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Namibian bank deploys Infosys core banking product


March 14th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 13 (IANS) Namibia's Standard Bank has deployed Indian IT bellwether Infosys Ltd's core banking product Finacle to enhance its service offering to customers."The new system will empower the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BIG CBS to launch Punjabi channel


January 10th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) BIG CBS Networks Private Ltd, a joint venture between Reliance Broadcast Network and CBS Studios International, Tuesday announced that it will launch a television channel called ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Infosys expands Singapore operations, to hire more


October 19th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 19 (IANS) Infosys Ltd has expanded its Singapore operations by setting up a new development centre and plans to hire over 600 people to strengthen its presence in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mexican firm launches LPG auction


October 14th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 14 (IANS/EFE) Mexican state oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) has opened up a bidding round for LPG contracts in the April 2012 to March 2013 period.The winners ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India-Thailand trade grew six fold in 10 years: Sharma


April 5th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Tuesday said the bilateral trade between India and Thailand has grown six-fold in the last decade and touched ... Read more...

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Raavanan To Release In The US


June 12th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Mani Ratnam's long-awaited Tamil film Ravanaan, starring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Vikram will be released in the US on June 18. Big Pictures will release ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bihar’s Shahi Litchi to hit South Indian markets this month


May 10th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 10 (IANS) Bihar's famous Shahi litchis will hit south Indian markets for the first time this month-end. The state government has decided to send the sweet and juicy summer fruit to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dubai university hosts Mobile Application Contest


April 8th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 8 (IANS/WAM) Science students from across the UAE will participate in the annual Mobil Application contest (MAC) 2010 launched Thursday by the Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research in ... Read more...

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Removing trade barriers can boost South Asia trade: World Bank


February 18th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) Intra-regional trade in South Asia could increase from $5 billion to $20 billion and trade between India and Pakistan could jump from $1 billion to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fiscal committee chairman says intervention in Dubai World planned


November 27th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 27 (IANS) Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, chairman of the Supreme Fiscal Committee of the Dubai government, has said that the committee's decision to intervene in Dubai World is well-thought ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Big cinemas to add 100 more screens by 2010


September 10th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Big Cinemas, a subsidiary of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (R-ADAG), plans to add around 100 more screens to its existing network by next year. "Big cinemas today ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UAE, Canada to boost economic ties


September 2nd, 2009 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 2 (IANS) United Arab Emirates (UAE) Economy Minister Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri and Canadian Ambassador Sarah Hardetsky have discussed new initiatives to boost economic ties between the two countries, ... Read more...

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Kenya, India to beef up ties in small industry sector


May 15th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Groum Abate Addis Ababa, May 15 (IANS) In yet another indication of India's growing interest in the East African region, the country's National Small Industries Corp (NSIC) has signed an agreement with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Endemol India Announces Three New Marathi Shows


March 18th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Mumbai, March 17, 2009: After its successful run with Hindi non-fiction and fiction programming, Endemol India sets its eyes on the regional space with three brand new Marathi shows. Endemol, a world ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UAE’s first copper rod plant inaugurated in Abu Dhabi


June 10th, 2008 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 10 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' has its first copper rod plant -- a 110,000 tonnes per annum capacity $45 million unit, owned by Dubai Cables Co (Ducab). "The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Computer makers on bull run in Asia


April 24th, 2008 - 8:12 am ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, April 24 (DPA) Computer makers are experiencing a bull run in Asia with PC sales climbing 19 percent in the first quarter of the year, research firm IDC said Thursday. Computer ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Billion-dollar potential seen in carbon trading


April 9th, 2008 - 7:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 9 (IANS) Carbon credits earned by companies for adopting clean technologies can emerge as a $1 billion regional market in the future, as more trades take place under a unique ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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