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British defence firm to merge with Franco-German group (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Britain's biggest defence manufacturer BAE Systems will merge with Franco-German group EADS in a 60-billion-pound deal to create the world's biggest military and civil aerospace company, ... Read more...

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British defence firm to merge with Dutch group


September 13th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Britain's biggest defence manufacturer BAE Systems will merge with Dutch-based EADS in a 60-billion-pound deal to create the world's biggest military and civil aerospace company, The ... Read more...

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Orchid Chemicals sells penicillin, penem business to Hospira


August 29th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 29 (IANS) City-based cephalosporin bulk drug company Orchid Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Wednesday announced sale of its penicillin, penem API (active pharmaceutical ingredients) business and the API facilities ... Read more...

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New taxiway at Mumbai airport


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) A new rapid-exit taxiway, which will reduce the runway occupancy time of aircraft, was commissioned at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here Wednesday, an official said.... Read more...

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Holmes to become Hilfiger ambassador


April 19th, 2012 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 19 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes is to become the ambassador of Tommy Hilfiger's new line, The Promise Collection.The 32-year-old has teamed up with the designer to ... Read more...

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Indian designers need to tap own tradition: Australia Fashion Week founder (Interview)


March 25th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Indian designers are not doing enough to tap the country's traditional textiles and crafts, which are readily inspiring the foreign world, says Simon P. Lock, ... Read more...

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Eurocopter to focus on new markets in India


March 13th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 13 (IANS) Eurocopter, the global leader in helicopters, will focus on new markets in India in the emergency medical services, utility, law enforcement and search and rescue areas ... Read more...

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Chinese shipping aims for global leadership


March 13th, 2012 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 13 (IANS) China will strive to become a global leader in shipbuilding by 2015, the country's industrial authority said Monday.Over the next three years, the overall quality of ... Read more...

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Samsung launches new tablet in Indian market


January 11th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 11 (IANS) Global consumer electronics major Samsung Wednesday launched in the Indian market its next-generation tablet Galaxy Tab 620, with a 1.2GHz dual core processor and Android Honeycomb ... Read more...

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L&T;, Mitsubishi to sign shipbuilding pact


December 27th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Engineering major Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Tuesday said its ship-building arm - L&T; Shipbuilding Ltd (LTSB) - is set to sign an agreement with Mitsubishi Heavy ... Read more...

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Panasonic sign up Anirban Lahiri as ambassador


September 24th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shiga (Japan), Sep 24 (IANS) Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri received a welcome boost ahead of his campaign at this week's Asia-Pacific Panasonic Open when it was announced that Panasonic has ... Read more...

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CSC acquires AppLabs


September 14th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC), a NYSE listed global leader in providing technology-enabled business solutions and services, has acquired AppLabs Technologies Private Limited for an undisclosed sum.This ... Read more...

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Raise tobacco taxes to curb deaths: US expert


August 9th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Increasing taxes on tobacco can save up to a million lives, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Thomas R. Frieden said here ... Read more...

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Pakistan won’t accept India’s regional hegemony: Khar


July 25th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) Pakistan would not accept the hegemony of any country in the region as it is "by no means inferior to India", Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani ... Read more...

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Won’t accept any country’s supremacy in region: Gilani


July 24th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 24 (IANS) Responding to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's remarks during her recent visit to India that New Delhi must play a more assertive role in ... Read more...

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In Chennai, Clinton to amplify on India’s global role


July 19th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Hailing India as "a global leader," US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will unveil Washington's view of New Delhi's growing regional and international role when ... Read more...

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Invest in Indian jewellery sector: Anand Sharma


March 26th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma has urged global jewellery brands to invest more in India if they want to tap the huge market of ... Read more...

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Setting up of Unesco institute in India approved


March 15th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday approved the establishment of the Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development here as part of a Unesco ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves establishment of MGIEP


March 15th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today approved the establishment of the Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP).It will put India into the category of ... Read more...

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Telecom, technology to focus on rural areas


March 11th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) The thrust of the government and corporates in areas of technology and telecom in 2011 will be to help empower the rural population, a study ... Read more...

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Bangladesh registers 40 percent hike in apparel exports


February 20th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 20 (IANS) Bangladesh has registered a 40 percent hike in its apparel exports in the last six months, with increased exports to India and new markets wrested from global leader ... Read more...

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Benazir’ assassination probe report will be made public: Gilani


December 27th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 27(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said that the investigation report on former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination would be made public."The inquiry of Benazir Bhutto's murder ... Read more...

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McCormick buys 26 percent stake in Eastern Condiments


November 17th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 17 (IANS) Global leader in manufacture-marketing of spices, herbs and seasonings McCormick & Company has bought 26 percent stake in Eastern Condiments Private Limited (ECPL), a major Indian spices and ... Read more...

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Tata Communication launches Ethernet network in 24 nodes


November 16th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Tata Communications Tuesday launched its next generation Ethernet network in 24 locations around the world."The company's global network upgrade will provide industry-leading network services for both service ... Read more...

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iPhone outsells BlackBerry globally


October 30th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 30 (IANS) Within a week after Apple boss Steve Jobs declared victory over BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM), new numbers released Friday have confirmed that the iPhone ... Read more...

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Reliance launches SMS based mobile conferencing (Lead)


October 26th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Telecom service provider Reliance Communications Tuesday announced the launch of its SMS based mobile conferencing service, an extention of its Group Talk facility.The service will enable Reliance mobile ... Read more...

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Reliance launches SMS conference calls


October 26th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Telecom service provider Reliance Communications Tuesday launched SMS based voice conference calls as an extension to its product Group Talk, a handset independent mobile conferencing service.This service ... Read more...

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RIM launches new BlackBerry smartphone in India


October 14th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Research In Motion (RIM) Thursday launched BlackBerry Torch 9800, the first BlackBerry smartphone with the new BlackBerry 6 operating system.The 3G-ready device priced at Rs.35,000 will be available ... Read more...

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World will have to search minerals on other planets: Kalam


October 1st, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 1 (IANS) With the world's hunger for its minerals and metals threatening to exhaust these resources, scientists should launch a hunt for these materials on other planets, according ... Read more...

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Ben and Jerry finally admit that their ice-cream isn’t ‘all natural’


September 28th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ben & Jerry will remove the label "all natural" from their ice cream products because their products contain non-natural ingredients as well.The issue was first raised eight years ... Read more...

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Kalam to be honoured by Canadian university


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Sep 23 (IANS) A top Canadian university will confer an honorary doctorate degree on former Indian president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam next week.The University of Waterloo, in the city of ... Read more...

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Need for national policy on cyber security: Experts


July 2nd, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Cyber law experts from India and abroad Thursday urged the government to unveil a national policy on cyber security as well as make cyber crimes non-bailable to ... Read more...

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North Korea Condemned For Alleged Torpedo Attack


May 20th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Pyongyang, North Korea, May 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) North Korea is being condemned internationally following the release of evidence that strongly pointed fingers at the country regarding the torpedoing of the ... Read more...

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Tata Global Beverages: The new name proposed for Tata Tea


May 6th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Tata Global Beverages Ltd. This is the new name chosen for the tea company of India's largest corporate house after having made many big-ticket acquisitions and expanded its ... Read more...

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BHEL learning super critical boiler technology


April 2nd, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tiruchirappalli (Tamil Nadu), April 2 (IANS) Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), a major producer of power equipment and industrial goods, is learning the technology to supply super critical boilers on its own ... Read more...

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