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Policy reform, cuts in government spending required: RBI


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, August 23 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India said Thursday that lower interest rates alone would not help put the economy on the growth track, and the government needs ... Read more...

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China allows private investment in defence sector


July 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) China has pledged to open its defence-related industries to private capital in a "fair and safe manner", according to an investment guideline unveiled by the government ... Read more...

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Government steps up effort to boost inland waterways


July 16th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) To promote private investment into inland waterways, the central government Monday constituted a committee which will identify new areas for attracting funds and private investment ... Read more...

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Putin calls for 27 percent GDP investment by 2018


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia should increase investment from its current level of 20 percent of GDP to 27 percent by 2018, President Vladimir Putin has said.Addressing at the ... Read more...

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Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer becomes part of Seattle group pushing for NBA arena


June 14th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Microsoft’s Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer will apparently join the investment group that is currently pushing to build a new arena in Seattle and the acquisition ... Read more...

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India invites Pakistan for regional meet on Afghanistan


June 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Backing a regional approach to stabilising Afghanistan, India has invited over a dozen countries, including Pakistan and China, for a regional investors meet' in New ... Read more...

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New land bill will facilitate economic growth: Ramesh


May 18th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The new land acquisition bill would facilitate economic growth and not depress investor sentiment, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday said and hoped that ... Read more...

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India will grow at 8-10 percent in coming years: Mukherjee


May 4th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, May 4 (IANS) Dismissing all talk of policy inertia, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday asserted that the government is focussed on recovering the growth momentum in the economy ... Read more...

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Inflation pressure may re-emerge in India: Morgan Stanley


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India faces a very high risk of a return to rising inflation with the government continuing with its spending spree and the central bank easing ... Read more...

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IMF suggests reforms, inflation check to resume India’s high growth


April 18th, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 18 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has suggested reinvigoration of structural reforms, including development of infrastructure, fiscal consolidation and controlling of inflation to bring India's growth back ... Read more...

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India Inc says cheers to surprise interest rates cut (Second Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Indian Industry Tuesday rejoiced at the interest rates cut by the Reserve Bank of India for the first time in three years by an unexpected ... Read more...

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India leaps forward in clean energy race


April 12th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) India has taken a leap in the clean energy race with a 54 percent increase in investments in 2011 vaulting it from 10th to sixth place ... Read more...

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Raise depreciation rate to boost investment: CII


February 26th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The government should raise the depreciation rate for energy efficient technologies and plant and machinery to help companies go green and boost private investment, the ... Read more...

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`Wonder of wonders: A Pakistani train that runs on time’


February 5th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb5 (IANS) A Pakistani daily described a train that left on time and reached 15 minutes early at its destination as a "wonder of wonders".An editorial in the News ... Read more...

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RBI wants government to deregulate diesel price


January 24th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Tuesday suggested that the government deregulate the price of diesel fully to help contain aggregate demand and the trade deficit ... Read more...

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India to aim at 8 percent plus growth next fiscal: Namo Narain Meena (Interview)


January 12th, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 12 (IANS) India's "growth story is intact" and the goverment would target more than eight percent growth in the next financial year on the back of easing inflation ... Read more...

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Brazil cuts taxes to spur growth


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Dec 2 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's finance minister announced Thursday a series of tax cuts aimed at ensuring economic growth of 5 percent in 2012 and shielding the country from the ... Read more...

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India, Britain to partner in renewable energy


November 15th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) India and Britain have agreed to set up a partnership fund for "pro-poor renewables" on a priority basis to scale up installation of renewable energy ... Read more...

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Industry, academia can create content for digital network: Sibal


November 14th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Industry can collaborate with academia for creation of content for the digital network which the government is building to connect universities and institutes, Communications Minister Kapil ... Read more...

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Himachal invites private investment in apple production


November 11th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 11 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has invited investments in the private sector to develop apple production, the mainstay of the state's fruit economy, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said ... Read more...

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Bharti inks deal with British chain for pizzerias


October 28th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) After telecom, retail and beverages, the Bharti Group is set to open a chain of pizzerias in India in a 50:50 joint venture with a ... Read more...

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‘US counts on the rise of India as a global power’


September 29th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) Counting on the rise of India as a global power, the United States has said it would like New Delhi to work with it around the ... Read more...

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India seeks US investment in power sector


September 20th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde Tuesday urged US entrepreneurs to invest in India's growing power sector.Addressing the US-India Economic Opportunities and Synergies Summit in ... Read more...

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IIFCL’s role to be expanded


September 13th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The role of India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL) will be expanded in terms of take-out financing and credit enhancement to help attract $1 trillion ... Read more...

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Six-lane roads to connect India’s metros


September 12th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India's metros -- Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai -- will soon be connected through six-lane roads, Minister for Road Transport and Highways C.P. Joshi said ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu seeks private investment in tourism sector


August 4th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Thursday said it will seek private investment in the tourism sector to develop hotels and other infrastructure.Presenting the AIADMK government's first budget ... Read more...

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Bihar to restructure state power board


July 27th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 27 (IANS) In a bid to attract private investment in the power sector, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday said the state government will soon go ahead with the ... Read more...

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Britain to ’strongly support’ Bengal’s development


June 23rd, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) The British government will "strongly support" West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Benerjee's plan for development of the state and will look for different ways to ensure ... Read more...

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India targets 9.5 percent growth for next plan period (Lead)


April 21st, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday set a target of 9-9.5 percent growth for the next Five Year Plan that starts April 2012, against an ... Read more...

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Faster and sustainable growth objective of 12th FYP: Manmohan Singh


April 21st, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Thursday said that the objective of 12th Five Year Plan beginning 2012 must be faster, more inclusive and sustainable ... Read more...

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Coming up in Bihar, thermal, biomass power plants


April 14th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 14 (IANS) Electricity-starved Bihar is setting up five thermal power plants of 7,000 MW capacity and others based on gas and biomass, say officials adding the ... Read more...

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Pakistan government suffering from creeping paralysis: Daily


April 8th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) The government is "suffering from creeping paralysis" as there has been "a chronic, extended, and predictably ongoing failure" to effectively manage the economy, a Pakistani daily ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Violence has affected investment, growth: Mexico’s central bank


April 8th, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 8 (IANS/EFE) Crime and violence have become "the most important factors inhibiting growth and investment" in Mexico in the past few months, the governor of the country's ... Read more...

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Himachal invites food processing firms


April 7th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 7 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Thursday invited private investment in food processing industries to promote ginger cultivation in the state."We are inviting private firms to set up agriculture and ... Read more...

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Bidders response to India’s new oil, gas blocks was satisfactory: Jaipal Reddy


March 28th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Jaipal Reddy on Monday said the bidders response to the country's new oil and gas blocks has been more than satisfactory ... Read more...

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