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UAE, Jordan discuss energy cooperation


November 25th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Amman, Nov 24 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Jordan Thursday held discussions over improving cooperation in the fields of energy and mineral resources.UAE ambassador to Jordan Abdullah Nasser ... Read more...

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Price rise causing food insecurity: UAE minister


October 15th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS/WAM) Soaring food prices have significantly contributed to the world's food insecurity, said Rashid Ahmed bin Fahd, UAE environment and water minister.The price rise will hamper international ... Read more...

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Food inflation at 10-week high; Pranab terms it unacceptable (Lead)


June 23rd, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) India's food inflation soared to nearly 10-week high of 9.13 percent for the week ended June 11, prompting Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to term ... Read more...

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Food inflation touches two-month high (Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) India's food inflation rose to more than a two-month high at 9.01 percent for the week ended May 28 as prices of essential items like ... Read more...

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Titan to gold plate a Nano, expand jewellery chain


November 10th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 10 (IANS) Watch and jewellery maker Titan, which owns the Goldplus chain of jewellery, has decided to gold plate one Nano, the wonder car from Tata, as part of its ... Read more...

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Government paves way for commodity exchanges to launch options


September 16th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The government Thursday approved changes to a bill which accords more autonomy and powers to the commodities markets regulator and allows commodity exchanges to launch options, a ... Read more...

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South Indian commodity planters to focus on marketing


September 12th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Coonoor (Tamil Nadu), Sep 12 (IANS) Planters of tea, coffee, rubber and spices from South India will focus on pruning their marketing strategies at a meeting here Monday in the wake of ... Read more...

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Now, packing material made from mushrooms


July 28th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): A new packing foam, engineered from mushrooms and agricultural waste, is now entering stores across the world.The composite is called Mycobond(tm), and its manufacture requires just one eighth ... Read more...

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D School alumnus named professor at Harvard


July 18th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 18 (IANS) Gita Gopinath, a Delhi School of Economics alumnus, has been named professor of economics at Harvard University, becoming the first Indian-origin woman professor in the institution's ... Read more...

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Gold a safe harbour, investment advisors tell clients


October 25th, 2008 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) With prices of gold expected to shoot up during the Indian marriage season beginning November, portfolio strategists have begun to advise clients to invest in gold as most ... Read more...

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Emirates to hike fares from Aug 1


July 10th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 10 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' national carrier Emirates airlines will hike fares across all sectors effective Aug 1 because of soaring fuel prices. "The staggering increase in fuel prices ... Read more...

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Farmers do not reap benefits of rising food prices


June 20th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): A new study has found that farmers do not reap benefits of rising food prices, as there is no rise in the price they receive.According to a ... Read more...

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Organic cotton farming group in Maharashtra is all smiles


May 21st, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by admin
By Shyam Pandharipande Ner (Maharashtra), May 21 (IANS) Some 300-odd cotton growers in the suicide-prone Yavatmal district believe they have found the perfect way out of price fluctuations - selling organic cotton directly ... Read more...

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India may soon fix gold prices for global market(Lead)


April 21st, 2008 - 8:35 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) India, one of the leading gold consumers in the world, may soon manage to move from being a mere "price taker" to a "price maker" in the world ... Read more...

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India should have strategy against ‘oil shock’: experts


March 12th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by admin
By Noor Mohd New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) With the Indian crude oil basket price reaching a record high, the government must formulate a long-term strategy to insulate the country against a ... Read more...

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Flight of white middle class increasing: UK race relations chief


January 15th, 2008 - 10:47 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 15 (ANI): The British Governments race relations chief, Trevor Phillips, has said that the flight of the white middle classes from the inner cities is accelerating.Trevor Phillips said so-called ''white ... Read more...

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