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India’s auto sector grew second fastest globally in 2009-10


September 25th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) India was the second fastest growing automobile market in 2009-10 and is expected to grow further in the coming years, a senior official said Saturday. "We are confident ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BSE launches mobile-based trading


September 21st, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) The Bombay Stock Exchange Tuesday launched mobile-based trading in presence of well-known broking firm representatives, an official said. "It was with expertise of software vendors like Marketplace Technologies, Technova ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Women, African Americans, Southerners in US talk and text the most


August 25th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): A survey on cell phone usage across the United States has revealed that women, African Americans and Southerners are the people who talk and text the most.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Inception star - Tom Hardy confesses that he had gay sex in his teens


July 30th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tom Hardy, who is the popular actor from Britain recently confessed that he’s gone intimate with other guys when he was younger, but says he doesn’t ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Broadband users to grow to 275 mn by 2015: Report


July 23rd, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The broadband subscriber count in the country is likely to rise to 275 million by 2015 from the current nine million, says a report. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

29pc of Malaysians suffer from premature ejaculation woes: Study


July 18th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 18 (ANI): A new study has revealed that many Malaysian men ejaculate even before having sexual intercourse with their partner.According to the Universiti Sains Malaysia survey, about 29 percent ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India, China account for 47pc of 5 bn global mobile connections


July 10th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): A survey into the mobile phone connections worldwide has revealed that there are now over 5 billion, with the Asia-Pacific region including India and China being the main ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mercedes Benz India clocks 79 percent sales growth


July 1st, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) Mercedes Benz India registered 79 percent sales growth between January and June this year, compared to the corresponding period last year, a top company official said here Thursday. "We ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Swiss go out after goalless draw with Honduras


June 26th, 2010 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
Bloemfontein (South Africa), June 26 (DPA) Switzerland went out of the World Cup after being held to a goalless draw by Honduras in Bloemfontein Friday. The Swiss needed a two-goal victory but could ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Now, female condom Rape-aXe with ‘teeth’ to hit rapists where it hurts


June 21st, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 21 (ANI): A South African doctor has invented a female condom that is lined with teeth-like hooks in a bid to deter rapists.Dr Sonnet Ehlers, who sold her home and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Emami Q4 net profit up by 44 percent


May 28th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Consumer goods major Emami posted a 44 percent rise in net profit at Rs.39 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2010, over the corresponding period last year. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Google confesses collecting private data from unprotected wi-fi networks


May 15th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 15 (ANI): Google has confessed that it has wrongly collected people's data sent via unencrypted wi-fi networks in the past three years.Google's privacy breach came to the fore after German ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vodafone launches handset at Rs.809 in Delhi


May 10th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Cellular services provider Vodafone Essar Monday said it has launched here a low-cost handset at Rs.809 to make mobile phones accessible to the rural millions. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

West Indies need to be more consistent, admits Gayle


May 5th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, May 5 (IANS) West Indies skipper Chris Gayle said his side needs to be more consistent in the Super-Eight stage of the World Twenty20. The hosts conceded a sizeable ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Match was tougher than what score suggests: German coach


March 11th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Happy with his side's 4-1 win over England in the Hockey World Cup semi-final, German coach Markus Weise Thursday said the match was tougher than what the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ex-keeper Parore says Kiwis need to be at peak to trouble Australians


February 20th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Feb.20 (ANI): Former New Zealand wicketkeeper Adam Parore has said that the Black Caps will have to be at their peak in terms of fitness and performance to challenge the Australians ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chandigarh to launch project to popularise CFLs


February 17th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 17 (IANS) The administration here will soon launch a Bachat Lamp Yojana (Save Lamp Plan, BLY) to reduce domestic energy consumption, an official said Wednesday. Under BLY, incandescent bulbs in Chandigarh ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Meet the Buddhist monk who wears Armani, enjoys female followers’ company


February 10th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 10 (AN): Geshe Michael Roach is not just any other Buddhist monk who wears saffron robe or remain celibate.The 57-year-old monk wears Armani suits, dances at Cielo, and enjoys ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rooney’s world-class display got us a final berth: Fergie


January 28th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 28 (ANI): Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson has hailed Wayne Rooney for his "world-class display" as the England striker's performance earned a place for the team in the Carling ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Fog, icy winds continue to grip Uttar Pradesh


January 23rd, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 23 (IANS) Dense fog and icy winds continued to grip parts of Uttar Pradesh Saturday, throwing normal life out of gear. According to the met department here, biting cold conditions were ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India’s Spice mobile chooses Bangladesh for global debut


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 23 (IANS) India's Spice mobiles have debuted in the international market by launching four handsets in Bangladesh, the largest growing market for cellphones in the neighbourhood. "We chose to enter the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Anand not worried about his lean year


December 22nd, 2009 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 21 (IANS) World chess champion Viswanathan Anand Monday said he was not unduly worried about his temporary lean patch, though he planned to work on his concentration. "I didn't do well ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brazilian tot, 2, has 50 sewing needles inside his body


December 17th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 17 (ANI): A two-year-old Brazilian boy has 50 sewing needles stuck inside his body, says his doctor.According to Dr. Luiz Cesar Soltoski, some of these needles are 2 inches long ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Black Friday Sales Frenzy Intensifies The Competition Among Retailers


November 22nd, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov.22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Black Friday is an occasion that the retailers and Supermarkets chains in the USA look forward to. To woo the customers, the retail giants like Wal mart ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

BSNL provides affordable broadband in Himachal villages


September 26th, 2009 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 26 (IANS) Telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has launched cheap broadband connectivity to the internet in Himachal Pradesh for faster penetration of information technology in rural and remote ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Recycled paper to be used during Commonwealth Games


September 17th, 2009 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Taking a step further in their efforts to conduct a Green Commonwealth Games next year, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday announced that recycled paper and stationery ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

WiMax rollout may be delayed: Telecom secretary


August 31st, 2009 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The dispute between the Department of Space (DoS) and Department of Telecommunications (DoT) over vacation of broadband wireless access (BWA) spectrum can delay WiMax rollout, a senior ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ministerial group to examine high jet fuel prices


August 13th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has decided to constitute a ministerial group to look into the issue of high aviation fuel prices in India that has exacerbated ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sad for Yahoo, gain for Microsoft (Comment)


August 2nd, 2009 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
By Prasanto K. Roy A sad day for Yahoo! That's the consensus -- a rare one -- across both global technology and investor communities. Yahoo stock dropped 10 percent, Microsoft rose one ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fixed-line phone market to grow by 22 percent by 2013: Gartner


July 27th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) India's fixed-line telephone market will grow by 22 percent to reach Rs.5,500 crore (Rs.55 billion/$1.1 billion) by 2013, says a report by IT research and advisory firm ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Idea Cellular to invest Rs.1,000 crore in Tamil Nadu


July 9th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) Telecom major Idea Cellular will invest Rs.1,000 crore ($205 million) over the next three years in Tamil Nadu to expand its network, a top company official said Thursday. "The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Life insurance penetration dipped in 2007: Economic Survey


July 2nd, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 2 (IANS) Life insurance penetration in India dipped in 2007, first time since the sector was opened up for private players a decade ago, said the country's Economic Survey for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tata Motors launches Jaguar, Land Rover in India


June 28th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 28 (ANI): Tata Motors, one of India's top automobile manufacturers, launched its Jaguar, Land Rover brands in India on Sunday.Addressing a press conference here on the occasion, Ratan Tata, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

500 screens release for Kal Kissne Dekha worldwide


June 11th, 2009 - 11:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Reliance Big Entertainment will be release Kal Kissne Dekha worldwide on 12thJune in over 500 screens worldwide. Kal Kissne Dekha will release in 460 screens in India and in 50 screens ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Karl and Smith: a love-hate relationship


May 26th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by GD
J. R. Smith can really drive his coach Gorge Karl crazy. That is the latest news doing the rounds in the basketball arena. And why not? Smith had his way with the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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