industry sectors

FlaktWoods India expects Rs.205 crore orders this year


December 14th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) FlaktWoods India Limited, a the leading global supplier of energy-efficient air solutions in infrastructure and industry sectors, Wednesday said it expected around Rs.205 crore orders this ... Read more...

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Hiring in India could slow down next quarter: Survey


September 13th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Corporates in India may go slow with their hiring over the next quarter of 2011, but the employment outlook for the country is still among ... Read more...

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Wipro’s first rural BPO centre comes up in Tamil Nadu


August 26th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 26 (IANS) India's third largest IT bellwether Wipro Ltd Friday opened its first rural back office for providing business process outsourcing (BPO) solutions to global clients in Tiruvarur ... Read more...

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India to create 1.6 mn jobs in 2011: Survey


March 31st, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 31 (IANS) For the second successive year, more than one million new jobs will be created in India's organised sector in 2011, led by the healthcare sector, but there ... Read more...

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Manufacturing sector records faster growth


March 27th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) India's manufacturing industry grew faster in the current fiscal compared to last year with a majority of the sectors growing at more than 10 ... Read more...

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India’s media, entertainment sector now a $14.5 bn industry (Lead)


March 21st, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) The Indian media and entertainment industry logged an 11-percent growth in 2010 to touch $14.5 billion (Rs.652 billion) and is projected to expand at a ... Read more...

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India rated ‘extreme risk’ economy for investors


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh New York, Feb 25 (IANS) India - along with Russia, Indonesia, Nigeria and the Philippines - has been rated a 'high risk' growth economy for investors.In a ranking of 175 ... Read more...

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8 Nobel laureates say Indian, non-EU immigrant cap will deprive UK of talent


October 7th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.7 (ANI) Eight Nobel prize-winning British scientists have warned the David Cameron government that its decision to impose a cap on Indian and other non-European Union immigrants will deprive the ... Read more...

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India’s employment market improved in September: Monster


October 7th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The job scene in India improved in September as employers returned to the recruitment market in substantial numbers after the summer lull, leading online career and recruitment ... Read more...

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Retain 26 percent FDI cap in defence manufacturing: FICCI


July 26th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) A leading industry lobby Monday cautioned against raising the 26 percent cap in foreign direct investment, saying a decision on this "will require careful thinking and analysis". "The ... Read more...

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Patent for innovative technology crucial, Sam Pitroda


July 20th, 2010 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Creating an innovative product with new technology is good but to safeguard the patent of such products is far more important, said Sam Pitroda, the advisor ... Read more...

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Maximum job growth in education sector in June: Monster


July 13th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Job opportunities in India continued to expand for the seventh month in June, Monster India said Tuesday. The education sector saw the strongest demand with a nine ... Read more...

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Workshops to guide UAE women on food industry


June 25th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, June 25 (IANS/WAM) "Trendy Workshops" in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will soon guide women entrepreneurs in the Gulf region work on a diverse range of products related to the food ... Read more...

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Job creation picks up in India after economic turnaround


June 17th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) India is set to add 347,463 jobs in the organised sector by the end of the first quarter of this fiscal as the robust turnaround in ... Read more...

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India’s hiring outlook most optimistic among 36 countries


June 8th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) India's job market is likely to return to pre-slowdown days in the third quarter of this fiscal as rising consumer spending is spurring demand for goods and ... Read more...

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India, US set to boost high-technology trade


March 15th, 2010 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) India and the US hope to significantly expand bilateral cooperation in critical areas like defence/strategic trade, civil nuclear cooperation, biotechnology, nano-technology and civil aviation after two-day talks ... Read more...

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Over a third of CO2 emissions ‘outsourced’ to developing nations


March 9th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 9 (ANI): A new study by scientists at the Carnegie Institution, US, has found that over a third of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions associated with consumption of goods and services ... Read more...

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India, US set to expand trade in strategic, hi-tech areas


March 9th, 2010 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 9 (IANS) India and the US are set to significantly expand bilateral trade in strategic and high technology areas after a meeting here next week of the ... Read more...

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Micro, medium industrial goods to get design makeover


February 17th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Shoppers can soon buy trendily packaged designer pickles, rural agro-products, medical equipment and village crafts off the shelves of superstores in mega cities across India. ... Read more...

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Government sets target of 250 mn broadband connections by 2012


January 28th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) As broadband penetration in India hasn't picked up in proportion to the growth of mobile subscribers, the government Thursday said it has set a target of 250 ... Read more...

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Highlights of President Patil’s speech


January 25th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Out of the box thinking required to bring down food prices with focus on farm productivity through a second Green Revolution. * Higher agriculture income will improve ... Read more...

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‘India Inc will step up hiring next quarter’


December 8th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) India Inc is all set to step up hiring in the last quarter this fiscal as employers are more optimistic than their counterparts in other nations, said ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee to launch National Skill Development Corporation today


October 20th, 2009 - 11:12 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will launch the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) here today.The launch programme of the NSDC will see the release of 12 skill ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee to launch National Skill Development Corporation


October 19th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 19 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will launch the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) here tomorrow.The launch programme of the NSDC will see the release of 12 skill ... Read more...

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World has less than 5 years to stop uncontrollable climate change


October 19th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 19 (ANI): The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has warned that the world has less than five years to get carbon emissions under control or runaway climate change will become inevitable.Scientists ... Read more...

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India’s job market strongest, says global placement report


September 8th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Indian employers are the most optimistic about hiring, says a survey by global placement company Manpower Inc, and job seekers are likely to benefit from an active ... Read more...

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At 9.7 percent, US unemployment rate highest in 26 years


September 5th, 2009 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (DPA) The US unemployment rate jumped to 9.7 percent in August, as employers slashed an additional 216,000 jobs, the Bureau of Labour Statistics reported Friday. While employers cut fewer jobs ... Read more...

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US unemployment dips to 9.4 percent


August 7th, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (DPA) The unemployment rate dipped slightly in the US in July as the rate of job losses reported slowed, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday. July's unemployment rate ... Read more...

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CII advocates industry status for realty sector


March 1st, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The Indian realty sector should be accorded an "industry status" and the integrated township development activity an "infrastructure status", the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has said ... Read more...

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High interest rates, cash crunch delay infrastructure projects: CII


January 25th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) High interest rates and credit crunch have delayed several infrastructure projects by up to six months, said a survey by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), released ... Read more...

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New software to improve design tools developed


January 14th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have developed software that will let engineers design new products by simply sketching their ideas on a tablet computer.The software, dubbed SketchCAD, ... Read more...

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US unemployment rises to 7.2 percent


January 10th, 2009 - 2:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 10 (DPA) The US unemployment rate rose to 7.2 percent in December 2008, from 6.8 percent in November, with "large and widespread" job losses "across most major industry sectors", officials ... Read more...

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Economic growth won’t be below 7 percent: Government


December 18th, 2008 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The government Thursday said the overall economic growth this fiscal would not fall below 7 percent."RBI has examined forecast of the select macroeconomic indicators by professional forecasters ... Read more...

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RBI downs repo and reverse repo rate further


December 6th, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Dec.6 (ANI):The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its bid to help out the ailing economy has announced a string of measures , including a one percent point ... Read more...

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Chefs and hairdressers are a rarity Down Under


December 2nd, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 2 (ANI): The world might be cribbing about scarcity of jobs, courtesy the financial crunch, but chefs and hairdressers in Australia remain two of the top 10 skilled occupations ... Read more...

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