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One Direction mints 100 mn pounds just in two years


September 21st, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Britain band One Direction have reportedly earned almost 100 million pounds within just two years of their musical career.According to the latest version of TV personality ... Read more...

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Google buys Instagram rival Snapseed


September 18th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Following social networking site Facebook's purchase of photo-sharing app Instagram, Google has announced the acquisition of Nik Software, maker of the popular Snapseed photo editing and ... Read more...

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Google acquires Nik Software


September 18th, 2012 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 18 (IANS) Google has announced that it has acquired Nik Software, a German software company behind the popular photo application Snapseed on Apple's iOS platform."We want to ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola re-enters Myanmar after six decades


September 13th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 13 (IANS) Soft drink giant Coca-Cola has re-entered the Myanmar market after a gap of more than 60 years, following the lifting of US economic sanctions on the ... Read more...

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Air India’s new MRO coming up in Nagpur


September 4th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Air India's maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in Nagpur will be completed by the year-end and will become operational by the second quarter of ... Read more...

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Ingersoll Rand launches China-made air-conditioners


August 14th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) Ingersoll Rand India Tuesday launched the China-made Trane brand premium split air conditioners and said it is targeting a market share of five percent in the ... Read more...

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Typhoon kills four, affects millions in China (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) Four people have died and millions have been affected after typhoon Haikui slammed China, authorities said Thursday.The storm made landfall Wednesday in the coastal province of ... Read more...

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Typhoon Haikui affects 1 mn in China


August 9th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) More than one million people in China have been affected by typhoon Haikui, authorities said Thursday.The storm made landfall early Wednesday in the coastal province of ... Read more...

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China eyes global rare earth pricing index


August 9th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) China, the world's top rare earth producer, plans to establish a global authoritative pricing index for rare earth metals in an effort to enhance its pricing ... 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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Facebook stock hits a new low of $24


July 27th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook has recently reported that it is experiencing slow revenue growth and they have not forecasted thier financial growth yet. Facebook had reported a revenue increase ... Read more...

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London Olympics: Betting houses offer odds on diverse things


July 27th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a chance for those who want to bet at the London Olympics to place their bets. Betting houses situated in London are going to offer ... Read more...

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Singapore’s online advertisement spending surges


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, July 23 (IANS) The online advertisement spending in Singapore surged to 135.9 million Singapore dollars ($107.9 million) last year, crossing the 100 million Singapore dollars mark for the first ... Read more...

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60,000 Chinese hold assets worth 100 mn yuan


July 20th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 20 (IANS) Around 63,500 people in China - with an average age of 41 - have individual assets worth more than 100 million yuan (around $16 million), a ... Read more...

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World Bank offers Bihar $100 mn loan


July 9th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The World Bank Monday offered a $100 million loan for a rural livelihood project in Bihar that is expected to benefit 1.5 million households.The project ... Read more...

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Apple faces new copyright suit in China


July 8th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) Apple Inc is facing another lawsuit in China after a company claimed the US giant's voice technology Siri has infringed on a patent involving its own ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Let civic agency manage Delhi’s water supply: Mayor


July 6th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) At a time when the national capital is reeling under a water crisis, mayor of the North Delhi Municipal Corporation Meera Aggarwal Friday said ... Read more...

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Boost for Odisha’s Dhamra port expansion plan


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 3 (IANS) The expansion plan of Odisha's Dhamra port got a boost with authorities Tuesday successfully conducting a public hearing in a village near the port, an official ... Read more...

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Is Johnny Depp going to give £100m to Vanessa Paradis?


June 21st, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Johnny Depp has split from his partner Vanessa Paradis. And there is a strong speculation that she is about to receive 100 million pounds as ... Read more...

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100 mn Chinese live in poverty, says Wen Jiabao


June 21st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 21 (IANS) Even though China boasts a fairly large economy, it is still a developing nation where more than 100 million people live below the poverty line, Premier ... Read more...

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I have quit NCP, says Sangma


June 20th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 20 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker Purno Sangma Wednesday said he has quit the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) because it refused to endorse his presidential candidature."The disinclination ... Read more...

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Delhi, Haryana chief ministers meet on water crisis


June 18th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit met her Haryana counterpart B.S Hooda Monday in an effort to resolve the ongoing water crisis in the national capital, ... Read more...

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Russian opposition to launch online TV channel


June 15th, 2012 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian opposition intends to set up an online television channel featuring political content as an alternative to the state-controlled channels.According to the Izvestia daily, ... Read more...

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Chinese man lied about buying US bank, arrested


June 11th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) A Chinese entrepreneur who fabricated a story about buying a US bank has been arrested on suspicion of tax fraud.Lin Chunping from Wenzhou city was arrested ... Read more...

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Sun-powered plane flies non-stop for 20 hours


June 6th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Rabat (Morocco), June 6 (IANS) An aircraft of the size of an Airbus A340, fitted with 12,000 solar cells, took off from Madrid, Spain, flew about 800 km over ... Read more...

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Google buys Quickoffice


June 6th, 2012 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, June 6 (IANS) Google Tuesday announced that it has acquired mobile office software company Quickoffice."Quickoffice has an established track record of enabling seamless interoperability with popular file formats, ... Read more...

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Digitalisation is the future: Prasar Bharati CEO


June 5th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) Terming digitalisation as the future in television viewing, Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar Tuesday said it would also help content providers understand which programme is a ... Read more...

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Google buying social sharing firm Meebo


June 5th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Google, the world's biggest search engine, is buying Silicon Valley startup Meebo that helps online publishers make their websites more social.The acquisition announced Monday will ... Read more...

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Government sets up board to boost manufacturing


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The government Sunday announced a board to help operationalise the national manufacturing policy that aims to create 100 million additional jobs and boost the share ... Read more...

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Russia’s richest tycoon names $100 mn Yacht after mother


June 1st, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's richest businessmen Alisher Usmanov has named his new $100-million yacht after his mother, a daily reported.The 66-metre ship which was named Dilbar after ... Read more...

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Qantas to cut 500 jobs


May 21st, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 21 (IANS) Australia's largest airline Qantas Airways announced Monday that it would cut 500 jobs following a review of its heavy aircraft maintenance and engineering operations.The airline said ... Read more...

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Myanmar gets over $270 mn investment


May 16th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 16 (IANS) Myanmar drew over $270 million in the first three months of 2012, a media report said. Much of it went into the oil and natural gas ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Take 12th Plan to states’ meet in Lucknow May 16


May 16th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) "Take the plan to the states" is the new mantra of the Planning Commission to ensure successful implementation of the manufacturing component of the 12th ... Read more...

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Gujarat NRE Coke approves issuance of 5 crore warrants


May 15th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Gujarat NRE Coke ltd, the largest independent coke producer in India, Monday said its board has approved the plan to issue five crore warrants to ... Read more...

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‘India has substantially reduced oil imports from Iran’


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) In the face of US sanctions on Iran, India has significantly reduced its oil imports from the country, though rising oil prices have caused immense ... Read more...

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