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Infosys cuts hiring in first quarter


July 12th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) In a reversal of trend, Infosys Ltd. hired less employees in first quarter (June-April) of 2012-13 fiscal than in the fourth quarter (January-March) of the last ... Read more...

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Apple pays $60 mn for iPad trademark in China


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) Apple Inc. has agreed to pay $60 million to Proview Technology (Shenzhen) to settle the dispute over the iPad trademark, a court announced Monday.Apple has transferred ... Read more...

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Standard Chartered Equity invests Rs.130 crore in Karaikal port


June 27th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) Karaikal port's operating company Karaikal Port Private Ltd. Wednesday announced an investment of Rs.130 crore by Standard Chartered Private Equity (Mauritius) Ltd. by way of primary ... Read more...

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Infosys to hire 35,000 techies this fiscal


April 13th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 13 (IANS) India's second largest IT bellwether Infosys Ltd and its subsidiaries would hire 35,000 people (gross addition) in fiscal 2012-13, about 10,000 less than last fiscal (2011-12), ... Read more...

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Mahindra Satyam, Tech Mahindra Ltd merge


March 21st, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) The long-awaited merger of Mahindra Satyam and its parent company Tech Mahindra Ltd was announced here Wednesday after a joint board meeting of the two ... Read more...

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Stage set for Mahindra Satyam’s merger


March 20th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 20 (IANS) The stage is set for the long-awaited merger of Mahindra Satyam with its parent company Tech Mahindra Ltd.The boards of the two companies will meet ... Read more...

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Etisalat writes off $827 mn, evaluates India options


February 9th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Abu Dhabi-based telecom firm Etisalat Thursday wrote off its investments worth $827 million in the mobile company Etisalat DB and said the company is evaluating ... Read more...

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Uninor revenue rises, parent firm writes down investment


February 8th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Uninor's revenue rose during the quarter ended December 2011 on an increased subscriber base while the parent company Telenor wrote down its investment of about ... Read more...

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Thomas Cook’s India business up for sale


February 8th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Global travel business major Thomas Cook Wednesday said it was in the process of selling its 77.1 percent stake in its Indian subsidiary and had received ... Read more...

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Norwegian minister meets Sibal, discusses Telenor issue (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Continuing with the diplomatic drive to secure state-owned Telenor's $3 billion investment in India, a key Norwegian minister met Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday and ... Read more...

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Norwegian minister meets Sibal, discusses Telenor issue


February 7th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Continuing with the diplomatic drive to secure state-owned Telenor's $3 billion investment in India, a key Norwegian minister met Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday and ... Read more...

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Norway intervenes to protect Telenor’s $3 bn India investment (Roundup)


February 6th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) With the Supreme Court ordering the cancellation of 122 telecom licences awarded in 2008, Norway started a diplomatic exercise here Monday to protect the ... Read more...

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London Olympics hosts firm on retaining Dow as sponsor


January 27th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) The 2012 London Olympics Organisers said Dow Chemicals would remain as one of the sponsors of the Olympic Games, despite the resignation of Meredith Alexander, one ... Read more...

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Ryan Seacrest to be axed from ‘American Idol’?


January 8th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 8 (IANS) Ryan Seacrest, who hosted "American Idol" since its first series in 2002, may soon be dropped from the singing reality show as his three-year contract comes ... Read more...

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Vedanta buys out Cairn’s India subsidiary


December 8th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) British oil explorer Cairn Energy Thursday said it has completed with Anil Agarwal-promoted Vedanta Group the transaction for the sale of 40 percent of its stake ... Read more...

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James Murdoch resigns from the board of News Group Newspapers


November 23rd, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) James Murdoch, heir to the Rupert Murdoch media empire, resigned from the board of News Group Newspapers last September, it has now emerged. The company is the ... Read more...

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Bharti ties up with Japan firm for mobile internet


October 20th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Bharti Enterprises, parent company of India's telecom giant Airtel, Thursday said it has entered into a joint venture with Japan-based internet company Softbank Corp to ... Read more...

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‘The Simpsons’ all set to get their own channel


September 26th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The long-running children’s show The Simpsons may soon end up on its own channel, FOX has hinted. The show is approaching its 500th episode and FOX ... Read more...

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Alec Baldwin walks out on Emmys


September 19th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Alec Baldwin has registered his protest against FOX by announcing that he will stay out of the Emmys on Monday. The actor is protesting against ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ricoh India aims to triple growth by FY13


September 9th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) Ricoh India, a subsidiary of Japan-based imaging solutions leader Ricoh Company, is eyeing three-fold growth in its revenue to Rs.900 crore by the 2013 fiscal, a ... Read more...

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‘Price is Right’ model sues former employer


September 8th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A former model of the television game show "The Price Is Right" has filed a suit against her former employers for wrongful termination of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Ekta’s refusal to promote Shahid film a rumour’


September 3rd, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) It is false to say Ekta Kapoor scuttled efforts of actor Shahid Kapoor to feature his film "Mausam" for promotion on her popular TV ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian & Kris Humphries’ wedding pictures to be unveiled soon


August 24th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kim Kardashian and husband Kris Humphries have flown to a secret destination in Europe for their honeymoon after their lavish wedding ceremony last weekend. PEOPLE magazine ... Read more...

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Deven Sharma to step down as S&P;’s chief (Lead)


August 23rd, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) Pressure from the US government over the country's credit rating downgrade finally seems to have compelled rating agency Standard & Poor's to let go of Deven ... Read more...

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Deven Sharma to quit as S&P;’s chief


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) Deven Sharma, the Indian origin president of Standard & Poor's, the rating agency that shot into global prominence after the historic downgrade of the US debt ... Read more...

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Marc Jacobs heading for Dior?


August 14th, 2011 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) Marc Jacobs, the creative director of Louis Vuitton, is reportedly set to join as head designer for Dior.Dior's head designer John Galliano was sacked after being ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chinese fishing vessel returns with 22 men short


August 13th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) Twentytwo fishermen were missing after a fishing vessel was pulled back to a port in east China's Shandong province, police said Saturday. "Major crimes" occurred on ... Read more...

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Linc ventures into entertainment


August 4th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) Major pen producer Linc has widened its reach to venture into entertainment business with its first film "Shakal Pe Mat Ja" scheduled to release Sep ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

PayPal to launch business in Russia


August 3rd, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Online payment company PayPal plans to start business in Russia with a $25 million investment and open its first office in Moscow soon, a ... Read more...

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FMCG business to be profitable in six years: ITC


July 29th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) Multi-business conglomerate ITC Limited aims to turn its non-tobacco fast moving consumer goods business profitable by 2017 as it eyes the country's number one position in ... Read more...

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American Airlines orders 460 new planes from Boeing and Airbus


July 20th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by BNO News
FORT WORTH, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines and American Eagle, on Wednesday announced a huge order with Airbus and Boeing to acquire 460 new aircraft ... Read more...

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News International acted decisively in phone hacking case: Brooks


July 20th, 2011 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) The News International group acted "quickly and decisively" in dealing with "abhorrent" phone hacking at the News of the World, the company's former chief ... Read more...

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‘Dam 999′ to be screened at Cannes


May 4th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 4 (IANS) Dam 999, a tribute to the victims of the 1975 Banqiao dam disaster in China, will be screened at the 64th International Film Festival, starting May ... Read more...

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‘The Kennedys’ to be screened on BBC Two


March 25th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 25 (ANI): A controversial mini-series about the Kennedys will be screened later this year on BBC Two.'The Kennedys' was to air on the History Channel in the US before its ... Read more...

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BlackBerry Messenger to be available on Android, Apple’s iOS


March 5th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): BlackBerry Messenger app is set to be available on Android and Apple's iOS, according to reports.The instant messenger service, BBM, which is one of the most popular tools ... Read more...

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