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New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Domestic air passenger traffic increased 4.81 percent in May, the civil aviation ministry said Tuesday.
Melbourne, June 18 (ANI): Pictures of Australian spin legend Shane Warne's luxurious mansion, which has been reportedly put on the market for 15 million dollars, have been revealed to the public.
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) Watchmaker Timex Group India, which currently enjoys eight to nine percent market share in organised watch sector, Monday said it is aiming to grab one to two percent market share in every year from 2014.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) After football, hockey could be another field for possible cooperation in training between Argentina and India, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said Monday after talks with visiting Argentinian Foreign Minister Hector Timerman here.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The telecom regulator Monday reduced national roaming calls and SMS tariff ceilings from next month and said it would allow telecom service providers to offer national mobile roaming to subscribers for a fixed fee from the same date.
Chennai, June 17 (IANS) Global automobile major Ford Motor Company considers India as a major market for it to grow as well as ship out more cars to other markets even as it is bringing down production in line with the demand in Europe, said a top company official.
Sydney, June 17 (IANS/EFE) A temporary ban has been imposed by the Australian government on the sale of 19 synthetic drugs in the wake of the death of a teenager who used a substance similar to LSD, the media reported.
Geneva, June 17 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Morocco have held discussions on the ways to share expertise regarding manpower and the labour market.
Baghdad, June 17 (IANS) A series of car bombings killed 30 people in different cities of Iraq, reported BBC citing the police and medics Sunday.
Hathras, June 16 (ANI): Expressing concern over paid news, cross-media ownership and the declining role of editors and their editorial freedom, Vice-President Hamid Ansari has stressed the need for corrective action to restore the credibility of the media.
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Key indices of Indian equities markets closed in the red for the second consecutive week, with benchmark Sensex losing 251 points, due to persistent weakness in the rupee and sluggish growth numbers.
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) His grandfather, late cinema legend Raj Kapoor, continues to be a rage in Russia and now actor Ranbir Kapoor is set to promote his latest release "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" (YJHD) in the country.
London, June 14 (IANS) State-owned Air India is looking to operate new international routes on its newly-acquired fuel-efficient Boeing 787 aircraft to gain market share and cut losses incurred on the domestic sector.
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Drugmaker Sanofi Friday said its animal health division Merial has completed acquisition of the animal health division of Dosch Pharmaceuticals to enter India's growing animal health market.
Wellington, June 14(ANI): Kate Moss has reportedly posed for 'Playboy' to mark the 60th anniversary of the adult magazine.
Bangalore, June 13 (IANS) Karnataka's Congress government's ambitious scheme to provide 30kg rice per month to poor families at Re.1 a kg is expected to take off by July 10 and not July 1 as rescheduled from the earlier deadline of June 1.
Moscow, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Russian football star Valery Karpin is being sued for $29.3 million in a Spanish court over a real estate dispute, La Voz de Galicia newspaper reported Thursday.
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Amazon has announced that Kindle Fire HD 7 inches and Kindle Fire HD 8.9 inches will be available for the Indian customers starting June 27.
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday declined to interfere with the Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) order directing 11 cement makers to deposit 10 percent of Rs.6,200 crore penalty imposed on them by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) for alleged cartelisation to control cement prices.
Rome, June 12 (IANS/AKI) A Romanian national has been arrested in the Italian capital on suspicion of stealing telephone wires weighing around a tonne.
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The Indian rupee, which has plunged by almost 2.5 percent in the last two sessions and hit a record low of 58.95 against a dollar Tuesday, is likely to stabilise in the next three to four days, a top government officials said.
Canberra, June 11 (IANS) Australian Minister for Resources and Energy Gary Gray Tuesday called on the uranium industry to work with all parliaments to help meet rapidly growing global demand.
London, June 11 (ANI): American financial service company Standard and Poor (SandP) have downgraded their ratings for the US economy from AAA to AA+ owing to the nation's improving economy.
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) The Indian rupee Tuesday hit a new record low of 58.95 against a dollar on continued worries over current account deficit and increased demand for the US currency from importers in the absence of any intervention by the central bank.
Baghdad, June 11 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and over 50 injured in different incidents of violence in Iraq Monday.
Mumbai/New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The Indian rupee registered its biggest fall in almost two years Monday, slumping to below 58 against the dollar for the first time on escalating worries over the country's current account deficit (CAD) and firming of the US currency globally.
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities market closed Monday's trade 0.06 percent or 11.84 points up.
Bhubaneswar, June 10 (IANS) City-based Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) University Monday said a record 1,651 of its graduating students bagged job offers during a recent campus drive, despite the tough market conditions.
Mumbai/New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The Indian rupee registered its biggest fall in almost two years Monday and slumped to below 58 against a dollar for the first time, on escalating worries over current account deficit and firming of the US currency globally.
Berlin, June 10 (IANS) German football club Borrussia Dortmund turned down Bayern Munich's move for Polish striker Robert Lewandowski.
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A 14-year-old girl was raped by her neighbour here, police said Saturday. The accused is absconding.
Washington, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Data technology developed by Russia is fighting suspicion to compete in US markets, developers said, amid mushrooming revelations about secret US government data surveillance programmes.
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) Aircraft giant Airbus will deliver over 100 passenger planes to China this year, the company said Saturday.
Chennai, June 8 (IANS) The structural imbalance in the Indian banking system's funding dilutes the passing of benefits derived from the monetary policy changes to customers, according to India Ratings and Research.
Beijing, June 8 (Xinhua-ANI): European aircraft manufacturer Airbus will deliver over 100 passenger planes to China this year, with its four-year deliveries to China totaling over 400, the company announced on Saturday.
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Forget travelling with guide books and maps. ASMALLWORLD (ASW), a private international travel and lifestyle club, is at your service, to ease your travel woes with real people, offering deals and offers at every step - stay, food, shopping or leisure.
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Playboy magazine, which recently released its first Hebrew language edition in Israel, has not had a negative reaction till now, according to CEO of Playboy Israel.
Thiruvananthapuram, June 7 (IANS) Technopark headquartered IBS Software Services has been awarded the prestigious "Information Technology for the Air Cargo Industry Award 2013", instituted by Britain-based Air Cargo Week.
Beijing, June 7 (IANS) Now is an incredibly exciting time to be pursuing the movie business in China because the country presents a promising market full of opportunities, says Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of Dreamworks Studio.
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) The recent fall of the rupee against the dollar has brought more smiles to the faces of India's apparel exporters who have been upbeat over rising consumer confidence in the US, one of the major export destinations.
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) The two telecom ventures headed by the Ambani brothers, Mukesh and Anil, Friday announced yet another accord - this time to share the nation-wide telecom towers infrastructure of Reliance Communications.
Sydney, June 7 (ANI): Australian spin legend Shane Warne has reportedly listed his luxurious Melbourne mansion on the market, with the asking price believed to be around 15 million dollars.
Washington, June 7 (ANI): Americans' optimism about the direction of the economy is slightly up from April and is the highest in years, a new poll has found.
Bogota, June 7 (IANS/EFE) Chile has the highest 2-megabyte broadband Internet penetration rate for landline and mobile connections in Latin America, a report released in Bogota said.
Washington, June 7 (IANS) With an eye on India's vast market, a leading US trade group has engaged two powerful firms to lobby for changes in the proposed comprehensive immigration reform bill to attract skilled technical professionals from India.
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Amid a slowdown in petrol car sales, car market leader Maruti Suzuki Thursday said it will shut down its Gurgaon and Manesar plants Friday.
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The CPI-M Thursday asked the government to show "special resolve" -- instead of convening a special session of parliament -- to ensure food security to the people.
Mumbai, June 6 (ANI): Finance Minister P. Chidambaram today said that there was no cause for alarm on the rupee decline, and added that the capital inflows were strong.
Sydney, June 6 (ANI): Microsoft has unveiled the updated version of its Windows 8 operating system.
London, June 6 (IANS) Singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham feels fashion is where she belongs.
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Crop tops, ruffled dresses and kimonos - the retro styles are back as holiday wear and designers declare them "must haves" for trendy women keen to look "feminine" and "sensuous" while unwinding themselves.
Rome, June 6 (IANS/AKI) Labour ministers from Italy, France, Germany and Spain will meet in the Italian capital for talks on jobs, ahead of a European Union summit later this month, the Italian government said.
Bangalore, June 5 (IANS) Ricoh, a global leader in imaging devices, has inked an agreement with Vayavya Labs, a startup based here, for tweaking the performances of its devices using Vayavya's DDGen system.
Chennai, June 5 (IANS) The steel service centre (SSC) market is expected to log accelerated growth in the next five to 10 years as industries like automotives, white goods, fabricators and others need to reduce their inventory costs to be competitive, according to consulting firm Frost & Sullivan.
New York, June 5 (ANI): An Austin, Texas-based candy company has released a lollipop that supposedly tastes like breast milk.
Brasilia, June 5 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian government has announced that it is increasing the amount of money available for subsidized loans to the farm sector by 18 percent to 136 billion reais ($68 billion).
Los Angeles, June 5 (IANS) Robert Downey Jr may be a big name in filmdom, but he doesn't shy away from helping friends. Recently the actor tried to bail out an old pal, who refused to take the help.
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) The effectiveness of fair trade regulator Competition Commission of India (CCI) has taken a hit as it was yet to realise a majority of the penalties it had imposed, former CCI head Vinod Dhall said here Tuesday.
Brussels, June 4 (IANS) The European Union (EU) Tuesday decided to impose provisional anti-dumping duties on imports of Chinese solar panels, cells and wafers, Xinhua reported.
Bangalore, June 4 (IANS) Dubai-based Majid Al Futtaim Ventures LLC selected Indian global software major Wipro Ltd as its strategic IT partner for five years, the group company said Tuesday.
Hyderabad, June 4 (IANS) Sresta Natural Bioproducts Tuesday launched organic flakes and juices under its brand "24 Mantra Organic" in the market.
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) Bata India Tuesday said it is planning to open standalone concept stores for ladies footwear over the next two years.
Brasilia, June 4 (IANS) Brazil recorded a trade surplus of $760 million in May, the lowest since 2002, authorities said.
Washington, June 4 (IANS) US construction spending rose less than expected in April, boosted mainly by higher outlays on private projects, the Department of Commerce reported.
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Athletic apparel company, Lululemon, whose Luon black yoga pants were pulled out of the market for being too sheer, has started putting them back into shelves after fixing the see-through problem in them.
Under extreme circumstances, when India's No.2 IT services firm Infosys Ltd is losing market share to the like of TCS and HCL, with disappointing profit margins and thumps down from stock market, the company found no alternative but to recall its co-founder N.R. Narayana Murthy, 66, as executive chairman for next five years.
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) German luxury car major Mercedes-Benz Monday said luxury car market in India is expected to be about 280,000 units by 2020.
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities market was trading 0.38 percent down in the mid-afternoon trade Monday.
Aden (Yemen), June 1 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen shot dead a Yemeni air force officer in the southeastern Hadramout province Saturday, a security officer told Xinhua.
Chennai, June 1 (IANS) Japanese and Korean car makers Honda Cars India Ltd and Hyundai Motor India Ltd registered sales growth while American Ford India Pvt Ltd saw a dip in its sales last month, officials said.
Pune, June 1 (IANS) Jailed Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt will be trained to make paper bags at the Yerawada Central Jail, official sources said Saturday. He is likely to be paid Rs.25 a day.
Rio de Janeiro, June 1 (IANS) Fluminense have guaranteed the future of coach Abel Braga despite the team's shock elimination from the Copa Libertadores.
Gangtok (Sikkim), June 1 (ANI): Trout farming is becoming popular in Sikkim as farmers reap rich profits due to a spurt in production on the heels of a good breeding period and provincial government's assistance.
Chennai, June 1 (IANS) Japanese-Indian car maker Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt Ltd domestic sales went down by 35 percent last month as compared to the sales logged in May 2012.
Vienna, June 1 (IANS/EFE) The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed here Friday to leave its oil output target unchanged at 30 million barrels per day.
Bangalore, May 31 (IANS) Eurocor GmbH, a group firm of medical technology leader Opto Circuits India Ltd, Friday entered into a licensing agreement with Biosensors International Group Ltd, a Singapore-based medical devices maker, to manufacture catheters for treating heart diseases.
New York, May 31 (ANI): Jockey International has spent eight years developing a new measurement system, which the company says takes into account the shape of a woman's breasts, not merely bust size.
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday sought a report from Manipur over alleged gross irregularities in mid-day meal schemes in the state-run schools.
Chennai, May 30 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to guarantee that the difference between the market price of sugar and its sale price through public distribution system (PDS) would be borne by the centre as a subsidy beyond 2014-15.
Baghdad, May 30 (IANS) As many as 26 people were killed and 80 injured due to bombings and clashes in different parts of Iraq Wednesday.
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) The West Bengal government has constituted a task force to prepare a comprehensive roadmap to develop tourism destinations in the state, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said here Wednesday.
Baghdad, May 29 (Xinhua-ANI): Bomb attacks in Iraq overnight killed 20 people and wounded 47, raising the casualties for the day to 38 killed and 91 wounded, the police said on Wednesday.
Dubai, May 29 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Malawi have held discussions on the prospects of joint cooperation in sectors like labour market and manpower.
Pune, May 28 (IANS) The world's largest food processing and packaging solutions firm, Tetra Pak, Tuesday opened a Rs.700 crore ($127.27 million) production facility in India, aiming to capitalise on the modernising retail business in Asia's third largest economy as it liberalises overseas investment norms.
Beijing, May 28 (Xinhua-ANI): Shortages of cancer medicine in Turkey has led to a booming black market, as Turkish health ministry and drug companies are at odds over pricing policies, Turkish media reported on Tuesday.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 28 (IANS) An IT delegation from Australia will visit Kerala soon to strengthen bilateral business relations, officials said.
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Wheels India will make lift axles for domestic truck-makers for which it has tied up with a Turkish company, Ege Endustri, for technology, a top company official said Monday.
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Indian-origin Hollywood director M. Night Shyamalan feels that Indian cinema is limited in its genres by being inclined towards "Shakespearean kinds of movement and plots" -- the reason why its audiences have not developed a taste for supernatural stories or films about aliens.
Washington, May 27 (ANI): The Palestinian family who sold the world's oldest biblical manuscripts to scholars and institutions is now quietly marketing the leftovers-fragments the family says it has kept in a Swiss safe deposit box all these years.
Beijing, May 27 (Xinhua-ANI): Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Sunday encouraged German enterprises to expand cooperation with Chinese counterparts for win-win results.
Agartala, May 27 (IANS) The Tripura government has urged the centre to continue supply of natural gas to small industries and domestic units in the northeastern state at the administered price mechanism (APM) rate, and not market price.
Karachi, May 27 (ANI): Pakistan's biggest car producer - the Pak Suzuki Motor Company, an affiliate of Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan - has put its weight behind opening up trade between Pakistan and India in the automobile sector, stressing that the domestic industry will flourish if Islamabad allows import of car parts from Delhi.
London, May 27 (ANI): Smartphone manufacturer and software giant Apple is facing investigation by the European Union for its sales tactics and technical restrictions to prevent smartphone manufacturers from securing better deals.
London, May 26 (IANS) Fashion designer Marc Jacobs, who already has three fashion lines and 10 fragrances, is all set to launch his own make-up range.
Beijing, May 26 (IANS) China has said it will discuss recent trade frictions with the European Union (EU) in Brussels next week.
Melbourne, May 25 (ANI): Movie stars are no longer attracting moviegoers to theatres with steamy scenes, as film studios pour cold water on the idea that sex sells.
Washington, May 25 (ANI): China is planning to give a larger role to private businesses and market forces in its economy.
Mumbai, May 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has asked market regulator Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI)to root out the disease of insider trading from stock markets.
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday asked the capital market regulator SEBI to root out the "pernicious disease" of insider trading, saying the future effectiveness of the institution would depend on this.
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Undeveloped corporate debt market is a weakness in India's financial system and high fiscal deficit is further complicating the problem, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday.