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77 new polio cases found in Nigeria


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, Sep 9 (IANS) At least 77 new cases of poliomyelitis have been detected in 10 states in Nigeria, Xinhua reported.Ado Mohammed, executive director of the National Primary Healthcare Development ... Read more...

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Good atmospherics exist, say experts on Krishna trip


September 7th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Good atmospherics exist for strengthening the peace process between Pakistan and India, said experts as Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna arrives here on three-day visit ... Read more...

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Tata Motors unveils Xenon pick-up


September 4th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) Tata Motors, India's largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, Monday strengthened its product portfolio in the pick-up segment with the launch of its Xenon."The pick-up segment is growing ... Read more...

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Kareena gets the brandwagon for ‘Heroine’


August 31st, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Women-centric films have caught the right attention in recent times, thanks to unique content and strong roles. But for "Heroine", Kareena Kapoor has gone a ... Read more...

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TiE announces awards for entrepreneurs


August 29th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The New Delhi-NCR chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), the world's largest organisation of entrepreneurs, in association with Lumis Partners, a private equity fund, has ... Read more...

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Your wish is Ranbir’s command!


August 27th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Did you dream of actor Ranbir Kapoor blowing kisses at you? It can turn into reality now - virtually, at least!A new YouTube application ... Read more...

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Katrina to endorse footwear brand


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delh, Aug 22 (IANS) Katrina Kaif's endorsement spree continues. The actress has been roped in as the brand ambassador of Flite flip flops of footwear brand Relaxo."Katrina's vibrant and ... Read more...

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Scrabble cheat kicked out of tournament


August 20th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nigel Richards, who is also considered as the new record champion of this year’s National Scrabble won two records in this year. Another participant overshadowed the tournament ... Read more...

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Reliance Cap concludes stake sale to Nippon Life for $290 mn


August 17th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Reliance Capital, a part of the Anil Ambani Group, Friday said it has concluded its 26-percent stake sale to Japan's Nippon Life for $290 million, pushing ... Read more...

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Reliance Life Insurance to hire 5,500 agents on payroll


August 16th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 16 (IANS) Reliance Life Insurance Company, a unit of Anil Ambani-led Reliance Capital, plans to hire 5,500 agents on payroll by the end of next month in a ... Read more...

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Russian Olympic medallists given luxury cars


August 16th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Many of Russia's medal-winning Olympic athletes were presented with luxury cars Wednesday and the others were also promised cars soon.Many of Russia's gold medallists received ... Read more...

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Mumbai murder commited by unverified security guard?


August 11th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) The murder of a woman lawyer in Mumbai, allegedly by a private security guard hailing from Kashmir, is the result of mushrooming of unregistered private security ... Read more...

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Driver hits a deer in rally motorcycle, yet drives on


August 10th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Laconia, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Charlie St, Clair who is the executive director of the Laconia Motorcycle Week is suffering from injuries which he got a day before his 37th ride after ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘Beg Borrow Steal’ goes to Thailand!


August 7th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The ninth season of reality show "Beg Borrow Steal" will go international and the show's host Aaliyah is ready to take on the challenge one ... Read more...

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Typhoon Saola claims 41 lives in Philippines


August 4th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 4 (IANS) Typhoon Saola that hit the Philippines earlier in the week has killed at least 41 people, Xinhua reported Saturday.As many as 35 people were injured while ... Read more...

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Indo-Arab chamber sets up south India chapter


August 4th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indo-Arab Chamber of Commerce & Industries has set up its south India chapter here to accelerate trade, investments and joint ventures between industries located in ... Read more...

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Inflation, fiscal deficit leave little room for rate cut


July 29th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is unlikely to cut interest rates when it reviews the monetary policy Tuesday as a ballooning fiscal deficit, high ... Read more...

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De Beers to reduce diamond production


July 21st, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) South African diamond mining major De Beers will produce 28-30 million carats of rough diamond in 2012, lower than last year's production of 31.3 million carats, ... Read more...

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Eight mn worldwide receiving HIV treatment


July 19th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Over eight million people worldwide had access to life-saving treatment in low- and middle-income countries last year, an increase of 1.4 million over 2010, the Joint ... Read more...

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Air India, pilots disagree in court


July 18th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Air India management and pilots Wednesday disagreed in the Delhi High Court on the composition of a panel proposed to consider the reinstatement of ... Read more...

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Dunlop has no immediate plan to reopen Bengal plant


July 18th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Tyre maker Dunlop India Wednesday said it has no plans to reopen the Sahagunj unit in West Bengal and do so when the workers unions accept ... Read more...

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Dara Singh shifted home


July 12th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Critically ill actor-wrestler Dara Singh was shifted from hospital to his Juhu home late Wednesday, a hospital official said."In view of his deteriorating condition and keeping ... Read more...

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22 journalists killed in four years in Balochistan


July 9th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) As many as 22 journalists have been killed in Pakistan's Balochistan province in the last four years, a media report said Monday.Participants at a workshop on ... Read more...

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Dara Singh critical


July 7th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Commonwealth wrestling champion and veteran Bollywood actor Dara Singh is critical in a Mumbai hospital following a severe cardiac problem, a hospital official said Saturday.Dara Singh, ... Read more...

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Russia plans to offer Capello two-year deal


July 7th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian FA plans to offer former England coach Fabio Capello a two-year deal to become the national team coach, said an official close ... Read more...

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Poonawalla group acquires Dutch global vaccine company


July 5th, 2012 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Pune, July 4 (IANS) Serum Institute of India, the flagship company of the over $1 billion Poonawalla Group vaccine company, Wednesday announced the acquisition of Bilthoven Biologicals of the Netherlands, ... Read more...

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Tea Board to shift northeast zonal Office to Jorhat


June 27th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 27 (IANS) The Tea Board of India is to shift its northeast zonal office from Guwahati to Jorhat in Assam, a top official of the board said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Reliance launches online life insurance product


June 20th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Reliance Life Insurance Company, part of the Anil Ambani-led Reliance Capital, Wednesday launched its first online life cover plan -- "Reliance Life Insurance eTerm" -- to ... Read more...

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US-India remittance partnership formed


June 19th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) A leading US financial services firm, Wells Fargo & Company, has joined hands with India's HDFC Bank to start a US-India remittance service. Under an agreement ... Read more...

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Aggression my plus point: Virat Kohli (With Image)


June 15th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Cricketer Virat Kohli, known for being aggressive on the field, says it is his strength and he does not think he should curb it."My aggression ... Read more...

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Kokilaben hospital in Mumbai gets robotic arm for surgeries


June 10th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Advanced medical techniques took a great leap forward in India with the arrival of a robotic arm for assisting in surgeries at the prestigious Kokilaben Dhirubhai ... Read more...

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Himachal asks banks to invest in infrastructural financing


June 8th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 8 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Friday asked banks to invest in infrastructural financing and focus on micro financing in the state.Addressing bankers here, Chief Secretary Sudripta Roy ... Read more...

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VIPs have to go through immigration procedures, says US (Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) The US is in discussions with various countries to smoothen travel and avoid incidents like the detaining of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, but insists ... Read more...

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‘VIPs will have to go through US immigration procedures’


June 8th, 2012 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) The United States is in discussions with various countries to smoothen travel and avoid incidents like the detaining of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, but ... Read more...

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Dell launches new range of Inspiron laptops


June 7th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Computer manufacturer Dell Thursday launched the latest version of its Inspiron R and Inspiron R special edition laptops for the Indian market saying consumers want ... Read more...

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