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Business-friendly Gujarat appeals to US firms


July 14th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington/New York, July 14 (IANS) Leading American businesses on the US East coast have greatly appreciated Indian state of Gujarat's business-friendly approach to economic development and are upbeat about ... Read more...

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Investor friendly Gujarat woos American businesses


July 10th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 10 (IANS) The Indian state of Gujarat has invited American investment, saying even in a turbulent global economic scenario and with a domestic slowdown in India, Gujarat ... Read more...

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Mamata appeals to Bengali diaspora to pitch in for state


July 7th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has urged the Bengali diaspora to come forward and share their expertise for the comprehensive development of the state."I ... Read more...

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India business delegation visits South America


July 6th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) A 25 member business delegation led by Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya Scindia is visiting South American countries of Colombia and Venezuela, ... Read more...

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USA-India business award for US researcher


June 29th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Dr. Bobby Khan, executive director of Carmel Biosciences, a US clinical research company, has been presented an award for Outstanding Business Collaboration between the US and ... Read more...

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DLF’s K.P. Singh gets entrepreneurship award (Lead)


June 26th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Realty major DLF's chairman, K.P. Singh, has been conferred the "Indian Business Leader of the Year" award by Horasis: The Global Visions Community -- an ... Read more...

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DLF chairman named ‘Indian Business Leader’


June 26th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Realty major DLF chairman K.P Singh has been conferred the 'Indian Business Leader' of the year award at the Horasis global India business meeting held ... Read more...

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US-India trade group pushes for BIT


June 26th, 2012 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26 (IANS) A leading US-India trade group has launched a major effort to promote a high-standard US-India Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) calling it the 'next hill to climb' ... Read more...

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Europe, India to deepen economic cooperation: Anand Sharma


June 25th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Antwerp (Belgium), June 25 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma has called for closer economic engagement between India and Europe. Addressing the Horasis Global India Business Meeting (GIBM) in the ... Read more...

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US seeks greater state and city engagement with India


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Saying that "in today's interdependent global economy, what is good for India is good for America, and vice versa," a senior US official has advocated greater ... Read more...

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India shall overcome, Krishna tells US business (Lead)Indian


June 13th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) As India and the US begin their strategic dialogue, India has insisted it will restore investor confidence and regain economic momentum even as a top ... Read more...

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‘US has enormous stake in India’s emergence as a global power’


June 13th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) Saying that US has enormous stake in India's emergence as a global power, President Barack Obama's top adviser on international economic issues has voiced US ... Read more...

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Anand Mahindra gets global leadership award


June 13th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) Anand Mahindra, vice chairman & managing director of Mahindra Group, and Alan Mulally, president & CEO, Ford Motor Company, have been honoured with Global Leadership Awards ... Read more...

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India will restore investor confidence, Krishna tells US


June 13th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) Allaying doubts about India's success story, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has assured American business that India will restore investor confidence and regain economic momentum and ... Read more...

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Cobra creates Queen’s portrait using just beer and spices


May 29th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Cobra Beer has created a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II using just beer and spices to commemorate the British head of state's diamond jubilee celebration next ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel buys 49 percent of Qualcomm’s India business


May 24th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) India's leading telecom service provider Bharti Airtel has acquired 49 percent stake in US-based chipmaker Qualcomm's broadband wireless access (BWA) entities in India, investing almost ... Read more...

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Weekend tourists drive adventure tourism in India (Business Feature)


May 6th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Rafting in the rapids of the Ganga at Rishikesh and ending the course with a leap of faith into swirling green waters from a 25-foot-high ... Read more...

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Telenor writes down remaining Indian assets worth $680 mn


April 30th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, April 30 (IANS) Norwegian telecom giant Telenor said Monday it has written down its remaining assets in India worth $680 million owing to the "increased uncertainty" in the country's ... Read more...

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US-India business summit sees huge potential (Lead, changing dateline)


April 29th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Menlo Park (California), April 29 (IANS) The first annual US-India Business West Coast Summit attended by 300 top business leaders from the two countries has highlighted the dynamic potential that ... Read more...

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Huge potential seen in US-India business ties


April 29th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Over 300 top business leaders from India and the United States have highlighted dynamic potential that exists in present and future collaboration between the two countries.The ... Read more...

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India needs to make ‘tough choices’: Ajay Banga


April 24th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) Ajay Banga, the new chairman of US-India Business Council, says India needs to make "tough choices" and implement progressive steps to create a welcoming business ... Read more...

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No leadership vacuum in India, says Pranab


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has rejected a suggestion from corporate America that a leadership "vacuum" was chipping away at India's investment climate and asserted that ... Read more...

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India has a very powerful prime minister: Mukherjee


April 22nd, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Asserting that India has a "very powerful, strong and acceptable prime minister," Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday rejected a suggestion from corporate America that a ... Read more...

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India reaffirms its stand on tax law changes (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) India has reasserted its position regarding some retrospective amendments in Indian tax laws saying it was not a case of double taxation, but intended to ... Read more...

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US business groups to protest tax law changes in India


April 19th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) A dozen US business groups have asked US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to raise their concerns with New Delhi that some proposed changes in Indian ... Read more...

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Cobra beer to add froth at British queen’s diamond jubilee event


April 18th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Cobra Beer, run by Indian origin entrepreneur Lord Karan Bilimoria, has been chosen as the sole supplier of beer for British Queen Elizabeth II's diamond jubilee ... Read more...

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Take India-US business ties to next level: Indian envoy


April 16th, 2012 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 16 (IANS) With India focused on developing itself as a global hub for innovation, New Delhi wants the business community to explore new ways to advance India-US ... Read more...

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MasterCard’s Ajay Banga to head USIBC


April 16th, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) Ajay Banga, president & CEO of MasterCard Worldwide, has been elected next chairman of the US-India Business Council (USIBC), a trade association made of 350 top ... Read more...

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Tech groups ask India to revisit market access rules


April 9th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 9 (IANS) A number of global technology and business groups want India to reconsider its new rules on government-purchased technology, suggesting they would be at odds with ... Read more...

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Initiative to strengthen investment between India, Britain


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) A new initiative to strengthen investment links between established Indian companies and British small and medium enterprises (SMEs) focussed on technology was launched here Monday.British ... Read more...

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Singhania, Mittal take over top posts in ICC India


March 25th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Harsh Pati Singhania, managing director, J.K. Paper Ltd and Rajan Bharti Mittal, vice chairman and managing director of Bharti Enterprises, have taken over as ... Read more...

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Corporate America seeks reforms, says budget not game-changing


March 17th, 2012 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) Calling the Indian budget "measured but without game-changing reforms", a US-India trade group has expressed the hope that the government would deliver on foreign investor ... Read more...

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Corporate America seeks a bold India budget


March 14th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Presenting corporate America's wish list for the Indian budget, a leading US-India trade association wants India to press forward with bold economic reforms to make it ... Read more...

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Iran, India pledge to boost trade ties


March 12th, 2012 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 12 (IANS) Iranian and Indian business leaders have pledged to boost trade ties. Currently, the bilateral trade is worth $15 billion and expected to hit $25 billion by ... Read more...

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Indian envoy asks private sector to focus on ‘big picture’


February 25th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao appreciated the very constructive role played by the Private Sector Advisory Group (PSAG) in strengthening India-US commercial ties and stressed the continued ... Read more...

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