industry of india

Investors apprehensive of Bengal’s policies: Assocham


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) The West Bengal government must take measures to attract big investment as industrialists are still "very apprehensive" about its policies, industry group Assocham said Wednesday."Still the ... Read more...

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India Inc welcomes PM’s statement on growth


July 6th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India Inc Friday welcomed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's promised action on several fronts to restore investor confidence, including clarity on tax matters."This is an ... Read more...

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No link between liquidity management, exchange rate: RBI


July 4th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India's liquidity management activity is not related to exchange rate movements and neither is the rupee movement directly related to open market ... Read more...

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Assocham sees cheerful growth for foreign liquor


July 4th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Spelling cheers for the liquor industry, a top industry group said Wednesday the sales of imported spirits, including the duty-free segment, are expected to exceed five ... Read more...

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Will seek support of all concerned: Pranab


June 16th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Union Finance Minister and presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Saturday reiterated he would seek "the support of all concerned" in his journey to the country's highest ... 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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Ask NRIs to increase remittances: Assocham


May 13th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Increasing internal demand and motivating expatriates to send home more remittances may solve the Indian economy's problems due to a depreciating rupee, an industry ... Read more...

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Urban Indian women choose career over motherhood: Survey


May 10th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) A majority of young married working women in Indian metropolices are choosing career over family as they are in no mood to raise kids, ... 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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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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Assocham for tax sops to promote SEZs


April 22nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 22 (IANS) Tax exemptions and related benefits were imperative to promote special economic zones (SEZs) across the country as they account for 30 percent of total exports and ... Read more...

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Good policy environment in Bengal needed for investment


April 20th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Chinese ambassador Zhang Yan Friday said a good policy environment is needed in West Bengal to attract foreign funds and identified agriculture, tourism and power ... Read more...

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India Inc welcomes rate cut


April 17th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Indian industry Tuesday welcomed the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) move to cut some key lending rates by 50 basis points, citing that it will ... Read more...

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New visa agreement soon between India and Pakistan: Envoy


April 9th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India and Pakistan may finalise a new visa agreement soon to boost business ties between the two countries, Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Shahid ... Read more...

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Glowing times for online jewellery retailers


April 6th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) There was a time when gold jewellery or diamonds and other precious stones were only bought from the trusted family jeweller. Now the trend is ... Read more...

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Industry body seeks 100 percent FDI in defence


March 25th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) With India edging past China as the world's largest arms importer, an industry body has sought increase in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the ... 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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Demand for natural colours escalates this Holi


March 7th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Keeping aside the usual bright synthetic colours, many are opting for the eco-friendly and chemical-free colours this Holi. Colours which are natural and do not ... Read more...

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Chinese Holi items flood market


March 5th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Delhi markets have been flooded this Holi with Chinese 'pichkaris' (water guns), balloons, colours and other water toys, some of which lack quality, the Associated ... Read more...

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Rose prices set to soar ahead of Valentine’s Day


February 8th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) With less than a week to go for Valentines' Day, the surge in demand for roses is likely to quadruple their price, a survey here ... Read more...

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Urban Indian youths bored of social media: Survey


January 19th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Youngsters in urban India are gradually moving away from social networking sites due to fatigue and health reasons, said a study conducted by a ... Read more...

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Lowering of sales tax on jet fuel required: Assocham


December 29th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Lowering of sales tax on jet fuel, upgradation of airport infrastructure and allowing foreign capital by international airlines in domestic carriers are required for the ... Read more...

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New civil aviation policy in five months time: Official


December 14th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The government is working on a new civil aviation policy which will promote investments and setting up of the required infrastructure for the sector, a ... Read more...

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Need to utilise laws to remove defamatory material: Assocham


December 7th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A leading industry lobby Wednesday said that the government should utilise the exsiting legal remedies for removing defamatory materials from social media websites, rather ... Read more...

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Food processing industry can help northeast


November 24th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Nov 24 (IANS) Food processing industries can play "a very important role" in the development of India's northeast, Mizoram Governor V. Purushothaman said Thursday.He spoke while inaugurating a one-day ... Read more...

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Rationalise tax structure for aviation sector: Assocham


November 12th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 12 (IANS) With private carrier Kingfisher Airlines cancelling dozens of flights across the country and its competitors Jet Airways and SpiceJet sliding into red, an industry body Saturday ... Read more...

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Firecrackers go green this Diwali


October 23rd, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Diwali promises to be truly a festival of lights this year with an increasing number of environmentally-conscious people in the metros, especially in the national ... Read more...

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High fuel prices scorch firecracker business, says survey


October 20th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Spiralling fuel prices have considerably affected the firecracker business this Diwali, a survey released Thursday said.The study was conducted by Associated Chambers of Commerce and ... Read more...

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Power shortages may hit industrial output: Assocham


October 18th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Continuous power shortages in the national capital region (NCR) may bring down its industrial production by 35-40 percent, an industry lobby said Tuesday."Power shortages may ... Read more...

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India rejigs manufacturing competitiveness council


September 26th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The government has reconstituted the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council which is responsible for formulating policies to boost industry growth under the chairmanship of V. Krishnamurthy.The ... Read more...

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Students opting for e-tutoring: Study


September 11th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Greater internet penetration in India and the option of learning in the comfort of home while saving money have led to the increased popularity of ... Read more...

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‘Lack of budget hotels hindering tourism growth’


September 6th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Non-availability of reasonable and average price accommodation is the main bottleneck in the growth of domestic tourism industry in India, said Hari Nair, founder of holiday ... Read more...

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Chennai dental chain to go pan-India, expand into Ethiopia


August 31st, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 31 (IANS) VV Dentistree, a well known chain of dental hospitals based here, plans to expand pan-India, target the $1-billion dental tourism market from abroad and manage a ... Read more...

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Industry welcomes draft norms for new commercial banks


August 29th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) India Inc. welcomed the draft norms issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday for allotting new banking licenses to the private sector.Broking houses ... Read more...

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High price of essentials hits average Indian in metros


August 28th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Prices of essential commodities like milk, vegetables and spices have gone up by around 72 percent against the 38 percent growth in the per capita ... Read more...

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