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Assam’s elephant population increasing


March 31st, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 31 (IANS) Assam has recorded a remarkable growth in its elephant population, according to the recently concluded elephant census in the state.The elephant census this year recorded a ... Read more...

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Ex-Wiproite named Azim Premji varsity VC


March 22nd, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 22 (IANS) Former Wipro executive Anurag Behar was Tuesday appointed as the first vice-chancellor of the newly set up Azim Premji University (APU) by its chancellor and Wipro ... Read more...

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Saudi, Indian firms explore investment options (Lead)


February 24th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Private companies from India and Saudi Arabia are exploring investment opportunities in each other's countries, capitalising on high economic growth and excellent political relations, senior officials ... Read more...

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Saudi, Indian firms explore investment options


February 24th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Capitalising on excellent political relations and high economic growth, private companies from India and Saudi Arabia are exploring investment opportunities in each other countries, officials said Thursday. ... Read more...

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Real Madrid rated as richest club in world for sixth straight year


February 10th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10(ANI): Real Madrid has topped the league table of the world's 20 richest football clubs for the sixth straight year with a fortune of 438.6 million euros, according to ... Read more...

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GSM phone subscribers grow 3.25 percent in December


January 19th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) India's GSM phone subscriber base has grown 3.25 percent in December with the addition of 17.1 million subscribers, taking the total number to 543 million, according to ... Read more...

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‘Vedanta and yoga perfect match for certain American values’


January 9th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya Chicago, Jan 9 (IANS) There has always been a pervasive but undocumented feeling that Indian philosophy, as manifest in Vedanta on the intellectual plain and yoga on the physical plain, ... Read more...

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India’s GSM phone subscribers grow 3.4 percent in November


December 16th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) India's GSM phone subscriber base grew 3.4 percent in November with the addition of 17.5 million subscribers taking the total number of subscribers to 526 million, the ... Read more...

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China boasts 3rd-largest population of millionaires in the world


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): A survey has found that China has the third-largest population of millionaires in the world, behind the United States and Japan.According to research by the Boston Consulting ... Read more...

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India’s GSM subscribers base grows by 2.58 percent


October 15th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India's GSM mobile subscribers base grew 2.58 percent in September with the addition of over 12.4 million subscribers with the state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd.(BSNL) alone signing ... Read more...

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Telecom operators to seek six months to re-verify connections


October 14th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Telecom service providers will seek an extension of six months to re-verify customer details of an estimated 700 million mobile connections across the country, a senior official ... Read more...

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Royal Society of Chemistry opens Bangalore office


September 21st, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) opened its fourth international office here Tuesday, hoping to contribute to "research excellence" and develop deeper scientific links between India and Britain. "This ... Read more...

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Hindus tell Japan to “wake up & re-charter its path” in view of high suicide rates


September 10th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 10 (ANI): Hindus have suggested Japan to "rethink and re-plan its course" in view of its having one of the highest suicide rates.Noted Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a ... Read more...

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Noida to rope in private players to deal with garbage (Lead)


July 30th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, July 30 (IANS) With piles of garbage and untreated sewage becoming one of the biggest problems in Noida, authorities are now planning to rope in private players to clean up the ... Read more...

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Personal computers sales grew 18 percent last fiscal


July 28th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Sales of personal computers, including desktops and laptops, saw a 18 percent rise in the last fiscal at over 8.03 million units, an industry lobby said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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NSE to explore business opportunities with LSE


July 28th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) India's National Stock Exchange (NSE) Wednesday inked a letter of intent with the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) to evaluate business opportunities, including licensing and trading of key ... Read more...

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Mercedes Benz India clocks 79 percent sales growth


July 1st, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) Mercedes Benz India registered 79 percent sales growth between January and June this year, compared to the corresponding period last year, a top company official said here Thursday. "We ... Read more...

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Increase agri credit flow, banking access to poor: Pranab


June 28th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday asked the central and western states and public sector banks to increase the agricultural credit flow, provide financial assistance to smaller industries ... Read more...

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Italy seeks increased trade with India


September 9th, 2009 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 8 (IANS) Italy is keen to increase its trade with India and is focusing on forming joint ventures with Indian enterprises in fields like agro products, renewable energy, health care ... Read more...

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Audi rolls out its latest sports utility vehicle in India


September 3rd, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) German premier car maker Audi Thursday announced the launch of its latest sports utility vehicle (SUV) Audi Q7, which will be available with three engine variants. The three ... Read more...

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Rajasthan’s Hindaun town gains popularity with its trademark sandstone


August 10th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokendra SinghHindaun (Rajasthan), Aug.10 (ANI): A small town in Rajasthan has made a remarkable growth in the last one decade. It could be possible due to its sandstone industry, which ... Read more...

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Laxmi Mittal on Goldman Sachs board


June 30th, 2008 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) World steel tycoon Laxmi Mittal is now on the board of the Wall Street banking giant Goldman Sachs, where his role will include overseeing bankers' remuneration and corporate ... Read more...

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US wants India to make ‘tough choices’ on n-deal, hasten economic reforms


June 14th, 2008 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 14 (IANS) The US wants India to go for some "tough choices" in making the civil nuclear deal between the two countries a possibility and move faster on ... Read more...

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Middle East poised for dramatic growth


May 27th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, May 27 (IANS) The Middle Eastern economy is poised for remarkable growth with potential investment capacity, in both private and public sectors, reaching approximately $4 trillion, according to a global management ... Read more...

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DVC to increase installed capacity to 11,000 MW


April 18th, 2008 - 11:18 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) The Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC), India's multipurpose river valley project, will increase its installed capacity to 11,000 MW from the current 2,400 MW by 2012, union Minister of ... Read more...

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First code sharing agreement between an Indian and Japanese carrier


April 10th, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by admin
By Juhan Samuel Kochi, Apr 10 (ANI): Jet Airways and Tokyo-based All Nippon Airways (ANA) plan to commence a code sharing and network-wide reciprocal frequent flier partnership, effective May 21. With ... Read more...

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Farmers’ loan share from rural banks increases


March 15th, 2008 - 1:40 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The quantum of loans available to farmers from the rural branches of scheduled financial agencies in 2006-07 registered a remarkable growth, said Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar here ... Read more...

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India host country at Belgium’s Asia Fair


February 25th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by admin
Brussels, Feb 25 (IANS) Belgian Foreign Minister Karel De Gucht has described his country's ties with India as "excellent" at a fair near here where India plays the host country this year. ... Read more...

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