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August exports decline by 9.7 percent


September 13th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The government Thursday said India's exports during August 2012 declined by 9.7 percent and stood at $22.3 billion from $24.7 billion in the corresponding month ... Read more...

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India, Nigeria hope to have direct flights


August 16th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, Aug 16 (IANS) India is set to review the Bilateral Air Service Agreement (BASA) with Nigeria so that airlines can operate non-stop flights to both countries.Indian High Commissioner Mahesh ... Read more...

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Allahabad Bank Q1 net profit jumps 23 percent


July 30th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) State-run Allahabad Bank Monday reported a 23 percent jump in net profit at Rs.5.14 billion in the quarter ended June 2012 from Rs 4.18 billion in ... Read more...

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India, Mauritius agree to push for trade pact


July 6th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India and Mauritius Friday agreed to hasten negotiations on the proposed Preferential Trade Agreement, with a view to boost bilateral trade and enhance economic engagements.Mauritian ... Read more...

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Bollywood, fashion world unite against cervical cancer


July 1st, 2012 - 2:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A bevy of popular names from the world of fashion and Bollywood came together Saturday night to create awareness on cervical cancer.Actors Kunal Kapoor ... Read more...

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Goa makes bid to attract investment


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 22 (IANS) Goa's leading trade body and the government are hosting a one-day meet this month seeking investment in sectors like IT, entertainment, pharmaceuticals, tourism and education.Goa Chamber ... Read more...

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Shahabuddin gets bail in Pakistan drugs quota case


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) A court in Pakistan Friday granted interim bail to Makhdoom Shahabuddin, the primary candidate of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) for the post of prime minister, ... Read more...

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Slovenia aims to double bilateral trade with India


June 19th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Slovenia wants to double its bilateral trade with India in the next three years, the central European country's envoy said Tuesday."We are aiming to double our ... Read more...

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Rajasthan offers sops to industrial units


June 13th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 13 (IANS) To attract investment into Rajasthan, the state cabinet Wednesday offered various sops to prospective industrial units."These decisions of the cabinet will pave way for investment of ... Read more...

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India’s exports rise by 3.23 percent in April


June 1st, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) India's exports grew at a sluggish rate of 3.23 percent to $24.45 billion in April, while imports increased by 3.83 percent to $37.94 billion, leaving ... Read more...

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Ethiopia seeks more India knowhow, capital


May 15th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Ethiopia has liberalised norms and is keen to attract more Indian investments in the sectors like pharmaceuticals, agriculture, textiles and food processing, Ethiopian ambassador to ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan business chamber steps up trade with BRICS


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 3 (IANS) Sri Lanka's largest business chamber has signed a deal with an organization representing Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) to increase trade ties, a ... Read more...

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India’s exports drop by 5.71 percent in March


May 1st, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) India's exports fell by 5.71 percent to $28.68 billion in March while imports surged 24.28 percent to $42.58 billion, leaving a monthly trade deficit of ... Read more...

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Zambia seeks India’s help for Green Revolution


March 19th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Zambia Monday urged India to provide technical and financial support to help bring in a Green Revolution and ensure food security in the country."We can ... Read more...

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`Red Bull’ creator is dead


March 17th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, March 17 (IANS) Chaleo Yoovidhya, whose invention of energy drink Red Bull created a global sensation and made him one of Thailand's richest men, died Saturday at the age ... Read more...

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India, Italy agree to ease business visa norms


February 28th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India and Italy Tuesday agreed to liberalise business visa norms in a bid to boost bilateral trade and investments.Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma discussed ... Read more...

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China launches national drug complaints centre


February 28th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 28 (IANS) China opened a national centre to receive complaints on pharmaceuticals, health food products, cosmetics and catering.The centre handles reports of wrong-doings during research, development, production, distribution ... Read more...

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IAEA team in Tehran for talks


February 20th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A high-level delegation from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) arrived in Tehran Monday for talks on nuclear issues.The five-member delegation is led by IAEA ... Read more...

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Cash-rich Piramal picks up another 5.5 percent in Vodafone


February 4th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Piramal Healthcare Saturday announced it would buy a 5.5 percent stake in Vodafone India for Rs.3,007 crore ($618 million), taking the total stake of the ... Read more...

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India’s exports rise 6.7 percent in December


January 16th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India's exports grew 6.7 percent to $25 billion in December 2011, while imports rose to $37.8 billion, leaving a trade deficit of $12.8 billion for ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants strong economic ties with Sri Lanka


November 30th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan has sought stronger economic ties with Sri Lanka so as to enhance trade between the two countries.President Asif Ali Zardari Tuesday said Pakistan values its ... Read more...

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Fake items worth over $300 mn seized in China


November 17th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 17 (IANS) Counterfeit items including medicines and chemicals worth two billion yuan (around $315 million) have been seized in a nationwide raid in China Thursday, the government said.Police ... Read more...

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India, Czech Republic target $2 bn trade in 2012


October 10th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) India and the Czech Republic Monday agreed to liberalise business visa regime and expand bilateral trade to $2 billion in 2012 from the current year's ... Read more...

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Botswana keen to partner with India (With Images)


September 6th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Botswana is keen to have multilateral cooperation with India especially in areas like coal extraction, pharmaceuticals, diamond and manufacturing sector, its newly-appointed high commissioner Lesego Ethel ... Read more...

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Dr.Reddy’s acquires JB Chemicals business in Russia


July 23rd, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) Dr.Reddy's Laboratories Friday announced it has entered into an agreement with JB Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals to acquire its pharmaceutical prescription portfolio in Russia and other CIS ... Read more...

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Allahabad Bank profit up by 20.45 percent


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) State-run Allahabad Bank has registered a growth of 20.45 percent in profits posting a net profit of Rs.418 crore for the quarter ending June 30, a ... Read more...

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Gilani calls for strengthened Pakistan-Sri Lanka ties


July 16th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has called for wide-ranging measures to further strengthen the Pakistan-Sri Lanka relations.Talking to Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister G.L. Peiris here, ... Read more...

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Power of attorney no licence to argue case: Apex court


July 13th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that a person holding a power of attorney but not enrolled as an advocate cannot appear in a case on ... Read more...

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US health regulator approves Chennai drug plant


June 22nd, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) US health regulator, US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA), has approved the cephalosporin active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturing facility of the Chennai based bulk drug major ... Read more...

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UAE to play bigger role in Bangladesh’s growth


June 5th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 5 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates seeks to play a bigger role in helping Bangladesh achieve its growth objectives under its Vision 2021 plan, a minister said Sunday."We ... Read more...

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US approves new HIV treatment


May 21st, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS/EFE) The US Food and Drug Administration approved Friday a new treatment for AIDS which, used with other antiretroviral medications, blocks the reproduction of the HIV virus ... Read more...

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Woody Allen to make acting comeback


May 19th, 2011 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Woody Allen is set to make his acting comeback in his new film which will be shot in Rome, Italy."I'm one of the tales in ... Read more...

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Orchid Chemicals declares 30 percent dividend


May 18th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 18 (IANS) Pharmaceuticals major Orchid Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd Wednesday recommended 30 percent dividend for the year 2010-11.The company closed last fiscal with a consolidated revenue of Rs.1,786 ... Read more...

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Pawar for setting up of food processing mission


May 1st, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Minister for Food Processing Industries Sharad Pawar has mooted setting up of a National Food Processing Mission to spur the sector's growth rate from around ... Read more...

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Lincoln pharma launches ear injection


April 14th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, April 14 (IANS) City-based Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd (LPL) Thursday announced its launch of an injection for the treatment of tinnitus - or the sensation of ringing in the ear.According ... Read more...

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