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Manufacturing ecosystem, uniform tax rate for handsets called for

November 2nd, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) With handset demand expected to rise to 350 million per year by 2020, there is need to create a manufacturing ecosystem, focus on research and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

China will overtake US, dominate global trade by 2030: Report

March 25th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 25 (ANI): Leading accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has claimed that China will overtake the US and dominate global trade by 2030.Currently, China's international trade is worth 2.21 trillion dollars ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Asian-origin accountant sues UK firm for racial discrimination

January 24th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): A Asian-origin employee in a British accountancy firm is suing the company for racism on grounds that the firm gave him inferior clients as he was not a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Male staff who ‘rated’ women in email being probed

November 12th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) A private firm has launched a probe after male workers circulated an email rating attractiveness of new female colleagues, a media report said Friday.The message, sent by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

PwC launches inquiry after male staff rate female colleagues in ‘viral’ email

November 11th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): One of Britain's largest accountancy firms, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has launched an investigation after male staff at one of its branches in Ireland were found circulating emails rating the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rs.1 mn prize for Indian contemporary art, courtesy Skoda

August 17th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Art and automobile tied a happy knot when Skoda Auto India, the manufacturer of models like Fabia, Laura and Octavia, here Tuesday announced a Rs.1 million prize ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Man U owners Glazer family denies meeting Red Knights

April 15th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 15(ANI): The Glazer family has denied reports that the Red Knights had met them in London to finalize their offer to buy the multi-billion pound worth club, Manchester United.Malcolm Glazer's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Red Knights sign up team of investors for Manchester United bid

April 11th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11(ANI): The Red Knights, a group of investors trying to buy Manchester United, have recruited over 40 wealthy individuals to help provide a 1.25 billion pound bid kitty.According to reports, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cobra Beer seeks 4.5mn pounds to develop India business

November 1st, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Cobra Beer founder Karan Bilimoria is on a drive to raise 4.5 million pounds for his Indian business after partly selling the British arm in a pre-pack administration ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Texan cricket tycoon Stanfords attempt to leave US aborted

February 19th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.19 (ANI): Texan cricket tycoon Sir Allen Stanford bid to escape from the United States to avoid possible arrest for fraud charges has been aborted. According to The Telegraph, Stanford, who ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Are there more Satyams out there? (Comment)

January 29th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
The confessional letter written by Ramalinga Raju in the first week of 2009 about the massive fraud perpetrated at the country's fourth largest software company, Satyam, has opened a Pandora's box. The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dogs custody major issue in divorce settlements in UK, say lawyers

December 15th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): The custody battle is no longer limited to just kids, for couples entangled in divorce settlements are also turning towards dog-visiting rights.Lawyers in Britain reveal that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China’s first Olympics leaves pride, regrets

December 13th, 2008 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 13 (DPA) Hundreds of millions of television viewers across the world saw China for the first time in August, or at least they saw a new side of the vast ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |