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Ma Foi acquires Axis-V e-learning company


July 26th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) City-based Ma Foi Strategic Consultants operating in the field of strategic consulting, market research and management education ventured into e-learning domain by acquiring 51 percent stake ... Read more...

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Windies and Black Caps pay homage to Runako Morton


July 13th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 13 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies and New Zealand players used the third One-Day International here to honour the late Runako Morton, the Leeward Islands and Trinidad ... Read more...

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ECB fines Kevin Pietersen for Twitter outburst


May 24th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) England's star batsman and former captain Kevin Pietersen was fined by the team management for his Twitter outburst against ex-cricketer and Sky commentator Nick Knight, the ... Read more...

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Vedanta Group’s Agnivesh picks up 60 percent stake in Primex Healthcare


April 16th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 16 (IANS) Agnivesh Agarwal, a member of the founding family of the $11.4 billion-turnover diversified Vedanta group and chairman of Hindustan Zinc Ltd, has picked up 60 percent ... Read more...

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US company acquires Randstad’s Indian payroll business


January 16th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 16 (IANS) US company Automatic Data Processing (ADP) has acquired the Netherland-based Randstad Holding's Indian payroll business for an undisclosed sum to access the high-growth human resources ... Read more...

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Accel Partners invests in digital content firm Trivone


December 20th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 20 (IANS) Digital media and content firm Trivone Digital Services Ltd completed its first round of funding by raising an undisclosed sum from the US-based venture capital Accel ... Read more...

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Aditi Technologies acquires US cloud computing firm


November 21st, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 21 (IANS) Software major Aditi Technologies acquired the US-based cloud computing start-up Cumulux for an undisclosed sum to offer cloud services and drive applications and workloads over a ... Read more...

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Rihanna settles lawsuit with photographer


October 20th, 2011 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Singer Rihanna has settled a lawsuit with fashion photographer David LaChapelle out of court.The photographer claimed that certain scenes in her 2010 single were ... Read more...

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CSC acquires AppLabs


September 14th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC), a NYSE listed global leader in providing technology-enabled business solutions and services, has acquired AppLabs Technologies Private Limited for an undisclosed sum.This ... Read more...

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Photographer asked Lindsay Lohan for lawsuit payment


June 14th, 2011 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) A photographer, who settled a lawsuit with troubled actress Lindsay Lohan, is dragging the case back to court after the actress allegedly failed to pay ... Read more...

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Volvo India buys out partner’s stake in bus JV (Lead)


December 7th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 6 (IANS) Transport solutions major Volvo Buses India Ltd Monday increased its equity holding in its bus joint venture to 100 percent by acquiring the entire 30 percent stake of ... Read more...

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Volvo India buys out partner in joint bus venture


December 6th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 6 (IANS) Transport solutions major Volvo Buses India Ltd Monday announced that it has bought the 30 percent equity stake its partner Azad Coach Builders Ltd group had in the ... Read more...

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Obama streaker agrees to strip again


October 15th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 15 (ANI): A man-who ran naked in front of President Obama-has reached an agreement with his billionaire benefactor to shed his clothes once again, but this time it's not ... Read more...

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US Senate poll: Campaign with a difference


September 16th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) It's a campaign with a difference. Candidates in the Senate election in the US have launched their websites in the names of opposition party leaders. Sharron Angle, the Republican ... Read more...

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ECB to crack down on players “overstepping the mark” on Twitter


September 13th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 13(ANI): After a string of controversies in recent weeks, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has now vowed to get tough with players who "overstep the mark" on micro-blogging ... Read more...

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Martha Stewart sued in a patent issue for her bedbug mattress


September 12th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sep 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) JAB Distributers LLC has sued Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia for patent infringement.The suit was filed in a United States District Court in Chicago and JAB is ... Read more...

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Danish group ISS acquires Indian company SDB Cisco


August 9th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) Danish facility services group ISS has added security services to its portfolio in India by acquiring 49 percent in city-based SBD Cisco (India) Ltd for an undisclosed ... Read more...

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Brangelina win privacy damages


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): Hollywood stars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have accepted an undisclosed sum in settlement of their privacy claim against the News of the World.The couple sued the ... Read more...

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Californian artist creates portrait with 200,000 dead ants!


July 10th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10(ANI): A Californian artist has created a portrait of his younger brother by using 200,000 dead ants.Chris Trueman decided to immortalise his six-year-old brother Bryce dressed in his cowboy ... Read more...

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Transworld Acquires Rights Of Rob Lowe’s Memoir


June 29th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Outsiders star Rob Lowe is writing his memoir, which is going to be released in May 2011 by the publisher Henry Holt ... Read more...

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Brad Pitt Obtains Screen Rights Of ‘The Imperfectionists’


June 19th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hollywood actor and producer Brad Pitt has joined hands with Reliance BIG Entertainment to get the screen rights to Tom Rachman's bestseller "The Imperfectionists'. ... Read more...

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AOL to sell social networking website Bebo


June 19th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19(ANI): American Internet services company AOL is all set to sell its social networking website Bebo for an undisclosed sum.AOL said that the deal with private investment firm Criterion ... Read more...

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Cognizant Technology buys French IT company


June 17th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 17 (IANS) Nasdaq listed Cognizant Technology Solutions, a Chennai based IT solutions company, Thursday announced the acquisition of Paris based Galileo Performance, an IT testing and consulting company, for an ... Read more...

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Marico acquires aesthetics biz of Singapore’s Derma Rx


May 25th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Consumer products company Marico Tuesday said its wholly-owned subsidiary Kaya has acquired the aesthetics business of Singapore-based Derma Rx Asia Pacific Pte Ltd for an undisclosed sum. Kaya ... Read more...

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Gemini Comm buys out African telecom firm


May 7th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Network integration and telecom services provider Gemini Communication Friday said it has acquired Africa's Rosy Blue Wireless (RBW) for an undisclosed sum. RBW, a telecom and internet services ... Read more...

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Indian American Vinod Khosla tops Forbes 10 greenest billionaires


April 23rd, 2010 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 23 (IANS) Indian American Silicon Valley billionaire Vinod Khosla tops the list of 10 greenest billionaires chosen by Forbes "who are most active in green, sustainable causes and ... Read more...

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Polaris picks up 51 percent stake in Indigo TX


March 26th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 26 (IANS) City-based Polaris Software Lab has acquired 51 percent stake in financial and back office services company Indigo TX Software for an undisclosed sum. "We found Indigo's brokerage software product ... Read more...

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Katie Price admits wrongly accusing Peter Andre over ex-manager affair


March 20th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 20 (ANI): Katie Price has admitted in court that she wrongly accused ex-husband Peter Andre of having an affair with her former manager Claire Powell.Price issued an apology admitting that ... Read more...

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Prince William photo sparks rumours of bald truth


February 16th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (DPA) Speculation swirled Tuesday over the release of pictures of Britain's Prince William, prematurely balding at 27, with a full head of brown hair on the cover of ... Read more...

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Chavez writes off Haiti’s oil debt to Venezuela


January 26th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Jan 26 (IANS/EFE) President Hugo Chavez has announced that he will write off the undisclosed sum Haiti owes Venezuela for oil as part of a regional bloc's plans to help the ... Read more...

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Newspaper trade mag to close after 125 years


December 11th, 2009 - 6:51 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 11 (DPA) Editor & Publisher, a trade journal that has covered the newspaper business for 125 years is to be shut down, a victim of the travails that have ... Read more...

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Cognizant acquires UBS Indian set-up


October 15th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Nasdaq-listed software services firm Cognizant Technology Thursday announced it would acquire Hyderabad-based UBS India Service Centre, the captive service provider to the UBS Group for an undisclosed ... Read more...

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No charges against Jay-Z, Beyonce’s bodyguard in snapper scuffle case


August 21st, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): All charges against Beyonce's beau Jay-Z and her bodyguard have been dropped after the latter was allegedly charged with threatening the paparazzi.The couple is currently holidaying in ... Read more...

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Kesha Nichols Reveals Her Break Up Story


July 23rd, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by GD
Despite being in the news for sometime, Kesha Nichols waited until Wednesday before finally revealing the whole issue over the media, re-living her broken engagement to the basketball player, Richard Jefferson while ... Read more...

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Schindler’s List Sold to Australian library


April 22nd, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by GD
The Jewish museum at Sydney and the descendants of the survivors saved by Oskar Schindler are irate because a carbon copy of Schindler's famous list was sold to the State Library of ... Read more...

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