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GE to invest Rs.300 crore in India research facility


June 7th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) General Electric (GE) would invest an additional Rs.300 crore to expand the research and technology development facility in this tech hub and leverage the talent pool ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Apple asks Russian anti-virus firm to improve OS X security


May 15th, 2012 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 15 (IANS) Computer giant Apple has contracted specialists from Russian anti-virus company Kaspersky Lab to analyse the vulnerabilities of its Mac OS X operating system and improve its ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Toyota Kirloskar Motor ships cars to South Africa


April 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 4 (IANS) Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) entered the overseas market Wednesday, shipping out cars to South Africa. The company said it would export nearly 20,000 cars every year."The ... Read more...

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Invesco plans to expand operations in Hyderabad


March 26th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 26 (IANS) Invesco Ltd., a global asset management company, plans to expand its operations in Hyderabad, where it has the largest global centre outside its head office in ... Read more...

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War gaming centre to prepare IAF for global operations


November 23rd, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) India is setting up a war gaming centre for its air force to enable the aerospace power train for warfare anywhere in the world by ... Read more...

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India’s premier ICT event unveiled in tech hub


October 18th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 18 (IANS) India's premier information and communication technology (ICT) event began in this tech hub Tuesday, with a focus on innovation and research and development (R&D;) to drive ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

IndiGo to expand global operations from Mumbai


September 30th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Budget carrier IndiGo Friday said it will expand its international network by connecting Mumbai with Dubai and Bangkok from Oct 2."Dubai and Bangkok are key ... Read more...

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Tata Steel’s Jamshedpur plant to be modernised


August 5th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 5 (IANS) Tata Steel would pump in Rs.8,000 crore this fiscal for modernisation and capacity expansion of its Jamshedpur plant to 10 million tonnes from 6.8 million tonnes, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Vodafone India quarterly revenue rises 8.9 percent


July 22nd, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Telecom service provider Vodafone has earned a revenue of about $1.49 billion (Rs.6,639.7 crore) for the first quarter of the 2010-11 fiscal from its India ... Read more...

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UN inaugurates communications hub in Spain


July 7th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Quart de Poblet (Spain), July 7 (IANS/EFE) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Spain's Crown Prince Felipe met here Wednesday to inaugurate a new UN telecommunications center to support peacekeeping efforts ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bank of America to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions


May 19th, 2011 - 2:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Bank of America has announced that they will go ahead with their 2010 plan which will see the company’s greenhouse gas emissions reduced by about ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

James Bevan is new British envoy to India


May 9th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) James Bevan has been appointed the new British envoy to India, the British High Commission here said Monday.Bevan will succeed incumbent Richard Stagg in November, ... Read more...

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25 million Facebook users in India


April 28th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The number of Facebook users in India has crossed the 25-million base mark, the social networking site said Thursday."Facebook currently has 25 million users ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Facebook makes money from user’s data


April 17th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Apr 17 (ANI): Social networking site Facebook is using its users's profile, status updates, messages and other information to help advertisers find exactly who they want to reach out ... Read more...

Posted in World |

SBI will accelerate foreign expansion: New chief


April 8th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) State Bank of India (SBI), the country's largest lender, will open new overseas branches and is looking for right opportunities for acquisitions to expand global ... Read more...

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Ford Business Services to increase head count in India


April 7th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 7 (IANS) City-based Ford Business Services Center Pvt Ltd - a wholly owned business services subsidiary of global auto giant Ford Motor Company - is planning to increase ... Read more...

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Invesco opens third largest global facility in Hyderabad


March 23rd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 23 (IANS) Invesco Ltd, a global asset management company which manages more than $615 billion assets, opened its third largest global scale facility to serve its growing worldwide ... Read more...

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General Electric to invest $200 million in India


March 14th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) General Electric will invest $200 million in India to manufacture energy equipment providing jobs to over 3,000 people, even as it is also looking ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Double-digit growth turning point for IT industry: Infosys


October 15th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 15 (IANS) India's IT bellwether Infosys Technologies Friday termed its return to double-digit growth in the second quarter (July-Sept) of this fiscal (2010-11) as a turning point for the resilient ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UAE-Canada row over landing rights


October 13th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 13 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) plans to expand Etihad and Emirates global operations have resulted in a diplomatic row with Ottawa, with the Gulf nation deciding ... Read more...

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Audit services leader PRGX sets up India subsidiary in Pune


September 30th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Pune (Maharashtra), Sept.30 (ANI-Business Wire India): PRGX Global, Inc. a business analytics and information services firm headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, has announced the opening of its Indian branch in Pune, Maharashtra.Romil ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rishad Premji to shape Wipro’s future growth strategy


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) Rishad Premji, heir apparent to India's IT czar Azim Premji, will shape the future growth strategy of Wipro's gobal IT business, a senior company official said Thursday. "As the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Al-Qaeda’s new ‘global operations head’ plotting attacks against US, West


August 7th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 7 (ANI): The son of a Saudi Arabian imam, Adnan Shukrijumah, al-Qaeda's new head of "global operational planning", is using his unprecedented knowledge of American society to plot attacks against ... Read more...

Posted in World |

EU-India trade deal could cost lives, aid groups warn


April 26th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 26 (DPA) A planned free-trade deal between the European Union (EU) and India could cost lives if it stops Indian companies selling cheap "generic" AIDS drugs to even poorer states, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lockout in Bosch plant as staff strike for wage hike


March 9th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Automotive component major Bosch Ltd declared a lockout at its Naganathapura plant on the outskirts of the city after employees went on a tool down strike demanding a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Renault-Nissan research centre to expand


January 18th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) The automobile engineering design and research company Renault Nissan Technology and Business Centre India Pvt Ltd (RNTBCI) will soon shift the fuel cell research team from near Chennai ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hospira eyeing Indian partners to make medical devices


December 17th, 2009 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 16 (IANS) The $3.6 billion turnover Hospira Inc, a US-based pharmaceutical major, is looking out for Indian partners for its medical devices business here. "We will continue to see India ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tata Tea scouting for new name, identity, says Tata


September 1st, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) Tata Tea is scouting for an alternate name - and a new brand identity. Tata Group chairman Ratan N. Tata told shareholders that the change was being considered to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nissan bets big on India for global operations


July 19th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, July 19 (IANS) Japanese auto giant Nissan Motor Co is betting big on India not only for manufacturing cars for domestic and overseas markets but also for sourcing components ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Job portals work out new strategies in tough times


July 19th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, July 19 (IANS) With the recruitment market shrinking due to the global economic slowdown, job portals are working on new strategies like launching city-specific portals or targeting fresh graduates.While ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Indra Nooyi named CEO of the year


July 14th, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 14 (IANS) Indra Nooyi, India-born chairman and chief executive officer of PepsiCo, has been named 2009 CEO of the Year by the Global Supply Chain Leaders Group (GSCLG). Nooyi's key contributions ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan “nerve center of al Qaeda’s global operations”: Petraeus


May 9th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 9 (ANI):Terming Pakistan as the "nerve center of al Qaeda's global operations", the US Central Command chief General David Petraeus has said that top commanders of the outfit are ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Pakistan is Al Qaeda’s global base’


May 9th, 2009 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 9 (IANS) Pakistan has become the nerve centre of Al Qaeda's global operations to plan attacks around the world even while the Pakistani Taliban are planning a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Obama tax move won’t impact Indian firms, Murthy to president


May 8th, 2009 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) Indian IT firms would not be impacted by the tax reform proposal of US President Barak Obama, Infosys Technologies chairman and chief mentor N.R. Narayana Murthy told President ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Obama stand on outsourcing is politics, says US expert


May 5th, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 5 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's announcement to end tax sops to those US firms outsourcing jobs to countries like India has come under flak from Phil Harkins, a ... Read more...

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