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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Biodiversity-rich Kerala is starting an assessment of its potential in biotechnology, seen as one of the biggest growth areas...more>>
Wednesday, 16 April 2003, 19:30 IST
BANGALORE: Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG), the world's largest outsourced contact center services provider announced Wednesday the launch of its...more>>
Wednesday, 16 April 2003, 19:30 IST
India's economic growth will be the key driver for the personal computer market in 2003, according to an industry study conducted by Gartner. NEW...more>>
Wednesday, 16 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: The Indian government Tuesday said it would invite fresh bids for privatising the state-run Shipping Corporation of India after changing...more>>
Wednesday, 16 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: India and Sri Lanka are working on a proposal from Colombo to broaden their bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) into a partnership pact...more>>
Wednesday, 16 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW YORK: The outbreak of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) will lower growth rates for most economies in Asia for 2003, but India will...more>>
Wednesday, 16 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Emirates airline announced Tuesday that it would increase the number of flights between the Kerala city of Kochi and Dubai to five per...more>>
Wednesday, 16 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Indian oil firms Monday said they would reduce retail prices of petrol and diesel by Rs.1.08 and Rs.1.18 a litre respectively following...more>>
Wednesday, 16 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: In the land of rosewater, sandalwood and incense comes a tribute to the fragrances of Escada, YSL, Gucci and Nina Ricci. This...more>>
Wednesday, 16 April 2003, 19:30 IST
The Indian government Tuesday said it had taken public sector carriers Indian Airlines and Air-India off the list of state-run companies that are...more>>
Wednesday, 16 April 2003, 19:30 IST
BANGALORE: GIS solutions provider Magnasoft Consulting India Pvt Ltd plans to double its worforce to 200 in the next nine months due to increased...more>>
Tuesday, 15 April 2003, 19:30 IST
MUMBAI: Finolex Industries Ltd has posted a net profit of Rs 9.73 crore for the Quarter ended March 31, 2003 (MQ-03) as against a Net Profit of Rs...more>>
Tuesday, 15 April 2003, 19:30 IST
A biotech show in this tech capital of India got a major fillip on the opening day Tuesday with the decision of a French and a German companies to...more>>
Tuesday, 15 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Castrol India Ltd has posted a net profit of Rs 35.76 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2003 as compared to Rs 30.14 crore in MQ-02....more>>
Tuesday, 15 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: The number of mobile phone users in India surged 97.3 per cent in March from a year ago to 12.688 million, the Cellular Operators...more>>
Tuesday, 15 April 2003, 19:30 IST
MONTEREY: After closing a $5-million Series A round earlier this year, Syndera, a provider of application syndication software, plans to launch its...more>>
Tuesday, 15 April 2003, 19:30 IST
The head of the staff union of India's largest public sector bank says the panic withdrawals from ICICI Bank should convince the government that...more>>
Tuesday, 15 April 2003, 19:30 IST
BANGALORE: India's multipurpose INSAT-3A satellite has been comfortably placed in its geo-stationary orbit and is expected to settle in its space...more>>
Tuesday, 15 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: India's badly beaten down technology shares staged a moderate recovery in early trade on domestic bourses Tuesday, as investors resorted...more>>
Tuesday, 15 April 2003, 19:30 IST
Hughes Software, one of India's leading communication software service providers, Monday said its net profit for the quarter ended March 31 rose...more>>
Tuesday, 15 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: A low-cost, no-frills airline that will link remote corners of India is finally set to take wings in August. Deccan Aviation, a...more>>
Tuesday, 15 April 2003, 19:30 IST
BANGALORE: The Mastek Group Monday announced a total income of Rs. 99.06 crores for the ended March 2003. This is a 37% increase over Rs. 72.54...more>>
Monday, 14 April 2003, 19:30 IST
BANGALORE: Aztec Software & Technology Services Ltd. has posted a consolidated net loss of Rs 4.21 crore for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003,...more>>
Monday, 14 April 2003, 19:30 IST
BANGALORE: Magnasoft, a provider of end-to-end GIS solutions, Monday announced a strategic alliance with FIT of France, a leading GIS solutions...more>>
Monday, 14 April 2003, 19:30 IST
REDWOOD CITY: Venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson announced Monday that it has promoted Raj Atluru to managing director. Atluru served...more>>
Monday, 14 April 2003, 19:30 IST
Electronics Corporation of India Ltd (ECIL) has posted a turnover of Rs 1,005 crore for the year 2002-03, a jump of 48% when compared to the...more>>
Monday, 14 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: ICICI Bank, India's second largest bank and the largest in the private sector, Monday said it would soon order a high-level probe into...more>>
Monday, 14 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW YORK: Indian students should pay for their higher education in the same manner as was done in the U.S. to avoid wastage of taxpayers' money,...more>>
Monday, 14 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Against the already war-clouded backdrop, a fast-spreading acute pneumonia that has hit many countries, mostly in Asia, has come at a...more>>
Monday, 14 April 2003, 19:30 IST
MUMBAI: India's badly bruised stock investors are set for a rocky ride in the week ahead on sustained selling in technology shares in the wake of...more>>
Monday, 14 April 2003, 19:30 IST
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Bimal Jalan met International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Horst Kohler here and discussed the impact...more>>
Monday, 14 April 2003, 19:30 IST
The U.S., considered the engine of global economic growth, is set to face competition in the years ahead from other emerging economies such as...more>>
Monday, 14 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: The Indian economy, already stressed by the Iraq war, may feel the ripples of a fast-spreading acute pneumonia that has hit many...more>>
Friday, 11 April 2003, 19:30 IST
ANDOVER: Enterasys Networks Inc., (NYSE:ETS) Friday announced that it expects revenue for the first quarter ended March 28, 2003 to be lower than...more>>
Friday, 11 April 2003, 19:30 IST
WASHINGTON: World Bank president James Wolfensohn has lauded India's anti-poverty programme, saying it has made "very good progress" in terms of...more>>
Friday, 11 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Canada will provide Rs.12 million as a grant for projects to empower women and alleviate rural poverty in India. The projects will...more>>
Friday, 11 April 2003, 19:30 IST
Indian oil refining companies plan to invest over Rs.195 million by 2005 to provide better transport fuel, the government said in Parliament...more>>
Friday, 11 April 2003, 19:30 IST
BANGALORE: India's largest listed software giant, Infosys Technologies, has reported a net profit increase of 23 percent in its January-March...more>>
Friday, 11 April 2003, 19:30 IST
KOLKATA: Reliance Infocomm, the telecom services arm of India's largest private business conglomerate Reliance Industries, will roll out its...more>>
Friday, 11 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: NASSCOM, the apex industry association of software and service companies, Friday announced the appointment of Som Mittal, president and...more>>
Friday, 11 April 2003, 19:30 IST
Brocade Communications Systems (Nasdaq:BRCD) on Thursday said it will cut 115 jobs, or about 9% of its workforce, as part of an ongoing...more>>
Friday, 11 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Hero Honda Motors on Thursday said its net profit has jumped by 25.45 per cent to Rs 580.76 crore for the year ended March 31, 2003 from...more>>
Thursday, 10 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd, India's fourth-largest cement maker, said on Thursday its January-March 2003 net profit rose a...more>>
Thursday, 10 April 2003, 19:30 IST
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has presented an upbeat picture of the Indian economy, saying it offers a good opportunity for more exchange...more>>
Thursday, 10 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Escorts Ltd, a $500 million turnover conglomerate, decided to join a group of corporates undertaking contract farming, with the signing...more>>
Thursday, 10 April 2003, 19:30 IST
MphasiS BFL Ltd., one of India's leading mid-size software services firms, Wednesday said its net profit in the fiscal year ended March 31 grew 63...more>>
Thursday, 10 April 2003, 19:30 IST
BOSTON: Bain Capital Ventures, the venture capital arm of Bain Capital, said it has named Ajay Agarwal as venture partner in its Boston office....more>>
Thursday, 10 April 2003, 19:30 IST
RICHARDSON: Navini Networks, Inc., a provider of non-line-of-sight, zero-install, wide-area wireless broadband technology, on Wednesday announced...more>>
Thursday, 10 April 2003, 19:30 IST
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With its operations to Kochi getting off to a flying start, Qatar Airways is contemplating expanding its presence in Kerala and...more>>
Thursday, 10 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Indian traders and producers are irate over the government's decision to impose single-point value added tax (VAT), saying it will...more>>
Thursday, 10 April 2003, 19:30 IST
BANGALORE: India's multipurpose INSAT-3A satellite was successfully launched early Thursday from Kourou in French Guiana and was responding well to...more>>
Thursday, 10 April 2003, 19:30 IST
An American IT company has cut five positions and moved the work to a new facility in the Indian city of Hyderabad where labour costs are lower....more>>
Thursday, 10 April 2003, 19:30 IST
MUMBAI: Hindustan Lever Ltd (HLL) on Tuesday acquired the cooked shrimp and pasteurised crabmeat business of Kerala-based Amalgam group of...more>>
Wednesday, 09 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: The government on Tuesday told the Rajya Sabha that the country's largest mutual fund -- UTI is on a revival path and its units have...more>>
Wednesday, 09 April 2003, 19:30 IST
The Singapore government is prepared to set up a US $ 1 billion fund to invest in Indian businesses and in India’s infrastructure after the...more>>
Wednesday, 09 April 2003, 19:30 IST
SANTA CLARA: Emagia Corporation, a enterprise cash flow management solutions company, on Tuesday announced the closing of its second round of...more>>
Wednesday, 09 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW YORK: Bank of Baroda plans to expand its activities in the United States to meet the needs of the growing expatriate Indian community. The...more>>
Wednesday, 09 April 2003, 19:30 IST
India's premier IT industry lobby group Tuesday said it would work with the government and other agencies to simplify visa regulations with a view...more>>
Wednesday, 09 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: India's premier IT industry lobby Tuesday exuded confidence that the Iraq war and a fast-spreading killer pneumonia would not have an...more>>
Wednesday, 09 April 2003, 19:30 IST
BANGALORE: In linguistically diverse India, computing cannot make much progress if local language fonts are not freely available, say some...more>>
Wednesday, 09 April 2003, 19:30 IST
A call centre based here plans to acquire a similar facility in the U.S., the core outsourcing market for India. BANGALORE: iSeva, an eCRM...more>>
Wednesday, 09 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: India's high profile technology industry is likely to come up with bad news when it announces quarterly results as the Iraq conflict...more>>
Wednesday, 09 April 2003, 19:30 IST
BANGALORE: A signal problem that delayed the launch of India's multipurpose satellite INSAT-3A Wednesday is expected to be sorted out before the...more>>
Wednesday, 09 April 2003, 19:30 IST
Afghanistan, Pakistan and Turkmenistan Wednesday signed a joint letter inviting India to participate in an ambitious 1,600-km regional gas pipeline...more>>
Wednesday, 09 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: The contentious issue of value added tax (VAT) was resolved on Tuesday with state finance ministers deciding to implement from June 1...more>>
Tuesday, 08 April 2003, 19:30 IST
KOLKATA: Lohias-controlled Indo Rama Synthetics (India) Limited is set to spread its wings in the USA by acquiring an operational integrated...more>>
Tuesday, 08 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Moser Baer has earmarked a whopping Rs 10 crore for marketing and promotional activities in the next 18 months for its just-launched...more>>
Tuesday, 08 April 2003, 19:30 IST
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: NR Mahalingam, COO of Kerala State IT Mission has been appointed as the new Technopark chief. Rajiv Vasudevan, CEO of Kerala's...more>>
Tuesday, 08 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Offshore projects accounted for nearly 56 per cent of computer software/services exports from India during 2001-02, according to the...more>>
Tuesday, 08 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: The rapidly growing German software market offers huge export opportunities for Indian software development and solutions companies,...more>>
Tuesday, 08 April 2003, 19:30 IST
HCL Technologies, one of India's leading software development and services majors, Monday announced its bagging a $160 million outsourcing contract...more>>
Tuesday, 08 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW YORK: Dish Network, the U.S.-based provider of satellite television and entertainment services, Monday announced plans to launch up to 100 new...more>>
Tuesday, 08 April 2003, 19:30 IST
Canada wants to do business in India's environment sector, saying the market for alternative fuels and green technology is growing there....more>>
Tuesday, 08 April 2003, 19:30 IST
The Iraq war is, ironically, holding out hope for the Indian steel industry which is hoping for a high demand once the reconstruction of the...more>>
Tuesday, 08 April 2003, 19:30 IST
CHENNAI: The premier Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras will soon set up a company to give licences for inventions by its students and...more>>
Monday, 07 April 2003, 19:30 IST
MUMBAI: After a dip last week, India's foreign exchange reserves again went up to record highs and were nearing the $75 billion mark during the...more>>
Monday, 07 April 2003, 19:30 IST
PARIS: After the successful launch of Chai Bazaar in London, the authentic Indian tea has made inroads into high profile Hotel Ritz in Paris....more>>
Monday, 07 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: SRF Ltd will invest Rs 160 crore to set up a 20 kilo tonne polyester film plant and raise it to 50 kilo tonne in the next three years....more>>
Monday, 07 April 2003, 19:30 IST
BELLEVUE: Internet company InfoSpace Inc. said Friday it is laying off one-fifth of its staff and restructuring its business. The Bellevue-based...more>>
Monday, 07 April 2003, 19:30 IST
BANGALORE: India appears to have firmed up plans to send a remote sensing satellite to orbit the moon in the next five years as part of its...more>>
Monday, 07 April 2003, 19:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Already stressed over the potential impact of the Iraq war on India's IT industry, software makers are now feeling the ripples of a...more>>
Monday, 07 April 2003, 19:30 IST
U.S.-based Utopia Inc. will launch operations in India by setting up a liaison office that will tie up with local call centre companies to...more>>
Monday, 07 April 2003, 19:30 IST
From starting as a small Indian trader in Russia with no huge capital base or pedigree to scripting an entrepreneurial success story in a foreign...more>>
Monday, 07 April 2003, 19:30 IST
BANGALORE: If Silicon Valley returnee Ravi Pradhan has his way, hardware vendors in India will find it rather difficult to load unknowing buyers...more>>
Monday, 07 April 2003, 19:30 IST
EDISON: Intelligroup Inc. (Nasdaq:ITIG), a provider of IT outsourcing services, Friday announced the sale of its Asia-Pacific group of subsidiary...more>>
Friday, 04 April 2003, 20:30 IST
BANGALORE: Mascot Systems, a software services company, Friday announced its entry into the IT Enabled Services (ITES) segment with the proposed...more>>
Friday, 04 April 2003, 20:30 IST
Computer Associates International Inc. Friday announced it would eliminate 450 jobs as part of a world-wide restructuring plan. ISLANDIA: The...more>>
Friday, 04 April 2003, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Red Hat, which calls itself the world's largest and most recognised provider of open source technologies, is expanding operations in...more>>
Friday, 04 April 2003, 20:30 IST
BANGALORE: Sweden has agreed with India that the harassment of IT professionals abroad is a "non-tariff barrier to trade and services". Swedish...more>>
Friday, 04 April 2003, 20:30 IST
AHMEDABAD: Alarmed by a slowdown in industrial investment, Gujarat has tied up with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO)...more>>
Friday, 04 April 2003, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: India is slowly waking up to a proposed European Union legislation that could soon make it difficult for any new indigenous medicinal...more>>
Friday, 04 April 2003, 20:30 IST
KOLKATA: Indian corporate houses are cancelling trips to several business fairs across East and Southeast Asia, including a major one in China,...more>>
Friday, 04 April 2003, 20:30 IST
The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation, the state-owned petroleum major, announced Thursday that it has discovered fresh oil reserves in different...more>>
Friday, 04 April 2003, 20:30 IST
MUMBAI: India's blue-chip share market index finished in positive zone for the third successive session Thursday following institutional buying on...more>>
Friday, 04 April 2003, 20:30 IST
India is among the 10 developing countries with the highest level of FDI, with receipts of $3.6 billion in 2002, and the Iraq war is expected to...more>>
Thursday, 03 April 2003, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Against the backdrop of India's biggest golf course, a project aimed at non-resident Indians with deep pockets is coming up at Greater...more>>
Thursday, 03 April 2003, 20:30 IST
LUCKNOW: The effect of bombs raining down on Iraq is being felt in mango orchards across India. As their bumper crop ripens, mango traders fear...more>>
Thursday, 03 April 2003, 20:30 IST
India's state-owned power funding agency Power Finance Corporation (PFC) is mulling a public float later this year following a 37 percent surge in...more>>
Thursday, 03 April 2003, 20:30 IST
MUMBAI: Indian stocks consolidated their gains in the capital market on Wednesday on all-round buying support. The 30-share Bombay Stock...more>>
Thursday, 03 April 2003, 20:30 IST
FREMONT: Asyst Technologies, Inc., (Nasdaq:ASYT), Thursday revised its net sales forecast for the fourth fiscal quarter ended March 31 by 19%. The...more>>
Thursday, 03 April 2003, 20:30 IST
CUPERTINO: Rajeev Madhavan led Magma Design Automation Inc. (Nasdaq:LAVA) on Thursday announced the appointment of Timothy J. Ng to its board of...more>>
Thursday, 03 April 2003, 20:30 IST
CHICAGO: InfoSpace Inc. (Nasdaq:INSP), an Internet content and services company, on Wednesday said it named Kathleen Rae as president and chief...more>>
Thursday, 03 April 2003, 20:30 IST
CAMBRIDGE: ATG (Nasdaq: ARTG) on Thursday announced that Lladro, a worldwide manufacturer of artistic porcelain sculptures, has deployed its online...more>>
Thursday, 03 April 2003, 20:30 IST
Silicon Laboratories Inc. (Nasdaq:SLAB) and TDK Semiconductor Corporation Thursday announced the settlement of a patent infringement lawsuit...more>>
Thursday, 03 April 2003, 20:30 IST
MINNEAPOLIS: ADC (NASDAQ:ADCT) announced Wednesday that it is expanding its billing and customer care operations in Bangalore, India. Designed...more>>
Wednesday, 02 April 2003, 20:30 IST
SAN JOSE: Selectica Inc. (Nasdaq:SLTC) Wednesday announced that its industry-leading Interactive Selling Solution (ISS) Configuration Platform will...more>>
Wednesday, 02 April 2003, 20:30 IST
Senthil Kumar, CEO of I-Flex's Dutch subsidiary was released on bail following Wednesday's hearing at Bow Street Magistrates Court, London, the...more>>
Wednesday, 02 April 2003, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Infrastructure major Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) is mulling Royal Dutch/Shell's offer of equity in two of its Egyptian...more>>
Wednesday, 02 April 2003, 20:30 IST
BANGALORE: The Rolling Stones may be in this country primarily to make Indians rock `n' roll, but the legendary band is also helping attract Indian...more>>
Wednesday, 02 April 2003, 20:30 IST
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Unfazed by the war in Iraq, a Kerala minister will visit the Gulf later this month to persuade expatriates to pick up stake in...more>>
Wednesday, 02 April 2003, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: A drawn out war in Iraq might adversely affect India's GDP growth and impact remittances from expatriate workers, a top World Bank...more>>
Wednesday, 02 April 2003, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: India is in talks with its Chinese and Malaysian partners in the Sudan block, in which state-owned ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL) has a 25...more>>
Wednesday, 02 April 2003, 20:30 IST
India's exports during April-February 2002-03 registered 16.76 percent growth, while February itself saw a 13.51 percent growth pushed by demand...more>>
Wednesday, 02 April 2003, 20:30 IST
CHENNAI: Tata Consultancy Services, India's leading software service provider, is planning to set up a new multicrore facility at nearby...more>>
Tuesday, 01 April 2003, 20:30 IST
BANGALORE: India unveils terascale computer called PARAM Padma on Tuesday, taking the nation to the fifth place in the world to have a next...more>>
Tuesday, 01 April 2003, 20:30 IST
BANGALORE: TCS and Swiss software firm, Canoo Engineering AG have inked a partnership that would enable TCS’s customers to profit from Canoo’s...more>>
Tuesday, 01 April 2003, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Indian industry has welcomed the new Export and Import (EXIM) policy unveiled Monday by Commerce Minister Arun Jaitley. It described...more>>
Tuesday, 01 April 2003, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: India's economy witnessed slower growth in the third quarter (Q3) of 2002-03 in the wake of the severe and widespread drought in the...more>>
Tuesday, 01 April 2003, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: State-owned domestic carrier Indian Airlines is to close its office in Lahore, a move described as a message against Pakistan's...more>>
Tuesday, 01 April 2003, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: India has asked the Netherlands to withdraw an Interpol "red corner notice" issued against the CEO of an Indian IT company for alleged...more>>
Tuesday, 01 April 2003, 20:30 IST
PARIS: Zee TV has joined hands with a Paris-based Indian filmmaker and a French broadcaster for what is being billed as the first joint Indo-French...more>>
Tuesday, 01 April 2003, 20:30 IST
IBM's Global Services India (IGSI), the top multinational exporter of software services from the country, is seeing "huge growth" and planning to...more>>
Tuesday, 01 April 2003, 20:30 IST
For the third time, India has failed to meet the deadline for implementation of value added tax (VAT), with thousands of traders downing shutters...more>>
Tuesday, 01 April 2003, 20:30 IST