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Jairam Ramesh invites corporates to work for tribal welfare


April 14th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) In a first major initiative, the government has reached out to India Inc to involve itself in rural developmental works involving the tribals in central and ... Read more...

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No ‘dramatic announcements’ due to political constraints: Pranab


March 31st, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) After getting a lukewarm response from India Inc to his 2012-13 budget proposals in respect of key reforms, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said ... Read more...

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World’s newest country beckons Indians to shine (Letter from Juba) (With Images)


March 18th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Juba (South Sudan), March 18 (IANS)The world's newest nation is eight months old. I drive past our consulate at Juba, South Sudan two days after we finally announced its upgrade ... Read more...

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World’s newest country beckons Indians to shine (Letter from Juba)


March 18th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Juba (South Sudan), March 18 (IANS)The world's newest nation is eight months old. I drive past our consulate at Juba, South Sudan two days after we finally announced its upgrade ... Read more...

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Some positives in budget, says India Inc; displeased with taxes


March 16th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The budget for 2012-13 elicited mixed response from India Inc Friday, with some appreciating the government's efforts at fiscal consolidation and incentivising growth while others ... Read more...

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Karnataka should create jobs than seek investments: India Inc


March 15th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 15 (IANS) Even as Karnataka braces to host the second global investors meet in June, the state government came under flak from India Inc Thursday for lack of ... Read more...

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India Inc welcomes assembly election results


March 6th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) India Inc Tuesday welcomed the assembly election results saying clear majority in most states, especially Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, would provide stability and push forward ... Read more...

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Partial response to strike; banking, transport hit (Intro Roundup)


February 28th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A 24-hour nation-wide strike by 11 trade unions Tuesday remained peaceful and evoked a mixed response, but key sectors like banking and transport took ... Read more...

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Strike evokes partial response; banking, transport hit (Roundup)


February 28th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A 24-hour nation-wide strike by 11 trade unions Tuesday remained peaceful and evoked a mixed response, but key sectors like banking and transport took ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves guidelines for defence hardware JVs


February 9th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Even as the vexed issue of foreign direct investment (FDI) in India defence sector hangs fire, the cabinet Thursday approved guidelines to facilitate the ... Read more...

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Push key reforms: Industry’s budget wish list


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Corporate India Friday urged Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to push forward key reforms such as the introduction of the goods and services tax in ... Read more...

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Court ruling will lead to consolidation, fresh investment (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The cancellation of 122 telecom licences by the Supreme Court Thursday would lead to clarity in the telecom policy framework, encouraging investment and accelerating growth ... Read more...

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India Inc cries foul over new IT order


January 25th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) The corporate world Wednesday expressed "serious concerns" over the directive of the Central Board of Direct Taxes to the Income Tax Department to visit the premises ... Read more...

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CRR reduction will help ease liquidity problems: India Inc.


January 24th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India's decision to cut the cash reserve ratio (CRR) by half a percentage point will help ease the liquidity situation and ... Read more...

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Economy to grow at 7 percent, no rate cut before April: Ficci


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) India Inc expects the country's gross domestic product to log a growth of just about 7 percent with no hope of an interest rate cut before ... Read more...

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Rate cuts unlikely as RBI reviews policy this week


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai Jan 22 (IANS) India Inc's hopes of a rate cut may not happen, atleast this time, even though inflation, the main worry of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), ... Read more...

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Premji expects quicker policy initiatives after assembly polls


January 21st, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 20 (IANS) Wipro chairman Azim Premji Friday hoped that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government would get pro-active on policy initiatives after the elections to the five ... Read more...

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India’s apex court saves Vodafone $2.2-bn tax burden (Roundup)


January 20th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) In a verdict which India Inc. says enhances the country's image among global investors, the Supreme Court Friday dismissed a hotly-opposed tax demand of $2.2 ... Read more...

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India Inc welcomes 100 percent foreign equity in single-brand retail


January 10th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) India Inc Tuesday welcomed the government's move to allow 100 percent foreign equity in single-brand retail."This is a welcome move with a clear potential to ... Read more...

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India Inc to explore northeast: Chidambaram


January 6th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Asking Indian entrepreneurs to explore investment potential in the northeast region, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said there were many business opportunities with ... Read more...

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India Inc welcomes RBI’s decision to pause rate hike


December 16th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Welcoming the Reserve Bank of India's decision to put a pause on the rate hike, India Inc. Friday said the central bank's move would help ... Read more...

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RBI may not hike rates as growth slows


December 15th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Industrial production dipping into the negative and growth slowing down will play a major role in the Reserve Bank of India's decision on key interest ... Read more...

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As factory output shrinks, India Inc. demands lower interest rates (Roundup)


December 12th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) India's industrial output contracted to minus-5.1 percent in October according to data released Monday, slipping more than expected and sparking off fears of a ... Read more...

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As industrial output contracts, industry clamours for lowering rates


December 12th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) India Inc Monday called for gradual easing of monetary policy and incentivising investment after industrial production saw a staggering decline in October, with official ... Read more...

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Government, industry to discuss growth slump


December 12th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma will hold a government-industry consultation next week to discuss the slump in factory output, an official statement said Monday."The ... Read more...

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October industrial output slumps to minus-5.1 percent


December 12th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) India's industrial production saw a staggering decline in October, with official figures released Monday showing a negative growth of 5.1 percent in output mainly owing ... Read more...

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Recall of retail FDI regressive, disappointing: India Inc (Roundup)


December 7th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Indian industry's euphoria over the government's decision to throw open the country's retail trade to foreign companies gave way to despair Wednesday after Finance ... Read more...

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FDI pause wins peace in parliament, disappoints India Inc. (Roundup)


December 7th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Thirteen days after what was seen as a major reformist move, the government Wednesday was forced to suspend its decision on foreign investment in ... Read more...

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Industry feels let down with recall of FDI in retail


December 7th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Indian industry's euphoria over the government's decision to throw open the country's retail trade to foreign companies gave way to despair Wednesday after the ... Read more...

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India’s quarterly growth retards to two-year low (Roundup)


November 30th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) In line with fears voiced by India Inc, the country's economic growth retarded to the slowest pace in two years, at 6.9 percent for ... Read more...

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Set aside petty politics on FDI in retail, urges India Inc (Roundup)


November 28th, 2011 - 9:16 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, India Inc Monday said the ... Read more...

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India Inc. sees ‘policy paralysis’ changing to ‘reforms push’


November 27th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Thanks to two major executive decisions last week, India Inc. feels reforms may be back on track - a sudden shift from the ... Read more...

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Comments from India Inc. on foreign equity in retail trade


November 25th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) India Inc. overwhelmingly welcomed the government decision to allow up to 51 percent foreign equity in multi-brand retail trade and 100 percent in single-brand format. ... Read more...

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Industry lauds decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail


November 24th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) India Inc Thursday welcomed the cabinet's decision to allow 51 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail and said it would help bring ... Read more...

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Ratan Tata force behind group’s international foray


November 24th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) After two decades at the helm of one of the largest Indian conglomerates, Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata Wednesday announced the name of his successor ... Read more...

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