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Dedicated zones to boost electronics manufacture


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The government will set up dedicated zones to boost manufacturing of electronics products in the country.The union cabinet Wednesday approved a proposal to offer financial ... Read more...

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Need to take measures, says Pranab on poor IIP data (Roundup)


June 12th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India's industrial output grew by a meagre 0.1 percent in April due to a contraction in capital goods and dip in manufacturing and mining ... Read more...

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Business sentiments worse than reality: Adi Godrej (Interview)


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Indian economy and businesses are passing through difficult times due to lack of reforms and governance, but the sentiments are even worse than ... Read more...

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RBI governor meets Mukherjee ahead of policy review


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India Governor D. Subbarao Tuesday met Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to discuss the macro-economic situation, two weeks ahead of the monetary ... Read more...

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Andhra’s small-scale industries threaten closure


February 27th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 27 (IANS) Faced with a 12-day power holiday in a month, small scale industries in Andhra Pradesh Monday threatened to shut down production.The Federation of Andhra Pradesh Small ... Read more...

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Hyderabad to host biggest corporate cycling event


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Over 3,000 employees of various MNCs in Hyderabad will participate in the Republic Ride-2012, being billed as India's biggest corporate cycling event.Hyderabad-based Atlanta Trust along with ... Read more...

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SEBI planning more grievance and arbitration centres


December 17th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is planning to set up more investor grievance and arbitration centres to address investors' woes, a top ... Read more...

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Karnataka team in Delhi to ask for power


October 12th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) A team from Karnataka, headed by Energy Minister Shobha Karandlaje, arrived in New Delhi Wednesday to plead with the central government for more power ... Read more...

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Internet content control rule has industry backing


August 3rd, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The internet content rule that allows telecom companies and blogging sites to remove "objectionable" content from the web without informing the users were framed by ... Read more...

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How healthy is your school? Chandigarh to show way


July 21st, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 21 (IANS) Toilets, disaster preparedness, first-aid knowledge...these are among various criteria to help categorise many Chandigarh schools under a unique initiative to ensure healthy surroundings in these institutions, ... Read more...

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Manufacturing industry growth remains moderate: Report


July 10th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Performance of the manufacturing industry was moderate in the quarter ending June 30 owing to high inflation, increase in input costs and monetary tightening measures ... Read more...

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Industry leaders keen to tie up with India Post


July 4th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Banking, telecom, logistics, IT companies and industry associations Monday expressed a desire to tie up with India Post to sell their products.While public sector banks ... Read more...

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India targets manufacturing growth 3 percent above GDP


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Under the proposed National Manufacturing Policy, India would target the sector's growth at 2-3 percent higher than the country's average economic growth rate, Planning Commission ... Read more...

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Landmark manufacturing policy to boost growth, create 100 mn jobs (Lead)


June 10th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) India will soon have a national policy on manufacturing that will help create 100 million additional jobs and boost the sector's GDP share to ... Read more...

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Delhi industry bodies attack mayor


May 15th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Delhi Mayor Rajini Abbi has come under attack from industry bodies for refusing to hand over to the Delhi government the city's industrial estates for ... Read more...

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‘China’s inflation to surpass Govt target despite measures’


April 19th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 18 (ANI): Wang Tao, the head of China Economic Research at UBS AG, has said that the country's inflation will surpass the government's target despite more expected tightening measures, this ... Read more...

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JGI Ventures to groom entrepreneurs with Rs.500 crore fund


April 6th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 6 (IANS) JGI Ventures India Ltd, a pioneering venture fund based in this tech hub, has embarked upon a unique programme to groom budding entrepreneurs by incubating and ... Read more...

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India Inc. bowled over by Mohali match


March 29th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) As India-Pakistan cricket fever grips the country, corporates are gearing up to cheer team India during the World Cup semifinal Wednesday, with leading industry associations ... Read more...

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Greater synergy needed to boost tourism: Sahay


March 29th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) There is need for greater synergy between the government and the private sector to boost India's tourism industry, Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay said Tuesday."Tourism ... Read more...

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Pranab withdraws ‘misery tax’ on healthcare (Lead)


March 22nd, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Faced with criticism from the opposition and the medical fraternity, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday rolled back the proposed five percent service tax, dubbed ... Read more...

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Rising cost of capital to hit manufacturing growth


March 15th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The rising cost of capital due to monetary tightening measures by the country's central bank will hit the manufacturing sector's growth in the fourth quarter ... Read more...

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Pranab confident of reducing fiscal deficit to 4.6 percent


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A day after presenting the budget for 2011-12, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said he was confident of reducing the fiscal deficit to 4.6 percent ... Read more...

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India expected to become second largest steel producing nation


February 25th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Minister of State for Steel Beni Prasad Verma on Friday said that with a targeted production capacity of 120 million tonnes by 2012, India is expected to ... Read more...

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Housing turns into costly affair in China


February 20th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) Buying a home in China is now becoming a costly affair for people, as prices of houses are rising with each passing year in many Chinese cities.The cost ... Read more...

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China to set up rare earths trade body


December 30th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 30 (IANS) China plans to set up an industry association and a government unit for the rare earths industry to gain more control over the precious metals, a media report ... Read more...

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India, Russia target $20 billion trade by 2015


December 20th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) India and Russia Monday aimed to boost bilateral trade to $20 billion by 2015 from less than $5 billion in 2009-10, and to increase business interaction with ... Read more...

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Corporate sector poised to become engine of economy growth: PM


December 14th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said India's corporate sector is poised to become the Indian economy's main engine of growth.Addressing at the inaugural session ... Read more...

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Airline industry should do more to lower fares: Patel


December 14th, 2010 - 2:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel Monday talked tough over the issue of spot fares and asked the airline industry to do more to bring in transparency in ... Read more...

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PM to launch websites for investors in 12 languages


December 13th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will Tuesday launch investors' education websites in 12 Indian languages, including Hindi, on the ocacsion of the India Corporate Week 2010. "The ... Read more...

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Patel rejects airlines proposal for fare hike (Lead)


December 3rd, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel Friday rejected a proposal by domestic airlines for a massive hike in air fares and said an economic advisory council would be ... Read more...

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President Patil to visit UAE, Syria to boost trade ties


November 19th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): To further boost India's economic ties with the Gulf region and to promote trade, tourism and investment, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil will be paying a state visit ... Read more...

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India considering proposal from Swedish firm Ikea: Sharma


October 28th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Hanoi, Oct 28 (IANS) India is looking at a proposal to allow foreign equity in the multi-brand retail industry, including a proposal from Swedish home furnishing giant Ikea for ... Read more...

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Indimoto.com offers free car pool service for commuters during Delhi CWG


September 20th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.20 (ANI-Business Wire India): Website Indimoto.com has offered to provide a free-car pool service for next month's Commonwealth Games in Delhi. It said that it would waive aside the ... Read more...

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PMO seeks industry support for Leh rehabilitation


August 25th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Wednesday sought the industry's support for rebuilding the infrastructure and rehabilitating people affected by recent flash floods in Leh and Kargil ... Read more...

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Stimulus package will help achieve $200 bn exports target


August 23rd, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Industry associations Monday welcomed the Rs.1050 crore stimulus package announced by the government for the labour-intensive sectors, saying it will make India's exports competitive and boost growth. Federation ... Read more...

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