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National Policy on IT approved


September 21st, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The National Policy on Information Technology 2012, which envisages the growth of the IT market to $300 billion and creation of another 10 million jobs ... Read more...

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FDI will help create 1 crore new jobs in retail: Government


September 21st, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The government Friday claimed that foreign direct investment (FDI) will help create over 1 crore (10 million) new jobs in the retail sector and benefit ... Read more...

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Reliance Infra launches cement brand


September 17th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Sep 17 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure, a part of the Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group, Monday entered the cement market, launching its "Reliance Cement" brand through subsidiary Reliance Cement Company."We will ... Read more...

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Actors can’t earn millions right now, says Pitt


September 12th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 12 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt says Hollywood doesn't have the cash to splash on its big stars at the moment due to the global financial crisis.When ... Read more...

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Sleeping pills don’t work for 40 percent poppers


September 10th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Sleeping pills seldom worked for 40 percent of the poppers who suffer from insomnia, says a survey of 20,000 people, according to a British study.Some 42 ... Read more...

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Samsung Galaxy S3 sales top 20 mn


September 6th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 6 (IANS) Samsung Electronics Thursday said global sales of its Galaxy S3 smartphone topped 20 million at a faster pace than any of its predecessors.According to an e-mailed ... Read more...

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Coal India to get assets abroad


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, September 3 (IANS) Coal India Ltd (CIL) will spend Rs.5,000 crore this fiscal to acquire assets abroad, Pratik Prakashbapu Patil, minister of state in the coal ministry, said ... Read more...

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28 ‘punished’ for China building collapse


August 27th, 2012 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) A total of 28 people were found responsible for a building collapse that killed six people in China last year, and have been "punished", officials said.Seven ... Read more...

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Russian executed in 1918 cleared 94 years later


August 24th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS) Prosecutors in Russia, embarking on a quest for historical justice, formally cleared a peasant executed in 1918 for opposing the Bolsheviks, RIA Novosti reported.Two Communists sent ... Read more...

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$2 mn drug haul seized in Moscow region


August 24th, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A drug haul of over 200 kg heroin, having an estimated market value of about $2 million, has been seized in Moscow region, said a ... Read more...

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Mullah Omar taunts US, Britain


August 18th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Taliban leader Mullah Omar, one of the world's most wanted terrorists, has spoken out against the US and Britain by saying the "invading enemy" will ... Read more...

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Olympic gold for Hungarians may be worth $155,000


August 18th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bupapest, Aug 18 (IANS) Hungary's gold medal winning Olympian may receive a reward of 35 million Hungarian forints (slightly over $155,000), Zoltan Molnar, general secretary of the Hungarian Olympic Committee ... Read more...

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Coal India reports marginal net profit growth in Q1 (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) State miner Coal India Limited (CIL) Monday declared a marginal net profit growth with a stand-alone net profit of Rs.45,765.70 million for the quarter ended ... Read more...

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Coal India’s marginal net profit growth in Q1


August 13th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) State miner Coal India Limited (CIL) Monday declared a marginal net profit growth with a stand-alone net profit of Rs.45,765.70 million for the quarter ended ... Read more...

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Jennifer Lawrence to get $10 million for next ‘Hunger Games’


August 8th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The popular film actress and Oscar nominated Jennifer Lawrence is set to negotiate a massive salary raise for the next ‘Hunger Games’ installation titled “Catching fire”. ... Read more...

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China launches rare earth trading platform


August 8th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) China Wednesday launched a trading platform for rare earth metals as part of its efforts to regulate the sector and strengthen its pricing power for the ... Read more...

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Wadhwani Foundation to train physically challenged


August 7th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 7 (IANS) Wadhwani Foundation of the US-based Indian techno entrepreneur Romesh Wadhwani will train about 13,500 educated disabled from across the country in skill development in partnership with ... Read more...

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Britain may crack down on e-cigarettes


August 5th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Electronic cigarettes - that contain nicotine-infused water which is inhaled as a vapour - face a crackdown in Britain after the health minister said some were ... Read more...

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US gives Syrian opposition $25 mn in non-lethal aid


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has provided the Syrian opposition fighting President Bashar al-Assad with $25 million of non-lethal assistance, an official here said.State Department spokesman Patrick Ventrell ... Read more...

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China has over 1 mn multi-millionaires


July 31st, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 31 (IANS) In a first, the number of multi-millionaires in China has surpassed the one million mark, according to the latest edition of a Chinese magazine known for ... Read more...

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Winehouse dad demands 10 mn pounds from Gaga


July 26th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Late singer Amy Winehouse's father Mitch says he would consider letting pop star Lady Gaga play his daughter in a film if she pays him ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga sued for $10 million


July 26th, 2012 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Bosses of a toy manufacturer licensed to make a doll of Lady Gaga have filed a lawsuit against the pop star.The "Bad Romance" hitmaker and her ... Read more...

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It’s love in Greece for Gaga!


July 24th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga has reportedly found a new love interest in Greece.The 26-year-old singer, who is busy getting her 10 million pounds-worth palace in Crete, has ... Read more...

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China builds train link to ’sea of death’


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) China has finished constructing a railway link to a lake that is known as the "sea of death" due to its high salt content, a ... Read more...

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Brazil threatens Spanish firm with $10 mn fine


July 21st, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 21 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's regulatory agency said Friday that Spain's Telefonica could face a fine of 20 million reais ($10 million) if it fails to improve fixed-line ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton’s dress rakes in 10 million in ticket sales


July 19th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Buckingham Palace has announced that Kate Middleton’s wedding gown became the star attraction during last year’s exhibition at the palace. The Sarah Burton bridal gown attracted ... Read more...

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Gaga to build floating palace in Greece


July 18th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 18 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga is building her dream "floating palace" in Greece.The grand palace will reportedly cost the singer 10 million pounds and is being built ... Read more...

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A third of presidential electoral college tainted


July 12th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) As people's representatives are set to elect a new president soon, data compiled by a think tank shows nearly a third of the electoral college ... Read more...

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HDFC quarterly net profit rises 18.6 percent


July 11th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) India's largest mortgage lender HDFC Wednesday reported 18.6 percent net profit at Rs.10,019.10 million for the quarter ended June 30 against Rs.8,445.30 million during the same ... Read more...

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IFC loans euro 10 million to Same DeutzFahr India


July 10th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) The International Finance Corporation (IFC) Tuesday announced a loan of euro 10 million (Rs.680 million) to the Indian subsidiary of Italian tractor maker Same DeutzFahr ... Read more...

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Real Madrid extend Leon loan to Getafe


June 30th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 30 (IANS) Spanish side Real Madrid confirmed the club has extended the loan of midfielder Pedro Leon to Getafe for a further season.Talented right sided midfielder Leon, joined ... Read more...

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Judge dismisses Berlusconi tax-evasion case


June 28th, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Rome, June 28 (IANS/AKI) A judge in Rome has thrown out a tax evasion case against former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi and 11 others.Judge Pierluigi Balestrieri said there was not ... Read more...

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Chinese region eyes 15 mn tourists by 2015


June 27th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) China's picturesque Xishuangbanna region near the Myanmar border is planning to attract 15 million tourists annually by 2015.Lu Yonghe, deputy head of Xishuangbanna Dai prefecture, said ... Read more...

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Russia’s Kommersant ends TV channel


June 27th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Kommersant publishing house has announced that it was getting rid of its television channel, that was launched in 2011, because of its financial underperformance."A ... Read more...

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Airtel to invest $25 million in Malawi


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Indian telephony major Bharti Airtel said Friday it will invest $25 million in Malawi to develop a 3G network and introduce a mobile commerce service, ... Read more...

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