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India can help Yemen in energy, education, say experts


April 18th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Energy and higher education are among areas that have immense potential of cooperation between India and Yemen, experts said here and suggested that New Delhi ... Read more...

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Mamata government giving misleading information: Dasgupta


March 24th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) Former West Bengal finance minister Asim Dasgupta Saturday accused the Mamata Banerjee government of giving misleading information regarding the state's debt situation and said the ... Read more...

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Small and medium industries complain of neglect in UP


February 6th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (FISME) Monday criticised the Uttar Pradesh government for neglecting the sector."Chief minister of Uttar Pradesh could ... Read more...

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Bengal to form MSME panel


January 19th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) The West Bengal government Wednesday said it will form a committee to address grievances of the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector as part of ... 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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DSIIDC to develop four industrial estates


November 27th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corp (DSIIDC) has earmarked Rs.268 crore for the development of four major industrial estates in the capital.The four ... Read more...

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Delhi to construct Rs.3,100 crore industrial hub


November 22nd, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Delhi government will set up a Rs.3,100 crore multi-level manufacturing hub to encourage non-polluting small and medium industries in the capital, Delhi Industries Minister ... Read more...

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India unveils $191 mn, hospital for Tanzania; to jointly combat piracy (Lead)


May 27th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dar es Salaam, May 27 (IANS) Vowing to jointly combat the twin scourge of terrorism and piracy, India Friday unveiled a gift package for Tanzania, East Africa's largest country, ... Read more...

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India pledges $191 mn for Tanzania, to jointly combat piracy


May 27th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dar es Salaam, May 27 (IANS) Giving another push to India's diplomatic thrust in Africa, India Friday pledged $191 million in lines of credit and grants for a slew ... Read more...

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India to woo businesses at Toronto mini-Pravasi Bharatiya Divas


March 28th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 28 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) will hold a roundtable on business opportunities in India ... Read more...

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Malaysian govt. accepts Malay Chinese proposal on foreign workers


February 12th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 12 (ANI): The Malaysian Government has reportedly accepted proposals of Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA) to address problems like labour shortage and the strict process of hiring foreign workers faced ... Read more...

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Global textile show to be held in Coimbatore


November 17th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Nov 17 (IANS) An international textile show, aimed at promoting small and medium industries, will be organised in Coimbatore next month, an official said Wednesday."For the first time, small and medium ... Read more...

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Power tariff hiked in Himachal Pradesh


June 10th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 10 (IANS) Power tariff for both domestic and commercial consumers would be increased in Himachal Pradesh, it was announced Thursday. The revised rates will come into effect Friday.However, families belonging ... Read more...

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Gurgaon industries lose Rs.200 crore due to power cuts (Lead)


April 30th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon (Haryana), April 30 (IANS) Most small and medium industries here are running on diesel due to heavy power cuts since the start of summer and have lost up to Rs.200 crore ... Read more...

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Power cuts? Here comes loan mela for gensets


April 10th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) It's a loan mela to encourage small time industrial units in Tiruchirapalli to buy gensets, plagued as they are by long power cuts. It's the BHEL Small and ... Read more...

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India, Africa push for bigger global voice, focus on skill sharing


March 16th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The curtains came down on the two-day India-Africa business conclave here Tuesday, with the two sides pitching for greater collaboration in knowledge sharing and a greater say ... Read more...

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With three-day power cut, Andhra industry fears job loss


March 13th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 13 (IANS) Industry in Andhra Pradesh is reeling under unprecedented electricity cuts and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has warned that workers may lose their jobs. The around 30 ... Read more...

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Micro, medium industrial goods to get design makeover


February 17th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Shoppers can soon buy trendily packaged designer pickles, rural agro-products, medical equipment and village crafts off the shelves of superstores in mega cities across India. ... Read more...

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India, Malawi should use Pan African E- Network to re-energize bilateral ties: Ansari


January 8th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitLilongwe (Malawi), Jan.8 (ANI): India and Malawi should use the Pan African E- Network to re-energize existing bilateral ties, said visiting Indian Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari.Highlighting the historic ties ... Read more...

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Indo-Zambian ties should progress to exploit enormous opportunities of cooperation: Ansari


January 6th, 2010 - 11:06 am ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitLusaka (Zambia), Jan.6 (ANI): Expressing confidence about the future of high-level exchanges between India and Zambia, visiting Indian Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari said on Tuesday night that bilateral relations have ... Read more...

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India and Benin should broaden trade ties: Tharoor


October 23rd, 2009 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) India and Benin need to broaden and deepen trade ties and look at new sectors like pharmaceutical and telecom, Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi ... Read more...

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Tanzanian PM comes to India on four-day visit


September 13th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) India and Tanzania, one of Africa's fastest-growing economies and home to around 40,000 persons of Indian origin, will intensify their cooperation in areas ranging from agriculture to ... Read more...

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Kashmir dispute to be resolved within next two years: POK PM


August 13th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug. 13 (ANI): Pakistan occupied Kashmir's (POK) Prime Minister Sardar Yaqoob Khan has said India is not in a position to prolong the Kashmir dispute, and that the issue would be ... Read more...

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Economy moving up but scanty rains may play spoilsport: Mukherjee


August 7th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 7 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday told the Lok Sabha that the economy has started moving upward due to two stimulus packages in the last ... Read more...

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BHEL’s new fabrication policy upsets small vendors


May 4th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, May 4 (IANS) A majority of over 500 steel fabrication units in Tiruchirapalli, one of the major engineering hubs in the country, are facing a new challenge as ... Read more...

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Noida grows, but poor infrastructure, closure of industries haunt


April 17th, 2009 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Noida, April 17 (IANS) Despite being a virtual extension of India's national capital, this industrial hub, software centre and leisure destination still laments over poor power supply and roads, making the ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to address rallies in Uttar Pradesh today


April 3rd, 2009 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Apr 3 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi will address election rallies at Maharajganj, Kushinagar and Robertsganj in Uttar Pradesh today.According to sources, Congress party president Sonia Gandhi will campaign ... Read more...

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Sonia, Rahul Gandhi all set to campaign in East UP


March 31st, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Mar 31 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi and All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary Rahul Gandhi will be campaigning for party candidates in eastern Uttar Pradesh from April 3 ... Read more...

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Union minister booked for murder (Second Lead)


February 11th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Mahavir Prasad, a minister in the central government and a Congress leader, was on a court's order Wednesday charged with conspiring to murder a villager in Uttar ... Read more...

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Union Minister Mahavir Prasad charged for murder case


February 11th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Gorakhpur, Feb 11 (ANI): Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Industries Mahavir Prasad has been charged in connection to the murder of an Ujjarpur village resident Ram Pragat in Gorakhpur ... Read more...

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Union Minister Mahavir Prasad booked for murder (Lead)


February 11th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 11 (IANS) Union Micro, Small and Medium Industries Minister Mahavir Prasad has been booked for a murder related to a land dispute in January 2008 in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district, ... Read more...

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Law will take its course in Mahavir Prasad case: Congress


February 11th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said law will take its own course in the case of Union Micro, Small and Medium Industries Minister Mahavir Prasad who has been named ... Read more...

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Union minister booked for murder in Uttar Pradesh


February 11th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 11 (IANS) Union Micro, Small and Medium Industries Minister Mahavir Prasad has been booked in a January 2008 murder in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district, police here said Wednesday.Prasad, a Congress ... Read more...

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Industrialists should not praise Modi: Congress


January 14th, 2009 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Terming "Vibrant Gujarat" a "myth", the Congress party Wednesday asked captains of industry to desist from praising Chief Minister Narendra Modi.“Vibrant Gujarat is a myth, it is ... Read more...

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Modi meets foreign delegations at Vibrant conclave


January 13th, 2009 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 12 (IANS) On the first day of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors' Summit Monday, Chief Minister Narendra Modi held one-on-one meetings with eight delegations, including from Britain and Japan. Modi ... Read more...

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