business practices

Protests against Carlos Slim in New York

August 9th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 9 (IANS/EFE) A group of activists demonstrated here against Mexican magnate Carlos Slim, who is accused of using his dominant position in Mexico's telecommunications market to impose ... Read more...

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UN launches child rights’ guidelines for business sector

August 1st, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) In a first-of-its-kind initiative in India, Unicef Wednesday launched a set of guidelines on child rights for the business sector, which include elimination of child ... Read more...

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Realty industry needs regulator to promote ethical business (Comment)

December 18th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
The Confederation of Real Estate Developers Associations of India (Credai) has once again brought to the centre-stage the issue of transparency by pushing it as a panacea for the negative ... Read more...

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AT&T & T-Mobile merger hits a rocky patch

November 25th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) AT&T is looking for ways to cushion the company because of realization that its planned takeover of T-Mobile might not happened. The company and T-Mobile were in ... Read more...

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Berlusconi won’t run for re-election in 2013

April 14th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 14 (IANS/AKI) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has said he will not be running for re-election in 2013, ending almost 20 years as one of Italy's most colourful ... Read more...

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Aussie launches ‘business version of WikiLeaks’

December 16th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 15 (ANI): An Australian online electronics retailer has launched what he calls the business world's answer to WikiLeaks.The site,, allows Internet users to post documents and tip-offs about ... Read more...

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Justice Department Sues American Express, Settles With Visa & Mastercard

October 5th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
The United States Justice Department has reached a settlement with credit card giants, ‘Visa’ and ‘Mastercard’ but has gone on with a suit against ‘American Express’. American Express is known for charging ... Read more...

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Business cannot be divorced from ethics: Patil (Lead)

September 22nd, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday urged business houses to stick to ethics in their trade dealings and stressed on a trust-based relationship among government, organisations and society at ... Read more...

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Ethics in business vital in globalisation era: Patil

September 22nd, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday stressed on ethics in business practices to enable the Indian industry compete with foreign companies in an age of globalisation. "Globalisation has widened the ... Read more...

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Varma to give crime a facelift in ‘The Business Man’

May 16th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Known for his movies on underworld like "Satya", "Company" and "D", director Ram Gopal Varma says he will redfine crime thrillers with his trilingual film "The ... Read more...

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Courtney Love files countersuit over American Express credit

January 2nd, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 2 (ANI): Rocker Courtney Love has filed a countersuit against American Express, claiming the company issued a "massive" number of cards in her name without her knowledge or consent.The wife ... Read more...

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Hopenhagen - ad world presses for successful climate summit

December 1st, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The International Advertising Association has started a global campaign, Hopenhagen, to keep the pressure mounting on world leaders to take the right decisions at the United ... Read more...

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Over 30,000 Indians visited New Zealand during 2008-09

November 20th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton, Nov 20 (IANS) As many as 32,573 Indian nationals obtained visitor visas during 2008-09 for New Zealand which has topped a survey of tourism organisations from around the world to rank ... Read more...

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Karzai should seize the moment, end government corruption: Clinton

November 19th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov.19 (ANI): Visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has urged Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai to seize the moment of his second term as head of state to end government corruption."President ... Read more...

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Intel to pay $1.25 bn to settle AMD dispute

November 13th, 2009 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Nov 12 (DPA) Computer chip giant Intel is to pay smaller rival Advanced Micro Devices $1.25 billion to settle claims that it violated anti-trust and patent laws, the companies said ... Read more...

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Fisheries sector won’t be hit by India-ASEAN pact: Minister

October 3rd, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) India's free trade agreement (FTA) with the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) will not adversely affect the country's fisheries sector, Minister of State for Agriculture ... Read more...

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Fatigued dad’s work up to 40 hours overtime: study

June 19th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) If dad looks fatigued and exhausted this Father's Day, it could be because of his job. Many male employees are pressurised to work overtime for up to 40 ... Read more...

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Work pressure increasingly seeing men doing overtime, women being fired

June 17th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): With the pressure of work on families increasing day by day, kids may often see their fathers working overtime and their mothers losing their jobs, because they have ... Read more...

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Rising star Jindal gets top GOP speaking slot reserved for Bush

January 24th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan24 (ANI): Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal will headline the National Republican Congressional Committees March fundraising dinner a move sure to raise speculation that Jindal is trying to raise his national ... Read more...

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Indian American pleads guilty to trade secret theft

July 14th, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 14 (IANS) An Indian American former Hewlett-Packard (HP) vice-president has pleaded guilty in a California court to stealing trade secrets from his previous employer, IBM. Atul Malhotra, 42, admitted ... Read more...

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