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Unfavourable levies hit Indian manufacturing: FICCI


August 12th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Several industrial sectors like tyres, electronic hardware, electrical equipment and medical instruments are suffering due to an unfavourable duty structure which makes Indian manufacturing uncompetitive, ... Read more...

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TCS profit jumps 37.4 percent in April-June quarter


July 12th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Tata Consultancy Services, the country's largest software services exporter, Thursday announced a 37.4 percent rise in net profit for the quarter ended June 30, 2012, helped ... Read more...

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Australian mining firm picks Wipro for IT solution


June 15th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) Australian mining firm MMG has selected Indian IT bellwether Wipro Technologies for providing a key IT solution as its key strategic partner, the global software services ... Read more...

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Maini firm to supply components to Airbus


April 20th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) Maini Precision Products has bagged an order from global aerospace major Airbus to supply components to its aircraft platforms, the city-based company said Friday."We have signed ... Read more...

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Hiring lower in India Inc: Survey


October 19th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) Barring the pharmaceutical and energy sectors, hiring in all other major industries is going to be subdued with a shortfall of 229,500 fresh jobs as compared ... Read more...

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3M unveils Rs.100 crore research centre in Bangalore


September 23rd, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 23 (IANS) Global innovative products maker 3M Inc Friday unveiled its Rs.100-crore India research and development (R&D;) centre in this tech hub to manufacture and localise a range ... Read more...

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Manufacturing, engineering firms up hiring from smaller cities


August 20th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Companies, especially from manufacturing and engineering sectors are increasingly hiring people from smaller cities to minimise costs and reduce attrition rate, a survey revealed Saturday.Manufacturing ... Read more...

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Campus recruitment up 32 percent in April-June quarter


July 25th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The recruitment of freshers from campuses rose 32 percent year-on-year in the April-June first quarter of current fiscal, led by increased hiring by IT and ... Read more...

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$1 billion fund to spur industrial innovations: Pitroda


March 24th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) In a move to support and spur new innovations for various industry segments in the country, the National Innovation Council would set up a venture ... Read more...

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Bharat Fritz to invest Rs.350 cr for expansion plans


January 25th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 25 (IANS) India's leading machine tools manufacturer Bharat Fritz Werner Ltd (BFW) plans to invest Rs.350 crore over the next five years in capacity expansion, diversification and acquisition to scale ... Read more...

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Only one in 10 graduate employment seekers will get jobs


September 17th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 17 (IANS) The Indian job market has picked up, yet only one out of 10 graduates seeking employment will find a job, says a survey on hiring trends in 2010. "This ... Read more...

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IT/ITes is no hot sector for job seekers post meltdown


September 15th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 15 (IANS) The global meltdown has knocked out the information technology and enabled services (IT/ITes) as the top job creator and pushed it to the fourth place, says a survey ... Read more...

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Chennai fashion show for budding designers


June 4th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, June 4 (ANI): Budding fashion designers of 'Pearl Academy of Fashions' showcased their skills at a fashion show organized here on Thursday evening.Designer students exhibited their fashion designs through outstanding fashion ... Read more...

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Leave corporate salaries to market forces: India Inc


October 5th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The need for austerity in these trying times is understandable, but India Inc cannot ignore the market forces to determine salaries to attract the best talent ... Read more...

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Indian firms want tougher quality norms on Chinese goods


June 14th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Hit by the influx of cheaper Chinese goods in the domestic market, India's small and medium enterprises (SMEs) want tougher safeguard duties and quality norms to be ... Read more...

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US firm sets up $20-mn facility in Chennai


May 11th, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 11 (IANS) The US-based welding consumables product company Lincoln Electric inaugurated its $20-million plant near Chennai Monday. The 100,000 square feet plant in Mahindra World City, a special economic zone (SEZ), ... Read more...

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BOC in talks with R-ADAG for supplying speciality gas


October 24th, 2008 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 24 (IANS) Industrial gas maker BOC India is in talks with Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (R-ADAG) for supplying speciality gas for its planned project to generate energy from photovoltaic ... Read more...

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Integration of UK’s Axon with Infosys to be considered after acquisition


August 27th, 2008 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) IT bellwether Infosys Technologies Wednesday said the process of integrating the UK-based Axon Group with itself would be considered only after the completion of acquisition. "The issue of ... Read more...

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‘India’s manufacturing sector to grow by 9.5 percent’


August 3rd, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) India's manufacturing sector is expected to grow by 9.5 percent in 2008-09, up from 8.8 percent last fiscal, according to a survey by an industry lobby. The ... Read more...

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UAE emirate attracts Indian investors


March 25th, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, March 25 (IANS) Thirty percent of the $2 billion foreign direct investment in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah in the UAE has come from Indian companies, according to its investment ... Read more...

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