strategic decisions

Punjab to set up censor board for videos, lyrics

August 23rd, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 23 (IANS) With vulgar and obscene content growing in some videos and Punjabi songs, the Punjab government wants to set up a censor board to regulate the content, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Google CEO’s absence causes concern

July 22nd, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Google CEO Larry Page was again absent from a company meeting that raised concerns about his health and how it will affect the internet giant, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UPA not diffident about decisions: Congress

April 21st, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Congress Saturday rubbished opposition parties' allegation of policy paralysis in the party-led United Progressive Alliance and said the launch of nuclear-capable missile Agni-V ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bill for professionals in highways authority introduced

December 19th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Aiming to bring professionals for the management of the national highways, a bill to amend the National Highways Authority of India Act was introduced in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Australia’s cricket future is in good shape

October 27th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 27 (IANS) Cricket Australia's (CA) chairman Jack Clarke said Thursday that he was retiring confident of Australian cricket's future after key strategic decisions made in the last year. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Give colleges more freedom: Experts

September 14th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) Colleges and universities in West Bengal should be given more autonomy to take strategic decisions but the government should also monitor how these institutions spend their ... Read more...

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DMK will recapture power, says Karunanidhi (Lead)

July 24th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 23 (IANS) The DMK cannot be destroyed and it will capture power again in the state, party president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi said here ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Roses for the world: An Indian success story in Ethiopia

May 29th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Holeta (Ethiopia), May 29 (IANS) The world's largest exporter of roses is an Indian who grows and ships hundreds of varieties of the prized flowers -- not just out of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

LFW advances winter/festive edition to August

April 5th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) The dates for the winter/festive edition of the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) have been advanced and the event will now be held Aug 17-21 to provide ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Apple to launch smaller iPhone

February 11th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 11 (IANS) Apple is working on new versions of the iPhone that will be cheaper and smaller than the most recent ones, a media report said Friday. The move is ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Apple CEO Jobs to take medical leave

January 18th, 2011 - 1:37 am ICT by BNO News
CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Apple Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs on Monday announced that he will take a medical leave from the technology company.Jobs, 55, informed that he is taking another ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Europe Asia Business School hosts IIM Ahmedabad Confluence 2010 in Pune

November 23rd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Nov.23 (ANI): The Europe Asia Business School played host to the Pune leg of National Business Olympiad, a flagship event of IIM-Ahmedabad Confluence, 2010.The Pune leg, which was held on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Only increased political mutual trust can ease strained US-China military ties: Analysts

October 18th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 18(ANI): Increased political mutual trust between the United States and China is the only way to ease strained military relations between the two countries, analysts have said.The suggestion comes after ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Monkeys become more calculating around money

September 22nd, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): It seems even monkeys know the value of money. A new research found that when presented with coin-like tokens, tiny yet savvy capuchin monkeys inhibit their natural impulses ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kayani, Pasha continue Pak’s traditional anti-India agenda: NYT

March 11th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar.11 (ANI): The report regarding Pakistan Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani extending the tenure of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Director General (DG) Lt.Gen. Ahmed Shuja Pasha by a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Smaller fishes prefer bigger, bossier fishes for protection

December 15th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 15 (IANS) Smaller fishes of the cichlid group prefer bigger, bossier ones for company and protection from other predators. "It seems that cichlids potentially prefer groups of dominant members for ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Bigger and bossier better for fish families

December 15th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): When it comes to fish families, the bigger and bossier the better, a new study has found.Among cichlids, a species that lives in groups, members make strategic decisions ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New insights into human decision making with bacteria’s help

December 12th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 12 (ANI): Scientists have gained new insights into how humans make strategic decisions thanks to the study of bacteria living under conditions of stress.Experts at the University of California, San ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hindus criticize World Hunger Summit for concentrating on Pope

November 13th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus have strongly criticized non-inclusion of world religious leaders, except Pope, in much-publicized and prestigious "World Summit on Food Security" of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of United Nations at Rome from ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mumbai firm acquires Grail Research from US group

November 10th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 10 (IANS) Indian knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) firm Integreon has acquired Grail Research from the US-based Monitor group for an undisclosed amount to expand its operations in new geographical areas, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

How monkeys decide to explore new options

September 5th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 5 (ANI): Researchers at Duke University Medical Center have used brain scans in monkeys to predict when monkeys decide if they want to switch from exploiting a known resource to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Maharatna’ status mooted for major public sector firms

June 22nd, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The government is considering giving "maharatna" status to big public sector undertakings (PSUs) to provide them greater freedom to take strategic decisions in key areas of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pak Army does not require foreign training: General Kayani

May 17th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 17 (ANI): Pakistan Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Ashfaq Kayani, has said that the Army has a full range of counter-insurgency training facilities,and added and that it does not ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistani troops to remain on border with India: Kayani

May 16th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 16 (IANS) There would be no thinning of troops on the border with India, the Pakistani Army chief says, cautioning President Asif Ali Zardari - and the US - ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ill Steve Jobs still actively involved in Apple Operations

April 11th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Cuppertino (California, US), Apr.11 (ANI): Apple Incorporated CEO Steve Jobs remains closely involved in key aspects of running the company, even though he has been on three months medical leave.Jobs, who is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

ICICI stake sale not discussed by board: Subhiksha

February 24th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai Feb 24 (IANS) The decision of private equity fund ICICI Venture, a minority shareholder in Subhiksha Trading Services, to sell 10 percent stake in the retail chain had not been discussed ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Steve Jobs considering liver transplant?

January 17th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Apple founder Steve Jobs is apparently considering a liver transplant to combat what may be complications from treatment for a form of pancreatic cancer nearly five years ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Apple founder Steve Jobs to step down for five months

January 15th, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan.15 (ANI): Apple founder and chief executive Steve Jobs is to step down from his front-line role at the consumer technology giant for five months because of health-related problems. According ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Apple’s Steve Jobs to take medical leave

January 15th, 2009 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Jan 15 (DPA) Apple's iconic founder and chief executive Steve Jobs said Wednesday that he was taking medical leave from the company, leaving Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook in charge.Jobs, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Diet of suet and raisins behind Lord Nelson s Trafalgar win!

November 27th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): The secret behind Lord Nelsons victory in the Battle of Trafalgar has been revealed its special diet full of raisins and suet.A newly discovered letter, which has ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Obama transition team to seek info from Bush from Monday

November 13th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.13 (ANI): U.S. President-elect Barack Obama''s transition team will demand access and details from what many regard as the most secretive White House ever from Monday. "By the end of the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Androgynous leaders best at creating good innovation climate

November 9th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
!-- NO IMAGE -- Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): A new study has found that androgynous leaders, that is, leaders with both masculine and feminine traits are best in facilitating and creating a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Sarah Palin got 150,000 dollar Republican Party spruce up

October 22nd, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.22 (ANI): The Republican National Committee (RNC) is reported to have spent over 150,000 dollars sprucing up Sarah Palin''s appearance According to a report by the web site Politico, the wardrobe ... Read more...

Posted in National |