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Apple to buy mobile security firm


July 28th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 28 (IANS) AuthenTec, a US mobile and network security provider, announced Friday that it has agreed to be acquired by Apple.In regulatory filings with the US Securities ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Government to expand banking, insurance services in northeast


December 10th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said the government will expand the banking and insurance networks in the eastern and northeastern states."Government is keen to expand ... Read more...

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China’s Huawei to buy Symantec stake


November 15th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 15 (IANS) Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies Co. said Tuesday it will pay $530 million for full ownership of the company's current joint venture with US computer software ... Read more...

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Piramal, Baxter settle patent issue


November 1st, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov. 1 (IANS) Piramal Critical Care Inc. and Baxter Healthcare Corporation have reached a settlement in a patent suit, enabling the former to launch its generic Desflurane in US ... Read more...

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PNB mulls Rs.100 crore investment in proposed arm


July 6th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) The public sector Punjab National Bank (PNB) Wednesday said it is planning to invest around Rs.100 crore in its proposed Canadian subsidiary that is awaiting regulatory ... Read more...

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Indian vaccine to save 250 million lives in Africa


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Francis Kokutse Accra (Ghana), March 1 (IANS) A new India-made vaccine against meningitis is to be administered to nearly 250 million children and adults in sub-Saharan Africa, thanks to a joint campaign ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Athletes’ own blood could treat tendon injuries


December 18th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 18 (ANI): A doctor in Melbourne has perfected the technique of treating tendon injuries in athletes by injecting them with their own blood, also quickening their recovery time.David Connell has ... Read more...

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Dr Reddy’s launches anti-asthma tablets in US


November 20th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) After receiving a regulatory approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA), pharmaceutical major Dr Reddy's Laboratories Saturday launched its anti-asthma tablets in the American market.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Southwest To Take Over AirTran


September 28th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Southwest Airlines has announced a $1.4 billion plan to buy AirTran airways. The deal pending regulatory approval will allow Southwest Airlines to take over AirTran's ... Read more...

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Brazilian, Chilean airlines announce plans to merge


August 14th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 14 (IANS/EFE) The TAM Linhas Aereas Airline of Brazil and LAN Airline of Chile have announced plans to merge to form a new entity named LATAM Airlines Group. The ... Read more...

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Continental and United to form world’s largest airline


May 3rd, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Houston/Chicago, May 3 (DPA) US airlines United and Continental Monday announced a "merger of equals", which is set to create the world's largest airline. Falling passenger numbers, high fuel prices and intense competition ... Read more...

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Peerless scouts for foreign partner for mutual fund arm


February 9th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 9 (IANS) Peerless Funds Management Company Ltd (PFMCL) is scouting for a foreign partner to further strengthen the business, a company official said here Tuesday. PFMCL, wholly owned subsidiary of Kolkata-based ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Orchid Chemicals sells ‘pearl’ to Hospira


December 16th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 16 (IANS) Orchid Chemicals may not have sold the 'family silver' - its $90 million generic injectible business - to the $3.6 billion Hospira Inc - but has sold at ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New technology to identify compounds that triggers heart failure


November 27th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) A breakthrough will help identify compounds implicated in heart failure more rapidly, says a new study. The technology, developed by University of Minnesota's David Thomas and Razvan Cornea and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Herbs act as eco-friendly pesticides


August 17th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 17 (IANS) Well-known herbs rosemary, thyme, clove and mint are now becoming killer weapons against pests as the industry tries to satisfy demands for fruits and vegetables produced in more ... Read more...

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Satyam board meets, decision under wraps


February 26th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 26 (IANS) The government-appointed directors of Satyam Computers met here Thursday but did not issue a statement on their discussions and decisions, a practice they had followed after their last ... Read more...

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Satyam awaits official nod to rope in strategic investor


February 25th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 25 (IANS) The government-appointed directors of Satyam Computer Services are set to meet here Thursday amid indication they are yet to receive the official go ahead for the process to ... Read more...

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Indian biotech sector grows by 20 percent


July 15th, 2008 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 15 (IANS) India's fledgling biotechnology sector posted $2.56 billion (Rs.103 billion) in revenue during 2007-08, registering 20 percent growth over the previous fiscal at $2.1 billion, an industry survey revealed. ... Read more...

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Cairn India to invest $2 bn in energy sector


June 25th, 2008 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Cairn India, the Indian arm of British hydrocarbons exploration major Cairn, will invest about $2 billion in India over 18 months for developing oil fields and building ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Verizon Wireless to buy Alltel


June 7th, 2008 - 12:46 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Verizon would buy rural mobile phone service provider Alltel Corp for $28.1 billion.The shares of Verizon Communications Inc, which owns 55 percent of Verizon Wireless, rose 6 percent after it said the ... Read more...

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Technology - Verizon Wireless to buy Alltel


June 6th, 2008 - 3:49 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Verizon would buy rural mobile phone service provider Alltel Corp for $28.1 billion.The shares of Verizon Communications Inc, which owns 55 percent of Verizon Wireless, rose 6 percent after it said the ... Read more...

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Jet postpones flight launch to San Francisco


May 5th, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 5 (IANS) Jet Airways, India's leading airline, has postponed the launch of its daily service from San Francisco to Mumbai to June 14 from the original May 5. The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Delta, Northwest airlines announce merger


April 15th, 2008 - 10:58 am ICT by admin
DPA New York, April 15 (DPA) Delta and Northwest airlines announced a merger late Monday after months of talks, agreeing to a stock swap that would create the world's largest passenger carrier. "Delta ... Read more...

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Dr. Reddy’s acquires part of Dow’s small molecules business


April 1st, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by admin
Hyderabad, April 1 (IANS) Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Tuesday said it has entered into an agreement with the Dow Chemical Company to acquire a portion of Dowpharma Small Molecules business associated with its ... Read more...

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HDFC Bank will buy Centurion Bank for over $2 billion


February 25th, 2008 - 6:50 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) In what would be India's biggest financial sector takeover, HDFC Bank, the country's third-largest bank by market value, said it would acquire Centurion Bank of Punjab Ltd for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

ASEAN News: Epeius Biotechnologies Gains Commercial Approval for Rexin-G, a Tumor-Targeted Gene-Based Medicine for Metastatic Cancer


December 30th, 2007 - 12:20 am ICT by admin
SAN MARINO, Calif. - Dec. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today that the company has received a Certificate of Product Registration for Rexin-G(R) from the Philippine Bureau of Food ... Read more...

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