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Bangladesh asks India to invest in energy sector

DHAKA: India should invest in Bangladesh’s energy sector, which requires up to $10 billion to generate electricity and another $2 billion to mine coal over the next five years, the headof a Bangladesh-India business group said on Sunday.

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Delhi tops destination for foreign tourists: FICCI study

JAIPUR: Delhi is the top destination for foreign tourists followed by Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu while the North-East is fast emerging as a significant preference, said a FICCI-Evalue serves study on India Inbound Tourism released here today. 

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Auction for 3G spectrum begins

NEW DELHI: The 3G spectrum auction was off to a smooth start on Friday with top telecom operators, including Bharti, Vodafone, RCom and Tatas, in the fray to acquire the radio waves that could fetch the government up to Rs 35,000 crore.

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PF authorities defer decision on interest rate for FY’11

NEW DELHI: Provident fund authorities on Friday deferred a decision on interest rate to be paid on deposits for 2010-11 following demand from trade unions to raise it to a level (9.5-10 per cent) that could leave the fund managers with a deficit.

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‘Car prices set to rise’

NEW DELHI: The country’s apex auto body, Society for Indian Automobile Manufacturers on Friday said that increase in the commodity prices coupled with other factors like hike in excise duty, new emission norms, rising interest rates and inflation along with weak key exports market may force the car makers to increase the prices of their products by 8-10 per cent.

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Jet Airways mulling 10-15% fare hike

MUMBAI: Private air-carrier, Jet Airways, on Friday said it was mulling a fare hike by 10-15 per cent this quarter to offset rising fuel prices and that it would not add any routes this fiscal.

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China bans imports of low-grade iron ore

QINGDAO: China’s iron ore trading association has banned its members from importing ore with a less than 60 per cent iron content, three trade sources said on Thursday.

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