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Pre-orders for Kareena-inspired ‘Heroine’ collection


September 21st, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Bollywood continues to inspire fashion among youngsters, and if you're one among those who fancies Kareena Kapoor's outfits from "Heroine", here's your chance to grab ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘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...

Posted in World |

Raj Thackeray ‘permits’ airing of show featuring Pakistani artists


September 6th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Thursday gave the green signal to airing of the show "Sur Kshetra" featuring Pakistani artists after the officials ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

MobileStore expects 30 percent sales jump


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) MobileStore, India's largest mobile phone retail chain, is expecting about 25-30 percent jump in sales on year-on-year basis between mid-October and the end of the year, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Software firm denies Russian spy agency tie-up


August 28th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian IT company has denied any involvement in a project to develop software to monitor social networks and influence public opinion for the country's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Maruti’s Manesar plant: 16 cars made on second day


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 22 (IANS) The first lot of 16 cars was manufactured on the second day of the reopening of Maruti's plant at Manesar in Haryana Wednesday as more workers ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maria Sharapova opens up a candy business


August 21st, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tennis player Maria Sharapova just opened up a candy business. She says that she loves candy and opening up a candy business was exciting for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

NY Times names BBC head as CEO


August 15th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 15 (IANS) The New York Times Co. has pinned high hopes on outgoing BBC head Mark Thompson to grow its digital and global businesses by announcing him ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Toyota to invest $500 mn in Brazil


August 9th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 9 (IANS) Japan's automobile manufacturer Toyota has announced an investment of 1 billion reais ($500 million) to set up an engine factory in Brazil.The announcement Wednesday ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

IndiGo launches Dubai-Hyderabad daily flight


August 7th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (IANS) IndiGo Airlines Tuesday launched its new daily Dubai-Hyderabad flight with an Airbus-320 aircraft.The first flight landed at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) from Dubai at 11.05 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Real Madrid, AC Milan chiefs meet to decide Kaka’s future


August 7th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 7 (IANS) The immediate future of Brazilian star Kaka will reportedly be decided at a meeting between Real Madrid president Florentino Perez and AC Milan ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Facebook stock hits a new low of $24


July 27th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook has recently reported that it is experiencing slow revenue growth and they have not forecasted thier financial growth yet. Facebook had reported a revenue increase ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank opens branch in Iraq


July 26th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 25 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) Wednesday opened its branch in the Iraqi capital.ADIB is now poised to support and guide UAE in Iraq and its ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Uday’s acting takes backseat, production in focus


July 25th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Uday Chopra has decided to put his acting career on the back burner and says his entire focus is on his home banner Yash Raj ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Volvo reports better profit in Q2 than expected


July 25th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, July 25 (IANS) Swedish auto manufacturer Volvo group has posted a profit of 6,764 million Swedish kronor (about $970 million) before tax in the second quarter this year, which ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

De Beers to reduce diamond production


July 21st, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) South African diamond mining major De Beers will produce 28-30 million carats of rough diamond in 2012, lower than last year's production of 31.3 million carats, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Israel, Italy ink deal for military aircraft


July 20th, 2012 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, July 20 (IANS) Israel and Italy Thursday signed a $750 million agreement to provide the Italian Air Force with two early warning aircraft.The contract includes ground control stations and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

iStream Bags internet rights for India-Sri Lanka series


July 18th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) India's first online video service, iStream.com, has acquired the live streaming and video on demand rights for the India-Sri Lanka series starting July 21, in Sri ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ibrahimovic, Silva sold to PSG, admits Berlusconi


July 13th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 13 (IANS) AC Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi has confirmed that Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Thiago Silva have been sold to French football club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG)."Yes, I've sold ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

For TV, Balaji sends revised version of ‘The Dirty Picture’


July 11th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The content of Viday Balan starrer "The Dirty Picture" has been revised to ensure it is suitable to be broadcast on television channels."A revised U/A has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bengali version of ‘Dirty Picture’ stalled, Rakhi upset (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) The Bengali version of "The Dirty Picture" has been stalled after Ekta Kapoor objected to its title. Rakhi Sawant, who was set to play the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

7,400 houses for poor in Delhi, says Dikshit


July 5th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) A total of 7,400 houses will be constructed for people belonging to economically weaker sections of the society, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Wednesday."The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Coaching for 30 poor IIT aspirants in Maharashtra


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) A private initiative will enable 30 underprivileged students from Maharashtra to pursue their dreams of admission to an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), an official said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lanco Hills launches Lanco Domina


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 2 (IANS) Lanco Hills, one of the world's largest mixed development projects, Monday announced the launch of Lanco Domina, a set of two high-rise residential towers.The Domina project, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Microwave oven-Maid launched


June 25th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 25 (IANS) 'Maid', an incredible cooking device launched here Monday, can auto-cook virtually unlimited number of dishes besides making microwave operations simpler with user-friendly interface.Make All Incredible ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

British company to offer 500,000 miles journey around the Moon


June 20th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS)
An Isle of Man-based Company is planning to offer seats to those willing to complete a journey around the Moon. The first of these journeys could take place ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

China to invest over $500 bn in tourism sector


June 20th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 20 (IANS) China will invest up to 3.2 trillion yuan (around $503 billion) in the tourism sector this year, experts have said.Liu Feng, founder of the Beijing Davost ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Siddharth Roy Kapoor doesn’t rule out ‘Rowdy Rathore’ sequel


June 16th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Akshay Kumar starrer "Rowdy Rathore" has garnered over Rs.100 crore at the box office, sparking a buzz that plans of a sequel may soon be ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Noida hotel sealed for flouting land norms


June 9th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, June 9 (IANS) The Noida administration Saturday sealed a hotel for flouting land allotment norms, said Gautam Budh Nagar District Magistrate M.K.S. Sundaram.The administration sealed Hotel Golf View in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

SpiceJet to link Dubai with Mumbai, Delhi


June 8th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) India's low-cost airline SpiceJet will soon launch two new daily flights connecting Mumbai and New Delhi with Dubai, an official said Friday.The first service to Dubai ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Shanghai’ to release with U/A certificate


June 7th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Dibakar Banerjee's eagerly-awaited political thriller "Shanghai", releasing Friday, has been awarded a U/A certificate by the Central Board Of Film Certification (CBFC), but with a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mark Zuckerberg sued by Facebook investors


June 5th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Investors have filed a lawsuit against Mark Zuckerberg, CEO and founder of the social networking site Facebook, claiming that he knew the organisation had been overpriced ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Digitalisation is the future: Prasar Bharati CEO


June 5th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) Terming digitalisation as the future in television viewing, Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar Tuesday said it would also help content providers understand which programme is a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gurdeep Singh new CEO of RComm’s wireless business


May 30th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Reliance Communications has appointed Gurdeep Singh as president and chief executive officer (CEO) of its wireless business that provides mobile telephony services."Gurdeep with his extensive ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Singapore swimming pool 38 storeys above ground


May 25th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) A Singapore property developer plans to construct a swimming pool 38 storeys above the ground and connect two skyscrapers.The infinity pool will dramatically connect Sky Habitat ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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