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Charges by former employee unfounded: Infosys


August 21st, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 21 (IANS) Investigation by IT bellwether Infosys Ltd. into the complaint filed by its former US-based employee Satya Dev Tripuraneni against it revealed that the charges were unfounded, ... Read more...

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Infosys’ whistleblower Palmer to be benched


August 21st, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 21 (IANS) Infosys Ltd's American employee Jay (Jack) Palmer, whose lawsuit against the IT bellwether was dismissed by a US court Monday, would continue in the company but ... Read more...

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`US should balance short-run, medium-term fiscal adjustment’


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) US policymakers should balance their efforts at immediate and medium-term fiscal adjustment to avoid negative impact on the fragile US economic recovery, the International Monetary Fund ... Read more...

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Google CEO’s absence causes concern


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Google CEO Larry Page was again absent from a company meeting that raised concerns about his health and how it will affect the internet giant, a ... Read more...

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Canada to open embassy in Myanmar


July 14th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, July 14 (IANS) Canada will open an embassy in Myanmar, said Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird.No date was set yet, but Baird told reporters Friday on a conference ... Read more...

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UAE reiterates support to Myanmar Muslims


July 14th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 13 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Friday reiterated its support to the Organisation of the Islamic Conference call for protecting Muslims in Myanmar.Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al ... Read more...

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US stocks gain on positive service data


June 6th, 2012 - 6:57 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 6 (IANS) US stocks gained Tuesday, with the Dow Jones industrial average snapping a four-day losing streak, as investors felt heartened after a better-than-expected service report.When the ... Read more...

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S&P; cuts India’s outlook, warns of ratings downgrade (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Ratings agency Standard & Poor's Wednesday lowered its outlook on India to negative from stable, and warned of a ratings downgrade citing deteriorating economic ... Read more...

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Scotland Yard anti-terror hotline hacked?


April 12th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Scotland Yard Thursday said it was investigating reports that calls to its anti-terrorism hotline were taped by someone not connected to the police. The incident reportedly ... Read more...

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3.2 mn Indians are third-largest growing Asian group in US


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) Asians are the fastest growing race group in the United States with Indians (3.2 million) making up the third largest Asian group after the Chinese (four ... Read more...

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New iPad sales top 3 mn: Apple


March 20th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, March 20 (IANS) Apple announced Monday that three million new iPads have been sold since the product's launch last Friday."The new iPad is a blockbuster with three million ... Read more...

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China’s Baidu posts $326 million profit in Q4


February 18th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) China's largest search engine site Baidu's profits surged by 77 percent to 2.05 billion yuan ($326.3 million) in the fourth quarter of last year.Baidu, which has ... Read more...

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R-Com confirms broadband talks with Reliance Industries


November 14th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Reliance Communications confirmed talks Monday to lease out its telecom infrastructure to Reliance Industries which plans to offer broadband services in the country from mid-2012."If ... Read more...

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US sees India, China in constructive role in Afghanistan


November 1st, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) As the United States begins to draw down from Afghanistan, it expects both India and China to play constructive roles in the region, according to ... Read more...

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Foreign investment in US rose 49 percent in 2010


June 21st, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 21 (IANS/EFE) The US is the No. 1 destination for foreign direct investment, with close to $228.5 billion received in 2010, up 49 percent over the previous ... Read more...

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Chrysler repays $7.6 bn to US, Canada


May 25th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS/EFE) Chrysler Group LLC said Tuesday that it has completed repayment of $7.6 billion in loans from the US and Canadian governments.Washington, Ottawa and the Ontario provincial ... Read more...

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Obama called Bush, Clinton before releasing statement on Osama’s death


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): US President Barack Obama called his predecessors George W. Bush and Bill Clinton on Sunday before announcing to the world that Al Qaeda Osama bin Laden had ... Read more...

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BlackBerry lowers profit outlook, stock sinks


April 29th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 29 (IANS) BlackBerry stock sank Thursday as slow sales of its smart phones forced device maker Research In Motion (RIM) to slash its quarterly profit outlook.Issuing a revised ... Read more...

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Verizon, AT&T; crucial to BlackBerry tablet sales


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 22 (IANS) The BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM), which is pinning hopes on its PlayBook tablet to be a game-changer for the Canadian wireless giant, is banking ... Read more...

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US employee alleges large-scale visa fraud at Infosys


February 26th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) An American employee of Infosys has filed a case against the Indian company accusing it of systematic visa and tax fraud to increase profits.In his 13-page ... Read more...

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No violation on Swan Telecom holding, license: RCOM


February 13th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) Reliance Communications categorically reiterated Sunday it had violated no norms, as its own and the group's equity holding in Swan Telecom, now under probe in the 2G ... Read more...

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Keith Olbermann Reportedly Joining Current TV


February 8th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the most popular and celebrated television host, Keith Olbermann is reportedly planning to join current TV. He left the widely watched MSNBC show, "Countdown ... Read more...

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Terrorism inside Pakistan a high US priority


December 16th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) Addressing terrorism that exists inside Pakistan remains a high priority for Washington, a senior US official has said asserting that its pressure on a key ... Read more...

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Review to decide pace of US pullout from Afghanistan


November 10th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) A White House review of the Afghan war will help President Barack Obama decide the "path" and "pace" of the US drawdown of troops and ... Read more...

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Reliance launches SMS based mobile conferencing (Lead)


October 26th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Telecom service provider Reliance Communications Tuesday announced the launch of its SMS based mobile conferencing service, an extention of its Group Talk facility.The service will enable Reliance mobile ... Read more...

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Obama actively monitoring al-Qaeda’s Mumbai-style terror attack plot on Europe


October 4th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 4 (ANI): US President Barack Obama had reportedly met the national security team on Friday to discuss the security concerns related to the Mumbai-style terror attack plot by the ... Read more...

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Mark Zuckerberg says donation has nothing to do with biopic’s release


September 25th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 25 (ANI): Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has slammed reports that his 100-million-dollar donation to schools was just a trick to clean his image on the same day as the ... Read more...

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Emma Watson slams ‘Twilight’ series for ’selling sex’


September 4th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 4 (ANI): 'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson has apparently slammed the popular 'Twilight' series for selling sex.The 22-year-old actress, who reprises her role as Hermione in the upcoming ... Read more...

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Katy Perry, Russell Brand ‘having relationship counselling before wedding’


August 18th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 18 (ANI): Loved-up couple Katy Perry and Russell Brand are having relationship counselling just weeks before they're due to tie the knot.Katy is worried their hectic work schedules could ... Read more...

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Daniel F. Akerson To Succeed GM CEO Ed Whitacre


August 13th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Detroit, Aug 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what has come as a major surprise, Ed Whitacre has revealed that he would be stepping down as the chief executive officer of the ... Read more...

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‘Racy’ movie star settles sex harassment case with ousted HP chief


August 9th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 9 (ANI): Jodie Fisher, the woman who accused HP chief Mark Hurd of sexual harassment, said that the two have resolved the claim privately and without litigation.Fisher has worked as ... Read more...

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Jubilant FoodWorks plans to enter SriLanka, Bangladesh


July 30th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Jubilant FoodWorks, which operates Pizza delivery major Domino's in India, Friday reported a net profit of Rs.15.3 for the quarter ended June 30, and said it is ... Read more...

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“Breakthrough With Tony Robbins” All Set To Premiere on NBC


July 24th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Motivational speaker and self-help author Tony Robbins is known to have touched the lives of millions across the world in a bid to help them fight ... Read more...

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Chicago Blackhawks Trades Kris Versteeg To Toronto Maple Leafs


July 1st, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kris Versteeg, the much acclaimed ice hockey winger was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs by the Chicago Blackhawks as part of a five player deal. ... Read more...

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BP calls for changes in oil exploration methods


June 4th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (DPA) BP called for a change in oil exploration methods and said the besieged company would be at the movement's forefront during a conference call Friday with worried investors. BP's ... Read more...

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