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BJP’s internecine war bogs it down


June 3rd, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to be at war -- with itself.With the next Lok Sabha elections only two years away, the country's ... Read more...

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US says it backs visas to qualified Indians


May 10th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) As India announced plans to take the issue of "discriminatory" increase in US visa fees to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Washington assured it continued to ... Read more...

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India to take US visa complaint to WTO


May 9th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) India will lodge complaints with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against the "discriminatory" increase in visa fee by the US which is hurting Indian IT ... Read more...

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India pushes for long-term deal for fertilisers from Belarus


February 1st, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) India is interested in having a long-term agreement with Belarus to secure supplies of potash fertiliser, the demand for which has risen sharply in the ... Read more...

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Lalit Modi’s plea for independent probe rejected


September 26th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a petition by former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi seeking an independent inquiry into the allegations of financial ... Read more...

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India, southern African nations to have trade pact


September 22nd, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 22 (IANS) India will soon sign a preferential trade agreement with southern African nations to lower trade barriers and boost two-way trade, Visiting Indian Minister of State for ... Read more...

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India, Zimbabwe to deepen investment, trade ties


September 21st, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Harare (Zimbabwe), Sep 21 (IANS) India and Zimbabwe have agreed to further strengthen bilateral trade and investment ties even as the two countries expedite the ratification process of a Bilateral ... Read more...

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Pakistan commerce minister in India September-end, MFN likely


September 5th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) India and Pakistan are set to scale up bilateral trade and business when Pakistan's Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim comes here later this month on ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan seek to better trade ties


August 24th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) India and Pakistan are holding three-day joint secretary- level talks here with a view to boosting bilateral trade and investment and strengthening economic ties, officials ... Read more...

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126,000 trademark dispute cases pending with government


August 8th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) In what could be worrying news for businesses, the commerce ministry Monday revealed that it had over 126,000 trademark dispute cases pending with it and ... Read more...

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PM assures parliament on Air India salaries (Second Lead)


August 3rd, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday admitted that national carrier Air India was facing "serious difficulties", but added that the government would find ways to ... Read more...

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PM assures on Air India salaries (Lead)


August 3rd, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday admitted that Air India was facing "serious difficulties" but said that the government would find "ways and means" to ... Read more...

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PM meets Sonia, cabinet reshuffle likely next week (Second Lead)


July 9th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met Congress president Sonia Gandhi Saturday, their third meeting in as many weeks, triggering a speculation of an imminent cabinet ... Read more...

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Review safety of VIP choppers, demands Congress


May 4th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said it favoured a safety review of helicopters carrying VIPs in the wake of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu's death in ... Read more...

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Gehlot challenges BJP to prove graft charges


April 23rd, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 22 (IANS) Launching a scathing attack against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Friday challenged the opposition to prove corruption charges against him.He ... Read more...

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Supporters express happiness as Government accepts demands of anti-corruption crusader


April 9th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 9 (ANI): Hundreds of supporters of veteran social activist Anna Hazare welcomed the central government's assurance to issue a notification for setting up a committee to redraft the Ombudsman ... Read more...

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Rajasthan’s Scindia meets President, demands reconvening of budget session


March 24th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 24 (ANI): Leader of Opposition in Rajasthan, Vasundhara Raje, on Thursday met President Pratibha Devisingh Patiland urged her to order the governor of the state to reconvene the budget ... Read more...

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Two women rewarded, 2,000 jailed on Women’s Day


March 8th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 8 (IANS) While Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was presenting awards to two brave women on International Women's Day Tuesday, around two thousand tribal women were being rounded ... Read more...

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Innovation can make India food basket of world: Scindia


February 13th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) A second Green Revolution, involving technical innovation, increased investment in agriculture and proper infrastructure for food processing can make India the "food basket of the world", Minister ... Read more...

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Gandhi family behind ‘Hindu atankwad’: Gadkari


January 9th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan 9(ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari has described Swami Aseemanand's alleged disclosures in connection with the Mecca Masjid case as a conspiracy hatched by Congress President Sonia ... Read more...

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BJP focuses on corruption at National Executive meeting in Guwahati


January 8th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan 8(ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s National Executive meeting commenced in Guwahati on Saturday.Nitin Gadkari, the party president, along with senior leaders L.K. Advani and Sushma Swaraj inaugurated the ... Read more...

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Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor may cost $100 bn


December 1st, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The proposed Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor is likely to cost nearly $100 billion, a significant portion of which will come through public-private partnership, Minister of State for Commerce ... Read more...

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Kenya seeks India’s help in setting up SEZs


November 29th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Kenya has sought financial and technical assistance from India in setting up special economic zones (SEZs), Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya M. Scindia said ... Read more...

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Chinese Communist Party leaders to attend Congress conference


October 28th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Leaders of the Communist Party of China (CPC) will take part at a conference here Nov 1 organised by the Congress as part of exchanges between ... Read more...

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Sonia’s dilemma: To greet or not to greet (Capital Buzz)


September 19th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (AINS) To greet or not to greet non-Congress leaders is Sonia Gandhi's new dilemma. The moment the powerful Congress president dials their number - however innocuous the ... Read more...

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Central ministers of Congress to campaign in Bihar


July 6th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Congress has stepped up preparations for the upcoming Bihar assembly elections by drawing up plans for tours of central ministers holding portfolios dealing with social sector. ... Read more...

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BCCI ratifies charges against Lalit Modi (Lead)


July 3rd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) The noose tightened around Lalit Modi as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) ratified the charges against the suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman at ... Read more...

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BCCI to discuss Lalit Modi’s fate


July 3rd, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 3 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is likely to file a Rs 1200 crore-fraud case against suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner Lalit Modi.Modi's fate ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar to attend IPU meet in Bangkok


March 25th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) A high-level Indian parliamentary delegation led by Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will leave for Bangkok Friday to attend 122nd assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) ... Read more...

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Hungary Foreign Minister to visit Mumbai


January 19th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.19 (ANI): Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Balazs, who is currently on an official visit to India, will be visiting Mumbai for three days from January 19 to 21.Balazs had an ... Read more...

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Imports from China surge 35 percent


December 2nd, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Imports from China rose 35 percent to Rs.147,605 crore ($31.8 billion) in 2008-09 from Rs.109,116 crore ($23.5 billion) the previous year, said Minister of State for ... Read more...

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India got $88 bn foreign investment since 2004


December 2nd, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) India received $88.43 billion (Rs.391,477 crore) as foreign direct investment (FDI) from April 2004 to September this year, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya M. ... Read more...

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Centre to set up six Spice Parks


November 23rd, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 23 (ANI): The Union Government on Monday proposed to set up six Spices Parks with all infrastructure facilities for cleaning, grading, processing, packing facilities etc.In a written reply to ... Read more...

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Acting came naturally to me: Rana (with image)


November 17th, 2009 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
By Arpana New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) He comes from an illustrious film family, spearheaded a technological revolution in southern cinema and now Rana Daggubati is set to make a mark as ... Read more...

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Government mulls special package for engineering sector


November 10th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The government is considering a special package for the crisis-hit engineering sector, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya M. Scindia said here Tuesday. ... Read more...

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