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We want Kerala to be part of US-India trade: US envoy


September 12th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 12 (IANS) US ambassador to India Nancy Powell Wednesday told the 'Emerging Kerala-2012 Investor Meet' here that the US wants Kerala to be part of the growth ... Read more...

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Reliance Capital to pay special dividend of 50 percent


September 10th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Reliance Capital Monday said it will pay shareholders a special interim dividend of 50 per cent, Rs.5 per equity share of Rs.10 each, in addition to ... Read more...

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Facebook CEO commits to lock his stock for 12 months


September 5th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 5 (IANS) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has no intention to sell his stock for at least 12 months, said the social network company in a regular ... Read more...

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Reliance Capital to consider special dividend: Ambani


September 4th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) To mark 25 years of Reliance Capital, chairman Anil Ambani Tuesday said the board will consider a special dividend Sep 10 even as talks were on ... Read more...

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Government to modify policies to meet investors’ expectations


August 6th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said Monday the government will fine-tune economic policies to meet investor and other stakeholders' expectations."Our policies have to be modified ... Read more...

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Rush for Sansha domain names in China


July 26th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) There has been a rush to secure domain names with Sansha, China's new administrative hub for the South China Sea, a media report said Thursday.China deployed ... Read more...

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Reliance Mediaworks get Rs.605 crore private equity funding


July 18th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Reliance MediaWorks Limited Wednesday announced the signing of a term sheet to get an investment of Rs.605 crore from an international private equity fund.In return, the ... Read more...

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Donations pour in for Chinese keeping hospitalised wife alive


July 16th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) A Chinese man who avoided paying medical bills to keep his wife alive has evoked an emotional response among netizens who have donated over 330,000 yuan ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Myanmar, Singapore eye trade ties


June 9th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 9 (IANS) Myanmar and Singapore will hold trade talks here next Thursday.A 118-member delegation from Singapore, representing 76 companies, will visit Myanmar June 10-15, the Myanmar Federation of ... Read more...

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CII asks Himachal to make industrial policy investor-friendly


May 25th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 25 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government should update its industrial policy and make it more investor-friendly, the industry lobby Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said Friday."There is need ... Read more...

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I’m not a social network genius: Courtney Love


May 6th, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 6 (IANS) Singer Courtney Love has asked advisors to help her with social networking after a number of online disasters.The Hole star, who was embroiled in a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Infosys declares 440 percent final dividend


April 13th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 13 (IANS) IT giant Infosys Ltd Friday declared a final dividend of Rs.22 per share for fiscal 2011-12, which is 440 percent over its par value of Rs.5 ... Read more...

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US gold and copper prices ease


March 13th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In some good news for gold lovers, the price of the priced commodity has dropped. And along with gold, price of copper has eased as well. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Thai company to explore oil in Myanmar


February 13th, 2012 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 13 (IANS) Thailand's state-owned PTT company will explore oil and gas in Myanmar's two onshore blocks, a media report said.PTT Exploration and Production Plc, Thailand's largest energy company, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lady Gaga launching her own social network


February 6th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beverly Hills, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fans of Lady Gaga can look forward to chatting with their idol on a social network. LittleMonsters.com will launch very soon and the site promises to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistan launches first luxury train


February 4th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 3 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Friday inaugurated the country's first luxury train in the eastern city of Lahore.The Business Express will run between Lahore ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tamil Nadu to draft new IT policy: Jayalalithaa


December 21st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday said her government plans to come out with a new policy on information technology (IT) to catapult the state ... Read more...

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China launches first electric car for public


October 27th, 2011 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 27 (IANS) Chinese car-maker BYD, which is backed by famous US investor Warren Buffett, has made its first all-electric car available to private buyers in the country.The BYD ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Consumer confidence dips to three year low in Italy


October 26th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 26 (IANS/AKI) Italian consumer confidence in October fell to its lowest level in more than three years amid concern that efforts to cut spending in Europe's second most ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Three IT firms to set shop in Kerala


September 30th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 30 (IANS) The first ever Nasscom executive council (EC) meet held here Friday saw three member IT companies deciding to set shop in Kerala. "Aegis, one of the ... Read more...

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Shakira buys Caribbean Island


September 29th, 2011 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) Colombian singer Shakira and musician Roger Waters together bought a Caribbean island worth $16 million.Shakira, 34, and Waters, 68, are reportedly hoping to "reinvent the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Four held for kidnapping trader


July 17th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Four people were arrested in east Delhi for kidnapping a share trader and demanding a ransom of Rs.10 lakh for his release, police said Sunday.Mahesh ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 180 points higher (Lead)


June 27th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Monday closed 180 points higher. Strong buying was seen in capital goods, banking, auto and energy stocks as ... Read more...

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Sensex rises above 18,400 points; oil, auto stocks surge


June 27th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Indian equities markets were trading firmly in the positive Monday with a benchmark index breaching the 18,400-mark, led by strong buying support in energy and ... Read more...

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Citigroup earns $160 mn from reducing HDFC stake


June 14th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) US based financial services major Citigroup Inc. Tuesday said it had made a pre-tax profit of $160 million after reducing its holding in non-banking finance company ... Read more...

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Pranab assures institutional investors on India’s growth


June 7th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday asked foreign institutional investors to remain optimistic on India growth story, saying the economy would grow around 8.5 percent ... Read more...

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First five-star hotel opens in Tibet


May 28th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 28 (IANS) The first-ever five-star hotel in Tibet opened Saturday in the capital Lhasa, in a bid to attract more tourists to the region.The St. Regis Hotel opened ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rihanna to endorse Madonna’s coconut drink


May 12th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Pop diva Madonna has hired singer Rihanna as the face of her coconut water drinks company."Rihanna is a natural fit for the Vita Coco brand ... Read more...

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Billionaire Raja Rajaratnam held guilty of fraud


May 11th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Raj Rajaratnam, the billionaire investor who once ran one of the world's largest hedge funds, was Wednesday found guilty of fraud and conspiracy by a court ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Venturesutra offers direct fund platform for entrepreneurs


May 11th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 11 (IANS) Web-based Venturesutra has unveiled a direct and private funding platform to afford startup and growing enterprises with easy and quick access to funding source.With Venturesutra, ... Read more...

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India-EU trade pact soon: Sharma


April 18th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) India and its largest trading partner the European Union (EU) are likely to sign a broad-based trade and investment pact by next month, Commerce and ... Read more...

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First generation entrepreneurs give more than traditional rich: Gates


March 24th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Self-made billionaire Bill Gates Thursday said it is the dynastic rich, and not first-generation entrepreneurs, who have reservations about parting with their wealth for charitable ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dutch PM Rutte meets Britain’s Cameron for bilateral talks


January 25th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday welcomed Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte to Downing Street for bilateral talks.The two leaders discussed a range of issues including the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Facebook turns into hot investment property after raising $1.5bn


January 22nd, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Facebook has raised 1.5 billion dollars from investors making it the world's most popular social networking site at about 50 billion dollars.Goldman Sachs turned out be the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

iPad newspaper all set to launch soon


January 11th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The iPad newspaper is due for launch pretty soon. The product is expected to be launched by investor, Rupert Murdoch and the CEO of Apple, Steve ... Read more...

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