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Indian MPs go to Yale to learn leadership issues


June 28th, 2012 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 28 (IANS) Eleven Indian parliamentarians from seven national and regional parties are here for interactions with senior US government officials and thought leaders as part of a ... Read more...

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India Inc disappointed with RBI leaving rates unchanged (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Indian industry Monday expressed disappointment over the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) decision to keep key lending rates unchanged to control inflation while the ... Read more...

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India Inc disappointed with RBI leaving rates unchanged


June 18th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Indian industry Monday expressed disappointment over the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) decision to keep key lending rates unchanged to control inflation while the economy ... Read more...

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CBI ordered to probe Jharkhand state service exams


June 14th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 14 (IANS) The Jharkhand High Court Thursday ordered a CBI probe into alleged irregularities in 16 examinations conducted by the Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC) for recruitment to ... Read more...

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Man gets 3 years’ jail for impersonating in AIIMS exam


June 13th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) A Delhi court has awarded a man three years rigorous imprisonment for his involvement in a case of impersonation in an AIIMS entrance examination.Additional Chief ... Read more...

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Two thrown out of train, one dead (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 14 (IANS) A man from Bihar was killed and another was battling for life Monday after being thrown out of a train in Gujarat when they resisted an ... Read more...

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Two thrown out of train, one dies


May 14th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 14 (IANS) A man from Bihar was killed and another was battling for life Monday after being thrown out of a train in Gujarat when they resisted an ... Read more...

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BHEL’s eastern wing eyeing to double turnover


April 5th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)'s eastern wing is eyeing to double its turnover in the next five years to Rs.54 billion, a top official of ... Read more...

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Initiative to strengthen investment between India, Britain


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) A new initiative to strengthen investment links between established Indian companies and British small and medium enterprises (SMEs) focussed on technology was launched here Monday.British ... Read more...

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Technology firms awarded for innovation


March 29th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Department of Science and Technology (DST) in association with Lockheed Martin Corporation Thursday announced 30 awards for innovations in technology.The winners were selected from ... Read more...

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Economic growth falls to 3-year low at 6.1 percent (Roundup)


February 29th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) India's economic growth slumped to a near three-year low of 6.1 percent in the quarter ended December due to poor performance of manufacturing and mining ... Read more...

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Rs.200 crore invested by Koda in Sweden traced, court told (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 24 (IANS) A Rs.200 crore investment of jailed former chief minister Madhu Koda and his associates in Sweden has been located, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) told the Jharkhand ... Read more...

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Vodafone tax verdict to impact on similar merger deals: experts


January 20th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court verdict Friday on Vodafone's $2.2 billion tax liability will have a bearing on a host of similar overseas mergers and acquisitions deals ... Read more...

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India Inc welcomes 100 percent foreign equity in single-brand retail


January 10th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) India Inc Tuesday welcomed the government's move to allow 100 percent foreign equity in single-brand retail."This is a welcome move with a clear potential to ... Read more...

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USAID, FICCI ink deal to support innovation


December 20th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Tuesday signed an agreement to set ... Read more...

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India Inc welcomes RBI’s decision to pause rate hike


December 16th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Welcoming the Reserve Bank of India's decision to put a pause on the rate hike, India Inc. Friday said the central bank's move would help ... Read more...

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As factory output shrinks, India Inc. demands lower interest rates (Roundup)


December 12th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) India's industrial output contracted to minus-5.1 percent in October according to data released Monday, slipping more than expected and sparking off fears of a ... Read more...

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As industrial output contracts, industry clamours for lowering rates


December 12th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) India Inc Monday called for gradual easing of monetary policy and incentivising investment after industrial production saw a staggering decline in October, with official ... Read more...

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Set aside petty politics on FDI in retail, urges India Inc (Roundup)


November 28th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Urging opposition parties and state governments to stop politicising the issue of foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, India Inc Monday said the ... Read more...

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‘Big-ticket reforms can alter perception of policy paralysis’


November 20th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Some big-ticket reforms proposed over the next couple of months, such as foreign investment in multi-brand retail, pension fund and aviation, will help fend widespread ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s MFN status to India is win-win for both


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Pakistan's Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India will help businesses on both sides to cut transaction costs sharply even as more direct trade will ... Read more...

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Pakistan gives India MFN status, India Inc rejoices


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday granted the "Most Favoured Nation" (MFN) status to India, reciprocating a 15-year-old gesture. India Inc said the decision will push up trade ... Read more...

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National Manufacturing Policy gets cabinet nod


October 25th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The cabinet Tuesday approved the National Manufacturing Policy that aims to create 100 million jobs by 2022 and develop mega industrial zones with world-class ... Read more...

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Coal shortage could hit hard power projects


October 9th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Uncertain coal supply from mines in the country and problems in importing fuel could lead to massive shortageS for Indian power plants and result in ... Read more...

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Incentives to exporters before Diwali: Anand Sharma


September 29th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Exporters could be in for a windfall this Diwali as the government is set to announce incentives for the sector, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand ... Read more...

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Undertrial commits suicide in Uttar Pradesh prison


September 20th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) An undertrial accused of rape allegedly committed suicide in a district jail in Uttar Pradesh, police said Tuesday.Rajiv Kumar, 22, was found hanging from a tree ... Read more...

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Rate hikes not curbing inflation, only hampering growth: Industry


September 16th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Successive rate hikes by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) have not helped in tackling soaring inflation but have only hampered growth, leading industry ... Read more...

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July factory output slowest in 21 months, eyes on rate hike


September 12th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) A sharp fall in capital goods production and overall manufacturing sector resulted in India's factory output in July growing at its slowest pace in 21 ... Read more...

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India agrees to duty-free Pakistani exports to EU: Report


September 10th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) India has agreed to drop its objection at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against the European Union's decision to allow duty-free access to 75 Pakistani ... Read more...

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Growth to dip below 8 percent after slow first quarter: Industry


August 30th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Indian economy is expected to grow at a lower rate than projected by the government in the current fiscal, industry lobbies said Tuesday, ... Read more...

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India, Japan implement economic pact; aim to double trade (Lead)


August 1st, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) India and Japan Monday implemented a comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA), aiming to provide greater access to each other's markets and almost double the bilateral ... Read more...

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Sensex slumps 525 points on rate hike, weak global cues (Weekly market review)


July 30th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Benchmark indices of Indian equities markets slumped almost 3 percent in weekly trade as a more than expected rate hike by the Reserve Bank of ... Read more...

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Rate hike will hurt growth, feels India Inc


July 26th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Disappointed over the Reserve Bank of India's decision to hike policy rates for the 11th time in 15 months, India Inc warned Tuesday that ... Read more...

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Twenty years on, hopes high on next phase of economic reforms


July 25th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) With economic reforms in India exactly 20 years old, unleashed with the famous budget speech of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh July 24, 1991 when ... Read more...

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‘FDI will help modernise retail sector, curb inflation’


July 23rd, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Opening up multi-brand retail for up to 51 percent foreign direct investment would help curb inflationary pressure and modernise the sector, industries and analysts ... Read more...

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