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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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Omar happy Kashmir youth looking beyond government jobs


July 9th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 9 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday expressed happiness over the positive transformation taking place in the mindset of the local youth over their earlier ... Read more...

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Antonis Samaras sworn in as Greece prime minister


June 20th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, June 20 (IANS) Antonis Samaras, leader of the New Democracy party, was Wednesday evening sworn in as the new prime minister of Greece.The presidential office said the Greek leader ... Read more...

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China to allow private capital in power industry


June 19th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) China will encourage private capital in the power industry, an area where only state-owned companies were previously allowed, according to the State Electricity Regulatory Commission.Private capital ... Read more...

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Hero to merge investment arm with self, invest Rs.2,575 crore


June 4th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Hero MotoCorp, the world's largest two-wheeler maker, Monday said it would merge with itself Hero Investments, the investment arm of the parent firm, and set ... Read more...

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Australia keen to expand trading base in India


June 1st, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 1 (IANS) Australia is trying to expand its trade and business base in India and is keen to establish people-to-people relations in the days ahead, Australian diplomats ... Read more...

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Russian social network delays IPO after Facebook crash


May 30th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) VKontakte, one of Russia's most-popular social networks, has postponed its initial public offering indefinitely after the flotation of the world's largest social network Facebook ... Read more...

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N.K.P. Salve, ex-minister and former BCCI chief, dead (Second Lead)


April 1st, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) N.K.P. Salve, a former union minister and Congress veteran who worked with Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi and headed the Indian cricket board, died here ... Read more...

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China eyes ‘comprehensive’ transport network


March 21st, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 21 (IANS) China Wednesday announced plans to further improve the country's transportation system by 2015.Ten major transportation routes will be built by 2015, as well as a high-speed ... Read more...

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IMF approves $36 bn funding for Greece


March 16th, 2012 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will allocate 28 billion euro (over $36 billion) to support Greece's economic programme over the next four years, the IMF ... Read more...

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LIC stake in ONGC rises to 9.5 percent after auction


March 5th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) The government-run Life Insurance Corporation of India picked up 37.71 crore shares of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) in an auction last week taking its ... Read more...

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Bids worth Rs.12,766.75 crore received for ONGC shares


March 2nd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The government Friday said it has received valid bids worth Rs.12,766.75 crore for divesting its five percent stake in the Oil and Natural Gas ... Read more...

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Six PPP port projects to be sanctioned this year: Vasan


February 20th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) The government will award about six public-private-partnership (PPP) projects in the port sector this fiscal, including a project of Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), Shipping ... Read more...

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Obama presents mortgage refinancing plan


February 2nd, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama Wednesday presented a plan to revitalize the US real estate market that would allow millions of homeowners to refinance their mortgages and ... Read more...

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EU urges Greek debt deal to be reached without delay


January 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 24 (IANS) Eurogroup President Jean-Claude Juncker Tuesday called for an early conclusion of a deal on Greece's debt restructuring programme without delay."We welcome the increased convergence and ask ... Read more...

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Facebook to be valued at over $100 bn in 2012


November 29th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Social network Facebook is preparing to allow private investors to invest in the website next year, and hopes its first offering will value the company ... Read more...

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Northeast needs more government initiatives: Tripura chief minister


September 24th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 24 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar Saturday asked the centre not to apply all-India models, norms and systems in geographically-isolated northeast region which, according to him, needs ... Read more...

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Overcome hurdles to up investment in infrastructure: FICCI


September 11th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) There is a need to create a pipeline of projects for tenders, overcome hurdles of financial closure and ensure a standardised bidding process to boost ... Read more...

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London Olympic Village sold for 557 mn


August 14th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) The 27-hectare Olympic village in London has been sold to a developer for an astounding 557 million pounds. The site will become a new neighbourhood for ... 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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No need of CBI probe in land allotment: Nitish Kumar


August 1st, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 1 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday ruled out a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe in the allotment of land to family members of ruling ... Read more...

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Bihar blames central government for power crisis


July 27th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 27 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday blamed the central government for the power shortage in the state."The centre is sitting over demand for coal linkages. It ... 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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Fresh 152 lakh tonnes foodgrain storage capacity planned


July 15th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Additional foodgrain storage capacity of about 152 lakh tonnes would be created in 19 states, the ministry of consumer affairs, food and public distribution said ... Read more...

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‘Develop tourism by public private partnerships’


April 26th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) State governments should develop tourism infrastructure through the public private partnership (PPP) mode to attract more investment to the sector, union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant ... 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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Goa’s former nudist beach to have 2014 Games Village


March 28th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 28 (IANS) A one-time nudist beach in Goa is where the athletes and officials participating in the 2014 National Games will stay, a minister said Monday.Until ... Read more...

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CWG-like scam in National Games-2014: Goa opposition


March 21st, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 21 (IANS) Five-star hotels and niche hospitality projects were being surreptitiously brought in, under the guise infrastructure- creation for the 2014 National Games in Goa, legislators across ... Read more...

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Hero Group arranges funds to acquire Hero Honda stakes


March 8th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Indian conglomerate Hero Group Tuesday said it has arranged the required finance to acquire the 26 percent stake of Honda Motor of Japan in their ... Read more...

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‘Big sharks’ won’t get large slices of Kannur airport: Achuthanandan


January 12th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 12 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Wednesday reiterated that "big sharks" would not be allowed to get away with a large slice of shares of private investment in the ... Read more...

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Facebook to go public next year


January 7th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): It looks like Facebook is preparing to go public sometime next year, as per the new details revealed in a 100-page document sent to a select group ... Read more...

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Russia’s ‘Silicon Valley’ to cost $4 bn


December 26th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The construction of Skolkovo research hub near Moscow, dubbed Russia's answer to Silicon Valley in the US, could cost up to 120 billion rubles (nearly $4 billion), ... Read more...

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Orissa Agriculture Minister proposes technological reforms to help farmers


November 12th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Nov 12 (ANI): Orissa Agriculture Minister Damodar Rout has proposed the setting up of an e-market, which would help farmers in getting the right price for their produce.Rout said the officials ... Read more...

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Don’t kill off T20 golden goose, says Oz players’ body chief


October 31st, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 31 (ANI): Australian Cricketers' Association chief executive Paul Marsh has warned that the game's administrators in the country should avoid an overkill of Twenty20 cricket in the aftermath of a ... Read more...

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India’s Oz Twenty20 investment plans bigger than ‘Kerry Packer moment’: CA


October 28th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney. Oct 28(ANI): Cricket Australia has described the plans of Indian investors trying to seize a share in the country's Twenty20 Big Bash as the most significant development since World Series Cricket.According ... Read more...

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