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Piramal initiates course in clinical research at Harvard


August 15th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Swati Piramal, director of Piramal Healthcare Ltd., has initiated a course in clinical research at the Harvard School of Public Health, a company statement said.Piramal was ... Read more...

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Infosys to hire 2,000 people in US by end 2012


July 24th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Indian IT bellwether Infosys Tuesday said it plans to hire almost 2,000 people in the US by the end of this year."Infosys hired 1,200 people in ... Read more...

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M.A. Yusuf Ali resigns from Air India board


July 21st, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 21 (IANS) M.A. Yusuf Ali, an industrialist from the Middle East, has resigned from the Air India board.Speaking to reporters Saturday, Ali said that in the past two ... Read more...

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ICC agrees to split roles for president, chairman (Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 16 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has finally agreed to go for a constitutional amendment to spilt the role of the president by creating a new post ... Read more...

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ICC agrees to have split roles for chairman and president


April 16th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 16 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has finally agreed to go for a constitutional amendment to spilt the role of the president by creating a new post ... Read more...

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Douglas to receive Monte Cristo Award


December 16th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 16 (IANS) Veteran actor Michael Douglas is set to be honoured for his career achievements by bosses at his former theatre company in Connecticut.The "Wall Street" star ... Read more...

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Carnegie Endowment keen on centre in New Delhi


November 9th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) United States-based think tank Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is keen to set up a centre in New Delhi aimed to increase its presence ... Read more...

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Volkswagen to launch Polo, Vento variants


September 7th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) German automobile major Volkswagen Wednesday said it will launch variants of its models Vento and Polo before the festive season."To bring freshness to the products ... Read more...

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I’ll be co-producing all my own films with Sahara: Boney Kapoor


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Producer Boney Kapoor, who has joined the Sahara group of companies as a member of the board of directors, says that he will collaborate with the ... Read more...

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Javed Akhtar takes copyright issue to global platform


June 17th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Well-known Bollywood writer Javed Akhtar has taken his fight for royalty to lyricists to an international platform.He addressed the World Copyright Summit in Brussels last ... Read more...

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Infosys co-founder, board director resign


April 15th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 15 (IANS) Infosys co-founder K. Dinesh and board director T.V. Mohandas Pai have resigned from the IT bellwether in pursuit of their future endeavours, the company said Friday."Dinesh, ... Read more...

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Model nikahnama missing from Muslim law board website


February 20th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 20 (IANS) A model nikahnama, aimed at curbing rising incidences of divorce among Muslims by means of triple utterance of the word "talaq", has abruptly been removed from the website ... Read more...

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Scot Commonwealth Games chief predicts inevitable serious mishap during Delhi CWG


October 4th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 4 (ANI): A leading Scottish official has warned that a serious mishap is all but inevitable during the coming 11 days of competition in the XIXth Commonwealth Games that ... Read more...

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Reward Offered for Tips Leading to Arrests in ‘Earth, Wind & Fire’ Riot


August 24th, 2010 - 1:41 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The authorities are offering a reward for any tips which lead to the arrest of rioters who were involved in the ‘Earth Wind and Fire’ concert riots ... Read more...

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GM boss Whitacre stepping down after eight months


August 12th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (DPA) General Motors chief executive Ed Whitacre in a shock announcement Thursday said he will step down Sep 1 after little more than eight months in the job. Whitacre said ... Read more...

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Documentary film on Indian Women’s Cricket team screened in Delhi


August 6th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0 New Delhi, Aug 6 (ANI): Documentary film 'Poor Cousins of Million Dollar Babies' on Indian Women's Cricket team was screened in the presence of Rani Mukherjee, ... Read more...

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Veteran Publicist Regina Gruss Passes Away


August 6th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Regina Gruss, a veteran studio and independent publicist and ex-member of the board of council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has passed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mahindra and Mahindra acquires electric car maker REVA


May 26th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Automobile major Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M) Wednesday announced it has taken 55.2 percent stake in electric car-maker REVA through a combination of equity purchase and fresh capital infusion ... Read more...

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Chirayu Amin low-key, clean cricket administrator


April 26th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Indian cricket board vice-president Chirayu Amin finds himself in the spotlight with his sudden shift to the multi-billion dollar Indian Premier League (IPL) as its interim ... Read more...

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Religare rejigs board, chairman Malvinder Singh steps down


April 6th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The board of directors of Religare Enterprises Tuesday approved the appointment of Sunil Godhwani as the company's chairman and managing director. The Board accepted the resignation of Malvinder ... Read more...

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Middlesex drops Yuvraj from Twenty20 squad


March 22nd, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) Middlesex County Club Monday decided not to sign up middle-order batsman Yuvraj Singh for their Twenty20 Cup campaign despite having a signed approval from the Indian on his ... Read more...

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CeBIT draws to a close amid new plans for its future


March 7th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Hanover (Germany), March 6 (DPA) The CeBIT trade fair, one of the world's biggest annual electronics events, drew to a close Saturday, with organisers promising a new concept for the next edition ... Read more...

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German President visits Volkswagen plant at Pune


February 5th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Feb 5 (ANI): German President, Horst Koehler, who is on a seven-day visit to India, visited the plant of German auto major Volkswagen at Pune on Thursday.During his visit, Koehler and ... Read more...

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Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke confirmed for second term


January 29th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – Ben Bernanke on Thursday was confirmed by the U.S. Senate for a second term as the chairman of the Federal Reserve.Bernanke’s confirmation was victory for the Obama ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

German carmakers launch new models in Autoexpo


January 5th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Damanjeet Kohli/ Uphaar PandeyNew Delhi, Jan 5(ANI): German carmakers Audi, BMW and Skoda launched dazzling new models at the Autoexpo, an annual automobile exhibition held in the national capital, on Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Sarkozy son drops controversial candidacy for influential post


October 23rd, 2009 - 3:38 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 23 (DPA) The 23-year-old son of French President Nicolas Sarkozy late Thursday dropped his controversial candidacy to head the public body that manages Europe's largest business district, La Defense. "I don't ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Malay Mukherjee steps down from ArcelorMittal board


September 1st, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Malay Mukherjee, a leading expert in steelmaking, has stepped down from the board of directors of ArcelorMittal, the company announced Tuesday. Mukherjee, a former executive at the public ... Read more...

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Demand for probe into bookie issue


July 31st, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, July 31 (IANS) Despite the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) decision to put the issue of bookmakers allegedly trying to contact the country's national players in Sri Lanka under wraps, ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren’s hubby Taylor Hackford elected Directors Guild of America president


July 28th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): Veteran actress Helen Mirren's director husband Taylor Hackford has been appointed as the president of the Directors Guild of America.The Oscar winning director has stepped into the shoes ... Read more...

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Shakeups at top of Credit Suisse, Swiss Re


March 9th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Zurich, March 9 (DPA) Credit Suisse and Swiss Re, both hit hard by the financial crisis, announced changes at the top of the companies Monday. Peter Forstmoser, the chairman of Swiss Re, the ... Read more...

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IAEA board meeting on Indian safeguard agreement begins


August 1st, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Mehru Jaffer Vienna, Aug 1 (IANS) The 35-member board of governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) began their meeting here Friday morning to discuss and approve a safeguards agreement that ... Read more...

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Oman Air to fly to Bangalore


June 14th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 14 (IANS) Oman's national carrier Oman Air is going to launch services to Bangalore from Sunday, its ninth destination in India. The airline said in statement that it would initially ... Read more...

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Jha is new chairman of excise and customs board


April 3rd, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) P.C. Jha, a 1971-batch officer of the Indian Revenue Service, has taken over as the new chairman of the Central Board of Excise and Customs. He has ... Read more...

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Orissa tribals hold awareness rally to protect tigers


March 15th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, March 15 (IANS) Thousands of tribals in Orissa held a rally in Mayurbhanj district Saturday to create awareness about the importance of protecting tigers, whose numbers are fast dwindling. The tribals, ... Read more...

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UN slams Britains celebrity cocaine culture


March 5th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 5 (ANI): United Nations International Narcotics Control Board has slammed the celebrity drug culture, insisting that it is encouraging more young people to take cocaine.The report released by drug control ... Read more...

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