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Will move apex court again on Cauvery water: Jayalalithaa


September 19th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu will again approach the Supreme Court to get its due share of Cauvery river water from Karnataka as the award of the Cauvery ... Read more...

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Former Egypt PM jailed for corruption


September 13th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) A court in the Egyptian capital has sentenced former prime minister Ahmed Nazif to three years in prison for corruption, BBC reported Thursday.Nazif, who was prime ... Read more...

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Catalans march in Barcelona to advocate support for Madrid


September 12th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Sept 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thousands of Catalans thronged the streets of Barcelona to in an unprecedented show of unity to advocate for autonomy from Madrid. The march was informed by the ... Read more...

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Myanmar mulls telecom industry’s privatisation


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 11 (IANS) Myanmar government has plans to privatise the telecom industry in the country.Myanmar's State Posts and Telecommunication (MPT) has worked out a plan to privatise its telecommunications ... Read more...

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WWII bombing victims in China sue Japan


September 10th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 10 (IANS) Survivors of a series of bombings on a city in southwest China during World War II are seeking compensation from the Japanese government, more than seven ... Read more...

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Diarra denies money main motive for Anzhi move


September 10th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) New Anzhi Makhachkala signing Lassana Diarra has denied his move from Real Madrid football club was motivated by money.Anzhi announced the transfer of the 27-year-old ... Read more...

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FIR against Kamat, Rane within 15 days: Parrikar


September 8th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 8 (IANS) Former Goa chief ministers Digambar Kamat and Pratapsing Rane and other government officials will be booked within 15 days in connection with the Rs. 35,000 ... 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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Azim Premji Foundation re-launches teachers portal


September 5th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 5 (IANS) Azim Premji Foundation, set up by IT czar Azim Premji, Wednesday marked Teachers Day by launching "a new and significantly improved version" of the 'Teachers of ... Read more...

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Italy ready to intervene militarily in Syria


September 5th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 5 (IANS/AKI) Italy would be ready to send military forces to Syria if President Bashar al-Assad is toppled, Italian Defence Minister Giampaolo Di Paola has said."Italy has the ... Read more...

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Concert promoters termed MJ ‘emotionally paralyzed mess’


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 3 (IANS) The promoters of Michael Jackson's This Is It show have reportedly described the late pop icon as "an emotionally paralyzed mess" who was "scared ... Read more...

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Over 500,000 participate in Moscow Day celebrations


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 500,000 people took part in the festive events in Moscow Sunday as the Russian capital went into the second day of its 2012 City ... Read more...

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Over six mn Latin American, Caribbean kids not in school


September 1st, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 1 (IANS/EFE) Around 6.5 million of the 117 million children and adolescents in Latin America and the Caribbean do not attend school, the regional office of Unicef said ... Read more...

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Hyundai to invest $130 mn in new plant in Mexico


August 30th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) South Korean automaker Hyundai Motors Company's Mexican unit said it planned to invest $130 million in a new plant that will manufacture aluminum auto parts ... Read more...

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Tripura militant outfits on revival path, says CM


August 28th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bishalgarh (Tripura), Aug 28 (IANS) Separatist outfits in Tripura, supported by some opposition leaders, are recruiting tribal youths ahead of the assembly polls, Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said Tuesday."The militant ... Read more...

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Britain has 1.5 mn obese adults


August 24th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Britain has around 1.5 million adults who can be classed as "morbidly obese", The Sun reported Friday.Weight loss operations in the country have soared by a ... Read more...

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Scorsese faces lawsuit for delayed project


August 24th, 2012 - 8:00 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 24 (IANS) Director Martin Scorsese is facing a lawsuit for not helming a project that he agreed to do 22 years ago.The lawsuit has been filed by ... Read more...

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QPR eyes Zambia’s Emmanuel Mayuka


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka (Zambia), Aug 22 (IANS) English Premier League side Queens Park Rangers (QPR) are ready to sign Zambian international striker Emmanuel Mayuka following his splendid performance for both the national ... 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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Bill Gates is investing in futuristic toilets


August 17th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 17(THAINDIAN NEWS)The computer inventor Bill Gates is thinking about introducing futuristic toilets. It is said the he has invested a lot of money particularly in the technology of coming ... Read more...

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India adds 1.7 mn GSM subscribers, Uninor loses 1.1 mn (Lead, Correcting headline)


August 16th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Telecom service provider Uninor lost 1.1 million subscribers even as the country's GSM subscriber base grew by 0.25 percent in July adding 1.7 million new ... Read more...

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1.7 mn GSM subscribers in India, Uninor loses 1.1 mn


August 16th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Telecom service provider Uninor lost 1.1 million subscribers even as the country's GSM subscriber base grew by 0.25 percent in July adding 1.7 million new ... Read more...

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Nalco puts Indonesia smelter project on hold


August 15th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 15 (IANS) The state-run National Aluminium Company Ltd. (Nalco) Wednesday said it has put on hold its proposed alumina smelter project in Indonesia due to uncertainty over the ... Read more...

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Kremlin to honour Russian Olympic team


August 15th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS) Russian athletes returning from the London Olympics will be honoured at the Kremlin, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has said."I signed an order to honour you with ... Read more...

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Armyworm outbreak threatens China grain output


August 14th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) The armyworm outbreak in China's key grain producing areas has posed a major threat to the corn and rice crops this year, authorities said Tuesday.The agriculture ... Read more...

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Reliance Infrastructure reports decline in Q1 profits


August 14th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, August 14 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure Tuesday declared that its standalone net profit declined 24 percent year-on-year to Rs.327 crore in the quarter ended June 2012.The company has posted a ... 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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Tajiks President bans donkeys from his sight


August 13th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kulob, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a report by local media, citizens in the city of Kulob in Tajik have been banned from appearing to the streets on hand driven carts ... Read more...

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Cheaper bus travel for over a million students in Karnataka


August 11th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 11 (IANS) Karnataka Saturday reduced annual bus pass rates for students by up to Rs. 200, a step which will benefit nearly 1.5 million students.The rates are being ... Read more...

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India’s forex reserves rise to $289.15 bn


August 11th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves grew by $502.2 million to $289.15 billion for the week ended Aug 3, 2012, the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) data ... Read more...

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UN agency seeks $32 mn for Myanmar


August 10th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Aug 10 (IANS) A UN aid agency has appealed for $32.5 million to help rehabilitate victims of the recent ethnic conflict in Myanmar.The communal clashes in Rakhine state have ... Read more...

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Brazil expecting record grain harvest


August 10th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 10 (IANS/EFE) Brazil will reap a record grain harvest of 163.3 million tonnes this year, a gain of 2 percent over 2011, a statistics agency said.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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India’s forex reserves rise by $1.31 billion


August 4th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves grew by $1.31 billion to $288.64 billion for the week ended July 27, 2012, Reserve Bank of India data showed.The forex ... Read more...

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Melanie Amaro releases her new single


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Melanie Amaro, who recently won the ‘X factor’, has released her new single. She is the winner of the first season of ‘X factor and she ... Read more...

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