affordability

Designer wear becomes affordable


September 4th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Want to own a Rohit Bal or JJ Valaya creation for just about Rs.5,000-Rs.6,000 ($100)? It's possible now with fashion house owner Pradeep Hirani ... Read more...

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Mash, pie await you at Olympic food village


May 31st, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Now get ready for a gastronomic extravaganza at the London Olympics this summer. From salads and seafood to classic favourites like fish and chips and pie ... Read more...

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New telecom policy seeks to remove roaming charges (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved a new telecom policy that seeks to do away with roaming charges across the country and simplifies the licencing policy, ... Read more...

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No roaming charges in new telecom policy


May 31st, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved a new telecom policy that seeks to do away with roaming charges throughout the country and simplifies the licencing policy, ... Read more...

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Cellular operators ’shocked’ at TRAI’s recommendations


May 14th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) Monday said it was "shocked" and "aghast" at the regulator's move to largely stick on to its proposals ... Read more...

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TRAI sticks to high reserve price for spectrum auction


May 14th, 2012 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Sunday retained its recommendations on high reserve price for spectrum auction despite staunch criticism by the industry."The reserve ... Read more...

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‘2.7 bn consumers in developing countries dairy industry’s next big opportunity’


May 7th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) With 50 percent of them living in India and China, 2.7 billion low-income consumers in developing countries are the dairy industry's next big growth opportunity ... Read more...

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Nigeria attracts enterprising Indians despite terror


February 5th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), Feb 5 (IANS) With major Indian interests in Nigeria in the areas of trade and investment, the west African country's huge economic potential continues to be a big ... Read more...

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More Indians opting for public varsities in US


February 1st, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) With the rupee depreciating against the dollar and the economy taking a downward swing, more Indians are choosing to study at public universities in the ... Read more...

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Infotech can improve healthcare in India: Nasscom


January 30th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Jan 30 (IANS) Information technology (IT) can make healthcare accessible and affordable to more people in the country, industry lobby the National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) ... Read more...

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Manipal group e-learning platform wins innovative award


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 23 (IANS) Manipal Global Education Services (MGES) of the Manipal group has won the 2011 Golden Peacock innovative product and service award for developing a unique e-learning platform.The ... Read more...

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Raise alcohol prices to save lives: British doctors


December 14th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) British doctors have urged the government to raise prices of alcohol so that thousands of lives, including those of "harmful drinkers and young people", could be ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Gwen Stefani launches kids’ clothing line


November 15th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gwen Stefani has launched a kids clothing line. The project is in collaboration with Target and several celebrity moms were present at the launch to catch ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cheryl Cole designing her shoe range


October 11th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Girls Aloud star Cheryl Cole is coming out with a shoe range at the end of the year. The former UK X Factor judge says she plans ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

British defence firm axes 3,000 jobs


September 27th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Britain-based defence firm BAE Systems will cut almost 3,000 jobs in the country, a media report said Tuesday.In a statement, BAE said the decision to cut ... Read more...

Posted in World |

BRICS discuss steps to check non-communicable diseases


September 21st, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 21 (IANS) Leaders of BRICS states - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - Wednesday held discussions to prepare a roadmap to tackle the menace of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Domino’s Pizza enters Sri Lankan market


September 3rd, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Jubilant FoodWorks Limited (JFL), which operates Pizza major Domino's in India, Friday said that it has taken its operations to Sri Lanka with the opening ... Read more...

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Fortis launches four more hospitals


August 29th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Hospital chain Fortis Healthcare (India) Monday announced the launch of four new establishments as part of plan to strengthen its presence in the country, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Beetel launches Rs.9,999 tablet in India


August 17th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Bharti Enterprises group firm Beetel Teletech Wednesday launched its Beetel Magiq, an android 2.2 tablet worth Rs.9,999 for the Indian market.The device has a 7-inch ... Read more...

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Gems, jewellery sector turnover to double by 2015: Assocham


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 21 (IANS) The gems and jewellery industry in India is expected to record a turnover of Rs.2.13 lakh crore by 2015, the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry ... Read more...

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Portable Pools pose a drowning risk


June 21st, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Columbus, Ohio, June 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Experts have warned parents that portable swimming pools posses underestimated risk to children. The researchers say about 200 children under the age of 12 years have ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Quarter of homes in the US now have only wireless phones, no landlines


April 25th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): A new study has revealed that more than a quarter of homes in the United States now have only a wireless phone, and no "landline."That percentage doubled in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Technology used in India to remove arsenic from groundwater heads to US


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): A pioneering technology used in India to remove arsenic from groundwater without using chemicals is being used to create safer drinking water in the United States.The technology-Subterranean Arsenic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Healthcare budget a put off: Private hospitals


February 28th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Terming as "unfortunate" the hike in service tax for air conditioned private hospitals, two such premier institutions said they were not impressed by the budget for ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Delhi Lt. Governor to take part in golf tourney


February 24th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Tejendra Khanna will lead the field in the eleventh annual "Lt. Governor's Golf Cup" tournament being organized by Delhi Development Authority (DDA) at Qutab Golf ... Read more...

Posted in National |

AISECT launches portal to make quality education, ICT-based services more accessible


February 23rd, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.23 (ANI): AISECT, India's leading education, training and services network, has announced the launch of its portal 'AISECT Online'.This latest technology-enabled initiative of AISECT aims to empower students with ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Economy shuffles Princeton Review’s best value colleges


February 23rd, 2011 - 1:41 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This year’s “Princeton Review” has been published by USA TODAY.The economic recession that hit the United States greatly affected this year’s rankings. The list which ranks ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Panjab University gets own community radio


February 13th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 13 (IANS) In a bid to highlight developmental issues and the problems of the people, the Panjab University (PU) here Sunday got its own "Jyotirgamaya" community radio. Union Information ... Read more...

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Sibal stresses on urgent need for finalization of national broadband plan


January 19th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Union Minister for Communication and Information Technology Kapil Sibal on Wednesday emphasized the urgent need for finalization of broadband plan including strategy for roll out of optical ... Read more...

Posted in National |

An electric car that beats traffic congestion and parks itself!


January 9th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): Tired of traffic jams and lack of parking spaces? Well, there is good news for you, as scientists have designed an electric car that beats traffic congestion and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stove fumes as big a killer as AIDS


December 17th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Your kitchen stove can do more than cook your meals - it can cook your goose too!Some 400,000 Indians die each year due to the toxic fumes ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

TRAI targets 100 mn broadband subscribers by 2014


December 7th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) India's telecom regulator Tuesday said it was targeting a 10-fold increase in broadband subscribers to 100 million by 2014.The country has 10.29 million subscribers now. "We will ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Doctors need to develop their skill to improve healthcare’


December 2nd, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Doctors need to attain skill development like entrepreneurs to improve patient safety and quality of healthcare, experts said at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bharti Airtel profit plunges 26.5 percent


November 10th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Bharti Airtel, the country's largest mobile-phone operator, said Wednesday that its second quarter profit plunged 26.5 percent because of decline in revenue as the company cut call ... Read more...

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Digital camera market grew 76 percent in Apri-June quarter


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) India's digital camera market recorded a 76 percent growth in sales in the April-June quarter at 621,000 units compared to the like period of 2009, said a ... Read more...

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