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Monthly Archives: April 2012

satellite

Bihar to have satellite phones installed to combat Maoists

Officials from the state of Bihar said that the state will now be installed with satellite phones at 85 places. The satellite phones will be installed in the Maoists and the flood affected areas so as to have better communication facilities...
rakuten

Chinese online shopping mall to be shut down by Rakuten

The top online retailer of Japan Rakuten, on April 20, 2012 said that it was concluding a hopping venture with Baidu, a Chinese Internet giant. While talking about the reason the retailer said that the intensified competition in the growing...
SBI

SBI not likely to cut lending rates soon

Indian money lending giant State Bank Of India (SBI) earlier announced that it would cut its lending rates. But on April 23, Pratip Chaudhari, the chairman said that it may not cut the lending rates as costs of terms deposits continue to be...
vodafone

Vodafone to acquire UK’s Cable and Wireless Worldwide

After India’s Tata Communications failed to acquire the British based Cable and Wireless Worldwide (CWW), telecom giant Vodafone on April 23 said that it has reached an agreement for the acquisition. The British based company will be acquiring...
ZTE

ZTE Corp to sell 100 million smartphones in a year by 2015

ZTE Corp, the China based telecommunications based equipment company said that it would ship 100 million smartphones a year by the year 2015. The company launched its first basic mobile phone in Africa ten years back and is these days struggling...
Google India

Facebook, Google and YouTube to be forced to set up servers in India?

On April 20, 2012, the UPA government indicated an urge to regulate and remove India-specific, abusive, provocative and communal content on Facebook, Google and YouTube to Jane Holl Lute, the visiting deputy secretary for homeland security....
pranab

Pranab Mukherjee says India lucrative for foreign investors

The Finance Minister of India, Pranab Mukherjee, said that India is an attractive place for the investors. The statement has been made despite the controversial plans to make foreign companies retroactively liable for taxes. Mukherjee...
state bank

State Bank of India to reduce interest rates on vehicle loans

In some relief for the prospective vehicle buyers, the State Bank Of India will be reducing the interest rates on the vehicle loans. The interest rates will be reduced by the bank in a day or two. Krishna Kumar, the managing director...
bhoja

Bhoja Air jet crashes on Pakistan, kills all 127 onboard

A passenger jet of Bhoja Air on April 20, crashed near Islamabad in Pakistan when it was trying to land in a thunderstorm. The crash killed all 127 people on board and this was the second major disaster of the airline in less than two years. The...
datawind

Datawind sends legal notice to Indian Cellular Association

The makers of the ‘world’s cheapest tablet’, Datawind has sent a legal notice to the Indian Cellular Association (ICA) for defaming the firm and issuing statements that harm the commercial interests of the company. Datawind has been in...