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Pakistani electricity firm bills consumers for power not used


September 19th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) A Pakistani electricity supply company has billed its customers for power that was neither supplied nor used, prompting a daily to note that "bill-paying customers were ... Read more...

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‘Dedh Ishqiya’ shoot postponed, to start in January 2013


August 31st, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Actor Arshad Warsi, who will reprise his role of Babban in "Dedh Ishqiya", reveals that the shooting of the film has been postponed once again. It ... Read more...

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NALCO’s Q1 net profit down 41 per cent


August 16th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 16 (IANS) The state-run National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO). Thursday said it has recorded a 41 per cent decline in net profit in the first quarter ended ... Read more...

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NY Times names BBC head as CEO


August 15th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 15 (IANS) The New York Times Co. has pinned high hopes on outgoing BBC head Mark Thompson to grow its digital and global businesses by announcing him ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel mulls IPO of tower unit


August 8th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Bharti Airtel Wednesday said it has appointed a committee of the board of directors to consider an initial public offer (IPO) for selling up to ... Read more...

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ACC profit rises 24.16 percent


July 26th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Cement firm ACC said Thursday its net profit grew by 24.16 percent to Rs.417.93 crore in the quarter ended June 30 as compared to Rs.336.59 crore ... Read more...

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Reliance MediaWorks to raise Rs.600 crore through rights issue


July 25th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Reliance MediaWorks Ltd, a film and entertainment services wing of the Reliance group, has approved raising an amount of Rs.600 crore by issuing additional shares ... Read more...

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Maradona wants to keep coaching UAE team


July 12th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 12 (IANS) Diego Maradona has said he would like to continue as coach of Dubai's Al Wasl team despite the club's announcement of his dismissal.Maradona, expected to ... Read more...

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Pakistani airline sacks its most expensive employee


July 11th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) Pakistan's national carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has ended the contract of its most expensive employee who was drawing $50,000 a month, a media report said.Deputy ... Read more...

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Samsung Electronics expects record operating profit


July 6th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 6 (IANS) Samsung Electronics estimated Friday its operating profit for the second quarter to set a new record quarterly high.The preliminary operating profit unveiled by Samsung was estimated ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro rules out fare hike for now


June 28th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Thursday said it was not hiking fares for now."At present, there is no decision regarding increase in fares of ... Read more...

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Chile, Brazil form biggest Latin American airline


June 24th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago (Chile), June 24 (IANS) Lan Airlines, the flag carrier of Chile, and Brazil's Tam Airlines, have merged to create the LATAM Airlines Group, the largest airline in Latin America.The ... Read more...

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Russian state oil firm to buy back shares worth $2 bn


June 1st, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's largest state-controlled oil company Rosneft will purchase 68.3 billion rubles ($2 billion) worth of shares from its minority shareholders.The buy-back involves Rosneft's minority shareholders ... Read more...

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Mahindra and Mahindra’s Q4 net up 44.17 percent


May 30th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Mahindra and Mahindra Wednesday reported a 44.17 percent rise in net profit for the quarter ended March 31 at Rs.874.48 crore from Rs. 606.54 crore in ... Read more...

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TVS logs 28 percent net profit, to launch new vehicles


May 24th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) Closing last fiscal with 28 percent growth in its after-tax profit, two- and three-wheeler maker TVS Motor Company announced Thursday that it would launch an executive ... Read more...

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Gujarat NRE Coke approves issuance of 5 crore warrants


May 15th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Gujarat NRE Coke ltd, the largest independent coke producer in India, Monday said its board has approved the plan to issue five crore warrants to ... Read more...

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Yahoo CEO steps down


May 14th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) Yahoo chief executive officer (CEO) Scott Thompson has resigned and the company has named Ross Levinsohn as interim CEO, Yahoo said Sunday.The company said its board ... Read more...

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Ukraine may sell state stake in airline


May 5th, 2012 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, May 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Ukrainian government plans to sell its stake in the country's second largest air carrier AeroSvit in 2012-2013, a government agency said.The government has a ... Read more...

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Dunlop board allots shares to convert loan into equity


April 29th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 28 (IANS) The board of directors of Dunlop India Saturday allotted five crore equity shares on preferential basis to three loan assignees in order to convert the ailing ... Read more...

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Top Delhi Metro official resigns


April 19th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) A top official of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) overseeing the construction of key Phase-III projects has resigned from his post, it was announced ... Read more...

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Russia to back US nominee as world bank chief


April 14th, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti)Russia will back Jim Yong Kim as head of the world bank, Finance Minister Anton Silyanov has said.In late March, the White House named Kim, ... Read more...

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Infosys declares 440 percent final dividend


April 13th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 13 (IANS) IT giant Infosys Ltd Friday declared a final dividend of Rs.22 per share for fiscal 2011-12, which is 440 percent over its par value of Rs.5 ... Read more...

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SAIL pays government Rs.425.36 crore interim dividend (With Image)


April 3rd, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) State-owned Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) Tuesday paid Rs.425.36 crore as interim dividend to the government for its 85.82 percent holding in the ... Read more...

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Cyrus Mistry, O.P. Bhatt join TCS board


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Tata Sons deputy chairman Cyrus Mistry and former State Bank of India chairman O.P. Bhatt Monday joined the board of directors of Tata Consultancy ... Read more...

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‘Multi-faceted strategy to address unemployment in Kashmir’


March 31st, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 31 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday said the state government is addressing the problem of unemployment in the state through a multi-faceted strategy which ... Read more...

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Crystal Cathedral’s senior pastor Sheila Schuller Coleman is all set to start a new church


March 12th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Mar 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a major shock to the Garden Grove community, the senior pastor at The Crystal Cathedral – Sheila Schuller Coleman announced that she is all set to ... Read more...

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Vedanta merges units to create India’s largest resources firm (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Anil Agarwal-promoted Vedanta Resources Saturday said it will merge its Indian subsidiaries into a single unit this year to create India's largest natural resources firm with ... Read more...

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Warren board approves demerger


February 17th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) In an apparent bid to settle dispute between two main promoters over the control of Warren Tea Limited, one of the largest producers and exporters of ... Read more...

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UAE to observe Prophet Mohammad’s birthday Feb 4


January 30th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Monday issued a circular to all federal ministries and institutions to observe Feb 4 as Milad un Nabi, the birth ... Read more...

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Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang resigns


January 18th, 2012 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Jan 19 (IANS) Yahoo's co-founder Jerry Yang has resigned from its Board of Directors and all other positions with the company, it was announced Tuesday.The 43-year-old Yang also ... Read more...

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Yahoo names new CEO


January 5th, 2012 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 5 (IANS) Yahoo has named Scott Thompson, former president of online payment service PayPal, as its new chief executive officer.Wednesday's announcement ended the internet company's four-month search for ... Read more...

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NTPC board nod to Rs.18,347 crore investment plans


December 29th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) State-run thermal power generator NTPC Thursday said its board had approved investment plans of Rs.18,346.59 crore ($3.44 billion) for two power projects in India.The board of ... Read more...

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Tata Power appoints Cyrus Mistry as additional director


December 26th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Cyrus P. Mistry, who is scheduled to take over the reins of thye $71 billion Tata Group from December 2012, has been appointed an additional director ... Read more...

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Delta acquires minority stake in Brazilian airline


December 8th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Dec 8 (IANS/EFE) Delta Air Lines will pay $100 million for a "strategic" minority stake in Brazil's Gol, the two companies said Wednesday.Under the terms of the agreement, ... Read more...

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UAE central bank approves budget for 2012


November 24th, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 23 (IANS/WAM) The board of directors of the Central Bank of the UAE has approved the budget for 2012 after reviewing it during a meet.The board held ... Read more...

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