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EBRD and Bucharest Stock Exchange reach out to international investors

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) hosted a conference at its headquarters in London on 6 February 2015

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Upstate New York Regional Advisory Board adds four new members

New York: The Federal Reserve Bank of New York today announced four new members to its Upstate New York Regional Advisory Board. 

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The Dubai Innovation Strategy and MasterCard sign a co-op agreement

Dubai: Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, met with Mr. Richard Haythornthwaite, Chairman

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MasterPass: Cardholders enjoy simple and secure online shopping

Purchase, NY: Shoppers want to save  time and avoid checkout hassles as they shop online for everything from designer shoes to desk chairs

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MasterCard Masters of Code Global Dev Competition Series kicks off

Sydney: MasterCard announced that the MasterCard Masters of Code competition will begin its search for the best coders in the world in Sydney

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TAFE SA forges partnership with vocational skills company Kalyani Skills

Pune: The State of South Australia moved closer to developing a key vocational education and training partnership with Kalyani Skills

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Cathay Pacific launches new mobile app for cargo customers

Cathay Pacific Airways has launched a new cargo mobile application that offers cargo agents, forwarders and customers greater convenience

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USD 4 billion investments, loans to India; announced by Prez Obama

New Delhi: US President Barack Obama announced investments and loans worth USD 4 billion by American agencies as part of measures to

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Online data storage provider Box Inc's shares soar in debut

Shares of online data storage provider Box Inc rose as much as 77 percent in their market debut as investors bet on the company's ability to turn

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Cathay Pacific to operate more San Francisco flights from June

Hong Kong: Cathay Pacific Airways today announced that it will launch an additional three-times-weekly direct service between Hong Kong

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Coca-Cola and Steve Harvey partner to motivate moms and teens

Atlanta: The Coca-Cola Pay It Forward program returns with a stronger focus on African American moms and their impact on the academic success

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Coca-Cola and Global Shapers Community announce winners

Davos, Switzerland: The Coca-Cola Company today announced the 2014 winners of its “Shaping a Better Future Grant Challenge” – a competition

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RON 132 million loan to Raiffeisen Leasing to support MSMEs

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is increasing the availability of financing to private businesses

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NYCEDC announces winner of Third Annual Competition THRIVE

New York: New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship

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FYR Macedonia’s AD MEPSO launches EBRD’s e-procurement portal

AD MEPSO, the national electricity transmission system operator in FYR Macedonia, has become the first EBRD client to use its e-procurement system

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Symphony Commerce named Shop.org Digital Commerce Startup of the Year

New York: Shop.org announced today from Retail’s BIG Show in New York City the winner of the group’s first-ever Digital Commerce Startup

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Tata Motors' JLR to add 1,300 new jobs in UK; to build a new car model

London: Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is set to announce 1,300 new jobs at its UK plant to build a new car model, as the upmarket

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IRS: Tax season opens as pPlanned following extenders legislation

Washington: Following the passage of the extenders legislation, the Internal Revenue Service announced it anticipates opening the 2015

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India, Korea meeting: India asks Korean firms to make 'bold' investments

Seoul: In boost to their strategic ties, India and South Korea on Monday decided to enhance cooperation in sectors like shipbuilding, electronics,

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AEM's Tanel elected chair of IAEE int. expositions / events trade group

Megan Tanel, vice president exhibitions and events of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), has been elected 2015 Chair of the

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Coca-Cola Company invests in women who advance the world

Atlanta: Empowering women to thrive is a worldwide commitment of The Coca-Cola Company and one of three global priorities

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Cathay Pacific announced 2015 salary increment for eligible Hong Kong staff

Cathay Pacific Airways today announced that it will award a pay increase to eligible Hong Kong-based ground staff and cabin

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BRICS: India begins the internal process to set up USD 100 bn NDB

Beijing: India has said it has begun the internal process to set up the USD-100 billion New Development Bank (NDB) aimed at funding projects

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Trade ties between India, Russia: Direct sourcing of rough diamonds

New Delhi: To deepen trade ties between India and Russia in gems and jewellery arena, business groups from two countries are likely to sign 12

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ALIMCO takes major technology leap signs MoU with Ottobock, Germany

New Delhi: Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO) signed an MoU with Ottobock, Germany in the presence

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bauma China 2014: 7th International Trade Fair attracted 191,000 visitors

Shanghai, China: The four days of bauma China 2014, the 7th International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines

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Declined oil prices will boost global eco, says IMF chief Lagarde

Washington: The recent decline in oil prices will help boost global economy, IMF chief Christine Lagarde has said, as global oil prices have tumbled

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Fairfax to Acquire Malaysian General Insurance Business

Toronto, Ontario: Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited ("Fairfax") (TSX:FFH) (TSX:FFH.U) announced today that it has, through its wholly-owned

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OPEC: Saudi Arabia win case for no OPEC output cut, overriding calls

Vienna:  Gulf oil producers led by Saudi Arabia on Thursday won the case for keeping OPEC output unchanged, overriding calls

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India and United States joint statement on the Trade Policy Forum

New Delhi: Minister of Commerce and Industry of India Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman and U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Mr. Michael Froman

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Networking giant Cisco pumps in USD 1.7 billion annually in India

New Delhi: Focussed on growing its business in India, networking giant Cisco said it invests as much as USD 1.7 billion annually in its operations in

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India signs MoU with US on setting-up infrastructure collaboration platform

New Delhi: In a follow-up of the Joint Statement of Prime Minister of India and President of United States of America in September, 2014,

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UN Montreal Protocol: India refrains from opposing UN discussion on HFCs

Paris: In a significant move, India on Monday did not oppose participation in a discussion on the issue of harmful greenhouse gas

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Infra sector to be main focus area for Indo-US commerce ties

Washington: A lot of "good ground work" has been covered, post Obama-Modi meet in the US, and now is the execution time, with infrastructure

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India seeks investments from Russia & greater market access

New Delhi: India on Wednesday sought greater market access to the Russian market for its products, while inviting investments from that country

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Cathay Pacific Airways and Dragonair partner for IATA’s E-Freight validation

Cathay Pacific Airways and Dragonair were the official participating carriers during the validation exercise carried out by The International Air

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India and Oman discuss ways to increase bilateral trade and investment

New Delhi: The 7th India-Oman Joint Commission meeting was held under the leadership of the Minister of State (Independent Charge)

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MoU for cooperation in the field of oil and gas between India and Mozambique

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today gave its approval for signing of a Memorandum

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Ford recalls 205,000 Edge, Lincoln MKX SUVs for fuel tank leaks

Dearborn, Mich.: Ford is recalling about 205,000 SUVs in cold-weather states and parts of Canada to fix gas tanks that can rust, leak and cause a fire.

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Dragonair announces inflight enhancement on Airbus A320 fleet

Hong Kong : Dragonair Wednesday announced the introduction of a suite of new products across its fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft.

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India offers USD 300mn credit line to Vietnam for trade diversification

New Delhi: Targeting an annual bilateral commerce of $15 billion by 2020, India on Tuesday offered a $300 million credit line to Vietnam for trade

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Sprite® celebrates LeBron James’ homecoming with new video showcasing

Atlanta: On Monday, Sprite launched a new inspirational video that captures LeBron’s return to his hometown of Akron from a whole new

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Marcos De Quinto to become Chief Marketing Officer of Coca-Cola

Atlanta: The Coca-Cola Company announced that after more than seven years of distinguished leadership and service as the Company’s Chief Marketing

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Coca-Cola Company to participate in the Morgan Stanley Consumer Conf.

Atlanta: The Coca-Cola Company announced that Sandy Douglas, Senior Vice President, Global Chief Customer Officer, and President of Coca-Cola

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Stock exchange: Changes in Nokia Corporation's own shares (NOK1V)

Espoo, Finland: Based on the previously announced resolution of the Board of Directors to issue shares held by the Company, 685 185 Nokia shares

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Fossil Group & Intel announce collaboration in wearable technology

Richardson, TX : Fossil Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FOSL) (the “Company”) and Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) announced that they will

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Synise Technologies ties up with UK based cloudBuy for B2B Market Place

Pune: Synise Technologies, a part of US $ 2.5 bn. Kalyani Group has recently entered into an association with cloudBuy, a UK based and LSE listed

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Board of Directors of the Coca-Cola company elects Leveridge as Vice President

Atlanta: The Board of Directors of The Coca-Cola Company today elected Timothy K. Leveridge a Vice President of the Company, effective immediately.

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World aviation market ranking; India to overtake UK, says IATA

New Delhi: India, which is now the ninth largest aviation market in the world, will overtake the UK to take the third position in over 15 years

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Nokia to publish third quarter 2014 interim report on October 23, 2014

Espoo, Finland: Nokia will publish its Interim Report for Q3 2014 and January-September 2014 on October 23, 2014 at approximately

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India will stick to its position on food issue at WTO, says Nirmala

New Delhi: India will stick to its position on the food security issue at the WTO trade negotiations as it is the sovereign duty of the government

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NYCEDC and ShopRite announce grand opening of Gateway Center Supermarket

New York: New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and ShopRite today announced the grand opening of ShopRite

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India Government plans the first offshore wind power project

New Delhi: The government has signed a memorandum of understanding with a group of companies to build the country's first ever offshore

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NYCEDC Welcomes 2014 World to NYC Delegation, Encouraging Int Buss

New York: New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) Wednesday announced the latest delegation selected

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The Coca-Cola Company Adopts Equity Stewardship Guidelines

Atlanta: The Coca-Cola Company Wednesday announced that the Compensation Committee of its Board of Directors has

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Sprite® Bids Farewell To Summer And Welcomes The Holidays With A Berry

Atlanta: With summer ending and the beginning of the holiday season around the corner, Sprite is setting the mood by spreading some “berry” cheer.

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Indian exchanges; India pitches for US firms to get listed

New York: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his first ever US visit, India on Friday made a pitch for listing by American and other foreign

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NYCEDC and FIT Announce Winners of Design Entrepreneurs

New York: New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) announces the winners

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The India Today Group to hold India Today Global Roundtable

Pune: As New York gets ready to host the meeting of two world leaders, the stage is set for the India Today Global Roundtable at The Pierre, A Taj Hotel

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Informatica Joins Bluewolf’s Global Analytics Practice to Power Business Intelligence

New York, NY/ Redwood City, CA: Bluewolf, a leading global business consulting firm, and Informatica Corporation (Nasdaq:INFA), the world’s number one

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Carrier Transicold’s New Citifresh™ Unit Provides Refrigerated Transport

Bangalore: Carrier Transicold India’s new Citifresh™ range of fresh-only truck refrigeration units is designed to meet India’s growing demand

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Deputy Mayor Glen, NYCEDC Prez Kimball and NFTE Announce Winners

New York: Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) President

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Coca-Cola: Diet Coke® Invites Fans To ‘Get A Taste’ Of The Good Life

Atlanta: With one sip of the delicious taste of Diet Coke, a long commute can feel like an urban adventure, and that unexpected Friday

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Cathay Pacific launches “Wine Lift” – A new airfreight product

Cathay Pacific Cargo is pleased to announce the latest addition to its range of specialised airfreight products – Wine LIFT. Building upon Cathay Pacific

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USD 20bn Chinese investment in 5 yrs; India, China ink 12 pacts

New Delhi: China Thursday committed USD 20 billion investment over the next five years and agreed to provide greater market access to Indian

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Axis Bank signs MoU with China Development Bank (CDB)

Pune: Axis Bank, India’s third largest private sector bank, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Development Bank (CDB)

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Coca-Cola Company Announces Time of 3rd Q 14' Conference Call

Atlanta: The Coca-Cola Company will release third quarter 2014 financial results on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, before the stock market opens.

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Wipro Enters Premier Partnership with Adobe for Digital Marketing Services

Bangalore, India/East Brunswick, New Jersey: Wipro Ltd., a leading global information technology, consulting and business process

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Ahead of Modi’s visit, US official meets industry body FICCI

New Delhi: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s US visit, America’s Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economics

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CKE Restaurants Holdings: US-based burger chain Carl's Jr to enter India

New Delhi: US-based burger chain Carl's Jr on Wednesday said it is entering India through a franchise partnership with CybizCorp.

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Biocon to buy stake in research services arm of GE Capital for $35 mln

Mumbai: Biocon Ltd said on Tuesday it agreed to buy a 7.7 percent stake in its research services business from a unit of GE Capital for 2.15 billion

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India formally signs Services & Trade Agreement with ASEAN

Manama: India is firmly committed to bring back growth and have clear policies, which will facilitate business environment, transparency

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India committed to bring back growth: Foreign Minister Swaraj

Manama: India is firmly committed to bring back growth and have clear policies, which will facilitate business environment, transparency

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Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. and Coca-Cola Company Expand

Waterbury, Vt./Atlanta:  Keurig Green Mountain, Inc., (Keurig), a leader in specialty coffee, coffee makers, teas and other beverages with its innovative

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PM Modi invites Japanese investors; promises speedy clearances

Tokyo: Holding that the environment of “disappointment” was over, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday invited Japanese businesses

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India better prepared for U.S. Fed rate hike, says RBI chief Rajan

New Delhi: India is better prepared to handle the impact of interest rate increases in the United States as foreign funds are less likely to desert

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India has pledged $100 mn for Chabahar port, says Afghan envoy

Hyderabad: India has earmarked USD 100 million for upgradation of Chabahar port in Iran so as to improve trade with Afghanistan and other

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Boeing military helicopters; India nears $2.5 billion deal with Boeing

New Delhi: India has decided to acquire Boeing's Chinook and Apache helicopters, a defence ministry official said on Saturday

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Lagarde’s French probe: IMF board likely to back its chief – sources

Washington: The International Monetary Fund's board is likely to stand behind the global lender's leader, Christine Lagarde, who is facing

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Bauma Conexpo Africa to move to a three-year cycle after 2015

Africa's largest trade fair for the construction machinery and mining industry celebrated its premiere in 2013. The next BAUMA CONEXPO AFRICA

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Scam Phone Calls Continue; IRS Identifies Five Easy Ways to Spot

Washington: The Internal Revenue Service issued a consumer alert on Thursday providing taxpayers with additional tips

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi: Aim to takeRuPay cards on a global level

New Delhi: Aiming to take 'RuPay' cards to the international level, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the success of financial inclusion

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IMF chief Lagarde charged with 'negligence' over graft case

Paris: IMF chief Christine Lagarde, one of the world's most powerful women, announced Wednesday she had been charged with "negligence"

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Tata group and Swiss Pilatus sign deal for aircraft assembly

New Delhi: Swiss aircraft manufacturer Pilatus Tuesday said it has signed a contract with Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) for assembling

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Will help India at "each step" in its journey to growth, says Dy PM Clegg

New Delhi: Excited over his first visit here on Monday, British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said his country would like to help India at "each step"

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PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi meets Commerce and Industry Min Sitharaman

New Delhi: PepsiCo Chairman and CEO Indra Nooyi met Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, here on Monday.

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Tata Group warns UK Govt. over harsh business tax regime

London: The Tata Group, one of Britain’s largest employers in the manufacturing sector, has warned the government over its commercial tax rates system

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Exchange of tax info; G20 nationsto press for 'rapid timeline'

New Delhi: G-20, a group of developed and developing nations, is likely to press for adoption of "rapid timelines" by different countries

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Mega investments to be announce by Clegg during India tour

London: Britain’s Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will announce a series of mega investments during his three-day trade mission to India

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Gold continued its slide on sluggish demand amid global sell-off

Mumbai: Gold its downtrend in the domestic bullion market here on Friday due to reduced offtake from jewellery stockists and retailers

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