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Revised SEZ policy in 3-4 weeks: Commerce secretary


July 26th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) The government hopes to come out with new guidelines to revive Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in three to four weeks, Commerce Secretary S.R. Rao said Thursday."We ... Read more...

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Making housing affordable: Realty industry needs budget boost (Comment)


February 26th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
The previous annual budget presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee failed to come up with some substantial measures to boost the realty industry, especially the housing sector. With the realty ... Read more...

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Karnataka gives tax sops to Honda bike plant


February 17th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 17 (IANS) The Karnataka government Friday granted a slew of tax incentives to Honda Motorcycles & Scooters India Ltd (HMSI) for setting up its first plant in southern ... 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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Ford India to invest Rs.750 crore in Chennai plant


January 20th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 20 (IANS) Ford India, the Indian subsidiary of the US-based Ford Motor Company, would invest Rs.750 crore at its plant near here to roll out the new compact ... Read more...

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US expert for melding of ‘jugad’, systematic imagination


December 8th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) A leading Indian American design expert has called for melding "jugad and systematic imagination to create better economic opportunities".Vijay Kumar, professor at the Institute of ... Read more...

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Countries may go slow on tax incentives for culture: E&Y;


November 17th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Countries across the world will find it difficult to give tax incentives, exemptions to various cultural projects given the strained finances some of them have ... Read more...

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Highlights of manufacturing policy


October 30th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Salient features of the first national manufacturing policy: -- Creation of 100 million additional jobs in the next 10 years. -- Increasing the share of manufacturing in GDP to 25 percent by 2022 ... Read more...

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South Korea to offer tax incentives for electric cars


October 12th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 12 (IANS) South Korea plans to offer tax incentives for electric car buyers from next year in a bid to help promote sales of energy-saving vehicles, a government ... Read more...

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India slashes tax incentives for exporters


September 16th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Tax incentives for exporters will be lowered from Oct 1 as the government said Friday it will do away with the popular tax refund scheme, ... Read more...

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Bihar’s per capita income lowest, Delhi’s highest


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) A huge inter-state income disparity exists in India, according to official data, which showed that per capita income in the national capital Delhi is almost ... Read more...

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Costly land aggregation can frustrate affordable housing (Comment)


August 17th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
The recent trouble in Noida shows how unfair and opaque guidelines on land acquisition can not only derail real estate and infrastructure development in the country but also sour the common ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu okay with Ford’s decision to invest in Gujarat


July 28th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) US car-maker Ford Motor Company, which has a major vehicle plant in Tamil Nadu, has announced it will invest $1 billion in Gujarat to build ... Read more...

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Zardari meets British deputy PM, discusses ties


July 1st, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari met British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg in London and discussed bilateral ties as well as the prospect of expanding Pakistan-Britain ... Read more...

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India’s solar mission visionary: Australian report


June 26th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 25 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission launched by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh last year has positioned India "to become a global leader in the ... Read more...

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India to be third largest investment destination for renewables this year: KPMG


June 8th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) India is the third most favoured destination globally for investments in the renewable energy sector and will also be a major source of new ... Read more...

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Chinese Government to build 10 million subsidized homes


March 10th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.10 (ANI): The Chinese Government plans to spend nearly 1.3 trillion yuan to build 10 million units of government-subsidized housing.According to a senior official, these efforts are to curb surging property ... Read more...

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Budget leaves IT sector unimpressed


February 28th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 28 (IANS) The information technology (IT) sector is disappointed at Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's union budget for 2011-12 for not extending tax incentives and hiking the Minimum Alternate Tax ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu gives tax incentives to 10 investors


February 26th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 26 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister M.K. Stalin Saturday handed over government orders and letters of support extending tax incentives to 10 companies including Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M), Indian ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama Upbeat On Penn State University Green Energy Research


February 4th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The president of USA Barack Obama has always been a champion of the need for producing green energy in USA and it was evident from his ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to announce major investment policies


January 21st, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) In an attempt to attract fresh investments in technology and industrial sectors, the Tamil Nadu government will soon announce new sector-specific policies, a top official said Friday.He said ... Read more...

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Technical textile industry deserves tax sops: FICCI


December 26th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Growth-supportive sops, including tax incentives, should be given to exploit the huge potential of the country's technical textiles industry, which is in a nascent stage, the Federation ... Read more...

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Obama calls for ‘Sputnik moment’ to stay ahead of India, China


December 7th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has called for another "Sputnik moment", saying America must invest in innovation and technology and seize new opportunities to remain competitive ... Read more...

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Indian animation industry will grow to $1.7 billion by 2012


October 11th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The Indian animation industry will grow at a compounded annual rate of 30 percent to reach a market size of $1.7 billion by 2012 and add over ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama’s Official Shows Way In Green Energy Utilization, Drives Toyota Electric Car


August 27th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The president of USA Barack Obama is keen on introducing hybrid electric vehicles in the US states in the near future and one official in his ... Read more...

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Stalin bats for SEZ tax concessions


July 24th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A proposal to discontinue tax incentives to special economic zones (SEZ) is causing concern to developers and prospective investors, Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister M.K. Stalin said ... Read more...

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Government to put out a white paper on housing


July 23rd, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The government is preparing a white paper that will bring out all the issues affecting supply and demand in the housing sector, a top official said here. "Towns ... Read more...

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Canadian province invites Indian investors to acquire SMEs


June 6th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 6 (IANS) The Canadian province of Saskatchewan is inviting Indian entrepreneurs to take over small and medium enterprises (SMEs) which do not have succession plans. The province also wants Indian ... Read more...

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India seeks more private funds in scientific research


May 20th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) India wants private sector to play an active role and invest more in scientific research and development, Minister of State for Science and Technology Prithviraj Chavan said ... Read more...

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Indians buying more cars, pushing up gas prices: Obama


May 14th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 14 (IANS) US President Barack Obama is asking auto-loving Americans to use public transportation more as the fact that Indians and Chinese are buying more cars would ... Read more...

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3M to invest $4.2 million in Cynthiana, KY plant


April 23rd, 2010 - 2:53 am ICT by BNO News
CYNTHIANA, KENTUCKY (BNO NEWS) – 3M company will invest $4.2 million in new equipment for the Cynthiana, Kentucky plant, Governor Steve Beshear announced on Thursday.The investment will bring in new products which ... Read more...

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Caldwell Tanks will invest $3.9 million to expand facility in Louisville, KY


March 20th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by BNO News
FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY (BNO NEWS) – Caldwell Tanks, a company that manufactures steel storage tanks, will expand its facility in Louisville, Kentucky creating 15 new jobs, Governor Steve Beshear and Cabinet for Economic ... Read more...

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US stocks mixed on hopes of economic recovery, low inflation


March 19th, 2010 - 4:24 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 19 (DPA) Major US stock indices were mixed Thursday as government figures showed consumer prices were flat in February and a private research group's gauge of the economy ... Read more...

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Obama signs $18-bn jobs bill


March 19th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Thursday signed a nearly $18-billion jobs bill into law, hoping the measure will be the first of many to bring the labour market ... Read more...

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Kentuckiana Curb to expand in Louisville, creating 50 jobs


March 17th, 2010 - 4:15 am ICT by BNO News
LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY (BNO NEWS) – Kentuckiana Curb will expand its operations in Louisville, Kentucky, creating 50 jobs in a $2.5 million investment, Governor Steve Beshear and Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson announced on ... Read more...

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