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Tuk-tuk from Shillong to Jaisalmer for clean water


September 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 9 (IANS) Call it an "intentionally-ridiculous race" or a "travel phenomenon" but a 3,500 km auto-rickshaw aka 'tuk-tuk' race on the 3,500-km stretch is definitely a challenge which ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Samsung to make on-site inspections on Chinese suppliers


September 4th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 4 (IANS) South Korean tech behemoth Samsung Electronics Tuesday said it will make on-site inspections on all 105 suppliers in China by the end of September as part ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

HAL asks vendors to partner in progress


July 21st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 21 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) Saturday told its global vendors to become its partner in progress than remaining mere suppliers."Vendors have to go beyond ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

HAL makes rocket fuel tank for ISRO


July 19th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 19 (IANS) Stat-run defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) has designed and built an indigenous fourth stage rocket fuel tank for the Indian space agency, helping it ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Cold War era tools help track climate change today’


July 16th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) Tracking the impact of climate change today has been made possible by tools developed by nuclear scientists to detect radioactivity in the wake of testing of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tatra deal: BEML to sue ex-army chief for defamation (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) Defence behemoth BEML Friday said it will file a defamatory suit against former chief of army staff Gen. V.K. Singh for making false and motivated charges ... Read more...

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Tatra deal: BEML to sue ex-army chief for defemation


June 1st, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth BEML will sue former Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh for defamation for terming its Tatra heavy-duty trucks sub-standard and saying they ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BEML posts Rs.14 crore net loss in Q4 of 2011-12


May 31st, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 31 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth BEML, at the centre of a controversey involving its Tatra heavy-duty trucks, reported a Rs.14 crore net loss for the fourth quarter of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BEL net dips 16 percent in 2011-12


April 24th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 24 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) Tuesday reported provisional net profit of Rs.725 crore during fiscal 2011-12, posting 16 percent lower growth over the last ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

HAL chopper lands atop building; pilots safe (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 12 (IANS) A chopper of the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd's training academy Thursday made an emergency landing atop a building in the eastern suburb of the city, with ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

HAL sales growth dips in fiscal 2011-12


April 1st, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 1 (IANS) The annual sales growth of state-run defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL) at 6.7 percent in fiscal 2011-12 was less than half of 14.5 percent it ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rafale fighter selection for IAF final: Minister


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) Selection of French fighter Rafale as the multi-role medium combat aircraft (MMRCA) for the Indian Air Force (IAF) was final and the price negotiations were under ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Two top lawyers’ contest on Lokpal


December 29th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Two top lawyers - Arun Jaitley of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Abhishek Manu Singhvi of the Congress - set the pace ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

IAF awaits cabinet nod to buy Pilatus trainer


November 18th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 18 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is awaiting cabinet approval to buy the Swiss-made Pilatus PC-7 aircraft to train its rookie pilots, Chief of Air Staff Air ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

BEL pays 156 percent dividend to government


October 29th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 29 (IANS) State-run Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) paid a final dividend of 156 percent to the government for the fiscal year 2010-11, the Navratna defence behemoth said in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

LIC market share rises to 77 percent in 2010-11


August 12th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The market share of the government-run Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), in terms of number of policies in the country, rose to 76.92 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India building credible minimal deterrence, says IAF


June 17th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 17 (IANS) India is building a credible minimal deterrence to pre-empt any attack from adversaries as part of its nuclear doctrine based on no-first-use with a second strike ... Read more...

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IAF shortlists Swiss aircraft for training rookie pilots


June 16th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) has short-listed the Swiss-made Philatus PC-7 aircraft to buy for training its rookie pilots, Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal P.V. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

IAF to soon decide on bidder for Mirage upgrade


June 15th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will soon select the lowest bidder for upgrading its Mirage-2000 combat jet fleet as part of its modernisation programme, the air ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Huawei to design mobile handsets for Indian market


June 15th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 14 (IANS) Chinese telecom behemoth Huawei Technologies is setting up a product development centre in this tech hub to design, develop and test mobile handsets for the booming ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Threats from advanced military just a myth: China


June 13th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 13 (IANS) China has downplayed some Western media reports about the country's ever-increasing military strength and its "menacing potential", saying there was nothing "big and evil" evolving in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sensex dips for third consecutive day; RIL, SBI weigh heavy (Roundup)


May 18th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Indian equities markets Wednesday closed lower with a benchmark index ending in the negative for the third consecutive day this week. Broader indices slipped a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

SBI net profit nose-dives on increased provisions (Lead)


May 17th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The country's largest lender, State Bank of India (SBI), Tuesday reported a sharp fall in net profit for the quarter ended March 31 at Rs.20.9 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

SBI quarterly net profit nose-dives on increased provisions


May 17th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The country's largest lender, State Bank of India (SBI), Tuesday reported a sharp fall in net profit for the quarter ended March 31 at Rs.20.9 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Is revolution possible in a Shellfare society? (Comment)


March 27th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
The ongoing Arab revolution may not, after all, rain on the Gulf region the way it has in Egypt and Tunisia. The clouds are hanging heavy all right on at least ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hardee’s shapes up turkey burger


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Restaurant chain Hardee is trying to carve a new image for itself after the eatery came up with the first sub-500 calorie turkey burger.Hardee a few ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Department of Homeland Security - efficient bureaucratic behemoth or costly edifice


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.2 (ANI): A recent Gallup poll has found 56 percent of Americans opposing cuts to spending on homeland security programs with 42 percent in favor. By comparison, 61 percent oppose cuts ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India delivers Cheetah helicopter to Namibia


February 9th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) Defence behemoth Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Wednesday handed over an Indian-made Cheetah utility helicopter to the Namibian Air Force (NAF) at the AeroIndia aviation trade expo here. Two ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Beyonce to headline Glastonbury 2011?


February 9th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 09 (ANI): Rumours are abuzz that queen of R and B, Beyonce Knowles, will join U2 and Coldplay as headline acts at the 2011 instalment of Glastonbury festival.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Reliance Industries net profit rises 28 percent to Rs.5,136 crore


January 21st, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) India's largest private company, Reliance Industries Friday reported a 28.14 percent rise in net profit at Rs.5,136 crore for the quarter ending Dec 31, compared to Rs.4,008 crore ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UK to rebuild world’s first room-sized recognisably modern computer


January 14th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): The first recognisably modern computer, the Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator (Edsac), is to be rebuilt at the UK's former code-cracking centre Bletchley Park.Creation of the replica, which ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Verizon iPhone: Possible Repercussions On Cell Phone Industry


January 9th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Excitement around the press conference that Verizon is going to hold on Tuesday is on the rise and the tech rumor sites are bullish on the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Comcast NBC Merger Comes Under Scanner


November 30th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group comprising of leading Internet companies and some non-profit bodies declared Monday that it has joined hands with a group that is against Comcast Corp.'s ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Tina Knowles Exhibits Her Fresh Clothing Line For All Bodily Sizes On ‘The View’


November 23rd, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 23, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Beyoncé was a part of ‘The View’ recently. However, the tête-à-tête did not solely revolve around her. Her Mom, Tina Knowles, was also a component ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ex-Oz FM Downer calls for improved ties with India


November 11th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide (Australia), Nov.11 (ANI): Former Australian foreign minister Alexander Downer has said his country's ties with India need to improve; even as bilateral relations with China are the strongest in the Western ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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