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Bobby Jindal blasts Obama, helps Romney


July 17th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal helped Mitt Romney raise two million dollars amid speculation that he could be presumptive Republican presidential nominee's running mate in ... Read more...

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Princess Beatrice lands job


July 9th, 2012 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Princess Beatrice has reportedly got a job with a venture capital firm here.The 23-year-old, daughter of Prince Andrew and his ex-wife, Duchess of York, is studying ... Read more...

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Facebook set to raise $16 bn with largest tech IPO


May 18th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Pricing its IPO at $38 a share, Facebook, the highly popular social networking site that has over 45 million users in India, is expected to ... Read more...

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Digital media firm Trivone picks up two more portals


May 15th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 15 (IANS) Emerging digital media and content firm Trivone Digital Services has acquired two more niche portals in entertainment and automobile segments for an unspecified amount to diversify ... 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...

Posted in Health |

Spies could use your TV to snoop on you


March 18th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) Spies could now snoop on you through your TV, dispensing with the necessity of planting bugs in your room, according to CIA director David Petraeus. The ... Read more...

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Indian Angel Network to invest Rs.3.25 crore in Peel-Works


January 27th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Venture capital firm Indian Angel Network (IAN) Friday said it will invest up to Rs.3.25 crore in Peel-Works, a sales manpower transformation and business process ... Read more...

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Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes to marry long-term boyfriend


January 15th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 15 (ANI): Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, 27, is planning to marry his long-term boyfriend, Sean Eldridge.Hughes, said to be worth 100 million dollars, was dubbed 'the kid who ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Blair appointed `green energy’ adviser to US venture capital giant Khosla Ventures


May 25th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 25 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair will be a part-time adviser on green energy to US venture capital firm Khosla Ventures.According to a BBC report, Blair will provide ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tony Blair joins Indian-born billionaire’s US firm


May 25th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair, who has landed a job as adviser to Indian-born billionaire Vinod Khosla's US-based venture capital firm, says he shares a "clear vision" ... Read more...

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Indian American’s Bloom Box promises to light up American homes


February 24th, 2010 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) An India-born rocket scientist is all set to unveil a natural gas-fuelled cell box that promises to provide abundant, cheap, clean electricity to light up ... Read more...

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Peter Orszag admits fathering a daughter with ex


January 9th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The White House Budget Director Peter Orszag had a relationship with the business tycoon Claire Milonas, but it unfortunately ended in a split last spring. ... Read more...

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eBay settles Skype software suit


November 7th, 2009 - 6:24 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Nov 7 (DPA) E-commerce giant eBay has settled its long-running legal feud with the founders of Skype, clearing the way for a $2-billion sale of the internet telephony pioneer, the ... Read more...

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Al Gore’s investments could make him world’s first carbon billionaire


November 3rd, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3(ANI): Former US Vice President Al Gore could become the world's first carbon billionaire following his investments in green energy companies after anticipating the need to reinvent the way the ... Read more...

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Akshata Murthy ties nuptial knot


August 31st, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by IBNS
By Tanya GhoshAug 31 (IBNS) Akshata Murthy, 29, daughter of Infosys founder and Chief Mentor Narayana Murthy, Sunday entered into a lifelong partnership with her Stanford classmate Rishi Sunak as wife ... Read more...

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Akshata Murthy, Daughter Of Infosys Founder, Ties The Knot


August 31st, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez The 29 year old daughter of the Infosys founder Narayan Murthy, Akshata tied the knots on Sunday. In a wedding ceremony held in Bangalore, Akshata Murthy got married to her ... Read more...

Posted in India |

Green jobs sector poised for explosive growth


June 14th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): A new study has determined that green-collar workers, who include everyone from energy-efficiency consultants to wastewater plant operators, are poised for explosive growth as a segment of the ... Read more...

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‘Venture capital funding hit by slowdown’


May 12th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Venture capital (VC) funding has fallen nearly 25 percent in recent months on account of the global slowdown, industry officials said here Tuesday. "There have been an overall ... Read more...

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Trivitron to set up medical equipment park in Pune


April 25th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) Medical equipment marketing and manufacturing firm Trivitron Healthcare Ltd is planning to set up a medical equipment park in Pune, a top official said. "It will be ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Anand Jain’s Jai Corp shares hit lower circuit on tax raid reports


March 5th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) The shares of Jai Corp hit the lower circuit filter at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Thursday to close with a loss of 4.94 percent, on news that ... Read more...

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Three more directors resign from Satyam board (Roundup)


December 29th, 2008 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 29 (IANS) In a day of swift developments, two independent directors M. Rammohan Rao and Vinod K. Dham and non-executive director Krishna G. Palepu resigned from the board of Satyam ... Read more...

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One more independent director quits Satyam board (Lead)


December 29th, 2008 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 29 (IANS) In a day of swift developments, independent director M. Rammohan Rao resigned from the board of IT major Satyam Computer Services, the company said Monday."Yes, he (Rao) has ... Read more...

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Two more directors resign from Satyam board


December 29th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 29 (IANS) Satyam Computer Services Monday announced the resignations of director Vinod K. Dham and non-executive director Krishna G. Palepu from the company's board of directors.In a notification to the ... Read more...

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Kochhar named ICICI Bank chief executive (Roundup)


December 19th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) Chanda Kochhar was formally named the next chief executive of ICICI Bank, India's largest in the private sector, here Friday. She will take over the reins May 1 ... Read more...

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Chanda Kochar is ICICI Bank’s new chief executive (Lead)


December 19th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) ICICI Bank joint managing director Chanda Kochar was Friday named the bank's next chief executive. She will assume charge May 1 from K.V. Kamath, who will take over ... Read more...

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Obama” still mulling over who will be his ”Climate Czar”


November 13th, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago, Nov.13 (ANI): The incoming Obama administration is still mulling over will be its climate czar, though many names are being bandied about. Former Vice President Al Gore is being floated as ... Read more...

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Tyfone closes funding deal with India’s Ojas Venture Partners


February 4th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by admin
Portland / Bangalore, Feb 4 (ANI/Business Wire India): Tyfone, a developer of a software and hardware platform for bank-branded, mobile banking, mobile contactless payments and retail merchant services, announced the completion of ... Read more...

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