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IAC supporters disrupt Scindia’s meeting


September 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 11 (IANS) Supporters of India Against Corruption (IAC) Tuesday clashed with Congress workers during a press meeting being held by union Minister of State for Commerce and ... Read more...

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Gold imports drop by 18.4 percent in April-June quarter


August 30th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Gold imports in India fell by 18.4 percent to Rs.71,912 crore in the first quarter of the current financial year, largely due to a sharp ... Read more...

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Land takeover begins for Delhi-Mumbai corridor


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Five of the six states through which the proposed $100 billion Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) would pass, have started the process of land acquisition, Minister ... Read more...

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Only 4 states, UTs support FDI in retail: Government


August 8th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Only four states and union territories have formally supported allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, signifying little backing for the Indian government's move ... Read more...

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India wants to cooperate with Cuba in energy, telecom


July 14th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 14 (IANS) India has expressed interest in expanding cooperation with Cuba in the sectors of energy, telecommunications and tourism, a media report said here.Indian Minister of State for ... Read more...

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ONGC-led consortium to invest $3 billion in Venezuela


July 11th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The overseas arm of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC Videsh), in partnership with other government-run firms, plans to invest $3 billion to explore oil ... Read more...

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Colombia to ratify tax treaty with India by year-end


July 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 8 (IANS) Colombia is likely to ratify double taxation avoidance agreement (DTAA) with India by the end of this year, which will help boost flow of two-way investments.Colombia's ... Read more...

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India business delegation visits South America


July 6th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) A 25 member business delegation led by Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya Scindia is visiting South American countries of Colombia and Venezuela, ... Read more...

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Assam industry bats for tea as national drink


May 19th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 19 (IANS) Although the union government has voiced reservations, Assam's tea bodies are insisting that tea be declared the country's national drink.Minister of State for Commerce and Industry ... Read more...

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India mulling free trade pacts with African countries


May 15th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) India is exploring possibilities of entering into free trade pacts with regional groupings of African countries such as the 19-nation Common Market for Eastern and ... Read more...

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India’s share in global trade up: Minister


May 9th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Admitting that India's trade deficit has grown, the government Wednesday said the country was still performing better than most countries and its share in global ... Read more...

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Exports held out despite slowdown but outlook cloudy (2011 in Retrospect)


December 25th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Despite the global downturn and major fluctuation in the value of the rupee, India's merchandise exports logged a robust rise during 2011 with experts attributing ... Read more...

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Rahul to open mega Youth Congress show in Delhi (Lead)


November 26th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will inaugurate a national level convention of the newly-elected office bearers of the Indian Youth Congress (IYC) here Monday. ... Read more...

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For South Africa, Delhi trade fair is road to global market


November 15th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Nov 15 (IANS) South Africa's art and craft sector views its participation in the annual India International Trade Fair (IITF) as a big opportunity to promote its national culture ... Read more...

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US rating downgrade won’t hurt Indian exports: Scindia


August 29th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) India's exports, which surged almost 46 percent in the April-June quarter, are unlikely to be much impacted because of the US' credit rating downgrade that ... Read more...

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All sections concerned over graft: Jyotiraditya


August 27th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya Scindia Saturday said concern about corruption was not in Ramlila ground alone -- where social activist ... Read more...

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Speculation on cabinet reshuffle intensifies


June 27th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Speculation is rife in government and political circles about an impending cabinet reshuffle to bring a new look to the 25-month-old UPA-II government battered ... Read more...

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Government serious about fighting graft: Jyotiraditya


June 8th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The government is "extremely serious" about fighting corruption, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya Scindia said Wednesday."The government is seized of the ... Read more...

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Congress protests remarks by BJP leaders on ministers


May 23rd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 23 (IANS) The Congress in Madhya Pradesh Monday took out a march to protest alleged derogatory remarks by the state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief against four ... Read more...

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Argentina buys Indian pharma products worth $200 million


May 4th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Argentina has assured India of reviewing a ban on imported pharmaceutical products and announced the purchase of drugs worth $150-$200 million from Indian firms, a ... Read more...

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Indian minister arrives in Uruguay (Lead, correcting designation)


May 3rd, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Montevideo, May 2 (IANS) Indian Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya Scindia arrived in Uruguay Monday, leading a business delegation, Prensa Latina reported.Scindia will meet Uruguayuan Foreign Minister ... Read more...

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Updated India-Mercosur PTA on agenda: Uruguayan envoy


April 30th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Uruguay is open to upgrading the preferential trade agreement (PTA) between the Latin American trade bloc Mercosur and India to reflect the new realities of ... Read more...

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Scindia heads Indian business team to Uruguay, Argentina


April 27th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) With the growing importance of the Latin American market, powered by its rising economies that are warming up to India, Minister of State for Commerce ... Read more...

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Politicians, actors congratulate Team India on World Cup victory


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 3 (ANI): Politicians and Bollywood personalities congratulated Team India on its World Cup triumph on Saturday.An ecstatic Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya Scindia said the Indian ... Read more...

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India-Chile trade to reach $2.4 billion


March 25th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) Trade between India and Chile is expected to touch $2.4 billion this year, Chile's ambassador Cristian Barros said Friday.Barros made the comment on the sidelines of ... Read more...

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BJP win both seats in Madhya Pradesh (Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 17 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday won both the assembly seats of Kukshi and Sonkatch which had been held by the Congress for the past ... Read more...

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India can become world’s food basket in next two decades: Scindia


February 13th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): India can become the food basket of the world in the next two decades, said Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya Scindia.Addressing a function here ... Read more...

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Congress workers await leaders in by-polls campaign


February 8th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 8 (IANS) The Congress is yet to field its top leaders in the campaign for by-elections to two Madhya Pradesh assembly seats Feb 14, where vote hunting has entered ... Read more...

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Cabinet reshuffle today, major changes in portfolios expected


January 19th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): The reshuffle and expansion of Union Council of Ministers will take place this evening.Official sources said the swearing-in ceremony is likely to be held at 5 ... Read more...

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Cabinet reshuffle expected in next 24 hours


January 18th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.18 (ANI): A reshuffle of the Union Cabinet is expected in the next 24 hours, according to informed sources.The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, met Congress president Sonia Gandhi ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh discusses Cabinet reshuffle with Sonia Gandhi


January 18th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Tuesday met Congress President Sonia Gandhi amid speculation that a reshuffle of the Union Council of Ministers is on ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh meets President Patil, cabinet reshuffle speculated


January 17th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, met President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Monday evening amid speculations of cabinet reshuffling likely to take place later this week.Today's ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to meet President Patil, may discuss cabinet reshuffle


January 17th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, is likely to meet President Pratibha Devisingh Patil at around 6 p.m. on Monday to discuss a reshuffle of his ... Read more...

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Cabinet reshuffle likely after January 14


January 11th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, is likely to reshuffle the Union council of ministers after January 14.Congress President Sonia Gandhi has already held two rounds ... Read more...

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BCCI panel’s proceedings against Lalit Modi stayed


December 25th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Saturday stayed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) disciplinary committee's proceedings against suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi, saying ... Read more...

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