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Actors can’t earn millions right now, says Pitt


September 12th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 12 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt says Hollywood doesn't have the cash to splash on its big stars at the moment due to the global financial crisis.When ... Read more...

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Ex-wife gets huge cut in Gibson’s retirement package


September 6th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 6 (IANS) Mel Gibson's ex-wife Robyn Denise Moore has reportedly got a huge cut in the actor's pension money in the divorce settlement.As per the divorce ... Read more...

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Paresh is my known devil: Priyadarshan


August 29th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Actor Paresh Rawal has featured in most of the Hindi films made by Priyadarshan. The filmmaker reveals the reason is that they enjoy a good rapport."Because ... Read more...

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Winfrey voted world’s highest paid celebrity


August 28th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 28 (IANS) Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has been voted the world's highest paid celebrity after banking $165 million in the past year.She has left behind ... Read more...

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Big B happy with films earning Rs.100 crore


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan believes these are good times for the Hindi film industry as movies are regularly minting Rs.100 crore and plus at the box ... Read more...

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Britons uncomfortable with sex and money talk


August 20th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Britons are least comfortable talking about their sex lives and their finances, a survey has found.Earlier, politics and religion were the least-liked subjects, but now sex ... Read more...

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Facebook share price slumps below $20


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook is with fear of its growth. Yesterday, 2nd March for the first time since it came in to being, Facebook shares dropped to below 20 ... Read more...

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German trainee fined for illegal Facebook party


July 31st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Constance, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 20 year old German trainee was fined 280,000 dollars for holding an illegal party by the court. The 20 year old organized a party through Facebook ... Read more...

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Plumber Melvyn Careswell jailed for tax evasion


July 27th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Epsom, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Melvyn Careswell has been sentenced to one year in jail for tax evasion. Careswell is said to have evaded paying income tax worth 50,000 dollars. HM Revenue ... Read more...

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Facebook ‘working on phone with HTC’


July 27th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook is working with HTC, a Taiwanese handset maker to build a smart phone that will be specifically for Facebook. Reports on this say that the ... Read more...

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Idea Cellular quarterly net profit rises 32 percent


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Telecom service provider Idea Cellular Monday posted a 32 percent rise in net profit at Rs.234 crore during the quarter ended June 30 against Rs.177.3 crore ... Read more...

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Donations pour in for Chinese keeping hospitalised wife alive


July 16th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) A Chinese man who avoided paying medical bills to keep his wife alive has evoked an emotional response among netizens who have donated over 330,000 yuan ... Read more...

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Infosys lowers guidance in dollar earnings


July 12th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) Infosys Technologies Ltd Thursday lowered its revenue guidance for this fiscal (2012-13) in dollar earnings as its year-on-year (YoY) growth is projected to be less than ... Read more...

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Hooker Donna Asutaits jailed for tax evasion


July 10th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) High-class hooker Donna Asutaits has been jailed for tax evasion. She, herself said that she had been in this business for around a decade.Donna used to charge ... Read more...

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Holmes to get $15 mn from Cruise?


July 1st, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 1 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes is likely to be paid $15 million after her divorce from actor Tom Cruise.Holmes, who filed for divorce after five years ... Read more...

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Dog is the third hero of “Kya Super…” : Tusshar


June 26th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Actor Riteish Deshmukh and Tusshar Kapoor's adult-comedy "Kya Super Kool Hain Hum" also features a pug which the latter describes as the third hero of the ... Read more...

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Boxer Mayweather biggest grosser, Woods third on list


June 19th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) Tiger Woods fell to third in the list of the 100 highest-paid athletes released by Forbes magazine, trailing boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.The former ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka trade deficit grows


June 12th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 12 (IANS) Sri Lanka's trade deficit grew by 2.6 percent to $761 million in April from $741.7 million in the same month last year, the central bank said ... Read more...

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15 bn euros of mafia wealth seized in Italy


June 12th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Rome, June 12 (IANS/AKI) Around 15 billion euros (more than $18 billion) of assets have been impounded from the mafia since 2009, Italy's police chief said."We have got better at ... Read more...

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74-year-old Chinese woman jailed for graft


June 5th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) A 74-year-old former woman executive of a state-owned company in Chinese business hub Shanghai was Tuesday sentenced to life in prison on corruption charges.Wu Xiaoli, former ... Read more...

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Reliance Communications posts Rs.332 crore net profit


May 28th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) India`s second-biggest telecom service provider Reliance Communications Monday reported a 78 percent increase in net profit at Rs.332 crore for the quarter ended March 31 against ... Read more...

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Bangladesh’s trade deficit widens to $7 bn


May 21st, 2012 - 8:29 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 21 (IANS) Bangladesh's trade deficit swelled to 6.59 billion in the first three quarters of the current fiscal year ending next month, a 13.04 percent increase from a ... Read more...

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Bajaj Auto’s fourth quarter net profit down 45 percent


May 17th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Two- and three-wheeler major Bajaj Auto Thursday reported a decline of 44.87 percent in its net profit for the fourth quarter of last fiscal which stood ... Read more...

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JLo tops list of world’s most powerful celebrities


May 17th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 17 (IANS/EFE) Jennifer Lopez dethroned Lady Gaga as the world's most powerful celebrity, according to a list published Wednesday by Forbes magazine in which the queen ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka plans tea hub, imports from India, China


May 16th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka's tea exporters are lobbying for liberalized imports to expand the industry and make it into a tea hub by blending high quality tea from ... Read more...

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RBI steps in to control rupee slide


May 10th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Thursday asked exporters to convert at least 50 percent of their foreign exchange holdings in rupee, a move seen to ... Read more...

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Singapore may beat Las Vegas as gaming destination


May 3rd, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, May 3 (IANS) Singapore's gaming industry may overtake Las Vegas by the end of this year as the biggest gaming destination in the world, a media report said.Last year, ... Read more...

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Hugh Jackman to receive Tony award


May 1st, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 1 (IANS) Actor Hugh Jackman is set to receive an honorary Tony award for his outstanding theatre achievements and fundraising efforts.The actor raised more than $857,740 for ... Read more...

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Ford Q1 profit down 45 percent year on year


April 28th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, April 28 (IANS) US automaker Ford Motor Co. has reported that it notched a profit of $1.4 billion in the first quarter of 2012, a decrease of 45 percent ... Read more...

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Exxon Mobil’s earnings fall


April 27th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) US oil giant Exxon Mobil said Thursday its earnings fell 11 percent in the first quarter of the year, due to lower oil-and-gas production and higher ... Read more...

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Myanmar gas export revenue up


April 26th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 26 (IANS) Revenue from Myanmar's natural gas exports rose by $640 million to $3.5 billion in the fiscal year 2011-12.Natural gas from Yetagun and Yadana gas blocks mainly ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan tea production drops


April 25th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka's tea production fell 22.6 percent in March compared with the same period of 2011, said the state-run Tea Board Wednesday, fueling fears that the ... Read more...

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TCS shares surge 12 percent on robust earnings


April 24th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) The shares of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Tuesday surged more than 12 percent in the afternoon trade following a better than expected quarterly earning Monday.At ... Read more...

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TCS shares surge 12 percent on robust earnings


April 24th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) The shares of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Tuesday surged more than 12 percent in the afternoon trade following a better than expected quarterly earning Monday.At ... Read more...

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Stingy Gaga!


April 19th, 2012 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 19 (IANS) She can afford all luxury, but singer Lady Gaga is stingy when it comes to personal expenses. She has hardly spent from the millions of ... Read more...

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