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Investment meet will help make Kerala an economic powerhouse: PM (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the staging of the "Emerging Kerala-2012" investment meet here will help in building a favourable climate of entrepreneurship ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Aspirations of Kashmiris must be accommodated: Khar (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Saturday that the "aspirations of the Kashmiri people must be accommodated" and they must be a part of the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Aspirations of Kashmiris must be accmmodated: Khar


September 8th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minisiter Hina Rabbani Khar said Saturday that the "aspirations of the Kashmiri people must be accommodated" and they must be a part of the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Indian firms can help build Indonesian infrastructure’


August 31st, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 31 (IANS) Indian firms can help build Indonesian infrastructure, said Indian envoy Gurjit Singh as a major conference here discussed the ways and means to associate Indian companies ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Event to promote handicraft, handloom sector


August 17th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Niyaz Ahmad Bhat, a papier-mache artist from Kashmir, has never participated in a large exhibition but his happiness knew no bounds when his stall was ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Minister flayed for saying officials can steal from state coffers


August 10th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's PWD minister Shivpal Yadav Friday back-tracked from his earlier statement in which he had reportedly told state government officials to steal but not ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India-Sri Lanka CEOs Forum to hold first meet Saturday


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The India-Sri Lanka CEOs Forum will hold its first meeting Saturday in Colombo, Sri Lanka.The forum, which has been set up to develop a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India voices concern over curbs on US business visas


May 31st, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) Voicing Indian businesses' concern over new US restrictions imposed on H1-B and L1 visas, New Delhi has expressed the hope this trend will not be sustained ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ibobi supports NCTC, stresses human rights angle


May 5th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh Saturday termed the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) a credible step towards institutional capability to counter terrorist forces but ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sri Lanka, Israel hold bilateral trade talks


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) Sri Lanka and Israel have held their first bilateral consultation on enhancing trade ties, authorities said.This came immediately after Palestinian President Muhammad Abbas toured Sri Lanka ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Want to reopen closed Bengal unit: Dunlop India tells court’


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) Tyre maker Dunlop India Ltd (DIL) Tuesday urged the Calcutta High Court to stay its earlier order of appointing a provisional liquidator as it wanted to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gilani grants Rs.6 bn for overcoming power crisis


March 30th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 30 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ordered the finance ministry to release Rs.6 billion ($66 million) to the water and power ministry for overcoming ... Read more...

Posted in World |

BJP has nearly all of Congress’s sins - and a few of its own (Comment)


March 24th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
There does not appear to be much hope for the BJP to emerge as a major challenger to the Congress in 2014, although the latter is now much weaker than ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India, China seal new border mechanism to enhance trust (Second Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Seeking to step up bilateral ties amid hiccups, India and China Tuesday decided to set up a new mechanism to maintain peace on their border, ... Read more...

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India, China seal border mechanism to keep peace (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Seeking to step up bilateral ties amid hiccups, India and China Tuesday decided to set up a mechanism to maintain peace on their border as ... Read more...

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Annual diaspora meet begins in Jaipur Saturday


January 5th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Over 1,300 delegates from 54 countries will participate in the three-day Pravasi Bharatiya Divas annual diaspora meet that begins in Jaipur Saturday."Over 1,300 delegates ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Young minds not pursuing maths: PM


December 26th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday expressed concern that young minds with a natural ability for mathematics were not pursuing the disciple at an advanced level, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No special support to Bengal: RBI


December 7th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will not provide any special support to West Bengal, which is facing an acute financial crisis, but will extend ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Need mechanism to tackle misleading ads: Thomas


November 17th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Aiming to protect the interest of consumers, the government is seriously looking at complaints about misleading advertisements and debating how to tackle the issue, Consumer ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Decision on Telangana after consensus: PM


November 13th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
On board Air India One, Nov 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said a decision on the festering Telangana issue will be taken after evolving a consensus so ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mallya defends Kingfisher, more flights axed; PM to meet Ravi on issue


November 12th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Defending Kingfisher Airlines which has cancelled several flights this week while struggling with a pilot exodus and huge debts, promoter Vijay Mallya Saturday asked ... Read more...

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Will meet Ravi to discuss Kingfisher issue: PM


November 12th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Nov 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said that he will meet Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi to discuss ways to help Kingfisher ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

More private participation in R&D; needed: Ashwani Kumar


November 12th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) The government is exploring ways and means to significantly enhance the engagement of the private sector in industrial research and development (R&D;), union Minister of State ... Read more...

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Green building may get incentives: Delhi Lt Governor


October 21st, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Delhi Lt Governor Tejendra Khanna Friday said the government might consider incentives for Green Buildings to encourage greater energy efficiency.Green Building, also known as green ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, China will overcome all problems: PM


October 20th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime minister Manmohan Singh said while problems did exist between India and China on a host of issues, he was hopeful ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

39th national meet of company secretaries opens in Agra


October 13th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agra Oct 13 (IANS) Describing company secretaries as innovative cross-functional professionals, Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi Thursday emphasised the continued need for transparency, disclosure and eithics.He was inaugurating the three-day ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India seeks urgent reform of global economic architecture


October 12th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 12 (IANS) Noting that the world economy is in trouble, India has called for urgent reform of global economic and financial architecture in pursuit of sustained economic ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, Thailand for cooperation in tsunami warning


October 3rd, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) India and Thailand Monday discussed possible cooperation in developing regional weather forecasting and a tsunami warning system.The issues came up in a discussion held between ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Manmohan cautions against building walls of protectionism


September 24th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) Noting that the world economy is in trouble, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday cautioned against allowing the slowdown to trigger the building of walls ... Read more...

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Beat constable key to busting terror modules: PM


September 16th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday highlighted the key role played by beat constables in busting terror modules and networks and said traditional means of ... Read more...

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Indians in Tokyo pledge support to Anna


August 26th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Anna Hazare's crusade for a strong Lokpal Bill has evoked tremendous support among Indians living and working in Tokyo, Japan. Besides a signature campaign, a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Don’t burden fellow judges: Apex court (Lead)


August 18th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court has expressed its "strong disapproval" of the tendency of some judges to pass their burden to fellow judges or to subordinate courts ... Read more...

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Don’t pass burden on fellow judges: Apex court


August 17th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court has expressed its "strong disapproval" of the approach of certain judges who pass the burden to their fellow judges or to subordinate ... Read more...

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Indian economy has fundamental strength, resilience: President


August 14th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) In the wake of fears about a possible global economic slowdown, President Pratibha Patil Sunday said that the Indian economy has fundamental strength and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Supreme Court panel to decide on endosulphan export


August 5th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday asked a panel of experts, set up to inquire into the harmful effects of pesticide endosulphan, to suggest if it can ... Read more...

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