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14-hour power failure hit NCR towns


July 30th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 30 (IANS) The sudden failure of the Northern Grid Monday severely affected the NCR towns of Ghaziabad, Noida, Meerut and Bulandshahr, hitting common people and businesses alike. The ... Read more...

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Power, water shortages bring misery to Ghaziabad


June 6th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 6 (IANS) At the height of summer, life in Ghaziabad has become miserable, with unscheduled power cuts up to 14 hours a day causing water shortages too.Both ... Read more...

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PM sets up monitoring system to fast track projects


June 1st, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday approved setting up a monitoring system to fast track implementation of major projects with outlay of over Rs.1,000 crore, ... Read more...

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India’s GDP growth dips to 9-year low of 5.3 percent (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India's economic growth slumped to 5.3 percent in January-March quarter, the slowest in nine years, due to poor performance of manufacturing and farm sectors, ... Read more...

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Reforms coming too slowly in Bengal: Investors (One year of Mamata Banerjee)


May 14th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) A year after the Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government promised to usher in industrial resurgence, investors and industry bodies say reforms are coming too slowly ... Read more...

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Emerging Kerala campaign to be launched in Mumbai


May 13th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Kerala will launch the Emerging Kerala branding campaign in Mumbai next week to attract more business and investment to the state, an official said here ... 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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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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Industry welcomes rail fare hike


March 14th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Terming it a practical budget, industry bodies Wednesday welcomed Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi's decision to hike passenger fares even as the issue triggered a controversy, ... Read more...

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India’s central bank frees more money for credit (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) In a bid to free more money for commercial banks to lend, India's central bank Friday cut a key rate that determines the amount of ... Read more...

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Role of independent directors of company will be clarified: Moily


February 7th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Assuaging corporate and industry bodies following the arrest of several AMRI directors for a massive fire at the hospital, Corporate Affair Minister M. Veerappa Moily Monday ... Read more...

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Law will take its course in AMRI directors case: Mamata


January 12th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
West Midnapore (West Bengal), Jan 12 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said her government was being pressurised to release the AMRI Hospital directors who are behind ... Read more...

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Farmer association supports FDI in retail


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The government has started consultations with various stakeholders, including associations of farmers and industry bodies, to garner support for allowing foreign investment in the retail ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan target doubled trade in three years


September 28th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) India and Pakistan Wednesday set a target to expand trade to $6 billion in three years even as there were no progress on issues like ... Read more...

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India to reduce tariffs under sensitive list: Sharma


September 8th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) India will reduce the tariff line under the sensitive list by 20 percent by next month as required under the South Asian Free Trade Agreement ... Read more...

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India hopeful of 4.6 percent fiscal deficit target


September 6th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) India is hopeful of meeting the 4.6 percent fiscal deficit target for 2011-12 as revenue and expenditure are in line with the estimates of ... 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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Regulation only way to weed out graft in realty sector (Comment)


April 6th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
A recent survey by a global consultancy, dubbing the real estate sector in India as most corrupt, has come as a shocker for industry captains struggling to improve the tainted ... Read more...

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Technopark-TBIC to bridge industry-academia gap


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 23 (IANS) Technopark Technology Business Incubation Centre (T-TBIC) is setting up a Knowledge Network and Industry Connect (KNIC) programme to bridge the gap between industry and academia.The initiative ... Read more...

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Taiwanese business delegation to visit Gujarat


February 23rd, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) One of the largest business delegations from Taiwan to the country in the past 20 years will visit Gujarat Thursday, a statement said here.Taiwan's Minister of the ... Read more...

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Foreign funds inflow slackens even as markets gain


February 20th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Foreign funds were aloof during the trading week at Indian equities markets which ended Friday, even as stocks rose significantly for the first time in three weeks.Foreign ... Read more...

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Posco, industry welcome conditional nod to Orissa project


January 31st, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Welcoming the conditional clearance to its $12 billion steel project in Orissa, the Indian subsidiary of South Korean steel major Posco said Monday that it will resolve ... Read more...

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Industry bodies see future in new defence policies


January 13th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) As the defence ministry unveiled its new production and procurement policies, leading industry bodies Thursday reacted favourably to the goal of India eventually achieving self-reliance in military ... Read more...

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Bangladesh opposition calls for strike


November 27th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 27 (IANS) Ignoring pleas from the business community which said political agitations have an impairing effect on the country's economy, Bangladesh's main opposition is preparing for a strike Nov ... Read more...

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Left-turn: Obama is OK, but not America (Capital Buzz)


October 31st, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Finally, it seems their visceral distrust of America prevailed. The Left parties, initially undecided about whether to protest during the visit of US President Barack Obama, ... Read more...

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‘Emotional Atyachar’ Wins Case Against UTV Bindass


September 2nd, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):The upcoming movie "Emotional Atyachar' has finally won the case against the television channel UTV Bindass as the court has rejected the channel's application on Wednesday.The channel ... Read more...

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PMO seeks industry’s support for rebuilding Leh houses


August 25th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) A week after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visited flood-ravaged Leh, the government Wednesday sought the support of Indian industry to meet the deadline of rebuilding houses ... Read more...

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Zuma visit: India, South Africa to re-launch CEOs forum


June 1st, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) India and South Africa will give a fresh impetus to their growing business ties, re-launching the CEOs forum Thursday in the presence of South African president Jacob ... Read more...

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India, US ties proposed against cyber terrorism


March 31st, 2010 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 31 (IANS) India has suggested close partnership with the US in cyber security, particularly against cyber terrorism, as the two countries take their economic and technological collaboration to ... Read more...

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Project to check heart disease in corporates launched


March 14th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) A cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention project expected to benefit 50,000 members from 100 corporate organisations was Sunday launched in Andhra Pradesh. Designed by the Medwin Heart Foundation, the Indian ... Read more...

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India, Africa unveil action plan to boost ties (Lead)


March 10th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Two years after their first summit, India and Africa Wednesday launched an ambitious action plan that includes closer cooperation in agriculture and setting up new training institutes ... Read more...

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India, Africa launch action plan to boost cooperation


March 10th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Two years after their first summit, India and Africa Wednesday launched an action plan that includes closer cooperation in agriculture and setting up of new training institutes ... Read more...

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Survey favours cut in excise duties on exports


February 25th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Even as the prospects for Indian merchandise trade have brightened, it needs further cuts in excise duties, said the Economic Survey for 2009-10. "The outlook for India's ... Read more...

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Hasina seeks Indian investment, trade balance


January 12th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Tuesday invited India Inc to do business in her country, saying this would ensure trade balance between the neighbours. "We need to ... Read more...

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Special task force to protect industry in Hyderabad


December 29th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Worried over the impact of ongoing Telangana agitation on Brand Hyderabad, the Andhra Pradesh government Tuesday announced a dedicated task force to protect the industries and workers ... Read more...

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