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Obama foresees more protests in Middle East


September 14th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Golden (Colorado), Sep 14 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama said Thursday in an interview with EFE that he expects more anti-US protests in the Middle East in the coming days, ... Read more...

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South Korea’s consumer confidence weakens


August 27th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 27 (IANS) South Korea's consumer confidence weakened in August amid lingering uncertainties at home and abroad, data by the central bank showed Monday.The consumer sentiment index (CSI), which ... Read more...

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‘Accident compensation also for loss of earnings, normal life’


August 26th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that compensation to accident victims should be adequate and include not only damages for injuries but also for loss of ... Read more...

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Be cautious, warns Pakistani daily over bullish stock market


August 18th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) The Karachi stock market has seen spectacular gains, yet a Pakistani daily warned that there is a good reason to be cautious.The Karachi stock market's recent ... Read more...

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Advani’s blog adds to BJP troubles in the state (Karnataka Newsletter)


August 10th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani's honest assessment of his party's scandalous rule in Karnataka is a bitter pill to swallow for many of ... Read more...

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Can’t believe I won a medal: Saina Nehwal


August 5th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist Saina Nehwal said she could not believe she won a medal after she was awarded the victory against Chinese Xin Wang here Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Olympics: US teen prodigy claims gold in 800m freestyle


August 4th, 2012 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) America's 15-year-old freestyle prodigy Katie Ledecky blew away the field for gold in the women's 800 meters freestyle at the Olympics Friday.Ledecky clocked an American ... Read more...

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Olympic fencing: South Korea’s Kim earns sabre gold


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Korea's Kim Ji Yeon won gold in fencing's individual sabre, beating Russia's Sofya Velikaya at the London Olympics.Kim fought to a 15-9 victory to ... Read more...

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Munda congratulates Mukherjee for becoming president


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 22 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Sunday congratulated Pranab Mukherjee for being elected the 13th president of India, while the state Congress also celebrated the victory ... Read more...

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Moody’s downgrades 13 Italian banks


July 17th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 17 (IANS) Ratings agency Moody's Investors Service has slashed the ratings of 13 Italian banks, citing the weakened credit profile of the Italian government.The downgrades Monday came ... Read more...

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China’s Q2 GDP growth slows


July 13th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) China's economy expanded 7.6 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2012, slowing from 8.1 percent in the first quarter, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) ... Read more...

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S&P; raises Tata Motors ratings


July 9th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Global ratings agency Standard & Poor's (S&P;) Monday it has revised upward its rating on Tata Motors to 'BB' from 'BB-' due to the improved ... Read more...

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S&P; lowers Tata Power outlook to ‘negative’


July 9th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Global ratings agency Standard & Poor's (S&P;) Monday said it has lowered its outlook on Tata Power to "negative" from "stable" and might cut the ... Read more...

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‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ collection biggest of my life: Kashyap


July 6th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) "Gangs of Wasseypur", based on real-life story, has collected Rs.10 crore in the opening weekend. Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is satisfied and says the crime thriller ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

6.4 Earthquake hits off Japan’s east coast


June 18th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sendai, June 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An earthquake of a 6.4-magnitude has jolted the sea area off Japan’s east coast. Despite the high magnitude of this seism, which has affected Honshu, the main ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Gerrard compares debutant Oxlade-Chamberlain with Rooney


June 12th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk (Ukraine), June 12 (IANS) England captain Steven Gerrard has praised debutant Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, saying the Arsenal mid-fielder has showed that "if you are good enough you are old ... Read more...

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Global airline profits for 2012 expected at $3 billion


June 12th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Monday forecast a dip in the global airline industry's profits at $3 billion in 2012 from last year's $7.9 billion.This ... Read more...

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Global airline profits for 2012 expected at $3 billion


June 12th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Monday forecast a dip in the global airline industry's profits at $3 billion in 2012 from last year's $7.9 billion.This ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

More is less when it falls below expectation


June 10th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Getting more money may not make you happier, especially if you are a neurotic, as a salary hike may be viewed as a failure if it ... Read more...

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Global food prices drop


June 8th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 8 (IANS) Global food prices dropped sharply in May, the Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) Food Price Index showed. The index, which measures the monthly change in international ... Read more...

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Government announces sops; eyes 20 percent exports growth


June 5th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The government Tuesday set a target of increasing exports by 20 percent in 2012-13 and announced a series of measures including interest subsidy and market ... Read more...

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Copper prices likely to ease next fiscal: Hindustan Copper


May 29th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) Hindustan Copper Ltd, India's only copper miner, Tuesday said prices of copper in the international markets are likely be in the range of $7,500-8,500 per tonne ... Read more...

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US stocks tumble on disappointing jobs data


May 5th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 4 (IANS) US stocks tumbled Friday after the highly-anticipated government monthly jobs report came in weaker than expected.According to the Labor Department, the economy only added 115,000 ... Read more...

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Chilean analysts see higher copper prices in 2012


May 4th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, May 4 (IANS/EFE) The average price of copper in 2012 will come in at $3.84 per pound, according to a score of analysts surveyed by the Chilean Copper Commission, ... 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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US stocks trim losses despite weak data (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 2 (IANS) US stocks trimmed early losses and traded mixed Wednesday even after weak reports on both private jobs and durable goods orders.Major indexes opened lower after ... Read more...

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US stocks end mixed amid strong earnings


April 25th, 2012 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 25 (IANS) US stocks ended mixed Tuesday as investors weighed stronger-than-expected corporate earnings against lackluster economic data.The Dow Jones industrial average gained 74.39 points, or 0.58 percent, ... Read more...

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China’s Q1 GDP growth slows


April 13th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 13 (IANS) China's economy expanded 8.1 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2012, slowing from 8.9 percent in the fourth quarter of last year, the National Bureau ... Read more...

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Online boycott just as bad as real one


April 4th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) People who are ignored by others online may feel just as bad as if they had been excluded in person, according to a new study."If ... Read more...

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US stocks drop


April 4th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 3 (IANS) US stocks fell into the negative territory Tuesday, after the latest data on factory orders came in weaker than expected, as investors were awaiting the ... Read more...

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US stocks fall


March 29th, 2012 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 29 (IANS) US stocks ended lower Wednesday as investors found little reason to push stocks a step higher amid a disappointing durable order report.The Dow Jones industrial ... Read more...

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Asin finds Sajid funny, says he forgets to say cut


March 27th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Asin Thottumkal, who is gearing up for her first multi-starrer "Housefull 2", describes director Sajid Khan as funny and says he forgets to say cut."Sajid Khan ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Three candidates vie for World Bank presidency


March 24th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 24 (IANS) The World Bank announced Friday that Jim Yong Kim from the US, together with Nigeria's Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Colombia's Jose Antonio Ocampo are three candidates for ... Read more...

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Railway budget disappointing: Nitish Kumar


March 14th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The railway budget for 2012-13 presented in parliament Wednesday does not adequately address safety issues and is disappointing, Bihar Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said."The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Dennis Quaid’s wife files for divorce


March 11th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 11 (IANS) Actor Dennis Quaid's wife Kimberly Buffington has filed for divorce and is asking for spousal support and attorney's fees.The two married in 2004 and have ... Read more...

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