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Rupee falls on IIP figures, impact of RBI action muted


May 11th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Bangalore, May 11 (IANS) The rupee fell again Friday closing at 53.63 to the dollar after data showed a fall in factory output for March.The rupee had ended at 53.44 ... Read more...

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China farm produce prices fall


April 11th, 2012 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) The prices of China's farm produce fell for a third straight week on increased supplies, the commerce ministry said Tuesday.The wholesale price of 18 types of ... Read more...

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China’s inflation rebounds (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 9 (IANS) China's inflation rebounded slightly in March after logging an extremely low growth in February, backing lingering uncertainty regarding the country's ability to contain price rises.China's consumer ... Read more...

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Brazil’s Kuerten enters tennis Hall of Fame


March 9th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 9 (IANS) Brazilian tennis legend Gustavo "Guga" Kuerten has been officially inducted into the Hall of Fame.The player received the prestigious honour in Sao Paulo Thursday ... Read more...

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Sensex falls 155 points, first weekly loss in 2012 (Roundup)


February 24th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) A benchmark for Indian equities markets Friday closed 155 points lower, below the 18,000-mark as selling pressure pulled down the index to its first weekly ... Read more...

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Sensex closes lower, aviation stocks soar (Roundup)


February 7th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Tuesday closed 84 points lower as traders booked profits after five consecutive weeks of rallying.Aviation stocks, however, shot ... Read more...

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Sensex closes 87 points lower (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Tuesday provisionally closed 87 points lower as traders booked profits after five consecutive weeks of rallying.Aviation stocks, however, ... Read more...

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China’s inflation likely to ease in November


November 30th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 30 (IANS) China's inflation is predicted to fall for a fourth consecutive month in November with the consumer price index (CPI) likely to drop to 4.3 percent, a ... Read more...

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OPEC oil price keeps fluctuating


November 8th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Nov 7 (IANS) The weekly average price of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) dropped slightly to $107.52 per barrel last week, the Vienna-based cartel said Monday.After continuous ... Read more...

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Spanish singer thrilled with success of first album


October 20th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 20 (IANS/EFE) Spanish singer Pablo Alboran said he gets "goose bumps" when he thinks about the rapid success he has obtained with his self-titled first album, which ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods on comeback trail after dropping out of top 50


October 4th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 4 (IANS) Tiger Woods, who has not won a tournament since the 2009 Australian Masters and now dropped out of the world top 50 for the first ... Read more...

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Jeev Milkha Singh to play in Macau Open


September 10th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Macau, Sep 10 (IANS) Two-time Asian Tour number one Jeev Milkha Singh is set to light up the Macau Open next week in his first appearance at the golf event ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga ventures into the Country genre with ‘Born This Way’


March 28th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sensational pop singer Lady Gaga has ventured into unfamiliar territory after releasing a country version of her latest single “Born This Way”.Gaga’s new album is due ... Read more...

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Sensex snaps 3-week losing streak, gains 483 points (Weekly market review)


February 19th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 19 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets rebounded nearly three percent in the weekly trade, snapping three consecutive weeks of losses, as inflation moderates and investors take ... Read more...

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Food inflation falls to 13.07 percent


February 10th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) India's annual food inflation dropped by nearly four percentage points to 13.07 percent for the week ended Jan 29 -- the lowest level in nearly one-and-a-half months ... Read more...

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Enrique Iglesias’s new album goes double platinum


February 9th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Feb 9 (IANS/EFE) Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias Tuesday received a double platinum certification in the US and Puerto Rico for his album "Euphoria", which has been one of the top-selling releases ... Read more...

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Govt. will take more steps to check price rise: Mukherjee


December 30th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 30 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, expressing his concern over food inflation, which accelerated to a ten-week high in mid-December on rising prices of vegetables, on Thursday ... Read more...

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India’s forex reserves slump by over $4 bn


December 4th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves declined by over $4 billion to $293.98 billion for the week ended Nov 26, falling sharply for the third straight week because of ... Read more...

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Lift siege around Srinagar’s Jamia mosque, demands Mufti


November 11th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 11 (IANS) Former chief minister and patron of main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mufti Mohammad Sayeed lashed out at the Omar Abdullah government for not allowing Friday prayers at ... Read more...

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Rihanna was worried about recording sequel to Eminem duet


November 1st, 2010 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 1 (IANS) Singer Rihanna has revealed she was wary about recording a sequel to hit track "Love The Way You Life" with rapper Eminem because she was convinced ... Read more...

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Woods’ 281-week reign as World No.1 to end on Sunday


October 27th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27(ANI): American golf legend Tiger Woods will no longer be the World No.1 after a record 281 consecutive weeks at the top.Woods has been at the top since June ... Read more...

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Karina Smirnoff, Mike The situation Sorrentino-The deadly duo of ‘Dancing with the stars’


October 2nd, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Oct 2, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Karina Smirnoff, the Ukrainian American Ballroom dancer, and her dancing partner Mike The situation Sorrentino, are already the centre of attention due to their ... Read more...

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Toy Story 3 Will Soon Cross The Billion Dollar Mark


August 28th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):The Walt Disney Studio executives are certainly basking in the success of "Toy Story 3'. According to the studio, Toy Story is slated to cross the $1 ... Read more...

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Japan’s JFE to invest Rs.4,800 crore for JSW Steel stake


July 27th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) JSW Steel Tuesday announced that JFE Holdings, Japan's second largest steelmaker by output, would pick up 14.99 percent stake in the company for over Rs.4,800 crore (over $1 ... Read more...

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‘King of Clay’ Nadal nearing legend status: McEnroe


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3(ANI): Former American tennis star John McEnroe believes that World No. 1 Rafael Nadal is destined to finish as one of the undisputed legends of tennis.Nadal will be contesting ... Read more...

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Potential new treatment for blood-related cancers


May 20th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): In a new clinical trial, scientists have found that SNS-032, one of the first in a new class of drugs that inhibit cyclin-dependent kinases, is safe and could ... Read more...

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Food inflation creeps up after two weeks of decline


May 13th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) India's annual food inflation rose 16.44 percent for the week ended May 1, reversing two consecutive weeks of decline, official data released Thursday showed. The food inflation ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift Donates $500,000 for Nashville Flood Relief


May 8th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Country singer and actress, Taylor Swift has donated $500,000 to the flood relief effort in Nashville, Tennessee. The destruction caused by flood killed 20 people in ... Read more...

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Roger Federer Once Again Into The Finals Of The Australian Open After Defeating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga


January 29th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Melbourne, Jan 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Roger Federer, who has been ranked on the number one position by the Association of Tennis Players, for more than two hundred consecutive weeks, once ... Read more...

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Murray, Roddick sniff for Kooyong entries, Federer ponders decision


January 4th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 4 (DPA) Andy Murray and Andy Roddick have put in quiet bids for spots in next week's Australian Open tune-up at Melbourne's Kooyong club, while longtime participant Roger Federer ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle’s album creates sales history Down Under


December 29th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 29 (ANI): Susan Boyle has taken Aussie music industry by storm after her album 'I Dreamed a Dream' went on to enjoy the highest seven-day sales ever seen in the ... Read more...

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Henin to begin return to tennis in Sydney


December 21st, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 21 (DPA) Four-time French Open champion Justine Henin confirmed Monday that her comeback to tennis would begin in little more than a fortnight at Sydney's Medibank International, where she ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods named ‘Athlete of the Decade’ by Associated Press


December 17th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 17(ANI): Scandal-hit American golfing superstar Tiger Woods has been named Athlete of the Decade by the Associated Press (AP).The honour would have been another jewel in the ... Read more...

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NuvaRing, world’s first vaginal birth control ring, launched in India


November 18th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov. 18 (ANI): The world's first vaginal birth control ring, NuvaRing, was launched in India on Wednesday.The introduction of a product is expected to augment the contraception options currently available ... Read more...

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Tsonga lifts odds for season finale place with Tokyo title


October 11th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 11 (DPA) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga put himself into solid contention Sunday for a place in next month's ATP season wrap-up in London as he won his third title of the ... Read more...

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