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Fiat to open 80 standalone dealerships by year-end


September 19th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) To further develop its brand in India, Italian automobile major Fiat Wednesday said it expects to open 80 new standalone dealerships in the country by ... Read more...

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South Africa explores India’s small business success


August 20th, 2012 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 20 (IANS) South Africa is exploring how small, medium and micro enterprises in India contribute to their national economy, an official said Sunday.Deputy Trade and Industry Minister Elizabeth ... Read more...

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Emami to open plants in Bangladesh and Egypt


July 6th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) Emari, the Indian personal and healthcare consumer products company, will open two manufacturing plants, one each in Bangladesh and Egypt, in the current financial year, expanding ... Read more...

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China’s e-shopping market to be world’s biggest


May 19th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) Online shopping transactions in China will surpass those in Japan in 2012 and the US by 2013 to become the world's top most, a report has ... Read more...

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Indians start to see less corruption: Gallup poll


May 8th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Indians continue to see corruption as widespread in their country's government and business, but are less likely to feel that way this year, according to ... Read more...

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Centre for rural financing institutions to come up in Mumbai


March 21st, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) A Centre for Excellence for Rural Financial Institutions (CERFI) would come up here to help regional rural banks (RRBs) and cooperative banks and other rural financial ... Read more...

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New device can scan brain diseases


January 13th, 2012 - 6:44 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Jan 13 (IANS) A device that can scan and provide a three-dimensional image of the brain to help treat diseases like Alzheimer's was developed by an Israeli firm.The non-invasive ... Read more...

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Rolls-Royce returns to the city of Nizams


December 7th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Wednesday appointed its dealer for Hyderabad, marking its return to this historic city where the Nizam had once owned a fleet of ... Read more...

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Kerala on a major makeover to woo investors


September 20th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) Kerala is all set for a major makeover to position itself as an attractive investment destination through the "Emerging Kerala" initiative, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said ... Read more...

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Pidilite eyeing acquisitions in India, abroad


September 9th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Pidilite Industries Ltd. is eyeing acquisitions both in India and abroad and planning to expand its overseas business, a top company executive said Friday. "We have ... Read more...

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Agro SMS service to answer farmers’ queries


February 12th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 12 (IANS) From basic technical knowhow to information on advanced techniques in agriculture -- farmers from various states are registering for an SMS service through which their queries will be ... Read more...

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A stick-on film that protects phone users from radiation


October 28th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Oct 28 (IANS) An Israeli firm has invented a stick-on film that would protect cell phone users from the dangers of electromagnetic radiation emitted by the device, a media report said.Wise ... Read more...

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US businessmen to meet in Sri Lanka


October 1st, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) A second annual conference to attract US investment to Sri Lanka will be held in Colombo Oct 12-14, giving business executives a chance to expand businesses in the ... Read more...

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Mixed-use neighbourhoods can reduce crime


September 22nd, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): A new study suggests mixed-use neighbourhoods that combine residential and business development may help reduce some types of violent crime.According to researchers, the results were just as true ... Read more...

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F-16 world’s most advanced 4th generation fighter: Lockheed Martin


July 21st, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Farnborough, July 21 (IANS) The versions of the F-16 being delivered to customers now - and which is in contention for an Indian order for 126 jets - are the most ... Read more...

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Now essence from Ajmer shrine roses


April 24th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) Tonnes of flowers offered at the Ajmer shrine will now be used to make essence from them, thanks to a project undertaken by an institute here. "Our project would ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

B.M. Bansal to take over as Indian Oil chief


February 26th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Indian Oil, India's largest commercial organisation, will get a new head in Brij Mohan Bansal, one of its directors. The government has not given extension to Sarthak Behuria ... Read more...

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Satyam Cinemas to add 40 screens by 2011


January 28th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Satyam Cinemas is on an aggressive mode of expansion and plans to add over 40 screens to its existing network by the summer of 2011. "We are targeting ... Read more...

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Stroke fails to slow Lee Corso down


January 8th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Despite having a stroke in May 2009, the football analyst and Sports broadcaster Lee Corso, shoes no signs of slowing down. He is still very ... Read more...

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Pawan Hans signs MOU with India Posts for logistic services


December 24th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd. (PHLL), a Government of India Undertaking with Ministry of Civil Aviation, has entered, into an MOU with India Posts of the Department of ... Read more...

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Spaniards dining out less during recession: Study


November 3rd, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 3 (EFE) Amid the worst recession in decades, Spaniards are cooking much more at home instead of frequently going out to restaurants, according to a new study. The head of business ... Read more...

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New lemongrass variety brings hope for drought-hit farmers


October 29th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 29 (IANS) In an attempt to diversify the income of farmers, particularly those in the drought-affected areas, the Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP) here has come up ... Read more...

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Vinod Kumar’s team tops Indian Oil Xtra Premium Masters golf


October 21st, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Digboi, Oct 21 (IANS) PGTI member Vinod Kumar's team comprising Mridul Shyam, D.P. Prasad and P. Sharma, with a total of 106 points won the pro-am title in the Indian Oil Xtra ... Read more...

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NGO comes forward to help young Malay-Indian entrepreneurs


October 19th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct. 19 (ANI): A non-governmental organisation has come forward to help young Malay Indians who want to set up their businesses or upgrade the existing ventures.The Malaysian Indian Youth Council ... Read more...

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Future Generali expects Rs.750 crore premium income


October 15th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Riding on signs of economic recovery and new product launches Future Generali India Life Insurance expects to earn a first-year premium (FYP) income of Rs.750 crore this fiscal, ... Read more...

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BNO News and BitMethod release “breaking news” iPhone push application


August 4th, 2009 - 1:09 am ICT by admin
(TILBURG, the Netherlands – Monday, August 03, 2009) – BNO News, in conjunction with BitMethod, today announced the release of an iPhone push application that will provide users the latest "breaking" news ... Read more...

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Allaster appointed new WTA head


July 13th, 2009 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg (Florida), July 13 (DPA) The Women Tennis Association (WTA) will be headed by a woman after Canadian Stacey Allaster was promoted Monday from president to CEO, five months after ... Read more...

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Future Generali Insurance to launch 10-12 new products


June 18th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) Future Generali India Life Insurance, co-promoted by the Kishore Biyani-led Future Group that owns the Pantaloons apparel brand, plans to launch 10-12 new products this fiscal, some of ... Read more...

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Cybersquatters hoping to cash in on Susan Boyle’s popularity


May 28th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 28 (ANI): Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle is being targeted by cybersquatters, who want to make money from the global interest in Britain's Got Talent's contestant.Boyle is among 33 of ... Read more...

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Airbus to have Indian manufacturing base within next 3-4 years


March 24th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 24 (ANI): Leading aircraft maker Airbus Industrie is planning to establish a manufacturing base in India within next three-four years. We plan to develop manufacturing base in India ... Read more...

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Flying car to take off this year


January 23rd, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): A company in Boston, US, has developed a flying car, and is planning to conduct test flights of the vehicle this year.According to a report in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

State utilities join hands to secure overseas coal assets


January 14th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Five state-owned companies forged a pact Wednesday to secure coal assets overseas through a joint venture company.National Thermal Power Corp (NTPC), the country's largest power company, said in ... Read more...

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ArcelorMittal acquires 49 percent in Brazil firm


August 11th, 2008 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Luxembourg, Aug 11 (IANS) ArcelorMittal, the world's leading steel company, said Monday it has signed an agreement to acquire 49 percent of the share capital in Brazilian mining company Mineração Pirâmide Participações ... Read more...

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UST Global to provide IT solutions to US firm Dana


July 17th, 2008 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 17 (IANS) IT services provider UST Global announced Thursday that it has entered into a five-year contract with Ohio-based Dana Holding Corp to provide IT solutions. The California-headquartered UST Global, ... Read more...

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Indian American pleads guilty to trade secret theft


July 14th, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 14 (IANS) An Indian American former Hewlett-Packard (HP) vice-president has pleaded guilty in a California court to stealing trade secrets from his previous employer, IBM. Atul Malhotra, 42, admitted ... Read more...

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