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Civil Aviation Minister addresses Economic Editors’ Conference; Enumerates Measures to boost the Growth of Civil Aviation Sector in India

Union Minister of Civil Aviation ShriAjit Singh addressed the Economic Editors’ Conference in New Delhi today. In his opening statement he touched upon various issues concerning the growth of aviation industry in the country. He said that the Government’s decision to allow 49% FDI by foreign airlines in Indian carriers will help in rapid growth …

Mobile Shopper Numbers to Increase by 50% in Two Years, Juniper Report finds But consumer concerns remain over transaction security levels

Hampshire, UK – 9th October: The number of consumers purchasing physical goods remotely via their mobile handsets is expected to increase by nearly 50% over the next two years, a new report from Juniper Research has found. According to the report, the strong growth – taking user numbers to 580 million by the end of …

BHP Billiton Prices A$1.0 Billion Note Issue

October 09, 2012 BHP Billiton has today priced a five year A$1.0 billion note issue under its Australian Medium Term Note Program. The Australian dollar notes will pay interest at 3.75 per cent and mature in October 2017. The proceeds will be used for general corporate purposes.

Text of the Inaugural Address by the Union Finance Minister Shri P Chidambaram at the Economic Editors’ Conference 2012 today

Following is the complete text of the Inaugural Address by the Union Finance Minister Shri P Chidambaram at the Economic Editors’ Conference 2012 here today: “On behalf of Government of India, I welcome you to the Economic Editors’ Conference. Economic journalists, especially those who are based in places other than the capital, look forward to this annual …

Civil Aviation Minister Inaugurates Conference of DGCAS, Asia Pacific Regions; Calls for Opposing Unilateral Environmental Measures Leading to Suppression of Growth of Aviation Industry

Union Minister of Civil Aviation Shri Ajit Singh inaugurated the 49th Conference of Directors General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Asia Pacific Regions in New Delhi today. The Conference with the theme “Managing Air Transport Growth in the Asia Pacific Region through a Collaborative Approach to Safety, Security and Sustainability” will continue till 12th October 2012. …

Coordination Committee reviews progress on Affirmative Action

A meeting of the Coordination Committee on Affirmative Action has been held in the Prime Minister’s Office, under the chairmanship of the Principal Secretary to Prime Minister. It was attended by the representatives of the three national Chambers of Industry: FICCI, CII and ASSOCHAM.  Representatives of key Ministries such as Industrial Policy & Promotion, Social Justice …

India and France sign Administrative Agreement in the field of Sustainable Urban Development

Shri Kamal Nath, Union Minister of Urban Development, and Ms. Nicole Bricq, Minister for Foreign Trade, Government of France signed an Administrative Agreement in the field of Sustainable Urban Development in Paris. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Kamal Nath expressed appreciation for the related work in the field of Sustainable Urban Development carried out in …