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Latin American firm gains control of Dutch telecom


June 29th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 29 (IANS/EFE) Latin American wireless giant America Movil has gained effective control over KPN after increasing its stake in the Dutch telecom to 27.7 percent.This latest move ... Read more...

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Italy cruise shipwreck toll reaches 16


January 25th, 2012 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 25 (IANS) The toll in Italy's cruise ship accident Tuesday rose to 16 after a body of an elderly woman was recovered from the stricken vessel.The victim was ... Read more...

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Italian cruise ship may cause environmental disaster


January 19th, 2012 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 19 (IANS) The Italian government has expressed concern that storms may cause fuel leaks from the cruise liner which ran aground off Italy's western coast."The ship is positioned ... Read more...

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Donde wants his round-the-world trip boat to sail on


September 17th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Naval officer Dilip Donde, who last year became the first Indian to go solo round the globe, wants his feat-making sail boat to take on ... Read more...

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Himachal losing Rs.150 crore a year on power project


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is losing a revenue of over Rs.150 crore (over $32 million) annually as a hydropower project allotted to a Dutch firm by the state ... Read more...

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Maldives planning $500m floating golf course


April 29th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
A Dutch company has announced its plan to build a 500 million dollar floating golfcourse in the Maldives.Dutch Docklands, who is handling the project, claim that it will be a ... Read more...

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Himachal losing Rs.100-cr a year on delayed hydro project


April 5th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 5 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government is annually losing over Rs.100 crore in royalty as a multi-billion rupee hydropower project is caught in litigation."The delay of four and ... Read more...

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New technique could help explain why bee populations are declining


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): Ecologists from the University of Wurzburg, Germany have developed a better way of rearing bee larvae in the laboratory that could help discover why honey bee populations worldwide ... Read more...

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CWG scam: Dutch company refutes OC charges


March 15th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 15 (IANS) Infostrada Sports, the Dutch company contracted to provide media services during the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, Tuesday disputed charges of "non-performance" levelled by the ... Read more...

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CWG: Infostrada refutes allegations of non-performance


February 4th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 4 (IANS) Infostrada Sports, the Dutch company contracted by the Delhi Commonwealth Games Organising Committee to provide media services, has refuted allegations of "non-performance" while claiming that the organisers still ... Read more...

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Dhumal details loss due to delay in hydropower project


December 8th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 8 (IANS) With the delay in the commissioning of a $1,300 million hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh, there is a production loss of more than 4,000 million electric units annually, ... Read more...

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90 fall ill in Shanghai after eating lunch


November 30th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Nov 30 (IANS) Nearly 90 employees of a Dutch company in Shanghai fell ill and their lips and fingers "turned purple" after eating lunch Tuesday, officials said.Initial investigation into the incident ... Read more...

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“Pornographic” ads for men’s suit in UK shopping centre spark fury


November 19th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A firm dealing in men's suit has landed in hot water after it put up 8ft tall, sexually explicit posters in a shopping centre as part of its ... Read more...

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Software to help overcome Facebook, Twitter obsession


October 10th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Are you fed up of the virtual world taking over your real life? If yes, then help is at hand.A Dutch company has developed software which can ... Read more...

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Himachal wants to re-allot hydro-power project to Brakel


July 25th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 25 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government wants to re-allot a multi-million dollar hydropower project that is under litigation to the Netherlands-based Brakel Corp. The government filed an affidavit in the Supreme ... Read more...

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Dutch gamers break Guinness world record non-stop gaming


July 19th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by BNO News
ROTTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- Six Dutch gamers have broken the Guinness world record for non-stop gaming after they played Red Dead Redemption for 50 hours.The men began their game marathon at 12.55 ... Read more...

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Phillips to innovate healthcare, electronic products for India


May 19th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 19 (IANS) Global electronics major Phillips will develop a range of healthcare and consumer electronic products for the growing Indian market by innovating new technologies at its research and development ... Read more...

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Frozen food manufacturer expands to Henry County, GA


April 23rd, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by BNO News
ATLANTA, GEORGIA (BNO NEWS) – De Wafelbakkers, a manufacturer of frozen pancakes, waffles and French toast, will expand its operations in Henry County, Georgia, Governor Sonny Perdue announced on Thursday.De Wafelbakkers will ... Read more...

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General Motors agrees to sell Saab to Dutch company


January 27th, 2010 - 1:24 am ICT by BNO News
DETROIT (BNO NEWS) -- General Motors (GM) on Tuesday struck a binding agreement to sell Saab to Spyker Cars N.V., a small Dutch maker of high-end sports cars. The deal saves Saab ... Read more...

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Himachal penalises Dutch firm Rs.280 cr for project delay


December 5th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 5 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has imposed a penalty of Rs.280.69 crore ($60 million) on Dutch firm Brakel Corp for delaying the implementation of a multi-million dollar hydropower project ... Read more...

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Tata Corus to axe 1,700 jobs and mothball British plant


December 4th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Corus, the European arm of Tata Steel, said Friday it will cut 1,700 jobs and partially close a plant in Britain's Teesside region in the new year. The decision ... Read more...

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Himachal Pradesh to issue show-cause notice to Brakel


October 22nd, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 22 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Thursday decided to invite fresh bids for a multi-million-dollar hydropower project and decided to issue a show-cause notice to Dutch firm Brakel Corp ... Read more...

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Denmark approves gas pipeline under Baltic Sea


October 20th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Oct 20 (DPA) Denmark Tuesday granted a permit to an international consortium to bring natural gas from Russia to Germany via an underwater pipeline under the Baltic Sea. In total 137 km ... Read more...

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Himachal court cancels allotment of hydropower project to Brakel


October 7th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 7 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Wednesday cancelled the allotment of a multi-million dollar hydropower project to Dutch firm Brakel Corp on a petition filed by Reliance Infrastructure Ltd ... Read more...

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World’s first Muslim super heroes set to counter jihadist role models


August 20th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.20 (ANI): The world's first Muslim super heroes getting ready to fight for truth, justice and the Islamic way, and in the process will counter jihadist role models.According to The Times, ... Read more...

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EU approves acquisition of Dutch company by ArcelorMittal


July 8th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 8 (IANS) The European Commission announced here Wednesday that it has cleared the proposed acquisition of Dutch company Noble European Holdings B.V., a subsidiary of Noble International Ltd. of ... Read more...

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Apollo Tyres acquires Dutch tyremaker


May 18th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Indian tyremaker Apollo Tyres Monday said it has successfully concluded the acquisition of the bankrupt Dutch company, Vredestein Banden BV, for an undisclosed amount. Vredestein Banden manufactures premium ... Read more...

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Tata Steel sees domestic demand growth this fiscal


April 10th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) Despite the present global economic slowdown, the country's largest steel producer Tata Steel expects 4-5 percent growth in domestic demand in 2009-10, a top company official said here ... Read more...

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Himachal signs power project agreement with Brakel


April 9th, 2009 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 9 (IANS) Ending months of uncertainty, the Himachal Pradesh government Thursday signed a pre-implementation agreement with Holland's Brakel Corp NV to set up the 960-MW Thopan-Powari-Jangi hydropower project. ... Read more...

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India has a bright idea at climate talks


April 7th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar Bonn, April 7 (IANS) A member of the Indian delegation to the UN climate change talks here has been brandishing a light bulb in order to make a political ... Read more...

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Tata Steel hopes to save $831 mn from Corus operations


March 10th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 10 (IANS) Steel major Tata Steel is hopeful of saving 600 million pounds ($831 million) between October 2008 and March 2009 from its Corus operations, a top official said here ... Read more...

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Tata Steel expects 10-15 percent sales growth in February


February 13th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) Tata Steel expects its February sales to grow 10-15 percent as compared to last month on the back of falling steel prices. "In light of what ... Read more...

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Dutch develop Obama flower


February 5th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Feb 5 (DPA) A flower farm in Valkenburg in the southern Netherlands has developed a special chrysanthemum that it has named after the new US President Barack Obama."We expect to sell ... Read more...

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Dutch internet search engine claims to offer total privacy


February 3rd, 2009 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Feb 3 (DPA) A Dutch company says it has developed the world's first internet search engine that guarantees users' absolute privacy.Ixquick (www.ixquick.com), established in 1998, is a so-called meta-search engine, which ... Read more...

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Corus to cut 3,500 jobs in ‘body blow’ to British economy (Lead)


January 26th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Indian-owned steelmaker Corus Monday announced it was shedding 3,500 jobs in a cost-cutting move described by a union boss as dealing a “body blow” to recession-hit Britain.Up to ... Read more...

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