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Net deterioration in security environment: PM (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday warned of "a net deterioration" in the international security and strategic environment, pointing to political uncertainties in India's neighbourhood, ... Read more...

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As China dumps in India’s solar market, domestic industry shrivels (Business Feature)


May 6th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India's National Solar Mission may be offering huge opportunities to global players but the domestic solar industry is bleeding owing to poor policy and stiff ... Read more...

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Maini firm to supply components to Airbus


April 20th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) Maini Precision Products has bagged an order from global aerospace major Airbus to supply components to its aircraft platforms, the city-based company said Friday."We have signed ... Read more...

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Mamata urges banks to hike agriculture, SME credit in Bengal


December 11th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday urged public sector banks to increase the flow of credit to agriculture and micro and small enterprises sectors ... Read more...

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Krishna to pitch for regional approach on Afghanistan


November 30th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Against the backdrop of Pakistan boycotting the Bonn conference on Afghanistan, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will represent India at the key global conclave ... Read more...

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Stop politicising FDI in retail, look for bigger benefits: CII


November 28th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Urging opposition parties and state governments to stop politicising the issue of foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, a leading industry body said Monday ... Read more...

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More global firms eye Indian construction equipment market


November 28th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 28 (IANS) More and more global firms are keen to enter the fledgling Indian earthmoving and construction equipment (ECE) market through subsidiaries or joint ventures to cash in ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu not to allow FDI funded retail outlets


November 27th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 27 (IANS) Announcing her government's decision not to allow retail outlets with FDI in her state, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Sunday asked the central government to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New Foreign Secretary Mathai pushes talks with Pakistan (Lead)


August 1st, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai, who assumed office Monday, said he has been mandated to pursue "substantive dialogue" with Pakistan and underlined that constructive cooperation ... Read more...

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India urged to issue global white paper on mining


July 31st, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 31 (IANS) With the Karnataka mining scam making news in Canada, Indo-Canadian honchos have urged New Delhi to address concerns of foreign investors eyeing the Indian mining ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Spencer’s in talks with foreign players for retail venture


July 29th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) Spencer's Retail Limited, a CESC subsidiary, has already initiated partnership talks with foreign companies as the committee of secretaries, chaired by the cabinet secretary, has cleared ... Read more...

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UAE to host inaugural Middle East fragrance summit


July 17th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 17 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates will host the inaugural two-day "Middle East Fragrance Summit 2011" in September, it was announced Sunday."The Middle East's fragrance market has not ... Read more...

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India showcases its biotech strength in US


June 30th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 30 (IANS) India is showcasing its biotechnology strength to attract global players for partnership, investments and business development at the annual BIO International Convention, the world's largest such ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IAF’s air bases modernisation to kick start this month


April 12th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Indian Air Force's (IAF) ambitious plan to modernise 30 air bases, including those along the China border, will kick start this month with ... Read more...

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BRICS cooperation to benefit Africa: expert


April 11th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, April 11 (IANS) BRICS, a group of emerging economies, will change global governance, and benefit Africa through more cooperation, a South African expert said.BRICS is an acronym for Brazil, ... Read more...

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Sibal wants IIM boards to select chairman, director


March 31st, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 31 (IANS) The government is in favour of granting full autonomy to the boards of the state-run Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) to select their respective chairman and ... Read more...

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Indian mining industry to face skilled manpower shortage


March 13th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) India, ranked among the top five global players in production of several major minerals, is poised for rapid growth in its mining industry - about ... Read more...

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BHEL facing competition from China: Praful Patel


March 8th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Minister Praful Patel today informed the Parliament that Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) is facing competition from China and other countries in ... Read more...

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Technopark IT firm wins ‘excellence in Air Cargo’ award


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 2 (IANS) Leading IT systems provider to the global air transportation industry, Technopark headquartered IBS Software, has received the prestigious "STAT TIMES International Awards for Excellence in Air ... Read more...

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Ethiopia offers India farmland, 40 percent the size of Punjab (Lead)


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Gyanendra Kumar Keshri New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Ethiopia has offered to Indian investors 1.8 million hectares of farmland, equalling nearly 40 percent the total area of principal grain-growing state of Punjab, ... Read more...

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Few Chinese deem China as superpower


January 1st, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 1 (IANS) Despite China's economic might and political and diplomatic leverage, the Chinese public seem to be more cautious in evaluating the country's relative international strength, with just 12 percent ... Read more...

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Kobelco to start production in Tamil Nadu in January


November 10th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 10 (IANS) Japanese earthmoving equipment company Kobelco Construction Machinery will commission its 1,200 units-per-annum hydraulic excavator factory in Tamil Nadu next year.The factory will come up at the Sri City ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘India should not expect UNSC permanent membership soon’


November 9th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 9 (ANI): US President Barack Obama might have endorsed India for a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), but as Japan has experienced, the booming ... Read more...

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Mukherjee asks banks to get ready for global competition


September 7th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Indian banks need to gear themselves up for global competition as changing economic scenario might prompt the government to further open up the sector to foreign ... Read more...

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Make villages progressive units, improve welfare delivery: Patil (Lead)


July 5th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday said India has a huge amount of social welfare schemes, but delivery systems needed to be more effective and non-corrupt for their benefits ... Read more...

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President calls for better delivery of welfare schemes


July 5th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday called for making delivery systems more effective and non-corrupt to ensure that the benefits of welfare programmes reach all segments of society. Inaugurating the ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to attend two summits in Brazilian capital


April 14th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, April 14 (IANS) Heads of state and government from India, Brazil, South Africa, China and Russia will meet this week in the Brazilian capital for the fourth India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) ... Read more...

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RBI eases overseas investment norms for telecom firms


April 1st, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Thursday allowed telecom companies to build and maintain submarine cable systems with global players on a co-ownership basis. "As a measure ... Read more...

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Indian women getting ‘empowered’ with direct selling


March 28th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sakshi Gulati New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) India's $740-million direct selling industry, where products are sold directly to customers rather than through retail shops, is fast emerging as a viable career option ... Read more...

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India to host 200 aerospace majors at Hyderabad show


March 2nd, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 2 (IANS) Some 200 domestic and global players in the aerospace industry including big names such as Airbus, Boeing, Bell, Thales and Dassault are participating in the five-day India Aviation ... Read more...

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India to host 200 aerospace majors at Hyderabad show


February 22nd, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Nearly 200 domestic and global players in the aerospace business, including Airbus, Boeing, Bell, Thales and Dassault are participating in the five-day Indian Aviation 2010 exposition in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

World players ‘close to a deal’ on climate change (Lead)


December 19th, 2009 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen/Washington, Dec 19 (DPA) Global players are "close to a deal" on slowing climate change, sources in Copenhagen said. Sources familiar with the negotiations said the US, China, India, the European Union ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US, China reach climate change deal


December 19th, 2009 - 4:47 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen/Washington, Dec 19 (DPA) US President Barack Obama has reached a deal with China on climate change, the US television network MSNBC reported Friday, citing a US official in Copenhagen. The deal ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Chhattisgarh to start diamond mining in three years: Chief Minister


December 15th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Raipur, Dec 15 (IANS) Mineral-rich Chhattisgarh is expected to start mining for diamonds in two-three years with a host of domestic and global players having prospected for this precious allotrope ... Read more...

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Musharraf enjoys world powers’ sympathies, trial doubtful: Baloch leaders


November 22nd, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.22 (ANI): While both the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) clarifying that they support former President General Pervez Musharraf's high treason trial, Baloch leaders doubt ... Read more...

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