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Escorts focuses on Africa to export tractors


September 5th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) Escorts Limited, a leading manufacturer and supplier of agri-machinery products, is focusing on African markets to export its tractors as the farm sector in country is ... Read more...

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Joining Zenit is another victory in my life: Hulk


September 4th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersberg, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Brazil striker Hulk says his shock move to Zenit St. Petersburg football club from Porto represents "another victory" in his career.The 26-year-old playmaker inked ... Read more...

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Now, food prices to take toll on Britons


August 28th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) British families, already facing difficult times due to a financial crunch, may have to further cope with much harsher times as they would have to spend ... Read more...

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Vatican rejects Bulgarian envoy for writing ‘homosexual act’


August 7th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Aug 6 (IANS/AKI) The Vatican rejected the candidacy of a Bulgarian diplomat to become the next ambassador of his country because he is the author of a best-selling ... Read more...

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Volvo reports better profit in Q2 than expected


July 25th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, July 25 (IANS) Swedish auto manufacturer Volvo group has posted a profit of 6,764 million Swedish kronor (about $970 million) before tax in the second quarter this year, which ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up 17 percent


June 12th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 12 (IANS) Sri Lanka's tourist arrivals grew by 17.5 percent in May to 57,506 from a year earlier, the tourism authority said Tuesday.The latest arrival rates were nearly ... Read more...

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UAE elected to UN Women’s executive board


April 28th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 27 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been elected to the executive board of the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women or ... Read more...

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Sachin Tendulkar: A diminutive man and colossal cricketer (Profile)


March 16th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
A shy, diminutive 16-year-old cricketer with curly locks made his Test debut for India in Karachi on Nov 15, 1989. It was a momentous year in world history with communist ... Read more...

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Russia to fight faking of its weapons abroad


February 27th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian government is planning to undertake serious measures to fight counterfeit production of Russian weaponry in foreign countries, especially the Kalashnikov assault (AK) rifles.According ... Read more...

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Deep freeze threatens Britain


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Temperatures in Britain were expected to plunge to as low as minus 10 degrees celsius this weekend as the Arctic freeze tightens its grip, Daily Mail ... Read more...

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Electrolux income drops in 2011


February 3rd, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Feb 3 (IANS) Affected by price pressure and increased costs for raw materials, the income of the Swedish multinational appliance manufacturer Electrolux fell by 48 percent last year compared ... Read more...

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India tops again, gets $58 bn remittance in 2011


December 1st, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Maintaining its leading position, India is estimated to get $58 billion remittance from its diaspora in 2011, followed closely by China at $57 billion, ... Read more...

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Russian airline Transaero orders four A380s


October 29th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Russian airline Transaero has signed an agreement with Airbus for four A380 aircraft in a deal valued at approximately $1.5 billion, the aircraft manufacturer announced on Friday.Transaero Airlines ... Read more...

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Cavalli to launch home collection


September 22nd, 2011 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli will launch a home collection based on his iconic animal patterns.The designer will show the new range, which will include furniture, ... Read more...

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Five Saker falcons freed


September 20th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Five Saker falcons, which were seized from smugglers, were released in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.The province's Governor Masood Kausar released the five Saker falcons at a ... Read more...

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Ranbir Kapoor sings for sex workers (Movie Snippets)


September 8th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) Bollywood's heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor is a charmer -- while shooting for a scene with sex workers for his forthcoming film "Rockstar", he sang for them ... Read more...

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US not cooperating with Russia on missile defence: Minister


September 4th, 2011 - 7:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Washington is not cooperating with Moscow on the issue of the European missile defence system set up by the US, Russia's foreign minister has said."At ... Read more...

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12 mn across the world have no citizenship: UN


August 25th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) Some 12 million people across the world do not have citizenship of any country, and are being denied basic human rights as a result, the UN ... Read more...

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China launches Pakistan’s first communications satellite


August 12th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) China has launched Pakistan's first communications satellite that will provide TV broadcasting, Internet and data services, it was reported here.The country's first communications satellite PAKSAT-1R, which ... Read more...

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Air India ties up with Slovenian carrier


June 14th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) In an attempt to boost its international network, national carrier Air India Tuesday entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Slovenian flag carrier Adria ... Read more...

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Future of defence business uncertain: PWC


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The future of global defence business looks bleak in 2011 and beyond, an industry study has forecast. This is despite major deals such as the ... Read more...

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UN chief to visit Chernobyl next week


April 13th, 2011 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will visit Chernobyl nuclear power plant April 19 as part of his trip through Eastern Europe, Ban's spokesman Farhan ... Read more...

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Scotch makes 3.5 bn pounds in worldwide exports


March 31st, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) The Scotch whisky industry of Britain earned nearly 3.5 billion pounds in 2010 in worldwide exports.A growing demand in the Far East and Africa led to ... Read more...

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Women in news media in India are under-represented: Study


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): A new study has found that women in India working for news media are under-represented.The survey of 170,000 people in 522 news companies by the International Women's Media ... Read more...

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World population to hit 9bn in 2050 - true or false?


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): The United Nations has predicted that the Earth's population will reach seven billion this year, and climb to nine billion by 2050, peak at 9.5 billion, stabilize temporarily, ... Read more...

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India ranked fourth important country for future economic growth: Poll


January 26th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Global business leaders have ranked India as the fourth most important country for future economic growth, according to Price Waterhouse Cooper's (PwC's) 14th Annual Global CEO Survey. ... Read more...

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Two out of three new jobs taken by foreigners in Britain last year


January 19th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): Foreigners are taking away two out of three new jobs in Britain, with statistics showing that only 100,000 of 297,000 workers who began new posts between July and ... Read more...

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‘Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance’ Offers A Lot To Look Forward To


January 7th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
.Cage added that the directors of the film wanted to bring a fresher perspective to the story and it will be a new experience altogether.Cage is full of praises for his ... Read more...

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Tory councillor says unemployed Northerners should pick fruit rather than claim benefits


December 14th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A senior Conservative council chief David Shakespeare has incurred the wrath of several people including politicians with his recent remarks.Shakespeare, who is the leader of the Buckinghamshire ... Read more...

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Agent Vinod - The First Bollywood Film To Be Shot In Latvia , Eastern Europe


November 8th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 8, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): The team of Agent Vinod is busy preparing for the Mumbai schedule after completing a grueling 2 month shoot in Latvia. Ironically the spy thriller ... Read more...

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Titanic survivor’s account fetches $32K in British auction


October 17th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): A Titanic survivor's first hand description of the sinking of the ocean liner has fetched 32000 dollars in a British auction.The affidavit signed by Laura Mabel Francatelli, who ... Read more...

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Hollywood Actors Support Australian Boycott of ‘The Hobbit’


September 27th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After the Australian Actor’s Union asked their members to boycott the new movie, ‘The Hobbit’, Hollywood actors Sir Ian McKellen, Cate Blanchett, and Hugo Weaving were all in ... Read more...

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Nile and Melechesh to tour Europe


September 21st, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Extreme technical death metal band Nile, hailing from South Carolina, will soon embark on the European leg for the "Those Whom The Gods Detest Tour 2011 ... Read more...

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Shakira Turns Goddess Kaali For Hindi Film!


September 14th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Grammy award winning Columbian singer and songwriter Shakira is making her Hindi film debut with an Indian film called Kaali-The Warrior Goddess. The well known singer ... Read more...

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Castro claims France is carrying out a racial holocaust


September 11th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.11 (ANI): Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro has accused France of carrying out a "racial holocaust" over its expulsion of Roma migrants back to their homes in eastern Europe. He said ... Read more...

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