Business

25 February 2006

Martha Stewart Blasts 'Evil, Immoral' Trump

Latest: The rift between Donald Trump and Martha Stewart is escalating after the lifestyle guru blasted the property mogul as "juvenile, evil, unethical and immoral".The estranged pals have been arguing since Stewart ...
23 February 2006

British firm wins contract for India-bound gas pipelines

London. A British firm has won a key contract in China to supply specialist coatings for gas pipelines destined for the East-West gas pipeline project in India.E Wood Ltd, manufacturer ...

22 February 2006

Chinese scientists use plants to battle pollution

Beijing, Feb 22 Chinese scientists are now growing poison-accumulating plants to 'suck up' poisonous elements, mostly heavy metals like arsenic, copper and zinc, from polluted soil to repair contaminated lands."In ...

22 February 2006

China launches crackdown on junk email

Beijing, Feb 22 China has launched a crackdown on junk emails as part of a pack of measures taken by the Ministry of Information Industry (MII) to clear the ...

21 February 2006

Stewart Defends Apprentice Flop

Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart has hit back at criticism of her axed US reality show The Apprentice, insisting that competing with tycoon DONALD TRUMP was "unfair".The Apprentice: Martha Stewart failed to match ...
20 February 2006

PS3 release could be delayed until Spring

Sony's next-generation PlayStation 3 video game could miss its spring launch if industry specifications for some of its technology are not finalised soon.The PS3 will offer games as well as ...

19 February 2006

China emerging as new movie powerhouse

Berlin, The Berlin International Film Festival is providing a snapshot of the changes in Asian cinema, as China seeks to emerge as a new movie powerhouse while Hong Kong struggles ...

18 February 2006

Mallya bidding for Scotland distillery?

London, Feb 17 Is prominent Indian brewer-politician Vijay Mallya in the run to purchase Scotland-based Invergordon Distillery - Europe's largest grain distillery?The distillery, on the Cromarty Firth in Ross-shire, was ...

15 February 2006

It's All Smiles for Northants Tooth Jewellery Company

Family firm Smilegems has plenty to grin about after securing more overseas orders for its dental jewellery, thanks to the continued support of UK Trade & Investment.Mother and daughter team, ...

15 February 2006

Online shopping is the ladies choice this Valentine's Day

This year most men can presume that their Valentine's gift was bought online. At Christmas more than 80% of women planned to buy their gifts online compared to only 66% ...

14 February 2006

Mail Arrives 20 Years Late

Malaysian man receives letter 20 years later.A Malaysian man has received a birthday invitation from a friend, almost 20 years late.Chin Kon Shian received the letter, dated August 1986, which ...

14 February 2006

Google loses hundreds of Internet users over Tibet

Kathmandu, Feb 14 As lovers celebrated Valentine's day worldwide on Tuesday, Internet hunk Google lost hundreds of sweethearts who broke off with the web search engine in outrage over the ...

14 February 2006

Disney Regains Rights To Oswald The Lucky Rabbit

Animation giant Disney has regained the rights to cartoon character OSWALD THE LUCKY RABBIT, the forerunner to MICKEY MOUSE.Late animator WALT DISNEY created the black-eared bunny in 1927, but after the rights ...

13 February 2006

US conducts major cyber security exercise

Washington, Feb 13 The US conducted its first major cyber security exercise by simulating a computer-generated attack on its critical information systems as part of its preparedness to tackle such ...

12 February 2006

London auction houses sense 'new gold rush'

London, Feb 12 After record-breaking sales of impressionist, post-war and contemporary art, the London art market is in the "grip of the greatest art gold rush" in 20 years, analysts ...

11 February 2006

Call For Women Truck Drivers

Driver recruitment crisis to cost UK PLC over £1bn Experts call for women lorry drivers to help fill jobs gap emerging on our roadsThe competitiveness of the UK economy could ...

11 February 2006

British bio-fuels major to expand in northeast India

London, Feb 11 (IANS) D1 Oils, a major British bio-diesel producer, is starting a joint venture company with Williamson Magor, India's leading tea plantation group, to extend its crop planting ...

10 February 2006

Leicester attracting Indian film industry

London, Feb 10 The unassuming town of Leicester in Britain with a large number of Gujarat-origin residents is fast becoming a focus for the Indian film industry for shooting, distribution ...

9 February 2006

Tips signs up 'Fame Gurukul' contestants

New Delhi, Feb 9 Tips Industries Ltd has signed contracts with three of the top 10 finalists of music show "Fame Gurukul" on Sony TV - Shamit Tyagi, Mona Bhatt ...

9 February 2006

Sony Sue Factory Girl Producers

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has filed a $6 million (£3.3 million) lawsuit against the producers of EDIE SEDGWICK biopic FACTORY GIRL, in a dispute over the North American distribution rights.Sony filed suit ...

8 February 2006

Bollywood Poland: A new destination for Bollywood

Warsaw, Feb 8 With top stars like Aamir Khan, Kajol and Suniel Shetty busy shooting in the Poland winter, the scene for Bollywood looks bright in this east European country.Last ...

7 February 2006

Google blacklists BMW website

San Francisco, Feb 7 (DPA) Internet search leader Google has blacklisted BMW's main German website because the luxury car maker used a banned technique to artificially boost its search engine ...

7 February 2006

East Europe is new Mecca for movie business

Bucharest, Feb 7 (DPA) A winning combination of scenic locales, low costs and budding filmmakers has turned around the moribund movie business in central and eastern Europe which has emerged ...

6 February 2006

155-year-old telegram service ends

New York, Feb 6 Though most did not notice, the 155-year-old Western Union telegram service in the US came to an end last month. The firm announced that it was ...