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We can double exports by 2015, says Commerce Secretary

New Delhi (TIP): The Government’s target of doubling exports to $500 billion by 2015 is achievable, said S.R. Rao, Commerce Secretary. Speaking on the sidelines of a Confederation of Indian Industry Export summit here, he […]

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CBDT unveils guidlines for advance pricing arrangements

India has allowed multinationals to ascertain in advance their potential tax liability relating to transactions with their Indian arms, a mechanism that can help address the frequent transfer pricing disputes. The Central Board of Direct […]

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Indian drug companies break into world’s fastest growing list

Mumbai (tip): In yet another instance of India Inc occupying a larger seat in the global league tables, three out of the top 10 fastest-growing generic companies globally are now from India. Besides being an […]

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United States

Badal Responds Summons Not Properly Served

Requests 90 Days Extension to Defend Charges of Human Rights Violation NEW YORK (TIP): Responding to the US Court Summons, Prakash Singh Badal, Chief Minister of State of Punjab in India through its attorneys sought […]

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Congress activists Protest attempts to malign the party and India government

Juned Qazi, Atma Singh, Zinda Singh, Karamjit Dhaliwal and their supporters hold a protest demonstration near the Consulate General of India on the sidewalk of the busy Fifth Avenue in New York City September 2 […]

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H.H. Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj brings Meditation to its Spiritual Roots

AMITYVILLE, NY (TIP): H.H. Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj brought his message of transformation through meditation to the metro New York region on Labor Day Weekend, August 31 – September 2, 2102. His talks and […]

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6 spacewalks of 44 hrs, Sunita sets new record

MUMBAI (TIP): Indian- American astronaut Sunita Williams has set a world record for the maximum number of spacewalks by a woman astronaut. A Nasa announcement on September 6 said that 47-yearold Williams surpassed Peggy Whitson […]

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Armed intervention should be used as a last resort: India

Addressing an informal dialogue of the UNGA on the Secretary General’s report on ‘Responsibility to Protect (R2P), India‘s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Hardeep Singh Puri said, “”Armed intervention should be a measure […]

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India: PM not silent anymore : Breaks silence but only on the article published by Washington Post

India: PM not silent anymore : Breaks silence but only on the article published by Washington Post Full story to follow

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Breathe in the fresh mountain air of Sikkim

Bordered by China, Nepal and Bhutan, Sikkim has long been regarded as one of the last Himalayan Shangri-las. Because of its remoteness and the fact that permits are required, Sikkim isn’t the most accessible area […]

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China calls Arunachal Pradesh ‘southern Tibet’

NEW DELHI (TIP): China “illegally” refers to Arunachal Pradesh as south Tibet and claims around 90,000 sq km of Indian territory there, Rajya Sabha was informed on August 30. “China disputes the international boundary between […]

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Make hallmarking of gold mandatory, CAG tells Govt

NEW DELHI (TIP): The Indian penchant for gold and absence of any measures to protect consumers from unscrupulous jewellers has prompted the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) to ask the government to enforce compulsory hallmarking […]

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LS passes 2 Bills amid pandemonium

NEW DELHI (TIP): Even as the BJP stalled Parliament for the seventh consecutive day on Aug 30, the ruling UPA managed to get passed two important Bills in the Lok Sabha amid pandemonium. This was […]

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India for freedom of navigation in South China Sea

NEW DELHI (TIP): Ahead of Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie’s visit, New Delhi Thursday reiterated that Arunachal Pradesh was an integral part of India and backed freedom of navigation in South China Sea, a territory […]

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China defense chief plans rare India trip, to discuss border

NEW DELHI (TIP): China‘s defense minister is due to visit India next week to seek deeper military ties, in a rare trip seen as a sign Beijing wants to stabilize its heavily fortified Himalayan border […]

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India Win U-19 World Cup

QUEENSLAND (TIP): India Under-19 skipper Unmukt Chand hit an unbeaten 111 in seamer-friendly conditions to lead India to a six-wicket win over Australia in the final of the World Cup at the Tony Ireland Stadium […]

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Ashwin picks up six wickets as India wrap up innings victory over New Zealand

HYDERABAD (TIP): India wrapped up a comfortable victory over New Zealand inside four days by bowling the visitors out for 164 to win by an innings and 115 runs in Hyderabad. Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin picked […]

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Business & Economics

India, Australia join hands to develop iron-rich bananas

HYDERABAD (TIP): Eating bananas could well be the next best thing in the fight against anaemia soon. Indian and Australian researchers have joined hands to develop iron-rich bananas that could help women with iron deficiency. […]

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Japanese auto parts maker sets up unit at Sri City SEZ

HYDERABAD (TIP): Automotive components maker Piolax India, a subsidiary of Piolax of Japan, inaugurated its first Indian facility at the Sri City multi-product special economic zone in Andhra Pradesh. The plant is slated to commence […]

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‘Dr Death’ Patel to face another trial

MELBOURNE (TIP): India-born American surgeon Jayant Patel who was recently freed from jail after an Australian high court quashed his conviction of manslaughter and grievous bodily harm to his patients, will face another trial. Patel, […]

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Rural spending outpaces urban consumption

Rural spending outpaced urban consumption in the two years up to 2011-12, the first time in nearly 25 years, according to a study by Crisil Research. This, according to Crisil, was fuelled by a strong […]

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Indian drug companies break into world’s fastest growing list

In yet another instance of India Inc occupying a larger seat in the global league tables,three out of the top 10 fastest-growing generic companies globally are now from India. Besides being an indication of the […]

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As I SEE IT: Don’t be Limited by NAM Anyhow

If the US/West, despite their attachment to alliance-based politics, actively explore partnerships with India on issues of shared interest, India, despite its antipathy for military alliances and its “nonaligned” predilections, should have no difficulty in […]

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Guest Comments: Modi’s claim shattered Ex-minister convicted in worst riot case

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has been describing the large-scale killings of members of the principal minority community in 2002 under the very nose of his government as a “spontaneous reaction” of a people whose […]

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Supreme Court asks Sahara Group to refund Rs 17,400 crore to investors

New Delhi (TIP): The Supreme Court on Aug 31 ordered the Sahara conglomerate to refund Rs. 17,400 crore it had raised from millions of small investors, reaffirming an order from market regulator Securities and Exchange […]