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Haryana vows to improve facilities in cities


September 13th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 13 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Thursday expressed confidence that his government's urban development polices will be able to revolutionise the cities.Speaking at a conference on ... Read more...

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Kerala’s Onam thanksgiving for migrants


August 24th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 24 (IANS) At a time when people from the northeast have been fleeing cities like Pune, Bangalore and Chennai fearing reprisal over violence against Muslims in ... Read more...

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Zambia hopes to treble trade with India


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Zambia's envoy to India Thursday hoped that bilateral trade will treble from the current $190 million and also sought Indian investment in her country."Zambia is Africa's ... Read more...

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Conclave to woo investors to north India


August 8th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) With most of foreign investments coming to western and southern India, industry lobby CII is holding a conclave in November to showcase north as an ... Read more...

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India’s blackout is a wakeup call in US too


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) India's historic blackout has not only prompted inevitable calls from the United States for much needed reforms in India's energy sector, but also a great ... Read more...

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Kerala woos prospective investors from Karnataka


July 20th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 20 (IANS) The Kerala government is wooing captains of industry in Karnataka to make the coastal state a preferred investment destination."We are willing to go the extra mile ... Read more...

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Telangana issue not hampering investments, says Kiran Kumar


July 19th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N.Kiran Kumar Reddy Thursday said that the Telangana issue is not hampering the investments into the state.His statement came during an ... Read more...

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India will soon be back on high growth path: Chidambaram


July 10th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) India would soon return to high growth path soon in light of several measures being taken by the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government to reboot the ... Read more...

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Investor friendly Gujarat woos American businesses


July 10th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 10 (IANS) The Indian state of Gujarat has invited American investment, saying even in a turbulent global economic scenario and with a domestic slowdown in India, Gujarat ... Read more...

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Power, engineering sectors have potential: Pakistani PM


July 4th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 4 (IANS) Pakistan offers numerous opportunities for foreign investors, especially in engineering, power, horticulture and manufacturing sectors, said Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf.Chairing a meeting of Board of ... Read more...

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Geojit to lure Arab investors to Indian bourses


June 21st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 21 (IANS) Financial services company Geojit BNP Paribas Thursday launched its Qualified Foreign Investors (QFI) Investment service to attract cash-rich Arab investors to Indian stock markets.As a qualified ... Read more...

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Karnataka global investors’ meet kicks off


June 7th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) The second edition of the Global Investors' Meet (GIM 2012) got underway Thursday amid fanfare to promote the state as a premier investment destination in diverse ... Read more...

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Kerala has a lot to offer, Chandy tells business leaders (Lead, With images)


May 15th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Seeking to woo business leaders, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday said his state has the right ingredients to invest and nurture business, and underlined ... Read more...

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Kerala’s agenda tailor-made to attract investments: Chandy (With Images)


May 15th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday said his government has a clear development agenda that is tailor-made to attract investments, and extended his invitation to business ... Read more...

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Chandy invites India Inc to invest in Kerala


May 14th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) In a bid to attract investments to Kerala, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Monday extended invitations to India Inc to forge deeper engagements with God's Own Country."In ... Read more...

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Telenor’s failure will hit India’s image: Norwegian minister


May 12th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The failure of Telenor's $3-billion investment in subsidiary Uninor will not only impact India's investment destination image but will also have political repercussions, Norway's Trade ... Read more...

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CII Kerala to play proactive role in state’s growth


May 4th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 4 (IANS) The Kerala chapter of industry body Confederation of Indian Industry CII) Friday said it would play a more proactive role in grooming the state into ... Read more...

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Mukherjee allays US fears, says India good for investment


April 21st, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Allaying a "misapprehension" about some retroactive changes in Indian tax laws, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has assured corporate America that India was a good ... Read more...

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Kerala CM to make major pitch for investment


April 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 16 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy along with a team of officials will meet diplomats and business honchos in Delhi later this week as part of an exercise ... Read more...

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Pranab praises Mamata, says Bengal emerging as new investment destination (Lead)


April 1st, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) Even as the gap between the Congress and the Trinamool Congress has been widening on various issues, union Finance Minister and Congress stalwart Pranab Mukherjee ... Read more...

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Bengal emerging as new investment destination: Pranab


April 1st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Apr 1 (IANS) Recent developments suggest that West Bengal is emerging as the new investment destination, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Sunday."Recent developments suggests that West Bengal ... Read more...

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Asia’s largest defence exhibition kicks off Thursday


March 28th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Over 500 global defence firms from 32 countries will be displaying their land and naval warfare systems at Asia's largest military exhibition being hosted by ... Read more...

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Investment policies Bengal’s responsibility: US diplomat


February 17th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government has a responsibility to determine how it wants to attract business and then formulate policies and programmes to make ... Read more...

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Mauritius invites Indian investments


February 8th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Assuring a safe and high-return environment, Mauritius Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam Wednesday asked Indian entrepreneurs to step up investments through partnerships and joint ventures, ... Read more...

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Smart City Kochi on course: Official


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 23 (IANS) The proposed Rs.5,000 crore Smart City Kochi mega IT project will be ready on time, a top official said Monday.Speaking to reporters here, Baju George, managing ... Read more...

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US Exim Bank to diversify investment portfolio in India


January 6th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 6 (IANS) The US Export-Import Bank is looking to diversify its India portfolio, financing projects in education, healthcare and agriculture, its chairman and president Fed P. Hochberg said ... Read more...

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Bengal eyes 25 percent of India’s IT revenue by 2015


January 6th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 6 (IANS) The West Bengal government hopes to grab 25 percent of India's revenue from IT sector by 2015, state Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee said Friday and added ... Read more...

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Tata mulling coal-based ventures in Bangladesh: Industry body


December 17th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) Describing Bangladesh as an attractive investment destination, the India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IBCCI) Saturday said salt-to-software conglomerate Tata Group, whose earlier proposed $2-billion project ... Read more...

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Fact sheet on India’s retail trade industry


November 24th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Fact sheet on India's retail trade industry, in which the cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Thursday approved up to 51 percent foreign equity in multi-brand stores and chains.Size ... Read more...

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Eurozone crisis keeping Indian markets unstable: Pranab


November 23rd, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Indian currency and the stock markets are unlikely to stabilise unless the Eurozone recovers from the financial mess, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said ... Read more...

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Toyota cuts sales target in Indonesia


November 8th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Nov 8 (IANS) Indonesia's largest automobile producer, PT Toyota Astra-Motor (TAM), dropped its sales forecast this year after a flood in Thailand disrupted its supply of complete built-up units ... Read more...

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Spadework begins on Smart City Kochi


October 8th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 8 (IANS) Spadework has eventually begun on the somewhat delayed Smart City Kochi -- a 250-acre campus that seeks to eventually offer an enticing environment for offices and ... Read more...

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Kerala on a major makeover to woo investors


September 20th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) Kerala is all set for a major makeover to position itself as an attractive investment destination through the "Emerging Kerala" initiative, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said ... Read more...

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Overseas funds pump in over $588 million in volatile trading week


September 11th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) pumped in over $588 million at Indian equities markets in the week ended Friday as volatility saw benchmark indices close on ... Read more...

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Peugeot to set up Rs.4000 crore facility in Gujarat


September 2nd, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 1 (IANS) Global automobile major Peugeot Citroen Automobiles (PCA) Thursday signed an agreement with the Gujarat government to set up an automobile manufacturing plant near Sanand at ... Read more...

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