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TCS eyeing $1 bn from small Indian establishments


May 18th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) IT major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), which recently launched iON - a fully integrated IT solution for small and medium businesses (SMBs) - is eyeing $1 ... Read more...

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India will continue to assist Vietnam in armed forces modernization: Mukherjee


May 4th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by ANI
Hanoi, May 4 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said India will continue to assist Vietnam in the modernization of its armed forces, particularly the Navy and Air Force.During his ... Read more...

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Centre approves Rs 7000 crore project to clean Ganga


April 28th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Thursday approved the project for the cleaning of River Ganga to be implemented by the National Ganga River Basin ... Read more...

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Satyam to pay $10mn to US regulator to settle fraud charges


April 6th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): Satyam Computer Services Ltd. has reportedly agreed to pay 10 million dollars as penalty to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to settle accounting fraud ... Read more...

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Facebook six founders, investers in Forbes billionaire list


March 10th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.10 (ANI): Six of the founders and investors behind the popular social networking site Facebook have made it to the Forbes annual list of the world's top billionaires.It may not ... Read more...

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Jessica Simpson Stars on Cover of New York Magazine


February 15th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jessica Simpson's new look was revealed this week on the cover of New York Magazine, and the singer prepares to earn around one billion dollars from her ... Read more...

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Nawaz amassed ‘over 1bn dollars ill-gotten money’ in London: Musharraf


November 9th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 9 (ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has accused PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif of having amassed over one billion dollars in ill-gotten wealth.Addressing a gathering of Pakistanis at ... Read more...

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India, US finalise $5-bn defence pacts


November 6th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) India and the US have reached agreements on two lucrative defence deals worth nearly $5 billion that will give employment to nearly 26,500 people in job-starved America.According ... Read more...

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About a billion dollars worth of US aid diverted to Taliban coffers


October 28th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 28 (ANI): About one billion dollars worth of U.S. aid has wound up in the hands of the Taliban and other insurgency groups, war analysts and government auditors say. ... Read more...

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US announces 2 billion dollars as military aid to Pakistan


October 22nd, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.22 (ANI): The United States on Friday announced two billion dollars package of military and security aid to Pakistan on the final day of the latest Washington-Islamabad strategic talks.However, unlike ... Read more...

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Here’s a peek into Mukesh Ambani’s billion-dollar palace


October 15th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): India's richest man Mukesh Ambani is set to shift to a new 27-storey palace, which has three helipads-worth one billion dollars.The 570ft Mumbai tower-Antilia, named after a mythical ... Read more...

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India, Argentina sign MoU on agriculture cooperation


September 13th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 13 (ANI): India and Argentina have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in agriculture and allied sectors.The MoU was signed by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar and ... Read more...

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World Bank raises aid for flood-hit Pak to one billion dollars


September 2nd, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 2(ANI): The World Bank has raised its emergency funding to Pakistan to one billion dollars to help the country cope with the unprecedented disaster caused by the floods.World Bank President ... Read more...

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India in second place in Forbes Asia’s “Best Under A Billion” list


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Singapore, Sep.2 (ANI): Indian animated movie maker Compact Disc India and software company Micro Technologies continue to members of Forbes Asia's "Best Under A Billion" list, even as 151 new companies have ... Read more...

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Americans express doubts about ISI,Pak military ability to crack down on insurgents


July 28th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): A former US military officer has expressed doubts about the ability of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) to crack down on every militant group inside its borders even ... Read more...

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Its official: ISI ‘hand-in-glove’ with Afghan Taliban in organizing attacks on US soldiers


July 26th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jul 26 (ANI): Pakistan, the frontal ally of the United States in the War on Terror and receiving over one billion dollars from Washington for combating terrorists, has allowed ... Read more...

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$1BN Major Cocaine Bust Made in Gambia, UK Bound!


June 9th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Gambian authorities recently made a bust worth one billion dollars and arrested at least a dozen suspected drug traffickers, as well as collecting large quantities of cash and weapons in a huge ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Russia to build world’s first fifth-generation combat, invisible helicopter


May 19th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, May 19 (ANI): Russia is planning to build the world's first fifth-generation combat helicopter which would be able to attack fighter jets and be invisible to radars, analysts have said"We are ... Read more...

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Will Smith To Be A Component Of ‘Men In Black 3′


May 10th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Will Smith has put his name down for being a component of the cast in ‘Men In Black 3’. This is the third motion ... Read more...

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Afghan Taliban defectors reverting back to insurgency over failed Govt promises: Report


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.23 (ANI): Numerous low-ranking and second string Taliban commanders who had shunned the insurgency in Afghanistan, have now rejoined the violent extremists, with the government failing to keep its promise ... Read more...

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Reliance Industries says future Pak Finance Minister not its `money manager’


March 18th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.18 (ANI): The Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries on Thursday rejected a report appearing in Pakistan's Daily Times newspaper that suggested that former PML-Q leader and one-time Musharraf loyalist Makhdoom ... Read more...

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11,000 Ground Zero rescue, cleanup workers to share 657 million dollars-insurance payout


March 12th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 12(ANI): Over 11,000 Ground Zero (World Trade Centre) rescue and cleanup workers stand to earn up to 657 million dollars after a tentative settlement was reached in a complex ... Read more...

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US to give Pakistan $1 bn military aid, UAVs


January 22nd, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) The US on Friday formally announced $1 billion aid for Pakistan, besides providing unarmed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and state-of-the-art military equipment, but refused to commit itself ... Read more...

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‘US deliberately delaying funds to pressurise Pak to “do more” against Taliban’


January 19th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan. 19 (ANI): Senior Pakistani officials have blamed the US of deliberately delaying the reimbursement under the Coalition Support Fund (CSF) to pressurise Islamabad to 'do more' against the Taliban ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India to encourage imports from Bangladesh


January 12th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.12 (ANI): In a bid to encourage imports from Bangladesh, India and Bangladesh have agreed to address removal of tariff and non-tariff barriers and port restrictions and facilitate movement ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh ink five agreements, bolster ties


January 12th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) India Monday committed one billion dollars line of credit for developmental projects in Bangladesh and transformed its bilateral ties by signing five accords, including three key ... Read more...

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Pak Army to acquire 20 Super Cobra combat helicopters from US


December 31st, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.31 (ANI) : The Pakistan Army is planning to acquire 20 Super Cobra combat helicopters from the US to replace its existing fleet.According to the Pakistan Assistance Strategy Report, which was ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan opens its third bio-monitoring station in Almaty


December 28th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Almaty (Kazakhstan), Dec. 28 (ANI): Kazakhstan has opened its third biological agent monitoring station in Almaty.The new monitoring system has been built under the Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) program, which is ... Read more...

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US diplomats accuse Pak military, intelligence of blatant ‘harassment campaign’


December 17th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.17 (ANI): US officials have blamed the Pakistani military and intelligence agencies for what they termed as a campaign to 'harass' American diplomats by refusing to extend or approve their visas.They ... Read more...

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PGA ‘fully supports’ Tiger Woods’ decision to take indefinite break from golf


December 12th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 12 (ANI): The Professional Golfers Association (PGA) has said that it "fully supports" Tiger Woods' decision to take an "indefinite break" from golf.PGA officials, who have ridden the fame ... Read more...

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India to borrow one billion dollars from World Bank to clean up Ganges


December 3rd, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.3 (ANI): India is expected to receive a World Bank loan of a billion dollars for cleaning and conserving the River Ganga.Minister of State for Environment Jairam Ramesh revealed this ... Read more...

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‘Big Brother’ US requests ‘record’ doubling of its diplomats in Pakistan


October 30th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 30(ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Ministry has informed the National Assembly's Sub-Committee on Human Rights that the United States has requested to raise the strength of its diplomats in Pakistan to 749, ... Read more...

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US spending 400 dollars for a gallon of gas for troops stationed in Afghanistan


October 18th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.18 (ANI): The US Defense Department has revealed that it is spending a whopping 400 dollars for a gallon of gas in Afghanistan, which is one of the reasons why the ... Read more...

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Pakistan got 970-mn dollars and not 3-bn dollars from US


September 17th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 17 (ANI): The US has provided 970 million dollars in aid to Pakistan since the PPP-led Government came to power and not three billion dollars as claimed by US Ambassador ... Read more...

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UN strongly warns Lanka over continued holding of civilians in refugee camps


September 12th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 12 (ANI): The United Nations has strongly warned Sri Lanka that the world body cannot continue funding indefinitely the huge refugee camps in the north of the country, and asked ... Read more...

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