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ITC aims to create multiple Indian FMCG brands: Deveshwar


July 27th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) Conglomerate ITC Friday said it is aiming to create "absolutely vital and vibrant" multiple Indian brands in the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) segment that can ... Read more...

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India wants to cooperate with Cuba in energy, telecom


July 14th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 14 (IANS) India has expressed interest in expanding cooperation with Cuba in the sectors of energy, telecommunications and tourism, a media report said here.Indian Minister of State for ... Read more...

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Fiat to expand presence in Indian market


May 9th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) Italian car maker Fiat plans to increase its presence in India with a network of dedicated dealers and is also looking at introducing more brands from ... Read more...

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India seeks framework to boost worker mobility with US


March 8th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) Cautioning against "voices of protectionism", India has suggested creation of a framework to help increase the mobility of high skilled workers between India and the US ... Read more...

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Cuba producing sugar with new technology


February 6th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 6 (IANS/EFE) Cuba has begun to employ a new technology to produce white sugar, a measure that improves its quality, avoids the refining process and reduces the cost ... Read more...

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Apple reports record quarterly revenue, earnings


January 25th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Apple has posted record quarterly revenue of $46.33 billion and record quarterly net profit of $13.06 billion in the first quarter of the fiscal 2012 ... Read more...

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India lacks product development for software: Sabeer Bhatia


December 20th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 20 (IANS) India has done a great job of developing the IT services business, but it has failed in world class product development for the software industry, says ... Read more...

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Russian firms most likely to bribe: Global survey


November 3rd, 2011 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian companies are most likely to pay bribes while doing business abroad, says the latest "Bribe Payers Survey" by anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International.The "2011 Bribe ... Read more...

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Zambian emeralds sparkle in Indian jewellery


July 20th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Deep coloured emeralds from Zambia will sparkle at a special jewellery collection for India - to be unveiled by Bollywoood diva Madhuri Dixit this week ... Read more...

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Fashion jewellery exhibition from July 8


June 30th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, June 29 (IANS) The fourth edition of the Indian Fashion Jewellery and Accessories Show (IFJAS) beginning here from July 8 promises to create a global platform for fashion ... Read more...

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6 mn tonnes coking coal from Australia by 2015: Gujarat NRE


May 23rd, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Gujarat NRE Coking Coal Limited, the Australian coking coal mining arm of Gujarat NRE Coke Ltd, will produce six million tonnes of coking coal by 2015, ... Read more...

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International collaboration brings higher profits: Shamir Tandon


May 17th, 2011 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Shamir Tandon, who was behind "Heartbeat", a collaboration between Indian singer Sunidhi Chauhan and Spanish pop star Enrique Iglesias, says working with international artists helps ... Read more...

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Jharkhand coal output hit by Maoist menace, says Jaiswal


April 14th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 14 (IANS) The Jharkhand government must improve law and order conditions as the coal production in the state, which has the largest coal reserves in India, has been ... Read more...

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Export Promotion Council to organise jewellery exhibition


July 4th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) will hold a special show July 9-11 in the national capital region as part of its efforts to tap the ... Read more...

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Gadkari fires inflation questionnaire at PM


April 1st, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Lashing out at the government for its allegedly flawed pricing policy, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Thursday sought from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh answers ... Read more...

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At 1.4 bn, India’s population to surpass China’s by 2025: US Census


December 16th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 16 (IANS) With a population growth three times that of China, India is set to become the most populous nation in the world by 2025, according to new data ... Read more...

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States must play catalytic role in food processing sector: PM


October 6th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The state governments need to play a catalytic role in the country's food processing industry so that the small and unorganised players in this sector become ... Read more...

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Relief package soon for services exports industry: Minister


July 31st, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The government is looking at a relief package to exporters of services, who contribute over 40 percent to India's total export basket, in the foreign trade policy ... Read more...

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OPEC members to continue oil production cut


July 19th, 2009 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Luanda, July 18 (Xinhua) Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries chairman Botelho de Vasconcelos said here at the weekend that OPEC member countries will continue to comply with their decision on oil ... Read more...

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Clinton to meet SEWA volunteers in Mumbai


July 16th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will take time off her busy schedule to indulge in a cause dear to her heart, women's empowerment, at a centre in ... Read more...

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North Korea spent $700 mn on weapons tests: Report


July 6th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 6 (DPA) North Korea has spent over $700 million on rocket and nuclear tests since April, a South Korean newspaper estimated Monday. The seven rocket tests Saturday alone cost an estimated ... Read more...

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Punjab farmers bring revolution with cooperative society


June 22nd, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by ANI
By Sumit KhannaHoshiarpur (Punjab), June 22 (ANI): Farmers in Hoshiarpur district, who set up Farmers' Produce Promotional Society (FAPRO) in 2001, have proved how an alert farming community can help bring ... Read more...

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”Kites’ can open global doors for Indian cinema’


May 15th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Saibal Chatterjee Cannes, May 15 (IANS) In a crucial step forward in mainstream Indian cinema's efforts to globalise itself, two big production houses have joined hands for the high-flying promotional blitz of ... Read more...

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Amitabh honoured at Davos


February 1st, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Davos, Feb 1 (IANS) Indian megastar Amitabh Bacchan was honoured with World Economic Forum's (WEF) Crystal Award here for his contribution to the world of art.Noted Bharatnatyam and Kuchipudi dancer Mallika Sarabhai ... Read more...

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Gujarats popular brass industry struggles to survive in Jamnagar


January 29th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
By Iqbal Jamnagar, Jan.29 (ANI): The popular brass industry of Gujarats Jamnagar city is presently facing a major challenge to sustain itself following a sharp erosion in the demand for its products ... Read more...

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Colombia’s drug mafias shift bases to Mexico: Official


January 26th, 2009 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Jan 26 (IANS) Colombia's drug mafias have shifted bases to Mexico after their networks busted in the country, EFE reported.Colombia's National Police Chief Gen. Oscar Naranjo said the drug trade's "centre ... Read more...

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OPEC likely to cut down on production


January 17th, 2009 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Luanda (Angola), Jan 16 (Xinhua) The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Friday said that it may consider more production cuts to stabilise the global oil prices."OPEC will not hesitate to ... Read more...

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Ludhiana sports industry seeks foreign investment for its survival


January 13th, 2009 - 11:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan Kapoor Ludhiana, Jan.13 (ANI): Punjabs sports goods industry is presently undergoing a difficult face following a global slowdown. It believes that foreign direct investment can prove to be a saviour ... Read more...

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Menthol farmers taking to wheat cultivation in Uttar Pradesh


December 17th, 2008 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Vibhav Porov Chandausi (Uttar Pradesh), Dec.17 (ANI): The reduced demand for mint and the processed menthol has badly affected the local farmers in Chandausi Tehsil of Uttar Pradeshs Moradabad District. Farmers ... Read more...

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Aamir is half man-half woman ‘Ardhnarishwar’ in Tata Sky ad


August 24th, 2008 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Always experimenting with new styles, Bollywood star Aamir Khan will now be seen as the mythological half man-half woman 'Ardhnarishwar' in a Tata Sky ad.The 70 seconds commercial ... Read more...

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Repeat orders for military hardware to be speeded up (With India to ensure greater transparency in defence purchases)


August 1st, 2008 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) In a step intended to speed up procurement of military hardware by the armed forces, the defence ministry said Friday repeat orders for equipment already in the ... Read more...

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Government approves National Mission on Medicinal Plants


July 24th, 2008 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The government Thursday sanctioned Rs.6.3 billion for creating a National Mission on Medicinal Plants. "The scheme will be implemented by the National Medicinal Plants Board through the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China’’s economy to become world’’s biggest in 2035


July 9th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): China''s economy will overtake that of the United States by 2035 and be twice its size by 2050, a study released Tuesday by a US research organization ... Read more...

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Brazil plans to triple exports to China by 2010


July 4th, 2008 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, July 4 (IANS) Brazil has said it would increase annual exports to China threefold to $30 billion by 2010, EFE reported Friday. The focus will be on exports of oil and ... Read more...

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Russia raises oil export duty


July 1st, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Moscow, July 1 (RIA Novosti) Russia has raised export duty on crude oil to a record $495.9 per tonne, the finance ministry said Tuesday. The new duty, effective from Aug 1, ... Read more...

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