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UAE, Iraq hold bilateral talks

May 31st, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Iraq have held bilateral talks.UAE's Minister for Higher Education and Scientific Research Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan received a ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago seeks India’s help in broadband service

October 2nd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Oct 2 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago is seeking assistance from India to boost broadband services in the country.Public Administration Minister Carolyn Seepresad-Bachan said: "A critical element for the building ... Read more...

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India to invest $860,000 in ICT in Ghana

April 1st, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, April 1 (IANS) India will invest $860,000 in Ghana to support information and communication technology (ICT) development, with New Delhi committed to sharing its expertise in the area with ... Read more...

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President inaugurates PanIIT 2010 conclave

October 29th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) President Pratibha Devisingh Patil Friday inaugurated the PanIIT 2010 conclave, with alumni from all the Indian Institutes of Technology converging for a three-day networking and brainstorming session.PanIIT ... Read more...

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Arab publishers to join in Frankfurt Book Fair

October 6th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 6 (IANS/WAM) The Arab book industry will participate at the Frankfurt Book Fair in Germany this week, it was announced Wednesday.The Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage ... Read more...

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US looks for milestones for Obama’s India visit

September 21st, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) As the US prepares for President Barack Obama's visit to India, it is looking at marking achievements in areas of technology, innovation and trade besides ... Read more...

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IIT alumni keen to push Punjab growth

August 21st, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 21 (IANS) A group of former students of Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) has planned a conference of the alumni to contribute in the social and economic development of ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi launches scholarship for engineering aspirants

April 18th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 18 (IANS/WAM) At least 1,700 meritorious students of grade 12 in Abu Dhabi will participate in a scholarship programme aimed at helping engineering aspirants pursue training in advanced technology. The ... Read more...

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Pakistan allocates Rs.646 bn for public sector in 2009-10

June 13th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Pakistan has allocated Rs.646 billion ($8 billion) for the public sector in its budget for fiscal 2009-10 beginning July 1 that envisages GDP growth of 3.3 percent for ... Read more...

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Bangalore software firm opens subsidiary in Dubai

March 4th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 4 (IANS) The city-based IT solutions firm Sonata Software has set up a wholly-owned subsidiary at Dubai Internet City in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as its regional hub for ... Read more...

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Indian economy set to grow at about 6.5 percent

January 9th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 9 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Industries Ashwani Kumar has said that India is still a good growth story, as its economic fundamentals are strong. Addressing the session ''Building ... Read more...

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Canadian students protest against tuition fees

November 6th, 2008 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 6 (IANS) Thousands of students in Toronto and a dozen other major cities put down their pens and took to the streets Wednesday to seek end to tuition fees.They also ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown’s final leg of Gulf tour from Monday

November 3rd, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 3 (IANS) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is arriving in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Monday on the last leg of his whirlwind three-nation tour of the Gulf seeking contributions ... Read more...

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Parsvanath picks 38 percent stake in Nano City

July 16th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Realty major Parsvanath Developers has picked up a 38 percent stake in entrepreneur Sabeer Bhatia's much-hyped Nano City Haryana project, the company said here Wednesday. Parsvanath will ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh asks corporate not to be lax in governance

July 1st, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today said Indian firms will not be able to compete in the world unless they follow the globally recognised norms for ... Read more...

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India-UAE relations to focus on energy security: Pranab Mukherjee

May 13th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
By Naveen Kapoor Dubai, May 13 (ANI): Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said that energy security and infrastructure are the main foundations on which the relations between India and UAE ... Read more...

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EU leaders endorse plan to boost growth, jobs

March 14th, 2008 - 12:00 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Brussels, March 14 (Xinhua) The European Union (EU) leaders have endorsed a plan to implement the 27-nation bloc's flagship reform strategy to boost economic growth and jobs over the next three years. ... Read more...

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