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Human capital risks impact most on business: CII study

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 16:58

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Human capital risks have the most impact on business performance compared to other risks like from the market or macro-economic factors, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said in a study released on Monday.

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Airtel seeks telecom watchdog's permission before video content deal

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 16:50

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Trying to avoid any controversy on net neutrality, Bharti Airtel on Monday has written to the telecom regulator seeking its permission for a deal the company is mulling with a "big global content provider" for video content.

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AmCham India elects Pratyush Kumar as chairman

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 16:38

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Industry body American Chamber of Commerce in India (AmCham India) on Monday announced that it has elected Boeing India president Pratyush Kumar as its chairman.

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102 more villages get electricity link

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 16:38

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) A total of 102 more villages in 10 states got electricity connections in the week ending on April 24, taking the total electrified so far under the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna to 7,445, an official statement said on Monday.

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Paswan holds protest against toddy ban in Bihar

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 16:38

Patna, April 25 (IANS) Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan staged a sit-in here on Monday to protest against the ban on the sale of toddy that is the main source of livelihood for the Mahadalit Pasi caste.

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US software firm to hone personality skills in India

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 16:32

Bengaluru, April 25 (IANS) US-based Dharma Systems will soon offer a personality development course to hone management skills of corporate employees in India, a top executive said here on Monday.

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Mondelez International to make Andhra plant an export hub

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 15:24

Chennai, April 25 (IANS) US-based food, confectionery and beverages giant Mondelez International plans to make its $190 million new plant in Sri City in Andhra Pradesh cater to both domestic and export markets, a senior company official said.

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Spending on IoT security to reach $348 mn in 2016: Gartner

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 15:04

Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) The global spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) security will reach $348 million in 2016 -- a 23.7 percent increase from last year ($281.5 million), a Gartner report said on Monday.

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Negative global cues dent equity markets

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 15:02

Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Depressed by negative Asian markets, along with unwinding of long positions, key indices of the Indian equity markets traded in the red during the late-afternoon trade session on Monday.

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China's coal consumption to hit 4.3 bn tonnes in 2020

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 15:02

Beijing, April 25 (IANS) China's coal consumption will be around 4.3 billion tonnes by 2020 as the government pushes for cleaner and greener growth despite the slowing economy, the China National Coal Association (CNCA) said on Monday.

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Work on Tamil Nadu port to begin after polls: Minister

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 14:58

Nagercoil (Tamil Nadu), April 25 (IANS) Work on setting up a big seaport in Colachel in Kanyakumari district will begin once the assembly elections in Tamil Nadu end, Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan has said.

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OPEC daily basket price closes lower

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 14:34

Vienna, April 25 (IANS/WAM) The price of OPEC's basket of 13 crudes fell by $39.78 a barrel on Friday, compared to $40.09 on Thursday, according to the OPEC Secretariat.

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V.K. Singh meets Bahamas foreign minister

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 14:34

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh on Monday held a meeting with Bahamas Foreign Minister Fredrick A. Mitchell.

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