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FDI in multi-brand retail will help curb inflation: Basu

May 27th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Kaushik Basu, chief economic adviser to union finance minister, Friday favoured opening up multi-brand retail sector for foreign investment, saying it would reduce price gap ... Read more...

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Environment group hails tax hike on diesel cars

March 23rd, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) Wednesday hailed the Delhi governments' decision to increase tax on diesel vehicles by 25 percent saying that ... Read more...

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Apple to launch smaller iPhone

February 11th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 11 (IANS) Apple is working on new versions of the iPhone that will be cheaper and smaller than the most recent ones, a media report said Friday. The move is ... Read more...

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Wholesale, retail price gap pushing inflation up: Pranab

January 6th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Terming the widening gap between wholesale and retail prices the major reason for soaring food inflation, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday asked state governments to urgently ... Read more...

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‘Net bargaining’ service booms amid China’s fast-growing online-shopping industry

September 14th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 14 (ANI): What most people hate while shopping is the bargaining part, but now even that will be a thing of the past as more and more "net bargainers" ... Read more...

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Net bargainers in high demand in China

September 14th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) Online shopping in China has become easier as people can now avail of services of middlemen who dicker for lower prices with e-retailers on behalf of the buyers. The ... Read more...

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Fiat launches Grande Punto’s diesel variant

July 16th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Fiat India Friday launched the diesel variant of its hatchback car, Grande Punto, priced at Rs.6.79 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi) and said it is planning to develop a ... Read more...

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Indian firms want tougher quality norms on Chinese goods

June 14th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Hit by the influx of cheaper Chinese goods in the domestic market, India's small and medium enterprises (SMEs) want tougher safeguard duties and quality norms to be ... Read more...

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PTT, Banchak to buy surplus of palm oil

November 4th, 2008 - 11:18 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Minister of Energy stated oil companies have been prepared to buy over one million litres of raw palm oil from farmers starting this week, while officials of three relevant ministries-agriculture and cooperatives, ... Read more...

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Green buildings may be cheapest way to slow down global warming

March 23rd, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 23 (ANI): A new report has determined that c onstructing more energy-efficient buildings might be the cheapest way to cut greenhouse gas emissions and slow down global warming.According to ... Read more...

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