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IIT global alumni meet in Kolkata in December (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) Over 3,000 delegates, including policy makers, consultants and planners from both the public and the private sectors would participate in the three-day annual meeting of the ... Read more...

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Managers hit peak capacity in their 50s


July 17th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, July 17 (IANS) Managers hit their peak professional vitality in their fifties, reveals a new study which examined the functionality of high-tech, engineering, and infrastructure executives.Professional vitality is ... Read more...

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Standard Chartered Equity invests Rs.130 crore in Karaikal port


June 27th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) Karaikal port's operating company Karaikal Port Private Ltd. Wednesday announced an investment of Rs.130 crore by Standard Chartered Private Equity (Mauritius) Ltd. by way of primary ... Read more...

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Coal block auctioning to begin in two months: Jaiswal


June 8th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 8 (IANS) Union Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal Friday said new coal blocks had been identified and their auctioning would begin in the next two months."The coal block auctioning ... Read more...

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South African government accelerates land reforms


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, April 23 (IANS) The South African government is speeding up its plan to redistribute land to rightful owners, the official Bua news agency reported Sunday."The government has set a ... Read more...

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Antony asks DPSUs to maintain transparency


April 12th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Stung by criticism that he had prior knowledge of complaints over irregularities in the army ordering Tatra trucks, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday issued a ... Read more...

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US stocks fall as stimulus hopes fade


April 5th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 4 (IANS) US stocks continued to fall Wednesday as investors were told that the Federal Reserve was not willing to launch more stimulus measures amid steady improvement ... Read more...

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Bengal emerging as new investment destination: Pranab


April 1st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Apr 1 (IANS) Recent developments suggest that West Bengal is emerging as the new investment destination, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Sunday."Recent developments suggests that West Bengal ... Read more...

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Sahai urges people to join Clean India campaign (Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Every Indian has a duty to keep the country's heritage safe and clean, union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai said Monday, urging people to join ... Read more...

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Sahay urges people to join Clean India campaign


January 9th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Every Indian has a duty to keep the country's heritage safe and clean, union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay said Monday, urging people to join ... Read more...

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Government to lay guidelines for hospital safety (Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) India's apex agency for disaster management is preparing "mandatory" guidelines to cover fire and other emergency hazards in hospitals and a core group would be ... Read more...

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Government to lay guidelines for hospital safety


December 17th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) India's apex body for disaster management is preparing "mandatory" guidelines for hospitals that will cover fire and other emergency hazards, after a major tragedy struck ... Read more...

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Wipro, Kawasaki form JV to make hydraulic pumps


December 6th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 6 (IANS) Wipro's infrastructure engineering business unit Tuesday announced a joint venture (JV) with the Japanese major Kawasaki Heavy Industry to manufacture hydraulic pumps for excavators."The Wipro Kawasaki ... Read more...

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Soni calls for upgrading TV ratings system


November 1st, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Tuesday called for upgrading media measurement systems in readership as well as TV ratings to reflect the country's ... Read more...

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UAE, India discuss economic cooperation


October 11th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 10 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and India have held talks on various mechanisms to boost economic partnership between the two countries.The meeting was held between UAE ... Read more...

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Discussions on for round 2 of bandwidth auction


September 30th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Discussions are being held with the finance ministry on conducting another round of auction for bandwidth to provide broadband wireless services, the Department of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Heartening progress in India-Pakistan trade talks: Daily


September 30th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) The progress in ongoing India-Pakistan trade talks is heartening, a leading Pakistani daily has said adding that this could be "the beginning of a complicated but ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Jaypee’s hydropower corridor to be set up this month


July 3rd, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Karcham (Himachal Pradesh), July 3 (IANS) A mega power transmission corridor being constructed by the Jaypee Group in this Himachal Pradesh town will be commissioned by the end of this ... Read more...

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India, US to deepen ties in reforms, infrastructure finance


June 29th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) India and the United States have set a "robust agenda" to deepen their economic engagement in three key areas of macroeconomic challenges, financial sector reforms ... Read more...

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No tax returns on salaries up to Rs.5 lakh


June 23rd, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Employees who earn up to Rs.5 lakh need not file income tax returns from assessment year 2011-12, an official statement said Thursday.The Central Board ... Read more...

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China and U.S. sign six new EcoPartnerships agreements


May 11th, 2011 - 2:14 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- China and the United States on Tuesday signed six new landmark EcoPartnerships agreements to address environmental challenges and creating jobs.The new agreements will add six partners to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Private sectors of India, Pak to be facilitated: Zafar Mehmood


April 28th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 28(ANI): Private sectors of Pakistan and India will be facilitated for the benefit of the people and the greater goal of economic prosperity of both countries, Pakistan's Commerce Secretary Zafar ... Read more...

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US seeks business help to leverage India-US partnership


April 26th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Businesses and governments in India and the United States can leverage their complementary strengths to develop solutions to many of the 21st century's defining challenges, according ... Read more...

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Manifestos focus on economic issues in West Bengal


April 12th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) From rice at Rs.2 per kg for the poor to an 'employment bank' for job seekers, West Bengal's political parties have doled out economic sops to ... Read more...

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UAE, South Korea seek close trade ties


April 9th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 9 (IANS/WAM) UAE Foreign Trade Minister Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi held a series of meetings with South Korean officials during her visit to that country to boost ... Read more...

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Mumbai to host major aviation conference


March 6th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) The first international aviation conference on maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) covering both civil and military sectors will be held here March 16-18, an official said ... Read more...

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India expected to become second largest steel producing nation


February 25th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Minister of State for Steel Beni Prasad Verma on Friday said that with a targeted production capacity of 120 million tonnes by 2012, India is expected to ... Read more...

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President calls upon medical fraternity to prevent female foeticide


January 28th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Friday called upon the medial fraternity to prevent female foeticide.Addressing the 64th National Conference of India Radiology and Imaging Association here, President ... Read more...

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US hoping to become ‘close partner’ of India in space exploration


January 28th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan.28 (ANI): A senior official of the Obama administration has said that United States is hoping to become 'close partner' of India in space exploration.The removal of the Indian ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Building strong economic plank key to taking US-India strategic ties forward: Official


January 28th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan.28 (ANI): The United States is of the view that building a strong economic plank with India is the key for building and taking forward the existing strategic partnership into ... Read more...

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Former Vice President Dick Cheney Calls President Barack Obama “One Term President”


January 19th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Vice President of United States during the presidency of George W. Bush, Dick Cheney graced NBC's "The Today Show" on Tuesday where he spoke about ... Read more...

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Emotional intelligence quotient higher in private than public sector


December 24th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Research from University of Haifa has shown that the levels of emotional intelligence in private sectors are higher as compared to those in public sectors, and therefore, empower ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obama’s India visit a watershed: US


December 9th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) After US President Barack Obama's "watershed" visit to India, the challenge before the two countries was to define an agenda meeting the ambitious vision agreed ... Read more...

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India, US enhance bilateral ties through six pacts


November 8th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.8 (ANI): India and United States on Monday took further steps to enhance their bilateral and strategic partnership by signing six agreements.The pacts included two agreements and four memorandum of ... Read more...

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Infrastructure sector to fuel growth: Patil (With Image)


October 27th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Infrastructure in India is increasingly being viewed as a potential sector for growth and investors are looking towards becoming a part of the country's growth story, President ... Read more...

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