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Gender equality prerequisite for inclusive growth: Meira Kumar


September 13th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Gender equality and women's empowerment are not only human rights issues but also prerequisites for achieving inclusive and sustainable growth, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira ... Read more...

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RBI keeps key rates unchanged, cuts SLR by 1 percent (Roundup)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Tuesday kept key policy rates unchanged for the second time since June saying lowering them would raise inflationary pressure without ... Read more...

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RBI keeps key rates unchanged as inflation outlook worsens (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Tuesday kept key policy rates unchanged for the second time since June, saying lowering them would raise the inflationary pressure.In ... Read more...

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EC approves Spanish bank recapitalization programme


July 26th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 26 (IANS/EFE) The European Commission said Wednesday it has approved a Spanish programme to recapitalize its banks through the end of 2012."The recapitalization scheme is the first stepping ... Read more...

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Jubilant FoodWorks quarterly profit rises 40 percent


July 25th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Jubilant FoodWorks (JFL), which operates pizza vendor Domino's, Wednesday posted a 40 percent rise in net profit at Rs.32.35 crore for the quarter ended June ... Read more...

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Bajaj Auto’s first quarter net up one percent


July 18th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Two- and three-wheeler maker Bajaj Auto Wednesday reported a marginal increase of one percent in net profit for the first quarter of the current fiscal.The net ... Read more...

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Sonata Software expands US operations


June 20th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 20 (IANS) Leading IT solutions provider Sonata Software Ltd. has expanded operations in the United States as part of its strategy to grow in new markets, verticals and ... Read more...

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Inflation still above acceptable levels: Subbarao


June 19th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Defending the Reserve Bank of India's decision not to cut key lending rates, Governor Duvvuri Subbarao said Tuesday inflation is still above acceptable levels and ... Read more...

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India’s central bank keeps key lending rates unchanged (Third Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) In a bid to control high inflation, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday kept key lending rates unchanged, but said it is ready to provide ... Read more...

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India’s central bank keeps key lending rates unchanged (Second Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday kept key lending rates unchanged. The re-purchase rate remains unchanged at eight percent, which automatically keeps the reverse re-purchase ... Read more...

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India’s central bank keeps key lending rates unchanged (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday kept key lending rates unchanged. The re-purchase rate remains unchanged at eight percent, which automatically keeps the reverse re-purchase ... Read more...

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As China dumps in India’s solar market, domestic industry shrivels (Business Feature)


May 6th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India's National Solar Mission may be offering huge opportunities to global players but the domestic solar industry is bleeding owing to poor policy and stiff ... Read more...

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New science policy blueprint by September


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The government is likely to bring out by September this year the blueprint of a new science, technology and innovation policy aimed at sustainable growth ... Read more...

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ADB aid to developing countries tops $21.7 bn in 2011


April 26th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, April 26 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved $21.72 billion in financing operations to Asian developing countries in 2011, a 14.5 percent year-on-year increase, according to its 2011 ... Read more...

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`Italy’s economy to grow again in 2013′


April 19th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 19 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has said the country's economy will contract by 1.2 percent this year before returning to modest growth in 2013."Stimulating growth within ... Read more...

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Developing nations can have 8 percent growth rate


April 17th, 2012 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) Every developing country holds the potential to register fast economic growth boosted by sound policies and leveraging its comparative advantages, according to World Bank chief economist ... Read more...

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China Telecom to sell iPhone 4S


February 21st, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 21 (IANS) China Telecom, the country's third largest wireless carrier, said Tuesday that it would start selling the iPhone 4S March 9, ending China Unicom's three-year run as ... Read more...

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A designer reinvents Indian textile heritage, craftsmanship


February 19th, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) At a time when many are mourning the demise of Indian craftsmanship, well-known designer Anupama Dayal is focussing on employment for master weavers and promoting ... Read more...

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Hospitality industry hobbled by land costs, taxes, delays: CII


February 12th, 2012 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) High real estate costs, lack of any tax incentive and bureaucratic hurdles are huge problems for the growth of the hospitality industry that is one ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma cautions against protectionism


January 12th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 12 (IANS) Voicing concern over lack of progress in the Doha round of WTO talks, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Thursday cautioned against protectionism, saying it would ... Read more...

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Text of PM’s message


December 31st, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Following is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's New Year message to the nation: "My Fellow Citizens, I wish you all a peaceful, productive and secure New Year. New ... Read more...

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Happiness true reflection of sustainable growth: Bhutan PM


December 21st, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) hutan's Prime Minister Jigmi Y. Thinley Tuesday said that happiness is the purpose and ultimate desire of every human being and for real sustainable ... Read more...

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Karnataka farmers to protest against agri-summit


December 1st, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 30 (IANS) Even as the Karnataka government braces to hold the global agri-business and food process summit in this tech hub Thursday, leading farmers' organisations in the state ... Read more...

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China’s financial system sound: IMF


November 15th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Monday that China's financial system is sound."China has made remarkable progress in its transition toward a more commercially-oriented and financially ... Read more...

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G20 must ensure economic growth: Chinese president


November 2nd, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 2 (IANS) The G20 should give top priority to maintaining economic growth, said Chinese President Hu Jintao Wednesday.Hu made the remarks in an interview with the French newspaper ... Read more...

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Debt should be seen in comparison to size: Mallya


October 31st, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Kingfisher Airlines' debt should be seen in comparison to the company's size, chairman Vijay Mallya said Monday, adding that the carrier has nine years to ... Read more...

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Indian urban population to double in 30 years: UN


September 29th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) With India's urban population expected to double in the next 30 years, there is an urgent need to address urban issues, UN Under Secretary General ... Read more...

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CIS leaders call for free trade deal, peaceful end to conflicts


September 3rd, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dushanbe, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Leaders of the Commonwealth of Independent States - a post-Soviet alliance - in their final statement rounding up the summit Saturday called for ... Read more...

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We have to think differently how to solve problems: PM


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kharagpur, Aug 22 (IANS) While underlining the need to channelise scientific and entrepreneurial energies to unleash another Green Revolution, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said India needed to change ... Read more...

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India pitches for greater US investment


August 10th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Nirupama Rao, India's ambassador-designate to the US, Wednesday pitched for greater American investment and underlined the need to create more common ground between India and ... Read more...

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Staffing companies form federation


June 23rd, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Leading staffing companies including Adecco, Allegis, GI Group and Ma Foi Randstad have come together to form the Indian Staffing Federation (ISF) to professionalise the ... Read more...

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Plan panel hints at 9-9.5 percent growth in 12th Plan


June 10th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 10 (IANS) The Planning Commission is set to target GDP growth of 9-9.5 percent for the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17) period as 10 percent growth does not ... Read more...

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Citi’s Vikram Pandit gets a $22.5 million pay package


May 19th, 2011 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) After working for years for a token annual salary of $1, Citigroup's Indian American CEO, Vikram Pandit has received a $22.5 million retention package that's partly ... Read more...

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Orchid Chemicals declares 30 percent dividend


May 18th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 18 (IANS) Pharmaceuticals major Orchid Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd Wednesday recommended 30 percent dividend for the year 2010-11.The company closed last fiscal with a consolidated revenue of Rs.1,786 ... Read more...

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Faster and sustainable growth objective of 12th FYP: Manmohan Singh


April 21st, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Thursday said that the objective of 12th Five Year Plan beginning 2012 must be faster, more inclusive and sustainable ... Read more...

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