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Jobless Italian throws kids from balcony, kills self


May 21st, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) A 49-year-old Italian threw his 14-month-old son and four-year-old daughter to their deaths from their sixth-floor balcony and then leaped from it himself in despair after ... Read more...

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Advertising firm Jivox gets $8.2 mn venture funding


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 2 (IANS) Global interactive online video advertising firm Jivox Wednesday secured $8.2 million funding from Fortisure Ventures LLC headed by an Indian chief executive and three institutional investors.The ... Read more...

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Russian man jailed for 6-yrs for airing porn on electronic billboard


March 25th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): A man in Russia has been jailed for six years after he hacked into the server of an advertising agency and made its electronic billboard show porn to ... Read more...

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Rajkumar Hirani produces MAX’s IPL ad campaign with humour


March 1st, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Rajkumar Hirani, the man behind films like "Munnabhai M.B.B.S" and "3 Idiots", has produced a series of ad films to promote MAX's Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign ... Read more...

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Sarah Jessica Parker joins fight against sex trafficking in NYC radio spot


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 22 (ANI): "Sex and the City" actress Sarah Jessica Parker and "Precious" star Gabourey Sidibe have lent their voices to a New York City radio spot to fight sex ... Read more...

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Keller Rohrback investigates Abbot Laboratories regarding weight loss drug


October 10th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Reports are that the weight reducing drug Meridia, which is a prescription weight loss drug manufactured and marketed by the Abbott laboratories, has ... Read more...

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Lindsay seeks financial help from Britney’s adviser


August 27th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan is seeking advice from singer Britney Spears' accountant to get her finances back on track. Lindsay's finances will be taken care of by Lou ... Read more...

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Oz girl earning $100K a year from YouTube ads


August 22nd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 22 (ANI): A Sydney-based girl has earned an estimated 100,000 dollars from advertising on her YouTube clips in the past year, reveals a new study.Natalie Tran is one of just ... Read more...

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Vaseline launches a skin lightening Facebook application


July 13th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Vaseline has launched a skin lightening Facebook application. The application is available for download.The skincare product manufacturers launched the application in India for their users who ... Read more...

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Vaseline launches skin-whitening Facebook tool for India


July 13th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 13 (ANI): Skincare group Vaseline has introduced a skin-lightening application for Facebook in India enabling users to make their skin whiter in their profile pictures.According to news.com.au, the ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan’s mum backs her in “milkaholic” ad lawsuit


March 11th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan's mum Dina has jumped in to back her daughter's multi-million pound legal battle over an advert which allegedly used the actress' name and poked fun ... Read more...

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Feminists’ fury over Sarkozy’s depiction of pregnant Marianne


February 22nd, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0London, February 22 (ANI): Nicholas Sarkozy has left the country's feminists reeling over the depiction of Marianne, the personification of the French Republic since the 19th century, in a government ... Read more...

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Apple announces 3 billion iPhone applications downloads


January 6th, 2010 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Jan 6 (DPA) Apple Tuesday said that customers had downloaded over 3 billion applications from the company's App Store for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The announcement of the milestone came ... Read more...

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Wellington tech firm moves to India


September 14th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep.14 (ANI): An Anglo-Kiwi web advertising firm Firstlight Online has moved its software development facility to India from Wellington.The company is merging with Nasdaq-listed web-search firm Convera, despite a bid ... Read more...

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Police question Himanshu Sabharwal again for aide’s murder


July 25th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Delhi Police Saturday once again questioned Himanshu Sabharwal, son of Ujjain professor H.S. Sabharwal who died after being beaten up by students in his college August ... Read more...

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Prof Sabharwal son’s aide found dead near Khalsa College (Second Lead)


July 24th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A close aide of Himanshu Sabharwal, son of Ujjain professor H.S. Sabharwal who died after being beaten up by students in his college in August 2006, ... Read more...

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Furore over Burger King’s ‘raunchy’ sandwich ad


July 1st, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A print advertisement of Burger King's sandwich in Singapore has come under fire because of its "distasteful" and unappetizing references to oral sex.The ad for the "BK Super ... Read more...

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“There is a lot more to me than acting”- Mayank Anand


May 6th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
That would be Dr. Rahul Grewal from Dill Mill Gayye; the one who gets the hearts of girls to skip a beat. You don't have to go too far to find ... Read more...

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Catholic Church blocks plans of atheist bus adverts in Italy


January 19th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Plans of putting atheist slogans on buses in Italy, like the ones in Britain, have been blocked by the Roman Catholic Church.The adverts reading The bad news ... Read more...

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American couple welcomes identical triplets


October 17th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): An American couple has become proud parents of rare identical triplets.Desmond and Kerry Lyons, who live in New York, revealed that they feel blessed and are thankful ... Read more...

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Beat policing hits all time low, fails to generate enough intelligence


August 3rd, 2008 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
By Sahil Makkar New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Can you recall the last time your beat constable had visited your house? Do you know him? Do you keep his mobile number for an ... Read more...

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Pyramid Saimira increases turnover, profit but skips dividend


June 30th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) The city-based entertainment company Pyramid Saimira Theatre Ltd closed the 2007-08 fiscal with a revenue of Rs.7.49 billion and an after-tax profit of Rs.578.7 million. The corresponding figures ... Read more...

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Six Russians on Virgin Galactic’s first space flight


June 24th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Moscow, June 24 (RIA Novosti) Six Russians will be on board the inaugural flight of the world's first space travel agency, Virgin Galactic (VG), which is to launch suborbital passenger flights ... Read more...

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Reality plays making a comeback on Indian stage (Feature)


May 25th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by admin
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Socially relevant theatre of the 1970s and 80s is making a comeback on the national stage, courtesy a handful of committed groups. The Actor Factor ... Read more...

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Court notice to Maharashtra government on plea by advertiser


May 19th, 2008 - 11:11 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) An advertiser Monday approached the Supreme Court seeking enforcement of the right under the Maharashtra government's license to advertise through hoardings mounted on special vans. A vacation ... Read more...

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Engineer dubbed ‘Singapore’s Happiest Person’


April 17th, 2008 - 6:50 pm ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, April 17 (DPA) A 35-year-old engineer was proclaimed "Singapore's Happiest Person" Thursday for his unwavering cheer and ability to inspire similar sentiments in others. Andy Goh, nominated by his colleagues, emerged ... Read more...

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Search on for happiest person in Singapore


March 20th, 2008 - 10:54 am ICT by admin
DPA Singapore, March 20 (DPA) The search is on for the happiest person in Singapore following a recent survey that found nine in 10 people feel life is stressful and they need more ... Read more...

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Toll in Lahore twin blasts rises to 28


March 12th, 2008 - 12:16 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Islamabad, March 12 (Xinhua) The twin suicide bombing attacks in the eastern Pakistan city of Lahore have left 28 people dead and 160 injured, GEO TV channel reported. The blasts, one targeting ... Read more...

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Google completes DoubleClick deal after EU approval


March 12th, 2008 - 1:56 am ICT by admin
DPA San Francisco/Brussels, March 12 (DPA) Google has said that it had completed its acquisition of internet advertising firm DoubleClick and would start detailed planning on integrating the two companies that could include ... Read more...

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