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Indian automobile industry turnover $145 bn by 2016: Patel


September 5th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Heavy Industries Minister Praful Patel Wednesday said the Indian automobile and auto component industry turnover will reach $145 billion by 2016 to account for more ... Read more...

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ITC trying to ‘fast forward’ Rs.25,000 crore investment plan


July 27th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) In spite of a slowdown in India's economic growth and low business sentiment, cigarette-to-hotel conglomerate ITC Ltd Friday said it is trying to "fast forward" its ... Read more...

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80 percent of Bangladeshi farmers own mobiles


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 22 (IANS) Around 80 percent of farmers in Bangladesh now own mobile phones which they use to estimate the market demand for their crops, the World Bank has ... Read more...

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Coca Cola plans to invest $5 billion in India by 2020 (Lead)


June 26th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Coca Cola, the world's largest beverage firm, said Tuesday it planned to invest $5 billion in India over the next eight years on expanding its ... Read more...

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Coca Cola to to invest $5 billion in India by 2020


June 26th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Coca Cola, the world's largest beverage firm, plans to invest $5 billion in India over the next eight years on expanding its bottling and other ... Read more...

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Infosys on course correction to spur growth: Kamath


June 9th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 9 (IANS) India's IT bellwether Infosys Ltd. is on a course correction to align with the paradigm shift in technology business to products and platforms from services business, ... Read more...

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Protection of manufacturing major political consideration: Sharma


April 20th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Puerto Vallarta (Mexico), April 20 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma has said protection of the manufacturing sector is a major political consideration, even as India is trying to further integrate ... Read more...

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Global garment factories leaving China


March 28th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) Global fashion brands are shifting their manufacturing bases from China to cheaper countries due to high production cost, experts said.President of China National Textile and Apparel ... Read more...

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4,000 students invited to Abu Dhabi energy summit


January 5th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 5 (IANS/WAM) More than 4,000 students have been invited to attend the 2012 World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi Jan 16-19, it was announced Thursday.Abu ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to draft new IT policy: Jayalalithaa


December 21st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday said her government plans to come out with a new policy on information technology (IT) to catapult the state ... Read more...

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‘Interest in digital printing growing in India’


November 25th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) 'Crossing Currents', a two-day conference, looked at how literary content was being produced, packaged, sold and consumed differently in the world of increasing digitisation ... Read more...

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GVK BIO gets Frost & Sullivan best practices award


November 21st, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 21 (IANS) GVK Biosciences, Asia's leading drug discovery research and development organisation, Monday announced that it has been awarded the Frost & Sullivan 2011 best practices award for ... Read more...

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Sweet deal: EID Parry acquires balance stake in US firm


October 7th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 7 (IANS) With smart bargaining, India's EID Parry (India) Ltd has acquired the remaining 48 percent stake in the US-based nutraceuticals company Valensa International for Rs.22.4 crore, said ... Read more...

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National Policy on Electronics aims to employ 28 mn people: Sibal


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) The National Policy on Electronics aims at providing employment to around 28 million people, Minister of Communications and Information Technology Kapil Sibal said Monday."Information communication ... Read more...

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Reliance Infra quarterly net profit rises 8 percent


August 11th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Reliance Infra, part of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG), Thursday reported an 8 percent rise in net profit for the quarter ended June 30 at ... Read more...

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Saregama India, Timbre Media to launch genre-based radio channels


July 7th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Music label Saregama India Ltd and Timbre Media Pvt Ltd have joined hands to provide genre-based radio channels to Indian listeners.The Saregama India-Timbre Media strategic alliance ... Read more...

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Reliance Industries to be debt free by year-end: Mukesh Ambani


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) India's largest private sector firm Reliance Industries (RIL) Friday said that it will be debt free by the end of this year adding that the ... Read more...

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Radhakrishnan is chairman of software body


June 1st, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) Descon Ltd managing director S. Radhakrishnan has become the chairman of the Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC).A statement Wednesday said he had been ... Read more...

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Centre restructures Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme


May 1st, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 1(ANI): The Central government has restructured the Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (TUFS) - the flagship scheme of Union Textiles Ministry for upgradation of technology in the textile and jute ... Read more...

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Tata Motors, SBI tie-up to finance dealers


April 19th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) Tata Motors, India's largest automobile company, has entered into an agreement with the State Bank of India (SBI) for providing financing facilities to the company ... Read more...

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Gems and jewellery exports shine in 2010-11


April 19th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India's gems and jewellery exports soared 46.89 percent to $43.14 billion in the financial year ended March 31, the sector's representative council said Tuesday."India today ... Read more...

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Pakistan government ready to tax farm income


April 8th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) The Pakistan government has concurred with economic experts to tax farm income, a media report said Friday.The government Thursday accepted the advice of economic advisers to ... Read more...

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TI Cycles pedalling up the value chain


March 25th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 25 (IANS) Following a strategy of moving up in the bicycle value chain and marketing a product in varied price points, the city based Tube Investments of India ... 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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Electronics development fund to promote innovation soon: Official


February 21st, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 21 (IANS) The central government is in the process of setting up an electronics development fund to promote innovation, research and development (R&D), intellectual property (IP) and manufacturing in the ... Read more...

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Innovation can make India food basket of world: Scindia


February 13th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) A second Green Revolution, involving technical innovation, increased investment in agriculture and proper infrastructure for food processing can make India the "food basket of the world", Minister ... Read more...

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India can become world’s food basket in next two decades: Scindia


February 13th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): India can become the food basket of the world in the next two decades, said Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya Scindia.Addressing a function here ... Read more...

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India to cut export transaction costs by Rs.2,100 crore (Lead)


February 8th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) India Tuesday announced a series of measures, including round-the-clock customs clearance at eight ports and reduction in levies, that will cut export transaction costs by nearly ... Read more...

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BP records $4.9 billion loss in 2010


February 1st, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- BP on Tuesday announced that it recorded a $4.9 billion loss in 2010 mainly due to the costs related to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.BP ... Read more...

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CARE India winds up tsunami relief programmes


January 25th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) Non-governmental organisation (NGO) CARE India Tuesday formally wound up its three phased tsunami relief, rehabilitation and reconstruction programme for the victims of the 2004 calamity. The organisation has ... Read more...

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Staffing companies value add services for higher rating


January 16th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Jan 16 (IANS) With staffing services fast turning into big business, major players in the field have started going up in the value chain, offering trained people or even ... Read more...

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TRAI moves in to boost equipment production


December 28th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) In an effort to promote telecom equipment production in the country, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Tuesday issued a consultation paper seeking comments from the ... Read more...

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China ‘to become world’s most important center for innovation by 2020′


December 6th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 06 (ANI): China will overtake both the United States and Japan to become the world's most important centre for innovation by 2020, according to a public opinion survey to ... Read more...

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Toonz Animation sets up merchandising division


October 29th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 29 (IANS) Thiruvananthapuram-based Toonz Animation has set up a merchandising division, hoping to cash in on the characters in its feature film "Twinergy" starring Amitabh Bachchan."We have decided ... Read more...

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Animation sector yet to get support, rues industry


October 28th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 28 (IANS) The animation industry in India has been termed the sunrise sector for nearly a decade but little has been done for it, said speakers at a conference on ... Read more...

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