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Google India launches premeir SME partner programme


September 5th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Google India Wednesday launched a small and medium enterprise (SME) partner programme to maximize its reach to small businesses across the country and provide them ... Read more...

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Government raises cap on bulk SMSes from five to 20


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The government Thursday increased the cap on SMSes to 20 from five announced last week for 15 days with immediate effect.According to the Ministry ... Read more...

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Government should lift ban on bulk SMSes, says IAMAI


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) Thursday said the ban on bulk SMSes should be immediately lifted as it is affecting the business ... Read more...

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Bengal’s new IT policy to boost animation, hardware jobs (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government Thursday approved the new information and technology (IT) policy laying special emphasis on jobs linked to hardware, animation and ... Read more...

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Interest rates to go down but not immediately, say top banks


April 17th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) move Tuesday to cut key rates for the first time in three years by a sharp 50 basis ... Read more...

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Crisil to target SMEs in tier II, III towns


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 22 (IANS) Credit rating agency Crisil Ltd is planning to rate around 100,000 small and medium enterprises (SME) by 2015 and is looking at tier II and III ... Read more...

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BSE SME exchange may come up by March-end


February 10th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) The much-awaited Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) platform may come up before the end of this fiscal. It targets to list 500 ... Read more...

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NSE to launch SME exchange in November


November 3rd, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) The National Stock Exchange (NSE) will launch its Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) exchange this month, a top official of the bourse said."We got the final ... Read more...

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‘Rate hikes playing havoc with SMEs’


October 25th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) An increase in 375 basis points in the repo rate over the last 20 months or so and the consequent sharp increase in the cost ... Read more...

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RBI permits PayPal exporters $3,000 per transaction


October 15th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 14 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has permitted PayPal to receive $3,000 per transaction for exporting goods and services as against $500 per transaction until now, ... Read more...

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NSE gets green signal for SME exchange


October 14th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) The National Stock Exchange (NSE) Friday received permission from the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to start its proposed Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) ... Read more...

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Bank working with NSE to set up SME exchange


September 16th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) The Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) is working with the National Stock Exchange (NSE) to set up a separate exchange for small and medium ... Read more...

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‘India, Canada trade to touch $15 billion by 2015′ (Lead)


July 27th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Trade between India and Canada is set to reach $15 billion by 2015, from $4.5 billion in 2010, a top Canadian diplomat said Tuesday.Canadian High Commissioner ... Read more...

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Canada seeks Indian investment in oil exploration


July 26th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Canada is set to increase involvement in India's small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, besides scouting for Indian investment in coal exploration and education, a ... Read more...

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Karnataka SMEs to get 30 percent of industrial land


June 22nd, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 21 (IANS) Small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) in Karnataka will get 30 percent of the land in industrial estates for which 88,000 acres have been identified, state ... Read more...

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BSE, NSE soon to have exchanges for small and medium firms


May 27th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE) will soon have exchanges under them to facilitate access to equity market for small and medium ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma calls for expansion of India-Morocco ties


April 29th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 29(ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma met with Moroccan Trade Finance Minister Abdellatif Mazouz here today and discussed bilateral relations and economic cooperation.Sharma and Mazouz were ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma hopeful of growing Indo-US trade relations


April 20th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today expressed optimism over the growing trade and investment relations between India and United States.During a bilateral meeting with Senators of different ... Read more...

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Oriental Bank to increase lending to SMEs


April 20th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Oriental Bank of Commerce will increase lending to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with a view to boosting manufacturing growth in the country, the ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh to host major IT event in March


January 27th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh will organize a two-day IT conference and exhibition March 1 and 2 in Hyderabad to project itself as the most preferred IT destination.IT Minister Ponnala Lakshmaiah ... Read more...

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Environment ministry, industry forum to advice firms on green laws


January 24th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The environment ministry and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) will set up a facilitation centre to advice small and medium enterprises (SME) ... Read more...

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Google banks on SMEs for India expansion


November 17th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) World's most-used web search tool Google is planning to expand in nearly 30 cities across the country by offering services in eight regional languages within a year ... Read more...

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President lauds micro SMEs as engines of growth


August 31st, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) President Pratibha Devisingh Patil Tuesday asked banks to provide credit to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). "Availability of adequate credit is paramount to the success of the ... Read more...

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Indian-American SMEs plan Rs.1,500 crore IT facility


June 1st, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 1 (IANS) Small and medium enterprises owned by Indian-Americans plan to set up an IT incubation facility here with an investment of Rs.1,500 crore. Small and Medium Enterprises Consortium (SMEC) made ... Read more...

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MSEs perform below capacity due to lack of funds and late payments


April 11th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Paucity of funds and delayed payments have forced the Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) sector to perform below capacity, a study conducted by the industry lobby Assocham ... Read more...

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Efforts are being made to meet credit requirements of SMEs in NE region: Mukherjee


March 5th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said efforts are being made to meet the credit requirements of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), micro and other tiny industries ... Read more...

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‘Non-extension of tax benefits to hit smaller IT firms’


February 26th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 26 (IANS) The Indian IT industry Friday expressed disappointment over the absence of incentives for small and medium IT businesses and resented the three percent increase in MAT (minimum alternative ... Read more...

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Small, medium sector to be economic activity hub: Industry


December 27th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) will emerge as the hub of economic activity in India if the government earmarks 10 percent of its purchases from the ... Read more...

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Ministry of Corporate Affairs to observe ‘India Corporate Week’ from today


December 14th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): The Ministry of Corporate Affairs will observe an 'India Corporate Week' from today.The theme for 'India Corporate Week', 2009, is 'Corporate Sector and Inclusive Growth', under ... Read more...

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President leaves for a week-long visit to Spain, Poland


April 20th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil today left for a week-long visit to Spain and Poland.During her visit, Patil is likely to sign a number of bilateral agreements to ... Read more...

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President on a week-long visit to Spain, Poland


April 19th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil is leaving for a week-long visit to Spain and Poland on Monday.During her visit, Patil is likely to sign a number of bilateral ... Read more...

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India, Finland agree to explore new areas of trade cooperation


February 6th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 6 (ANI): Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Kamal Nath and Finland Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Dr. Paavo Vayrynen today agreed to encourage businesses to explore ... Read more...

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Gujarat government asked to help small and diamond units


January 29th, 2009 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Surat, Jan 29 (IANS) The Congress party Thursday asked the Gujarat government to take immediate steps to help recession-hit small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and diamond units.Addressing the media at Valsad, 270 ... Read more...

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Recession closes 7,000 SMEs in Taiwan


November 10th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Nov 10 (DPA) More than 7,000 small and medium enterprises (SMEs)have shut down in Taiwan in the past two years due to recession, a government agency said Monday."At the end of ... Read more...

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India-Belgium keen on strengthening bilateral ties


November 4th, 2008 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 4 (ANI): Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Kamal Nath today said that India and Belgium are keen on strengthening the bilateral relation by diversifying and boosting trade ... Read more...

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