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FTA would complement Indian reforms: New Zealand minister

July 27th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 27 (IANS) A free trade agreement (FTA) between New Zealand and India would complement the Indian government's domestic economic reform programme by opening up India businesses to limited ... Read more...

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A political Anna would be more effective in fighting corruption: Imran

January 31st, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan Monday said if social activist Anna Hazare forms a party and captures power then he would be far more effective in ... Read more...

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High energy prices will hamper growth: Mukherjee

May 3rd, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India may not be able to achieve the targeted 9 percent growth during the current fiscal if crude oil prices in the international market ... Read more...

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Another Qantas plane makes emergency landing

November 13th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 13 (IANS) Australia's Qantas airlines was plagued with more engine problems Saturday, with a plane carrying 234 passengers to Melbourne forced to return to Perth, making it the third such ... Read more...

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Drum beats wake up Mumbai, Govindas seek pot of luck

September 2nd, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Mumbaikars woke up to beating of drums on Janmashtami Thursday as Govindas got together at their venues to strategise and form human pyramids to reach 'dahi handis' ... Read more...

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Concern over inflation overblown, says chief statistician

August 19th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) India's headline inflation will dip further in coming months and will be at manageable level by the year end, the country's chief statistician, T.C.A. Anant, said here Thursday. ... Read more...

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No intention to interfere with regulators: Pranab

July 20th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 20 (IANS) The government has no intention to intervene in the autonomous role of regulatory bodies, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said here Tuesday. All the regulators in different sectors would ... Read more...

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‘Goods and Services Tax’ and ‘Direct Taxes Code’ to come into effect from April 1

February 26th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday tabled the General Budget for 2010-2011 in Parliament eyeing upon bringing back the deficits of the country to manageable ... Read more...

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Nadal eases ahead on day of domination at Australian Open

January 20th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 20 (DPA) Defending champion Rafael Nadal followed Wednesday's relaxed formbook a day after a crush of 87 matches, powering past Slovak outsider Lukas Lacko 6-2, 6-2, 6-2 to lead ... Read more...

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Foodgrain prices to come down in a month: Pranab

November 9th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Soaring foodgrain prices are set to come down "after a month or so" as a result of steps taken to import food and build up a buffer, ... Read more...

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Revival of India’s merchandise exports on the horizon (Comment)

November 8th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Sushma Ramachandran The outlook for India's merchandise exports now looks set to improve over the next few months, giving rise to hopes that a positive growth will finally be recorded by ... Read more...

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Fighting climate change good for industry: UN body

September 7th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Fighting climate change does not contradict development goals, instead it offers "enormous economic opportunities", says the 2009 report of the UN Conference on Trade and Development (Unctad). Released ... Read more...

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Oz selectors endorse `Punter’ Ponting as skipper till 2011 World Cup

May 4th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 4 (ANI): Ricky Ponting will continue to lead Australia in all three forms of the game until the 2011 World Cup.The chairman of selectors, Andrew Hilditch, said he would not ... Read more...

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India needs sustainable stimulus, growth forecast 5 percent: ADB (Lead)

March 31st, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, March 31 (Xinhua) India's economic growth will slow to 5 percent in 2009, and authorities should adopt more sustainable stimulus plans to ensure long-term inclusive growth, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) ... Read more...

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Taliban can’t be defeated: British commander

October 5th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) The senior-most British army commander in Afghanistan says the international community should strike a political deal with Taliban militants as they cannot be defeated militarily.“We're not going to ... Read more...

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