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California: Pixim, a provider of image sensors and processors for enterprise security cameras, has closed $13 million in additional venture capital...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 23:36 IST
New Delhi: Charging Minority Affairs Minister A.R. Antulay with speaking for Pakistan's spy agency ISI, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 23:36 IST
Mumbai: Chanda Kochhar has been announced the next CEO of India's one of the leading banks ICICI, as the present CEO K V Kamath's term ends in...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 23:36 IST
New Delhi: Minority Affairs Minister A.R. Antulay Friday refused to either confirm or deny whether he had submitted his resignation to Prime...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 23:18 IST
Guwahati: The Assam government is seeking compensation from the central government for the whopping loss of about five billion dollars (Rs.250...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 23:12 IST
Bhubaneswar: The shifting of a senior bureaucrat in Orissa this week from heading a milk farmers cooperative to a post where he has no work has...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 22:57 IST
Warsaw: A Polish bus company is telling the city of Gdansk to pay up after citing 10,000 zloty ($3,520) in losses resulting from traffic jams...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 22:54 IST
New Delhi: India will need a stimulus economic package in the next fiscal also as the country would continue to face the impact of global slowdown,...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 22:47 IST
Tokyo: Stocks in Tokyo closed lower Friday as a decision by the Bank of Japan to lower its key interest rate to 0.1 percent failed to create...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 22:46 IST
Mumbai: A key index of the Indian equities markets dipped Friday during afternoon trade but rose again to rule at 10,146.28, forty minutes before...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 22:44 IST
Chennai: The future of the titanium dioxide project promoted by Tata Steel in Tamil Nadu lies with the state government, said a top official of the...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 22:42 IST
Bangalore: The Indian market has drawn considerable interest of the Internet giant Yahoo! with it making its third investment in an India-based...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 19:28 IST
Bangalore: The internet is a major cause for productivity loss for companies, with employees using the net for over five hours a week, on an...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 18:21 IST
New York: Online gambling tycoon Anurag Dikshit has pleaded guilty to violating the American federal wire act and has agreed to forfeit $300...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 17:23 IST
New Delhi: With India being home to the fourth highest number of internet users in the world, cyber crimes under the the Information Technology...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 17:18 IST
Bangalore: Strong, successful companies would weather the current global meltdown and emerge stronger, while inept or weak firms would be wailing...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 17:03 IST
New Delhi: India's annual rate of inflation dropped further to 6.84 percent for the week ended Dec 6 from 8 percent the week before, government...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 16:02 IST
New Delhi: The World Bank has agreed to help India with $3 billion of increased investment as the global financial crisis undermines private...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 15:54 IST
Kolkata: In another instance of academics-industry tie-up, the Calcutta University Thursday signed an agreement with city-based software...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 15:53 IST
New Delhi: The state-owned Nuclear Power Corp (NPCL) is in talks with US nuclear energy companies like GE Energy and Westinghouse Electric for...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 15:04 IST
Kochi: The Smart City Kochi, the integrated township with an SEZ for knowledge-based industries being developed at a cost of Rs.15 billion...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 15:02 IST
Chennai: The state chapter of industry lobby Confederation of Indian Industry, CII-Tamil Nadu (CII-TN), wants a state-level council to be chaired...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 15:01 IST
New Delhi: Airports have been asked to maintain a "safe flight path" over nuclear power plants across the country following heightened threat...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 14:59 IST
New Delhi: The government is talking to banks to bring down floating interest rates for loans, apart from working out bailout packages for several...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 14:57 IST
New Delhi: The telecom watchdog Thursday issued a consultation paper for revamping the parameters of quality of service (QoS) for wireline as well...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 14:56 IST
Chennai: A.R. Ansari has been appointed new chairman and managing director of the more than Rs.36 billion revenue lignite mining-cum-power...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 14:56 IST
New York: Wall Street ended lower Thursday as investors weighed a series of mixed economic news. Energy, material sectors lost most as the oil...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 14:54 IST
Bangalore: "The transformation of 'call-centers' into 'data-centers' and then into 'data-center hubs' would become an eventuality in the years to...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 01:25 IST
Chennai: Amid rumours that Citigroup wants to sell a part of its 43 percent stake in Polaris Software, the other prime shareholder has pointed out...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 00:17 IST
New York: Crude oil tumbled more than eight percent Wednesday as an OPEC production cut failed to boost the bearish market sentiment over slumping...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 00:16 IST
New Delhi: The government of India is looking to consider a proposal to tax exemptions to venture capital funds investing in energy-efficient...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 00:10 IST
Washington: An Indian American is helping develop a surveillance software that will tell whether a person on the street is acting suspiciously or...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 00:09 IST
Washington: Men outperform women on spatial tasks, including the ability to identify how a 3-D object would appear if rotated in space, claims a...more>>
Friday, 19 December 2008, 00:08 IST
New Delhi: The capital's primary civic agency, Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), will start issuing livestock trading licenses to traders from...more>>
Thursday, 18 December 2008, 23:40 IST
Paris/Oran: Members of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), meeting at an extraordinary conference in the Algerian city of...more>>
Thursday, 18 December 2008, 23:37 IST
Moscow: Russia will supply 10 used MiG-29 Fulcrum fighter planes to Lebanon free of charge, the head of the federal military cooperation service...more>>
Thursday, 18 December 2008, 23:30 IST
New York: Bernard Madoff, the high-flying Wall Street investor charged with a $50-billion fraud, has been placed under house arrest. Madoff, 70,...more>>
Thursday, 18 December 2008, 23:19 IST
Toronto: Canada's top bank has warned that the world is heading for a "long and deep" recession. Scotiabank, which is the country's second...more>>
Thursday, 18 December 2008, 23:16 IST
London: The British government has admitted it is in talks with the Tata Group, the Indian owners of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), for a rescue package...more>>
Thursday, 18 December 2008, 22:57 IST
Washington: Hoping to avoid bankruptcy, ailing U.S. carmaker Chrysler LLC will Friday shut down all of its manufacturing plants for at least one...more>>
Thursday, 18 December 2008, 22:40 IST
Jakarta:Indonesia has called on the European Union (EU) to lift its ban on the country's carriers from the 27-nation bloc's airspace after Jakarta...more>>
Thursday, 18 December 2008, 22:36 IST
New Delhi: Samsung Electronics Thursday launched a new series of CDMA phones, which will have the capability to operate on all the three CDMA...more>>
Thursday, 18 December 2008, 22:35 IST
Beijing: China Thursday marked the 30th anniversary of the start of its economic reforms and opening-up drive, with President Hu Jintao calling for...more>>
Thursday, 18 December 2008, 22:30 IST
New Delhi: The India Formula 1 story continues. The scarlet Ferrari, raced by the legendary Michael Schumacher in his racing days, will for the...more>>
Thursday, 18 December 2008, 22:22 IST
New Delhi: The unorganized retail sector is expected to grow at about 10 percent per annum to reach $496 billion in 2011-12 despite the steady...more>>
Thursday, 18 December 2008, 21:33 IST
Ahmedabad: Motif Inc., a leading provider of business process outsourcing (BPO) services here, formally inaugurated its new 450-seat delivery...more>>
Thursday, 18 December 2008, 19:36 IST
New Delhi: Increasing sales of pirated CDs, DVDs and other software has led to manufacturers in the national capital losing around Rs.5 billion...more>>
Thursday, 18 December 2008, 19:30 IST
Bangalore/Mumbai: Satyam Computers' bid to buy out Maytas Properties and Maytas Infra has not gone down well with analysts, industry trackers and...more>>
Thursday, 18 December 2008, 17:15 IST
San Francisco: Microsoft has issued an emergency patch for its Internet Explorer browser, aiming to fix a critical flaw that allowed hackers to...more>>
Thursday, 18 December 2008, 17:02 IST
New York: U.S. stocks fell as investors grappled with investment bank Morgan Stanley's sharp fourth-quarter losses, and over concerns that the...more>>
Thursday, 18 December 2008, 17:01 IST
Ahmedabad: The Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Ahmedabad has announced Hasung Jang, dean and professor of finance at Korea University Business...more>>
Thursday, 18 December 2008, 16:59 IST
Noida: Workers at the Noida-based Super Cassettes Industries, owner of music label T-Series, went on a day's strike after the company laid off 230...more>>
Thursday, 18 December 2008, 16:58 IST
New Delhi: Tata Power Wednesday said it had signed a joint venture agreement with Indian Oil Corp (IOC) for establishing a coal-based power plant...more>>
Thursday, 18 December 2008, 16:57 IST
New Delhi: India should have a more proactive monetary policy to deal with the economic downturn, a top economist said here Wednesday. "The...more>>
Thursday, 18 December 2008, 16:52 IST
Bangalore: Hit by recession in the U.S. and European market, Indian exporters have sacked 65,500 employees. Citing a sample survey of 121 firms...more>>
Thursday, 18 December 2008, 16:00 IST
Bangalore: If you thought that only an application for a passport necessitates a verification check, you are wrong. Global outsourcing provider EDS...more>>
Thursday, 18 December 2008, 16:00 IST
Bangalore: The green IT will remain unharmed by the global slowdown even while the other industries face the crunch. As a matter of fact, twice as...more>>
Thursday, 18 December 2008, 00:16 IST
New Delhi: India's largest state-owned bank, the State Bank of India (SBI), will raise Rs.180 billion by March 2010 to meet its capital...more>>
Thursday, 18 December 2008, 00:09 IST
California: RideCharge, a startup geared towards frequent cab users developed Taxi applications on the App Store Taxi Magic, a new app that allows...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 23:49 IST
New Delhi: A leading industry lobby Wednesday asked the government for a bigger fiscal package to revive various sectors of the economy. "We...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 23:49 IST
Hyderabad: Bowing to pressure from shareholders, Satyam Computer Services Wednesday called off the deal to acquire Maytas Properties and take 51...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 23:47 IST
San Francisco: Apple is moving away from the annual mega expo Macworld, in which the company used to announce the launch of its innovative products...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 23:41 IST
Mumbai:The rippling effects of the economic slowdown and recession does not seem to have spared the Indian telecom sector as technology and...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 23:41 IST
Chennai: PanIIT 2008, the three-day global conference of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) alumni, will begin at IIT Madras here Friday....more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 23:40 IST
Bangalore: Goldman Sachs, an U.S. based independent brokerage has reported a net loss at its equities business in its fourth fiscal quarter....more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 23:40 IST
Helsinki: Mobile phone manufactures may go through a tough time in the year 2009 as the global market volumes is likely to drop by 6.6 percent next...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 23:40 IST
Bangalore: The value of VC funding in India is likely to come down to the tone of $3 million in each firm as result of the ongoing recession, while...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 23:39 IST
Vienna: The price for oil produced by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) fell by $1.79 Tuesday, although the cartel is...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 23:25 IST
Tokyo: Nissan Motor said Wednesday it would cut its domestic production by 78,000 cars beginning January amid declining global auto sales....more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 23:19 IST
Shimla: The financial meltdown and the Mumbai terror attacks have had little impact on Shimla's holiday tourism, and hotel room bookings have begun...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 23:16 IST
Bhubaneswar: Birla Tyres, a unit of B.K. Birla group company Kesoram Industries, Wednesday shut down its plant in Orissa's Balasore district due to...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 23:08 IST
Bangalore: On Sunday, it was an Iraqi journalist who hurled a pair of shoes at the outgoing U.S. president George W Bush during a press conference...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 22:51 IST
Bangalore: At a time, when consumers' spending is on a declining note, IT bellwether Microsoft expects its Xbox sales to cross every possible...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 20:38 IST
Bangalore: Browsing the internet in computers may be a thing of the past with a survey predicting that mobile devices will be more popular to...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 20:20 IST
Hyderabad/Mumbai: Shares of Satyam Computer fell sharply by over 26.53 percent though it called off the proposed acquisition of promoter group...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 19:44 IST
Toronto: The collapse of the three big American carmakers could cost Canada more than 600,000 jobs, a report by the Centre for Spatial Economics...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 18:49 IST
New Delhi: Hundreds of applicants thronged the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) office Tuesday as the draw for 5,238 flats under its Housing...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 17:12 IST
Beijing: China will focus on expanding domestic demand as an effective way to stimulate economic growth in the backdrop of global financial crisis,...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 17:04 IST
New Delhi: Reinforcing the argument for equal opportunities during spectrum allocation, cellular operators Tuesday requested the government to...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 17:01 IST
Mumbai: An apex body representing 5,500 manufacturers and exporters of gems and jewellery, Tuesday warned of "an imminent crisis" looming over the...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 16:56 IST
Gandhinagar: It is celebration time for the Gujarat government employees as a state committee Tuesday decided to implement the Sixth Pay Commission...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 16:50 IST
Hyderabad: India faces a serious threat from cyber terrorists and steps should be taken to thwart them, a cyber security expert said here Tuesday....more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 16:47 IST
New Delhi: Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss Tuesday said the country's healthcare sector would expand further and create more job opportunities as...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 16:43 IST
New Delhi: Anxiety, anger, sadness and happiness - emotions changed by the minute on the faces of a sea of applicants as the Delhi Development...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 16:36 IST
Bangalore: India's fourth largest IT bellwether Satyam Computers Services late Tuesday drew a barrage of criticism after it announced a decision to...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 16:22 IST
Paris: The French competition council Tuesday slapped a fine of about 302 million euros ($415 million) on ArcelorMittal, the steel giant led by the...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 16:17 IST
Vienna: One day before members of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) meet to discuss reducing production, the cartel said...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 16:17 IST
New Delhi: Hours after Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel urged private operators to pass on the benefit of fuel price cuts to travellers,...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 16:16 IST
New Delhi: Tough time is still to come for IT and ITeS employees as the worsening financial crunch may lead to further salary cuts in near future....more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 16:05 IST
Amritsar: A parliamentary panel, led by Sports Minister Manohar Singh Gill, Tuesday visited the international airport at Rajasansi near here and...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 14:45 IST
New Delhi: India's indigenously developed Tejas light combat aircraft (LCA) has achieved another milestone by successfully landing at the Leh...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 14:44 IST
New Delhi: The Indian arms of two German auto majors, Audi and Volkswagen, Tuesday announced price reduction of their models following the...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 14:43 IST
New Delhi: Airline employees engaged in ground-handling work at airports may lose their jobs once the new ground-handling policy comes into effect...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 14:39 IST
Kolkata: Molly Thambi was elected by the shareholders of the Calcutta Stock Exchange (CSE) the managing director of the exchange for three years,...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 14:35 IST
Washington: The U.S. Federal Reserve Tuesday slashed interest rates to an unprecedented "target range" of 0 to 0.25 percent - an historic low for...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 14:26 IST
Costa do Sauipe (Brazil): Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva made it clear Tuesday that Latin America will not settle for a supporting...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 14:24 IST
New Delhi: In what could be a hurdle for the upcoming third generation (3G) radio waves auction, the defence ministry may not be able to vacate the...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 14:20 IST
Bangalore:Amidst the worst economic crisis, Asia's largest entrepreneur summit TiE Entrepreneurial Summit 2008 witnessed over 2000 big and small...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 01:31 IST
Bangalore: Witnessing India's shaky scene as an outsourcing hub, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has launched a scholarship program 'INSPIRE'...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 01:04 IST
New York: EmTech, the prestigious emerging technologies conference from MIT's Technology Review, will be held in New Delhi in March next year....more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 00:32 IST
New Delhi: State-owned energy giant Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) lost over Rs.15.7 billion (Rs.1,570 crore) in revenues during 2007-08, a union...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 00:28 IST
New Delhi: The national capital is last on an entrepreneurial confidence perception survey that was released Tuesday. The evaluation, prepared...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 00:21 IST
Bangalore: Unfazed by the concerns of an economic slowdown, head honchos of many tech companies in Asia are planning to increase the headcounts of...more>>
Wednesday, 17 December 2008, 00:21 IST
New Delhi: The Indian government may permit further cuts in prices of transport fuels if crude oil continues to slip in international markets, Home...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 23:57 IST
Mumbai: The pink slip saga triggered by the economic slowdown has gulped 900 employees of Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M) worldwide in the current...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 23:50 IST
New Delhi: India may be set to rule the economic world, but a recent report on the suicide rate in the country triggers thoughts on how strong is...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 23:50 IST
New Delhi: India is "nowhere" near recession though it has been impacted by the global economic meltdown, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said here...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 23:49 IST
Bangalore: To take on the giant search engines like Google and Yahoo, Wikipedia founder James Wales has launched Wikia search and the company...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 23:47 IST
Mumbai: Those companies whose IPOs' validity got expired have got a breather from the Securities & Exchange Board of India (Sebi). Two weeks after...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 23:45 IST
Bristol: Icera, a wireless soft modem company, has secured $70 million in new financing. Of this, while a total of $60 million will be provided as...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 23:45 IST
New Delhi: A day after oil companies slashed aviation fuel prices by 11 percent, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel Tuesday urged air operators...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 23:33 IST
Kolkata: World's second Largest motorcycle manufacturer Yamaha Motors has set a target to increase its market share to 10 percent in India by the...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 23:32 IST
New Delhi: Hyderabad-based IVRCL Infrastructures and Projects Ltd (IVRCL) Tuesday said its buildings and industrial structures division has bagged...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 22:53 IST
New Delhi: Engineering major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has bagged orders aggregating Rs.13.72 billion (Rs.1,372 crore) from various clients, the...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 22:51 IST
New Delhi: Suzlon Energy, the world's fifth leading and India's largest wind turbine manufacturer, Tuesday announced that it will invest about 270...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 22:49 IST
Mumbai: Trading in Indian equities markets remained dull Tuesday with a key index ruling 0.06 percent lower around 2:20 p.m. The 30-share...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 22:45 IST
New Delhi: The government will completely overhaul its security set-up for the 2010 Commonwealth Games, a senior official said here Tuesday....more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 21:56 IST
Bangalore: Adding more to the prevailing uncertainty in the IT industry growth, the IT budgets of the foreign clients, under the grip of the...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 21:05 IST
Bangalore: Apacer Technology , a supplier of ATA disk modules, unveiled the Solid State Drive (SSD), which combines the standard SATA II interface...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 18:56 IST
New Delhi: The trampled economy has badly hit the small and medium enterprises (SME) as big customer firms are unable to make the payments on time....more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 17:55 IST
Bangalore: Infosys Technologies has bagged a five-year, multi-million dollar global services contract from British pharma major AstraZeneca, the IT...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 17:53 IST
New Delhi: Indian Railways Saturday announced it will invest around Rs.300 billion (Rs.30,000 crore/$6.6 billion) to upgrade its infrastructure as...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 17:31 IST
New Delhi: The country's premier detective agency Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is readying a batch of 'GenNext' officers to probe cases,...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 17:31 IST
Moscow: Russia may cut oil production by up to 300,000 barrels a day if it joins expected output reduction policy of the Organization of Petroleum...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 17:14 IST
Paris: French investment bank Natixis said Monday it could suffer "indirect" losses of up to 450 million euros ($605 million) as a result of the...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 17:13 IST
Chennai: The Rs.5.87-billion Thirumalai Chemicals Ltd Monday restarted production of phthalic anhydride, an industrial chemical used to make...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 17:11 IST
Bhubaneswar: Orissa has imposed a ban on the inflow of poultry from neighbouring states following the confirmation of the presence of H5N1 bird flu...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 17:08 IST
Hyderabad: Though recession goes on worsening, some U.S. firms in India are on a hiring mode for outsourcing jobs and they are increasingly hiking...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 17:04 IST
Madrid: International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn said Monday that the global economy will continue...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 15:54 IST
Chennai: Despite slowdown in real estate sector, Alliance Group, a private real estate firm, sold 262 housing units within 48 hours of the launch...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 15:51 IST
Seoul: South Korea plans to inject 230 billion won ($172 million) to build up its information technology (IT) security industry over the next five...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 15:44 IST
Bangalore: Global IT major IBM has signed a five-year outsourcing agreement with Madhav Nagrik Sahakari Bank, a leading cooperative bank in...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 15:43 IST
Bangalore: Unfazed by the impact of global meltdown on the IT industry, the US-based business process outsourcing (BPO) major Sitel has...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 15:43 IST
New Delhi: HCL Technologies Monday announced it has successfully acquired leading UK-based SAP consulting company, Axon Group, for 440 million...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 15:41 IST
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Monday issued a contempt notice against the managing director of the Central Bank of India for taking action...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 15:40 IST
New Delhi: State-run oil companies Monday cut aviation turbine fuel (ATF) prices by over 11 percent, the seventh reduction since September this...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 15:40 IST
New Delhi: Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM), a joint venture between the Japanese auto giant Toyota and the Kirloskar Group, Monday said its...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 15:14 IST
Chandigarh: Having failed to get a central government response even five years after it sought permission to convert industrial plots from...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 14:55 IST
New Delhi: Even as the country's realty sector is facing severe fund crunch, realty major DLF Monday announced it will investment Rs.150 billion...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 14:51 IST
New Delhi: The draw for 5,010 flats of the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) offered under its Housing Scheme 2008 will be held Tuesday. The...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 14:50 IST
Islamabad: Pakistani stocks fell sharply Monday after the main Karachi bourse removed trading curbs after three and a half months. The Karachi...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 14:49 IST
New Delhi: Describing the telecom regulator's move to levy an annual administrative charge of 2 percent on the highest third generation (3G) bid as...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 14:42 IST
Taiyuan: China Monday launched remote-sensing satellite Yaogan V from the Taiyuan launch centre in the northern province of Shanxi. The...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 14:27 IST
New Delhi:Laptop gets cheaper and accessed with more technologies. San Diego-based wireless communication company Qualcomm will introduce its...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 00:14 IST
New York: Even in these trying times, Indian firms keep on leaving their presence felt in the world scenario. The latest feat comes from HCL...more>>
Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 00:09 IST
Vienna: The price for oil produced by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) continued to rise Friday, ahead of a meeting of...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 23:19 IST
California: Semprus BioSciences, a privately held biomedical company, has secured $8 million in Series A financing co-led by 5AM Ventures and...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 22:00 IST
Bangalore: Vice President Hamid Ansari Saturday declared Bangalore the "nano city of India" after the Karnataka government announced that it would...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 21:32 IST
Mumbai: State-run commercial banks Monday cut interest rates on home loans up to Rs.2 million (Rs.20 lakh/$40,000), with several other benefits...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 21:28 IST
Mumbai: The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower Hotel announced Saturday that it will reopen Dec 21, exactly 25 days after it was targeted by terrorists who...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 21:27 IST
Bangalore: Amidst the financial crunch, insurers in India are in a favorable state with Indians preferring insurance over the fixed deposits. As...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 21:24 IST
Bangalore: Retracting from its earlier stance on equal network access for all content providers, the U.S. based web search giant Google has...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 21:24 IST
New Delhi: Prepare for a horrendous piece of information. Globally, companies are laying off at least one employee every 10 seconds to cut costs...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 21:23 IST
New Delhi: The websites whose businesses concentrate on selling air tickets and hotel supplies are witnessing a steady growth, reports mint,...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 19:59 IST
Dublin: The world's first biodegradable computer, the iameco, has been manufactured in Dublin from bio-degradable wood panels made from waste...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 19:52 IST
Caracas: Venezuela and Cuba have reached an agreement for joint ventures in oil and telecommunications, opening the way for some 173 bilateral...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 19:13 IST
Beijing: China's industrial output rose 5.4 percent year-on-year in November, 2.8 percentage points lower than October, the National Bureau of...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 18:21 IST
Mumbai: Despite being hit by the financial crunch, the position of India's realty market compared to others in the Asia Pacific region is...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 18:12 IST
Bangalore: The global meltdown has plunged the Indian IT industry into unpredictable times and a period of uncertainty looms large, according to a...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 17:44 IST
Brussels: The European Commission, the European Union's (EU) executive body, has accepted that the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAPs)...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 17:40 IST
New Delhi: Rejecting speculation about India's dwindling appeal as a business destination in the wake of the Mumbai terror attacks, Germany Friday...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 17:37 IST
New York: The terror attacks on India's financial capital Mumbai revealed several chinks in the country's emergence as an economic superpower, a...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 17:12 IST
New Delhi: The trampled economy is taking a toll on the public relation (PR) firms with the companies putting constrain on their image building...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 17:10 IST
Washington: Automakers have been crashing test dummies to gain insight into how safety systems protect or fail to protect people during car...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 15:48 IST
Berlin: After years of false start, e-books - thin, highly simplified displays - seem to be getting cheap enough for mass use. Thanks to a new...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 15:47 IST
Bangalore: The Indian government will assist industry in developing nanotechnology products for common use with seed capital and institutional...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 15:47 IST
New Delhi: Unperturbed by the economic slowdown, the US-based ice cream maker Snowberry USA Inc is entering the $200-million Indian ice cream...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 15:41 IST
New Delhi: Indian industry is strongly against any mandatory sectoral tariff initiatives in non-agricultural market access (NAMA) negotiations at...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 15:40 IST
Thiruvananthapuram: The first Malayalam portal from Kerala, malayalam.webduniya.com, has decided to stop operations amid rising concerns of...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 15:40 IST
New Delhi: Stressing that only 112 out of every million Indians are involved in scientific research, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday asked...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 15:38 IST
New Delhi: Modern art made a comeback and photographs took centrestage at Saffronart's Winter Online Auction of modern and contemporary art that...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 15:24 IST
Chandigarh: German retail giant Metro Cash and Carry will open its first retail center in Punjab at Zirakpur town Jan 15. The opening of the...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 15:18 IST
New Delhi: Industry body Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Assocham) has called for a hike in existing foreign direct investment (FDI)...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 15:04 IST
Mohali (Punjab): Besides grappling with the global economic meltdown that has crippled industries all across the world, industrial units in...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 15:01 IST
Guayaquil (Ecuador): Ecuador has declared a moratorium on payment of part of its $10 billion foreign debt citing contract irregularities....more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 15:00 IST
Colombo: Although the global petroleum costs have dropped by $100 a barrel, Sri Lanka's retail price of petrol remains the highest in South Asia, a...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 14:59 IST
Tokyo: Business confidence among Japan's largest manufacturers fell the most in 34 years, the Bank of Japan's quarterly Tankan survey revealed...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 14:57 IST
Sydney: Researchers in Australia have built the world's first diamond laser, harnessing its capability to transmit heat and light very effectively....more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 14:54 IST
New Delhi: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) was conferred an award Sunday by the Power Ministry for adopting special measures that result in...more>>
Monday, 15 December 2008, 14:44 IST
New Delhi: Art is set to go green with one of India's biggest community art projects, 48C, being undertaken in the national capital to raise...more>>
Saturday, 13 December 2008, 18:51 IST
Chicago: Dipchand Nishar, an Indian American engineer who helped Google start its mobile business, is joining the social networking group LinkedIn...more>>
Saturday, 13 December 2008, 00:34 IST
Bangalore: Science and technology has seen a steady growth in India this year despite the economic slowdown, thanks to resurgence of youngsters'...more>>
Saturday, 13 December 2008, 00:07 IST
San Francisco: DecisionView, a provider of business performance optimization applications for the Life Sciences industry, has closed its Series D...more>>
Saturday, 13 December 2008, 00:06 IST
New Delhi: Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said in parliament that India's external debt is the lowest among the world's 57 biggest economies,...more>>
Saturday, 13 December 2008, 00:05 IST
Chennai: Power equipment major Bharat Heavy Electricals (Bhel) will pump in around Rs.200 billion (Rs.20,000 crore) on brownfield expansions and...more>>
Saturday, 13 December 2008, 00:02 IST
Paris/Bangalore: Alcatel-Lucent has announced its strategic plan to enable service providers, enterprises and end-users to take greater advantage...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 23:29 IST
Chicago: Air India will soon approach the government for funds worth $500 million (Rs.2,500 crore/ Rs.25 billion) to finance its integration with...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 23:18 IST
Palo Alto: Accel Partners, a global venture capital firm, has announced the closing of two new funds - Accel Growth Fund at $480 million and Accel...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 23:10 IST
Pleasanton: Bivio Networks, a player in networking systems for deep packet inspection (DPI) enabled applications and services essential for network...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 23:08 IST
New Delhi: Putting responsibility and accountability on the top management, the proposed Companies Bill 2008 has identified Chief Executive Officer...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 22:48 IST
Toronto: A majority of Canadians see the rise of Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) as a potential threat to their economy, says a survey....more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 22:42 IST
New Delhi: Telecom operators have requested the government to defer the upcoming third generation (3G) radio frequency auctions, according to a...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 22:40 IST
New Delhi: The Indian government is targeting steel production of 240 million tonnes by 2020 - double of what was originally envisaged, parliament...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 22:40 IST
Bhubaneswar: National Aluminium (Nalco), Asia's largest integrated aluminium producer, has signed a deal with Canada's Rio Tinto Alcan (RTA) for...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 22:36 IST
New Delhi: India's industrial growth fell 0.4 percent in October, compared to a growth of 12.2 percent in the corresponding month last year,...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 22:33 IST
Bangalore: Trodden by the slowing economy, the Indian firms are slashing their expansion plans with mergers and acquisition (M&A) seeing a decline...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 22:28 IST
Chandigarh: Following in the footsteps of Chandigarh, where chosen registration numbers of motor vehicles are auctioned by the government, the...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 20:04 IST
Toronto: A majority of Canadians see the rise of Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) as a potential threat to their economy, says a survey....more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 20:02 IST
Washington: Dealing a further blow to already troubled U.S. automobile industry, the Senate failed to reach consensus on a $14 billion plan to bail...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 20:00 IST
Bangalore: The simmering videos in YouTube, the online video sharing website is no more an entertainment podium but a core medium to earn. Infact,...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 19:48 IST
Washington: Negotiations in the U.S. Senate on a $14 billion emergency loan for the ailing car industry have collapsed, leaving the fate of General...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 19:32 IST
Tokyo: Imagine your mind's thoughts are displayed on a screen. Is it possible? The Japanese researchers who made this imagination a reality at the...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 19:26 IST
San Francisco: The California online search firm Google, which is known for leaving new software offerings in beta, quickly removed beta tag from...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 18:39 IST
Kuala Lumpur: Twelve Indian nationals working in Malaysia have lost jobs and have no money to return as their employers have not paid their...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 18:14 IST
Washington: Bank of America, the third-largest US bank, has announced to slash between 30,000 to 35,000 jobs over the next three years because of...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 18:10 IST
Bangalore: The cyber criminals are playing their chances on the scarce-job situation with scores of spams being released under the veil of mails...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 17:03 IST
New Delhi: Ushering in a new era in the Indian telecom sector, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday launched the state-run Mahanagar Telephone...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 16:58 IST
New Delhi: Partly fed up with the unpleasant task of sacking workers, top human resources (HR) executives at many companies are switching jobs....more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 16:57 IST
New Delhi: Indians believe that environment is not in crisis but an overwhelming majority is still ready to pay more for eco-friendly products, a...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 16:12 IST
New Delhi: India's largest bank State Bank of India (SBI) Thursday said the economy needed more incentives to weather the downturn than interest...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 16:10 IST
Mumbai: Despite the bad financial condition, India remains the world leader in offshoring services. Analyzing 72 offshoring countries, the research...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 16:10 IST
Islamabad: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved loans totalling $300 million to Pakistan to boost sustainable growth, reduce poverty and...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 16:10 IST
Paris: As the world economy slides deeper into recession, global oil demand will shrink in 2008 for the first time in 25 years, the International...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 16:06 IST
Nairobi: The World Bank (WB) has announced the creation of a $2 billion fast-track facility to speed up grants and long-term, interest-free loans...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 16:04 IST
New Delhi: The government Thursday said it was looking into the security concerns surrounding BlackBerry phones and would soon come up with some...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 16:03 IST
Kolkata: Praising India for the way it showed restraint after the Mumbai terror strikes, Sweden Thursday called for greater cooperation between New...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 16:00 IST
New Delhi: The government will announce more stimulus measures next week to help sectors like engineering, textiles and agriculture beat the global...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 16:00 IST
Tiruchirappalli (Tamil Nadu): State-owned power equipment producer Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) will train its focus on manufacturing and...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 15:59 IST
Tiruchirappalli (Tamil Nadu): Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Chairman Anil Kakodkar Thursday said only experienced private companies will be...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 15:58 IST
Mumbai: The government Thursday withdrew its affidavit in the Bombay High Court in which it had submitted that the Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 15:56 IST
Kolkata: Indonesia is one of the "safest destinations" in the world and tourists can visit the country without any security fear, a top diplomat of...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 15:55 IST
New Delhi: GVK Power Thursday entered into a long-term agreement with the Indian Railways for transporting coal for its upcoming 540-MW thermal...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 15:55 IST
New York: ArcelorMittal has announced it would shut down two of its steel plants in the U.S., rendering more than 550 people jobless. The two...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 15:51 IST
New Delhi: Samsung India, one of the leading fast moving, consumer durables companies in the country, Thursday slashed prices of its liquid crystal...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 15:45 IST
Kolkata: A South African parliamentary delegation Thursday evinced interest in outsourcing business to India and sought this country's...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 15:44 IST
New Delhi: With the state-run Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) Thursday launching the third generation (3G) mobile services called 'Jadu' in...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 15:28 IST
Bangalore: As a relief to the Indian employees, the 12, 000 job cuts of AT&T (NYSE:T), a communications holding company will have no impact on...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 15:05 IST
New York: U.S. stocks declined Thursday over worries that a $14-million emergency loan for the ailing car industry won't pass in the Senate because...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 14:55 IST
Johannesburg: Neotel, a Tata Group-led telecommunications consortium in South Africa, has secured 7.5 billion rands ($741 million) in funding and...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 00:05 IST
Manila: Developing Asia's economic growth will slow down to 5.8 percent in 2009 as the impact of the global financial crisis spreads to emerging...more>>
Friday, 12 December 2008, 00:00 IST
New Delhi: Not all businesses have been affected by the economic downturn. While the banking and financial sectors are looking to the government...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 23:57 IST
Toronto: Interface Biologics, a privately held developer of novel biomedical-polymers for use in implantable medical devices, has secured a $5...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 23:57 IST
Mountain View: Anvato, which enables content publishers to track and monetize their content via advertising while enabling advertisers to deliver...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 23:51 IST
Mumbai: After long days of discussions with Industry bodies, the government of India has decided to give autonomy to the 20 new IITs, which will be...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 23:48 IST
Jammu: A traders' delegation from Jammu and Kashmir has canceled its visit to Pakistan-administered Kashmir, scheduled for Dec 15, in the wake of...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 23:45 IST
New Delhi: India's annual rate of inflation dropped further to 8 percent for the week ended Nov 29 from 8.4 percent the week before, government...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 23:39 IST
San Francisco: Google may soon improve its position in mobile phone software market as fourteen largest mobile handset and chip makers have decided...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 23:31 IST
Kolkata: The central board of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Thursday decided to provide refinance facility to the National Housing Bank and...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 23:20 IST
New Delhi: India's largest bank State Bank of India (SBI) Thursday said the economy needed more incentives to weather the downturn than interest...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 23:17 IST
Washington: The U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday approved a $14-billion emergency loan to keep the country's car industry out of bankruptcy,...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 22:33 IST
New Delhi: The global information technology firm 3i Infotech has launched I-SERV, a brand for its retail services. Under the new brand, the...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 21:48 IST
Kolkata: Despite receiving more capital for business expansion, Deutsche Bank India is laying off employees, following the general industry trend....more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 20:55 IST
California: Google's second attempt to launch text messaging from its Web-based e-mail service to mobile phones has come true. Google hopes that...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 20:02 IST
Tokyo: Sony launched its virtual community for owners of its PlayStation 3 game console today. However according to the company, the much delayed...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 19:09 IST
New Delhi: The government should issue mobile user card to every customer through post offices to avoid the misuse of phone connections by...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 18:05 IST
New Delhi: Another repercussion of the emerging global economic crisis is the spurt in cyber crimes, especially online theft, if the report of a...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 18:01 IST
Bangalore: In response to the reports that BPO industry in India will see 2.5 lakh job losses by the first quarter of 2009, Industry body Nasscom...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 16:59 IST
Bangalore: As Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), a player in the life insurance segment is expected to float a tender for Rs 200-300 crore...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 16:53 IST
Bangalore: Companies in U.S. continue to implement their current strategies for offshoring some of the functions amidst the current global...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 16:03 IST
Washington: The International Monetary Fund is likely to cut its global growth forecast in January as a worldwide economic downturn deepens, the...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 15:59 IST
San Francisco: Google is teaming up with dozens of publishers to index old magazines and make them available online, according to a blog posting by...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 15:58 IST
Bangalore: A credit card can be a terror cover with card issuers providing options to cover claims in case of 'death due to any cause'. "Terror...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 15:58 IST
Bangalore: Followed by the announcement to remove 1,500 employees globally, Yahoo has laid off some 50 people, three percent of workforce, from its...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 15:57 IST
London: A new software will soon help airport staff maintain strict vigil and promptly track unauthorised persons and objects. The airport apron...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 15:56 IST
New Delhi: A new luxury train that will showcase the best of Indian heritage will soon trundle down the railway tracks across the country. The...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 14:53 IST
Kolkata: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor D. Subbarao said here Wednesday that the country's central bank may revise downwards the economic...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 14:51 IST
New Delhi: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Wednesday proposed two percent of the highest bid amount of third generation (3G)...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 14:50 IST
Gandhinagar: Gujarat's efforts to boost windpower generation and other developmental intitiatives have been acclaimed at the national level and...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 14:47 IST
Washington: Democratic legislators and the White House have agreed on the outlines of a deal to keep the US car industry out of bankruptcy,...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 14:45 IST
London: A new software will soon help airport staff maintain strict vigil and promptly track unauthorized persons and objects. The airport apron...more>>
Thursday, 11 December 2008, 00:02 IST
New Delhi: HotSpot, a multi-brand retail chain offering a wide range of mobile handsets and accessories, is banking on the craze for gizmos to beat...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 23:55 IST
Mumbai: Indian equities markets Wednesday built on morning gains, with a key index rising 4.2 percent or about 385 points two hours before the...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 23:02 IST
Washington: e-learning is more user-friendly than classroom teaching and is equally a shared endeavour. Caroline Haythornthwaite, professor at...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 23:02 IST
Bangalore: Indian IT companies likely to face yet another setback, as most of the auto majors in U.S. are forced to delay payments and freeze...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 23:02 IST
Washington: Korean scientists have fabricated a functional computer chip that is almost completely clear - the first of its kind. The technology...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 22:39 IST
Thiruvananthapuram: The economic downturn has affected almost every sector in the country and liquor sales are no exception. So much so, Kerala,...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 22:35 IST
New Delhi: Car sales dipped 23.7 percent in November as compared to the corresponding month last year, data released by the auto sector's...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 22:29 IST
Washington: An international team is building the world's largest neutrino telescope in the Antarctic, deep beneath the continent's snow-covered...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 22:19 IST
Vodafone acquired Sweden based maker of wireless navigation and LBS solutions Wayfinder for $29.4 million. The Wayfinder Systems board of directors...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 21:24 IST
Ahmedabad: Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A), country's leading business school has outdone the world's premier business...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 21:24 IST
San Francisco: Struggling amid financial crisis, the internet major, Yahoo is all set to say good bye to 1,500 employees. The company's...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 20:57 IST
Bangalore: U.S. based internet search giant Google's free web-based alternatives for expensive softwares, are taking a heavy toll on the taxpayers'...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 19:44 IST
Bangalore: The Indian IT industry has witnessed increasing instances of porn viewing at the workplaces as employees while away their working hours...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 19:37 IST
Mumbai: An Indian court has heard that Google Earth should be banned amidst the suspicions that the online satellite imaging tool was used in...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 17:04 IST
Ahmedabad: eInfochips, a product development services provider has appointment of Sarbpreet Singh as President and Head - Global Sales. With over...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 16:55 IST
Kolkata: Macmillan Publishers India Tuesday announced here a tie-up with Edurite Technologies, the Indian arm of the UK-based online education...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 16:54 IST
New York: Indian American Arun Sarin, who recently moved out as the Vodafone Group CEO, is leading the race for the job of CEO for Yahoo, the top...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 16:39 IST
Tokyo: Sony has announced that it will be cutting 8,000 jobs which constitute five percent of its total permanent workforce and the rest from the...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 16:19 IST
New Delhi: Smartphones sales have declined globally as a result of the worldwide recession. The global smartphone market reached its weakest...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 16:04 IST
Brussels: The European Union (EU) Tuesday said that it will spend 55 million euros ($70 million) in a five-year programme to make Internet safer...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 16:01 IST
New Delhi: Indian industry is planning to slash production by 10 to 50 percent till next March, with certain segments cutting jobs by up to 30...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 16:00 IST
Washington: The world could go through its worst recession since the Great Depression as a massive financial crisis has slashed global investment...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 15:59 IST
Bangalore: Anand Rajaraman and Venky Harinarayan founded Kosmix, a California based search startup company, has raised $20 million in a new funding...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 15:34 IST
Brussels: Steel manufacturer ArcelorMittal are set to retrench 800 jobs in Belgium, online news agency EuAsiaNews said quoting media reports....more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 14:46 IST
New Delhi: Truckers have threatened to go on an indefinite strike across the country from Dec 20 if diesel price was not slashed by Rs.8 more a...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 14:43 IST
Mumbai: State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) Tuesday got the government's nod for its $2.6-billion bid for Russia-focused explorer Imperial...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 14:41 IST
Brussels: The European Union (EU) naval mission to Somalia was formally launched Tuesday, despite unresolved legal questions about how detained...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 14:40 IST
New York: The US stocks traded lower Tuesday after two straight gaining sessions as investors responded to disappointing company profit outlooks...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 14:35 IST
Bangalore: Wipro Infotech, a provider of IT solutions and services has announced the launch of Wipro Disaster Recovery Assurance Services, designed...more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 01:36 IST
Bangalore: Innovation in the realm of technology has brought two Indian firms to be counted amongst the world's top 15 technology pioneers....more>>
Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 00:59 IST
Kolkata: Non-banking finance company Srei Infrastructure Finance Ltd is planning to raise $600 million (Rs.3,000 crore) from domestic banks in the...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 23:24 IST
Tokyo: Asian stock markets surged Monday on renewed optimism related to large-scale economic stimulus plans by the US and China. Japan's...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 23:19 IST
Washington: The largest ever US commercial nuclear mission to India with an eye on a major share in its projected $150 billion nuclear business is...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 23:04 IST
Bangalore: Bangalore's hospitality sector, along with the Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) is seeking an immediate...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 22:52 IST
Bangalore: IT companies have now started to increase their share of fixed contracts as against man-hour based billing. The move came in, as an...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 22:51 IST
Toronto: Research In Motion (RIM), the Canada-based manufacturer of wireless phone Blackberry, launched its latest Blackberry smartphone model in...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 22:51 IST
Bangalore: Wipro Technologies has signed a global reselling partnership with IT security firm McAfee. As per the agreement, Wipro will be a global...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 22:51 IST
Washington: The U.S. will provide India $250,000 in training assistance to build its intellectual property rights (IPR) criminal enforcement...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 22:50 IST
Bangalore: With India making a mark in every sector of the technology field, the country has shown its importance in the supercomputing race too....more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 19:49 IST
Ahmedabad: Global real estate consultants and experts feel that the only real catalyst that could pep up the NRI spirit during this lean period is...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 19:47 IST
San Francisco: Cyber security will pose a major threat to the US during the next administration, a new report has said, urging president-elect...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 18:45 IST
Geneva: Chiefs of several leading international companies launched a call on YouTube Monday, asking for the public to submit ideas on how to combat...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 17:45 IST
Kolkata: Telecom providers must cross-check the details of all their customers submitted by retailers before giving new connections, the police...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 17:44 IST
Chennai: A day after the government announced four percent cut in central value-added tax (Cenvat), auto majors in the country, including market...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 17:39 IST
Moscow: The Russian government has drafted a rescue package of 150 billion rubles ($5.4 billion) for the country's defence industry amid the...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 16:19 IST
New Delhi: Jet Airways, the country's leading private carrier, Monday agreed to pay 3 percent of airfare to travel agents as commission, and...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 16:04 IST
Bangalore: MphasiS announced Jeya Kumar, CEO, has resigned, to pursue external career opportunities. Jeya Kumar, was CEO from February 2008 and...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 16:02 IST
New Delhi: Unidentified armed robbers Monday looted Rs.250,000 in cash from a Delhi bank that had no security system or a guard for protection, the...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 16:01 IST
New Delhi: The 19th public-private partnership appraisal committee (PPPAC) has approved infrastructure projects worth Rs.283 billion, the...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 14:38 IST
New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday assured micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) of the government's support to weather the...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 14:32 IST
Chandigarh: Japan-based trading firm Mitsui and Co. Ltd Monday signed an agreement with two Indian infrastructure development companies to jointly...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 14:29 IST
New York: Crude oil recovered from last week's losses and rallied above $43 a barrel Monday after president-elect Barack Obama announced public...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 14:24 IST
Paris: The Paris Bourse achieved a good performance Monday with the CAC climbing 8.68 percent to 3247.78 points, driven by the investments...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 14:22 IST
Bangalore: While the weakening rupee is creating a ruckus for the companies in India, the employees who are abroad on short-term projects are in a...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 13:57 IST
Guwahati: India would be able to send a manned mission to the moon by 2020, while the second unmanned spacecraft would be ready by 2012, said a top...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 01:21 IST
Washington: A computer model developed by researchers can generate faces that display emotions and moods according to personality traits. "The...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 01:17 IST
La Jolla: Ortiva Wireless, a provider in dynamic delivery of rich mobile content has announced that it has been named a 2008 Top Ten Wireless...more>>
Tuesday, 09 December 2008, 00:18 IST
New Delhi: The Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry is expected to lose 2.5 lakh jobs as yet another outcome of the global recession. The...more>>
Monday, 08 December 2008, 23:58 IST
San Francisco: Motorola's credit ratings have been lowered to junk status by Standard and Poor, a financial services company, as a result of its...more>>
Monday, 08 December 2008, 23:32 IST
Bangalore: With financial markets of U.S. and Europe shattering, the expats are turning back to their homeland. The 7-8 percent projected growth...more>>
Monday, 08 December 2008, 23:23 IST
Patna: Indian Railways' profits in the current fiscal will cross $20 billion (Rs.1,000 billion), Railways Minister Lalu Prasad said here Monday....more>>
Monday, 08 December 2008, 23:07 IST
Mumbai: Walt Disney Company (South East Asia) has raised its stake to more than 50 percent and has become the majority shareholder of UTV Software...more>>
Monday, 08 December 2008, 23:01 IST
New Delhi: 98 percent of windows computers have been found to run at least one unpatched application, and nearly half contain 11 or more programmes...more>>
Monday, 08 December 2008, 22:41 IST
Poznan (Poland): Indian entrepreneurs are taking to green technologies with a relish and do not see intellectual property rights (IPR) as a...more>>
Monday, 08 December 2008, 22:35 IST
Agra: The customary Eid fervour in Agra is clearly missing this time around with the terror attacks in Mumbai and the recessionary trends casting a...more>>
Monday, 08 December 2008, 20:30 IST
New Delhi: Real estate major Unitech has been allotted 4.4 MHz of spectrum in three service areas, the company said Monday. "The Department of...more>>
Monday, 08 December 2008, 20:30 IST
New Delhi: Tamil Nadu has emerged the best e-governed state in India in 2008-09, according to the findings of a study by a leading information...more>>
Monday, 08 December 2008, 17:31 IST
New Delhi: In order to boost investment in the infrastructure sector, the government Sunday authorised the state-run India Infrastructure Finance...more>>
Monday, 08 December 2008, 16:30 IST
Hyderabad: British Airways Sunday commenced direct flights from London to Hyderabad, its sixth destination in India. The inaugural flight from...more>>
Monday, 08 December 2008, 16:26 IST
New Delhi: The government Friday said it will refund the Rs 1.12 billion (Rs.112 crore) license fee Reliance Communications (RCom) paid to acquire...more>>
Monday, 08 December 2008, 16:25 IST
Washington: U.S. Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd Sunday said that the General Motors CEO Rick Wagoner should step down if the...more>>
Monday, 08 December 2008, 16:11 IST
Chennai: Welcoming the four percent central value-added tax cut, announced by the government Sunday in a Rs.3,000-billion ($60- billion) stimulus...more>>
Monday, 08 December 2008, 16:10 IST
Washington: The days of pirated CDs and DVDs are numbered, thanks to a novel optical technique developed by researchers in Spain that can...more>>
Monday, 08 December 2008, 16:07 IST
Chennai: Tamil Nadu's hospitality industry has taken a knocking this year. Already hit by the after-effects of the global economic slowdown, the...more>>
Sunday, 07 December 2008, 20:30 IST
Tiruchirappalli: A power plant technology test centre, one of only six in the world, was inaugurated by union Minister of State for Power and...more>>
Sunday, 07 December 2008, 20:30 IST
Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala is to revive two ailing state-owned companies, Steel Complex Ltd (SCL) and Kerala Soaps and Oils Limited (KSOL), both...more>>
Sunday, 07 December 2008, 20:30 IST
New Delhi: Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Sunday said India's fiscal deficit for the current fiscal will be higher than...more>>
Sunday, 07 December 2008, 20:30 IST
Berlin: Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is under attack for her refusal to stimulate the German economy with massive government spending, said Sunday...more>>
Sunday, 07 December 2008, 20:30 IST
Los Angeles: Computer chipmaker Intel is developing tiny devices that can tap the energy from the surrounding environment, a U.S. newspaper...more>>
Sunday, 07 December 2008, 20:30 IST
Moscow: The Progress M-65 cargo spacecraft, which undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) Sep 17 and served as a temporary space...more>>
Sunday, 07 December 2008, 20:30 IST
Lucknow: Union Minister of Science and Technology Kapil Sibal Sunday announced 20 more biotech parks will be set up throughout the country for...more>>
Sunday, 07 December 2008, 20:30 IST
New Delhi: A day after India's central bank cut key rates, the government Sunday unveiled a Rs.300,000-crore (Rs.3,000-billion/$60-billion) fiscal...more>>
Sunday, 07 December 2008, 20:30 IST
Thiruvananthapuram: The two-day "Entee Naadu", a meeting of the Kerala diaspora and entrepreneurs being held at Kochi Dec 23-24, has evoked a huge...more>>
Friday, 05 December 2008, 23:57 IST
Bangalore: One may call it 'a revelation of a successful investor.' Ram Shriram, the first Google investor and founder of Sherpalo Ventures talks...more>>
Friday, 05 December 2008, 23:39 IST
Mumbai: Just ahead of the fiscal stimulus package, which is likely to be announced on Saturday, the benchmark indices witnessed profit booking and...more>>
Friday, 05 December 2008, 23:27 IST
New Delhi: The United Nations (UN) Friday signed an agreement with India and committed $15 million for improving the Human Development Indices...more>>
Friday, 05 December 2008, 23:02 IST
New Delhi: Rolls-Royce Thursday announced the appointment of Anil Shrikhande as the first president of its India operations to "reinforce the...more>>
Friday, 05 December 2008, 22:57 IST
Bangalore: In the ground of massive misuse of cellphones among college students inside the campus, especially during the examinations, most of the...more>>
Friday, 05 December 2008, 22:54 IST
Sydney: A new version of software can predict the direction and concentration of odours and pollutants. Earlier versions of the software are...more>>
Friday, 05 December 2008, 22:51 IST
Bangalore: Retrenchment has become a never-ending scene with the government confirming that around 65, 507 jobs were slashed between August and...more>>
Friday, 05 December 2008, 22:51 IST
Littleton: Infinite Power Solutions (IPS), which develop and commercialize solid-state, rechargeable thin-film batteries, has completed its series...more>>
Friday, 05 December 2008, 22:50 IST
Kochi: Adding 10 million new subscribers every month, India, the second largest mobile market in the world, is likely to take its mobile base to...more>>
Friday, 05 December 2008, 22:45 IST
San Francisco: Catalyst Biosciences, a pioneer in the discovery and development of engineered proteases known as Alterase therapeutics, has raised...more>>
Friday, 05 December 2008, 22:45 IST
New Delhi: Raman Roy headed Quatrro BPO Solutions is on an acquisition spree. Over $300-million funding has been lined up for the acquisitions. The...more>>
Friday, 05 December 2008, 22:44 IST
Kolkata: The state-owned Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) is planning to curtail material handling costs and production facilities to tide over...more>>
Friday, 05 December 2008, 20:30 IST
London: The first robot that can jump like a grasshopper and roll like a ball could play a key role in space exploration. The 'Jollbot', created...more>>
Friday, 05 December 2008, 20:30 IST
New Delhi: The prime minister will announce a "substantial" stimulus package for exporters Saturday to revive a sagging economy, Commerce and...more>>
Friday, 05 December 2008, 20:30 IST
Kolkata: The stalemate between information technology (IT) company Wipro and engineering students who were offered jobs as technical support...more>>
Friday, 05 December 2008, 18:07 IST
New Delhi: With the terrorists on strike, the center has directed its officials to shift from the popular email services like Gmail, Yahoo to the...more>>
Friday, 05 December 2008, 17:14 IST
Hyderabad: The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Thursday called for collaboration and cooperation among countries to make Internet free from cyber...more>>
Friday, 05 December 2008, 15:46 IST
New Delhi: Broadcom, the maker of chips for phones and consumer electronics, has fired its Senior Vice President Vahid Manian, who oversaw global...more>>
Friday, 05 December 2008, 01:02 IST
Chennai: India's value retail chain Subhiksha has shelved its plan for an initial public offering (IPO). However the company will look for a...more>>
Friday, 05 December 2008, 00:59 IST
Bangalore: Satellite phones or video sharing platform YouTube, the terrorists are aiming to have a firm grip over the hi-tech devices. As per a...more>>
Friday, 05 December 2008, 00:57 IST
New Delhi: India's annual rate of inflation dropped further to 8.4 percent for the week ended Nov 22 from 8.84 percent the week before due to a...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 23:21 IST
New Delhi: India is expected to exceed the nuclear power target of 20,000 MW by 2020, thanks to the removal of curbs on the import of technology...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 23:11 IST
Hyderabad: Hyderabad based data center business solution company CtrlS Data Centers, founded by P Sridhar Reddy, has raised $50 million (Rs.250...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 23:10 IST
Bangalore: Chemrec, a Sweden based player in black liquor gasification, has completed a $20 million funding round led by Environmental Technologies...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 23:07 IST
New York: Taking clues from reports showing a dismal employment picture in the private sector, particularly in services, Goldman Sachs has revised...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 23:07 IST
Franklin Park: Rubicon Technology, a provider of sapphire substrates and products to the LED, RFIC, Semiconductor, and Optical industries, has...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 20:30 IST
Chandigarh: Seeking economic federalism for all states in the country, the Punjab government Thursday urged the 13th Finance Commission that states...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 20:30 IST
New Delhi: Urban Development Minister Jaipal Reddy Wednesday aid excise duty on public buses should be abolished to revive the public transport...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 20:30 IST
New Delhi: The government Wednesday assured travel agents associations that it would take up their demand for restoration of a five percent agents...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 20:30 IST
Patna:It's a savings account that has a balance of just Rs.1,508. It has not been operated for over decades. Yet, a bank here takes pride in the...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 20:30 IST
Beijing: China has said the current global financial crisis is the most demanding issue that it would address jointly with the United States....more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 20:30 IST
Kochi (Kerala): A division bench of the Kerala High Court Thursday asked the Kerala government not to proceed with the development of the proposed...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 20:30 IST
New Delhi: Ratnagiri Power Project, set up in Maharashtra by now-bankrupt Enron of the US, will get priority for gas produced by Reliance...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 20:30 IST
New Delhi: Engineering and construction major Punj Lloyd Ltd Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding with the US-based nuclear energy company...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 20:30 IST
Mumbai: Indian equities markets opened higher Thursday and after some initial volatility began to surge with a key index moving up more than 280...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 20:30 IST
Angul (Orissa): The global economic slowdown may have pushed many companies into crisis world over, but for National Aluminium Co. (Nalco), India's...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 20:30 IST
New Delhi: Imphal, the capital of the northeastern state of Manipur, is to be brought on the railway map through a 27-km extension approved by the...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 20:30 IST
New Delhi: A cabinet panel Thursday approved foreign direct investment of Rs.8.05 billion in Shriram Retail Holdings Private Limited by TPG India...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 20:30 IST
Poznan (Poland): Simple things like switching off your TV and computers, instead of keeping them on standby, can help save 10 percent of your...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 20:30 IST
Bangalore: As the fear of losing jobs due to the cost cutting exercises by firms has become a major cause for depression among employees in India,...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 17:20 IST
Bangalore: As retaining employees' confidence turns to be a tough task for IT companies during financial crisis and layoffs, most of the companies...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 17:18 IST
Kolkata: Triggered by the slowdown in demand and liquidity in the U.S., Europe and Japan markets, plummeting engineering exports may lead to a loss...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 17:18 IST
Stanford,CA: Stanford University's School of Engineering announces the Stanford Engineering Symposium India to be held on December 18-19, 2008 in...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 16:57 IST
Mumbai: German truck and bus maker Man AG Wednesday said it will raise its stake in its joint venture with Force Motors to 50 percent through a...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 15:54 IST
Mumbai: To ensure a smooth launch of its GSM service, Dhirubhai Ambani founded Reliance Communication (RCom), has reportedly obtained $150 million...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 15:53 IST
New Delhi: Tata Teleservices Ltd (TTSL), one of the leading CDMA service providers in the country, Wednesday launched its operations in Jammu and...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 15:50 IST
New Delhi: Many businesses may have been hard hit by the Nov 26 Mumbai terror attacks, but the private security industry is expected to grow to...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 15:49 IST
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court Wednesday dismissed a petition by the Britain-based global mobile giant Vodafone, challenging a $1.7-billion tax...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 15:47 IST
New York: New York-based bank Goldman Sachs is considering launching an online bank, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The name of the...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 15:47 IST
New York: Between 21 and 42 percent (28.4 to 57.2 million) of all U.S. jobs are potentially offshorable. Moreover, they are high-paying,...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 00:16 IST
Bangalore: India's second largest IT exporter Infosys is finding ways to cut expenditure through its employees by urging them to cut cost...more>>
Thursday, 04 December 2008, 00:01 IST
Bangalore: Reeling under the impact of global meltdown, Wipro Technologies has kept about 9,800 graduate engineers, hired from campuses last year,...more>>
Wednesday, 03 December 2008, 23:28 IST
Bangalore: uTest, a crowdsourcing QA startup that lets companies rely on external developers to help them identify bugs, has closed a $5 million...more>>
Wednesday, 03 December 2008, 22:45 IST
Bangalore: The shocking terror attacks in the financial capital of India, Mumbai, seems to be hitting Indian IT industry hard as some foreign...more>>
Wednesday, 03 December 2008, 21:30 IST
Mumbai: The markets ended lower despite showing sharp recovery in last one hour of trade. The 30-share BSE Sensex closed at 8,739.24, down 100.63...more>>
Wednesday, 03 December 2008, 21:28 IST
New Delhi: "As long as India's relation with Pakistan is not derailed by last week's terrorist attacks on Mumbai, the country's economy may...more>>
Wednesday, 03 December 2008, 21:27 IST
Mumbai: Though unnerved by the terror attack in Mumbai, many expatriate CEOs who have made this city their first home, do not think that Mumbai or...more>>
Wednesday, 03 December 2008, 21:23 IST