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India defers GAAR by a year (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) India Monday deferred impementation of the controversial General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) by a year and announced that the burden of proving tax evasion will ... Read more...

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Tech Mahindra, Mahindra Satyam to merge (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Two IT companies belonging to the Mahindra Group said Wednesday they would merge into a single unit.Mahindra Satyam, the erstwhile Satyam Computers that was taken ... Read more...

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TalkTalk UK’s safest broadband ad banned


January 4th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British Telecom, BT, has successfully convinced UK’s advertizing watchdog committee to ban the ad of rival TalkTalk because its claim that it provides the “safest broadband” in ... Read more...

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Kris Marshall banned from driving for 6 months


November 11th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Kris Marshall has been banned from driving for six months. The actor was punished for failing to submit to breathalyzer. This is not the first time ... Read more...

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Chinese ‘Red Army lab’ raises cyber attack fears


March 14th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.14 (ANI): Chinese telecom company Huawei, is developing equipment, which will be used as part of Britain's BT Internet's 2.5 billion plans for super fast broadband. Huawei's close links to the ... Read more...

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Brit security experts raise concern over Huawei’s links to Chinese military


March 6th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): US officials have raised concerns about Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei, a former member of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Security, after British Business Secretary Vince Cable backed a ... Read more...

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Government examining cross-border deals for tax evasion


December 3rd, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The government is examining several cross-border merger and acquisition deals, including Vodafone-Hutchison Essar, Barclays-Intelnet for possible tax evasion, Minister of State for Finance S.S. Palanimanickam said Friday."A ... Read more...

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Carrier pigeons are faster than UK’s rural broadbands


September 17th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Carrier pigeons have won the race against rural broadband in Britain. They delivered pen drives more quickly than a computer, using rural broadband, was able to download a ... Read more...

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Bharti and 15 others launch submarine cable system in Africa


August 5th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) India's Bharti Airtel and 15 other global telecom companies together launched a 10,000 km submarine cable system Thursday to connect east Africa with the rest of the ... Read more...

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London fully under fibre broadband by next spring


June 17th, 2010 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Most Londoners will benefit from fibre broadband by spring 2011, British Telecom has announced in a statement. The communications giant has announced it will be rolling out the technology ... Read more...

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BSNL partners British Telecom for conferencing solutions


December 2nd, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) State-run telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has tied up with Britain's BT Group Plc for offering audio and web conferencing solutions to its customers, the ... Read more...

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British Telecom to operate Siemens arm’s data link (Business Capsule-2)


September 8th, 2009 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 8 (IANS) British Telecom (BT) has bagged a three-year deal to operate international data network for Siemens Enterprise Communications in 230 locations across 45 countries, the telecom major said Tuesday. BT's ... Read more...

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BT’s India call centre pull back plans hit over excessive working hours


September 1st, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 1(ANI): British telecom giant BT's plans to cut 2,000 call centre jobs in India to provide permanent positions for UK staff during the recession have taken a major hit, over ... Read more...

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BT to return 2,750 Indian call-centre jobs to Britain: report


July 16th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) British Telecom will bring back at least 2,000 call-centre jobs from India to Britain as it prepares to close about half its customer service operation in the subcontinent, ... Read more...

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British Telecom to shed 15,000 more jobs, cuts dividend


May 14th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) British Telecom (BT) Thursday announced 15,000 job losses, mostly in Britain, and cut its final dividend after reporting fourth quarter losses of 977 million pounds. In comparison with the ... Read more...

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EU Commission to probe UK’s failure to protect citizens from secret surveillance


April 15th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.15 (ANI): Britain's failure to protect its citizens from secret surveillance on the Internet is to be investigated by the European Commission.According to The Independent, the move will fuel claims that ... Read more...

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British Telephones to shed 10,000 more jobs: Report


April 12th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (DPA) British telecom giant BT is planning to shed a further 10,000 posts from its workforce, according to newspaper reports Sunday. The job cuts come on top of around 10,000 ... Read more...

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Budding actors flock to UK’s first Bollywood acting school


April 10th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (AN): Call it a Bollywood effect - thirteen young British Asians have given up their well-paid careers in law and finance to study at Britain's first Bollywood acting school ... Read more...

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China capable of launching cyber attack on UK


March 29th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 29 (ANI): Intelligence chiefs have cautioned the Gordon Brown Government about the possibility of China launching a cyber attack on Britain's telecom system.British Telecom's new communications network has been ... Read more...

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Security nod for British firm to roll out telecom services


January 27th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 27 (IANS) The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has given security clearance to British telecom major Cable & Wireless (C&W) to roll out voice, data and Internet services in India, a ... Read more...

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Vodafone to invest heavily in India


January 19th, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) British telecom giant Vodafone Monday said it will continue to invest heavily in India. “We see an addition of eight to nine million mobile subscribers here. This ... Read more...

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Indian call centre employee punished for harassing British woman


January 10th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) British Telecom (BT) has taken disciplinary action against an Indian employee at its India-based call centre after a woman complained of receiving amorous text messages from him.The unidentified ... Read more...

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Satyam Computers clueless on whereabouts of Ramalinga Raju


January 8th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Jan 8 (ANI): The management of Satyam Computers has said that it has no clue about his whereabouts, even as a team of the Securities and Exchange Board of India ... Read more...

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British Telecom India sees growth opportunity in crisis


November 19th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) With cost-cutting becoming the key mantra for corporates tackling the current crisis, British Telecom sees new growth opportunities in India by offering communication solutions that will help ... Read more...

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Tata Group leads India Inc’s sustainable development effort (Lead)


November 18th, 2008 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Top business conglomerate the Tata Group has emerged the leader in sustainable development in India in the first-ever move to measure performance of businesses in this area ... Read more...

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Tata Group heads sustainable development effort in India: report


November 18th, 2008 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Tata Group has emerged as the "top corporate leader" in sustainable development among Indian companies, according to the Sustainable Development Index that was launched here ... Read more...

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Royal Bank of Scotland to axe 3,000 jobs: report


November 14th, 2008 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is to shed some 3,000 jobs worldwide despite being in line for a 20 billion pound taxpayer bailout, the British media reported ... Read more...

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British Telecom to cut 10,000 jobs


November 14th, 2008 - 10:14 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The UK's largest phone company, British Group revealed that in its second-quarter the net profit raised up to 18 per cent. The BT Group,is likely to cut 10,000 jobs by March 2009, ... Read more...

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British Telecom announces 10,000 job cuts, India left untouched


November 13th, 2008 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) UK-based telecom major British Telecom Group (BTG) Thursday announced plans to cut 10,000 jobs at home and overseas, but said this would not affect the Indian operations of ... Read more...

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British Telecom sheds 10,000 jobs as recession bites


November 13th, 2008 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (DPA) British Telecom (BT) said Thursday that it would cut 10,000 jobs in the current financial year, as part of an ongoing efficiency programme.The news came after a string ... Read more...

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Mobile phones can never be totally wiped clean of data


October 6th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 6 (ANI): Each year millions of mobile phones are lost or discarded with their personal data, which can eventually be extracted by someone or the other, making cell phones ... Read more...

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Britain’s red telephone boxes may become history


August 28th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) The bright red telephone box - the ubiquitous British landmark - may soon become a thing of the past. British Telecom (BT) plans to remove the boxes as ... Read more...

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Alcatel-Lucent to build part of Europe-India submarine cable


August 5th, 2008 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 5 (IANS) Telecommunications major Alcatel-Lucent announced that it has won a contract to deploy the Atlantic-Mediterranean segment of the 15,000-km Europe India-Gateway (EIG) submarine cable system. In a statement issued ... Read more...

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British prisoners charged exorbitant rates for phone calls


June 24th, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) British Telecom (BT) has been accused of charging exorbitant rates for calls made by prisoners, who often have to pay up to eight times the cost of a ... Read more...

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Court directs Vodafone to respond to income-tax notice


June 23rd, 2008 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/London, June 23 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Monday directed Britain's Vodafone to file a rejoinder to the Indian income-tax department's response after the British telecom giant challenged a Read more...

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