grant “Maharatna” status to PSEs with potential to be MNCs


December 24th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the introduction of Maharatna category for Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs).The main objective of the Maharatna Scheme is to empower mega ... Read more...

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Canadian Prime Minister begins visit with a call for more trade


November 16th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 16(ANI): Visiting Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Monday began his three-day visit to India with a pitch to strengthen bilateral economic relations between the two countries.Addressing a huge ... Read more...

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Lucknow’s delectable Tunday kababs go corporate


August 17th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 17 (IANS) Lucknow city's 105-year-old internationally known melt-in-the-mouth 'Tunday' kababs is now going corporate. The launch of Tunday Kababi Private Limited here Monday marks the beginning of a new era for ... Read more...

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Businessman slapped Rs.1 mn fine for pirating software


July 21st, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Counterfeiting licensed software products of global giants Microsoft Corp and Adobe Systems proved costly for a businessman here as the Delhi High Court Tuesday asked him ... Read more...

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Tatas, SBI, Infosys among world’s top 50 reputed firms


May 9th, 2009 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 9 (IANS) The Tata Group, State Bank of India (SBI) and Infosys Technologies are among 17 Indian firms that figure among the top 50 in a list ... Read more...

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Speed up government projects to thwart slowdown: Industry


November 10th, 2008 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Industry lobby Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has urged the government to set up a monitoring and implementation agency comprising a few top government officials and private ... Read more...

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China covered known milk scandal to protect Beijing Olympics


October 1st, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 1 (ANI): China knew about the contamination of milk products months ago but covered the scandal up to prevent it tarnishing the Beijing Olympics, according to journalists, rights groups ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

IndiaMART.com nominated among the top three at emerging India Awards 2008


July 1st, 2008 - 10:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI/Business Wire India): IndiaMART.com nominated for India's Biggest Business Awards for Small and Medium Enterprises. In its successive fourth year, India's biggest initiative for Small and Medium ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Era of ‘procurement alone’ is over, says Antony


May 28th, 2008 - 7:11 pm ICT by admin
Berlin, May 28 (IANS) Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday made it clear that companies planning to sell major defence products to India must be prepared to part with technology as an ... Read more...

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Era of procurement alone is over: Antony


May 28th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony has made it clear that companies planning to sell major defence products to India must be prepared to part with technology. Speaking ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Nalco’s second phase expansion by year end


April 30th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, April 30 (IANS) The second phase Rs.5 billion expansion of India's state-run National Aluminium Co Ltd (Nalco) will be completed by the end of this year, a company statement said Wednesday, ... Read more...

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48 Indian companies in Forbes 2,000 list


April 3rd, 2008 - 7:37 pm ICT by admin
New York, April 3 (IANS) With India emerging as a hot spot for wealth creation, 48 Indian firms, led by Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries, have made it to this year's list of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

140 Indian companies in Russian trade fair


March 2nd, 2008 - 9:46 am ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, March 2 (RIA Novosti) Around 140 Indian companies will be in the spotlight when they showcase their products at the international trade fair being organised in St. Petersburg March 11-14. ... Read more...

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