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WTO chief criticises protectionism
Wellington, March 6 (DPA) The director-general of the World Trade Organisation, Pascal Lamy, has rejected the 'food miles' campaign of some European farmers who say consumers should buy local produce instead of imported foods, according to a news report Friday.

Friday, March 06, 2009 10:15:16 AM

ONGC to invest Rs.24.65 bn in Assam
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) State-run major Oil and Natural Gas Corp Thursday said it will invest Rs.24.65 billion (Rs.2,465 crore) for revamping oil fields in Assam.

Thursday, March 05, 2009 8:50:52 PM

Government to lift ban on wheat exports after elections
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The government Thursday agreed in principle to lift the two-year-old ban on wheat exports once elections end in mid-May this year, said a top official.

Thursday, March 05, 2009 8:37:32 PM

Cross-border bus to Pakistan cancelled in Kashmir
Srinagar, March 5 (IANS) The scheduled run of the weekly cross-border bus between Pakistan and India in Jammu and Kashmir was cancelled Thursday on Islamabad's request.

Thursday, March 05, 2009 8:25:01 PM

EU committee urges expediting free trade pact with India
Brussels, March 5 (IANS) The European Parliament's Trade Committee Thursday expressed its disappointment with the slow pace of negotiations between the European Union (EU) and India on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA), EuAsiaNews reported.

Thursday, March 05, 2009 8:20:29 PM

Andrew Yule to open DPSC disinvestment bid March 10
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Public sector heavy engineering firm Andrew Yule and Co. Ltd will open financial bids for disinvestment of group company DPSC Ltd March 10, a top official said here Thursday.

Thursday, March 05, 2009 8:20:08 PM

Post-Satyam scam, PWC India to set up advisory board
Chennai, March 5 (IANS) Global audit firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is cleaning up its Indian stables in the wake of the accounting scandal in Satyam Computer Services.

Thursday, March 05, 2009 8:19:53 PM

Jet Airways to launch Mumbai-Kuwait direct daily flight March 29
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) India's leading private air carrier Jet Airways Thursday announced that it will launch direct daily flights from Mumbai to Kuwait from March 29.

Thursday, March 05, 2009 7:58:49 PM

Microfinance firm Grama Vidiyal plans to recruit 700 people
Chennai, March 5 (IANS) Tamil Nadu-based Grama Vidiyal Microfinance Ltd (GVM) is in talks with private equity funds to raise Rs.500 million (Rs.50 crore) to fund is proposed expansion that includes setting up branches in neighbouring states and recruiting around 700 people, a top official said.

Thursday, March 05, 2009 7:34:10 PM

President urges universities to study impact of slowdown
Jaipur, March 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Devi Singh Patil Thursday urged the universities in the country to study the socio-economic impact of the financial crisis that has 'altered the dynamics of the global economy'.

Thursday, March 05, 2009 7:02:38 PM

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