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Brazil to auction new oil blocks in 2013


September 20th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) Brazil is planning an auction of new oil and gas exploration and production blocks for May 2013, although that long-delayed round will depend on prior approval ... Read more...

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India for stringent regulation to check spurious drugs


September 10th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) India is working to strengthen policies related to drug regulation in order to check spurious drugs in the market, Minister of State for Health Sudip ... Read more...

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India to focus on food, drug regulation in 12th plan, says minister


September 10th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The central government has been focusing on strengthening regulatory policies for food and drug sectors and the task would be taken care of in the ... Read more...

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Goa politicians involved in mining operations: Rights group


June 14th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 14 (IANS) The active involvement of politicians in Goa's multi-crore mining business has come to the fore in a report released by an international rights watchdog.The 70-page report ... Read more...

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Bihar should develop renewable energy clusters: Greenpeace


May 15th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 15 (IANS) Electricity-starved Bihar has the potential to develop a microgrid network that functions in clusters and is completely powered by locally available renewable energy resources, says a ... Read more...

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Government purchases to be made more transparent


April 12th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved a bill to ensure greater transparency and accountability in government purchases.The Public Procurement Bill will be tabled with the budget ... Read more...

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World Bank lends Mexico $300 mn to counter fiscal risks


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 23 (IANS) The World Bank has announced a $300 million loan to Mexico to shield it from fiscal risks.The loan seeks "a more effective implementation of public ... Read more...

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India formulating new air cargo promotion policy


March 14th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) The government was formulating an economic regulatory framework for future airports as well as an air cargo promotion policy, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said ... Read more...

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Wind to account for 15 percent of Mexico’s electricity mix


February 16th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 16 (IANS/EFE) Total installed wind power capacity in Mexico will reach some 12,000 megawatts by 2020, equivalent to 15 percent of the country's electricity mix, an industry ... Read more...

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TRAI seeks industry view on mobile tariff cap


February 6th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Monday sought the industry's view on whether there should be a cap on the tariffs of telecom services ... Read more...

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Indian real estate sector to face shortfall of professionals


November 17th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) With India's population estimated to increase to 1.38 billion by 2020 leading to potential future growth of the real estate sector, the industry is likely ... Read more...

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Pranab compliments CAG work, gets Joshi’s praise (Roundup)


November 16th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Complimenting the role of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in putting checks and balances on the use of taxpayers' money, Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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Government to make CAG more effective: Pranab


November 16th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Complimenting the role of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in putting checks and balances on the use of taxpayers' money, Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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Real estate regulatory bill to address consumers’ concern: Kamal Nath


November 9th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The government will soon introduce a regulatory framework for real estate sector to address the concerns of consumers and ensure level playing field for all ... Read more...

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G20 business leaders urge stable regulatory framework


November 3rd, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 3 (IANS) As G20 leaders struggled to find ways to resolve the Eurozone crisis, business leaders of these developed and developing economies, led by India ... Read more...

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Sibal endorses new telecom, IT policies


October 20th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The new policies for the telecom, information technology (IT) and electronics sectors would usher in a new phase of growth and add millions of jobs, ... Read more...

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India ranked 132 in ease of doing business: Report


October 20th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India ranks 132 out of 183 countries in terms of the domestic regulatory environment for doing business, according to a World Bank and International Finance ... Read more...

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Industry chamber seeks transparency in coal allocation


October 11th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 10 (IANS) The central government should ensure transparency in the allocation of natural resources like coal and usher in competition through commercial mining, the Federation of Indian Chambers ... 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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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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Telcos can fix call tariff depending on market conditions


August 26th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Telecom service providers can fix call tariffs depending upon the market conditions and commercial requirements but within the regulatory framework of the telecom department, Minister ... Read more...

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Limited impact of US debt crisis, Indian economy resilient: RBI


August 8th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday said the crisis emanating from downgrading of the US sovereign debt rating would have only limited impact on India ... Read more...

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Regulator for green appraisals soon: PM (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The government hopes to soon appoint a regulator to change the process of granting environmental clearances, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday and pointed ... Read more...

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TRAI seeks views to boost mobile value added services


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Friday issued a consultation paper seeking comments from stakeholders on measures required to boost growth of utility of ... Read more...

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High-tech trade: India urges US to focus on R&D;, design (Lead)


July 11th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India Monday said its high-technology cooperation with the US has "underperformed" in commercial sectors, and called for increased focus on research and development, design, joint ... Read more...

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Indian microfinance not sustainable: Bangladeshi practitioners


June 30th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) India's microfinance model is not sustainable due to its overdependence on the government, the huge subsidy given by the state and the lack of a regulatory ... Read more...

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India to liberalise merger and acquisition norms


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) India will further liberalise norms to facilitate mergers and acquisitions that have been one of the biggest contributors to the country's industrial expansion, an official said ... Read more...

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Infosys braces to counter visa fraud charge in US


May 25th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 25 (IANS) India's global software major Infosys Technologies Ltd. is reviewing its procedures to counter the charge of misusing B1 business visas to the US, a senior company ... Read more...

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‘Aviation industry requires $30 bn investment in next 15 years’


May 6th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Indian aviation industry requires $30 billion (Rs.135,000 crore) in the next 15 years to develop infrastructure and manpower to cope with increasing passenger and ... Read more...

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Direct selling set to grow in rural areas


March 18th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Direct selling business has almost doubled in the last five years and is set to grow rapidly in rural areas, an Indian Council for Research ... Read more...

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Foreign airlines to invest in civil aviation under Consideration: official


March 15th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 15 (ANI): Civil Aviation Secretary Dr Nasim Zaidi today said the Ministry of Civil Aviation has received a request from Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) regarding allowing ... Read more...

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Price discovery of crude oil can not be left entirely unregulated: Jaipal Reddy


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Riyadh, Feb 23 (ANI): Petroleum Minister S. Jaipal Reddy on Wednesday saidthere is a need to improve the understanding of inter-linkages between the physicaland financial markets to address the issue ... Read more...

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Aviation ministry to look into air fares structure


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The civil aviation ministry Wednesday said it has decided to set up a working group to study and recommend a regulatory framework for air fares to protect ... Read more...

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Corporate sector poised to become engine of economy growth: PM


December 14th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said India's corporate sector is poised to become the Indian economy's main engine of growth.Addressing at the inaugural session ... Read more...

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Patil asks Indian businessmen to invest in Syria, contribute in developmental plans


November 28th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Damascus, Nov 28 (ANI): Launching the Syria-India Business Council to facilitate frequent and closer contacts between the business communities of the two countries here on Sunday, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil asked Indian ... Read more...

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