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India will grow at 8-10 percent in coming years: Mukherjee


May 4th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, May 4 (IANS) Dismissing all talk of policy inertia, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday asserted that the government is focussed on recovering the growth momentum in the economy ... Read more...

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US targets Iran’s third largest bank


January 24th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) The US Monday added Bank Tejarat, Iran's third largest bank, on its blacklist for sanctions, citing its links to the Islamic republic's nuclear bomb efforts.The Department ... Read more...

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30 India-European projects for clean technology in India


August 25th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) The European Business and Technology Centre (EBTC), an agency co-funded by the European Union (EU) for promoting clean technologies in India, will facilitate establishing 30 projects ... Read more...

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Pakistan to restore highway with China’s help


July 29th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has approved $90 million for the restoration of Karakoram Highway, a part of which runs through Pakistani Kashmir, out of ... Read more...

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Infrastructure, agriculture, healthcare is 2011 focus: PHD Chamber


January 11th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) PHD Chamber Tuesday said infrastructure, healthcare, housing and agri-business will be among the thrust areas of its activities during 2011. "PHD Chamber will focus on infrastructure, industrial ... Read more...

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Iran to send man into space by 2019


July 24th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 24 (IANS) Iran has plans to launch its first manned mission into the space by 2019, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said. The president said the project was originally planned to take ... Read more...

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World oil demand to grow by 1 mb/d: OPEC


July 16th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, July 15 (IANS/WAM) Driven by the global economic recovery, the world oil demand is projected to grow by 1 million barrels (mb/d) per day to 86.4 mb/d in 2011, the Organisation ... Read more...

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India, Malaysia sign extradition treaty, to scale up FDI (Round-up)


January 20th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Buoyed by improving ties, India and Malaysia Wednesday signed an extradition treaty and decided to fast-track negotiations to wrap up a free trade area agreement by ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena protests price rise of commodities


August 2nd, 2009 - 11:56 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug.2 (ANI): To protest against the soaring prices of commodities in the country activists of Shiv Sena along with a large number of local residents took to streets of Mumbai on ... Read more...

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ADB warns of carbon emissions from vehicles


May 30th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, May 30 (DPA) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) expressed concern Saturday over the unabated increase of carbon dioxide emissions from vehicles in the region's developing countries. The Manila-based bank said that while ... Read more...

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Deora promises new sources of gas supply from April 2009


February 18th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Union Petroleum Minister, Murli Deora has said that the supply of natural gas from KG D-6 field is likely to begin by April 2009. Speaking at ... Read more...

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Gas from new Reliance fields from April: Deora


February 18th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Natural gas supplies from the Krishna-Godavari basin, off the Andhra Pradesh coast and awarded to Reliance Industries, will start from April with 40 million metric standard cubic ... Read more...

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China launches 10-point plan to boost cross-Strait ties


December 21st, 2008 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Dec 21 (Xinhua) China Sunday announced a 10-point plan, including financial aid, to help Taiwan through the global economic crisis.The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China and the Bank of China ... Read more...

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No long-term terror attack impact on economy: Industry


November 28th, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The terror attacks will not have any long-term impact on the economy, though two specific sectors - hospitality and tourism - will be hit immediately, according to ... Read more...

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Metro, power draw Pakistan to India


June 23rd, 2008 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) In a sign of the changing nature of bilateral ties, Pakistan is now turning to India for cooperation in the power sector and is ... Read more...

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Colombo train blast kills eight, leaves 73 injured (Third Lead)


May 26th, 2008 - 11:58 pm ICT by admin
Colombo, May 26 (IANS) A powerful bomb blast, which ripped through a crowded rail coach at the edge of the Sri Lankan capital, has killed eight civilians and wounded 73 others, witnesses ... Read more...

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Seven killed, over 60 wounded in Colombo train blast (Second Lead)


May 26th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by admin
Colombo, May 26 (IANS) At least seven civilians were killed and over 60 wounded Monday evening when a powerful bomb ripped through a crowded train coach at the edge of the Sri ... Read more...

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Five killed, scores wounded in Colombo train blast (Lead)


May 26th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by admin
Colombo, May 26 (IANS) At least five civilians were killed and scores wounded when a powerful bomb ripped through a crowded train at Dehiwela on the outskirts of Colombo Monday evening, military ... Read more...

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Rise in airline emissions report yet to be finalised, says air transport action group


May 9th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by admin
Geneva, May 9 (ANI): While it is true that emission levels in the aviation sector are growing, the Geneva-based Air Transport Action Group has said that there is still more work ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh gets Rs.96 bn annual plan outlay


March 28th, 2008 - 10:31 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Planning Commission Friday approved Rs.96 billion annual plan outlay for Chhattisgarh in 2008-09 as against Rs.74.13 billion previous year. The plan outlay was finalised at a ... Read more...

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