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CPI-M supporting Pranab to combat communal candidate: Buddhadeb


July 7th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Defending his party's decision to support UPA presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPIM) politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday said the move was ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Osian’s Cinefan Film Festival returns in July


March 24th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The aficionados of international cinema are set for a treat this July as the popular Osian's Cinefan Film Festival is set to return to the ... Read more...

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Indian machine tools industry upbeat on demand growth


January 3rd, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 3 (IANS) The fledgling Indian machine tools industry remains upbeat on demand growth as economic slowdown during this fiscal had no bearing on orders from the manufacturing sector, ... Read more...

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Roller coaster year for Indian art (2011 in Retrospect) (With images)


December 28th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Sluggish business, fakes, a stranglehold on auctions and price curves by the top 10 masters of modern art and a spate of deaths, including that ... Read more...

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Global economy in 2012 may be worse: IMF chief economist


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) With downside risks in advanced economies increasing and policy environment uncertain, the world economy may see worse conditions in the coming year, warned chief economist Olivier ... Read more...

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India can meet budget for its AIDS programmes: Azad


December 1st, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Even as many international donors will be pulling out of the funding programmes on HIV-AIDS in India due to the global meltdown, the country is ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

India undeterred by global donors’ pullout for AIDS control (Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)


November 30th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The battle against the deadly HIV-AIDS will not weaken even as some of the major global funding bodies aim to pull out of India's fourth ... Read more...

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Karnataka may prove scandals don’t deter investors


November 29th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 29 (IANS) Karnataka, which has been in the news more for corruption scandals than the robust show by its iconic IT firms in the face of global ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘India, China to drive global construction equipment industry growth’


November 24th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 24 (IANS) The multi-billion dollar global construction equipment industry is betting on India and China to rev up the sales growth hit by the slowdown in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Construction equipment industry eyes $23 billion revenues


November 22nd, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 22 (IANS) The fledgling Indian earthmoving and construction equipment (ECE) industry has the potential to grow its revenues six times to $23 billion by 2020 if the targeted ... Read more...

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Communists not against reforms, says Yechury


November 7th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) Communists are not opposed to economic reforms per se but want to know what "reforms" mean to people at large, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) ... Read more...

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Petrochemical investment policy being reviewed: Official


September 28th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) With India's petrochemical industry poised to grow by 11 percent annually by 2017, the central government was in the process of reviewing the policy that guides ... Read more...

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India can grow by nine percent through PPP: Pranab


August 21st, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said India has the potential to achieve nine percent growth, provided public-private partnership (PPP) model was optimally utilised."There is ... Read more...

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A global crisis but Indian economy strong: Mukherjee (Lead)


August 6th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) In the backdrop of a global meltdown of stock markets, which also rocked Dalal Street, and a ratings downgrade of US, Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Need more resources for HIV-AIDS programme, Azad tells PM


July 4th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Monday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to allocate adequate resources for the National AIDS Control Programme Phase 4 ... Read more...

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21 percent plunge in BlackBerry stock


June 18th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 18 (IANS) In the biggest one-day fall in its fortunes Friday, the BlackBerry company Research In Motion (RIM) plunged about 21 percent - or more than $7 per ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

PlayBook recall pushes BlackBerry stock to a new low


May 17th, 2011 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 17 (IANS) The stock of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) closed at a new low of $ 41.72 on the Toronto Stock Exchange Monday after the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India eyes $10 billion from biotech sector by 2015


May 4th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 4 (IANS) India's sunrise biotechnology sector is set to reach $10-billion revenue by 2015 from $4 billion posted in fiscal 2010-11 through innovative products and services, a top ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Agricultural varsities seek better financial management


April 29th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), April 29 (IANS) Seeking better financial management of agricultural universities, the annual finance conference of agricultural varsities began at the Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University (HAU) ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Canada goes to polls May 2, House dissolved (Second Lead, Changing dateline)


March 26th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, March 26 (IANS) Canadians will go to the polls May 2 to elect a new government, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Saturday, a day after his minority government was ... Read more...

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Finnish energy major Moventas to set up base in India


March 26th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, March 26 (IANS) Finnish company Moventas, one of the largest manufacturers of wind turbine gears in the world, plans to harness India's economic potential by setting up a base ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Canadian government toppled, country headed for fresh polls (Lead)


March 26th, 2011 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 26 (IANS) Opposition parties joined forces to topple the Canadian government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper Friday through a no-confidence motion. With the ouster of the minority government ... Read more...

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Indian equities slide on rate hike, political turmoil (Weekly Market Review)


March 19th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Benchmark indices of Indian equities markets closed deep in the red for the second consecutive week amid acute volatility as political uncertainty coupled with interest ... Read more...

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Bombardier aircraft sales slip 19 percent


February 18th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 18 (IANS) Metro and aircraft maker Bombardier Thursday reported an almost one-fifth drop in its aircraft sales in the fiscal year ending Jan 31 as compared to the last year.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Taiwan eyes new business deals in India


February 17th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Buoyed by the signing of a landmark trade treaty with China a year ago, Taiwan is sending an 80-member delegation to India on a six-day visit Sunday ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ecuador envoy calls for improved South-South cooperation


February 14th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) Ecuador's Ambassador to India Carlos Abad Monday said a strong South-South cooperation was the only way forward in the wake of global meltdown.Speaking at a conference on India-Ecuador ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Air Canada posts first profit in four years


February 11th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 11 (IANS) Air Canada Thursday reported its first profit since 2007, posting a net income of $107 million for 2010 as well as the highest load factor in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

From Davos to Dakar: Carnival of oppressed begins


February 7th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Dakar (Senegal), Feb 7 (IANS) Days after the global elite's jamboree at the Swiss resort of Davos, a week-long carnival of the oppressed and the marginalized, and those speaking for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Super successful Sikh is Toronto’s biggest Indian car man


February 1st, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 1 (IANS) As the global meltdown grounded the auto industry, Toronto's biggest Indian car man, Nav Bhatia, only thrived. The multimillionaire Sikh has also been helping change ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Government lacks instruments to tackle food inflation: Pronab Sen


January 7th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) The government doesn't have enough instruments to tackle high food inflation in the short term, principal advisor to the Planning Commission of India Pronab Sen said here Friday."We ... Read more...

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Cabinet okays Rs.1,400 crore interest subsidy for exporters


December 30th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs Thursday approved Rs.1,400 crore interest subsidy to augment exports of labour intensive products. "The measure will mitigate the effects of global ... Read more...

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P5 toasts emerging India; Pakistan, China migraine stays (2010 in Retrospect)


December 28th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) It was the blockbuster diplomatic year for an emerging India that got elected to a non-rotating seat in the Security Council after nearly ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Canadian markets hit pre-recession levels


December 2nd, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 2 (IANS) Canadian markets hit a new high Wednesday after the global meltdown, with the composite index on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) closing at 13,148.35 points.The last ... Read more...

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Abhishek, Surya And Obama: Who Will Win The Friday Fight?


November 30th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Apart from these two serious kinds of films, viewers will also have a choice to go for a laugh riot with Subhash Kapoor’s Phas Gaye Re Obama. It stars Neha Dhupia, ... Read more...

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Abhishek, Surya to fight it out with ‘…Obama’ this Friday (IANS Preview)


November 29th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan and Tamil superstar Surya will tug it off at the box office this Friday with their outings "Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey" ... Read more...

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