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HP launches solutions for SMBs


July 5th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi,July 5 (IANS) IT giant HP Thursday launched new solutions and services to help small and medium businesses (SMBs) build their technology infrastructure to cater to the rising mobile ... Read more...

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Poonawalla group acquires Dutch global vaccine company


July 5th, 2012 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Pune, July 4 (IANS) Serum Institute of India, the flagship company of the over $1 billion Poonawalla Group vaccine company, Wednesday announced the acquisition of Bilthoven Biologicals of the Netherlands, ... Read more...

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Shah Jahan’s 357th Urs celebrated at Taj Mahal


June 19th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Agra June 18 (IANS) Amid Qawwali recitals, a 357-metre-long 'chadar' was offered on the grave of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan Monday at the Taj Mahal here on the occasion of ... Read more...

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Zubair Kirmani takes designer menswear to Srinagar


May 19th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Delhi-based designer Zubair Kirmani, who hails from Srinagar, has recently set up shop in his native town in an attempt to cater to the ... Read more...

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Mahindra Satyam net profit at Rs.534 crore


May 17th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Leading IT service provider Mahindra Satyam Thursday posted a consolidated net profit of Rs.534 crore for the quarter ended March 31.The firm had posted a ... Read more...

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Jubilant FoodWorks quarterly net profit rises 52 percent


May 10th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Jubilant FoodWorks (JFL), which operates pizza vendor Domino's, Thursday posted an increase of 52 percent in net profit at Rs.29.3 crore for the quarter ended March ... Read more...

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TRAI asks operators to offer per second-billing plan (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


April 20th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Friday asked all service providers to ensure that they offer their customers per second billing plan along with ... Read more...

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Operators must offer calls at 1 paisa per second plan: TRAI


April 20th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Friday asked all service providers to ensure that they offer their customers a tariff plan of one ... Read more...

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Facebook buys Instagram for $1 bn (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Facebook is purchasing Instagram, the very popular photo sharing company, for $1 billion in a combination of cash and stock, the social networking giant's founder ... Read more...

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Ujjwal Mukhopadhyay named Avon India managing director


March 29th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Leading direct selling company Avon Beauty Products India Thursday announced the appointment of Ujjwal Sankar Mukhopadhyay as its new managing director."He will be responsible for ... Read more...

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Paper iPhones offered to deceased


March 28th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 28 (IANS) As iPhones and iPads are getting more popular in China, some people are choosing paper-made Apple goods as offerings to their deceased relatives.Many shops on Taobao, ... Read more...

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Log on, perform prayers online!


March 18th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 18 (IANS) Two prominent Hindu shrines in Himachal Pradesh will offer online prayers and other services to devotees from this week.From this Chaitra Navratri festival, beginning March 23, ... Read more...

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Hero MotoCorp ties up with Erik Buell Racing


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp Wednesday said it has entered into a strategic partnership with US-based Erik Buell Racing for technology and design collaboration to develop ... Read more...

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Mahindra Satyam to acquire minority stake in Dion Global


February 10th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) Leading global IT and communications services provider Mahindra Satyam will acquire minority stake in Dion Global Solutions Ltd at an investment of Rs.35 crore, the companies ... Read more...

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MTS launches zero paisa plan to retain customers


February 9th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) In the wake of older players attempting to lure the subscribers of telecom firms affected by the cancellation of 2G licenses, Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited ... Read more...

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Not giving up music career: Hudgens


February 9th, 2012 - 4:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) Actress Vanessa Hudgens insists her music career is not over.The former High School Musical star admits she is not about to extend her pop offerings ... Read more...

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Spain pays sharply lower yield on 10-year bonds


January 20th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 20 (IANS/EFE) Spain's Treasury sold benchmark 10-year bonds Thursday at a significantly lower yield compared to the previous auction, a sign of investor confidence in the country's struggling ... Read more...

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‘Iron Man 3′ best superhero movie ever: Downey Jr.


January 12th, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) Actor Robert Downey Jr. thinks "Iron Man 3" could be the best superhero movie ever made.The 46-year-old is looking forward to working with director Shane Black ... Read more...

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Streep hopes ‘Iron Lady’ will inspire filmmakers


January 6th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Actress Meryl Streep who is portraying former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher in "The Iron Lady" hopes the movie will inspire more filmmakers to cast older ... Read more...

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Emma promotes Lancome lipstick


January 4th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) "Harry Potter" actress Emma Watson's latest Lancome advertisement is aimed at getting young women to start using lipsticks instead of lipgloss.Watson appears in a new campaign ... Read more...

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Malini Ramani designs for Bata India


December 12th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Footwear company Bata India has collaborated with leading designer Malini Ramani for trendy and contemporary shoes and sandals and she is excited as her creations ... Read more...

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Kerala set for literature gala


November 15th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 15 (IANS) The second edition of the Hay Festival, a three-day cultural fete featuring poets, storytellers, novelists, journalists and filmmakers, begins here Thursday.The highlight of this year's edition ... Read more...

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Coal India to implement new pricing system


November 13th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Coal India is likely to implement gross calorific value (GCV) based pricing from January 2012, a top official of the Maharatna company has said."As per the ... Read more...

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Yahoo!, Microsoft and AOL create ad partnership


November 10th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by BNO News
REDMOND, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- Recognizing Google's dominant presence in the Internet market, Yahoo!, Microsoft Corp. and AOL on Wednesday announced joint advertisement agreements to boost the process of buying and selling ... Read more...

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Citigroup to pay $285 mn to settle fraud charges


October 20th, 2011 - 3:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) Citigroup has agreed to pay $285 million to settle charges for misleading investors about a $1 billion collateralized debt obligation (CDO), the US Securities and Exchange ... Read more...

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Tata Motors launch Manza, Prima in South Africa


October 7th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors Friday launched premium sedan Manza and its trucks range Prima at the Johannesburg international motor show in South Africa."The new Tata ... Read more...

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Hyundai’s September sales up 12.4 percent


October 1st, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) South Korea-based automobile major Hyundai's Indian subsidiary Saturday reported an increase of 12.4 percent in its sales for September at 57,808 units as against 51,444 ... Read more...

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Nokia launches two low-priced handsets


September 15th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Mobile handsets manufacturer Nokia Thursday said it has launched two low-end handsets -- Nokia 101 dual SIM music and Nokia 100 -- in India.The Nokia ... Read more...

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Percept Media, Pointlogic tie-up for marketing venture


June 3rd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Percept Media, the media planning, buying and evaluation arm of Percept Limited, Friday entered into a strategic alliance with Pointlogic, a company headquartered in The Netherlands, ... Read more...

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Pippa Middleton deluged with offers after Royal Wedding


May 11th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The future Queen Catherine is unarguably beautiful but some believe that her younger sister should rather become a movie star. This is the line of thought of ... Read more...

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Pravargyeishti performed at Athirathram in Kerala


April 7th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Panjal (Kerala), Apr. 7 (ANI): Over one lakh people have so far visited Panjal Athirathram, a 5000-year old Vedic ritual and yagna performed at Panjal village near Trichur in the last four ... Read more...

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Liquor offered at Muslim seer’s shrine in Amritsar


March 25th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Mar.25 (ANI): Devotees in Amritsar offered liquor at the shrine of a Muslim seer Baba Rode Shah during a three-day annual fair, which began on Wednesday.During the course of the fair, ... Read more...

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Reliance Communications’ R World to break language barrier


February 15th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Reliance Communications Tuesday announced plans to launch a next generation mobile portal (R World) with multi-lingual capabilities to break the language barrier.Using Motricity's m-core platform to enable a ... Read more...

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Qantas awarded for ‘best cellars in the sky’


February 8th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 8 (ANI): Australia based airline, Qantas, has been voted as having the best onboard wine, scooping the top honours during a worldwide airline competition.Qantas took out Best First Class Cellar ... Read more...

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Paid Dues 2011 Festival Lineup Announced


February 1st, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The lineup for the much awaited Murs' Paid Dues Independent Hip Hop Festival 2011 has been announced and a number of rappers like Nipsey Hu$$le, Bun ... Read more...

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