global footprint

Focussing on global shows, but no Paco Rabanne: Manish Arora (With Image)


May 8th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Internationally known designer Manish Arora says he doesn't follow Indian fashion events, wants to focus on his global shows and has no plan to revive ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Hero MotoCorp’s fourth quarter net up 20 percent


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Hero MotoCorp, the world's largest two-wheeler maker, Wednesday reported a 20.33 percent rise in net profit for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011-12 at Rs.603.59 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pandit’s Citi makes profit with India sale


April 17th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) Profits at Citigroup led by Indian American CEO Vikram Pandit rebounded to $2.9 billion in the first quarter of 2012 with revenue boosted by the sale ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tech Mahindra, Mahindra Satyam to merge (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Two IT companies belonging to the Mahindra Group said Wednesday they would merge into a single unit.Mahindra Satyam, the erstwhile Satyam Computers that was taken ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US company acquires Randstad’s Indian payroll business


January 16th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 16 (IANS) US company Automatic Data Processing (ADP) has acquired the Netherland-based Randstad Holding's Indian payroll business for an undisclosed sum to access the high-growth human resources ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘India’s area of responsibility goes beyond Indian Ocean’


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) India's area of responsibility stretches beyond the Indian Ocean region and the armed forces were building capabilities to meet security challenges well beyond the Gulf ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nucleus Software partners with Turkish firm


June 7th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) Leading technology firm Nucleus Software Tuesday announced tying up with Turkish firm Gantek to provide IT solutions in the banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) sector ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ruia Group acquires Germany-based Acument GmbH


February 21st, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) Extending its global footprint in the auto ancillary segment, the Rs.5,000-crore Ruia Group Monday announced the acquisition of Germany-based Acument GmbH & Co KG, one of the leading ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

NRIs on electoral rolls soon, single card for diaspora: PM (Roundup)


January 8th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) India will merge the two visa facilitation cards that are issued to people of Indian origin and soon register non-resident Indians in the electoral rolls to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

More Indian cultural centres to showcase soft power: PM


January 8th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) India will set up cultural centres in five more countries to showcase its soft power and acquire a global footprint for its rich diversity, Prime Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Biocon net profit up 20 percent in second quarter


October 22nd, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 22 (IANS) India's leading biotech firm Biocon Ltd posted net profit of Rs.89 crore for the second quarter (July-Sep) of this fiscal (2010-11), registering a 20 percent year-on-year (YoY) growth.In ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Biocon ties up with Pfizer to market biosimilars


October 18th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 18 (IANS) Asia's premier biotechnology company Biocon and world's leading biopharmaceutical company Pfizer Monday announced a tie up to market Biocon's insulin and insulin analog products.Biocon's drugs recombinant human insulin ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Hayden urges cricketers to ‘choose integrity and fight corruption’


September 9th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 9(ANI): Former Australian batsman Matthew Hayden has called on cricketers to make a strong stand against corruption."The only way that you can build integrity into the sport is if players ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India among the worst 10 climate polluters: Study


May 6th, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 6 (IANS) India figures among the world's worst 10 countries causing environmental damage, according to a new study which lists Brazil as the most polluting country. The research led by professor ... Read more...

Posted in Environment, Thailand |

Why is no Kerala bigwig coming out in support of Tharoor?


April 18th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi/Thiruvananthapuram, April 18 (IANS) There has been little support forthcoming for Shashi Tharoor from Kerala, the state he belongs to, over the IPL controversy despite the popular excitement after he "helped" ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Government will help Bharti clinch Zain deal: Khurshid


February 17th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Corporate Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Wednesday said the government will help telecom major Bharti Airtel in its planned $10.7 billion acquisition of Kuwaiti telecom company Zain's assets ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Big Cinemas opens 15th multiplex in Malaysia


December 1st, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Big Cinemas Lotus Five Star, a joint venture between Reliance MediaWorks Ltd and Lotus Five Star group, inaugurated its 15th multiplex in Malaysia Tuesday. Housing six screens with a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mumbai firm acquires Grail Research from US group


November 10th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 10 (IANS) Indian knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) firm Integreon has acquired Grail Research from the US-based Monitor group for an undisclosed amount to expand its operations in new geographical areas, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

IL&FS investment banking arm launches UK operations


November 4th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) The investment banking arm of Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS), one of India's leading infrastructure development and finance companies, has launched its British operations to tap ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hong Kong, Guangzhou woo Indian investors to South China


October 9th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Oct 9 (IANS) Hong Kong and Guangzhou province have invited Indian investors and entrepreneurs to explore business opportunities in South China."As a renowned international financial centre in Asia, Hong ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India remains popular for overseas merger deals: KPMG


October 6th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 6 (IANS) Central and East European countries emerged favourites for cross-border mergers in the first half of this year, but India along with China, Russia and Brazil remained ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Big cinemas to add 100 more screens by 2010


September 10th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Big Cinemas, a subsidiary of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (R-ADAG), plans to add around 100 more screens to its existing network by next year. "Big cinemas today ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tata Communications, Etisalat jointly launch ethernet services


March 2nd, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Tata Communications and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based telecom giant Etisalat Monday jointly announced the launch of ethernet services in the emirates. Ethernet is a computer networking technology ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

A career with an Indian Legal Process Outsourcing is the least preferred among law students


December 13th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.13 (ANI): A career with an Indian Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) establishment is the least preferred among law students, according to a survey. In its survey, ValueNotes Database, a leading ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Emirates partners with Jet Airways to boost connectivity


December 12th, 2008 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 12 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE's) state carrier Emirates and India's Jet Airways have signed a cooperation agreement to boost flight connectivity as well as improve passenger services, WAM ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

TiVo chooses Wipro’’s DVB-T middleware to build HD Digital Video Recorders


September 9th, 2008 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Sept 9 (ANI/Business Wire India): Wipro Technologies, the global IT services business of Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT) today announced that TiVo Inc. (NASDAQ: TIVO), the creator of and a leader ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pressmart secures $6 mn fund from US venture capital firms


September 4th, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 4 (IANS) Pressmart India Ltd, a leading print-to-digital delivery services major, Thursday announced that it has secured $6 million funding from two US-based venture capital firms for the next phase ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Axon buyout will protect Infosys from US slowdown: CEO


August 27th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 27 (IANS) The acquisition of the Britain-based SAP consulting firm Axon Group plc is part of IT major Infosys' strategy to protect its business from a slowdown in the US ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Cabinet clears expansion of external affairs ministry


August 21st, 2008 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) With India's stature and role on the world stage growing, the cabinet Thursday approved an expansion of the external affairs ministry over 10 years by creating additional ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tanla Solutions posts 78 percent jump in revenues


July 14th, 2008 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 14 (IANS) Tanla Solutions Ltd, a leading telecommunications software provider, has reported 78.68 percent jump in revenues during the first quarter of current fiscal. The total revenue of the company ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

TVS sees 20 percent growth in FY 2008-09


July 7th, 2008 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Chennai-based TVS Motor Co, manufacturer of two-wheelers, expects to grow at 15 to 20 percent this financial year after the negative growth the company experienced last ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tata, Etisalat to jointly provide communication services in UAE


May 28th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
Abu Dhabi, May 28 (IANS) Indian telecom major Tata Communications has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) based telecom services provider Etisalat to provide enterprise ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Essar group to acquire US steel maker for $1 bn


May 1st, 2008 - 8:26 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Ruia-controlled Essar Steel Holdings Thursday disclosed it is acquiring the US-based steel producer Esmark Inc for an estimated $1 billion. "The proposed tender offer was unanimously ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maharashtra launches computerised ration cards


March 31st, 2008 - 7:38 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has launched an ambitious programme to give computerised ration cards with bar codes to ensure that people get the benefits of the public distribution system. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Thomson Reuters Corp deal gets shareholders approval


March 27th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by admin
Toronto, Mar 27 (ANI): The shareholders of the UK-based Reuters Group Plc and Canada-based Thomson Corp. have given their nod to a 17 billion dollar deal that will allow acquisition of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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