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Walmart fails to open shop in New York


September 21st, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Walmart's plans to open a store in New York city has suffered a setback because of opposition from liberals and small store owners.Walmart, the world's ... Read more...

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Mamata expresses shock on FDI notification


September 21st, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Thursday expressed shock over the central government notifying FDI in retail, and questioned the creditability of ... Read more...

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UP traders claim bandh a success, to keep up protests (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) The nationwide strike called by opposition parties Thursday evoked a mixed response in Uttar Pradesh. While many shops and business establishments opened post lunch, normal life ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples normal life in UP


September 20th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) Normal life was crippled across the state Thursday in response to the shutdown call given by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the ruling Samajwadi Party ... Read more...

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States have prerogative not to allow FDI in multi-brand retail: Government


September 18th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Amid growing protests against its decision to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, the government Tuesday said the implementation of the policy remained ... Read more...

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India allows FDI in multi-brand retail


September 14th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Just a day after announcing the steepest ever hike in diesel price, the government Friday took another politically contentious decision of allowing overseas investments ... Read more...

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FDI in retail: Walmart and corner stores can co-exist


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) A fierce debate is raging in cyberspace over the cost and benefit of foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail as the Indian ... Read more...

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Only 4 states, UTs support FDI in retail: Government


August 8th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Only four states and union territories have formally supported allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, signifying little backing for the Indian government's move ... Read more...

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Pitbull keeps Alaska Walmart gig promise


July 31st, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alaska, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pitbull is a rapper who has had many solo hits and has also been well featured in songs by other musicians. He is based in Miami ... Read more...

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Court notice to Bharti Walmart


July 11th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notices to the central government, Bharti Walmart Pvt Ltd and Bharti Retail Ltd on a plea alleging that the ... Read more...

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Selling fashion the pop-up way (With Images)


June 12th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) They pop up, and then vanish! Pop-up shops, a concept popular abroad, has caught the fancy of the country's fashion designers and retail houses ... Read more...

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China probes preserved fruit additives


April 26th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) China's quality watchdog Wednesday ordered an inspection of the country's major fruit processing units after they were found to use excessive additives in their products.Several firms ... Read more...

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Pakistani bomb-maker scoured New York for targets (Second Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 18 (IANS) A Pakistani bomb-maker, who was involved in a foiled 2009 plot against New York city's subways, has revealed how he and an Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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Pakistani bomb-maker eyed multiple targets in New York (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 18 (IANS) The Pakistani bomb-maker involved in a foiled 2009 plot against New York city's subways has revealed how he and an Al Qaeda handler in ... Read more...

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Pakistani bomb plotter eyed multiple targets in New York


April 18th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 18 (IANS) The admitted Pakistani bomb-maker in a foiled 2009 plot against New York city's subways has revealed how he and an Al Qaeda handler in ... Read more...

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New iPad to go on sale Friday: Apple


March 15th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, March 15 (IANS) Apple Wednesday made an official announcement that the third-generation iPad will arrive at Apple's retail stores and its online store Friday in the US and ... Read more...

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Man tries to pay with $1M bill at Walmart


January 4th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 53-year-old insisted that a Walmart store at North Carolina should accept his $1 million bill because it was a legal tender. After picking vacuum ... Read more...

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Occupy protesters confront police across US


December 13th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) Police in several US cities confronted Occupy protests aimed and shutting down port facilities as part of a nationwide day of protest in the aftermath of ... Read more...

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Bhushan attacks government’s ‘non-populist’ policies


December 11th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan Sunday launched a scathing attack on the government's "non-populist" policies, saying India had fallen behind countries like Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Recall of retail FDI regressive, disappointing: India Inc (Roundup)


December 7th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Indian industry's euphoria over the government's decision to throw open the country's retail trade to foreign companies gave way to despair Wednesday after Finance ... Read more...

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Protesters attack Bharti Walmart store in Rajasthan


December 1st, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kota (Rajasthan), Dec 1 (IANS) Protesters participating in an anti-FDI stir clashed with the police and attacked a Bharti Walmart outlet here, officials said. Over 15 people, including five ... Read more...

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SP workers clash with police during FDI protests


December 1st, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 1 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) activists Thursday clashed with the police and were baton charged in this Uttar Pradesh capital while protesting the central government decision to allow ... Read more...

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India’s retail opening will deepen business ties: US


November 30th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) The United States has welcomed India's decision to allow foreign direct investment in the multi-brand retail sector, saying such economic reforms will further strengthen business-to-business ties ... Read more...

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Mayawati could be jailed for corruption: Uma Bharti


November 28th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 28 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti Monday reiterated her controversial threat to "set afire Walmart outlets", but said she has nothing in common with ... Read more...

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BJP protests in Jharkhad over FDI in retail


November 28th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Jharkhand Monday staged a sit-in demonstration in front of Raj Bhavan to protest the central government's decision to ... Read more...

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Black Friday deal hunters in US turn violent


November 26th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 26 (IANS) Hunting cheap deals, Black Friday shoppers turned violent in at least seven states, including California, where police say a woman doused fellow shoppers with pepper ... Read more...

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Left, BJP slam government over FDI in retail


November 25th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left Friday slammed the government's move to allow FDI in multi-brand retail trade, saying it will destroy ... Read more...

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Antitrust suit against Netflix thrown out


November 25th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A judge on Tuesday threw out the antitrust suit brought against media streaming outlet Netflix. The suit which was filed in 2009 by eight individuals was thrown ... Read more...

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Ready to torch Walmart and go to jail: Uma Bharti


November 25th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 25 (IANS) Slamming the cabinet approval for 51 percent FDI in multi-brand retail, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti Friday said she would herself torch the ... Read more...

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FDI in retail will hit ‘crores’, says CPI-M


November 25th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday said the decision to allow FDI in multibrand retail "will destroy the livelihoods of crores of small retailers".It ... Read more...

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Comments from India Inc. on foreign equity in retail trade


November 25th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) India Inc. overwhelmingly welcomed the government decision to allow up to 51 percent foreign equity in multi-brand retail trade and 100 percent in single-brand format. ... Read more...

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India’s ‘bold’ retail opening will reduce prices: US body


November 25th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) A major US trade association has hailed Indian cabinet's "bold" move to approve opening of India's vast multi-brand retail sector to foreign direct investment and expanding ... Read more...

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Fact sheet on India’s retail trade industry


November 24th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Fact sheet on India's retail trade industry, in which the cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Thursday approved up to 51 percent foreign equity in multi-brand stores and chains.Size ... Read more...

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BJP opposes FDI in multi-brand retail


November 24th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday said it was opposed to foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail being considered by the government as it ... Read more...

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Black Friday 2011 Walmart early openings


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Walmart will be opening early on Black Friday. Several retail outlets have announced that they will open the doors early for customers to walk in on the ... Read more...

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