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Patna airport No.1 in passenger traffic growth

February 23rd, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 23 (IANS) For the second straight year, Patna airport has emerged No.1 among 46 airports in the country in terms of growth of domestic aircraft movement and number ... Read more...

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Bihar industrialists laud Chinese work culture (Lead)

June 21st, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 21 (IANS) Bihar can achieve prosperity if it takes inspiration from the Chinese people's dedication and hard work, industrialists who went to Beijing with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ... Read more...

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Bihar officials laud China’s work culture

June 21st, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 21 (IANS) Bihar can achieve economic prosperity if it takes inspiration from China's dedication and hard work, senior officials who accompanied Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on his visit ... Read more...

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High growth with low inflation main challenge: PM

May 22nd, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday that his government's main challenge was to sustain the growth process while keeping inflation under control.Speaking at a ... Read more...

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Health sector allocation of 2 percent of GDP planned

May 8th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Pune, May 7 (IANS) The government aims to increase investments in the health sector to 2-3 percent of the total GDP, union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad ... Read more...

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How we survived the ‘population bomb’

April 2nd, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 2 (ANI): A University of Michigan economist has explained how the world survived the population bomb.World population will reach 7 billion this year, prompting new concerns about whether the world ... Read more...

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India second in terms of manufacturing competitiveness: Anand Sharma

March 17th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 17 (ANI): Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today said that in terms of manufacturing competitiveness, India ranked second in the world.Addressing at the first Green Manufacturing Summit here, ... Read more...

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E-books on the rise with sales of digital books growing 18-fold in 2010

March 1st, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): The sale of e-books is on the rise, with Bloomsbury, the publisher of the Harry Potter books, saying its digital book sales grew 18-fold in 2010.Now e-books account ... Read more...

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Aviation sector sees unprecedented growth: PM

February 12th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said India's civil aviation sector has witnessed unprecedented growth in the recent past and will soon have the potential to absorb investment ... Read more...

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English language has doubled in size over last century

December 17th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) The English language is enjoying unprecedented growth and has nearly doubled in size over the last century. Researchers at Harvard University and Google found that the language ... Read more...

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Telecom operators to seek six months to re-verify connections

October 14th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Telecom service providers will seek an extension of six months to re-verify customer details of an estimated 700 million mobile connections across the country, a senior official ... Read more...

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PM lays foundation stone for Tirupati international airport

September 1st, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday laid the foundation stone for the Tirupati international airport to provide direct connectivity from various international destinations to the temple town in ... Read more...

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Wipro unveils data centres for SME businesses

August 16th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Wipro's IT and business transformation services division has designed 'FluidState' data centres for small and medium enterprise (SME) businesses offering faster deployment, flexibility and efficiency, the IT bellwether ... Read more...

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Reliance Mediaworks Buys More Stakes In Fame

July 8th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Film and media wing of India based MNC Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, Reliance MediaWorks has confirmed that it has purchased an additional 0.05 percent stake ... Read more...

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India exports registered an increase amid global economic meltdown: Maran

June 9th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): Union Textiles Minister Dayanadhi Maran on Wednesday highlighting the major accomplishments undertaken by his Ministry said the India exports had registered an increase amid the global economic ... Read more...

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Astute Media Vision brings to you India’s first ever 3D digital animation feature film, ‘Bal Hanuman 2′

April 21st, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):This summer, Bal Hanuman is back with a double-blast of action and excitement with even more dangerous and powerful demons to vanquish. Bal Hanuman 2 is India's ... Read more...

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Railways to focus on increasing coach manufacturing capacity

February 24th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday announced a slew of new projects, some in partnership with the private sector, to bolster the country's coach manufacturing capacity and ... Read more...

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Wagon-makers riding high on expectation from Railway Budget

February 24th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) The wagon-makers of West Bengal saw a "tremendous opportunity and huge potential" in Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's budget proposal of setting a wagon procurement target of 18,000 ... Read more...

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Britain to review student visa suspension by month-end

February 1st, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 1 (IANS) The British high commission would decide by the end this month whether to start re-issuing student visas at its three applications centres in the northern India, an official ... Read more...

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Business interests, caste behind anti-Telangana protests (News Analysis)

December 16th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Dec 16 (IANS) If Hyderabad had not been the bone of contention, perhaps Andhra Pradesh would not have seen the kind of protests it is now ... Read more...

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Fiscal committee chairman says intervention in Dubai World planned

November 27th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 27 (IANS) Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, chairman of the Supreme Fiscal Committee of the Dubai government, has said that the committee's decision to intervene in Dubai World is well-thought ... Read more...

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Pak enemies must be prosecuted under high treason charges: Musharraf

September 2nd, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Jeddah, Sep.2 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf, who himself in facing high treason charges, has said that country's enemies must be prosecuted as traitors.A private television channel quoted Musharraf, ... Read more...

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Pak has world class security measures in place for its nukes: Sharif

May 29th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 29 (ANI): Dismissing global fears about Pakistan's nuclear arsenal falling into the Taliban's hand's, former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said the nuclear command and control system is in safe ... Read more...

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Airlines urged to connect smaller cities to beat downturn

March 30th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 30 (IANS) The civil aviation sector should look for business opportunities in the economic downturn through innovation, ensuring more connectivity to smaller cities and targeting the middle class, a top ... Read more...

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Over 73,000 killed in road accidents in China last year

January 4th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 4 (Xinhua) About 73,500 people lost their lives in road accidents in China last year, a drop by 10 percent from a year ago, the ministry of public security said ... Read more...

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Railways looking to enhance exports to developing countries

August 7th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Anuradha Shukla Varanasi, Aug 7 (IANS) Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW), an Indian Railways production unit here, is all set to become a hub for exports to developing nations, especially in Africa and ... Read more...

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India’s retail to grow by 40 percent, predicts CB Ellis

August 5th, 2008 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) India's retail market, currently valued at $511 billion, is poised to grow to $833 billion in the next five years, according to commercial real estate services company ... Read more...

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Egypt’s oil reserves stand at over 4 bn barrels

July 14th, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Cairo, July 14 (RIA Novosti) Egypt's proven oil and natural gas reserves have risen to record levels of over four billion barrels of crude and two trillion cubic meters of gas, ... Read more...

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Chinese food joints in Kerala doing brisk business

July 11th, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan Samuel Kochi, July 11 (ANI): With tourism industry flourishing in Kerala, burgeoning Chinese food joints are adding flavour to the state''s booming economy. The traditional Chinese fishing nets in the backwaters ... Read more...

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Tourism industry worries over impact on nature, local culture

June 29th, 2008 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua Paris, June 29 (Xinhua) With the number of travellers expected to reach 1.6 billion by 2020, the world's tourism industry has begun to worry about its impacts on nature and local culture, ... Read more...

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Indian economy to grow at 8.5 percent: Chidambaram

June 9th, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Despite rising global crude prices and soaring inflation, the Indian economy will expand by 8.5 percent in the current fiscal, Finance Minister P. Chidamabaram said here Monday. ... Read more...

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Dubai to host Middle East financial services exhibition

May 28th, 2008 - 6:53 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, May 28 (IANS) Dubai will host the first Middle East International Banking, Financial Technology and Services Exhibition and Conference (MEFX) that is expected to offer a platform for product and knowledge ... Read more...

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Work on world’s largest water reservoirs begins in Dubai

March 23rd, 2008 - 8:39 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, March 22 (IANS) Construction has began here on what are to become the world's largest pre-stressed-concrete drinking-water reservoirs. "On completion, the three reservoirs will contain a total of 180 million gallons ... Read more...

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World Insurance Forum starts in Dubai

March 18th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, March 18 (IANS) The 2008 World Insurance Forum has started at the International Financial Centre here Monday, WAM news agency reported. Senior executives from leading insurers, re-insurers and brokers are discussing ... Read more...

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Haldia Petrochemicals wants excise cut on plastic units

February 23rd, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) An official of West Bengal's showpiece Haldia Petrochemicals Limited (HPL) has said a reduction in the excise duty for plastic units in the forthcoming budget will boost the ... Read more...

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