international business

China sends patrol ships to islands held by Japan


September 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US had hinted a warning to china and Japan to end a conflict that they had cropped up over the issue of a chain of islands ... Read more...

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Counterfeit, fake and smuggled goods impacting ‘Brand India’ (Comment)


July 8th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Counterfeiting is being considered the world's fastest growing industry. According to current estimates, it represents up to 10 percent of global trade. Termed the crime of the 21st century by the ... Read more...

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Emami to open plants in Bangladesh and Egypt


July 6th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) Emari, the Indian personal and healthcare consumer products company, will open two manufacturing plants, one each in Bangladesh and Egypt, in the current financial year, expanding ... Read more...

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Emami Q4 profit jumps 32.6 percent


May 8th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) Emami Group Tuesday reported a consolidated net profit of Rs.723.70 million for the quarter ended March 31, as compared to Rs.545.70 million in the same period ... Read more...

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India, China must have strategic partnership: expert


January 19th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 19 (IANS) The border row between India and China "is moving towards an agreed framework" and the two countries need to develop strategic ties, a visiting Indian professor ... Read more...

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Thales names new country head for India


November 22nd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Thales, the $16.5-billion French giant in the defence, security, aerospace and transport markets, has named Eric Lenseigne as its new country head and managing director ... Read more...

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‘The Simpsons’ cast members fight over pay dispute


October 7th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) FOX has reportedly handed the casts and the creator of The Simpsons an ultimatum to accept a budget cut or risk the show being taken off ... Read more...

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Dubai to host Forbes Global CEO Conference 2012


August 17th, 2011 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 16 (IANS/WAM) The 12th session of the Forbes Global CEO conference will be held in Dubai next year, the Forbes world publishing foundation has announced.Launched in 2001, ... Read more...

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Two Jamia girl students get scholarships


April 29th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Two girl students of the Jamia Millia Islamia were awarded scholarships worth Rs.25,000 per year for their academic performance, a varsity official said Friday.Uzma Yousuf, ... Read more...

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Indian Bank to open more international branches


April 15th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 15 (IANS) Chennai-based Indian Bank plans to increase its international presence, particularly in those areas where Tamils are living, during fiscal 2011-12, a top bank official said Friday.The ... Read more...

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Seychelles to get stock exchange this year


March 15th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Victoria (Seychelles), March 15 (IANS) The financial system of the Seychelles - an island nation in the Indian Ocean - which presently is bank-based, will get a boost by the ... Read more...

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Body of missing American student found in Madrid river


March 8th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by BNO News
MADRID, SPAIN (BNO NEWS) -- The body of a missing American college student was found in a river in Madrid, Spain, after more than a week of search efforts, officials said Tuesday.Austin ... Read more...

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Shun corruption, Shah Rukh Khan tells youth


February 24th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan Wednesday urged the youth to stay away from corruption and make India a better place by being honest citizens."The negative has ... Read more...

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Report: UberMedia to acquire TweetDeck for $30 million


February 14th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- TweetDeck, the company behind the popular application to monitor messages on the social networking website Twitter, is close to agreeing to a multi-million dollar takeover deal, according to ... Read more...

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Centum to provide learning solutions to Airtel in Africa


December 7th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Centum Learning, a Bharti associate company, Tuesday said it will provide learning solutions to telecom major Bharti Airtel's recently acquired African operations.Under the agreement, Centum will cater ... Read more...

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HCL Infosystems’ Dubai arm signs deal with Emirates group


November 10th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) HCL Infosystems MEA, the Dubai-based subsidiary of HCL Infosystems, Wednesday said that it has partnered with Mercator IT division of the Emirates group to manage IT infrastructure ... Read more...

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Dabur Q2 net profit rises 15.3 percent (Lead)


October 27th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) India's fast moving consumer goods major Dabur India Wednesday reported a 15.3 percent rise in net profit at Rs.160.35 crore for the quarter ended Sep 30 ... Read more...

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Fortis scrip up 1.4 percent on Hong Kong acquisition


October 11th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) The scrips of Fortis healthcare rose as much as 3.41 percent in intra-day trade Monday after the company's promoters announced the acquisition of Hong Kong-based Quality Healthcare Asia ... Read more...

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Strong encryption of wireless technology not unique: BlackBerry


August 27th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 27 (IANS) Research in Motion (RIM) stocks sank to a 17-month low as the BlackBerry maker Thursday said that use of strong encryption in wireless technology is not ... Read more...

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Sony’s Bengali Movie Channel ‘AATH’ Launched In North America


August 2nd, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sony Entertainment Network has launched its Bengali movie channel Aath in North America, which will be available on Dish Network. Now, the Bengali audience over there ... Read more...

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Emami Q1 net profit up 126.7 percent


July 30th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) Diversified consumer non-durables group Emami posted a 126.7 percent rise in net profit at Rs.35.25 crore for the first quarter (April-June) of 2010-11. It had logged a profit of ... Read more...

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Studio 18 Titles Syndicated To Middle East and North Africa


July 23rd, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Studio 18 has closed a seven-nation licensing deal of 12 top film titles owned by The Indian Film Company (TIFC).The Free-To-Air Satellite rights have been ... Read more...

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IIM-Lucknow launches new professional course


July 21st, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) In a joint initiative with Hughes Communications India Limited, the Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIM-L) Wednesday launched a new programme to equip professionals with management skills ... Read more...

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‘Kites’ world television premiere slated on Colors


June 10th, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The world television premiere rights of Hrithik Roshan-starrer "Kites" have been sold to Colors channel within a month of the film's release. It will be telecast in ... Read more...

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Emami Q4 net profit up by 44 percent


May 28th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Consumer goods major Emami posted a 44 percent rise in net profit at Rs.39 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2010, over the corresponding period last year. The ... Read more...

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Electrotherm targets Rs.350 crore exports in 2010-11


April 6th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 6 (IANS) Industrial furnace maker Electrotherm (India) Ltd is hoping to increase its exports by Rs.150 crore this fiscal from last year's figure of Rs.200 crore. "We hope to achieve an ... Read more...

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Shahnaz to attend White House summit of entrepreneurs


March 31st, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Herbal beauty care queen Shahnaz Husain has been invited for a summit to the White House and will also be undergoing a short course at Harvard University. The ... Read more...

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Marico acquires Colgate-Palmolive unit in Malaysia


January 4th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 4 (IANS) Fast moving consumer goods company Marico Monday said it had acquired Malaysian hair styling products firm Code 10 -- a subsidiary of Colgate-Palmolive. The company did not disclose the ... Read more...

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Secret of long life: grow your own veggies


December 4th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but eating home-grown vegetables will make you live longer. So say the residents of the sleepy English village of Montacute, ... Read more...

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Brinkley’s ex-hubby Cook says bitter divorce battle revived his career


September 4th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 4 (ANI): American model Christie Brinkley's ex-husband Peter Cook is said to have benefited from the publicity surrounding their divorce last year, with the bitter court battle reviving his ... Read more...

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Early signs of recovery for Indian economy: Mukherjee


July 14th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Indian economy is showing some early signs of recovery and the government will ensure that its policies help nurse the country back to high growth ... Read more...

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Toonz ties up with Ireland firm


June 18th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 18 (IANS) Kerala-based animation content provider Toonz Animation India has tied up with Ireland's Telegael group to finance, develop and co-produce animation programmes for global distribution, the company said Thursday. ... Read more...

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100 million pound windfall for Champions League winner


May 27th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Bucking the trend of recession, European football's Champions League has been successful in pulling more money and the winner in Rome can expect almost 100 million pounds. The ... Read more...

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IIM Calcutta launches course in Delhi


May 4th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C) Monday announced a year-long executive course in international business in Delhi. The course is specifically designed to help students acquire ... Read more...

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Chinese exports fall


March 11th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 11 (Xinhua) China's exports fell 25.7 percent year-on-year in February, the fourth straight monthly decline, as global demand shrank, the General Administration of Customs said Wednesday. The exports contracted to $64.90 ... Read more...

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