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Designer wear becomes affordable


September 4th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Want to own a Rohit Bal or JJ Valaya creation for just about Rs.5,000-Rs.6,000 ($100)? It's possible now with fashion house owner Pradeep Hirani ... Read more...

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Coal India board okays new fuel supply agreement model


September 1st, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) The board of state-run Coal India Ltd (CIL) has cleared the cost plus model for fuel supply agreements (FSAs) with power firms but asked the coal ... Read more...

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SIDBI to be first to raise funds through ECB


August 27th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) The Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) Monday said it would be first finance company to raise funds through external commercial borrowing (ECB) after the ... Read more...

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Jubilant FoodWorks quarterly profit rises 40 percent


July 25th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Jubilant FoodWorks (JFL), which operates pizza vendor Domino's, Wednesday posted a 40 percent rise in net profit at Rs.32.35 crore for the quarter ended June ... Read more...

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Suzlon Group to sell China subsidiary for $60 mn


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Wind turbine maker Suzlon Saturday said it will sell stake in its China manufacturing subsidiary to China Power New Energy (CPNE) Development Company for $60 ... Read more...

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RIL finalising plans for pan-India BWA services


June 7th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) Thursday said it is finalising plans to roll out broadband services across the country in key domains like financial services, education ... Read more...

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Shriram EPC bags Kerala Water Authority project


May 21st, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 21 (IANS) City-based engineering, construction and project management company Shiram EPC Ltd Monday announced it has bagged a Rs.165 crore order from the Kerala Water Authority (KWA) for ... Read more...

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IITs, IIMs to help MSMEs improve managerial skills


April 26th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC) is working on a mechanism that would enable experts from top educational institutes to help micro, small and medium ... Read more...

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Half of US homes own Apple products


March 29th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) Half of all US households own at least one Apple product, a survey has showed.According to CNBC's All-America Economic survey released Wednesday, the Apple-buying household on ... Read more...

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EU probes Google over privacy


March 1st, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) European Union authorities will probe Google's new privacy rules that came into force Thursday, with France arguing the sweeping changes breach European law, the Guardian newspaper ... Read more...

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Mystic Spa to open 150 centres in five years


August 25th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Cashing on the burgeoning wellness market in the county, Lifestyle spa firm Mystic Spa Thursday revealed its plans to open 150 centres across the ... Read more...

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Video game on ‘RA.One’; double pleasure for SRK


August 12th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan goes the gaming way for his ambitious superhero movie "RA.One". The superstar has collaborated with the Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) to ... Read more...

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Bank of Baroda to open more branches in Africa


August 11th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) State-run Bank of Baroda is aiming to open 15 more branches in East African countries Kenya and Uganda and several other nations in Asia and Asia-Oceania ... Read more...

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Bharat Forge’s Q1 net profit up 64 percent


August 10th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Bharat Forge Wednesday reported a 64 percent rise in its net profit for the first quarter of the fiscal at Rs.97.4 crore as compared to ... Read more...

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UAE’s Noor Islamic Bank posts $23 mn profit


July 24th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 24 (IANS/WAM) Dubai-based Noor Islamic Bank has posted a net profit of 85 million dirhams (about $23 million) in the first half of this year.In the same period, ... Read more...

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Trailer of Glee 3D movie released


July 22nd, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The production of the Glee 3D movie is currently ongoing. It has been reported that the movie will have the technology provided by Cameron | Pace ... Read more...

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SBI to acquire its subsidiary SBICI Bank


July 21st, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) State Bank of India (SBI) will acquire its wholly-owned subsidiary SBICI Bank Ltd, which runs two branches in Mumbai and has business of nearly ... Read more...

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Industry leaders keen to tie up with India Post


July 4th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Banking, telecom, logistics, IT companies and industry associations Monday expressed a desire to tie up with India Post to sell their products.While public sector banks ... Read more...

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Orchid Chemicals declares 30 percent dividend


May 18th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 18 (IANS) Pharmaceuticals major Orchid Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd Wednesday recommended 30 percent dividend for the year 2010-11.The company closed last fiscal with a consolidated revenue of Rs.1,786 ... Read more...

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SKS Microfinance plummets 20 percent after rating downgrade


May 6th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) SKS Microfinance, the largest micro-finance institution in the country, fell almost 20 percent after investment banking major JP Morgan cut its target price for the scrip ... Read more...

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UAE’s Etihad Rail, Etisalat sign agreement for IT service


April 13th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 12 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE's first railway network, Tuesday signed an agreement with Etisalat, a telecommunications company, to provide better services ... Read more...

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New Gunners owner Kroenke may open purse strings for Wenger


April 12th, 2011 - 9:12 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 12 (ANI): With Arsenal not winning a trophy since 2005, new owner Stanley Kroenke is hoping that coach Wenger will use the 40 million pounds available to strengthen the ... Read more...

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MTS to spend Rs.100 crore on data services in Gujarat


March 3rd, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Telecom service provider Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (SSTL), owners of the MTS brand, Thursday said that it will spend Rs.100 crore on the rollout ... Read more...

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Up to 40pc of clothing bought online is returned


February 5th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Up to 40 per cent of clothing purchased online is returned to the retailer, according to a new research.The study suggests that online shopping may be on the ... Read more...

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Specialised online stores hottest e-commerce start-ups: Survey


January 30th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) They are a constant feature of internet surfing - online retailers offering cash on delivery facility, option of creating your own T-shirts and other services. In fact, ... Read more...

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Amazon patents procedure that will allow recipients to avoid unwanted gifts


December 28th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): Online retailer Amazon.com has come up with a procedure, which will allow recipients to avoid undesirable gifts and save millions of dollars spent on repacking, labelling and shipping. ... Read more...

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Tatas now acquire British Salt for $144.6 million


December 20th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) Now half of Britain will be using Tata salt. The group has acquired the dominant salt-maker company which has the 50 percent share of the British market.Tata Chemicals's ... Read more...

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RBI draft guidelines for new bank licences in January


December 9th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will release the draft guidelines for new bank licences by the end of January, its chief said here Thursday.RBI Governor Duvvuri Subbarao ... Read more...

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Indian firm catches the eye of Harvard Business School


November 30th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) An award winning drip irrigation technology developed by an Indian company that has caught the attention of the Harvard Business School holds out hope for poor ... Read more...

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Obama’s outsourcing stand relieves Indian IT industry (Lead)


November 10th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 10 (IANS) The Indian IT industry Wednesday expressed relief over US President Barack Obama's stand on outsourcing and his commitment to do away with protectionism."Obama did a great job ... Read more...

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China eyeing becoming key player in global commercial satellite market


October 21st, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 21(ANI): China is set to become a key player in the commercial satellite market after a company revealed that it is targeting a major share in the industry.China Great ... Read more...

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Micromax sells minority stake to venture capital firms


September 20th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian mobile handsets maker Micromax Monday said that it has sold a minority stake amounting to Rs.2 billion to venture capital players Sequoia Capital and Sandstone Capital ... Read more...

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Reliance Life Insurance assets cross Rs.15,000 crore


August 23rd, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Reliance Life Insurance Company (RLIC), part of Anil Ambani-led Reliance Capital, Monday said it has crossed the milestone figure of Rs.15,000 crore in assets under management (AUM) and ... Read more...

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Soon, used electric car batteries to generate cheap household power


July 30th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 30 (ANI): Owners of electric cars might soon be able to use their old car battery to run their household electricity, according to a leading Japanese automaker.Nissan's senior vice-president ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee glad at 8.5 percent growth in current fiscal


July 19th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 19 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday expressed his delight with 8.5 percent growth witnessed in the current fiscal year, as opposed to the 9.4 percent projected ... Read more...

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