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A Finnish solution to India’s diesel dilemma


September 20th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 20 (IANS) Even as the whole of India is up in arms at the hike in the diesel price, new technology offers hope of a cheaper alternative by ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bollywood has room for singers from all over: Shafqat Amanat Ali


September 11th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) The India-Pakistan bond is "above all disputes", says Pakistani singer Shafqat Amanat Ali, the magical voice behind chartbusters like "Tere Naina" and "Mitwa", who believes ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China woos Indian tourists


August 29th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The tourism departments of Macau, Hong Kong and Guangdong province in China have come together to woo Indian travellers -- and have vowed to provide ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian firm to invest in Pakistan


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Indian firm Godrej wants to make an investment in Pakistan, a media report said.The investment will be made in the country by the end of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Juice from potato cures ulcers


August 9th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Juice from the humble potato could treat gastric ulcers, thanks to its unique anti-bacterial properties, says a new research.A Manchester University microbiology team now hopes the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Gear up for Sean Paul’s India concerts


July 19th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) World-famous Jamaican reggae artist Sean Paul is set for his maiden India visit and he will perform across the country starting Nov 1.He promises to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

RIM to launch 15 BlackBerry premium stores by year-end


May 11th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Canadian smartphone maker Research in Motion (RIM) will launch around 15 BlackBerry premium stores across the country by the end of this year to expand ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Focus on IT industry’s issues: Microsoft urges Indian government


May 11th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) In spite of its tremendous potential, India's information technology (IT) industry has been suffering due to several issues which the government needs to focus on, a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Al Jazeera English now available on Tata Sky too


April 26th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Aiming to provide "high quality international news" to a wider Indian audience, Gulf-based Al Jazeera Network Thursday announced that its English network will also be ... Read more...

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Best Foods to tie up with hotel chains for more business


April 19th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) Best Foods, an integrated basmati rice player with presence across value chains, is planning to shore up its packaged rice business by tying up with hotel ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

MFN status to India will benefit Pakistan, say its traders


April 12th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The most favoured nation (MFN) to India will ultimately benefit Pakistan and provide its traders a huge opportunity in the Indian market, exhibitors at the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian-run New Zealand firm designs UAV for cloud seeding


March 26th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 26 (IANS) An Indian-promoted aviation company in New Zealand is developing what it claims to be the world's first Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) for cloud seeding.Auckland-based Apeiron Aerospace, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘South Africa to back renminbi as international currency in BRICS Summit’


March 26th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 25 (IANS) The South African government will endorse the Chinese renminbi as the new global currency during the incoming BRICS Summit in India, media reports said Sunday.... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mamata government giving misleading information: Dasgupta


March 24th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) Former West Bengal finance minister Asim Dasgupta Saturday accused the Mamata Banerjee government of giving misleading information regarding the state's debt situation and said the ... Read more...

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Edutor Technologies raises Rs.2 crore


March 20th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 20 (IANS) Edutor Technologies, a company serving the education market, has raised Rs.2 crore from Hyderabad Angels, a network of angel investors focused on early stage businesses."This strategic ... Read more...

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Indian IT firm Sanovi opens subsidiary in Dubai


February 18th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 17 (IANS) Indian software major Sanovi Technologies Ltd Friday opened its subsidiary in Dubai to market its enterprise disaster recovery management (DRM) products in the Gulf region, including ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India should scale up green technologies: UNIDO chief (Interview)


February 5th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) India should now have an aggressive clean energy solution policy, scaling up development of green technologies for its energy security and export these to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India eyes $100 bn foreign investment in nuclear power sector


January 31st, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 31 (IANS) India is hopeful of getting more than $100 billion worth of foreign investment in the nuclear power sector in the next two decades and a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Agent Vinod’ for masses: Saif


January 30th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) The first look of much-awaited "Agent Vinod" is out and Saif Ali Khan says he wants to move beyond the 'suited-booted' Enlgish speaking audiences and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Abu Dhabi sovereign fund keen to invest in India


January 16th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, the sovereign wealth fund of the United Arab Emirates, Monday expressed "keen interest" in increasing investment in India, especially in infrastructure ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Global attention, not business in focus at IRFW (Review)


December 11th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bambolim (Goa), Dec 11 (IANS) The inaugural edition of India Resort Fashion Week (IRFW) has concluded and the participating designers say the focus was more on brand building and introducing ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Tolmol.com, Malaysian firm to launch ‘Quran mobile’ in India


November 21st, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Tolmol.com, online product comparison firm in a joint venture with Malaysian digital Islamic products maker ENMAC Engineering, Monday launched GSM mobile handset MQ3500 also called ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Trade fair: Head to Afghan pavilion for fruits, jewellery


November 15th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) With fresh fruits, juices, rugs and semi-precious stone jewellery, the Afghan pavilion is becoming a major highlight at the 31st edition of the 14-day India ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pitbull excited about maiden visit to India


November 11th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) After pop star Lady Gaga and Metallica, it's time for Indian music lovers to gear up for foot tapping experience with Pitbull. The American ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

World’s major economies should work together : Hu (Second Lead)


November 4th, 2011 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 4 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao Thursday urged the world's major economies to work together to promote growth and financial stability."It is imperative that we stand on a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World’s major economies should work together : Hu (Lead)


November 4th, 2011 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 4 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao Thursday urged the world's major economies to work together to promote growth and financial stability."It is imperative that we stand on a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China contributing more to world economic growth: Hu


November 4th, 2011 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 4 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao said Thursday that his country is making more contributions to the world economic growth as its economy has made strides in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Solar panel plant to address South Africa’s power shortage


October 31st, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
East London (South Africa), Oct 31 (IANS) A $1.3 million solar panel manufacturing plant has opened in South Africa that could go a long way in addressing the power shortage ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rooting for the underdog! (Feature)


September 25th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) "Whoever said you can't buy happiness for little puppies." When author Gene Hill said this, he probably forgot street dogs and the fact they come ... Read more...

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Spain sees 35 percent growth in Indian tourists


September 23rd, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Spain has recorded a 35 percent growth in tourist arrivals over 2010 in the first seven months of 2011, a Spanish official said, adding that it ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Growing interest in India for image consultancy’


September 5th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Internationally-acclaimed image consultant trainers Christina Ong and Lynne Marks, who will come to India in November with their Image Asia Training programme for prospective image consultants, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Angry birds maker Rovio to collaborate with Medio


August 20th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rovio, the mobile gaming company that introduced the highly successful game Angry Birds, have announced that they will collaborate with Seattle-based Medio to improve the playing ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

‘India, US aviation cooperation to grow’


July 19th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Cooperation and trade between Indian and American aviation industries is poised to grow at a rapid pace, said the US aviation watchdog, Federal Aviation Administration ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, US to sign aviation safety agreement


July 14th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India and the US are set to sign a bilateral aviation safety agreement (BASA) during US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton's visit next week, an ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nilkamal set to enter Kerala’s mattress market


July 13th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 13 (IANS) The Rs.1,500 crore Mumbai-based Nilkamal Ltd, market leaders in the furniture business, is all set to enter the lucrative mattress market in Kerala later this month.Speaking ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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