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    Russia’s GCE Energy Enter India Market, Aims US$100 Million Revenues Annually

    Oct. 30 – Russia-based energy efficiency consultancy firm, GCE group, announced its entry into the Indian market, where it will be operating in sectors such as oil and gas, power and cement, reports The Hindu. “We have entered the Indian market with a long-term expansion plan and aim to clock $100 million revenue annually over[…..]

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    The India Davos Debate: Can India Become a Superpower?

    Oct. 29 – The World Economic Forum will be holding the India Economic Summit on November 8-10 in New Delhi. The theme is “India’s Next Generation of Growth.” According to the Forum, the questions to be debated will include answers from experts addressing the fact that India has the world’s second largest population and one[…..]

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    India, United States to Fast Track Trade Agreements

    Oct. 28 – India and the United States have agreed to expedite agreements to improve trade, investment and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) cooperation. Both countries stated their commitment during the end of the Sixth Ministerial Level meeting of the India-U.S. Trade Policy Forum (TPF). The agreements will concentrate on agriculture, innovation and creativity, investment, services[…..]

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    India Getting Tough on Business Visa Issuance

    Oct. 28 – India’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry has announced that foreign workers in the country on business visas must leave the by the end of the month or on the expiry of their visas whichever is earlier to return to their home country and apply for an employment visa there. Indian consulates will[…..]

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    India’s Top Ten Business Schools Rated

    Oct. 27 – Business India magazine has just released its tenth best business schools survey which ranks India’s top institutions. The top ten is as follows with the name of each school also linked to its website. 1) Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad 2) Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore 3) Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta

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    Another Unnecessary Name Change: Orissa is now Odisha

    By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Oct. 26 – In the latest politically correct movement of stupidity, the State of Orissa is now legally to be known as  Odisha following a ruling by the Indian Union Cabinet. The regional language, previously known as Oriya, will now be called Odia. The move follows prolonged lobbying by the BJP Party,[…..]

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    Communications are Key to India Cross-Border Success

    By Mark Hannant MUMBAI, Oct. 23 – Macro-economic trends currently favor Indian businesses looking to grow internationally and focusing on their communications is one area where they can improve their chances of success. Much ink is spilt writing about the difficulty of creating value through merger and acquisition (M&A) activity. Over half of deals fail[…..]

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    India Think Tank Forecasts 6.5 Percent Growth

    Oct. 23 – The Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council has made an official forecast that pegs India’s growth for 2009-10 at 6.5 percent backed by the strength of its industrial sector. The think tank, led by former Reserve Bank of India governor C Rangarajan, said the government needs be careful of inflation and fiscal deficit.[…..]