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Another rioter arrested for damaging Mumbai memorial


August 30th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Another rioter who desecrated the Amar Jawan memorial at the Azad Maidan during the Aug 11 violence was arrested by Mumbai police's Crime Branch Thursday, an ... Read more...

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Large cache of firearms seized in Pune


August 30th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 30 (IANS) Two people have been arrested here with a large cache of arms, including nine country-made guns and 80 live cartridges, a top police official said Thursday.Yogesh ... Read more...

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Spanish banks’ bad-loans ratio hits new record


August 18th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 18 (IANS/EFE) The ratio of non-performing loans to total outstanding loans held by Spanish banks has risen to a record 9.42 percent, topping the previous mark of 9.15 ... Read more...

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Is Mike Wallace going to sign a contract with Pittsburg Steelers?


July 27th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Speculation is rife on whether the famous and popular wide receiver Mike Wallace will sign a contract with Pittsburg Steelers or not. The speculations have reached ... Read more...

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Parties begin as Pranab set for victory (Third Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Congress began celebrating early Sunday as its candidate Pranab Mukherjee appeared set for a comfortable ride to the Rashtrapati Bhavan as India's 13 ... Read more...

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India’s exports fall in May


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) India's exports dropped by 4.16 percent to $25.68 billion in May due to sluggish demand in European countries, government data showed Monday.Imports also declined by ... Read more...

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Chilean analysts see higher copper prices in 2012


May 4th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, May 4 (IANS/EFE) The average price of copper in 2012 will come in at $3.84 per pound, according to a score of analysts surveyed by the Chilean Copper Commission, ... Read more...

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Dubai exported products worth $800 mn in 2011


March 1st, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 29 (IANS/WAM) The total value of exports from Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), crossed three billion dirhams (over $800 million) in 2011.The largest share of exports ... Read more...

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China may exempt interest tax on corporate bonds


February 27th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 27 (IANS) Individual investors may pay less tax on interest from corporate bonds as part of an effort to improve the market for corporate securities, the China Securities ... Read more...

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Singapore Airshow sees deals worth $31 billion


February 18th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, Feb 17 (IANS) The Singapore Airshow 2012, Asia's largest and one of the three most important aerospace and defence exhibitions in the world, Friday wrapped up the trade segment ... Read more...

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President of its choice? Congress will find it difficult


January 24th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) If the entire opposition gangs up, the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) will find it difficult in July to elect a new president of ... Read more...

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China publishes first industrial restructuring plan


January 18th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 18 (IANS) China Wednesday published its first long-term industrial restructuring and upgrading plan.China targets an 8-percent value-added industrial growth over the next four years, a 2-percentage-point rise in ... Read more...

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Punj Lloyd to invest in Bengal infrastructure


January 9th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) Diversified conglomerate Punj Lloyd said Monday it plans to come out with a specific plan for investment in infrastructure in West Bengal soon.The company said ... Read more...

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India lacks product development for software: Sabeer Bhatia


December 20th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 20 (IANS) India has done a great job of developing the IT services business, but it has failed in world class product development for the software industry, says ... Read more...

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BAE bags $91 mn order to supply Hawk spares


December 12th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) British aircraft major BAE Systems has won a $91 million deal to supply spares and ground support equipment to the Indian Air Force (IAF) and ... Read more...

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China plans to export more to developing nations


December 7th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 7 (IANS) China plans to raise its exports to the developing countries as it believes that the demand from developed nations is unlikely to improve, a senior Chinese ... Read more...

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India’s export growth slows in October


December 1st, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) India's exports in October rose by a much slower 10.82 percent to $19.87 billion, official data showed Thursday, as a slowdown in major western markets ... Read more...

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96 Chinese held in fake medicine racket


November 30th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 30 (IANS) A total of 96 people have been arrested and fake medicines worth around over $7 million seized in one of the biggest operations in Shanghai against ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways makes around $7 billion Airbus order


November 16th, 2011 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 16 (IANS) Qatar Airways Tuesday ordered for 55 Airbus aircraft worth $6.7 billion at the ongoing Dubai Airshow.The order was made for the purchase of 50 eco-efficient Airbus ... Read more...

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India’s September exports grow 36 percent to $24.82 bn


November 1st, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) India's exports in September grew at a slower rate than the past few months, rising 36.36 percent to $24.82 billion compared to $18.2 billion ... Read more...

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BlackBerry makes up for disruption with free apps


October 17th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Blackberry's Canadian maker, Research in Motion (RIM), Monday offered its 70 million customers applications worth over $100 as a gesture of appreciation for the "patience ... Read more...

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India’s exports rise 44 percent in August; deficit widens to $14 bn


October 3rd, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) India's exports soared 44.25 percent to $24.31 billion, while imports grew 41.82 percent to $38.35 billion in August, leaving a trade deficit of $14.04 billion, ... Read more...

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Worldwide weapons sales fell in 2010: Report


September 24th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Global arms sales dropped sharply last year as the world's governments struggled in the economic downturn, according to a new study, the New York Times ... Read more...

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India’s exports surge 82 percent in July


September 1st, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) India's exports surged 81.79 percent to $29.34 billion in July as compared to $16.14 billion during the corresponding month of the previous year, official data ... Read more...

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India-US defence contracts total Rs,37,181 crore


August 10th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The total value of military contracts between India and the US signed between 2004 and 2011 totals Rs.37,181 crore, the Rajya Sabha was informed Wednesday.Defence ... Read more...

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China discovers world’s second largest molybdenum deposit


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 21 (IANS) China has discovered the world's second largest molybdenum deposit containing 2.2 million tonnes of the silvery metal that is widely used in the metallurgical sector, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Mineral output slumps 14.5 percent in April


July 4th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Mineral production declined 14.52 percent in April compared to the preceding month due to sharp drop in the output of coal, bauxite and copper, official ... Read more...

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Australia donates Rs 350,000 to Delhi NGO Maitri


April 21st, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.21 (ANI): Australian High Commissioner Peter Varghese presented a cheque for 3.51 lakh rupees to New Delhi-based NGO Maitri.The money will be used to support Maitri's educational program where ... Read more...

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China sees first quarterly trade deficit in six years


April 10th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) China saw a trade deficit of $1.2 billion from January to March this year, the first quarterly trade deficit in six years, according to figures released ... Read more...

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Punjab traders demand a transit route to central Asia via Pakistan to export goods


March 20th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Mar 20(ANI): In a bid to promote trade, the exporters in Punjab have demanded the government to tie up with Pakistan and make way for a transit route for exporting goods ... Read more...

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Jharkhand economy growing, but agriculture declines: Report


March 7th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 7 (IANS) Jharkhand's per capita gross state domestic product (GSDP), that is the total value of goods and services produced in the state divided by its population, increased ... Read more...

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Air travel to be more expensive (Lead)


February 28th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Travelling by air is set to become costlier with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee increasing service tax on air travel in the union budget for 2011-12 ... Read more...

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Air travel to become costlier


February 28th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Air travel is to become costlier with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee increasing service tax on air travel in the federal budget for 2011-12 Monday.Mukherjee said service ... Read more...

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Hema Malini is worth Rs.60 crore


February 21st, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 21 (IANS) Hindi film world's 'dream girl' Hema Malini owns diamonds, gold, houses and other assets valued at over Rs.60 crore and she has a debt of Rs.17 crore. ... Read more...

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Obama sets sights on India, China to revive US economy


February 15th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's budget aimed at rebuilding the country's economy, emerging "from the worst recession in generations", looks at India as "one of the ... Read more...

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