Egypt inks deal with firms to dredge New Suez Canal

Egypt has signed two contracts with a consortium of six international firms for the dredging work of the New Suez Canal alongside the original one, head of the canal authority Mohab Memish said Saturday.

`Iran responsible for cyber attacks on US banks, firms`

The US intelligence community is increasingly concerned about Iran’s improving capability to mount attacks.

CWG: CBI files FIR against PWD, firms in Barapullah project

The CBI registered a case
against some officials of the PWD and
a few firms in connection with alleged irregularities in the
project for construction of the Rs 620 crore Barapullah Nullah
flyover for the Commonwealth Games.

Colombia threatens to kick out ransom-paying firms

The FARC is Colombia`s oldest, largest leftist group, with 8,000 combatants.

Firms warn staff of iPhone, iPad hacking

Companies that let staff use iPhones and iPads for business have been warned of hacking.

SC panel for scrapping of Reddy brother firms` mining lease

SC-appointed committee has recommended cancellation of mining lease to Reddy brothers` firms.

Malaysia denies WikiLeaks expose on two firms

The Malaysian government has cleared its two firms of any wrongdoing.

Chinese firms get 169,000 patents in 2010

China`s top 500 research and development firms have got 169,000 patents for their innovations in 2010.

OFB scam: CBI asks Def Min to blacklist 6 firms

The CBI has asked the Defence Ministry to blacklist six firms, including four international ones, for their alleged involvement in the Ordnance Factory Board scam.

OFB scam: CBI asks Defence Ministry to blacklist six firms

The CBI has asked the Defence Ministry to blacklist six firms, including four international ones, for their alleged involvement in the Ordnance Factory Board scam.

US urges firms to step away from Iran

The US government urged
private companies to go beyond official sanctions and trim
back questionable ties with Iran on Tuesday, as Washington eyed additional sanctions against the Islamic republic.

Delhi govt orders blacklisting of firms for sub-standard work

Taking strict action against "sub-standard" work, Delhi Government on Tuesday ordered levying hefty fines against a few companies which have been installing street lights in several areas of the city as well as their blacklisting.

About 1100 posts in CISF for security of airport, firms

Government has created nearly
1100 posts in CISF to strengthen security at the country`s
vital installations including Indira Gandhi International
airport here and Reliance refinery at Jamnagar.

Dahej SEZ attracts dozen firms after getting MoEF clearance

After getting environmental
clearance from Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF),
the Dahej SEZ is likely to attract investment from over a
dozen new companies, a top official said Thursday.

MCD removes 21,645 illegal banners; notice to six firms

The MCD on Friday said it has issued notices to six companies, including Bharti Airtel, Reliance and ICICI, asking them to remove within two days "unauthorised and illegal display" of their banners in various parts of the city.

Hong Kong firms to start recruiting as economy rallies

Nearly one in five Hong Kong companies plan to take on new staff as the city`s economy recovers strongly from the downturn, a survey found Tuesday.

Some bailed-out firms spent less lobbying in 3Q

As Congress intensified its work rewriting the nation`s financial rule book over the last three months, some big recipients of the government`s USD 700 billion bailout spent a bit less trying to influence legislators.

OIL for acquiring assets, firms in Australia, Africa, Russia

State-run Oil India Ltd (OIL),
which got listed on the bourses on Wednesday, is looking at
acquisition of crude oil producing assets or companies in
Australia, South-East Asia, Africa, Russia and South America.

China`s top 500 firms outperform US rivals in 2008: Survey

China`s top 500 companies
outperformed their US counterparts for the first time last
year, a survey conducted by a business group has revealed, as
the financial crisis wreaked havoc in the United States.

Govt cautions mobile firms on equipment sourcing

Indian Telecommunications Secretary Siddharth Behura has asked the chiefs of the country`s top mobile operators to adopt a policy of self-regulation in sourcing telecoms equipment, newspapers reported on Saturday.