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Gogoi urges PM to implement FDI in retail sector


June 7th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 7 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has urged Prime Minister Manmogan Singh to implement the decision to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail."I have urged ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CEAT reports Rs. 41.5 cr net profit in Q4


May 9th, 2012 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) The leading tyre manufacturer, CEAT, an RPG Group company, has announced clocking a net profit of Rs. 41.5 crore for the quarter which ended March 31, ... Read more...

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Vedanta merges units to create India’s largest resources firm (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Anil Agarwal-promoted Vedanta Resources Saturday said it will merge its Indian subsidiaries into a single unit this year to create India's largest natural resources firm with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jairam criticises Kalam’s PURA, launches his own version


February 24th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thalikulam (Kerala), Feb 24 (IANS) Slamming former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's concept of PURA (Providing Urban Amenities in Rural Areas) as a failure, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday launched ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sikorsky delivers passenger chopper to Maharashtra (With images)


December 29th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) US aircraft major Sikorsky Friday delivered a mid-sized commercial utility aircraft to the Maharashtra government for transporting senior state leaders and bureaucrats."The helicopter's versatility, reliability, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Farmer association supports FDI in retail


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The government has started consultations with various stakeholders, including associations of farmers and industry bodies, to garner support for allowing foreign investment in the retail ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Vivimed Labs acquire Uquifa for $55 million


December 1st, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Hyderabad-based Vivimed Labs Ltd Thursday announced the acquisition of Uquifa, a 75-year-old manufacturer of pharma APIs and intermediates with operations in Spain and Mexico, for $55 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chipmaker AMD to cut workforce


November 4th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Nov 4 (IANS) Computer chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) said it plans to cut its global workforce by about 10 percent in a move to reduce operational ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Defence PSUs need to increase efficiency: Minister


October 25th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) Pointing out that private shipyards have secured substantial orders in recent times, Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju Tuesday said defence public sector units ... Read more...

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UK Air Force buys 14 new Chinook choppers worth $1.64 billion for Afghan mission


August 22nd, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by BNO News
ODIHAM, UNITED KINGDOM (BNO NEWS) -- British Defense Secretary Liam Fox on Monday announced that the Royal Air Force (RAF) has agreed to buy more than a dozen new Chinook helicopters worth ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Chinese power plant equipment inferior to BHEL’s: Minister


August 11th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 11 (IANS) Chinese power plants equipment is of inferior quality as compared to that supplied by Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), parliament was told Thursday."Power plants set ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Microland gets $55-mn deal from British firm again


August 10th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) Microland Ltd renewed a multi-year deal valued at $55 million (Rs.249 crore) with British service firm Serco Plc for providing remote IT infrastructure management services, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bharti Airtel in deal with IBM for IT solutions to African employees


July 12th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Telecom giant Bharti Airtel Tuesday said it has signed a 10- year agreement with IBM to provide IT solutions to its employees across 16 African ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Randstad to focus on pharma, IT


April 29th, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) The Netherlands based human resource services company Euro 14.2 billion revenue Randstad is betting big on large banking financial services and insurance (BFSI), information technology (IT) ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Govt. committed to bring fair merger, acquisition regime for economic growth: Deora


April 21st, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Union Minister of Corporate Affairs Murli Deora on Thursday said that the Competition Commission of India (CCI) will soon finalise regulation on mergers and acquisitions that may ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Common metal could efficiently produce fuel from sunlight


January 20th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study has found that a common metal found in self-cleaning ovens could efficiently convert sunlight into fuel.Sossina Haile, at the California Institute of Technology, found that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

What makes one city better than another?


November 11th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A research team has concluded that in terms of size, New York is just an average city rather than an exceptional one. However, San Francisco is exceptional. Its ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dabur Q2 net profit rises 15.3 percent (Lead)


October 27th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) India's fast moving consumer goods major Dabur India Wednesday reported a 15.3 percent rise in net profit at Rs.160.35 crore for the quarter ended Sep 30 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bharti Airtel to launch 3G by year-end


October 25th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Telecom giant Bharti Airtel Monday said it will launch by the end of 2010 its third generation (3G) services in all the 13 circles the operator has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Infosys back office wins Asia award for branding


September 9th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 9 (IANS) The business process outsourcing (BPO) subsidiary of Infosys Technologies won the CMO (chief marketing officer) Asia award 2010 for excellence in branding and marketing, the IT bellwether said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chlorine Resistant Swimwear By Hyosung


September 7th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hyosung will soon be launching its new product for the swimwear collections called "Creora Highclo'. This is going to be a brand new and identified spandex ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

British cops to chase thieves by bus to cut costs


August 12th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Some police officers in a British country will have to use public transport or resort to walking and cycling while chasing thieves as part of measures to save ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bharti Airtel to acquire Telecom Seychelles for $62 million


August 11th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) India's Bharti Airtel Wednesday said it will acquire 100 percent stake in the Telecom Seychelles for $62 million to expand its business in Africa. "Telecom Seychelles has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

15,000 justice department staff may lose jobs in Britain


August 11th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) At least 15,000 staff of Britain's justice department may lose their jobs as the government has planned to reduce its budget from October this year as part of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

President Obama expressed his support to Secretary Gates budget debate


May 29th, 2010 - 5:35 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama expressed his support for Defense Secretary Robert Gates current effort to reform the Department of Defense, the White House announced on Friday.Obama said that ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US chamber plugs for technology partnership with India


April 13th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The US Chamber of Commerce Tuesday pitched for greater US-India partnership in technology innovation, infrastructure development and production of cleaner energy. "Let's collaborate on innovation. Let's partner on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Iowa Governor Culver signs government reorganization bill


March 11th, 2010 - 4:19 am ICT by BNO News
DES MOINES, IOWA (BNO NEWS) – Iowa Governor Chet Culver signed on Wednesday Senate File 2088, a state government reorganization bill that will save about $125 million from Iowa taxpayers, the Governor’s ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

British delegation to meet Indian railway board officials


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) British businessmen are looking for opportunities in the Indian railway sector, members of a delegation said here Tuesday. The delegates will meet railway board officials in New Delhi ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Humans use heel first footfall pattern because it’s efficient for walking


February 13th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that human beings use the seemingly inefficient heel first footfall pattern because it is efficient for walking.The research was done by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Humans rely on heel first pattern for walking


February 12th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) When it comes to long distance running, humans are some of the best adapted for clocking up miles, even if inefficiently. Scientists have now tried to understand why ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Urbanisation, global trade stripping forest cover


February 10th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) The growth of cities and global trade has led to extensive tropical deforestation, according to a new study. Ruth DeFries, professor at the Earth Institute's Centre for Environmental ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Monster to acquire Yahoo’s HotJobs


February 4th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO News) – Monster Worldwide, Inc. will acquire the assets of Yahoo! HotJobs, which is an online recruitment website, for $225 million in cash, Yahoo! said Wednesday.As part of the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

First-of-its-kind microscope to lead to better solar cells


January 2nd, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 2 (ANI): A team of scientists from the South Dakota State University (SDSU) are all set to build a first-of-its-kind microscope that could ultimately help in the development of better ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Physician’s bedside exam ‘more effective than CT scan’


December 19th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 19 (ANI): A simple exam by an efficient physician can often be more effective than a high-tech CT scan, a new study claims.A Loyola University Health System study has found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India could be Africa’s rail partner: World Bank


December 7th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Indian Railways, one of the world's largest rail networks, could be expanded to develop transport infrastructure in Africa and other developing regions under an ambitious World Bank plan, ... Read more...

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