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Emirates Holidays eyes growing African business from India


June 7th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Emirates Holidays, the holiday packages arm of Emirates Airlines, Thursday said it has a bullish outlook on its business in Africa from India."We expect the ... Read more...

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Emirates Holidays eyes double-digit growth in India


June 7th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Emirates Holidays, the holiday packages arm of Emirates Airlines, Thursday reported a bullish outlook on its business in India, saying it expected double digit growth ... Read more...

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Sale of single malt whiskies surges in Delhi


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The affluent have taken a strong liking to single malt whisky, boosting their sales at the duty free shop in Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport, ... Read more...

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Fighting once a week? It’s good for marriage


January 11th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Forty-four percent of married couples across India agree that the key to a long and happy marriage is having fights more than once a week, ... Read more...

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Capgemini to set up shop in Thiruvananthapuram


January 6th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 6 (IANS) French company Capgemini is setting up a software centre at the Technopark IT hub in the Kerala capital, said a Technopark official.M. Vasudevan, business development manager ... Read more...

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Kerala IT park on expansion drive


November 12th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 12 (IANS) The Technopark IT campus here has finished work on two new blocks at a cost of RS.300 crore, an official said Saturday."We already have a few ... Read more...

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Now, a wedding expo in Malaysia


March 29th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 29 (IANS) Exhibitors from Malaysia and Indonesia are preparing to showcase just about everything that goes into a wedding - be it of a Malay family or ... Read more...

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Caring robot to keep Kiwi elderly entertained


February 7th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Christchurch (New Zealand), Feb.7 (ANI): Christchurch-based gaming company Stickmen Studios has developed a game - Kung Fu Funk - that can help rehabilitate people who have suffered brain injuries.Stickmen Studios and the ... Read more...

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This robot will be elderly people’s caregiver


February 7th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 7 (IANS) A company in New Zealand has developed a robot that reminds the aged people about their medication, monitors their vital signs, and will soon be able to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

UAE to set up aerospace research centre


December 18th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 18 (IANS/WAM) The UAE plans to set up an Aerospace Research and Innovation Centre (ARIC) in Abu Dhabi in collaboration with global academic and industrial institutions, it was announced ... Read more...

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Music in gyms - motivation or distraction?


December 1st, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) If you're in a gym, chances are you'll be pumping iron while listening to music, perhaps even from a DJ! While some experts feel pulsating ... Read more...

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Sydney hotel is first to offer personalised rooms


November 2nd, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 2 (ANI): A hotel in Sydney, Australia is believed to be the first of its kind to offer guests personalised rooms.The Grace Hotel in York St has introduced its first ... Read more...

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Boost your energy with plyometric exercise


October 15th, 2010 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Is your body refusing to shed those last inches and kilos? Do you want to enhance the performance of your body? Fitness experts say you can ... Read more...

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Ayurvedic spa packages ready for Games tourists (With Images)


September 15th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Manpreet Kaur New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Most spas in the capital are preparing irresistible ayurvedic massage packages for Commonwealth Games (CWG) players and tourists, knowing well the lure of Indian culture ... Read more...

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True Spa - a spacious spa in Mumbai (IANS Spa Review) (With Images)


August 23rd, 2010 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Think of Mumbai and you will imagine jostling crowds and cramped spaces - but when a spa boasts of a space of over 8,000 square feet, ... Read more...

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Now, armour made of ‘bullet proof custard’!


July 13th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): Scientists have designed a new kind of armour that they are calling "bullet-proof custard".Researchers at BAE systems claim that the lightweight material would eventually replace thick and heavy ... Read more...

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Now, armour made from ‘bullet proof custard’!


July 10th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): Scientists have designed a new kind of armour that they are calling "bullet-proof custard".Researchers at BAE systems claim that the lightweight material would eventually replace thick and heavy ... Read more...

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Botswana lays out red carpet for Bollywood


June 19th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Botswana, a south African nation known for its wildlife and where Amitabh Bachchan and Ashwarya Rai are household names, is aggresively wooing the Indian film industry to ... Read more...

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Theft of ‘What’s Your Raashee?’ master print scares Gowariker (superseding earlier story)


September 24th, 2009 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Hours before the release of his new film "What's Your Raashee?" director Ashutosh Gowariker is trying to understand how the master print of his ... Read more...

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Theft of ‘What’s Your Raashee?’ master print scares Gowariker


September 24th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Hours before the release of his new film "What's Your Raashee?" director Ashutosh Gowariker is trying to understand how the master print of his ... Read more...

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Adlabs promises action over theft of ‘…Raashee?’ print


September 24th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Adlabs Processing Thursday pledged to take action against employees responsible for leaking the master print of forthcoming Bollywood movie "What's Your Raashee?" Amit Khanna, head of Reliance Big ... Read more...

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Scientists design “gravity tractor” to save earth from asteroids


August 30th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): British space scientists have designed a special spacecraft that can save the earth from a catastrophic asteroid collision.The 10 tonne spacecraft named "gravity tractor" would be deployed ... Read more...

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Infosys to open IT SEZ in Thiruvananthapuram shortly


August 26th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 26 (IANS) The IT special economic zone (SEZ) being developed by software major Infosys on a 50-acre plot adjacent to the Technopark IT campus here will open shortly. The SEZ would ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh’s questioning talk of India Day parade in US


August 17th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 17 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's questioning at Newark Liberty International Airport by immigration officials was the talk of the annual India Day parade here. The parade ... Read more...

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World’s first dial-free radio ‘Q2 Cube’ unveiled in UK


August 11th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): The world's first dial-free radio, 'Q2 Cube', was unveiled on Tuesday, hailing the end of 100-year-old classic wireless sets.Developed by Cambridge Consultants and Armour Group PLC, it ... Read more...

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Israeli IT firms to bid for unique ID card project


July 2nd, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, July 2 (IANS) Israeli IT firms will partner with Indian vendors to jointly bid for the ambitious unique identification (ID) card project of the Indian government, a visiting Israeli ... Read more...

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SITEX steps up green efforts with paper recycling


November 21st, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by admin
Following the tremendous success of last year’s electronics recycling initiative, the Organisers have taken another leap forward by introducing paper recycling at this year’s show. The 20th edition SITEX returns to the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

New UAE visa rules likely to affect Indians, Pakistanis and Nepalis


July 25th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, July 25 (ANI): New visit visa regulations introduced by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Government will affect job seekers coming from India, Pakistan, Nepal and the Philippines the most. The Gulf ... Read more...

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Ahlstrom to set up Rs.2.8 bn fabric plant in Gujarat


July 14th, 2008 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 14 (IANS) Singapore-based Ahlstrom Asia Holding has announced setting up of a fabric manufacturing plant in Mundra special economic zone (SEZ) in Kutch district of Gujarat with a proposed investment ... Read more...

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Neighbourhood gyms provide first step to health and fitness


July 2nd, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Pounding music, toned bodies straining on steppers or pumping iron, groups of people honing their aerobic skills - all this and more is visible at ... Read more...

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Now, PalmSecure that scans veins in user’s palm for identification


July 1st, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Forget fingerprint and iris scanners, the future of automated identification using body parts is in the palm of your hand, at least that's what Fujitsu Computer Products ... Read more...

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Beijing hotel room prices rise 400-1,000 percent for Olympics


March 7th, 2008 - 8:03 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, March 7 (Xinhua) Quoted prices for hotel stay in Beijing during the summer Olympics have jumped by four to ten times from normal, said China's biggest online booking provider. Travel booking ... Read more...

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UTI Infrastructure Fund rated top performer globally


March 5th, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) A top global financial research company has rated the state-run Unit Trust of India's (UTI) Infrastructure Fund as the top performer in the segment internationally with 63.29 ... Read more...

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