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IIT Hyderabad to grow with Japanese partnership
Tokyo, Oct 22 (IANS) A new Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) coming up in Hyderabad will see close Japanese partnership at the post-graduate level in key areas, including setting up of a Japanese-style business management course, and increased funding for purchase of technical and research equipment to make it into an institution of excellence.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 6:03:33 PM

Indian, Japanese industry enter pact to fight climate change
Tokyo, Oct 22 (IANS) India Inc and the Japanese industry have formulated a joint action plan to fight climate change and promote growth using clean technologies, following a pact Wednesday among leading chambers of the two sides.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 5:28:53 PM

China's agriculture bank to get $19 bn capital injection
Beijing, Oct 22 (Xinhua) The Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) will get capital injection worth $19 billion from the country's state-held wealth fund or sovereign wealth fund, a top ranking bank official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 4:38:56 PM

India, Japan sign pact on security
Tokyo, Oct 22 (IANS) Reaffirming their commitment to fight terrorism and transnational crimes, India and Japan Wednesday signed a joint declaration on security cooperation that will intensify interaction between their militaries and expand the scope of strategic dialogue between the two Asian powers.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 4:01:55 PM

Chinese envoy cuts short Taiwan trip after being assaulted
Taipei, Oct 22 (DPA) A senior Chinese official cut short his Taiwan visit and returned to China Wednesday, after he was shoved to the ground by pro-independence activists during a visit to a temple the previous day.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 3:03:50 PM

Afghan police kill 35 militants
Kabul, Oct 22 (Xinhua) Afghan police forces with air support from the international troops drove back a Taliban assault on southern Afghan province of Uruzgan killing 35 militants, Juma Gul Humat, the provincial police said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 2:45:39 PM

Tourism industry growing despite global economic slowdown
Manila, Oct 22 (Xinhua) Tourism is continuing to grow globally, at a slower pace though, amid the global economic slowdown, media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 2:41:51 PM

India will weather present 'cloudy' outlook: Manmohan Singh
Tokyo, Oct 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the short-term outlook for the Indian economy was 'cloudy' but the country had some inherent strengths to go back to its high growth path in the medium-to-long run.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 1:31:11 PM

Air raids kill nine Afghan soldiers
Kabul, Oct 22 (Xinhua) Nine Afghan soldiers were killed and three injured in an air strike by the international troops on suspected Taliban hideouts in Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost early Wednesday, the defence ministry said in a press release.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 1:29:09 PM

No job cuts in India's IT industry: Infosys co-chair
Tokyo, Oct 22 (IANS) There will be no pink slips in the Indian information technology industry as it has countered the impact of the current global financial tsunami well, according to Nandan Nilekani, co-chairman of Infosys Technologies.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 1:21:08 PM

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