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Monthly Archives: May 2012

fukuoka

Mayor orders alcohol ban on public employees for a month

All the public servants have been banned by the Fukuoka Mayor Soichiro Takashima from consuming alcohol outside their homes for a month. The move was announced in an emergency meeting held on May 21, 2012. The unusual move was taken...
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Fiat to take 12 to 18 months to go solo

Indian subsidiary of the Italian automobile manufacturer, Fiat India recently called off its distribution alliance with Tata Motors. Fiat says that within 12-18 months it will be able to stand on its own with 100 exclusive sales and service...
hampi

Hampi Express hits stationary train in Andhra Pradesh, kills 15

About 15 people have died in a train mishap in the Anantpur district of Andhra Pradesh. Train number 16591, Hubli-Bangalore Hampi Express at 3:00 am May 22, collided with a stationary goods train at the Penukonda Railway Station, which is about...
galaxy

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 now available for pre-order in India

The Official online store of Samsung has started to take the pre-bookings of the Galaxy Tab 2 (GT-P3100) tablet in India. The tablet has been priced at Rs. 23,250 and is all set to be launched in the market. The tablet is the company’s...
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Microsoft launches its own social network So.cl

In a time when the social networking sites are becoming popular, software giant Microsoft has launched its own ‘So.cl’ which is an experimental site which brings together search, social networking and media sharing to promote learning. The...
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Two more pilots join work, weakens IPG

Though the agitation by the Indian Pilot’s Guild (IPG) has entered the 14th day, but the airline management said that two more of the pilots have returned to work. With this the total number if the sick pilots returning to work has become...
axis

IBM to provide better customer care service solutions for Axis Bank

Technology firm, IBM has on May 21, 2012 said that it has been engaged by the Indian financial services firm Axis Bank. IBM has been engaged by the bank to provide more efficient customer care services to its customers. However, the...
samsung

Samsung Galaxy S II new smartphones pre-loaded with ICS in India

The owners of the Samsung Galaxy S II in India are still waiting to receive the update of Android Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS). But in some good news for the new buyers, the handsets are now pre-installed with the 4.0 Android Operating system. The...
nupur

Nupur Talwar wishes to adopt girl child

Delhi based dentist Nupur Talwar, who is currently facing murder charges in the Arushi-Hemraj double murder case, along wither her husband Rajesh, now wishes to adopt a girl child. Talwar’s daughter Arushi was found dead with her neck slit...
rave party

Rave party busted by Mumbai Police, two IPL players among 96 participants detained

A high profile rave party was busted by the Mumbai Police on May 20, 2012 at a hotel in Juhu area in Mumbai. Reports say that 96 party goers were arrested which also included to Indian Premiere League (IPL) players. The police has...