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Canon expects Rs.100 crore revenue in five years


September 19th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Japanese major Canon, which recently entered the cinematography imaging domain in India by launching a Cinema EOS product line, Wednesday said it is expecting to clock ... Read more...

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Sony eyes 30 percent market share of flat panel TVs


September 7th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) Japanese electronics major Sony is eyeinga 30 percent market share in the flat panel TV segment in India by the end of this financial year, ... Read more...

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Delhi to have 200-bed hospital


August 27th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday approved the construction of a 200-bed hospital at a cost of over Rs.200 crore, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said."We have decided ... Read more...

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China expects S100 bn trade volume with India by 2015


August 17th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) Despite a fall in the volume of India-China bilateral trade for the first half of the current year, China remained upbeat over trade prospects with India ... Read more...

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UBI to seek Rs.1,000 crore from government


August 16th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) Public sector lender Union Bank of India (UBI) will seek capital investment up to Rs.10 billion from the central government to clock around 18-20 percent growth ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Pearson powers to 100m hurdle gold


August 8th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World champion Sally Pearson powered to Olympic gold in the women's 100m hurdles final Tuesday, setting a new Olympic record in the process.The Australian exploded ... Read more...

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Olympic rowing: New Zealand’s Drysdale takes single sculls gold


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Five-time world champion rower Mahe Drysdale of New Zealand powered to gold in the single sculls event at the London Olympics here Friday.Drysdale won by ... Read more...

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Sibal launches anti-ragging portal


July 26th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday launched a round-the-clock anti-ragging website and helpline for reporting cases of ragging.The portal has been created by the ... Read more...

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Now measure your sleep pattern with wireless (With Images)


July 26th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Eager to know if you got a good night's sleep? A new sleep monitoring device can measure the amount you've slept!The contact-free device, launched by ... Read more...

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IOB plans to raise $500 mn through MTN issue


July 19th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) State-run Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) is planning to raise $500 million through the issue of medium term notes (MTNs) in 3-6 months, Chairman and Managing Director ... Read more...

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NPCIL inspection at Kudankulam to end soon


July 14th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) Atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corp of India (NPCIL) is hopeful of getting the sectoral regulator's sanction to load fuel in the first 1,000 MW ... Read more...

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Assam floods leave nearly 600 animals dead in Kaziranga


July 9th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) As many as 595 animals, including 17 single-horned rhinos, in Assam's Kaziranga National Park died in the recent floods in the state, the environment ministry ... Read more...

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Norway to build separate psychiatric ward for Breivik


June 29th, 2012 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Oslo, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norway's Health Directorate has ordered the construction of a separate psychiatric ward inside Oslo's Ila prison for self-confessed mass killer Anders Breivik if he is ... Read more...

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Wahlberg ate 10 meals a day for movie role


June 24th, 2012 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 24 (IANS) Actor Mark Wahlberg went through the pain of eating 10 meals a day to gain a beefy look for his new film "Pain And Gain".The ... Read more...

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UP varsity gets own weather station


June 18th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 18 (IANS) The Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU) here in the Uttar Pradesh capital has launched its own automatic weather station that would provide round-the-clock weather forecasts, ... Read more...

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Was at the wrong place at wrong time: Parnell


May 21st, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Pune Warriors' South African fast bowler Wayne Parnell claimed Monday that he doesn't do drugs and was at the wrong place at the wrong time when ... Read more...

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Trapped miner found alive after 17 days


May 19th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) In a miraculous escape, a miner has been found alive 17 days after being trapped underground following a coal mine flood in China's Heilongjiang province, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Moon comes closest to Earth (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) As the clock struck 9.05 p.m., space enthusiasts were out to catch the glimpse of the year's biggest and brightest moon, as the celestial body ... Read more...

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Hannover defeat Monchengladbach 2-1 in Bundesliga


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 2 (IANs) Hannover stunned Monchengladbach 2-1 while Hoffenheim shared points with Schalke to complete the 28th round of the German Bundesliga.Monchengladbach dropped points at the battle for third position ... Read more...

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Athletic Bilbao shock Schalke away from home


March 30th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 30 (IANS) German side Schalke suffered a 2-4 home loss against Spanish club Athletic Bilbao in the first leg of Europa League quarterfinals.Bilbao sealed an impressive win Thursday ... Read more...

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German record champion Bayern sets Dortmund under pressure


March 25th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 25 (IANS) Bayern Munich recorded their 12th home win owing to the 2-1 victory over Hannover and moved within two points of league leaders Borussia Dortmund while ... Read more...

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India-ASEAN trade to reach $80 bn: Official


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Giving more thrust to trade with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), India is expecting to clock $75-80 billion trade with the ten-nation bloc at ... Read more...

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24×7 power for Akhilesh, Mulayam’s constituencies


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Thursday ordered round-the-clock power supply to the constituencies represented by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, his father and Samajwadi Party (SP) president Mulayam ... Read more...

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UBI proposal for India-Myanmar trade


March 19th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) Public sector United Bank of India (UBI) will soon come out with a proposal to boost trade between India and Myanmar, a top official said Monday."UBI ... Read more...

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Schmallenberg virus manages to kill thousands of lambs in UK


February 27th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thousands of lambs have been killed in England following an outbreak of the deadly schmallenberg virus. The virus has been confirmed in about 74 farms in the ... Read more...

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Women’s hockey Olympic qualifier: Italy finish third


February 26th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Italy narrowly edged out Ukraine 2-1 to finish third in the women's hockey Olympic qualifier at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here Saturday.Italy have performed ... Read more...

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Youth groups to guard Moscow streets during polls


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Around 20,000 activists from pro-Kremlin youth movements would be deployed in Moscow streets during the upcoming March 4 presidential elections.The activists from youth movements Nashi ... Read more...

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UPS facing technical problems in its tracking system


February 16th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) United Parcel Service has revealed that technical challenges have affected its tracking system worldwide. The company announced on Wednesday that several customers throughout the world have ... Read more...

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High tech security at 76 railway stations by March


February 15th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Rushing to upgrade security cover at 202 sensitive stations, the Indian Railways Wednesday said they hope to complete installation of the high-tech Integrated Security System ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall blocks Srinagar-Jammu highway again


February 15th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 15 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu highway, which was briefly opened a day earlier to clear stranded traffic, was again closed Wednesday due to fresh snowfall."It is snowing in Banihal ... Read more...

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SIDBI may achieve 21 percent credit growth by March-end


February 10th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) The Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), which finances the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) sector, Friday said it might clock an year-on-year credit ... Read more...

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‘Busy’ Priyanka can’t celebrate ‘Agneepath’ success


January 28th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Hrithik Roshan's "Agneepath" has received an unprecedented opening but actress Priyanka Chopra, who plays Kaali in the film, doesn't have time to celebrate the success ... Read more...

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One-way traffic likely on Srinagar-Jammu highway


January 20th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 20 (IANS) One-way traffic is likely to be restored Friday afternoon on the Srinagar-Jammu highway that has been closed for the last two days due to snowfall in ... Read more...

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David Domoney: ‘Viagra is good for plants too’


January 19th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Plant lovers have the excuse to buy Viagra. In the first of its kind, the blockbuster drug has been found to be beneficial to plants as well. ... Read more...

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Traffic restored on Srinagar-Jammu highway


January 14th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 14 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu national highway was reopened to traffic Saturday and over a thousand vehicles moved towards their destinations on the road.According to eye-witnesses, Brigadier T.P.S. Rawat, ... Read more...

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