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Canon expects Rs.100 crore revenue in five years


September 19th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Japanese major Canon, which recently entered the cinematography imaging domain in India by launching a Cinema EOS product line, Wednesday said it is expecting to clock ... Read more...

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Coal India board okays new fuel supply agreement model


September 1st, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) The board of state-run Coal India Ltd (CIL) has cleared the cost plus model for fuel supply agreements (FSAs) with power firms but asked the coal ... Read more...

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SIDBI to be first to raise funds through ECB


August 27th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) The Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) Monday said it would be first finance company to raise funds through external commercial borrowing (ECB) after the ... Read more...

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Reliance Life Insurance to hire 5,500 agents on payroll


August 16th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 16 (IANS) Reliance Life Insurance Company, a unit of Anil Ambani-led Reliance Capital, plans to hire 5,500 agents on payroll by the end of next month in a ... Read more...

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Insurance industry need to innovate, simplify products: Study


August 5th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) India's insurance industry needs to innovate, simplify products and build trust amongst the customers through effective distribution claims management in order to ensure growth in ... Read more...

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Jessica Biel wants to open bakery


July 27th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 27 (IANS) Actress Jessica Biel wants to follow in the footsteps of her fiance Justin Timberlake by opening a restaurant, focussed on bakery items."I would have the ... Read more...

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Infosys expands operations in Japan


June 25th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 25 (IANS) Global software major Infosys Ltd expanded its operations in Japan by opening its second office at Nagoya to enhance its footprint in the Chubu manufacturing hub, ... Read more...

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Air India to cut loss-making routes (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Air India may cut some of its loss-making routes under a new business plan it has worked out, sources in the civil aviation ministry ... Read more...

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Can hire new pilots, says Ajit Singh (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Friday told Air India's striking pilots that the airline may begin hiring new pilots if the 18-day-old strike continued."We are ... Read more...

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Cooperative bank offers 24-hour cash deposit facility


May 10th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 10 (IANS) Thane Janata Sahakari Bank (TJSB), a cooperative bank, will soon offer customers the facility to deposit cash 24 hours a day at four branches in Maharashtra ... Read more...

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10 mn Indians wish to move to US: Gallup poll


April 25th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Around 13 percent of the world's adults -- or over 640 million people -- would like to emigrate with roughly 150 million, including ten million Indians ... Read more...

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22 mn Chinese seek migration to US


April 24th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) Experts in China have called for more measures from the government to stop the outflow of talent after an American study said 22 million Chinese want ... Read more...

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`Wonder of wonders: A Pakistani train that runs on time’


February 5th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb5 (IANS) A Pakistani daily described a train that left on time and reached 15 minutes early at its destination as a "wonder of wonders".An editorial in the News ... Read more...

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World Economic Forum calls for business innovation


January 26th, 2012 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Davos, Jan 26 (IANS) Participants at the annual World Economic Forum here Wednesday urged the companies to focus on innovation to remain in business.Companies failing to adapt themselves to new ... Read more...

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Come up with new business plan: Gilani to PIA


December 30th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has rejected a business plan submitted by the management of the country's floundering national carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and ... Read more...

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Elevator crushes woman to death in New York City


December 15th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- An elevator at an office building in New York City suddenly moved up on Wednesday morning with its doors open, crushing a woman to death, police said. ... Read more...

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Chinese newspaper wins British media award


December 10th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 10 (IANS) The China Daily European Weekly, Europe's first English-language Chinese newspaper, has won an award from a British group for its "clear communication of business news to ... Read more...

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India’s insurable population over 57 crore


November 29th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The approximate total number of insurable Indians is over 57 crore, parliament was informed Tuesday."Based on the working population, as per census 2001 data, the ... Read more...

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Creating content for Youtube: Madonna’s new job


October 31st, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Pop singer Madonna and Jay Z will create their own video channels on YouTube as part of a new business venture to expand the website.According ... Read more...

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On KBC’s Rs 5 cr winner’s wish list - the civil services


October 28th, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) From a monthly salary of Rs.6,000, Sushil Kumar has hit the jackpot by winning Rs.5 crore ($1 million) on the game show "Kaun Banega ... Read more...

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I’m living two lives: Taylor Lautner


September 2nd, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Actor Taylor Lautner feels he is living two lives - one in showbiz and the other with his parents and friends."I live outside of Los Angeles. ... Read more...

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HeroITES expands Scotland operations


August 22nd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) India-based business process outsourcing (BPO) firm HeroITES Monday said its Scottish subsidiary has created a new 110-seat facility near Glasgow.The subsidiary, HEROtsc, opened the unit ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir Bank posts Rs.182 crore Q1 profit


July 30th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 30 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Bank announced Saturday it has posted a net profit of Rs.182 crore (Rs.1,820 million) for the first quarter of this fiscal ending ... Read more...

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Lil Wayne to launch his own clothing line


July 26th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lil Wayne has confirmed plans to come out with his clothing line next year. The singer made the announcement last week and it comes just days after ... Read more...

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Acting doesn’t fetch enough money: Hiten Tejwani


June 12th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 12 (IANS) He may have acted in some of small screen's best known shows, but actor Hiten Tejwani, who recently opened a multi-cuisine restaurant in Mumbai, says a ... Read more...

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India allows FDI in limited liability partnership firms


May 24th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) India Tuesday announced it would allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in limited liability partnership (LLP) firms in a calibrated manner, a move that would help ... Read more...

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Russia to set up agency to help young professionals


May 7th, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has proposed setting up a new agency to support young professionals and social welfare projects.The agency would focus on three areas: new ... Read more...

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Britney Spears’ mum working as a skincare saleswoman!


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Britney Spears' mother Lynne has reportedly taken a job as a skincare saleswoman.In her new job, Lynne will call up everyone she knows and set up ... Read more...

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WeBuyAnyCar ‘misled’ prices watchdog


April 1st, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, April 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) WeBuyAnyCar.com has been found to have “misled” their customers concerning their pricing policy. The group has been punished by the consumer watchdog, Office of Fair Trading.OFT found ... Read more...

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Outgoing Soota not to divest MindTree stake for now


March 25th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 24 (IANS) Outgoing MindTree executive chairman Ashok Soota late Thursday clarified that he had no immediate plans to divest his 11.57 percent stake in the company."I have no ... Read more...

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Ericsson launches mobile money services


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Telcom equipment maker Ericsson Thursday launched mobile money services to offer mobile financial services in cooperation with its operator customers and players in the financial sectors. "A ... Read more...

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Ajay Devgn To Enter Entertainment Portal Business


January 7th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood star Ajay Devgn has tried his hand in direction, production and even entered the real estate business and now he is going to launch an entertainment portal soon. The ... Read more...

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UAE’s Emirates NBD ranked largest bank in Middle East


January 1st, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 31 (IANS/WAM) UAE's Emirates NBD has been ranked the largest bank in the Middle East in a latest ranking by the US-based Global Finance magazine. Besides the Middle East region, ... Read more...

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“Hangover Helpers” to clean up post-party houses!


November 29th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Colorado, Nov 29 (ANI): A couple of graduates from the University of Colorado have started a business called the "Hangover Helpers", which cleans houses after parties and also delivers breakfast for 15 ... Read more...

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US President Obama’s trip will be historic, says Robert Blake


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.22 (ANI): The U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Robert Blake, on Friday said that US President Barack Obama's upcoming visit to India would be ... Read more...

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