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Former Russian spies wanted kids to become same: WSJ


July 27th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS) A ring of Russian sleeper spies -- which included glamorous redhead Anna Chapman -- that was broken up in the US in 2010 intended to turn ... Read more...

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CBI files graft case against BEML chairman, consultant (Lead)


April 19th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The CBI Thursday registered a graft case against state-run Bharat Earth Movers Ltd. (BEML) chairman and managing director V.R.S. Natarajan and searched his office and ... Read more...

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Chinese love Swiss watches


February 5th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 5 (IANS) People in China appear to have developed a special craving for Swiss watches, to go by their record sales.Hong Kong, the No. 1 market for Swiss ... Read more...

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Google, O-Zone tie up to provide free Wi-Fi access


January 12th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Google and public Wi-Fi provider O-Zone Networks have tied up to provide free Wi-Fi access to customers at select locations.As part of the deal, all ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Summit to ease growth of Kerala IT/ITES industry


January 10th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 10 (IANS) The India IT Summit of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) beginning here Jan 19 is expected to facilitate the growth of IT and IT-enabled ... Read more...

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Countries may go slow on tax incentives for culture: E&Y;


November 17th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Countries across the world will find it difficult to give tax incentives, exemptions to various cultural projects given the strained finances some of them have ... Read more...

Posted in World |

WSJ Europe faces new probe


October 15th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Dow Jones & Co. has faced fresh probe over an alleged deal to boost the circulation numbers of The Wall Street Journal Europe, a media report ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Biden’s brother in white powder from India scare


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 3 (IANS) The younger brother of US Vice President Joe Biden was hospitalised overnight after he opened a package from India containing a white powder that was initially ... Read more...

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Biden’s brother hospitalized after anthrax mail scare


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 3 (IANS) Francis Biden, the younger brother of US Vice President Joe Biden, was hospitalised after he opened a package from India containing a white powder that was ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Do business travellers work on train journeys?


September 29th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) Bosses may think their executives do office work while undertaking official train journeys, but in reality they are either 'people watching', reading, or surfing internet, says ... Read more...

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NRI IT professionals move back to India


July 30th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) With declining wages abroad, an increasing number of non-resident Indian IT professionals are moving back to their home country, says a survey.IT and IT-enabled firms ... Read more...

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Insurers to face challenges, but sector to grow: Survey


June 8th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 8 (IANS) Low productivity of individual agents, a high policy lapse rate and lack of experienced personnel are among the challenges that private life insurers in India will ... Read more...

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India’s domestic banking sector to be world’s third largest by 2050


June 6th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) The Indian domestic banking industry will become the third largest in the world by 2050 after China and the US, according to a survey released by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US consulting firm appoints two Indian partners


April 12th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) US-based management consulting firm Strategic Decisions Group has appointed two Indians as global partners.Aashish Mehra, who was in Strategic Decisions Group's life sciences practice division, ... Read more...

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Food inflation eases further


April 7th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) India's food inflation declined marginally to 9.18 percent for the week ended March 26 as the prices of vegetables and other food items like meat, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Secret tapes show Rajaratnam traded on tips from Goldman source


March 31st, 2011 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 31 (IANS) Hedge fund tycoon Raj Rajaratnam told a colleague in secretly taped telephone conversations that he would trade on a tip by a source on the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

1 in 5 young professionals wants to work with Google


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 23 (ANI): Google ranks number one on list of ideal employers, according to a survey released by consulting firm Universum.Nearly 25 per cent of survey respondents picked Google ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian-American executive sold tips to Rajaratnam for $1.75 million


March 11th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 11 (IANS) Anil Kumar, a former Indian American partner of consulting firm McKinsey & Co has testified to leaking secrets about his clients to billionaire hedge fund ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Restaurant may be fined $197,000 for violating smoking ban


February 9th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Malaga (Spain), Feb 9 (IANS/EFE) Authorities Tuesday proposed imposing a fine of 145,000 euros ($197,200) on a restaurant for refusing to comply with the law that bans smoking in non-open-air public establishments ... Read more...

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India not a favourite investment for Britain’s small businesses


January 17th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Small businesses and entrepreneurs in Britain are hesitant about expanding to emerging markets like India and would rather look at investing in more developed markets like the ... Read more...

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O.J. Simpson’s ex lawyer claims he can prove his innocence


January 10th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan.10 (ANI): Former American football star O.J. Simpson's former lawyer says that he can prove his innocence.In a 46-page document posted on the website of his consulting firm, F. Lee ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bolivia plans $1.73 bn in energy investments in 2011


December 27th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, Dec 27 (IANS/EFE) Bolivia plans to invest $1.73 billion in the energy industry in 2011, focusing on gas to ensure adequate production to supply Argentina and Brazil, as well as ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Employees prefer sex to LinkedIn to get ahead at work: Study


October 17th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): A new US poll has suggested that employees prefer using sex to get ahead at work than connecting to a boss on the business networking website LinkedIn.Adecco ... Read more...

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Prism Informatics to buy 51 percent stake in a Saudi firm


September 6th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Prism Informatics, a software development and IT consulting firm, said Monday it would buy 51 percent stake in a unit of Saudi Arabia-based Al Suwaidi Holding Company. Prism ... Read more...

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How to ‘do the needful’ in India with ‘tashan’


August 13th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York, Aug 13 (IANS) For Western business travellers flummoxed by words like "chalaan" (fine or tax), "tashan" (style), and "ishq" (romance) on a trip to India, help is on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Vuvuzela - the sound of celebration coming to India soon


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Sandeep DattaNew Delhi, Aug.2 (ANI): If you have been a football lover, it is unlikely you would have missed noticing Vuvuzela.Hate it or love it, this ear-splitting apparatus will be ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Ruia Group to bid for SsangYong Motor by Aug 10


July 21st, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) City-based Ruia Group will make a bid to acquire the South Korean SsangYong Motor by Aug 10, a spokesperson for the Group told IANS Wednesday. SsangYong Motor has been ... Read more...

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McNeil Recall Of Tylenol After Reported Side Effects Leads To FDA Probe


May 26th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington, May 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After McNeil, a division of the Johnson and Johnson, recalled around 50 over the counter medicines for children which include drugs like Tylenol, Motrin along ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Consolidation after 3G auction signals some clear winners: Analysts


May 19th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Analysts welcomed the transparency with which India concluded the auction for third generation (3G) telecom airwaves, but their worries now have shifted to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pilot projects in social sector inefficient, say experts


April 19th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Pilot projects which the government often resorts to in order to test the efficacy of what can become a potentially big scheme, hardly serves any purpose and ... Read more...

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US minted more millionaires in 2009


March 10th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) America's millionaires are on the rise again after their ranks thinned out during the 2008 market meltdown, according to a new survey. US households worth $1 million or more ... Read more...

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Accenture Not Willing To Renew Ties With Tiger Woods


February 25th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is quite evident that World's No. 1 golfer Tiger Woods is slowly trying to make a comeback after staying elusive to the world for a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Auto component companies lost $400 million due to slowdown


February 10th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The financial crisis which crippled the sales streams of car manufacturers also dealt a heavy blow to component suppliers of the industry who took a hit of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tag Heuer thinking of cutting Tiger Woods sponsorship deal


December 15th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 15(ANI): Scandal-hit American golfing superstar Tiger Woods is reportedly on the verge of losing his sponsorship deal with Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer, raising the prospect that it could ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Accenture ends scandal-hit Tiger Woods sponsorship deal


December 14th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
London, December 14 (ANI): Scandal-hit golfing superstar Tiger Woods has lost his sponsorship deal with Accenture.The consulting firm ended the deal saying the golfer, accused of cheating on his wife with ... Read more...

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