Jam free traffic promised on Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway

September 19th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 19 (IANS) The concessionaire company of the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway Wednesday pledged jam free movement of traffic on the 32-lane Serhol toll plaza in Gurgaon, police said.The Delhi-Gurgaon Super ... Read more...

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China’s manufacturing activity slows to nine-month low (Lead)

September 1st, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 1 (IANS) China's manufacturing activity further slid in August with the purchasing managers index (PMI) standing at 49.2 percent, the lowest pace in nine months.The PMI reading in ... Read more...

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Australian capital expenditure goes up

August 30th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 30 (IANS) The rise in capital expenditure (capex) in the June quarter suggests that the mining boom in Australia will continue for the next few years, economists said ... Read more...

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Daily cup of coffee adds 4.5 kg to weight annually

August 21st, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) A daily cup of latte coffee can add around 4.5 kg (10 pounds) to your weight a year, British experts have warned.The boom in high-street coffee ... Read more...

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Australian central bank predicts continued resources boom

August 21st, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 21 (IANS) The forecast of continuing resource investment and a period of low inflation were behind the decision of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) to leave the ... Read more...

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Home sales in Spain fall

August 10th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 10 (IANS/EFE) The volume of home sales in Spain fell last month to 25,405, a drop of 11.4 percent compared with July 2011, the National Statistics Institute said.Sales ... Read more...

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Morgan mistakes a drag queen for Houston

July 17th, 2012 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 17 (IANS) Television presenter Piers Morgan admits he and his team had put on the wrong picture of late singer Whitney Houston while interviewing rapper LL Cool ... Read more...

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Touch wood, no terror incident this year: Chidambaram

July 13th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said the country needs to be vigilant to thwart the terror threat though there has been no terrorist incident in ... Read more...

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‘Lokayuktas can help control rampant mining’

June 15th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 15 (IANS) New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW)has advocated powerful Lokayukta institutions in Indian states as one of the ways to control the rampaging mining industry from encroaching ... Read more...

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UFC bans Fighter Jason “Mayhem” Miller after latest loss

May 29th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles May 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The UFC has reportedly banned Jason "Mayhem" Miller. The organizations’ president, Dana White, declared that Miller’s ban was caused by his poor performance and his bizarre ... Read more...

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Goa cancels 450 iron ore trading licenses

April 4th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 3 (IANS) The Goa government Tuesday cancelled the licenses of nearly 450 iron ore traders registered here in a bid to check extraction and export of iron ... Read more...

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Paul McCartney struggles with modern fame

March 7th, 2012 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) Former Beatle Paul McCartney says he is struggling to cope with fame in the digital age.The 69-year-old has spent most of his life in the ... Read more...

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YouGov poll reveals that Britons are bored of Social Media

March 6th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Following the boom of social media networks during the last parts of the last decade of the century, the effects seems to be draining from some people. ... Read more...

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Half million Bangladeshis employed overseas in 2011

February 20th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 20 (IANS) Over half a million Bangladeshis found overseas jobs in 2011 as the remittance-reliant country witnessed a boom in overseas employment after two dull years following the ... Read more...

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China halts operations at hundreds of mines

February 18th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) Chinese authorities have halted operations of hundreds of illegal coalmines in the country's resource-rich Inner Mongolia region, officials said Saturday.About 9,000 mines were checked as part ... Read more...

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Milkmen turning a vanishing lot in Britain

January 24th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) Traditional milkmen are rapidly turning a vanishing breed in Britain while various other doorstep delivery services such as of pizzas to computers and books to DVDs ... Read more...

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Expert snubs claims of ‘unprecedented winter’

January 18th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) An expert has contested official assertion and a general belief that Kashmir is witnessing an unprecedented winter.Shakeel Ahmad Ramshoo, head of the Geo-Informatics and Remote Sensing ... Read more...

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Connivance of officials in Odisha illegal mining: Panel

December 13th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 12 (IANS) A central commission probing allegations of illegal mining in several mineral-rich states Monday said it has found prima-facie evidence of illegal mining in Odisha which would ... Read more...

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Bollywood today has directors with different styles and vision: Boman Irani (Interview)

December 4th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) A professional photographer, Boman Irani had done theatre and featured in many TV commercials before he entered Bollywood. Having delivered some memorable performances since ... Read more...

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Damon in awe of ‘We Bought…’ lion

October 17th, 2011 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 17 (IANS) Actor Matt Damon is excited to have got a chance to work closely with a lion while shooting for his film "We Bought A Zoo"."What they ... Read more...

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Goa ore exporters do not want CBI to probe illegal mining

October 4th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 4 (IANS) Ore exporters in Goa do not want a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into Goa's mega mining scam, even as their spokesperson admitted that some ... Read more...

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Goa mining scam: Shah probe to look at pre-Beijing Olympic demand boom

September 16th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) A nine-member commission led by retired Supreme Court judge M.B. Shah will probe Goa's mining scam with a special eye to illegal extraction of iron ore ... Read more...

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Kenyan pipeline blast kills more than 60

September 12th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nairobi, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dozens of people have been killed in a pipeline blast in a slum in Kenya. Rescuers have removed at least 61 bodies from the place where the ... Read more...

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China’s non-manufacturing sector growth slows in August

September 3rd, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 3 (IANS) The growth of China's non-manufacturing sector slowed in August, as indicated by the decline of the Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), the China Federation of Logistics and ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi among top tourist destinations: Expert

August 22nd, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 22 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi is one of the world's top tourism destinations due to its huge tourism infrastructure and services, said an expert Monday.Elias Sarkis, general manager ... Read more...

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Boom in Indian telecom industry to continue

June 12th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Revenues of the Indian telecom industry, that includes telecommunication services and handset markets, is likely to reach Rs. 2,88,832 crore or $63 billion in 2012, ... Read more...

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‘Hangover Part II’ tops US box office

May 30th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 30 (IANS) Todd Phillips' "The Hangover Part II" has triumphed at the domestic box office by raking in $118.1 million in the first four days of ... Read more...

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Landslide traps eight miners in Colombia

May 18th, 2011 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, May 18 (IANS) At least eight miners were trapped in Colombia Tuesday after a landslide blocked the exit of a coalmine on the outskirts of the country's third largest ... Read more...

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Jessica Simpson ’sets wedding date’

April 28th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 28 (ANI): Singer and actress Jessica Simpson has revealed that she and fiance Eric Johnson have set a date for their wedding."I'm still trying to figure out what to wear! ... Read more...

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‘Here Comes The Boom’ team turns eco-friendly

April 23rd, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Movie bosses behind Salma Hayek and Kevin James' new film "Here Comes The Boom" have set down eco-friendly rules to make the shoot as green as ... Read more...

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Flirting on mobile phones is the new fad

April 23rd, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
The amount spent on mobile phone flirting and dating services has gone up by 36 pc in 2010 to34.7 million dollars compared to the previous year, premium rate regulator PhonepayPlus said.Official ... Read more...

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e-book boom in China: Survey

April 22nd, 2011 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Chinese people between the ages of 18 and 70 read 613 million electronic books in 2010, according to a survey.The survey conducted by the Chinese Academy ... Read more...

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William Shatner a stock market billionaire?

March 30th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 30 (ANI): Is Canadian actor William Shatner officially a billionaire? He could be, courtesy shares have surged to yet another record high. They're up nearly 90 dollars bucks this ... Read more...

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Fourteen year old Chennai girl becomes world’s youngest CEO

March 15th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 15 (ANI): Sindhuja Rajaraman, a 14-year old girl has become the world's youngest Chief Executive Officer (CEO).The ninth standard student became the head of Seppan Company, an animation firm, in ... Read more...

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Flag manufacturing industry booms ahead of Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu

March 10th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Mar 10 (ANI): With just one month left for the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, flag manufacturers in Coimbatore are seeing sales soar.The flag-manufacturing sector in the city has witnessed a boom ... Read more...

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