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Onno Ruhl is World Bank’s new country director for India


September 10th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Onno Ruhl, a Dutch national, has taken over as World Bank's new country director for India, replacing N. Roberto Zagha, who is due to retire from ... Read more...

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Centre must decide on Telangana soon: Andhra Pradesh CM (Interview)


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kondruprolu (Andhra Pradesh), Aug 22 (IANS) The union government must take a call soon on the issue of statehood for the Telangana region, says Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. ... Read more...

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Kerala leads in growth rate in investment projects: Assocham


June 20th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 20 (IANS) Kerala is the only state in the country which saw a surge in growth of investment projects during the implementation stage in the last quarter of ... Read more...

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Kerala to float NRK bonds for development projects


June 20th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 20 (IANS) Kerala's Minister for Non-Resident Keralite Affairs K.C. Joseph Wednesday informed the Kerala assembly that the state government is working out a plan to float a 'Pravasi ... Read more...

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Russia’s policies frighten foreign investors: Ernst & Young


June 15th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Foreign investors see prospects in the Russian market but are frightened away by the country's non-transparent policies, according to a poll by British auditing firm ... Read more...

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PM sets up monitoring system to fast track projects


June 1st, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday approved setting up a monitoring system to fast track implementation of major projects with outlay of over Rs.1,000 crore, ... 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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Nepal, China to enhance trade relations, economic ties


March 26th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 25 (IANS) Nepal and China Sunday agreed to enhance trade relations and economic ties between them."I am confident that our cooperation will move forward quickly with more exchanges," ... Read more...

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China becomes top foreign investor in Germany: trade agency


March 16th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 16 (IANS) China overtook the US to become the top foreign investor in Germany in 2011 in terms of investment project numbers, according to statistics released by the ... Read more...

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Invest India inks deal with Mauritian board


February 8th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Invest India, a joint venture of the government and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Wednesday signed an agreement with the ... Read more...

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Andhra bags Rs.5.57 lakh crore investment projects


January 12th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 12 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has bagged projects involving investment of Rs.5.57 lakh crore, and the MoUs for about Rs.1 lakh crore were signed Thursday on the first day ... Read more...

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UAE, Germany hold talks


December 14th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 13 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan held talks with his German counterpart Christian Wulff who is currently on a visit to the Gulf ... Read more...

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GMR project under attack in Nepal


April 17th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 17 (IANS) Ignoring India's repeated expressions of concern at the continued attacks on Indian investment projects in Nepal, the ruling Maoists, supported by minor communist parties, went on ... Read more...

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Coming up in Bihar, thermal, biomass power plants


April 14th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 14 (IANS) Electricity-starved Bihar is setting up five thermal power plants of 7,000 MW capacity and others based on gas and biomass, say officials adding the ... Read more...

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Insecurity dogs ITC’s business safeguard plan in Nepal


February 13th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 13 (IANS) After suffering attacks and disruptive strikes in Nepal's lawless plains for years due to diminishing security and protracted political instability, Indian tobacco major ITC's strategy to ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi to inaugurate Tamil Nadu Newsprint’s new projects


January 18th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi would Wednesday lay the foundation stone for paper major Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Ltd's (TNPL) three investment projects costing Rs.377 crore.Sitting ... Read more...

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Chile government to sell stakes in water utilities


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Dec 23 (IANS/EFE) Chile Wednesday announced plans to divest its minority stakes in four water utilities, saying it expects to raise some $1.6 billion from the sales.The government is looking to ... Read more...

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England Chef de Mission describes CWG accomodation as ‘dangerous’


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London/New Delhi, Sept.23 (ANI): Craig Hunter, England's Chef de Mission for the XIXth Commonwealth Games to be held in New Delhi from October 3 to 14, has described some of the accommodation ... Read more...

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Only 35 percent of investments in Karnataka took off: Assocham


August 8th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 8 (IANS) Only 35 percent of the Rs.7.33 trillion (Rs.7.33 lakh crore) investment projects in the public and private sectors have been commissioned in Karnataka or are at various stages ... Read more...

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India offers large promising market: Oman


July 15th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) India is a promising market for Oman and the joint investment fund being set up will boost investment in both the countries, the Sultanate's Economy Minister ... Read more...

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Canadian province invites Indian investors to acquire SMEs


June 6th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 6 (IANS) The Canadian province of Saskatchewan is inviting Indian entrepreneurs to take over small and medium enterprises (SMEs) which do not have succession plans. The province also wants Indian ... Read more...

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Karnataka approves Rs.943-bn investment projects


March 29th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 29 (IANS) Karnataka Monday approved in-principle 34 projects, ranging from electrical switchgears to aerospace components, with total investment of over Rs.943 billion (Rs.94,300 crore). The projects, for which memorandum of understanding ... Read more...

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India-Arab trade fell in 2008-09: Scindia


March 11th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) India's trade with the Arab countries dropped to Rs.6 trillion ($120 billion) during 2008-09 from Rs.7.9 trillion in the previous year, parliament was informed Wednesday. "So far, no ... Read more...

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Concrete framework for Indo-Arab cooperation need of the hour: Tharoor


February 8th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.8 (ANI): Minister of State for External Affairs Dr. Shashi Tharoor on Monday called for putting in place a framework for cooperation between India and the Arab states, which ... Read more...

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Smaller Italian firms to get 300 mn euro boost


November 28th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Nov 28 (IANS/AKI) One of Italy's largest banks, the UniCredit Group, and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed a 300 million euro agreement to help small and medium-sized firms hard ... Read more...

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Spanish economy contracts less sharply in third quarter


October 30th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 30 (EFE) Spain's gross domestic product contracted again in the third quarter, although the decline relative to the previous quarter was just 0.4 percent compared with a drop of 1.1 ... Read more...

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Tatas in exploratory talks with Saudi conglomerate (With Images)


October 14th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) A high-power team from India's largest industrial house, the Tata group, led by chairman Ratan Tata, met the top brass of Kingdom Holding, controlled by Prince Alwaleed bin ... Read more...

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Bihar clears 190 investment proposals since January 2006


August 25th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 25 (IANS) The Bihar State Investment Promotion Board (SIPB) has cleared 190 investment proposals worth Rs.118,000 crore (Rs.1,180 billion/$24 billion) since January 2006, officials said. The cleared proposals include 26 ... Read more...

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Ethiopians say ’salaam’ to popular Indian envoy


July 5th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Groum Abate Addis Ababa, July 5 (IANS) Ordinary Ethiopians knock on his car window as he drives through the streets of Addis Ababa. They recognise the turbaned Indian envoy instantly and affectionately ... Read more...

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BJP will speed up foreign investment projects in India


March 31st, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 31 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party president Rajnath Singh has said that the party will speed up foreign investment projects in India if it wins the general election, with ... Read more...

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Cuba, EU to boost cooperation, political dialogue


March 20th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, March 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the European Union (EU) have decided to boost cooperation in health, education and scientific research. Businessmen from Cuba and EU countries participated in a meeting held ... Read more...

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South African economy faces ’serious danger’: Motlanthe


February 6th, 2009 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Feb 6 (IANS) Delivering his first state of the nation address here Friday, South African President Kgalema Motlanthe said that the global financial crisis posed a serious danger to the country's ... Read more...

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US House passes Obama’s economic stimulus plan


January 29th, 2009 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (Xinhua) The Democratic-controlled US House of Representatives has approved President Barack Obama's $819 billion economic stimulus plan containing emergency spending and tax cuts.The House measure, which was approved Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Roberto Zagha World Bank’s new country director for India


January 23rd, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The World Bank has appointed Roberto Zagha as the new country director for India, it was announced Friday."Zagha arrived here Friday for a one-week visit, where he ... Read more...

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