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PE deals likely to slow over next 1 yr: Grant Thornton

Private equity investment activity in India is set to witness a significant decline over the next 12 months, as fund raising expectations have turned more cautious over the past year, a survey......

WTF News: It's Weird, True and Funny

From DIY submarines to diets of 20,000 calories... Here's this week’s collection of weird, true and funny news.  1) This man is a true champion of beards   The World Beard and......

Kishwar Desai's novel wins top UK literary award

London-based Indian writer Kishwar Desai has won United Kingdom's prestigious Costa First Novel Award 2010 for her book Witness by Night, which addresses issues like unwanted girl child, gender......

'China sexy as far as US goes. India interesting'

The first unofficial US-India Strategic Dialogue organised by The Brookings Institution and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce in Washington, DC threw up some interesting facets on the......

'50 percent of children's studies prone to bias'

Clinical studies on children have become a regular feature in medical journals, but a new review of such trials has found that about half of them, especially the industry-funded ones, appear to be......

Why India Inc is defensive when it comes to reporting frauds

When in December last year Grant Thornton, one of the biggest accounting firms in the world, conducted a survey among 250-odd CXOs and business heads in India on perception of fraud risks, it threw......

World's most dynamic nations for business

The United States has failed to make it among the world’s top ten nations in the Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index. The Index assesses the business growth environments of 60 of the......

10 best countries to start a business

Management consulting firm Grant Thornton recently released a ranking of countries by how well they encourage "dynamic growth" for businesses. Let's take a look some countries that are best when......

41% firms looking at acquisition

An increasing number of businesses are planning to expand through acquisitions, according to the Grant Thornton International Business Report.In its latest global study, the proportion of......

India Inc saw $4.6-bn M&A deals in Aug: Thornton

India Inc has announced deals worth $4.63 billion in the month of August, led by ONGC's acquisition of Imperial Energy Plc, which accounted for half of the total deal volume.Global consultancy firm......

Review: The Judge is K3G for Americans

The Judge formulaic but never mechanical, says Paloma Sharma. David Dobkin's new film sees Robert Downey Jr play a version of Tony Stark who, only this time he fights enemies with the aid of mind......

Brangelina planning a spring wedding?

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, who have been together for seven years and have six children, are said to be setting their sights on a spring wedding. The Hollywood A-list couple are discussing......

Will Puss in Boots be as popular as Shrek?

Long before he even meets Shrek, the fighter, lover and rebel Puss in Boots (Antonio Banderas) becomes a hero when he starts on an adventure with the tough and street-smart Kitty Softpaws (Salma......

Review: Cowboys & Aliens disappoints as a Western

Shaikh Ayaz feels that Cowboys & Aliens squanders the legacy of Westerns. Post YOUR reviews here!The Westerns worked on similar themes and motifs and relied most often on skilfully-written scripts,......

Faster review: A movie gone very wrong

Elvis D Silva reviews the Hollywood movie, Faster. Post YOUR reviews here!Let me get this out of the way, right at the beginning of this review -- Dwayne Johnson has decent screen presence. His......

NBA: LeBron scores 40 as Heat topple Kings

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combined for 79 points as the Miami Heat prevailed 141-129 in a double overtime marathon against the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday. James scored 40 points, 16 assists and......

NBA: Youthful Kings reign over slow-starting Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers continued their stumbling start to a new era with a 100-91 road loss to the Sacramento Kings on Monday as the visitors matched their poorest opening to a campaign for nine......

Coming soon, Ponting the Golfer!

In the twilight of his cricket career, former Australian captain Ricky Ponting could be seen swinging a golf club next summer as he might be given a sponsor's exemption in one of the major......

Magic stung by Hornets, win streak snapped

The Orlando Magic finally ran out of steam and suffered their first loss in three weeks on Wednesday, falling 92-89 in a wild overtime defeat to the New Orleans Hornets. Dwight Howard had a......

Men's Hockey World Cup: The goal-scorers

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Lynn Tomasek of Brothers Plumbing, Heating & Electric Serving Denver Recognized for Excellence in the Pluming Industry

PRWeb 2014-11-22 Lynn Tomasek, Chief Administration Officer at Brothers Plumbing, Heating & Electric joins the ranks of many men and women who... ...

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Kotak-ING merger opens the door for more consolidation

The marriage between Kotak Mahindra Bank and ING Vysya Bank has opened up the potential for more consolidation, especially of smaller banks in the... ...

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Bangalore-based Urban Ladder Home Decor Solutions Pvt Ltd, the company behind the online furniture shop Urban Ladder , has acqui-hired BuyNBrag.com... ...

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Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport today received the High Impact Legacy Award from the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce. The award, which... ...

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NEW DELHI: In keeping with the Narendra Modi government's resolve to minimise litigation, the Ministry of Finance has sought the Attorney General's... ...

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