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China eyes Myanmar power sector


May 25th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 25 (IANS) China will encourage its firms to discuss cooperation with Myanmar on upgrading the country's power grid in order to help ease power shortage, the Chinese foreign ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

GE invests $300 mn in Brazilian firm


May 25th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 25 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian mogul Eike Batista's Grupo EBX has announced a "strategic accord" with General Electric Co.It involves GE paying $300 million for a 0.8 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US, Japanese firms to build power plants in Myanmar


May 23rd, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 23 (IANS) Myanmar plans to build more power plants in the country with companies from the US, Japan and South Korea in an effort to address the electricity ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Walmart tops Fortune 500 list


May 6th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Fortune magazine has released last year’s Fortune 500 list. The list ranks the major companies in the United States. Once again, Fortune 500 has named ... Read more...

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Obama showcases GE’s Samalkot deal to say he’s creating jobs


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Showcasing a new General Electric Co (GE) deal with India, US President Barack Obama has called for a new effort to put the economy into ... Read more...

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Chinese president’s US trip focused on business


January 19th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao began a four-day state visit to the US clearly focused on business, much like his host President Barack Obama's trip to ... Read more...

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Comcast NBC Merger Comes Under Scanner


November 30th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group comprising of leading Internet companies and some non-profit bodies declared Monday that it has joined hands with a group that is against Comcast Corp.'s ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Asia Society honours Mukesh Ambani


November 17th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 17 (IANS) Asia Society New York has presented its Global Vision Award to Mukesh Ambani, head of India's Reliance Industries Ltd. at a gala event honoring global leaders who ... Read more...

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Obama armed with $10 bn Indo-US deals and 54,000 American jobs


November 6th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) US President Barack Obama was Saturday set to unveil a more dynamic business relation with India with commercial deals worth over $10 billion that will also address ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Obama to meet with US business leaders in India


October 27th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) During his India trip, US President Barack Obama will meet top US business leaders, including India-born Pepsico chairperson Indra Nooyi, to "discuss the opportunities and ... Read more...

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India, Japan to discuss nuclear pact, UN reforms


August 19th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Cashing in on the recent launch of nuclear negotiations, India and Japan Saturday will hold their strategic dialogue that will also flesh out the agenda for ... Read more...

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Manmohan to visit Japan, nuclear deal on way


August 12th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Buoyed by an upswing in economic ties and the launch of civil nuclear negotiations, Japanese Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada comes here next week, ... Read more...

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India, Japan conclude first round of nuclear talks


June 29th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo/New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India and Japan, a non-proliferation hawk and the only country to bear the brunt of nuclear weapons, Tuesday wrapped up the first round of inaugural talks ... Read more...

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India, US to have talks on security concerns: Roemer


April 9th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Apr 9 (ANI): US Ambassador to India Timothy J Roemer has said that both New Delhi and Washington would be sharing their views on common security concerns in the coming ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Obama to appear on FOX News


March 17th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 17 (Pen Men at Work): President Obama will appear in a rare interview on Fox News tonight. This will be his second appearance on the cable network. Many calling this ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Air India, GE to set up $90 mn engine maintenance facility


March 4th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 4 (IANS) India's national carrier Air India Thursday signed an agreement with GE Aviation, a unit of General Electric Co. (GE), to set up a $90 million facility to maintain ... Read more...

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India, US at last getting to more deal making than deal breaking


November 23rd, 2009 - 7:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov. 23 (ANI): Even if it is only the climate change issue, it seems like Indo-US relations are making a paradigm shift from deal breaking to deal making.Sources said that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Redbox sues 20th Century Fox in DVD dispute


August 13th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 13 (IBNS) Redbox, DVD rental kiosk Company, announced Wednesday that it has sued 20th Century Fox over the studio's attempts in delaying its titles from appearing in Redbox vending machines.Redbox filed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nuclear Power Corp, BHEL sign deal with GE-Hitachi


March 23rd, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd (NPCIL) and Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) Monday inked two separate deals with GE-Hitachi to build nuclear reactors for power generation in ... Read more...

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Markets soar as Asian cues grow stronger


March 23rd, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Buoyed by strong Asian cues, Indian equities markets shot into the green Monday, with a key index ruling 2.48 percent higher than its previous close. The Bombay Stock ... Read more...

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US stocks slide as investors pull back


March 21st, 2009 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (DPA) US stocks seesawed through most of Friday, with markets closing at their lowest in two weeks after analysts slashed earnings estimates for General Electric Co.While GE dropped 5.8 ... Read more...

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US stocks rally on oil prices rise


March 7th, 2009 - 7:01 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 7 (DPA) A jump in oil prices sparked a major rally in the final hour of trading on Wall Street Friday, helping US stocks close higher on a day ... Read more...

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Gujarat firm to set up plasma isolation facility


January 22nd, 2009 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Celestial Biologicals Ltd (CBL), an associated company of Intas Biopharmaceuticals, and GE Healthcare, the $17-billion healthcare business of General Electric Co, will set up India's first plasma fractionation ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US stocks tumble amid economic worries


December 19th, 2008 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 18 (Xinhua) Wall Street ended lower Thursday as investors weighed a series of mixed economic news.Energy, material sectors lost most as the oil prices plunged to a four-and-half-year low ... Read more...

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US stocks slump on concerns over car industry bail-out


December 12th, 2008 - 6:18 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 12 (DPA) US stocks declined Thursday over worries that a $14-million emergency loan for the ailing car industry won't pass in the Senate because of Republican opposition.The House of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US markets rebound after record plunge


December 3rd, 2008 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (DPA) US markets rallied Tuesday, recovering from the deepest plunge in a month Monday that had erased about half of last week's rally amid fears of a widening economic ... Read more...

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Universal Studios Fire Situation


June 2nd, 2008 - 2:36 am ICT by admin
Early morning today a fire at General Electric Co.'s Universal Studios in California destroyed five buildings and a soundstage. The fire also delayed the opening of the theme park. So far there ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment, Events, Uncategorized, World, World News |

Nagpur-born Vikram Pandit named new Citigroup CEO


December 12th, 2007 - 2:17 pm ICT by admin
New York, Dec 12 (ANI): Citigroup Inc has named its investment banking head, Vikram Pandit, as the group's chief executive and acting CEO Win Bischoff as its chairman, disappointing investors who wanted ... Read more...

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