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Wadhwani Foundation to train physically challenged


August 7th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 7 (IANS) Wadhwani Foundation of the US-based Indian techno entrepreneur Romesh Wadhwani will train about 13,500 educated disabled from across the country in skill development in partnership with ... Read more...

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Sex workers strive to fight exclusion, discrimination


July 27th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata July 26 (IANS) Resolving to take forward the fight against "exclusion and "discriminatory practices", over 550 sex workers from 46 countries released a declaration at the ongoing International AIDS ... Read more...

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Sex workers fight for rights at Kolkata conclave


July 25th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) A demand for a fight for their rights and safe sex practices Tuesday marked the ongoing global Sex Workers Freedom Festival in Kolkata, where around 550 ... Read more...

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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...

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Pilots urge Ajit Singh to start negotiations


May 10th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Under pressure from various quarters, the derecognised Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) Thursday appealed to Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh to open channels of negotiation and accused ... Read more...

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Air India pilots stir continues, five flights cancelled


May 10th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Air India cancelled five more flights early Thursday, day three of the 'sick' pilots stir that has seen the national carrier sacking 26 pilots so far, ... Read more...

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Etisalat advises subscribers to ‘port out’


March 9th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Following the Supreme Court's order cancelling 122 telecom licenses, Abu Dhabi-based telecommunications company Etisalat Friday advised its customers to shift to other telecom operators via mobile ... Read more...

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Etisalat sues Indian joint venture partners for fraud


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Abu Dhabi-based telecommunications company Etisalat Thursday launched legal proceedings against its Indian joint venture partners for fraud and misrepresentation.Following the Supreme Court's order last month ... Read more...

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Cess on diesel vehicles regressive: Ford India


February 16th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 16 (IANS) Levying a cess on diesel car is not a right approach but the price of diesel could be hiked slightly to earn revenue, a top official ... Read more...

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Meta university by next year: Sibal


February 3rd, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Friday said a network of universities forming a meta university to allow students to pick courses from across disciplines ... Read more...

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Fortis announces two new hospitals in Hyderabad, Agra


November 17th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Fortis Healthcare (India) Thursday announced the launch of two hospitals in Hyderabad and Agra, thus increasing its India network to 68 hospitals.The hospital in Hyderabad with ... Read more...

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Taj to set up resort hotel near Shimla


February 18th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 18 (IANS) Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL), a group of Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, Friday announced its plan to set up a hotel-cum-resort near Shimla.This will be Taj group's ... Read more...

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Air India posts cash profit of Rs.21.6 crore


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) State-owned Air India Monday reported a cash profit of Rs.21.66 crore for November 2010, owing to significant improvement in efficiency and better management strategies.The operating surplus was ... Read more...

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Big role for India in organic food trade: Pawar


July 7th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) India can play a significant role in global organic food trade, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said here Wednesday. "Organic agriculture in India has made good progress during last ... Read more...

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Organic farming can boost organic food trade: Pawar


July 7th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said organic farming can play a crucial role in boosting the country's organic food trade.Addressing the parliamentary consultative committee attached ... Read more...

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Medicines not easily available to HIV/AIDS patients in northeast: experts


November 30th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 30 (IANS) Lack of access to medicines and ignorance about the disease are the twin challenges being faced by people living with HIV and AIDS in India's northeast, where around ... Read more...

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Tata-Docomo plans research and development centre in India


October 8th, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 8 (IANS) Telecom major Tata Teleservices and Japan-based Docomo are planning to jointly set up a research and development facility in India, a top official said Thursday. "The company (Docomo) is ... Read more...

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Accor to expand footprint, add 50 hotels by 2012


September 2nd, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Global hospitality chain Accor Wednesday said it would invest $130 million (Rs.636 crore) in expanding its India network to 50 hotels by 2012. The hotel major currently operates ... Read more...

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Aircel awards multi-million-dollar contract to Telcordia


June 2nd, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Telecom operator Aircel has awarded a five-year multi-million-dollar contract to Telcordia, a global communication software service provider, for implementing its real-time charging solution, the company said Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Indian company gets international business award


March 31st, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 31 (IANS) An Indian company, CICO Technologies, has been awarded the Golden Award for Quality and Business Prestige for the year 2008. The International Selection Committee of Association Otherways Management & ... Read more...

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RCom’s financial schemes assigned highest ratings


February 25th, 2009 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Reliance Communications (RCom), an Anil Ambani-owned company, has been assigned the highest quality rating of a leading credit rating agency for its Rs.30-billion non-convertible debenture (NCD) programme ... Read more...

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Tata Teleservices launches services in Assam


November 4th, 2008 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Leading telecom services provider Tata Teleservices Ltd (TTSL) Tuesday announced it has launched CDMA services in Assam with an initial investment of Rs.1 billion.“To expand its national ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh to set up anti-terrorism squad


September 17th, 2008 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 16 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government Tuesday decided to set up its own anti-terrorism squad.The decision, source said, was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh ... Read more...

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Playwin targeting Rs.50 bn turnover


September 6th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) The Essel Group-promoted gaming company Playwin Games is hopeful of generating a turnover of around Rs.50 billion ($1.16 billion) this fiscal, a top official said here Saturday."There is ... Read more...

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Mumbai lady physician wins Rs.78.7 mn jackpot (Lead)


August 13th, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Mumbai physician Kirti Patel who always dreamt of living in the upscale Bandra, the fashionable address of the rich and the famous of the country's financial capital, has ... Read more...

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Mumbai lady physician wins Rs.78.7 mn jackpot


August 13th, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Mumbai physician Kirti Patel won a whopping Rs.78.7 million in Playwin's Sikkim Saturday Super Lotto Jackpot making her the city's highest lottery winner till date. Kirti, 38, lives ... Read more...

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The ‘maharaja’ of casinos opens in Goa next month!


March 5th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by admin
By Abhijit Deb Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) An offshore casino with 'no-limits' tables, touted as the biggest in South Asia, will open in Goa next month. Aboard a specially commissioned 70-metre long Panamanian ... Read more...

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