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Atletico insists on need to change organisation of Spanish football


September 6th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 6 (IANS) Atletico Madrid's Director General, Miguel Angel Gil has launched another attack on the organisation of the Spanish football league.Atletico won the Europa League last season and ... Read more...

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Kagawa’s girlfriend set to sizzle Manchester


July 14th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Manchester United's newest signing Japanese Shinji Kagawa is set to add a dash of glamour to Old Trafford, thanks to his girlfriend Ameri Ichinose.Ichinose, an ... Read more...

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Finnair starts service to western China city of Chongqing


May 17th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, May 17 (IANS) In a bid to strengthen its presence in the growing Asian market nordic carrier Finnair has started a direct flight to western China city of Chongqing, ... Read more...

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Big Australian dollars to lure Indian tourists


April 19th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 19 (IANS) Buoyed by the number of Indian tourists flocking to Australia, an influential tourism promotional body has asked the Australian government to invest $1 billion to attract ... Read more...

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Sensex continues 5-week rally, closes 102 points higher (Roundup)


February 6th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Monday gave up some of its intra-day gains but closed 102 points higher even as foreign institutional ... Read more...

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‘Myanmar can become top rice exporter’


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 2 (IANS) Myanmar has the potential to reclaim the title of the world's No. 1 rice exporter, an industry leader has said.The country's rice harvest may more than ... Read more...

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Chhetri, Jeje on trial with Glasgow Rangers


November 11th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Glasgow, Nov 11 (IANS) Scottish Premier League Champions Glasgow Rangers will take highly-rated Indian strikers Sunil Chhetri and Jeje Lalpekhlua on trial from the I-League, the club said on its ... Read more...

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Jimmy Choo sold for 525.5 mn pounds


May 23rd, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) High-end fashion brand Jimmy Choo has been bought by a luxury goods firm from TowerBrook Capital Partners LP for a reported 525.5 million pounds, say reports."I ... Read more...

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Need to integrate the entire region by a robust power grid : KC Venugopal


April 27th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 27 (ANI): South Asia has witnessed a growing imbalance between energy demand and its supply from indigenous sources resulting in increased import dependence. Greater cooperation within South Asia is ... Read more...

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Mischa Barton is face of new Chinese sex toy?


April 19th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): It seems 'The O.C.' star Mischa Barton has become the face of a Chinese sex toy.Barton, 25, who has been absent from both the big and small ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga’s song gets Bollywood twist!


April 12th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) International pop star Lady Gaga's hit single "Born This Way" has got a desi twist! Bollywood composers Salim-Suleiman have added a sitar intro and dhol ... Read more...

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Liverpool’s sponsor wants club to buy Asian footballers


April 1st, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): English Premier League club Liverpool's sponsor wants the club to sign Asian footballers to help tap into commercial opportunities in the region.Citing Manchester United's signing of Park ... Read more...

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Finnair achieves 2.5 percent growth in 2010


January 9th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair's passenger traffic grew by 2.5 percent in 2010 helped by a boost on its Asian routes, the airline said Sunday.Traffic on the Asian route ... Read more...

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Wine outperforms gold, oil


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) White and red wine bottles have outperformed gold and oil, said a report on the state of the fine wine market.The Bordeaux Index, a monthly report on the ... Read more...

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Now, laser technology that inscribes on glass without breaking it


November 25th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): Now, a new laser technology can inscribe numbers in glass without cracking, heating or leaving any external marks on the glass."It's the only technology that can mark glass ... Read more...

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Asian buyers start appearing on Christie’s radar


November 16th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Four percent of buyers at this week's auctions at Christie's, New York, were from Asia, a statement released by the famous auction house said, adding that the ... Read more...

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Cheaper Indian goods in Canadian market after free trade deal


November 13th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 13 (IANS) India will join China in filling up Canadian stores with cheaper goods once New Delhi and Ottawa sign a free trade agreement to do away with ... Read more...

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ATMs Selling Gold Bars Coming To USA


September 28th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A German company known for installing and operating GOLD vending apparatus is soon going to introduce such machines in the United States and the machines will ... Read more...

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Likely Chinese owners plan to make Liverpool highest-spending club


August 7th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 7 (ANI): Liverpool's would be Chinese owners are planning to turn the club into the biggest spenders on the planet.Marc Ganis, whose Sportscorp company has helped form a group of ... Read more...

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Now, foam car that can float on water


July 27th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): A car that provides a strong protective cage covered with soft foam on both the outside and inside has been one of the most intriguing vehicles competing for ... Read more...

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Richard Gere May Come For Indian Premiere Of The Double


July 26th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Ashok Amritraj, the former Indian tennis star and the most successful man from India in Hollywood, is now planning to bring Richard Gere to India ... Read more...

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Asian operations lift Finnair’s load factor


June 13th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, June 13 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair has reported a 76.8 percent passenger load factor for the first five months of this year, thanks to a robust revival in the Asian ... Read more...

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Tamil fans throng Malaysia’s Cyberjaya to get a glimpse of Kamal Haasan


April 7th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Cyberjaya (Malaysia), Apr 7 (ANI): Hundreds of Tamil movie fans thronged the Cyberview Lodge Resort and Spa here to get a glimpse of Indian superstar Kamal Haasan.The Tamil cinema veteran was not ... Read more...

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India market soars for business jet makers


April 4th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Singh New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) With the number of billionaires and high net worth individuals in India growing, business jet makers are intensifying efforts to sell their aircraft in India ... Read more...

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US Federal Reserve Shifts Discount Rate


February 19th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Memphis, Feb 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The economic condition of America has been quite tumultuous since the recession and the authorities have adopted several measures to cope up with the situation. ... Read more...

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Mercedes-Benz eyes mining sector, buses for growth in Asian market


January 6th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): Mercedes Benz, a unit of Daimler declared on Wednesday that it expects a significant recovery in India's truck and bus segments to drive its growth in Asia's ... Read more...

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Marico acquires Colgate-Palmolive unit in Malaysia


January 4th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 4 (IANS) Fast moving consumer goods company Marico Monday said it had acquired Malaysian hair styling products firm Code 10 -- a subsidiary of Colgate-Palmolive. The company did not disclose the ... Read more...

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Chennai International Fashion Week offers a good platform for budding designers


December 19th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Dec.19 (ANI): The ongoing Chennai International Fashion Week (CIFW) has offered a good platform for budding fashion designers and models.CIFW has been organised to showcase and market the Designers' collections to ... Read more...

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Oz mining giant Rio Tinto to sell iron ore to India’s Essar Steel


December 17th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 15 (ANI): Marking a strategic sales breakthrough in the Asian market, Rio Tinto, a multinational mining and resources group based in Australia and England, has agreed to sell iron ore ... Read more...

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Wendy’s pulling out of Japan by year-end


December 12th, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wendy is going to pull out of Japan. All the 71 Wendy’s restaurants in the country will close by the end of the year 2009, because the ... Read more...

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Volkswagen to acquire nearly 20 percent stake in Suzuki


December 9th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Wolfsburg (Germany), Dec 9 (DPA) German carmaker Volkswagen AG and Japan's Suzuki Motor Corp plan to enter into a long-term strategic partnership, the two companies said Wednesday. Volkswagen, Europe's largest carmaker, is to ... Read more...

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FIFA expert says match fixing is as bad as doping


November 22nd, 2009 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Nov 22 (DPA) A betting expert of football's controlling body FIFA, Wolfgang Feldner, has described match fixing as dangerous as doping. Match-fixing for betting purposes is one of the biggest threats ... Read more...

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Rare Chinese 19th century stamp may set record at Asia auction


September 1st, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept. 1 (ANI): A rare Chinese 19th century stamp, valued at around 258,000 dollars, is expected to set the record at a philatelic auction in Hong Kong next month.The auction ... Read more...

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Real Madrid want Sunday afternoon games to capture Asian market


July 16th, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 16 (DPA) Real Madrid are planning to take the Asian market by storm by playing their home games on Sunday afternoon, sports daily AS reported Thursday. AS said Real president ... Read more...

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Office rental prices fall in major cities: CB Richard Ellis


May 6th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Office rental prices in major Indian cities fell by up to 10 percent in January-March, said a report released by global realty consultant CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) ... Read more...

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