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FDI in retail: Walmart and corner stores can co-exist


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) A fierce debate is raging in cyberspace over the cost and benefit of foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail as the Indian ... Read more...

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Chennai my second home : Big B


April 1st, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is in Chennai to prepare for the opening ceremony of season five of the Indian Premier League (IPL), calls the city ... Read more...

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Coir Festival rakes in Rs.100-crore business


February 6th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), Feb 6 (IANS) A record Rs.100 crore worth of business transactions were reported at the second edition of the International Coir Festival here Monday, organisers said.More than 80 ... Read more...

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Can’t compete with modern doctors: Traditional healers


September 27th, 2011 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 27 (IANS) Traditional healers in South Africa now refer critically ill patients to modern doctors as there were certain illnesses they could not cure due to superior technology ... Read more...

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Skoda launches new Laura RS


September 20th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Volkswagen group company Škoda Auto India Tuesday launched a new model of its luxury sedan Laura RS priced at Rs.1,549,000 (ex-Showroom Delhi)."Laura RS, with its ... Read more...

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Ruia Group acquires company in France


May 17th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Kolkata-based Ruia Group has acquired a France-based automotive sealing manufacturing company with units in Europe and Africa, a company press release said Tuesday.According to the release, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gilani blows hot and cold at US over Osama affair (Lead)


May 9th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Monday said Pakistan had "serious differences" with the US over the war on terror, but quickly added that both countries ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan accepts intelligence failure on Osama


May 9th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Pakistan Monday accepted "intelligence failure" over the presence of Osama bin Laden in its territory and said it also had "serious differences" with the US ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Inquiry into why Pakistan intelligence couldn’t track Osama


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Pakistan's ambassador to the United States Husain Haqqani has promised a "full inquiry" to find out why Pakistani intelligence services were not able to track Al ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

PE Sequoia plans $600 mn investment in India


March 15th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 15 (IANS) Private-equity firm Sequoia Capital plans to invest $600 million in various companies in India over the next four to five years, a top company official said ... Read more...

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Samsung India posts $3.5 billion turnover in 2010


January 20th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 20 (IANS) The Indian arm of Korean consumer durable major Samsung posted a turnover of $3.5 billion (over Rs.15,935 crore) during 2010 and has set a growth target of 40 ... Read more...

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New Yorkers Denounce ‘Bagel Tax’


August 26th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 26, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): American consumers will have to fork out extra cash for a carved bagel in the New York state. The tax bureaucrats of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Brandon Jennings joins hands with Under Armour


August 21st, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):At an elite media event held in NYC, Under Armour, Inc., a foremost athletic performance brand, will debut its first-ever basketball footwear compilation, which will be available at ... Read more...

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Wipro wins Microsoft country partner award


June 28th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 28 (IANS) Wipro has won the 2010 Microsoft country partner of the year award for delivering market-leading customer solutions built on Microsoft technology, the IT bellwether said here Monday. "We have ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

FICCI sees recovery for Indian media, entertainment industry


March 15th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) The media and entertainment industry in India is set to witness a recovery this year after hitting a rough patch in 2009 due to a slowdown that ... Read more...

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Reliance Big, Brad Pitt pact for sci-fi film “Dark Void” (With Image)


November 21st, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 21 (IANS) Reliance Big Entertainment and Brad Pitt's production company Plan B have entered into a pact with leading video gaming firm Capcom to make the sci-fi action ... Read more...

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Mehsud’s death dispels Islamabad’s ‘US-India combine dismember Pakistan’ conspiracy theory


August 8th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug. 8 (ANI): The killing of Pak-Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud in a US drone strike has not only closed another chapter of terrorism, but it has also dispelled the Pakistani ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Next two weeks decisive for Pakistan’s survival : Petraeus


May 1st, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): US Central Command chief General David Petraeus has said that the next two weeks would be decisive to ascertain the stability of the Pakistan Government.According to Fox ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Audi sales up 55.7 percent in March


April 6th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) German luxury car maker Audi sold 162 cars last month in India, up 55.7 percent from 104 vehicles it sold in March 2008, the company said Monday. ... Read more...

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RFS appoints Kuldeep Tikko as new managing director of its Indian operations


March 19th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI/Business Wire India): Global wireless solutions group, Radio Frequency Systems (RFS) has appointed Kuldeep Tikoo as the new managing director of its Indian operations. Kuldeep will be focussing ... Read more...

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Qureshi says US drone strikes are causing alienation in Pak


March 14th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Prague, Mar. 14 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that US drone strikes are causing alienation within his country. There is collateral damage that accompanies these attacks, and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

First cloned buffalo dies but Indian scientists happy


February 12th, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), Feb 12 (IANS) Even though scientists at the National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) here received a setback Thursday after the country's first cloned buffalo calf died just five days after ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

NDTV Convergence forays into mobile advertising


January 19th, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Buoyed by the 3.8 million page views a month of NDTV Active, the mobile portal of the television channel, its content provider NDTV Convergence has now tied ... Read more...

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‘India’s manufacturing sector to grow by 9.5 percent’


August 3rd, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) India's manufacturing sector is expected to grow by 9.5 percent in 2008-09, up from 8.8 percent last fiscal, according to a survey by an industry lobby. The ... Read more...

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deverus, Inc. Partners with eScreen Inc. to Offer First and Only Instrumented Instant Drug Testing Device to Clients


January 9th, 2008 - 4:55 am ICT by admin
Through eScreen, deverus, Inc. can now offer its clients a paperless solution to collection facilities. AUSTIN, Texas - Jan. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- deverus, Inc., the leader in background screening technology, recently announced ... Read more...

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