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Pre-orders for Kareena-inspired ‘Heroine’ collection


September 21st, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Bollywood continues to inspire fashion among youngsters, and if you're one among those who fancies Kareena Kapoor's outfits from "Heroine", here's your chance to grab ... Read more...

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iPhone 5 pre-orders top record 2 million in first 24 hours


September 18th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by BNO News
CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Apple received more than two million orders for its new iPhone 5 during the first 24 hours of pre-orders, exceeding the initial supply and more than double ... Read more...

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‘Recycling’ ATM gives cash for old mobile phones


September 18th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) A recycling ATM offers gadget freaks the option to trade in their discarded mobile phones for cash, rather than dumping them when they go in for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Memmoo, a phone to speak with many, to launch in Kerala


September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 15 (IANS) Britain's KloudPaD, a mobile electronics convergence brand, is ready with its non-GSM based wireless open phone memmoo network for consumers in Kerala.This was announced at the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Apple unveils slimmer, lighter iPhone 5


September 13th, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 13 (IANS) Apple's highly anticipated, next-generation iPhone is finally here. Sporting a larger 4-inch screen iPhone 5 is 18 percent thinner and 20 percent lighter than ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Laptops: Window to the world in rural schools (With images)


September 6th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Khairat (Maharashtra), Sep 6 (IANS) For Walter Bender, co-founder of the One Laptop Per Child initiative, watching 20 children display great familiarity and skills with their XO laptops at a ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Facebook CEO commits to lock his stock for 12 months


September 5th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 5 (IANS) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has no intention to sell his stock for at least 12 months, said the social network company in a regular ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Syrian opposition asks US to introduce no-fly zone


August 29th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The opposition Syrian Support Group has called on the US to immediately establish a no-fly zone over Syria.The group, which represents the rebel Free Syrian ... Read more...

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I am hopeful about Infosys Kolkata project: Narayan Murthy


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) Infosys co-founder and chairman emeritus N.R. Narayan Murthy Friday said he is hopeful of the software company's Kolkata centre taking off."I am certainly positive (about the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Steroid-packed beer contains Olympic banned substances


July 26th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘Never Mind the Anabolics’ is a beer that has been described as a limited edition beer. This beer has been banned from the Olympics because it is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

File income tax return online: It’s easier, secure


July 16th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) As the July 31 deadline for filing income tax returns looms, there is usually a huge rush among the taxpayers. To avoid the long queues ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lady Gaga launches her own social networking site ‘Little Monsters’


July 11th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lady Gaga fans can rejoice as the superstar has launched her own social networking site called ‘Little Monsters’.Little Monsters is also the name by which the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Google axes five products


July 4th, 2012 - 7:42 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 4 (IANS) Google Tuesday announced to axe five products that are not core to its business.Among the products to be axed, the most notable are iGoogle, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

A business deal made easy for young minds


June 30th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Be it a toothbrush or a toy... each has a business story behind it.The world of business is greening in years to touch kids in ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Kerala IT firm bags $12 mn funding


June 26th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 26 (IANS) Kerala-based IT firm Visual IQ, Tuesday announced that it has received $12 million in funding from Boston-based Volition Capital and San Francisco-based Fog City Capital.Visual IQ ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Myanmar refugees do not want to quit India


June 10th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Myanmar is embracing democracy after decades of military rule, but refugees from the country living in India say they have no immediate plans to return ... Read more...

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Rajat Gupta’s alleged tips were publicly known: Defence


June 9th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 9 (IANS) Lawyers of Rajat Gupta, former Indian American director of Goldman Sachs Group, have questioned the prosecution charge that he leaked secret tips to convicted hedge ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Huffington Post launches Spanish-language edition


June 8th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 8 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish-language edition of the US news web site Huffington Post made its debut Thursday in Spain and the firm is also considering launching local editions ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Myntra aims to offer 1,000 brands online


June 7th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) Myntra.com, one of the leading e-retailers in India, is planning to expand brands for online shopping to 1,000 from the current 300 by this fiscal-end, a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Apologize, doctors tell Aamir Khan


May 30th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) An umbrella body of 21 medical institutions Wednesday asked Bollywood star Aamir Khan to apologize for accusing doctors of malpractices in his TV talk show ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Social network launched for the dying


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) A social network for the dying -- called "My Last Wish" -- has been created to help dying people meet others who have similar hopes and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rajat Gupta threw away his duties: Prosecution


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 22 (IANS) Prosecutors accused Indian American Rajat Gupta with throwing away his duties as the high-profile trial of the former director at Goldman Sachs on insider trading ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Facebook CEO marries longtime girlfriend


May 20th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Mark Zuckerberg has added a new post to his timeline. He and longtime girlfriend Priscilla Chan have tied the knot.The Facebook co-founder and chief executive ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Amrapali Jewels nominated for global honour


May 11th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Amrapali Jewels, worn by Hollywood actresses like Megan Fox and Halle Berry, has been short-listed for Andrea Palladio International Jewellery Awards (APIJA), which ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

West Bengal to have four hardware hubs


May 4th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) Four hardware hubs with 60 units each will be set up in West Bengal, the government said Friday."The state already has the land for these hubs," ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Subway targets to have 1,000 outlets in India by 2015


May 1st, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Restaurant chain Subway Tuesday said it is targeting to raise the number of its outlets in India from the existing 263 to 1,000 by 2015 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Solar plane to make first cross-continent flight


April 25th, 2012 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Bern, April 25 (IANS) The world's largest solar-powered plane, Swiss-made Solar Impulse, will take its first-ever cross-continent flight in May or June.The plane, co-piloted by Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New insider trading probe may help Rajat Gupta


April 20th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 20 (IANS) In a development that could bolster the defence of former Indian American Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta, US prosecutors have started a new insider trading ... Read more...

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Israeli firm develops online health platform


April 20th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, April 20 (IANS) An Israeli company has launched a new online platform to help patients around the world share their doubts and experiences on health issues.The First Line Research ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Adi Godrej is new CII president


April 18th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Godrej Group Chairman Adi Godrej has been elected as the president of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for 2012-13.Godrej succeeds B. Muthuraman.Godrej is ... Read more...

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Facebook, Apple may be balkanising the web


April 16th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Google co-founder Sergey Brin has accused social networking website Facebook and computer giant Apple of being the biggest threat to online freedom, even as he ... Read more...

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EBS wins most valuable e-commerce company award


April 10th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 10 (IANS) EBS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Belgium-headquartered Ogone, specialists in online payment services, has been awarded India's most valuable e-commerce company of 2012.The company was given the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Two Indians among 2012 Yale World Fellows


April 4th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) Yale University has selected 16 World Fellows for 2012. Two of them are from India, bringing the total number of fellows from India to 11 since ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kutcher to play Steve Jobs


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 2 (IANS) Actor Ashton Kutcher will star as Steve Jobs in the movie "Jobs".The independent movie is being produced and financed by Five Star Institute's Mark Hulme. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Barbie to go bald


April 1st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) The popular Barbie doll is all set to get a bald makeover in support of children who lose their hair due to cancer treatment.Toymaker Mattel ... Read more...

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