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HPL plans to hike production for turnaround


July 11th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Attempting a turnaround, cash-strapped Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL) is planning to increase its production to 240 tonnes per hour and will perform a technical audit ... Read more...

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Carrots motivate workers, not sticks: Study


June 21st, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 21 (IANS) Workers seem to respond positively to the promise of reward or carrots, than they do to the threat of punishment or sticks, finds a new study. ... Read more...

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Dubai’s ruler approves 2012 budget


December 25th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 25 (IANS/WAM) UAE Prime Minister and ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Sunday approved the emirate's budget for 2012.The budget applies directives as set by ... Read more...

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Karnataka gets Rs.1.10-lakh crore investments in agri-business


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 2 (IANS) Karnataka attracted investment proposals of Rs.1.10 lakh crore (Rs.1.1 trillion) in agriculture and allied sectors at the first Agri-business and Food Processing summit held here for ... Read more...

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Time right to curb corruption: PM


October 30th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday that "the time was right to move decisively to curb corruption in public life and improve the processes ... Read more...

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Government deeply concerned about inflation: Patil (Lead)


February 21st, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance government is "deeply concerned" over the effects of inflation, especially high food prices, on the common man and the threat it poses ... Read more...

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President Patil says Govt. deeply concerned about inflation


February 21st, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 21 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Monday said that the Government is deeply concerned over the adverse impact of inflation on the aam aadmi."My government is deeply concerned ... Read more...

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States being consulted on food security bill: President


February 21st, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday said states were being consulted on the proposed food security bill as its success critically depends on their commitment to reforms in ... Read more...

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Government deeply concerned about inflation: Patil


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance government is "deeply concerned" over the effect of inflation on the common man and the threat it poses to the growth of ... Read more...

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Venting about boss with colleagues may boost productivity: Study


December 10th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 10 (ANI): Keeping your feelings buried has never done anybody any good, and now a new study suggests the same applies even at work.Workers who want to earn themselves an ... Read more...

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Food entitlement act in India soon, says Swaminathan


October 7th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 7 (IANS) India will soon be the first country in the world "to enact a food security entitlement act under which every family below the poverty line ... Read more...

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Ramco to design software for Air India MRO facility


September 24th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Air India has appointed Ramco Systems, a city-based software solutions provider, for designing an software package for its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility, a spokesperson of the ... Read more...

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Hindus want Internet access as fundamental right


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 3 (ANI): Hindus want high-speed Internet access as a universal fundamental right.Noted Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that global disparity in broadband ... Read more...

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NDDB to invest Rs.17,000 crore to boost milk production


July 28th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) is planning to invest Rs.17,000 crore as part of a 15-year national plan to usher in a second White Revolution to ... Read more...

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Rs.17,000 crore plan to boost India’s milk production


July 16th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Anand, July 15 (IANS) The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) has worked out a 15-year National Dairy Plan (NDP) with an outlay of Rs.17,000 crore ($3,650 million) to meet the country's projected ... Read more...

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Production boost required to achieve food security: Pranab Mukherjee


July 10th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said the Central Government will pass a legislation to provide subsidised wheat and rice to the poorer sections of ... Read more...

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Two major Indian apparel brands go organic


April 14th, 2010 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) When it comes to going green, two major Indian apparel brands have taken the lead. Van Heusen and Arrow have come up with 100 percent organic lines ... Read more...

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President calls for agricultural renaissance


February 13th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) At a time when the prices of food grains are soaring, President Pratibha Patil Saturday called for an agricultural renaissance in the country. "With availability of land ... Read more...

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Heavy Engineering union wants first IPO for employees


February 2nd, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 2 (IANS) The trade union of Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC) Tuesday demanded that the first Initial Public Offer (IPO) of the company be restricted only for the employees. "We are not ... Read more...

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President Patil urges youth to harness talent in new technologies


September 23rd, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 23 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil today called on youth to concentrate on acquiring new skills and knowledge which can be used for the welfare of the people.Speaking ... Read more...

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National Productivity Week commences


February 11th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): The National Productivity Council, under the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, will organise "National Productivity Week" from February 12 to ... Read more...

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Dunlop’s Ruia seeks Rs.1 bn loan


November 24th, 2008 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) Dunlop India Ltd chairman Pawan Kumar Ruia Monday said he has asked the government to grant Dunlop a loan of Rs.1 billion."We have asked for a loan of ... Read more...

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New robot overshadows the world’’s Strongest one


October 16th, 2008 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 16 (ANI): Michigan-based Fanuc Robotics claims to have developed a robot stronger than the KUKA Titan, which has been regarded as the worlds strongest to date. The firm has ... Read more...

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Produce ‘cutting edge’ solutions for rural problems: president to IITs


August 8th, 2008 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Friday urged the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) to address the problems of the rural areas of the country by producing cutting edge solutions for ... Read more...

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Mashreq Bank’s new package to help expatriates in UAE


July 30th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 30(IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based Mashreq Bank Wednesday launched a new product aimed at helping expatriates coming to this country to settle down quickly. Called 'On Arrival Package', customers ... Read more...

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Food security, energy, terrorism key points of Saarc summit


June 17th, 2008 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The forthcoming Saarc summit to be hosted by Sri Lanka will address the issues of food and energy security as well as terrorism, said Sri Lankan Foreign ... Read more...

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India proposing investment regions, townships for IT industry


June 10th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, June 10 (IANS) India is proposing to set up separate investment regions complete with integrated townships for the "planned growth of the knowledge industry" because the booming IT sector ... Read more...

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IT investment regions proposed to de-congest cities


June 10th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, June 10 (IANS) The Indian government has proposed to set up investment regions for the booming IT industry in an attempt to decongest cities grappling with poor infrastructure and ... Read more...

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