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Sri Lanka flood disaster deepens

Sri Lanka flood disaster deepens

International agency Oxfam today has said that the disaster in Sri Lanka was deepening as a result of a second wave of flooding in the country. One million people in… Read more »

IOB sees $45 billion business

IOB sees $45 billion business

The Indian Overseas Bank hopes to increase its business volume to Rs.2.50 lakh crore by March 2011. ‘We are targeting Rs.2.50 lakh crore business by March. Now, it stands at… Read more »

Vizag Steel keen to acquire NINL

Vizag Steel keen to acquire NINL

Public sector Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd (RINL) said it was keen to acquire Neelachal Ispat Nigam Ltd (NINL) in Orissa saying it had both domain knowledge and superior technology. “We… Read more »

Indian Sports minister focuses on youth, sports development in North Eastern states

Indian Sports minister focuses on youth, sports development in North Eastern states

The union Youth Affairs & Sports minister of India, Ajay has out lined his ministry’s vision and objective with respect to the North Eastern States of the Country. Delivering the… Read more »

UN says Asian tech exports far outpace US

UN says Asian tech exports far outpace US

New trade data shows Asia exports two-thirds of the world’s high-tech goods for information and communications, a key shift the U.N. attributes to the global financial crisis. U.N. data released… Read more »

Pakistan stresses friendship with China

Pakistan stresses friendship with China

Pakistan‘s close friendship with China will remain the cornerstone of its foreign policy, President Asif Ali Zardari told Chinese President Hu Jintao. In a message to his Chinese counterpart on… Read more »

Axis Bank launches Indian currency travel card for NRIs, foreigners

Axis Bank launches Indian currency travel card for NRIs, foreigners

In order to cater to NRIs and foreign nationals in India, Axis Bank, third largest private bank in India has launched Travel Card. It is the only Indian Currency prepaid travel card for foreign nationals and non-resident Indians travelling to India.

Qiagen unveils major expansion plan for India

Qiagen unveils major expansion plan for India

Qiagen has announced the formation of its India subsidiary, Qiagen India Pvt. Ltd., and the beginning of direct sales in the country. Until now, Qiagen products have been sold in India through distributor partnerships. The Company expects that this enhanced presence will further contribute to its position in the market. The new office will be located in New Delhi, is a further milestone in Qiagen ‘s strategy to expand its footprint in emerging, high-growth regions.

GVK to develop green field international airports in Indonesia

GVK to develop green field international airports in Indonesia

India’s  infrastructure developer GVK Power  and Infrastructure Limited (GVKPIL), has signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with  the  Government  of Indonesia to develop green field  international  airports in North Bali and… Read more »

Travel the world in 80 days with Cathay

Travel the world in 80 days with Cathay

Cathay Pacific Airways, Asia’s premier and leading airline launched a unique initiative through its official Facebook page that offers an once-in-a-lifetime chance to travel the world in 80 days on the Cathay Pacific network.