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(Vodafone willing to discuss tax demand (Lead, superseding previous story)


September 21st, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Britain-based telecom service provider Vodafone Thursday said it was willing to discuss a tax demand of Rs.11,000 crore but remained non-commital on paying a lesser ... Read more...

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Justice Altamas Kabir to be next Chief Justice of India


September 13th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Justice Altamas Kabir will be the new Chief Justice of India and will assume charge Sep 29, said official sources Thursday.Incumbent Chief Justice S.H. Kapadia ... Read more...

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Chola MS targets Rs.2,500 crore premium by 2014-15


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) City-based Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company (Chola MS) is targeting a premium of Rs.2,500 crore by fiscal 2014-15, a top company official said Monday.To achieve this, ... Read more...

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Villagers demand toll tax waiver at Yamuna Expressway


August 16th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 16 (IANS) Hundreds of farmers supported by the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) activists staged a sit-in at the Greater Noida-Agra Yamuna Expressway Thursday and blocked traffic, demanding a ... Read more...

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Rossell to open three quick service outlets in Delhi


August 10th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) City-based Rossell India is foraying into Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) business, launching three outlets in Delhi by this September, a top company executive said Friday.The company's ... Read more...

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Dhunseri to commission Egypt plant next year


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) City-based Dhunseri Petrochem & Tea Ltd. (DPTL) is hoping to triple its turnover to Rs.60 billion in fiscal 2013-14 with the commissioning of its Egyptian plastic ... Read more...

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Dubai customs attends Google meet in US


July 29th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 28, 2012 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Customs has called on the international community to strengthen cooperation through information exchange on illicit networks.It has said such a step can help curb ... Read more...

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India Inc condemns Maruti Suzuki fire incident


July 20th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) India Inc Friday condemned the violence perpetrated allegedly by Maruti Suzuki workers in the car maker's Manesar plant and said the incident could negatively impact ... Read more...

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Indian security solutions provider acquires British firm


July 15th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Mumbai-based security solutions provider Topsgrup said Sunday it had completed the acquisition of British security firm The Shield Guarding Company Limited.Acquired for 19.5 million pounds, The ... Read more...

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Infosys on course correction to spur growth: Kamath


June 9th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 9 (IANS) India's IT bellwether Infosys Ltd. is on a course correction to align with the paradigm shift in technology business to products and platforms from services business, ... Read more...

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Jobs for Indians with security is Thales mandate


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 3 (IANS) French defence, aerospace and civilian technology major Thales not just believes in creating employment for "enterprising and hard working" Indians at its global projects but also ... Read more...

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‘Britain must improve maths skills’


May 28th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Britain must place more value on teaching maths in schools or risk falling behind rapidly growing Asian competitors, the executive chairman of Google has said.People with ... Read more...

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Murugappa group plans Rs.1,000 capex in 2012-13


May 10th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) The Chennai-based Rs.22,314 crore-turnover industrial conglomerate Murugappa group is planning to spend around Rs.1,000 crore capex this fiscal in expanding its various businesses while looking out ... Read more...

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CII Kerala to play proactive role in state’s growth


May 4th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 4 (IANS) The Kerala chapter of industry body Confederation of Indian Industry CII) Friday said it would play a more proactive role in grooming the state into ... Read more...

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Gujarat NRE Coking Coal gets nod for longwall mining in Australia


March 28th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) Gujarat NRE Coking Coal Limited, the Australian subsidiary of Gujarat NRE Coke Ltd (GNCL), Wednesday announced it has received approval from the government of Australia's New ... Read more...

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Chatterjee Group chief meet Mamata ahead of HPL board meet


March 26th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) The Chatterjee Group (TCG) chairman and co-promoter of Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL) Purnendu Chatterjee Monday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on the eve ... Read more...

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On World Sparrow Day, move to monitor common birds


March 19th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) A unique public participation initiative to monitor common birds in the country will be launched Tuesday, to coincide with "World Sparrow Day", an official said here ... Read more...

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Malaysian family minister to quit


March 12th, 2012 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 12 (IANS) Malaysian Women, Family and Community Development Minister Shahrizat Abdul Jalil said Sunday she will not seek an extension when her term ends next month.The announcement ... 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...

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‘India has world’s youngest internet population’


February 24th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India has the world's youngest internet population with 75 percent of all users under the age of 35 years, said research firm comScore Friday.The ... Read more...

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Vodafone chief Vittorio Colao meets Sibal


February 13th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Vittorio Colao, chief executive of the world's largest mobile telephone operator, Vodafone Plc, met Communications Minister Kapil Sibal here Monday and is understood to have ... Read more...

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Analjit Singh to be non-executive chairman of Vodafone India


February 10th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The Vodafone Group Friday named Analjit Singh as the non-executive chairman of its India operations.Singh, a leading industry figure in India, is the founder and ... Read more...

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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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Brad Drewett new ATP chief


December 23rd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 23 (IANS) Former tennis professional Brad Drewett, 53, has been appointed ATP's new executive chairman and president.Drewett, now an ATP senior executive, was voted in unanimously by ... Read more...

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Shubh Jewellers targets southern India with 550 gold outlets


December 15th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Soaring gold prices notwithstanding, a leading jewellery company has announced the opening of 550 retail outlets across southern India under the Shubh Jewellers brand, an official ... Read more...

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Wisden to launch India edition


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Cricketers' almanac Wisden is all set to launch its India edition that will have a comprehensive coverage of Indian cricket down to its lowest level.Former ... Read more...

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James Murdoch quits boards of Sun, Times


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Murdoch media empire heir James Murdoch resigned Wednesday from the boards of News International's two newspaper companies -- The Sun and The Times.Murdoch is no longer ... Read more...

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James Murdoch resigns from the board of News Group Newspapers


November 23rd, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) James Murdoch, heir to the Rupert Murdoch media empire, resigned from the board of News Group Newspapers last September, it has now emerged. The company is the ... Read more...

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Diplomats, top IT professionals at Kerala meet


November 16th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 16 (IANS) Diplomats and top notch IT professionals will participate in the India IT Summit here Dec 16, its organiser said.Organised by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) ... Read more...

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IBS Software acquires Moveo Systems


November 1st, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 1 (IANS) IBS Software, a leading global provider of next generation IT solutions to travel, transportation and logistics industry, acquired Bangalore-based Moveo Systems, officials said Tuesday."With this integration, ... Read more...

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Indian American to head US think-tank


October 26th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) Neera Tanden, an Indian-American veteran of the Obama and Clinton administrations, will be taking over as president of the Centre for American Progress, a major ... Read more...

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Nod for upgrade of Gujarat NRE’s Australian mine


October 18th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Gujarat NRE's Australian arm has got approval for $122 million upgrade of existing infrastructure at its coking coal mine at Russell Vale in Australia's New South ... Read more...

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Special law to adopt transgenders on the anvil


October 16th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 16 (IANS) The National Legal Services Authority is working on a special law to safeguard the interests and welfare of transgenders on the lines of Special Marriage Act, ... Read more...

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Indian to be admin head of largest Caribbean bank


October 16th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Oct 16 (IANS) An Indian will head the administration of the largest Caribbean bank.Minish Parikh, a former banking executive of the State Bank of India, joins the CIBC ... Read more...

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Wisden India to be launched next year


October 10th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) India will get its own version of Wisden next year after publisher Bloomsbury signed a licensing deal with local firm FidelisWorld.Wisden India will be launched digitally ... Read more...

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