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Philips bullish on its decorative lighting segment


September 9th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Electronics major Philips is bullish on its decorative lighting segment and calls it a critical segment which is emerging fast in India with rise in ... Read more...

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Sell vegetables directly: Wen tells farmers


October 2nd, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 2 (IANS) Vegetable producers should sell their produce directly to urban consumers to lower retail prices, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has said.Wen made a tour early Saturday morning ... Read more...

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Livestock boom worsening epidemics risks globally


February 14th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Feb 14 (IANS) The increasing numbers of domestic livestock are encouraging animal epidemics worldwide. The problem is particularly acute in developing countries, where livestock diseases present a growing threat ... Read more...

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Joint action plan with states against inflation: Consumer Affairs Minister (Interview)


January 30th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
By George Joseph New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The central government will soon formulate an action plan with state governments on how to rein in the prices of essential items that have ... Read more...

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France to help India boost food processing sector


October 26th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) France can help India develop its food processing sector by offering its expertise and technology in the area, according to France's Minister for Foreign Trade Anne-Marie ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh announces steep hike in power tariff


April 15th, 2008 - 10:19 pm ICT by admin
Lucknow, April 15 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday announced a substantial hike in the power tariff in the state. An increase of eight percent has been made in the tariff for ... Read more...

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