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Intelligence, not status, fast tracks upward mobility


March 30th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, March 30 (IANS) Intelligence fast tracks career prospects rather than one's status or background, a study reveals.Having the right connection only gets your foot in the door. But ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Exports look grim, condition may worsen in six months


December 16th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) India's exports will continue to worsen over the coming months as factors affecting overseas shipments such as lacklustre international demand, rising cost of inputs and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Watson doubtful for New Zealand Test series


November 20th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Nov 20 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson admitted that he is doubtful against New Zealand in the two-Test series at home and even if he plays, he wouldn't bowl.The ... Read more...

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Congress awaits Sonia for post-Hazare strategy


August 29th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Congress is awaiting the return of party president Sonia Gandhi, likely this week-end, to give final shape to its future strategy following the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sensex slumps 525 points on rate hike, weak global cues (Weekly market review)


July 30th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Benchmark indices of Indian equities markets slumped almost 3 percent in weekly trade as a more than expected rate hike by the Reserve Bank of ... Read more...

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Rate hike will hurt growth, feels India Inc


July 26th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Disappointed over the Reserve Bank of India's decision to hike policy rates for the 11th time in 15 months, India Inc warned Tuesday that ... Read more...

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BlackBerry continues to bleed


June 21st, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 21 (IANS) After its 21 percent plunge Friday, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) continued to bleed Monday, with its stock further diving almost seven percent.At $25.41 now, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

African delegates visit India.


April 26th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 26 (ANI): In a bid to connect African youths with India, 24-member delegations of eleven African countries are on India visit for seven days starting from April 23.They participated ... Read more...

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Fearing online reputation, Britons delete personal details


April 19th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Worrying about online reputation, more than half of UK adults would erase whatever they have ever posted on the net about themselves.A staggering 35 percent believe ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Yousuf, Malik omitted from 30-player list for Pak ‘central contracts’


January 30th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 30(ANI): Pakistan's cricket selection committee has omitted names of senior players Mohammad Yousuf, Shoaib Malik, Danish Kaneria and Rana Naved from the proposed list of 30 players, who will be ... Read more...

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Jaypee Infratech quarterly net profit falls 2.58 percent


January 25th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Infrastructure major Jaypee Infratech Limited (JIL) has posted a decrease of 2.58 percent in net profit at Rs.378.51 crore during the quarter ended December 2010 as against ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian company buys Australian coal mines in $850 mn deal


December 15th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 15 (IANS) Lanco Infratech, an Indian infrastructure group, has bought the coal mines of Australia's Griffin Coal for almost $850 million in one of India's largest investments in the country, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kashmir Fisheries Department provides employment to youths


December 13th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Bhaderwah (Jammu and Kashmir), Dec.13 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Fisheries Department is generating employment by encouraging youths to practice trout fish farming in Bhadarwah in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda District.The farming ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Step-by-step liberalisation good policy: German envoy


November 26th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) Germany's envoy to India Friday called for greater foreign participation in this country's insurance sector but said it was a good policy to go for liberalisation step-by-step and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Emma Watson ready for life after ‘Harry Potter’


November 15th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson, who played the teenage wizard Hermione Granger in the "Harry Potter" franchise for more than 10 years, says she is sad that the series has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

We need your ideas to build ties: Hillary to Indian Americans


October 29th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has asked Indian Americans to use their connections to India to tackle tough challenges from improving global health ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Doha deal unlikely in 2010: Commerce Secretary


September 13th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.13 (ANI): The Doha Round of Talks at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) s unlikely to happen in 2010 because of unwillingness of US to conclude the deal said Commerce ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

True happiness arrives at 54 for ‘Baby Gloomer’ women


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 2 (ANI): A study has found that women, who have worries over money and life, find true happiness when they reach the age of 54.The poll conducted by the bank ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

RIL acquires 14.12 percent in East India Hotels


August 30th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) India's largest private sector company Reliance Industries Monday said it has acquired 14.12 percent stake in hospitality major East India Hotels (EIH), which runs the Oberoi group of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Redskins Face Jets On Friday Triggering Argument About Donovan Mcnabb Vs Mark Sanchez


August 27th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): With the players gearing up for yet another game of the NFL, the argument about the best quarterback resurfaces once again. A lot of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Top bank executive cleared of corruption - after 24 years! (With Image)


August 16th, 2010 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) He lived with humiliation for a quarter of a century, lost his wife and saw his career going down the hill. But M.U. Kini, a bank ... Read more...

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“Enough Of Mother Now”: Deepali Pansare


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Deepali Pansare was lately seen in Imagine TV's "Devi' as Suhagi. She was playing the role of a very elderly mother who actually has a daughter ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brit school launches talking PCs for students who can’t speak English


July 7th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): A primary school where over 50 percent students do not speak English recently became Britain's first to provide every child with a computerised translator.The scheme, dubbed "damaging and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rubber cultivation gains in popularity over traditional farming in Assam


June 18th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddGuwahati, June 18 (ANI): Farmers of Assam are taking up the highly lucrative rubber cultivation on a large scale and as future prospects of the rubber industry grow brighter, ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Atlanta Braves Players Suspended Post Drug Test


May 23rd, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Atlanta, May 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three of the team members of the Atlanta Braves have been suspended for regularly using an illegal sports drug. The three had to undergo drug ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Vidya Balan at Wharton School


April 2nd, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Vidya Balan speaks on the Globalization of Mainstream Indian Cinema at the14th Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF)Vidya Balan who has never failed to deliver a brilliant performance ... Read more...

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Vidya Balan highlights Indian cinema’s global impact at Wharton


March 31st, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Bollywood actress Vidya Balan, who was recently invited to the Wharton School in Pennsylvania to be part of the 14th Wharton India Economic Forum, showcased the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bentley unveils super luxury Mulsanne at Rs.2.9 crore


March 13th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) British luxury car maker Bentley Saturday unveiled its new model Mulsanne priced at Rs.2.9 crore (approx $638,000) and said it would hit the Indian market by October. "We ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

AgustaWestland-Tata establish JV for assembling choppers


February 16th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, and Tata Sons Tuesday signed an agreement for forming a joint venture company that will establish in India a final assembly line for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Big Maha Kumbh bathing day draws thousands


January 30th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Haridwar, Jan 30 (IANS) The banks of the Ganga here reverberated with chants of "Har Har Gange", "Jai Jai Gange" as a sea of pilgrims took a holy dip on Magh Purnima ... Read more...

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Growth is coming back, say global CEOs (Lead)


January 28th, 2010 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 28 (IANS) With their worst fears of a prolonged recession over, CEOs worldwide are now confident about growth bouncing back, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) said in its annual global survey here. The survey ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Global CEOs say growth is coming back


January 28th, 2010 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 28 (IANS) With their worst fears of a prolonged recession over, CEOs worldwide are now confident about growth bouncing back, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) said in its annual global survey here Wednesday. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Why can’t Indian-origin person play for country? court asks


January 21st, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday issued notice to the ministry of overseas Indian affairs and the sports ministry for denying playing rights to an Indian-origin player Anant ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Telecommunications sector in India has made remarkable achievements: PM


December 4th, 2009 - 11:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 4(ANI): Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh on Friday said that the telecommunication sector in the country has made remarkable achievements and called for doubling the rural tele-density in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

PM welcomes progress on 3G auctions


December 4th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said he was happy that the process to auction third generation (3G) spectrum was on track after the defence ministry agreed ... Read more...

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