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Microsoft to extend scheme for ex-soldiers


August 8th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) Microsoft India is planning to extend to other states its flagship programme now on in Delhi to enhance the employability of retired army personnel.Disclosing this here, ... Read more...

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BGR Energy confident of bagging new orders


August 4th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) City based engineering-procurement-construction (EPC) company, BGR Energy Systems Ltd., targeting a revenue of Rs.3,750 crore this fiscal, is confident of beefing up its order book position ... Read more...

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Jharkhand considering MoU renewal for ArcelorMittal steel plant


August 1st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 1 (IANS) Jharkhand is considering a request by steel major ArcelorMittal for renewal of its MoU to set up a 12 million tonne greenfield steel plant in ... Read more...

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Maruti not shifting from Haryana, Bhargava assures Hooda


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 23 (IANS) Despite the latest violence which left one senior official dead and nearly 100 injured, public sector automobile giant Maruti has no plans to shift its base ... Read more...

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Birla Corp. mulling cement plant in Ethiopia


June 28th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) Birla Corporation, a flagship company of the M.P. Birla Group, is mulling setting up its first overseas cement plant in Ethiopia, a top company official said ... Read more...

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Coca Cola to to invest $5 billion in India by 2020


June 26th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Coca Cola, the world's largest beverage firm, plans to invest $5 billion in India over the next eight years on expanding its bottling and other ... Read more...

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Bhattacharyya resigns as Haldia Petrochemicals MD


June 19th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Partha Bhattacharyya Tuesday resigned as managing director of cash-strapped Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL), paving the way for appointment of a West Bengal government nominee for the ... Read more...

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Coal India’s Q4 profit dips 5 percent


May 28th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Maharatna public sector coal mining giant Coal India Ltd's (CIL) 2011-12 Q4 fiscal net profit dipped by 5 percent to Rs.4,013 crore due to wage revisions ... Read more...

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BOC India’s three plants in advanced stages of commissioning


May 17th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Industrial gas manufacturer BOC India, a member of the Germany-based the Linde Group, Thursday said its three plants at Jamshedpur, Taloja and Rourkela are in the ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka metro to link airport, Colombo (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 21 (IANS) A private company Wednesday said it has kicked off Sri Lanka's first metro rail project that will link the country's only international airport and capital Colombo.The ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s first metro railway project kicks off


March 21st, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 21 (IANS) A private company said Wednesday that it has kicked off Sri Lanka's first metro railway project that is estimated to cost $600 million. Airport Express Air ... Read more...

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Cobra Beer to invest four million pounds in advertising


February 29th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) In a bid to become a global leader in the beer industry, Cobra Beer would invest up to four million pounds (Rs.31.26 crore) in television, ... Read more...

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Shree Vijay setting up aqua feed plant in Andhra


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 22 (IANS) South India's aqua feed major Shree Vijay Aqua Feeds Ltd. is setting up a Rs.80-crore automated plant with Chinese machinery at a coastal village in Andhra ... Read more...

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Sahara’s withdrawal fresh crisis for beleaguered cricket, BCCI


February 4th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 4 (IANS) Facing tough times following the Indian team's dismal performance, poor crowd response in home internationals, and challenge from Formula 1 racing, the Indian cricket board Saturday ... Read more...

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Regency Ceramics to revive damaged plant in Yanam


January 31st, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 31 (IANS) Regency Ceramics plans to re-open in the next few months its factory in Yanam, which sustained massive damage in labour unrest last week, but is waiting ... Read more...

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BEML targeting African, Southeast Asian markets


January 30th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) Leading construction and mining equipment makers BEML is targeting foreign markets like Africa for supplying earthmoving equipment and also foraying into aerospace, a company official said ... Read more...

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Balmer Lawrie, Chinese firm tie up for construction chemicals


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) State-run Balmer Lawrie and Co Ltd has tied up with a China-based company to foray into the construction chemical business on a large scale for the ... Read more...

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Tata Motors Global CEO steps down


September 9th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Carl-Peter Forster has stepped down as the Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD) of Tata Motors with immediate effect, the company announced Friday.According ... Read more...

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Tibetan tea museum to open in Lhasa


September 2nd, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lhasa, Sep 2 (IANS) A Tibetan tea museum will open by 2013 in Lhasa to promote the rich Tibetan tea culture that dates back 1,300 years.The China Tibetan tea union ... Read more...

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Britannia to foray into diabetic-friendly products


August 6th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FCMG) major Britannia Saturday said it would venture into diabetic-friendly products and set up several greenfield bakery factories including in Bihar, Orissa ... Read more...

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Berger Paints to infuse Rs.100 crore to hike production


August 2nd, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) Aiming to double its installed capacity in the next two fiscals, Berger Paints plans to pump in Rs.100 crore in 2011-12 to ramp up production, a ... Read more...

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Coal India’s net profit up by 12.94 pc in FY11


May 25th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Coal India Limited (CIL), a Maharatna public sector undertaking, Wednesday announced that it has posted a profit after tax (PAT) of Rs.10,867.32 crore last fiscal compared ... Read more...

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United India targets Rs.8,000 crore premium income


May 3rd, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 3 (IANS) Government-owned non-life insurer United India Insurance Company Ltd. is targeting gross premium of around Rs.8,000 crore for the current fiscal, up from Rs.6,376.66 crore the company ... Read more...

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Trainer aircraft crashes, two pilots eject safely (Lead)


April 29th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Chennai/Bangalore, April 28 (IANS) Two test pilots of a trainer aircraft belonging to Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) ejected to safety minutes before the plane crashed near a forest in Krishnagiri ... Read more...

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Wipro investing heavily for next growth wave: Premji


April 27th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 27 (IANS) Indian IT bellwether Wipro Ltd is investing heavily in emerging verticals such as analytics, mobility and cloud computing for the next wave of customers' spend, company ... Read more...

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Goodricke seeks partners for iced tea retail


April 12th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Goodricke Group Ltd is looking for partners to enter the retail market for iced tea, a top executive of the company said Tuesday.The company is already ... Read more...

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Oberoi Group denies reports on P.R.S Oberoi’s successor


April 12th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Oberoi Group Tuesday denied recent media reports that the company chairman P.R.S Oberoi had chosen his son Vikram as his successor to head the ... Read more...

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Work suspended at Dunlop factory in Bengal


April 4th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) Tyre-maker Dunlop's factory in Sahagunj area of West Bengal's Hooghly district is facing a turmoil after the management put up a suspension of work notice, ... Read more...

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Malabar Cements chief drove whistle blower to suicide: CBI


March 21st, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 21 (IANS) Less than two months after a former official of Kerala government-owned Malabar Cements and his two sons were found hanging in their home, the CBI Monday ... Read more...

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Were Kerala whistleblower, two sons murdered?


January 27th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Palakkad (Kerala), Jan 27 (IANS) Three days after a former official of Malabar Cements and his two sons were found hanging in their home, the initial theory of suicide was giving way ... Read more...

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Vinod Dasari to be in Ashok Leyland’s driver seat


January 22nd, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Commercial vehicles manufacturer Ashok Leyland Saturday announced top level changes, elevating Vinod K. Dasari as managing director (designate) with immediate effect. He would assume full responsibility from April ... Read more...

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NALCO bags energy conservation award


December 14th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 14 (IANS) State-owned National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) bagged a top prize for efficient utilisation and conservation of energy, the company said Tuesday.The company bagged the first prize at the ... Read more...

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Work on Infosys’ Rajarhat centre to start in six months


December 6th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) IT giant Infosys will start construction work on its proposed development centre in Rajarhat outside Kolkata in six months, company chairman Kris Gopalakrishnan said here Monday."We will start ... Read more...

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Birla Corporation posts Rs.68.97 crore Q2 net profit


October 26th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) Birla Corporation Limited, the flagship company of the M.P. Birla Group, posted profit (after tax) of Rs.68.97 crore in the second quarter of financial year 2010-11, against Rs.152.05 ... Read more...

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Satyam scam: Court dismisses discharge plea of nine accused


October 25th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) A local court Monday dismissed discharge petitions of nine accused in the multi-crore rupee accounting scam in Satyam Computer Services.The discharge petitions filed by all the accused, ... Read more...

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