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CESC’s net profit dips 26 percent in Q2


November 9th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 9 (IANS) Power utility CESC Limited, a RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group company, Wednesday reported a 26 percent dip in its net profit at Rs.144 crore in the second quarter ... Read more...

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‘Rising inflation, interest rates major concerns’ (Lead)


April 21st, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Rising inflation, input costs, oil prices and steep interest rates are the major issues that are threatening the growth momentum of the Indian economy, ... Read more...

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‘Rising inflation, interest rates major issues for economy’


April 21st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Rising inflation, input costs, oil prices and steep interest rates are the major issues that are threatening the growth momentum of the Indian ... Read more...

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Real estate most preferred investment option: survey


December 12th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Real estate remains the preferred choice of urban Indians for long-term investments, scoring over equities, gold and state-run savings schemes, says a leading industry lobby."Sixty-five percent of ... Read more...

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Italy asked to pay back EU funds spent on Elton John gig


November 20th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Italy has been asked to pay back 720,000 euros to The European Commission used by Naples authorities for an Elton John concert last year.The concert was the part ... Read more...

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President Obama to sign Small Business Jobs Act


September 27th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- President Barack Obama on Monday will sign the Small Business Jobs Act, a bill that will give the nation’s small businesses support and incentives to help them ... Read more...

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Larsen and Toubro post Rs.666 crore Q1 profit


July 27th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Engineering and constructions giant Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Tuesday registered a profit Rs.666 crore in the first quarter of this fiscal as compared to Rs.578 crore in ... Read more...

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Age of oil and gas is not dead yet, says UAE minister


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 2 (IANS/WAM) "The age of oil and gas is not dead", says an United Arab Emirates (UAE) cabinet minister, citing the Oil and Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) prediction for growing ... 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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NY awards $40 million in stimulus funding for energy conservation projects


March 2nd, 2010 - 2:06 am ICT by BNO News
ALBANY, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – New York state awarded $40 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds to public schools, municipalities, universities, hospitals and other non-profit agencies to support ... Read more...

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Electronics industry seeks funds, sops to fuel growth


February 1st, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 1 (IANS) The fledgling Indian electronics industry Monday sought funds, tax rationalisation and interest linked subsidy for promoting the electronics system design and manufacturing ecosystem in the country. "The government has ... Read more...

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India on course to 9 percent growth rate: Montek Singh


January 26th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Jan 26 (IANS) India is on course to notching up a rapidly rising trajectory of economic growth despite the global economic crisis, returning to a healthy nine percent ... Read more...

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Market openness, farming changes can battle hunger: experts


January 19th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) A combination of various initiatives such as opening up markets, taking to new farming practices and futuristic policies can help fight hunger and poverty the world ... Read more...

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Assocham for provident fund investment in capital market


January 10th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The government should allow people to invest provident fund (PF) contributions in the capital market through mutual funds, industry body Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of ... Read more...

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President Obama delivers remarks at rally for Creigh Deeds


October 28th, 2009 - 4:33 am ICT by admin
The following is the full text speech delivered by President Barack Obama at Rally for Creigh Deeds at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia.As released by the White House :-"Hello, Virginia! ... Read more...

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‘Poor countries being ignored in economic crisis’


October 2nd, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Oct 2 (IANS) The global community needs to urgently address the marginalisation of the world's poorest countries while discussing ways out of the economic meltdown, says Ujal Singh Bhatia, India's ambassador ... Read more...

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Use stimulus package for green revolution: UN chief


February 18th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 18 (Xinhua) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and former US vice president Al Gore have called on the world to use economic stimulus urgently needed to tackle the global ... Read more...

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Economic recovery plan to create 2.5 million jobs: Obama


November 22nd, 2008 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (DPA) US president-elect Barack Obama said in a radio address Saturday that he would sign an economic recovery plan soon after taking office, to create 2.5 million jobs by ... Read more...

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Investments in state firms’ initial offerings still in green


October 20th, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Long-term investments and public sector initial public offerings are still showing a positive return despite the massive drop in share values over the past few months, a ... Read more...

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Used Olympics tickets may turn out to be long term investments


August 19th, 2008 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug. 19 (ANI): Used Olympic tickets have got a second lease of life, and may eventually turn out to be good long-term investments, thanks to some popular Chinese collectors websites.Currently, ... Read more...

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Foreign capital flowing into real estate in Asia


June 19th, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Singapore, June 19 (DPA) The inflow of capital into Asia's real estate market is accelerating on longer-term investments coming of a prolonged period of steady growth, a report said Thursday. Returns in ... Read more...

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Singapore investors fear recession to spread


April 21st, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, April 21 (DPA) The spread of the financial contagion beyond the United States has increased the likelihood of a global financial crisis and recession, an investment expert said Monday. "We could ... Read more...

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A third of women over 40 are familys main breadwinner


November 28th, 2007 - 4:29 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 28 (ANI): A survey has revealed that more than a third of women aged over 40 are the main earner in their household.The survey, conducted by a women's magazine, also ... Read more...

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