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Passenger plane crashes in Russia’s Far East, killing 10


September 13th, 2012 - 2:52 am ICT by BNO News
PALANA, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A small regional airliner crashed as it was preparing to land at an airport in northeastern Russia on early Wednesday afternoon, killing ten people and injuring four ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Now share your wedding wish-list with your guests


August 25th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) It is a popular concept abroad, but Bridal Registry, a service whereby a would be-couple can share their list of desired gifts for their D-day ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Times Internet selected as auctioneer for spectrum


August 7th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Gurgaon-based Times Internet Limited (TIL) Monday said it has been selected as the auctioneer to operate the spectrum auction process by the telecom department."This will ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China to boost electric car industry


July 10th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) China has rolled out a plan to boost its underdeveloped electric vehicle industry, with a goal of making the industry more competitive in the global marketplace, ... Read more...

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Air India to hire new pilots, stabilise operations (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Wednesday said Air India will go ahead and hire new pilots to tackle a prolonged strike by a section of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

TRPs blamed for social messages going awry on TV


May 25th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Just a few years ago, television producers found a new recipe to make successful shows - social messages garnished with melodrama and entertainment. The delicacy ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Experts welcome SIDBI fund for service sector startups


May 21st, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The creation by the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) of a Rs.500 crore fund for small and medium enterprise (SME) startups in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Not mere tailors, Indian designers hit back


May 13th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Indian fashion is growing and its designers are not mere tailors, say industry experts irked by Manish Arora's comment that designers here primarily cater ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

India’s biscuit industry heading towards premiumisation (Feature)


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) India's Rs.150-billion ($3 billion) biscuit industry, the third largest in the world, is witnessing a major shift towards 'premiumisation' as consumer preferences change, fuelled by soaring ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Your card details could be ‘robbed by radiowave’


April 30th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Millions of credit and debit card users could be "robbed by radiowave" because of a new contactless technology, the Daily Mail reported.Almost 20 million shoppers are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China sees imported wine market boom


March 28th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) China has imported a record $1.27 billion worth of bottled wine in 2011, up by 94 percent year-on-year, industry experts said.The value of imported loose-packed wine ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kingfisher Airlines makes alternate booking arrangements


March 9th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines Friday said that it has made alternate arrangements for selling its tickets after it was suspended from inter-airline transaction body International ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Air-conditioner sales to grow this summer


March 8th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 8 (IANS) Despite higher prices and confusion over the star rating system, this summer may be a "cool" one for air conditioner makers who are projecting around ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

IATA suspends Kingfisher from inter-airline transaction system (Third Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) In yet another big blow to Kingfisher Airlines, a leading international association Wednesday suspended the carrier from its inter-airline transaction body for failure in settling ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Travel agents barred from ticketing for Kingfisher (Second Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) In yet another big blow to Kingfisher Airlines, travel agents were asked by a leading international association Wednesday to immediately stop booking tickets on the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Travel agents barred from ticketing for Kingfisher (Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) In yet another big blow to Kingfisher Airlines, travel agents were asked by a leading international association Wednesday to immediately stop booking tickets on the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lovebirds to flock to Taj on V-Day


February 13th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 13 (IANS) Taj Mahal, the 17th century monument to love, is expected to receive some 20,000 tourists on Valentines Day.According to travellers and industry experts, around 12,000-15,000 domestic ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Summit to ease growth of Kerala IT/ITES industry


January 10th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 10 (IANS) The India IT Summit of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) beginning here Jan 19 is expected to facilitate the growth of IT and IT-enabled ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Goose launches Artwork Manager for pharma industry


January 3rd, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 3 (IANS) City-based software company Goose Tuesday said it has introduced its Artwork Manager solution that has advanced proof-reading capabilities for pharmaceutical packaging.Artwork Manager provides dedicated support to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mobile number portability not much of a hit


December 4th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) About a year into operation, mobile number portability (MNP) that allowed telephone subscribers to change their operators without forgoing their existing numbers, has failed to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

France preparing first warship for Russia


December 1st, 2011 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French shipbuilder DCNS will start construction of the first warship for the Russian Navy and it has received advance payment from Moscow under a $1.2-billion ... Read more...

Posted in World |

ASDA offers blue-ray player for just £40


November 17th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Asda is offering its Blue-Ray players for incredible £40 this Christmas season. The high cost of Blue-Ray players has placed the technology behind DVD when it comes ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Iron ore barge owners want cap on vessels


November 11th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 11 (IANS) Amid predictions that iron ore trade volumes will drastically dip this fiscal, an association of ore-ferrying river barges in Goa has asked the state government ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

World Dairy Summit concludes in Italy


October 20th, 2011 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
Parma (Italy), Oct 20 (IANS) The five-day World Dairy Summit 2011, or Summilk, concluded here Wednesday, Xinhua reported.Some 1,400 experts attended the annual event. This year's theme was "Sustainable food ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maldives or Uzbekistan - where’s your exotic honeymoon?


October 9th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Frolicking in the crystal-clear waters of the Maldives, delving into exotic dishes in Uzbekistan, sipping a Martini in Thailand...if you want the world at your ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Soon, test your car’s horsepower without fear of speeding ticket


September 28th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) If you own a fast car but can't rev it up on congested roads of the national capital or on fears of being handed a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Australian HR firm eyes tie-up with Indian mining firms


June 16th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jun 16 (IANS) Australia-based Chandler Macleod, the region's largest provider of human resources solutions with 50 years experience in sourcing and recruiting across numerous sectors, is eyeing tie-ups with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Air India to restore full operations next week (Lead)


May 7th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) National carrier Air India Saturday said it expects full normal operation of domestic flights from next week, as the striking pilots start reporting for work. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Industry needs credit to boost growth: Anand Sharma


May 3rd, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Echoing the opinion of several industry experts on the hike in interest rates by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma said ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Mobile users in UK turn to free instant messaging for communication


April 26th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): A survey has shown that mobile text messaging could soon become extinct in UK, as the younger generation are turning more and more to other forms of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cheating touts giving Rajasthan’s tourism a bad name


April 11th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 11 (IANS) Rajasthan's tourism industry is booming, but amid the happy development is an ugly side showing up - of foreign tourists being harassed and looted by touts.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Private FM channels to be allowed to broadcast news


March 29th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 28 (IANS) Private FM radio channels will soon be allowed to broadcast news sourced from All India Radio (AIR), an official said Monday.FM radio channels will be able ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Content can stop Indian film industry’s flops: experts


March 25th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Flops, flops and more flops! The $2 billion Indian film industry is facing tough times with most movies falling flat at the box office. Experts ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Railways loses over Rs.200 crore due to Jat agitation


March 23rd, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Northern Railway has suffered losses of over Rs.200 crore ($44 million) due to disruption of rail traffic caused by the Jat community's job quota ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Must address problems of $2 bn Indian film industry: Experts


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Problems plaguing the $2 billion Indian film industry, apart from issues such as promotion of cinema and the advent of digitisation, were in sharp focus ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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