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Geojit to lure Arab investors to Indian bourses


June 21st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 21 (IANS) Financial services company Geojit BNP Paribas Thursday launched its Qualified Foreign Investors (QFI) Investment service to attract cash-rich Arab investors to Indian stock markets.As a qualified ... Read more...

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Reduce dependence on foreign firms, says army chief


March 30th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Stressing on closer coordination between industry and the armed forces, army chief Gen. V.K. Singh said Friday that dependence on foreign firms must be ... Read more...

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India is a profitable business opportunity, PM tells Korean CEOs (Lead)


March 26th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) Investment from South Korea is a "priority" for India, visiting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday, adding that the government was taking "proactive" steps to ... Read more...

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Korean investment a priority, Posco will happen: Manmohan Singh


March 26th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) Investment from South Korea is a "priority" for India, visiting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday, adding that the government was taking "proactive" steps improve ... Read more...

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Corporate America seeks a bold India budget


March 14th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Presenting corporate America's wish list for the Indian budget, a leading US-India trade association wants India to press forward with bold economic reforms to make it ... Read more...

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No business can afford to ignore Indian ICT market: Sibal


February 28th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) No business can afford to ignore the growing information communication technology (ICT) market in India given its the demographic profile, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal said ... Read more...

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Restrict state control on businesses: Putin


January 30th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) State control over businesses should be restricted, Russian Prime Minister and presidential candidate Vladimir Putin said in an article published on his election website and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Coca-Cola plans to invest $1 bn in Mexico in 2012


January 30th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Davos, Jan 30 (IANS/EFE) The Coca-Cola Co. plans to invest $1 billion in its operations in Mexico this year as part of a $5 billion long-term investment plan, CEO Muhtar ... Read more...

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Assocham wants stock broking firms to run banks


November 5th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 5 (IANS) Stock broking firms should be permitted to operate banks as they are monitored by the regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the Associated Chambers ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Heart attack survival tied to hospital culture, organization of care


March 16th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): A new study has concluded that hospital culture and organization of care, including factors like the values and goals of the organization, and senior management involvement, may explain ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Manmohan Singh invites Japanese companies to join India’s growth story


October 25th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.24 (ANI): While projecting India as a growing and vibrant market, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Sunday invited Japanese companies to be part of India's ambitious development plans, ... Read more...

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Blackstone invests Rs.1,350 crore Moser Baer


August 18th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Optical media equipment major Moser Baer's power subsidiary Moser Baer Projects Private Limited (MBPPL) Wednesday said it has attracted an investment of Rs.1,350 crore from Blackstone. The company, ... Read more...

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Moser Baer’s energy business attracts investment of Rs.13.5 billion from Blackstone


August 18th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
New York/Mumbai, Aug.18 (ANI-Business Wire India): Moser Baer Projects Private Limited (MBPPL), a developer of power generation facilities with a diverse pipeline of thermal, solar and hydroelectric power projects has attracted an ... Read more...

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Larsen and Toubro post Rs.666 crore Q1 profit


July 27th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Engineering and constructions giant Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Tuesday registered a profit Rs.666 crore in the first quarter of this fiscal as compared to Rs.578 crore in ... Read more...

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Clinton unveils 7.5 billion dollar US aid package for Pakistan


July 19th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 19(ANI): U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday announced aid projects worth 7.5 billion dollars for Pakistan.Clinton made the announcement at the beginning of a day-long "strategic dialogue" in ... Read more...

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Data protection firm raises $5 mn venture fund


April 6th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 6 (IANS) Data protection and disaster recovery products' firm Druva Software raised $5 million (Rs.22.5 crore) venture fund from Sequoia Capital and Indian Angel Network (IAN), the company said Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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Delhi, Mumbai most preferred by home-seekers: Survey


March 29th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) New Delhi and Mumbai are considered the most preferred real estate investment destinations for this year (2010), with 62 percent of prospective buyers wanting to invest in a ... Read more...

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Indian diaspora must think beyond remittances: Manmohan Singh


January 8th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Thanking overseas Indians for the remittances to their country of origin that amounted to over $50 billion last fiscal, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday also asked ... Read more...

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Cost of installing and owning solar panels all set to fall


December 2nd, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 2 (ANI): A new research has indicated that the cost of installing and owning solar panels will fall even faster than expected.According to BBC News, the independent EU Energy Institute ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

California almond shipments to India increase 19 percent


September 2nd, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Almond shipments from California to India increased 19 percent to 39,460 tonnes in 2008-09, says a US study. According to the Almond Board of California report, India ... Read more...

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Chandigarh’s football-hockey academy shows results


August 2nd, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Aug 2 (IANS) It has been a long term investment and now the Chandigarh Football-Hockey Academy is beginning to show results.Started in 2000 by the government for children from ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Larsen and Toubro net profit triples on Ultra Tech Cement sale


July 16th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) India's largest engineering and construction major Larsen and Toubro Thursday reported a 218-percent increase in net profits for the quarter ended June 30, thanks mainly to the sale ... Read more...

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Life insurers disappointed with budget


July 6th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) The union budget for 2009-10 presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday has disappointed the domestic life insurance sector. "There is no major announcement on tax sops. It ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Reliance-partnered India Fund in Canada next month


June 24th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 24 (IANS) Toronto-based Lawrence Asset Management Inc. is re-launching the Lawrence India Fund in Canada next month in partnership with Reliance Asset Management.An open-ended mutual fund, it was ... Read more...

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Italy invites Bollywood to shoot movies at exotic locales


June 12th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani Macau, June 12 (IANS) Rome, Milan, Florence and Venice - with locales as exotic as these, the Italian tourism board is trying to woo Bollywood filmmakers here at the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

OPEC warns of consequences of oil price drop


March 15th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 15 (DPA) The decline in prices of crude oil during the worldwide recession will have medium- and long-term consequences for the international oil industry, the president of the Organisation of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Business fraternity can save the poorest from financial slowdown’’s impact: UK minister


January 21st, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.21 (ANI): Department for International Development (DFID) Minister Mike Foster here has said that the global financial slowdown is putting millions of people in poor countries at a risk of ... Read more...

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India looks to central Asia for securing oil, gas supplies


November 25th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) India is looking for greater “synergy in energy” with central Asian countries, Petroleum Minister Murli Deora said here Tuesday.Deora said ONGC Videsh Ltd, the overseas arm of ... Read more...

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World record set for sapphire at Christie’s auction


November 22nd, 2008 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Nov 22 (DPA) A world record was set when a 42-carat sapphire sold for $3.5 million at a Christie's auction, a spokeswoman said Friday.The precious stone auction, which took place the ... Read more...

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India will play role that Gulf nations are comfortable with: Manmohan


November 9th, 2008 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, Nov 9 (IANS) India will play a political, economic and strategic role that all Gulf countries are comfortable with in maintaining regional security in the Arabian Gulf, according to Prime Minister ... Read more...

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IEA urges huge investment in oil industry


November 7th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 7 (Xinhua) The oil industry needs "massive investment" to ward off a possible energy crisis in the next 20 years, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned."The immediate risk to ... Read more...

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Don’t stop investing in oil sector: UAE minister


November 3rd, 2008 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 3 (IANS) Oil and gas producers in the Middle East should continue to invest in the industry despite the fall in oil prices across the world, according to the ... Read more...

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Indian IT industry insulated from economic downturn: Nasscom


October 20th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India's IT industry is insulated from the financial crisis that has hit many economies globally, and companies here have not stopped hiring professionals either, according to a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Female bucks can sense males status and size by their mating calls


September 3rd, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 3 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Zurich in Switzerland have found that male fallow deers groans during the breeding season reveal their status and size, and the information ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Used Olympics tickets may turn out to be long term investments


August 19th, 2008 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug. 19 (ANI): Used Olympic tickets have got a second lease of life, and may eventually turn out to be good long-term investments, thanks to some popular Chinese collectors websites.Currently, ... Read more...

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