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Apple unveils slimmer, lighter iPhone 5


September 13th, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 13 (IANS) Apple's highly anticipated, next-generation iPhone is finally here. Sporting a larger 4-inch screen iPhone 5 is 18 percent thinner and 20 percent lighter than ... Read more...

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Olympic basketball: Spain storms into final (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 4:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain defeated Russia 67-59 in a comeback victory in the Olympic men's basketball semifinal Friday.Russia led for the first three quarters, but Spain's three-point shooting ... Read more...

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Olympic basketball: Spain storms into final


August 11th, 2012 - 3:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain defeated Russia 67-59 in a comeback victory in the Olympic men's basketball semifinal Friday.Russia led for the first three quarters, but Spain's three-point shooting ... Read more...

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City Union Bank to raise Rs.250 crore through rights issue


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) City Union Bank will raise Rs.250 crore through a rights issue this year to meet its growing business needs and capital adequacy ratio (CAR), said a ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: India take on New Zealand in pressure game (Preview)


July 31st, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India take on New Zealand Wednesday in what would be a key game for both teams if they hope to remain on course in the men's ... Read more...

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Infosys cuts hiring in first quarter


July 12th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) In a reversal of trend, Infosys Ltd. hired less employees in first quarter (June-April) of 2012-13 fiscal than in the fourth quarter (January-March) of the last ... Read more...

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Kerala leads in growth rate in investment projects: Assocham


June 20th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 20 (IANS) Kerala is the only state in the country which saw a surge in growth of investment projects during the implementation stage in the last quarter of ... Read more...

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RBI expected to cut key lending rates to spur growth


June 17th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) In a bid to spur growth and boost consumer sentiment, India's central bank is expected to cut key lending rates by 25-50 basis points in ... Read more...

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Pranab asks banks to reduce non-performing assets


June 12th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday asked banks to reduce non-performing assets (NPAs) for the financial health of the sector."I am happy that banks have ... Read more...

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BEML posts Rs.14 crore net loss in Q4 of 2011-12


May 31st, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 31 (IANS) State-run defence behemoth BEML, at the centre of a controversey involving its Tatra heavy-duty trucks, reported a Rs.14 crore net loss for the fourth quarter of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

South Africa’s economic prospect modest


May 31st, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 31 (IANS) South Africa would maintain modest economic growth this year, with an expectation of a gradual recovery in domestic demand and supply, said the Reserve Bank.The household ... Read more...

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TVS logs 28 percent net profit, to launch new vehicles


May 24th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) Closing last fiscal with 28 percent growth in its after-tax profit, two- and three-wheeler maker TVS Motor Company announced Thursday that it would launch an executive ... Read more...

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Overseas Indian affairs ministry rapped for inadequate data


May 8th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has slammed the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) for lacking authentic data on the exact size of the Indian diaspora, noting ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US productivity down


May 4th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) US non-farm business sector labour productivity decreased at a 0.5-percent annual rate during the first quarter of 2012, a drop after two consecutive quarterly gains, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China’s search engine market reaches $877 mn


April 28th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 28 (IANS) The size of China's search engine market hit 5.53 billion yuan ($877 million) in the first quarter of 2012, according to new statistics.The figure represents a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India, China will lead Asia’s growth: IMF (Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Even as it lowered India's growth forecast to 6.9 percent this year from 7.1 percent in 2011, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Friday said led by ... Read more...

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China’s urban unemployment rate at 4.1 percent in Q1


April 25th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 25 (IANS) China's urban registered unemployment rate stood at 4.1 percent in the first quarter of this year, authorities said Wednesday.The rate remained unchanged from the last quarter ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Infosys lowers guidance for fiscal 2013 (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 13 (IANS) India's second largest IT bellwether Infosys Ltd Friday projected a lower guidance of 15 percent growth year-on-year (YoY) for the new fiscal 2012-13 (FY 2013) on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Infosys net up 27 percent in fourth quarter


April 13th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 13 (IANS) The Infosys Ltd Friday reported net profit of Rs.2,316 crore (Rs.23.16 billion) for the fourth quarter (January-March) of fiscal 2011-12, registering 27.4 percent year-on-year (YoY) growth, ... Read more...

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`Iran’s oil production to fall 500,000 barrels per day’


April 11th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, April 11 (IANS) Iran's crude oil production is expected to fall by about 500,000 barrels per day by the end of this year due to a lack of investment ... Read more...

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Toyota Kirloskar logs 87 percent sales growth in March


April 2nd, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 1 (IANS) Indo-Japanese car venture Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd closed March with sales of 18,220 units, logging a growth of 87 percent over the comparable period the ... Read more...

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WSH: Cheetahs win to remain on course


March 29th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 28 (IANS) Chennai Cheetahs came up with a late surge to turn back a 1-3 deficit and score a 6-4 win against Delhi Wizards here Wednesday to remain ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Half of Britain’s young black men unemployed


March 11th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) More than half of young black men in Britain wanting work are unemployed and are twice as likely to be jobless as their white counterparts, according ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

WSH: Pune Strykers salvage another draw


March 9th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 9 (IANS) A penalty corner conversion six minutes from close by unheralded Simrandeep Randhava helped Pune Strykers snatch a 3-3 draw with hosts Chennai Cheetahs and maintain their ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Britain’s jobless rate to hit 9 percent


March 6th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) Britain's unemployment rate will edge up to 9 percent in the first quarter of 2013 from 8.4 percent in the end of last year, the British ... Read more...

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Britain’s GDP drops


February 25th, 2012 - 3:54 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) Britain's economy shrank 0.2 percent in the last quarter of 2011, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Friday.The figure marks a sharp drop in ... Read more...

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Tata Steel posts Rs.6 billion Q3 net loss


February 9th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 9 (IANS) India's biggest steel maker Tata Steel Thursday reported a consolidated net loss of Rs 6.03 billion for the quarter ended December 2011, against a net profit ... Read more...

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Wes Welker sad after Super Bowl loss


February 7th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tom Brady’s wife Gisele Bundchen is blaming some players of the New England Patriots for last Sunday’s loss during the Super Bowl. The Patriots were beaten ... Read more...

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ICICI’s third quarter net profit up 20.25 percent


January 31st, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) India's largest private lender ICICI Bank Tuesday reported a 20.2 percent rise in net profit for the quarter ending December at Rs.1,728.1 crore from Rs.1,437.02 crore ... Read more...

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Allahabad Bank’s Q3 net up by 34 percent


January 30th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Public sector lender Allahabad Bank Monday reported a net profit of Rs.5.60 billion for the quarter ending Dec 31, 2011 against Rs.4.2 billion for the corresponding ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Apple criticized for the state of its Chinese factories


January 27th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Apple has been criticized after the alleged condition of its workers in China was reported by the New York Times. The newspaper claims that the California tech ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

NTPC’s third quarter net falls 10.16 percent


January 27th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Electricity generation public sector company NTPC Friday reported a 10.16 percent decline in its net profit for the third quarter of the current fiscal at Rs.2,130.39 ... Read more...

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Android’s big share of global tablet shipments in Q4 2011


January 27th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Jan 27 (IANS) Global tablet shipments reached nearly 27 million units in the fourth quarter of 2011 with Android jumping to a record share of 39 percent, said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

31 Chinese dead from food poisoning


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 22 (IANS) At least 31 people in China died due to food poisoning and around 1,900 were affected in the last quarter of 2011, the health ministry said.A ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Growth will be below 7.5 percent, says Pranab


January 18th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) India's economic growth will fall below 7.5 percent in the current financial year and it would be a "major challenge" to meet the fiscal ... Read more...

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