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Hope to auction coal blocks by year-end, says Jaiswal


August 24th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Coal Minister Sripraksh Jaiswal said Friday the process of auctioning coal blocks could start before the end of the year."We are taking every step ... Read more...

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India’s mobile handsets sales cross 50 mn in Jan-March


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) India's mobile handsets sales crossed 50 million units in the Jan-March quarter, up 9.1 percent from the like period of the previous year, with Nokia ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

China to become biggest IT consumer in Asia-Pacific


May 19th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) China will soon surpass Japan to become the biggest consumer of IT products and services in the Asia-Pacific region, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC).China's ... Read more...

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Broadridge enters pact with IiAS


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 2 (IANS) Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. and Institutional Investor Advisory Services India Limited (IiAS) Thursday jointly announced an alliance for the sale and distribution of IiAS proxy research ... Read more...

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India, US education partnership to meet challenges ahead


October 13th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) India and the United States Thursday set out to forge a new collaborative relationship in education with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton calling it a "driving ... Read more...

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US assures Indian students all help to sort out sham varsities


October 13th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday assured potential Indian students that the United States would to do everything possible to help them sort out real and ... Read more...

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PC sales in India may rise to 12.71 million in 2012


August 31st, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The personal computer (PC) market in India is expected to register sales of 12.71 million units in 2012, 14 percent higher than the estimated 11.15 ... Read more...

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Government mulls weather inputs for farmers


July 27th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The government Wednesday said it is planning to launch a National Monsoon Mission to provide accurate rain forecast and other weather inputs to farmers.Speaking at ... Read more...

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India pledges $125,000 for climate services


May 16th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 16 (IANS) India will grant $125,000 to support Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) for improving projections on climate change and their impact on various socio-economic sectors, Science ... Read more...

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Indian digital camera market grows 69 percent


May 9th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Indian digital camera market posted a 69 percent increase in sales at 845,000 units during the quarter ended Dec 31, 2010 as against 501,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Indian firms not confident of risk management: survey


April 7th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Indian companies are not very confident that the measures they have in place to manage contingencies will work and to quite an extent the ... Read more...

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More funds for improving weather forecast, polar sciences


February 28th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India Monday announced more funds for improving its weather and monsoon forecasting and for strengthening polar science activities. The union budget saw a 28 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

NDDB to invest Rs.17,000 crore to boost milk production


July 28th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) is planning to invest Rs.17,000 crore as part of a 15-year national plan to usher in a second White Revolution to ... Read more...

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Deutsche Bank launches operations in Ludhiana


April 14th, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 13 (IANS) Deutsche Bank India Tuesday launched its operations in Ludhiana, the commercial hub of Punjab. "Ludhiana is one the premier cities of Punjab and we are delighted to offer our ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Patricia Cornwell files complaint after losing $40 million


October 23rd, 2009 - 2:18 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Boston, Oct 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Patricia Cornwell and her husband Staci Gruber who is a Harvard neuroscientist have filed a complaint against New York-based accounting and financial advisory firm, Anchin, Block & ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brit office workers to be allowed 10-minute ‘Facebook break’!


September 11th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 11 (ANI): Bosses in Britian have decided to impose a new rule in the workplace which will allow employees a 'Facebook break' of 10 minutes a day.The decision has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Government says it has crisis management plan for drought


June 27th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The government says it has a Crisis Management Plan (CMP) to deal with the drought the country may face in the wake of a delayed monsoon. The plan, ... Read more...

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Link CEO pay to company performance, say executives


May 6th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) A majority of Indian firms believe that there is a need to evaluate the performance of the top management and board members and to link the ... Read more...

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Ex-Satyam owner Raju charge sheeted by CBI


April 7th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Apr.7 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday filed a charge sheet against Satyam founder B Ramalinga Raju and eight others.The 76-page charge sheet was filed before ... Read more...

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Ramalinga Raju’s brother surrenders in court


March 7th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 7 (IANS) B. Suryanarayana Raju, the younger brother of disgraced founder of Satyam Computer Services B. Ramalinga Raju and who had been on the run since the $1.43 billion financial ... Read more...

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Ramalinga Raju’s brother gets anticipatory bail


March 5th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 5 (IANS) A city court Thursday granted anticipatory bail to B. Suryanarayana Raju, brother of Satyam Computer's disgraced founder B. Ramalinga Raju, in the Rs.78-billion (Rs.7,800 crore) financial fraud in ... Read more...

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Wages at IT multinationals start melting down


February 27th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 27 (IANS) Software multinationals in India have begun freezing wage increases, slashing salaries and postponing merit-based hikes, a study by Indian consulting firm Zinnov has found. "Though Bangalore stands highest in ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

World Bank to build up Bhutan’s Drukair


February 19th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 19 (IANS) The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World Bank arm that provides investment and advisory services to the private sector in developing countries, will now build up reclusive Himalayan ... Read more...

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Satyam scam: Raju’s brother fails to get anticipatory bail (Lead)


February 13th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 13 (IANS) B. Suryanarayana Raju, brother of Satyam Computers' disgraced founder B. Ramalinga Raju, Friday failed to get anticipatory bail to avoid his arrest in the Rs.70-billion (Rs.7,000 crore/$1.43 billion) ... Read more...

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Satyam Raju’s brother fails to get anticipatory bail


February 13th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 13 (IANS) B. Suryanaryana Raju, the second brother of Satyam Computer Services' disgraced founder B. Ramalinga Raju, Friday failed to get anticipatory bail to avoid his arrest in the Rs.70 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Unemployment in Britain at 10-year high


February 11th, 2009 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (DPA) The unemployment total in Britain rose to 1.97 million in December, reaching its highest level in 10 years, official figures showed Wednesday. The unemployment rate stood at 6.3 percent. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Court to decide on Fraud Investigation Office petition Feb 13


February 10th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 10 (IANS) A city court will take a decision Feb 13 on a petition by the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO), seeking permission to interrogate founder of Satyam Computer Services ... Read more...

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Bail for accused in Satyam fraud


February 6th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 6 (IANS) A city court Friday granted bail to former SRSR Advisory Services general manager Gopalakrishnam Raju, an accused in the Rs.70 billion fraud at Satyam Computer Services.SRSR Advisory was ... Read more...

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KPMG to help businesses adopt global accounting norms


February 4th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) With corporate governance and accounting norms coming under the scanner following the $1.43-billion Satyam scam, global consultancy and accounting major KPMG Wednesday announced the launch of an ... Read more...

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Andhra police get custody of two Satyam auditors


February 3rd, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 3 (IANS) Two suspended PriceWaterhouse employees allegedly involved in the Satyam Computer Services fraud will be in the custody of the Andhra Pradesh police Wednesday and Thursday.S. Gopalakrishnan, who was ... Read more...

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Gopalakrishna Raju sent to police custody for two days


January 29th, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 29 (IANS) A city court Thursday dismissed the bail petition of Gopalakrishna Raju, an accused in the Satyam fraud, and sent him to police custody for two days.Gopalakrishna Raju is ... Read more...

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No bail for Satyam Rajus, former CFO (Lead)


January 28th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Satyam Computer's disgraced founder B. Ramalinga Raju, his brother B. Rama Raju and former chief financial officer Vadlamani Srinivas will remain in jail as a court here Wednesday ... Read more...

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Satyam Rajus bail plea dismissed


January 28th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 28 (IANS) A court here Wednesday dismissed the appeal of Satyam Computer Services disgraced founder B. Ramalinga Raju, his brother B. Rama Raju and the company's former chief financial officer ... Read more...

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10 employees of Satyam, other Raju firms in police custody: counsel


January 27th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Disgraced former chairman of Satyam Computer Services B. Ramalinga Raju's lawyers Tuesday alleged in a court here that the police were keeping at least 10 employees of Satyam ... Read more...

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Decision on Rajus’ bail plea on Wednesday


January 27th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) A court here Tuesday reserved till Wednesday its decision on the bail plea of Satyam Computer's disgraced founder B. Ramalinga Raju, his brother B. Rama Raju and the ... Read more...

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