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‘Preity Zinta is a businesswoman in her head’


September 14th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) She is a successful actress, has represented many brands, co-owns an Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise and is now ready with her debut film production. ... Read more...

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GIC having a relook at obligatory reinsurance contracts


August 17th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Stung by a Rs.2,469 crore net loss last fiscal, national reinsurer General Insurannce Corporation of India (GIC) is re-assessing its domestic obligatory reinsurance contracts, said a ... Read more...

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The NRI as bureaucrat: coaching schools warm up to idea


August 7th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Hoping to touch a patriotic chord, private coaching academies are increasingly looking at Indians settled abroad and their children and selling them the idea of ... Read more...

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Focussing on quality films with right budget: Abhishek Bachchan (Interview)


July 25th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) It takes a good business sense for an actor to become a good producer. A perfect example is set by Abhishek Bachchan who believes in ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola, Jain Irrigation to showcase modern mango farming in Andhra


July 24th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) In a joint effort, Coca-Cola India and Jain Irrigation System plan to train around 50,000 mango farmers in ultra high density plantation (UHDP) techniques over the ... Read more...

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Ekta knows tricks of the trade: Tusshar Kapoor


July 24th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Actor Tusshar Kapoor is impressed with his sister Ekta Kapoor's business sense, and says she has understood the tactics of survival in the industry after ... Read more...

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Pushkar is where it’s kosher for Israeli tourists (Travel Feature)


July 5th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Pushkar (Rajasthan), July 5 (IANS) Signboards and menus in Hebrew, shopkeepers greeting visitors with "shalom" and familiar food like humus, wraps and soup with dumplings. It's a mini Israel out ... Read more...

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Indian newsprint could help Pakistani dailies become cheaper


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, May 3 (IANS) This is one fine print of a high in India-Pakistan ties. A consignment of 10 tonnes of newsprint from India was Thursday sent to Pakistan via ... Read more...

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‘Incredible India’ luring fashion world with business sense: Pakistani designer (With Images)


April 15th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The Indian fashion industry, with its talent, craft, textile and business sense, is luring the international fashion world with a vengeance, says Pakistani designer Sahar ... Read more...

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Climate change: UN launches online database for businesses


January 27th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 27 (IANS) The UN has launched a new online database to showcase successful strategies that businesses and communities are using to adapt to climate change while simultaneously ... Read more...

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For designer Kiran, large size clothes are success mantra


November 30th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Fashion designer Kiran Uttam Ghosh is set to dispel the myth that designer clothes are meant only for size zero. Her new collection, named Big ... Read more...

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Changing with times, Hyderabad Industries goes green


October 23rd, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Hyderabad Industries Limited (HIL), a household name in asbestos cement roof sheeting, is transforming into a manufacturer of green building products and solutions provider in tune ... Read more...

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Bollywood lines up festival releases


July 12th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Filmmakers are already looking forward to the festive season. Kicking it off will be Eid-ul-Fitr Aug 31, which will see Salman Khan's "Bodyguard" hit ... Read more...

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Global IT firm unveils facility in Kochi


February 28th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 28 (IANS) California-based IT services company UST Global unveiled its new facility in Leela Infopark in this city of Kerala Monday.Spread over an area of 34,000 sq ft, the office ... Read more...

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‘Midas touch’ gene that makes people brilliant businessmen discovered


December 29th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): Some people exhibit an exceptionally brilliant business sense, which may be a result of a particular gene they possess - says a new study.California Institute of Technology researchers ... Read more...

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Fergie takes therapists help to make business decisions


December 6th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 06 (ANI): Black Eyed Peas star Fergie has revealed that she gets so overwhelmed when finalising business deals that she asks her therapist to listen in on her important conference ... Read more...

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India can help create jobs in US: Pitroda


October 29th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) National Knowledge Commission Chairman Sam Pitroda said Friday India can help create jobs in the US by providing alternative training."Everyone's focus in US is on ... Read more...

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Hindus want launching of “comparative religion” subject in American schools


September 28th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 28 (ANI): Hindus are asking for introduction of "comparative religion" subject in American high schools, teaching basics of major world religions, including the viewpoint of non-believers.Eminent Hindu statesman ... Read more...

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Games leave many bus owners, staff fuming


September 28th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Thousands of drivers, conductors and others rendered workless are fuming over a government fiat to keep hundreds of private buses off Delhi's roads until the end of ... Read more...

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Spice Group to enter education sector, set up university


September 8th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rampur (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 8 (IANS) The Spice Group is diversifying into educational services with plans to set up a global university at Modipur in Rampur district of Uttar Pradesh by 2012. Group ... Read more...

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Google Signs Wind Power Deal With An Iowa Firm


July 21st, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The search giant Google has announced yesterday that Google Energy subsidiary has signed a 20 year power purchase agreement with NextEra Energy, a wind farm in ... Read more...

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Hindus support Italy classroom crucifixes if accompanied by symbols of other religions


July 1st, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), July 1 (ANI): Hindus support the idea of Italy having crucifixes in classrooms as long as same size symbols of other religions are also displayed alongside.Italy is reportedly appealing to ... Read more...

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CEO Of Abercrombie & Fitch Bequeathed Millions To Cease ‘Flying’


April 19th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Throughout the Great Recession, a small number of brands battled as much as Abercrombie & Fitch. This is the company that sells peppy and informal ... Read more...

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Villagers supported thieving postmaster


March 26th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) A popular sub-postmaster who stole more than 28,000 pounds (about $41,000) from Royal Mail to help keep his branch open has been spared jail after a judge heard ... Read more...

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Daimler to set up plant near Chennai to produce trucks (Lead)


March 18th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) Daimler India Commercial Vehicle Pvt Ltd, the 100 percent Indian subsidiary of German automobile giant Daimler AG, Thursday said it is setting up a plant near here to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

IFFCO to set up plant in Ghana (Lead)


March 15th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (Iffco) is setting up a unit in Ghana to meet the needs of the west African nation and also export ... Read more...

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Indian fertiliser company set up unit in Ghana


March 15th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (Iffco), a multi-state non-profit organisation, is setting up a unit in Ghana to meet the needs of the African nation and ... Read more...

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Nikhil Advani’s Dilemma Over Inclusion Of Pakistani Cricketers


February 26th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Karan Johar's former assistant and associate Nikhil Advani is caught in a huge dilemma. Seeing the trouble that has been created by Shah Rukh Khan's innocuous ... Read more...

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Indian restaurants boom as biryani, samosas, tikkas hook Poles


February 7th, 2010 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
By Surender Bhutani Warsaw, Feb 7 (IANS) There may be an economic slump in Poland, but the growing popularity of Indian food has set off an Indian restaurant boom in the Polish capital ... Read more...

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Hot Potato Cafe Given A Makeover By Gordon Ramsay


January 30th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The focus of Kitchen Nightmares this week was a restaurant in Philadelphia named Hot Potato caf. As usual, Chief Gordon Ramsay was present at the place, ... Read more...

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Hindus urge Massachusetts schools for choice in studying of religious texts


January 2nd, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus have urged Massachusetts (USA) schools to either allow students the flexibility to choose the religious text to study in the class instead of just mandating one religious text on the entire ... Read more...

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Hindus urge Massachusetts schools for choice in studying of religious texts


January 2nd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 2 (ANI): Hindus have urged Massachusetts (USA) schools to either allow students the flexibility to choose the religious text to study in the class instead of just mandating one ... Read more...

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Jordan to star in next year’s series of ‘The Apprentice’


December 28th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Former glamour model Katie Price a.k.a. Jordan is reportedly set for an appearance on next year's series of 'The Apprentice', after meeting with show's boss, Lord Alan Sugar, ... Read more...

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50 Cent credits near death experience for good business sense


December 17th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): Rapper 50 Cent says he always keeps his cool while taking business decisions because close brush with death nine years ago has made him fearless.In 2000, the hip-hop ... Read more...

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Free car media - get paid to drive your car


November 11th, 2009 - 3:26 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Free Car Media has come out with an interesting idea and it asks people to drive cars that have large advertisements emblazoned on them, and then ... Read more...

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