New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Sunday inked two pacts with Britain's UKSkills and i2india Holdings to explore and drive innovation for industrial and social development.
Sunday, January 20, 2008 5:14:31 PM
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The energy-intensive Indian industry is poised for large-scale switchover to more energy-efficient technologies in the face of high oil prices but is hampered by lack of cheaper funds, says an industry body.
Sunday, January 20, 2008 2:38:38 PM
Pune, Jan 20 (IANS) Cola giant PepsiCo has launched a contest to tap young talent from the country's top management schools.
Sunday, January 20, 2008 2:37:28 PM
Bhopal, Jan 20 (IANS) Ashwani Bhat, a senior executive of the pharmaceutical major Nicholas Piramal India Ltd who went missing two days ago, is suspected to have been kidnapped, the police said Sunday.
Sunday, January 20, 2008 2:13:21 PM
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) cannot be blamed for India's failure to achieve its power generation targets in the 10th Five Year Plan (2002-07) by more than 50 percent, says the top executive of the state-owned power equipment maker.
Sunday, January 20, 2008 1:48:22 PM
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) If you want to fly around in India, this is the time. Despite the steep losses they are suffering, domestic airlines are continuing to offer cheap tickets, almost at throwaway prices.
Sunday, January 20, 2008 1:22:03 PM
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The global carbon market grew by 80 percent in 2007, says a report by Point Carbon, a firm that analyses the international trade that has developed in an effort to address climate change. India has become the largest beneficiary of the trend since 2006.
Sunday, January 20, 2008 12:47:10 PM
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Ambiguity over who - the centre or the states - will take the call to cut air fuel taxes seems to have largely defeated the whole purpose of organising the first ever National Civil Aviation Conference in the capital.
Sunday, January 20, 2008 12:25:26 PM
Namakkal (Tamil Nadu), Jan 20 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu poultry industry is reeling under the impact of bird flu in far away West Bengal. Eggs worth over Rs.22 million ($560,000) that were being exported from the state to the Gulf countries are lying stranded in the sea.
Sunday, January 20, 2008 12:15:55 PM
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Indians working in call centres have a thick accent and need to strengthen their knowledge of English to be globally competitive, says a top official of the US-based Educational Testing Service (ETS) that designs tests like TOEFL. 'It's an interesting situation here. People may read and write good English but spoken English needs improvement,' said David L. Hunt, vice president of ETS, which is headquartered in Princeton.
Sunday, January 20, 2008 8:26:24 AM
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