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China’s n-power developers seek equity investors


July 30th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 30 (IANS) China's nuclear power developers are turning to equity investors for funding as interest rate hikes and Japan's nuclear crisis have resulted in fewer bank loans.A subsidiary ... Read more...

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6,000 Chinese got immigration visas in 2010


June 14th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 14 (IANS) More than 6,000 Chinese people received immigration visas from the US, Canada and Australia in 2010, the Beijing News reported Tuesday.The number of Chinese who emigrate ... Read more...

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New Zealand to chnage business migration policies


May 9th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (New Zealand), May 9 (IANS) New changes to business investment migration policies will come into effect from mid-2011 and it will promote the business investor immigration option to migrants ... Read more...

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Krishna leaves for Kuwait


February 25th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday left for Kuwait on a three-day visit to represent India in the oil-rich Gulf state's 50th anniversary of independence celebration. His ... Read more...

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Krishna heads to Kuwait Friday


February 24th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna heads for a three-day trip to Kuwait Friday to represent India in the celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of independence of ... Read more...

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India determined to overcome constraint of inadequate infrastructure: PM


October 27th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Oct. 27 (ANI): India is determined to overcome the constraint of inadequate infrastructure, visiting Indian Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, said on Wednesday.Participating in the Khazanah Global Lecture ... Read more...

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French politician Rachida Dati says “fellatio” comment was slip of tongue


September 28th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 28 (ANI): Former French justice minister Rachida Dati has said the reason the word inflation came out as fellatio during her talk, was because she was speaking too fast.Dati, 44, ... Read more...

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French MEP Rachida Dati confuses fellatio with inflation


September 27th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 27 (ANI): French politician Rachida Dati has had to issue an apology after she made an embarrassing blunder by confusing fellatio with inflation.Dati, 44, a former Justice Minister, who ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma invites Malaysian investments in infrastructure


July 7th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Wednesday sought greater Malaysian investments in building physical infrastructure and the participation of Malaysian sovereign investment funds.Sharma, who ... Read more...

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Sharma seeks greater Malaysian investment in infrastructure


July 7th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Wednesday sought greater investment and participation of Malaysian sovereign investment funds in building physical infrastructure in India. Sharma, who is leading a 15-member ... Read more...

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China bids for Newsweek in vain


June 18th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, June 18 (ANI): Despite failing to acquire Newsweek magazine - the country's first bid for a Western publication, China's Southern Daily Group is looking forward to make other similar purchases."The offer ... Read more...

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Pay to drive in congested areas of Delhi


May 10th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Before the Commonwealth Games, the Delhi government is planning to begin levying a charge on motorists for driving in congested areas of the capital, officials said Monday. ... Read more...

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Prosecutors launch Madoff investigation into bank and investigation company


April 7th, 2010 - 4:54 am ICT by BNO News
HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) -- Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal on Tuesday said that his office and the State Department of Banking is conducting a 'wide-ranging' investigation into allegations that ... Read more...

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Former Sarasota, FL, fund manager pleads guilty to a $162 million Ponzi scheme


February 25th, 2010 - 4:12 am ICT by BNO News
MANHATTAN, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – Former Hedge fund manager, of Sarasota, Florida, pleaded guilty to fifteen counts of securities fraud, mail fraud, and wire fraud, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara announced on ... Read more...

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India retains top slot as gold consuming nation


February 18th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 18 (IANS) A strong recovery in domestic demand during the last three quarters of 2009 helped India reclaim by the year-end its position as leading gold purchaser, having bought a ... Read more...

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India joins forces to fight climate change


October 21st, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) India and five other developing countries will join five contributor countries on the governing body of the Forest Investment Programme (FIP) in a unique partnership to combat climate ... Read more...

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B.K. Modi’s $10 mn penthouse hits headlines in Singapore


May 14th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, May 14 (IANS) In recession-hit Singapore where property prices have dived due to the economic downturn, news of Indian billionaire Bhupendra Kumar Modi moving into a $10.5-million (Rs.525 million) penthouse has ... Read more...

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China fifth largest holder of gold in the world


April 25th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): China earned 82.5 billion dollars from nearly two trillion dollars in foreign exchange reserves last year, and is now the fifth largest holder of gold in the ... Read more...

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First time since 1999, foreign investors turn net sellers


April 20th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) disposed of shares worth $11.83 billion last fiscal, turning net sellers for the first time since 1998-99, data with the Securities ... Read more...

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Kuwait investment firm closes real estate fund


August 11th, 2008 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 11 (IANS) Kuwaiti firm Global Investment House (GIH) Monday announced that it was closing its 'Global Real Estate Leasing Fund for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)' to finalise ... Read more...

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NRI investors, have your cake and eat it too! (Commentary)


July 2nd, 2008 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
By Kul Bhushan NRI investors are watching the current bearish days on the Indian stock market with trepidation. From the peak of the bull run at over 20,000 on June 8, the Sensex ... Read more...

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IMF to boost transparency of sovereign wealth funds


March 22nd, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Washington, March 22 (Xinhua) The International Monetary Fund has announced that it would adopt measures to boost the transparency of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) in view of their increasing financial influence. A ... Read more...

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