Thomson

  • SAI backs IOA on plan to bid for 2019 Asian Games May 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Sports Authority of India on Wednesday backed the IOA on its plan to bid for the 2019 Asian Games, saying that the country has the infrastructure to stage the multi-sporting event which is now without a host venue after Vietnam capital Hanoi's withdrawal. SAI Director General Jiji Thomson told...
  • SAI hits back at India hockey coach Terry Walsh May 3, 2014

    Sports Authority of India on Friday hit back at hockey chief coach Terry Walsh's outburst against holding the camp for World Cup-bound side in sweltering heat, saying that it was the national federation and team management which had decided it. SAI Director General Jiji Thomson said it was not possible to...
  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella faces challenges in mobile, investor relations February 4, 2014

    Washington: As Microsoft Corp prepares to unveil insider Satya Nadella as its new chief executive, investors and analysts are weighing how effective the 22-year veteran will be in re-igniting the company's mobile ambitions and satisfying Wall Street's hunger for cash. The world's biggest software firm faces a slow erosion of...
  • Microsoft names India-born Satya Nadella as CEO February 5, 2014

    Redmond, Washington: Microsoft has named Satya Nadella, an executive in charge of the company's small, but growing business of delivering software and services over the Internet, as its new CEO. Company founder Bill Gates is leaving the chairman role for a new role as technology adviser. The software company announced on...
  • Mitchell Johnson evokes Lillee, Thomson era December 11, 2013

    Sydney: The astonishing revival of Mitchell Johnson has put Australia one win from the reclaiming the Ashes and evoked the bygone era of lethal quicks Dennis Lillee and Jeff Thomson 40 years ago. A popular saying during the 1974-75 series was, "Ashes to Ashes, dust to dust, if Thomson doesn't get...
  • HCL Tech revenue growth lags peers, but profit soars October 17, 2013

    Bangalore: HCL Technologies(HCLT.NS), India's number 4 IT services exporter, reported quarterly revenue that grew at a slower pace than that of its rivals, sending its shares lower though profit beat market expectations by rising 64 percent. HCL relies heavily on contracts to manage data centres and networks for revenue growth, whereas...
  • Sports ministry backs sexually-harassed shooter June 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Stringent action will be taken against anyone found guilty of sexual harassment, in the wake of a lady shooter alleging that her team members harassed her recently, the sports ministry reiterated Sunday. A lady shooter, selected to participate for a trap event in the international junior shooting competition at...
  • HDFC Bank Q4 net profit up 30 pc, meets forecast April 23, 2013

    Mumbai: HDFC Bank Ltd, India's No.3 lender by loan value, met forecasts with a 30 per cent rise in quarterly profit on Tuesday led by higher loan growth, fee income and stable asset quality. Mumbai-based HDFC Bank, which has posted profit growth of more than 30 per cent every year for...
  • Sophiya Haque will be deeply missed: Agent January 18, 2013

    London: Indian actress and popular VJ Sophiya Haque died in a hospital here today. She was 41. Haque was suffering from pneumonia and had been undergoing tests during which she is believed to have developed a clot in her lungs and passed away in her sleep. The model-actress, who lived...
  • NMC criticises BCCI for blocking photo agencies November 13, 2012

    London: News Media Coalition (NMC), comprising some international and domestic news agencies, on Tuesday criticised the decision of the BCCI "to block attendance by reputable photographic agencies" during England team's cricket tour of India and asked the Board to withdraw it. The NMC said that reporting on the Test series, which...
  • 'Kammath and Kammath' to hit the floors next week October 17, 2012

    The shoot for 'Kammath and Kammath', the new movie from Thomson will start this week at Ernakulam. Featuring Mammootty and Jayaram together as brothers after a gap of almost 20 years, this humorous entertainer will have them as brothers who run a chain of hotels. The movie will also feature Dileep as...
  • Mammootty and Dileep team up for next venture September 18, 2012

    As their recent movies 'Thappana' and 'Mr Marumakan' didn't exactly set the mood for hits, Mammooty and Dileep are planning to join together for their next movie. This yet to be titled project will be directed by Thomson who debuted with the big hit 'Kaaryasthan'. Hit makers Sibi K Thomas and...
  • 'Pak global leader in visa, passport forgery' July 27, 2012

    Islamabad: Dubbing Pakistan as a "global leader" in visa and passport forgery, Britain's envoy here has said that visa fraud is a deep-rooted industry in this country. About 4,000 people were caught last year while trying to acquire British passports using fake documents, the UK's High Commissioner to Pakistan, Adam Thomson,...
  • Not surprised by India's whitewash: Thomson February 1, 2012

    Melbourne: After watching India succumb to England last year, Aussie pace legend Jeff Thomson says he had no doubts that the tourists would suffer the same fate Down Under. Australia pace legend Jeff Thomson said that he wasn't surprised to see India suffer a 0-4 whitewash against Michael Clarke's men in...
  • DRDO wins Thomson Reuters innovation award November 18, 2011

    New Delhi: India's premier military weapons developer, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), was Thursday awarded the Thomson Reuters India Innovation Award for 2011 in recognition of its work in the field of science and technology. The award was presented to DRDO by Minister of State for Science and Technology...
  • No Indian firms among top 100 innovators November 15, 2011

    London: Thomson Reuters released its list of the 100 most innovative organisations in the world. The list dominated by technology companies includes the likes of Apple, Microsoft, Intel, LG and Motorola. The struggling Finnish mobile phone giant Nokia is not amongst the top 100. "Innovation is a means of growth and...
  • Infosys keen to acquire Thomson Reuters healthcare October 12, 2011

    Bangalore: Infosys Ltd on Wednesday said it is keen to acquire Thomson Reuters' healthcare business. "We are dating...not yet engaged", Infosys CEO and Managing Director SD Shibulal said at a press conference. "....we need to understand each other. So, we are definitely...we have an intention to...
  • Boy survives after iron rod pierces through his neck October 20, 2008

    New Delhi: A school student in the capital had a miraculous escape after an iron rod pierced through his neck. 13 year old Shiv Dutt was rushed to the hospital after an iron rod pierced his neck early Monday morning. Though his condition is stable, doctors say the injury may...
  • Thomson set to take over Reuters June 19, 2007

    London: Canada's Thomson Corporation has announced a preliminary takeover offer worth over $17.5 billion dollars in cash and stock for Reuters Group Plc, one of the world's largest leading publicly traded financial data provider. In less than a week after Reuters first disclosed an unsolicited takeover approach from an unidentified suitor,...