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US commerce secretary steps down after car crashes


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) US Commerce Secretary John Bryson has resigned after being involved in a traffic accident when he suffered a seizure. President Barack Obama praised him as ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Maracana will be ready for 2014 World Cup


April 11th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, April 11 (IANS) Rio de Janeiro's special events secretary Ruy Cezar said the majestic Maracana stadium will be ready for the 2014 World Cup though construction work ... Read more...

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‘Dev, Son of Mudde Gowda’ fun-filled popcorn film (Kannada Movie Review)


April 8th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Dev, Son of Mudde Gowda; Cast: Diganth, Charmee, Natalia Kaur, Indrajit, Anant Nag, Sharan, Tabala Nani, Swamayamvara Chadnru; Director: Indrajit Lankesh; Producer: Shilpa Ramesh; Music: Jessie Gift; Camera: Santhosh ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brazilian billionaire’s son kills cyclist in accident


March 20th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 20 (IANS/EFE) The eldest son of Brazilian billionaire industrialist Eike Batista was behind the wheel of a car that struck and killed a cyclist on a ... Read more...

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Sheep dog course for stressed executives is a hit


March 16th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) City executives often complain about being stressed of work. There are a lot of ways that one can de-stress but one shepherd has come out with a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

EU official seeks gender balance in company boards


March 6th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 6 (IANS) EU justice commissioner Viviane Reding Monday called on Europe to break the "glass ceiling" for women in company boards, as a latest report shows that only ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Facebook discussing filing IPO in 2012


November 30th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook is reportedly in talks for an initial public offering in April 2012. The social networking site which is home to about 800 million users will ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

ILS partners with FABA for BioAsia awards


November 29th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) The Institute of Life Sciences (ILS) has partnered with the Federation of Asian Biotech Associations (FABA) to scrutinize and recognize innovations through the BioAsia innovation award ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tablets set to sweep corporate offices


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh New York, Feb 25 (IANS) Just second year into their existence, tablets are set to sweep corporate offices, according to a survey.With tablets' business apps luring them, about half of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Malaysia to set up three labs to address Indian issues


December 28th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 28(ANI): Malaysia will set up three labs for Malaysian Indians focusing on small and medium enterprises (SME), retail industry and reducing crime among youth, Deputy Minister in the Prime ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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, Tradeleaks.com, allows Internet users to post documents and tip-offs about ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brit grad lands dream job by setting up own website to advertise talents


December 15th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): A graduate in Britain has landed his dream job after he set up his own website to advertise his talents.Kyle Clarke, 23, a Newcastle University graduate was fed-up ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Somalia overtakes Iraq as country ‘most at risk from terror attacks’


November 15th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Mogadishu, Nov 15 (ANI): Somalia has overtaken Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan, as the country most at risk from terror attacks, according to the Terrorism Risk Index (TRI) calculated by the Maplecroft company.Sixteen ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India making it easier to do business: World Bank


November 4th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) India is one of the 40 most-improved economies which made significant changes in business regulation at a steady pace over the last year to make it ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Is Beyonce going to release her new single in three weeks?


September 24th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) From the past couple of months we have been hearing loads of whispers about Beyonce’s fourth album and anxiety has grown stronger over the last week.According ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jodie Fisher Denies Of Having “Intimate” Relationship With Mark Hurd


August 10th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd's resignation last Friday startled the whole business world. The reason for his resignation was a woman's sexual harassment allegations against him. ... Read more...

Posted in Business, Entertainment |

Jodie Fisher Is “Surprised And Saddened” By Mark Hurd’s Dismissal


August 9th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The business world was stunned by the news of Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd's resignation on Friday. The former CEO of Hewlett-Packard resigned after 5 years of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Former HP CEO Mark Hurd Reaches Legal Settlement With Contractor


August 8th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mark Hurd, who gave his resignation as the chief operating officer of Hewlett-Packard over sexual harassment charges is reported to have reached a legal settlement with ... Read more...

Posted in Business, Technology Industry News |

CEOs who look the part also earn more


April 27th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) There were no evening gowns, swimsuits or artistic talents on display, but a corporate beauty contest staged by Duke University researchers nevertheless revealed strong ties between appearance and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Attractive’ CEOs earn more


April 27th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): A CEO's appearance can qualify the executive for a paycheck higher than his less "executive looking" colleague, according to a new study.In the research, Duke University researchers revealed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sarah Palin’s Daughter Bristol Palin Establishes Public Relations Firm


January 7th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican politician Sarah Palin's daughter Bristol Palin is hitting headlines recently as the 19 year old is ready to venture into the business world- as she ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Snoop Dogg opens Wall Street trading


November 17th, 2009 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) American rapper-actor Snoop Dogg opened trading at the New York Stock Exchange Monday, as part of a global drive to encourage young people to enter the business world. The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bloomberg buys Business Week magazine


October 14th, 2009 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 14 (DPA) Financial information provider Bloomberg is to buy Business Week magazine, three months after the publication was put up for sale due to plummeting ad sales. Terms of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bloomberg L.P. to acquire BusinessWeek


October 14th, 2009 - 4:43 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- The McGraw-Hill Companies has agreed to sell its weekly newsmagazine BusinesWeek to Bloomberg L.P., the company said in a statement. The financial terms of the transaction ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ayesha Takia’s sister to enter Bollywood next year


September 14th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Bollywood actress-turned-businesswomen Ayesha Takia says her 21-year-old sister Natasha Takia is all set to enter the Hindi film industry next year. She wants her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

SMSs could hand-over iPhone control to hackers


July 30th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): Few SMS messages can make it possible for hackers to control your iPhone, according to two researchers.Security experts Charlie Miller and Collin Mulliner have found a flaw ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

MLM Opportunities


June 28th, 2009 - 10:58 pm ICT by GD
With business prospects growing with innovative methods being applied in the business world, one of the recent day terms that has popped up is MLM or Multiple Layered Marketing that has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

USIBC names Mythili Sankaran to advance ties in western US


May 5th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 5 (IANS) The US-India Business Council (USIBC) has named Mythili Sankaran, former CEO of Telecom/Web startup, Koollage, as director of its coast operations to advance US-India commercial ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Being nice helps finish first in business world


March 18th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): When it comes to making big in the business world, being honest, kind and respectful gives an individual a real competitive advantage over his/her peers, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Buffling is the new way of doing business


November 25th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): With more and more words not found in the English dictionary coming up, it was no surprise when the business world came up with the phrase buffling. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Finding people just got simpler on net


October 16th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): Managers would now be able to quickly find out which of their employee has previously worked on a project and whom to assign new responsibilities, thanks to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Mills getting private business lessons from Branson


July 28th, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): Heather Mills is taking private coaching from Virgin tycoon Sir Richard Branson, as part of her preparation for her appearance on Celebrity Apprentice in the US.Sir Paul ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Too much time on computers is affecting kids intellectual development


July 14th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): A charitable educational trust has released a report stating that children these days are losing out on neurological and intellectual development because they spend too much time ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Citi may sell HDFC stake as part of cost cuts


July 7th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Vikram Pandit, the Indian-born CEO of Citi Bank, has wielded the broom to clean up his banks' losses and the pruning may affect its forays into the Indian ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Anil Ambani and my company have come together for mutual benefit: Amitabh


June 29th, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan's AB Corp has inked a Rs.15 billion ($375 million) deal with Anil Ambani's Reliance Big Entertainment for making films and serials. ... Read more...

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