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The Indian Express
French Cirque spectacle makes Indian debut
After travelling to countries like US, Japan and Turkey, 'Mana' - a French cirque spectacle - is making its debut at the Kingdom of Dreams.
Chidambaram leaves for for 5-day foreign visit
New Delhi, May 15 : Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday left for five-day three nation tour of UK, France and Qatar.
Mon May 13, 2013
JABS International Pvt. Ltd. honoured with 12 export awards by Spices Board of India
Jabs International Pvt.Ltd, a Government- rrecognized Trading House and largest exporter of spices from India has won 12 awards for excellence in spice export from Spices Board for the year 2009-10 , 2010-11 & 2011-2012. These awards were presented to Mr.
The Indian Express
19 DSPs transferred
The state government transferred 19 deputy superintendents of police in a routine reshuffle late on Saturday.
Sun May 12, 2013
Trade aim at China with pharma, IT
New Delhi, May 12: India is likely to ask China to open up its markets for pharmaceuticals and infotech at the trade talks scheduled here this month.
India-EU ministers to meet only after concrete deliverables
With "substantial gap" yet to be bridged in the India-EU FTA, the meeting between their trade ministers will only be scheduled after concrete deliverables are achieved during the talks between the chief negotiators here on May 15.
Fri May 10, 2013
Tesco raises concerns on sourcing norms, govt assures co-operation
British retailer Tesco has sought clarification on sourcing norms from the government before firming up its plan to enter the Indian multi-brand retail sector, which was opened up for 51 per cent foreign direct investment last year.
Foreign chains get leeway on back-end investments
Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion Secretary Saurabh Chandra told Business Standard that a foreign retail chain was free to buy a brownfield facility but it would need to invest at least $50 million "towards creating additional back-end infrastructure there". Greenfield units relate to areas where no previous facilities existed, while ... (more)
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Chess: Anand held by Aronian in first round
Hindustan Times, India May 9 2013 Anand held by Aronian in first round PTI Sandnes, Norway, May 09, 2013 World champion Viswanthan Anand could do little with white pieces as his opponent Levon Aronian of Armenia held him to an easy draw in the first round of Norway Chess 2013 super tournament that got underway here.
Wed May 08, 2013
Tesco chief, Noel Tata to meet Anand Sharma over retail FDI
British retailer Tesco's chief executive officer Phillip Clarke and Tata International managing director Noel Tata are scheduled to meet commerce and industry minister Anand Sharma later this week, official sources told The Indian Express.
International Business Times
Arunachal Pradesh Bags 'Lonely Planet' Award for Top Tourist Haven after Gujarat
A panel of judges comprising Karan Anand , Veena Patil , Deep Kalra , Manju Kashyap , Rajeev Waghle shortlisted 42 categories and put them to vote amongst the Lonely Planet Magazine readers.
Tue May 07, 2013
India Prepares for Population Explosion
A recent study by the Indian Green Building Council predicts that, in the next 10 to 15 years, India will need at least 70 new cities with populations of 500,000 each to handle the rural-to-urban migration and avoid overpopulation in its existing metropolitan areas.
Foreign retailers must set up fresh back-end facilities: Anand Sharma
Barely a week after clearing Swedish furniture major IKEA\'s Rs 10,500-crore single-brand retail investment proposal, which ended a spell of uncertainty over local sourcing norms, the government has put a rider in similar norms for multi-brand retail chains.
Mon May 06, 2013
India, Australia review bilateral co-operation
New Delhi, May 6 : The Indian government on Monday said India and Australia had reviewed their bilateral trade and investment in their 14th Joint Ministerial Commission meeting that was held in New Delhi on Jan 29.
Russia, Germany express interest in NIMZs
Russia, Germany and some other countries have expressed keen interest in participating in the proposed national investment and manufacturing zones , Parliament was informed today.
When Tamil actor Mohan Raman was pleasantly surprised
Chennai, May 6 : Popular Tamil film and TV actor Mohan Raman, also a well-known philatelist, was pleasantly surprised when the government honoured actors he had recommended from the south through 50 stamps that were released at the 60th National Film Awards.
Sun May 05, 2013
The Indian Express
100 years of Indian cinema: A philatelic celebration by India Post
Film aficionados can now preserve the memories of legendary artistes of the India cinema in the form of attractive commemorative stamps, with the Department of Posts coming out with a set of such stamps depicting 50 iconic personalities of reel life.
Sat May 04, 2013
The Times of India
Babies-in-making caught up in tardy paperwork
Import and export of embryos was a boon for childless couples opting for surrogacy as it eliminated the need of the couple to take treatment in a foreign country.
Fri May 03, 2013
Goa tour for orphans
Panaji, May 3 : Goa Tourism Development Corporation in association with Indiatourism, sponsored a three-day bus tour and a river cruise in Goa at a concessional rate for around 100 school children in the age group of 9 to 12 years along with their teachers from Anand Niketan school in Sevagram, Wardha in Maharashtra from Apr 30 to May 2. Anant Prem ... (more)