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Ban to meet business leaders for UN health agenda


April 28th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will later Saturday meet business and social leaders here to discuss ways and means to achieve the health-related UN Millennium Development ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

MasterCard’s Ajay Banga to head USIBC


April 16th, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) Ajay Banga, president & CEO of MasterCard Worldwide, has been elected next chairman of the US-India Business Council (USIBC), a trade association made of 350 top ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Etihad Airways bags best airline award


January 13th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 13 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has been named the world's leading airlines at the World Travel Awards for the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Increase investment in India: Pranab urges diaspora


January 8th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday urged non-resident Indian (NRI) entrepreneures to increase investment in India, saying the the economic engagement of the diaspora was not ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nepal celebrates new year


October 27th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 27 (IANS) While other countries in South Asia celebrated Dipawali in various forms this week, Nepal ushered in its indigenous new year with gusto Thursday, ringing out the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Bharti Enterprises appoints new group CFO


October 19th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Bharti Enterprises Wednesday announced the appointment of Sarvjit Singh Dhillon as group chief financial officer (CFO) with effect from Jan 1, 2012.He will report to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ashley Dupre, Heidi Montag cast in new VH1 reality show


April 21st, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): Heidi Montag is set to make her return to reality TV in a new VH1 reality show, slated to premiere this fall.According to the cable network, the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

I know I’m not saleable: Sushant Singh


February 24th, 2011 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) He may not have bagged meaty roles in multi-starrers and blockbusters, but actor Sushant Singh is quite satisfied with his bouquet of work in Bollywood and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Preity Zinta to don sporty look for small screen debut


January 27th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) The dimple-cheeked actress Preity Zinta, who is making her television debut with "Guinness World Records-Ab India Todega", will be seen in a sporty avatar in the show which ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Vibrant Gujarat 2011 aims to provide investment to every state: Modi


November 17th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) The Vibrant Gujarat 2011 summit is aimed at providing every Indian state an opportunity to seek investment, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said here Wednesday."The previous four ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mukesh Ambani elected to WEF foundation board


August 27th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shirdi (Maharashtra), Aug 27 (IANS) Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Dhirubhai Ambani has been elected to the foundation board of the World Economic Forum. "Mukesh Ambani will bring an extraordinary level of business ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

British workers losing jobs to immigrants


August 23rd, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Declining standards among British graduates are leading companies to fill jobs with foreign workers as employers believe they are too poorly educated to rival immigrants, a study ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russia’s Sharapova named world’s highest-paid female athlete


August 20th, 2010 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova was named the world's highest-paid female athlete by Forbes magazine. Sharapova pulled in $24.5 million over the past year, including $1 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Portland Trail Blazers Hire Rich Cho As General Manager


July 20th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rich Cho, who is known to have been the assistant general manager of the Oklahoma City Thunder for a period of nine seasons, has been named ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

South African Indian’s business thriving on World Cup


June 27th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Johannesburg, June 27 (IANS) For Indians the World Cup has been the best way to celebrate their 150th year of migration to the rainbow nation. The mega event has not ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brit-Indian whizkid harbours NASA space man dreams


June 11th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): Arjun Rajyagor, who has been crowned as the first ever Junior Apprentice champ, wants to get a job working with spacemen at NASA.The 17-year-old maths whizz, who won ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India pays tribute to Buddha’s bard in Nepal


June 4th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 4 (IANS) Chittadhar Tuladhar, one of Nepal's best-loved ethnic authors who wrote an epic on Gautam Buddha, will receive a fresh lease of life nearly two decades after ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Clean up IPL, but remember it reflects young, emerging India (Comment)


April 24th, 2010 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli The intervention of a section of politicians and social commentators has added a new, mainly retrogressive, dimension to the continuing controversy over the Indian Premier League (IPL).Even as the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Emily West Appears In ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’


April 19th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Apr 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that the Celebrity Apprentice, the quirky reality show that features celebrities trying to learn some tips from Donald Trump and professing their business ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Taco Bell Founder - Glen W. Bell Jr. dies


January 19th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rancho Santa Fe, Jan 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The founder of the fast-food chain Taco Bell – Glen W. Bell Jr. has died. He died on Sunday at his home in Rancho ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Taco Bell founder Glen Bell dies at 86 (Update)


January 19th, 2010 - 2:16 am ICT by BNO News
IRVINE, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- The founder of the Taco Bell restaurant chain, Glen W. Bell, Jr, died at his home in Rancho Santa Fe, California on Saturday, the company said ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Semion Mogilevich Wanted For Money Scam


October 22nd, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct.22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Semion Mogilevich has been put up in the Federal Bureau of Investigation's list of the top ten most wanted men. Semion is a sixty three year old ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Arun Sarin rejoins private equity firm KKR


October 8th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 8 (IANS) Former Vodafone chief executive Arun Sarin has rejoined Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) as a senior adviser, according to the New York-based private equity company he quit six years ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Industrialist Jit Paul dead


June 4th, 2009 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) Leading industrialist Jit Paul, the patriarch of the Rs.20 billion Apeejay Surrendra Group and brother of NRI industrialist Swraj Paul, died here Wednesday following old-age complications. He was ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sons of soil shut down Kathmandu valley


June 1st, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 1 (IANS) Nearly two dozen people were injured as skirmishes broke out between riot police and protesters here Monday. A community that has been residing in the Kathmandu ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India remains fastest growing economies in the world, says Kamal Nath


February 12th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Kamal Nath today said that from a national perspective, India will remain one of the fastest growing economies in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rajasthan Royals needed the glamour quotient: Shilpa Shetty (Interview)


February 6th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) In the headlines for buying stakes in the Indian Premier League (IPL) team Rajasthan Royals with boyfriend Raj Kundra, Shilpa Shetty admits candidly that she has joined in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Shilpa joins IPL bandwagon, buys stake in Rajasthan Royals (Roundup)


February 3rd, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Shilpa Shetty Tuesday became the latest Bolywood star to join the Indian Premier League (IPL) bandwagon when she and London-based NRI businessman Raj Kundra bought a 11.7 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Shilpa and Kundra enter IPL, buy stake in Rajasthan Royals (Lead)


February 3rd, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty and London-based NRI businessman Raj Kundra Tuesday bought a 12 percent stake in the Indian Premier League (IPL) team Rajasthan Royals.The couple has invested ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Solanki’s newspaper group acquires British Asian tabloid


January 22nd, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Eastern Eye, a tabloid catering to the Asian market, has been sold to Britain’s oldest Indian-owned newspaper group amid praise for the buyer’s business acumen, it was announced ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nepal begins worshipping three-year-old new goddess


October 7th, 2008 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 7 (IANS) Nepal Tuesday ushered in a new goddess: a three-year-old girl who will be worshipped as the new Kumari or Living Goddess for at least the next seven years.Tiny ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Labour strategist Mandelson makes stunning return to cabinet (Second lead)


October 3rd, 2008 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) In his first cabinet reshuffle, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Friday asked European Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson - a high-profile political strategist - to join his government in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Singapore confers honorary citizenship on Ratan Tata


August 29th, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 29 (IANS) Singapore on Friday conferred its honorary citizenship on Ratan Tata, chairman of the Tata Group, in recognition of his abiding business relationship with the island nation and his ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

It was balle, balle to lassi at European event


July 29th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, July 29 (IANS) Lassi, the popular yoghurt-based household drink of Punjab, has won laurels for India at an international event held in Europe. Lassi, made by churning yoghurt and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nepal Maoist chief attends meet honouring Hindu icon


May 8th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 8 (IANS) Nepal's Maoists fought a bloody war for 10 years to unseat the king, once revered as the incarnation of Hindu god Vishnu, and establish a secular, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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