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Hiddink rejects Anzhi favorite tag: Europa League


September 20th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Udine (Italy), Sep 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anzhi Makhachkala coach Guus Hiddink has rejected the tag of bookmakers' favourites to win their Europa League group ahead of Thursday's opener at Udinese.The ... Read more...

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‘Leather could be grown in a lab’


September 19th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) The leather jacket that you have always fancied could actually be made with stuff grown in a lab, according to a firm backed by PayPal billionaire ... Read more...

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Rich French feud over 75% Tax


September 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN News) A disagreement broke out between Bernard Arnault the executive officer of fashion giant and Edouard de Rothschild. The reason for the feud is because the former wants ... Read more...

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Anzhi release Ivanov


September 8th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian football club Anzhi Makhachkala have released winger Alexei Ivanov.The Dagestan-based club tore up the 31-year-old midfielder's contract on mutual consent, said an official website ... Read more...

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Mining baron Reddy completes a year behind bars Sep 5


September 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 4 (IANS) Gali Janardhana Reddy, a struggling businessman who became a billionaire in less than a decade and dictated terms to BJP in Karnataka, completes a year ... Read more...

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Salma Hayek proud of Mexican roots


August 25th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) Actress Salma Hayek says she is proud of her Mexican heritage and has even taught her daughter to embrace the same.The "Savages" actress corrected her alleged ... Read more...

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Downey Jr Injured on sets of ‘Iron Man 3′


August 17th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
North Carolina, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Popular actor Robert Downey is reported to have injured an ankle on the set while acting in the third film of Iron Man superhero franchise. The ... Read more...

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Kanda leaves Hooda government embarrassed (Haryana Newsletter)


August 10th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 10 (IANS) Till earlier this week, he was Haryana's powerful minister in-charge of home affairs with the entire police force at his beck and call. In a ... Read more...

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Anzhi budget may harm Russian football: Wernbloom


August 9th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anzhi Makhachkala's immense wealth will not do Russian football any good, CSKA Moscow's Pontus Wernbloom said Thursday.The 26-year-old Swedish midfielder stated that huge spending power ... Read more...

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Emma Watson in ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ movie?


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson is in talks to take on the role of Anastasia Steel in the movie adaptation of "Fifty Shades Of Grey".The actress is the ... Read more...

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Anzhi plead fans not to bury European dream


July 17th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala have issued a plea to their supporters not to spoil their chances of staging European football at their home stadium in ... Read more...

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Mind power can create billionaires: Vayalar Ravi


July 15th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 15 (IANS) Giving a thumbs up to the concept of mind power creating billionaires, Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi suggested Sunday that industrial enterprises should also ... Read more...

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Berlusconi, 75, gets fit for election campaign


July 14th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 14 (IANS) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, who was forced to quit over rising debt and a sex scandal, has taken to jogging and studying issues in ... Read more...

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British billionaire ‘lived with wife’s body for four days’


July 12th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) British billionaire Hans Kristian Rausing may have lived with his wife Eva's body for up to four days before it was found by police, Daily Mail ... Read more...

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Mohan Kapur to enter ‘Amrit Manthan’ as saviour


July 1st, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Bollywood and television actor Mohan Kapur is set to enter TV show "Amrit Manthan" as protagonist Nimrit's saviour. He will be seen as hotelier S.J. Oberoi ... Read more...

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Berlusconi wants to be economy minister in 2013


June 28th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 28 (IANS/AKI) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has said he would like to be economy minister if his conservative party wins the elections in 2013. Speaking to ... Read more...

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Indian artist’s house in London occupied by protesters


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) A house in London owned by Indian-origin artist Anish Kapoor, who designed the ArcelorMittal Orbit tower for the Olympics, was Friday occupied by a group ... Read more...

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World’s largest yacht is 590 feet long


June 13th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Russian business tycoon Roman Abramovich is about to lose his title as the owner of the world's largest private yacht after a staggering 590-feet vessel being ... Read more...

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Rajat Gupta’s alleged tips were publicly known: Defence


June 9th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 9 (IANS) Lawyers of Rajat Gupta, former Indian American director of Goldman Sachs Group, have questioned the prosecution charge that he leaked secret tips to convicted hedge ... Read more...

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Slim chance of US slipping back into recession: Buffett


June 6th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) The possibility of the US economy sliding back to recession is very small despite the fragile economic recovery, US billionaire investor Warren Buffett said here.The US ... Read more...

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Billionaire philanthropists to focus on societal development


June 2nd, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) Billionaires Bill Gates, Ratan Tata and Azim Premji Friday held a brain-storming session here with other billionaires and millionaires on the need to integrate philanthropy and ... Read more...

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Anand wins fifth World Chess title (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS) Defending champion Vishwanathan Anand of India clinched the World Chess Championship title for the fifth time here Wednesday defeating Israeli challenger Boris Gelfand in a rapid-chess ... Read more...

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Zuckerberg honeymooning in Rome


May 29th, 2012 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 29 (IANS/AKI) Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan were spotted during their honeymoon in Rome by a tourist who posted their photo on Twitter.The ... Read more...

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Australian Billionaire Gina Rinehart is now the world’s richest woman


May 24th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, May 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gina Rinehart Australia's richest woman, is now the world's weathiest woman as well.Rinehart has a personal fortune of 29.2 billion Australian dollars (28.5 billion US dollars). She ... Read more...

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US court hears Rajat Gupta’s call to Rajaratnam


May 24th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 24 (IANS) Prosecutors played the lone recorded phone call of Rajat Gupta to Raj Rajaratnam to show the close relationship of Goldman Sachs' former Indian American director ... Read more...

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Russian media tycoon sells radio stations


May 17th, 2012 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian businessman Alexander Lebedev, who owns Britain's Evening Standard and The Independent newspapers, will sell two Russian radio stations for $14 million.The Prosto Radio and ... Read more...

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Pakistani billionaire lawmaker fears for his life


May 8th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 8 (IANS) A Pakistani parliamentarian, who has declared assets worth a staggering Rs.32 billion, now fears that this disclosure "may even endanger" his life, a media report said ... Read more...

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Chinese shipyard to build Titanic II


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 2 (IANS) A Chinese shipyard is planning to build a replica of the Titanic that sank in the Atlantic in 1912 with more than 1,500 people on board. ... Read more...

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Mamata among Time’s 100 most influential people


April 18th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Time magazine has listed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in its list for ... Read more...

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Warren Buffett diagnosed with prostate cancer


April 18th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 18 (IANS) American billionaire investor Warren Buffett has been diagnosed with stage I prostate cancer, the CNN reported Wednesday.In a letter to shareholders of his firm Berkshire Hathaway, ... Read more...

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US Senate rejects Obama’s wealth tax proposal


April 17th, 2012 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US Senate has blocked President Barack Obama's proposal to raise tax rate on those earning over one million dollars a year.The wealth tax ... Read more...

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Roberto Carlos slams Russian football pitches


April 8th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 8 (IANS) Former Real Madrid defender Roberto Carlos, now playing for Russia's Anzhi Makhachkala, has slammed the poor quality Russian football pitches."The infrastructure that lots of clubs have ... Read more...

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Machine to make drinking water from toilet waste


April 7th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) A new invention, being funded by billionaire Bill Gates, aims to turn used toilet water into drinking water, a British nanotechnology expert says.According to Manchester ... Read more...

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Obama urges Congress to pass ‘Buffett Rule’ for higher tax on rich


March 31st, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) US President Barack Obama urged Congress Saturday to pass the "Buffett Rule" tax plan, which is designed to increase the tax rate on the wealthiest ... Read more...

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Berlusconi buys villa near Clooney’s house


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
Milan, March 23 (IANS/AKI) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has bought a mansion near a lake that is lined with houses, including one belonging to American actor George Clooney.After ... Read more...

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