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Sliding Chinese art mart gives India price edge


August 20th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A slight fallback in the Chinese art market has given Indian art the chance to grab a larger price share, says Christie's top officials visiting ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Artists, buyers fondly remember Husain a year after his death (With image)


June 9th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Maqbool Fida Husain, the "Picasso" of Indian art, ended his run as an iconic artist at the age of 95 in London a year ago ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Latin America beckons, India’s trade may reach $50 bn by 2014


January 2nd, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) India's trade with Latin America could go up to $50 billion by 2014 on the back of projected high economic growth in both the regions, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Today is National Poinsettia day


December 12th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Green Bay, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 12th of December each year is reserved as the Poinsettia Day in the United Kingdom. The day is in recognition of the role that botanist ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Surging Aussie dollar likely to hit international student market


April 30th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 30(ANI): The surging Australian dollar is alarming the country's universities, which are already facing a drop in international student numbers.The Aussie dollar has breached the 1.09 US dollar mark.Currency traders ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Zardari claims Pakistan economy has stabilised


April 10th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 10(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has brushed aside bleak economic scenarios being projected by international donor organisations and opposition parties, claiming that the country's economy has "stabilised"."The government took ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops’ is best selling video game ever


March 16th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): First-person shooter video game 'Call of Duty: Black Ops' has set a new record by becoming the best selling video game in history.According to market research firm NPD, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Warne offers chance to fans to face him during Christchurch earthquake fund-raiser


March 8th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 8(ANI): Australian leg-spin legend Shane Warne's fans are being offered the chance to bid to face an over from him to raise money for New Zealand's earthquake victims.The auction ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

29.5 percent cumulative export growth in India between April-Dec 2010-11 (Part II)


February 25th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
(Cont.)According to the Survey, the revival of this sector is a good sign, though it is partially due to the base effect. The falling services trade surplus however is adding to the ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

‘Chinese Premier’s visit to India will smoothen two nations’ trade ties’


December 14th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 14 (ANI): Senior Chinese officials have said that Premier Wen Jiabao's visit to India this week would pave the way for a number of commercial deals, which would eventually smoothen ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Christina Aguilera ‘rakes in roughly $1,000,000 for Halloween gig’


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): Christina Aguilera was busy working during the Halloween weekend, but her efforts seem to have paid off.She performed a one hour show at a private party for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indian business tycoon Mukesh Ambani to be world’s richest man in 2014, Forbes predicts


September 13th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 13 (ANI): Indian business tycoon and the head of Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani, with a net worth of 62 billion dollars, would be the richest man on earth ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Challenging speeding ticket saddles Oz truckie with a 10000-dollar payout!


September 7th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Sept 7 (ANI): A truck driver in Australia will have to pay thousands in legal costs after he challenged a speeding ticket and appealed his case in three different courts.North Queensland ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kiwi woman career diplomat to head mission in India


July 28th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, July 28 (ANI): Career woman diplomat Jan Henderson has been appointed New Zealand's next High Commissioner to India.Foreign Minister Murray McCully said India was on track to becoming one of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Krishna calls on Ahmadinejad


May 18th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorTehran (Iran), May 18 (ANI): Visiting Indian External Affairs S.M.Krishna called upon Iran President Mehmood Ahmadinijad this morning, a day after the conclusion of the fourth Group of Fifteen ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Shutter Island’ tops box office for second week running, ‘Avatar’ sets record


March 1st, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio's 'Shutter Island' has topped the box office for second week running, while James Cameron's 'Avatar' has become the first movie ever to surpass ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Avatar poised to overtake Titanic at global box-office


January 25th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): James Cameron's 'Avatar' is all set to beat Titanic at the box office.The 20th Century Fox sci-fi spectacle is number 1 in the US for the sixth weekend ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Broadway takings cross $1bn mark


January 11th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Broadway takings crossed the 1 billion dollar mark in 2009 for the first time ever and a huge part of it came from British talent.The figures, compiled ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Avatar’ becomes fastest movie ever to hit $1bn in sales


January 4th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): James Cameron's 'Avatar', the most expensive film ever, could also be on track to be the most successful as it broke the 1-billion-dollar mark at box offices worldwide ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rolling Stones top Billboard’s ‘Top Touring Acts of the Decade’ list


December 17th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): The Rolling Stones have topped a new list of Billboard's 'Top Touring Acts of the Decade'.The rockers' 264 concerts over the past 10 years grossed almost 870 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

A.R. Rahman’s ‘Couples Retreat’ crosses $100m mark


November 18th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 18 (ANI): 'Couples Retreat', Oscar winner musician A.R. Rahman's first venture into mainstream Hollywood, has reportedly crossed the 100 million dollar mark at North American box office.This about 113 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tearful Bartoli quits Bali tennis final with injury


November 8th, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bali (Indonesia), Nov 8 (DPA) Tearful top seed Marion Bartoli was forced to quit the final of the Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions Sunday with a thigh injury, giving French compatriot Aravane ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Golfing great Tiger Woods becomes first billion dollar sport star


October 1st, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.1 (ANI): Golf star Tiger Woods has become the first billion-dollar athlete after just 13 years as a professional, according to US rich-list experts Forbes.The 6.2 million pound cheque he ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Britney went on tour to avoid $100m loss: Book


August 30th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): Britney Spears was forced to hit the road just months after a public breakdown because she faced financial ruin, says the author of a new book.Best-selling ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Oscar Mayer Chairman Dies At 95


July 8th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by GD
The world faces another blow as America's meat industry tycoon, Oscar Mayer passed at the age of 95. The retired chairman of the Wisconsin based meat company, Oscar Mayer Foods, died at ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Petrol prices hiked by Rs. 4 a litre; diesel up Rs. 2


July 1st, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): The Centre on Wednesday announced a rise in the price of petrol and diesel by Rs. 4 and Rs.2 per litre, respectively.The Petroleum Minister, Murli Deora, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Canadian currency too surges against US dollar


March 20th, 2009 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 20 (IANS) The Canadian dollar followed the euro and the pound to rise sharply against the US dollar Thursday. Following the decision of the US Fed Wednesday to purchase ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Slumdog Millionaire set to hit Chinese theatres


March 18th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 18 (ANI): After taking the British and US audiences by storm, Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire is all set to hit the Chinese theatre.Directed by Danny Boyle, the film has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Israeli Bollywood-style film deemed worst marketing flick in history


March 11th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Mar.11 (ANI): A Bollywood-style dance film produced by an Israeli arms company -- Rafael Advanced Defense Systems has been described in the blogosphere as possibly one of the worst marketing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

OPEC oil price inches towards $44 mark


March 6th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 6 (DPA) The price for oil produced by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) gained slightly Thursday but stopped short of crossing the 44-dollar mark, according to data ... Read more...

Posted in World |

The Dark Knight crosses $1bn mark


February 21st, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Washington, February 21 (ANI): Batman blockbuster The Dark Knight has crossed the billion-dollar mark to become the fourth film to do so in worldwide box office collections.Warner Bros revealed that The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Warner Bros to re-release The Dark Knight to cross $1 bn mark


December 5th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI) Warner Bros has officially announced their plans to re-release The Dark Knight in U.S. movie theatres starting on January 23rd, 2009.The re-release guarantees the film will ... Read more...

Posted in National |

The Dark Knight just days away from the billion dollar-mark


November 15th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): The Dark Knight, which was released on 18th July, is few days away from becoming the fourth movie in history to earn more than 1 billion dollars ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘The Dark Knight’ crosses $500 mn in just six weeks


September 2nd, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) "The Dark Knight", starring Christian Bale and the late Australian actor Heath Ledger, has crossed the $500 million mark in just six weeks.The movie's accomplishment is even more ... Read more...

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