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Amish report staggering growth in Midwest


August 8th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ohio, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a new census carried out by researchers from Ohio state university, the Amish have been found to be one of the fastest growing religious groups ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Kenya eyes bilateral deals with China


July 17th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 17 (IANS) Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga has left for Beijing to attend a key China-Africa forum where he is also expected to sign bilateral initiatives that will ... Read more...

Posted in World |

As rumours swirl online, Chinese daily seeks clean up


April 16th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 16 (IANS) The rapid development of internet has brought conveniences and efficiency to information exchanges, but has also speeded up the spread of rumours, Xinhua reported citing a ... Read more...

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Start-up to tap online hotel booking market


March 13th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) StayZilla.com, a new start-up in the hospitality sector that helps travellers and tourists book rooms online in 4,000 hotels in 600 districts is all set ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Time to unveil our own Victoria’s Secret: Indian designers


December 8th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 8 (IANS) Call it swimwear, beachwear or resort wear -- the market for this segment has so far been neglected in the country but designers feel the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

World population could hit seven bn this month


October 1st, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The population of the earth could grow to seven billion this month, up from just three billion fifty years ago, and may reach ten billion ... Read more...

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GE bets on India; to hire 6,000 more


September 26th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 26 (IANS) The $150-billion global major General Electric (GE) is betting on India for exponential growth and plans to hire about 6,000 more people over the next five ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Don’t grow the way US did: Jeffrey Sachs to India


August 4th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) India and China should not grow the American way and must pay adequate attention to the environment with proper policy to guide future action by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Anand Sharma expresses optimism for Indian exports to China


April 25th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today expressed optimism that recently unveiled 12th Five Year Plan for 2012-14 of China will give enormous opportunity for Indian exporters to ... Read more...

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Reliance Industries plans major capacity expansion


April 13th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) India's largest private sector player Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Wednesday said it was expanding its polyester manufacturing capacity in a major way to capitalise on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

C.P. Joshi asks engineers not to compromise with safe road design


March 31st, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 31 (ANI): Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Dr. C.P. Joshi has asked the road engineers not to compromise with the appropriate and safe road design.Addressing a workshop ... Read more...

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India’s exports may touch $235 billion in 2010-11


March 10th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) With a 49.8 percent jump in February, India's exports have crossed the $200 billion target and are likely to touch $235 billion for fiscal 2010-11, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hemodialysis should be made affordable, say doctors


March 4th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Doctors attending the fourth Congress of the International Society for Hemodialysis here opined that Hemodialysis, a method to remove waste from blood when the kidneys ... Read more...

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Tripura reaping peace dividend


February 21st, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Feb 21 (ANI): With the return of peace and normalcy, rapid development is taking place in Tripura. It is visible in all walks of life, especially in trade and commerce.The ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Aviation sector sees unprecedented growth: PM


February 12th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said India's civil aviation sector has witnessed unprecedented growth in the recent past and will soon have the potential to absorb investment ... Read more...

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Bharat Fritz to invest Rs.350 cr for expansion plans


January 25th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 25 (IANS) India's leading machine tools manufacturer Bharat Fritz Werner Ltd (BFW) plans to invest Rs.350 crore over the next five years in capacity expansion, diversification and acquisition to scale ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

More than 40pc of Aussies spend 41.5mn hrs surfing the web


November 12th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 12 (ANI): Australians' love affair with the Internet seems continuing, with more than 40 percent surfers spending millions of hours on social networking sites each month.The data, released by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Action, not talk will steer Obama’s India visit: US


October 25th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The focus of US President Barack Obama's upcoming India visit will be to demonstrate what the two countries can do together on a host of issues ... Read more...

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Half of Mumbai’s home wireless internet networks unsecure


May 24th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Mumbai Police had a shock in store on the inaugural day of its Cyber Safety Week here Monday with a survey suggesting that nearly half of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Join India’s IT boom, Canadian companies told


April 1st, 2010 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, April 1 (IANS) Sachin Pilot, India's minister of state for communications and information technology, Wednesday asked Canadian companies to invest in India to take advantage of the IT revolution ... Read more...

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Electronics industry seeks funds, sops to fuel growth


February 1st, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 1 (IANS) The fledgling Indian electronics industry Monday sought funds, tax rationalisation and interest linked subsidy for promoting the electronics system design and manufacturing ecosystem in the country. "The government has ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Indian retail sector to be $410-bn by fiscal-end: Assocham


December 7th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Indian retail market is expected to reach $410 billion by the end of the current fiscal, according to the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Healthcare to become $77-bn sector in India by 2012: Report


November 25th, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) India's healthcare sector is expected to grow at 23 percent annually to become a $77-billion industry by 2012, a report released Wednesday said. According to the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Capital’s unprecedented haze due to increased pollution: CSE (Lead)


November 7th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The level of particulate matter in the atmosphere - in other words, the pollution level - has trebled in Delhi over the past few days. The immediate ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Cyber crime generates more money than drug trafficking


October 4th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Oct 4 (IANS) With more and more people going online and social networking becoming pervasive, cyber crime now generates more money than drug trafficking, says global cyber security solutions ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

American dream burns bright, new visa section opens


September 14th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) With over half a million Indians going to the US, Ambassador Timothy J. Roemer Monday opened a new consular section at the US embassy here that will ... Read more...

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RCom launches rural wireless internet


August 25th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Telecom operator Reliance Communications (RCom) Tuesday announced the launch of a high-speed wireless internet service plan and other initiatives aimed at 500,000 villages. "RCom's rural thrust would drive internet ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India must increase its share in global agri exports: Sharma


August 18th, 2009 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) India must increase its share in the global agricultural exports and for this it should invest in right technology and human resource development, Commerce and Industry Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New foreign trade policy to be announced Aug 27


August 18th, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The foreign trade policy for the next five years will be announced Aug 27, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said here Tuesday. "We will soon be coming ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No shortage of foodgrain till next year: Anand Sharma


August 18th, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The drought-like situation may pose a challenge to India's agriculture sector, but the country is unlikely to face shortage of foodgrain till next year, according to ... Read more...

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India planning to double agri exports in five years


August 18th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Despite the ongoing drought conditions and the global recession, India is working on doubling its agricultural exports to $18 billion in five years from now. "Starting this year, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

“I guess people are maturing” - Sherlyn Chopra


June 15th, 2009 - 10:13 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Sherlyn Chopra has created a stir. Ever since the launch of her official website which also features an exclusive SC (Sherlyn Chopra) store, her 'Fan Club' section has shown an exponential ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Police demand Twitter account return


May 26th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Police in the Australian State of New South Wales (NSW) have demanded the owner of the Twitter micro-blogging platform identity http://www.twitter.com/nswpolice hand it over.A Sydney digital marketing agency, Mentally Friendly, has admitted ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Australians told to feel lucky in recession


April 23rd, 2009 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 23 (DPA) Australia's economy will contract 1.4 percent this year - but almost all other developed economies will shrink more, Treasurer Wayne Swan said Thursday. He was commenting on an update ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kolkata choked by air pollution: Study


February 27th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Even as the West Bengal government is engaged in frantic efforts to phase out old vehicles, green activists claim that Kolkata is fast heading towards disaster due to ... Read more...

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