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  • Government scraps incentive on milk powder exports to check prices July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: With milk prices shooting up, the government on Wednesday decided to scrap the incentive on export of skimmed milk powder (SMP) to boost domestic supply and cool prices. With possibility of shortage of fodder in view of deficient monsoon affecting milk production, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA)...
  • Khatoli: Gang of arms supplier busted, two countrymade guns seized May 10, 2014

    An arms supplier gang was busted with the arrest of one of its members and seizure of two guns at Khatoli in Muzaffarnagar district, police said on Saturday. Acting on a tipoff, police arrested Naushad (26), and seized two countrymade guns from his possession on Friday, while other members of the...
  • India addressing concerns of US nuclear suppliers: Shivshankar Menon September 20, 2013

    New Delhi: India is "close to" clinching the commercial aspect of its civil nuclear deal with the US and is addressing the concerns of US suppliers over its nuclear liability law, National Security Adviser (NSA) Shivshankar Menon said here on Friday. Menon, asked if India was close to clinching the commercial...
  • Police arrests suspected arms supplier, weapons seized September 16, 2013

    A suspected arms supplier was arrested on Monday with a haul of weapons from Hario village in Bihar's Bhagalpur district, police said. Acting on a tip off, the police raided Hario village and arrested the suspected arms supplier Anjani Rai with five country-made pistols, two muskets, one airgun and 65 round...
  • Britain lobbies for nuclear export group to admit India June 15, 2013

    Vienna: Britain has stepped up efforts to let India join an influential global body controlling nuclear exports, a move that would boost New Delhi's standing as an atomic power but which has faced resistance from China and other countries. The diplomatic tussle centres on whether emerging power India should be allowed...
  • Mumbai dabbawallas to share success mantra in Dubai June 2, 2013

    Mumbai: The legendary dabbawalas (lunchbox carriers) in Mumbai, known for their management skills, will feature in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) conference to be held in Dubai on June 4 and 5. Arvind Talekar, spokesperson of Nutan Mumbai Tiffin Box Suppliers' Trust (NMTBST) said that he would represent the 5,000...
  • Apple's dimming lustre vexes suppliers, investors April 22, 2013

    Tokyo: Apple Inc marketing chief Phil Schiller let slip during last August's courtroom battle with Samsung that when setting forecasts for new iPhones, the inside joke was that people should assume sales would equal all previous versions combined. That quip, uttered in front of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's trial lawyers and...
  • iPhone supplier Japan Display turns to smaller smartphone makers April 15, 2013

    Tokyo: Japan Display Inc, one of two Japanese producers of Apple Inc iPhone screens, wants to boost sales by up to 60 per cent by winning more business from smaller makers of phones and tablets to offset lackluster orders from its bigger clients. Japan Display, the world's No.1 maker of small...
  • McLaren may change their engine supplier from Mercedes to Honda March 5, 2013

    London: Formula 1 team McLaren may switch their engine supplier from Mercedes to Honda by 2015. Honda is in line for a comeback into the sport for the first time since 2008. According to a BBC report, the Japanese automobile manufacturer will return to the sport considering the radical changes...
  • Samsung to review 250 Chinese suppliers for labour violations September 4, 2012

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co said on Monday it would inspect 250 Chinese companies which make products for the South Korean firm to ensure no labour laws are broken after a USbased group accused one of its suppliers of using child labour. Samsung also said its audit into working conditions at an...
  • Maruti lockout may hit contract workers of suppliers July 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Contract labourers working in factories of component suppliers to Maruti Suzuki could bear the brunt of the lockout at the Manesar plant of India's largest carmaker. Working on wafer thin margins amid stiff competition, many of the component suppliers which have been already feeling...
  • Growing ChinaPakistan nuke ties worries West June 28, 2012

    Vienna: Western states pressured China at closeddoor talks last week to address concerns about its plans to expand a nuclear power plant in Pakistan and provide more information, but were rebuffed, two diplomatic sources said on Wednesday. Beijing's atomic relations with Islamabad have caused unease in Washington, Delhi and other capitals...
  • Apple supplier Imagination hit by competition fears June 20, 2012

    Londoon: Booming sales of Apple's iPhones and iPads were not enough to ease concerns on Tuesday that British supplier Imagination Technologies is overly reliant on one customer as rival smartphone and tablet companies snap at the US giant's heels. Shares in Imagination, whose graphics power Apple's popular devices, fell as much...
  • Independent group inspecting Apple suppliers February 14, 2012

    New York: Apple said Monday that an independent group, the Fair Labor Association, has started inspecting working conditions in the Chinese factories where its iPads and iPhones are assembled. Amid growing criticism over labor and environmental practices especially in China Apple, last month, disclosed a list of suppliers for...
  • US backs NSG clean waiver for India: Roemer June 30, 2011

    New Delhi: The United States on Thursday said it "strongly and vehemently" supports the NSG (Nuclear Suppliers Group) clean waiver for India and hoped that the civil nuclear deal between the two countries will continue to move in a positive direction. "I want to say that the US and the Obama...
  • US to vote against SinoPak nuke deal at NSG July 24, 2010

    Washington: The US has said it would vote against an exemption for China to sell two civil nuclear reactors to Pakistan at the Nuclear Suppliers Group meeting, in a new move to step up pressure to get the controversial deal annulled. Making it clear that the US would oppose the recent...
  • US corners China on Nreactor sales to Pak June 29, 2010

    Washington: Days after China sidestepped questions raised by Nuclear Supplier Group (NSG) members about its plan to sell Pakistan two additional reactors, the US has asked Beijing for more information on the controversial deal. "We did raise the issue" during last week's meeting of the 46member NSG in New Zealand, the...
  • India sees red over ChinaPak nuclear deal June 23, 2010

    New Delhi: Pakistan is not a signatory to the Nuclear NonProliferation Treaty (NPT) and therefore cannot legally do any nuclear business, unless it has secured a waiver from Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). Now China claims that it has got the waiver for Pakistan way back in 2004 when China joined the...
  • Nuke suppliers to be liable in case of a mishap June 15, 2010

    New Delhi: Call it the Bhopal effect. The Centre bows to criticism and has decided on Tuesday to make nuclear suppliers liable in case of an accident. In the first major political fallout of the Bhopal gas tragedy verdict and under pressure from the Opposition and the parliamentary panel, the government...
  • 123 is a clean legislation: US Ambassador Mulford October 3, 2008

    New Delhi: The contents of 123 agreement has been preserved says David Mulford, the US Ambassador to India. Mulford was speaking to CNNIBN's Deputy Foreign Affairs Editor, Suhasini Haidar. Here are the excerpts from the interview. Suhasini Haidar: Would you call it a clean legislation? Mulford: Yes, I would. It is the...
  • IndiaChina partners, not rivals: Chinese minister September 9, 2008

    New Delhi: Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi, who is in India on a threeday visit, on Tuesday said that there is not conflict between India and China. There is no conflict of fundamental interests. India, China will make a profound impact on Asia and world. Rajiv Gandhi had made a great...
  • NSG waiver: Neighbour's envy, owner's pride September 9, 2008

    During the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) meet in Vienna, China weighed in with smaller countries like Ireland, Austria and New Zealand to oppose India's waiver. Now, days after the NSG meet, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has told China's Foreign Minister Yang Jeichi, who is on a threeday India visit,...
  • The beginning and the end of nuclear apartheid September 6, 2008

    Vienna:Following is the chronology of some key developments related to the landmark IndoUS nuclear deal: 1968: India refuses to sign the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) on the grounds that it is discriminatory. May 18, 1974: India conducts its first nuclear test. March 10, 1978: US President Jimmy Carter signs the Nuclear...
  • The Big Story: NSG clears nuclear waiver for India | Day's wrap September 6, 2008

    Vienna/New Delhi: The 45nation Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) has approved a US plan to engage in nuclear trade with India. Following the green signal by the NSG that will cement the IndoUS Civil Nuclear Cooperation, India has finally come out of the 34year old nuclear apartheid. India had been forced into...
  • India runs into the great wall of China at NSG September 6, 2008

    New Delhi: India has accused China of playing spoilsport at the 45member Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) meet in Vienna and government sources say that New Delhi is considering cancelling state visit of Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi. Sources say India is extremely upset with China's effort to prevent a consensus at...
  • India's Nwaiver hinges on last lap of NSG meet September 6, 2008

    New Delhi/Vienna: A US push to lift a global ban on nuclear commerce with India stalled on Friday, when a revised proposal failed to win over Nuclear Supplier Group (NSG) member countries, because it did not bind India to refrain from conducting nuclear bomb tests, diplomats said. The 45 member countries...
  • NSG meets, two nations hold India's nuclear fate September 5, 2008

    Vienna: Ireland and Austria are the two countries at the 45nation Nuclear Suppliers Group that stand between India and the ending of its 30yearold nuclear isolation. The NSG is meeting in Vienna to agree terms for lifting a ban on trade with India which would help New Delhi to finalise a...
  • US expects India to stick to moratorium on nuclear tests | No word on waiver September 5, 2008

    Washington: The United States has made it clear it expects India to adhere to its unilateral moratorium on nuclear testing, but would not spell out whether it would cut off supplies in the event of India doing so. "I think, certainly, India's obligations under the ... 123 agreement are very clear...
  • India Ndeal is prime focus of US Nuclear policy: Rice August 26, 2008

    Washington: US has said the IndoUS nuclear deal, whose fate now rests with the 45nation Nuclear Suppliers Group, is currently the country's "principal focus" on the civil nuclear front. Asked whether developments in Georgia will affect the USRussia civilian nuclear deal, US Secretary of State...
  • Pranab makes clear: India won't be pushed at NSG August 23, 2008

    New Delhi: The word from Vienna is that differences over the waiver have narrowed, but there will be changes to the draft to reflect nonproliferation concerns of certain countries. Meanwhile, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has warned that India will not be pushed beyond what is in the draft waiver....