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Obama urges Congress to pass cybersecurity bill


July 20th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has urged the Congress to pass a cybersecurity bill to boost digital defence against cyber attacks.On Friday, writing in The Wall ... Read more...

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India raises overseas investment limit in government bonds (Roundup)


June 25th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) In a bid to prop up the battered rupee, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday hiked the limit of overseas investments in government ... Read more...

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Planning for Bangalore’s growth


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 22 (IANS) Sprawling malls and multi-storeyed commercial and residential complexes continue to sprout at a frenetic pace in India's technology capital.However, increasing concern that Bangalore's development is unplanned ... Read more...

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India allows foreigners to invest in domestic mutual funds


August 9th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) India Tuesday allowed foreign investors to participate in local mutual funds, allowing them to invest up to $10 billion and expanding the capital flow channels into ... Read more...

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India to set up debt fund to finance infrastructure


June 24th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) India will soon set up a debt fund to facilitate financing of long-term infrastructure projects. The government said Friday it has finalised the broad ... Read more...

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Samy Vellu to promote infrastructure projects in India


April 8th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 8 (IANS) Ethnic Indian leader S. Samy Vellu's task as Malaysia's special envoy to India and South Asia is to promote infrastructure projects in these countries ... Read more...

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India, Thailand likely to sign free trade agreement during Thai PM’s visit


April 4th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 4 (ANI): India and Thailand are expected to sign a free trade agreement in goods, services and investments during the two-day state visit of Thai Prime Minister Abhisit ... Read more...

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Foreign Direct Investment in India to be more user friendly


February 28th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said that to make the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy more user friendly, all prior regulations and guidelines have been ... Read more...

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Telecom BTS to face penalty for non-certification: Pilot


December 20th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Telecom and infrastructure companies whose base transceiver stations (BTS) do not have environmental clearance by Nov 15 will face a penalty of Rs.5 lakhs once the government ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Gujarat seeks Canadian investment in state (With Images)


September 7th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Sep 7 (IANS) A 16-member Gujarat business delegation began a week-long visit to Canada to woo businesses and companies to participate in the fifth annual 'Vibrant Gujarat' Summit ... Read more...

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HCC hives off IT division into a separate arm


May 13th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Ajit Gulabchand-promoted Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) has hived off its information technology division into a separate arm, Highbar Technologies, to tap the Rs.2,000 crore business in the infrastructure ... Read more...

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Interest of Maytas investors will be protected: Minister (Lead)


January 7th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) A "viable solution" has been found to protect the interests of those who have invested in projects of Maytas Properties, the real estate company promoted by ... Read more...

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Interests of NRIs investing in property to be protected: Government


January 7th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) The government is taking various steps to safeguard the interests of overseas Indians who have invested in property in India, according to Minister for Corporate Affairs ... Read more...

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Green India mission matches technology to Indian needs


October 25th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) The US-India Business Council (USIBC) Monday launches its first annual Green India Executive Mission, with a delegation headed for India representing some of the world's leading ... Read more...

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Industry body seeks changes in new direct tax code


October 10th, 2009 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) An industry body Saturday urged the government to remove some provisions in the Direct Tax Code draft, especially those taxing capital gains arising on indirect transfer ... Read more...

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Infrastructure companies’ tax expenses up: Assocham


September 6th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Contrary to popular belief, tax expenses of companies with the infrastructure status have gone up by 90.3 percent, a survey released here Sunday said. According to the ... Read more...

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Smart City should not be delayed any further: Infosys chief


June 5th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 5 (IANS) Infosys Technologies chief executive Kris Gopalakrishnan Friday asked the Kerala government to take quick steps to solve the hurdles that stand in the way of the Rs.1,500-crore ($316 ... Read more...

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Transformers and Rectifiers opens new plant in Gujarat


May 29th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 29 (IANS) Power transmission and distribution major Transformers and Rectifiers India Friday inaugurated its new facility for manufacturing and testing high capacity transformers at Moraiya near here. The Moraiya unit is ... Read more...

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White Flag Media and Communications Ltd. to offer specialized advertising and creative services to architects, realty and infra cos.


May 23rd, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Mumbai, May 23, 2009: White Flag Media and Communications Ltd., part of the well-diversified Sejal Group, will offer specialized advertising, creative, communication and digital services to architects, real estate and infrastructure companies. ... Read more...

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Pacnet ups stake in JV, applies for long distance licences (Lead)


March 24th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Hong Kong-based telecommunications major Pacnet Tuesday said it has increased its stake in its joint venture with FutureWorld India to 74 percent and will shortly apply for ... Read more...

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Credit crunch hits US based India infrastructure firm


February 18th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) Hit by credit crunch, India Globalization Capital Inc (IGC), a US-based company developing infrastructure in India, has reported a net loss of about $1.7 million in the last ... Read more...

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100 British firms head for India to signal business as usual


January 17th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) British Business Minister Lord Peter Mandelson is to lead a 100-strong business delegation to India next week, saying the two countries must not allow the economic downturn to ... Read more...

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Ramalinga Raju: From Andhra’s pride to disgrace (Profile)


January 7th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Satyam was the brand image of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad was identified with this company, and its founder-chairman B. Ramalinga Raju was a hero to youngsters. But overnight, arguably ... Read more...

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Satyam disputes World Bank fraud claims, demands apology


December 30th, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec.30 (ANI): Indian IT services provider Satyam Computer Services has demanded a public apology from the World Bank over claims of "providing improper benefits to bank staff and for failing ... Read more...

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Pollution solutions for telecom base stations


December 28th, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) With the demand for renewable energy solutions going up in the industrial world, Luminous Teleinfra, engaged in manufacturing packaged electrical power and power conditioning products, is offering ... Read more...

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Satyam scrip recovers on buyback plans (Lead)


December 18th, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) Amid a rally at Indian equities markets, the Satyam scrip recovered somewhat Thursday, ending trade 7.15 percent higher than the previous close, thanks to the company's plan to ... Read more...

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Satyam, Maytas scrips take a beating (Second Lead)


December 17th, 2008 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) Over 30 million shares of Satyam Computers changed hands Wednesday with the stock taking a pounding on the Indian bourses after the company's failed bid to acquire Maytas ... Read more...

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Equity markets extend gains in afternoon trade (Lead)


December 10th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Indian equities markets Wednesday built on morning gains, with a key index rising 4.2 percent or about 385 points two hours before the closing bell.The 30-share sensitive index ... Read more...

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Timeline on steps taken to bring liquidity to Indian financial system


October 15th, 2008 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Following are some of the measures taken since Sep 16 to calm nervous Indian markets amid growing global turmoil and improve domestic liquidity conditions:* Sep 16: Reserve ... Read more...

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Greasing money markets: government’s efforts to increase liquidity


October 10th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) In a bid to calm nervous markets amidst growing global turmoil and improve domestic liquidity conditions, policy makers have taken a number of measures since Sep 16.A ... Read more...

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High interest rates, input costs concern infrastructure sector


September 28th, 2008 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Investments for India's infrastructure projects are on track, but high interest rates and input costs are a major concern for developers, according to a new survey by ... Read more...

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Infrastructure companies can borrow more


September 22nd, 2008 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) The finance ministry in consultation with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday permitted infrastructure companies to borrow more funds from overseas with immediate effect.According to the ministry, ... Read more...

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External commercial borrowing norms likely to be eased (Lead)


September 22nd, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The government is exploring options to ease norms for external commercial borrowings (ECBs) to enable firms go for faster capacity building, a senior finance ministry official hinted ... Read more...

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Sterlite bags contracts worth $15.5 mn


July 14th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Leading power transmission conductors provider Sterlite Technology Ltd has bagged four contracts worth $15.5 million with leading infrastructure companies in Nigeria, Uganda, Algeria and Bangladesh. With this project, ... Read more...

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GMR awards toll project contract to Allied Digital


June 18th, 2008 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Allied Digital Services Ltd (ADSL), an IT infrastructure management services provider, has bagged a Rs.200 million contract for implementation of toll collection and traffic control solution from ... Read more...

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