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SriLankan Airlines to join global airline alliance


June 11th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) Global airline alliance 'Oneworld' Monday said the Colombo-based SriLankan Airlines would join its ranks towards the end of 2012.Nordic carrier Finnair, which is part of 'Oneworld' ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

BEL net dips 16 percent in 2011-12


April 24th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 24 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) Tuesday reported provisional net profit of Rs.725 crore during fiscal 2011-12, posting 16 percent lower growth over the last ... Read more...

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K. Venkataramanan new managing director of L&T;


March 9th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Infrastructure giant Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Friday said it has appointed K. Venkataramanan as its chief executive and managing director while A.M. Naik would continue ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Poorer people more compassionate


December 21st, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) Poorer people are more attuned to suffering and more compassionate than their richer counterparts, says a study. "It's not that the upper classes are coldhearted," ... Read more...

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Lenovo pips Dell to become world’s second largest PC maker


October 13th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Oct 13 (IANS) Computer and electronic device maker Lenovo, listed in both Hong Kong and New York, has replaced Dell to become the world's second largest personal computer ... Read more...

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Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor may cost $100 bn


December 1st, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The proposed Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor is likely to cost nearly $100 billion, a significant portion of which will come through public-private partnership, Minister of State for Commerce ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian, Chinese talents making it tough for US: Obama


September 17th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) US President Barack Obama says that with India and China catching up fast with "some very talented people" and a hunger for growth, America faces ... Read more...

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Six-time Olympian and family duos in Canada’s shooting squad


September 17th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Sep 17 (IANS) Six-time Olympian and triple Commonwealth Games medallist Susan Nattrass will lead Canada's shooting squad for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. The Shooting Federation of Canada announced the squad, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Govt. committed to give ‘Public Sector Enterprises’ flexibility: Mukherjee


September 14th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said that the Central Government is committed to give 'Public Sector Enterprises' the necessary flexibility and autonomy to operate effectively in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Adebayor told to “remain professional” by Manchester City


August 28th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 28(ANI): Manchester City football administrator, Brian Marwood, has told 'disgruntled' striker Emmanuel Adebayor that he is contracted to the club, and must stay and fight for his place.Adebayor, signed ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tiger Woods thanks Masters fans for support


April 24th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 24 (ANI): Tiger Woods has thanked his followers for cheering him on during his return to golf at The Masters.The New York Daily News reports, in a posting ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Transporters threaten strike from April 5


March 17th, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) More than 70 lakh goods-carrying vehicles are likely to be off the roads across the country as the All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) - India's largest ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Winds Of Change


February 22nd, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by admin
By Shobha Shukla – CNS (CNS): ‘The old order changes, yielding place to new; and God fulfills Himself in many ways’. As a national daily has rightly pointed out, the great churning process ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

CCEA approves reservation package for ITI


December 24th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI) : The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Thursday approved the proposal of Department of Telecommunications regarding continuation of reservation quota for Indian telecom Industry (ITI) ... Read more...

Posted in National |

US-trained software engineer imparts computer skills to poor kids


November 12th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Devra (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 12 (ANI): A US trained software engineer is educating poor children at a Dalit school here by giving computer lessons to them.Karan Shishir, a US university graduate, teaches ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Indian enterprises face data loss risk: Study


November 5th, 2009 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Nov 5 (IANS) Increasing use of IT infrastructure by Indian enterprises to enhance productivity and expand operations in a competitive environment has led to growing security risks such as ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Abu Dhabi’s GDP grew 30 percent in 2008


November 4th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 4 (IANS) Despite the global financial crisis and a sharp rise in commodity prices, Abu Dhabi's gross domestic product (GDP) rose from 17.2 percent in 2007 to 30 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now Rakhi Sawant is nautanki Shanno


August 29th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Can you guess of whom we are talking about? Well its non other than controversial queen Rakhi Sawant. The actress is essaying a good role in the up coming flick Dil ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Exports to revive by year-end: FICCI


August 16th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Though signs of an economic turnaround were starting to appear, a complete recovery for India's crisis-stricken exports sector would happen only by the year-end, according to an ... Read more...

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Economic Survey calls for new investment environment


July 2nd, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) After the high growth cycle that followed the economic reforms of 1990s, India should now bring in sweeping changes in its investment climate for the next stage ... 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...

Posted in Business |

Oz quick bowlers to pick up pace for the Ashes


June 11th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Leicester (UK), June 11 (ANI): Australia's fast bowlers will embark on an intensive Ashes preparation program after their early exit from the World Twenty20 championships."I feel we have enough cricket time, remembering ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

The Amazing Race 14 winners are Tammy Jih and Victor Jih


May 11th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
The Amazing Race 14 winners are Tammy Jih and Victor Jih.Tammy Jih and Victor Jih win Amazing Race 14 inspite of poor teamwork at times. Their victory is in large part due ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mukherjee calls for comprehensive strategy to deal with terrorism


February 12th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee today called for comprehensive strategy to effectively deal with the menace of terrorism. Inaugurating a conference on security governance and global economic ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Government assures BSNL unions on the IPO issue


August 7th, 2008 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 7 (ANI): The Government today asked the state owned telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and its employees unions to carry forward healthy discussions on the BSNL ... Read more...

Posted in National |

40 British students to soak in Indian business experience


July 24th, 2008 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) As many as 40 British students will spend six weeks in India with leading companies to have a closer understanding of the business environment and culture of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Time Warner to spin off cable TV busines


May 22nd, 2008 - 12:14 am ICT by admin
DPA New York, May 21 (DPA) Time Warner, the world's largest media company, is to spin off its lucrative Time Warner Cable unit in a $10.9-billion deal. As part of the separation, Time Warner ... Read more...

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Cooperative learning leads to better scores, friendships among kids


March 28th, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Children studying in a cooperative learning environment are more likely to achieve higher grades and have better social interactions, says a new study.An analysis of 80 ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘India offers huge potential to take Six Sigma advantage’


March 20th, 2008 - 12:22 pm ICT by admin
By Nayanima Basu New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) India is definitely booming but in order to sustain the competitive edge globally, its industry needs to effectively implement Six Sigma-based quality measures across all ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Coach Nielsen approves release of Oz players for IPL


March 13th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Mar.13 (ANI): Australian cricket team coach Tim Nielsen has given cautious approval for Test players to be released for a handful of Indian Premier League (IPL) games before the West ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Global meet on intellectual property in Mumbai


February 24th, 2008 - 4:55 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) The second two-day Annual Global Forum on Innovation, Creativity and Intellectual Property will be held in Mumbai Feb 26-27. The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in collaboration with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New GSM players will not last more than three years: Mittal


February 13th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by admin
Barcelona (Spain), Feb.13 (ANI): Confederation of Indian Industry President and Bharti Group Chairman and CEO, Sunil Mittal, today predicted that new players entering the telecom sector would not last more than three ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kamal Nath wants entrepreneurs to focus on brand building


December 18th, 2007 - 7:34 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 18 (ANI): Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Kamal Nath today called on the entrepreneurs in the sports goods export industry to focus on brand building, as this is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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