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India to achieve $500 billion exports target


June 8th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) India is on course to increase exports to $500 billion in 2013-14 from around $300 billion in the last fiscal, helped by market and product ... Read more...

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Government measures will help boost exports: Industry


June 5th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Exporters and the industry welcomed the measures the government announced Tuesday to boost foreign trade, saying these would help achieve the $500 billion export target ... Read more...

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Auction of resources rational option, apex court told (Second Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) told the Supreme Court Monday that auction was the only "rational and legal" way for allocating the nation's ... Read more...

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Auction of resources rational option, apex court told (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) told the Supreme Court Monday that auction was the only "rational and legal" way for allocating the nation's ... Read more...

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Economic woes are largely due to domestic factors: FICCI


June 4th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The government should not blame the eurozone crisis for the present economic slowdown as it is largely due to the domestic factors like excessive ... Read more...

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India Inc calls for dual pricing of diesel, LPG


May 24th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Welcoming the hike in petrol prices, industry organisations Thursday called for differential pricing of diesel and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to curb ballooning fuel subsidy."The ... Read more...

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Petrol price hiked by Rs.7, opposition and allies fret (Intro Roundup)


May 23rd, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) India Wednesday hiked petrol prices by an unprecedented over Rs.7 a litre, triggering protests from the opposition and even government allies. But the industry ... Read more...

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Petrol price hiked by Rs.7, opposition and allies fret (Roundup)


May 23rd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) India Wednesday hiked petrol prices by an unprecedented over Rs.7 a litre, triggering protests from the opposition and even government allies. But the industry ... Read more...

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Petrol price hiked by Rs.6.28 plus taxes, industry welcomes move (Second Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi,May 23 (IANS) India's state-controlled refiners hiked prices petrol by a steep 6.28 per litre, exclusive of taxes, effective midnight Wednesday to compensate losses incurred by them for selling ... Read more...

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Arab-India trade meet begins Tuesday


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 22 (IANS/WAM) The Third Arab-India Partnership Conference begins here Tuesday.The two-day conference whose focus is on development through trade and investment is being organised by the ... Read more...

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SC issues notice on presidential reference on natural resources (Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice on the presidential reference seeking its clarification whether natural resources across all the sectors and in all circumstances could ... Read more...

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SC issues notices on presidential reference on natural resources


May 11th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notices on the presidential reference seeking clarification whether the natural resources could only be allocated by auction.An apex court ... Read more...

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Industry welcomes GAAR deferral


May 7th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) India Inc. Monday welcomed the government's decision to defer implementation of the General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) by a year."We are happy that the suggestions made ... Read more...

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FICCI calls for radical policy reforms in energy sector


May 7th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 7 (IANS) Voicing its concern over the emerging energy crisis in India, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Monday called for radical policy reforms ... Read more...

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Panel set up on international taxation


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) A 13-member panel was set up Thursday to advise on international taxation and transfer pricing in the backdrop of the controversial proposed retrospective amendments ... Read more...

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Students take up fight against smuggling, counterfeiting


April 30th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Thousands of students from almost 100 schools in Delhi and the national capital region are participating in a five-day campaign against smuggling and counterfeiting, organisers ... 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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Delhi to host ADB board meet in 2013


April 28th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Delhi will host the 46th annual meeting of the board of governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in May 2013, Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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India to have national intellectual property rights strategy


April 26th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Indian government has set up a sectoral council to prepare national intellectual property rights strategy with a view to incentivise innovation, a senior official ... Read more...

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South Asia can become energy surplus: Bhutan PM


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Paro (Bhutan), April 23 (IANS) Cooperation among countries can help transform South Asia from an energy constraint to an energy surplus region, Bhutanese Prime Minister Jigmi Thinley has said."Shared vision ... Read more...

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10,000 students to campaign against smuggling, counterfeiting


April 22nd, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Over 10,000 school students will participate in a five-day campaign in the national capital against smuggling and counterfeiting from April 30, industry body FICCI, its ... Read more...

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India Inc says cheers to surprise interest rates cut (Second Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Indian Industry Tuesday rejoiced at the interest rates cut by the Reserve Bank of India for the first time in three years by an unexpected ... Read more...

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India Inc welcomes rate cut (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Indian industry Tuesday welcomed the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) move to cut some key lending rates by 50 basis points, saying it would ... Read more...

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Finetune policies to promote community tourism: Study


April 15th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The government should reinforce policies and focus on effective marketing to promote domestic tourism which has a huge potential to contribute to the social and ... Read more...

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Singapore, Kerala to enhance IT cooperation


April 13th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 12 (IANS) Kerala is all set to intensify and strengthen the cooperation in the IT Sector with Singapore following a visit by Group of Technology Companies (GTech) there, ... Read more...

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US competition law to impact Indian exporters


April 11th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) An Indian industry lobby Wednesday voiced concern over a new competition law in the US that says only those manufacturers who can provide proof of ... Read more...

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Pakistan commerce minister to visit India


April 10th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Pakistan Commerce Minister Mohammad Amin Fahim, accompanied by a trade delegation, will visit India this week to give a push to liberalisation of trade and ... Read more...

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India, Qatar chambers to set up joint business council


April 9th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The business chambers of India and Qatar Monday signed a pact to set up a joint business council that will promote two-way trade and investment.The ... Read more...

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India to host Pakistani lifestyle expo


April 8th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) In a major step towards normalising business relations, India will host an exhibition in which over 100 Pakistani lifestyle companies will showcase their products ... 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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Technology firms awarded for innovation


March 29th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Department of Science and Technology (DST) in association with Lockheed Martin Corporation Thursday announced 30 awards for innovations in technology.The winners were selected from ... Read more...

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Asia’s largest defence exhibition kicks off Thursday


March 28th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Over 500 global defence firms from 32 countries will be displaying their land and naval warfare systems at Asia's largest military exhibition being hosted by ... Read more...

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Delhi to host Asia’s largest defence exhibition


March 26th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) India will host from Thursday Asia's biggest defence exposition, showcasing the country's military prowess and the nation's emergence as an attractive destination for investment in ... Read more...

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High tariffs will harm India-US business ties: US commerce secretary


March 26th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Urging India to cut duties on imports of American manufactured products, US Commerce Secretary John Bryson Monday said such high tariffs would cause "significant harm" ... Read more...

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