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Everything you need to know about Ranipet Industrial Estate: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

Now, a new app for designers

May 2, 2014 at 6:14 PM

London, May 2 (IANS) Here comes an app for designers that will reduce delay in product designs and their entry into the market.

BHEL bags Rs.3,000 crore order from NTPC

March 24, 2014 at 6:27 PM

New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) State-run engineering company Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) Monday announced it has won an order worth Rs.3,000 crore for supply of steam generators for an upcoming power project in Odisha.

Thailand's Srithai to set up plant in Gujarat

February 18, 2014 at 7:10 PM

New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Thailand's melamine tableware maker Srithai Superware Tuesday said it will set up a manufacturing unit in Gujarat that will start production early next year.

Core sector output grows by 2.1 percent in December

January 31, 2014 at 6:46 PM

New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) India's core infrastructure sector that includes coal, power, cement and oil and gas, registered a growth of 2.1 percent in December, government data showed Friday.

Money 'laundering' can be good too!

January 9, 2014 at 5:59 PM

New York, Jan 9 (IANS) Did you know what happen to that worn out currency note you used to buy groceries?

New industrial projects worthRs.15,765 crore in UP

December 14, 2013 at 9:30 PM

Lucknow, Dec 14 (IANS) Projects amounting to Rs.15,765 crore will be implemented in Uttar Pradesh for which memorandums of understanding (MoUs) were signed between the state government and various industrial houses Saturday.

CISF seizes 19.50 kg contraband drug from IGI

October 31, 2013 at 6:04 PM

New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Personnel of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) recovered 19.50 kg pseudoephedrine drug from the baggage of three travellers at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport here and arrested the three people, said a CISF official Thursday.

Australia, India to develop alternate clean fuel

October 10, 2013 at 11:32 AM

Canberra, Oct 10 (IANS) India and Australia could solve energy shortage problems and reduce reliance on imported fuels through a research partnership, a statement from an Australian national science body said Thursday.

India, Australia to collaborate for clean fuel solution

October 10, 2013 at 7:56 AM

Sydney, Oct 10 (IANS) A research partnership between Australia and India could provide a solution to a number of energy concerns and ultimately reduce the reliance of both countries on imported fuels, Australia's national science body CSIRO said Thursday.

Dikshit unveils redeveloped Narela Industrial Area

September 17, 2013 at 10:56 PM

New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit Tuesday unveiled the Narela Industrial Estate which has been redeveloped at the cost of Rs.130 crore

Julian Assange requested actor Cumberbatch to reject role in new WikiLeaks film

September 15, 2013 at 3:28 PM

London, Sept. 15 (ANI): Actor Benedict Cumberbatch has revealed Julian Assange requested him not to accept the lead role in the new WikiLeaks movie.

Core industries post 3.1 percent growth in July

September 2, 2013 at 5:44 PM

New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Eight key infrastructure sectors that include coal, power, crude oil, gas, cement and steel, posted a sluggish 3.1 percent growth in July, government data showed Monday.

Tamil Nadu state units to buy 3.56 percent stake in NLC

July 15, 2013 at 6:54 PM

Chennai, July 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday said the centre and the market regulator have agreed to her proposal of state public sector undertakings (PSU) acquiring 3.56 percent central government stake in the Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd. (NLC).

China's GDP growth slows

July 15, 2013 at 1:34 PM

Beijing, July 15 (IANS) China's gross domestic product growth slowed to 7.5 percent in the second quarter of 2013, down from 7.7 percent during the first quarter, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed Monday.

Delhi to be hub of high technology industry

July 4, 2013 at 4:56 PM

New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Delhi government hopes to make the city a hub of high technology and skilled economic activities, Delhi Industry Minister Haroon Yusuf said Thursday.

Delhi's industrial areas to get facelift

June 30, 2013 at 1:04 PM

New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The upgradation of infrastructure of the Patparganj and Okhla industrial Phase-III areas in the capital, transferred to Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (DSIIDC) following the industrial policy of 2010-12, will start from July 4, an official here said.

Japan takes steps to save energy, protect environment

June 26, 2013 at 2:00 PM

Tokyo, June 26 (ANI): Manufacturing units in Japan are taking various measures to protect the environment by saving energy.

IGNOU offers masters in psychology

June 8, 2013 at 7:05 PM

New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will offer a Master of Arts (M.A) in Psychology from the 2013 academic session, the authorities said Saturday.

New real estate Bill will curb frauds and money laundering: Ajay Maken

June 6, 2013 at 10:50 AM

New Delhi, June 6 (ANI): Terming the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill 2013 a landmark legislation aimed at protecting the interests of home buyers, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister, Ajay Maken has said the Bill proposed to register real estate agents, who have been unregulated, which will eventually lead to tracing of money trail and curbing money laundering.

Real estate bill: Some like it, others say penalties too harsh

June 5, 2013 at 4:57 PM

New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The government's decision to approve the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill has evoked mixed response from the industry.

Real estate regulator gets cabinet nod

June 4, 2013 at 10:09 PM

New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The union cabinet Tuesday approved a bill to set up a real estate regulator, an official source said after a meeting here.

Fruit and vegetable preservation course to provide employment to women in Srinagar

May 13, 2013 at 1:26 PM

Srinagar, May 13 (ANI): A year long course in fruit and vegetable preservation has been introduced with the aim of providing employment to women in the Kashmir valley.

Nutrient from urine, anti-bacterial clothes: Innovations from IIT-Delhi

April 21, 2013 at 4:36 PM

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A process to recover nutrients from human urine and an antibacterial shirt to keep the body fresh in sweltering heat are some of the innovative solutions offered to the industry by students of the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-D) for the benefit of common people.

Parrikar like Yeddyurappa in nepotism, says Congress

February 27, 2013 at 4:11 PM

Panaji, Feb 27 (IANS) Goa's opposition Congress party Wednesday accused Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar of nepotism in allotting an industrial plot to his son and compared him with former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yedyurappa of the BJP.

Supreme Court refuses to give Sahara more time to deposit Rs 24,000 crore with SEBI

February 25, 2013 at 6:35 PM

New Delhi, Feb.25 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the Sahara Group's plea to extend the deadline for depositing money with the Securties and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).

SEBI cautions investors, public against dealing with two Sahara firms

February 22, 2013 at 5:06 PM

Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Market regulator Securities Exchange Board of India Friday cautioned investors and the general public against dealing with two Sahara group companies -- Sahara India Real Estate Corp and Sahara Housing Investment Corp -- and their promoters.

Apple loses right to use iPhone trademark in Brazil

February 14, 2013 at 11:53 AM

Rio De Janeiro, Feb. 14 (Xinhua-ANI): U.S. technology giant Apple Tuesday lost the right to use the iPhone brand in Brazil, according to the country's National Industrial Property Institute (INPI).

Apple loses right to iPhone brand in Brazil

February 6, 2013 at 12:36 PM

Rio de Janeiro, Feb 6 (IANS) US technology giant Apple Tuesday lost the right to use the iPhone brand in Brazil, according to the country's National Industrial Property Institute (INPI).

Proposed law to safeguard home buyers' interest: Maken

February 5, 2013 at 6:27 PM

Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Home buyers may soon get a bigger say in property agreements and a shield against frauds as a proposed law aimed at safeguarding their interest would be tabled in parliament during the budget session, union minister Ajay Maken said Tuesday.

Dow Jones closes above 14,000 for first time since October 2007

February 2, 2013 at 12:30 PM

New York, Feb. 2 (Xinhua-ANI): U.S. stocks surged Friday on generally positive economic data, gaining for a fifth straight week, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing above 14,000, not seen since Oct.12, 2007.

Universe has actually cooled down: Study

January 25, 2013 at 12:00 PM

Sydney, Jan 25 (IANS) Despite all the hype over global warming, astronomers say that the universe has actually cooled down just the way the Big Bang theory predicts.

Tendering irregularities: Subi Mally turns up before CBI

January 22, 2013 at 11:21 AM

Kochi, Jan 22 (IANS) Mumbai-based Subi Mally, an alleged intermediary between suppliers and ordnance factories, presented herself Tuesday morning to the CBI, which is probing irregularities in the tendering process for procurement of goods.

SC declines Sahara's review plea

January 9, 2013 at 8:57 PM

New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday declined a plea by two Sahara Group companies seeking the review of the court's Aug 31 order directing them to return to the investors Rs.17,400 crore, which the group had mopped up through Optionally Fully Convertible Debentures (OFCD) in 2008 and 2009, with 15 percent interest.

Kidnapped Pakistani man rescued, 12 held

January 7, 2013 at 10:23 AM

Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Police in northwest Pakistan's Peshawar city Monday rescued a man who was abducted a few days ago and arrested 12 people for their alleged involvement in the crime.

Latest data shows weak Japanese economy

December 28, 2012 at 12:21 PM

London, Dec. 28 (ANI): Japan has reported weak economic data, underlining the challenges the new government will face in reviving growth in the world's third-largest economy.

Haryana's Manesar to emerge as major industrial hub: Assocham

December 14, 2012 at 7:40 PM

Gurgaon, Dec 14 (IANS) Manesar will emerge as a major industrial hub for investors in northern India and is likely to attract over Rs.100,000-crore investment and generate about 150,00,00 skilled and unskilled jobs by 2020, industry body Assocham said Friday.

U.S. targets entities, persons linked to Iran's nuke program

December 14, 2012 at 1:56 PM

Washington, Dec. 14 (Xinhua-ANI): The Obama administration on Thursday revved up the pressure on Iran over its controversial nuclear program by imposing sanctions on seven more entities and five individuals.

Raasi Green to develop 100-MW solar park in Tamil Nadu

December 13, 2012 at 5:00 PM

Chennai, Dec 13 (IANS) The state-run Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation Ltd. (TIDCO) and Raasi Green Earth Energy Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here to set up a 100-MW solar power park at an outlay of Rs.920 crore.

Sahara realty firms' intention shady: SC

December 3, 2012 at 6:36 PM

New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday lashed out at Sahara group's real estate companies saying their conduct was "shady" in the matter of returning the investors' money mopped up under optionally fully convertible debentures scheme.

Committed to Odisha project despite obstacles: Posco

November 27, 2012 at 11:34 PM

Bhubaneswar, Nov 27 (IANS) Posco India, a subsidiary of South Korean steel major Posco Tuesday said it is committed to its steel project in Odisha despite all the obstacles and delay.

Indian youth to influence fashion trends (With Image)

November 24, 2012 at 7:17 PM

Jaipur, Nov 24 (IANS) The increasing purchasing power of young Indians will influence the fashion trends and products in coming years, top government official said Saturday.

Rajasthan to host 'Vastra' textile exposition Nov 22?25

November 21, 2012 at 12:34 PM

Jaipur, Nov 21 (IANS) The best and latest in textile industry, from fibre and fashion to infrastructure to technology, will be showcased at "Vastra 2012" exposition here Nov 22?25, attracting some 350 buyers from 60 countries, the organisers said Wednesday.

'Gangnam Style' dancing robot wins Chinese competition

November 3, 2012 at 3:43 PM

London, Nov 3 (ANI): A robot programmed to dance to the tune of South Korean rapper Psy's viral hit 'Gangnam Style' has been crowned a competition winner in China.

Turmeric can soothe gastric inflammation, ulcers

September 23, 2012 at 12:43 PM

Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) Turmeric at the optimum dose is highly effective in soothing gastric inflammation and ulceration, which could be the key to developing new drugs against such stomach disorders, say Indian scientists.

Cancer-causing chemical in China chili products

September 22, 2012 at 6:35 PM

Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) A cancer-causing industrial dye has been found in chili paste and red chili powder products in China, a trade watchdog has said.

Delhi sets up task force for regularization of colonies

September 11, 2012 at 9:22 PM

New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday said it has set up a task force to deal with matters relating to regularization of 895 unauthorized colonies.

Sesa admits to causing pollution in Goa village

August 29, 2012 at 11:47 AM

Panaji, Aug 29 (IANS) Sesa Goa Ltd (SGL) Wednesday admitted to "accidental misfiring" of two burners at its coke plant here causing pollution in nearby areas. But it refuted allegations of fraud in setting up the plant.

China builds replicas of British towns

August 9, 2012 at 3:45 PM

London, Aug 9 (IANS) Real estate developers in China are now copying Tudor buildings, cobbled streets and even red telephone boxes and artificial rivers in an attempt to recreate the British way of life.

China builds replicas of British towns

August 9, 2012 at 3:05 PM

London, Aug 9 (IANS) Real estat streets and even red telephone boxes and artificial rivers in an attempt to recreate the British way of life.e developers in China are now copying Tudor buildings, cobbled

Cancer-causing chemical found in baby milk in China

July 23, 2012 at 5:23 PM

Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Five batches of an infant formula milk powder made by a Chinese company have been found to be tainted with a highly toxic aflatoxin, a substance that can cause severe liver damage or even cancer.

BOC India Q2 net declines 25 percent

July 19, 2012 at 10:40 PM

Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) Industrial gas manufacturer BOC India (BOCI), a member of Germany-based The Linde Group, Thursday reported a 24.65 percent slide in its net profit to Rs.203.19 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2012, from Rs.269.68 million for the same period last year.

IFC loans euro 10 million to Same DeutzFahr India

July 10, 2012 at 11:12 PM

Chennai, July 10 (IANS) The International Finance Corporation (IFC) Tuesday announced a loan of euro 10 million (Rs.680 million) to the Indian subsidiary of Italian tractor maker Same DeutzFahr for expanding its operations in this country.

Setting sail with gas from wasted food

July 2, 2012 at 6:31 PM

London, July 2 (IANS) Engineers are designing the world's first super efficient cargo vessels that will revolutionise shipping - operating without a single drop of fossil fuel.

New evidence points to rapidly spinning super-dense star

June 29, 2012 at 3:24 PM

Washington, June 29 (ANI): Researchers have found evidence for what may be the fastest moving pulsar ever seen, using three different telescopes - NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA's XMM-Newton in space, and the Parkes radio telescope in Australia.

New graph shows economic history of world since Jesus

June 24, 2012 at 9:07 PM

London, June 24 (ANI): Investment bank JP Morgan has released a chart that shows the entire economic history of the world's most powerful countries over the past 2,000 years.

Origin of social inequality 'may be traced back to Stone Age'

May 29, 2012 at 10:39 AM

Washington, May 29 (ANI): Hereditary inequality began more than 7,000 years ago in the early Neolithic era, with new evidence suggesting that farmers buried with tools had access to better land than those buried without.

Pentagon to expand cyber security program to protect defense firms against data theft

May 12, 2012 at 4:22 PM

Washington, May 12 (ANI): The Pentagon is expanding and making a cyber-security program that will protect computer networks in defense firms against data theft from foreign attacks. he program is an effort to broaden the sharing of classified and unclassified cyber threat data between the government and industry, The Washington Post reports.

Smart phones users more willing to reveal private issues in public spaces

May 11, 2012 at 1:58 PM

Washington, May 11 (ANI): With endless applications, high-speed wireless Internet access, and free messaging services, smart phones have revolutionized the way we communicate, but at the cost of our privacy.

US gas pipeline firms currently under major cyber attack: Report

May 7, 2012 at 1:34 PM

Washington, May 7 (ANI): Computer networks belonging to American Natural Gas Pipeline companies are currently under a major cyber attack, according to alerts issued by the US Department of Homeland Security.

Thousands evacuated after deadly explosion in Thai industrial park

May 6, 2012 at 11:50 AM

Bangkok, May 6 (Xinhua-ANI): Thousands of people were evacuated after explosions and fire tear through a factory of an industrial park in east Thailand's Rayong Province Saturday afternoon, killing at least 12 people.

Greaves Cotton plans to expand construction equipment, diesel engine range

April 27, 2012 at 10:42 PM

Chennai, April 27 (IANS) Expanding itse construction equipment product range with a technical tie-up with a Korean company and looking at different four-wheeler makers to power their vehicles with its diesel engines are some of the strategies that Greaves Cotton Ltd is now looking at, said a top company official Friday.

Government seeks asset valuer to sell Tyre Corporation of India

April 20, 2012 at 8:37 PM

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The government Friday fast-tracked the sale of sick public sector undertaking Tyre Corporation of India (TCIL) saying it intends to appoint an asset valuer for the disinvestment in the company.

Bengal inks land lease pacts with seven firms

April 18, 2012 at 9:57 PM

Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) The West Bengal government Wednesday signed land lease pacts with seven companies which would set up their industrial units in the state, involving a total investment of more than Rs 52.8 billion.

US manufacturing improves in February

April 10, 2012 at 8:57 AM

Washington, April 10 (IANS) The US manufacturing improved in February as the industry continues its gradual recovery from the financial crisis in 2008.

Honey's immunity boosting secrets cracked

April 9, 2012 at 5:39 PM

Wellington, April 9 (IANS) Paving the way for a range of new wound-healing products, researchers have identified key compounds in honey that boosts the immune system.

US firms keen to invest in India's infrastructure projects

March 27, 2012 at 3:52 PM

New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) American companies are keen to invest in India's infrastructure projects, especially in the proposed Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC), US Commerce Secretary John Bryson said Tuesday.

Hyderabad jail inmates' creative products woo customers

January 26, 2012 at 12:50 PM

Hyderabad, Jan.26 (ANI): The stall set up by inmates of the Cherlapalli Prison in Hyderabad, attracted customers at the All India Industrial Exhibition recently.

Oceans acidified by human CO2 emissions far beyond natural levels

January 23, 2012 at 8:27 PM

Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Human-induced carbon dioxide emissions for the past 100 to 200 years have already raised acidity of world's oceans far beyond the range of natural variations, a new study has revealed.

Madonna to pay 96k pounds to sacked Malawi workers

January 16, 2012 at 7:58 PM

London, Jan 16 (ANI): Madonna has reportedly agreed to shell out 96,000 pounds as an out of court settlement, to a group of charity workers who sued the star after her plans to build a school in Malawi were abandoned last year.

Madonna to pay 96k pounds to sacked Malawi workers

January 16, 2012 at 5:25 PM

London, Jan 16 (ANI): Madonna has reportedly agreed to shell out 96,000 pounds as an out of court settlement, to a group of charity workers who sued the star after her plans to build a school in Malawi were abandoned last year.

Inflation to be moderate in coming months, says Pranab Mukherjee

January 12, 2012 at 5:47 PM

New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said he is confident that moderation in inflation would continue in the coming months, though softening in the prices of manufactured goods, despite the rapid decline in non-food primary inflation, may be more gradual.

Brit teachers voted worst dressed professionals

November 19, 2011 at 12:55 PM

London, Nov 19 (ANI): Teachers are Britain's worst dressed professionals while estate agents are the best clothed, a new study has found.

After Tirupati, Shimla selected for eco-city of India

November 7, 2011 at 7:35 PM

Shimla, Nov 7 (ANI): The United Nation's Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has selected the hill town of Shimla for eco-labelling of hotels.

Banana peels - the low-cost natural water purifier!

October 23, 2011 at 11:20 AM

Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): Banana peels, useful in polishing silverware and leather shoes, may have another surprising use -as a water purifier.

Coming soon: UV-protective clothes made from honeysuckle!

June 2, 2011 at 1:57 PM

Washington, June 2 (ANI): Soon, an extract of the honeysuckle plant can be a natural way to protect you from the potentially harmful ultraviolet rays from the sun.

Sports Ministry announces compensation of Rs. 2,00,000 to injured Arunima

April 14, 2011 at 7:42 PM

New Delhi, Apr 14 (ANI): Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken on Thursday announced a medical compensation of Rs. 2,00,000 for the treatment of injured national level woman volleyball player Arunima Sinha, who lost her left leg after being thrown out of a moving train near Barelli last Monday.

Japan to pump radioactive water into sea by Sunday

April 10, 2011 at 2:51 PM

Tokyo, Apr 10 (ANI): Japan will pump radioactive water into the sea from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant by today, a day later than previously planned, said Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency officials.

Japan injects nitrogen into Fukushima reactor to reduce risk of explosion

April 7, 2011 at 3:11 PM

Tokyo, Apr.7 (ANI): Plant Operators Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) have started injecting nitrogen into one of the reactors at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant to reduce the risk of a possible hydrogen explosion.

Fukushima Governor slams Japan's nuke agency for late radioactive data

April 3, 2011 at 6:31 PM

Tokyo, Apr 3 (ANI): Fukushima Governor Yuhei Sato has criticized the government's Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency for its late release of radioactivity data related to local farm produce shipments, which have been partly restricted amid the ongoing nuclear crisis in Japan.

Cops break up cricket match after ball hitting shutter mistaken for gunshots

March 17, 2011 at 4:38 PM

London, Mar.17 (ANI): Armed police in Greater Manchester were forced to break up a cricket match after the sound of the ball hitting a shutter was mistaken for gunshots by a passer- by.

Global warming was 'more common 50m yrs ago'

March 17, 2011 at 4:00 PM

London, Mar 17 (ANI): Periods of intense global warming lasting tens of thousands of years occurred more frequently in the past than previously believed, according to a new study.

Cabinet approves proposal to set up world-class drug research institute in Lucknow

January 20, 2011 at 5:12 PM

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Thursday approved a proposal of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) for the revised cost estimate of its project of setting up a world-class drug research institute at Lucknow.

James Bond, Sherlock Holmes to be resurrected in new novels

January 18, 2011 at 6:23 PM

London, Jan 18 (ANI): Authors Anthony Horowitz and Jeffrey Deaver have been chosen to resurrect James Bond and Sherlock Holmes for two new full-length novels. orowitz, the children's author of a series of stories about teenage spy Alex Rider, has been selected to bring the famous Baker Street detective back to life in the latest novel, which will be published in September, reports the Telegraph.

James Bond, Sherlock Holmes to be resurrected in new novels

January 18, 2011 at 6:23 PM

London, Jan 18 (ANI): Authors Anthony Horowitz and Jeffrey Deaver have been chosen to resurrect James Bond and Sherlock Holmes for two new full-length novels. orowitz, the children's author of a series of stories about teenage spy Alex Rider, has been selected to bring the famous Baker Street detective back to life in the latest novel, which will be published in September, reports the Telegraph.

Ex-England opener Boycott to make a million pounds from seaside home

December 31, 2010 at 10:57 AM

London, Dec. 31 (ANI): Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott is to make over a million pound profit from a seaside home he bought with his former lover after a dispute over her will was settled.

A-G report unearths massive irregularities in Pakistan's defence expenditure

September 25, 2010 at 1:38 PM

Islamabad, Sep 25 (ANI): A whopping 2.5 billion rupees were wasted in "commonly occurring irregularities" in several departments of Pakistan's armed forces and defence ministry, a report formulated by the Auditor General of Pakistan has revealed.

HOV Services awarded top BPO Provider on 2010

August 14, 2010 at 12:53 PM

Mumbai, Aug.14 (ANI-Business Wire India): HOV Services Ltd, India's top tier BPO and KPO Company has been awarded the Top BPO provider in three categories namely, "Industry Specific BPO Vendors"; " Top BPO Vendors" and " Top FAO Vendor" list on industry reputable 2010 Global Services 100(GS 100) survey list.

Ashley Dupre studying to become real estate broker

July 3, 2010 at 5:17 PM

New York, July 3 (ANI): Ashley Dupre, the woman who was at the centre of the Eliot Spitzer prostitution scandal, has enrolled in a real estate course at NYU.

Automobile parts exhibition in Chennai

June 22, 2010 at 12:50 PM

Chennai, June 22 (ANI): A five-day exhibition showcasing various tools and innovations made in the automobile sector concluded here on Monday.

Melbourne police identfy dead Indian victim

June 13, 2010 at 1:08 PM

Melbourne, June 13 (ANI): Melbourne Police is baffled about how the Indian owner of a Melbourne real estate chain ended up dead under a Balwyn North freeway footbridge.

Tourists visiting historic movie locations create 'set jetting' trend

April 5, 2010 at 4:08 PM

London, April 5 (ANI): It has emerged that more and more tourists are flocking to historic movie locations, creating a trend that has been described as 'set jetting'.

Fate of Malay Tamil school hangs in the balance

December 23, 2009 at 1:57 PM

Seremban (Malaysia), Dec. 23 (ANI): The fate of the Malay Tamil school S J K T Ladang Bukit Bertam, which produced one of the country's first Harvard graduates, is hanging in the balance.

Entrepreneurs can set up steel plants anywhere in the country: Singh

November 19, 2009 at 3:30 PM

New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): The Union Government on Thursday announced that entrepreneurs are free to set up steel plants anywhere in the country except in restricted locations based on their commercial judgement.

McGrath defends role with real estate firm

November 15, 2009 at 4:24 PM

Sydney, Nov 15(ANI): Former Australian cricketer Glenn McGrath has defended his role with a real estate firm that lured investors with allegedly misleading returns, where some investors have claimed that the returns have not eventuated and in others went backwards.

Govt. continues to remain vigilant against any terror threat or attack: Chidambaram

October 30, 2009 at 7:45 PM

New Delhi, Oct.30 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday said that on the issue of internal security of the country, the Government continues to remain vigilant against any terror threat or attack.

NREGA transforming lives in rural Mizoram

September 8, 2009 at 1:33 PM

Aizwal, Sep.8 (ANI): By generating employment opportunities through infrastructure development projects, the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) has helped people in rural areas of Mizoram.

Scientists discover "Super Planetary Nebulae" in deep space

August 15, 2009 at 1:47 PM

London, August 15 (ANI): A team of scientists in Australia and the United States has discovered a new class of object which they call "Super Planetary Nebulae."

Humans are disrupting the nitrogen cycle, say scientists

June 5, 2009 at 1:08 PM

Washington, June 5 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that humans are disrupting the nitrogen cycle by altering the amount of nitrogen that is stored in the biosphere.

Markets on a see-saw, Sensex up over 318 points

May 19, 2009 at 2:58 PM

Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) It was a see-saw trading session till noon Tuesday at the Indian equities markets, with a key index pulling back into the green after slipping more than 373 points in the morning.

Sensex still in the red, down 106 points

May 14, 2009 at 12:17 PM

Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Indian markets were in recovery mode a little before Thursday noon after witnessing sharp falls on opening. A key index was ruling 106 points below its last closing figure after opening about 245 points lower.