Everything you need to know about Small Bazaar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Small Bazaar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Sometimes the better part of wisdom is to know when to quit in a new business, a new study has concluded.
New York, May 17 (ANI): Pope Francis and the US Pontifical Mission Societies have joined the smartphone league by launching a new mobile application called Missio featuring latest news and video about the Catholic Church.
Baghdad, May 18 (IANS) A wave of bombing attacks struck war-torn Iraq Friday, leaving as many as 73 people dead and 148 injured, police and officials said.
New Delhi/Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Thursday called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and sought additional quantity of rice from the central government to implement the subsidised rice scheme for the poor.
Panaji, May 15 (IANS) Officials of the anti-graft wing of Goa Police are in Kerala to probe the assets of Congress legislator Chandrakant Kavlekar who allegedly bought properties worth over Rs.5 crore in that state, an official said Wednesday.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A Kansas State University chemical engineer and his team are using graphene quantum dots to improve sensing devices in a twofold project.
Gettysburg (Pennsylvania), May 12 (IANS) This small town just an hour and a half drive away from Washington has a population of a mere 110,000. But every year three million people from India and all over the world come visiting.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) It's Mother's day Sunday and TV celebrities are not inhibited when it comes to expressing their love for their mothers. From Shweta Tiwari to Rahul Mahajan, everybody feels that no one can understand a child better than the mother.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Small pieces of genetic material called microRNAs are identified as the missing link between the 2 defining features of muscle fitness-fuel-burning and fiber-type switching-providing a potential new target for interventions that boost fitness in people with chronic illness or injury.
Brasilia, May 1 (IANS/EFE) Small businesses were responsible for some 40 percent of the 15 million new jobs created in Brazil between 2001 and 2011, with 95 percent of the firms in full compliance with all labour laws, a government report said.
Bangalore, April 24 (IANS) Opposition Congress Wednesday released its manifesto for the May 5 Karnataka assembly elections, promising 30 kg of rice for Re.1 per kg to BPL families, loan waiver to farmers and laptops for college students.
Berlin, April 21 (IANS/WAM) The 9th meeting of the UAE-German joint economic commission has begun here.
London, Apr. 14 (ANI): Google head Eric Schmidt has called for regulation of civilian drone technology, warning about privacy and security concerns.
Islamabad, April 13 (IANS) At least eight people, including a woman, were killed Saturday when a passenger van blew up in Pakistan's Peshawar city, a media report said.
Washington, April 10 (ANI): Using two kinds of therapy in tandem may be a knockout combo against inherited disorders that cause blindness, researchers have suggested.
Madrid, April 8 (IANS/EFE) Individual investors will be able to buy and sell Spanish sovereign debt starting Monday, the Spanish Treasury said.
Washington, April 7 (ANI): UCLA researchers have developed a new brain-imaging tool to help identify signs of cognitive decline early on in individuals who don't yet show symptoms of dementia.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde, who is leader of house in Lok Sabha, and Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj Friday paid floral tributes to Jagjivan Ram on his 105th birth anniversary.
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Despite being a small, or so-called dwarf galaxy, the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC) is so bright that it is visible to the unaided eye from the Southern Hemisphere and near the equator.
New Delhi, Apr. 3 (ANI): Asserting that the nation's demographic profile is likely to change in the times to come, President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said two-third Indians will be in the working age bracket by 2025.
New Delhi, Apr. 3 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said the potential of knowledge-based industries in India is very high, and added that to facilitate their growth, increased access to alternative sources of capital like private equity, venture capital and angel funds should be made possible.
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Micro, small and medium enterprises are vital for India's economic growth and they need to get more institutional credit, President Pranab Mukherjee said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Apr. 3 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will present the national awards to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) and banks at a function at the Vigyan Bhavan here today.
Wellington, Mar 27 (ANI): The arrival of human beings in the Pacific including New Zealand led to a rapid mass extinction of about 10 percent of the world's bird species, a new study has revealed.
Hyderabad, March 26 (IANS) Notwithstanding the claims by Andhra Pradesh government that it is taking all steps including promoting solar power to overcome the electricity shortage, 750 MW solar power projects are stranded in the state for want of clearances, said a leading industry body.
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) India should look at Egypt as its gateway to Africa, Osama Saleh, Egypt's Minister of Investment, said here.
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Thursday pronounce its verdict on the 124 cross appeals by those convicted by a special court for the 1993 Bombay serial bomb blasts, including film star Sanjay Dutt, as well as by the Maharashtra government challenging some acquittals and seeking enhanced sentences for other guilty.
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) Members of Tamil film industry observed a day-long fast here Tuesday in support of the protests against alleged atrocities on Sri Lankan Tamils.
New Delhi, Mar. 19 (ANI): India and Egypt on Tuesday inked five MOUs in IT, space, cyber security and education during the visit of President Dr. Mohamed Morsy to New Delhi. The agreements signed included the following:
The Hague, March 8 (IANS) More and more sports organisations in Europe are concluding agreements with international online sports betting operators, with the Netherlands now also in the start-up phase of debating opportunities and threats.
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) The central government is mulling introducing a new scheme to provide export benefits to non-SEZ units, the country's largest IT trade facilitation body Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) said Wednesday.
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Small screen's favourite 'bahu' Sakshi Tanwar will soon be seen in Ekta Kapoor's new promotional show "Ek Thhi Naayka" and hopes their success saga continues with the show.
New Delhi, Mar 2 (IANS) TV actress Simran Kaur Bhalla, who plays an evil spirit in the show "Anamika", is keen to try her hand at stand-up comedy. She feels it takes away the stress from an actor's life.
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Dozens of volcanoes spewing sulfur dioxide may be the reason why Earth did not warm as much as scientists expected between 2000 and 2010, researchers have claimed.
Panaji, Mar 1 (IANS) The Goa unit of the Congress party Friday filed a complaint with the state vigilance department, demanding a probe into allotment of plots to Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's son and about 40 others.
Sydney, Mar. 1 (ANI): Indians are eating Australian lamb in their curries and tandoors for the first time, thanks to a new trade deal between the two countries.
London, Mar. 1 (ANI): People living near the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan have an increased risk of developing some cancers, according to a report by the World Health Organization.
Panaji, Feb 28 (IANS) Under attack from the Congress for alleged nepotism in the allotment of an industrial plot to his son, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar can now hope for respite, with a key group of entrepreneurs backing the "transparent" allotment.
Amid the many expectation by the tax payers in the country, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has provide no much relief to the middle class of the population.
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The increase in the excise duty on cigarettes, cigars, sports utility vehicles (SUVs) and mobile phones announced in the union budget 2013-14 Thursday received mixed reactions from people.
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Industry lobby Assocham Thursday welcomed the union budget 2013-14, saying it will promote investments and savings, give a boost to the infrastructure sector and skill development, and restore fiscal discipline.
New Delhi, Feb.28 (ANI): In the budget for 2013-14, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has proposed a matching equity grants to registered Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) upto a maximum of Rs. 10 lakh per FPO to enable them to leverage working capital from financial institutions.
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday presented the Union Budget for fiscal 2013-14 in Parliament today.
London, Feb. 28 (ANI): The Rolling Stones emerged as double winners at the NME Awards, more than half a century after the legendary English rock band was first featured in the magazine's pages.
Abu Dhabi, Feb 27 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Australia have held talks over ways to boost joint investments in vital sectors such as food and water security and supportingsmall and medium enterprises.
Bangalore, Feb 21 (IANS) Two ministers Thursday quit the Karnataka BJP ministry and were set to resign from the assembly and the party too.
Washington, February 21 (ANI): NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has relayed new images, which confirm that it has successfully obtained the first sample ever collected from the interior of a rock on another planet.
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) US small business confidence edged up in January, but remained one of the lowest readings in the survey's 40-year history, a leading industry association said.
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Women tend to give up diets after an average of five weeks, two days and 43 minutes, a new research has revealed.
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NASA's Curiosity rover has become the first spacecraft ever to drill into a Martian rock and collect stone powder samples for further study, NASA said.
Washington, February 10 (ANI): NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has, for the first time, used a drill carried at the end of its robotic arm to collect a sample of Martian bedrock that might offer evidence of a long-gone wet environment.
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): White leather couches, black satin drapes, Jameson whiskey and organic foods were among the demands that Lady Gaga made during her Monster's Ball tour.
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 8 (IANS/EFE) A group of Rio de Janeiro street troupes are crying foul over the numerous multi-million-dollar contracts with carnival sponsors and authorities' growing control over the festivities.
Bangalore, Feb. 5 (ANI): The 9th Aero India show, slated to be the biggest air-show in Asia, is set to showcase the French aircraft Rafale and other fighter jets in Bangalore from February 6.
London, Feb. 5 (ANI): Americans are not driven by a sense of community, a new study by psychologists at Stanford University has found.
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Small business owners simply need to take two easy steps to ensure they don't become the next victim of a computer attack- keeping systems up-to-date and setting policies for employees, security experts have said.
London, Feb 2 (ANI): A book containing ingenious James Bond-style gadgets invented by British "spooks" to help prisoners of war escape has been sold at an auction for over 5,000 pounds.
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) "Vishwaroop", the Hindi version of actor-director Kamal Haasan's controversial film "Vishwaroopam", released peacefully Friday to an average response, which was likely to pick up over the weekend.
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) The US private sector added more jobs in January than in the previous month, a leading industry report said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Jan 29 (ANI): Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises K. H. Muniyappa, who met a delegation led by Slovenian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development and Technology Radovan Zerjav here on Tuesday said that the bilateral trade between the two nations has been growing steadily over the years.
Toronto, Jan 24 (IANS) Canadian researchers used fossilised teeth to identify as many as 23 species of small meat-eating dinosaurs that roamed in western Canada and the US, 85 to 65 million years ago.
Washinton, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Researches have developed a test they say can help diagnose in living people a brain disease that has been linked to repeated head trauma in athletes. Previously the disease could only be detected after death.
Washington, January 24 (ANI): Using fossilized teeth, University of Alberta researchers have identified at least 23 species of small meat-eating dinosaurs that roamed western Canada and the United States, 85 to 65 million years ago.
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Even as a free trade agreement with the European Union is hanging fire, a technology platform of the 27-member bloc has joined hands with Indian business associations to facilitate two-way trade between small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Thursday approved the continuation of Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) to sanction new projects and conduct capacity building activities till March 31, 2014.
Washington, Jan 17 (ANI): The Hebrew University of Jerusalem has joined the ranks of famous people and places whose names appear on minor planets, as the International Astronomical Union (IAU) has named an asteroid in their honor.
Hanoi, Jan 15 (ANI): India and Vietnam today signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of micro, small and medium enterprises.
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Issues like pre- and post-poll alliances and women's empowerment besides political and economic challenges are likely to dominate the Congress 'Chintan Shivir' at Jaipur Jan 18-20 when party leaders will meet to work out a strategy for the next general elections.
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Small screen's popular vamp Urvashi Dholakia was Saturday night announced the winner of the sixth season of controversial reality show "Bigg Boss". Celebrity image consultant Imam Siddique made his mark as the runner-up at the finale, which saw a good dose of Bollywood.
Washington, January 11 (ANI): New infrared images from ESO's VISTA telescope show the globular cluster 47 Tucanae in striking detail.
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Veteran actor Mukesh Khanna, who is being seen in TV serial "Pyaar Ka Dard Hai" as a grandfather, feels his character is becoming as iconic as his earlier roles - Bhishma Pitamah and Shaktimaan.
Washington, December 31 (ANI): While the jury is still out on whether women truly are more successful business owners than men, a new survey has shown that many women feel that way.
Washington, December 29 (ANI): NASA's Swift satellite team is celebrating eight years of Ultraviolet/Optical Telescope (UVOT) operations by collecting more than 100 of the instrument's best snapshots in a web-based photo gallery.
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) IT industry association NASSCOM Friday signed a memorandum of understanding with Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) to foster entrepreneurship in the technology sector's Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME).
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) In a point-by-point rebuttal of the Congress-led UPA government's reasons for inviting overseas investment in retail, former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said Saturday it would eliminate farmers and small traders.
Washington, December 20(ANI): A Cornell University professor has suggested making small easy changes to our eating habits on a consistent basis - 25 days or more per month - can lead to sustainable weight loss.
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) While several wind turbine makers are launching higher MW capacity machines, city-based Pioneer Wincon Pvt. Ltd. continues to see good prospects in the smaller sub-MW machine segment, a top company official said here Wednesday.
Guwahati, Dec 16 (ANI): The empowerment of youth in the northeast is a top priority of the government. In an effort to achieve this goal, the National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) provides a platform for budding entrepreneurs to set up their businesses.
Washington, Dec. 11 (ANI): A 'dishy' letter by former US President George Washington addressed to French-born American architect Pierre Charles L'Enfant, who is known for designing the layout of the streets of Washington, D.C. is reportedly coming home, after a native Washingtonian bought the letter in Christie's auction in New York.
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has signed a pact with Cambodia's Association for Small and Medium Enterprises (FASMEC) in a move towards boosting ties with an ancient trading partner, the industry lobby said here Monday.
Sharad Yadav, Convener of National Democratic Alliance (NDA) today firmly said that if NDA is voted to power in next general election in 2014, it will reject the current notification of allowing FDI in Retail Trade and a policy
Washington, December 7 (ANI): Keep a lookout high overhead this Thursday night, December 13th, to watch the shooting stars of the Geminid meteor shower, say experts.
Washington, Dec. 5 (ANI): Rising sea level is putting island nations such as Nauru, the world's smallest independent republic on the verge of disappearing.
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Asserting that foreign investment in multi-brand retail was not in the interest of the country, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday said it would take its fight on the issue to the streets.
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Seven speakers from different parties spoke Tuesday on the FDI issue in the Lok Sabha, kicking off a two-day debate with voting.
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Asserting that FDI in multi-brand retail will sound the "death knell" for small industries and traders, BJP leader Sushma Swaraj Tuesday accused the government of having failed to evolve a political consensus on the controversial issue despite making a promise in parliament.
New Delhi, Dec. 4 (ANI): Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, on Tuesday said China will gain the most if India permits Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail.
London, Dec. 3 (ANI): British intelligence agency MI6 told an agent not to kill a senior al-Qaeda leader because lawyers advised them they would be breaking the law.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday termed as extremely unfortunate the demolition of a century-old temple in Karachi's Soldier Bazaar, and said that it would raise this issue in the Parliament for it is a violation of human rights and a religious persecution, which is going in Pakistan.
Karachi, Dec. 2 (ANI): In a hurried operation, a builder demolished a century-old temple Karachi's Soldier Bazaar while the Sindh High Court was hearing a petition seeking a stay order on the issue.
Candolim (Goa), Nov 29 (IANS) From crochet, woodcraft, wall hangings to jewellery and even homemade Feni ? Goan craftspersons are getting a rare worthy chance to showcase their handicrafts at the ongoing India Resort Fashion Week (IRFW), where fashionistas from different corners of the world have converged.
New Delhi, Nov. 28 (ANI): Tourists from all over the world visit Rajasthan to experience the land - marvel at the legends of maharajas, the expansive desert sands, exotic wildlife and colorful festivity. Deeply steeped in tradition, Rajasthan is a repository of amazing handicrafts, which bear the hallmark of excellent workmanship and superb quality and command sizeable markets worldwide. Indeed, Rajasthan is a treasure trove of delightful products made by gifted hands-Textiles, Ready-mades. Paintings, Blue Pottery, Marble ware and more and all of these are showcased in the Rajasthan Pavilion of India International Trade Fare (IITF)-2012 held here.
Jammu, Nov. 27 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday emphasized on the need for providing an impetus to the industry in the state in a bid to make the state self-sufficient.
Washington, Nov. 25 (ANI): In a bid to encourage other Americans to participate in "Small Business Saturday" as an alternative to Black Friday, President Barack Obama visited an Arlington bookstore to buy some Christmas goodies for his family.
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi?brand retail will benefit small retailers, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Thursday rubbishing the opposition parties' claims that the overseas investments would leave millions of small traders jobless.
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Jesus was born several years earlier than commonly believed as the entire Christian calendar is based on a miscalculation, the Pope has declared.
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) One?third of children across the globe are concerned about pollution, and over a quarter of children in India want to participate in afforestation activities, a global survey on children's hopes, aspirations and fears revealed Tuesday.
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) An Indian?American professor at Morgan State University has been indicted by a federal grand jury in an alleged scheme to defraud the National Science Foundation of hundreds of thousands of dollars in grant funding.
New Delhi, Nov 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will host a dinner for United Progressive Alliance (UPA) leaders today in an attempt to consolidate his government's strategy ahead of the Winter Session of Parliament.
Chennai, Nov. 14 (ANI): The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), a crucial ally of the Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre, on Wednesday continued the suspense over its stand on any resolution which may be introduced in Parliament concerning the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail.