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Bitter cold may destroy 50 percent of Russia’s vineyards

February 13th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia may lose from 20 to 50 percent of its vineyard harvest this year because of bitter cold as temperatures have dipped to below minus ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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 |

Traditional British tea brewing in decline as trendier brews are preferred

March 25th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): A survey has found that the traditional British way of brewing tea is in decline, as more young adults are choosing trendier brews.Researchers found that only half of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hyundai Equus Outsells Heavyweight Rivals In 2010

January 9th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is quite evident that Hyundai, the South Korea based automaker is keen on changing its image of cheap entry level car manufacturer. In the last ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Novell To Be Acquired By Attachmate For $2.2 Billion

November 23rd, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 23, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Novell Inc. has consented to be acquired by Attachmate Corp. for $2.2 billion, which has terminated a strategic appraisal of eight months that had been ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Torch 9800 most satisfying smart phone from BlackBerry

November 23rd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 23 (IANS) The sales of the BlackBerry Torch 9800, which were initially hit by its high price, have picked up after reduction in its price by half early ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

High definition TV fails to impress women with all sport and action content

September 15th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 15 (ANI): High definition TV might have revolutionised the world of watching sporting triumph and action films, but it has failed to cut the ice with the ladies.Despite its ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

New generation of drugs to cure hepatitis C

August 14th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 14 (ANI): Help is on its way for those suffering from hepatitis C - a new generation of drugs with the potential to cure the infectious disease is set to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, colour e-readers for richer reading experience

July 15th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): E-readers may soon have colour displays, thanks to new advances in display technology.This development is among the topics highlighted in a three-part cover story on electronic materials ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

BlackBerry faces stormy AGM as Apple, Google mount pressure

July 13th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 13 (IANS) With Apple's iPhone and Google's Android-driven devices fast cutting into its supremacy in the global smartphone market, BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) faces a stormy ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Sensex plunges by 380 points on global cues

June 7th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 7 (ANI): The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) index benchmark Sensex plunged by over 380 points on Monday on account of the weak global cues and weakness in realty and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Share index rises above 18,000 points

April 7th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 7 (ANI): The share index on Wednesday climbed above 18,000 points for the first time in more than two years, driven by robust earnings expectations and firm global equities. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kentucky’s unemployment rate increases 10.7 percent in January

March 12th, 2010 - 3:34 am ICT by BNO News
FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY (BNO NEWS) – Kentucky’s unemployment rate increased 10.7 percent in January, the Office of Employment and Training (OET) announced Thursday.“Facing economic headwinds, Kentucky's economy continued to struggle in January 2010. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China to be world’s largest construction market by 2018

November 13th, 2009 - 7:54 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) China will overtake the US as the world's largest construction market by 2018, and would be about four times larger than India's at the end of the next ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Market reacts sharply to RBI policy

October 27th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct 27 (ANI) : Markets on Tuesday plunged by more than 380 points, its biggest single day loss in over two months, on frantic selling sparked by the Reserve Bank's ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Banks drive sensex to 17-month closing high

October 16th, 2009 - 10:13 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct.16 (ANI): Banking stocks drove the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) sensex up by 0.74 percent to its highest close in 17 months despite witnessing a slide in metals maker Sterlite ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Recession sees rise is sales of belts

August 9th, 2009 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): Recession is literally making women tighten their belts, with rise in sales of the item making it the most in-demand fashion accessory.As sales records show, more than 16 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bankers’ strike marginally hits business at Dalal Street

August 7th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug. 7 (ANI): Trading was light at the Dalal Street for the second consecutive day following a two-day strike that has been called by about one million employees of state-run banks, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Adult toys sell like hot cakes in recession-hit Britain

August 3rd, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Cynthia Chandran London, Aug 3 (IANS) "Hello, how are you? Would you like to have tea or coffee?" That's not a waiter's line but the way customers are greeted at Sh! - ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

North Korean Leader Kim Jong II Detected With Pancreatic Cancer

July 13th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by GD
It has been reported this morning by the South Korean Television that the North Korean leader Kim Jong II has been suffering from pancreatic cancer and may die soon. Reports of his ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Sensex turns volatile as profit booking sets in

May 19th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 19 (ANI): Following a comfortable victory of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA), Bombay Stock Exchange Benchmark Sensex was trading two percent higher on Tuesday.By 12:03 p.m., the 30-share ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian market jittery over outcome of elections

April 16th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 16 (ANI): As the general elections began on Thursday, market analysts in India's stock exchange said they were keeping their fingers crossed and hoping for a stable government.The analysts ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Chow mein overtakes Indian curry as UK’s favourite ethnic food

April 2nd, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): A new survey has shown that Chinese food has now become Britain's favourite ethnic cuisine overtaking the Indian curry.But even though people have picked Chinese food as their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Niche super-car makers steal Geneva show

March 19th, 2009 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
By Thomas Geiger Geneva, March 19 (DPA) Niche car producers stole the limelight at the Geneva Motor Show with such high-end sports car makers as Maserati, Lamborghini and Aston Martin apparently unaffected by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Police action against Ramalinga Raju unlikely without complaint

January 7th, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 7 (IANS) The Hyderabad police are not likely to take any action on their own against B. Ramalinga Raju, who Wednesday admitted to a Rs.40 billion fraud while resigning as ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sensex extends gains 7 percent today

October 13th, 2008 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai/ New Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Sensex extended its gains to seven percent on Monday afternoon, boosted by the Finance Minister P. Chidambaram saying that the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India’’s sensitive index sheds points on global financial crisis

September 29th, 2008 - 9:33 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sept 29 (ANI): Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) provisionally fell 3.87 per cent on Monday as a spreading global financial crisis kept investors nervous, with top private sector lender ICICI Bank ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Indian bankers see little impact of Lehman collapse but stock analysts differ

September 17th, 2008 - 10:02 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sept 17 (ANI): While Indian bankers do not see much impact from the exposure to Lehman brothers, market analysts do not rule out immediate repercussions of the fallout on the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Indian shares provisionally end down 5.4 percent

July 15th, 2008 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 15 (ANI): India ''s main share market index provisionally fell 5.38 per cent on Tuesday to its lowest close in more than 15 months, led by financials such as ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Retail investors shying away from equity markets

July 7th, 2008 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai July 7 (IANS) The downslide trend of the Indian equity market for the last two months has forced retail investors in equity markets to look for alternative mode of investment. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Brit men spend just PS2.38 a year on grooming their skin!

May 21st, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by admin
London, May 21 (ANI): The whole world might be going ga-ga with the new generation of metrosexual men particular about their appearance, but it seems male grooming has not caught on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Opposition victory signals rise in Pakistan stocks

February 19th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by admin
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, Feb 19 (IANS) Pakistan's business community Tuesday celebrated the opposition victory in the country's general elections with a 413-point surge in the leading stock market in morning trade. Outgoing ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |