Business News Archive - April 10, 2009

MUMBAI, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The availability of skilled resources has powered industrial expansion, and consequently, has fuelled consumerist lifestyles across all income groups in India.

Myriad Trip Options Available to Winner of One Million Continental OnePass Miles Sweepstakes Celebrates Take Off of TripAdvisor Flights NEWTON, Mass., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor(R), the world's most popular and largest travel community, today announced its TripAdvisor Million Mile Sweepstakes, offering one traveler the opportunity to soar to new heights and win one million Continental OnePass frequent flier miles, plus $5,000 cash.

NEWBERG, Ore., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Employment has reached an 18-month high on site at The Allison Inn & Spa (www.theallison.com), Oregon's first luxury wine country property.

SARASOTA, Fla., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Miracle Swimming Institute (MSI) of Sarasota, FL will hold a conference for swim instructors worldwide to learn the 5 Circles Teaching Method(TM), a paradigm shift in teaching that replaces America's 1914 method of teaching swimming mechanics with the 2009 method of teaching comfort and control in water.

Stock markets in Asia and Europe posted gains Friday following an outburst of optimism in U.S. markets sparked by Wells Fargo & Co. The San Francisco bank said its purchase of Wachovia Corp.

One Lucky Couple Will Win a Trip to the 25th NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race(TM)to have their Vows Renewed by Driver Michael Waltrip PHOENIX, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Best Western International, the Official Hotel of NASCAR(R), and two-time Daytona 500 winner, Michael Waltrip, are looking for the nation's most devoted NASCAR couple.

Prime ministers from Ukraine and Russia discussed resumption of talks concerning natural gas delivery, an issue affected much of Europe in January. Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Yulia Tymoshenko discussed the issue along with trade and economic cooperation and the results of a meeting between the countries' energy ministers, Dmitry Peskov, a spokesman for Putin's office said, RIA Novosti reported Friday. This winter, Russia claimed Ukraine was behind on its gas bill and wouldn't negotiate on a 2009 delivery contract.

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- RouteOne announced today that it has completed integration with DealerCentric.

BURLINGTON, Mass., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- InterGen announced today that it has scheduled a conference call with bondholders and analysts for Friday, April 17, 2009 at 11:00 EDT to report operating and financial results for fiscal 2008 fourth quarter ended December 31, 2008. The call is open to bondholders and analysts and will be hosted by Neil H.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.