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Centre working on Trans-Asia Highway: Commerce Minister

GUWAHATI: The Centre had been working on developing a Trans-Asia Highway to ensure more dynamic route connectivity for the Northeastern states with the Asean countries, Union Commerce and Industry Minister, Mr Anand Sharma said in Guwahati on Saturday.

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India’s Q1 computer sales up 33%

NEW DELHI: India’s personal computer sales touched 2.2 million in the first quarter of this year, registering a growth of an impressive 33 per cent, says IDC, a leading technology consultancy and think tank.

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Stage set for world telecom meet in Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: A meeting here, beginning Monday, of global telecom experts  will adopt the Hyderabad Action Plan that will set the agenda for development of telecommunication and information and communication technologies (ICT) over the next four years.

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Tatas complete probe into ‘Nano’ fire; say car is safe

NEW DELHI: Tata Motors on Friday claimed that its people’s car was “absolutely safe”, saying a probe into fires that gutted a couple of brand new ‘Nanos’ by an expert team found ‘no manufacturing defects’.

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Auction for broadband wireless services to begin on Monday

NEW DELHI: The auction of airwaves for broadband wireless access (BWA) services, which was scheduled to start on Saturday, will now begin Monday, an official from the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) said on Friday.

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Abbott to buy Piramal’s branded drugs business

NEW YORK/MUMBAI: Illinois-based pharmaceuticals major Abbott on Friday said it is acquiring Piramal Healthcare’s formulations business for $3.72 billion, to make the combined entity one of the largest players in the country’s generic drugs market.

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