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Google buys Instagram rival Snapseed


September 18th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Following social networking site Facebook's purchase of photo-sharing app Instagram, Google has announced the acquisition of Nik Software, maker of the popular Snapseed photo editing and ... Read more...

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NHRC issues notice to Jharkhand government


September 13th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday issued notice to the Jharkhand government on police action on a protest against acquisition of agricultural land in ... Read more...

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Mitsubishi to build plant in Mexico


September 7th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 7 (IANS/EFE) Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. said it has reached an agreement with Mexico's Federal Electricity Commission, or CFE, to build a 50 MW geothermal power plant ... Read more...

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Essar denies wrongdoing in acquiring Navbharat power


September 5th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Energy major Essar Power Wednesday denied any impropriety in its acquisition of Navbharat Power, one of the five companies against whom the CBI has filed an ... Read more...

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Texmaco for logistic park in West Bengal


August 30th, 2012 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) Texmaco Infrastructure and Holdings Ltd. has applied to the West Bengal government to allow it to set up a logistic-cum-food processing park in Howrah district, the ... Read more...

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UP to withdraw cases slapped against farmers


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government will be withdrawing cases slapped on farmers during the Mayawati regime, announced Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday after meeting a delegation of ... Read more...

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Motorola Mobility to cut 4,000 jobs


August 14th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 14 (IANS) Google has confirmed that Motorola Mobility, now a wholly-owned subsidiary of the internet search giant, will cut about 4,000 jobs or 20 percent of its ... Read more...

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Dhunseri acquires tea estates in Africa


July 28th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Kolkata-based Dhunseri Petrochem & Tea Limited (DPTL) has acquired tea estates in the southeastern African country of Malawi, the company said in a regulatory filing.The company ... Read more...

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Baidu profits up 70 percent


July 25th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Baidu, China's biggest search engine operator, said profit in the second quarter of this year surged nearly 70 percent.Net income in the three months ended June ... Read more...

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Google buys email management software provider


July 21st, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 21 (IANS) Google has acquired Sparrow, a provider of email management software for Apple's platforms, Sparrow announced."Now we're joining the Gmail team to accomplish a bigger vision ... Read more...

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Google reports strong second-quarter earnings


July 20th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 20 (IANS) Google has reported strong second-quarter earnings during the current fiscal.For the quarter ended June 30, the Internet search giant posted revenue of $10.96 billion, representing ... Read more...

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GDA launches call centre in Ghaziabad


July 10th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 10 (IANS) To boost the quality of it's services, the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) Tuesday launched a call centre where citizens can register their grievances and collect information ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel gets EuroFinance Treasury award


July 8th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) India's largest telecom service provider, Bharti Airtel, Sunday said it has won the EuroFinance Treasury award for innovation and speed in integrating its treasury works ... Read more...

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Barca set 90 million euro buy-out clause for Alba


July 6th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spanish football giants Barcelona have attached a 90 million euro buy-out clause to Spain left-back Jordi Alba, who joined from Valencia during Euro 2012.The 14 ... Read more...

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Land bank, affordable housing scheme in Ghaziabad


June 26th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 26 (IANS) Land bank will be created for various residential and commercial projects here and its acquisition process will be streamlined, the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) said Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Microsoft buys Yammer for $1.2 bn


June 26th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, June 26 (IANS) Microsoft has acquired business-focused social network Yammer for $1.2 billion."The acquisition underscores our commitment to deliver technology that businesses need and people love," said Steve ... Read more...

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Single lane highways in Uttarakhand to be double laned


June 22nd, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Dehradun, June 21 (IANS) Union Road Transport and National Highways Minister C.P. Joshi Thursday directed officials of the National Highways Authority to convert 1,463 km long single lane National Highways ... Read more...

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Blackburn’s Yakubu set to join Chinese club Guangzhou


June 19th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), June 19 (IANS) Blackburn Rovers striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni is set to join the Chinese Super League (CSL) side Guangzhou R and F, a club official confirmed Tuesday."We ... Read more...

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German major Cronos acquires Kerala IT firm


June 5th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 5 (IANS) German-based Cronos Group, the largest privately held consulting company for utilities in Germany, has acquired 100 per cent shares of IT firm AES."The deal has been ... Read more...

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Google buying social sharing firm Meebo


June 5th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Google, the world's biggest search engine, is buying Silicon Valley startup Meebo that helps online publishers make their websites more social.The acquisition announced Monday will ... Read more...

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Russian ex-official involved in $10 mn fraud


June 5th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A former director of Russia's office for the coordination of the fight against organised crime and two of his accomplices have been found guilty of ... Read more...

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Cops raid world’s oldest bank


May 9th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 9 (IANS/AKI) Police in Italy Wednesday raided the headquarters of the Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS), reportedly the world's oldest bank founded in 1472, on suspicion ... Read more...

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ICRA Techno Analytics to pick up majority stake in US firm


May 8th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) City-based software company ICRA Techno Analytics (ICTEAS) will shortly acquire the majority stake in BPA Technologies Inc, a California-based business consulting and technology services firm, ... Read more...

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CA sets up Asia innovation centre in Hyderabad


April 24th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 24 (IANS) US software and solutions company CA Technologies has set up its Asia innovation unit at its development centre here in partnership with the International Institute ... Read more...

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SC notice to government on plea against Cairn-Vedanta deal


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice on a plea urging that the acquisition of Cairn India, which holds the nation's biggest onshore oil block, by ... Read more...

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Facebook buys Instagram for $1 bn (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Facebook is purchasing Instagram, the very popular photo sharing company, for $1 billion in a combination of cash and stock, the social networking giant's founder ... Read more...

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Gremio’s Kleber to be out for five months


March 28th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 28 (IANS) Brazilian football club Gremio's newest acquisition, midfielder Kleber, is set to be out for five months after undergoing surgery Tuesday.Kleber fractured the fibula in ... Read more...

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TVS group acquires Britain-based firm


March 27th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 27 (IANS) Chennai-based $6.6 billion auto component group TVS will use the recently acquired Universal Components' marketing expertise and best practices in India and other Asian markets.Announcing the ... Read more...

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Satisfying toddlers’ calls for attention cements bond


March 20th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 20 (IANS) Satisfying toddlers' calls for attention cements the bonds between the children and their parents in the long term.A Concordia University study is the first to show ... Read more...

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Imran Khan finalised for ‘Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai 2′


March 10th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Bollywood actor Imran Khan, known for his chocolate boy looks, will turn baddie for the sequel of the 2010 film "Once Upon A Time ... Read more...

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Greece launches tender for use of Olympic facilities


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, March 3 (IANS) Greece has launched an international tender for rights to use certain Olympic Games facilities, the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) announced.The acquisition allows potential buyers ... Read more...

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BHEL bags Rs.774 crore contract from ONGC


February 27th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) Monday said it has secured a contract worth Rs.774 crore to supply onshore drilling rigs to Oil and ... Read more...

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Rangers’ invisible £24m being investigated


February 17th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Glasgow, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Investigators have been called in to help unravel how £24 million lent to the Scottish club Rangers disappeared. Auditors looking into the finances of the club have ... Read more...

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India to induct latest Russian military chopper


February 16th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) India will Friday induct the modern Mi-17V5 helicopter, its latest acquisition from Russia, into its air force, which will use them to carry troops and ... Read more...

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Bihar mulls ‘private land bank’ to woo investors


February 15th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 15 (IANS) The Bihar government Wednesday said it will help set up a "private land bank" to ensure hassle-free availability of plots to industrialists looking to set up ... Read more...

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