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China to boost economic reform in key industries

March 24th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 23 (IANS) China will push forward economic reform in key sectors, including energy and railways, the government said.The State Council said that it has approved a reform plan ... Read more...

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Delhi autorikshaw unions to join Tuesday stir

February 27th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, February 27 (IANS) Come Tuesday and commuters in New Delhi may face major hassles as the capital's 55,000 autorikshaws have decided to join in the national strike called ... Read more...

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China to train key professionals abroad

January 28th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 28 (IANS) To upgrade its human resources in key sectors, China is preparing to send a considerable number of professionals for overseas training at government expense by 2015.A ... Read more...

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IT market to reach $51 bn by 2014: Study

June 14th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) The Indian IT services and products market is expected to grow at 17 percent till 2014, a research study said Tuesday.According to the study brought out ... Read more...

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Key industries not boosting security to deal with escalating cyberattacks: Report

April 21st, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21(ANI): The world's water treatment plants, power grids, oil and gas facilities and other vital industries are seeing escalating cyberattacks, but are not ramping up security fast enough, according to ... Read more...

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SBI sets infrastructure credit limit at Rs.1 tn

February 11th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) India's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has set a credit limit of Rs.1 trillion (Rs.1 lakh crore/$22 billion) for the infrastructure sector, a top official ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai among world’s fastest-growing cities

October 15th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) Three Indian cities - Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Chennai - have been listed among the world's fastest-growing cities by Forbes magazine. It also called Gujarat the "most ... Read more...

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EU-India trade deal could cost lives, aid groups warn

April 26th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 26 (DPA) A planned free-trade deal between the European Union (EU) and India could cost lives if it stops Indian companies selling cheap "generic" AIDS drugs to even poorer states, ... Read more...

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Bankers expect Mexico’s economy to grow 5 percent

April 23rd, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Acapulco (Mexico), April 23 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's economy, which contracted by 6.5 percent in 2009, will grow 5 percent this year, thanks to the solid recovery that is underway, a bankers' association said ... Read more...

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Scotland seeks better collaboration with India in higher education

October 12th, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Universities of Scotland and the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for greater collaboration between the two in the field ... Read more...

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Swine flu could slow US economic growth further

September 24th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS) H1N1 influenza could slow growth in key industries and stall the already-weak GDP growth in the third and fourth quarters of 2009 in the US, says a report. ... Read more...

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Swine flu may slow growth in key U.S. industries, warns expert

September 24th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 24 (ANI): Swine flu may slow growth in key industries in America, says a health economist.Dr. Bryce Sutton, of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Business, ... Read more...

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Austria’s biggest steel maker phases out short working hours

August 28th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 28 (DPA) Austria's biggest steel maker voestalpine AG is phasing out short working hours for some 3,500 of its employees as demand for some steel products has picked up this ... Read more...

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Financial crisis not bottomed out: Wen

March 1st, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 1 (Xinhua) The global financial crisis was not yet over, said Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao during his first-ever online chat. He said China was "ready to take firmer and stronger ... Read more...

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Dubai group plans software centre in Kerala

October 1st, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 1 (IANS) One of United Arab Emirates' largest global conglomerates, the Dubai-based S.S. Lootah Group, is all set to launch a software development centre in the Technopark campus here."The Lootah ... Read more...

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