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WASHINGTON: Online travel service travelocity.com plans to outsource about 300 call centre jobs to India. The move is expected to result in...more>>
Monday, 16 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: The Indian food industry, which has grown 2.5 times faster than agriculture, is offering revenue increase in absolute terms over IT and...more>>
Monday, 16 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: International Buddhist scholars, monks and members of the travel trade will be focusing on the relevance of Buddhist philosophy at a...more>>
Monday, 16 February 2004, 20:30 IST
CAPE TOWN: Indian businessmen see a huge potential for expanding their base in South Africa as a Federation of Indian Export Organisations...more>>
Monday, 16 February 2004, 20:30 IST
BANGALORE: Now it's China that has set its eyes on the low-cost, high quality Indian tech industry to complement its strengths in hardware with the...more>>
Monday, 16 February 2004, 20:30 IST
KATHMANDU: Within months of its launch, the India-Nepal joint venture United Telecom Ltd has been dragged into a lawsuit and accused of defaulting...more>>
Friday, 13 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI : Eyeing potential of the huge Indian market from an open source perspective, software major Oracle is committed to promote Linux in...more>>
Friday, 13 February 2004, 20:30 IST
BANGALORE: Biocon Ltd is all set to become India's first biotechnology initial public offering, aiming to grow 30 percent a year. Founder...more>>
Friday, 13 February 2004, 20:30 IST
KOCHI : ICICI Bank and the Alwaye-based Federal Bank today announced the launch of a co-branded credit card. This is ICICI Bank’s first co-branded...more>>
Friday, 13 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: In keeping with its increased thrust on new markets, Indian pharma multinational Ranbaxy on Friday said it has established a subsidiary...more>>
Friday, 13 February 2004, 20:30 IST
YANGON: Indian companies will hold a four-day industrial show here from Feb 19 to 22 to promote trade and economic cooperation between the two...more>>
Friday, 13 February 2004, 20:30 IST
INDORE: Embroiled as they are in their world of cutting-edge technology and long stressful hours, IT professionals in this Madhya Pradesh town...more>>
Friday, 13 February 2004, 20:30 IST
AHMEDABAD: India has plans to send a robotic probe to the moon as part of its mission to map its mineral contents. P.N. Shankara, director of...more>>
Friday, 13 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Lovebirds beware! Don't be fooled by messages of love that come via e-mail this Valentine's Day. If experts are to be believed, some...more>>
Friday, 13 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: India's booming car market posted a 31 percent sales growth in January over the same period in the previous year as buyers rushed to...more>>
Friday, 13 February 2004, 20:30 IST
MUMBAI: The International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Sun...more>>
Thursday, 12 February 2004, 20:30 IST
MUMBAI: India's benchmark share market index closed in the negative zone Thursday, reversing the gaining streak in the last four consecutive...more>>
Thursday, 12 February 2004, 20:30 IST
MUMBAI: Maharashtra Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has said his government was working towards restarting the mothballed Dabhol Power...more>>
Thursday, 12 February 2004, 20:30 IST
MUMBAI: Commerce and industry ministers from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member nations will hold the first formal dialogue with India on...more>>
Thursday, 12 February 2004, 20:30 IST
BANGALORE: Three Danish companies, Jensen, Rool and ECM, have joined hands to set up a 100% EOU in Bangalore with an investment of $12.4 million in...more>>
Thursday, 12 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Atanu Mandal, former CEO, Cellnext Solutions, has been appointed President & COO, ACL Wireless. He will also have a on ACL Wirelss...more>>
Thursday, 12 February 2004, 20:30 IST
JERUSALEM : Alvarion Ltd., the global leaders in wireless broadband solutions, announced on Thursday that the Reliance Infocomm has chosen its...more>>
Thursday, 12 February 2004, 20:30 IST
CHENNAI: UK-based iSOFT Group plc (ISOFT), a global leader in IT solutions for hospitals and healthcare sector, is to invest an additional $100...more>>
Thursday, 12 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: India's top tyre makers, hurt by the rising cost of rubber, reported lower profits in the past quarter but expect earnings in the...more>>
Thursday, 12 February 2004, 20:30 IST
WASHINGTON: The India-bashing outsourcing lobby in the US has suffered a slight setback. A Colorado senate panel has shot down a bill that sought...more>>
Thursday, 12 February 2004, 20:30 IST
HYDERABAD: Co-founder of Sun Microsystems, and general partner of venture capital firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Vinod Khosla will be...more>>
Thursday, 12 February 2004, 20:30 IST
LONDON: A subsidiary of Indian firm HCL Technologies has spread cheer in Britain by creating 75 new call centre jobs. HCL BPO has taken on the...more>>
Thursday, 12 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW YORK : BearingPoint said on Wednesday it has opened a software development centre in India that will grow to as many as 3,000 employees,...more>>
Thursday, 12 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Bharti Tele-Ventures, one of India's leading telecom services providers, said Wednesday it had bagged an official licence for providing...more>>
Thursday, 12 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: West Bengal, striving to project itself as a preferred destination for IT firms, now plans to go up the animation outsourcing ladder by...more>>
Thursday, 12 February 2004, 20:30 IST
HYDERABAD: US biotech giant Sun Microsystems Inc. Wednesday launched a centre of excellence in medical bio-informatics in this south Indian city....more>>
Wednesday, 11 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Tata Consultancy Services has become the first company in the country to partner with Microsoft for its SQL Server 2000 Reporting...more>>
Wednesday, 11 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Infinite Computer Solutions on Tuesday reported revenues of Rs 86.88 crore for the third quarter of the current financial year,...more>>
Wednesday, 11 February 2004, 20:30 IST
BEIJING: Tata group of Companies Chairman Ratan N Tata on Tuesday held meetings with top Chinese business leaders to assess prospects in the...more>>
Wednesday, 11 February 2004, 20:30 IST
HYDERABAD: Four Soft, which focuses on software products and consultancy services for supply chain process management, is scouting for an...more>>
Wednesday, 11 February 2004, 20:30 IST
PRINCETON: Cognizant Technology Solutions, which manages computer systems and writes software with a staff based mostly in India, said...more>>
Wednesday, 11 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Asian Development Bank (ADB) and AMP Capital Investors, the funds management arm of the Australian financial services group AMP, plan to...more>>
Wednesday, 11 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: India has ratified the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) of the World Health Organisation (WHO), aimed at curbing...more>>
Wednesday, 11 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Indian activists are campaigning against rising incidence of "unethical and exploitative" clinical trials by pharma companies, alleging...more>>
Wednesday, 11 February 2004, 20:30 IST
LONDON: A large-hearted Indian who owns a nursing home in Britain has presented the local council with an elephantine problem, literally. Rao...more>>
Wednesday, 11 February 2004, 20:30 IST
LONDON: Outsourcing to India has now spread to journalism. Reuters, which is implementing a massive cost-cutting programme, is to try out the...more>>
Wednesday, 11 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: With a view to leading the broadband revolution in the country, Tata Group is mulling an acquisition for which it is currently...more>>
Tuesday, 10 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: IP access networking and services solutions company UTStarcom has been been named to Forbes' "25 Fastest Growing Technology Companies"...more>>
Tuesday, 10 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Pramod Haque may have replaced Vinod Khosla as the leading venture capitalist in Silicon Valley, but a fledgling start-up in which both...more>>
Tuesday, 10 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: There’s some relief in store for software exporters, although they would cease to enjoy tax deductions under 80 HHE of the Income Tax...more>>
Tuesday, 10 February 2004, 20:30 IST
SEATTLE: Athletic shoe and clothing maker Reebok International Ltd. said on Monday that its chief marketing officer Muktesh "Micky" Pant had...more>>
Tuesday, 10 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Monday stayed the proceedings in a writ petition challenging the privatisation of Hindustan Zinc Ltd (HZL). The...more>>
Tuesday, 10 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Keeping up its recent growth pattern, India is likely see its gross domestic product (GDP) surging to 8.1 percent in 2003-04 fiscal...more>>
Tuesday, 10 February 2004, 20:30 IST
MUMBAI: Reliance Infocomm, the telecom services arm of India's largest private sector business conglomerate Reliance Industries, Monday announced...more>>
Tuesday, 10 February 2004, 20:30 IST
LONDON: If British industry is not careful, "India will eat our lunch and China our dinner", says the chief of the Confederation of British...more>>
Tuesday, 10 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Amid mounting evidence of his billing a state-run airport management agency for personal expenses, Civil Aviation Minister Rajiv Pratap...more>>
Tuesday, 10 February 2004, 20:30 IST
BANGALORE: Wind River Systems, the worldwide market leader in embedded software and services has announced its next generation Wind River Platform...more>>
Monday, 09 February 2004, 20:30 IST
SINGAPORE: Singapore said on Monday that it expects to finalize a free trade deal with India within a few months. The pact is expected to be a...more>>
Monday, 09 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Bharti Tele-Ventures Ltd, India's number one provider of GSM-based mobile services, awarded a $400 million telecom equipment order to...more>>
Monday, 09 February 2004, 20:30 IST
TROY: Syntel, Inc. has announced that Dr. Vasant Raval, Professor of Accounting and Chair, Department of Accounting at Creighton University, has...more>>
Monday, 09 February 2004, 20:30 IST
PALO ALTO: TIBCO Software Inc has announced that it has been selected by one of the largest electronics manufacturing services companies, Elcoteq,...more>>
Monday, 09 February 2004, 20:30 IST
CHENNAI: Megasoft, which is in the process of merging with Xius, aims to be a $50-million software firm in the next two years providing IP-driven...more>>
Monday, 09 February 2004, 20:30 IST
MUMBAI: No ambition is too lofty for this Pakistani IT businesswoman who has not only broken a predominantly male bastion but weathered all odds to...more>>
Monday, 09 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: India needs to lower trade barriers at a faster pace to minimise growing protests to outsourcing of back office services from developed...more>>
Monday, 09 February 2004, 20:30 IST
WASHINGTON: The Indian government has awarded a $30,300 grant to an Indian American civil and environmental engineering professor for a new asphalt...more>>
Monday, 09 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Indian pharma major Ranbaxy Laboratories is to set up a subsidiary in Spain as apart of its expansion plans in Europe. The board of...more>>
Monday, 09 February 2004, 20:30 IST
LONDON: Britain's biggest insurer Aviva, which has relocated much of its back office work to India, has predicted higher profits this year. Its...more>>
Monday, 09 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Targeting a niche population needing help to wean off tobacco, the Dalmia Consumer Care division of the Sanjay Dalmia group is eyeing a...more>>
Monday, 09 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is optimistic of India notching a 7.8 percent gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2003-04,...more>>
Monday, 09 February 2004, 20:30 IST
AHMEDABAD: A state-run body in Gujarat and energy major GAIL (India) Ltd. have signed a formal gas sale agreement for the supply of re-gasified...more>>
Monday, 09 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Indian pharma major Ranbaxy Laboratories is to set up a subsidiary in Spain as apart of its expansion plans in Europe. The board of...more>>
Saturday, 07 February 2004, 20:30 IST
WASHINGTON: GE Aircraft Engines (GEAE) is to supply 17 engines for India's home grown Tejas combat jet in a deal valued at $105 million, it was...more>>
Saturday, 07 February 2004, 20:30 IST
CHENNAI: Nasdaq-listed Brooks Automation Inc, a global provider of automation solutions to semiconductor and related industries, has set up a...more>>
Friday, 06 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: State-owned Telecommunications Consultants India Ltd on Thursday said it plans to offload its entire 30 per cent equity in cellular...more>>
Friday, 06 February 2004, 20:30 IST
MUMBAI: Microsoft India Pvt Ltd would make available its office suites, including Office 2003 and Windows 2003, in all 14 Indian official languages...more>>
Friday, 06 February 2004, 20:30 IST
MUMBAI: Hong Kong's new IT Hub ‘Cyberport', created specifically for the segment, has received an investment of $2 billion from the government of...more>>
Friday, 06 February 2004, 20:30 IST
KOLKATA: Infocom Network, a B2B venture for the export and importing community, is planning to set-up physical infrastructure in prime...more>>
Friday, 06 February 2004, 20:30 IST
BANGALORE: Entrepreneurs in the software export business can hope for better funding options and increased business deals, with leading US-based...more>>
Friday, 06 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: The continuing appreciation of the rupee against the US dollar is worrying Indian exporters as it is eating into their profits, says a...more>>
Friday, 06 February 2004, 20:30 IST
CHENNAI: International engines major Rolls Royce is planning to enter the Indian market in a big way with a new 20-cylinder engine. The new...more>>
Friday, 06 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Stepping up efforts to boost indigenous production of oil and gas, India Friday announced plans to offer another round of exploration...more>>
Friday, 06 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: British major Cairn Energy will be drilling more appraisal wells in the desert state of Rajasthan before finalising commercial...more>>
Friday, 06 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: A proposal by Switzerland-based tyre major Compagnie Financiere Michelin for a joint venture with India's Apollo Tyres was among 40...more>>
Thursday, 05 February 2004, 20:30 IST
MUMBAI: The National Association of Software and Service Companies (Nasscom), India's premier IT lobby group, Thursday entered into an agreement...more>>
Thursday, 05 February 2004, 20:30 IST
BANGALORE: At least half of all calls to National Rail Enquiries in Britain will be handled from India under a 100 million pounds contract awarded...more>>
Thursday, 05 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: After the government notified broadcasting and cable services as ''telecommunication services'', the Telecom Regulatory Authority of...more>>
Thursday, 05 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd, India's top telecoms firm by revenue, will buy GSM mobile equipment worth about $1 billion in as...more>>
Thursday, 05 February 2004, 20:30 IST
BANGALORE: SiNett Semiconductors (India) Pvt. Ltd., a developer of semiconductors for wireless networking applications, has announced the...more>>
Thursday, 05 February 2004, 20:30 IST
WASHINGTON : Amid growing resentment in the US against outsourcing, labour organisations here have accused Indian IT majors Wipro, Tata Consultancy...more>>
Thursday, 05 February 2004, 20:30 IST
RANCHI: The Jharkhand government Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with an American company to set up a 1,000-MW power plant at...more>>
Thursday, 05 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: External Affairs Minister Yashwant Sinha Wednesday urged developed nations to provide enhanced market access and technology transfer on...more>>
Thursday, 05 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: India has the second largest resource of bamboo in the world next to China, but has tapped a mere one-tenth of the potential income from...more>>
Thursday, 05 February 2004, 20:30 IST
WASHINGTON: Automaker General Motors has invested $21 million to set up a research and development centre in Bangalore to conduct new exploratory...more>>
Thursday, 05 February 2004, 20:30 IST
DUBAI: A host of Indian IT companies are increasingly looking at the Middle East to tap the unexplored potential with the US market, India's prime...more>>
Thursday, 05 February 2004, 20:30 IST
MUMBAI: Nasscom, the apex body representing the IT software and service companies, is setting up a fund to bridge the digital divide in India and...more>>
Thursday, 05 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: NIIT Technologies, the software services arm of India's leading technology and computer education firm NIIT Ltd., said Wednesday it...more>>
Wednesday, 04 February 2004, 20:30 IST
MUMBAI: India's blue-chip share market index finished in the positive zone Wednesday, snapping a four-day losing streak, as institutional investors...more>>
Wednesday, 04 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Indian Defence Minister George Fernandes inaugurated Defexpo India 2004, Asia's largest defence exposition and the third in a series of...more>>
Wednesday, 04 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: The Indian government will have to push ahead aggressively with economic reforms, including privatisation of state-run firms, to bring...more>>
Wednesday, 04 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: The Indian textile industry, which has created a global market for itself with its competitive price and versatility, is now...more>>
Wednesday, 04 February 2004, 20:30 IST
MUMBAI: Reliance Industries Ltd on Wednesday concluded a $250 million international syndicated loan at 90 basis points over London Inter-Bank...more>>
Wednesday, 04 February 2004, 20:30 IST
REDWOOD CITY: Informatica Corporation, a provider of data integration and business intelligence software, has announced that Sohaib Abbasi, a...more>>
Wednesday, 04 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Lauding the performance of Indian software and services industry as one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy in the last five...more>>
Wednesday, 04 February 2004, 20:30 IST
CHENNAI: The board of Pentamedia Graphics has approved a major business restructuring proposal. Under the plan, almost all of Pentamedia’s business...more>>
Wednesday, 04 February 2004, 20:30 IST
MUMBAI: India's annual software meet Nasscom 2004 that began here Tuesday will focus on business process outsourcing, an area that has attracted...more>>
Wednesday, 04 February 2004, 20:30 IST
WASHINGTON: Oracle, one of the big giants in the IT industry, said it was hiring faster in India than anywhere else, while Intel president Paul...more>>
Wednesday, 04 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: India has shed its "Gandhian coyness" and is eyeing the lucrative international defence market to export its increasingly sophisticated...more>>
Wednesday, 04 February 2004, 20:30 IST
SUNNYVALE, Calif. 13 January 2004 - Solix Technologies, a global leader in enterprise applications management, today announced that it has attained...more>>
Wednesday, 04 February 2004, 20:30 IST
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala government announced plans Tuesday to make the state 100 percent e-literate in the next two years. This dream...more>>
Tuesday, 03 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: India is planning to substantially step up infrastructure spending in areas like power, roads, highways and shipping, Finance Minister...more>>
Tuesday, 03 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: The Indian government said Tuesday it would raise Rs.160 billion ($3.47 billion) in the fiscal beginning April 1 by selling its stake in...more>>
Tuesday, 03 February 2004, 20:30 IST
WASHINGTON: The US budget proposals unveiled by President George W Bush include $564 million in aid for South Asia, the bulk of it for Pakistan and...more>>
Tuesday, 03 February 2004, 20:30 IST
MUMBAI: Gujarat government has sought venture capital investment in new growth areas like infotech biotechnology and IT-enabled services in the...more>>
Tuesday, 03 February 2004, 20:30 IST
WASHINGTON: India has huge potential to provide information technology and engineering services to the world but also has weaknesses that have to...more>>
Tuesday, 03 February 2004, 20:30 IST
BANGALORE: California-based Digite, promoted by entrepreneurs from the Indian outsourcing industry, on Monday announced plans to enter India,...more>>
Tuesday, 03 February 2004, 20:30 IST
MUMBAI: Slower economic growth in the US market has not hurt the growth prospects of Indian software services exports. Estimates released by...more>>
Tuesday, 03 February 2004, 20:30 IST
CHENNAI: Hong Kong is wooing Indian investors, projecting itself as the jump off point for trade and business relations with China. A know-Hong...more>>
Tuesday, 03 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: The Indian economy is likely to post a growth of between 7.5 and eight percent in the current fiscal year ending March 31, said Finance...more>>
Tuesday, 03 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: The Indian government Tuesday said it would remove a contentious tax imposed on the business process outsourcing (BPO) units of...more>>
Tuesday, 03 February 2004, 20:30 IST
First time in the top spot, eclipsing Vinod Khosla, a founder of Sun Microsystems, Promod Haque slammed a few home runs in the late Nineties...more>>
Tuesday, 03 February 2004, 20:30 IST
BANGALORE: India has offered to host the secretariat of an international organisation that promotes global access to geographic information....more>>
Tuesday, 03 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Indian private airlines may be allowed to fly overseas and foreign operators could be allowed to operate to India in the peak...more>>
Monday, 02 February 2004, 20:30 IST
MUMBAIL: India's foreign exchange reserves rose to $104.23 billion in the week ended January 23 from $103.12 billion the previous week, the Reserve...more>>
Monday, 02 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: There will be increased merger and acquisition activity involving North American and Indian IT services vendors, infotech analyst firm...more>>
Monday, 02 February 2004, 20:30 IST
MUMBAI: Enterprise-wide business management solutions major Aftek Infosys has posted a 27.59 per cent rise in net profit at Rs 12.87 crore in...more>>
Monday, 02 February 2004, 20:30 IST
BANGALORE: Microsoft on Monday announced the appointment of Ravi Venkatesan as chairman and general manager of Microsoft India. In this...more>>
Monday, 02 February 2004, 20:30 IST
BANGALORE: Expanding its India operations, leading UK-based global software product company, Misys on Friday announced the opening of its third...more>>
Monday, 02 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: The Indian government Friday revised its economic growth figures for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003 to four percent, down from 4.3...more>>
Monday, 02 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: India's state-run exploration major Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) posted net profit of Rs.17.19 billion in the third quarter of...more>>
Monday, 02 February 2004, 20:30 IST
LONDON: Indian food in Britain is a money-spinner and considered one of the quickest ways to reach the millionaire club -- and now a mother-son duo...more>>
Monday, 02 February 2004, 20:30 IST
By Satyabrata Rai Chowdhuri* As India's "Polls 2004" draw near, Indians are witnessing mind-boggling turns and twists in the political arena. A...more>>
Monday, 02 February 2004, 20:30 IST
CHICAGO: While representatives at call centres in India score high on motivation compared to their US counterparts, they are perceived to have...more>>
Monday, 02 February 2004, 20:30 IST
CALIFORNIA: Silicon Valley entrepreneur Raj Baronia and his engineers were examining their email server logs last weekend and found something...more>>
Monday, 02 February 2004, 20:30 IST
MUMBAI: The Indian stock market, one of the best performing bourses in Asia, is likely to see a slew of new public issues in the current year as...more>>
Monday, 02 February 2004, 20:30 IST
NEW DELHI: Buoyed by a surging economy and foreign exchange reserves of over $100 billion, India has prepaid outstanding loans from the Canadian...more>>
Monday, 02 February 2004, 20:30 IST