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Air India’s staff strength to be right-sized: Ajit Singh


July 17th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 17 (IANS) Some wings of national carrier Air India would soon be hived off to right-size its staff strength and monetise its assets for an early turn-around, Civil ... Read more...

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Keep off IPL, Maken tells BCCI (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Wednesday said suspending the players allegedly involved in spot-fixing was not enough and the Indian cricket board needed to do more ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

IOA rejects HI-IHF agreement


July 26th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has rejected the agreement reached between the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) and Hockey India (HI).IOA acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra Tuesday ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Air India will turnaround, once revival plan takes off: Vayalar Ravi


June 14th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Beleaguered national carrier Air India will soon turn the corner once a revival plan, to be presented to the cabinet in a couple of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Air India seeks long-term convertion of loans


May 20th, 2011 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Debt-ridden national carrier Air India Thursday said that it has sent a proposal to the civil aviation ministry for its permission to convert its short ... Read more...

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Air India seeks ministry nod to issue Rs.5,500 crore bonds


May 16th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) National carrier Air India Monday said that it has sent a proposal to the civil aviation ministry for permission to raise Rs.5,500 crore by issuing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Carey loves spending time in nursery


April 21st, 2011 - 4:59 am ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey loves to sit in the nursery built for her unborn twins and stare at the ceiling."Sometimes I just sit in the nursery and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Court approves demerger of Essar Shipping, Ports and Logistics


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 3 (IANS) Essar Shipping, Ports & Logistics Ltd (ESPLL) Thursday said the Gujarat High Court has approved its scheme for the demerger of its shipping, logistics and oilfield ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Oz Liberal party divided over Bernardi’s “Islam is problem, not Muslims” claims


February 20th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Feb 20 (ANI): The Liberal party of Australia appears to be divided after Tony Abbott rejected Parliamentary Secretary Cory Bernardi's claims that "Islam is the problem, not Muslims".Bernardi stirred a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Novell all set to be acquired by Attachmate for $2.2 billion


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Novell, Inc is very close to being taken over by a privately owned IT company, Attachmate Corporation. The deal is reportedly worth $2.2 billion in cash.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Blockbuster files for bankruptcy


September 23rd, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by BNO News
DALLAS, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- Blockbuster Inc. on Thursday announced that it has filed for bankruptcy after unsuccessfully competing with new technologies and online competition.Blockbuster, based in Dallas, Texas and one of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pak Army should support govt, not act as a state within the state: Editorial


September 20th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 20(ANI): The Pakistan Army should show its support to the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) government by functioning as a part of it instead of coming across as a state within ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Army not to come to power: Pakistan PM


September 10th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Pakistan's army "neither intends to come to power, nor it will come" and the country's elected government will complete its tenure, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Gilani rules out army toppling democratically elected Pak government


September 10th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 10 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani, reiterating the need for democracy in the country, has stated that the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) government would complete its tenure ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Century Plyboards mulls demerger


July 21st, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) Century Plyboards (India) Limited Wednesday said it is mulling a demerger of its business leading to three separate entities. The three legal entities would be the present company retaining ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

White House names Michael R. Bromwich as the new head of oil agency


June 22nd, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States President, Barack Obama has selected Michael R. Bromwich to head the oil oversight agency.Michael R. Bromwich is the former assistant United States ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

President Appoints New Head For Oil Regulating Agency


June 22nd, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A new head for the agency that controls the development of oil and gas in the country has been appointed by President Barack ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Michael R. Bromwich To Lead New Oil Agency


June 22nd, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A former federal prosecutor was appointed as the director of a government agency that looks after oil and gas development related work and offshore drilling too. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Separated Siamese twins draw crowds in their village


May 31st, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 31 (IANS) Sita and Geeta, the conjoined twins who were separated after a 14-hour surgery in New Delhi last month, returned to their home in a Bihar village to a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Essence of comfort’ made me fall for Jordan: Aguilera


May 11th, 2010 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Singer Christina Aguilera says she fell in love with husband Jordan Bratman because of his "essence of comfort". "Jordan is just that guy that walks into a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indian aircraft repair firm buys European peer


February 18th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Maintenance, repair and overhauling firm Air Works Thursday said it has acquired an 85 percent stake in Europe's leading aircraft refurbishing firm, Air Livery UK Plc. "The acquisition ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Haldiram - an empire under cloud


January 31st, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Singh New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The popular "Haldiram" snack-food brand, in spotlight after a life sentence handed down to one of the co-owners, is a Rs.1,500-crore (Rs. 15 billion/US$300 million) ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

More BPO service providers will exit market: Gartner


September 30th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) More business process outsourcing (BPO) service providers in India will exit the market in coming years, as it is difficult for them to stay afloat in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

RSS keeps out of a row over BJP leadership


August 16th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Aug 16 (ANI): The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) kept off a controversy brewing in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).Newspapers and television channels have been reporting that there was a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

To retain third spot in Lok Sabha, Left to sit as single block


July 10th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
By T.G. Biju New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) With their Lok Sabha members' tally drastically reduced this time, the Left parties are planning to request Speaker Meira Kumar to allow them to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CID to grill former Satyam auditors (Lead)


February 3rd, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 3 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh police will Wednesday and Thursday grill two suspended PriceWaterhouse employees allegedly involved in the Satyam Computer Services fraud.A city court Tuesday sent S. Gopalakrishnan, who ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Citigroup reports new loss of $8.29 bn


January 16th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 16 (DPA) Citigroup Friday announced its fifth straight quarter of net losses, though it said it continues to focus on getting "fit".According to a press release, the company had ... Read more...

Posted in World |

GTC Industries changes name to Golden Tobacco


July 28th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Indian tobacco major GTC Industries Ltd has changed its name to Golden Tobacco Ltd, the company said Monday. Upon approval by the Registrar of Companies, Maharashtra, a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

How relaxation response helps you deal with high BP, infertility and more


July 2nd, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): A collaborative study by members of the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind/Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Genomics Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Thai Police hardpressed in quelling anti-Chinese torch relay protests


April 19th, 2008 - 7:43 pm ICT by admin
Bangkok, April 19 (ANI) Police and other security personnel in Thailand capital Bangkok were hardpressed on Saturday in trying to keep anti-China and pro-China demonstrators at bay duirng the Olympic torch ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Noisy demonstrations mark start of Olympic torch relay in Bangkok


April 19th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by admin
Bangkok, April 19 (ANI): Noisy demonstrations marked the beginning of the Bangkok leg of the troubled Olympic torch relay on Saturday. Scores of protesters angry over China's human rights record and its ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Move air traffic management to another body: report


March 25th, 2008 - 10:18 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) A high-power panel Tuesday said two separate entities should run airports and manage air traffic in the country even as it called for expert opinion on how ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indians must search for truth behind myths: scientist


March 7th, 2008 - 12:21 pm ICT by admin
By Madhushree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) A cat has nine lives. Or may be not. A cat can survive death plunges from 32-storey buildings because of variations in speed, heartbeats and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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