six continents

Emirates to sponsor Deccan Chargers for three seasons


March 28th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 28 (IANS) International airline Emirates will be the team sponsor of Deccan Chargers for three Indian Premier League (IPL) seasons.Gayatri Reddy, co-owner of the Deccan Chargers, and Orhan ... Read more...

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In Qatar, get your flight boarding pass on phone


November 30th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, Nov 30 (IANS/WAM) Air passengers flying out of Qatar can now have a "paperless" travel experience as the Emirates airline is now offering them the option of receiving their ... Read more...

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A factsheet on the Tata Group


November 24th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) A factsheet on the Tata Group, India's largest private sector business conglomerate, which Wednesday evening named Cyrus Mistry to succeed Ratan Tata as its next ... Read more...

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Commonwealth can grapple with global financial crises, says Britain


October 28th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 28 (IANS) The Commonwealth, which spans 54 countries with a trade network worth $3 billion, can tackle global challenges ranging from the financial crises to a changing climate, ... Read more...

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DP World seeks close trade ties with India


October 14th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 13 (IANS/WAM) DP World, one of the world's major marine terminal operators based in Dubai, has sought close trade ties with India."Indian exporters and importers have been among ... Read more...

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Ireland’s leading airline opts for Indian solution


October 10th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 10 (IANS) Ireland's flag carrier Aer Lingus has entered into a contract with Technopark-headquartered IBS Software Services (IBS) here for help in planning and managing their cockpit and ... Read more...

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Six-tonne satellite to fall from orbit


September 9th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) A six-tonne satellite, launched in 1991 and which completed its mission in 2005, will now fall out of orbit. Its debris would possible spread over large ... Read more...

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Manhattan short film fest comes to Mumbai again


July 9th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) For the second time in a row, the Manhattan Short Film Festival (MSFF) will take place here Sep 25-Oct 2 and woo movie buffs with futuristic ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kerala firm inks deal with Italian cargo airline


May 26th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 26 (IANS) Kerala-based software firm, IBS Software Services, has inked a deal with Cargoitalia, an Italian airline, for implementing its cargo management solution, iCargo.The implementation is set to ... Read more...

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Nokia’s Chennai unit crosses 500 million-mark in handset-production


May 5th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Mobile handsets manufacturer Nokia Thursday said its manufacturing plant in Chennai has crossed production of 500 million handsets thus reaching a milestone for the company's ... Read more...

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Technopark IT firm wins ‘excellence in Air Cargo’ award


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 2 (IANS) Leading IT systems provider to the global air transportation industry, Technopark headquartered IBS Software, has received the prestigious "STAT TIMES International Awards for Excellence in Air ... Read more...

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Kerala firm’s IT solution to power South African Airways


February 21st, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 21 (IANS) IBS Software Services, headquartered at the Technopark here, has successfully implemented its next generation air cargo management solution suite for South African Airways (SAA), the airline said Monday.The ... Read more...

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Quebec man on 11-yr walk around the world arrives in Vancouver


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Feb 2 (ANI): The Canadian man, who started off on his walk around the world to raise awareness about children facing violence and conflict, has arrived in Vancouver.Jean Beliveau, 55, had ... Read more...

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Continent-wise countries at the Delhi Commonwealth Games


October 3rd, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) The over 6,700 athletes and officials at the Delhi Commonwealth Games have come from 71 countries and territories spread across six continents and regions. The 71 teams ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Reliance Globalcom bags over $100 mn managed services contracts


September 30th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Reliance Globalcom, a division of India's largest integrated telecom service provider Reliance Communications, has bagged managed services contracts worth over $100 million in just over 100 days between ... Read more...

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CWG Village: a melting pot for diverse cultures


September 30th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The sprawling Commonwealth Games Village here is a veritable melting pot of different culture and traditions with hundreds of athletes and officials from across ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

High definition coverage for Commonwealth Games


August 25th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC) Wednesday said that it has finalised deals with rights holding broadcasters from 13 countries across six continents. Prasar Bharati is the host ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brit man sets fastest round-the-world cycle trip record


August 2nd, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 02 (ANI): A British man has set the record for the fastest cycle trip around the world.Vin Cox completed his 18,172-mile road trip in London's Greenwich after cycling for 176 ... Read more...

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Harlequin romance imprint in Penguin-India kitty


June 23rd, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Harlequin Enterprises Ltd, one of the world's leading publishers of books for women, has tied up with Penguin-India to promote its popular imprint MIRA in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

St Vincent and the Grenadines endorse the Proliferation Security Initiative


June 9th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines endorsed the Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) Statement of Interdiction Principles through the conclusion of a ship boarding agreement (SBA), ... Read more...

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American Teen Jordan Romero Reaches Top Of Mount Everest


May 23rd, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nepal, May 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jordan Romero, the 13 year old boy from Big Bear Lake has become the youngest boy to climb to the summits of Mount Everest on ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Emirates to launch non-stop Dubai-Tokyo flight


February 19th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 19 (IANS) Gulf-based carrier Emirates will launch its non-stop services between Dubai and Tokyo March 28 followed by flights to Amsterdam, Prague and Madrid. "Tokyo is the first of a number ... Read more...

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Kolkata plays host to the Royals Trophy golf


January 20th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 20 (IANS) The Royal Calcutta Golf Club (RCGC) unveiled the inaugural edition of the Vodafone Royals Trophy golf here, which will see 40 participating teams from around the world. Initiated ... Read more...

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Boeing submits proposals to India for Apache, Chinook choppers


October 23rd, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) US aerospace major Boeing has submitted two proposals to the Indian Air Force (IAF) offering the AH-64D Apache and the CH-47F Chinook for India's attack and heavy-lift ... Read more...

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Emirates Airline becomes world’s largest Boeing 777 operator


July 30th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 30 (IANS) The Emirates Airline, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has become the world's largest operator of Boeing 777 planes with the arrival of its 78th ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Factsheet on the Tata group


March 23rd, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) A factsheet on Tata group, India's largest industrial house founded by Jamsetji Tata in the mid-19th century, which Monday announced the commercial launch of their small ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog’ success boosts aid to children’s charities


March 4th, 2009 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) The Mumbai-set Oscar-winning film "Slumdog Millionaire", which brings the plight of slum children in India into focus, has sparked interest in charities that target the problem, according to ... Read more...

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Karolina Kurkova tops World’’s Sexiest Women list


November 22nd, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): Beating a host of beautiful ladies in Hollywood, Karolina Kurkova has won the title of "World''s Sexiest Woman in a new poll.The leggy Czech lingerie model topped ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Global leaders take a leaf from Manmohan Singh’s book (Roundup)


November 16th, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) Outlining a far-reaching action plan to tackle the growing global economic crisis, world leaders have agreed to act urgently upon all the three major issues Indian Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Microsoft launches anti-piracy campaign in 49 countries


October 21st, 2008 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In its bid to clamp down on rampant software piracy, Microsoft Tuesday announced a global initiative under the banner of 'Global Anti-Piracy Awareness Day' that will include ... Read more...

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Human impacts have managed to curtail fires in most areas in 20th century


September 22nd, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 22 (ANI): A new study of the last 2,000 years of charcoal evidence has suggested that human impacts have curtailed fires in most areas in the 20th century.Though climate ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Grazing cattle have magnetic sense of direction


September 16th, 2008 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Hamburg (Germany), Sep 16 (DPA) Grazing cows tend to face the North and South Poles, according to German scientists who studied 308 herds using Google Earth satellite photos.The Boreal bovine orientation suggests ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Emirates cuts fares in some sectors after oil price fall


August 24th, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 24 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) national carrier Emirates airline has announced reduction in fares to 20 cities in the Middle East, Gulf, Far East and Europe.Lower fares are ... Read more...

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Britons record skydives in six continents in eight days!


August 14th, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): A Brit skydiver has entered record books for freefalling over six continents in eight days.Martin Downs, from Sheffield, made it to the Guinness Book of World record ... Read more...

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China, India top import sources for UAE


July 17th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 17 (IANS) India was the United Arab Emirates' second biggest source of import, after China, in 2007, according to new figures. According to data released by the country's Federal ... Read more...

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