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US hails Delhi Investment Summit on Afghanistan


June 26th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26 (IANS) The United States has hailed the Delhi Investment Summit on Afghanistan to encourage more private sector investment in Afghanistan and support for its economy as "an ... Read more...

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EGoM to take final call Tuesday on spectrum pricing


June 4th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) An empowered group of ministers (EGoM) led by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will meet Tuesday to take a final call on key issues of 2G ... Read more...

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Telecom Commission to meet Thursday on TRAI recommendations


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Telecom Commission, the highest policy-making forum in the communications ministry, will meet Thursday to take a call on the sector regulator's controversial recommendations on ... Read more...

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Telecom tariffs may rise by 90 paise in metros: Study


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Telecom tariffs will rise by 90 paise a minute in metros and 20-34 paise on an average across the country if the sector regulator's recommendations ... Read more...

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Business bankruptcies in Spain rise


April 10th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 10 (IANS/EFE) More than 1,600 Spanish firms declared insolvency in the first quarter, a rise of 21 percent over the same period in 2011, PricewaterhouseCoopers said Monday in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Medvedev pledges modernisation will continue


November 13th, 2011 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) President Dmitry Medvedev has vowed the modernisation of Russia will continue even after he leaves the Kremlin.Medvedev made the comments during talks with business representatives ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Academy adds a new twist to best picture rules


June 16th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 16 (IANS) As many as ten films were nominated in the best film category for the Oscar last year but, with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Darbar’s charge ‘unprecedented and preposterous’: Oscar panel


June 11th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 11 (IANS) The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has dismissed as "unprecedented and preposterous" Indian music composer Ismail Darbar's charge that A.R. Rahman "bought" his ... Read more...

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‘Band Baaja Baaraat’, ‘Dabangg’ sweep IIFA technical awards


April 27th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Wednesday announced the winners of the technical awards categories for IIFA Awards 2011 with "Band Baaja Baaraat", "Dabangg" and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Male staff who ‘rated’ women in email being probed


November 12th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) A private firm has launched a probe after male workers circulated an email rating attractiveness of new female colleagues, a media report said Friday.The message, sent by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

PricewaterhouseCoopers probes email rating female staff


November 11th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) One of the largest accountancy firms PricewaterhouseCoopers has launched a probe after male staff at one of its branches were found circulating emails with pictures of female colleagues ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s HAL among top 100 global aerospace companies: PwC survey


September 27th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) India's state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has retained its 38th ranking among the top 100 global aerospace companies, with Boeing leapfrogging European defence behemoth EADS to reclaim ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

PricewaterhouseCoopers launches new branding initiative


September 21st, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The new visual identity of the global advisory firm PricewaterhouseCoopers went live Monday with the new logo, a simplified version of the earlier one, during the re-launch ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tamil Nadu to float bids for financial city in October


September 9th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 9 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government will float international competitive bids next month for the proposed Chennai Financial City, a top government official said Thursday. "Consultancy firm PriceWaterHouseCoopers (PWC) are ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Over 100 million mobile broadband users by 2015


August 18th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) India will have more than 100 million third generation (3G) mobile broadband users, generating about Rs.940 billion in revenues by the end of 2015, according to global ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Media industry to grow by 12.4 percent in four years: Report


July 28th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Indian entertainment and media industry will grow by 12.4 percent cumulatively over 2010-14 to reach Rs.1040.8 billion, a report released by PricewaterhouseCoopers said Tuesday. The Indian entertainment ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

TV downloads, a threat to video stores


July 17th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 17 (ANI): With the advent of technology allowing movies to be downloaded on demand, the local video stores are in danger of fading away.Foxtel IQ, Telstra's T-box and fetchTV ... Read more...

Posted in World |

President urges pharmacy sector to get equipped for future


July 9th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The pharmacy sector should plan and equip itself for the future demands, President Pratibha Patil said Friday. "The pharmacy council should plan for future requirements of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

PwC launches new entity for backoffice work


July 9th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) Auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) India has launched a new entity for select backoffice operations in Kolkata alongwith PwC of Australia, Britain, Canada and the U.S. "PricewaterhouseCoopers ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Leading Middle East CEOs confident of region’s recovery


April 12th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 12 (IANS/WAM) The Middle East's leading CEOs are confident that the region is moving toward economic recovery, according to the PricewaterhouseCoopers 13th Annual Global CEO Survey. More than 80 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Film, TV industry contributed $6 bn to economy in 2008-09


March 19th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The film and television industry contributed over $6.2 billion (Rs.28,305 crore) to the Indian economy and created nearly 1.8 million jobs in 2008-2009, a new report released ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Big B inaugurates IIFA voting


March 19th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan, who counts "3 Idiots" and "Kaminey" as amongst his favourite films of last year, Friday inaugurated voting for the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) 2010 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

State of Alaska reaches settlement safeguarding public employees


January 29th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by BNO News
JUNEAU, ALASKA (BNO NEWS) – The State of Alaska on Thursday reached a settlement to safeguard 77,000 former and current public employees whose information was misplaced by a professional services firm.The State ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Entertainment and media industry to grow 11 percent annually


December 6th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Indian entertainment and media industry is estimated to grow 11 percent annually to touch Rs.93,200 crore (Rs.932 billion/$18.6 billion) by 2013, a report released Suday ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

IIM-C’s student executives from manufacturing recruited


November 25th, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) Despite the slowdown in the manufacturing sector, all 28 self-sponsored students of the Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta (IIM-C)'s post-graduate programme for executives from that sector have landed campus ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Audit firm approaches court in Satyam scam case


November 4th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) PricewaterhouseCoopers, the city-based audit firm Wednesday approached the Delhi High Court seeking quashing of proceedings initiated by the government following the Rs.78,000-crore Satyam scam. Appearing for the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

PWC predicts double digit growth for entertainment and media industry


July 29th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Rs.584 billion Indian Entertainment and Media industry is projected to grow by 8.3 percent in 2009 as compared to 10.3 percent in 2008 and 16.7 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now read Amar Chitra Katha on your mobile


April 21st, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Pupul Dutta New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Watching the latest flick on your mobile may still be some months away. But you can catch up with favourite comic strips or read ... Read more...

Posted in Books |

Who chooses the Oscar winners?


February 21st, 2009 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (DPA) The race for the Oscars usually begins in November when studios with a chance in any of the categories begin canvassing the almost 6,000 members of the ... Read more...

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Indian media, entertainment industry seen at $21 bn by 2013 (Lead)


February 17th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) The Indian media and entertainment business that grew 15 percent annually since 2006 into a $11.68-billion (Rs.584 billion) industry in 2008 is seen to top $21 billion over ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indian media, entertainment business valued at $11.68 bn


February 17th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) The Indian media and entertainment industry was a $11.68 billion (Rs.584 billion) business in 2008, growing at 15 percent annually since 2006, says the annual joint study of ... Read more...

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Gopalakrishna Raju sent to police custody for two days


January 29th, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 29 (IANS) A city court Thursday dismissed the bail petition of Gopalakrishna Raju, an accused in the Satyam fraud, and sent him to police custody for two days.Gopalakrishna Raju is ... Read more...

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Decision on Rajus’ bail plea Wednesday (Lead)


January 27th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 27 (IANS) A court here Tuesday reserved till Wednesday its decision on the bail pleas of Satyam Computer's disgraced founder B. Ramalinga Raju and the company's former chief financial officer ... Read more...

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Two Pricewaterhouse Coopers officials arrested in Satyam fraud case


January 25th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Jan.25 (ANI): The Crime Branch of the Andhra Pradesh Police arrested two senior auditing executives of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) on Saturday here for their role in the multi-crore Satyam fraud. PricewaterhouseCoopers was ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Two Price Waterhouse partners arrested for Satyam fraud (Lead)


January 24th, 2009 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 24 (IANS) Two partners of Price Waterhouse, the firm that audited fraud-hit Satyam Computer Services' books, have been arrested, police said Saturday.The Crime Investigation Department (CID) of the Andhra Pradesh ... Read more...

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