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2009-07-28 10:11:00

BETHESDA, Md., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- India Globalization Capital, Inc. (NYSE Alternext: IGC), a company competing in the rapidly growing materials and infrastructure industry in India, today announced that yesterday it was one of the leading price percentage gainers on the New York Stock Exchange Alternext on Monday, July 27th, 2009. Shares of India Globalization Capital, Inc. (IGC) closed at $1.26, a closing gain of 10.53 percent on the day, which was also the intraday high....

2009-07-13 16:41:00

HONG KONG, July 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Trans-national corporations usually seek domestic or local candidates when recruiting personnel. While after they update into globally integrated companies, they should eye the global personnel market and seek suitable talent in an optimized way. Fairtheworld.com points out that, in an increasingly inter-connected global economy, deploying global resources and forming integration edges is of common concern to all trans-national corporations....

2009-07-09 17:47:57

New words added to the Merriam-Webster Collegiate dictionary show the influence of the Internet and globalization on U.S. English, its publishers said. A sample list of 100 new words released by the publisher Thursday includes some words and expressions that have been around for years or even decades but have gained wider currency because of the Internet, The Guardian reported. They include sock puppet, coined as early as 1959, and flash mob, which can be traced to 1987. There is also the...

2009-07-05 08:00:00

HONG KONG, July 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The increasing globalization trend is making the whole world more and more connected, while the Information Revolution represented by the Internet is making the earth a flat planet. With the introduction of real-time information transmission and reduced cost of communication, the psychological boundaries across the world are being blurred and eliminated. Against this background, the global industrial development is more and more integrated, transcending...

2009-06-11 07:20:00

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In his new critical nonfiction book, Thomas P. Wallace, Ph. D. presents a provocative, unified concept of civilization development, which addresses the degradation of modern American culture, including the current financial and economic crisis and the rejuvenation of Asian cultures within the context of 4,000 years of human history and the lessons of failed civilizations. Within "Wealth, Energy, and Human Values: The Dynamics of Decaying...

2009-05-21 11:19:00

Begins Foray into Supply Contracts with Chinese Companies BETHESDA, Md., May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As previously announced in a press release dated May 7th, 2009, India Globalization Capital (AMEX: IGC - News), a company competing in the rapidly growing infrastructure industry in India, announced that its first shipping hub is ready to export iron ore from mines in India to customers worldwide, and that it has initiated supply contracts with Chinese Companies. As outlined in the...

2009-05-18 09:18:00

India Globalization Capital's CEO Interview Aired on American Scene Radio Show BETHESDA, Md., May. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- India Globalization Capital, Inc. (Amex: IGC), a leading infrastructure company competing in the rapidly growing infrastructure industry in India, is pleased to announce that its CEO, Ram Mukunda, will be interviewed live on Steve Crowley's American Scene Radio Show on May 19, 2009 at 10:34 a.m. EDT. Mr. Mukunda will be scheduled for future interviews on the...

2009-05-12 08:39:00

An Additional $22 Million of Similar Claims are in Process. BETHESDA, Md., May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- India Globalization Capital, Incorporated (Amex: IGC) a company competing in the rapidly growing infrastructure industry in India announced it has won an arbitration award of approximately $2.2 million (approximately INR 109 million including interest) from an earlier "delay claim" made against the National Highway Authority of India. In October 2007, we filed a "delay claim"...

2009-05-07 08:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- India Globalization Capital, Inc. (AMEX: IGC), a company competing in the rapidly growing infrastructure industry in India, expands its business model. "We have expanded our business model to include the supply of materials to the infrastructure industry. Over the next five years, India expects to spend around $500 Billion on modernizing its infrastructure. We are expanding our business model, which currently includes construction, to...

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2009-05-06 05:40:53

Scientists have used a clay sculpture to recreate the face of the earliest known European. Using an incomplete skull and jawbone retrieved seven years ago by potholers in a cave near the Carpathian Mountains in Romania, Richard Neave, a forensic scientist in the UK, successfully reconstructed the head of the ancient European ancestor. Scientists are unsure of whether the bone fragments belonged to a male or female, but radiocarbon analysis dates the find to between 34,000 and 36,000 years...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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