traditional markets

Y-Axis rolls out customized travel services


September 21st, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Y-Axis, a leading overseas careers and immigration consultant, Friday announced launch of X! Travel Club for overseas travellers.Claiming to be the largest of its kind multi-brand ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New measures soon to boost exports, investor confidence


August 28th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The government will soon announce new steps to boost exports and investors' confidence in the Indian economy, Commerce Secretary S.R. Rao said Tuesday."The government is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

DreamWorks Animation in five-year deal with 20th Century Fox


August 21st, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Top notch American studio DreamWorks Animation has entered into a new five-year distribution agreement with another well-known banner, 20th Century Fox.Under the terms of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India to achieve $500 billion exports target


June 8th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) India is on course to increase exports to $500 billion in 2013-14 from around $300 billion in the last fiscal, helped by market and product ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s exports rise by 3.23 percent in April


June 1st, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) India's exports grew at a sluggish rate of 3.23 percent to $24.45 billion in April, while imports increased by 3.83 percent to $37.94 billion, leaving ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s exports rise by 3.2 percent in April year-on-year


May 10th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India's exports grew by a sluggish 3.2 percent to $24.50 billion in the first month of the current financial year, after recording nearly 21 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Global solar industry set to shine again


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) The slump in the global solar industry may be over soon due to industry consolidation and improving demand, the world's leading solar cell maker has said.Solar ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India seeks to jointly develop new markets with Africa (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) India Monday exhorted Africa to work together to jointly develop new markets for their products and underlined its commitment to partnering the continent in fulfilling ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nine dead, 30 injured in Hong Kong fire


November 30th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 30 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and more than 30 others injured Wednesday in a fire that lasted over seven hours in a Hong Kong ... Read more...

Posted in World |

SRK goes larger than life with ‘RA.One’


October 25th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Master of romance Shah Rukh Khan is the man of the moment, thanks to his first ever superhero movie "RA.One", an ambitious Rs.150 crore ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China’s September trade surplus drops


October 13th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 13 (IANS) China's trade surplus in September fell 12.4 percent year-on-year to reach $14.51 billion dollars due to sluggish global demand and rising costs in domestic markets, authorities ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Incentives to boost exports soon, says Sharma


October 7th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The government is looking into the concerns of traders and would soon announce incentives to further boost exports, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

RBI’s rate-hike cycle may continue: Exim Bank


September 16th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Raising key lending rates by 25 basis points by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Friday may not be the last rate-hike by the apex bank ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

A new, safe Egypt woos Indian travellers


July 27th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Want to visit the "new" Egypt? Five months after the uprising in the north African country, its battered tourism sector is looking at Asia, especially ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Mumbaikars top list of online shoppers: Assocham


July 3rd, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) When it comes to online shopping, Mumbaikars have left behind all other cities in India, a survey released Sunday said.The random study was conducted by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Double Dhamaal’ to see second-phase release


June 28th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) Comic caper "Double Dhamaal", distributed by Reliance Entertainment and Maruti Pictures, that had an impressive opening in India and abroad, is now looking at a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Double Dhamaal’ grosses Rs.39.60 crores in opening weekend


June 28th, 2011 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) Comic caper "Double Dhamaal, distributed by Reliance Entertainment and Maruti Pictures has had an impressive opening at the box office, grossing Rs 39.60 crores at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India second largest source of foreign students in New Zealand


February 26th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Amandeep Kaur Wellington, Feb 26 (IANS) India has emerged as the second largest source country after China for international students in New Zealand during 2010-11, according to official figures.While student visa applications ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ecuador envoy calls for improved South-South cooperation


February 14th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) Ecuador's Ambassador to India Carlos Abad Monday said a strong South-South cooperation was the only way forward in the wake of global meltdown.Speaking at a conference on India-Ecuador ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mumbai to host Australian film fest annually


January 31st, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) A five-day Australian Film Festival of India (AFFI) will be held in Mumbai in March and is set to become an annual affair soon.The film festival will be ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Latin America attractive market for Indian export: Minister


November 17th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Indian exporters should focus on the emerging economies, especially Latin American countries, to sustain growth as demand in rich countries slackens, Minister of State for Commerce and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Big B Fancied By Malaika’s ‘Munni Badnam’


September 10th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The item number "Munni Badnam' in "Dabangg' has come under scrutiny many times for its lyrics and even for the dancing style of Malaika Arora Khan ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Kites’ gets ready to fly high (IANS Preview)


May 17th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The countdown has begun and the ticket windows are already buzzing with advance bookings for Hrithik Roshan and Barbara Mori-starrer "Kites" that releases Friday. Produced by Rakesh ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Exports jump 54 percent in March; dip 4.7 percent for 2009-10


May 10th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India's merchandise exports grew by 54.1 percent in March to $19.9 billion, but the value of the outward shipments dipped 4.7 percent to $176.5 billion for 2009-10 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Exports rise 54 percent in March, fall for whole fiscal (Lead)


May 6th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India's merchandise exports grew a healthy 54 percent in March to $19.9 billion, but the value of the outward shipments dipped 4.7 percent to $176.5 billion for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Abu Dhabi launches plan to boost hotel occupancy rate


March 12th, 2010 - 4:41 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 12 (IANS) The Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) has launched a plan to boost hotel occupancy rate in the emirate by 10 percent in 2010, WAM news agency reported. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kiswok to spend Rs.120 crore on new foundry


March 6th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) Auto component manufacturer Kiswok Industries will invest Rs.120 crore on a new foundry with an integrated machine shop, a top company official said Saturday. The company supplies brake drums ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘MNIK’ to be dubbed in German, Turkish for wider reach


February 17th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan's latest movie "My Name Is Khan", which made $18 million in its opening weekend worldwide, will be dubbed in German and Turkish and will ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Malaysian PM’s India visit drew $468 mn worth of potential deals


February 16th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 16 (IANS) Malaysia and India are set to follow up on the $468 million worth of potential trade avenues identified during last month's India visit of Prime Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘My Name Is Khan’ earns Rs.250 mn on opening day


February 14th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Controversies notwithstanding, the Shah Rukh Khan-starrer "My Name Is Khan" has gone on to rake in around Rs.250 million (about $5.3 million) across the globe on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indonesia seeks greater role in ASEAN


February 10th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Feb 10 (IANS) Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa said the country should enhance its role in ASEAN for economic benefits. Indonesia will take over the 10-member ASEAN's chairmanship in 2013."Our contribution to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India dominates world’s largest home-textile fair


January 17th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Manik Mehta Frankfurt, Jan 17 (IANS) Despite uncertainties that still plague the world's home-textile industry with low demand and high unemployment in many traditional markets, India dominated the ongoing four-day Heimtextil fair ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India emerges as lucrative option for Malaysian timber exporters


November 16th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov. 16 (ANI): With the domestic timber market bleeding due to recession, Malaysian exporters are turning to India, a lucrative market with encouraging import trends.In 2008, Malaysia exported timber and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India to sustain and enhance global engagements: Anand Sharma


November 8th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.8 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma addressed a session on "Reinforcing Economic Imperatives: India's Global Engagements" at the 25th India Economic Summit jointly organized by the Confederation of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian textiles to take on China in own turf


October 18th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhushree Chatterjee New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The nearly $10-billion Indian textile and apparel industry, buoyed by a growth in August after nine months of decline and by increased demand from Europe, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe