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Argentine oil firm looks to attract investors


August 31st, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) The CEO of Argentine state-run oil firm YPF has expressed confidence in the company's future and urged multinational corporations to come on board as partners ... Read more...

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Over $50 bn illicitly transferred from Africa annually: Mbeki


August 16th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 15 (IANS) Over $50 billion is illicitly transferred from Africa annually with multinational corporations being the main culprits, said former South African president Thabo Mbeki here Wednesday.Mbeki, chairman ... Read more...

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Singapore 4th most desirable place to work: Survey


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, May 2 (IANS) Singapore has moved up two spots to become the world's fourth most desirable place to live and work, while the US, Britain and Australia remained the ... Read more...

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Protection of manufacturing major political consideration: Sharma


April 20th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Puerto Vallarta (Mexico), April 20 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma has said protection of the manufacturing sector is a major political consideration, even as India is trying to further integrate ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh grocery shops, eateries on 3-day strike


April 9th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 9 (IANS) Eateries and grocery shops across Madhya Pradesh went on a three-day-long strike from Monday in protest against proposed Food Safety and Standards (FSS) Act.The bandh call ... Read more...

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China sees threat from foreign surveillance products


March 28th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) Warning of a potential national threat posed by excessive reliance on foreign surveillance equipment, standards and software, officials in China want the country to reduce such ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Increasing opportunities for women-led businesses in India


March 11th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 11 (IANS) An American organization that connects women-run businesses to multinational corporations around the world plans to help women business owners in India to sell their solutions, create ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Drug trials should follow procedures: Azad


February 6th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 6 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Monday drug trials should be as per laid down procedures."Clinical trials have to be there, but going for a clinical ... Read more...

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SC issues notice to Centre on clinical trials


February 6th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central government on a plea seeking investigation into illegal and unethical clinical trials of drugs which are ... Read more...

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FDI decision ill-timed, UPA caught in dilemma: Jaitley


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Calling for a rollback of the "ill-timed" decision to allow 51 percent foreign equity in multi-brand retail, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley ... Read more...

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Shopkeepers protest but shoppers don’t mind foreign retailers (Afternoon Lead)


December 1st, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Protests over the entry of global retail chains such as Wal-Mart and Carrefour saw tens of thousands of shop-owners downing their shutters across India ... Read more...

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Odisha wants rollback of FDI decision


November 28th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 28 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Monday criticised the central government for not consulting states before allowing foreign equity in the retail sector and demanded that ... Read more...

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Foreign takeover of Indian drug-makers leaves ministry worried


August 4th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The department of pharmaceuticals has expressed concern over the impact on domestic medicine prices due to a spate of takeovers of Indian drugs makers by ... Read more...

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Randstad to focus on pharma, IT


April 29th, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) The Netherlands based human resource services company Euro 14.2 billion revenue Randstad is betting big on large banking financial services and insurance (BFSI), information technology (IT) ... Read more...

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Diplomacy is conduct of relations aimed at reconciliation: Vice President Ansari


March 11th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 11 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari today said that Diplomacy is the conduct of relations among political entities aimed at reconciliation and accommodation of viewpoints and interests.Delivering "Annual ... Read more...

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Academic innovations need to be brought to market place: Sibal


January 8th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) Favouring the mechanism for a university to leverage and sell its own intellectual property so that it can recoup the profits, Union Minister of Human Resource Development Kapil ... Read more...

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Media exposure rocked mining boat in Niyamgiri: Filmmaker


November 26th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Nov 26 (IANS) International media exposure acts like oxygen and helps to optimise the effect of people's agitations against rampaging multinational corporations, according to a leading Indian documentary filmmaker. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Multinationals seeking to control global farming’


October 25th, 2010 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Nagoya (Japan) Oct 25 (IANS) The world's largest seed and agrochemical corporations are filing hundreds of sweeping, multi-genome patents by saying they are developing "climate-ready" crops that will grow in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

South Africa partners Delhi firm for expat golf tourney


October 14th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The expatriate population of golfers from 36 countries will prove their putting skills during a daylong golf tournament, the Expat Cup, Oct 16 in Gurgaon.Altogether 160 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Make corporates answerable: Bangladesh information chief


July 22nd, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 22 (IANS) Bangladesh's Chief Information Officer (CIC) wants that the Right to Information Act be amended to cover corporate offices and MNCs operating in the country to effectively combat corruption. ... Read more...

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BJP opposes FDI in multi-brand retail


July 7th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday warned the government against taking any "hasty steps" to further open up the retail sector and called for a "blanket ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Analysis and outcome of Toronto G-20 summit


July 1st, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): The G-20 Summit held in Toronto June 27 and 28 was heavy on promises and lean on concrete action items, notes the Task Force on Financial Integrity and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Beleaguered Left Front talks of rectification, struggle


June 21st, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) Smarting under a series of electoral debacles, West Bengal's ruling Left Front Monday sought to pep up the morale of its cadres ahead of next year's assembly polls ... Read more...

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Ford workers seek government intervention


June 18th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 18 (IANS) The newly-formed employees union at Ford India has sought the government's intervention in making the car company start negotiations with it. "We have sent a letter to the Deputy ... Read more...

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‘Third of India’s food industry unaware of safety standards’


June 9th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Nearly a third of the players in India's food industry are not aware about safety standards and related rules, as per a survey conducted by a leading ... Read more...

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Obama’s jobs policy will hurt US MNCs most (Comment)


January 31st, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
By Bala Rajaraman Politics, like fashion, is all about the "here" and the "now". In Washington, the current spotlight is on American jobs or the lack thereof and rightfully so. But what ... 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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Civil servant in Tamil Nadu declares his assets


November 12th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 12 (IANS) In what he said was his contribution to the war against corruption, Namakkal District Magistrate U. Sagayam has done what few civil servants would dare: declare his assets. Much ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

West Bengal may modify agri-marketing act


October 3rd, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Barasat (West Bengal), Oct 3 (IANS) The West Bengal government is planning to modify its Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) Act, Minister of Agricultural Marketing Mortaza Hossain said here Saturday. "The state is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indians have the highest trust in business


July 31st, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 31 (IANS) Trust in business is recovering significantly in some of the world's largest markets with India and China most positive about business and the US rebounding from ... Read more...

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Mexican economy shrinks 8.2 percent in first quarter


May 21st, 2009 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 21 (EFE) Mexico's gross domestic product fell 8.2 percent during the first quarter compared with the same period last year, the country's statistics agency INEGI said Wednesday. As recently ... Read more...

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India unveils largest auction of hydrocarbon assets (Lead)


April 9th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India Thursday announced the auctions for 80 more hydrocarbon assets in the country, including 10 for coal-bed methane, in the largest such exercise under its new policy ... Read more...

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India announces largest ever auction of hydrocarbon assets


April 9th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India Thursday announced the auctions for 80 more hydrocarbon assets in the country, including 10 for coal-bed methane, in the largest such exercise under its new policy ... Read more...

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India faces another Mumbai type attack: US think tank


March 26th, 2009 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 26 (IANS) Despite India's decision to move the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket tournament to South Africa out of security fears, another major terror attack in the ... Read more...

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Multinationals eye China’s Northeast despite global downturn


March 22nd, 2009 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Shenyang (China), March 22 (Xinhua) Multinational corporations are closing factories and pulling back investment amid the global economic downturn, but not in China's Northeast. Business executives attribute their optimism and initiatives there to ... Read more...

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