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A showpiece city struggles to remain clean (Karnataka Newsletter)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 15 (IANS) One of India's showpiece cities for its salubrious climate and beautiful gardens, Karnataka's capital also came to be known in the last decade and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Facebook hiring for its engineering office in London


July 25th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Social networking site Facebook is hiring engineers for its new office which would be located in London. This would be Facebook’s first engineering office, which would be ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Global conference of sex workers starts in Kolkata


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Aiming to provide a pathway for ensuring basic freedoms for sex workers, a week-long festival started Sunday in Kolkata with 500 participants from 41 countries.The Sex ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kolkata to host global conference of sex workers


July 20th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) With US imposing travel restrictions on overseas sex workers from attending the International AIDS Conference in Washington from Sunday, a week-long meet is being held here ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Indian sex workers to video connect with world AIDS meet in US


July 5th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Sex workers from various parts of the country will gather in Kolkata to connect through video conferencing to the International AIDS Conference in the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Renault launches compact SUV Duster


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) French automobile major Renault Wednesday launched its compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) Duster in one petrol and two diesel versions. The three variants are priced ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Take India-US business ties to next level: Indian envoy


April 16th, 2012 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 16 (IANS) With India focused on developing itself as a global hub for innovation, New Delhi wants the business community to explore new ways to advance India-US ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dubai Airports reduce 72,000 tonnes CO2 emissions


March 28th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 28 (IANS/WAM) Conservation efforts by the Dubai Airports have helped reduce Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions by 72,793 tonnes.Apart from environmental dividends, the Dubai Airports' efforts have also yielded ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

UAE launches bid for 2020 world expo (With Images)


February 29th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 29 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has formally launched a campaign as part of its bid to host the 2020 World Expo, the largest rotating exposition in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Interpol, CBI to collaborate in fighting cyber crime


December 16th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) would be collaborating with Interpol to fight telecom and cyber crimes, the heads of the two organisations said Friday.Interpol ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Nissan to export 20 percent of mini-vans made in India


July 31st, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 31 (IANS) As part of its strategy to make India a global hub for a range of automobiles, Japan's Nissan Motor will export 20 percent of its proposed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Italy shoe fair in India to target mid-size market


July 27th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) China might be the largest producer of footwear in the world, but the Italian footwear fair has chosen to hold its business-to-business event in India ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

New “Harbor Shield” technology being developed to protect US ports from terror attacks


March 1st, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 29 (ANI): The United States is reportedly developing a new technology to safeguard its ports from being attacked by terrorists and smugglers.America, which is the global hub of commerce, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rent-a-womb: India becoming surrogate pregnancy hub


February 15th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Surrogate pregnancy, an assisted reproductive technique (ART) in which a woman carries in her womb the baby of another woman, has seen a spurt in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Air China announces second daily nonstop Los Angeles-Beijing flight


January 14th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by BNO News
EL SEGUNDO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Air China on Wednesday announced that a second daily nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Beijing will increase travel options between the nation.The flight, operated with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gujarat eyes $1 bn investment for pharma industry


December 19th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose Ahmedabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Gujarat, which accounts for nearly a half of the Indian pharma industry's turnover, is betting big on making the state a global hub as it ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

France’s Nuvia is first n-sector support company to make India base


October 14th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Jagannathan Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) French nuclear engineering and support services company Nuvia is planning to use India as its third global hub to service the domestic and overseas markets, apart ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

PCB has failed to educate players on spot-fixing: Mani


September 14th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Former International Cricket Council (ICC) president Ehsan Mani Tuesday said the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has failed to convey ICC's anti-corruption message to its players. Mani said Pakistan cricketers ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

PCB failing to get anti-corruption message to players: Ex-ICC president Mani


September 14th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.14 (ANI): Ehsan Mani, the former President of the ICC from Pakistan, has said that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has failed to get the anti-corruption message through to its players.In ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Britain invites Indian financial firms to set up shop there


September 7th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Britain Tuesday invited Indian banks, financial and insurance firms to set up businesses in the country. "We want to attract the best of global finance to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India can compete with China in boilers


July 6th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) Indian boiler manufacturers can compete with Chinese companies if China depegs its currency, yuan, from the dollar and let it move more freely within a basket of currencies, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ford India to export Figo to Asia-Pacific markets


July 5th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Ford India, the Indian arm of American car maker Ford Motor Company, will be shipping out its new small car Figo to markets in the Asia-Pacific region in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India-US higher education summit from July 30


July 1st, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Mumbai will host a three-day India-US Summit on higher education to mark the golden jubilee of the Indo-American Society, an official said Thursday. The event will be inaugurated by ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Toronto rated world’s most improved airport


June 8th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 8 (IANS) Toronto's Pearson International Airport has been rated the 'Most Improved Airport' in the world by the international aviation industry. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) gave the '2010 IATA ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Vallarpadam ICTT to be commissioned in August


May 25th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 25 (IANS) The Rs.2,118-crore International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) at Vallarpadam near here will be commissioned in August, the Cochin Port Trust (CPT) said Tuesday. Billed as the country's first ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bill ready to bar tainted lawyers from becoming judges: Moily


April 21st, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Judges' Standards and Accountability Bill envisages creation of a data bank of legal professionals to ensure that no professional with dubious antecedent is appointed as ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Britain, India to work on low-carbon ideas: Prince Andrew


March 12th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) British academia and industry will work with India to develop new low-carbon initiatives in the manufacturing sector, Prince Andrew, the second son of Queen Elizabeth of Britain, said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hyundai Motor to shift part of i20 production to Turkey


February 22nd, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 22 (IANS) Korean car maker Hyundai Motor, which had earlier announced that India will be the global hub for small cars, has decided to shift part of its compact i20 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Gulf offers excellent investment opportunity in energy sector’


January 29th, 2010 - 6:10 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Jan 29 (IANS) The energy sector in the Gulf region is well placed to develop clean and affordable energy sources, as the world focuses on developing new technologies to deal with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ian Lancaster joins as CEO of Reliance Capital in Malaysia


January 25th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Reliance Capital Asset Management Monday announced Ian Lancaster as the CEO of its fully-owned subsidiary -- Reliance Asset Management (Management) Sdn Bhd. Reliance Capital AMC is the investment ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dubai World’s default won’t hit us: Kochi port chief


November 27th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 27 (IANS) A debt default request by Dubai World will not affect the ongoing construction of the international container terminal near here, being funded by one of the subsidiaries of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Clinton says Taliban must be defeated


October 29th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 29 (DPA) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Thursday praised Pakistan's offensive against the Taliban and Al Qaeda near the Afghan border, saying "this is a fight that has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak troops strength inadequate in South Waziristan offensive


October 19th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): The Pakistan Army has pressed around 30,000 soldiers against the Tehreek-e-Taliban in South Waziristan, but experts believe the number is inadequate, and warn that if there is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Delhi’s new industrial policy to be IT driven


October 16th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Delhi's first industrial policy since 1982 has been drawn up, and it will be IT driven, it was announced Friday. According to an official statement, the policy will ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

IITians plan to make India global knowledge hub


October 12th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 12 (IANS) The seventh annual Pan-IIT Global Conference ended with alumni of the prestigious institutes chalking out plans to make India the global knowledge hub by 2022. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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