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Indian firm to open new office in Trinidad and Tobago


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Feb 22 (IANS) A multi-million-dollar new head office of the New India Assurance will be completed in Trinidad and Tobogo this year, an official from the insurance ... Read more...

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New Zealand firm to manage Indian enterprises’ data with CMC


February 11th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 10 (IANS) New Zealand-based data management solutions' provider Pingar has tied up with CMC Ltd to manage unstructured data of enterprise clients for improving the quality of business ... Read more...

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India’s IT industry bets on growth despite uncertainty


January 8th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 8 (IANS) The Indian IT industry is hopeful of maintaining its growth momentum in 2012 despite global economic uncertainty and concerns over the fallout of the sovereign debt ... Read more...

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Vodafone, HDFC Bank launch mobile banking in Rajasthan


November 26th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chomu (Rajasthanr), Nov 26 (IANS) Leading telecom service provider Vodafone India and private lender HDFC Bank Saturday launched "m-paisa", a mobile banking service in Rajasthan to enable millions of ... Read more...

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RIM’s India managing director quits


November 4th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research In Motion's India operations head Frenny Bawa Thursday quit the company to pursue other interests."This is to confirm that Frenny Bawa, RIM's ... Read more...

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Saudi auto finance firm selects Nucleus Software product


September 13th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 13 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's auto finance major Aqsat International Trading has selected software products and services of Nucleus Software Exports Ltd for automating its business operations and reduce ... Read more...

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Mahindra Satyam to exit American Depository Share programme


August 10th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Infotech major Mahindra Satyam Tuesday said it will wind down its American Depository Share (ADS) programme in 2012 due to regulatory issues with the US Securities ... Read more...

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Orchid Chemicals to invest Rs.200 crore this fiscal


July 29th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 29 (IANS) Cephalosporin bulk drug major Orchid Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd is planning to foray into formulations in niche therapeutic segments this fiscal at an outlay of around ... Read more...

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Pentagon unveils cybersecurity strategy


July 15th, 2011 - 2:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) The Pentagon Thursday unveiled its first cybersecurity strategy, recognizing cyberspace as "an operational domain to organise, train, and equip", Xinhua reported."It is the first DoD (Department ... Read more...

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Come clean on energy, people tell Airtel chief


June 20th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Disappointed over the breakdown of talks between telecom giant Bharti Airtel and Greenpeace over a timeline for disclosing its carbon emission, thousands of people sent ... Read more...

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Percept Knorigin inks deal with Alcatel Lucent to provide digital content


June 1st, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Indian digital media company Percept Knorigin (PK) said Wednesday it had signed an agreement with French telecom firm Alcatel Lucent to expand the distribution of ... Read more...

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Telecom sector exploiting diesel subsidy, says report


May 18th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The government subsidy on diesel has been exploited by the telecom sector, causing an annual loss of around Rs.26 billion to the exchequer, according to ... Read more...

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Sauber CEO becomes first woman to head Formula One team operations


April 10th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Sepang, Apr 10 (ANI): Indian-born Monisha Kaltenborn, the Chief Executive Officer of Sauber Formula One team, will be the first woman to head company's business operations.Kaltenborn has been CEO for the Sauber ... Read more...

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Ad agency embarrassed over NY firefighter photo ad


March 30th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An advertizing agency in New York has been embarrassed after their ad campaign about a firefighter turned out to be false. The firefighter is demanding that ... Read more...

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From a Punjab kitchen, these sweets, snacks have travelled far


January 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Jan 28 (IANS) A business formula that originated three decades ago in the kitchen of a homemaker is creating a buzz in international markets. What is more, it counts ... Read more...

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Sven Koppler arrested for sending hundreds of tarantulas to US


January 20th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A German man made a living by selling tarantulas all over the world.37-year-old Sven Koppler of the German town of Wachtberg has several customers all ... Read more...

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McDonald’s introducing own degree for managers in UK


November 25th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): Fast food chain McDonald's is unveiling a foundation degree for its restaurant bosses in the UK.The degree, which will be accredited by Manchester Metropolitan University, marks the fast-food ... Read more...

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Vodafone to launch 3G services in Q1 of 2011


October 21st, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Telecom service provider Vodafone Essar Thursday will launch its third generation (3G) services in the first quarter of 2011 in 10 circles in which the company ... Read more...

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Strong encryption of wireless technology not unique: BlackBerry


August 27th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 27 (IANS) Research in Motion (RIM) stocks sank to a 17-month low as the BlackBerry maker Thursday said that use of strong encryption in wireless technology is not ... Read more...

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China jails Tibetan property tycoon for life


August 13th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.13 (ANI): China has sentenced a Tibetan property tycoon to life imprisonment without providing details of the charges, said to be mainly political in nature.Reports from Beijing said that the ... Read more...

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Ford posts $2.6 billion second quarter income, says all automotive business operations are profitable


July 23rd, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by BNO News
DEARBORN, MICHIGAN (BNO NEWS) -- Ford Motor Co. on Friday reported a second quarter net income of $2.6 billion, or 61 cents per share, as each of its major business operations around ... Read more...

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World Cup viewing may wreak havoc on office computers across UK: Survey


May 20th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20(ANI): A new survey has revealed that next month's football World Cup in South Africa may wreak havoc on office computers across the UK, as millions of working Britons are ... Read more...

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Thai man indicted for fraud and other immigration related offenses in Colorado


February 13th, 2010 - 1:10 am ICT by BNO News
DENVER, COLORADO (BNO NEWS) – A Boulder, Colorado man was indicted last Wednesday for several immigration related charges, Jeff Dorschner Spokesman of the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday.Opas Sinprasong, age 51, ... Read more...

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President of a NY money services company arrested for $12 million bank fraud


February 10th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by BNO News
MANHATTAN, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – A man from New York was arrested Monday for a multimillion dollar bank fraud , Preet Bharara, a U.S. Attorney, announced Monday.Robert Egan, 64, resident of ... Read more...

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UAE firm joins UN good governance initiative


February 7th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 7 (IANS) A company in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has joined hands with the UN to encourage businesses worldwide to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies, WAM news agency ... Read more...

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Cooperation between Indian, Chinese companies will strengthen bilateral relations: Sharma


January 19th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 19(ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma has said that cooperation between Indian and Chinese companies is instrumental in strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries."India attaches high ... Read more...

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Google threatens to leave China over ‘phishing” (Lead)


January 13th, 2010 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 13 (IANS) Google has threatened to close its operations and offices in China after hacking of email accounts of many human rights activists. In a statement on its blog Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Google to ‘review’ continuing business in China after email attacks


January 13th, 2010 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Jan 13 (DPA) Internet giant Google said Tuesday that it was evaluating whether to continue doing business in China, after discovering attacks on email accounts belong to human-rights activists. Servers from ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma releases first draft consolidation of FDI Policy/ FDI Framework


December 24th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma released the first draft consolidation of all the aspects of FDI Policy and FDI Framework, here today.Briefing the media on the ... Read more...

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Foreign direct investment crosses $19 bn this fiscal


December 24th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Foreign funds inflow into India touched $19.38 billion during the first eight months of this fiscal ending November, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma said here Thursday. Foreign direct investment ... Read more...

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IT industry concerned over unrest in Hyderabad


December 14th, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 14 (IANS) With Andhra Pradesh witnessing violent protests over the issue of separate statehood to Telangana region, IT companies here Monday voiced their concern over the developments in the ... Read more...

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IBS bags IT contract from Oman oil firm


December 5th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 5 (IANS) Kerala-based IBS Software has bagged a contract from oil exploration major Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) to provide IT solutions to streamline its logistics services. The IBS solutions will streamline ... Read more...

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Internet shrinking porn publishers’ business


November 30th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, November 30 (ANI): Publishers of adult magazines are gradually witnessing a slow demise in their businesses, thanks to the unlimited moving pictures available on the Internet.Magazines such as Playboy that ... Read more...

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John Flannery appointed GE India chief


October 29th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) General Electric (GE) Thursday announced the appointment of John Flannery as president and chief executive of its business operations in India. Flannery, 47, will oversee GE's new approach ... Read more...

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Cartoon Network now available in Sri Lanka


August 17th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Now kids in Sri Lanka will get to see popular cartoon series such as "Dexter's Laboratory", "Powerpuff Girls" and "Samurai Jack", courtsey Turner International that is expanding ... Read more...

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