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Medicinal plants export from India jumps 137 percent


August 8th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) India continues to be ranked the world's second largest exporter of medicinal plants after China as the trade in herbals registered around 137 percent growth ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

WTO establishes panel to settle rare earths dispute


July 24th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 24 (IANS) The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has established a panel to consider China's exports of rare earths on the complaints of the US, the European Union (EU) ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US stocks up in holiday-shortened session


July 4th, 2012 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 4 (IANS) US stocks traded higher in a holiday-shortened session Tuesday, as the latest weak data added to speculations that the central bank may take more steps ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China issues white paper on rare earth


June 20th, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 20 (IANS) China, the world's largest producer of rare earth products, Wednesday issued its first white paper on the rare earth industry.Titled "Situation and policies of China's rare ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China to cut fuel prices


June 8th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) China will cut patrol and diesel prices by 530 yuan ($84) and 510 yuan per tonne respectively from Saturday, authorities said.The move, which marks the second ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mahindra Satyam net profit at Rs.534 crore


May 17th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Leading IT service provider Mahindra Satyam Thursday posted a consolidated net profit of Rs.534 crore for the quarter ended March 31.The firm had posted a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian books on spirituality a big draw, says NBT chief


May 12th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 12 (IANS) The books on Indian spiritualism are in great demand in foreign countries, and even the Chinese are quite impressed with their neighbouring people's spiritual richness, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China’s urban unemployment rate at 4.1 percent in Q1


April 25th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 25 (IANS) China's urban registered unemployment rate stood at 4.1 percent in the first quarter of this year, authorities said Wednesday.The rate remained unchanged from the last quarter ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

PM warns of economic troubles, seeks broad consensus


March 20th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) In the backdrop of the global economic crisis in recent years, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday warned of "pitfalls" if India did not rise ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sri Lanka’s inflation drops


March 1st, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 1 (IANS) Sri Lanka's inflation has dropped to the lowest level in 24 months, hitting 2.7 percent in February, the latest data from the Central Bank showed Thursday.Inflation, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, China growth pushing fuel prices: US


March 1st, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) Amid a national spike in gas prices, the White House has once again argued that there is little it can do to halt the trend with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Canada launches aerospace review


February 28th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Feb 28 (IANS) The Canadian government has launched an aerospace review to boost economy.David Emerson, a retired cabinet minister, will lead a three-member advisory council to examine how government, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

LG is leader in Mexico’s 3D TV market


February 9th, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, Feb 9 (IANS/EFE) South Korean consumer products giant LG Electronics was the leader last year in Mexico's high-end television market with its 3D models, followed closely by Japan's Sony, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Airbus saw record orders, deliveries in 2011


January 18th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 18 (IANS) With a smart market strategy and key innovations, European aircraft conglomerate Airbus witnessed record orders and deliveries last year, the company has said.The company said at ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Volvo to invest Rs.400 crore, set up research centre


December 29th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Swedish vehicle-maker Volvo will invest Rs.400 crore to set up a research and development (R&D;) centre and expand capacity in India to earn $1 billion ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Felix Bendish to showcase at Hong Kong Fashion Week


December 9th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 9 (IANS) Mumbai-based accessories designer Felix Bendish, who made his ramp debut at the India Resort Fashion Week (IRFW) here, is all set to go international with the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

China’s consumer price index growth eases in November


December 9th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 9 (IANS) China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, rose 4.2 percent year-on-year in November, further weakening from 5.5 percent in October due to falling ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US diplomat backs India’s FDI in retail decision


November 29th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 29 (IANS) A US diplomat Tuesday backed the Indian government's decision to allow 51 percent Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, saying it "makes sense" and will ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

For South Africa, Delhi trade fair is road to global market


November 15th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Nov 15 (IANS) South Africa's art and craft sector views its participation in the annual India International Trade Fair (IITF) as a big opportunity to promote its national culture ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Middle East needs 1,920 aircraft worth $347 bn


November 15th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 15 (IANS) Airlines in the Middle East will require 1,921 new passenger and freighter aircraft in the next 20 years -- valued at $347 billion, according to a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

France world’s fourth largest arms exporter


October 27th, 2011 - 8:10 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 27 (IANS) France remained as the fourth largest exporter of defence equipment in 2010, with orders totalling 5.12 billion euros (about $7.12 billion), while the US is still ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hyundai offers glimpse of new i30


September 7th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) South Korean auto major Hyundai Motor Company Wednesday revealed the first picture of its new generation i30 hatchback, ahead of its unveiling at the Frankfurt Motor ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

SBI to expand foreign operations


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, plans to open new branches and offices in almost 10 countries, including China, Britain and South ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mcleod Russel’s Q1 net profit Rs 37.33 crore


July 29th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) At Rs.37.33 crore, Mcleod Russel India Ltd, the world's largest tea producer, Friday announced a near 100 percent jump in net profit for the first quarter ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Apple topples Nokia to become top smart phone seller


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 22 (IANS) Apple has toppled Nokia to become the world's number one smart phone seller.In its second-quarterly results Thursday, the Finnish cellphone company reported shipment of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India in danger of missing ‘nano bus’: PM’s scientific advisor


July 6th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 6 (IANS) India could miss the "nano bus" it it did not catch up soon with China, Japan or the US that were making rapid strides in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Abuse of synthetic drugs on rise: UN report


June 24th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) While the global market for cocaine, cannabis and heroin has declined or remained stable, the production and abuse of new synthetic drugs has increased, the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

500 kg drugs burnt in Beijing


June 20th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 20 (IANS) Nearly 500 kg of drugs were burnt by police in the Chinese capital ahead of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking June 26.The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Yuan needs to play bigger role in Central Asia: Chinese banker


June 14th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 14 (IANS) The Chinese currency yuan needs to play a bigger role than the US dollar in trade deals in Central Asia in order to boost regional business, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Google India launches new tool for SMBs


June 1st, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 1 (IANS) Google India Wednesday launched Google Global Market Finder -- a free online tool designed to help Indian companies expand their business and reach out to potential ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Apple gizmos facing from S. Korean challengers


April 20th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 20 (ANI): Software giant Apple may have revolutionised the world with its must-have gizmos, but there's a rising threat from the Far East.South Korea's Samsung and HTC from Taiwan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Invest in Indian jewellery sector: Anand Sharma


March 26th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma has urged global jewellery brands to invest more in India if they want to tap the huge market of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China overtakes UK in art, antique market business


March 15th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.15 (ANI): China has overtaken Britain as the global art and antique market leader, says a report commissioned by the European Fine Art Foundation.According to the report, the UK was knocked ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Harvard named world’s top university


March 11th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): Harvard has been ranked as the top university in the world, a new research has revealed.Cambridge has been named as the most highly regarded universities in the world, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Solar panel energy - way to greener technology, or is it?


February 24th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Solar energy is synonymous to green technology but what many don't know is that the process of making solar panels involves the use of potentially toxic substances and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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