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Swiss man jailed in Cambodia for child sex


September 14th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Sep 14 (IANS) An 81-year-old Swiss man was Friday convicted by a court in Cambodia's capital for his involvement in child prostitution. He was sentenced to five years ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dhoni happy with Yuvraj’s return to international cricket


September 12th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni says that Yuvraj Singh can draw confidence from his performance against New Zealand in Tuesday's Twenty20 as he made a return ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

August car sales down over 18 percent: SIAM


September 10th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Higher fuel prices and interest rates and a slowdown in the economy saw car sales plummeting more than 18 percent in August, the biggest drop ... Read more...

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Biggest day since World Cup final: Yuvraj


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Vishakapatnam, Sep 8 (IANS) Hours before his first match in over 10 months, cricketer Yuvraj Singh said that this would be the biggest day in his life since the World ... Read more...

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CPI-M ridicules Mamata for ‘record’ number of inquiry panels


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) Taking a swipe at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for setting up a "record" 10 inquiry commissions during her tenure so far, the CPI-M ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pussy Riot to appeal sentence


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The defence team of punk group Pussy Riot will next week appeal the two-year prison sentence for its three members."Today, we received the copy of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Juventus down Napoli 4-2 to win Italian Super Cup


August 11th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) Serie A winner Juventus sank Coppa Italia champion Napoli 4-2 to win the Italian Super Cup at the Bird's Nest here Saturday."The win definitely boosts our ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

US federal government has $69.6 bn deficit


August 11th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) The US federal government registered a budget deficit of about $69.6 billion in July, bringing the total budget gap for the first 10 months of this ... Read more...

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US consumer confidence slips


July 28th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 28 (IANS) The US consumer confidence continued to decline in July after hitting a 4.5-year high in May, as the job growth is slowing and food prices are ... Read more...

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Chinese man jailed for robbing corn on the cob


July 18th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) A 20-year-old unemployed man in Shanghai has been sentenced to jail for 10 months for robbing a convenience store of a steamed corn-on-the-cob worth a mere ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Australian surfer dies of shark attack


July 14th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 24-year-old surfer died Saturday in a shark attack near Wedge Island in Western Australia province, media reports said.According to The West Australian newspaper, the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Not retiring from ODIs: Sachin


July 6th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has said he has no plans to retire from One-day Internationals and that he opted out of the upcoming Sri ... Read more...

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Delhi’s power tariff hike comes into effect


July 1st, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) An average of over 20 percent hike in power tariff for homes came into effect in the national capital Sunday, the fourth hike in just ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bangladesh foodgrain imports fall


June 24th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 24 (IANS) Bangladesh's foodgrain imports fell sharply by more than 50 percent year-on-year, an official said Sunday.Rice imports plunged by 56.32 percent year-on-year to $283.8 million during the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hathaway survives on hummus, radishes


June 20th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) Actress Anne Hathaway says she is following such an extreme diet to lose weight to play prostitute Fantine in "Les Miserables" that she just lives ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Over 400,000 Nepalis leave for jobs overseas


June 12th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 12 (IANS) More than 400,000 Nepali youths have left the country in 10 months of the current fiscal year in search of jobs, a media report said. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gaga, Kinney together again?


June 5th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga and her ex-boyfriend Taylor Kinney have reportedly reunited.Kinney, 30, recently sparked rumours of a reunion when he joined Gaga, who is currently touring ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mubarak verdict to be appealed against


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 3 (IANS) Egypt's prosecutor general will appeal against the verdicts delivered by a Cairo court in the trial of ex-president Hosni Mubarak, his two sons, the former interior ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gen Bikram Singh assumes command of Indian Army (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Gen Bikram Singh, an infantryman, Thursday assumed command of the 1.13 million strong Indian Army, bringing to an end the controversial 26 month tenure of ... Read more...

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Casey Anthony found hiding in Florida


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, May 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Casey Anthony has been found hiding in Florida, 10 months after the end of her trial. She will now have to return to Orlando’s courts. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Victoria Beckham gets anti-ageing facial


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:47 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 22 (IANS) Singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham wants to stop looking old. So she treats herself to special anti-ageing facials, which include ingredients like sheep placenta and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistan revenue collection up 25 percent


May 20th, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Revenue collection in Pakistan has registered a 25 percent growth during the first 10 months of 2011-12 fiscal year as compared to last year, Finance Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Punjab colleges staff go without salaries for months’


May 15th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 15 (IANS) Teaching and non-teaching staff in colleges across Punjab have gone without salaries for the past few months, a senior teachers' leader said Tuesday."A total of 1,036 ... Read more...

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Countdown to army chief’s retirement begins


May 5th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The countdown to Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh hanging up his boots May 31 began Saturday with his first farewell visit to the Western ... Read more...

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Samsung unveils new Galaxy smartphone


May 4th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 4 (IANS) Samsung Electronics has unveiled its third generation smartphone in the Galaxy series featuring the options of recognizing voice, face and motion.The Galaxy S3, running Google's latest ... Read more...

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Gaga splits from Kinney


May 4th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 4 (IANS) Lady Gaga has reportedly split from actor boyfriend Taylor Kinney."The couple are now on a break. She will be touring non-stop until next year and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US stocks rise on upbeat manufacturing data


May 1st, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 1 (IANS) US stock jumped Tuesday, with the blue-chip Dow rallying to a fresh four-year high, as market sentiment was boosted by upbeat manufacturing data.According to the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Aditya Birla Nuvo to buy controlling stake in Pantaloon (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


April 30th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Kishore Biyani-led Future Group said Monday it will spin off its branded apparel business Pantaloons into a separate entity, in which Aditya Birla Nuvo will infuse ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Aditya Birla Nuvo to buy controlling stake in Pantaloon


April 30th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Kishore Biyani-led Future Group said Monday it will spin off its branded apparel business Pantaloons brand into a separate entity, in which Aditya Birla Nuvo will ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rahul Gandhi to visit drought-hit areas in Maharashtra


April 26th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi arrives here Friday on a two-day visit to Maharashtra during which he will visit some drought-hit regions, a party office ... Read more...

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Indian boy of five languishes in Bangladesh jail


April 25th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 25 (IANS) A five-year-old Indian boy and his grandparents are lodged in a Bangladesh jail for a year since the process for their confirmation as Indian nationals ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Visit not to pressurise Bengal government: Rights body


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) Amid reports of rape cases across West Bengal, a delegation of the National Commission for Women (NCW) that is visiting Kolkata, Monday denied this was ... Read more...

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US consumer prices rise


March 17th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS/EFE) The US Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.4 percent last month, the largest increase in 10 months, the Labour Department said Friday.February's spike in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Europe, US crisis to hit India’s export: Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The lingering economic crisis in Europe and the United States will affect India's merchandise as well as services exports in the financial year beginning ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s industrial output up 6.8 percent in January (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) India's industrial output rose the fastest in seven months at 6.8 percent in January, helped by a robust show in the manufacturing sector, kindling ... Read more...

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