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UP to expedite implementation of new industrial policy


September 21st, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has directed various departments to expedite the implementation of the new industrial policy.The Infrastructure and Industrial Investment Promotion Policy 2012 was announced ... Read more...

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Kerala woos prospective investors from Karnataka


July 20th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 20 (IANS) The Kerala government is wooing captains of industry in Karnataka to make the coastal state a preferred investment destination."We are willing to go the extra mile ... Read more...

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Focus on IT industry’s issues: Microsoft urges Indian government


May 11th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) In spite of its tremendous potential, India's information technology (IT) industry has been suffering due to several issues which the government needs to focus on, a ... Read more...

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Cheers! Karnataka to brew more wines for global markets


March 1st, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 1 (IANS) As India's second largest producer of grapes after Maharashtra, Karnataka is pulling out all the stops to become a preferred destination for setting up wineries to ... Read more...

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Karnataka unveils animation policy to woo investments


February 29th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 29 (IANS) Tech-savvy Karnataka Wednesday unveiled a special policy on animation, visual effects, gaming and comics (AVGC) to attract investments and generate employment for thousands of educated ... Read more...

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Planning for Bangalore’s growth


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 22 (IANS) Sprawling malls and multi-storeyed commercial and residential complexes continue to sprout at a frenetic pace in India's technology capital.However, increasing concern that Bangalore's development is unplanned ... Read more...

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Business as usual for Indian companies in Maldives


February 12th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) It is business as usual for Indian companies and the economic interests of India are safe in the Maldives, wracked by political tumult and violence ... Read more...

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Indian investments safe in Maldives, says envoy


February 10th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Indian investments in politically troubled island nation of the Maldives are safe, the country's envoy to India said Friday."All investments and people are safe, ... Read more...

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Himachal to develop eco-tourism in Sangla Valley


December 27th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 27 (IANS) To promote eco-tourism, Himachal Pradesh Tuesday decided to develop camping sites in the picturesque Sangla Valley in Kinnaur district.Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal asked the state-run ... Read more...

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Microsoft ‘disappointed’ with hold back on retail FDI


December 9th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) Microsoft Thursday said it is "very disappointed" with the central government's decision to hold back Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail trade, stressing "FDI in ... Read more...

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Connect 2011 to start in Chennai Dec 20


November 28th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) The 11th edition of Connect 2011, the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) event of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will be held here from Dec ... Read more...

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Custom made in India - holidays for LGBTs


November 28th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The romance between India and gay tourists is growing and, cashing in on the interest, many Indian and international gay travel agencies are keenly pursuing ... Read more...

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Global firms line up with offers for IIM-B grads


November 2nd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 2 (IANS) Global consulting and financial firms have queued up with pre-placement offers and interviews to hire the post-graduate programme (PGP) course students of the premier Indian Institute ... Read more...

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Agra top favourite tourism spot


August 1st, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Around 80 lakh tourists visited the Agra Archaeological Circle, comprising eight monuments, in 2010-11 with the Taj Mahal the top favourite.The Agra circle wrested the ... Read more...

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No impact of political controversies on investment: Mukherjee


July 26th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) On the day former telecom minister A. Raja sought to drag Prime Minister Manmohan Singh into the second generation (2G) spectrum case, Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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PM hints at Cairn-Vedanta deal clearance


May 29th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, May 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said that India was still a preferred destination for foreign investment and assured that issues relating ... Read more...

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Guess who wants a home in Himachal? 65,000 people


May 10th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 10 (IANS) Over 65,000 people from across the country want to buy a home in hilly Himachal Pradesh, with around 8,000 of them looking for a place in ... Read more...

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Himachal plans major development around Pong wetlands


February 9th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 9 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government will launch large scale infrastructure development in the Kangra Valley to promote the Pong Dam wetlands there, an official said Wednesday. The decision comes ... Read more...

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High courts to get special wings for commercial disputes


February 6th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 6 (IANS) The proposed commercial divisions of high courts will help resolve commercial disputes speedily, Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily said Sunday.He told the 17th Commonwealth Law Conference here that ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh to host major IT event in March


January 27th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh will organize a two-day IT conference and exhibition March 1 and 2 in Hyderabad to project itself as the most preferred IT destination.IT Minister Ponnala Lakshmaiah ... Read more...

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IT firms prefer Punjab as investment destination: Survey


January 20th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 20 (IANS) Punjab has emerged as a preferred destination for investments in the field of Information Technology (IT) due to its infrastructure and high quality of life, an investor perception ... Read more...

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India offers scholarships to Malaysians


January 18th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 18 (IANS) The Indian government has offered 20 scholarships to Malaysians wanting to pursue courses in ayurveda, siddha, homeopathy and unani in India for the academic year 2011-12 ... Read more...

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An escalator to space - not very far away


January 9th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Jagannathan Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) The day may not be far away when an elevator attendant asks your preferred destination - low earth orbit (LEO) or geostationary orbit (GSO). Research ... Read more...

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Gujarat eyes $1 bn investment for pharma industry


December 19th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose Ahmedabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Gujarat, which accounts for nearly a half of the Indian pharma industry's turnover, is betting big on making the state a global hub as it ... Read more...

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India-US trade will reach $50 billion this fiscal: Shankar


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Two-way trade between India and the United States is expected to reach $50 billion this fiscal, with investments moving in both directions, India's Ambassador to the ... Read more...

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Biggest Mercedes-Benz deal in a day in Aurangabad


October 15th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad, Oct 15 (IANS) This sleepy Maharashtra town showed its massive spending power Friday as 150 gleaming new Mercedes-Benz cars purred out of the company premises with all the paperwork in order.The ... Read more...

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Uganda seeks easier study visas, job permits in India


October 8th, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
By Gyanendra Kumar Keshri New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) With over 800 Ugandan students in India, which has emerged as a preferred destination for higher studies among African nations, Kampala is keen to ... Read more...

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BSNL connects Himachal’s remote valley with mobile network


September 28th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 28 (IANS) State-owned cellular operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) Tuesday connected Himachal Pradesh's remote Miyar Valley with the mobile phone network, an official said. "The mobile services began with the ... Read more...

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Ganapathi seeks tourists from Pashupati’s domain


August 19th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 19 (IANS) Enthused by the average Nepali's love for visiting temples, India's Tamil Nadu state - the land of the fabled Vathapi Ganapathi, Meenakshi and over 30,000 other ... Read more...

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Cloudburst tragedy: Israeli tourists providing succor to locals in Leh


August 12th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Leh/New Delhi, Aug.12 (ANI): Such is their love for Ladakh, that in this hour of crisis, a group of trapped Israeli tourists have decided to stay back in disaster stuck Leh and ... Read more...

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China replaces India as preferred outsourcing destination


July 15th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): China has replaced India as the primary destination of outsourcing and shared services for Asia-Pacific companies, according to the accounting firm KPMG.The China Daily quoted the ... Read more...

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Government to bring in reforms to reduce litigation delays: Moily


July 10th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister M Veerappa Moily has said the Central Government has planned to bring in second generation legal reforms that would get rid of ... Read more...

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UAE preferred because of jobs, living conditions


April 21st, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 21 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a preferred destination for people due to its financial sector, availability of jobs and better living conditions, a latest report has ... Read more...

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David Villa ready to quit Valencia for Chelsea


February 21st, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): Spanish striker David Villa is ready to quit financially hit Valencia for Chelsea this summer.Chelsea's interest in Villa has increased in recent weeks with their failure ... Read more...

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India invites Austria to participate in infrastructure development


February 17th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma has invited Austria to participate in the creation and management of world class infrastructure in India.Speaking at the inaugural session of ... Read more...

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