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Banker woman dreamt of modelling with stolen $72,000


July 17th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) A young bank clerk who cherished a dream to be a fashion model opted an easy way out by swindling 46,000 pounds (about $72,000) to pay ... Read more...

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Assam’s problems on agenda for Aug 9 Ramdev rally


July 12th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 12 (IANS) The burning issues in Assam like corruption and the problems caused by big dams will be highlighted at the proposed anti-graft rally to be taken out ... Read more...

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Goa aim to convert students from job seekers to job givers


June 21st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 21 (IANS) A move is under way in Goa, a state where the service industry accounts for half of its income and provides 40 percent employment, to evangelise ... Read more...

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Pakistani moves court on 600 percent hike in drug prices


June 3rd, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) Prices of medicines in Pakistan have increased by a whopping 600 percent as a number of companies have taken advantage of the absence of proper drug ... Read more...

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After payments to male cricketers, women want their share


May 27th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Former women players who turned out for the country have appealed to the Indian cricket board for a one-time payout as was done for their ... Read more...

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Gilani convicted: Imran Khan plans `tsunami march’


April 27th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Opposition leader Imran Khan is contemplating a "tsunami march" if the Supreme Court's decisions are "not respected" following the conviction of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza ... Read more...

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Russia to stop circus aid after 2020


April 6th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has approved a circus development blueprint up to 2020 after which circuses will be expected to raise their own ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu scraps power joint venture, BHEL surprised (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) Taking the state-owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) by surprise, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday scrapped the 1,600 MW power joint venture with ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu scraps power joint venture with BHEL


February 24th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday scrapped the 1,600 MW power project joint venture with Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) and announced that the government ... Read more...

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Open for talks on IPL but no sponsorship deal: Subroto Roy


February 7th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Sahara India chairman Subroto Roy said he will continue to support Pune Warriors in the Indian Premier League (IPL) but ruled about sponsoring the Indian ... Read more...

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20 kg of gold bars found on Paris train


January 3rd, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) A suitcase containing 20 kg of gold bars has been found on a train near Paris, BBC reported Tuesday.A bomb squad was called in after a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tax exemptions to ICC for World Cup unjustified: MPs’ panel


November 29th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance said Tuesday that the Rs.45-crore tax exemption given to the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the World Cup was ... Read more...

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The telecom debate: jumping to flawed conclusions (Comment)


October 23rd, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
As the so called 2G case continues to engage national attention, a matter that continues to be sidestepped is whether there was indeed a presumptive loss of $39-billion to the ... Read more...

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Harrisburg Pa. files for bankruptcy


October 12th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Harrisburg Pa., Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) City officials of Harrisburg have finally passed a municipal bankruptcy protection after months of debate. The city has been struggling with its finances and it is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Commuter indiscipline swells Delhi Metro coffers


August 26th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Commuter indiscipline has added around Rs 34 lakhs (Rs. 3.4 million) to the coffers of Delhi Metro in the last three years. Thousands have paid ... Read more...

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‘Blood and Iron’ in Bellary: A shocking tale (Movie Review)


August 11th, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Documentary Film: "Blood and Iron"; Director: Paranjoy Guha Thakurta; Rating:****"Scandals like 2G, CWG, etc, lead to a notional loss of money. When you consider illegal mining, there's no comparison because that ... Read more...

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Jessie J owns a Mercedes SLK she can’t drive


June 1st, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) English singer Jessie J has been gifted top-of-the-range Mercedes SLK by her record company, but she is not able to drive the 44,000-pound car.The convertible was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Petrol price hike angers city residents


May 14th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The hike in petrol prices Saturday -- the steepest ever -- has been greeted by anger and disappointment by people in the national capital, who ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stung by criticism, armed forces seek authorisation to play golf


May 9th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Stung by the negative assessment of the government's auditor, the armed forces have sought the defence ministry's nod to officially recognise golf as a "valid ... Read more...

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Himachal temples to melt holy gold


April 12th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 12 (IANS) Like the Naina Devi and Chamunda Devi shrines, many Himachal Pradesh temples are flush with gold worth crores of rupees. And some of it could soon ... Read more...

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Maharashtra lawmakers fume over not getting World Cup tickets


April 1st, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Maharashtra's 367-odd lawmakers are a glum lot - they have been denied tickets to watch the ICC World Cup India-Sri Lanka final in the Wankhede ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

20,000 Kerala employees retired Thursday


March 31st, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 31 (IANS) At least 20,000 Kerala government employees retired Thursday, the last day of the financial year.At least half of them are teachers, with 1,000 policemen and 260 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

England squad shocked over depressed Yardy’s exit from World Cup: Swann


March 26th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar. 26 (ANI): Players can get into pretty dark places while on tour, especially if things don't go well. You might have a couple of bad games or be dropped and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brazilian brides face fine for being late


February 10th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sao Paulo, Feb 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brazilian brides will have to start dressing early on their wedding day because if they get to be late, they will be fined.A church in the ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Back-to-back Ashes series from 2013 to keep fans, coffers full


January 29th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 29 (ANI): Cricket Australia has confirmed that there will be back-to-back Ashes series from 2013 and Australia will not have to wait for long to regain the urn should they ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Buddhadeb slams central government for costly onions


January 12th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 12 (IANS) Blaming the Congress-led central government for the spiralling onion prices, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Wednesday accused it of allowing traders to make huge profits by first ... Read more...

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Kamal Haasan: Can Somebody Guarantee Him A Pension Post Retirement?


December 3rd, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Speaking about the market and the financial conditions in which the producers of Indian films have to work, Kamal Haasan says that it will be a good decision on the part ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘US-based Man U owners forced to pay debts without using club funds’


November 17th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17(ANI): Manchester United's US-based owners have been forced to repay the club's high-interest 220 million pound payment in kind (PIK) loan without using club funds, the Manchester United Supporters Trust ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia may lose upto 20 million dollars due to poor Ashes spectator attendance


November 15th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov. 15 (ANI): The Ashes is the traditional cash cow that funds Australian cricket, but slumping ticket sales in all states will wipe at least 16 million dollars from Cricket Australia's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

About a billion dollars worth of US aid diverted to Taliban coffers


October 28th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 28 (ANI): About one billion dollars worth of U.S. aid has wound up in the hands of the Taliban and other insurgency groups, war analysts and government auditors say. ... Read more...

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India’s Oz Twenty20 investment plans bigger than ‘Kerry Packer moment’: CA


October 28th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney. Oct 28(ANI): Cricket Australia has described the plans of Indian investors trying to seize a share in the country's Twenty20 Big Bash as the most significant development since World Series Cricket.According ... Read more...

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UK church diocese to be axed due to Muslim influx


October 25th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 25 (ANI): A Church of England diocese is set to be axed because Muslim worshippers in the area now outnumber Anglican congregations by two to one.The Dioceses Commission is believed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Festivities over, Nepal stares at crises


October 18th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 18 (IANS) As its biggest religious festival Dashain, similar to Dussehra in India, ends Monday and Nepal slowly returns to everyday life, crises threaten the nation whose coffers ... Read more...

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England cricketers not to pay 10 percent of IPL fee to counties


October 7th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 7 (ANI): England players have finally agreed to terms for their central contracts, and a key point is that they will not be asked to forfeit 10 per cent of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Large US firms borrowing money at ultra low interest, but not for giving jobs


October 4th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct. 4 (ANI): Large American corporations are borrowing vast sums of money for next to nothing, simply because they can, even as most people in the country continue to reel ... Read more...

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