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Nivedita Bhasin becomes first woman B-787 Dreamliner pilot


September 20th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Senior Air India pilot Capt Nivedita Bhasin has become the first woman to command the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner which landed in New Delhi Wednesday, an ... Read more...

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Canon expects Rs.100 crore revenue in five years


September 19th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Japanese major Canon, which recently entered the cinematography imaging domain in India by launching a Cinema EOS product line, Wednesday said it is expecting to clock ... Read more...

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Chinese firm to invest $2 bn to expand operation in Britain


September 12th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) China's telecom equipment giant Huawei Technologies has announced that it planned to invest 1.3 billion British pounds ($2 billion) to expand its operation in Britain ... Read more...

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Kerala’s health sector gets Rs.2,150 crore investment


September 11th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 11 (IANS) DM Healthcare, a leading conglomerate in the country and the Middle East, Tuesday announced an investment of over Rs.2,150 crore to create 3,100 hospital beds ... Read more...

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Chinese firm sets up joint venture with Indian partner


August 21st, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 21 (IANS) Chinese construction equipment manufacturer Zoomlion Tuesday clinched a deal to set up a joint venture plant in India with ElectroMech, India's largest industrial crane manufacturer, Xinhua ... Read more...

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DreamWorks Animation in five-year deal with 20th Century Fox


August 21st, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Top notch American studio DreamWorks Animation has entered into a new five-year distribution agreement with another well-known banner, 20th Century Fox.Under the terms of ... Read more...

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Government to focus on skill development: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The government proposes to train eight crore people in skill development over the next five years, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced Wednesday."This is an ... Read more...

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Every house will get power in five years: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Electricity will be provided to every household in the country in the next five years, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday.Addressing the nation from ... Read more...

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Steps to boost Indian apparel exports on anvil


August 7th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 6 (IANS) India's textiles ministry is mulling a series of measures to boost export of readymade garments (apparel) despite growing competition from countries like Bangladesh, Vietnam, Kampuchea and ... Read more...

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CESC gears up to handle 3,000 MW distribution capacity


July 27th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) CESC Ltd, an R.P.-Sanjiv Goenka Group company, Friday said it is gearing up for building the back-end infrastructure which would be capable of handling distribution capacity ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola, Jain Irrigation to showcase modern mango farming in Andhra


July 24th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) In a joint effort, Coca-Cola India and Jain Irrigation System plan to train around 50,000 mango farmers in ultra high density plantation (UHDP) techniques over the ... Read more...

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Australian economy grows at 3.2 percent


July 23rd, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, July 23 (IANS) Australia's economy has recorded a 3.2 percent growth in the year to June 2012, said a report by Australia's leading private sector economic advisory released Monday.That ... Read more...

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Indian small and light commercial vehicles to log 18 percent growth


July 20th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 19 (IANS) The Indian small and light commercial vehicle (SCV and LCV) segment is expected to log a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18 percent over the ... Read more...

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Plan panel approves Rs.57,800 crore for Uttar Pradesh


July 18th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Planning Commission Wednesday approved a Rs.57,800 crore outlay for Uttar Pradesh for the 2012-13 fiscal.The annual plan package is of Rs.57,000 crore, while Rs.800 ... Read more...

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To get Rs.100,000 crore investment, Badal promises the moon


July 18th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 18 (IANS) Uninterrupted 24-hour power supply, three international airports, world-class road connectivity, lower power tariff, single window clearances and much more -- the Punjab government is offering the ... Read more...

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India-Nepal trade could reach $10 bn by 2017: Envoy


July 5th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July5 (IANS) Bilateral trade between India and Nepal could touch $10 billion over the next five years, its envoy to India said Thursday."Our trade with India has shown good ... Read more...

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Metro Tyres to invest Rs.100 crore to expand production


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) In line with the robust two-wheeler sales in the country, Metro Tyres will expand its production capacity, investing Rs.100 crore in the next five ... Read more...

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Boost for Odisha’s Dhamra port expansion plan


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 3 (IANS) The expansion plan of Odisha's Dhamra port got a boost with authorities Tuesday successfully conducting a public hearing in a village near the port, an official ... Read more...

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Remove non-tariff barriers in pharma sector: India


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The government will raise at various international fora the issue of non-tariff barriers imposed by the US and European countries on the import of Indian ... Read more...

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Chinese region eyes 15 mn tourists by 2015


June 27th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) China's picturesque Xishuangbanna region near the Myanmar border is planning to attract 15 million tourists annually by 2015.Lu Yonghe, deputy head of Xishuangbanna Dai prefecture, said ... Read more...

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Over 20,000 ponds dug in Bengal in last one year


June 27th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) Altogether 20,608 ponds have been dug in West Bengal over the past one year creating 1.25 crore man days of work under the Mahatma Gandhi National ... Read more...

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UCO Bank focusing on lending to retail, SME and farm sector


June 26th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) UCO Bank is focusing on lending to retail, SME and farm sectors as the capital-to-risk weightage was lower in these categories, the bank's chairman said Tuesday.Bank's ... Read more...

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Group to build 500 schools across country


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) Round Table India (RTI), a non-profit organisation which has tie-ups with several state governments, will build 500 school blocks across the country in the next five ... Read more...

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World Bank to give $60 mn for bridges in Nepal


June 21st, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 21 (IANS) Nepal will receive $60 million from the World Bank for construction, improvement and maintenance of bridges, the government said.The funding is being made through the bank's ... Read more...

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Indonesia keen to expand trade with India: envoy


June 17th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 17 (IANS) India is Indonesia's fourth largest trading partner and bilateral trade is expected to zoom from $20 to $45 billion by 2015, Indonesian ambassador Andi M. Ghalib ... Read more...

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Anti-ragging helpline for Uttar Pradesh colleges soon


June 16th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 16 (IANS) All engineering, management and medical colleges and professional institutes in Uttar Pradesh will soon have a state-level 24x7 anti-ragging helpline.An action plan in this regard ... Read more...

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Putin calls for new long-range bomber and UAVs


June 15th, 2012 - 7:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 15 (IANS) Russia must start developing a long-range bomber aircraft and a range of military unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) or drones as these were "most important areas of ... Read more...

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Raymond to open tailoring academies across India


June 14th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Renowned clothing brand Raymond, seeking to promote the tailoring trade, will open 20 tailoring academies and numerous workshops across the country in the next five years, ... Read more...

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Olympus to cut 2,700 jobs


June 9th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Olympus, the Japanese camera and medical equipment maker, will cut 2,700 jobs in next five years, it was reported here.The company lost 49 billion yen ($618 ... Read more...

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RIL to invest Rs.1 trillion in five years: Mukesh Ambani


June 7th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) plans to invest nearly Rs.1 trillion ($18 billion) on expansion of its retail, petrochemical and telecom businesses in India over the next ... Read more...

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‘India single most important focus’ for US luxury brand Zippo


June 6th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) India is the "single most important focus right now", says US luxury goods maker Zippo, which has just produced its 500 millionth lighter and is ... Read more...

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Realty business hots up in Bengal


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) Even as industrialists worry over the slow pace of reforms hitting industrial resurgence in West Bengal, one business is growing by leaps and bounds in the ... Read more...

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‘India, US need to foster women entrepreneurship’


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India and the US need to engage more to develop entrepreneurship among women, an American diplomat said as the two countries are scheduled to deliberate ... Read more...

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DLF Brands to open 10 lifestyle multi-brand retail stores


May 24th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Realty major DLF's lifestyle retail subsidiary DLF Brands Thursday said it plans to open around 10 multi-brand retail "AVE.NEU" outlets by the end of fiscal ... Read more...

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Bangladesh discovers 137 mn barrels of oil


May 20th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 20 (IANS) The Bangladesh Oil, Gas and Mineral Corporation - popularly known as Petrobangla - Sunday announced the discovery of 137 million barrels of oil in two old ... Read more...

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