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TRAI to fine operators for contravening MNP rules


September 19th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Wednesday said it will levy financial disincentives on operators for contravention of mobile number portability (MNP) regulations ranging ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

PMO lists inclusive growth achievements


September 17th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Prime Minister's office (PMO) has listed 10 major achievements that showcase inclusive growth in the last one decade.Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's official Twitter account ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Decision on 2G auction participation only by October: SSTL


September 10th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Sistema Shyam Teleservices (SSTL) Monday said it would be able to say only next month if it would take part in the 2G auction as ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hulk and Witsel cost 40 millon euros each: Zenit


September 7th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian champions Zenit St. Petersburg paid 40 million euros each for Brazil striker Hulk from Porto and Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel from Benfica, Zenit general ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Government to set up 10 community colleges for skill development


September 6th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The government will set up 10 community colleges in collaboration with Canadian educational institutes to educate illiterate adults and provide skill-based training for employment, Human ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

60 mn below poverty line in Mexico by yearend


September 6th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 6 (IANS/EFE) Underemployment, inflation and other factors have eroded the income level of some 31 million Mexicans, and by the end of this year there will be ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India will need 1,450 new aircraft in next 20 years: Boeing


September 4th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Indian carriers will require 1,450 new aircraft worth $175 billion to cope with the growth in passenger traffic over the next 20 years, global aircraft ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Joining Zenit is another victory in my life: Hulk


September 4th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersberg, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Brazil striker Hulk says his shock move to Zenit St. Petersburg football club from Porto represents "another victory" in his career.The 26-year-old playmaker inked ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp to earn $60 million for the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 5′?


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jonny Depp will now earning $60 million for the new film that he is enticed to join. He has now topped in the current list of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Working with government to remove hateful content: Facebook


August 21st, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Social networking website Facebook Tuesday said it is working with the government to remove "hateful content" that is widely being perceived as likely to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Social media becoming double-edged sword


August 21st, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The online hate campaign targeting people from the northeast has put the spotlight on the power of the social media network in India, which ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Depp to get 60 mn pounds from next ‘Pirates’ movie


August 21st, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 21 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp is set to feature in the fifth edition of "Pirates Of The Caribbean" and the actor will reportedly earn 60 million ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Man held in Italy for beating wife for removing veil


August 17th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 17 (IANS/AKI) An Egyptian Muslim man was held by the police for allegedly beating his Tunisian wife after she removed her veil in the torrid summer heat on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Witness claims that Jerry Sandusky and Booster abused boys on a private plane


August 14th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pennsylvania, Aug 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A witness who was interviewed by federal authorities in the presence of the FBI said that he saw Jerry Sandusky and one of the boosters of Penn ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

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...

Posted in Business |

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...

Posted in Business |

10 confirmed dead in China storms


August 12th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) At least 10 people have been confirmed dead while four others still missing in China's Liaoning province following a severe storm that hit the region last ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ricky Martin to develop TV series


July 31st, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 31 (IANS/EFE) Fans of singer Ricky Martin, currently appearing on Broadway in a revival of the musical "Evita", may soon be able to see him from the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Barcelona in bid to secure Neymar after Olympics


July 30th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 30 (IANS) Barcelona vice-president Josep Maria Bartomeu has revealed that the football club is hoping to secure the transfer of Brazil star Neymar after the London ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

NBC sells $1 billion ads for Olympics 2012


July 26th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Broadcaster NBC announced on Wednesday that it has reached the $ 1 billion mark for the advertisement sales related to the Olympics.The Olympic Games are ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Neymar begs Ganso to stay at Santos


July 19th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, July 19 (IANS) Brazilian star Neymar has pleaded with national and club teammate Paulo Henrique Ganso to remain at Santos, local media reported.Ganso's agent Delcir Sonda ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Barcelona in 60 million-euro deal for Neymar


July 16th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 16 (IANS) Barcelona has reportedly won the race to sign Brazilian sensation Neymar by securing a 60 million-euro deal for the striker.The Catalan club is hopeful ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

OPEC expects increase in 2013 world crude oil demand


July 12th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, July 12 (IANS) The world crude oil demand would remain stable in 2013 and reach 89.50 million barrels per day, up by 0.9 percent from 2012, the Organization of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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 |

Apple pays $60 mn for iPad trademark in China


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) Apple Inc. has agreed to pay $60 million to Proview Technology (Shenzhen) to settle the dispute over the iPad trademark, a court announced Monday.Apple has transferred ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Coke and Pepsi contain alcohol: study


June 27th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Coca-Cola and Pepsi contain minute traces of alcohol, a study has revealed.According to tests carried out by the Paris-based National Institute of Consumption, more than half ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

NDA recruitment scam: Army officer among 6 held (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 24 (IANS) An Indian Army officer and five civilians have been arrested in a recruitment scam unearthed by the CBI in the National Defence Academy (NDA) here, an ... Read more...

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NDA staffers arrested for recruitment scam


June 24th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 24 (IANS) Two staffers of the National Defence Academy (NDA) and four civilians have been arrested in connection with a major recruitment scam unearthed by the CBI, an ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Germany concerned over human rights in Bangladesh


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 23 (IANS) Germany Saturday expressed concern over killings and the human rights violations in Bangladesh, and urged all political actors to work together to strengthen democracy ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Suzlon Group to sell China subsidiary for $60 mn


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Wind turbine maker Suzlon Saturday said it will sell stake in its China manufacturing subsidiary to China Power New Energy (CPNE) Development Company for $60 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

World Bank to give $60 mn for bridges in Nepal


June 21st, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 21 (IANS) Nepal will receive $60 million from the World Bank for construction, improvement and maintenance of bridges, the government said.The funding is being made through the bank's ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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...

Posted in Business |

China adds 60 million hectares of forest


June 5th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) China, in moves to fight climate change, has increased the total forest area to 195 million hectares from 134 million hectares in 1992 -- a net ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Latin America’s largest garbage dump closes (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 4 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's gigantic trash dump on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, considered Latin America's largest, has finally closed.The last truck to bring a load ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Ban ki-Moon urges Myanmar rebels to join peace process


May 19th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 19 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged Myanmarese rebels to end violence and join a government-led peace process.About 50,000 have been displaced in the violence in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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