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‘Changes in Myanmar open new opportunities for India’


September 18th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, S Sep 18 (IANS) Recent changes in Myanmar have created new opportunities for enhancing relations with India, according to an expert."The recent changes in Myanmar have created new opportunities ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bartending: New opportunities in the hospitality industry


September 6th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) If you are looking for a life that channels your inner chef, an ability to read people and love for beverages, then bartending might be just ... Read more...

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National vocational education project launched in Haryana


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 3 (IANS) Launching the pilot project on National Vocational Education Qualifications Framework (NVEQF) here Monday, union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal emphasised the need to change the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh President, PM congratulate Pranab (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Bangladesh President M. Zillur Rahman and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Sunday congratulated Pranab Mukherjee on his election as India's president and hoped bilateral relations ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Sheikh Hasina congratulates Pranab


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Sunday called up Pranab Mukherjee to congratulateg him on his election as India's president.A Bangladesh High Commission spokesman said Hasina ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India to host Afghanistan investment summit


June 25th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India will Thursday host an investment summit focusing on Afghanistan, aiming to attract foreign investment into the war-ravaged nation, a statement said. The summit, organised ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China open over cooperation with US in Africa


June 15th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 15 (IANS) The Chinese government Friday said it has an open attitude towards holding discussion with the US over cooperation in Africa, Xinhua reported."China and the United ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, US to hold trilateral dialogue with Afghanistan


June 14th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) India and the United States have agreed to hold a trilateral dialogue with Kabul to support their joint efforts to prepare Afghanistan for the post-2014 scenario ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Biosensor shows promise for cancer diagnosis


May 16th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) Researchers have created an ultra-sensitive biosensor that could open up new opportunities for early detection of cancer and help doctors tailor personalised medicine specific to biochemistry ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Obama cites Dalip Singh Saund to laud Asian contribution


May 9th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) Citing the example of Dalip Singh Saund, the first Indian American elected to the US Congress, President Barack Obama has lauded the contribution of the ... Read more...

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China, US vow stable military ties


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 2 (IANS) China and the US Wednesday pledged to maintain "healthy and stable bilateral military relations".Frequent high-level visits between the two sides have promoted a cooperative partnership of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US under secretary praises Nitish Kumar for ‘positive change’ in Bihar


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 3 (IANS) Impressed by the positive change and development in the eastern Indian state of Bihar in the last few years, US Under Secretary of State for Political ... Read more...

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US trade mission to explore business, lure Indian investment


March 21st, 2012 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS) US Commerce Secretary John Bryson will lead a three-city trade mission to India next week aimed at exploring business potential of India's "rising infrastructure sector" and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Reforms in China bringing opportunities: Official


March 4th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 4 (IANS) China's social and economic reforms have brought new opportunities to the country, a top official said Sunday."The deeper the reform proceeds, the more difficulties and resistance ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Etihad launches flights to Shanghai


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 2 (IANS/WAM) UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways has launched five weekly direct flights between Abu Dhabi and Shanghai.The airline will operate the Airbus A330-300 on the route.Etihad ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

French firm to invest $4.2 bn in Norway


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 3 (IANS) French giant energy producer Total said Thursday it is investing $4.2 billion for the development of a new oil field located in the North Sea off ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maldives learns from Indian democracy: President Nasheed


January 28th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Jan 28 (IANS) Maldives has learnt its "lessons from the Indian experience", said President Mohamed Nasheed as the Indian envoy here described the country as "perhaps one of India's ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Marico eyes acquisitions up to Rs.1,000 crore


January 17th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Indian personal consumer goods company Marico is eyeing acquisitions worth up to Rs.1,000 crore ($200 million) across the globe to sustain a healthy growth rate."We ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China issues white paper on space exploration


December 29th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 29 (IANS) China Thursday issued a white paper on the development of space industry since 2006 and the major tasks for the next five years.The white paper, titled ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Mobile marketing will grow 10-fold in India’


December 13th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) India's mobile marketing space, which some analysts estimate at Rs.600 million ($11 million), will grow 10-fold in the next five years, says the Finnish ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Krishna calls for fast-tracking passport delivery


November 29th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Amid unending complaints about delays in issuing passports, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday urged officers develop a "good working relationship" with police so as ... Read more...

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India Inc cautious on new hiring: Survey


October 16th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) India Inc is cautious on new hirings due to economic uncertainties as only half of the people terminated or who resigned in 2010 found new ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Infosys beats guidance, revises outlook again


October 12th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 12 (IANS) Buoyed by robust performance in the second quarter (July-September) and beating its guidance, India's second largest IT bellwether Wednesday revised revenue outlook for this fiscal (2011-12) ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China becomes Russia’s biggest trading partner


October 9th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 9 (IANS) China has become Russia's biggest trading partner, with exports and imports between the two countries at $50.8 billion from January to August, a media report ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gilani seeks more access to EU markets


July 20th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, who is in London, has urged increased trade and market access for Pakistani products in European markets, it was reported ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Cloud computing to create one lakh jobs in India: Study


July 19th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 19 (IANS) As the next technology wave, cloud computing by enterprises has the potential to create about 100,000 new jobs in India, a study said Tuesday."Of the projected ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Hiring picks up on positive growth outlook


July 2nd, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The gloom of economic crisis on the job market is over. Most people who lost their jobs in 2009 have either been re-hired by their ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India has right foundation to grow 9-10 percent: PM


June 30th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said his government is not only committed to an inclusive growth of 9-10 percent but also believes the country ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Kerala Model’ proposed for growth of IT in state


June 9th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 9 (IANS) A group representing over 150 IT companies in Kerala Thursday said it has submitted to the government a "Kerala Model" -- a plan that emphasises taking ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Judge my government by its performance, says PM


May 22nd, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday that his government's record was an open book and it should be judged by its performance."Our record is ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tshwane to become largest city in South Africa


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, May 2 (IANS) The city of Tshwane will become the largest in South Africa and the third largest in the world when a new municipality is incorporated into it, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New opportunities lure Indians, Chinese back home


April 28th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Thanks to economic opportunities back home and a deeply flawed US immigration system, skilled immigrants from India and China are now leaving the US in droves, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nokia to reduce worldwide workforce by 4,000


April 27th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by BNO News
ESPOO, FINLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Nokia on Wednesday announced that the company will reduce its worldwide workforce by 4,000 as part of a strategy to reduce operating expenses.The mobile phone manufacturer will ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Anand Sharma hopeful of growing Indo-US trade relations


April 20th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today expressed optimism over the growing trade and investment relations between India and United States.During a bilateral meeting with Senators of different ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Nanomembranes could separate bacteria from drinking water


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): U.S. researchers have developed new nanomaterials that could help solve the age-old public health problem of filtering bacteria from drinking water.Working with a special kind of polymer called ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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