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Dhoni made $26.5 million last year, Tendulkar $18.6 million


August 1st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) India's "Captain Cool" Mahendra Singh Dhoni and batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar lead world's highest-paid cricketers with as many as six Indians making it to the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Russian spy’s belongings on display in US


May 18th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The FBI has provided items belonging to Russian spy Anna Chapman for a New York exhibition devoted to secret agents, lifenews.ru said Friday.A female 007, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

2012 will be game changer for Indian publishing (Comment)


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Technology is like an object in your rear-view mirror. It is always closer than you think it is. In fact, for us in Indian publishing, it may actually just be ready ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Under Chanda Kochhar, ICICI set to be in top 20 global banks: Fortune


October 5th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) Chanda Kochhar, the head of India's ICICI Bank who is transforming her business with conservative lending and tactical cost cutting, is "also wildly ambitious" and aims ... Read more...

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China state fund eyes Facebook stake


July 2nd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) A state-owned fund in China is reportedly interested in buying a stake in social network Facebook, said a media report.A source told US business magazine ... Read more...

Posted in World |

GAIL, PEC get awards for most efficient state-run firms


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) State-run Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) and international trading firm PEC Ltd have won awards for being the most efficient public sector undertakings ... Read more...

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UAE producer makes supernatural thriller ‘The Caller’


April 15th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 14 (IANS/WAM) A woman film producer from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has financed the making of an English supernatural thriller, "The Caller", which narrates the story of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India tops Forbes list of best countries for new jobs next year


December 15th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) India has pulled ahead of China to take first place in the Forbes list of best countries for new jobs next year, with a whopping 42 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Citi’s Pandit will work for $1 in 2010 too


September 25th, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) Citigroup's India-born CEO Vikram Pandit has decided to work for just $1 for the second year in a row.Pandit, who has restored the ailing banking ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India ranks 77 in best countries for business


September 9th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) Despite the second highest growth in the world among major economies in 2009, India ranks 77 in Forbes Best Countries for Business list even as the US dropped ... Read more...

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Early 20th century magazine editor first to apply term CSR: Researcher


August 24th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 24 (ANI): Although the term was not coined until 1953, new research shows that corporate social responsibility (CSR) have reportedly traces its roots to the early years of the 20th ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Four Indians among ‘America’s Coolest Young Entrepreneurs’


August 23rd, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) Four Indian Americans figure in Inc. magazine's list of "30 Under 30: America's Coolest Young Entrepreneurs" who are "building unique brands, making money along the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Agricultural Bank of China on track for record IPO


July 8th, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 7 (DPA) The Agricultural Bank of China Ltd is on track to attract a record $22.1 billion after pricing its initial public offering in Shanghai and Hong Kong, reports said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

IT firm NetApp is Australia’s best place to work: Survey


June 23rd, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 23 (ANI): Business magazine BRW has declared IT firm NetApp as the best place to work in Australia, owing to conditions such as staff flexibility, perks and education benefits etc.According ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two Indians among Forbes billionaire heiresses to watch (Lead)


June 22nd, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 22 (IANS) Two Indian women - Roshni Nadar and Nisa Godrej - have been listed among Forbes magazine's list of "a breed of heiresses who choose to live ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Two Indians among Forbes billionaire heiresses to watch


June 22nd, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 22 (IANS) Two Indian women - Roshni Nadar and Nisha Godrej - have been listed among Forbes magazine's list of "a breed of heiresses who choose to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Etihad Airways among best three airlines in world: Report


June 9th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 9 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways has been ranked among the best three airlines in the world by a leading Swiss business magazine. Tuesday's ranking comes after a survey of frequent flyers ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Two Indians among Malaysia’s 40 Richest


May 27th, 2010 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 27 (IANS) Two persons of Indian origin figured among Forbes list of Malaysia's 40 richest as the rebounding Malaysian economy expanded 10 percent in the first quarter of 2010, its ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sailing regatta for business leaders


May 8th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Corporate honchos Saturday took a day off to hit the sea as part of a sailing regatta at the Royal Bombay Yacht Club near Gateway of India here. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Watching YouTube most common online activity at work Down Under


March 12th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 12 (ANI): The Internet seems to have become more of a hindrance than help in the workplace, suggests a new research, which showed that almost three-quarters of Australian workers ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Carlos Slim Helu Tops The Loaded List


March 11th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Mar 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A well known business magazine has compiled the list of the wealthiest men in the world. An annual compilation, the list is based on, as is ... Read more...

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Vladimir Lisin named richest Russian with $18.8 bn


February 15th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 15 (RIA Novosti) Vladimir Lisin, the owner of the Russian steel giant Novolipetsk Steel, has been named Russia's richest person with an estimated wealth of $18.8 billion by Russia's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Obama ‘Agnostic’ About Tax Increases On Middle Class


February 12th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Feb 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent interview, United States President Barack Obama has reiterated that he is 'agnostic' about enhancing taxes on households which make less than $250,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tiger Woods Continues To Remain World’s Top Athlete Brand


February 6th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The series of infidelities might have tarnished Tiger Woods' reputation, but a leading magazine has revealed that the disgraced golfer is still the best athlete brand ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tiger Woods Named The Most Powerful Athlete Of The Year


January 28th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Things really seems to be getting way better for Tiger Woods nowadays. Two of his sponsors have decided to stick by him, and his wife, Elin ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Saudi prince to Pandit: Restore Citi’s stature


January 19th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) Saudi Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal, who is a major investor in Citigroup, says he has told the banking giant's Indian American CEO Vikram Pandit that it's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dubai says it is ready to host UN headquarters


January 14th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 14 (DPA) The Gulf emirate of Dubai said Thursday it would welcome the chance to succeed New York City as the venue of the United Nations headquarters, should ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India best bet for investors in 2010, says Adi Godrej


January 5th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 5 (IANS) Indian billionaire Adi Godrej considers India "as the best emerging economy for investors" as he expects the "Indian stock market to appreciate by about 20 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indians are head-and-shoulders above other immigrants in US: Forbes


December 22nd, 2009 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) Pepsico chief executive Indira Nooyi inevitably tops the list of what Forbes calls "Eight Indian-Flavoured CEOs" who lead US corporations with revenues of at least $2 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian-American Bharat Desai among Forbes eight self-made stars


October 15th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) Indian-American billionaire Bharat Dasai has been featured in Forbes annual list of America's 200 Best Small Companies among "eight self-made stars who have built tidy empires in an ... Read more...

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Nobel for Obama leaves media puzzled, politicos divided


October 10th, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) President Barack Obama's Nobel Peace Prize win has evoked mixed reactions in the US with the media largely puzzled over the surprise pick and some ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tunisia first country to prohibit Haj because of swine flu


October 6th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis/Cairo, Oct 6 (DPA) Tunisians will not be allowed to travel to Saudi Arabia for the Muslim pilgrimage or Haj because of fears of the H1N1 virus, known also as swine flu, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Blackberry maker tops Fastest Growing Firms list


August 19th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 19 (ANI): Research in Motion (RIM), the developer of the hit Blackberry smartphone, has been named the world's fastest-growing company, suggests business magazine Fortune.The Canadian wireless device company topped the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Obama, Clinton differ in courting India: Forbes columnist


July 24th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 24 (IANS) Suggesting a foreign policy rift between President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a Forbes columnist says her trip to India "is Clinton's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indra Nooyi among top 15 Fortune 500 women CEOs


July 9th, 2009 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 9 (IANS) Indra Nooyi, the India born CEO of beverage giant Pepsico, is ranked fourth among 15 Fortune 500 Women CEOs who "show what it takes to lead some of ... Read more...

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