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Kerala IT firm wins global air cargo award


September 6th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 6 (IANS) IBS Software, headquartered here, was awarded the 'IT Provider of the Year' in 2012 for the air cargo industry, an IBS statement said Thursday.The award was ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Aerospace, defence business sluggish in 2011: Study


July 11th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The global aerospace and defence industry performance in 2011 was sluggish, posting a revenue gain of just 2.3 percent compared to 2.5 percent in 2010, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Corporate America seeks a bold India budget


March 14th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Presenting corporate America's wish list for the Indian budget, a leading US-India trade association wants India to press forward with bold economic reforms to make it ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bieber’s perfume rakes in $3 mn


July 16th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 16 (IANS) Teen pop sensation Justin Bieber's debut fragrance has generated over $3 million in sales in just three weeks.Karen Grant, vice president and senior global ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Yoga terrible for your knees, Indian doctor warns


December 24th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): Performing yoga on a regular basis could hurt your knees, an Indian orthopaedic surgeon has warned.Dr Ashok Rajgopal said that he has seen a higher incidence of joint ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Yoga king to become a rock star?


September 8th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 8 (ANI): Tom Barrack, the CEO of private investment firm Colony Capital, wants to make a 'rock star' of an unlikely figure - Bikram Choudhury, the yogi behind Bikram ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Air Arabia Q2 profit at $30 mn


August 8th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Aug 8 (IANS/WAM) Air Arabia Sunday announced a net profit of 50 million dirhams (about $30 million) for the second quarter of 2010 ended June 30. This is a 44 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nine injured in clash over setting up of Korean steel plant in Orissa


May 16th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Jagatsinghpur (Orissa), May 16 (ANI): At least nine people, including six policemen, were injured in a clash in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur District as violence flared over a planned steel plant of South Korea's ... Read more...

Posted in National |

IBM to provide start-ups cloud-computing technology


March 31st, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 31 (IANS) Information technology and consulting multinational IBM Wednesday unveiled a global entrepreneur initiative to provide start-up companies industry-specific cloud-computing technologies. "The initiative will provide start-ups free access to cloud-computing ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Policy for auto components soon in Tamil Nadu


March 17th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government is formulating a policy for auto components and facilitating the setting up of a National Automotive Testing and Research and Development Infrastructure Project (NATRIP) ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Private money pours to rescue Haiti


January 15th, 2010 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 15 (DPA) From Wall Street to Main Street, Americans opened their pocketbooks Thursday to rescue Haiti, where the toll could rise to tens of thousands after a powerful earthquake ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Consumer Electronics Show 2010 kicks off this week


January 4th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Las Vegas, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 2010 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show is all set to kick start this week, from the 7th of January. The international Consumer Electronics ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Tata Steel to cut CO2 emissions by 2012


December 21st, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 21 (IANS) Tata Steel will cut down its carbon dioxide emissions from the current level of two tonnes to 1.8 tonnes for every tonne of steel produced by 2012, a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Luck’ is cinema at its macho peak (IANS Film Review; Rating: ***)


July 25th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Luck"; Director: Soham Shah; Cast: Mithun Chakraborty, Sanjay Dutt, Imran Khan, Shruti Haasan, Danny Denzongpa, Chitrashi Rawat; Rating: ***Let's get one thing straight. This is a film ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Statement by former GM CEO Rick Wagoner


March 30th, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Former General Motors CEO Rick Wagoner released the following statement on Friday in which he announced his resignation and the person to replace him as CEO."On ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

How to cool the planet using crops


January 16th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that by carefully selecting which varieties of food crops to cultivate, much of Europe and North America could be cooled ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

International battery trade fair begins in Chandigarh Friday


January 16th, 2009 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 15 (IANS) More than 200 battery manufacturers from 13 countries, including the US, Britain, Australia and Hong Kong, will take part in a three-day global industry trade fair in Chandigarh ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Delhi’s face-lift in full swing, but workers ignored


September 26th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Toiling day and night to make Delhi a world-class city for the 2010 Commonwealth Games, thousands of workers at construction sites across the capital face harsh living ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Volatile oil prices put aviation industry in a fix


September 24th, 2008 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Sept 24 (ANI): The sharp rise in fuel prices has pushed global aviation industry in crisis with 5.2 billion dollar losses this year and forecast of 4.1 billion ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Laxmi Mittal on Goldman Sachs board


June 30th, 2008 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) World steel tycoon Laxmi Mittal is now on the board of the Wall Street banking giant Goldman Sachs, where his role will include overseeing bankers' remuneration and corporate ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Wipro’s customer forum goes green


June 4th, 2008 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, June 4 (ANI/Business Wire India): Wipro Technologies, the global IT services division of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) hosted the first ever Carbon Neutral event by an Indian IT company at Florida ... Read more...

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