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German firms unveil plan to recruit more female executives


October 18th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Oct 18 (IANS) The 30 major German companies listed on the blue-chip stock DAX stock index have announced a plan to recruit more female executives.The plan calls for voluntary ... Read more...

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MTS launches two Android phones for below Rs.5,000


August 31st, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (SSTL), operating its telecom services under the MTS brand in India, Tuesday launched two Android-based smarphones -- MTAG 3.1 and ... Read more...

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India, South Africa CEOs seek removal of trade barriers


August 29th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Business executives of India and South Africa Monday urged the governments of the two countries to remove trade barriers to help boost the bilateral trade ... Read more...

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Violence has affected investment, growth: Mexico’s central bank


April 8th, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 8 (IANS/EFE) Crime and violence have become "the most important factors inhibiting growth and investment" in Mexico in the past few months, the governor of the country's ... Read more...

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Ponzi schemer Kenneth Starr sentenced to seven-and-a half years in fraud case


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Mar 3(ANI): Kenneth Starr, who managed funds for high net-worth US business executives and Hollywood clients, has been sentenced to seven and a half years in prison in a ... Read more...

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China holds 1.6 trillion dollars of US debt: Treasury Department


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.2 (ANI): China, the largest creditor of the United States, holds 1.6 trillion dollars of US debt, according to Treasury Department data.According to the Treasury Department, China's total investments was ... Read more...

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Davos Summit CEOs see China remaining global growth engine


January 27th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Davos (Switzerland), Jan.27 (ANI): World business leaders continue to see China as the engine of global economic growth despite the tremendous challenges it faces in shifting from an investment and export-led development ... Read more...

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CEOs ‘compensated 100 times more than average workers’


November 17th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 17 (ANI): The typical CEO is pocketing almost 100 times what the average worker gets paid.The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) report on remuneration paid to CEOs in listed ... Read more...

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UAE, US reliable allies


October 4th, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 3 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and the US are reliable allies with shared security and economic interests, a UAE minister has said."This is due to the fact that ... 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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Castro claims Osama bin Laden is a CIA agent


August 28th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 28 (ANI): Former Cuban President Fidel Castro has claimed that al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, is a CIA agent, who was always summoned whenever former US President George W Bush ... Read more...

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Blackberry manufacturer set Aug 31 deadline


August 12th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 12 (ANI): Research in Motion (RIM), the company which produces Blackberry phones has been given time till August 31 to comply with the government's demand for access to encryption ... Read more...

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‘Dinner For Schmucks’: A Breezy Comedy With Adult Innuendo


July 31st, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 'Dinner for Schmucks' a frothy comedy starring actor Steve Carell and Paul Rudd has hit the theaters and the initial reviews are largely positive. This ... Read more...

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Loyola College declared SIFE India National Champions, headed for SIFE World Cup in L.A


July 3rd, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai,July 3 (ANI)-Business Wire India): Loyola College from Chennai was declared the national winners at the SIFE India National Championship 2010 for their project.The gala event was organized by the Students ... Read more...

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Hong Kong survey claims Indian bureaucracy `most stifling in the world’


June 4th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): A survey carried out by a Hong Kong-based risk consultancy firm has found the bureaucracy in India to be the most "stifling in the world".According to the BBC, ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s 26/11 target Trident-Oberoi Hotel reopens


April 25th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 25 (ANI): The tower block of Mumbai's Trident-Oberoi Hotel, one of the targets of 26/11 attacks, has reopened after a 40-million dollar renovation.Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan reopened the ... Read more...

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Mumbai Trident-Oberoi Hotel to reopen on April 24


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 22 (ANI): The Trident-Oberoi Hotel, which has been shut since the November 2008 Mumbai terror attack, will reopen on April 24 under tight security cover.The hotel management hosted the ... Read more...

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‘Fatso’ invited to Los Angeles film fest


February 17th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17(IANS) Pritish Nandy Communication's "Fatso", a romantic comedy featuring Ranvir Shourey, Gul Panag and Purab Kohli, has been invited to participate at the 2010 Indian Film Festival of Los ... Read more...

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Mumbai & Shanghai to be boomtowns of post-recession world


December 14th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Dec 14 (IANS) Confidence levels among senior business executives in Mumbai and Shanghai are so high that they are leaving their counterparts in New York and London far ... Read more...

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MindTree is Asia’s most admired knowledge enterprise


October 19th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 19 (IANS) IT solutions provider MindTree, set up by first-generation Indian entrepreneurs in this tech hub, has been declared Asia's "most admired knowledge enterprise" (MAKE) for the second consecutive year, ... Read more...

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Israeli president collapses, taken to hospital


September 13th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Sep 13 (RIA Novosti) Israeli President Shimon Peres was hospitalised late Saturday after he briefly passed out at a public meeting in Tel Aviv, a media report said. According to YNet ... Read more...

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UAE envoy lauds strong trade ties with US


August 18th, 2009 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 17 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) envoy to the US, Yousef Al Otaiba, has lauded the strong trade ties between the two countries, WAM news agency reported Monday. He said ... Read more...

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Two executives killed in Noida accident


July 23rd, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, July 23 (IANS) Two business executives were killed when their motorcycle collided with a speeding car whose driver was allegedly drunk, police said Thursday. The accident occurred late Wednesday night at the ... Read more...

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Berlusconi on sex scandal: I’m no saint


July 23rd, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has laughed off juicy allegations surrounding his private life by simply saying "I am no saint".The business tycoon's comments follow the release of ... Read more...

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Indonesia hotel blasts: Another Australian confirmed dead


July 20th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 20 (DPA) Australian trade official Craig Senger was among those killed in last week's bomb attacks on two luxury hotels in the Indonesian capital, bringing the number of known foreign ... Read more...

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Zardari to visit Belgium for Pakistan-EU summit


June 12th, 2009 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 12 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari will pay an official visit to Brussels June 16-19 leading the country's delegation to the first Pakistan-European Union Summit, Online news agency reports. ... Read more...

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Aussies rate nurses as most ethical and honest professionals


June 12th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jun 12 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that Australians find nurses as the most ethical and honest professionals, compared to car salesmen, newspaper journalists and advertising people.The survey by Roy ... Read more...

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Want to move business to London? Mayor offers free offices


March 11th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) The mayor of London Wednesday urged foreign businesses to relocate to the British capital, saying he will provide a year's free office space and expert advice. Boris Johnson's offer ... Read more...

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New age of austerity predicted for business travellers


February 10th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Business executives will make fewer, shorter and cheaper business trips in 2009 and switch from luxury extras in favour of basic efficiency and good service, a survey ... Read more...

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Despite n-deal, US firms hampered in setting up reactors in India: Report


January 21st, 2009 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) US business executives eyeing India's estimated $100 billion nuclear pie now suggest there are more hurdles to overcome before they can start setting up reactors and selling fuel ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Advani, Rahul, Modi - who will be next PM? (Lead)


January 18th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) With election drums sounding on the horizon, India's two prinicipal political formations have begun debating their prime ministerial candidates, with closed door talk weighing their vote-drawing qualities ... Read more...

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India Inc’s PM choice is not Modi, but Manmohan Singh


January 18th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Notwithstanding the declaration by some top industrialists that Narendra Modi is prime minister material, the Gujarat chief minister is not India Inc's chosen one for the top ... Read more...

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India’’s economic future under threat after Mumbai terror strikes: Experts


November 29th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.29 (ANI): The terrorist siege in Mumbai is likely to threaten Indias economic future, economists and investors said. Indias economy had already been slowing significantly, because of the global ... Read more...

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Big business executives should make sacrifices, give up bonuses: Obama


November 26th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, Nov. 26 (ANI): US President-elect Barack Obama has said ''captains of industry'' are out of touch with what''s going on in Middle America, and said they should be ready to ... Read more...

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Barack promises rescue plan to middle-class Americans in 4-mln-dlr infomercial


October 30th, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): In what is being described as the final summation of Barack Obamas campaign, the Democratic presidential nominee promised a rescue plan in tough times to the middle-class ... Read more...

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