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HP plans to cut 2,000 more jobs


September 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 11 (IANS) Hewlett-Packard (HP) plans to cut 2,000 more jobs, expanding total job cuts to nearly 29,000 in its latest reorganization efforts, the company said in a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Kerala to showcase rural IT parks


August 8th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 8 (IANS) At the forthcoming Emerging Kerala investor meet, the state is set to carry the wave of its IT revolution to rural areas, said an official.Apart from ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Facebook hiring for its engineering office in London


July 25th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Social networking site Facebook is hiring engineers for its new office which would be located in London. This would be Facebook’s first engineering office, which would be ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

UP to develop Buddhist, Sufi and Hindu religious circuits


July 21st, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh and the central governments Saturday announced their "serious willingness" to undertake a host of measures to shore up tourism in the state.Addressing a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Raise FDI limit to boost defence trade: US think tank


July 18th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) A US think tank has suggested that India should raise the limit of foreign direct investment from 26 percent to over 50 percent in order to ... Read more...

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Rourkela steel plant records best production in Q1


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 2 (IANS) Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), a unit of the state-run Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), has scored it's best production performance in key areas in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Anand Sharma to lead business team to Afghanistan


June 28th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Thursday he would soon lead an Indian business delegation to Afghanistan in a bid to enhance economic engagements ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

FIFA invests 20 million dollars for green World Cup


June 20th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 20 (IANS) FIFA will invest $20 million in green initiatives as part of its sustainability strategy for the 2014 World Cup.Speaking at an event here Tuesday, ... Read more...

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India, US hold higher education dialogue


June 12th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) India and US Tuesday began their annual higher education dialogue here focused on advanced research and innovation and the role of community colleges in workforce development.Indian ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World Bank’s $152 for UP healthcare


June 6th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) The World Bank will give $152 million for the Uttar Pradesh Health Systems Strengthening Project, officials said.The ambitious project is meant to help improve the healthcare ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Akhilesh government takes ahead Agra-Lucknow Expressway project


May 18th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 18 (IANS) Keeping with its promise of giving fresh impetus to infrastructure in the state, the Akhilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh government has expedited work on the ambitious Agra- ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US issues alert for its people in Pakistan


April 26th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) The US embassy in Islamabad Thursday issued a security alert for its staff and American citizens to take precautions for next two weeks, but did not ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bihar paradox: Phones outnumber toilets


April 20th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 20 (IANS) Nearly 56 percent of families in Bihar have a mobile or landline connection, but about 77 percent of the population lack toilets, says a census report, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, Qatar to hold talks: Oil, Taliban on agenda


April 4th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) India will seek to scale up its imports of oil and gas from Qatar when Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani holds talks ... Read more...

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Beijing strives to be coal-free


March 4th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 4 (IANS) Beijing will stop using coal-fired equipment in key areas of the city by 2013 to curb pollution, the authorities said Sunday.The city will cap its annual ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India promises level playing field to US nuclear firms


February 18th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Cambridge (Massachussetts), Feb 18 (IANS) Noting that India will need to invest more than $1 trillion on infrastructure to continue on the high growth trajectory, New Delhi has promised ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Ferrari, Red Bull exit F1 Teams Association


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) Ferrari and World Champions Red Bull Racing have withdrawn from the Formula One Teams Association (FOTA) over differences with the organisation in reducing costs in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kashmir governor, cabinet secretary discusses development, security


October 23rd, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Flagship development schemes and matters related to internal and external security were the focus of discussions Sunday between a central government team led by Cabinet Secretary ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India ranked 132 in ease of doing business: Report


October 20th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India ranks 132 out of 183 countries in terms of the domestic regulatory environment for doing business, according to a World Bank and International Finance ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bharti ties up with Japan firm for mobile internet


October 20th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Bharti Enterprises, parent company of India's telecom giant Airtel, Thursday said it has entered into a joint venture with Japan-based internet company Softbank Corp to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India-EU free trade agreement by end-2011


July 26th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) India and the European Union are likely to sign a free trade agreement, aimed to boost the flow of trade and investment, by the end ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Poor funding, vision on rail safety causing mishaps: Experts


July 12th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) A spate of fatal rail accidents in India this year and two of them last week alone point to poor safety in the world's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India important investment destination, but challenges remain: Ernst-Young


July 11th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India may still be an important investment destination for global companies but its complex tax structure, difficulty in repatriation of cash from investments and corruption ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan want to host ICC event in 2018


June 30th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, June 29 (IANS) Pakistan, a no-go zone for international cricket teams since an attack on the Sri Lankan team in 2009, has requested the International Cricket Council (ICC) ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India invites US to help finance infrastructure projects (Second Lead)


June 29th, 2011 - 2:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) India has invited US investors to help finance big infrastructure projects in the fast-developing nation as India is planning to raise $1 trillion in infrastructure ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

151,890 Chinese punished for corruption


June 22nd, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 22 (IANS) A total of 151,890 Chinese public servants were punished last year for corruption, the China Daily reported Wednesday.It said that Chinese discipline inspection commissions investigated 139,621 ... Read more...

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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 |

Bihar’s businessmen upbeat ahead of China visit


June 9th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 9 (1ANS) As they prepare to accompany Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to Beijing, Bihar's businessmen hope to explore new technology from China's manufacturing industry."We will study the innovative mantra ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

TCS ranked among Britain’s top five employer


May 12th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) India's largest software company Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Thursday said it has been ranked among Britain's top five employers by the CRF institute.The CRF Institute ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

NATO, Russia to sign compendium on cooperation


May 4th, 2011 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO and Russia will Wednesday sign a compendium of over 6,000 terms related to their political-military cooperation.Chief of the Russian General Staff General Nikolai Makarov ... Read more...

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UAE, British varsities to set up joint research centre


April 27th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 26 (IANS/WAM) UAE's Khalifa University has signed an agreement with the University of Bristol to set up a joint research centre at its campus in Abu Dhabi, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bubble wrap used on slopes of Scotland to prevent snow from melting


April 18th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18 (ANI): A scientist has found a novel way to prevent snow at Scottish ski resorts from melting immediately - by wrapping the mountains in bubble wrap.Even though there was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mobile restaurant enthralls gourmets in Gujarat


April 9th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Rajkot, Apr 9 (ANI): A mobile restaurant called 'Hijackk' is attracting food lovers in Gujarat.'Hijackk' is a double decker bus started in Rajkot, in which people can have good food while traveling ... Read more...

Posted in National |

UK report paints dismal picture of Pak in critical areas in 2010


April 1st, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 1(ANI): British Foreign Secretary William Hague has launched the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office's 2010 Human Rights and Democracy report, which shows that Pakistan made little progress in key areas ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

AU to work closely with India on summit in Africa


March 21st, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, March 21 (IANS) The 53-nation African Union (AU) has assured India that it will work closely with New Delhi to ensure the success of the second India-Africa Forum ... Read more...

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