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Kenya’s coffee exports could hit $308 mn


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Sep 11 (IANS) Kenya's coffee exports are expected to increase this year and could reach $308 million by the end of 2012, an official said.Ministry of Agriculture Permanent Secretary ... Read more...

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Ford Q2 net income down


July 26th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, July 26 (IANS) Ford Motor Company has reported the US automaker posted a profit of $1.04 billion in the second quarter of the year, or 26 cents per share, ... Read more...

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European situation threat to US economic recovery: Obama


June 9th, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) The simmering eurozone debt crisis posed a big threat to the US economic recovery, with the region facing the risk of a renewed recession, ... Read more...

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India requires over 1,000 new aircraft by 2030: Airbus


March 15th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) European plane maker Airbus Thursday forecast that Indian carriers will require 1,043 new aircraft valued at $145 billion by 2030. This includes 1,020 passenger and 23 ... Read more...

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US economy to strengthen in near term: Federal Reserve


November 23rd, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) The near-term projection for the pace of growth of the US economy was revised up due to the recent positive data on consumer spending and business ... Read more...

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Indian American to head US think-tank


October 26th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) Neera Tanden, an Indian-American veteran of the Obama and Clinton administrations, will be taking over as president of the Centre for American Progress, a major ... Read more...

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US Treasury Under Secretary highlights growing US-India economic partnership


March 4th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4(ANI): U.S. Under Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs Lael Brainard on Friday delivered a keynote address here at the Institute of International Finance's (IIF) spring membership meeting, ... Read more...

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Water demand will exceed supply by 40pc within 20 yrs, warn scientists


March 1st, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): Scientists have warned that water demand in many countries will outstrip supply by 40 per cent within 20 years due to the combined threat of climate change and ... Read more...

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“Corruption blooming in Pak due to lack of good governance”: Gilani


November 16th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 16 (ANI): Corruption has been flourishing in Pakistan due to the lack of 'good governance', Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has acknowledged.Addressing the plenary session of the Pakistan Development ... Read more...

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Parts of Obama coalition drifting toward GOP: Poll


October 28th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct. 28 (ANI): Critical parts of the coalition that delivered President Obama to the White House in 2008 and gave Democrats control of Congress in 2006 are switching their allegiance ... Read more...

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Mukherjee confident of achieving 7.5 to 8 per cent growth in current fiscal


December 23rd, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Union Finance Minister, Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said the economy could grow by 7.5 to 8 per cent during the current financial year.Addressing the 10th annual ... Read more...

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Most US organizations not adapting to dangers posed by climate change


December 3rd, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): A new report has determined that organizations in the US that are at the highest risk of sustaining damage from climate change, are not adapting enough to ... Read more...

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‘Strategic ties with India should be US foreign policy priority’


October 30th, 2008 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) Citing the India-US civil nuclear deal as a milestone, a senior American diplomat has put building close strategic partnerships with emerging nations like India and Brazil as ... Read more...

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Unified Commanders Conference concluded in New Delhi today


June 11th, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): Jointness amongst the Armed Forces received a boost in the Unified Commanders Conference 2008, which concluded here today,It emphasized on a tri-service approach in our ... Read more...

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Indians to have their say in Australia 2020 Summit


April 18th, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by admin
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, April 18 (IANS) While a person of Indian descent is yet to be voted to the Australian parliament, there are a few who have made it to the list ... Read more...

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Infosys projects flat growth rate this fiscal year


April 15th, 2008 - 3:03 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)Bangalore, April 15 (IANS) Infosys Technologies Tuesday projected a flat growth rate of 19-21 percent for this fiscal, the same as the 20 percent year-on-year (YoY) revenue growth achieved in 2007-08. "There ... Read more...

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Military only part of the solution to win war on terror: Admiral Mullen


February 18th, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 18 (ANI): The Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Michael, G. Mullen has said the military is only part of the solution in the war on ... Read more...

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Sustaining present growth momentum is an important challenge, says Chidambaram


November 14th, 2007 - 10:35 am ICT by admin
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